Blog Posts in November, 2013

  • Former Deputies Sentenced in Federal Drug Conspiracy Case

    || 27-Nov-2013

    On the 23rd of October 2013, a U.S. District Court Judge handed down prison sentences to two former Duval County Sheriff's deputies. The defendants, 35-year-old Ruben Silva and 28-year-old Victor Carrillo, had pleaded guilty to conspiring with a criminal organization for the purpose of distributing drugs. The conspiracy involved the former deputies conducting fake traffic stops on known drug ...
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  • Judge Declares Mistrial After Juror Researches Case Online

    || 21-Nov-2013

    Jurors must abide by very strict rules while hearing evidence and conducting deliberations in a criminal case. The judge gives clear and concise instructions to the jurors to enable them to decide upon a verdict based solely on the evidence presented by both the prosecution and the defense in the courtroom. Attempting to gather additional evidence or access information about the case through ...
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  • Guerra & Farah Secures Dismissal of Client's Murder Charges

    || 5-Nov-2013

    Attorney Juan Guerra recently achieved the dismissal of murder charges against a man who was accused of fatally shooting a security officer. Our client is the father of one of the four children killed in a daycare fire that occurred in February 2011. The court found the daycare owner guilty of 3 counts of murder and she was sentenced to 60 years in the Texas Department of Corrections for her crime ...
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