Refusing to Submit to a Sobriety Test

If you have been pulled over under the suspicion of driving under the influence, you have likely been asked to submit to a series of field sobriety tests and/or a breathalyzer test. In the state of Texas, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08% or higher is illegal, so if you agree to… Read more »

DWI vs. DUI in Texas

Across the U.S., each state maintains different laws related to driving under the influence. In Texas, one can be charged with either a DUI offense, meaning driving under the influence, or a DWI offense, meaning driving while intoxicated. The difference between the two charges lies in the fact that a DUI offense usually only applies to drivers… Read more »

Am I Legally Required to Take a Field Sobriety Test in Texas?

If you have ever found yourself in a situation where a law enforcement officer has asked you to participate in a series of field sobriety tests, you may be wondering whether or not you have the right to refuse. While you are governed by the state’s implied consent laws if you have obtained a driver’s license… Read more »

Ex-Houston Officer Now in Trouble with the Law Himself

A former police officer of the Houston, Texas area is now on trial himself, attempting to avoid conviction for the criminal accusations that have been made against him. Mr. A. Bloomberg has been accused of physically mistreating the suspect of a burglary crime in 2010, during which time he was seen on security camera arresting… Read more »

Texas Most Wanted Fugitives: Tips now Submitted on Facebook

Tips regarding the Texas Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives and Sex Offenders can now be submitted through the widely popular social networking tool, Facebook. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety (TDPS), this new option for reporting tips will reach a completely new demographic audience, one who uses the Internet for a large percentage… Read more »