Virginia: Westmoreland County Sheriff C. O. Balderson announces blood draw for DUI leads Virginia

In April 2012, the sheriffs office, under the certification of Senior Deputy Johnson, became the lead law enforcement agency in the Commonwealth of Virginia to conduct in-house blood draws on DUI and DUID arrestees. Since its inception, there have been over 30 blood draws conducted by Senior Deputy Johnson and to date the sheriff’s office is the only law enforcement agency in the state that is utilizing this procedure.

Texas: San Antonio Police take the public on a virtual ride-along; gather the nuts behind the wheel that are DWI

Join us tonight for our first ever virtual ride-along targeting drunk driving. We are gearing up for a fun, safe night in true San Antonio style! While our officers are targeting drunk driving in high traffic areas, we are also looking for other traffic infractions. Let’s remember to keep safety as our top priority! Stay tuned as we update throughout the evening.

Oregon: Marion County Sheriff Jason Myers sending out extra DUI patrols

Marion County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Team will be adding extra DUII patrols. Deputies will be focusing on impaired and distracted drivers in and around northeast Marion County.

Vermont: State Police report Mike Woloschchuk DUI crashed and broke his neck; Meghan Bogutz DUI after wreck

At this time the crash is still under investigation but speed and alcohol are believed to be a factor in this crash. The operator Michael Woloshchuk was issued a citation for DUI refusal, LSA and Gross Negligent Operation before he was transported to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in NH.

Maryland: Queen Anne’s Sheriff and States Attorney lay down the law on adults providing teens booze parties

Queen Anne’s County State’s Attorney Lance Richardson and Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Gary Hofmann talk candidly about the Underage drinking problem in the County, the high cost of being caught providing alcohol to minors and how you can help reduce and prevent the problem.

New Mexico: Albuquerque Police made five DUI arrests on Fourth of July

From Albuquerque Police:
APD Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST) members Debra Andrews and Yvette Garcia assisted a homeless veteran that they met on a call this week.

The man and his dog were living on the street and had just moved to Albuquerque from Colorado. They assisted him in getting a hotel for two days and on the third day they were able to help him find an apartment.