Hassett & Associates, P.A.
Call 24/7 - (954) 791-3939
Hassett & Associates, P.A.
Call 24/7 - (954) 791-3939

Main Office:
6099 Stirling Road, Ste 217
Davie, FL 33314
954-791-3939

Broward Office:
1327 SE 2nd Ave.
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316
954-760-9911

Miami Dade Office:
By Appointment Only
Miami, FL
305-567-1211

Fort Lauderdale Larceny Attorney

Fort Lauderdale Teenager Arrested for Eight Burglaries

Fort Lauderdale police report the arrest of a 16-year-old boy from the city. Law enforcement officials have accused the minor with as many as eight burglaries in Fort Lauderdale and other locales within Broward county. The youth appears to have been acting alone in committing burglaries.The most recent break-in attributed to the youth occurred in Fort Lauderdale proper. The resident returned to her residence to find the suspect attempting to break hurricane glass windows at the premises with flower pots. When he saw the woman, he retreated to his automobile and drove away. The police apprehended him after the homeowner called 911.During questioning by law enforcement agents, the boy admitted to eight burglaries. These included five in Fort Lauderdale and three in Plantation. Despite the confession from the minor boy, Fort Lauderdale police indicate that they remain interested in obtaining any information relating to the case that members of the public might be able to provide.A young person, as well as an adult, facing charges of burglary or other type of theft benefits by retaining the professional services of a Fort Lauderdale larceny attorney like Kenneth Hassett. A person arrested for larceny or theft crime should not dally when it comes to retaining the services of a Fort Lauderdale criminal defense attorney.

Although a person possesses the right to represent his or her self in a criminal case, an individual can only best protect his or her legal rights and interests through experienced representation provided by a criminal lawyer. In fact, an individual facing the prospect of criminal charges, or actually charged with a larceny or other type of crime, should not agree to meet with law enforcement officials without first consulting with a qualified defense lawyer.

Some criminal defense attorneys focus the scope of their representation on adult clients while others focus on representing minors charged facing adjudications in juvenile court in Fort Lauderdale, Broward county and elsewhere in Florida. A Fort Lauderdale larceny attorney will schedule a no-obligation, no-cost initial consultation with a person facing criminal charges. An evaluation of the case and a discussion of defense strategies is provided during such a session.

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