Police records have indicated that on October 31, crime rates tend to spike, more so than any other holiday. No matter if you are after Tricks or Treats, no one wants to have their Halloween ruined by an arrest and criminal charges. Our Delaware criminal defense attorneys share some ways that you can avoid getting into trouble this Halloween. HOW CAN YOU PREVENT GETTING CRIMINAL CHARGES ON HALLOWEEN? Don’t Wear a Mask. Halloween is the best time of the year to throw on a costume and fake identity for a night of fun. But that can come to a quick stop if […]
A terroristic threat is a threat to commit a crime of violence or a threat to cause bodily injury to another person and terrorization as the result of that conduct. In Delaware, if you, or your child, threaten someone with bodily harm you can ultimately face criminal charges. This is true regardless of whether or not you meant it, or carried out any of the threats or ultimately assaulted someone. If all you did was threaten to harm, hurt, injure or kill someone you may face terroristic threatening charges. This is a very serious charge and you should not hesitate […]
Memorial Day weekend is a little more than a month away. The boardwalk, the beach, the smell of the ocean and Thrasher’s French fries, crowds, sunburns are what many love about Southern Delaware. However, if you love the beach but want to avoid the enormous summer crowds there are 8 Delaware beaches that tend to stay quiet, even in the middle of tourist season. Read this article from “Only In Your State” by clicking here. Unfortunately, along with all the pleasant experiences, there are also some things we hope to avoid on Memorial day weekend at the beach; traffic tickets, […]
MurrayPhillips P.A. now serving all of Delaware MurrayPhillips, a Delaware Criminal Defense law firm now serves all of Delaware. Julie Murray and Ron Phillips started their law firm on January 1, 2015. Prior to joining forces, the two lawyers each had their own law firm, Murray Law and The Law Office of Ronald D. Phillips Jr. respectively. While Phillips concentrated his efforts on criminal law and DUI with a little family law, Murray had a general practice that included civil litigation, real estate and Wills and Estates. Phillips has practiced extensively in Kent and Sussex County while Murray focused her […]
Memorial Day weekend is just a few short days away. The boardwalk, the beach, the smell of the ocean and Thrasher’s French fries, crowds, sunburns and all those things we associate with the first weekend of summer will be upon us. Unfortunately, along with all the pleasant experiences, there are also some things we hope to avoid on Memorial day weekend at the beach; traffic tickets, noise complaints, DUI, disorderly conduct and drunk in public are some of the more unpleasant that many will experience this weekend. Far too many have learned the hard way about the Delaware saying […]
A 31-year-old Pennsylvania man was arrested by Dewey Beach police over the weekend for threatening a taxi driver with a pocket knife. The incident unfolded about 10:15 p.m. Saturday in the second block of New Orleans St. where two women got into a cab that a man and a woman then tried to enter, Sgt. Clifford Dempsey said.
A 55-year-old Milford man was arrested and charged with terroristic threatening and possession of a firearm by a person prohibited following an incident at a residence in the 1000 block of Lemuel St. on Feb. 15, police said in a release today. Detective Dwight Young said that an investigation revealed Anthony E. King had multiple shotguns and a rifle at his residence and that he stated he was going to kill everyone in the State Service Center Building in Milford because he was denied benefits.