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October 2017 Archives

Corey Feldman faces drug charges in Louisiana

Corey Feldman might be best known for his acting in popular movies, like "The Goonies" and "The Lost Boys," but he recently made national news for something much different. Feldman is currently facing drug charges after marijuana was found in his vehicle. He was held by Louisiana authorities for only a short time after his arrest.

Criminal defense: 10 charged in fraternity hazing death

The fraternity Phi Delta Theta closed its chapter at Louisiana State University after the recent death of one of its pledge members. Ten students were arrested on charges related to the young man's death. Police report that all ten suspects voluntarily turned themselves in, and it is likely that they have begun criminal defense preparations.

Drunk driving arrests could increase soon

Some people in Louisiana may soon see an increased number of police officers on the road. Backed by a grant, one sheriff's office plans to increase checkpoints, officers and dedicated traffic patrols as they target a handful of violations. Although the department plans to go after a number of traffic violations, they have singled out potential drunk drivers at the top of their list.

Reducing the odds of an accident when walking near traffic

There are a multitude of reasons you may prefer walking from place to place as opposed to driving. Aside from being a healthier form of travel, you may also feel walking is much safer, especially with the ever-increasing number of vehicles out on the roads.

Early criminal defense plans essential for DUI charges

Few criminal charges have the same real-world impact as those for drunk driving. Even first time offenders can face jail time, fines and the loss of their driving privileges. When faced with allegations of driving under the influence in Louisiana, it is incredibly important to begin considering all possible criminal defense options as early on as possible.