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By Steve Plunkett

A federal judge has dismissed six counts of former Ocean Ridge Vice Mayor Richard Lucibella’s police brutality lawsuit — including two specifically targeting the town — but ruled his claim that police officers illegally entered his

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By Steve Plunkett

A panel of three judges at the 4th District Court of Appeal peppered the lawyers on both sides of Richard Lucibella’s simple battery case with questions during oral arguments.
Neither Leonard Feuer, representing the Ocean Ridge resi

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By Steve Plunkett

Attorneys for Richard Lucibella and the state of Florida will square off for oral arguments before the 4th District Court of Appeal on Feb. 25.
Lucibella, now 66, is appealing his conviction of misdemeanor battery on Ocean Ridge pol

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By Steve Plunkett

Court transcribers are busily typing what they anticipate will be 1,800 pages detailing former Vice Mayor Richard Lucibella’s recent criminal trial.
7960869055?profile=original7960868893?profile=originalLucibella, 65, is appealing his Feb. 21 sentence, in which he was ordered to pay $6

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By Steve Plunkett

Letters of support from Ocean Ridge mayors, neighbors and business acquaintances seeking leniency for Richard Lucibella also exposed a lack of support for the police officers who went to his home and for the subsequent media coverag

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7960855692?profile=originalFormer Police Lt. Steven Wohlfiel (l-r), Richard Lucibella and his girlfriend, Barbara Ceuleers, and his attorneys, Heidi Perlet and Marc Shiner, leave the courthouse after Lucibella’s sentencing hearing. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

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By Steve Plunkett

Defense attorneys for onetime Ocean Ridge Vice Mayor Richard Lucibella will be able to tell jurors in his January felony trial that he is 65 years old.
Judge Daliah Weiss on Oct. 12 denied prosecutor Danielle Grundt’s motion to bar

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By Steve Plunkett

Former Ocean Ridge Vice Mayor Richard Lucibella has rebuffed “multiple offers” to settle felony charges against him without going to trial, his prosecutor said.
“Just so the record’s clear, what was the offer? Was it rejected? I mea

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Richard Lucibella listens as his attorney and the prosecutor tell Circuit Judge Daliah Weiss that she will have to resolve a motion seeking to limit what the jury can hear. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Steve Plunkett

Former Ocean Ridge Vice Mayo

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By Steve Plunkett

As his trial date nears on felony charges stemming from a 2016 shooting incident at his house, onetime Vice Mayor Richard Lucibella proclaimed his innocence and renewed his attacks on how Ocean Ridge police treated him.
“I look forw

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7960798499?profile=originalFormer Ocean Ridge Vice Mayor Richard Lucibella confers with his lawyer Marc Shiner before his trial date was set for the week of Aug. 20. Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Dan Moffett and Steve Plunkett

It could be close to the second anniversary of

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