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Following an undercover police investigation that resembled a Dateline type sting, deputies in Florida arrested 21 men and one woman, ages from 20 to 59, according to a New York Criminal Lawyer. The arrests are the fruition of a week long investigation that brought individuals from different parts of the state for the sole purpose of having sex with 14-year old boys and girls.

The sheriff’s office used undercover officers that posed as 14-year old children online and included age-regressed photographs of the undercover officers, a Brooklyn Criminal Lawyer was told. The deputies communicated with the suspects electronically via email, instant messages, and over the phone. The individuals are those who responded to ads placed by deputies on Craigslist. The Sheriff’s Office also worked closely with the State Attorney’s office, so that any legal issues that can often arise due to the nature of these types of investigations, most notably entrapment, could be avoided.

Following the arrests, the County Sheriff stated that he did hate to say that the investigation was fruitful. He also asked just how many more of these child predators are loose on the children in Florida that they are unaware. In the Sheriff’s own words, “The sheriffs of this state are tired of it.”

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A former Maryland man was extradited from Eastern Europe in March 2011 to face rape charges from more than a decade ago. He recently appeared in court for a preliminary hearing.

The 51-year-old defendant is being held without bond. The charges against him are first- and second-degree rape, third-degree sex offense, first-degree assault, three counts of second-degree assault and two counts of false imprisonment. Queens Sex Crimes Lawyers are well versed in these kinds of cases.

A retired Maryland State Police investigator said the complaint was first issued on November 30, 2000.

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There is personal, and then there is personal. One of the most personal things that we have is our DNA, reports NY City Criminal Lawyers. DNA defines what we look like, and in many ways, it defines who we are. State and Federal law enforcement agencies have long since taken the fingerprints and mug shots of anyone who has been arrested, but now many states also want to take your DNA sample as well. This is particularly pertinent when it comes to Sex Crimes and the investigation of such.

DNA samples have been an accepted practice in the United States for some time for those who have already been convicted of a crime. A Brooklyn Sex Crimes Lawyer has reported in the past of many instances of where DNA has either convicted or exonerated individuals of crimes.

The concept of taking a DNA sample of anyone who has been arrested for major crimes is nothing new, as there are at least 25 states that already have laws on their books to do just that. One of the more recent states to seek this action is Connecticut. Brooklyn and Manhattan have not joined the others.

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American youth are impressionable. They look to their peers and to their role models in order to find acceptable ways of behavior. In other words, they want to be like the people that they respect and admire. Actors, politicians, athletes and others in the public eye are often idolized and emulated by our kids, and it helps if the people our kids are growing up to be are acting in responsible ways. All too often, however, this simply is not the case.

Sports figures are supposed to be a shining example of the American dream, but these days we hear stories of basketball players pulling guns on people and athletes getting busted for lewd texting and even rape, claims a Brooklyn Sex Crimes Lawyer. Even lesser crimes such as drunk driving still do a disservice to our children because it teaches them that it is okay to break the law and risk the lives of others. Staten Island has experience with all of these crimes.

Last December, a Baltimore Ravens football player was charged with a DUI after police stopped him and determined that his blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit. He wasn’t just tipsy, he was toast, related the NY Criminal Lawyer. It is obvious that athletes are people, and not superheroes, and they, too are prone to mistakes and poor judgment. Perhaps the best thing that we can do, especially if our children have heroes that end up being seen in a less favorable light, is set the examples ourselves that we wish for them to follow. Not only does that put the ball back in our court, but it is better for everyone.

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Gig Harbor police have arrested a 46-year old man on suspicion of rape. Although the suspect has not yet been formally charged, which is why police are not releasing his name at this time, he was arrested after being interviewed by police after they were informed of the assault.

A New York City Criminal Lawyer has learned that the rape victim is a 37-year old Asian woman, who reportedly has a developmental disability. The suspect frequently visited a neighboring apartment and had undoubtedly seen and possibly spoken to the victim prior to the alleged rape. It should come as no surprise then that the suspect likely knew of the victim’s disability.

The alleged sexual assault reportedly occurred Sunday March 13 at approximately 1 p.m. The 37-year old woman apparently notified police soon after the suspect had allegedly left her apartment. Police were dispatched to the woman’s apartment shortly after she had notified them of the alleged rape. The suspect was still on the property when the police arrived. Officers questioned the man about the allegations the woman had made about the alleged rape. While the details of that interview are currently unknown, at some point during that interview, officers took the suspect into custody and booked him into the Pierce County Jail. Sex Crimes like this are prosecuted with vigor in Brooklyn and Staten Island.

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A celebratory evening ended in horror for one young woman when she claims she was raped by a police officer, Manhattan Criminal Lawyers report.

The victim says she was coming home after celebrating a new job with her friends. At the time of the incident, she was just 27 years old. She would be returning to her home in California in just a few weeks, so it was time to experience some of what New York City had to offer, she felt.

“I wanted to do all the classic New York things I hadn’t done yet,” she explained to reporters.