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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.


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.


Pop singer Justin Bieber to plead guilty to reckless driving

Music artist Justin Bieber is expected to enter a plea bargain agreement in relation to the DUI charge filed against him in Miami-Dade, Local10.com reported on June 13.

According to reports under the agreement, the 20-year-old singer will plead guilty to reckless driving before the court dismisses the other charges filed against him. An unspecified fine must also be paid, although Bieber does not have to serve time on probation. Another aspect of the deal requires the pop star to undergo anger management classes. The artist Khalil, also apprehended in Miami-Dade, was offered a similar deal.

If you have been charged with a DUI, it is important to enlist the assistance of an experienced lawyer who will defend your interests and ensure your rights are protected. Call (972) 420-6560 today to find out how the lawyers at Alexander & Associates may advocate for you.


Ex NBA star Blaylock may face 33 years in prison

Former American basketball player Mookie Blaylock could face long-term imprisonment if he is convicted of charges regarding his involvement in a fatal accident last year, ajc.com stated on April 30.

The 47-year-old former forward of Atlanta Hawks was indicted by a grand jury in Clayton County for his participation in the head-on collision that occurred on May 31, 2013, killing Monica Murphy and injuring her husband. Blaylock was charged with vehicular manslaughter in the first degree, serious injury using a vehicle, and reckless driving. According to district attorney Deah Warren, prosecutors argued that Blaylock, who was undergoing seizure treatment, was ordered not to drive a vehicle beforehand.

If you have been charged with vehicular homicide, it is important to have an expert lawyer by your side that will provide you a strong defense and protect your rights. The lawyers of Alexander & Associates represent people in Lewisville who have been charged with a criminal offense. 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.