Connecticut: Farmington Police arrested DUI 2nd time for school bus driver Tammy Jo Costello

FARMINGTON, Conn. (8/27/2014) — A school bus driver charged Wednesday morning with driving 20 students to Irving Robbins Middle School while intoxicated has a previous drunken-driving arrest, state officials said.

Tammy Costello was charged with driving under the influence in May 2004 in Bristol, said Department of Motor Vehicles spokesman William Seymour. She completed the state’s alcohol education program on July 20, 2005, records indicate. Completion of the program results in charges being dismissed.

Connecticut School Bus Driver Tammy Jo Costello busted 2nd time for DUI

Louisiana: Licia Greenleaf charged with TRIPLETS in her booze cruise; DWI from wine and Xanax

SLIDELL, LA. According to St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies, a 41-year-old Slidell mother was arrested Thursday evening for driving while intoxicated after she was pulled over for driving erratically with her three young children in the vehicle.

Shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday a deputy was dispatched to Willow wood Subdivision near Slidell after several residents called to report a white GMC SUV driving recklessly through the neighborhood.

Residents told deputies the vehicle nearly ran over three people that were standing in their own yard, a man walking his dog and several mailboxes as well as narrowly avoiding at least one collision with another vehicle.

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Deputies occasionally have hazards other than impaired drivers to deal with.

California: Burbank Police charged Janny Dolson with felony DUI-drugs for striking pedestrian in crosswalk

•A 35-year-old motorist was arrested Thursday after she allegedly struck a pedestrian while driving under the influence of drugs with her four-year-old daughter in the car, police said.
Police responded to the area of Magnolia Boulevard and Avon Street just before 5 p.m. following reports of a woman – identified by police as Janny Dolson, of Sherman Oaks – driving erratically, said Burbank Police Officer Joshua Kendrick. Dolson was also reportedly observed sitting through a full green-light cycle.

Burbank, Calif. Police fleet in 1950

New York: Chautauqua County Sheriff notes DWI arrests for Aug. 17, 2014

On 7-19-14 at around 2:20AM, Sheriff’s patrol stopped a vehicle on Foote Avenue in Jamestown after noticing that it was riding on the rim of a blown front tire and had what appeared to be fresh collision damage and mud on the front end of the vehicle. The vehicle was also leaking a significant amount of anti-freeze. When Deputies approached the operator, it was observed that the vehicle’s airbags had blown and the operator was injured. The operator was identified as Larry P. Babcock Jr, 31, of Jamestown, NY. An ambulance was called to the scene to evaluate Babcock and medics determined he was going to flown by Starflight helicopter to Hamot hospital in Erie, PA. Deputies located a crash site on Foote Avenue Extension in the Town of Kiantone where Babcock drove off the road and struck an earth embankment. Parts of Babcock’s vehicle were located at that site, verifying the location. Deputies interviewed Babcock at Hamot, and following the investigation, Babcock was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and other traffic infractions

Chautauqua County NY Sheriff stop DWI

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