NFL running back Bernard Pierce faces DWI court date June 2

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce, who has recently been picked up by the Jacksonville Jaguars, is scheduled to make an appearance at the Towson District Court on June 2 for the preliminary trial of his pending driving while intoxicated case, court records from a Maryland court showed, according to the Baltimore Sun on May 6.

Pierce was taken into custody by police officers on March 18 just before 2 a.m. in Baltimore County on Dulaney Valley Road and was bailed out by the Ravens around 12 hours after his arrest.

After Pierce’s arrest, he officially became the eighth player and the ninth member of the NFL to be taken into custody within the past 13 months.

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Dallas assistant DA suspended after DWI arrest

Members of the Dallas Police Department took 28-year-old DeSoto, Texas resident and Dallas County Assistant District Attorney Justin Moore into custody and charged him with driving while intoxicated on January 4, the San Antonio Express-News reported.

The police said they saw Moore swerving through traffic, tailgating, and almost colliding with another vehicle as he was driving along Highway 67 near Loop 12. According to Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk, the District Attorney’s Office has decided to suspend Moore without pay “until we can review the facts surrounding his arrest and make any further decisions.”

Moore has been serving in the county office since July of last year and graduated with a law degree from the Southern Methodist University.

A criminal conviction can bring deeply negative changes in one’s life in just a moment. Because of this, should you get charged with a criminal offense in Dallas, do not hesitate to ask for the legal representation of our criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter. Call us at (214) 845-7007 for an initial consultation today.

Soap opera actor charged with DUI after Ohio car accident

Twenty-six-year-old Days of Our Lives actor Freddie Matthew Smith is facing charges of felony vehicular assault and misdemeanor driving under the influence after he crashed in Ashtabula, Ohio, resulting in his girlfriend’s injury, according to the Associated Press on November 18.

The rollover crash caused the serious injury of Smith’s girlfriend, 27-year-old actress Alyssa Tabit. Smith himself suffered mild injuries.

Local law enforcement agents said Smith, who had returned to his Ohio hometown, had been legally drunk at the time of the incident with a blood alcohol concentration of .093, which is higher than the state’s legal limit of .08.

If you have been charged with driving under the influence in Texas, you may be facing long-lasting professional and personal consequences. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter in Dallas believe your life should not be defined by one event, and often, there are ways to have this charge reduced or altogether eliminated. Call our offices at 214-845-7007 today to learn about your options for fighting back against this charge.

Michael Phelps arrested in Baltimore for speeding, driving drunk

Police authorities took 29-year-old American Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps into custody for driving under the influence, ESPN reported on October 1.

Phelps had been driving a white 2014 Land Rover when he was clocked speeding at 84 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone. When the officer pulled him over outside of the Fort McHenry Tunnel on Interstate 95, it was suspected that the swimmer was under the influence of alcohol. Phelps then failed sobriety tests and was charged with a DUI, speeding, and crossing double-lane lines.

Phelps apologized in a statement released the afternoon of the same day.

A driving under the influence of alcohol charge in Texas is a grave offense. Should you get charged with such a crime, contact our attorneys at the Law Offices of Mark T. Lassiter in Dallas by calling our offices at (214) 845-7007.

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