Indiana: DUI charges pending fatal crash caused by wrong-way Michael Gann in head-on crash

Preliminary evidence at the scene indicated that the driver of the Jeep Grand Cherokee was travelling the wrong way southbound in the northbound lanes of University Parkway prior to the collision. A Sheriff’s Office reconstructionist was called to the scene and the crash remains under investigation. Preliminary evidence has confirmed alcohol to have been a factor in the crash.

Wrong way driver suspected of being DUI when causing fatal crash on March 15, 2015 in Vanderburgh County Indiana.

New York: State Police report felony DWI arrest of Michael Cappiello

Thursday evening Wurtsboro Troopers responded to a vehicle off the roadway on Burlingham Road in Bloomingburg. While assisting the motorist off the roadway a second vehicle operated by Michael Cappiello, of Wallkill, came to the scene to assist the first vehicle by pulling it out. While interviewing Cappiello Troopers noticed that he was intoxicated.

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Indiana: Vanderburgh Sheriff Dave Wedding reports three booze-cruise crashes in one night; charges pending in all three starting with Caleb Lannan getting a shed-in-one!

The third accident occurred at 2:20 am. Randall McCandless of Gentryville, Indiana drove his Chevrolet Camaro off the roadway and into a water reservoir near Rusher Creek Drive and Hwy 41. Mr. McCandless and two passengers were able to crawl out of the reservoir and walk to a nearby business prior to the Sheriff’s Office being notified. The driver and one passenger were transported to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries. Tire marks were located leading from the roadway to the water’s edge. The vehicle was completely submerged and arrangements are being made to recover it.

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Oregon: State Police DUI manslaughter charges pending for Billroy Durham for killing Patricia Kuykendall

Durham is being treated for his injuries; however as a result of the investigation, Mr. Durham is expected to be charged with Manslaughter in the First Degree, Assault in the Second Degree, Assault in the Third Degree, Reckless Driving, and DUII- Controlled Substances.

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Rhode Island: Hector M. Diaz faces DUI homicide charges of killing passenger in Providence booze cruise

Diaz displayed obvious signs of impairment at the scene. Troopers placed him in custody and transported him to the Lincoln Woods Barracks where he refused a breathalyzer test. In coordination with the Attorney General’s Office, a court authorized search warrant was prepared by troopers and signed by the Honorable Judge Stephen M. Isherwood. Mr. Diaz was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where blood samples were drawn. Testing of the collected blood samples will be conducted by the Rhode Island Department of Health.

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New York: Sheriff adds wanted DWI killer Karena Hinton to most wanted list; Jamesville Principal busted for DWI with kids in car

Karena Hinton, 43, is number 7 spot on the list. Hinton, who is a repeat DWI offender, has a long history of drunk driving, which includes a manslaughter conviction for killing her boyfriend in a DWI crash in Oswego County in 2002. Since she was released from prison in 2006, she has been charged with DWI at least twice since. Hinton is known to work as a painter and has been recently seen in Oswego County. She has ties to the St Regis reservation, both US and Canadian sides however, her actual whereabouts is unknown.

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Minnesota: Otter Tail County jail bookings for DWI for March 26, 2015; Denise Kenyon killed by DUI driver Dianne Conn

Killed was 54 year-old Denise Kenyon of Underwood. Police say there’s evidence that the driver of the other car, Dianne Conn, 69, of Fergus Falls, had been drinking and criminal vehicular homicide charges are expected against her.

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