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October 2012 Archives

Baton Rouge wife accused of attempted murder of husband

A 29-year-old woman was recently arrested by Baton Rouge Police for the alleged crime of attacking her husband with scissors. According to the affidavit, the woman stabbed her husband and also burned his clothes. Police arrested her on criminal charges including one count of attempted second-degree murder and one count of simple arson.

Apartment meth lab exposed in East Baton Rouge Parish

Methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled dangerous substance, is a central nervous system stimulant that has high potential for abuse. Operating a meth lab in a residential area can cause fires, explosions, pollution, contamination of homes and harm to children. Illegal operation of a meth lab is considered a serious drug crime under Louisiana law.

Federal authorities crack down on Medicare fraud in Baton Rouge

A quick scan of recent headlines will show readers how seriously federal and state authorities are cracking down on Medicare fraud in Louisiana and throughout the country. In fact, agents with the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, FBI and Health and Human Services recently combined their efforts to prosecute alleged healthcare fraud in seven cities.

Internet crime charges for 2 East Baton Rouge men

Internet crimes are taken very seriously in Louisiana, and police officers increasingly use tricky methods to gather evidence and charge people with crimes. Many of the defendants in these cases never would have imagined facing the charges leveled against them, and any Louisiana resident accused of an Internet crime will need help from a criminal defense attorney who is fluent in the relevant laws.

Man accused of bilking Baton Rouge residents in mail fraud

Sometimes people try to get a business going with investors' money, but the business just doesn't work out, That doesn't mean, however, that criminal charges are the appropriate course of action. Still, people do end up accused of white collar crimes, requiring a strong criminal defense to set the record straight.