Mom convicted in drunken crash that killed daughter arrested for DWI again

Harris County authorities have arrested Elena Fuentes, the 27yr old Houston mother previously convicted of intoxicated manslaughter (in a crash that claimed her daughter’s life), again charged with DWI. Fuentes received 10 years’ probation in 2009 for her prior conviction. In the first case, Fuentes was intoxicated behind the wheel of the Ford Explorer that […]

DWI arrests in Montgomery County surge for Labor Day weekend

Although Labor Day weekend delivered some much needed cooler temperatures for most in the Houston area, the holiday did bring the heat others as it was also a no-refusal weekend.  During no-refusal weekends, motorists do not have the choice to decline testing to check their blood-alcohol level. This Labor Day’s no-refusal weekend prompted officers to […]

Jessica Tata’s father convicted of DWI

Godrey Tata, 56 – the father of deadly daycare fire suspect Jessica Tata – was finally convicted of DWI, five years after he was arrested and charged with the crime by Sugar Land police (12/2006). The extreme trial delays were reportedly due to Godrey Tata’s frequent international business trips, which kept him out of the […]

HPD officer fired after DWI crash

Houston police chief, Charles McClelland, has fired Sgt. Ruben Trejo. Trejo, a patrol sergeant, was charged with drunk driving after he crashed into a school bus on his way to work. Chief McClelland stated that the investigation is ongoing and additional officers may also be disciplined in connection with the April accident. According to prosecutors, […]

Breathalyzers installed in some San Antonio bars

San Antonio bars are installing Alcobuddy machines in an effort to keep drunken customers off the roads. For $2 per test, the devices will allow patrons to blow into a disposable tube, just like the “breathalyzer”, to test their BAC level – the Alcobuddy will then tell patrons if they are over the legal limit. […]

Wanted DWI suspects on San Antonio billboards

San Antonio officials have announced plans to implement digital billboards that will display the names and photographs of suspects sought for drunk driving (DWI / DUI), intoxicated assault and vehicular manslaughter. Read the original article here. If you need a top Houston DWI Lawyer or Houston Felony DWI Lawyer, click here.

Drunk driver charged after causing fatal crash on Northwest Freeway

According to HPD, Stephen Guy Ellis was charged with intoxication manslaughter for causing a fatal crash on Highway 290. Ellis was reportedly under the influence while speeding in a silver Pontiac Grand Prix, eastbound near the 23000 block of the NW Freeway around 9 p.m. Mr. Ellis was trying to change from the far right […]

Texas DWI case resolved after 17 years

Juan Carlos Guerrero, a drunk driver that killed a retired Air Force serviceman more than 17 years ago, has finally been convicted of the crime. Guerrero eluded responsibility for the 1993 alcohol related wreck and fatality that claimed the life of 55-year-old Jim Blihgsne by adopting a new name and fleeing to Mexico – eventually […]

Forklift driver leads police on bizarre chase

Fort Worth police were engaged in a very slow speed chase down I-30, last Sunday, with a man driving a forklift while intoxicated. The driver, Tim Raines, 43, was reportedly drinking beer and making obscene gestures at law enforcement. Raines claims he had recently stopped taking his bipolar medication and ceased his years-long treatment for […]

Hummer Crashes Into Railroad Crossing Arm

A man was arrested for drunk driving after crashing his yellow Hummer into the arm of a railroad crossing near the Highland Village shopping center – around 2:30a.m. last Thursday, an Westheimer Rd. near Drexel Dr. According to police, the driver veered off the road, crashing into the crossing arm, over the tracks and continued […]