Matthew Fox, ‘Lost’ actor, arrested for drunk driving

Matthew Fox, actor, was arrested on Friday for suspicion of drunk driving.

According to police, the arrest occurred in central Oregon when police noticed a vehicle that was having trouble remaining in the correct lane of traffic. Police then pulled the car over after Fox failed to use a turn signal.

Police arrested and charged him with drunk driving after he showed signs of impairment. He was booked in Deschutes County Jail where he was released later that day. He will be back in court on June 17.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a DWI, you need representation on your side that may be able to help you through this process step-by-step. Contact the Dallas drunk driving defense lawyers of the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007 today.

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.

Dallas steps up DWI patrol during holiday season

The Dallas Police Department has announced that they will be stepping up patrol over the holiday season in order to prevent impaired drivers from being on the roadway.

The police department is teaming up with Mothers Against Drunk Driving and the Department of Transportation in order to make this DWI initiative as effective as possible.

The initiative will work to keep more patrol officers on the road so that impaired drivers will remain off of the road. Drunk driving during the holidays is much more likely because holiday parties usually serve alcohol.

If you or a loved one has been charged with drunk driving, 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.

Car crashes into home in alleged drunk driving accident

A car has crashed into a home as a result of an alleged drunk driving accident that occurred over the weekend in San Antonio.

According to police, the accident occurred as the driver of a Ford Mustang lost control of her car while attempting a turn and the vehicle crashed into a home. A resident of the home was asleep on the couch at the time and the impact of the car caused him to be thrown across the room.

The man was transported to the hospital in order to be treated for a dislocated shoulder and broken ribs. The driver tried to run from police, but was caught and arrested for suspicion of drunk driving.

If you or a loved one has been arrested and charged with a serious crime such as drunk driving, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Dallas DWI defense lawyers of the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007.

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.

Dallas police DWI force search for volunteers in MADD walk

The Dallas police department is looking for volunteers that can walk in a Mothers Against Drunk Driving fundraiser that is to be held in the Irvin Convention Center.

The police department started a team to honor five police officers that were killed in drunk driving accidents. The team currently has 30 participants, but are hoping this number grows to 130. You can physically walk the race of virtually do it, by donating money.

Being charged with drunk driving is stressful and confusing time. If you or a loved one has been charged with a serious crime such as DWI, these charges can change your life. Contact the Dallas DWI lawyers of the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007 today to discuss your case.

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.

Anti-drunk driver efforts raised for holiday season

The Texas Department of Transportation has launched a new anti-drunk driving campaign to remind people to call a cab if they have been drinking. The campaign is tag lined “Don’t drive if you are tipsy, buzzed or Blitzen. Call a cab and get a sober ride home.”

The news release stated that the new campaign, will feature posters, decals, and bathroom mirrors at bars and restaurants. The campaign will be across the state of Texas including major cities such as Dallas, San Antonio, Houston El Paso, Austin and the Rio Grande Valley. There will also be billboards for the campaign and public service announcements.

If you or a loved one has been wrongly charged with driving while intoxicated, you need experienced representation on your side during this confusing time. Contact the Dallas DWI and DUI lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter, by calling (214) 845-7007 today.

DWI suspect arrested after accident with police officer

A DWI suspect is now in jail after being involved in a car accident with a police officer in the early morning hours on Sunday.

The incident occurred as the man was heading west on Northwest Highway when he attempted to make a turn. The man failed to yield to the traffic, and collided with a police officer.

The two police officers along with the man and his three passengers managed to escape without serious injuries. The man was cited for not having his drivers’ license and for driving while intoxicated.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a serious crime, this can be a stressful time. 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.

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