San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

driving while intoxicated


Friday, March 4th, 2016

Hays County court-at-law judge’s DWI trial on the docket next week

UPDATED 6:05 p.m. MARCH 4 | Hays County Court-at-Law Judge David Glickler’s driving while intoxicated trial can begin as scheduled on Monday even though the arresting officer is out of the country and will not testify, a visiting judge ruled on Thursday.

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Man arrested after striking six parked cars downtown

A 29-year-old man faces a charge of driving while intoxicated after striking six parked vehicles early Saturday near downtown San Marcos.

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Travis DA’s downfall a simple story, complicated by politics

The governor of Texas holds the keys to the account that pays for Austin prosecutions of criminal matters involving state officials, and he kept his promise to take that money away because the local district attorney did...

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Travis County DA could be released from jail on Thursday

Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg could be released from jail as early as Thursday, according to Travis County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Roger Wade.

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Travis County DA: ‘I hope to complete my term’

The embattled district attorney of Travis County, Rosemary Lehmberg, whose April 12 arrest for driving under the influence raised questions about her possible resignation, apologized Saturday in an open letter to her constituents — and insisted she...

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Busted Longhorn pled ‘I play football’

Footage from Hays County Sheriff's Deputy Manuel Delarosa shows runningback D.J. Monroe asking 'Is there anything I can do?' after failing field sobriety test then vomitting in the cop car.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Longhorn Monroe reinstated after dropped DWI charge

University of Texas Longhorn running back D.J. Monroe was reinstated Monday and will be able to play in the Citi BCS National Championship game on Jan. 7 against Alabama after his driving while intoxicated charge was dropped,...

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Longhorn running back stopped for DWI near Kyle

Red-shirt freshman D.J. Monroe was arrested for driving while intoxicated along IH-35 between Buda and Kyle early Sunday morning, the Hays County Sheriff's Office reported.

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Dwipod aims to educate about drunk driving

The Driving While Intoxicated Portable Onsite Demonstrator, a presentation crafted by Texas State University Police Officer Otto Glenewinkel, is now contracted to be used by the New Braunfels Police Department starting in September.