Posts Tagged ‘designated driver’

Former Council aide convicted of DUI

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

A former Philadelphia City Council sergeant-at-arms was found guilty Monday of two counts of driving under the influence by a Municipal Court judge.

Rodney Williams, 42, who had worked for Council since 2004, did not testify, and defense attorney Robin Colley Pitt called no witnesses during the hour-long trial before Judge Gerard A. Kosinski. Kosinski set sentencing for April 1.

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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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Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie Alamedas Ta’amu arrested on DUI

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Lincoln Navigator that was crashed by Steelers' rookie Alameda Ta'amu, Pittsburgh Steelers’ rookie Alameda Ta’amu is facing a slew of serious charges following his arrest Sunday night which left several cars damaged and one person seriously injured.

The 348-pound nose tackle is being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, fleeing or attempting to elude police, aggravated assault by a vehicle while DUI, aggravated assault, resisting arrest and escape.

Source: CBS News

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‘Bad News Bears’ Actress Killed in DUI Crash

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Sammi Kane Kraft the actress who starred in the 2005 baseball movie remake of Bad News Bears, was killed in a crash as a passenger. The driver, Molly Kate Adams, was speeding down the 10 freeway in Los Angeles and was intoxicated.

According to police, their Audi was rear ended by a large truck as well as another car. Adams sustained minor injuries and was arrested for DUI. Sammi Kane Kraft was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

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Mike Ditka’s Son Faces New DUI Charge

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

The son of Chicago Bears legend, Mike Ditka, was arrested and charged early Sunday with aggrevated DUI when a bottle of Hydrocodone was discovered in his car.

The 49 year-old Mark Ditka was stopped for erratic driving and improper lane change at 3:45 am Sunday morning.

Ditka refused the breathalyzer and was charged with DUI as well as possession of a controlled substance.

Source: Chicago Tribune

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