Articles Tagged with dui

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A man who escaped arrest on Live PD for alleged reckless operation of his vehicle was taken into custody after viewers of the television show, in addition to the suspect’s “Crime Pays” forehead tattoo, assisted the police in tracking him down.

On November 30, Live PD aired an episode with a featurette which showed a suspect driving his vehicle down the road with the headlights turned off.

When the Terre Haute police began to pursue the car in an attempt to get the driver to pull to the side of the road, the suspect reportedly began to greatly increase the speed of the vehicle. Before the officers caught up to the man his car was shown veering off the road and slamming into a tree.

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A Florida man driving a truck with a “Don’t Drink and Drive” bumper sticker was accused of ignoring the message and causing a 3-car accident.

Just after 8:00 pm on November 22, a Largo resident was reportedly driving a truck at an estimated speed of 35-40 mph when his vehicle crashed into the back of a car that was idle behind another stopped vehicle.

From the strong impact of being rear-ended at that speed, the first car was lurched forward and smashed into the car in front of it.

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When a man was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol based on the smell of his breath, he reportedly told the authorities it was his girlfriend who had imbibed and the scent lingered in his mouth from their kissing.

On November 15, the Peoria County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report about an automobile that had ended up in a ditch on the side of the road when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

The deputies encountered 20-year-old Trevor Smith at the site of the accident, and they got the impression that he had been drinking alcoholic beverages when they caught a whiff of his breath.

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When a man reportedly decided he would use an electric shopping cart for transportation so he would not get in trouble for driving his vehicle after consuming alcohol, he was instead charged for taking off with a store’s property.

Just after midnight on November 10, someone placed a call to the Terrebonne Parrish Sheriff’s Department to let them know that a motorized shopping cart from Walmart that was meant for disabled shoppers was parked in a bar’s lot.

A deputy dispatched to the Houma, Louisiana, watering hole where the shopping cart was allegedly seen in a parking spot with a car on each side of it.

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A woman suspected of driving under the influence allegedly threatened to rape and kill the officers involved in her arrest.

On October 21, 30-year-old Sarah Jane Doughty was reportedly drinking alcoholic beverages in a Salt Lake County bar.

When the woman wanted to leave the establishment it was reported that more than one person tried to intervene and stop her from driving her vehicle.

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A man being apprehended for allegedly driving under the influence has been accused of attempting to bribe several officers involved in his arrest.

Very early in the morning on October 15, an officer reportedly watched as a truck with Georgia-issued license plates was allegedly weaving down the road and failing to stay in one lane.

The officer pulled over the vehicle and spoke with the driver, identified as Fruitland Park resident Amado Cordova Izaguirre.

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A Florida man who shares the name of the iconic Samuel L. Jackson allegedly threatened to shoot an officer involved in his arrest after he was in a car wreck, presumably caused by his driving under the influence.

In the evening on October 11, the Palm Bay police were alerted about an accident involving more than one vehicle and resulting in injuries.

When they dispatched to the scene one of the drivers, identified as 43-year-old Samuel L. Jackson, allegedly appeared as if he had been drinking when the police spoke with him. They reported that the man, who is not related to the actor, had an alcohol odor emanating off of his person, and his eyes were rather reddened.

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The man whose son has been referred to as “affluenza teen” for the past few years after his DUI conviction is currently facing his own charges for allegedly choking his girlfriend intensely enough to restrict her breathing.

53-year-old Fredrick Couch and his girlfriend Brandi Gober allegedly had an interaction on July 14, for which Couch has been accused of putting his hands around the woman’s throat and pressing so hard that she had a hard time breathing.

Couch and Gober reportedly live together in Fort Worth, and details about what may have transpired leading to the allegations against Couch have not been released at this time.

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Though she was not intoxicated, a woman who was pulled over for traffic violations was placed under arrest for DUI when the officer interpreted her anxious demeanor as an indication that she was under the influence.

On July 22, 29-year-old Ariel Berry went out in her pajamas to pick up a quick late-night bite with her boyfriend when they were on the way to his residence.

As her boyfriend was giving her directions, Berry, who was driving, became confused causing her to break a few traffic laws.

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The girlfriend of a man who was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence was also charged for DUI when she allegedly showed up at the police station while intoxicated.

Last Thursday, 30-year-old Kristen Lee-Ann Robbins learned that her boyfriend had been incarcerated at the Chambersburg Police Department for an alleged DUI offense.

The woman headed to the police station to pick up her companion, and when she entered the building it was reported that officers got the impression that Robbins had been drinking before she arrived.