How One Texas Man’s Criminal Charge May Connect Him to Other Deadly Crimes | Karnes County Defense Attorney

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How One Texas Man’s Criminal Charge May Connect Him to Other Deadly Crimes

 Posted on April 16,2021 in Criminal Defense

TX defense attorneyWhen one commits a crime that is premeditated, they often have an escape route planned to avoid being caught for their actions. This is especially true when the crime is at the felony level. The moments after the crime has been committed are critical to the criminal charges that are bound to follow. Did they freely give themselves up to law enforcement? Did they attempt to run from the officers? Or did they disappear completely? For those who try to blend into the woodwork to avoid facing penalties for their actions, a single mistake, such as driving over the speed limit, can be enough for a Texas law enforcement officer to pull the person over and notice that something is off.

Lubbock Bar Fight Gone Wrong

It is no secret that alcohol tends to heighten people’s emotions and reactions to what is going on around them. Recently, an argument at a sports bar in Lubbock, Texas escalated from the heated exchange of words to a shooting outside of the bar’s doors. Several men were sitting inside the bar were asked to leave after an argument between the men was beginning to get out of hand. Things only escalated as the men left the bar, so much so that one 28-year-old man in the group was shot and killed in the bar parking lot. The incident is under investigation to find the man responsible for the man's death, though some believe that the shooter has already been caught.

During the time spent investigating outside of the local bar, another man was arrested and charged with unlawful carrying of a weapon by a licensed holder. He was pulled over for the failure to use a turn signal, and during their conversation, the officer noticed that He seemed nervous, rolling up his windows to keep the law enforcement officer from seeing inside his vehicle. The officer then requested the man step outside of his vehicle and noticed that he was using his feet to attempt to conceal a weapon on the floorboard of his car. The man was arrested and charged with a class A misdemeanor for his actions. Many social media users are wondering if he is connected to the bar killing based on his proximity to the location and his attempt to conceal a weapon. At this time, police have not identified anyone for the murder charge, though many suspect that he may be a person of interest.

What to Do Following an Arrest

Whether or not you are guilty of committing the crime that you have been arrested for, the information that you share with law enforcement can implicate you for the crime. After an arrest, police will bring you in for questioning, giving you the Miranda warning that states “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.” If you are in this situation, you should never speak before your defense attorney arrives. A reputable criminal defense lawyer will guide you through the conversation, helping you avoid any mishaps that could implicate you for a crime you did not commit.

Contact a Karnes County Criminal Defense Attorney

No matter how minor your criminal charges may appear, anything that you say about the situation can implicate you for other crimes or connect you to another crime that you know nothing about. You can truly be in the wrong place at the wrong time. At BRCK Criminal Defense Attorneys, our lawyers prepare our clients for these serious conversations and build a strong defense strategy on their behalf. If you are facing criminal charges of any kind, contact our Karnes City criminal defense lawyers at 830-769-1010 today.


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