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Former Conroe student is sentenced to 15 years in prison for drunk driving death

Posted on November 28th, 2011 No Comments

Former Conroe High School student and honors student at Sam Houston State University, Bethany L. Denman, 25, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for intoxicated manslaughter from a February 2010 car crash that killed one and injured three others.

Denman drove the wrong way in the southbound lanes of a San Antonio street when she hit Amy Meron, 53, head-on.  Meron died at the scene, and witnesses reported that Denman hit a curb several times before hitting Meron and knocking down a light pole.

Denman’s blood-alcohol level was 0.30 at the time of the accident–more than four times the legal limit.

If you or a loved one has been charged with driving under the influence, contact Houston criminal defense attorneys of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. at 713-523-0404.

Marijuana drug trafficking arrest

Posted on November 21st, 2011 No Comments

Rene Salinas Saenz, 34, Jesus Alvarado Galvan, 34, and Otoniel Botella, 34, all of Houston; and Jose Alberto Barrera Jr., 31, Jorge Luis Flores, 33, Jose Hinojosa-Galvan, 31, all of Roma, Texas; and Luis Faustino Garcia, 51, from Mexico, were arrested and charged with conspiring to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance involving more than 100 kilograms of marijuana.

Police conducted a month-long undercover investigation which ended when the above were arrested while unloading almost 1600 pounds of marijuana from a truck.  The truck was driven by an undercover officer, who was hired by Barrera, from the Rio Grande Valley to the Houston area.  The trailer was unloaded at the 13200 block of Reeveston in Houston when police arrested the individuals.

If you have been charged with possession, manufacturing, of trafficking of drugs, contact Houston drug defense attorneys of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. at 713-523-0404.

Houston man convicted of indecency with a child

Posted on November 15th, 2011 No Comments

A 27 year old man living in Houston, formerly of Brazos County, was convicted of four counts of indecency with a child on Monday.

The defendant was on trial for sex crimes with two separate family members between 1995 and 2002.  On Tuesday, the trial moves into the next phase of sentencing.

The trial is being held at Brazos County District Court.

If you have been charged with a sexual offense, it is important to meet with an experienced attorney to discuss your situation and legal options.  Contact Houston sexual assault defense attorneys of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. at 713-523-0404 to learn more about how we can help.

School band director suspended for DUI

Posted on November 9th, 2011 No Comments

Alec McGuire, band director at Robert E. Lee High School of Goose Creek Independent School District, was arrested Monday in San Antonio and charged with driving under the influence.

McGuire was in San Antonio to observe the State Marching Band Contest on business.  He travelled alone to San Antonio, and no students were present for any of the above proceedings.

He will be placed on administrative leave, and the outcome of the investigation will determine pay.

If you have been charged with DUI, it is important to have experienced representation on your side to guide you through this difficult time.  Contact Houston drunk driving defense attorneys of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. at 713-523-0404.

Man found with handgun suspected of assault

Posted on November 3rd, 2011 No Comments

A Houston man was recently arrested for aggravated assault after police received reports that he threatened a woman with a handgun.  The 36-year old suspect was found waiting outside of one of the woman’s friend’s apartments with the weapon.

According to police reports, the incident occurred at around 1 a.m. at the Polo Club Apartments.  The woman told police that she knew the suspect and that they had been in an argument.  She reported that the suspect became physical with her and then chased her around the apartment complex with a handgun.

Reports indicate that the woman escaped to a friend’s apartment where the suspect was found outside.  The man is being held in Harris County Jail on a $30,000 bond.

If you or someone you know has been accused of assault, contact the Houston assault defense lawyers of Johnson, Johnson & Baer, P.C. at 713-523-0404 to discuss your situation with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys today.