Uncle Sam does not always get what he wants. But when the federal government is determined to get states on board with specific policy charges that depend on state law, the will exerted by that wealthy uncle in Washington often holds sway over the states.
Underage DWI is a serious charge in Texas. The potential criminal consequences become even more severe when the underage drunk driver causes an accident and injures others. Unfortunately, a recent crash in Arlington has left a teenage girl dead and her boyfriend facing serious criminal charges.
Recently, a Lower Valley man, Tony Yslas, was put under arrest for DWI and endangering a child. Yslas was involved in an argument with his eight-month-old child's mother when he got into a car with his child and left the premises. The police stopped Yslas for speeding and police saw signs of intoxication. They found his child crying, but physically unharmed in the car. Yslas was put under arrest for DWI and endangering a child. His child was turned over to the mother, and Yslas was booked into El Paso County Jail with bond set at $6,000.