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An off-duty Memphis sergeant was accused of driving under the influence after he allegedly crashed his vehicle into a structure outside of a liquor store.

62-year-old Sergeant Thomas Berryhill has worked with the Memphis Police Department for 26 years.

On Saturday afternoon, Berryhill was reportedly involved in a single-vehicle crash while he was off-duty involving his car and a column outside of a liquor store in East Memphis.

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A woman who brought her husband’s guns to the police department for fear of the safety of herself and her children was arrested for taking the weapons without permission.

Courtney Taylor Irby and her husband Joseph have two children and reside in Lakeland, Florida.

In December, the couple decided to part ways and file to dissolve their marital union.

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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 Palm Desert man believed to be driving under the influence was held responsible for an accident involving five cars that reportedly left one driver seriously injured. The allegedly intoxicated man also fled the scene after the initial incident occurred.

Just after 12:30 p.m. on Friday in Palm Desert five cars were involved in an accident that was allegedly caused by a man driving a Nissan Altima who is suspected of having been under the influence of alcohol and possibly drugs.

The Altima that the driver, later identified as 37-year-old Jeremy Tellez of Palm Desert, initially made impact with a Toyota Yaris and a Honda Civic in proximity of his vehicle. The driver of the Yaris hit the back end of a Toyota Highlander, and the Civic collided with an Ford F-150.

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Early in the morning on April 23 a Washington man who hit the back of the car in front of him in a fast food restaurant drive-thru was arrested after authorities alleged that he was in possession of illegal drugs.

46-year-old Russell Reubin Stewart of Southport was visiting a McDonald’s and attempting to use the drive-thru just prior to 2:00 a.m. when his Nissan Altima collided with the back end of the car in front of him in the lane. Stewart then reportedly tried to drive away.

A Washington County sheriff’s deputy happened to be behind Stewart’s vehicle at the time and he saw the alleged event take place. The deputy began to pursue Stewart in order to pull him over before he was able to leave the parking lot.

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While driving to her wedding on Monday an Arizona bride was part of a collision involving three vehicles which resulted in her arrest based on allegations that she was driving while under the influence of alcohol.

On March 12 32-year-old Amber Young, adorned in her wedding gown, was driving through Marana, a city just north of Tucson, to her ceremony. En route to her destination Young was involved in a crash involving three cars.

When police arrived at the scene of the pileup they suspected that Young had been consuming alcohol. A breathalyzer test was not administered, but Young was taken into custody in order to provide a blood sample based on the allegations.

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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.

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Herbert Granados Calderon, 26, pleaded guilty this week to causing a fatal collision between three cars while intoxicated. An 18-year-old was killed and five others were injured in this crash. The crash occurred in Santa Ana, when Calderon was speeding on Bristol and ran a red light. He broadsided a Honda Civic thereby killing the person in the back seat.

Calderon pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the 2014 collision.

He was charged with murder because he pleaded guilty in 2013 to another DUI, Driving Under the Influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2013 he was read a Watson Warning. The Watson Warning simply states that drunk driving is dangerous to human life and if the defendant continues drive drunk and someone dies, they can be charged with second degree murder. The warning is usually part of any DUI plea.