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Chef Chiarello busted in CA after drunk driving and drug possession charges

Well-known American TV personality and chef Michael Chiarello was recently arrested by California authorities in Napa County after police suspected him of driving a vehicle while under the influence. Chiarello also had illegal drugs in his possession, a November 4 article of CBS News reported.

According to reports, the 54-year-old chef was stopped by state highway authorities on Silverado Trail at 3:30 a.m. on November 2. Chiarello was reportedly driving a Porsche Boxster several miles from Yountville at the time. Reports later confirmed Chiarello was temporarily booked but was released. In a statement, Chiarello said he was embarrassed by the incident and he sent his apologies to all the people close to him. He is expected to contest the misdemeanor charges filed against him.

Facing DUI or drug possession charges is often frustrating, especially if the crime is your first. Enlisting a skilled attorney is important and can keep your reputation and legal rights protected at all times. Find out how an attorney at Alexander & Associates in Lewisville can represent you today by calling (972) 420-6560.


Texas student busted for driving while drunk

A student at Texas A&M University was recently arrested by local authorities because she was driving a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, an article of Time reported on October 28.

According to reports, 19-year-old Miranda Kay Rader was driving on October 26 when she struck a parked police car. Information coming from police revealed the incident happened as Rader was sending a Snapchat photo to her boyfriend, presumably while topless. The officer noted that Rader was putting her clothes back on and her bra was undone. The officer also saw a container of an alcoholic beverage inside her vehicle. Rader was discharged from custody after posting a $2,000 bond.

Facing drunken driving charges is frightening because you must deal with law enforcement officers and face hefty penalties. However, if you are in this tough situation, enlisting the help of an experienced defense attorney is important so you have the best legal representation possible. Call an attorney at Alexander & Associates in Lewisville today by calling (972) 420-6560 to learn more about your legal options.


Football player Seferian-Jenkins busted in Florida due to DUI allegations

Professional football player Austin Seferian-Jenkins recently ran into trouble with the law after Florida authorities arrested him due to a suspicion that he was driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants, an article of nfl.com reported on September 23.

Reports said at 4:09 a.m., the 23-year-old former tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was arrested after authorities noticed he was driving 75 to 80 mph on a road with a speed limit of 55 mph. He was driving erratically before he was stopped. Aside from a misdemeanor DUI, several charges were filed against Seferian-Jenkins after he was found to be driving with an invalid driver’s license. A spokeswoman for Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Seferian-Jenkins was transported to Orient Road Jail after his arrest.

Driving while under the influence can result in hefty financial loss, especially if you are facing harsh penalties and are unaware of your rights. However, if you are arrested in Lewisville, a criminal defense attorney at Alexander & Associates may be able to work for you. Call us today at (972) 420-6560 to find out how we may be able to advocate for you.


Texas Rangers’ Jeffress busted for suspected intoxicated driving

An article of CBS Sports revealed that professional baseball player Jeremy Jeffress on August 26 was apprehended in Dallas due to the suspicion that he was driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants (DWI).

The Texas Rangers reportedly confirmed that the 28-year-old pitcher got trouble with the law and had been placed on a “restricted list” that prevented him from participating the game. Details of Jeffress’ arrest were not revealed. Alongside being prevented from participating the game, Jeffress is also not getting paid. Baseball Operations President Jon Daniels in a statement said that Jeffress’ team was disappointed by his actions and that they are collating information regarding the incident. Jeffress had two previous suspensions in the minor league due to substance abuse problem.

Many people suffer from financial difficulties after being arrested for driving while under the influence of intoxicants. If you are in such situation, a criminal defense lawyer may work on your behalf to make sure that you are well represented. Discuss your situation with a lawyer of Alexander & Associates in Lewisville today by calling (972) 420-6560 to learn more about your legal options.


Drake Bell enters not guilty plea to last year’s DUI arrest

Drake Bell recently entered a not guilty plea in connection to the driving under the influence (DUI) charge filed against him late last year, a June 29 article of CBS Los Angeles reported.

On Wednesday, the 30-year-old actor denied the misdemeanor DUI offense filed against him on December 21, 2015 in Los Angeles. During Bell’s apprehension, he reportedly avoided undergoing chemical testing after authorities on San Fernando Road noticed him driving erratically, the District Attorney’s Office said. Reports also revealed that Bell has a prior DUI conviction from six years ago and he may serve a jail term of up to one year if convicted of another. Bell, who is still at large, is expected to appear in a court hearing on August 5.

Facing DUI charges can be a frightening experience, especially if you are being threatened with imprisonment. However, if you are accused of a crime in Lewisville, the attorneys at Alexander & Associates may be able to defend you. Find out how we can try to reduce your sentence or help free you of your charges by calling (972) 420-6560.


NFL player Jamal Anderson busted for DUI

Ex-football player for the Atlanta Falcons, Jamal Anderson, was recently arrested in Georgia for driving under the influence, an article from CBS 46 reported on September 24.

According to reports, the 42-yer-old former running back was apprehended by authorities on September 20 at about 2:00 a.m. on Friendship Road in Hall County. Authorities took Anderson into custody after he was observed not keeping in his lane while driving. A charge of driving under the influence was filed against Anderson, who was later released after posting a bail bond. Aside from his current arrest, Anderson was also busted in 2009 for alleged cocaine possession.

The legal team of Alexander & Associates works for people in Lewisville who have been arrested for DUI-related crimes. If you are in such situation, we may legally defend you to make sure that your rights are protected. Call us today at (972) 420-6560 to learn more about your legal options.


Puddle of Mudd singer charged with DUI in Minnesota

Several charges were recently filed against Puddle of Mudd vocalist Wes Scantlin in Bird Island after he allegedly operated a vehicle while excessively intoxicated.

Scantlin, 43, was in Minnesota for a performance when he was charged with two DUI charges and a felony for escaping authorities in a motor vehicle. On July 26, Scantlin was seen driving a vehicle at a speed of 100 mph in a 60 mph zone. Police reportedly chased Scantlin after attempting to pull him over. Police noticed that Scantlin was slurring his speech and his BAC test showed he has a blood alcohol content of 0.31 percent. Scantlin was released from custody after posting an undisclosed amount of bail.

The Lewisville legal team of Alexander & Associates represents individuals who are facing DWI charges. Our skilled lawyers may persistently work on your behalf to possibly reduce your penalties or even clear you of your charges. Call us today at (972) 420-6560 to learn more about your legal defense.


DUI charge filed against Amanda Bynes

A DUI charge was filed against former Nickelodeon star Amanda Bynes stemming from a traffic incident in California, an article on CNN reported September 30.

Reports provided by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) stated that Bynes, 28, stopped her vehicle in the middle of a intersection on Riverside Drive after passing through a red traffic signal September 28. The actress, who showed signs of impairment, was later taken to jail in Van Nuys where she was found to be under the influence of a drug. Bynes was previously charged with DUI in West Hollywood after colliding with a police patrol vehicle several years ago.

If you have been charged of driving under the influence, it is important to enlist a skilled criminal defense lawyer who will advocate for your rights. Call the Lewisville lawyers of Alexander & Associates today at (972) 420-6560 to find out how we may possibly help you reduce or dismiss your DUI charge.


Phoenix Suns’ P.J. Tucker charged with Super Extreme DUI

NBA star P.J. Tucker was recently charged with Super Extreme DUI in Scottsdale, AZ after an incident last May where he was stopped by authorities, a report from Fox Sports stated on July 28.

The 29-year-old forward for the Suns reportedly ran a red traffic light last May 10, leading to him being pulled over by authorities. Tucker’s blood alcohol level was tested at 0.222 percent, which is nearly three times the legal alcohol content percentage for the state. If found guilty on these charges, Tucker could be sentenced to jail, and may face several game suspensions.

Being charged with drunk driving can be frightening, especially if it is your first time and you are not familiar with the laws surrounding these charges. In this tough situation, enlisting an experienced criminal defense lawyer is important to make sure that your rights are being protected. Find out how the Lewisville DUI lawyers at Alexander & Associates can help 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.