Category: Criminal Justice

drug crime blog

Drugs Still Big Business in Dallas

On January 26, 2022, KDFW-TV reported that the Dallas Police Department along with local and federal partners announced a successful violent crime bust that targeted a Dallas gang. There were nearly two dozen arrests, and police seized cash, drugs, and weapons. Hamilton Park off Central Expressway and Forest Lane have a troubled history with crime. […]
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Dallas Police Officer Arrested for DWI

Dallas Police Officer Arrested for DWI

A Dallas police officer was relieved of his badge after being arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated (DWI) on December 14. Officer Brandon Innes was arrested in Grand Prairie after somebody called 911 about a suspected drunken driver on Lake Ridge Parkway near Joe Pool Lake. Responding officers stopped Innes and took him into […]
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Marijuana Remains Problem

In Dallas Marijuana Remains Problem

On July 14, 2021, KDAF-TV reported that Senate Democrats unveiled a draft bill to decriminalize marijuana nationwide. The bill, introduced Wednesday by Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and Senators Cory Booker and Ron Wyden, stops short of legalizing sales in all states but ends federal enforcement. It also aims to provide justice to minorities. Senate Democrats […]
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DWI Charges

Multiple DWI Charges in Recent Months

WFAA-TV reported on June 21, 2021, that the Dallas Police Department suspended an officer who was arrested and faced a driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge after the truck he was driving apparently hit home. Senior Corporal Ronald Coulson was arrested by Texas Department of Public Safety troopers and was booked into the Denton County Jail. […]
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