Client rear ended another vehicle in Hill County. Client’s license was suspended. The other party called the police and Client fled the scene. Client was later stopped and arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, Driving While License Suspended. Client refused a blood test at the jail. Trooper applied for a blood warrant. Alcohol, Zanax and Marijuana were in Client’s blood.
Two weeks before trial the prosecutor offered to dismiss the DWI and Client plead guilty to No Drivers License and Leaving the Scene of an Accident With More Than $200.00 Damage.
Client was arrested by Carrollton Police Department for speeding. Client did very good on the field sobriety tests. Police arrested her for DWI. Client consented to a blood test at Dallas County Jail. Blood results came back .259. Well over the .08 legal limit.
Argument, “There is no way her blood could have been so high considering how well she looks while taking the standardized field sobriety tests.
DWI dismissed on the third trial setting with the agreement that she would plea no contest to an Obstructing Traffic charge.
28 year old college graduate was leaving a friends going away party. She ran a red light at the corner of McKinney Avenue and Lemmon, a very common area for DWI stops in Dallas. Dallas Police Officer stopped her for the red light violation. The intersection was equipped with a red light camera. Immediately after arrest, I filed a Motion to Preserve and Produce Evidence. Dallas Chief of Police was ordered to Preserve and Produce the video. The video was never produced. Proceeded to trial.
Client found NOT GUILTY