Monthly Archives - August 2013

66-Year Old Pedestrian Killed in a DUI Accident

Following the DUI incident that occurred last Saturday evening, the pedestrian who died from the accident has now been identified. He is Vang Thor of Chico.According to police report, 23-year old Travis English was driving his Jeep Cherokee near the Highway 99 exit at Cohasset Road when he hit Thor who was, at that time, standing 50 feet down the exit ramp. Thor died at the scene of the accident.Meanwhile, English was arrested for suspicion of driving under the [...]

20-Year Old Man Likely to Face DUI Charge

Blake David Coonce, 20 years old, is likely to face a DUI charge after he allegedly drove a car and crashed it on 400 block of N. Columbia Center Blvd.According to report, the suspect tried to take off after the crash and even struggled with the officers when he was arrested. He was then taken to the hospital for blood tests and treatment of some head injuries.Coonce was booked into Benton County Jail for resisting arrest and suspicion of [...]

25 Years in Prison for DUI Manslaughter

William Michael Melendez, 35 years old, was convicted last Monday to 25 years in prison for DUI manslaughter.While some of David Odom’s closest friends and relatives shared their memories at the Palm Beach County Courthouse, the rest sat still as they listened Circuit Judge Charles Burton render his verdict. The punishment was less than 30 years maximum possible sentence for charges on DUI and failure to render aid."You're sitting here today having taken another human life, whether intentional or [...]

Stevensville Woman Arrested for DUI

Following a crash on Sunset Bench Road near Stevensville, 46-year old Stacey Ann Klare was charged with driving under the influence last Monday.According to records, Klare’s 1993 Ford Explorer was traveling eastbound when it went off the right side of the road and then smashed into a power pole. Instead of reporting the incident, the suspect allegedly drove .7 miles from the scene and was unable to make it home since the vehicle can no longer make a turn [...]

Billings Man Charged with 6th DUI Offense

Shane Dion Helland, 32 years old, pleaded guilty to his sixth DUI offense last Thursday in District Court.According to records, Helland was arrested last March 21 after he was pulled over for driving without headlights. During the search, methamphetamine was found in his pocket.While Helland failed a number of field sobriety tests, he refused to submit himself to a breathalyzer test. He was then taken into custody and is now facing multiple charges including DUI.For more of this news, [...]

Milwaukee Man Faces DUI Charge

Floyd Matlock, 27 years old, was arrested Thursday morning near I-43 southbound at Lapham Boulevard for driving under the influence.Police said the suspect is likely to face multiple charges after his vehicle smashed into a barreled-off area of construction zone. Right after the incident, Matlock went out of his car running bare foot.In addition to DUI, the suspect will also face charges on recklessly endangering safety and hit-and-run.For more up-to-date news, visit todaystmj4.com.

Singer Miguel Faces DUI Charge

R&B singer Miguel was arrested early Thursday morning for driving under the influence.According to report, the singer was spotted speeding and having his windows tinted at around 2:15 a.m. When he was pulled over, the police officers smelled alcohol.The suspect submitted himself to a breathalyzer test and as expected, he went over the legal limit. He was then taken into custody but was later released on a $5,000 bail.For more of this story, click here.

Silverdale Man Faces Numerous Charges Including Reckless Driving

Zane R. Tempia, 18 years old, was arrested last July 18 for reckless driving and eluding police officers.According to report, police received a call regarding a teal-colored vehicle doing “donuts” and slamming into a fence. When the police officers were on their way to the scene, they saw the vehicle took the ramp for northbound Highway 3 and was illegally accelerating.When one of the officers asked why he didn't pull over, and if it was to get away from [...]

Agriculture Teacher Arrested for DUI

36-year old Matt Wayne Boyer was arrested early Saturday morning for driving under the influence.According to report, the Claremore High School agriculture teacher was traveling southbound on Highway 88 when he was spotted swerving on the road. He made a stop at a traffic sign but was apparently intoxicated while driving.The deputy asked Boyer to perform the sobriety test. The suspect was then taken into custody for a DUI charge.Click here for more of this story.

DUI Suspect Released from Jail

After being held on a $150,000 bail for a DUI charge, 54-year old Deanna Jensen Graham was realeased from jail.According to report, Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Shawn Silvan spotted Graham traveling over the solid white line and into the bike lane on the side of Mullan Road. When the suspect was pulled over and asked to perform the sobriety test, Silvan noticed that she smelled alcohol.Breath test revealed that Graham’s blood alcohol level was at 0.015 percent.For more of [...]