Imagine having a Friday night out with your friends. One of them drew the short straw and had to be the designated driver for the night. You were free to drink as much as you wanted. Only things did not work out the way you intended. During the drive home, a police officer pulled over your friend's vehicle. The next thing you knew, your friend was in the back seat of a squad car and the police were arresting you for public intoxication.
Marijuana's legalization for recreational and medical purposes in over half of the United States has shifted cultural attitudes about its use. This leads some people to believe that marijuana possession isn't a real concern anymore.
Driving while intoxicated offenses are very common in the state of Texas. State officials estimate that a serious collision involving alcohol occurs every 20 minutes somewhere in Texas. In order to curtail the number of drunk driving crashes, the state takes a firm stance on DWI offenses. If you or a loved one are facing a DWI charge, don't self-incriminate or get pushed into pleading guilty. Seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorney before doing anything else.
Three individuals are now fighting charges related to the possession of drugs, police say. The individuals were slapped with several charges in Montgomery County on a recent Thursday in December. In addition to other charges, the Texas residents are now all facing charges related to drug crimes.
When a Texas resident is accused of a drug crime, it is essential to procure legal representation as soon as possible, for a number of reasons. For starters, in some cases it may be possible to suppress evidence that may have been illegally obtained and, as such, in violation of the Texas and United States Constitutions. In other cases, getting legal help with drug crimes allows individuals to secure individualized assistance and guidance as soon as possible.
A first-time run in with a Tarrant or Denton County law enforcement officer can be scary. How will a criminal charge affect your future or your child's future? Will an arrest forever appear on a criminal history report?
It's a huge part of Texas culture: football season has officially kicked off. Game day often includes beer or other alcoholic beverages. It isn't much of a surprise that law enforcement officers chose these days for stepped up DWI enforcement.
Texas law recently broadened the rights of those with concealed carry permits. But could recent attacks on officers force lawmakers to revisit state gun laws?
The story was incredible - a DWI breath test supervisor was terminated after her work was determined to be so bad, it was called a "ticking time bomb" in an internal investigation. Key evidence in thousands of DWI cases is suspect.
Designer synthetic drugs, like the form of man-made LSD found in the system of an unarmed college football player shot by police during a break-in at a car dealership last year, are being blamed for new deaths and crimes across Tarrant County and throughout Texas.