Blog Posts in August, 2009

Police Conduct Traffic Blitz in Alabama

In Selma, Alabama, it is reported that police patrol units scattered the roads and highways this past Friday. August 21st marked the beginning of a major traffic blitz conducted by the Selma Police ...

Marine Charged with DWI and Vehicular Manslaughter

A Marine staff sergeant has been accused of killing two brothers after he plowed through them with his car while they were crossing the street. James Farr has since been charged with two counts of ...

Atlanta Prepares for Labor Day DUI Crackdown

Even though Labor Day is a week away, law enforcement agencies started preparing a statewide "Operation Zero Tolerance" crackdown in Atlanta. The crackdown became effective on August 21st and is ...

Missouri Launches New Anti-DUI Campaign

The Missouri Department of Transportation is launching a new anti- DUI campaign in the hope of raising awareness about the dangers of alcohol-impaired driving. The "You Drive & Drive. You Lose." ...

Chris Davis of the Tennessee Titans Charged with DUI

In Nashville, Tennessee, wider receiver for the Tennessee Titans, Chris Davis, was charged with driving under the influence on August 21st. Davis was stopped by police while speeding in downtown ...

DUI Arrests Involving Female Drivers on the Rise

A study by the U.S. Department of Transportation has found that the number of DUI arrests involving women has increased 30 percent. The data was compiled from national law enforcement records covering ...

Mississippi Student Killed by Drunk Driver

In Hattiesburg, Mississippi, a freshman attending the University of Southern Mississippi was killed this morning. 18 year old Lejulia Dorothy White was riding with three other students and heading to ...

DUI Enforcement to Increase in Contra Costa County

In Contra Costa County, law enforcement agencies have revealed that they will increase DUI enforcement starting this Friday. The increase in patrol units is expected to last until the end of Labor Day ...

Nebraska Woman Arrested Twice in One Night for DUI

In Lincoln, Nebraska, it is being reported that police arrested a woman twice in one night for driving under the influence. The woman, although driving two different cars, was caught drunk driving by ...

Stallworth Suspended from NFL after DUI

Cleveland Browns' wide receiver, Donte Stallworth, has been suspended for the remainder of the 2009 National Football League season. 28 year old Stallworth was placed on suspension after he killed a ...

Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for 15th DUI Conviction

A habitual DUI offender in Wisconsin has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after he was convicted of drunken driving for the 15th time. Although 50-year-old Donald Wiessinger has nine official ...

Man Faces Felony DUI Charges After Riding Lawnmower to Buy Beer

Dennis D. Cretton of Illinois already has a DUI conviction and a revoked license, but that didn't stop him from getting on his 2007 Cub Cadet lawnmower and driving to a local gas station on a quest ...

DUI Checkpoints to Increase in Brentwood, CA

Over the course of the next seven days, law enforcement in both Brentwood and Livermore are planning to increase DUI checkpoints. Police departments in these regions are also planning to have more ...

Defense Attorneys Can Challenge Breath Tests Under New Court Ruling

A recent California Supreme Court ruling from a case in San Bernardino County allows for DUI defense attorneys to challenge the results of a breathalyzer test. What had been banned by the courts since ...

Woman Gets 13 Years in Prison in Fatal DUI Case

A Florida woman has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for causing a DUI accident that resulted in the death of another woman. According to authorities, Barbara Diffendal crashed into the car of ...

Joshua M. Dale, Esq. DUI Attorney becomes a member of Find a DUI Attorney

Joshua M. Dale, Esq. DUI Attorney has recently joined Find a DUI Attorney directory. We are pleased to inform you that San Francisco DUI Attorney, Joshua M. Dale, Esq. DUI Attorney, has become a ...

BUI at All Time High in Seattle

Local news sources are reporting that during Seattle's Seafair weekend, several people were caught by law enforcement boating under the influence (BUI). Each year, the state of Washington hosts ...

New BAC Testing Law Causes Concern Amongst DWI Defense Attorneys

A new law taking effect Sept. 1 in Texas will allow police to draw blood from DWI suspects without having to get approval from a judge. Under the terms of the law, police can order a blood sample to ...

Driver Arrested for DUI after Driving 100 MPH

In Prescott, Arizona, a female driver by the name of Linda Majenty was arrested for driving under the influence on Highway 260 this weekend. According to reports, 25 year old Majenty was driving 100 ...