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What Are the Penalties for “Swatting”?

What Are the Penalties for “Swatting”?

The act of “swatting” has become an increasingly widespread means of harassing, threatening, or even causing physical harm to other people. From online livestreamers to...

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Can I Be Arrested and Charged for Threatening Someone?

Can I Be Arrested and Charged for Threatening Someone?

In Florida and throughout the United States, you do not have to actually cause physical or financial harm to someone else to be convicted of...

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Multi-Agency Drug Trafficking Investigation Led to Mass Arrests

Multi-Agency Drug Trafficking Investigation Led to Mass Arrests

In January of 2024, Florida’s Polk County Sherriff Grady Judd stated that a multi-agency investigation led to the arrest of 11 people with the capture...

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Lego Theft in Florida

Lego Theft in Florida

Toy stores all around Florida carry Lego and Winter Haven is home to LEGOLAND resort and water park. Children and adults alike are fans of...

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What Assets Could Be Seized if I am Arrested for a Crime in Florida?

What Assets Could Be Seized if I am Arrested for a Crime in Florida?

Civil asset forfeiture is not a new concept. For years, the police have pursued civil lawsuits in effort to seize private property used during the...

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Governor Replaces Orange County State’s Attorney With a Republican

Governor Replaces Orange County State’s Attorney With a Republican

On August 9, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis suspended the democratically elected State’s Attorney for the 9th Judicial Circuit. The State Attorney—Monique Worrell—is a member...

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What Are the Different Types of Battery Charges in Florida?

What Are the Different Types of Battery Charges in Florida?

While some states treat the two terms as basically identical, Florida state law defines “assault” and “battery” as two different criminal offenses, with “assault” involving...

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Polk County Human Trafficking Investigation Leads to Mass Arrests

Polk County Human Trafficking Investigation Leads to Mass Arrests

In February of 2023, Polk County Sherriff Grady Judd announced that his office had arrested 213 people for prostitution, solicitation, and human trafficking charges. This...

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Walking Through the 7 Emotional Stages After a DUI Arrest

Walking Through the 7 Emotional Stages After a DUI Arrest

When someone gets a DUI, most of them do not think about the emotional stages that follow the arrest, including processing the arrest and its...

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Can You Go to Jail for Stealing From Walmart?

Can You Go to Jail for Stealing From Walmart?

There are a few different ways you can be charged with theft at a major retailer like Walmart, and a variety of consequences could follow....

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What Are the Penalties for “Swatting”?
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