California: Sonoma District Attorney Jill Ravitch says Juan Banda Jr.’s felony DUI calls for lengthy prison term

District Attorney Ravitch stated, “Despite his young age, Banda is no stranger to the criminal justice system. His actions in this case and his past conduct completely justify a lengthy prison term.”

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Tennessee: Joyce Darlene Scott had booze and drugs cocktail in her blood; gets 18 years in prison for DUI homicide

Prosecutors with District Attorney Charme Allen’s DUI Unit obtained a conviction on Oct. 16, 2015 for a crash in which the passenger of the impaired driver lost his life. Joyce Darlene Scott, 50, pled guilty to Aggravated Vehicular Homicide and was sentenced to serve eighteen years in the Tennessee Department of Correction. Scott had two prior convictions for DUI at the time of the crash.

Joyce Darlene Scott with cocktail of cocaine pot and booze in her system when she killed passenger sentenced to 18 years in prison

California: Megan Hickel’s party ended the lives of Rick & Kelly Schwab; now she will spend 12 years in prison

On the evening of July 4th 2014, after viewing a Fourth of July fireworks display in South Lake Tahoe, Richard Schwab and his wife Kelly Schwab were returning home to Dixon on Highway 50 when their motorcycle was struck in a cross-over collision by Hickel’s vehicle going in the opposite direction in the Twin Bridges area.

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Nevada: Jesse Michael Todd sentenced to 20 years for DUI death of bicyclist

A Jack Daniels whisky bottle discarded by the defendant was found at the scene and investigators estimated Todd’s blood alcohol level was .159 at the time of the accident. The minor, who had just finished the last day of his sophomore year at North Valley High School, was transported to a local hospital where he died of his injuries.

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West Virginia: Joshua Brown gets 2 – 10 years for killing Pappy Robinson and his dog in DUI joyride to hell

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — A Shepherdstown man was sentenced to not less than two or more than 10 years in prison Friday in connection with a fatal drunken-driving crash on Nov. 1, 2014, in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County W. Va. Prosecuting Attorney Ralph Lorenzetti

Pennsylvania: Thomas Muir pleads guilty to DUI murder of brother and sister

Muir, 26, of Media entered guilty pleas to two counts of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, two counts of aggravated assault while driving under the influence, three counts of recklessly endangering another person, and a separate count of DUI.

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Florida: Robert Brown sentenced to 20 years for DUI Manslaughter Death of Jerome Cason Jr. in wrong way crash on interstate

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Aug. 28, 2015) – Robert Nathaniel Brown, 30, was sentenced Friday to a total of 20 years in prison for one count of Driving Under the Influence Manslaughter and two counts of Driving Under the Influence with Serious Bodily Injury. Brown was convicted of these charges in July.

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Pennsylvania: Court upholds long jail sentence for DUI killer Carlos Rene Garcia in death of Kaitlyn Berry

A Pennsylvania appeals court has upheld the prison sentence for a Lancaster man charged with causing fatal vehicle crash while drunk and speeding just outside the city in 2014

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Pennsylvania: Ivana Bradley sent to jail for 3 days for DUI with two kids in car

In addition to the 3 days-to-23-months jail sentence, Bradley was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine, complete Alcohol Safety School and undergo drug and alcohol treatment. Her license will be suspended for a year and she must complete 100 hours of community service, the judge ordered.

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