Kristen Lindsey, the Texas veterinarian who admittedly killed a cat named Tiger, is once again in trouble with the law following an arrest in late March. Lindsey is scheduled to appear in court May 9 on charges of driving while intoxicated, Facebook: Tiger’s Justice Team News reported May 6.
According to Harris County, Texas public court record Case Number 2081246, Lindsey was arrested at 1:22 a.m. March 21 in Houston after a breath analysis indicated she had a blood alcohol concentration of at least 0.15, nearly twice the legal limit of 0.08. She was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), a Class A Misdemeanor in Texas and booked at 4:04 p.m. March 21. This is reported to be her first offense in Texas.
After posting a $1,000 cash bond, Lindsey was released on bail at 11:12 p.m. March 21 and is being represented by William “Wes” Weston Rucker III. An order for Pretrial Supervision was issued by Harris County Court on March 28. Lindsey is forbidden to use, possess or consume any alcohol, controlled substance or prescription drug not lawfully prescribed. She must also submit to random drug tests and personally pay for the test.
Lindsey must also have an ignition interlock device installed on her primary vehicle and is prohibited from operating any vehicle unless such device is installed. No information is available as to whether Lindsey will plead innocent or guilty in Harris County Court on May 9.
Mother’s Against Drinking and Driving (MADD) reports that every two minutes a person is injured in a drunk driving crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The yearly estimated economic cost in the United States is $132 billion dollars.