Archive for the ‘Celebrity DWI’ Category

Melrose Place Actress Sentenced in DWI Death

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

nullFormer Melrose Place actress, Amy Locane-Bovenizer, was sentenced to three years in prison for killing a woman while drunk in 2010. The ex-starlet killed 60-year-old Helene Seeman in Montgomery Township when she plowed into her while drunk in her SUV. Her husband screamed "What a travesty!" and her son stormed out of the courtroom after the sentencing. Locane-Bovenizer was facing up to 10 years in prison for the vehicular homocide but the judge only gave her 3 years.

Source: Clarion Ledger

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Bobby Brown Sentenced to Jail for Drunk Driving

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Bobby BrownA second DWI in one calender year has landed R&B singer, Bobby Brown in jail for almost two months. He also has to complete an 18-month alcohol treatment program as well as 4 years of probation.

Source: NJ.com
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Dallas Cowboys Josh Brent to be charged with Intoxicated Manslaughter of teammate, Jerry Brown

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Josh BrentJosh Brent, Dallas Cowboys nose tackle was released from jail on $500,000 bond Sunday — around the time his team pulled off an emotional, last-second win — after his arrest in the fiery weekend car crash that killed his teammate.

Brent was arrested on suspicion of intoxication manslaughter after a Mercedes he was driving flipped and caught fire early Saturday in Irving, Texas.

Source: Cnn.com

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Bobby Brown Arrested for DUI…Again

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

Bobby Brown43-year-old R&B singer, Bobby Brown, was arrested on DUI charges earlier today in Van Nuys, California.

It is Brown’s second arrest this year that is alcohol related. A judge in March sentenced Brown to an alcohol treatment program as well as probation and a fine when he pleaded no contest to a DUI charge one month after his ex-wife Whitney Houston died.

The New Edition singer has had a history of drug and alcohol problems over the years and admitted himself into a treatment program in August after marrying his second wife.

Source: ABC News

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Hall of Fame Catcher, Carlton Fisk, Charged with Drinking and Driving

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Carlton FiskIn New Lenox, Illinois, Ex-Red Sox and White Sox catcher, Carlton Fisk was found unconscious behind the wheel of his car, in the middle of a corn field.

“Around 7:20 (Monday) night, we received a couple of calls about a vehicle in a field,” Deputy Chief Bob Pawlisz said.

The Deputy Chief went on to say that the Hall of Fame catcher was, “charged with a lane violation, driving under the influence and illegal transportation of alcohol. An open container of alcohol was found in the vehicle.”

Source: ESPN

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Tubby Smith’s Son on Unpaid Leave After DUI Arrest

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Saul SmithMinnesota’s assistant coach, Saul Smith, son of Tubby Smith, has been placed on unpaid leave from the team following his arrest for DUI.

The 32 year-old was arrested Saturday morning after leaving a nearby restaurant. He is due in court on December 3rd to face his charges.

The school’s athletic director, Norwood Teague, along with coach Tubby Smith, decided to suspend the younger Smith saying the school’s values, “dictate that our coaches and staff be positive role models for our student-athletes.”

Source: Fox News

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Sports Radio Host Arrested For DUI

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Former Auburn football player and current sports radio host Cole Cubelic was arrested Friday morning and charged with DUI.

Cubelic was taken in to the Madison County Jail just after 3 a.m. Friday. He was charged with speeding, having an open container and Driving Under the Influence.

Cubelic is the co-Host of The Cole Cubelic Show on ESPN 97.7 fm The Zone.

Source: 48 News

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DUI charge was second for Pittsburgh Steelers’ Ta’amu

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Alameda Ta'amuTeammates of Steelers rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta’amu admitted it were there for support of their friend, although they acknowledged what he is charged with doing was wrong. Somewhat of an understatement, Ta’amu who is charged with felony counts of fleeing police and aggravated assault while driving drunk; and three counts of aggravated assault for nearly running down police officers with his vehicle as well as 10 misdemeanors, including resisting arrest and attempting escape.

it is now known that Ta’amu was charged with DUI a few years ago when he was just 19 and playing for the University of Washington. Prosecutors at first charged him with driving under the influence, but he later pleaded guilty to negligent driving, and was sentenced to one day in a community-work program and ordered to pay a $350 fine.

Source: Pittsburgh Post Gazette

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