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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Imagine standing in your home and a law enforcement officer coming to the front of your house. They then begin using some sort of radar that detects people and movement in your house all while they are still standing in front of your house. Well, this piece of equipment that is capable of doing that and more has become a new reality: ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 There is another kind of threat out there that is costing the city money; a threat commonly known as "swatting" and "misuse of 911 emergency call systems". This week, 34-year-old Jason Neff was arrested and sentenced to five years in prison by a federal judge for making fake 911 calls. Neff was also ordered to pay ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 A few weeks ago, Michael Grimm, U.S. Representative for New York's 11 th Congressional District, announced his resignation after pleading guilty to a felony tax evasion charge. He was indicted back in April on 20 different counts relating to his health food restaurants, false tax returns, mail fraud, wire fraud, perjury and ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 In one of our latest blogs, we discussed about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. But recently the Dallas, another official was arrested for a similar reason. The Dallas assistant District Attorney was charged with a DWI. Justin Moore was arrested for a DWI after police saw ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 In one of our latest blogs, we discussed about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. But recently the Dallas, another official was arrested for a similar reason. The Dallas assistant District Attorney was charged with a DWI. Justin Moore was arrested for a DWI after police saw ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 In one of our latest blogs, we discussed about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. But recently the Dallas, another official was arrested for a similar reason. The Dallas assistant District Attorney was charged with a DWI. Justin Moore was arrested for a DWI after police saw ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 The year 2015 is said to be one of the most interesting years. With all our advancements and setbacks made in previous years, American's are hopeful that this year will be different. In order to start off the New Year here are a couple of new laws that have passed for 2015. First I would like to talk about the new laws that are ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Two people whose names have yet to be released were robbed at CastleRock apartment complex in Denton. One of the suspects is said to be former Euless Trinity High School's superstar Terrence Neal Tusan, who currently plays football for Howard University in Washington D.C. The second out of the three suspects is Jakobi Dimon ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 We have been following this case for a while now in order to see the verdict. Eric Williams was sentenced to death last week. It started off when District Attorney Mike McLelland and his assistant Mark Hasse prosecuted Williams for stealing computer equipment from Kaufman County, back in 2012. Williams ended up loosing his job as a ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Image courtesy of Google.com. We recently discussed about the UVA rape allegations and how more universities were being put in the spotlight for their non-prevention of sexual assault. Here is another case taking place locally that shows that this is very serious and should be taken care of. We have talked a little about sexual ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently we just talked about the alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia. We talked about the sensitivity of the issue and how universities need to be more proactive to prevent these types of cases. We have to acknowledge the fact that there are numerous of false rape allegations each year that make these cases hard to ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently on the news, there have been several reports about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. Nora Longoria was pulled over for speeding in the Rio Grande Valley City. She was going 69 mph in a 55 mph speed zone area. The officer did a field sobriety test on her, which she ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Warning: Contains sensitive material. The University of Virginia is temporarily suspending all Greek Life until January 9 th. The suspension took place after a Rolling Stones article that claimed a student was ganged rape after being invited to a fraternity party. College is an exciting place for some, but for others it is a scary ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Twelve-year-old Tamir Rice died after being shot by a police officer in Cleveland. The police officer fired two shots after the boy disobeyed orders to raise up his hands. According to the reports, Rice was carrying an airsoft gun that appeared to resemble a semi-automatic pistol. When asked to raise his arms, Rice resisted and ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 A few weeks ago, 18-year-old Kyle Nolan left the U.S. in search of a spiritual revelation and a certain drug, which would help him to reach it. The drug Nolan researched is called ayahuasca which is a psychedelic brew made out of bnisteriopsis caapi vine. Nolan had dropped out of his junior year of college prior to finding out about ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 A few weeks ago, a man was arrested for public intoxication and simple assault at the DFW airport. Twenty-seven-year-old, McCleish Christmas Benham had verbally assaulted a female American Airlines gate agent. Benham was then asked by a man to calm down and was also alerted that the police were on their way. Benham reacted by calling ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.580.2899 Photo courtesy of Google.com. The Boston Marathon bombing was a horrific event that happened April 25, 2013 at approximately 2:30 p.m. The bombings injured several people leaving three dead. One of the suspects, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was arrested and his accomplice, his older brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, died after being shot during a ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.580.2899 Photo courtesy of google.com. George Bogomol, a former Denton Journalism teacher at Denton High School, pleaded guilty last week to federal child pornography charges. He was charged with two counts of production of child pornography. Bogomol had been posting as a young girl named Crystal Williams. He found one of his 15-year-old ...
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  • Image courtesy of google.com. William “Bart” Davis and John Newmerzhycky were stopped in Iowa back in April of 2013. During this stop, the Trooper seized more than $100,000 in cash that Davis and Newmerzhycky won in a poker tournament. According to USA Today, the two men had been flagged which called for a Trooper to follow them. The Iowa Trooper, who was part of the Interdiction Team, ...
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  • Posted on October 1, 2014 by timpowers1500 Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.580.2899 Photo courtesy of google.com. Tony Stewart will not be facing any charges after his accident with NASCAR driver Kevin Ward Jr. Tony Stewart is a NASCAR driver who was a part of a devastating car accident while racing at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Stewart and Ward were competitors ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton Texas 940.580.2899 940.483.8000 Photo courtesy of google.com. Google’s Android operating system is now releasing a new program with encrypted data. In the past, Android has offered optional encryption, but most costumers were unaware of how to use this feature. For those who are unaware of what encryption is, it is a special code that allows ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.580.2899 Image courtesy of google.com. Imagine waking up around four in the morning to frantic banging on the front door. You would think ones first reaction would be to call 911; however, that is not what this man did. Fifty-five-year-old, Theodore Wafer was charged with second-degree murder and was sentenced from 15-30 years in prison. ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton Texas 940.580.2899 940.483.8000 Photo courtesy of google.com. A few weeks ago, a video was leaked showing a man kicking a puppy in an elevator. This man was identified as Desmond Hague, who was CEO of Centerplate. Centerplate is a food concession agency that is sold in more than 300 stadiums, arenas and other venues. Centerplate did release a statement ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.580.2899 Photos courtesy of google.com. So often we see celebrities and professional athletes in the public eye who seem to get more second chances than an average person. It amazes me how evidence can make one case appear more extreme then another, causing our opinions of second chances to change. The first person I would like to talk about ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.580.2899 Henry McCollum and Leon Brown were released today after serving decades in prison. McCollum and Brown (siblings) were both teenagers at the time, when they were charged with rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl, Sabrina Buie. Evidence of beer cans, cigarettes and condoms were found in the area where the body was found. Thanks to ...
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