Safety advocates warn drivers about the dangers of texting. Studies show that texting behind the wheel can be as dangerous as drunk driving. Indeed, texting while intoxicated behind the wheel may be a recipe for disaster. One woman is facing an uncertain future after being accused of these offenses.
When a police officer is accused of a crime, he or she may have a great deal at stake. Not only will the officer's reputation be damaged whether or not there is a conviction, but his or her career in law enforcement may be compromised. In addition, a conviction may mean a prison sentence, which is frequently dangerous for a police officer. A West Virginia sheriff's deputy will need a strong criminal defense strategy to protect him from time behind bars.