LA Times reported: A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been charged with operating a large-scale drug trafficking scheme in which he boasted that he hired other law enforcement officers to provide security to dealers and could assault people for his clients, according to court records. Deputy Kenneth Collins and three other men were arrested by FBI agents Tuesday morning in a sting operation when they arrived to what they thought was a drug deal, […]
NBC News reports: In raids across multiple counties, the DEA on Wednesday took down a “heroin distribution machine” they say earned $250,000 a week packaging and selling the drug.The group the feds said was extremely sophisticated and structured like a pizza delivery business worked in plain sight and operated out of the San Fernando Valley. It supplied locals from Santa Barbara to Riverside counties.They packaged high-quality heroin and cocaine in colorful and white fluffy balls.At […]
Violation: Defendant in traffic stop by Gardena Police Department led to an arrest and indictment which he was facing years in prison for the controlled substance he possessed when stopped. Results: The defendant sentenced to time served and 3 years’ probation.
Violation: Female was facing 4 years in prison after violating probation. Additionally, she faced new charges for Petty Theft in Burbank Court which would have certainly landed her in prison due to being on active probation. Results: After unsuccessful results with her court appointed attorney, she retained Richie Litigation. Her charges were later reduced to 365 days with 213 days credit for time served and was only in custody for a total of 152 days. […]
Violation: Client brings loaded, unregistered gun with a bullet in the chamber through TSA at Burbank airport. Weapons violation charge PC 25850(A) attempting to bring a gun through airport security. Result: Case was dismissed.
Violation:This client was facing two counts of felony bomb threats. Results: Having Richie Litigation representing them resulted in the felony being reduced to a misdemeanor of Disturbing the Peace. He was sentenced to a term of 2 years, summary probation, and 20 days community service.
Violation: DUI charge. Client was filmed by a body cam expressing how drunk he was. Result: His charges were reduced to reckless driving and he was sentenced to a term of 36 months summary probation with a 3 months DUI Program and a MADD class.
Violation: Defendant charged with misdemeanor violation of a Domestic Violence Restraining Order. Results: Defendant sentenced to violation of a court order (Contempt of Court)