South Carolina DUI Defense Attorneys Law Blog

South Carolina DUI Attorneys Blog consists of news stories and advice when dealing with a driving under the influence charge in South Carolina.

Safety Coalition Pushes for Tougher DUI Laws

Law Enforcement and Safety Advocates Push for Tougher DUI Laws in South Carolina A group of law enforcement officers, safety advocates, and prosecutors gathered on the State House Grounds on Tuesday, February 10th, to push for tougher DUI laws in South Carolina. The group wanted to close a loophole in DUI video laws, which prevents a conviction … [Read more...]

Florida AG Has Advice for Drivers at DUI Checkpoints

Stopped at a DUI Checkpoint? Florida Attorney General States that Drivers Can Keep Windows Up at SC DUI Checkpoints Florida’s attorney general has begun distributing fliers to Florida residents, advising them that they do not have to roll down their windows or speak to police at DUI checkpoints. "It's a method for innocent people to protect … [Read more...]

Man Blames DUI Arrest on Beer-Battered Fish

Man Tries to Blame 10th DUI Arrest on Beer-Battered Fish A man from Friendship, Wisconsin on his 10th DUI arrest tried to blame the smell of alcohol on his breath on having just eaten beer-battered fish. John H. Przybyla, 75 years old, has been charged with 10 DUI infractions in Wisconsin. He was in court on Wednesday, January 21st, for a hearing … [Read more...]

“Grown Ups” Actor Charged With Marijuana DUI

Star of “Grown Ups” Movies Arrested for Marijuana DUI The star of the “Grown Ups” film series was arrested on suspicion of marijuana DUI near Burbank, California on Saturday evening, January 17th. Nadji Jeter, 18 years old, was reportedly weaving in and out of traffic and driving aggressively. When officers pulled his vehicle over, according to … [Read more...]

Chicago Bears’ Tim Jennings Arrested for DUI in Georgia

Former SC Resident and Football Player Tim Jennings Arrested on DUI Charges in Atlanta, GA According to a police report from Atlanta, Chicago Bears’ cornerback Tim Jennings arrested on DUI charges, as well as charges of reckless driving and speeding. Around 12:45 PM on Wednesday, January 7th, Tim Deshawn Jennings – a resident of Orangeburg, SC – … [Read more...]

NFL Player’s DUI Charges Dismissed Due to Video Evidence

Lack of Video Evidence Leads Judge to Dismiss DUI Charges Against NFL Player On Thursday, January 8th, a judge dismissed the DUI charges filed against Tyler Thigpen, a former Coastal Carolina University quarterback and current NFL football player. Just before Thanksgiving, Thigpen was found asleep in a Wendy’s fast food drive-thru. The Myrtle … [Read more...]

SC DUIs Increase During the Sober or Slammer Campaign

Sober or Slammer Campaign Catches More DUIs During Holiday Season During many holiday seasons, South Carolina launches the Sober or Slammer program –placing increased police officer attention on monitoring traffic to catch drunk drivers to help prevent DUI accidents. The program catches more drunk drivers, according to law enforcement officials, … [Read more...]

FST Testing: A SC DUI Attorney Perspective

SC DUI Attorneys Defending Your SC DUI Charge Whether you are pulled over and arrested after leaving Williams Brice, or after a night in the Vista, a common statement often comes up after taking a field sobriety test: “I don’t understand why the officer arrested me—I passed all of his tests!” Contrary to popular belief, the ability to walk in a … [Read more...]

Man Arrested on 5th DUI Charge

South Carolina Man Arrested for 5th DUI The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office made their 200th DUI arrest this year over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.  This landmark also happened to be a record number for the suspect – this was his 5th DUI arrest. The South Carolina DUI suspect was arrested and charged not only for his 5th DUI offense, but … [Read more...]

Defending a Sleep Driving DUI in South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina Sleep Driving DUI Charges If you have been charged with a sleep driving DUI in South Carolina, you are not alone. Although it’s been well over a year since the FDA asked the manufacturer of Ambien to lower the recommended prescription dose, we continue to hear from potential clients who have been charged with a sleep … [Read more...]

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