Articles Posted in Driving Offenses

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A mother who was driving with her three children on Saturday night collided with an object and when the police responded they alleged that the woman caused the mishap because she was operating her vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

28-year-old Kianna Monique Pugh was driving in downtown Modesto, just over an hour from Sacramento, late in the evening on Saturday with her three children as passengers in the back seat.

Pugh was reportedly involved in a small accident around 11:30 pm when the vehicle she was operating made an impact with a fixture.

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When a man was pulled over by an officer on Monday because one of the lights surrounding his license plate was burned out he was allegedly discovered with a package hidden in the front of his pants that reportedly contained drugs. When the officer inquired about it the man reportedly made a failed attempt at humor as he was placed under arrest.

A Vero Beach sheriff’s deputy performed a traffic stop on a car when he noticed that a light in the back of a vehicle that is meant for illuminating the license plate was burned out.

When the deputy approached the driver, 31-year-old Brandon McComas, he reported that he noticed he was trying to hide “a large bulge in his left front pocket with his arm.” When McComas got out of the car as ordered by the deputy he was patted down and the deputy reported feeling concern that the alleged suspect may have been carrying a weapon.

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After a teenager crashed his car into the yard of a residence in Coachella and caused damage to the garage and two cars parked at the home he was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Just before 1:00 am on Friday, 18-year-old Zackery Fabian Camarena was allegedly driving above the speed limit in a residential area when his car veered toward the side of the road and ended up in the front yard of a house where two cars were parked.

Camarena’s Toyota Corolla reportedly hit a 2017 Cadillac XTS that was sitting in the driveway and the collision caused it to slam into and break through the garage door. A classic 1962 Chevrolet Impala was parked inside of the garage, and the Cadillac smashed through and barreled into it.

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When a woman was pulled over for suspicion of drinking and driving early Saturday morning, she reportedly tried to avoid being arrested by listing reasons that she believed were valid for why they should not be taken into custody.

32-year-old Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw from Bluffton, South Carolina, attended Louisiana State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree as an honor roll student and served as the philanthropy chairman of the sorority that she belonged to. Up until recently, it was reported that she had been working in the field of real estate.

Just before 2:00 am on August 8, Cutshaw allegedly went speeding through a four-way intersection without obeying the posted stop sign while she was on the way to her boyfriend’s house.

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A Philadelphia mother and her daughter to whom she was giving driving lessons in a public parking lot are each facing many charges after the teenager is suspected of causing the death of two homeless men who were sitting in the area.

32-year-old Stephanie Hernandez and her 15-year-old daughter went out together in the evening on June 4 in a Ford Explorer that Hernandez was purportedly using to give the teen a chance to practice driving.

The mother and daughter chose a Dollar Tree parking lot in the northeast part of town in which to work on preparing the girl for driving on the road when she received her driver’s license.

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On Tuesday, June 5, a 19-year-old young man who is suspected of having been under the influence of alcohol navigated his vehicle onto a golf course where he allegedly drove erratically until crashing into a sand trap.

Jack Robertson, a teenager and a resident of Seminole, was allegedly out driving his car around 6:30 pm on Tuesday while he was reportedly inebriated.

Robertson made his way to the Bayou Country Club near his home and allegedly drove his car onto the grassy fairway of the golf course. Members of the club that were present reported that they saw Robertson driving his vehicle around the course and doing donuts. After a short time, Robertson allegedly ended up getting stuck when he crashed his car into a sand trap.

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A man who formerly starred on a popular soap opera was allegedly intoxicated and helped by police officers when he was unable to order an Uber, but he was still charged with DUI when he did not take the Uber home and went to his vehicle instead.

On Sunday, May 20, 37-year-old Justin Torkildsen, a Daytime Emmy Award-winning actor who previously worked on The Young and the Restless was a patron in the St. Julien Hotel. While the Boulder, Colorado, native was there he reported that he had consumed four beverages resembling fruit punch and as he attempted to depart the staff believed he was intoxicated. They notified the Boulder Police for fear that it would be dangerous if Torkildsen attempted to drive in that condition.

Police arrived near 1:00 a.m. and they allegedly witnessed signs of inebriation in the way that Torkildsen was carrying himself.

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A man riding his bicycle in Costa Mesa on Tuesday suffered from injuries after he was the victim of a hit and run incident. The alleged driver was detained after police sought public assistance through social media.

Around 8:30 a.m. on March 20 a man was riding his bike near a Costa Mesa intersection when a car made impact with him. The vehicle left the 56-year-old man wounded on the side of the road and drove off.

Someone noticed the cyclist injured in the street and alerted the authorities after approaching to assist him. Costa Mesa police along with Costa Mesa Fire and Rescue proceeded to the scene of the accident. The man was taken to a local hospital and diagnosed with a compound fracture of the ankle.

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A man was driving in an Acura in Anaheim late Monday evening when police ran the plates and identified it as a vehicle from Downey that had been reported stolen earlier that day.

As accounted by Sgt. Daron Wyatt of the Anaheim Police Department, officers pursued the car and the driver continued for approximately one block until he entered a residential area and stopped in the middle of the road. Police suspected there may have been a malfunction with the vehicle which forced him to come to a halt.

The man, identified as Norwalk resident Hector Munoz, then locked himself in the vehicle and refused to cooperate with law enforcement. Police used a PA system and made several attempts to get Munoz to get out of the vehicle, but he allegedly did not comply willingly.

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A Washington couple engaged in sexual activity while driving with the woman’s 3-month-old daughter in the car were the victims of an accident when they slammed into a tree on Wednesday. They were both intoxicated at the time of the crash.

The day before Thanksgiving Michael Tonkin was driving down a winding mountain road with a female companion and her baby. Tonkin and the woman were fully disrobed, and she was reportedly straddling him in the driver’s seat as they has sex. According to statements by police both Tonkin and the woman were inebriated.

Tonkin allegedly lost control of the car as he tried to navigate the bends in the road, causing him to swerve off of the shoulder and crash into a tree. Onlookers said they spotted the pair emerging from the vehicle completely nude after the wreck.