2021/12/28

Kansas state senator gets 48 hours in jail


DUI Records Search  Kansas — Republican Kansas Sen. Gene Suellentrop pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor drunk driving and reckless driving charges after he was arrested earlier this year for driving drunk the wrong way on Interstate 70 in Topeka and evading police.

Elderly woman killed in Christmas Eve car crash in Edwardsburgh Township

 

A 71-year-old woman was killed in a car crash that took place on Christmas Eve in Edwardsburgh Township.It occurred on Highway 2 and Galop Canal Road around 10:30 p.m.

2021/12/27

Denzel Morandin 'I was meant to die in that car': Townsville man's warning after horror drink driving crash

 



A young man who narrowly avoided death after drink driving is speaking out to those who may be considering making the same mistake.

Denzel Morandin said he was "in a bad spot" when he made the conscious decision to drive home after he "took it a bit too far" having beers at a mate's place on November 20 last year.

2021/12/20

Santa Rosa County woman who fled fatal DUI sentencing arrested in Illinois



GULF BREEZE, Fla. -- A woman who fled her sentencing for a fatal DUI crash in Santa Rosa County was arrested Friday morning in Illinois.

Illinois State Police officials are investigating a traffic crash involving a DUI driver


Just before midnight on Dec. 17, a trooper assisting in a DUI investigation was hit on I-94 northbound at Garfield Blv. in Cook County. The fully marked squad car was parked on the right shoulder with active emergency lights at the time of the crash.

2021/12/16

A Idaho DUI Arrest can be serious!

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Inside your Idaho, you can be caught for the DUI criminal offense depending on one of two theories. Very first, you will be detected if you look like under the influence of alcoholic beverages or perhaps medicines. This is often according to the area sobriety test outcomes, traveling pattern, physical appearance, as well as other evidence during the police arrest. How much alcohol consumption inside your blood vessels is not going to issue in case you are caught beneath “under the influence” regulation.

Nevertheless, you may also end up being detected depending on your own blood vessels alcohol consumption content (BAC) on it’s own. Beneath Idaho’s “per se” law, you can’t generate using a BAC regarding .08% or perhaps increased. If you do, you might be doing DUI.

2021/12/14

Lunesta and Ambien - Result in DUI Charges

A couple of weeks ago, drug company Sepracor announced that its earnings have fallen this year. While their press release didn’t say why, one reason is easy to guess: A major product for Sepracor, the sleep aid Lunesta, has generated a storm of negative publicity recently. Like Ambien, which I wrote about here recently, Lunesta is often reported to cause people to do strange things in their sleep that they don’t remember on waking - including driving while asleep. Like Ambien, Lunesta is implicated in an increasingly large number of DUIs. And studies show that Lunesta is longer-acting than Ambien, meaning it takes longer to clear your system. This opens early risers to the possibility of being cited for driving to work while technically intoxicated - from something they took more than eight hours before.

2021/12/13

A Different Standard for Minors with a DUI

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A California teenager was arrested for DUI three times in less than two weeks. Police in the San Francisco suburb of Morgan Hill say 19 year old Anthony Maher was arrested three times in eleven days for driving under the influence.

2021/12/12

Highway Patrol Officer Pulled Over On DUI Charge

Lieutenant Deborah Pierce, a California Highway Patrol officer working for the Bakersfield division, was pulled over and arrested on drunk driving charges while driving on Highway 99. The officer, who wrecked her car, did not hurt any others while on the road. News reports state that she will face misdemeanor DUI charges. There is no word yet on whether Pierce, who has served with the CHP for over 17 years, will be stripped of her CHP position.

2021/12/11

CHP Cracks Down On I-15 DUIs


Recent reports indicate that the California Highway Patrol will ramp up patrol efforts along the I-15 corridor in an attempt to get a handle on drunk drivers, speeders, and those who fail to properly use seat belts and proper restraints while driving. The crackdown effort will focus on the I-15 corridor that stretches from Nevada to northern Riverside County and will involve speed traps, increased police activity and even air patrols.

2021/12/10

Michelle Rodriguez Released From Jail – Served Time for DUI


Actress Michelle Rodriguez has been released from Lynchwood County Jail in California after serving only 18 of 180 sentenced days. Her release was due to overcrowded conditions at the jail, which allows female inmates who have not proven themselves to be violent to serve as little as ten percent of their sentence before release. This is not the first DUI-related jail stay for Lost star Rodriguez, whose well-publicized brush with the law landed her in another California jail in 2006. Rodriguez has also served a probation term after driving with a suspended license and pleading no contest to a DUI in 2003.

2021/12/09

Murder Charges in DUI Crash

John Joseph Taskey, aged 46, has pleaded not guilty of second-degree murder, gross vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence of alcohol and causing injury, and driving under the influence with prior DUI convictions. His trial will begin April 10 in San Diego Superior Court. Taskey, who has five prior DUI convictions and served time in state prison for the last offense, was on parole when he allegedly struck and killed 76-year-old Rosa Degerman with his truck. The Deputy District Attorney states that Taskey’s blood alcohol content (BAC) was 0.10 at the time of the injury – two percentage points higher than the legal state limit of 0.08.

2021/12/08

The Importance of Alcohol Education Classes


Are you sick of Paris Hilton’s DUI yet? I’m sure she is. A small but significant part of her problems was her failure to sign up for alcohol education classes, which are required after a conviction for every type of DUI in California. Not signing up will almost certainly make you look bad to a judge, but more importantly, it opens you up to all kinds of consequences that you’d probably rather avoid - including jail.

DUI Testing by Dana Raz

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Having successfully completed an intensive seminar about field sobriety tests, where I, as a los angeles criminal defense attorney, acted as a cadet in the police academy, learning how to administer the tests; I now have a very different viewpoint of these tests.

South Bay DUI Arrests Up 20 Percent During Holiday Season


A South Bay DUI crackdown resulted in 20 percent more DUI arrests, reports the Mercury News. In 2006, 716 arrests were made of drivers suspected to be operating their vehicles while under the influence of alcohol and drugs; the figure rose to 859 between December 14 and January 1. The California Highway Patrol’s holiday crackdown put large numbers of officers on the roads, with 80 percent of the Patrol’s officers deployed along with “roving DUI units” designed to track down potential DUIs.

2021/12/06

DUI Leads to Palm Springs Power Outage


A Palm Springs man could be on the hook for more than just felony DUI – his ill-fated driving spree cost 1,000 Southern California Edison customers their power when he crashed his Mustang into a power pole. Though Noel Hernandez Montes has not yet been convicted of felony DUI, he was suspected of driving under the influence when his car rolled over, downing a power pole and several power lines. Montes did not injure any other drivers during his wild ride, but he did get himself into a whole lot of legal trouble.

CO sees change in marijuana laws and drug-related DUIs


DUIs, whether for drugs or alcohol, are serious charges and should not be taken lightly.

Colorado's governor recently signed into law several new recreational marijuana regulations. It has become important that marijuana users do not use marijuana and drive or they may face DUID charges. The new law also includes an open container law for marijuana and will require that police obtain drug

2021/12/04

DUI Leads to Palm Springs Power Outage




A Palm Springs man could be on the hook for more than just felony DUI – his ill-fated driving spree cost 1,000 Southern California Edison customers their power when he crashed his Mustang into a power pole. Though Noel Hernandez Montes has not yet been convicted of felony DUI, he was suspected of driving under the influence when his car rolled over, downing a power pole and several power lines. Montes did not injure any other drivers during his wild ride, but he did get himself into a whole lot of legal trouble.

Mischa Barton Faces the Music for DUI


She’s just the latest in a string of starlets facing trouble with the law after driving under the influence. Now Mischa Barton, a young actress who performed on the popular teen soap “The O.C.,” has pleaded no contest to driving under the influence (DUI) after a December pullover. Barton, who is 22 years old, attracted the attention of an officer after straddling lanes and failing to use her turn signal. Baron pleaded no contest to both DUI and driving without a license. Barton will now begin three years of probation for her crime.

2021/12/03

San Diego Man Will Face Trial for Police Dog Death


A San Diego man accused of leading police on a wild-goose chase that ended up in a jump off of San Diego’s largest bridge and the death of a police dog will face trial, authorities have confirmed. Among other things, Cory Byron is charged with evading officers, DUI, and harming a police animal. The chase, which took place on New Year’s Eve, traversed the streets of San Diego before culminating in a jump off of the Coronado Bridge while a police dog was gripping Byron’s arm. The dog died; Byron sustained a collapsed lung and other injuries and was rescued by Harbor Police after his plunge into the San Diego Bay.

Former Child Star Arrested for DUI in Newport Beach, California

Former “Boy Meets World” star Danielle Fishel was arrested on a warrant for driving under the influence in Newport Beach. Ms. Fischel has been charged with DUI in Los Angeles County and while she was visiting the Orange County beach city, the car she was riding in was stopped. Upon further investigation, Newport Beach police officers located a warrant for her arrest on the drunk driving charges. She was released from custody soon after her arrest

California Death Notices: C, Cáceres, Cámara, C'de, C'debaca, Ca, Caal

In the age of information technology, the internet has become the most convenient medium in finding the latest obituaries. It provides us t...