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Man accused of killing teen in northeast Fresno DUI crash faces judge

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — James Anderson, the man accused of running a red light last Sunday at Chestnut and Nees in northeast Fresno, killing a teen, faced a judge on Wednesday via video conference. He is charged with gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and driving under the influence. 19-year-old Carson Gates was killed, and his 17-year-old girlfriend was injured in the crash. “In this case, the defendant was under the influence of both alcohol and marijuana. He was observed going ... Read More »

News anchor charged with DUI had trouble maintaining balance, police say

SALT LAKE CITY — New court documents explain what led police officers to stop and cite KUTV news anchor Shauna Lake with DUI last month at the Salt Lake City International Airport. Lake, who is listed in court documents as Shauna Lake Marshall, 49, of Holladay, is charged in Salt Lake City Justice Court with driving under the influence of alcohol, a class B misdemeanor. Her attorney, Scott Williams, entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of his client on ... Read More »

Dodge County Attorney arrested for DUI

DODGE COUNTY, Neb. — On Monday, the Dodge County Attorney was arrested for first offense driving under the influence. According to a press release from the Dodge County Attorney’s Office, Oliver Glass was arrested in Dodge County and was processed by law enforcement “consistently with similar cases. He was released from custody upon posting the scheduled bond amount.” Read More »

Prep basketball standout, 18, arrested on suspicion of DUI after being hit by 2 cars Sunday

The driver was hospitalized after the 4:16 a.m. crash; Obinna Anyanwu had played in a high school championship basketball game the previous night California Highway Patrol officers arrested a Cathedral Catholic High basketball player on Sunday after he crashed his car into a freeway median, got out of his car and then was hit by two vehicles on state Route 163. Obinna Kelvin Anyanwu, 18, was driving a Nissan Altima south on SR-163 just south of Balboa Avenue around 4:16 ... Read More »

Former Jaguars safety arrested for DUI, reportedly swallowed numerous pills after arrest

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Former Jaguars safety Donovin Darius was arrested Sunday afternoon and charged with driving under the influence, according to Duval County jail records. ESPN reported that Donovin swallowed numerous pills prior to his arrest, according to a law enforcement source. Action News Jax requested Donovin’s arrest report from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and is working to independently verify ESPN’s report. Read More »

Ex-Richland mayor says DUI evidence should be tossed because his arrest was illegal

Richland’s former mayor wants any statements he made to a trooper after his DUI arrest tossed out before his trial. But there may be some disagreement on just when the arrest was official. Bob Thompson, 64, believes he was under arrest at the point he was forced to step out of his SUV against his will one night last summer, according to his attorney Kevin Holt. Read More »

NY Legislator Writes Anti-DUI Op-Ed, Gets a DUI Days Later

On Christmas Eve, the Republican minority leader of New York’s State Assembly wrote a 415-word editorial, wishing a safe and happy holiday to his constituents, while reminding them to drink responsibly and to find a safe way home instead of driving under the influence. “Drunk driving is not only dangerous to the driver, but to vehicle passengers, bystanders and other drivers. Please consider the ramifications of impaired driving, especially as we prepare to close out 2019 and welcome in a ... Read More »

Man Faces DUI Charges After Crash With Plow Truck: Roundup

CONCORD, NH — A Chichester man was arrested on his second drunken driving charge Saturday after a head-on crash on Route 4 with a New Hampshire Department of Transportation plow truck, according to New Hampshire State Police. Troopers from Troop D were sent to the highway after receiving a report of a two-vehicle accident around 1:30 a.m. When they arrived, investigators learned the crash involved the department of transportation truck and another vehicle. “An investigation revealed that a NHDOT pickup ... Read More »