New York: Prosecutor Evan P. Thomson – who locks up DWI drivers – busted for DWI by State Police after he booze-cruised down embankment- The investigation revealed Evan P. Thomson, a 26-year-old Morrisonville, New York resident, was the sole occupant in a vehicle northbound on I-87 and had traveled off the west portion of the roadway, striking the guide rails and proceeding down a steep embankment. Thomson declined medical attention at the scene.
After failing standardized field sobriety tests, Thomson was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated and transported to SP Lewis.
The Hyundai Santa Fe then collided into a Volkswagen Beetle that was traveling northbound on Bob Hope Drive. The female driver of the 2004 Volkswagen Beetle sustained major injuries and was immediately transported to a regional medical center. She was later pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver and passenger in the Hyundai Santa Fe were not injured during the collision.
The officer then attempted to handcuff the accused, at which point the accused struck the officer several times with his hands and fist. The officer then had to use physical force to detain the accused. The accused was subsequently arrested without further incident. During the investigation, the officer also determined that the accused was driving without an operator’s license. No injuries were reported.
Killer Joel Garcia killed 3 in El Paso on Christmas Eve 2014EL PASO, TEXAS – El Paso Police report that Joel Garcia, 24, of El Paso was charged with three counts of intoxicated manslaughter on a Dec. 24, 2014 crash that killed three people.
Police say that the crash on Joe Battle at the intersection with Vista Del Sol occurred when Garcia drove his 2010 Camaro through a red light. Enrique Gaurin was the front seat passenger when the Camaro collided with a 2004 Pontiac that was eastbound on Vista Del Sol
Georgia: Chattooga Sheriff Mark Schrader fired Deputy Donald Starkey following DUI crash – As of now he is charged with failure to maintain a single lane, failure to notify owner upon striking a fixed object and DUI. Donald’s employment with the Sheriff’s Office has been terminated. He was a very good deputy and shift supervisor. He was very dependable and a hard worker.
Janet L. Eagan, age 59 of Middleport, NY was arrested on December 19, 2014 for Driving While Intoxicated.
Niagara County Sheriff Dispatch received a 911 call of a reckless driver on Snyder Road near South Transit Road in the Town of Lockport. Troopers located and stopped the vehicle.
Florida: Jamie Lynn Honaker killed by repeat DUI driver Mark J. Jusevic; he kept going for two blocks – Deerfield Beach, Florida — A woman was killed as she waited for the bus in Deerfield Beach when an intoxicated driver drove his car onto the sidewalk. Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Investigation detectives are investigating the fatal crash.
North Carolina: Robert John Leahy lodged in jail for DWI fatal; Valerie Shaak dead – moped stuck in his grill and he fled – Police said Leahy was driving along Old Statesville Road Friday night when he rear-ended the moped.
The driver of the moped, Philip Black, was seriously injured. His girlfriend, Valerie Shaak, was killed.