Homestead Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • South Dade High Student Charged In Teacher's Rape

    Monday Sep 22 | via CBS Local 

    A South Dade Senior High student is accused of choking a teacher until she lost consciousness and then sexually assaulting her. "I feel really shocked and disappointed because you come to school to feel safe," South Dade student Caitlin Muirhead told CBS4's Peter D'Oench.


    Related Topix: Homestead, FL

  • Homestead Mayor Steven Bateman heads to trial in cor...

    Sunday Sep 21 | via The Miami Herald 

    One year after his arrest plunged Homestead into turmoil - and capped a string of headlines about South Florida politicians getting busted for corruption - former Mayor Steven Bateman heads to trial Monday insisting he did nothing wrong. The allegation: that Bateman took a secret and illegal $125-an-hour consulting job with a healthcare company while using his mayoral position to help grease the wheels of government to complete construction of the chain's His defense: Bateman's gig as a Community Heath of South Florida "consultant" was perfectly legit and, yes, completely separate and distinct from his duties as mayor.


    Related Topix: Homestead, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors

  • Six Florida prison guards arrested on brutality charges

    Saturday Sep 20 | via The Miami Herald 

    Five sergeants and a captain with the Florida Department of Corrections were arrested Thursday, charged with gassing an inmate, then beating and kicking him while he was handcuffed and shackled, and then lying about it. Michael Crews, Florida corrections secretary, said in a news release that the arrests demonstrate his commitment to punishing staffers who break the law or violate department policy.


    Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Prison, Homestead, FL

  • Trial begins for Florida mayor accused of corruption

    Monday Sep 15 | via WTAQ-AM Green Bay 

    Former Homestead, Florida, Mayor Steven Bateman went on trial in Monday on charges he illegally held a $125-an-hour consulting job while serving in office and used his position to fast-track construction deals. Bateman, 59, arrested in August 2013, was charged with two felony counts of illegal compensation and three misdemeanors for allegedly breaking Miami-Dade County ethics rules.


    Related Topix: Homestead, FL, Miami Dade County, FL, Miami, FL

  • Ex-Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman Goes To Trial on Co...

    Monday Sep 15 | via Miami New Times 

    Today may not technically be a holiday, but for Miami-Dade residents, it marks one of the treasured moments in the yearly calendar: Another former public official starts their corruption trial! Former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman is the man on the stand in criminal court this morning , facing down two felony counts of unlawful compensation related to an allegedly crooked deal with a medical clinic. Bateman was the last of three local mayors arrested in a corruption crackdown last summer.


    Related Topix: Homestead, FL

  • Street Naming Ceremony Held For Teen Accidentally Sh...

    Wednesday Sep 3 | via CBS Local 

    A group of community dignitaries and members gathered Wednesday to honor the life of a 13-year-old student who was accidentally fatally shot while on a school bus in 2012.


    Related Topix: Homestead, FL

Homestead Law

I bought a CBd spray from which contains hemp, cannaboids, thc. I was using it to treat anxiety, depression. Do u think I might have a chance to reinstate or might I be revoked? Please advise
I assume this is a deferral program that requires urine testing. If you tested positive by using this device you might...
i try to apply again in 2013 but they are asking for the courts paper and how the case ended but i didnt send anything afraid they would refused it.wat can i do help please!!!
Have you considered talking to a lawyer & showing him/her your court papers?
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A few years ago you would have been out of luck if you had four or more DUI convictions but now you may be eligible...
a possibility that he can be deported we have a son he is 3 years old and he is a us citizen please help me on answering this question
US citizens cannot get deported.
A passing FHP Trooper stopped to render assistance. He asked a few questions of her but got no response. He asked her where she was coming from she answered Homestead that was incorrect. He asked her name she answered Carla. Trooper asked,myour name is Carla she said yes that's my mom. After more questioning and wrong answeres she was asked for blood and urine. She unknowinglly refused. She said she signed something then was taken to the hospital via ambulance. She submitted blood and urine at hospital. Trace of benzo(perscription Xanax and tract opiate not prescribed). She was released from hospital no tickets no arrest no police. However, Trooper kept her license and passport. What does this mean? No charges but still license taken. No arrest no Miranda??? Very confused.
you need to direct this to the criminal defense and DUI sections of AVVO. I directed it to the DUI section for you....
I know there is a new law/statue in Florida that if you are a license driver and receive a first offence driving under the influence you can be eligible to avoid conviction granted other circumstances apply. What is the official name of this? It was passed very recently in 2013. Thank you. (criminal traffic offence)
Its not a law. Its a creation of the Miami-Dade County State Attorney's Office. It is a diversionary program...
I am on the back on track program and they have assigned me the breathalyzer and a lot of other penalties. I have finished all of the penalties (donations, comm. service, classes, online classes, etc.) in less then a month but I don't want the breathalyzer in my car. Can I get it removed if I have met all of my other obligations?
It's called an Ignition Interlock device (the breathalyzer is the machine at the police station) and unfortunately you...