No. 30459.

321 S.W.2d 76 (1959)

J. R. BATES, Appellant, v. STATE of Texas, Appellee.

Court of Criminal Appeals of Texas.

February 25, 1959.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Samuel H. Wilds, Tom Lorance, Dumas, for appellant.

Eli Willis, County Atty., Dumas, and Leon B. Douglas, State's Atty., Austin, for the State.


This is a conviction for drunken driving, with the minimum punishment of a fine of $50 and three days in jail assessed.

The record shows that this case was highly contested as to appellant's intoxication at the time of his arrest.

Cartwright, a highway patrolman, saw the driver of an automobile violate traffic laws, among which violations was the running of a stop sign. Cartwright started in pursuit, overtook the automobile, and placed...

Let's get started

Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases