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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
D.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.
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.