Category: Criminal Law

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 […]

Beverly Hills Man Faces Federal Bribery Charge

Mon 3rd September, 2018 Criminal Law

A real estate developer in Beverly Hills is facing a federal bribery charge for allegedly giving money to a Los Angeles County employee in exchange for government leases. Authorities claim that Arman Gabaee, 57, gave a county employee $1,000 every month over the course of six years in exchange for government leases, […]

Man Faces attempted Murder Charge in Los Angeles

Sun 5th August, 2018 Criminal Law

Danueal Drayton, 27, was in court yesterday following his arrest for the attempted murder and rape of a woman in Los Angeles. According to police, Drayton used dating apps to meet women and alleges that he used a dating app to meet the woman in Los Angeles. He allegedly held the woman […]