"We reached the conclusion that this is a charge we can prove," McCabe told The Washington Post on Monday. Drejka will appear in court Tuesday as he faces charges that could bring up to 30 years in prison, McCabe said. It is not clear whether he has retained an attorney. … [Read more...] about Sheriff called parking lot shooting legal under ‘stand your ground’ laws. Prosecutors disagreed.
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“Do we want to have borders or not?” asked state Rep. Joe Gruters, a Sarasota Republican who has sponsored several enforcement measures. “We should reward the people who go through the proper legal channels. I blame this long-term problem not on the people who want to come over here — you’ve got to have compassion — but on Congress and its inability to make hard decisions.” … [Read more...] about Who’s holding immigrants in Florida? Private vendors, feds and county sheriffs, too.
A decision is likely by the end of the week about whether to suspend Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel following a "troubling" report about the deadly school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last year, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday. … [Read more...] about DeSantis: Decision Likely This Week on Sheriff in Parkland Shooting
Pressure to rethink sanctuary policies Trump's Justice Department, headed by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, has spent the last year pressuring counties and cities that officials argue have sanctuary city policies — everywhere from Albany, New York, to Albuquerque, New Mexico — to enforce federal immigration laws. They have also tried to make a popular federal grant contingent on certain immigration enforcement policies, though the measure has been shot down by courts. … [Read more...] about This Florida county voted for Trump. But it’s a lot like the sanctuary cities he loathes.
Given an opportunity to confront his critics Thursday, now-retired Broward Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson sent his attorney instead before the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission. Attorney Joseph DiRuzzo III told the 14-member panel he had filed a lawsuit hours earlier attempting to block their subpoena. DiRuzzo dropped a copy on the lectern and then walked away. … [Read more...] about Criticized Deputy Doesn’t Testify Before MSD Commission, BSO Sheriff Appears