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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.

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.