Law enforcement officials face constant public pressure to make drunk driving arrests. As such, Syracuse police often take whatever measures necessary to lock up people on DUI charges. One method many law enforcement agencies utilize is setting up a drunk driving checkpoint.
A New York man who pled guilty to multiple counts of mail fraud last summer is now calling for his 25-year prison sentence to be shortened. Though the man waived his right to appeal because of a plea deal arranged with federal prosecutors, the man believes he should spend less time behind bars.
The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to hear a case that will settle questions related to the disparity in sentencing for crimes involving two different kinds of cocaine.
Whenever someone faces criminal charges for a violent crime, it is always a very serious matter. Because the penalties for a crime such as murder carry significant punishment, it is essential that convictions come with indisputable evidence provided against the defendant. A man is currently facing charges of murdering a Syracuse man in 2008, after bodily remains were found in a shallow grave.