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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 »

SCDPS: Trooper arrested for DUI in Spartanburg County

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (FOX Carolina) — A South Carolina Highway Patrolman has been arrested while off duty, according to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety. SCDPS officials say on December 15, they were notified of Trooper Tyler West’s arrest for driving under the influence. According to officials, he was placed on suspension without pay, while the department’s Office of Professional Responsibility investigates the incident. West was reportedly driving his own personal vehicle, SCDPS officials say. According to the Spartanburg ... Read More »

Cop busted for wrong-way DUI in police cruiser told officer he was ‘f—ked up’

A Florida police officer was busted for DUI after allegedly driving his police cruiser the wrong way down a highway with the emergency lights on — then telling cops he was “f—ked up,” reports said. Sergeant James Stephen McVay, who works for the North Bay Village department, was spotted driving north in the southbound lanes of US 27 on Wednesday night, CBS Miami reported. McVay was swerving in the lane and had the emergency lights of his police car blaring, according ... Read More »

Arizona Mom Arrested on DUI Charges After Allegedly Running Over Her Teenage Daughter

One 15-year-old Arizona girl is accusing her mother of running her over while driving drunk. Jennifer Coppedge, 38, was arrested earlier this week on charges of reckless child abuse and driving under the influence, according to the Associated Press. Authorities say the Wickenburg woman is also being held for possible endangerment and aggravated DUI with an interlock device charges. Wickenburg police did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment. A lawyer for Coppedge could not be immediately identified. The teenaged ... Read More »