Category Archives: Motor Vehicle Charges

I-96 Pileup Results in Criminal Charges

Two Die in January 17 I-96 Pileup Timothy Martinez, a 40-year-old commercial driver from Wyoming, is now facing charges for allegedly being at fault in the fatal pileup that took place on Sunday, January 17th, on I-96. He is not, however, the only one. Apparently there are 20 drivers who have been cited for the […]

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Michigan UDAA Charges for Stealing Bagel Truck

When you hear about a commercial vehicle heist in the news, one tends to imagine that it was an armored Brinks truck, transporting thousands of dollars to a bank. Or perhaps a construction vehicle, carrying thousands of dollars worth of tools and heavy equipment. But not bagels. One rarely pictures a bagel truck being stolen […]

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Dearborn Carjacking

4 Charged in Armed Carjacking at Dearborn McDonald’s Many people, throughout the world, can say that they didn’t get what they had hoped for during a recent trip to McDonalds. But for one particular woman, who was forced from her car at gunpoint while placing an order in the drive-thru, that doesn’t begin to cover […]

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Michigan Motor Vehicle Law: Unlawful Driving Away

Man Gets Probation for Stealing Own Car from Impound Andrew R. Kolar was a man with a plan. Faced with the issue of having lost his van, he set about retrieving it. But because his van had been impounded and was therefore considered to be temporarily the property of Village Towing, the only way he […]

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Bay County Unlawfully Driving Away of Motor Vehicle

Taylor M. Black, a resident of Bangor Township, apparently stole his mother’s car, crashed it into another vehicle and then fled the scene on foot. He is facing both felony and misdemeanor charges, which may mean several years behind bars if he is convicted.

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Get a Vasectomy and Get Less Jail?

Virginia Man Offered Unusual Deal A recent case in Virginia has received much press and public debate, as it is the first of its kind in decades, recalling a less-than-lovely aspect of the country’s legal past.  A Prosecutor in the state of Virginia has offered a man the chance to have his sentence reduced in […]

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Macomb County Fatal Hit-and-Run

Cyclist Dies in Hit-and-Run Accident  Bruce Randall Christy Jr. of Columbus, MI, is facing multiple criminal charges, both felonies and misdemeanor, in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist from Lenox Township. The Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office has charged the 30-year-old with failure to stop at the scene of an accident resulting in a death, unlawful […]

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Michigan Felony Charges: Reckless Driving Causing Death

Detroit Man Causes Car Crash, Killing Three  Michael Anthony Miller, a 22-year-old resident of Detroit, MI, was arraigned last week on three counts of reckless driving causing death, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office. On August 18th, 2013, four men – a Grand Rapids man, his father and his nephew, along with another passenger- […]

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Michigan Criminal Law – Jackson, Michigan Judge Removed from Bench

The Michigan Supreme Court recently ordered the removal of Judge James Justin from the bench. Judge Justin sat in the 12th District Court in Jackson, Michigan. That court hears landlord tenant cases, civil suits with a value of $25,000 or less, small claims, misdemeanor criminal cases, the initial stages of felony criminal cases, and traffic […]

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Top Criminal Attorneys Applaud US Supreme Court Ruling, Reinforcing Sixth Amendment

All top criminal attorneys applaud the recent ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court, reaffirming a defendant’s right to confront accusers in person during a criminal trial.

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