Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Sexual assault defendant also faces defamation charges

According to a witness, after being accused of sexual assault by a female friend, Texas Tech student, Ryan Watson has been planning the defamation of his accuser. Watson, who was charged with aggravated sexual assault of an adult, could face up to 99 years of imprisonment, or a life sentence, if he is convicted of […] Read more

Texas man sentenced to probation after accidental shooting

On Monday, February 3 District Court Judge Bobby Flores sentenced Dustin Wesley Cook, 38, to 3 years of probation for the accidental shooting of 2 Edinburg teenagers. The incident happened in December of 2011 when stray bullets from Cook’s target practice hit Nicholas Tijerina and Edson Amaro. The two students were outdoors playing basketball at […] Read more

U.S. Attorney General seeks death penalty for boston bombing suspect

On Thursday, January 30 U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that he will seek the death penalty for the 20-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev plead not guilty to the charges brought against him. The Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013 resulted in the death of 3 victims and the injury of […] Read more

Dallas man charged with felony injury to a child

Ralph Resendiz, 19, was charged with 1st degree felony injury on Friday, January 24 after his infant son was taken to the hospital with significant injuries. Upon being treated at the Children’s Medical Center Dallas, physicians found that the infant suffered from a broken rib and multiple breaks in both of his legs. Apparently some […] Read more