Clients

June, 2013

Ariel Castro to Undergo Competency Evaluation

Thursday, June 27, 2013 at 1:15pm Written by:

Ariel Castro has been ordered to undergo a competency evaluation to ensure he understands the charges against him. During a pretrial hearing today, Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Russo said that he’s exercising caution in ordering the review, which will be conducted Thursday. The results are expected in a week to 10 days. […]

Lakewood Woman Accused of Cheating at Horseshoe Casino

Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 6:42pm Written by:

Lakewood woman, Huong Ngo, 42, has been charged with cheating the Horseshoe Casino Cleveland out of $10,000, said Karen Huey, enforcement chief for the Ohio Casino Control Commission. Ngo cheated at Four Card Poker, mostly by capping, or adding chips to bets. She saw she had winning hands, Huey said. Huey also said Ngo subtracted chips […]

Ariel Castro Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Kidnapping, Rape, and Murder

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 7:31pm Written by:

The man that is accused of kidnapping and raping Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight over the course of nearly a decade, pleaded not guilty to 329 separate crimes, including two charges of aggravated murder. The three women were rescued on May 6 after Berry, with help from neighbors, was able to break out […]

$8 Million of Refunds has been Issued by IRS to ex-Ohio BWC Worker, Co-Defendant, Per Indictment

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 7:27pm Written by:

According to a five-count indictment, a former Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation employee and an unemployed co-defendant duped the Internal Revenue Service into issuing them tax refunds totaling more than $8 million. Between Don Gooch, 64, of East Cleveland, and Gerard Scott of Cleveland, the two used some of the cash to buy a $93,000 […]