713-224-5529

Harris County DA Dismisses 90 Cases and Possibly More


Harris County DA Dismisses

The Harris County District Attorney’s Office is having to reexamine hundreds of cases including felonies because a deputy improperly disposed of evidence in Precinct 4 Constable’s Office. The incident has led to 90 cases being dismissed because of compromised evidence, but many local defense attorneys are stating they were never aware of the damage.

Tyler Flood, a partner at Flood Lewis & Associates, Inc., experienced this himself with several of his own cases. On August 17th, Flood’s client David Bellamy was offered a plea deal from prosecutor Justin Keiter. Keiter pushed for the deal, but Bellamy refused. It was only after the refusal that Keiter informed Flood there were issues with evidence.

Bellamy was arrested for possession of meth, marijuana and drug paraphernalia on June 18th, 2015. However, police no longer have evidence associated with the case. Now Bellamy’s legal counsel is claiming the search was illegal and the officer’s account is inconsistent with video evidence.

Officials are starting to conduct an audit on the property room to assess the damage. They state they will need an outside consultant to review the department’s evidence procedures.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Client Testimonials

  • 5 Stars
    "Tyler Flood and associates are an astronomical team. Tyler was aggressive when needed to be and very professional during my trail. He left no stone unturned. I highly reccomend Mr. Flood if you ever find yourself in a situation such as myself. The not guilty verdict for a dwi was the best! "
    - Magaly
  • 5 Stars
    "Great experience under terrible circumstances...when your future is at risk, the attorney you chose could decide your fate..Flood & associates took my case personal...I felt I was represented by family...highly recommend Tyler to everyone!"
    - Brent
  • 5 Stars
    "I personally want everyone to know, this is the best law firm for dui issues! They are professional and responds all the time, communications between the office and myself was on par at all times and bottom line. MY CASE WAS DISMISSED!!!"
    - TW David C.
  • 5 Stars
    "Tyler did a great job for me. I never felt like he wanted me to settle. In fact he would encourage me to hang in there and go to trial. In the end my DWI was dismissed the day of trial. I would definitely recommend them."
    - Robin
Read More Testimonials
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • The American Chemical Society
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Best DUI Lawyer
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Texas Criminal Lawyers Association
  • Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • The American Chemical Society
  • National College for DUI Defense
Flood Lewis & Associates