Tag Archives: ABC 15

A series of interviews with Criminal Attorney Russ Richelsoph by ABC 15 News channel on various Criminal Law subjects.

Arizona Second Degree Murder Interview

I was interviewed by ABC 15 reporter Sonu Wasu regarding the second degree murder charges against Natalie Renee Russell who is accused of recklessly causing the death of her two year old daughter with extreme indifference to human life.  The toddler drank a 120 ml vial of methadone, and then Ms. Russell tried to revive the toddler with methamphetamine instead of seeking medical help.

Attempted Kidnapping in Arizona

My interview with ABC15 reporter Nohelani Graf explaining the legal requirements for attempted kidnapping in Arizona and the likely reasons that Luke Bahe was only charged with misdemeanor assault.

 

Plain Smell Doctrine and the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

On July 22 I was interviewed by Kim Tobin with ABC 15 about a new Court of Appeals Division 2 court ruling on whether the odor of marijuana can be probable cause for a police search.

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Juvenile Crimes and Parent Liability

Earlier this week I was interviewed by Elizabeth Erwin of ABC 15 regarding a car crash at the intersection of 67th Avenue and Van Buren.  A 14 year old allegedly ran a red light and hit an SUV carrying three people, including a small child who was thrown from the SUV.  Police suspect the 14 year old was intoxicated.  People want to know, can the juvenile’s parents be held liable for the crash and the injuries?  What is parent liability?

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Maricopa County Sheriff’s Deputy Hidden Stash of Evidence

I was interviewed by Elizabeth Erwin of ABC 15 News about the case of Maricopa County Sheriff’s Deputy Ramon Armendariz who committed suicide last year after a series of bizarre run ins with the law.

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Can They Prove Murder Without a Body?

I was interviewed by reporter Elizabeth Erwin with ABC 15 News about the Jerice Hunter murder trial and the impact of the police never finding the body of Jhessye Shockley.

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Injunction Against Harassment Defense

This past Friday, I was interviewed by Lauren Vargas with ABC 15 News about Injunctions Against Harassment.  I explained what Injunctions Against Harassment are and Injunction Against Harassment Defense if you have been served with one.

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Jurors Need Protection

Last week I appeared on ABC 15 News in an interview by Elizabeth Erwin discussing the need to protect the anonymity of jurors in criminal cases.

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Newly Elected Lawmaker Has Arrest Warrant

I was interviewed by Sara Goldenberg with ABC 15 News with regards to newly elected Arizona lawmaker Ceci Velasquez.  ABC 15 discovered that Ms. Velazquez has an arrest warrant out of Pinal County due to unpaid fines for driving on a suspended license.

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