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2 men charged with car break-ins on Alabama campus

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

Two men were apprehended by police for allegedly breaking into several parked vehicles on the morning of Jan. 7 near a University of South Alabama residence hall in Mobile. Both men are facing various charges for the alleged incident. According to sources, university police officers responded to a call regarding a vehicle break-in near… Read More »

Criminal defense strategy in Alabama theft cases

By Smith & McGhee, PC |

An arrest based upon allegations of criminal wrongdoing is not the equivalent of a criminal conviction. Prosecutors must present evidence at the criminal trial to prove each element of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt to obtain a criminal conviction. For example, taking property that belongs to another person might not be a crime… Read More »