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Boating Under the Influence

Boating Under the Influence Operation Dry Water is the name that State law enforcement is giving to a ramped up enforcement program to look for boozing boaters and possibly make arrests for BUI or Boating Under the Influence in our local waterways. Here are some things to remember as the Captain of your watercraft during this weekend and next. Boating Under the Influence Law Enforcement does not need probable cause for a boating infraction to stop you while you are driving your boat. Law enforcement can pull you over  to conduct a safety inspection. Do you have life vests for everyone on...

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Inside the Downfall of Tinsley Mortimer

Inside the Downfall of Tinsley Mortimer Where did it all go wrong? Tinsley Mercer Mortimer, 40, was once the most photographed young woman in New York City. She seemed to have everything a certain kind of person might want: an important name, her picture everywhere, a budding career on the fashion/social/reality-show circuit. MORTIMER'S APRIL 9 PALM BEACH MUGSHOT PHOTO BY PALM BEACH COUNTY SHERIFF VIA GETTY IMAGES But then Tinsley and her high-school sweetheart, Topper Mortimer, split, and she migrated down to Palm Beach to start over. Pictures of "Tinz" no longer popped up everywhere—until they did. On April 9, Mortimer was arrested for trespassingoutside the Palm Beach home of Alexander "Nico" Fanjul,...

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The Next Legal Steps in the Battery Case Against Trump’s Campaign Manager

[caption id="attachment_1732" align="alignright" width="300"] Joe Raedle/Getty Images[/caption] Questions surround the fate of the criminal case against Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski after he was charged with simple battery on Tuesday. The charge, which stems from an alleged incident following a press conference at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, earlier this month, is a misdemeanor, but because of the circumstances of the case, it may be treated more seriously, according to one legal expert with whom ABC News spoke. Lewandowski is accused of grabbing former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields at the March 8 event. He has denied the alleged incident with...

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Operation Fresh Start

Operation Fresh Start: On April 30th, 2016 For one-day only, individuals with outstanding nonviolent misdemeanor or criminal traffic warrants in Palm Beach County can get a fresh start and avoid jail time. OPERATION FRESH START will take place on Saturday, April 30, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at two convenient locations: The South County Courthouse, 200 W. Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach; and the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Complex, 3228 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach.   From Jupiter, Florida Attorney Darren Shull. “this still doesn’t solve the underlying case. You still may have to go back to court once your warrant is removed. Resolving your case and...

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Found Not Guilty: Jupiter Police Officer Kevin Jacko – Excessive Force & Official Misconduct Case

[caption id="attachment_1642" align="alignright" width="300"] Jupiter Police Officer Kevin Jacko & Convicted Felon Cody Blankenship[/caption] Attorney Darren D. Shull represents Jupiter Police Officer Kevin Jacko in an Excessive Force and official Misconduct case. Officer Jacko was found not guilty of all charges. The jury’s verdict after less than three hours of deliberation in Jacko’s week-long trial ended the case surrounding the June 2013 beating of Cody Blankenship, who ran from officers after they were called to a report of an unwanted guest in the 100 block of Land’s End Way. In the larger national debate on cases of excessive police use of force,...

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No Jail for Woman Who Left Child in Hot Car

Darren D. Shull demonstrated his vast knowledge of criminal defense by successfully defending a mother who was accused of child abuse. The woman from Jupiter,FL will not serve jail time after Jupiter Police say she left her child inside a hot car while she went shopping.The mother told officers that she left the child in the car because he was sleeping and that she would not be in the store long. The emergency call has been made available for the first time since the April 25th incident. Darren has seen these types of cases on the rise lately, if you or...

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Darren Shull Lends Expertise to Sun Sentinel on Boca Grow House Explosion

Darren D. Shull shared his respectable knowledge of marijuana growing operations yesterday after a marijuana grow house exploded in Boca Raton, Fl.  The electricity needed to operate these grow house can turn a regular home into a ticking time bomb. Darren D. Shull knows the risks that some people take to power their marijuana grow house. Growers often steal electricity through buried lines or through alternative means of electricity, such as propane tanks. Mr. Shull also explains why the curious location of the grow house is actual a logical location for such an operation. Read the full Sun-Sentinel story here. The Marijuana Grow House Eradication...

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Man Exonerated After 21 Years in Prison

A New York man sued the state for $25 million after being released from a 25-year prison term for a crime he was wrongly convicted of committing. Jonathan Fleming was convicted of murdering Darryl Rush in Brooklyn in 1989. He has firmly argued that he was on vacation in Orlando at the time of the murder. Recent paperwork was discovered that showed his alibi to be true. Mr. Fleming is now suing the State for $25 million. See expert criminal defense lawyer Darren Shull's take on the situation. Darren Shull - Wrongfully Convicted NY Man ...

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Attorney Darren Shull on Wrongful Convictions

Glenn Ford was set free on March 11th after being on death row for the 1983 murder of Isadore Rozeman. New evidence came to light that overturned his conviction. At 64 years of age, he is now a free man. Jupiter criminal defense attorney Darren D. Shull sheds light on the process of analyzing the backlog of DNA evidence from cases such as these. Wrongful Convictions & DNA Backlogs Darren Shull - Louisiana Death Row ...

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