Friday, March 19, 2004

Public safety



Teenager to face attempted murder charge in adult court

A judge ordered Fred D. Harris, 17, to adult court on Thursday to face charges that he tried to kill a Cincinnati police officer.

Harris is accused of using a gun hidden in his pants to shoot at an officerwhile he was in handcuffs in the back seat of a police cruiser.

Harris, whose case now goes to Hamilton County Common Pleas Court, is charged with attempted murder. As a juvenile, he could not have been held past his 21st birthday. Now he faces 10 years or more in prison if convicted.

Couple pleads guilty to federal tax fraud charges

LEBANON - A Warren County couple who belonged to a tax-protest group pleaded guilty to federal tax-fraud charges Thursday.

Phillip Caldwell, and his wife, Joanne, admitted to a charge of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. government in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.

The Caldwells failed to file individual income tax returns from 1993-2001. The charge carries a maximum five years in prison and a $250,000 fine.




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