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.
43-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.
In 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.”
Minnesota’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.”
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.
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.