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May 2013 Archives

Texas football player's DUI bond is revoked

Houston residents may be interested to know that even high-profile celebrities are not immune to DUI charges. According to Fox Sports News, prosecutors intend to revoke the bond previously issued to Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle, Josh Brent, after he was charged with DUI manslaughter. Prosecutors report that Josh Brent consumed alcohol and then attempted to hide its presence in his body, thereby violating the conditions of his bond.

Domestic violence registry passed in Texas

The Texas House of Representatives passed House Bill 21, which creates a domestic violence registry that will look like the one used for the Texas Sex Offender Registration Program. Once Bill 21 goes into effect, a person convicted of domestic violence at least three times will have to register as a repeat offender. For a registered offender, the state will place the name of the individual online. Along with the name will be the birth date and recent photograph. Anyone will be able to view the information for free.

Fatal North Harris County crash results in DUI charges

A man driving a black Mercury Grand Marquis collided with a tanker truck at approximately 11:50 p.m. A passenger in the back seat of the Mercury was killed in the crash. The driver and a second passenger were transported to a nearby hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Mercury is alleged to have been driving drunk at the time of the accident.

Driver arrested for DUI in fatal Mongtomery County crash

According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, on May 6 at approximately 1:15 a.m., a 25-year-old man was driving on FM 1774 when his 2008 Dodge Ram pick-up left the road, driving into a ditch. The vehicle collided with two trees before coming to rest on its side.

Texas petty officer sentenced on theft charges

The U.S. Attorney's Office investigated approximately $617,000 in purchases made without authorization on government credit cards. The investigation led them to a petty officer with the Coast Guard. The man, now 29 years old, is accused of buying electronics using government credit cards and reselling them.In Feb. 2013, the man plead guilty to one count of theft of government property. The conviction is based on theft crimes that allegedly occurred in June 2011. Prosecutors claim that the accused purchased two electronic tablets and a high definition television. On April 29, a judge sentenced the man to serve three years in prison and repay the full $617,000 he is alleged to have taken.

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