Kingwood Texas is a master-planned community located in Northwest Houston Metro Area. The Kingwood community comprises of over 14,000 acres and has over 65K residents in the community and aver 200K people living within a 10 mile radius. While most of the is located in Harris County, a portion of the community resides just over the Montgomery County border. Kingwood is located just off of HWY 69 and borders Lake Houston making it a community susceptible to Boating While Intoxicated a.k.a. BWI charges as well as DWI charges.
Kingwood borders over 500 acres of private nature preserves and parks and is also known as the Liveable Forest. Kingswood also has a thriving commercial district including a Town Center just off of Lake Houston Parkway. The town center is home to many restaurants and shopping. Due to the enclosed nature of this community and the Villages & Homeowners Associations, the community stays well policed as local law enforcement patrols the community especially in the evening hours as the community strictly enforces the mandatory curfew for minors ages 15 and under. A larger amount of the DWI charges withing the community occur after city curfew, as police are on the lookout for offenders.
The Harris County District Attorney’s office notified defense lawyers on Wednesday that a crime-scene investigator made errors in 65 cases.
In a newly obtained video, a Houston Police officer is seen balling his fist, punching a woman in the face and slamming her to the floor of a drunk-tank cell after she swung her elbow at the officer while questioning the no-refusal blood test.
The Harris County District Attorney's Office has dismissed 90 pending misdemeanor and felony drug cases after a deputy improperly destroyed evidence at the Precinct 4 Constable's Office.
The Harris County District Attorney's Office is forced to throw out more than 140 cases so far after it was discovered over 21,000 pieces of evidence was destroyed by the Precinct 4 Constable's Office.
The Harris County District Attorney's office is re-evaluating a decade's worth of DWI cases. This comes after the credentials of an expert witness, a toxicology analyst, were called into question.
There are over 1,000 cases under review because of the misuse of evidence. While 142 have been dismissed thus far, there has been a high number of cases in which evidence has been destroyed - most of the cases involving drug crimes.
After and expert's qualifications have been questioned, there are nearly 10 years of DWI cases being under review in Harris County.
After being questioned about her credentials in DWI cases, a woman responds publicly.
Expert witness has been accused of lying on the stand and moved down to a lower level position.