Suspected drunk driver killed in Grand Prairie accident

A suspected drunk driver was killed as a result a crash that occurred in Arlington.

According to authorities, the 33-year-old Arlington man was killed after being involved in a rear-end collision on Interstate 30 on Sunday night. The man was allegedly drunk driving when he collided into the back of an SUV that was parked on the side of the interstate.

Before striking the stationary vehicle, the man’s car drifted off the roadway into a field and hit a construction sign. The investigation into the accident is still underway at this time and toxicology reports have also not come back.

Many DWI bills still in committees, may not make it to laws

Before the 82nd legislative session multiple bills were filed by Republicans and Democrats to make punishments on driving while intoxicated much tougher, but with the session coming to a close it is thought that many of these bills will not become laws this year.

With only three weeks left in the session, many bills are still in committees and if they are not in the House or Senate by the end of the week, they will be dead. One representative is still hopeful that her bill will pass. The House Bill 3477 states that a driver that is convicted of a DWI five times, they will have their license suspended for 10 years.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a DWI, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas DWI lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

Two Dallas officers fired for DWI, drug crimes

Two Dallas Police officers were fired after they were involved in separate alcohol and drug related incidents.

The first officer was fired because it was found that he came to a training class drunk in September. The other officer was pulled in November in Fort Worth and was arrested for driving under the influence.

The officers found drug paraphernalia in her car and subjected the woman to a drug test. She then tested positive for marijuana. Both officers were let go on Friday.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a DWI, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas DWI lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter, by calling (214) 845-7007 today.

Houston police officer charged in drunk driving case

A 33-year-old Houston police officer has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he was pulled over on Interstate 45.

The man was driving his personal vehicle when he was pulled over around 2 a.m on Saturday morning. The man is an eight year veteran on the police force. The man then posted a $500 bond and was later released from jail.

Drunk driving charges can cause extreme stress and anxiety for a person. If you have been charged with a serious crime such as a DWI, contact the Dallas DWI lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter today by calling (214) 845-7007.

Troopers injured after suspected drunk driving accident

A suspected drunk driver injured two state troopers after rear-ending the vehicle they were in on Sunday morning.

The two North Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers pulled a man over for suspected drunken driving on Interstate 635 at 2 a.m. One trooper was standing partially outside the vehicle when another car swerved and struck him.

Both troopers were taken to the hospital and one of them was in critical condition. The original driver that was pulled over and was charged with a DWI and booked into jail.

If you or a loved one has charged with a DWI, these charges can change your life. You need experienced representation on your side during this stressful time. Contact the DWI Dallas lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007 today.

Dallas police officer acquitted for DWI

Last week, a six member jury has acquitted a Dallas police officer of driving while intoxicated.

The attorney for the officer argued that the prosecutors had not proven during the trial that the man was drunk while behind the wheel. The officer was fired in September, but now has a long road ahead of him if he wants to get his job back.

The police department will now allow an appeals process. Since 2004, about a dozen police officer have been fired after being accused of DWI.

If you or a loved one has been charged with driving while intoxicated, contact the driving while intoxicated lawyers Dallas of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007 today.

Jailer for Dallas County arrested for DWI

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Jailer was arrested fro drunken driving and charged with a DWI.

The man was arrested after someone called the police when he fell asleep in the drive-through lane of Jack in the Box. Police found him pulled over on the side of the road near the restaurant. The man works as an intake for the county jail, which means he processes people who are being booked into jail.

The Sheriff’s Department will be conducting an internal investigation, but the man was back at work the following work day after the arrest.

If you or a loved one has been arrested for a DWI, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas DWI lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

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