Jennifer Crumbley Requests House Arrest instead of Prison Sentence as Threats Against Prosecutor Surface

PONTIAC, Mich. – Jennifer Crumbley, the defendant in the Oxford High School shooting case, has requested house arrest instead of a prison sentence. The prosecutor’s office revealed that if given this punishment, Jennifer would live in her lawyer’s guest house. Oakland County Assistant Prosecutor Marc Keast detailed this request in a recent sentencing memo. Keast argued that such a sentence would be inadequate given the severity of the tragedy caused by Jennifer’s negligence. According to the memo, Jennifer’s attorney, Shannon Smith, is advocating for her release on a tether and for her to reside in … Read more

Homicide Trial Update: Defendant Brian Giles Requests Transcripts and Discovery in Case

EBENSBURG, Pa. – Brian Bradley Giles appeared in Cambria County Court on Monday for a status conference related to the homicide case against him. Giles is facing trial for the alleged murder of his wife, Nancy Giles, who went missing from their Franklin Street apartment in Johnstown in October 2018 and was later found dead on a nearby hillside. The purpose of the proceedings was for Giles’ court-appointed lawyer, Timothy Burns, to formally present his client’s requests. During the conference, Burns stated that Giles is seeking access to transcripts of all court proceedings that occurred … Read more

Judge Requests Further Details in LaPlante Motion, Seeking Clarity on Landmark Local Law

MOSCOW, Idaho – A judge in Moscow, Idaho is requesting more information on a motion filed by defense attorneys representing Joseph S. LaPlante. LaPlante is facing charges related to his alleged involvement in a money laundering operation. The motion seeks to suppress evidence collected by law enforcement during the investigation. The judge’s request for more information indicates that he is carefully considering the validity of the motion and its potential impact on the ongoing case. LaPlante’s defense team argues that the evidence collected by law enforcement was obtained through an illegal search and seizure. They … Read more