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Texas Court Upholds Citizen's Arrest in DWI CaseA Texas appellate court denied a woman’s request to overturn her driving while intoxicated conviction, which she claims was influenced by inadmissible evidence. In her appeal, the woman argued that:

  • A private security guard involved in her case was not authorized to make a citizen’s arrest; and
  • Without informing her of her Miranda rights, a police officer at the scene questioned her and obtained an incriminating statement, which he mentioned during his testimony.

The appellate court decided that the citizen’s arrest was legal and the self-incriminating statement was not the deciding evidence in the case.

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