Culpeper County Sheriff Scott Jenkins reports that at approximately 7:45 p.m. Saturday, October 4, 2014, Deputy Robert Vail was patrolling Rixeyville Road in the area of Emerald Hill Elementary School, when an oncoming vehicle failed to dim its headlights. Vail conducted a traffic stop on the black BMW and found the driver, Michael L. Jackson, 39, of Culpeper, to be under the influence of drugs.
On 10/12/14 at 3:17 PM, Brentwood Troopers stopped a 2014 Jeep Wrangler on the southbound Robert Moses Causeway Main Span Bridge for failing to maintain lane and for speeding(85 mph). While interviewing the operator, Patrick Osbern, age 49, of Kings Park NY, troopers noticed obvious signs of intoxication. Mr. Osbern failed sobriety tests and was placed under arrest for DWI. Traveling with Osbern in the front passenger seat, was his 13 year old son. Osbern was taken into custody and his son was turned over to his mother.
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.
A Prince George’s County Police officer has had his police powers suspended after the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority Police Department charged him with DUI on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Corporal Arvester Horner was off duty at the time of his arrest.
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.
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.
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.
On Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 1:32 A.M. the Coachella Police Department responded to the area of Ave Del Parque and Ave 50, regarding a DUI non-injury traffic collision. A white Cadillac collided with a block wall. The driver, a 17-year-old male juvenile from Thermal, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol/and or drugs. The juvenile was taken to a local area hospital as a precaution and released to his parents.
The Coachella Police Department encourages all drivers not to drink and drive. To report drunk drivers, please call 911. Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the Coachella Police Department at (760) 863-8990, or they can call anonymously at (760) 341-STOP (7867).