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Lockhart resource officer arrested, accused of stealing drugs from school

October 29, 2019
Lockhart resource officer arrested, accused of stealing drugs from school

LOCKHART, Texas (KXAN) — A resource officer was arrested by the police, after being accused of stealing drugs from school. Chad Corbitt, 47, previously served as the school resource officer at Lockhart Junior High School. According to a press release from police, Corbitt stole a controlled substance from the school clinic. Investigators said the theft…

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What is the Difference Between Embezzlement and Theft?

October 24, 2019
Differences Between Embezzlement and Theft | Criminal Defense Lawyer

When we hear the word “theft”, we tend to think of men in ski masks who rob a bank. But, when we hear the term “embezzlement”, we think about men in suits sitting behind a desk in a large bank. Why is this? Well, there is some truth to these notions. However, the differences between…

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Errol Spence Jr. Charged With DWI

October 20, 2019
Person driving with an open beer bottle

Errol Spence Jr., the professional boxer, was lucky enough to come out alive after he crashed his car but Errol Spence Jr. was charged with DWI. The twenty-nine-year-old Desoto native was rescued from the crash scene and was immediately taken to Methodist Dallas Medical Center. The doctors took him to ICU even though he did…

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What Happens When I’m Pulled Over for DUI in Houston?

October 14, 2019
What Happens When I’m Pulled Over for DUI? | Houston DUI Attorney

One of the worst feelings when you’re driving is the moment you see the red and blue lights behind you. You know you’re getting pulled over. Even if you’ve done nothing wrong, you get scared. You start wondering if you ran a red light a few miles back. You may check to see that your…

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Gas Station Owner Arrested After Reportedly Shooting at Contractor

October 8, 2019
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PALESTINE, TX. –  The gas station owner arrested after reportedly shooting, causing a disturbance on Tuesday night. Officers from the Palestine Police Department responded to the Valero convenience store at 3001 West Oak around 7 p.m. following multiple reports that gunshots were heard. On arrival, they spoke to the victim, 38-year-old Houston resident Syed Khaliq.…

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What are the Penalties for DUI in Houston?

October 2, 2019
What are the Penalties for DUI in Houston? | DUI Lawyer Houston

If you’re caught driving under the influence in Houston, Texas, you’ll be facing some pretty stiff penalties. The law purposely makes the punishment for DUI harsh. It is such a dangerous offense, the courts and law enforcement do whatever they can to prevent it. Given the strict penalties, most people are deterred from driving drunk.…

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What Should I Expect in My Texas DWI Case?

September 28, 2019
What Should I Expect in My Texas DWI Case? | Texas DWI Attorney

If the police arrest you for a DWI in Corpus Christi, TX, you may not be sure what to expect. This is not surprising. Many people accused of DWIs have never before been in trouble with the law. Naturally, they aren’t quite certain what to expect from the criminal justice system. That’s where a Texas…

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The Consequences of Drunk Driving For Commercial Drivers in Houston

September 21, 2019
How Do DWI Laws Affect Commercial Drivers in Texas? | DWI Attorney

Motorists who drive while intoxicated or under the influence of drugs are a danger to other road users. They place innocent people at risk of serious injuries or even death. The accidents caused by regular motorists can be catastrophic. However, drivers who are intoxicated are even more dangerous when they drive commercial vehicles, especially trucks.…

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Can a Texas Criminal Attorney Help Me to Understand My Miranda Rights?

September 16, 2019
Picture of a police officer reading Miranda Rights to a person he is arresting

“You have the right to remain silent …” Anyone who has watched television probably knows how the rest of that statement goes. But how much do you actually know about the Miranda Warning and your Miranda Rights? You likely have some misconceptions about when the police should read you your rights. You may be even…

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Are All Crimes Subject to a Statute of Limitations?

September 13, 2019
Are All Crimes Subject to a Statute of Limitations? | Eddington & Worley

The statute of limitations specifies how long a person or entity can wait before taking legal action on a matter.  You may have heard it mentioned in relation to a personal injury case or another civil lawsuit. However, the state of Texas must also bring a criminal case against individuals within a specified time. If…

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