History of the Breathalyzer

The following article is provided David Cantor and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Law Offices of Billy Skinner. In 1927, W.D. McNally, a chemist in Chicago, invented the world’s first breathalyzer. While scientists had been experimenting with detecting alcohol in the air for years, McNally’s glass tube containing chemicals that would change […]

Wal-Mart heiress regrets DWI charge

Wal-Mart heiress, Alice Walton, is accepting responsibility for the drunken driving charge that put her in a North Texas jail last month. She was returning home following a dinner, celebrating her 62nd birthday, in Fort Worth when she was pulled over by a state trooper. Walton was driving 71 mph in a 55-mph construction zone […]

Police Say Man Used 13-Year-Old Nephew as Designated Driver

According to HPD, local man, Omar Ornelas Lopez, 27, made his 13-year-old nephew drive him around because he was too intoxicated to drive. Authorities claim the officer noticed the vehicle disregarding stop signs and making wide. After stopping the car, Lopez exited the vehicle from the passenger side and appeared to be drunk. His 13-year-old […]

Fatal Vehicle Accident in North Houston

A driver in North Houston has been arrested following an accident in which one man was thrown from an elevated section of I-45 to the frontage road below. According to police, a man was working on his vehicle on the right shoulder of I-45 when he was hit by a truck from behind. The force […]

Drunk-Driving Mother Arrested in South Carolina After Trying to Throw Son Over a Fence

A woman in South Carolina crashed her car while drunk and then tried to throw her four-year-old son over a fence while fleeing the scene.  Since the incident, she has been banned from driving and ordered to wear an alcohol and drug monitor According to authorities, two witnesses saw the 2009 white Lexus driving erratically […]

DWI charge filed in construction death

Allen Kwan (34) has been arrested, charged with intoxication manslaughter in the death of a NW Fwy construction worker. Kwan was allegedly speeding through an area on I-45N (near Crosstimbers) about 3:15 a.m. – when he veered, hitting a 33-yr-old worker, employed by Angel Brothers Enterprises Inc., a Baytown construction firm. Read the original article […]

DWI suspected in N. Loop crash with street sweeper

Suspected drunk driver has been arrested after crashing his SUV into a street sweeper on the NW Fwy. KHOU: “Police said a man was driving an SUV eastbound on the North Loop Freeway at Ella when he crashed into the back of a street sweeping convoy truck. The SUV rolled over after the crash. The […]

Crash in west Houston lands 3 in hospital

A man is under investigation for drunk driving after slamming his Audi into a vehicle in west Houston. According to Police, the man had been speeding on Sam Houston Parkway near Clay when he crashed into the other car. The other driver was transported to the hospital in serious condition, and 2 people from the […]

Pro Wrestler Matt Hardy Faces DWI Charge

Matt Hardy, 36-yr-old Professional wrestler, is facing a driving while impaired charge in North Carolina after running off the road and hitting a tree in his 2009 Chevrolet Corvette. According to the state trooper on the scene, Hardy was unscathed after his car struck a culvert and a tree. The trooper claims that Hardy had […]

2 Galveston Law Enforcers Arrested on Suspicion of DWI – Among 30 arrested by DWI task force

Two Galveston County law enforcers have been arrested – suspected of driving while intoxicated. Galveston County Sheriff’s office officials confirmed that Galveston County Assistant District Attorney Lester Blizzard was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. Galveston County sheriff’s deputy Tino Ramirez was also arrested for drunk driving. Blizzard heads the felony division which includes the […]