Rhode Island: Police chief promises crack down on impaired drivers after drunks smashed into two police cars coming from Hell-Hole Bar – Mardi Gras Nightclub

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

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Wisconsin: Tarance L. Bryant fled after killing woman in DUI crash

RACINE, WISCONSIN – Racine Police report that Tarance L. Bryant, 33, of Racine, Wi, fled the scene of a two-vehicle wreck which occurred early on Dec. 13, 2014. The wreck took place at 13th St. and South Memorial Drive in the city of Racine.

Tarance Bryant fled the scene of a fatal crash, he is charged with DUI homicide in Racine County, Wisc.

Maryland: fatal joyride into tree killed one; four of six occupants had DUI records

fatal joyride into tree killed one; four of six occupants had DUI records – MOUNT AIRY, MD. — Four men who were in a pickup truck that left the roadway Friday night in Howard County and overturned after striking a tree have been convicted of DUI in Maryland, including one who was killed in the crash.

The others, one of whom has two prior DUI convictions and may have been the driver, are now in a trauma unit, along with two other occupants of the overturned truck.

A great way to get a free ride on this new Maryland State Police medevac helicopter is to operate a motorcycle while impaired and go too fast around a curve. DWI HIT PARADE photo

Wisconsin: John Przybyla’s lame excuse for 10th DWI arrest was ‘beer-battered fish’

DECEMBER 11, 2014–During a recent traffic stop, a Wisconsin motorist who has nine prior drunk driving convictions on his record explained that the reason a sheriff’s deputy smelled booze on his breath was because he had just eaten beer-battered fish at lunch.

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Michigan: Detroit firefighter drunk on the job – nearly three times the legal limit; Hartford’s Jeffrey Vendetta rings the bell on 2nd DUI

Jeffery Vendetta, a 20 year veteran of the Hartford Fire Department was arrested in Farmington for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.

When police responded to the scene, officers found a car that had been hit from the back and sustained heavy damage. The driver was complaining of some neck pain, but did not need medical attentions, police said.

A witness told police that the driver involved left the scene and directed investigators to Brickyard Road, around four miles away, where they found a car with fresh damage to the front end.

Officers identified Vendetta as the driver, took him into custody and administered breath tests.

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Florida: Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott reports DUI arrests for Nov. 24 – Nov. 30, 2014; Rey Gonzalez Luis leads the list

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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Illinois: Joshua Egbert Spudich in jail after DUI murder of Susan Gorecki; repeat DUI driver held on million dollar bail

Joshua Spudich, 23, of the 400 block of South Second Street, was charged Friday with four counts of aggravated driving under the influence, one count of possession of a controlled substance, one count of driving under the influence of drugs, one count of driving with a revoked driver’s license and one count of improper lane usage

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