You can end up in prison for evading arrest.  Running from the police really ticks them off.

Evading Arrest

In Texas, a person commits the crime of evading arrest when he or she intentionally flees a police officer to obstruct them from conducting a search or arrest. If you are charged with evading arrest in a motor vehicle, you are facing serious felony criminal consequences in addition to the initial charge the police officer claims to have been investigating you for.

Our attorneys have over 80 years combined experience working with people throughout North Texas. If you have been charged with evading arrest, we will protect your rights and freedom.

Result: Dismissed! Charge: Felony Evading Arrest in a Motor Vehicle. This client was coming home from work at the movie theatre after midnight when police lit up their squad lights and chased him for 14 miles through a construction zone before pulling him over. Guns drawn in a shady Dallas complex, the police pulled him out of his car and put him face down on the pavement. His father hired Mr. Pelley. The case is now dismissed. State of Texas vs. E.J.

Result: Dismissed! Charge: Felony Evading Arrest in a Motor Vehicle. This client was working on his crotch-rocket motorcycle on the weekend with his buddies in Arlington. He gave it a test run in a 30 mph zone at around 75 mph. When the police turned on their lights, that 75 mph turned in to around 135 mph and involved swerving in and out of oncoming traffic. When the police finally tracked him down, the mufflers were still smoking hot from the chase and the three officers forced him to put his face in the mud with three service weapons pointed at the back of his head. His fiancé hired Mr. Pelley and our defense team recently got his case dismissed. State of Texas vs. A.R.

Result: Dismissed! Charge: Felony Evading Arrest in a Motor Vehicle. This client was driving at night when the cops turned on their lights. He had a major lapse in judgment and took off at over 100 mph. The police finally pulled him over. His family hired Mr. Pelley and his case was dismissed. State of Texas vs. J.W.

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Case Results

State of Texas vs. S.M.: Charge: Motion to Adjudicate—Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 1 more than 4G less than 200G'.

Client was facing up to 99 years on a 1st Degree Felony after probation filed to revoke his probation. At the first appearance after hiring us, the Warrant was withdrawn, the MTA dismissed, and probation was reinstated. Result: MTA DISMISSED & PROBATION CONTINUED.

State of Texas vs. L.P.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Client was caught red handed with the drugs. Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. A.C.: Charge: Possession of Controlled Substance PG1 less than 1G

A.C. was caught with cocaine in his car when he was pulled over by Dallas Police. Result: CASE DISMISSED LESS THAN A MONTH AFTER HIRING OUR FIRM.

State of Texas vs. K.L.: Charges: Two counts of 3rd Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Drug Free School Zone.

Client faced 20 years confinement if convicted with sentences stacked and considering client's extensive criminal history that was a possibility. Result: Motion to Suppress Evidence in each case GRANTED and both CASES DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. M.D.: Charge: Delivery of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 Less than 200 Grams

Client faced 20 years in prison if convicted. Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. C.B.: Charge: Felony Delivery of Marijuana Less than 5 Pounds in a Drug Free School Zone

Facing 10 years confinement for delivery in a school zone, after Motion to Suppress was filed client's case was reduced to misdemeanor. Result: REDUCTION TO CLASS B MISDEMEANOR DEFERRED ADJUDICATION.

State of Texas vs. C.K. Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

While on probation for several other offenses, client was handcuffed, arrested for Possession of Marijuana, and driven to jail in the back of a police squad car. Client admitted in open court to escaping out of the back of the squad car when it stopped and the officer's attention was diverted and avoiding apprehension by the police despite an extensive search. Result: PROBATION EXTENDED WITHOUT REVOCATION AND MARIJUANA CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. D.D. Charge: Sexual Assault

A woman that our client worked with was mad at D.D. and called the police and claimed that he sexually assaulted her at work. A detective contacted him, but we had represented him before on a civil matter so he scheduled an appointment with us first. Based on the allegations in this case, the detective would most certainly have had D.D. arrested if he would have spoken with him first and he would be facing 20 years confinement. Instead, we intervened and he was never arrested.Result: GRAND JURY "NO-BILLED" THE CASE; CHARGES DROPPED.

State of Texas vs. L.J.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. J.P.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. L.V.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. S.B.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. L.J.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. V.T.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. T.A.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Client was caught red handed smoking pot in a parked car and admitted to the crime. Result: PRE-TRIAL DIVERSION GRANTED.

State of Texas vs. S.M.: Charge: Motion to Adjudicate—Manufacturing/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG 1 greater than 4G less than 200G.

Client was facing up to 99 years on a 1st Degree Felony after probation filed to revoke his probation. At the first appearance after hiring us, the Warrant was withdrawn, the MTA dismissed, and probation was reinstated. Result: MTA DISMISSED & PROBATION CONTINUED.

State of Texas vs. A.C.: Charge: Possession of Controlled Substance PG1 less than 1G.

A.C. was caught with cocaine in his car when he was pulled over by Dallas Police. Result: CASE DISMISSED LESS THAN A MONTH AFTER HIRING OUR FIRM.

State of Texas vs. K.L.: Charges: Two counts of 3rd Degree Possession of a Controlled Substance in a Drug Free School Zone.

Client faced 20 years confinement if convicted with sentences stacked and considering client's extensive criminal history that was a possibility. Result: Motion to Suppress Evidence in each case GRANTED and both CASES DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. M.D.: Charge: Delivery of Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1 Less than 200 Grams

Client faced 20 years in prison if convicted. Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. C.B. Charge: Felony Delivery of Marijuana Less than 5 Pounds in a Drug Free School Zone

Facing 10 years confinement for delivery in a school zone, after Motion to Suppress was filed client's case was reduced to misdemeanor. Result: REDUCTION TO CLASS B MISDEMEANOR DEFERRED ADJUDICATION.

State of Texas vs. C.K.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

While on probation for several other offenses, client was handcuffed, arrested for Possession of Marijuana, and driven to jail in the back of a police squad car. Client admitted in open court to escaping out of the back of the squad car when it stopped and the officer's attention was diverted and avoiding apprehension by the police despite an extensive search. Result: PROBATION EXTENDED WITHOUT REVOCATION AND MARIJUANA CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. L.J.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. J.P.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. L.V.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. S.B.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. L.J.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. V.T.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Result: CASE DISMISSED.

State of Texas vs. T.A.: Charge: Possession of Marijuana.

Client was caught red handed smoking pot in a parked car and admitted to the crime. Result: PRE-TRIAL DIVERSION GRANTED.

State of Texas vs. M.K.: Charge: FELONY PCS (TETRAHYDROCANNABINOL) AKA "Shatter"

M.K. was pulled over in West Texas on a trip back from Colorado. He was speeding 80 in a 65, so the stop was legitimate. After M.K. consented to the search of his car, the State Trooper immediately found THC "Shatter." Having been arrested for the felony possession case, M.K. immediately came in and hired Mr. Pelley. At the first appearance, Mr. Pelley helped him avoid any jail time and a felony conviction. Result: Pre-Trial Diversion & Felony Drug Case to be Dismissed.

- M.K.