California: Sonoma District Attorney Jill Ravitch blasts Judge Julie Conger for letting DUI repeat offender off with simple probation. District Attorney Ravitch stated, “This repeat offender was not a stranger to the criminal justice system. His selfish choice to again drive while impaired seriously injured two people, and put countless others on the road at risk of injury or death. This light sentence sends the wrong message to the community that such conduct will be tolerated.”
Louisiana: Repeat DWI offenders jailed in Calcasieu Parish, some sent to prison; DWI checkpoint on Jan. 28, 2016
Texas: Affluenza Teen DUI Killer Ethan Couch on the lam with his mommy; FBI issues most wanted alert
Moments earlier, Avalos’ mother, Ingrid Cossio, sobbed on the witness stand as she told the packed courtroom at the Leighton Criminal Court Building how she wanted to die after her son’s death.
On October 18, 2012, at 4:43 a.m. it is alleged that James Ryan was driving while intoxicated on the Long Island Expressway when he struck the back of a 2008 BMW causing the wheel to break and the BMW to become disabled while the defendant fled the scene toward exit 35, Shelter Rock Road. Ryan then collided with a 2005 Honda, seriously injuring its driver and causing his car to come to rest against the concrete center divider.
Indiana: Plea deal approved by Vanderburgh Prosecutor Nick Hermann lets DUI killer Conner Dant off with 2 years of home detention
Florida: D.A. investigator Charles Lawson sentenced to only 3 years for DUI fatal crash; killed and fled
Florida: Judges allowed Brian Defreitas to escape jail with 4 DUI arrests; now he killed a mom, hurt two kids in his booze cruise
“Sergio Chavira, 57, was arrested in December after street surveillance captured his minivan striking Pendergrass, as the 45-year veteran officer crossed East Washington Street in a South El Dorado Street crosswalk on his way to police headquarters
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.