Posts Tagged ‘drunk driving’

Drunk Driver Causes 3 Accidents in 30 Minutes

Friday, March 8th, 2013

In Bayonne, New Jersey, Police are accusing a man of causing three accidents in just a half-hour Tuesday.

The accused, John Leahy 46, supposedly had three different accidents within 3 city blocks. Around 8:30 am, he rear ended a Chevy HHV, exchanged information with the other driver, then left the scene. Shortly thereafter, he struck another car nearby at a red light but did not give him his insurance information this time. lastly, Leahy ran a red light and was hit by a Nissan Quest just down the road from the previous two accidents.

Leahy has been arrested and charged with drinking and driving, as well as leaving the scene of an accident, failure to stop at a red light and several other citations.

Source: NJ.com

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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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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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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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‘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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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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D.J. Williams Conviction of DWI Extends His Ban From NFL

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

DJ WIlliamsD.J. Williams was supposed to return to playing with the Denver Broncos in October after being banned for violating the league’s banned-substances policy, but that has now been extended to November after his conviction of DWI last month.

Williams was originally banned from the NFL for failing a drug test in the summer when he turned in a “non-human” sample instead of his own.

Source: Gant Daily

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Hulk Hogan’s Ex-Wife, Linda Hogan Arrested for DWI

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Linda Hogan, Hulk Hogan’s ex-wife, was pulled over at 1:30 am yesterday and registered a blood alcohol content of .084. She was arrested and charged with DWI in Malibu, California.

Linda Hogan denies her drinking had anything to do with Hulk Hogan’s recently released sex tape that has been circulating. “She regrets it. She’s a mom, so she’s embarrassed about it,” according to her lawyer Raymond Rafool.

Source: The New York Daily News

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