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BATT1006 BATTERY SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE

Battery Second Offense

If you have been charged with BATT1006 BATTERY SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer NOW FOR FREE at 1-877-793-9290 and tell me your story.

Form Code: BATT1006


Florida Statute: 784.03.2
Level: Level: Fel (Felony)
Degree: 3rd

Description: BATTERY SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE


BATT1006 BATTERY SECOND OR SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE is often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 784 ASSAULT; BATTERY; CULPABLE NEGLIGENCE


784.03 Battery; felony battery.

(2) A person who has one prior conviction for battery, aggravated battery, or felony battery and who commits any second or subsequent battery commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084. For purposes of this subsection, “conviction” means a determination of guilt that is the result of a plea or a trial, regardless of whether adjudication is withheld or a plea of nolo contendere is entered.

ASSA5050 AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

Aggravated Assault on LEO

If you have been charged with ASSA5050 AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer at 1-877-793-9290 and tell me your story.

Form Code: ASSA5050


Florida Statute: 784.021.1A
Level: Fel (Felony)
Degree: 2nd

Description: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

ASSA5050 AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ON LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER is often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 784 ASSAULT; BATTERY; CULPABLE NEGLIGENCE


784.021 Aggravated assault.

(1) An “aggravated assault” is an assault:

(a) With a deadly weapon without intent to kill

THEF6000 TRESPASS AND LARCENY WITH RELATION TO UTILITY

Theft of Utilities

If you have been charged with THEF6000 TRESPASS AND LARCENY WITH RELATION TO UTILITY you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer at 1-877-793-9290 and tell me your story.

Form Code: THEF6000


Florida Statute: 812.14.2B
Level: Misd (Misdemeanor)
Degree: 1st

Description: TRESPASS AND LARCENY WITH RELATION TO UTILITY

THEF6000 TRESPASS AND LARCENY WITH RELATION TO UTILITY is often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 812 THEFT, ROBBERY, AND RELATED CRIMES


812.14 Trespass and larceny with relation to utility fixtures; theft of utility services.

(2) It is unlawful to:
   
(b) Make or cause to be made any connection with any wire, main, service pipe or other pipes, appliance, or appurtenance in such manner as to use, without the consent of the utility, any service or any electricity, gas, or water, or to cause to be supplied any service or electricity, gas, or water from a utility to any person, firm, or corporation or any lamp, burner, orifice, faucet, or other outlet whatsoever, without such service being reported for payment or such electricity, gas, or water passing through a meter provided by the utility and used for measuring and registering the quantity of electricity, gas, or water passing through the same.

THEF7001 FELONY PETIT THEFT

Petit Theft Felony

If you have been charged with THEF7001 FELONY PETIT THEFT you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer at 1-877-793-9290 and tell me your story.

Form Code: THEF7001


Florida Statute: 812.014.3C
Level: Fel (Felony)
Degree: 3rd
Description: FELONY PETIT THEFT

THEF7001 FELONY PETIT THEFT is often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 812 THEFT, ROBBERY, AND RELATED CRIMES


812.014 Theft.

(3)(c) A person who commits petit theft and who has previously been convicted two or more times of any theft commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.

FRAU7100 ORGANIZED FRAUD LESS THAN 20000

Organized Fraud Under $20,000

If you have been charged with FRAU7100 ORGANIZED FRAUD LESS THAN 20000 you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer at 1-877-793-9290 and tell me your story.

Form Code: FRAU7100


Florida Statute: 817.034.4A3
Level: Fel (Felony)
Degree: 3rd
Description: ORGANIZED FRAUD LESS THAN 20000

FRAU7100 ORGANIZED FRAUD LESS THAN 20000 is often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 817 FRAUDULENT PRACTICES


817.034 Florida Communications Fraud Act.

(4) OFFENSES.—

(a) Any person who engages in a scheme to defraud and obtains property thereby is guilty of organized fraud, punishable as follows:

3. If the amount of property obtained has an aggregate value of less than $20,000, the violator is guilty of a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.

ASSA1000 ASSAULT

Misdemeanor Assault

If you have been charged with ASSA1000 ASSAULT you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer at 1-877-793-9290 and tell me your story.

Form Code: ASSA1000


Florida Statute: 784.011
Level: Misd (Misdemeanor)
Degree: 2nd
Description: ASSAULT

ASSA1000 ASSAULT is often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.

 

Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 784 ASSAULT; BATTERY; CULPABLE NEGLIGENCE


784.011 Assault.

(1) An “assault” is an intentional, unlawful threat by word or act to do violence to the person of another, coupled with an apparent ability to do so, and doing some act which creates a well-founded fear in such other person that such violence is imminent.

(2) Whoever commits an assault shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.

MISC0112 POSSESSION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE BY PERSON UND

Possess Alcohol Under 21 

If you have been charged with MISC0112 POSSESSION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE BY PERSON UND you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer at 1-877-793-9290 and tell me your story.

Form Code: MISC0112
Florida Statute: 562.111
Level: Misd (Misdemeanor)
Degree: 2nd
Description: POSSESSION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE BY PERSON UND

MISC0112 POSSESSION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE BY PERSON UND is often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Title XXXIV ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES AND TOBACCO
Chapter 562 BEVERAGE LAW: ENFORCEMENT

562.111 Possession of alcoholic beverages by persons under age 21 prohibited.

(1) It is unlawful for any person under the age of 21 years, except a person employed under the provisions of s. 562.13 acting in the scope of her or his employment, to have in her or his possession alcoholic beverages, except that nothing contained in this subsection shall preclude the employment of any person 18 years of age or older in the sale, preparation, or service of alcoholic beverages in licensed premises in any establishment licensed by the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco or the Division of Hotels and Restaurants. Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 562.45, any person under the age of 21 who is convicted of a violation of this subsection is guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083; however, any person under the age of 21 who has been convicted of a violation of this subsection and who is thereafter convicted of a further violation of this subsection is, upon conviction of the further offense, guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.

(2) The prohibition in this section against the possession of alcoholic beverages does not apply to the tasting of alcoholic beverages by a student who is at least 18 years of age, who is tasting the alcoholic beverages as part of the student’s required curriculum at a postsecondary educational institution that is institutionally accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and that is licensed or exempt from licensure pursuant to the provisions of chapter 1005 or is a public postsecondary education institution; if the student is enrolled in the college and is tasting the alcoholic beverages only for instructional purposes during classes that are part of such a curriculum; if the student is allowed only to taste, but not consume or imbibe, the alcoholic beverages; and if the alcoholic beverages at all times remain in the possession and control of authorized instructional personnel of the college who are 21 years of age or older.

(3) In addition to any other penalty imposed for a violation of subsection (1), the court shall direct the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to withhold issuance of, or suspend or revoke, the violator’s driver’s license or driving privilege, as provided in s. 322.056.

USCA0012 IMIGRANT – FEDERAL (Immigrant)

Immigration Violation

If you have been charged with USCA0012 IMIGRANT (Immigrant) – FEDERAL Immigration Violation you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer at 1-877-793-9290 and tell me your story.

Form Code: USCA0012

Description: IMIGRANT – FEDERAL (Immigrant)

USCA0012 IMIGRANT – FEDERAL (Immigrant) Immigation Violations are often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.

8 USC Sec. 1357 02/01/2010

TITLE 8 – ALIENS AND NATIONALITY
CHAPTER 12 – IMMIGRATION AND NATIONALITY
SUBCHAPTER II – IMMIGRATION
Part IX – Miscellaneous

Sec. 1357. Powers of immigration officers and employees
(a) Powers without warrant
Any officer or employee of the Service authorized under regulations prescribed by the Attorney General shall have power without warrant –
(1) to interrogate any alien or person believed to be an alien as to his right to be or to remain in the United States;
(2) to arrest any alien who in his presence or view is entering or attempting to enter the United States in violation of any law or regulation made in pursuance of law regulating the admission, exclusion, expulsion, or removal of aliens, or to arrest any alien in the United States, if he has reason to believe that the alien so arrested is in the United States in violation of any such law or regulation and is likely to escape before a warrant can be obtained for his arrest, but the alien arrested shall be taken without unnecessary delay for examination before an officer of the Service having authority to examine aliens as to their right to enter or remain in the United States;
(3) within a reasonable distance from any external boundary of the United States, to board and search for aliens any vessel within the territorial waters of the United States and any railway car, aircraft, conveyance, or vehicle, and within a distance of twenty-five miles from any such external boundary to have access to private lands, but not dwellings, for the purpose of patrolling the border to prevent the illegal entry of aliens into the United States;
(4) to make arrests for felonies which have been committed and which are cognizable under any law of the United States regulating the admission, exclusion, expulsion, or removal of aliens, if he has reason to believe that the person so arrested is guilty of such felony and if there is likelihood of the person escaping before a warrant can be obtained for his arrest, but the person arrested shall be taken without unnecessary delay before the nearest available officer empowered to commit persons charged with offenses against the laws of the United States; and
(5) to make arrests –
(A) for any offense against the United States, if the offense is committed in the officer’s or employee’s presence, or
(B) for any felony cognizable under the laws of the United States, if the officer or employee has reasonable grounds to believe that the person to be arrested has committed or is committing such a felony, if the officer or employee is performing duties relating to the enforcement of the immigration laws at the time of the arrest and if there is a likelihood of the person escaping before a warrant can be obtained for his arrest.
Under regulations prescribed by the Attorney General, an officer or employee of the Service may carry a firearm and may execute and serve any order, warrant, subpoena, summons, or other process issued under the authority of the United States. The authority to make arrests under paragraph (5)(B) shall only be effective on and after the date on which the Attorney General publishes final regulations which (i) prescribe the categories of officers and employees of the Service who may use force (including deadly force) and the circumstances under which such force may be used, (ii) establish standards with respect to enforcement activities of the Service, (iii) require that any officer or employee of the Service is not authorized to make arrests under paragraph (5)(B) unless the officer or employee has received certification as having completed a training program which covers such arrests and standards described in clause (ii), and (iv) establish an expedited, internal review process for violations of such standards, which process is consistent with standard agency procedure regarding confidentiality of matters related to internal investigations.
(b) Administration of oath; taking of evidence
Any officer or employee of the Service designated by the Attorney General, whether individually or as one of a class, shall have power and authority to administer oaths and to take and consider evidence concerning the privilege of any person to enter, reenter, pass through, or reside in the United States, or concerning any matter which is material or relevant to the enforcement of this chapter and the administration of the Service; and any person to whom such oath has been administered, (or who has executed an unsworn declaration, certificate, verification, or statement under penalty of perjury as permitted under section 1746 of title 28) under the provisions of this chapter, who shall knowingly or willfully give false evidence or swear (or subscribe under penalty of perjury as permitted under section 1746 of title 28) to any false statement concerning any matter referred to in this subsection shall be guilty of perjury and shall be punished as provided by section 1621 of title 18.
(c) Search without warrant
Any officer or employee of the Service authorized and designated under regulations prescribed by the Attorney General, whether individually or as one of a class, shall have power to conduct a search, without warrant, of the person, and of the personal effects in the possession of any person seeking admission to the United States, concerning whom such officer or employee may have reasonable cause to suspect that grounds exist for denial of admission to the United States under this chapter which would be disclosed by such search.
(d) Detainer of aliens for violation of controlled substances laws
In the case of an alien who is arrested by a Federal, State, or local law enforcement official for a violation of any law relating to controlled substances, if the official (or another official) –
(1) has reason to believe that the alien may not have been lawfully admitted to the United States or otherwise is not lawfully present in the United States,
(2) expeditiously informs an appropriate officer or employee of the Service authorized and designated by the Attorney General of the arrest and of facts concerning the status of the alien, and
(3) requests the Service to determine promptly whether or not to issue a detainer to detain the alien, the officer or employee of the Service shall promptly determine whether or not to issue such a detainer. If such a detainer is issued and the alien is not otherwise detained by Federal, State, or local officials, the Attorney General shall effectively and expeditiously take custody of the alien.
(e) Restriction on warrantless entry in case of outdoor agricultural operations Notwithstanding any other 
provision of this section other than paragraph (3) of subsection (a) of this section, an officer or employee of the Service may not enter without the consent of the owner (or agent thereof) or a properly executed warrant onto the premises of a farm or other outdoor agricultural operation for the purpose of interrogating a person believed to be an alien as to the person’s right to be or to remain in the United States.
(f) Fingerprinting and photographing of certain aliens
(1) Under regulations of the Attorney General, the Commissioner shall provide for the fingerprinting and photographing of each alien 14 years of age or older against whom a proceeding is commenced under section 1229a of this title.
(2) Such fingerprints and photographs shall be made available to Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies, upon request.
(g) Performance of immigration officer functions by State officers and employees
(1) Notwithstanding section 1342 of title 31, the Attorney General may enter into a written agreement with a State, or any political subdivision of a State, pursuant to which an officer or employee of the State or subdivision, who is determined by the Attorney General to be qualified to perform a function of an immigration officer in relation to the investigation, apprehension, or detention of aliens in the United States (including the transportation of such aliens across State lines to detention centers), may carry out such function at the expense of the State or political subdivision and to the extent consistent with State and local law.
(2) An agreement under this subsection shall require that an officer or employee of a State or political subdivision of a State performing a function under the agreement shall have knowledge of, and adhere to, Federal law relating to the function, and shall contain a written certification that the officers or employees performing the function under the agreement have received adequate training regarding the enforcement of relevant Federal immigration laws.
(3) In performing a function under this subsection, an officer or employee of a State or political subdivision of a State shall be subject to the direction and supervision of the Attorney General.
(4) In performing a function under this subsection, an officer or employee of a State or political subdivision of a State may use Federal property or facilities, as provided in a written agreement between the Attorney General and the State or subdivision.
(5) With respect to each officer or employee of a State or political subdivision who is authorized to perform a function under this subsection, the specific powers and duties that may be, or are required to be, exercised or performed by the individual, the duration of the authority of the individual, and the position of the agency of the Attorney General who is required to supervise and direct the individual, shall be set forth in a written agreement between the Attorney General and the State or political subdivision.
(6) The Attorney General may not accept a service under this subsection if the service will be used to displace any Federal employee.
(7) Except as provided in paragraph (8), an officer or employee of a State or political subdivision of a State performing functions under this subsection shall not be treated as a Federal employee for any purpose other than for purposes of chapter 81 of title 5 (relating to compensation for injury) and sections 2671 through 2680 of title 28 (relating to tort claims).
(8) An officer or employee of a State or political subdivision of a State acting under color of authority under this subsection, or any agreement entered into under this subsection, shall be considered to be acting under color of Federal authority for purposes of determining the liability, and immunity from suit, of the officer or employee in a civil action brought under Federal or State law.
(9) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to require any State or political subdivision of a State to enter into an agreement with the Attorney General under this subsection.
(10) Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to require an agreement under this subsection in order for any officer or employee of a State or political subdivision of a State –
(A) to communicate with the Attorney General regarding the immigration status of any individual, including reporting knowledge that a particular alien is not lawfully present in the United States; or
(B) otherwise to cooperate with the Attorney General in the identification, apprehension, detention, or removal of aliens not lawfully present in the United States.
(h) Protecting abused juveniles An alien described in section 1101(a)(27)(J) of this title who has been battered, abused, neglected, or abandoned, shall not be compelled to contact the alleged abuser (or family member of the alleged abuser) at any stage of applying for special immigrant juvenile status, including after a request for the consent of the Secretary of Homeland Security under section 1101(a)(27)(J)(iii)(I) of this title.

BATT5000 AGGRAVATED BATTERY (DEADLY WEAPON)

Aggravated Battery Deadly Weapon

If you have been charged with BATT5000 AGGRAVATED BATTERY (DEADLY WEAPON) you can call a Tampa Criminal Defense Lawyer at 1-877-793-9290 and tell me your story.

Form Code: BATT5000


Florida Statute: 784.045.1A2
Level: Fel (Felony)
Degree: 2nd
Description: AGGRAVATED BATTERY (DEADLY WEAPON)

BATT5000 AGGRAVATED BATTERY (DEADLY WEAPON) is often charged in Hillsborough County, Florida.

Title XLVI CRIMES
Chapter 784 ASSAULT; BATTERY; CULPABLE NEGLIGENCE

784.045 Aggravated battery.

(1)(a) A person commits aggravated battery who, in committing battery:

1. Intentionally or knowingly causes great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement; or

2. Uses a deadly weapon.

(b) A person commits aggravated battery if the person who was the victim of the battery was pregnant at the
time of the offense and the offender knew or should have known that the victim was pregnant.

(2) Whoever commits aggravated battery shall be guilty of a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s. 775.083, or s. 775.084.

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