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 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 […]
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 […]
The Sarasota DUI lawyer representing former Braden River High School football coach Josh Hunter on his DUI manslaughter charge has asked the judge in the case to let jurors visit the scene of the accident. The single-car crash that took the life of Doug Garrity took place near Nokomis on an I-75 on-ramp. Hunter’s DUI […]
Earlier today we told you that authorities suspected drunk driving in a fatal crash in Clearwater early this morning. Now Bay News 9 is reporting DUI manslaughter charges have been filed against 32-year-old Nicole Marina Scholl. Scholl’s passenger Anthony Steven Campaign was killed instantly when she lost control of her car and struck a power […]
Paul Michael Parks turned himself in on charges of DUI manslaughter and two counts of driving under the influence with property damage or personal injury. Weaver was involved in a head-on collision that killed 47-year-old Karen Weaver on December 19. According to the Brandon News the Lithia man had a blood-alcohol level of 0.218 at […]