Tag Archives: robbery

Posted 4 years ago in Crime by Aaron Kase  
O.J. Simpson Seeks New Trial for Memorabilia Robbery

O.J. Simpson wants out of jail. The former football star-cum-celebrity murder defendant, who is serving a 33-year sentence for a 2008 armed robbery and kidnapping conviction, is hoping to win a new trial by claiming his lawyer at the last one was incompetent. Among other allegations, Simpson, 65, claims that attorney Yale Galanter didn’t tell him about a plea bargain opportunity, and created a conflict of interest before the robbery ever took place by telling him he was within his …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Jennifer King  
Gang Members Arrested After Friending Cop on Facebook

Your parents probably told you never to talk to strangers. Fourteen Brooklyn gang members learned that lesson the hard way—and now they’re facing hard time in prison. New York City Police Officer Michael Rodrigues got a tip that the Brower Boys gang members might be responsible for a year-long rash of burglaries in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood. As the saying goes, you have to think like a criminal to catch a criminal. These criminals included a bunch of 18-year-old boys, …

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