The officer made an enforcement stop on the vehicle and contacted the driver who was identified as Rogelio Rosales, 21, of Santa Rosa. The officer noted signs of intoxication and began a DUI evaluation. Rosales was found to be on probation for a previous DUI conviction. He was subsequently arrested and booked on charges of DUI, violation of probation, and being under the influence while on DUI probation.
Vehicles are meant to crumple from front to back and back to front to absorb that energy. They’re not meant to take those side impacts like that and when they do, it crushes into the passenger compartment,”said Sgt. Richard Strader, Metro Police. “The intrusion on that vehicle is almost from one side to the other; and that’s why the passengers were stuck in there because they were trapped in that vehicle.”
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.
Jackson has two previous arrests for alcohol related driving offenses and is currently awaiting adjudication for an arrest for DUI from 7 April 2015.
In sentencing Lail to 20 years in prison with nine years suspended, the maximum allowed by law in this case, the Arlington County judge called Lail’s actions “an appalling demonstration of arrogance,” adding “she’s stunned it took this long for something to happen to someone” and “an absolute shame.”
Maryland: State Police determined to remove DUI drivers from highways; DUI arrests for Leonardtown Barrack April 4, 2015