Hi, I’m Steve Higgins, a criminal defense attorney here in Hillsborough County located in Tampa. I want to talk to you today about the different classifications of crimes or offenses. There is two broad categories, that being misdemeanor and felony. And then with each one of those, they are broken down even further. With respect […]
Types of Offenses
Tampa Man Pleads Guilty To DUI Manslaughter Charges Now Awaiting DUI Sentence
This Army veteran has entered a plea of guilty to numerous Florida DUI charges. He was warned that his plea could result in a Florida DUI sentence of life in prison.
St. Petersburg Lawyer Arrested On Charges Of Trafficking In Oxycodone
A former Hillsborough County assitant state attorney is under arrest on drug charges in Pinellas County. The attorney was arrested on Oxycodone trafficking charges in Clearwater.
No Second Trial For Doctor Accused Of Prescription Drug Trafficking
There will be no second trial for a doctor accused of drug trafficking. A hung jury ended the first trial against the man accused of prescribing painkillers illegally.
DUI Manslaughter Guilty Pleas Could Bring Severe DUI Penalties For Florida Man
John Campbell Arthur is facing a Florida DUI prison sentence of as many as 33 years. The north Florida man pled guilty to felony DUI charges after causing the death of a teenage girl.
Suspect In Hit And Run In Pinellas Park Still On The Loose After Leaving The Scene
The search is on for a driver suspected of a Pinellas hit and run. A Toyota SUV hit a bicyclist and then is accused of leaving the scene of the accident.
World Series Champion Yankee Ready To Face DUI Manslaughter Charges
This Yankee World Series legend is on trial for DUI manslaughter in a Florida courtroom. Both he and the woman he crashed into were allegedly drunk on the night of the car crash.
Anyone Know Where 260 Pounds Of Marijuana And Two Kilos Of Coke Went?
Two suspected drug dealers and a drug trafficking case in Manatee County are at risk. The evidence in these three cases has been either lost or destroyed.
Woman Arrested For DUI Three Times Has Second Loved One Hit By A Drunk Driver
For the eighth time a person has been killed on this Treasure Island street, Six of the eight people were run down by drunk drivers.
Substitute Teacher Charged With Lewd Behavior And Battery In Wal-Mart
The story of a man that preformed a lewd act in a Wal-Mart toy aisle is making national news. This substitute teacher has been charged with battery in Sarasota.