Teen Purchased and Wrecked Car in Same Day

May 17, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

Most of us try exceptionally hard to keep our newly purchased cars in good working order. We typically are extra-careful on the first day of ownership whether the car is new or used. Some of us will fill it with gas, show it off to friends, and take it for a spin around town. However, […]

Police Using New Tool to Go After Distracted NY Drivers

May 16, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

UPDATE: NEW YORK CELL PHONE TICKETS ARE NOW 5 POINTS! New York police are cracking down hard on drivers who are using their cell phones, and they now have a new tool to do it. Police in New York State are driving around in CITE vehicles, which stands for Concealed Identity Traffic Enforcement. The CITE […]

New York Police are Working to Identify Crash-Causing Violations

May 8, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

UPDATE: NEW YORK CELL PHONE TICKETS ARE NOW 5 POINTS! New York State police officers and their counterparts in Canada will be focusing on crash-causing traffic violations throughout the month of April in order to improve road safety on both sides of the northern border. As the weather becomes warmer and road travel increases, U.S. […]

Groundbreaking E-Book About NY Cell Phone Tickets Now Available

May 1, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

Adam H. Rosenblum has written an e-book that will revolutionize the way you fight New York cell phone tickets. In his easy to read e-book, Mr. Rosenblum details the entire process of handling a NY cell phone ticket from start to finish. He goes step by step and explains everything from proper procedure for responding […]

Getting a Second License With an Alias is a Crime

April 18, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

Sometimes, drivers feel like there is nothing they can do when their license has been suspended, so they try to obtain a second one. Since no state will issue the same person two driver’s licenses, these individuals try to use somebody else’s information in order to get it. If they succeed and get a second […]

DNA to be Collected in New York for All Convicted of Felonies and Misdemeanors

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver just announced a landmark piece of legislation that aims to make New York State the first state in the nation to make DNA samples mandatory for anyone convicted of a felony or misdemeanor under the New York Penal Law. In addition, […]

Albany & Schenectady Set to Receive $1 Million to Reduce Gun Violence

March 26, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

As part of New York State’s comprehensive initiative to reduce gun violence. Although the crime rate throughout New York State decreased by 60 percent, Governor Cuomo announced his initiative to reduce gun violence across the state. The initiative leverages $2 million to support community-based violence reduction projects involving both the police and the community. Governor Cuomo’s […]

A Different Type of Hit & Run

March 13, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

After a hitting a public safety officer, a Troy New York woman faces a laundry list of criminal and traffic violations. A Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) public safety officer was sent to 71 Albright Court, an address on the RPI campus, to assist with a medical call. As medical aid was being administered, public safety […]

Driver Arrested for Snorting Heroin at Main Street Red Light

March 9, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

A marked police cruiser stopped at a red light on Main Street in Holyoke, Massachusetts.  Another car then pulled up alongside at the same red light.  The police officer turned to look at the car stopped next to the cruiser; and to the officer’s surprise, he saw the driver, Michael Porcello of Longmeadow, MA,  snorting  […]

Buffalo TV Executive found Guilty of Decapitating His Wife

February 26, 2012 · by Albany Criminal Attorneys · in

After one hour of deliberation, a western New York jury found Muzzammil “Mo” Hassan guilty of second-degree murder of his wife.  This was not your normal verdict as the jury determined that Hassan, a television executive, beheaded his wife during the 2009 murder. Hassam, who represented himself during the trial, never denied killing his spouse. […]

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