Central Texas Police Chief Arrested for DWI While Driving Patrol Car

The small suburb of San Antonio got himself in a bit of a bind last month for driving drunk; he resigned following the DWI arrest while he was driving his patrol car.  China Grove Police Chief Larry Davis was driving his marked police vehicle on the way back from law enforcement training in Huntsville when…… Continue reading Central Texas Police Chief Arrested for DWI While Driving Patrol Car

Friendswood Officer dodges DWI conviction after paperwork botched

Friendswood police officer Fred Cramer was arrested for DWI – but due to a mistake in the paperwork submitted by the Pearland Police officers that arrested Mr. Cramer, he dodged a DWI conviction and was convicted of Public Intoxication instead. Pearland Police confronted Friendswood Officer Fred Cramer when they saw his motorcycle lying in the…… Continue reading Friendswood Officer dodges DWI conviction after paperwork botched

SCOTUS: Anonymous 911 caller is reasonable suspicion for DWI

Yet another blow was dealt by the Supreme Court on our civil liberties and our 4th amendment rights on April 22 when the Supreme Court held that California Highway Patrol officers had reasonable suspicion of DWI, and therefore were justified in conducting an investigative traffic stop where the only basis for the stop was that the vehicle matched a…… Continue reading SCOTUS: Anonymous 911 caller is reasonable suspicion for DWI