Alabama: State Troopers charge two for DUI; Jonathan Bradley Varner with DUI and reckless murder

Jonathan Bradley Varner, 36, of San Marcos, Texas, was arrested and charged with Reckless Murder. The arrest stems from a fatal traffic crash in which Varner was involved on June 12. Varner was booked into the Elmore County Jail with a $15,000 bond

Jonathan Bradley Varner, 36, of San Marcos, Texas,  Montgomery Ala 063015

California: Benjamin Liano charged with DUI fatal crash of motorcyclist Alexander Fiala in Temecula

On June 28, 2015, about 8:30 pm, officers from the Temecula Police Department responded to a reported hit and run traffic collision involving a motorcyclist with serious injuries in the 31800 block of Rancho California Road in the city of Temecula. The suspect in the hit and run, Benjamin Liano (22) of Temecula, was detained nearby

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South Carolina: Zachary Swiger charged with felony DUI in death of Cody Sanders

James Cody Sanders, 18, of Alcolu was pronounced dead at the scene of the wreck, according to Deputy Coroner Bucky Mock. Sanders was a passenger in Swiger’s 2003 Toyota Echo, which left the right side of the road, overcorrected, went to the left side, struck an embankment and then overturned after going to the right side again

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California: teen killed in crash; Huntington Police charge Jaime Xahuentit Palacios with DUI homicide

The driver of the silver Nissan Frontier, Jaime Xahuentit Palacios, a 39 year old resident of Santa Ana, was ultimately arrested on suspicion of felony DUI resulting in death as well as driving while unlicensed. The Nissan Frontier is believed to be related to the original drunk driver call.

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South Dakota: Lenard Boyer killed by Karla Martinez on her third DUI in booze cruise Jeep hell-ride

Martinez was arrested for DUI Third Offense, Vehicular Homicide, Suspended Driver’s License, Contributing Alcohol to a Minor, Open Container of Alcohol and Seat Belt Violation

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Kentucky: Jesse Bennett charged with murder and dui in death of Taylor Lainhart; boozing driver hit motorcycle

As a result of the initial investigation, Jesse Bennett was arrested and charged with Murder, Assault 2nd Degree, Operating a Motor Vehicle Under in Influence of Alcohol/Drugs 1st Degree (Aggravated), and Open Alcoholic Beverage in Motor Vehicle. He is lodged in the Three Forks Regional Jail.

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Maryland: Teen drinking party ends in dead 2 teens with others injured and Sam Ellis awaiting DUI manslaughter charges

Two vehicle passengers were declared deceased at the scene. Two additional vehicle occupants, to include the driver, were transported to a local hospital, both with serious injuries.
Preliminary investigation indicates that the occupants of the vehicle had attended an underage drinking party in area.

Sam Ellis will face double DUI rap for deaths of Calvin Li and Alex Murk

Delaware: America’s worst – Judge M. Jane Brady and prosecutor Christopher Hutchison give Garrett Cordrey 18 months in jail for DUI fatal crash

In one of the most egregious examples of weak prosecutors and liberal out-of-touch judges, a Delaware man was sentenced to jail for eighteen months for killing Maryland woman as he drove while intoxicated. The sentence Garrett M. Cordrey received was about the same sentence as a person charged with a misdemeanor theft rap.

Garret Cordrey sentenced to 18 months in jail for killing Nancy Nelson while DUI