The DUI penalties for a felony DUI are severe especially when there are fatalities involved. This Florida man may be facing a DUI jail sentence of 45 years for killing two pedestrians while driving drunk.
Drivers in Florida with four DUI convictions may be close to getting back behind the wheel. A law looks like it is going to pass and allow drunk drivers with multiple convictions to get back behind the wheel and MADD approves.
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 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.
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 […]
Michael Mulligan has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for killing a two-year-old boy in a drunk driving collision while on probation for two DUI convictions and awaiting trial on two other DUI arrests. Mulligan was driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs when he ran through a red light and crashed into […]
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 […]
A Pinellas County judge has sentenced a Clearwater man to 15 years for a drunk driving accident that claimed the life of an elderly man crossing a street on a mobility scooter. Angus T. Davis III pled guilty to DUI manslaughter,which is second DUI conviction. He received his first DUI in 1992. The DUI manslaughter charges stem from […]
In a response to two tragic DUI crashes involving mothers and children, New York State enacted some of the nation’s toughest drunk driving laws this week. The bill in New York makes it an automatic felony to drive drunk with a child under 16 in the car. Violators will be subject to a sentence of up to […]
A week after being arrested on charges of driving with a suspended license and carrying a bag of marijuana, Renee Rodriguez caused a fatal accident on a Lake Worth, Florida road. Now Rodriguez has plead guilty to DUI Manslaughter in that case and will spend the next 15 years in jail. He also had drivers […]