Articles Tagged with dui

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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.

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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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According to the attorney working for a Washington City Councilman who has been charged with his fourth DUI, the charge will be viewed as a first-time offense.

On Monday afternoon, 42-year-old Matthew Staniszewski, a Washington City Councilman, was allegedly found behind the wheel of his Honda that was reportedly idle and askew on the side of the road in a position that was blocking oncoming traffic.

An officer approached the vehicle and reported that empty miniature bottles of liquor were laying on the floor of the car, and Staniszewski allegedly appeared rather disoriented.

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A Sumpter County woman accused of driving under the influence of alcohol allegedly tried to get an officer to place a 25-cent bet on the elevated the level her breathalyzer test would display after she blew into the machine.

On August 19, 62-year-old Mary Westerlund was reportedly sitting in her vehicle near her residence in The Villages retirement community in central Florida.

A passerby spotted the woman in her Acura and they thought she appeared to be intoxicated. The Sumpter County police were notified to report the incident.

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When the mayor of Richland was pulled over and suspected of driving under the influence he reportedly claimed his blood-alcohol level was elevated due to dehydration.

63-year-old Bob Thompson is the mayor of Richland, Washington, and he has been a member of the Richland City Council for 25-years. He has also been employed as a criminal defense attorney for over 36-years.

On Saturday, just before midnight, Thompson was reportedly spotted driving his BMW down a portion of Parkway with a curve in the road. He allegedly navigated out of his lane for a moment before righting his vehicle while going 12 miles over the posted speed limit.

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A mother from South Carolina is facing charges after she allegedly took drugs and decided to take her child’s toy truck for an excursion down a main road.

Walhalla police received a report concerning a woman that was seen riding atop a motorized Power Wheels children’s toy truck on a main street.

When officers searched the area reported, they came across 25-year-old Megan Holman who is a single mother with two children.

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The driver of a commercial truck traveling through Moorpark was pulled over for suspicion of having manufactured license plates leading to his arrest for several infractions.

On May 28, a motorcycle officer reportedly saw a semi-truck displaying a license plate that appeared to be bogus.

The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and spoke with the driver about the plate with the counterfeit characteristics, which had the word “Califas” in the spot designated for the state name. The photo provided by the Sheriff’s Office shows an unevenly shaped black rectangle with raised yellow lettering that was lined up in an irregular fashion.

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A woman who was accused of driving under the influence reportedly tried to explain to an officer that she would be unable to take the roadside sobriety test without failing, whether or not she had been drinking.

On May 28, a sheriff’s deputy arrived at the scene of a reported car accident involving a single car.

When the deputy scoped out the surrounding area, a vehicle was seen in a nearby ditch approximately 900 feet away from a damaged fixture on the highway. He went up to the car and spoke with the driver, identified as Amanda Barrett, and asked her what transpired.