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WHITE COLLAR CRIME

White collar crimes are often crimes of a nonviolent nature involving dishonesty and cheating. Often times, it is businessmen who commit white collar crimes under the cover of legitimate businesses. Most times, these crimes have a lesser penalty because they are nonviolent, however, large fines are often involved, as well as jail-time. Lucy May1One form of

WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE ACCUSED OF PETTY THEFT?

Petty Theft is a minor crime because in order to be petty theft, the item(s) stolen are valued at $500 or less. However, it is still a crime and can be punished. Knowing how to handle a petty theft accusation can benefit your record and future. When caught and confronted by law enforcement authorities, your first

DECREASE IN MAJOR CRIMES IN CITY

The city of Mt. Vernon, IL showed an eight percent decrease of major crimes from 2011 to 2012, according to the local law enforcement officials. Of the eight major crimes submitted to the federal government, the city showed an eight percent decrease said Christ Mendenall, city Chief of Police. The decreases over the last two

THREE CHARGED WITH ST. CHARLES HATE CRIME

Three residents from St. Charles have recently been charged with a hate crime that is in connection to a violent attack on a group of people, while also taunting two men of the group for being gay. Stephen C. Bolt, 31, Christopher M. Miner, 30, and Susan V. Patton, 31, have each been charged with

CANDY STORE WORKER CHARGED WITH DRUG POSSESSION

Chicago police recently discovered illegal drugs were being sold out of a candy store, the Chicago Tribune reported on January 5. Gloria Estrada, who is an employee at the South Side store, was charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of cannabis. She was arrested after police executed a

ELMHURST MAN ARRESTED FOR SELLING CANNABIS CANDY

Since the legalization of medical marijuana in some states, cannabis is being sold in numerous forms including candy, brownies and cookies. These forms are generally for people who don’t like to smoke marijuana but still want to receive relief from pain, nausea, insomnia. But now these products are hitting the streets in Illinois. As part

BAIL REDUCED FOR MAN ACCUSED OF SEX CRIME

Shammrie Brown, charged with two other men for the assault of a 25-year-old single mother from Joliet at a party last August, had his bail reduced from $300,000 to $25,000 in a case that highlights the importance of keeping accurate records at the crime scene, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. At the party in August, Eric Stallworth, 21,

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