Violent crimes are sometimes planned, but this isn't always the case. Just about everyone has heard about homicides that occurred in the heat of passion. This isn't just something that was made up in Hollywood. It is an actual point that is considered when a person is accused of voluntary manslaughter.
There are a couple different types of assault in Missouri. One of those types is known as aggravated assault. Not everyone knows or understands what this entails, which is why we will explain this crime in today's post. Aggravated assault is the most severely punished of all the assaults due to the severity of the crime, the injuries caused and the intent.
The criminal justice system is complicated when you first start to look at it. Eventually, you will see the order of everything but it can take time to do this. When you are facing your first criminal case, you won't have time to try to figure everything out. You will need someone on your side who can help walk you through everything.
A 24-year-old man from St. Louis was initially facing first-degree murder charges, but he recently agreed to a plea deal. As a result, he has pleaded guilty to armed criminal action charges and second-degree murder charges.
Stalking is a serious criminal matter that must be addressed promptly when you find out that you have been accused of it. There are several points that you need to know when it comes to this charge. Knowing these might help you avoid a charge or fight one that is pending against you.
Violent criminal acts, such as murder, could mean that you are losing your life if you are convicted. When you think about some of the penalties that come with these convictions, you can easily see why you need to take the charges seriously. You need to get started on your defense right away. Your freedom and possibly your life depend on this.
As we recently discussed, opioids and violent crimes are the focuses of the new U.S. Attorney for this area. This means that more people might find themselves facing criminal charges for these types of cases. With this possibility looming, now is a good time for a reminder that you have to be ready to fight back against these charges if they are placed against you.
The opioid problem is one that has been covered almost constantly by the media. Another issue that is seemingly always making news is violent crime. The new U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri seems to have taken both of these issues to heart. He has noted that he plans to focus on these two problems.
Domestic violence comes in many forms. One form that continues to be surprisingly prevalent is strangulation. When a domestic discussion or argument devolves to this level, there is a possibility of criminal charges.
There are many different situations that could be construed as kidnapping. The key to all of these situations is that a person has to be taken to a location without his or her consent. In some cases, such as parental kidnapping, the victim might be willing to go, but he or she is taken without proper approval.