A North Port man has been found guilty by a jury of seven counts including DUI manslaughter and possession of Oxycodone and Xanax. He is facing up to 60 years in prison for the accident that killed a 7-year-old girl.
The Sarasota DUI manslaughter trial of a former high school football coach is getting away from prosecutors. They have now jailed a key witness who is being uncooperative in their prosecution. He happens to be the defendant’s brother.
Florida DUI penalties can be very different in courtrooms around the state. Today in Tampa Bay was a perfect illustration of how DUI penalties differ in Florida courtrooms.
The case of a Tampa woman who has been arrested multiple times for DUI is bringing into question Florida DUI laws. Are the rights she is protected under really loopholes in the law?
The range of DUI penalties in Florida can be measured in years but for two drunk drivers who killed loved ones, the DUI penalties they suffer go beyond jail. Two Tampa Bay high school classes got to hear details about the true DUI penalties in Florida.
DUI manslaughter charges may be coming against an Oldsmar woman police believe was driving drunk when she hit and killed a motorcyclist. The woman’s DNA has been taken in an attempt to prove she was the DUI driver behind the wheel.
Ronald Judson Smith is on trial for eight charges stemming from an alleged drunk driving accident that killed a 7-year-old girl. According to police, Smith was driving with a suspended license from a previous DUI when he ran a red light and crashed into a Ford Mustang. Smith is facing charges of DUI manslaughter, DUI […]
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement had chemists look at a blood sample from David Lanier following a deadly car accident in St. Cloud, Florida. The FDLE investigation led to DUI manslaughter charges being dropped as the tests could not determine the amount of cocaine in the driver’s system. That didn’t stop prosecutors from running […]
A woman passed out behind the wheel of a running car turned out to be the wife of the mayor of Tavares, Florida and according to police she also turned out to be driving drunk. Sharon Nichols Wolfe was arrested and charged withleaving the scene of an accident and DUI after police found her passed […]
Okevin Moradian has been charged with vehicular homicide, DUI manslaughterand refusal to submit to a DUI test in the death of an Orlando corrections officer. Jason Clay Russo was thrown from his motorcycle and killed after a 1996 Lexus crossed into his path. Moradian is in jail on $10,250 bond and there is no mention […]