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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.


Cavaliers’ Shumpert acknowledges smoking pot before DUI bust

Professional basketball player for Cleveland Cavaliers, Iman Shumpert, recently acknowledged that he was under the influence of marijuana when he was apprehended by authorities outside Atlanta, an article of New York Post reported on September 9.

In a Twitter post, the Cavaliers confirmed that the 26-year-old guard was suspected of driving a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants (DUI) on August 10. Apparently, authorities detected a “strong” marijuana smell inside Shumpert’s vehicle before he admitted to smoking moments before driving a vehicle. Aside from typical signs of marijuana intoxication, authorities also discovered marijuana inside Shumpert’s vehicle. Iman, who is currently facing several charges related to his arrest, is at risk of being suspended from playing due to his actions.

Facing charges related to marijuana intoxication while behind the wheel is frightening, especially if you are not aware of your legal rights, However, if this happens to you in Lewisville, the lawyers at Alexander & Associates may be able to work on your behalf. Find out how we may be able to help you recover your loss today by calling (972) 420-6560.


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.


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.


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.


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.