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chairs-classroom-college-289740-300x200A Pembroke Pines middle school teacher and junior varsity football coach was arrested Tuesday for allegedly inappropriately texting and soliciting a student.

Leverick Ladarius Johnson, 26, was charged with solicitation, cruelty towards a child, sexual battery by a custodian, and obscene communication with a child. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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dollar-499481_1920-300x212People who lost money, cars, and homes to Philadephia’s civil asset forfeiture statutes are entitled to reimbursement if they file a claim by December 6.

The city settled a class action lawsuit last year and agreed to reform its civil forfeiture program—the legal practice that allows law enforcement agencies to seize cash, vehicles, and property that is suspected of being connected to a crime, sometimes without even charging or convicting the property owner for a crime.

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construction-2578410_1920-300x200Police in Jacksonville report that a construction worker was critically injured after being electrocuted by a high power transmission line in East Arlington.

According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred before noon on October 25 at the intersection of North Kernan Boulevard and Running River Road.

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car-1531273_1920-300x200Noel Morales Medina has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in Palm Beach County 20 years ago when he was a minor.

Medina, 34, was charged with sexual battery with a deadly weapon and burglary with assault or battery. He is being held in Palm Beach County Jail. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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handcuffs-2102488_1280-300x169Christopher Johnson of Davie, FL, was arrested this week for his alleged involvement in the case of a missing teenage girl.

Johnson, 30, faces a felony charge of lewd or lascivious battery on a victim under 16. He was ordered held on $75,000 bond. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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