California: Gary Hunt jailed on DUI homicide charge; 10-year-old killed in crash, family injured

Police have identified a suspected drunk driver in a three-vehicle crash that killed a 10-year-old boy in Anaheim on Saturday night.

Anaheim police said 41-year-old Gary S. Hunt of Orange was behind the wheel of a black pickup truck that rear-ended a silver Toyota Camry carrying a family of five just before midnight near Euclid Street and La Palma Avenue.

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Illinois: Dan P. Polites II didn’t learn much from killing Timothy S. Frazier in teenage booze cruise; now he is all grown up and nailed for DUI again

BELLEVILLE — Dan P. Polites II, who pleaded guilty as a juvenile to charges involving a drunken-driving fatality more than five years ago, has again been charged with DUI.
Polites, 22, of O’Fallon, was arrested Friday about 1:40 a.m. on Carlyle Avenue by Major James Lay of the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department. Polites got his license back on Feb. 27, after it was suspended for the previous DUI conviction.
He is the son of Dan Polites, a golf professional and O’Fallon City Council member who ran for state representative.

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Virginia: Culpeper County Sheriff Scott Jenkins reports DUI arrest of Michael L. Jackson; Deputy exposed to PCP

Culpeper County Sheriff Scott Jenkins reports that at approximately 7:45 p.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014, Deputy Robert Vail was patrolling Rixeyville Road in the area of Emerald Hill Elementary School, when an oncoming vehicle failed to dim its headlights. Vail conducted a traffic stop on the black BMW and found the driver, Michael L. Jackson, 39, of Culpeper, to be under the influence of drugs.

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New York: State Police DWI arrests lead off with Amanda L. Bertrand; perfect BAC cocktail of booze and drugs

On 10/12/14 at 3:17 PM, Brentwood Troopers stopped a 2014 Jeep Wrangler on the southbound Robert Moses Causeway Main Span Bridge for failing to maintain lane and for speeding(85 mph). While interviewing the operator, Patrick Osbern, age 49, of Kings Park NY, troopers noticed obvious signs of intoxication. Mr. Osbern failed sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for DWI. Traveling with Osbern in the front passenger seat, was his 13 year old son. Osbern was taken into custody and his son was turned over to his mother.

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New Mexico: Alfredo Alaniz busted for selling beer to teens who killed in DWI crash; Vanessa Rodriguez faces DWI homicide

Sheriff’s deputies were sent to a traffic collision around 7 p.m. near the intersection of Canal Road and Castaneda Road.

They found a 2003 GMC truck, reportedly driven by 16-year-old Vanessa Rodriguez, and a 2002 Hyundai Sonata driven by 32-year-old Elida Garcia.

Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene and a passenger in her vehicle, 50-year-old Maria Granados, was transported to an El Paso hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Vanessa Rodriquez faces charges of DWI homicide after she killed while drunk driving. She is 16 and may spend years in prison.

North Carolina: Maryland police officer Corporal Arvester Horner busted for DWI at Raleigh airport

A Prince George’s County Police officer has had his police powers suspended after the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Police Department charged him with DUI on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Corporal Arvester Horner was off duty at the time of his arrest.

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Florida: Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott reports DUI arrests for Oct. 6 thru Oct. 12, 2014

Impaired drivers are a very real danger to themselves and to others who share the road. With this in mind, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office has launched a multi-faceted campaign of education, awareness and enforcement to battle this threat to public safety in our community. We have elected to publicize the names of those charged with the offense of Driving Under the Influence during the past week.

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