Belle Glade, Florida
Incorporated in 1928, Belle Glade is situated on a 4.7 square mile area that is located on Lake Okeechobee and is home to roughly 18,000 people. This largest city within the Everglades was originally named Hillsboro but its name changed to its present name, meaning “The Belle of the Glades.” Also dubbed “Muck City”, Belle Glade is responsible for producing half of the nation’s sugar cane grown in the surrounding muck. In 1928, a Category 4 hurricane destroyed Belle Glade and the government came to their aid to rebuild.Arrested in Belle Glade? Let the Law Offices of Roger P. Foley Defend Your Case
According to FDLE, in 2012 there were 2,500 arrests made daily in the state of Florida. That means there is an arrest made every 35 seconds. Belle Glade has an extremely high crime rate as compared to other areas in Florida. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, in 2012, there were 366 violent crimes, which included four murders, and 692 property crimes. As of October 1, 2013, there were 29 registered sex offenders.
The Law Offices of Roger P. Foley are extremely qualified to handle your arrest in Belle Glade, Florida. We recognize the legal ramifications that come with any charge you are accused of. There are many variables that come into play when assessing your unique case. Have you been charged in the past by the State Attorney’s Office? Were your previous encounters nolle prossed? Did you go to trial or did you take a plea? Have you been adjudicated in the past? Were you on probation at the time of your new offense? You need a skilled lawyer who can handle your case. Our law offices have dealt with all of these scenarios and others and can explore different options that will have the best outcome for you.Belle Glade P.D.
Known as District 13, there are 6 sergeants and 30 deputies that make up the Belle Glade PD. In July of 2006, Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office took over the department to help combat the staggering number of crimes that were occurring in this city. Pre-merger, from 2000 to 2005, there were five murders and after the merger, the number of murders skyrocketed and tripled. Due to the presence of increased law enforcement, your chances of being accused or charged with an offense increases. Calling our law offices will help reduce your exposure in your legal problems.State of Florida vs. You
It can be very intimidating when charged with a crime by the State of Florida. The government has an abundant amount of resources at their disposal and you are just one person up against a body of government. You need an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney to take on that challenge. The Law Offices of Roger P. Foley will vehemently fight the accusations that have been lodged against you. Always remember our philosophy: You are in total control. After exhausting all possible solutions and giving professional advice, you will decide whether you want to go trial or take a plea. It is of the utmost importance that you understand you are the ultimate decision-maker when it comes to how we proceed with your case. Call our offices at (561) 746-7076 to schedule a free 20 minute phone consultation.