Category: Criminal Law

DCFS Employee Sentenced in Child Pornography Case

Mon 11th March, 2019 Criminal Law

An employee who worked for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) was sentenced last week in connection with his plea of no contest to charges of possessing and distributing child pornography. Carlos Enrique Castillo, 55, was ordered to register as a sex offender for life and […]

How to Expunge Your Criminal Record in California

Sat 9th February, 2019 Criminal Law

Erasing a Past Criminal Record is Critical in Today’s World No one is perfect, and sometimes a mistake can lead to a permanent criminal record. This can affect a person’s employment, professional reputation, and more. However, California allows for a criminal record to be expunged, or dismissed, in certain situations […]

Man Arrested in Connection with Series of Fires

Wed 9th January, 2019 Criminal Law

A transient man was arrested on Thursday by Santa Monica police on suspicion of arson for allegedly lighting a trash can fire, and he is a suspect in two other recent arson fires in the area. Joseph Brent Burchett, 57, is a homeless man originally from Kentucky. He is accused of setting […]

Actor Charged with DUI with Son in Lap

Sat 10th November, 2018 Criminal Law

Actor Marion “Pooch” Hall was arrested and charged with felony and misdemeanor counts for driving under the influence (DUI) with his 2-year-old son in his lap while behind the wheel. He was charged with one felony count of child abuse as well as two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence of […]