North Carolina: Connie Jo Penland charged with DWI after dunking her car and kids in river

A Gastonia woman was charged with DWI early Saturday morning after driving into the South Fork of the Catawba River with her children in the rear seat.
Connie Jo Penland, 26, was driving north on Lowell-Spencer Mountain Road in Gastonia at approximately 12:31 a.m. Saturday when she approached the intersection of Sutton Carpenter Road, State Trooper W.T. Davis said

Connie Jo Penland charged with DWI after dumping her car with her three kids in south fork of Catawba River.

New York: Carolyn Garger charged with DWI by Livington Sheriff’s Deputies; had three kids in her booze cruise

GENESEO: Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty announces the Felony arrest of Carolyn Garger, age 48 of Avon.

Livingston County Sheriff’s Office STOP DWI Deputy Brandan Flickner was on patrol in the Town of Geneseo when he came across the scene of a vehicle that had been struck by another vehicle on Route 20A near Country Club Road.

The driver of that vehicle advised that the other operator had left the scene of the accident, heading East on Route 20A toward Livonia. Deputy Flickner continued East on Route 20A and located the vehicle involved in the accident in a ditch roadside.

Upon further investigation, Carolyn Garger, was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated

Livingston County NY Sheriff

Maryland: Queen Anne’s Sheriff and States Attorney lay down the law on adults providing teens booze parties

Queen Anne’s County State’s Attorney Lance Richardson and Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Gary Hofmann talk candidly about the Underage drinking problem in the County, the high cost of being caught providing alcohol to minors and how you can help reduce and prevent the problem.

Queen Anne Sheriff Gary Hoffman

South Carolina: What was 16-year-old girl doing in a car driven by DUI driver 23-year-old Rasheed Reeves?

Troopers said Rasheed Reeves, 23, was driving drunk when his 2005 Ford Crown Victoria ran off the left side of the roadway, then veered back across the interstate and hit a guard rail on the right side.

Troopers said Reeves and a 16-year-old Greenwood girl were not wearing seatbelts and were ejected from the car. Both were taken to the hospital where the girl later died.

The Spartanburg County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as Shykeria Lyle-Daja Watts of Cemetery Road.

Rasheed Reeves, 23, held on fatal DUI charges in Spartanburg Co SC jail.

California: Hernando Villa sent to slammer on DUI hit & run charges in fatal crash; family of Maricela Baza plans funeral of teen

Sacramento police said Hernando Villa, 23, was the driver of the vehicle that struck a parked truck on Florin Rd.Tuesday morning, resulting in the death of 17-year-old Maricela Baza of Sacramento

Hernando Villa

East Coast: Six states join forces to nab speeders, DUI drivers and yahoos from U.S. 15 in Border-to-Border weekend

Six state police and highway patrol agencies this weekend will once again engage in Operation Border to Border, a coordinated traffic safety enforcement initiative targeting approximately 791 miles of U.S. Route 15, which originates in Waterboro, S.C., and ends in Corning, N.Y. The corridor is a heavily-traveled thoroughfare for summer vacationers and for those attempting to avoid congested interstates serving all six states.

Virginia State Police

California: Folsom Police arrest two men for buying booze for kids; 113 DUI arrests for Memorial Day

From 12:01 AM Friday, May 23, 2014 through Midnight Monday, May 26, 2014 officers representing 17 county law enforcement agencies made 113 arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2013, 104 DUI arrests occurred during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. No DUI related deaths have been reported this year. Last year there were no DUI deaths reported. If the adults purchase alcohol for the minor, officers then arrest and cite them for furnishing alcohol to the minor. The penalty for furnishing alcohol to a minor is a minimum $1000 fine and 24 hours of community service. The operation resulted in two arrests, Harrison Anderson (24) and James Ligon (53).

Folsom Chief Cynthia Renaud

Georgia: Adam Robert Joseph DiMillo sits in jail cell on DUI death charges; Paul Louis Castell Jr. rests in his coffin

Forsyth County authorities have identified the boy killed in a single-vehicle wreck there as 17-year-old Paul Louis Castell Jr. of Dawsonville.

The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office said Castell was a passenger in a 2011 Dodge Ram pickup when it left Kelly Mill Road near Rockingham Run, hitting a telephone pole around 1 a.m. Sunday. The impact ejected Castell, who was in the rear, passenger-side seat and reportedly was not wearing a seat belt. The teen died at the scene.

Adam Robert Joseph Di Millo

Adam Robert Joseph DiMillo charged with killing his passenger while DUI Forsyth Co. Georgia

North Carolina: Thabit Ashim Pierre-Louis killed a baby on his DWI joyride into tree

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said the infant was not in a child seat and was being held by a passenger in the back seat, and they accuse the driver of speeding and DWI.

The driver, identified by police as Thabiti Ashim Pierre-Louis, 21, was among five people injured in the wreck and was charged at the hospital with DWI, child seat violation and overcrowding a vehicle. Police said he will be charged with felony death by motor vehicle, reckless driving, possession of marijuana and child neglect when he is released from the hospital.

Thabiti Ashim Pierre-Louis, baby killer DWI Charlotte NC

Maryland: boozing teens on DUI joyride ends upside down in ditch; DUI charges pending against Sienna Lee Brandhorst

According to the Anne Arundel County Police Department, on May 20, 2014, at approximately 12:35 a.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the area of Central Avenue near Loch Haven Road in Edgewater for a reported overturned single vehicle crash. Charges of DUI for the driver await her release from a hospital.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the Toyota Camry was traveling eastbound on Central Avenue near Loch Haven Road when the 18-year-old female driver lost control of the vehicle, causing the vehicle to skid, rotate 180 degrees into a ditch and overturn onto its roof.

The driver, identified as Sienna Lee Brandhorst, 18, of Edgewater, Maryland

Anne Arundel County Police rolling stock with the Chesapeake Bay Bridge in background...or backwater.