Driving under the influence of alcohol is not a blanket charge in Sarasota for anyone registering a BAC of .08 (adults) or above; rather, there are varying degrees a Sarasota DUI charge can assume depending on the severity of the incident as well as the criminal record of the individual. In Florida, a driving under […]
Ahhhh tests. You probably thought you were done with them the day you graduated from high school or college. But if you are (or ever have been) pulled over under suspicion of drunk driving in Sarasota then you have a series tests that you will have to pass in order to get by. One major […]
Will you be celebrating Halloween tonight? If you find yourself too drunk to drive after your Halloween then AAA can help. Bud Light and AAA are offering their Tow to GO service this year which gives free and confidential rides to people who are too intoxicated to operate their vehicle. They will give you a […]
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.
In Sarasota people charged with a second, third or fourth DUI can enter a new program that allows them to serve a minimum sentence if they complete an intense program. That request was denied for one man who sevred a DUI manslaughter sentence and then was charged with a second DUI.
There is a DUI checkpoint scheduled for Sarasota County this Friday. The FHP will join forces with the North Port and Venice police departments to deter drunk driving.
The penalties for a Florida DUI are hanging in the balance in a Sarasota DUI manslaughter trial. A key witness is now in jail for refusing to testify in the trial.
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.
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 […]