Posts Tagged ‘drinking and driving’

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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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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Casey Pachall Withdraws from TCU After DUI Arrest

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

After being upset 37-24 by Iowa State in Fort Worth, ending their 12 game winning streak, the Horned Frogs Quarterback, Casey Pachall withdrew from school to enter a drug and alcohol treatment center.

Pachall was arrested for DWI earlier this week and also failed a drug test earlier this year. TCU coach Gary Patteson said the treatment should last between 30 to 60 days and Pachall has the opportunity to re-enroll at TCU in January.

Source: Bloguin

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Drunk Drivers Crash into each other

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

In Albany, New York a woman and man crashed their cars into each other. Both drivers, according to police, were legally drunk.

Jaide Rios and James Macarelli crashed into each other as they came the opposite ways through an intersection at 3:34 am on Sunday.

The 21 year-old Rios had a blood alcohol content of over .20 and both drivers were charged with Driving While Intoxicated.

Source: Times Union

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