Looting is a Crime

 

Can you be arrested for looting? Hurricane Harvey caused massive devastation in Texas. Hurricane Irma is currently on a path to hit Florida. Natural disasters have a tendency to bring out the best and worst of people. Unfortunately, some people turn to looting after a hurricane. 33rd Street Bail Bonds wants you to know that […]

Football and Drinking, Intoxication

 

Are you ready for football season? 33rd Street Bail Bonds wants you to be safe when you are at a game and tailgating. Tailgating can be a fun experience where you share food and drinks and socialize with your friends. Following the tips below can help keep everyone safe. Safety tips: •Never serve alcohol to […]

Opiates vs Opioids

 

What’s the Difference? Do you know the difference between opiates and opioids? They are both used as pain remedies but they do differ in their origin. Opiates are a natural pain remedy. Opiates are originated from natural substances that come from the opium poppy. Examples are: •Opium •Morphine •Heroin •Codeine Opioids are manufactured synthetic or […]

Human Trafficking

 

Human Trafficking in Central Florida Did you know human trafficking is a growing problem in Central Florida? Because Central Florida is a tourist hub, there is a high amount of sex trafficking in the area. Human trafficking is defined as the “illegal trade of human beings for sexual exploitation or forced labor.” According to the […]

Child Neglect

 

What is Child Neglect? 33rd Street Bail Bonds wants to educate you on child neglect. According to the state of Florida,” child neglect occurs when a caregiver willfully or negligently fails to take reasonable steps to protect the welfare of a child.” This includes: care, supervision, and services necessary to maintain the child’s physical and […]

Workplace Violence

 

Workplace Violence Orlando unfortunately has seen it’s fair share of workplace violence recently. With this latest shooting at an Orlando business where a former employee of the company entered the business and shot and killed five employees. In this case, the gunman had been fired from the business earlier in the year. According to the […]

Animal Cruelty

 

Ramifications of animal cruelty Recently, a UCF student plead guilty to animal cruelty charges. Luke Stribling admitted punching his puppy. Mr. Stribling is no longer allowed to own or take care of any pets at all. He also was sentenced to three years’ probation, 100 hours of community service, and eight hours of anger management […]

Battling Crime In Pine Hills Florida

 

Crime In Pine Hills, Florida The Orlando Police Department and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office are teaming up to help fight a rise in violent crime in Pine Hills. The two departments are working together on “Operation RISE” which stands for restoration, inclusiveness, safety, and empowerment. Law enforcement presence has been increased in Pine Hills […]

Technology and Solving Crime

 

Technology For Solving Crime While you may be aware of using DNA and fingerprinting to solve criminal investigations, you may not be aware of new and unusual technologies that are helping to solve crimes now. In the past, police and forensic scientists have relied on the old standbys such as fingerprints, car skid marks, and […]