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Wrong-way driver arrested near Mesa facing aggravated DUI charges; drove 11 miles, DPS says

Source: 3TV/CBS 5 A wrong-way driver is now in custody after being accused of driving under the influence near Mesa late Sunday night. According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, multiple 911 calls were received of a driver going eastbound in the westbound lanes of SR-202 near Alma School just before midnight. With the assistance of the police helicopters and troopers in the area, they were able to locate the driver still heading the wrong way near Recker Road. ... Read More »

Hillsborough sheriff’s office employee arrested for DUI, wrong-way driving, officials say

Source: TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) A civilian employee with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has been suspended without pay after being arrested on a DUI charge, according to officials. An arrest report filed by the Treasure Island Police Department said Mona Rodriguez, 48, of Gibsonton was seen driving in the wrong direction on a one-way road Saturday evening. Treasure Island police said the woman had bloodshot eyes and had unsteady balance once she was pulled over. Read More »

Off-duty Wichita Police Detective Arrested for DUI

Source: KWCH WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) – A Wichita Police Detective is facing charges of a DUI charge after a car crash involving a city bus. Wichita Police said in a release Saturday that officers were called to an accident at Douglas and Waco around 11:50 p.m. September 23. A car and a Wichita Q Line bus crashed, but no injuries were reported. When officers talked with the driver of the car, off-duty WPD Detective MaryAnna Hoyt, police said they saw ... Read More »

Pelosi’s husband charged with DUI

Source: CNN House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s husband was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after being involved in a collision Saturday night, law enforcement officials said. Paul Pelosi, 82, was arrested at 11:44 p.m. PT and charged with driving under the influence and driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08% or higher, according to the Napa County Criminal Justice Network’s public booking report. Both charges are misdemeanors. TMZ was the first to report the arrest. Pelosi was attempting to ... Read More »

Alabama defensive coordinator’s DUI arrest leaves him ‘deeply sorry’

Source: foxnews.com Alabama defensive coordinator Pete Golding has been arrested and charged with a DUI. Golding was listed as an inmate in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on Thursday morning after he was jailed on $500 bond. No further details were immediately available. “I am deeply sorry for the actions that led to my arrest last night,” Golding said in a statement. “I sincerely apologize to my family, everyone in our organization, including our players, Coach (Nick) Saban, the staff, the University ... Read More »

‘Mob Wives’ star Renee Graziano arrested for DUI after crashing car

Source: pagesix.com “Mob Wives” star Renee Graziano was arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while impaired — after she crashed her car into a parked SUV in Staten Island Tuesday night. A spokesperson from the NYPD confirmed to Page Six that Graziano, 52, was driving a 2020 Nissan Murano when she allegedly lost control and collided with an unoccupied 2020 Jeep Wrangler at the intersection of Arden Avenue and Arthur Kill Road around 10:35 p.m. Sources told Page ... Read More »

‘A stupid decision’: Wells family releases statement after father of Summer Wells arrested on DUI charge

Source: wjhl.com HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- The father of missing Hawkins County 5-year-old Summer Wells was arrested on Saturday night, according to the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office. According to Sergeant Betty Crawford with the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office, Wells is facing multiple charges, including driving under the influence, having an open container, violation of financial responsibility and others. Wells’ “financial responsibility” charge may have stemmed from driving uninsured, as Tennessee law requires drivers to provide evidence they can pay for repairs or damages after ... Read More »

Irvine man charged with murder in DUI crash that happened after he left hospital following fentanyl overdose

by: KTLA Digital Staff An Irvine man was charged with murder for a fatal DUI crash that took place just hours after he was released from a hospital following a fentanyl overdose, officials said Thursday. Luis Marcial Diaz, 21, faces one felony count of murder for the death of 61-year-old Kyu Chen, of Irvine, who was on her way to work just after 4 a.m. Sept. 27 when Diaz crashed into her vehicle, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said. That ... Read More »

Lexington Police: 16-year-old arrested for DUI after hitting school bus, another vehicle

Source: WIS News 10 Staff COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) – A 16-year-old was arrested after hitting a Lexington One School District school bus and another vehicle, according to the Lexington Police Department. No children were on the school bus at the time of the accident and no injuries were reported. The 16-year-old, who has not been identified due to his age, is charged with driving under the influence, open container, and minor in possession of liquor. Officers say he was the ... Read More »

4 Connecticut cops in Las Vegas crash; 1 dead, 1 facing DUI charge: reports

Source: foxnews.com A Connecticut police officer was being held on $100,000 bail Saturday, accused of being an impaired driver following a Las Vegas crash that left a fellow officer dead, according to reports. New Haven police Officer Robert Ferraro, 34, a six-year member of the force, was at the wheel of a 2020 Rolls Royce with three other police officers and two women as passengers when the crash occurred around 4 a.m. Friday, FOX 5 of Las Vegas reported. The vehicle went out ... Read More »