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Author: Gillian Tobin SHERMAN, Texas - A Sherman lawyer known as “DWI Dude” faces more than 15 years in federal prison for falsely promising to expunge Columbian drug cartel members’ charges, prosecutors said.  Jamie Balagia, 65, was sentenced Monday to 188 months in prison for conspiracy to commit money laundering, obstruction of justice, violation of the Kingpin Act, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and conspiracy to obstruct justice. According to federal prosecutors, Balagia conspired with a Florida investigator and an attorney in Columbia to charge cartel members “lawyer fees” and falsely claimed to bribe government officials to expunge and reduce...

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