Famed lawyer Binns arrested for criminal mischief
MARGATE, N.J. - December 13, 2011 (WPVI) -- Philadelphia lawyer and former Pennsylvania Boxing Commissioner James 'Jimmy' Binns is back home after being arrested Tuesday afternoon.
Police arrested Binns at his Margate home on charges of criminal mischief.
The 72-year-old lawyer is accused of damaging his neighbor's air conditioner as part of an ongoing property dispute, according to Margate police.
He was released on his own recognizance.
Binns is known for being at the forefront of fundraising efforts for the families of fallen officers.
In addition, the Philadelphia attorney had cameo roles in two Rocky movies.
A preliminary hearing is set for January 9th.
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