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John Stamos Enters Rehab After DUI Arrest

Actor John Stamos has entered rehab for substance abuse. According to People, the actor checked himself into a residential program for substance abuse treatment, following Stamos’ arrest and hospitalization for a DUI in June. Production on Stamos’ next project, “Grandfathered,” is not expected to be affected. The Fox laffer is slated to premiere Sept. 29, with production scheduled to begin in mid-August. Read More »

Cops: DUI driver who caused triple fatal wreck attempted to flee

The alleged drunk driver accused of causing a triple fatal crash Sunday morning attempted to leave the scene in a Good Samaritan’s vehicle, DeKalb police said. DeKalb County police spokesman Capt. S.R. Fore said Monday that 27-year-old Marvin Lynch had been arrested in connection with the wreck at the intersection of Marbut Road and Lithonia Industrial Boulevard. Lynch, a Marietta resident, is being held at the DeKalb County jail on three counts of vehicular homicide and individual charges of DUI, ... Read More »

Cops: DUI suspect ran red light, caused fatal SE Atlanta crash

A suspected drunk driver triggered the three-car crash that left one person dead Saturday afternoon in southeast Atlanta, police said. Atlanta police spokesman Officer Ralph Woolfolk said investigators believe the alleged drunk driver, identified as Brandon Thomas, was driving his Honda Civic north on Moreland Avenue when he ran the red light at Memorial Drive. The Civic collided with a Nissan Maxima driving west on Memorial Drive. Read More »

Can Body Temperature Affect Breath Test Results?

Law enforcement DUI investigation techniques depend largely upon the fictitious premise that all humans are physiologically identical. Without that presumption, field sobriety and breath alcohol tests would not be possible. There are, of course, many examples of physiological differences — from person to person and within one person from moment to moment — which will directly alter breath or blood alcohol testing in DUI investigations. A few examples are diabetes, GERD (acid reflux), anemia — even sex and race create ... Read More »