Complaining witness was blocking traffic while marking underground utilities.
Client was accused of threatening worker by honking his horn, racing his
engine, and striking the worker with his truck. Our investigation showed
that complaining witness had previously assaulted his wife and threatened
an off duty social worker with a gun. State refused to dismiss. Jury acquitted
after five-day trial.
Client and passenger both possessed open containers--tall boys. Both admitted
to consuming alcohol. Driver arrested for DWI. Passenger arrested for PI.
Admitted to drinking and failed the field sobriety tests. BAC .13 percent.
Judge granted defendant's motion to suppress during second day of trial.
Client admitted to consuming 8-9 beers. BAC .17 percent.
He was stopped in Austin County by a Sealy officer for running a red light.
He admitted to drinking and was found to be in possession of marijuana.
It was proven during trial that officer's offense report was full
of boilerplate language and was identical to other reports from unrelated
cases. Jury did not find state's witnesses credible.