The incident happened in the city of Hewitt, about nine miles southwest of Waco, according to an arrest affidavit. Police were notified when a driver called at 5:35 p.m. Friday saying that another driver, later identified as Smith, had sideswiped her vehicle in the 700 block of N. Hewitt Drive and begun driving away, the affidavit said.
Smith posted bail set at $2,000 and was released from the McLennan County Jail on Saturday, according to jail records. She could not be located for comment on Wednesday.It said that when an officer arrived, Smith was slurring her words and she handed the officer a work ID when the officer asked for her driver’s license. She said she had two Dos Equis beers at a bar in Waco right before driving, the affidavit said. The results of a blood test done after she was taken to the McLennan County Jail, according to the affidavit, showed her blood alcohol level was 0.0836. The maximum legal blood alcohol level for Texas drivers is 0.08. It said the caller told police that when her vehicle and Smith’s vehicle both stopped at a red light, she told Smith that Smith had scraped her car. Smith “appeared to be intoxicated and did not appear that she was going to stop,” the affidavit said. The caller followed Smith to a fast-food restaurant parking lot and waited for police, the document said. A Williamson County assistant district attorney was charged with driving while intoxicated on Friday near Waco, officials said. Amanda Elaine Smith, 34, also faces a charge of accident involving vehicle damage.
Smith no longer works for the district attorney’s office, according to a statement issued by the office on Wednesday. It said the office had no further comment.We recognize you are attempting to access this website from a country belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA) including the EU which enforces the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and therefore access cannot be granted at this time. For any issues, contact [email protected] or call 615-790-6465.Partly cloudy this evening. Showers and a possible thunderstorm developing after midnight. Storms may contain strong gusty winds. Low around 70F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 70%.
Partly cloudy this evening. Showers and a possible thunderstorm developing after midnight. Storms may contain strong gusty winds. Low around 70F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 70%..According to court documents, she sideswiped another vehicle and, when police asked Smith for identification, she instead handed them her work ID badge.MCLENNAN COUNTY, Texas – A Williamson County assistant district attorney has been suspended after being arrested on suspicion of drunk driving last week.Police say Amanda Smith sideswiped another vehicle and, when officers asked for identification, she handed them her work ID badge. According to an arrest affidavit, she was slurring her words and had alcohol on her breath.Amanda is excited to put her experience and skills to work for clients who come to Smith and Vinson Law Firm for representation. Originally, Amanda is from Pflugerville but currently resides in Gatesville, Texas with her husband and children.After graduating from law school in 2013, Amanda began her career as an Assistant District Attorney for the Coryell County District Attorney’s Office where she handled felony offenses. In 2016, Amanda moved to the McLennan County District Attorney’s Office in Waco to prosecute felony offenses. She was at the McLennan County D.A.’s Office until joining the Williamson County District Attorney’s Office in 2021.