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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was booked on felony charges this past Monday. He was fingerprinted, photographed, then booked and released on personal recognizance bonds ( Dallas Morning News ). According to a statement, Paxton will not plead guilty. He is also demanding a trial by jury. Attorney General Paxton is being charged ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently in Denton, a social media video was surfaced, leading to some scrutiny of the Denton Police Department. It started last Wednesday when the Denton PD responded to an incident of a woman walking around naked with a baby in a motel parking lot. When the police arrived at the scene, the woman was located on the second floor of ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 The criminal justice system has a great amount of data that show when a youth enters the system, it is hard to keep them from continuing down that path. Recently, Dallas County has created a system that aims to help youth who enter the criminal justice system at a young age. The Youthful Offender Division Court will help boy and girl ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Trending all over social media is the story of a McKinney Police officer tackling a 14-year-old girl in a bikini to the ground. According to reports, it started after a security guard called 9-1-1 to report teenagers getting out of hand at a McKinney neighborhood pool. When the police arrived at the scene, some of the teenagers fled ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Last week was one of the deadliest and most chaotic weeks in biker history. It appeared to be like a scene from a biker movie. About 174 bikers sat in jail on organized crime charges after a gunfight broke out between two rivalry biker gangs. Twin Peaks Restaurant and Bar in Waco, Texas had been hosting biker nights for quite a ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Former Dallas Cowboy player Jay Ratliff pleaded guilty last Thursday to driving while intoxicated (DWI). Ratliff was in an accident back in 2013 and was arrested for driving while intoxicated. At the time of the accident, Ratliff refused to take a breath test. Police then received a search warrant in order to draw Ratliff's ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 A Plano West High School senior was arrested a few weeks ago on felony charges of evading arrest. High school senior Sotonye Jambo was the star football player from Plano West. He had even just signed to play for UCLA. However, these plans can change due to his current incident. According to records, Jambo was speeding down the ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 When you think of firefighters, you think of bravery and courage. You normally have such high respect for the men and women who risk their lives for our safety. But then you hear of incidents such as the one I'm about to talk to you about, and you feel somewhat embarrassed that this would happen. Recently in Ellis County, five ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 April 15, 2013, is a day that many American will remember for the rest of their lives. What started as a supportive, family fun day turned out to be a day of tragedy. On this day, two slow cooker bombs were set off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killing 3 and injuring several civilians. The people responsible for the ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Seven and a half years ago, Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were accused of stabbing Knox's 21-year-old roommate, Meredith Kercher to death. This case has been a very long but very interesting case. It has also been a very difficult case due to the fact the she was a U.S. citizen being charged with a crime ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently, we have been following the incident that happened with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma. For those of you who are not aware, let us give you the background. A few weeks ago, the president of OU took action after a video of SAE students chanting racial slurs was released. Effective immediately, ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently, we have been following the incident that happened with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma. For those of you who are not aware, let us give you the background. A few weeks ago, the president of OU took action after a video of SAE students chanting racial slurs was released. Effective immediately, ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently, we have been following the incident that happened with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma. For those of you who are not aware, let us give you the background. A few weeks ago, the president of OU took action after a video of SAE students chanting racial slurs was released. Effective immediately, ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently, we have been following the incident that happened with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma. For those of you who are not aware, let us give you the background. A few weeks ago, the president of OU took action after a video of SAE students chanting racial slurs was released. Effective immediately, ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Last Tuesday, Edie Ray Routh was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the capital murders of American Sniper Chris Kyle and Kyle's friend Chad Littlefield. This two-week trial had quite a number of twists and turns. It started with trying to find an impartial jury for Routh. It was hard to find a jury that was ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Attention! The City of Denton has now officially passed an ordinance that officially took place this past Monday, February 16, 2015. The City of Denton has made it illegal to have your phone in your hand while driving throughout the city. This includes texting, GPS, writing emails, checking emails, looking at photos, taking a ...
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  • What You May Not Know About DWI Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 1. Although DWI stands for Driving While Intoxicated – Driving Isn’t Necessarily Driving The elements of a Texas DWI require that the State prove a person was “operating” a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated. Driving and Operating are two different things. Whether ...
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  • Hazing- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

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    Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 For years now, hazing has been a big issue here in the United States. According to stophazing.org, more than half of college students involved in clubs, teams and organizations experience hazing. Statistics also show that 47% of students have experienced hazing prior to coming to college. Stophazing.org also states that alcohol ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Have you ever been driving around and seen a police car and wish that you knew they were there or been aware of traffic congested areas, etc? Well recently Google developed a mobile application called Waze that is supposed to help navigate traffic. This app consists of benchmarks in which people can tag the location of parked police ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Imagine standing in your home and a law enforcement officer coming to the front of your house. They then begin using some sort of radar that detects people and movement in your house all while they are still standing in front of your house. Well, this piece of equipment that is capable of doing that and more has become a new reality: ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 There is another kind of threat out there that is costing the city money; a threat commonly known as "swatting" and "misuse of 911 emergency call systems". This week, 34-year-old Jason Neff was arrested and sentenced to five years in prison by a federal judge for making fake 911 calls. Neff was also ordered to pay ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 A few weeks ago, Michael Grimm, U.S. Representative for New York's 11 th Congressional District, announced his resignation after pleading guilty to a felony tax evasion charge. He was indicted back in April on 20 different counts relating to his health food restaurants, false tax returns, mail fraud, wire fraud, perjury and ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 In one of our latest blogs, we discussed about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. But recently the Dallas, another official was arrested for a similar reason. The Dallas assistant District Attorney was charged with a DWI. Justin Moore was arrested for a DWI after police saw ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 In one of our latest blogs, we discussed about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. But recently the Dallas, another official was arrested for a similar reason. The Dallas assistant District Attorney was charged with a DWI. Justin Moore was arrested for a DWI after police saw ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 In one of our latest blogs, we discussed about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. But recently the Dallas, another official was arrested for a similar reason. The Dallas assistant District Attorney was charged with a DWI. Justin Moore was arrested for a DWI after police saw ...
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