Former DA Avoids Indictment Over Breathalyzer Jury Probe

Law360, Houston (March 14, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- A Texas grand jury on Thursday declined to indict former Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos, who had been accused of using public resources to conduct background checks on another grand jury assigned to review the Houston Police Department’s breath-alcohol testing program.

The grand jury took no action on the case before ending its term Thursday, bringing to an end a year-long review of allegations that Lykos directed members of her administration to look into the backgrounds of grand jurors and prosecutors investigating whether the district...
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