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Texas Citizens Push for Ignition Interlocks for First-Time DUI Offenders

DWI arrest rates in Texas are among the highest in the country. According to MADD, there were 1,337 drunk-driving fatalities in the state last year, and more than 15,000 injury crashes involving alcohol. Over the same period, police arrested thousands for driving under the influence of alcohol, and in 2014, they charged nearly 100,000 people with DWI, resulting in more than 70,000 convictions.

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What to Expect from a Possession of Controlled Substance Charge in Texas

Drug crimes are a serious concern for the state of Texas. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, police arrested more than 120,000 people for drug possession in 2012, which represents a 5.3-percent increase since the previous year. Over the same period, arrests for the sale and manufacturing of drugs increased by 3.3 percent to 14,344.
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