On Thursday, January 8, 2015, PCSO Traffic deputies arrested 42-year-old Paul Marx of 1220 Holloway Road in Auburndale on a Polk County warrant charging him with one count Vehicular Homicide and one count Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Death.
According to the affidavit, around 11:20 p.m. on September 27, 2014, Marx was driving his Ford F-150 pickup truck eastbound on U.S. 92 just east of Old Dixie Hwy in Auburndale when he struck and killed a pedestrian, 52-year-old John Haney of Auburndale. Haney was walking in the grass approximately 2.8 feet off of the eastbound shoulder of U.S. 92 when Marx struck him. Evidence at the scene shows Marx’s truck traveled on the grass and off the roadway for 217 feet before striking the victim, and another 166 feet until returning back to the roadway. After hitting the victim, Marx drove home. Marx then returned to the scene of the crime around 1:00 a.m., went back home, and called PCSO.
On January 7, Oregon State Police troopers cited LEWIS for the crimes of DUII-alcohol, and Reckless Driving into Lane County Circuit Court.
SALISBURY, MD. — Wicomico Sheriff Mike Lewis reports that a deputy had his hands full when he arrested a boozing bozo for DUI.
Police say that on January 3, 2015 at 8:36 PM a deputy stopped a vehicle operated by Miguel Angel Santos-Villalta, 40, of Salisbury, Md., for an equipment violation in the 500 block of S. Salisbury Blvd. Upon making contact with Santos, the deputy detected a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. That, along with other indicators suggested that Santos was operating his vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
Maryland: State Police report 416 DWI / DUI drivers busted during Christmas drinking, driving and dying season; cabs cheap, lawyers pricey
According to La Quinta Police on Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at 10:29 P.M. the La Quinta Police Department responded to the area of Washington Street and Avenue 50 regarding a DUI /non-injury traffic collision. A gray BMW was traveling southbound on Washington Street when it veered off the roadway and collided with a wall. The driver and sole occupant, Christopher Chmielak, age 38 of La Quinta, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol/and or drugs and taken to a local area hospital as a precaution prior to being booked into the county jail in Indio.
Florida: Jamie Lynn Honaker killed by repeat DUI driver Mark J. Jusevic; he kept going for two blocks – Deerfield Beach, Florida — A woman was killed as she waited for the bus in Deerfield Beach when an intoxicated driver drove his car onto the sidewalk. Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Investigation detectives are investigating the fatal crash.
CRANSTON, RHODE ISLAND – Three drivers were arrested for DWI in Cranston, Rhode Island in the past few days, according to Cranston Police Chief Col. Michael J. Winquist.
Chief Winquist announced that the operators arrested were responsible for three separate motor vehicle wrecks two of which involved Cranston police vehicles. In one crash, a Cranston Police Officer was injured when his cruiser was hit by a drunk driver