Category Archives: DWI

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…


Dallas County DWI Breath Test Case Dismissed

Mr. Lowe’s client was visiting Dallas for the Superbowl from the East Coast.  Mr. Lowe’s client was stopped leaving a restaurant on Belt Line in Addison, Texas.  The client was asked to perform all three standardized field sobriety tests.  The Addison Police Officer claimed that Mr. Lowe’s client failed all of the test and he…


Warrantless DWI Blood Tests Violate the United States Constitution Rules U.S. Supreme Court in Today’s Opinion, Missouri v. McNeely: Police Need a Warrant Before DWI Blood Test

This morning there’s big news out of Washington D.C. for those defending DWI cases, something that prosecutors and police probably aren’t going to be happy to learn. The United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Missouri v. McNeely, a DWI case where there was a blood test taken from a man without his consent…


Dallas Cowboys Josh Brent Intoxication Manslaughter Trial Date Set for September 2013 as DWI Manslaughter Plea Bargain Remains a Possibility

Whether or not a deal will be negotiated remains to be seen, but right now Dallas Cowboys’ Josh Brent is scheduled for a September 23, 2013, criminal trial on charges of intoxication manslaughter. The Dallas Cowboys have confirmed that with these pending criminal proceedings, defensive tackle Josh Brent will not be playing pro football this…