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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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.

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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Georgia: Kidistz Temesgen roared down highway on DUI hell-ride; killed one, injured deputy

CONYERS — The Decatur woman accused of causing a fatal car crash when fleeing from deputies Thursday night has been charged with vehicular homicide and DUI.

Kidistz Temesgen, 39, of 3035 Pasadena Drive, has been charged by the Georgia State Patrol with DUI, homicide by vehicle in the first degree, serious injury by vehicle, felony fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement, duty to stop at an accident, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane, failure to drive on the right-hand side of the road and following too closely.

Kidistz Temesgen, 39, hit the vehicle of Yuwadee Theerakanok's

California: Miguel Zaragoza Torres charged with manslaughter DUI of pedestrian in fatal in Palo Alto

The initial investigation revealed that the vehicle was traveling southbound on East Bayshore Road when it left the roadway and struck a power pole on the east curb line of the 2000 block. The vehicle rolled over and came to rest in the roadway. The deceased male was on foot in the area when he was struck and killed; at this point, it is unknown for certain where he was at the time of the collision.

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Oregon: Police say that when Mario Morquecho gets out of the hospital he will go into slammer on DUI charges after deep dive into ravine

Early on the morning Oct. 12, 2014, Washington County Oregon deputies responded to a roll-over crash on Highway 26 where at least one person was ejected and two others fled the scene. They were eventually found and the driver is facing charges.

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California: Michelle Yvonne Hart finally got good enough at DUI to kill; she hit and ran over Glen Harley Fulton

Hart is facing felony charges of gross vehicular manslaughter, driving under the influence resulting in great bodily injury and leaving the scene of an accident, as well as a misdemeanor charge of driving on a suspended license.

Michelle Yvonne Hart, 45, of Arroyo Grande arrested , Oct. 1, 2014, on felony DUI

Oregon: DUI DRIVER JOSHUA ERIC LINDSAY CRASHES STOLEN VEHICLE; CRITICALLY INJURES PASSENGER

On Sunday, October 5, 2014, at 4:59 p.m., 34-year-old Joshua Eric Lindsay abandoned his vehicle, and then broke into a home in the 10000 Block of NE Beech, where he stole the keys of a 2014 white Toyota Camry from the residence’s owner. The owner did not know the suspect or the fact that he entered his residence and stole the vehicle.

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