Criminal Defense

Drug operation in Dallas targeted

A lengthy investigation by federal authorities with the Drug Enforcement Agency has led to the arrest of 21 individuals in the Dallas area. The operation, called Operation Shut Down Corner, took place over the course of 15 months, focusing on violent drug gangs in the...

What constitutes a weapons crime in Texas?

If a Texas police officer pulls you over in traffic or shows up at your front door, asking to step inside to have a look around, it can be an unsettling experience. There is no guarantee that such interaction will turn out in your favor. In fact, things might get a...

A defendant’s rights during questioning

Part of the criminal justice process is the investigation, during which Texas police may ask a suspect certain questions about his or her role in the alleged crime. Even if suspected of a crime, a person still has rights during questioning in police custody. It is...

Mail theft is a federal crime

Federal crimes are, quite often, much more serious -- and punished more harshly -- than state-level offenses. Mail theft, for example, is a federal crime that can carry significant consequences. The following is an overview of how mail theft is defined under federal...