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The Criminal Celebrity: Infamous or Famous?

Posted by Steve Karimi | Nov 09, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recently, celebrity Alec Baldwin was arrested for allegedly punching someone in the jaw for taking his parking space. Baldwin, of course, claims innocence. Celebrity and crime can often seem to go hand-in-hand, any wrongdoing ultimately amplified because the person is in the spotlight and under a...

A Weekend of Hate Crime

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Malicious harassment, another term for a hate crime or bias crime, is the legal term in Washington for such motivated crimes. This weekend in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a hate crime was committed when a man shot up a Synagogue resulting in the deaths of 11 people and the injuries of 6 others, incl...

Maryland Woman Uses Voodoo to Conceal Fraud

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Maryland woman was convicted on “17 counts including conspiracy, lying on a loan application and several charges of bank, wire, and securities fraud.” The woman was a licensed financial adviser who also had a weekly radio show. She started a sportswear company and convinced many people to inves...

DNA Evidence Solves a Two-Year Old Burglary

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every so often, a real-life criminal investigation may play out similar to how fantasy television investigations play out. Such an investigation happened in Washington earlier this week, albeit not in hasty television series fashion. Depression-era glassware and a few other items were stolen from...

Interacting with Law Enforcement

Posted by Steve Karimi | Oct 05, 2018 | 0 Comments

In April 2018, former-MLB player Jayson Werth was arrested in Arizona for allegedly driving under the influence. The Scottsdale police officer pulled Werth over for driving with an expired registration at which time he suspected that Werth had been drinking. A video recently surfaced which shows ...

Driver with Ignition Lock Kills Texas Cheerleader

Posted by Steve Karimi | Sep 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Texas woman was killed when a non-impaired driver hit her as he was performing a court-mandated “ignition interlock” test while driving. The former cheerleader was backing out of her driveway when the passenger side of her car was hit by a pickup truck. The driver stated that he did not see the...

Spokane Man Arrested on Suspicion of Auto Theft

Posted by Steve Karimi | Sep 07, 2018 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week, a man was arrested in Helena on suspicion of the theft of a motor vehicle. Police were called regarding a man loitering in a parking lot in Helena with added complaints that he was involved in a verbal altercation with another man. Upon further investigation, law enforcement di...

Man Falls Six Floors in Greece After Alleged Burglary

Posted by Steve Karimi | Aug 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

In Thessaloniki, Greece, a 43-year-old man died from injuries sustained while allegedly committing a burglary. Law enforcement authorities in the city say that the man burglarized a sixth-floor warehouse where he stole a pneumatic drill, then attempted to escape through a window on the same floor...

Man High On Meth Injures Couple in Car Accident

Posted by Steve Karimi | Aug 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

In September of last year, a Montesano man crashed head-on into another vehicle on Highway 101. A blood screen taken after the accident concluded that Kelly Landry had a combination of methamphetamine and THC in his system when he slammed into the other vehicle injuring two people, an elderly cou...

Suspected Kidnapper leads Police on Car Chase

Posted by Steve Karimi | Aug 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recently, a kidnapping case outside of Atlanta made national news when the suspected kidnapper led police on a car chase through Marietta, Georgia that ended in a head-on collision with another vehicle. The kidnapping victim, who alleges that the suspect kidnapped and sexually assaulted her, esca...

Eye Witness Testimony Isn't Accurate - Or Is It?

Posted by Steve Karimi | Jul 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the major battles in the fight for criminal justice reform relates to the reliability of eyewitnesses. For years, eyewitness accounts were treated as the gold standard for evidence in criminal cases. However, as science progressed we have learned a great deal about how eyewitness accounts ...

DNA Links Samurai Sword to Washington State Murder

Posted by Steve Karimi | Jul 06, 2018 | 0 Comments

After months of questions following the beheading death of a woman in Camano Island, Washington, law enforcement officials have filed murder charges against the woman's boyfriend after her DNA was linked to the man's samurai sword. 33-year-old Jacob Gonzales has been wanted on an unrelated charge...

Arrest Made in Murder of Controversial Rapper XXXtentacion

Posted by Steve Karimi | Jun 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

A suspect in the murder of controversial rapper XXXtentacion has been arrested in Florida according to Broward County Sheriff's Office officials. The suspect, 22-year-old Dedrick D. Williams, is being held without bond for the rapper's murder on June 18, 2018. The arrest occurred at approximately...

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