DWI case against DA staffer's son dismissed
Special prosecutor asks dismissal ‘in the interest of justice’
SAN ANTONIO - The special prosecutor assigned to the 2012 DWI arrest of Truman Biggs, 18, denies any outside influence in his decision to seek a dismissal of the charges “in the interest of justice.”
Biggs is the son of Adrianna Biggs, the head of the District Attorney’s White Collar Crimes section.
Defense Attorney Charles Bunk was appointed special prosecutor in the case in which District Attorney Susan Reed asked to be recused. He was appointed by Judge Wayne Christian.
“I just happened to be in the courtroom,” Bunk said. “I was not sought out or solicited.”
He denied getting any pressure to seek a dismissal.
“To this day, I’ve never spoken to anybody in the District Attorney’s office other than to receive the file,” Bunk said.
He said he made the decision to file a motion to have the case dismissed after viewing dash camera video recorded by the Terrell Hills Police Department and reviewing police reports.
Biggs lawyer, John Kuntz, said the video “does not comport” with the blood alcohol report in the case. It listed Biggs' level at 0.15.
Reed says she deliberately has not followed the case.
She did, however, take exception to Bunk’s “in the interest of justice” motion.
“That’s bull!” Reed said. “I tell my lawyers not to use in the interest of justice.”
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