See also, Abuse Allegation Against John Bowman, and Charles Harper pleads guilty to Stalking,More than a year and a half ago, delinquent foster child Charles Harper came forward with allegations that an ex-foster dad whom he was stalking had sexually abused him.That foster dad just happene ... More >>
On the ninth day of Scott Rothstein's deposition in Miami -- December 22 -- he made a few interesting comments about his relationships with Plantation police officers.Rothstein was repeatedly prevented from answering questions about law enforcement by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lawrence LaVecchio -- wh ... More >>
Judge John Bowman and Charles HarperIn late January, we reported allegations of past sexual abuse by Broward County Circuit Judge John Bowman. The accusations came from Charles Harper, a troubled 18-year-old whom the judge had adopted as a young child after the boy passed through his courtroom. L ... More >>
Jack ThompsonIn more than two months since they took a statement from Charles Harper, 18, alleging past sexual abuse by Broward Circuit Judge John Bowman, the Plantation Police Department has been conducting an investigation and has been mum about its status or eventual completion.Many of the ano ... More >>
It's the biggest story at the Broward County Courthouse right now, but if you rely only on the Sun-Sentinel or Miami Herald you haven't heard a word about it.
Bowman and HarperThe story in a nutshell: Broward Circuit Judge John Bowman several years ago ... More >>
The media is real big on year-end lists of the biggest stories. I've already done a post relating that the biggest story this year in Broward County was corruption and the arrests it has brought so far.
But there is one day this year that stands out above all the rest. It had a ... More >>
Former Kim Rothstein bodyguard Joe Alu can be a very slippery guy. He called me today because he didn't like the mention of the steroids investigation in the previous post, but when I asked about his former employer, he went all "60 Minutes lawyer" on me. A snippet of our conversation:
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Thursday's local news roundup:Three officers with the Plantation Police Department have been arrested, along with a Lauderhill cop and an FBI agent, based on an undercover investigation that they conspired in a mortgage fraud scheme. Also arrested was Steven Stoll, who with his wife, Rebecca, is ... More >>
Around 3:55 this afternoon, we got another hit-and-run case in Fort Lauderdale. Sounds like this case will be easier to break than the others, thanks to a motorist who chased down the suspect. From the Fort Lauderdale Police news release:Investigators have learned that a 2001 Dodge van was traveling ... More >>