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5 Things To Do After a Retail Theft in Columbus, Ohio

Shoplifting, also referred to as retail theft, can be a pretty serious crime. Depending upon the value of the goods stolen, it can either be a misdemeanor or a felony charge. Retail theft is not taken lightly in Columbus, and you must know what to do after a shoplifting accusation.  It’s because being aware of…
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Man who was beaten by undercover law enforcement may have his case heard before the Supreme Court

It’s been six years since James King was heinously attacked by two undercover officers in Grand Rapids, Michigan and he has still not received justice. At the time of the attack, a local police detective and an FBI agent were working as part of a task force, searching for a fugitive accused of stealing a…
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Cold Case Reopened; Ohio Man Accused of Murdering His Family 11 Years Later

Questions that have remained unanswered for 11 years surrounding a cold case may finally come to light this year. Peter Romans, a 59-year-old Madison County resident, has been charged with killing his entire family via arson which included 51-year-old wife Billi, his son Caleb and their teenaged daughter Ami.  The circumstances surrounding the night of the…
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Woman Arrested for Setting Fire to Hocking County Courthouse

Miranda L. McCormick, 31, of Logan was arrested after allegedly starting a fire at the Hocking County Courthouse just after midnight Tuesday morning. McCormick has been charged with aggravated arson. She still may face more charges.  According to the Logan Police Department, officers were called to the 300 block of West Main Street after receiving…
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Ohio Ranks Third in the Country for Reported Hate Crimes

While ranking seventh in total population, the state of Ohio has the dubious distinction of ranking third in number of hate crimes reported, behind only California and New York. Some states with significantly higher populations have significantly less reports of hate crime. For instance Texas which has more than double the population of Ohio and…
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Brian Joslyn Fighting to Get Woman Out of Prison Due to Bad Advice from Former Attorney

If you are accused of a crime, it is a serious risk to your life and liberty if you let the court appoint an attorney to represent you. You have no idea if this attorney has any experience, if this person is going to spend the necessary amount of time on your case, if they…
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