Hollywood Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Hollywood, FL or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

  • A difficult day of emotions on FSU campus following ...

    Thursday Nov 20 | via St. Petersburg Times 

    As more than a thousand students gathered for a candlelight vigil Thursday, Florida State University President John Thrasher vowed a return to normalcy in the wake of a campus shooting that rocked the state. "We're going to get to the point where we do not allow any individual to divide us, to conquer us, and to make us anything less than what we are, and that is Florida State University Seminoles," Thrasher said.

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    Related Topix: Florida State University, Davie, FL, Hollywood, FL

  • Fake dog doc who police say did C-sections, busted

    Wednesday Nov 19 | via The Miami Herald 

    The YouTube videos of the dogs for sale are disturbing: Young doberman pups fighting over a raw piece of meat in a bathtub. Mastiff and bulldog mixes caged and barking A female pit bull with cropped ears also in a bathtub.

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    Related Topix: Homestead, FL, Florida City, FL

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    Wednesday Nov 12 | via News Times 

    During a monthlong period last summer, Santillo allegedly mailed 15 letters threatening to kill or injure people such as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, U.S. District Judges Robert N. Chatigny and Janet Bond Arterton and forensic scientist Henry Lee, according to a federal court indictment. Other letters were sent to Janet Peckinpaugh, a popular former TV news anchor; convicted ex-Gov. John G. Rowland and Lisa Wilson-Foley, the convicted former Republican congressional candidate, court documents indicate.

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    Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Yale University

  • Man charged with making death threats against...

    Wednesday Nov 12 | via News Times 

    During a month-long period last summer, Santillo allegedly mailed 15 letters threatening to kill or injure people such as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, U.S. District Judges Robert N. Chatigny and Janet Bond Arterton and forensic scientist Henry Lee, according to a federal court indictment. Other letters were sent to Janet Peckinpaugh, a popular former TV news anchor; convicted ex-Gov. John G. Rowland and Lisa Wilson Foley, the convicted former Republican Congressional candidate, court documents indicate.

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    Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, Yale University, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Federal Prisons, Prison

  • Car Burglars Stopped By BAT On Halloween

    Thursday Nov 6 | via CBS Local 

    Ahmad Hall arrested for allegedly burglarizing an SUV and then ramming a cop car during the getaway. Broward Sheriff's Office Burglary Apprehension Team detectives watched as a black Audi strolled through Hollywood and pulled in behind a parked SUV outside of a day care center at 3:30 p.m. on October 31st.

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    Related Topix: Hollywood, FL

  • 'There is no justice': Mother's anger after babysitt...

    Sunday Nov 2 | via Daily Mail 

    Popular teen disfigured by wreck after texting at the wheel warns other young drivers how distraction destroyed her life and how her so-called friends abandoned her as soon as she became disabled Banker shot dead wife before turning the gun on himself in custody dispute while kids, 7 and 13, watched from the car Welcome to WINTER! Snow blankets parts of the South as winter weather arrives so early that even the ski resorts aren't open yet Revealed: How survivalist 'cop killer' Eric Frein got THAT bloody nose as U.S. Marshals explain the hunch that led them to his hangar hideout Popular Philadelphia mummer, 62, and his daughter, 36, arrested for 'beating and shooting homeless man in brutal attack that was caught on video' Did Utah family of five who died at home in case that baffled cops commit suicide? Relatives say they've found letter written by one of the children which suggested he ... (more)

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    Related Topix: Family, Kids

  • Bizarre death of girl lingers in Broward courts

    Sunday Nov 2 | via WPTV Local News 

    It's been a dozen years since 3-year-old Rosita Gonzalez suffered a bizarre and uncommon death by water intoxication. And two women, separated and scarred by a case that has languished so long in the judicial system, invoke prayer.

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    Related Topix: North-Miami-Beach, FL, Hollywood, FL, Broward County, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Weird

  • JetBlue passenger flying in from Jamaica arrested fo...

    Wednesday Oct 29 | via Daily Mail 

    Ferguson admitted to a TSA agent that she had a 'package' inside her genitals, and she then removed it herself An aspiring Florida model returning from a trip to Jamaica has been arrested for allegedly hiding a stash of cocaine in her vagina. KathyAnn Ferguson, 26, from Hollywood, was taken into custody Sunday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and charged with cocaine trafficking.

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    Related Topix: Hollywood, FL, World News, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Jamaica, Saint James, Jamaica

Hollywood Law

As a part of my punishment for my DUI, I had my driving privileges restricted. I currently have a hardship license, which is for business use only until October 5th. Does this mean that October 5th is my first day that I'm eligible to drive again? Or is it my last day of the suspension? Also, am I required to get a new license right away, or can I do it whenever I feel?
Your license remains technically suspended until you give the DMV some money and reinstate your license. Contact the...
Does the document titled "DUI facilities testing information sheet" with your personal information for your blood test important in court? Also, the arresting document with your information, is this important? For example, if information is incorrect on it, are these documents important in a way that you can use the mistakes to your advantage in court? Or are they useless?
Under the Florida Rules of Evidence, most documents involved with your arrest, such as the arrest and booking report,...
If you are charged with a DUI and the document for your blood sample with your information is wrong (e.g. Birthday is off by the month, day and year, eye color, height and weight) could that get the blood test thrown out?
Perhaps a skilled attorney can cross examine so that the error show the test report is about someone else entirely?...
Got arrested, bonded out the next day.
Look, the only thing that can help you is to hire an attorney. If the State charges you with a felony, then yes, you...
Do you think he's going to face prison time? Hes had charges before but all were dismissed
Not sure he'll face prison time, but he's probably facing some county jail time. He needs to get into treatment for...
Has one other felony (drug possession)
Maybe. It is a felony to get arrested for your third DUI if that DUI occurred within 10 years of your second DUI. If...
Has previous record but all dismissed/dropped.
You say 3rd DUI but other cases dropped. If this is so, then you have a good chance of avoiding jail time. Problem is...