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Todd Leffler’s Legal Cases

11 total


  • The State of Texas vs. T.C.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Dismissed after Motion to Suppress Granted
    Description:
    The defendant was stopped for driving "recklessly." He was alleged to have failed the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests and provided a Breath Test of .147. Following a Hearing on the Defendant's Motion to Suppress Evidence, the evidence was successfully excluded from the trial and the State of Texas was forced to dismiss the case.
  • The State of Texas vs. K.B.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    No Billed
    Description:
    The Defendant was charged with Felony Evading in a Motor Vehicle. The defendant's vehicle was alleged to have driven off as the Officer approached the driver's window. Following a presentation to the Grand Jury, the Grand Jury returned a "No Bill."
  • The State of Texas vs. A.Z.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    Police Officers seized a felony amount of marijuana, scales, a gun, magazine, and ammunition from the defendant’s apartment. An investigation involving subpoenaed Mobile-Data-Terminal (MDT) and Dispatch records revealed a suppression issue that led to the dismissal of the case.
  • The State of Texas vs. C.Y.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    The defendant was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. After being cross-examined at trial, the Technical Supervisor for the Houston Police Department's Breath Alcohol Testing Program testified that it was just as likely that the defendant was not intoxicated while driving as it was that he was intoxicated.
  • The State of Texas vs. D.R.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    The defendant was charged with driving while intoxicated. The arresting officer was cross-examined in an Administrative Law Review (ALR) Hearing. After obtaining a transcript of the ALR Hearing, TCLEOSE records, photographs, and video of the scene that was inconsistent with the officer’s testimony, the State dismissed their case.
  • The State of Texas vs. W.M.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    The defendant was charged with theft from a large retail hardware and home goods store. An alibi defense was developed using the defendant’s work schedule, time-cards, and satellite global positioning system (GPS) records from the defendant’s vehicle. Prosecutors from the District Attorney’s Office dismissed the case.
  • The State of Texas vs. R.L.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    The defendant was involved in a one car accident. After the accident, Texas Department of Public Safety ("DPS") Troopers asked the defendant to perform a series of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests, which they alleged he failed. The defendant submitted to a breath test, the results of which indicated a .11 blood alcohol content (“B.A.C.”). Cross-examination of the State’s Technical Supervisor raised issues pertaining to retrograde extrapolation and the defendant’s size, hematocrit levels, body temperature, and partition ratio. The jury acquitted the defendant and returned a verdict of “Not Guilty.”
  • The State of Texas vs. H.G.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed after Motion to Suppress Granted
    Description:
    The defendant was stopped for speeding. The officer claimed to smell an odor of burnt marijuana in the vehicle. The defendant and his passenger were detained and a subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in a charge of possession of marihuana against the defendant. A Motion to Suppress Evidence argued that, although the odor of burnt marijuana gave the officer probable cause to search the vehicle, the detention and subsequent search exceeded the scope and time permissible under the law. The Motion to Suppress was granted, excluding the evidence, and the case was dismissed.
  • The State of Texas vs. D.R.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    The defendant was charged with driving while intoxicated. A blood sample with a .13 BAC was taken from the defendant pursuant to a search warrant. The arresting officer was cross-examined regarding the reasonable suspicion for the traffic stop. After a transcript of the cross-examination and corresponding case law regarding Failure to Maintain A Single Lane of Traffic and Weaving as reasonable suspicion for the stop was presented to the prosecutors, the State dismissed their case.
  • The State of Texas vs. H.K.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    The defendant was charged with and indicted for a First Degree Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver. After presenting a thorough investigation of the search warrant affidavit and return, MDT logs, officer’s personnel files, a Motion for Pre-Trial Disclosure of all Confidential Informants, and mitigation evidence, the State’s case was dismissed.