California: Menifee Police snared ‘Speedy’ Erick Gonzalez after chase and charged him with DUI – Menifee Police officer observed a 1995 Honda Civic swerving while traveling eastbound on Scott Road. The officer attempted an enforcement stop of the vehicle; however, the vehicle failed to yield. The driving actions of the vehicle indicated the driver was under the influence, and a pursuit was initiated.
Braiton Holloway pleaded guilty in January to driving under the influence of marijuana in the two-car accident that killed Jacob Garber, 20, of Morton.
Felony charges were dismissed in the plea agreement that followed disclosures by defense lawyer Steve Skelton about the victim, who allegedly was intoxicated and failed to stop at the intersection of Mitsubishi Motorway and West College Avenue on Normal’s far west side.
On Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm, 15 troopers from the Leonardtown Barrack participated in a DUI Saturation Patrol focusing on all areas of St Mary’s County. The Charlotte Hall, California, Leonardtown, Lexington Park, Mechanicsville, and Hollywood areas were targeted because they have been identified as high occurrence areas for DUI arrests and DUI related accidents. During this operation, troopers stopped 107 vehicles and issued 92 citations, 71 warnings and 21 Safety Equipment Repair Orders. 11 arrests were made for Driving under the Influence. The Saturation Patrol concluded at 3:00 am.
California: Placer County Sheriff Edward N. Bonner reports DUI arrest bookings and releases for March 14, 2015
Maryland: Charles County Sheriff Troy Berry reports DUI DWI arrests by the alphabet for 2014 starting with “A”
A Brooklyn minister was busted for allegedly driving drunk in the Holland Tunnel on Friday night. And Port Authority police apparently found “a plastic water bottle full of vodka along with hundreds of prescription pills” in the car.
Youngblood performed poorly on a standard field sobriety test, so he was then transferred to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, where he submitted to a breath intoxilyzer test, which concluded he was over the legal limit.
Youngblood, who has 2 prior DWI arrests since 2010, was arrested and charged with DWI 3rd and careless operation.
Sure, everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but don’t depend on luck to get you home safely. Those planning to celebrate this weekend or early next week should make plans before the party begins. Those who wait often end up forgetting and have no plan in place. Identify a designated driver who will not be drinking, make other transportation arrangements, or plan to stay over at the celebration location. Those who think cab fare is too expensive are reminded the average DUI arrest will end up costing you about $10,000 and that is with no traffic crash involved.