Criminal Law Blog
Mr. Lowe’s client was arrested driving slightly over the speed limit westbound on Highway I-40 near Panhandle, Texas in Carson County. The local DPS trooper stopped him for speeding. It is well known that DPS troopers in this area are highly trained in drugs, narcotics, money laundering and weapons interdiction. Based on Mr. Lowe’s experience…Read More
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Do Not Trust Prosecutor’s Crime Lab Forensic Evidence, When Will Public Become Aware that Crime Lab Results Aren’t Like TV Forensics?
Forensic evidence seems so darn scientific and reliable when you watch TV. Unfortunately, things are NOT the same in the real world as they are on television shows and we’ve been monitoring how bad Texas Crime Labs can be in processing evidence to be used in criminal trials for a long while now. (See, for…Read More
Mr. Lowe’s client is a businessman that was leaving a restaurant in Grapevine, Texas. Mr. Lowe’s client was pulled over by Grapevine Police for a minor traffic violation. The officer claimed he smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. The officer searched the vehicle and found a small amount of marijuana. Mr. Lowe’s client was…Read More
Credit Card Fraud Is Very Profitable and Easy to Do, No Wonder Credit Card Crimes Are Happening All Over the Country
Credit Card Fraud involves creating fake credit cards legitimately issued by lenders and to borrow cash or buy things using that credit card without any intention of repaying the credit card debt. Credit Card Fraud can also include identity theft, where legitimate credit cards or credit histories are used to get cash or purchasing power….Read More
Back in July 2013, we pointed out how mortgage fraud indictments have become a big part of federal arrests, investigations, plea deals, and trials and that media coverage will be reporting on a lot more federal mortgage fraud cases after Teresa Giudice and her husband, Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice, who appear in the reality show “The…Read More
Mr. Lowe’s client was charged with Forgery of a check in an amount more than $1,500. Mr. Lowe’s client was charged and indicted for a State Jail Felony which is punishable by up to 2 years in the State Jail. Before Mr. Lowe was hired on his case, the client had failed to appear for…Read More
Missing Prosecutor Ray Gricar – Recent Claim That Hells Angels Club Member Ordered Hit on Gricar Doesn’t Ring True. He’s Missing Not Dead – Just Ask the FBI.
Ray Gricar, remember him? He was the prosecutor handling the Penn State child sex abuse investigation against the then-beloved defensive coordinator of the Penn State football team, Jerry Sandusky, way back when and Gricar was the District Attorney who decided NOT to prosecute Jerry Sandusky, telling the press that in his opinion there wasn’t enough…Read More
Texas DWI Arrests: Drunk Driving Crackdown by Police and Prosecutors Just Keeps Getting Bigger as Paramedics Do Roadside BAC Tests and Feds Push for Lower .05 BAC Limit
Make no mistake, Texas law enforcement – from troopers on the road to district attorneys heading up offices filled with prosecutors in counties all around the state – are focused upon arresting and charging people for DWI. And things are getting tougher out there for anyone on the road with even a single glass of…Read More
National Drug Use Study: Marijuana and Heroin Use Skyrocketing and Local Prosecutors Are Revving Up for Severe Sentences
The federal government monitors drug use — specifically illegal drug use (including alcohol) — in several ways, including research studies like the one just released this week by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This study, done each year by the SAMHSA, is the National Survey on Drug Use and Health and…Read More
Health care fraud — fake billing to Medicare or Medicaid — can be very profitable for doctors, dentists, hospitals, care facilities, home health care providers, equipment suppliers: really, it’s a big temptation for anyone who is in a position to file a payment request to either federal government health care program. Which means that both…Read More