Tag Archives: THOMAS

Polk county DUI arrest for driving the wrong way on I-4.

The Florida Highway Patrol arrested a Winter Haven man in Polk County early this morning for DUI after he was allegedly stopped driving the wrong way on I-4.  FHP has dash cams on most of their patrol cars so part of the traffic stop was captured on video.  ... Read more

Florida couple found guilty of “Sex on the beach” and now will be classified as sexual offenders and face prison time.

Today, a Bradenton couple was found guilty of having sex on a Florida beach.  This is a VERY serious crime in Florida because each person was charged with committing a lewd and lascivious act which subjects them both to 15 years in Florida State Prison AND be... Read more

Aaron Hernandez guilty murder verdict proves why you should be very careful before you talk to the police!

Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of murder today.  After days of deliberation the jury returned their guilty verdict.  Why did the jury find him guilty?  The jurors said it was because Hernandez lied to owner Robert Kraft about th... Read more

Woman arrested for DUI wearing a “Hello Kitty” costume.

Halloween is almost here and that means candy, costumes, and parties.  Remember to be safe and responsible.  There are a lot of children out on the streets Trick-or-Treating and drinking and driving at this time of year can be dangerous.  Already, on Sunday... Read more

NFL owner arrested for DUI and possession of controlled substances

Jim Irsay, owner of the NFL Indianapolis Colts, was arrested Sunday night for suspicion of DUI and possession of controlled substances. Mr. Irsay faces the DUI charge and three (3) felony counts of possessing a controlled substance. Mr. Irsay allegedly drov... Read more

Pinellas County law enforcement and federal law enforcement conduct “Operation Home Alone” targeting travel to meet a minor suspects.

Federal law enforcement agencies along with various law enforcement agencies in Pinellas County conducted a criminal sting operation this past weekend.  35 people were arrested. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office, which has run nine (9) of these child sex cri... Read more

Justin Bieber arrested for DUI in Florida with allegedly a low breath test and urine results to come

As everyone has now heard, Justin Bieber was arrested for DUI in South Florida.  Numerous videos of the incident have come out including a cell phone video and a homeowner’s surveillance camera video.  These videos can be seen at: http://www.youtube.com... Read more

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent sentenced for DUI Manslaughter conviction

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent was found guilty of DUI Manslaughter and was quickly sentenced.  That is because in Texas, the jury determines the sentence.  He was facing up to 20 years in prison.  The jury sentenced him to 10 years in probation, but there... Read more

David Cassidy arrested for 3rd DUI

David Cassidy was arrested over the weekend in California for DUI.  He allegedly submitted to the breath test with a result of 0.19, more than twice the legal limit of 0.08.  I recently tried a DUI case with a breath test level of over 0.19, click this link ... Read more

Air bag black box recorded results ruled admissible in trial for leaving the scene of an accident involving death.

Most vehicles now have air bags in them for safety reasons in case of an accident.  However, these air bag control systems are often referred to as the “black box” or “event data recorder" in motor vehicles.  After an accident, this device generates a... Read more