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1 facing felony criminal charges after allegedly faking documents

There are many circumstances in which an individual could be accused of a crime. Facing criminal accusations can be a stressful and intimidating process, and a conviction can affect a person's life in various ways, personal and professional alike. A Georgia man is facing felony criminal charges after allegedly assisting numerous individuals in faking community service.

Driver facing criminal charges after alleged attack on passenger

Many different professions require employees to provide services to the public. Uber drivers encounter numerous individuals every day, and these interactions are typically uneventful. However, a single instance that involves a dissatisfied customer can lead to accusations. One driver is facing criminal charges after she allegedly assaulted a pregnant woman in Georgia.

When does criminal defense begin?

Suppose a person is relaxing at home in Georgia when there's a sudden, loud knock on the door. The homeowner glances through a nearby window to see several uniformed police officers standing on the threshold. The officers are showing their badges and identification cards and motioning for the homeowner to open the door. In some scenarios, these circumstances may give rise to the need for a criminal defense.

Type of criminal defense presented may affect outcome

Facing criminal charges in Georgia can be a stressful, frightening experience. Especially for someone who has never been in trouble with the law, being charged with a drug-related crime, theft or any number of other offenses may cause embarrassment and serious anxiety issues. Even if no criminal history exists on one's record, it is impossible to presume an outcome in a given situation. Much often depends on the type of criminal defense presented in court.

Criminal defense might be top priority for suspended officer

A Georgia police officer is already out on bond after his recent arrest. Accused of becoming violent with a teenage student at an area high school, he is facing several criminal charges, including cruelty to children and battery. He is currently on administrative leave from his position, which will likely give him ample time to focus on his criminal defense strategies.

Katt Williams facing criminal charges in Georgia

Most people in Georgia are familiar with Katt Williams for his long comedy career, but he recently made headlines for his personal life rather than his comedic stylings. Williams is currently facing multiple criminal charges in two different counties for incidents that allegedly occurred earlier in the year. After being briefly jailed in both counties, he posted a $10,000 bond and was released.

Former GBI agent facing racketeering criminal charges

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation recently relieved one of its agents of her duties, which was quickly followed by her resignation. Facing criminal charges for racketeering, she spent only hours behind jail before posting her $100,000 bond. Her arrest followed a decades-long career at the GBI.

Possible kill for hire results in criminal charges

A Georgia teenager is currently being held in police custody without the opportunity to post bond. The high school student is facing criminal charges as an adult after he allegedly tried to hire someone to kill two of his classmates at school. Police have not yet said what might have led to this apparent request.

Nurse practitioner facing criminal charges for use of database

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation claims that a Georgia woman violated a state law regarding the usage of a prescription database. The medical professional has since been arrested and is facing criminal charges related to the alleged violation. She is believed to be the first person charged for violating this specific law, and she has so far denied the allegations.

Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake

A man was taken into custody on allegations of obstruction when Georgia police officers mistook him for a different person. His criminal charges now include a violation of probation, which could potentially send him to jail for as long as seven years. However, some believe that the officers involved unfairly escalated the situation that led to the arrest.