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Alpharetta councilman declines to comment on DUI charge

Alpharetta councilman declines to comment on DUI charge | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
Alpharetta City Councilman Michael Cross declined questions from a Channel 2 reporter Monday night at his first council meeting since his arrest on charges of DUI and child endangerment.
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Alpharetta, GA City Councilman Michael Cross was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of drunk driving with his 7-year-old son in the back seat. He faces charges of DUI and child endangerment. 

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Trooper Accused of Bogus DUI Arrests

Trooper Accused of Bogus DUI Arrests | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
During her 10 years as a Utah state trooper, Lisa Steed built a reputation as an officer with a knack for nabbing drunken motorists in a state with a long tradition of tee totaling and some of the nation's strictest liquor laws.
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Utah Trooper Lisa Steed had built a reputation as an officer with a knack for catching drunk drivers. During her 10 years of service she garnered hundreds of arrests, setting records and becoming the first woman awarded as trooper of the year. However, Steed is now facing a lawsuit; accused of filing bogus DUI reports, she has been fired from the Utah Highway Patrol and her former superiors are also in hot water.

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Berkeley to look at DUI policy's fairness

Berkeley to look at DUI policy's fairness | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
The proposal, put forth by the Peace and Justice Commission, urges the council to take a broad approach to the issue and not just focus on increasing penalties, which unduly affect people of color and the poor, commissioners said.
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The City Council of Berkeley, California is reevaluating DUI policies of the city this week; encouraging a more modern and realistic position, and viewing drunken-driving as a social issue not just a criminal issue. The Peace and Justice Commission of the City Council found that tougher DUI penalties disproportionately affect the poor and people of color; the commission believes the goal should be community education not punishment. 

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Police: Professional stunt driver dons short shorts, cutoff...

Police: Professional stunt driver dons short shorts, cutoff... | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
Investigators said a professional stunt car driver left a path of destruction while driving under the influence of alcohol through downtown Orlando early Wednesday morning.
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A professional stunt car driver was arrested in downtown Orlando on Wednesday night with a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit. After causing thousands of dollars in damage, 51 year-old Grady Bishop is being charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.  Bishop has an impressive resume with movie appearances in “Fast and The Furious” and work for Disney World’s “Lights, Motors, Action” stunt show. 

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Woman booked into jail Saturday found dead Sunday

Woman booked into jail Saturday found dead Sunday | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
A woman who would have turned 52 today died Sunday night while being held in the Palm Beach County Jail.
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A West Palm Beach woman died while in custody last night at the Palm Beach County Jail. The 52-year-old woman was arrested on Saturday morning on charges of DUI, resisting an officer and assault on an officer. She was staying in the prison infirmary because of medical issues and found unresponsive on Sunday night by a nurse. A cause of death has not been determined. 

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News 13's legal analyst breaks down the costs of DUI

News 13's legal analyst breaks down the costs of DUI | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
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DUI arrests can happen to anybody.  If you find yourself facing DUI charges, it is important to call an attorney who specializes in criminal DUI charges right away; the right representation could make all the difference in your case! Don’t get caught in a bad situation, contact a Sarasota DUI Attorney from Musca Law for experienced DUI defense. 

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Two Boulder police officers accused of DUI resign before they can be fired

Two Boulder police officers accused of DUI resign before they can be fired | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
Two Boulder officers charged with drunk driving in separate cases have resigned.
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Two Boulder, CO police officers have resigned after being accused of DUI, both in separate cases. One of the officers accused was also the departments DUI officer, the other was a detective in Boulder. It is reported that they resigned to avoid being fired.

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Michael Pineda pleads no contest to DUI

Michael Pineda pleads no contest to DUI | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has pleaded no contest to driving under the influence.
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NY Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has pleaded no contest to DUI charges after he was arrested in Tampa on Aug. 20 of last year. A judged has order Pineda to serve community service, one year probation, DUI School and a $500 fine. 

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A deadly DUI fugitive extradited from Israel

A deadly DUI fugitive extradited from Israel | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
An 11 year run from the law is over for a man who was convicted of a deadly DUI and sentenced to 19 years in prison, the FBI said. Lawrence Seth Wayne, 39, was apprehended in Israel nearly two-years...
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A fugitive, who has been on the run for 11 years and was apprehended in Israel over two-years-ago, will finally be brought back to South Florida to serve his time. Lawrence Seth Wayne was sentenced to 19 years in prison for DUI and hit and run that killed a man, he fled the country while on bond pending appeal. 

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Ariz. court ruling upholds DUI test for marijuana

Ariz. court ruling upholds DUI test for marijuana | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
PHOENIX (AP) — Motorists in Arizona can continue to be prosecuted for driving under the influence of marijuana even if the only proof is a blood test that shows a chemical compound that doesn't cause impairment but can remain in the blood for a...
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The Arizona Court of Appeals overturned a decision make by a lower court judge who said that prosecuting a person who provided a blood test positive for marijuana didn’t make sense because the drug can remain in the blood for up to a month. However, the higher court ruled that DUI laws should be interpreted to include inactive compounds in the blood as well as active ones; meaning Arizona motorist can continue to be prosecuted for DUI if there is proof of marijuana in their blood. 

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Will Florida Supreme Court Make DUI Breathalyzers Inadmissible? | Sunshine State News

Will Florida Supreme Court Make DUI Breathalyzers Inadmissible? | Sunshine State News | Sarasota DUI Attorney | Musca Law | Scoop.it
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Earlier this week, the Florida Supreme court heard arguments from three DUI defendants who argue that they have the right to examine documentation that explains how the breath alcohol testing device, used in their arrest, operates. The ruling in this case could affect thousands of Florida drivers who are subject to breathalyzer tests each year. 

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Sarasota DUI Attorney & DUI Defense Lawyers, Sarasota FL

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Sarasota DUI attorneys and lawyers John Musca and Assoc. can help you beat your DUI. Get free advice from a Sarasota DUI attorney Call (941) 916-3627 RIGHT NOW
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A DUI charge can be disastrous to the life of any person. A skilled Sarasota DUI Attorney at Musca Law can help! Call (941) 916-3627 to schedule a free consultation wit ha top DUI lawyer today!

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