Daily Archives: August 9, 2012 - 3 results


Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Courtney Sherwood  
Cops Monitor Social Media for Clues, Crimes

Twitter, Facebook and other forms of social media are transforming how cops and prosecutors do their jobs – and should make you think twice about your digital movements if you ever get in trouble with the law. Four out of five law enforcement officials said they use social media to help solve crimes, according to a new survey by information provider LexisNexis Risk Solutions (a Lawyers.com sister company). The survey found that federal, state and local-level agencies in both small …

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Posted 2 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Man Carries AK-47 on Philadelphia Subway

A man was arrested on the subway in Philadelphia last week carrying a bag full of drugs and weapons, including a partially disassembled AK-47. Jermal Ponds, 28, is being held for bail in what is one of the more high-profile events in the city’s ongoing struggle to control gun violence. Under City Hall, on a packed rush hour train, a passenger alerted police that a man with a gun was on the subway. Two stops later, law enforcement officers boarded …

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Posted 2 years ago in by Jennifer King  
Read the Latest Issue of ‘Your Home & The Law’ Newsletter

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