Killeen Organized Criminal Activity - Drive by Shooting and Gang Violence Lawyer
Defending Against Gang Violence Charges in Killeen, Waco and Temple, Texas:
If you were arrested for a violent crime and the police determine that you were acting as part of a gang, you
may face additional charges. Prosecutors are serious about responding to the threats of gangs in their communities.
Unfortunately, there is often confusion about whether you were acting as part of an organized street gang or were
just hanging out with friends when events got out of control.
Parents, if your minor-aged child has been charged with a gang-related crime, make sure you have an experienced
organized criminal activity, drive by shooting and gang violence lawyer fighting to keep the
charge out of the adult system. Go ahead and give Ed Brown a call 254-634-2587 now. The
initial consultation is FREE.
F. Edward (Ed) Brown is recognized as one of Central Texas leading organized
criminal activity, drive by shooting and gang violence lawyer. Ed Brown has aproven record of results
helping people avoid prison and persuading prosecutors to reduce sex and violence crime charges to non-gang or
non-organized criminal activity offenses.
Contact the Brown Law Firm before you talk the police after you
have been charged or come under suspicion of a gang offense.
Killeen - Waco Organized Criminal Activity, Drive by Shooting and Gang
Violence Attorney: Fully Informed Decisions
I believe clients should be educated about the law, their rights and their options. How else can you make
informed decisions about your case and your future? To learn about the law, your rights and your options,
call or email organized criminal activity, drive by shooting and gang violence attorney Ed Brown
at 254-634-2587 now. Your calls are welcome. Initial consultation is FREE. I will discuss the elements of the crime
you are charged with and present you with your defense options relating to following:
Definitions: Organized Criminal Activity, Drive by Shooting and Gang Violence - Texas
Penal Code § 71.01.
In this chapter,
(a) "Combination" means three or more persons who collaborate in carrying on criminal activities, although:
(1) participants may not know each other's identity;
(2) membership in the combination may change from time to time; and
(3) participants may stand in a wholesaler-retailer or other arm's-length relationship in illicit distribution
(b) "Conspires to commit" means that a person agrees with one or more persons that they or one or more of them
engage in conduct that would constitute the offense and that person and one or more of them perform an overt act in
pursuance of the agreement. An agreement constituting conspiring to commit may be inferred from the acts of the
parties. . .
(d) "Criminal street gang" means three or more persons having a common identifying sign or symbol or an
identifiable leadership who continuously or regularly associate in the commission of criminal activities.
What Must the Prosecutor Prove?
§ 71.02Engaging In Organized Criminal Activity
(a) A person commits an offense if, with the intent to establish,
maintain, or participate in a combination or in the profits of a combination or as a member of a criminal street
gang, the person commits or conspires to commit one or more of the following:
(1) murder, capital murder, arson, aggravated robbery, robbery,
burglary, theft, aggravated kidnapping, kidnapping, aggravated assault, aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault,
forgery, deadly conduct, assault punishable as a Class A misdemeanor, burglary of a motor vehicle, or unauthorized
use of a motor vehicle; . . .