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Common Michigan Drunk Driving Myths

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There are several myths regarding drinking and driving in Michigan. Read on to learn the facts about such myths....
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Can I Have My Drunk Driving Conviction in Michigan Expunged?

Can I Have My Drunk Driving Conviction in Michigan Expunged? | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
Employers commonly ask applicants whether they have ever been arrested and/or convicted of a crime (misdemeanor or felony). Based on the nature of the arrest or conviction, an employer...
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Should All Convicted Drunk Drivers Be Required to Install Ignition Interlock Devices?

Should All Convicted Drunk Drivers Be Required to Install Ignition Interlock Devices? | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have recently partnered together to propose new legislation that would require all first-time convicted drunk driving...
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What to do if Stopped for a DUI in Ann Arbor Michigan - YouTube

Getting pulled over for a DUI is a big, stressful deal. Take a look at this video by Ann Arbor DUI Attorney, Stacey M. Washington for 5 tips on what you, a l...
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The Miranda Warning & Drunk Driving Arrests

The Miranda Warning & Drunk Driving Arrests | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
The Miranda warning (also known as Miranda rights), is a warning that is required to be given by all law enforcement officials to individuals in police custody (or in...
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Family circulates drunk driving petition - Hawaii News Now

Family circulates drunk driving petition - Hawaii News Now | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
Family circulates drunk driving petition
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Family and friends of a woman killed by a drunk driver in June of 2012 are circulating a petition to raise awareness about the dangers of drunk driving.
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Florida sheriff acquitted after citing ‘Second Amendment’ to release armed drunk driver

Florida sheriff acquitted after citing ‘Second Amendment’ to release armed drunk driver | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it

A Florida sheriff accused of releasing and altering the records of a suspected drunk driver arrested on a concealed weapon charge was acquitted of official misconduct by a six-person jury.


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VIDEO: Florida cop punches drunk man's head 10 times and chokes him unconscious during arrest

VIDEO: Florida cop punches drunk man's head 10 times and chokes him unconscious during arrest | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it

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Sarasota, Florida - Sarasota Police Officer Scott Patrick, who has been with the department for nine years, is under an internal investigation by the police department and a criminal investigation by the State Attorney's office after he admitted to punching a man ten times in the head during an arrest for disorderly intoxication.

 

Sarasota Police Chief Mikel Hollaway released a video of that incident today.

 

It took place August 4 around 3 a.m. at Club Ivory on Main Street when, according to the probable cause affidavit, 29-year-old Jason Dragash resisted arrest and a scuffle began.

 

Officer Patrick, who is under administrative leave, and Dragash fell onto a table with beer bottles. Officer Patrick writes, "to gain compliance," he punched Dragash ten times in the head.

 

Chief Hollaway said when the shift commander arrived at the scene, Dragash's injuries alarmed him. He requested to see the night club's surveillance video, and immediately launched an internal and criminal investigation...

 

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First he's on the client list of a suspected brothel, now police dash cam video shows Florida vice mayor's DUI arrest

First he's on the client list of a suspected brothel, now police dash cam video shows Florida vice mayor's DUI arrest | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it

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MAITLAND, Fla. — WFTV obtained dash cam video that shows the drunken driving arrest of Maitland's Vice Mayor Phil Bonus, whose name was also found on the client list of a suspected brothel this week.

 

WFTV discovered Bonus's DUI arrest while investigating the brothel story.

 

Bonus is still on the job at the city, but the mayor told WFTV a conviction could change that.

 

The dash cam video is from his arrest in Tampa last December after Bonus was caught driving drunk. His arrest report said he almost hit two police officers in a construction zone before he was eventually pulled over.

 

The dash cam video shows Bonus so drunk, he can't even walk a straight line...

 

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Florida woman arrested after getting drunk while chaperoning elementary school field trip

Florida woman arrested after getting drunk while chaperoning elementary school field trip | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it

PALM BAY, Fla. —An elementary school chaperone was arrested last week after she got drunk and frightened children on a field trip, officials said. Kathryn Wright, 58, was identified as belligerent and combative on the school bus on the way back from an Orlando field trip, according to an arrest report. According to a witness, Wright was using explicit language in front of several young children and blocked the bus aisle as one woman tried to return to her seat. As officers tried to question Wright, they said she was not able to keep a thought or speak clearly. She also could not stand or walk, and she had to be physically lifted onto a stretcher... (click pic to continue reading)


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The Rising Increase of Parents Driving Drunk with Children in the Car

The Rising Increase of Parents Driving Drunk with Children in the Car | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
I recently discussed the serious criminal repercussions that may arise if parents drink and drive with their children in the car in Washtenaw County. Despite the criminal repercussions, there...
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How Much Does an OWI Cost in Michigan?

How Much Does an OWI Cost in Michigan? | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
The costs of a drunk driving conviction in Michigan will vary based upon the type of offense committed. For instance, a conviction for Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) versus Operating...
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Inconclusive Blood Alcohol Content Blood Tests

Inconclusive Blood Alcohol Content Blood Tests | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
Administering a blood test to determine a person's blood alcohol content (BAC) level occurs before he/she charged with operating while intoxicated (OWI) in Ann Arbor. Though blood tests are...
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How to Challenge a Drunk Driving Charge in Ypsilanti

How to Challenge a Drunk Driving Charge in Ypsilanti | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
An Ypsilanti drunk driving attorney can utilize several defense strategies to challenge a criminal charge for drunk driving. Read on to learn more about how to challenge a drunk...
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Drunk Driving Plea Bargains in Washtenaw County

Drunk Driving Plea Bargains in Washtenaw County | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
Drunk driving plea bargains in Washtenaw County vary on a case-by-case basis. Though most drunk driving charges settle in the form of plea deals, it may be in your...
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Michigan Drunk Driving Conviction Sentencing Process

Michigan Drunk Driving Conviction Sentencing Process | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
No one should ever enter a plea of guilty to a drunk driving charge in Washtenaw County without first consulting with an experienced drunk driving attorney. If you are...
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Parents Driving Drunk With Children in the Car in Michigan - YouTube

There has been an increase in parents driving drunk with their children in Michigan. Ann Arbor DUI defense attorney Stacey Washington helps defends these mat...
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US 'drunk driver' swims off to escape arrest - Telegraph

US 'drunk driver' swims off to escape arrest  - Telegraph | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
A suspected drunk driver escaped arrest in California by diving into the sea and swimming off, only for his friend who he left in the car to give police officers his name and contact details.

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Teen Brags On Facebook About Drunk Driving, Gets Arrested - Private postings on Facebook aren't really private!

Teen Brags On Facebook About Drunk Driving, Gets Arrested  - Private postings on Facebook aren't really private! | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
Police made an example out of a teenager from Oregon who boasted about driving drunk on Facebook. "Drivin drunk... classic ;) but whoever's vehicle i hit i am sorry. :P", wrote the clueless 18-year-old.

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Drunk Driver Arrested Twice at Exactly the Same Time

Drunk Driver Arrested Twice at Exactly the Same Time | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
The end of daylight saving time caused a unique situation in Urbana on Sunday morning. Police there arrested a man twice in one day, but at the same exact time.

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Pakistan International Airlines pilot arrested on suspicion of being drunk in charge of a plane at Leeds Bradford airport

Pakistan International Airlines pilot arrested on suspicion of being drunk in charge of a plane at Leeds Bradford airport | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
The 54-year-old of the Pakistan International Airlines flight from Leeds Bradford airport to Islamabad was arrested before he took off.

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how might this have an impact on global trade?
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Allowing Someone Drunk To Drive May Result In Your Arrest

Allowing Someone Drunk To Drive May Result In Your Arrest | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
By Amy E. Feldman
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Did you know you can be arrested for drunk driving offenses if you aren’t driving?

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What to do if Stopped for a DUI in Ann Arbor Michigan - YouTube

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5 Tips on What to do When Stopped for a DUI in Washtenaw County

Read my 5 tips below on what to do when stopped for a DUI in Washtenaw County. 1. Be Polite & Courteous With the Officer When a police officer pulls...
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What do you do when pulled over. Thanks to +Stacey Washington for this advice.

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How to Challenge Field Sobriety Tests Results

How to Challenge Field Sobriety Tests Results | Drunk Driving | Scoop.it
Most field sobriety tests used to identify drunk drivers are not based on objective observations, but rather the subjective opinion of a police officer. The accuracy of such tests...
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