A Texas police officer is currently recovering after she was struck by an alleged drunk driver. The driver is facing a drunk driving related charge for intoxication assault on a public servant. He has also been charged for failure to slow, causing serious bodily injury. Police might still be waiting on the results of a toxicology report.
A woman who allegedly caused a serious accident was recently arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Police charged her with intoxication assault, a drunk driving charge that can carry steep penalties if she is convicted. Although she was initially taken into custody by Texas police, the driver was later released on $5,000 bail.
Texas residents who like to travel might be familiar with the travel website Trivago as well as its television personality, Tim Williams. Williams is featured in many of the Trivago commercials and is frequently referred to as simply the "Trivago Guy." However, Williams future as the company spokesperson could be in question after his recent drunk driving arrest.
A Texas man was recently arrested for allegedly causing an accident that injured a police officer. Police charged the driver with intoxication assault of a police officer, but this is apparently not his first drunk driving offense. He was previously arrested and charged with a DWI back in Jan. 2019.
Police in Texas recently arrested two people accused of driving under the influence of alcohol. The arrests followed a fatal accident in which one person was killed and another was left in a coma. One of those arrested for drunk driving did not cause the accident and was actually in a vehicle that was hit by the other alleged drunk driver.
Texas football fans might be most familiar with Vince Young as the former quarterback for the Titans, but he recently made headlines for his alleged actions off of the field. According to reports, the former football player was recently arrested on drunk driving charges in Texas. Reportedly, this is Young's second DUI arrest.
Criminal charges can have real-life implications outside of the courtroom. Aside from serving jail time or paying out steep fines, some people find that their situations can even affect their employment. This was apparently the case for a Texas teacher who was recently arrested for a drunk driving accident.
It is not uncommon for drivers accused of being intoxicated behind the wheel to face more than one criminal charge. This is the case for a Texas man who is facing two counts of intoxication assault for an alleged drunk driving accident. According to police, the driver was drinking at a bar shortly before the collision.
A Texas father is currently in police custody for allegedly causing a deadly accident. Accused of drunk driving, authorities have filed several charges, including at least two counts of intoxication assault and felony murder. His blood-alcohol content was allegedly about three times that of the legal limit at the time of his arrest.
When a Texas police officer suspects that a person might be driving under the influence of alcohol, the officer will likely ask that driver to submit to a series of roadside tests. These field sobriety tests are meant to help responding officers determine if further action is warranted, but the results are highly subjective and up to individual interpretation. Here is a better understanding of what field sobriety tests look like and how they might affect an officer's decision to make a drunk driving arrest.