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Implications of the Murray v. State Ruling

Implications of the Murray v. State Ruling

The 4th District Court of Appeals, which oversees all appeals in Broward, Palm Beach, Okeechobee, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties just ratified the worst type of police misconduct and exemplifies why a citizen should NEVER speak to Law Enforcement Officers. The 4th DCA in their written opinion of Ungray Murray v. State, actually held that: (i) if law enforcement officials purposefully make false statement in their sworn statement, contained within their affidavit in support of a search warrant, to establish probable cause, the search warrant must be voided, and the evidence seized as a result of the search must be excluded. But on the other hand, the false statement contained within the affidavit of search, made by law enforcement officers, will not invalidate the resulting search warrant if… […]

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Florida Convicted Sex Offenders

Florida Convicted Sex Offenders

David Wayne Carter, a convicted sex offender, is currently in Palm Beach County jail on $150,000 bail. Carter was arrested on Monday after reports came that he sexually abused a teenage girl for the past 5 years. Carter is facing charges of sexual battery and lewd or lascivious molestation. According to sheriff’s investigators, interview with Carter during custody proceedings ended when he refused to submit to a voice stress analysis and requested an attorney. Source, full story A sex offender is a person who has committed a sex crime. What constitutes a sex crime differs by culture and legal jurisdiction. Most jurisdictions compile their laws into sections, such as traffic, assault and sexual. The majority of convicted sex offenders have convictions for crimes of a sexual nature; however, some sex… […]

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How Sexual Battery Can Happen Anywhere

How Sexual Battery Can Happen Anywhere

According to the Palm Beach Post, a man was arrested Friday for the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl. When questioned by police, the man responded that the girl was his girlfriend and he was on his honeymoon. Isaias Salas Morales, 36, was arrested on kidnapping and sexual assault charges. He was taken into custody without any resistance or incident. The girl told her mother after the incident that Morales had sexually battered her in his home, according to the Palm Beach Post. The girl reported to police that she was walking past Morales’ home on 43rd Street when he grabbed her from behind and muffled her with his hand. He then dragged the girl into his home and into his bedroom. When she tried to call her mother he… […]

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MySpace Molester Arrested In West Palm Beach, Florida

MySpace Molester Arrested In West Palm Beach, Florida

A 24-year old man, Jeremy William Sherrill, was arrested last week by authorities and charged with luring women from MySpace and then sexually attacking them. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department, a man named “Joaquin” contacted a woman on MySpace and offered her employment. The 21-year-old woman said “Joaquin” asked her to meet him after 11:30 PM. The woman said that was unprofessional but “Joaquin” needed someone to start working immediately and he had to go to Fort Lauderdale the next morning. The woman agreed to meet him to discuss the job opening. Instead, the man drove her to a secluded spot and ordered her to perform sex acts. Jeremy Sherrill from Greenacres, a suburb of West Palm Beach, faces one count of sexual battery and one count… […]

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