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Cases & Verdicts

Grant M. Scheiner - Houston Criminal Defense Lawyer

Cases & Verdicts

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At the Scheiner Law Group, P.C. we are proud of our successes. The following criminal cases and verdicts are exceptional and should not be construed as typical. Past success is not a guarantee of future performance. Every case is different and you should consult an attorney for individual advice regarding your own situation. Remember that these are not the only cases that our firm has handled, just some examples.

Case Facts Results
Aggravated Assault Client accused of shooting several people in a “road rage” incident on a Houston freeway. Not guilty
Aggravated Assault Client accused of assisting in gang beating and shooting death of a teenager in north Houston. Dismissed
Aggravated Assault Client accused of threatening his wife with a knife. Dismissed
Aggravated Assault Client accused of stabbing his common law wife with a pair of scissors. Dismissed
Aggravated Assault Juvenile client accused of attacking a middle school classmate with a pair of scissors and cutting the classmate’s hair. Dismissed
Aggravated Assault Two clients and two co-defendants accused of holding a relative hostage while threatening him with a sword and assaulting him with a bamboo cane. No-billed
Aggravated Assault Client accused of threatening commercial landlord with a hammer. Dismissed
Aggravated Assault with Deadly Weapon Client accused of holding ex-girlfriend at gun point. Dismissed on day of Trial.
Aggravated Assault
with Deadly Weapon
Client accused of stabbing person with a knife. Dismissed
Aggravated Assault
with Deadly Weapon
Client accused of pulling a gun in a fight in downtown Houston. Dismissed
Aggravated Sexual Assault Active-military client accused of sexually assaulting daughter. Not guilty
Aggravated Sexual
Assault
Client accused of sexually assaulting step-daughter. Dismissed
during Trial.
Sexual Assault Client accused of having sex with underage girl. No-Billed
Sexual Assault Client accused of having sex with intoxicated woman against her will. No-Billed
Assault Client, an usher, accused of assaulting off-duty Texas State Trooper at Houston professional sporting event. Not guilty
Assault Client accused of assaulting child in daycare facility. Dismissed
Assault Client accused of assaulting his girlfriend. Dismissed
Assault Juvenile client accused of assaulting a school administrator. Dismissed
Assault Client accused of assaulting complainant in the complainant’s home. Dismissed
Assault Client accused of assaulting his girlfriend. Dismissed
Assault Client accused of assaulting a “bouncer” at a Houston nightclub. Dismissed
Assault Client accused of punching girlfriend. Dismissed
Assault Client accused of assaulting his employer. Not Guilty
Assault –
Family Violence
Client accused of assaulting her ex-husband in front of their children. Dismissed
Assault –
Family Violence
Client accused of assaulting wife and father in law with stick. Two assault charges filed. Dismissed (Both)
Assault –
Family Violence
Client accused of assaulting his wife. Dismissed
Assault –
Family Violence
Client accused of assaulting brother’s girlfriend in front of several witnesses. Dismissed
Assault –
Family Violence
Client accused of assaulting her husband outside of a bar. Dismissed
Assault –
Family Violence
Client accused of pushing and injuring sister-in-law. Dismissed
Assault –
Family Violence
Husband accused of assaulting wife. Dismissed
Assault –
Family Violence
Client accused of Assaulting girlfriend at her job. Dismissed
Assault –
Family Violence
Client accused by two witnesses of pushing daughter to ground and pulling her by hair. Not guilty
Assault on a Peace Officer Client accused of choking a Houston Police Officer during an arrest for disorderly conduct. Not guilty
Assault on a Peace Officer Client accused of attacking and punching a deputy in the Harris County Jail, after the client had been arrested on an unrelated misdemeanor. Not guilty by reason of insanity
Deadly Conduct Client arrested by Harris Count Sheriff’s Office after shooting firearm into floor. Dismissed
Bribery Client accused in federal court of bribery of a public official and obstruction of tax laws. Probation after “downward departure” in federal sentencing
Criminal Mischief Client accused of spray painting cars in the parking lot of a Houston shopping center. Dismissed
Criminal Mischief Juvenile client accused of damaging golf ball washers with firecrackers at a Houston-area country club. Dismissed
Criminal Mischief Client accused of damaging girlfriend’s vehicle
by kicking the car door.
Dismissed
Criminal Mischief Client accused of shooting out store windows
with pellet gun.
Dismissed
Criminal Trespass Client accused of failing to leave workplace, after employer told client to leave and not return. Not Guilty
Criminal Trespass Client arrested after being involved in bar fight and being arrested by police. Dismissed
Boating while Intoxicated Client arrested by Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and blew a .14 Dismissed
Driving while Intoxicated Client arrested by Houston Police Department. Not guilty
DWI Client arrested by Webster Police after being seen speeding and swerving by officer. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by University of Houston Police and has blood drawn with a .20 result. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Humble Police Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after failing roadside balancing tests. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Pasadena Police Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department and blew .10 breath test. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after erratic driving and blew .16 breath test. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Texas State Troopers in Galveston County. Reduced to Reckless Driving
DWI Client arrested by Texas Department of Public Safety and blew a .14. Dismissed on day of trial
DWI Client arrested by Rice University Police and blew a .15. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after rear-ending vehicle on Westheimer. Dismissed
Driving while Intoxicated Client arrested by La Porte Police Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after seen driving on Washington Avenue with no headlights. Dismissed on day of trial
DWI Client arrested by Harris County Sheriff’s Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after being seen by officer driving with no headlights. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Texas State Troopers in Liberty County. Non-driving misdemeanor, deferred adjudication
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after being pulled over for speeding and then failing roadside balancing tests. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Texas State Trooper in Montgomery County. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department and has blood drawn with a result of .12. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Harris County Sheriff’s Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by the Texas Department of Public Safety and has blood drawn with a result of .13. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Harris County Sheriff’s Department and accused of DWI and Possession of Marijuana. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after crashing into three vehicles at a drugstore. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Walker County Sherrif’s Department after admitting to drinking five beers before driving. Dismissed
Driving while Intoxicated Client arrested by a Texas State Trooper in Harris County. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after failing roadside balancing tests and blew .11. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Harris County Constable. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by a Texas State Trooper in Burleson County. Reduced to “obstructing a highway”
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by College Station Police. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Harris County Constable’s Office and blew a .14. Dismissed on day of trial
DWI Client arrested by Harris County Sheriff’s Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after failing roadside balancing tests. Not Guilty
DWI Client arrested by Pasadena Police Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Harris County Sherrif’s Office. Dismissed during trial
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after causing rollover accident on I-45 and having a blood alcohol of .10. Not Guilty
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after being detained outside of a bar and having a blood result of .11. Dismissed
Driving while Intoxicated Client arrested by Houston Police Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested driving his motorcycle by Houston Police Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Harris County Sheriff’s deputy, driving back from Houston Texans game. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston Police Department after officer sees him swerving and fails roadside balancing tests. Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by South Houston Police Department. Dismissed during trial
DWI Client Arrested by Harris
Count Sheriff’s Office after failing roadside balancing
tests.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Deer
Park Police Department.
Not Guilty
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department after failling asleep in vehicle and
failing roadside balancing tests.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Webster
Police Department. Client’s breath test score was .12.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Jersey
Village Police Department after being seen weaving out
of his lane and blowing a .15.
Dismissed
Driving while Intoxicated Client arrested by Humble
Police Department.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department after vomiting on herself in her vehicle
and having a blood result of .12.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Texas
Department of Public Safety and blew a .15.
Not Guilty
DWI Client accused of speeding
on a motorcycle 91mph. Client’s blood test was above
legal limit.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Jersey
Village Police Department and officers find vodka and
orange juice in her car and she fails roadside balancing
tests.
Dismissed
DWI Client accused of driving
under influence of vicodin and soma.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department after being pulled over for racing
and failing field sobriety tests.
Dismissed
DWI Client accused of driving
under the influence of prescription medication.
Dismissed
DWI Client accused of driving
with license invalid.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by DPS
Trooper, after causing accident in client’s 18-wheeler.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Texas
Department of Public Safety in Brazos County after admitting
to drinking and failing roadside balancing tests.
Not Guilty
Driving while Intoxicated Client arrested by Houston
Police Department.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Montgomery
County Sheriff’s Office after crashing into car in convenience
store parking lot.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department and blew a .14.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Harris
County Constable – Precinct #4.
Not Guilty
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department and blew .10.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Metro Police Department.
Dismissed on day of trial
DWI Client arrested by La
Porte Police Department after getting lost and driving
into police station parking lot.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Precinct
6 Constable after returning from Happy Hour.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department on Washington Avenue after police
find $489 bar tab and client fails roadside balancing
tests.
Hung jury/Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department during “no refusal” holiday
weekend. Client refused breath test, but forced blood
test was above legal limit.
Not Guilty
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department after passing out in her vehicle and
later blew a .22.
Dismissed
Driving while Intoxicated Client arrested by Houston
Police Department
Dismissed on day of trial
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department near Galleria and blew a .11.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department and blew a .10.
Dismissed on
day of Trial.
DWI Client arrested by Rice
University Police Department.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Harris
County Constable’s Office.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department. Client failed all field sobriety
tests.
Not Guilty
DWI Client arrested by Harris
Count Sheriff’s Office after falling asleep in her car.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Houston
Police Department.
Dismissed
DWI Client arrested by Harris
County Sheriff’s Deputy.
Dismissed
DWI Iraq veteran, home on
leave, arrested by Houston Police Department
Dismissed
DWI – 2nd Offense Client arrested by University
of Texas Police and has blood drawn with a .28 result.
Dismissed
DWI – 2nd Offense Client arrested by Houston
Police Department after admitting to drinking and failing
field sobriety tests.
Not Guilty
DWI – 2nd Offense Client arrested by Harris
County Sheriff’s Department after crashing his truck
into another vehicle and has blood drawn with result
of .18.
Dismissed
DWI – 2nd Offense Client arrested by Harris
Count Sheriff’s Office aftering failing roadside balancing
tests and has blood result of .09.
Not Guilty
Driving while
Intoxicated
Client arrested by Seabrook Police Department, after drinking margaritas at a restaurant. Dismissed
DWI and Possession of Marijuana Client arrested by Webster Police after failing field sobriety tests and possessing marijuana and a pipe. Dismissed (Both)
Driving while License Suspended Client accused of driving while license suspended, due to previous convictions for no insurance. Dismissed
Driving while License Suspended Client stopped for Speeding and charged with driving with an invalid license. Dismissed
Driving while License Suspended Client accused of driving with license suspended. Dismissed
Evading Arrest Client accused of fleeing Harris County Sheriff’s deputies on his motorcycle. Dismissed
Evading Arrest Client arrested for felony
evading arrest in vehicle.
Dismissed
Evading Detention Client arrested by Houston
Police Department for evading detention on foot.
Dismissed
Resisting Arrest Client accused of fighting
with police and bar staff at nightclub.
Dismissed
Resisting Arrest Client accused of refusing
to leave bar and threatening officers.
Dismissed
Trespass & Resisting
Arrest
Client involved in bar
fight and accused of refusing to leave and fighting
with officers.
Dismissed
Failure to Stop
and Give
Information
Client accused of striking
several cars and fleeing scene.
Dismissed
Felon in Possession of
Firearm
Client found with pistol
under vehicle seat. Faced 25-99 years imprisonment.
Not guilty
Felon in Possession
of Firearm
Client’s motel room was
searched. Police found handgun.
Dismissed
Forgery Client accused of stealing
a checkbook, forging a signature and attempting to cash
stolen check at a local bank.
Dismissed
Forgery Client accused of forging
10 checks at different locations in Harris County.
Dismissed
Graffiti Client accused of spray
painting apartment complex.
Dismissed
Hindering Apprehension Client accused of harboring,
concealing and providing employee with means of avoiding
arrest on drug charges.
Dismissed
Indecency with a Child Client accused in two
cases of committing indecent acts with minor children.
Reduced to misdemeanor,
deferred adjudication
Injury to a Child Client accused of injuring
girlfriend’s teenage daughter by giving her a spanking.
Dismissed
Injury to a Child Client accused of striking
her child and causing excessive injury.
No-Billed
Injury to a Child Client accused of striking
stepson and causing injury.
No-Billed
Kidnapping Client accused of kidnapping
a boy in an ice cream truck. (Boy had thrown rocks at
the truck.)
No-Billed
Motion to Adjudicate Second motion to adjudicate
guilt. Client on deferred adjudication for aggravated
assault. Client accused of failing to report to probation
officer, failing to perform community service and testing
positive for drugs.
Probation reinstated
Motion to Revoke Client on community supervision
for welfare fraud. Client accused of intentionally failing
to pay restitution.
Probation reinstated
Motion to Revoke Client accused of violating
felony probation in Galveston County.
Probation Reinstated
Murder Juvenile client accused
of robbing and beating elderly woman to death with a
wooden board. Co-defendants found guilty and sentenced.
Not guilty
Murder Client accused of committing
a gang killing in a drive by shooting in north Houston.
Dismissed
Official Oppression Client, a police officer,
accused of mistreating a suspect in his custody.
No-billed
Possession of a Controlled
Substance
Client found with cocaine
in vehicle.
Dismissed
Possession of a Controlled
Substance
Client found with cocaine
in vehicle.
Dismissed
Possession of a Controlled
Substance
Client arrested by Harris
County Sheriff’s Office and found with cocaine in front
seat of a car.
Dismissed
Possession of a Controlled
Substance
Client accused of Possessing
280 grams of Cocaine.
Dismissed
Possession of a Controlled
Substance
Client accused of possessing
oxycontin without a prescription.
Dismissed
Possession of
Controlled Substance
Client accused of possessing
Xanax without prescription.
Dismissed
Possession of Controlled
Substance
Client accused of possessing
amphetamines and Xanax without prescription after pills
found in his car.
Dismissed
Possession of
Controlled Substance
with Intent to Deliver
Client’s motel room was
searched. Police found cocaine in room where client
was sleeping.
Dismissed
Possession of Marijuana Client and friend arrested
for possessing a small amount of marijuana in client’s
vehicle.
Dismissed
Possession of Marijuana Client found with marijuana
in vehicle.
Dismissed
Possession of Marijuana Client found with marijuana
in purse.
Dismissed
Possession of Marijuana Client found with marijuana
in vehicle.
Dismissed
Possession of
Marijuana
Client found with marijuana
in car by Bellaire Police.
Dismissed
Possession of
Marijuana
Client accused of throwing
bag of marijuana out of vehicle.
Dismissed
Possession of 2 ounces
of marijuana in Drug Free Zone
Client accused of selling
marijuana out of his Rice dormroom.
Dismissed
Prostitution Male client accused of
soliciting sex from a female, undercover Houston Police
Officer.
Dismissed
Prostitution Male client accused of
soliciting sex from female, undercover Dickinson Police
Officer.
Hung jury – Case reduced
to “Disorderly Conduct”
Prostitution Client accused of offering
sex to undercover police officer,
who was posing as a customer in a massage parlor.
Not Guilty
Reckless Driving Client accused of driving
wrong way on Galveston Seawall.
Dismissed
Racing Client accused of racing. Dismissed
Robbery Client accused of stealing
money, necklace, jacket and shoes at gunpoint.
Dismissed
Robbery Client accused of robbing
person at apartment complex.
No-Billed
Sexual Assault Juvenile client accused
of indecency and sexual assault of a younger child.
Reduced to misdemeanor,
probation
Sexual Assault Client accused of kidnapping
a woman, driving her across county, while repeatedly
forcing her to have sex.
No-billed
Sexual Assault of a Child
Under 17 yrs
Client accused of having
sex with underage girl in movie theater parking lot.
Dismissed
Tampering with Government
Record
Client accused of printing
and selling false insurance documents.
Dismissed
Terroristic Threat Client accused of threatening
wife over the telephone.
Dismissed
Terroristic Threat Juvenile client and another
boy accused of threatening to beat up neighbor and “eat”
her dog.
Dismissed
Terroristic Threat Client accused of threatening landlord with violence. Dismissed
Terroristic Threat Client accused of threatening to kill wife. Dismissed
Theft Client accused of attempting to purchase stolen gas generator from undercover police officers. Dismissed
Theft Client accused of stealing from department store. Dismissed
Theft Client accused of stealing perfume and other items from a Houston department store. Dismissed
Theft Client accused of stealing from department store. Dismissed
Theft Elderly client accused of attempting to purchase stolen tractor from undercover police officers. Dismissed
Theft Client accused of stealing computer equipment from employer. Dismissed
Theft Client accused of stealing $8,000.00 in repair scam. Dismissed
Theft Client accused of shoplifting at a department store. Dismissed
Theft Client accused of stealing items from pharmacy. Dismissed
Theft Client accused of stealing items from department store. Dismissed
Theft by Check Client accused of writing multiple checks on a closed account. Dismissed
Issuance of Bad Checks Client accused of writing bad checks. Dismissed
Unauthorized Use of Motor Vehicle Client accused of stealing a van. Dismissed
Unlawfully Carrying Weapon Client accused of possessing a handgun, without a concealed carry license. Dismissed
Possession of Prohibited Weapons Client arrested after brass knuckles found inside his truck. Dismissed
Welfare Fraud Client accused of illegally collecting government benefits. Dismissed
Welfare Fraud Client accused of illegally collecting government benefits. Reduced to misdemeanor, fine only