Monthly Archives - May 2013

Teenager Charged with Reckless Driving

Following a head-on crash in Gaston County, the authorities were able to uncover a new lead.According to Troopers, it was found out that a 17-year-old has been charged with reckless driving. And because the teenager was trying to pass a car, he then hit a truck head-on.Police officers said that all three passengers were minors and they were students from forest View High School. Due to the injuries suffered, all three teens, as well as the truck driver, were [...]

Anchorage Man Charged With Reckless Driving

Last May 20, both troopers and the Bureau of Highway Patrol attempted to stop a vehicle on the Seward Highway. During the traffic stop conducted by the highway Patrol trooper, the 23-year old Anchorage resident refused to heed to the trooper which unfortunately resulted to a high-speed chase.Krieger was eventually stopped by the troopers at mile 39 of the highway. Following the incident, he was charged with reckless driving and Felony Eluding.It was also reported that Krieger has more [...]

Is Getting Charged with Misdemeanour Actually Better Than DUI?

What would you do if you’ll soon be charged with another driving under the influence? Well, for 21-year-old David Austin Berry who’d rather be charged for falsely reporting a crime and misdemeanour, he’d make up a story involving armed robbery – and that’s exactly what he did!On April 26, Berry phoned the police to report a robbery after realizing that his wallet and his gun have gone missing from his truck. Later, the police was able to push him [...]

Judge Dismissed Reckless Driving Charge Against Mayor Lemon

Due to lack of evidence, reckless driving charge against former Union Gap Mayor Jim Lemon was dismissed. Last November, Lemon had been charged of spinning the tires of his van in order to spray an employee with gravel.“The evidence is just not there that Mr. Lemon drove recklessly,” Yakima County District Judge Kevin Roy said.According to Lemon’s attorney, what happened was an accident and the former Gap Mayor already acknowledged his mistakes during the preliminary investigation of the accident.Visit [...]

Fatal Crash Driver to Face Pending Cases

Following the car crash at Danbury Fair mall, Robert Stevenson is yet to face cases in Danbury Superior Court.According to the police report, Stevenson was driving at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his Honda Civic. Unfortunately, Stevenson’s passenger died in the car accident.Although Stevenson has not yet been charged in the said accident, it was reported that he was charged on May 3 with reckless driving and nine other charges. Also last August 31, [...]

Extreme Dislike of Bicycle Riders Lead to Homicide?

Patrick Ward, a 69-year-old Lyons citizen, was arrested on suspicion of vehicular homicide, careless driving resulting in death, and DUI. The man has reportedly made complaints regarding the bicyclist community in his town in 2010 which led the authorities to believe that he intentionally hit Van Duym with the SUV he was driving while the victim was bicycling on Main Street in Lyons.According to the minutes recorded for the Lyons Board of Trustees session last March 1, 2010, Ward [...]

Man Arrested for DUI Says It’s a Conspiracy

Al Fox, who is an advocate of ending the trade embargo and travel restrictions to Cuba, was arrested last February 21 for driving under the influence. He was released the next day since his urine test was proven clean. Surprisingly, he also blew a 0.000 blood alcohol level.Just recently, Fox stated that he plans to take legal action over his arrest and says that he was not detained due to violation of traffic rules but because of conspiracy by [...]

Democrat Representative Arrested for Second DUI

Looks like Republicans have more reason to frown upon Democrats as South Carolina state Rep. Ted Vick was arrested Wednesday morning on the suspicion of driving under the influence. To make matters even worse, this all happened less than a year after the Democrat made the headlines for the same kind of offense. An officer at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center said that Vick was brought to the jail after 1:00 a.m. He was picked up earlier in the [...]

Vacation Plans to Canada? Don’t Get Caught DUI

If you’re hoping to visit Canada for a vacation and your criminal record is oozing with DUI charges, make sure that you schedule your travel five years earlier because, unless you are going on a business trip or other important transactions which will grant you a Temporary Residence Permit (TRP), it will take five years of clean record to be granted entry to the said nation.Getting caught driving under the influence can definitely be a hassle, especially when you [...]

Two Teens Arrested for Reckless Driving

A drunken joyride in Oldham County subdivision left two teens behind bars. Both young men face multiple charges including alcohol intoxication, reckless driving, criminal mischief and wanton endangerment."My husband called the police again and said if you guys don't get out here, somebody is going to get hurt or killed because these guys are just completely out of it," said Elkins.According to Elkins, both teenagers were intoxicated. As they were playing bumper cars with trash cans and fences, they [...]