A person who has been charged with committing a crime in Texas may present witness testimony and other evidence to uphold their defense. Witnesses are people who answer questions during a trial but who typically do not express their opinions.
On July 20, it was reported that a roadside test used in a Texas county provided false positives that led to nearly 300 convictions on drug-related charges over a period of approximately 10 years. Many of the defendants reportedly pleaded guilty so that they would be released from custody faster.
You're having a great time. Out with friends for some innocent fun, maybe dinner and a movie before wrapping up the evening with drinks at a local pub. You're feeling pretty satisfied on your drive home until you see the red and blue flashing lights. Suddenly, your perfect night devolves into a nightmare ending with you behind bars. The worst part? You're not even sure how you got there.
Police detained a volunteer firefighter June 29 for allegedly being drunk when he pulled over another driver in a restaurant parking lot. The incident reportedly happened at Rudy's BBQ in Waco at about 9 p.m.
DWI/DUI is a common criminal offense in the United States. However, not every state treats drunk driving arrests the exact same way. Here in Texas, we have a unique process that many motorists are not familiar with. Most people don't know how DWIs are prosecuted and don't realize the following three things until it's too late:
Cities can experience various different trends when it comes to arrests, including DWI arrests. Statistics point to San Antonio currently being in the midst of a trend of decreased DWI arrests.