The holidays are a particularly busy time for the U.S. Postal Service and other delivery companies. Because of this, it can also be a busy time for so-called Porch Pirates and mail thieves. In fact, roughly 1 billion packages are stolen every year during the holidays.
Inevitably, you will shop for something at some point. Whether you need groceries, school supplies for your children or found a pair of shoes you want, commerce is an integral part of life.
When you are involved in an emotionally-heated situation with someone close to you, your anger could cause you to act irrationally. And in some cases, if you and an ex are upset with each other, any variety of allegations could result.
Hearing news reports related to theft or robbery may not be uncommon. However, while you know you shouldn’t take things from another person, matters become worse when weapons are involved.
For the vast majority of human beings, sight is the most highly utilized sense. Phrases like “I’ll never forget what I saw” come to mind when thinking about how trustworthy our visual perception is. Unfortunately, when the stakes are high, we cannot always trust our eyes or our recall of what we witnessed.
People make some bad decisions when they are in college, from getting drunk and doing something dangerous to assuming they don't have to study for an important final. These unwise decisions typically have a direct impact on the person making them. However, they can also affect others in some truly unfortunate ways.
Halloween is just around the corner, which means children and adults across Tennessee are getting their costumes ready and finalizing their plans for the holiday.
Taking something without permission is a very general way to describe numerous types of criminal offenses, from embezzlement to burglary. As such, people don't always appreciate the fact that there are many distinct theft-related offenses for which a person may be arrested.
Summer is just around the corner, and that means that in a matter of weeks, kids and teenagers will be out of school and looking for ways to entertain themselves. Unfortunately, some of the things they wind up doing could get them into serious trouble.
It is crucial to take theft charges seriously. After all, prosecutors will take the charges seriously, and they will often utilize whatever resources they have to secure a conviction or guilty plea. This often includes extensive searches and the use of expert witnesses.