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Football player Michael Floyd busted over DUI in Arizona

Professional football player Michael Floyd was recently apprehended in Arizona for driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants (DUI), which led to his dismissal from his team, an article of ESPN reported on December 14.

According to reports, aside from the DUI, Floyd was charged with failure to obey a police officer after the December 12 incident, in which he was found unresponsive behind the steering wheel while the engine of his vehicle was still running. Responding officers reported they needed to block Floyd’s vehicle from traffic before waking him up. Days after the arrest, the majority of officials for the Cardinals decided to terminate Floyd from the team.

The attorneys at Alexander & Associates in Lewisville understand people who have been arrested for DUI charges are likely to suffer from financial problems. However, if you arrested for driving drunk, we may be able to offer you legal assistance to make sure your interests are protected in the process. Find out how we can defend you today by calling (972) 420-6560.


DUI charge filed against Debby Ryan

A driving under the influence of an intoxicant (DUI) charge was filed against Disney Channel actress Debby Ryan in Los Angeles after she caused an accident that resulted in an injury, an article of Huffpost Entertainment reported on April 13.

According to reports, Ryan, 22, whose real name is Deborah Ann, struck a Mercedes in Los Angeles. The driver of the Mercedes, whose name was not released, claimed the accident caused personal injuries. Authorities later arrested Ryan after she failed a field sobriety test. Upon arrest, authorities noted Ryan had a 0.11 percent blood alcohol level (BAC) whereas the legal limit is only 0.08 percent. The initial felony DUI charged against Ryan was later reduced to a misdemeanor. She was discharged from custody after posting a bail worth $100,000.

The lawyers of Alexander & Associates represent people in Lewisville who have been charged with a DUI or any related offense. If you find yourself in need of legal advice, our team is available to assist you and help you understand your options to make sure you get the best outcome for your charge. Call our office today at (972) 420-6560 to begin working on your case today.


Drake Bell arrested in California over DUI suspicion

Authorities in Glendale, California recently arrested actor Drake Bell after he was suspected of driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Spokeswoman for Glendale Police, Tahnee Lightfoot stated that Bell, 29, smelled of alcohol when he was pulled over on December 21. Officers stopped him after observing his vehicle swerving at a high speed. The actor failed to complete a field sobriety test and was taken into custody.

Bell is most well-known for his role of Drake on Nickelodeon’s television show “Drake & Josh,” which aired from 2004 to 2007. He is also a musician and set to go on tour in Mexico sometime in 2016. The performer did not issue a statement regarding his recent arrest and any pending charges.

The criminal defense attorneys at Alexander and Associates understand that facing DUI or OWI charges can be incredibly stressful. We also know how much a conviction can impact your life. That’s why we work to ensure that the rights of every client are protected throughout the legal process. To discuss your case with our legal team today, call (972) 420-6560.


TV star Weatherly apprehended in Hollywood for drunk driving

Television and film actor Michael Weatherly is facing charges after he was recently arrested in Hollywood for driving a vehicle while intoxicated. Reports said two counts of driving under the influence were filed against the 47-year-old NCIS actor. Weatherly was reportedly stopped by an officer in Hollywood after he was witnessed driving his vehicle at a high rate of speed.

The actor was later taken into custody, where he stayed for fifteen hours, after officers found his blood alcohol content exceeded the legal limit. Weatherly may face imprisonment for a maximum of six months upon conviction of the charges. Reports noted that this is the actor’s first offense, and that he is unlikely to see jail time as a result.

Our Lewisville attorneys at Alexander & Associates want you to understand that help is available to protect your interests and rights as you face criminal charges. We represent clients who are dealing cases involving a variety of crimes. To learn more, call our office today at (972) 420-6560.


Shepard busted in New Mexico for drunk driving allegation

A drunk driving charge was recently filed against playwright Samuel Shepard while he was in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA Today stated in a May 26 article.

Reports revealed that Shepard, 71, was arrested in Santa Fe on May 25 after a restaurant security guard notified authorities. According to Police Lieutenant Andrea Dobyns, Shepard showed alcohol intoxication signs upon apprehension, and he failed a field sobriety test. The 1979 Pulitzer Prize winner avoided a breathalyzer test. Shepard told police that he was driving home after drinking two servings of tequila. As of this report, Shepard was still booked at Santa Fe County Jail and whether he had legal counsel was not verified.

Drunk driving charges may affect your reputation, your career, and sometimes, your freedom. If this has happened to you in Lewisville, the legal team of Alexander & Associates may defend your rights and interests. Find out how we may work for the best possible results from your case by calling (972) 420-6560 today.


Actor William Patton apprehended in S.C. for drunk driving

“Armageddon” and “Remember the Titans” actor William Patton recently was arrested in Isle of Palms, S.C. after he was suspected of driving under the influence, The State reported on February 26.

According to the incident report, an officer saw Patton, 60, driving his vehicle through the median lane of Palm Boulevard after pulling out from a parking area on February 24. The officer noted that Patton was uncoordinated and disoriented. The officer also reported that Patton had a difficult time of getting out of his vehicle. The actor was then charged with drunk driving and brought to Charleston County Detention facility. Authorities later released Patton on a personal recognizance bond for $997 and scheduled a court appearance for March 25.

The Lewisville lawyers of Alexander & Associates understand how intimidating and stressful it is for a person facing DUI charges. However, our legal team can work to reduce, or altogether eliminate, your charges. Discuss your situation with us today at (972) 420-6560 to find out if we may be able to help you.


Dallas Assiatant DA nabbed for intoxicated driving

A Dallas assistant district attorney (ADA) was nabbed over suspicion of operating a vehicle while under the influence, a January 5 article on KENS 5 stated.

Reports said Dallas ADA Justin Moore was stopped by officers on January 4 at around 2:00 a.m. after he was spotted driving recklessly on Highway 67, not far from Loop 12. The arrest report claims that he nearly collided with another vehicle. Authorities allege that he was being uncooperative with the arresting officers, and was later brought to Dallas County Jail after he was suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol. District Attorney Susan Hawk confirmed Moore’s arrest.

Facing DWI or any related criminal charges can affect your personal and professional reputation. However, if this has happened to you in Lewisville, the criminal defense lawyers of Alexander & Associates may represent you and advocate for your rights. Call us today at (972) 420-6560 to find out how we may help you through this trying time.


Intoxicated school bus driver arrested in Leander

An alleged intoxicated female school bus driver was recently arrested after crashing into several items on the bus route, 20-30 students on board, a KXAN article reported on October 16.

Reports said Kathy Loraine Legrand crashed a Leander Independent School District bus containing 22 to 30 children several times. One of the student passengers said that they were panicking and telling Legrand to slow down. A responding deputy confirmed that Legrand was impaired when the crash occurred. The bus driver later admitted to taking several medications and drinking a small amount of alcohol before the incident. Several DUI-related charges were filed against her.

The Lewisville lawyers of Alexander & Associates understand that facing DUI charges can be stressful and frightening. If you are in such a situation, we may fight aggressively on your behalf for the most favorable result from your case. Find out how we may advocate for you today by calling (972) 420-6560.


Underage Disney actor busted for speeding and drunken driving

Young Disney actor Billy Unger was recently apprehended by authorities after he was spotted speeding in California and was later found to be intoxicated, Fox News reported on July 1.

According to reports, the 18-year-old who appears on the TV sitcom “Lab Rats” was pulled over on Saturday, June 28 for driving with excessive speed. After further questioning, Unger was given a breathalyzer test, reportedly blowing 0.08 blood alcohol content. Though 0.08 is the legal alcohol limit in California, the teenager was arrested because he is underage. The underage legal limit is .01 in California. Billy was later released and issued a statement to his fans extending his gratitude for their support.

The lawyers at Alexander & Associates work for people in Lewisville who have been arrested and charged with a DUI. Our lawyers can provide you strong legal defense to protect your rights and interests during your case. Discuss your situation with us today by calling (972) 420-6560.


Series of Los Angeles car accidents results in actress’s arrest

“Pippi Longstocking” star Tami Erin was arrested recently in Los Angeles after causing a string of car accidents while intoxicated.

Reports said that the 39-year-old actress was apprehended on December 14 after fleeing three different crash sites. After she was caught by police, Tami was given a field sobriety test, which verified that she was intoxicated.

One person was reportedly taken to the hospital after sustaining injuries related to the incident. Erin was charged with drunk driving and hit-and-run and held on $100,000 bail at a nearby jail.

Being charged with criminal offenses can be stressful. It’s important that defendants are aware of their legal rights when facing criminal charges. If you are charged with driving drunk in the Lewisville area, contact Alexander & Associates. Speak with a member of our legal team today by calling (972) 420-6560.