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Delhi man arrested for murder, DUI for killing teen in crash released from charges

A driver with multiple past DUI convictions who allegedly drank alcohol and was behind the wheel during a fatal crash will not be charged with felonies. Delhi resident Michael Lindo, 33, pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor charge and was released, according to the Merced County District Attorney’s Office. He originally was arrested after being arrested on charges of murder and driving under the influence Lindo was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Tahoe east on August Avenue at about 30 ... Read More »

Police: DUI driver hits Rohnert Park police car, bites paramedic

Driving drunk, a Rohnert Park woman Monday night crashed into two vehicles, including a police car, kicked at officers and bit a paramedic, according to a police official. Officers arrested Andromeda Hartwell, 22, suspecting she was intoxicated at the time of the late‑night collisions. The first collision was at 10:25 p.m. in the intersection of Commerce Boulevard and Golf Course Drive. A woman called police to say her car had been struck by a gray Honda Odyssey whose driver began ... Read More »

University of Alabama SGA president arrested for DUI

The president of the University of Alabama Student Government Association was arrested for driving under the influence over the weekend, according to the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office. A database of inmates showed that Jarod Zakiya Hunter was arrested Sunday by Tuscaloosa police for driving under the influence. The SGA president spells his name Jared Hunter, but he has the same middle name. Lt. Teena Richardson said Tuscaloosa Police on Sunday responded to a head-on collision involving two people suffering minor ... Read More »

JEREMY LANE DUI Arrest Report: ‘I WAS MORE HIGH THAN ANYTHING’

Seattle Seahawks star Jeremy Lane was being completely blunt during his DUI arrest over the weekend … straight-up admitting “I was more high than anything” while talking to cops. TMZ Sports has obtained the report … which reveals the CB was initially stopped for driving 80 mph in a 60 mph zone. When cops pulled Lane over, his eyes were allegedly bloodshot and watery, and his speech was slurred. Cops also say they could smell weed coming from Lane’s 2006 Dodge Charger … ... Read More »

MASSACHUSETTS SUPREME COURT LIMITS EVIDENCE OF MARIJUANA USE IN PROSECUTION OF DRIVERS

In September 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court unanimously ruled that police cannot give testimony that, in the officer’s opinion, a driver was under the influence of marijuana based on their on-scene observations, including sobriety tests. The court found that there is no consensus in the scientific community that roadside sobriety tests prove someone is under the influence of marijuana. The judges noted that the effects of marijuana “vary greatly from one individual to another, and those effects are as ... Read More »

Woman Admits to Deadly DUI in Wayne County

HONESDALE — The woman accused of hitting and killing a man while driving drunk in Wayne County pleaded guilty on Thursday. April Porreca of Greentown pleaded guilty to DUI and involuntary manslaughter. Investigators say Porreca was drunk when she hit Daniel Gregorsky on Spudeno Road in Salem Township, near Hamlin, in June of 2017. The woman initially told police she didn’t stop because she thought she hit a deer. Porreca is scheduled to be sentenced next month. Read More »

Man charged in fatal DUI crash was wearing headphones, had phone open to social media: prosecutors

A 23-year-old man was on drugs and had his phone open to a social media app when he caused a crash that killed two people in Lyons in October, prosecutors said Thursday. Jordan Michalak, 23, of Berwyn, was ordered held without bail Thursday on charges of aggravated driving under the influence causing death and reckless homicide. Read More »

CHP: Sacramento driver charged with DUI in deadly crash

FAIR OAKS, Calif. (KCRA) — A Sacramento man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after he crashed his vehicle, killing his passenger early Monday morning, the California Highway Patrol said. The single-vehicle crash happened just before 2 a.m. near Sunrise and Fair Oaks boulevards when the Toyota Corolla slammed into a concrete wall, officers said. When first responders arrived at the crash scene, both the driver and the passenger were conscious and breathing, but both needed to ... Read More »

18-year-old facing murder charge after fatal DUI crash that led to death of 16-year-old

OKLAHOMA CITY – An 18-year-old girl who was allegedly driving under the influence is facing a murder charge after she reportedly crashed her vehicle, leading to the death of a 16-year-old girl. Around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, police said 18-year-old Ashley Robison was driving northbound on Eastern with 16-year-old Courtney Snodgrass, 19-year-old Sabre Stoddard and a 17-year-old male. As the vehicle approached I-240, the car crashed into the highway embankment and rolled. Snodgrass and Stoddard were ejected from the vehicle as it ... Read More »