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Drunk Driver Kills Three in Head-On Crash on Texas I-45

Sunday morning, just after 1:30 am a Montgomery County Dispatcher with a sense of urgency in her voice, reported a vehicle traveling north in the southbound lanes of I –45 approaching Research. Shenandoah Officers jumped the median and stopped all traffic on I-45 southbound with the intention of taking the vehicle as it got to them. But within seconds, a Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy called for an ambulance and fire equipment at I-45 just north of Woodlands Parkway. He reported Read More


Alcohol-Related Collision with Horse-Drawn Carriage Leaves One Dead, Four Injured

KRIV Fox Houston recently reported that 21-year-old Michael Shane Grayson has been charged with intoxication manslaughter and four counts of intoxication assault after his car collided with the back end of a horse-drawn carriage in Galveston. As a result of the accident, a Sugarland man who was a passenger in the carriage was killed, and the remaining four occupants of the carriage were all taken to a local hospital for medical treatment. Witnesses report that Grayson initially tried to flee Read More


Texas Man Receives 4th DWI and Child Endangerment

A Texas man has been arrested for 4th Offense DWI and Child Endangerment. On June 19 around 7:00 p.m., a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy was patrolling the area of Highway 27 North in Sulphur when he was flagged down in reference to a man who appeared to be intoxicated, later identified as Allen W. Robinson, Sr., 53, 1671 Sawmill Road, Dayton, Texas, allegedly beating on the gas pump at a nearby gas station. Upon arrival, the deputy was advised Read More


Man Pleads Guilty of Intoxication Manslaughter and Assault

  Almost two years ago, a bad decision cost a teenage girl her life.  Hector Gramajo was recklessly speeding and ran a red light in his pickup truck on July 26th 2009.  Driving north on Saint Cloud St.  in San Antonio, Gramajo slammed his truck into the side of a carful of teens.  15 year old Andrea Blanco was behind the wheel of a Nissan Altima with her stepsister, April Davila, who was 13.  In the backseat was a boy named Jose Read More


Second Offense DUI in Texas

Texas is a state where first time DWI offenders can go to jail. Going before the court a second time for a charge of driving while intoxicated is certainly not a matter to be taken lightly. A second DWI inTexasis a Class A misdemeanor with harsh penalties. Criminal Penalties: –          When an individual is found guilty of a second DUI in a criminal court, their driver’s license will be suspended for an additional period ranging from 180 days to two Read More


Driver Convicted of Four DWIs Involved in Fatal Accident

The Houston Chronicle is reporting that 64-year-old Casimiro Campos is facing his fifth DWI accusation over a 20-year period. This time, however, his allegedly drunken driving took the life of his passenger, 46-year-old Amelia Perez, and Campos is facing felony murder rather than DWI charges. On May 23, 2012, Campos was driving his Chevy Suburban when he was involved in a minor wreck with some other vehicles. Instead of stopping, Campos sped up and crashed his vehicle into a nearby Read More


Felony DUI in Texas

Generally, only your third and subsequent DUI offense results in felony charges in the state of Texas. A standard first offense DUI is a Class B misdemeanor, and a second DUI charge will escalate to a Class A misdemeanor. However, this is not always the case. If you aren’t on your third offense, don’t simply assume you are safe from felony DUI. There are certain aggravating circumstances in the state of Texas DUI code that will escalate even a first time DUI Read More


Prosecutors Seek Prison Time for Illegal Immigrant in Fatal DWI Case

According to the Houston Chronicle, the punishment phase has begun for twice-deported Mexican citizen Johoan Rodriguez, who has now pled guilty to intoxication manslaughter of a peace officer. On May 29, 2011, the 27-year-old Rodriguez was driving with a blood alcohol content of more than twice the legal limit when he barreled through an area that was blocked off by flares and police cars due to an earlier car wreck. Going an estimated 90 mph at the time of the Read More


Drunk Woman Attempts to Run Over Houston Officer With Car

According to the Houston Chronicle, 30-year-old Joana Jaqueline Rodriguez has been charged with aggravated assault after she tried to hit Ignacio Lopez, a Houston Police Department officer, with her car when he started to arrest her for public intoxication. Lopez had responded to a report of a trespasser from Rodriguez and a neighbor. He noticed that during the interview, Rodriguez smelled of alcohol, had bloodshot eyes and unsteady balance, and acted aggressively toward him. Rodriguez attempted to get into her Read More


Arming the issues resulting from DWI accidents & credit cards in Texas

It is true that if you fall deep into credit card debt, you may have to face some complexities, and may even end up hurting your financial status for the same. However, still there are some options through which you may be able to pay down your credit card debt. For example, you can settle credit card debt, thereby lowering the amount to be paid by you against the credit cards. But, when the question of driving under influence (DUI) Read More


Texas Deputy Charged with DWI With a Child

According to an article in the Houston Chronicle, law enforcement officials found off-duty Harris County Precinct 3 Deputy Constable Henry Ervin Williams passed out drunk in his idling pickup truck with his four-year-old son last week in a residential area. EMS workers initially were unable to rouse Williams, who eventually awoke and appeared intoxicated as he stumbled out of the vehicle and was unable to speak clearly. Williams was taken to an area hospital where blood test were performed. The Read More


Texas Woman Facing Felony DWI Charges

One young Texas woman has been charged with felony intoxication after a DWI accident that injured a police officer. Early on the morning of April 22, 2012, 25-year-old Calli Dretke rear-ended a Blood Alcohol Testing Van that was parked on the side of the road. According to the Montgomery County Police Reporter, the van had responded to an officer’s call for back-up in dealing with an unruly prisoner that was being transported. After hitting the van, causing extensive damage, Dretke Read More


Texas DWI Accident Results in Unique Sentencing for Houston Man

In addition to prison time, one Houston man is being forced to serve an unusual punishment for his drunk driving conviction and DWI accident that killed another man. According to abcnews, in June of 2011, 39-year-old Michael Giacona ran a red light while drunk, hitting a car driven by 20-year-old Aaron Pennywell. Pennywell was thrown from his vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck. Like many who are convicted of drunk driving in Texas, Giacona was sentenced Read More


Texas Motorcycle Accident Could Result in DWI Charges

A DWI conviction in Fort Bend County, Texas, can have numerous negative implications, among them significant fines, driver’s license suspension, higher car insurance rates, and a permanent criminal record. On top of these penalties, some Fort Bend DWI offenders must also live with the fact that they injured or killed another person due to their drinking and driving. Those who are responsible for a DWI accident that kills another person can be charged with intoxicated assault, and if convicted, they Read More


Multiple DWI offender facing murder charges after deadly drunk driving accident

The Fort Bend County, Texas, Grand Jury recently indicted a 24-year-old man on multiple charges based on a December 2011 drunk driving accident that killed  Nancy Krenek, a mother of six. According to an article from abc 13, Sean Michael Adams is facing charges including intoxicated assault and murder. Although it’s relatively uncommon for a drunk driver to face a murder charge in Texas, prosecutors say they chose to proceed with the murder charge because the defendant had three prior Read More