NOT GUILTY OF MURDER — Texas v. D.W. (December 2021)

CEO of oil company charged with murder of a police officer in Midland County. Officer and trainee opened client’s front door twice in the middle of the night. Investigation revealed they were acting upon faulty alarm information—the alarm company mistakenly sent a burglary call to their home. No alarm went off. No burglary was in progress. Midland County Jury found client justified in using self defense under the castle doctrine, and found him NOT GUILTY in 90 minutes.