Over the Spring Break holiday, deputies with Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman’s office conducted an impaired driver initiative to provide a strong proactive law enforcement presence to reduce the number of driving while intoxicated related offenses and fatal crashes within the Precinct 4 boundaries.
Throughout this period, Precinct 4 deputies arrested a total of 38 suspected drunken drivers. The suspects were each stopped for traffic violations and displayed several signs of intoxication.
Standardized field sobriety tests were administered on each suspect and it was discovered that they were intoxicated.
Additionally, defendants Leroy Lott and Justin Kohler were charged with felony DWI third offense as they had two prior convictions. Chelci Johnson was arrested for felony DWI with a child passenger under 14. Julio Robles, Maris Francis and Eduardo Galaviz were charged with driving while intoxicated second offense.
Additional charges of unlawful carry of a handgun were filed on Shannon Burggarf and Dominique Sullen. Fail to stop and give information was also filed on Andrew Smith. Christopher Jones was also charged with retaliation and harassment of a public servant. Lastly, Eduardo Galaviz was also charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle as he was stopped in a freshly stolen vehicle.
All suspects were arrested and booked into the Harris County Jail and charged with driving while intoxicated and the additional charges listed above.
“Drinking and driving is not tolerated in Precinct 4. If you choose to drive drunk, you choose to go to jail.”