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Father faces criminal charges after fatal accident

An Alabama father was recently arrested after allegedly leaving his son behind at the scene of an accident. He is facing a number of criminal charges, including reckless endangerment and a felony count of attempting to elude. The accident and his arrest followed a police chase, although authorities had already stopped pursuing him before the crash.

Criminal law -- police arrest 3 in shoplifting incident

Police recently arrested three men suspected of shoplifting from a large retail store in Alabama. All three are charged with attempting to elude along with violating a State of Emergency Order. One individual is facing an additional theft charge for violating Alabama criminal law.

Teen faces criminal charges for high speed car chase

Alabama police say that a recent high speed car chase ended with one teenager's arrest for two counts of reckless endangerment. Authorities also issued several traffic citations for the incident. For this young driver, crafting a strong defense for these criminal charges is a smart choice. 

Car chase ends in multiple criminal charges

Alabama authorities say they recently arrested three men after a brief car chase. All three were charged with attempting to elude police officers, drug possession, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The man who was allegedly driving the vehicle faces additional charges, including another count of attempting to elude, two counts of reckless endangerment, and multiple traffic citations.

Sheriff's sergeant accused of violating criminal law

A long-time law enforcement officer was recently arrested on multiple felony allegations. The former Alabama sheriff's sergeant allegedly violated criminal law when he used his position for his own personal gain and possibly engaged in third-degree theft. A judge set his bond at $40,000.

Criminal law: 2 arrested for drug possession

Police attribute two recent arrests to multiple anonymous tips about possible drug activity in the area. While both people -- one man and one woman -- were both charged with drug-related offenses, they are not facing the exact same criminal charges. The man is charged for heroin possession and methamphetamine trafficking while the woman is charged with methamphetamine possession.

Criminal law -- driver charged for deadly bicycle accident

An ongoing criminal investigation led to the recent arrest of an Alabama man. He is charged with a misdemeanor DUI, but a spokesman for the police department in charge of the investigation said it is likely that upgraded or additional charges will be filed soon. Although he was initially arrested and booked in a city facility, he will be recharged and processed at the county level as a matter of criminal law. He later posted his $1,000 bond and is no longer in police custody.

Criminal charge filed for alleged air conditioner theft

Alabama authorities recently arrested a man for allegedly stealing air conditioning units from a preschool. He is facing a first-degree criminal charge for theft of property and was still in police custody at last report. The defendant's wife was arrested a short while later because of an outstanding warrant, but police did not indicate whether she may have been involved in the air conditioning incident.

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