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Criminal defense: Ride offer leads to criminal charges in Texas

In certain circumstances, a woman who is alone may feel forced to make certain decisions that she would not normally make, such as accepting a ride from a stranger late at night. A woman who feels that it is necessary to do so could potentially be on edge, worried about her safety. Unfortunately, an incident involving an offer of a ride in Texas potentially has a woman considering her criminal defense.

The incident that led to her arrest began at approximately 2 a.m. on a day in late January. A man claims that he offered a woman a ride. However, he says that she pulled a knife while in the car and threatened to hurt herself.

He pulled over and called the police. At that time, he claims that she then threatened to stab him. When police arrived, she was taken into custody. Officials claim that drugs were discovered in a body cavity and in a small purse she was carrying. She now faces charges of aggravated assault, a second-degree felony; she's also accused of possessing a prohibited substance in a correctional facility, a third degree felony.

Many of the details regarding the alleged Texas incident are from the perspective of the male driver. It is unclear if the woman may have felt her life may have been in danger or even if there is any evidence beyond the man's words that any sort of assault occurred. Because the justice system can be overwhelming for those who are unfamiliar with it, many defendants ask an experienced professional help them create a criminal defense.

Source: wacotrib.com, "Woman arrested on aggravated assault, drug charges", Kristin Hoppa, Jan. 31, 2018

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