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  • Result: Not Guilty
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Juvenile involved in Yarmouth fatal stabbing nabbed

Authorities in South Yarmouth recently arrested a teenager they believed was responsible for a stabbing incident that resulted in a fatality, an article on capecodtoday.com reported on January 7.

According to reports, at 8:47 p.m. on January 6, police and fire personnel were notified of a stabbing incident at Beach N Towne Motel in the 1261 Route 28. First Responders reportedly brought James Dean, 43, to the hospital, where he later died due to the stab wounds he sustained. The suspect was only identified as a 16-year-old male, who happened to be a relative of the victim; he was taken into custody after authorities found him at the crime scene. State authorities were called to conduct an investigation. Authorities later brought the suspect in a juvenile facility and he is expected to appear in court.

Cape Cod criminal defense attorney James Powderly understands that facing a murder charge is a very serious offense. Call him immediately today at (508) 343-0676 for inquire about legal representation.

Massachusetts Police arrest suspected OUI offender

A vehicle driver, suspected of operating a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants (OUI), was recently nabbed by Massachusetts police on Christmas eve following a vehicular mishap, a January 2 article of capecodtoday.com reported.

According to reports, state authorities in Bourne had been notified of a one-vehicle accident on the eastbound ramp of Route 25 in Wareham. When authorities arrived, the driver was no longer in the vehicle. However, there were some individuals who have provided information regarding the driver’s appearance. Authorities then conducted a manhunt into the woods using canine and air wing technology that lead to the arrest of 45-year-old John Layton, a Boston resident. Layton was later booked at police barracks and multiple charges were filed against him.

Criminal defense attorney James Powderly of Cape Cod understands that facing charges related to OUI is frightening. If this is happening to you, he may provide you legal representation to make sure your rights are protected. Learn more about your options from him today by calling (508) 343-0676.

Damontre Moore suspected of DUI in Washington

Seattle Seahawks player Damontre Moore was taken by Bellevue authorities into custody on the suspicion that he was driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants, an article of KOMO News reported on December 19.

Reports showed the 24-year-old defensive lineman was apprehended by authorities on Interstate 90 on December 17, near Bellevue Way. The football player was later found to be driving a vehicle while his license was suspended. Documents revealed that Moore posted a $1,500 bail, and he was discharged from custody at 3:36 p.m. on the same day. A spokesperson for the Seahawks confirmed the incident and said they are in the process of obtaining information.

Many people see a negative impact on their careers after they face DUI charges. However, if you are in such a situation, seeking help from a defense attorney is critical if you expect to have the best representation possible. Get in touch with Cape Cod attorney James Powderly today at (508) 343-0676 to learn more about your options.

Camper suspected of operating meth lab in Cape Cod busted

Cape Cod police recently arrested a male camper on the suspicion that he was operating a methamphetamine laboratory near a hospital, an article of the Boston Globe reported on December 5.

Reports revealed the officers apprehended 31-year-old Stewart Catchings on December 2 because they suspected him of trying to evade arrest after they discovered a makeshift meth lab. The officers in the area knew individuals sought temporary shelter to in the former cranberry bogs and went to inform them of trespassing violations. Authorities discovered a much bigger tent in an isolated place. Upon inspection, authorities discovered different devices, chemicals, and bottles they believed were used in the manufacturing of illegal drugs. A $10,000 bond was set to Catchings upon booking and he was scheduled for a court hearing.

Facing charges related to drugs is frightening because you are forced to deal with law enforcement officials. If you are in such a situation, working with a qualified attorney is a viable way to make sure your rights as a person are protected. Call Cape Cod defense attorney James Powderly today at (508) 343-0676 to learn more about your legal defense.

Rodman could face jail term in California

Well-known professional basketball player and actor, Dennis Rodman, could be locked up if found guilty of the misdemeanor charges filed against him in Orange County, a report of CNN stated on November 21.

The charges reportedly stemmed from a vehicular accident in Santa Ana in June involving the former Chicago Bulls’ power forward. Information coming from the state’s highway patrol revealed that Rodman, 55, nearly struck a vehicle head-on on the freeway as he was driving in the opposite lane. The vehicle approaching toward him struck a concrete wall in an attempt to avoid crashing him. Rodman was suspected of fleeing the crash scene, authorities said. Other charges were also filed against Rodman after authorities learned that his license was invalid at the time and he provided wrong information to the authorities. Rodman is scheduled to appear in court on January 20.

Driving a vehicle with an invalid license is a serious offense in Cape Cod. However, if this happens to you, attorney James Powderly may tirelessly work on your behalf to possibly reduce or acquit you of your charges. Call him today at (508) 343-0676 to find out how he may legally defend you.

2 drug suspects arrested in Massachusetts

At least two people were apprehended in Yarmouth, Massachusetts, due to the suspicion that they were involved in drug trafficking, an article of Falmouth Patch reported on November 14.

According to reports, 34-year-old John Benevides and 26-year-old Ashley Carr were arrested on November 10 by the “proactive anti-crime” teams of the Yarmouth police. Benevides, who had a revoked driver’s license, was seen driving a vehicle with Carr when authorities busted them near their house. Upon arrest, authorities seized 41 grams of heroin, percocet pills, scales, and cash amounting to $2,200. A $10,040 bail was placed on Benevides and a $5,040 bail was imposed on Carr. They were both held in custody while waiting for their appearance at Barnstable District Court after being charged accordingly.

Cape Cod attorney James Powderly understands how difficult it is to face drug-related charges. If you were arrested because of a drug crime, he may be able to tirelessly work on your behalf to make sure your rights as a person are protected while in custody. Call today at (508) 343-0676 for your legal defense.

Michael Chiarello arrested for drunk driving and drug possession

According to a CBS News article, television personality and chef Michael Chiarello was taken into custody after highway authorities in California suspected him of driving while under the influence of intoxicants.

Information coming from the California Highway Patrol revealed around 3:30 a.m. on November 2, police stopped a Porsche Boxster on Silverado Trail, several miles from a restaurant owned by Chiarello in Yountville. Reports confirmed the chef, 54, was the driver of the vehicle and later he was charged with DUI and drug possession. The chef was later released from custody after being booked, reports said. Chiarello’s spokesperson, Terry Fahn, told reports the chef was embarrassed by what happened to him and decided to contest the misdemeanor charges he was facing.

Attorney James Powderly in Cape Cod is well-versed when it comes to defending individuals who are facing OWI or drug-related charges. If you are charged with a crime, he can tirelessly work for you to help you obtain the best results possible. Call him today at (508) 343-0676 to learn more about your options.

Man suspected of drunken driving in Massachusetts

A man in Salem, Massachusetts was recently taken into custody for several offenses, including driving under the influence of intoxicants and domestic assault, an article of CBS Boston reported on October 31.

According to reports, Dexter Mitchell, 52, was driving on October 30 when he struck a woman and her two kids at the intersection of Washington and Bridge Streets. Mitchell, who was suspected of driving under the influence of intoxicants, reportedly fled the scene then returned. Information coming from police revealed that Mitchell approached the officers and told them he struck the victims. Arresting officers noted visible signs of intoxication from Mitchell and a bond of $2,500 was imposed on him. Mitchell entered a not guilty plea to the charges filed against him in his first court appearance.

Facing OUI charges is frightening, especially if you caused an accident with personal injuries. However, if this happens to you in Cape Cod, criminal defense attorney James Powderly may be able to represent you. Call him today at (508) 343-0676 to learn more about your legal options.

Jury favors Rose in Beverly Hills rape case

On October 19, a federal jury reached a decision in favor of professional basketball player Derrick Rose and two other men who were suspected of raping a woman in Beverly Hills in 2013, a report from Channel 3000 stated.

According to the jurors, they were not convinced by the story of the 30-year-old plaintiff because of inconsistencies in her testimony. Rose, 28, together with Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen, were accused of spiking the drink of the plaintiff before sexually assaulting her. The woman claimed that she did not immediately report the incident as she was embarrassed for her family. In the $21 million lawsuit filed, Rose, Allen, and Hampton simultaneously raped the woman.

Facing sex crime charges such as rape could be frightening, especially if you are concerned about your reputation as a person. However, if you are in this difficult situation in Cape Cod, attorney James Powderly can defend you. Find out how he may fight for your rights today by calling (508) 343-0676.

School employee in Massachusetts suspected of drunken driving

A school employee from Wilmington, Massachusetts was recently taken into custody due to the suspicion that she was driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants, an article of Wilmington Patch reported on October 17.

Reports claim a charge of “operating a vehicle while under the influence” was filed against 54-year-old Donna Prince, whom authorities arrested on October 5. Prince, who was identified as an employee at a Wilmington school, allegedly violated a road marking. Prince’s arrest comes one week before the arrest of Mary DeLai, a previous school superintendent who filed her resignation due to a drunk driving incident.

Criminal defense attorney James Powderly of Cape Cod understands that it is a frustrating situation when you are arrested due to the suspicion of drunken driving. However, if you are in trouble, he may tirelessly work for you to make sure you are represented well. Speak with him today by calling (508) 343-0676 to learn more about your legal options.