DUI Checkpoints In Sarasota County have been ruled unconstitutional again. One journalist thinks despite some DUI cases being dismissed, it was the right thing to do.
Tampa DUI Arrest – Hillsborough County Dentist Charged With DUI After Killing Two Pedestrians
A Tampa dentist has been arrested on DUI charges. The man is accused of DUI manslaughter in the death of two Marriott employees.
Brooksville DUI Arrest – Hernando County Woman Charged With DUI And Hit-And-Run
A Brooksville woman is accused of backing her car out into traffic and causing an accident. She left the scene and was later arrested by Hernando County Sheriffs for DUI.
DUI Manslaughter Trial Begins In North Port
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 […]
DUI Manslaughter And Vehicular Homicide Charges Filed In Death Of Orlando Corrections Officer
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 […]
DUI Cases In Palm Beach Move Forward After Intoxilyzer Challenge Is Rejected By Judges
Palm Beach County DUI defense lawyers failed in their attempt to persuade a panel of seven county judges that the Intoxilyzer 8000 is not an approved instrument in Florida for accurately measuring blood-alcohol levels. The unanimous ruling clears the way for Palm Beach County to proceed in prosecuting more than 400 drunk driving cases. The […]
Florida DUI Checkpoint – The FHP Will Have A DUI Checkpoint Set Up IN Pasco County Friday
TampaBay.com is reporting that the Florida Highway Patrol will set up a Pasco County DUI checkpoint Friday night from 7:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m. The Pasco County Sheriff’s office will join other law enforcement agencies in an attempt to arrest drunk drivers and drivers under the influence of drugs. The checkpoint will be on U.S. Highway […]
Florida Gator Carlos Dunlap Pleads Guilty To A DUI Charge In A Gainesville Courtroom, Gets Probation
Former Florida Gator defensive end Carlos Dunlap has pled guilty to DUI in a Gainesville court and received the minimum mandatory sentence according to a story at GatorSports.com. Dunlap’s drunk driving incident will land him on probation for one year and he will also face a six-month driver’s license suspension. On top of that there […]
Same DUI, Different Rules? Seems So If You Are A Federal Prosecutor.
A federal prosecutor in Rhode Island had drunk driving charges against him dismissed by a judge on Monday according to the Associated Press. A lawyer for the city of Warwick asked that the charges be dropped against Gerard Sullivan, an Assistant U.S. Attorney. Sullivan was not initially charged with DUI following a Thanksgiving weekend stop. […]
St. Petersburg Woman Crashes Into Neighbor’s House And Is Charged With DUI
A St. Petersburg woman won’t be popular among neighbors after driving her SUV into a near-by house. Gail Ann Kay has been charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident after she crashed her 2008 Jeep SUV into a neighbor’s home leaving a four-foot hole in a Snell Island home worth nearly $300,000. The […]