Blood Test Result Thrown Out – Another Victory for Jim Medley!

Another Victory for Jim Medley & Associates! On Monday, June 30, 2014 the Constitution came alive in Harris County Court 15, Houston, Texas. In July 2013 a Harris county man was involved in a serious traffic accident. On the crash scene, officers could smell alcohol coming from the man’s breath. The man was however unconscious… Read more »

Woman Indicted for Intoxication Manslaughter from February Crash

The Harris County Grand Jury indicted a woman for two counts of Intoxication Manslaughter on June 20, 2014. Harris County Sheriff deputies claim the accident occurred on Feb. 7, 2014. Investigators estimate that the suspect was driving at nearly 100 mph when her vehicle struck a car making a turn. Both the driver of the… Read more »

How Is a DWI Blood Search Warrant Legal?

Police officers in certain Texas counties commonly apply for search warrants in order to obtain blood from driver’s suspected of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI).  Harris county was the first county to initiate this procedure about 7 or 8 years ago, and now several Texas counties seek search warrants for blood when suspects refuse to give… Read more »

Intoxication Manslaughter (DWI) Suspect Released in Harris County

Last week a man was involved in a serious accident in Harris County.  Both the drivers were transported to the hospital. One man unfortunately later died, and the other man when treated at the hospital, was found to have a high alcohol level in his blood. The Houston Chronicle article discussing the incident stated that… Read more »

Houston DWI Suspect Chased by Police for 60 Miles, Mauled by Police K-9 Dog

Monday night Houston police attempted to stop a driver for erratic driving, but the suspect fled for about 60 miles before Texas Highway Patrol eventually deflated all four tires on the suspect vehicle. The driver continued to try to evade just on the rims as the chase reached up to 90 miles per hour. The… Read more »

Texas Law on DWI with a Child Passenger

When a person is arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) with a child in the car who is 14 years old or younger, Texas law allows them to be charged with a felony. This DWI arrest is a felony even if the driver has never been arrested before for any charge. The determination of whether… Read more »

Police Labs Fish for Evidence in Weak DWI Arrests

You’re arrested for DWI.  You haven’t been drinking.  The police get a search warrant to take your blood without your consent.  The blood lab people test your blood for alcohol and it is below the legal limit.  It’s over … You’re good right?  WRONG.  Even if you’re hired the best DWI lawyer in Houston, the… Read more »

Texas Court Rules For Cell Phone Privacy!

TEXAS HIGH COURT FINDS PRIVACY RIGHTS FOR CELL PHONE! On February 26, 2014 the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals reviewed a case involving the following facts: A high school student was arrested for causing a disturbance on a school bus.  As part of the regular arrest procedure, the student’s cellular            … Read more »