The police report will be forwarded to the Probation Department. Based on what is in the police report, the Probation Department will decide what the next steps will be. An assessment will be done through the Assessment Center. Some options are to have the case handled informally or to request a petition be filed by the District Attorney and that the minor go to Court. The Probation Department can decide to keep a child in Juvenile Hall or release them to a parent or guardian. If a petition is filed by the District Attorney, a Deputy Probation Officer will be assigned to do an investigation and write a report to the Court with recommendations.
Teens and guns: Yesterday's muggings, today's murders
SENTENCING FOR GUN-RELATED CRIMES
Show transcript. Sean Mulveyhill and Kayla Narey, both 17 and from South Hadley, and year-old Austin Renaud, of Springfield, will remain free on personal recognizance on the condition that they stay away from the family of Phoebe Prince, the girl who died. Mulveyhill and Renaud are charged with statutory rape. Mulveyhill and Narey are also charged with violation of civil rights resulting in bodily injury, criminal harassment and disturbance of a school assembly. They are among nine teens charged in what prosecutors said was the "unrelenting" bullying of Prince, who hanged herself Jan.
CNN - Louisiana State University has put a fraternity on an "interim suspension" for what it says are violations of its student code of conduct. LSU spokesman Ernie Ballard did not share the nature of the allegations against the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity chapter, but a statement released by the university said the fraternity is under investigation for "very serious" allegations. The fraternity chapter did not respond to CNN's effort to contact it.
The state of Michigan takes weapons charges very seriously, particularly in urban areas where gun violence is high. If you have been charged with violating one of these laws you could be facing serious prison time. An experience criminal defense attorney can help you understand your case and protect your constitutional and legal rights in court. Carrying a concealed weapon in Michigan can result in serious felony charges.