Ocoee Criminal Defense Attorney
Central Florida Criminal Defense. Criminal defense in Orlando, Criminal defense in Ocoee and surrounding areas. Ocoee is a rural city in Western Orange County, Florida. In addition to the Highway Patrol and Orange County Sheriff's Office, Ocoee has it's own police force, the Ocoee Police Department. The Ocoee Police Department is a small agency operating just west of the Pine Hills area of Western Orlando.
Ocoee is generally not an area known for a particularly high crime rate, with most violent crime occuring just east in the Pine Hills neighborhood. However, Ocoee does have a large juvenile and young population, thus the most common criminal offenses in Ocoee are ocoee drug charges, ocoee theft charges, ocoee suspended license charges, and ocoee battery charges. Ocoee recently made national news when large swarms of Ocoee teenagers and young adults wreaked havoc in Ocoee's West Oaks Mall and outside parking lot.
If you have been arrested by the Ocoee Police Department you will most likely first be transported to one of three location: 1) The Orange County Jail (for the vast majority of crimes, 2) The DUI breath center, or DUI mobile breath center (if you have been arrested for driving under the influence, or 3) An investigation station where the police will attempt to conduct an interrogation with you. If the police are interested in conducting an interrogation of you, it is extremely important that you cooperate with any interview that they request, at this point you have already been arrested and any information that you may provide to them will lessen your legal defense at trial. If you are arrested, and the police attempt to question you, invoke your Fifth Amendment right to remain silent and ask for an attorney. At this point all questioning of you should cease according to the law.
If you have been arrested for a criminal offense in Ocoee, it is very important to invoke your legal rights and to reach out to an Ocoee Criminal Defense Lawyer as soon as possible. Whether your Ocoee criminal offense is: driving with a suspended license, battery, dui, robbery, theft, or any drug crimes; does not change the importance of safeguarding your legal rights. Contact Brian Byrd, at ByrdLaw, PA Criminal Defense for a free consultation in reference to your Orlando criminal offense.