Twenty-eight-year-old client with three prior DWI convictions was stopped for failing to dim high beams. Test results showed a blood alcohol concentration more than three times the legal limit, 0.244. Attorney Segura convinced the judge to suppress the blood evidence, and the State dismissed all charges.
Client charged with Indecency with Child. Case dismissed before trial after Attorney Kiatta was able to show the prosecutors they could never prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.
Officer observed Client weaving out of his lane and into oncoming traffic. Client was unable to pass sobriety tests. Police obtained a search warrant for Client’s blood. Blood test result of .152. At trial, the defense expert was able to explain several issues questioning the blood test accuracy and reliability. Jury returned verdict of Not Guilty.
Client alleged to have robbed and stabbed two drug dealers at a hotel. & Client identified by the alleged victim. & Client passed defense polygraph. & Attorney Kiatta produced cell phone location records and witnesses to prove that Client was not at scene of the robbery. &
Police observed Client hit the curb and drive aimlessly in a parking lot. Client performed very poorly on sobriety tests, even falling to the ground. The judge granted Attorney Segura’s motion to suppress all evidence due to an unconstitutional detention and entered a verdict of Not Guilty.
Client charged with Interfering with the Duties of a Public Servant. Case was dismissed after Attorney Kiatta was able to show the officers entered the client’s house without a warrant, and the officers initiated a confrontation without lawful authority.
This was Client’s 4th DWI arrest. Client consented to blood draw which revealed an alcohol concentration of .185. At trial, and under intense cross-examination, Attorney Segura got the officer to agree that there was no legal basis for a detention and arrest. The Judge granted a motion to suppress all evidence and instructed the jury to return a verdict of Not Guilty.
Client was accused of choking his wife. & They were separated at the time. & Attorney Kiatta was able to show the jury that the alleged victim lied to help her in the divorce and child custody case.
Client’s vehicle was traveling at a very high speed when it struck another vehicle from behind and flipped end over end. An occupant of the vehicle was ejected and suffered serious bodily injuries. Client told EMS that he was the driver. Attorney Segura retained a DNA expert to retrieve blood, tissue and fluid samples from the vehicle which showed client’s blood on passenger side. Blood and fluid from an unknown male were on the driver’s side airbag. Attorney Segura got all charges dismissed.
Client charged with Indecency with Child. Attorney Kiatta was able to get the charges dismissed, avoiding sex offender registration and the loss of his medical license.
Client stopped for driving on wrong side of road. Officers found vomit in car and on client. Client had a breath test of 0.214. Case proceeded to a jury trial. During cross-examination, officers admitted that prosecutor coached them to give misleading testimony. Jury returned verdict of Not Guilty.
Client accused of punching his girlfriend. & Attorney Kiatta’s investigation produced surveillance video showing that Client acted in self-defense after his girlfriend attacked him with a knife.
Defendant was found asleep at traffic light with car in gear and foot on the brake. Client arrested for DWI. Breath test indicated BAC of and had a breath test of .153. At trial Attorney Segura got officer to admit that client appeared normal for person who had just been awakened and that there was nothing to indicate intoxication. The Judge granted Segura’s motion for Instructed Verdict of Not Guilty.
Charged with Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child. Attorney Kiatta was able to prove that the complainant gave false statements and the charges were dismissed.
Client arrested for DWI after refusing all field sobriety tests and had a blood alcohol test of .238. At the license revocation (ALR) hearing, the officer admitted that Client’s driving was normal and legal. The officer testified that although he smelled an odor of alcohol, Client’s mental and physical faculties appeared normal. Segura used the ALR transcript to convince the prosecutor that the police had no constitutional basis to detain Client and that the blood search warrant was obtained without probable cause. Prosecutor agreed and the case was dismissed before trial.
Client was alleged to have inappropriately touched a child. Attorney Kiatta convinced prosecutor to reject charges after Client passed defense polygraph, and Kiatta produced witnesses to prove the incident did not occur
Client stopped for defective headlight and running a stop sign. Client arrested after failing field sobriety tests and provided breath specimen of .134. At trial, Attorney Segura forced the officer to admit that he had committed the same driving violations that were captured on his GPS-enabled camera system. The officer acknowledged that on that evening Client was a safer driver than the officer and that he had conducted a poor investigation. The jury’s verdict was Not Guilty.
Client charged with Aggravated Robbery with a Deadly Weapon of a drug dealer. The case was dismissed after Attorney Kiatta was able to obtain surveillance video from the scene and prove that the client was not the robber.
Client’s unoccupied vehicle was found with engine running and driver door open in a residential area. Client had passed out in a yard in a highly intoxicated state. Police were able to obtain statements indicating that client had operated the vehicle. Client was transported to emergency room and where blood testing showed alcohol concentration of .259. Right before a jury trial, prosecutors dismissed all charges after Attorney Segura convinced them that there was no evidence that Client was driving.
Client charged with murder after fatal shooting. & Attorney Kiatta was successful in arguing self-defense. & We were able to convince the prosecutor that he acted in self-defense.
Client hit a parked police car after leaving bar and admitted to 4 drinks. Client failed sobriety tests and a blood alcohol test of .18. At trial, Attorney Segura was able to get DPS trooper to admit that he did not know the proper procedures for storing or transporting blood samples creating doubt in the reliability of the blood test. Attorney Segura convinced the judge to suppress the blood test then granted an Instructed Verdict of Not Guilty.
Client charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. Attorney Kiatta was able to show the complainant lacked credibility, resulting in the prosecutor offering the client a pretrial diversion program avoiding sex offender registration.
Client stopped for disregarding DPS trooper who was directing traffic. After failed field sobriety tests and being arrested, Client blew a .147. Attorney Segura hired a surveyor who discovered that Client had not operated his vehicle in the county of prosecution. The case proceeded to trial. Attorney Segura informed the prosecutor that the case had been filed in the wrong county and the case was dismissed. Double jeopardy prevented the case from being re-filed in the proper county.
Juvenile Client alleged to have forced sexual intercourse with a minor stepsister. Through the use of psychologists, an expert risk assessment, and witness statements, Attorney Kiatta was able to show that the alleged victim fabricated the allegation.
Client driving with no headlights at night. This was the officer’s first DWI arrest. Attorney Segura forced officer to admit that she was not confident in her ability to properly administer and score the field sobriety tests. The case was dismissed.
Client charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child and Indecency with a Child. Through extended investigation, Attorney Kiatta was able to present enough mitigation that allowed the Client to enter a pretrial diversion program.
Client allowed his vehicle to drift into the right lane for no more than 3 seconds. Client failed field sobriety tests, was arrested and blew over the legal limit. Attorney Segura proved there was nothing unsafe about Client’s driving, and that the officer lacked reasonable suspicion to detain Client. All charges were dismissed.
Client accused of having sexual intercourse with a woman without her consent. & Attorney Kiatta was able to prove that the alleged victim consented to all acts. &
Client just left baseball stadium parking lot when he was stopped for weaving and almost hitting guardrail. Client performed poorly on sobriety tests and was arrested. The blood alcohol test was over the legal limit. Attorney Segura argued that there was nothing unsafe about Client’s driving and that the officer did not have a reasonable suspicion to stop Client’s vehicle. All charges were dismissed.
Client charged with Possession of 400 pounds of Marijuana. Attorney Kiatta was able to generate enough doubt about the legality of the search, causing the prosecutors to reduce the charge to a class B misdemeanor. The client paid a small fine and avoided prison.
Client was stopped for weaving while on her way to court for violating her prior DWI probation. The officer claimed Client had a strong odor of alcohol and other indicators of intoxication. At trial, during cross-examination, Attorney Segura established that the officer failed to properly demonstrate, instruct and score the sobriety tests. The jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.
Client charged with 32 counts of Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud in Federal District Court in Houston. Client alleged to have deceived people into buying subscriptions to non-existent law enforcement magazines. Following a jury trial with four codefendants, Attorney Kiatta’s client was the only person acquitted on all counts.
Client was driving without headlights late at night. DPS Trooper noticed the smell of alcohol and Client admitted he had been drinking. Client was arrested and refused the breath test. At trial, during cross-examination by Attorney Segura, the trooper agreed that before the sobriety tests, Client’s mental and physical faculties appeared completely normal. The trooper also testified that the only reason for detaining Client was because he had been drinking. Attorney Segura convinced the Judge to suppress all evidence. The jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.
Client charged with Sexual Assault of a Child. Attorney Kiatta was able to prove numerous inconsistencies in the complainant’s statement, causing the prosecutor to reduce the charge to a misdemeanor. This client paid a small fine and avoided prison and sex offender registration.
Client attempted to make a sharp turn at a high rate of speed, and he hit a light pole. Client had a strong odor of alcohol, slurred speech and performed poorly on police balance tests. After the State rested its case, Attorney Segura showed that the State failed to prove the Client was driving in Fort Bend County, Texas. The Judge agreed and the jury was instructed to find Client Not Guilty.
Client slapped a police officer who was trying to arrest her. Attorney Kiatta was able to show that the arrest was unlawful. Client received seven stitches as a result of the arrest.
65-year-old Client ran a red light causing a major accident. Client smelled of alcohol and could not stop crying. Sobriety tests were administered with poor results. At trial, Attorney Segura argued that the sobriety tests were not fair because Client was overweight. Client testified and told the jury that she was not intoxicated but simply grieving the death of her husband. The jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty.
Client accused of pointing a handgun at alleged victim. Attorney Kiatta was able to produce witness statements showing that the Client was attacked and acted in self-defense.
Client alleged to have fired a rifle at police officers. Case resulted in a jury trial that ended with a hung jury. & The Government dismissed the case.
Client charged with multiple cases of Sexual Assault of a Child with numerous alleged victims. Attorney Kiatta was able to show some of the alleged victims’ statements were false. The charges were dismissed.
Client alleged to have impersonated a police officer, taken a woman from a gas station, and forced sexual intercourse on her. Defense investigator went to the gas station and secured a surveillance video to show the alleged victim was lying.
Client was charged with Sexual Assault of a Child. Attorney Kiatta was able to prove the complainant had a history of making false allegations and the charges were reduced.
Client charged with the Murder of her husband. We were able to prove it was self-defense and obtain a dismissal for the client.
Client charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. Attorney Kiatta was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss the case after showing inconsistencies in the child’s stories.
Client was under investigation for Sexual Assault. We were able to show enough inconsistencies in the alleged victim’s statements that the Grand Jury returned a No Bill.
Client was charged with Assault at his place of employment. Charges were dismissed on the eve of the trial after Attorney Kiatta made a strong showing of self-defense.
Client charged with Health Care Fraud in Federal Court in a multi-defendant indictment. Following a protracted jury trial, the client was acquitted of health care kickbacks.
Client was charged with Sexual Assault following a night of drinking. Attorney Kiatta was able to prove the act was consensual and the charges were dismissed.
Client was charged with Aggravated Assault and alleged to have caused serious bodily injury in a bar fight. The charges were dismissed before jury selection after presenting strong evidence of self-defense to the prosecutor.
Client was charged with Felony Assault by Choking against his wife. Charges were dismissed on the day of trial after Attorney Kiatta disclosed numerous inconsistencies in the wife’s statements.
Client arrested for Felony Prostitution in an under-cover sting at a massage parlor. Client received a rare granting of pretrial diversion as a result of Attorney Kiatta finding inconsistencies in the officer’s story and presenting a strong mitigation packet.
Client was charged with Felony Assault by impeding breathing. Attorney Kiatta was able to show reasonable doubt and the client was found not guilty.
Segura & Kiatta, Criminal Defense
345 Commerce Green Blvd
Sugar Land, Texas 77478