Man “Blows” 301 Breathalyzers in One Sitting

A New Zealand man stands accused of urinating on 300 breathalyzer tubes. Officers arrested Ryan Scott Thompson, of New Zealand, for driving under the influence after he smashed his car into the living room an elderly lady. Thompson, 26, is a forklift operator from Christchurch. An unasked for Urine Sample What was supposed to be a normal … [Read more...]

Man Charged with DUI after Driving to Police Station

Louisiana Man Drives Drunk to Police Station to File DUI Accident Report A Louisiana resident has been arrested on DUI charges after driving drunk to a police station to file an accident report. According to authorities, Patrick Ruffner, 31, called the police on Saturday around 3 AM after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash in Baton Rouge. As … [Read more...]

SC Man Charged With 6 DUIs In a Year

A Greenville County man was allowed to remain out on bond, after being charged with driving under the influence six times in the Upstate. Prosecutors said all of the charges against Warren Brooks are considered "first-offense" because none of them have been resolved in court yet and, therefore, there are no DUI convictions. Brooks received his … [Read more...]

Boeing Exec. Charged with DUI After Failing DUI Tests

A Boeing executive has found himself on the wrong side of the law following a July DUI crash. Mount Pleasant police arrested William Geary following a single-car crash on the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge in July, according to the West Ashley Patch.  Geary is the director of mid body assembly and integration at the Boeing South Carolina plant. Geary … [Read more...]

Three DUIs in 45 Hours?

Three DUIs in less than three days? A Utah man spent 24 days in jail for three DUIs that happened within 45 hours of each other. Daniel Kropf left jail after a judge reduced his bail to $30,000. Kropf was booked in the Cache County jail on an enhanced third-degree felony charge of driving under the influence. The judge denied bail for the 41 … [Read more...]

Top 5 Mistakes Drivers Make When Stopped for DUI in South Carolina

DUI in South Carolina is a serious offense with serious penalties. It is important for you to know what to do if stopped by an officer for driving under the influence. Below is a list of 5 mistakes NOT to make if you are pulled over for driving under the influence. Do not answer any questions about how much you have had to drink. You should … [Read more...]

Drunk Driving Accident Claims The Lives of Two Allen University Students

As reported by WIS TV, a drunk driving accident early Sunday morning near Five Points claimed the lives of two young Allen University students, Candice Davis, 18 of Eutawville, and Gerry Blanding, 20 of Greenville, when a 2004 Dodge Ram driven by Jabari O. Harding collided with a 1998 Chevrolet Lumina in which Davis and Blanding were … [Read more...]

Paris Hilton’s Brother Ordered to Pay $4.9M for DUI Crash

South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorneys A judge ordered Barron Hilton, the brother of reality star Paris Hilton, to pay $4.9 million to a worker at a gas station, after hitting him with his Mercedes-Benz while driving drunk. The lawsuit came from a 2008 accident where witnesses claimed Barron Hilton drove the wrong way for miles on the Pacific … [Read more...]

Man killed in DUI crash in Newberry identified

A man killed in a DUI-related deadly crash last Friday night in Newberry County has been identified by the Newberry County Coroner Craig Newton. 35-year-old David Craft from Pomaria was killed in a crash on SC 34, 10 miles east of Newberry.  According to the investigators, Michael Livingston, from Charleston, was driving a pickup truck eastbound … [Read more...]

Sign the Don’t Drink and Drive Pledge

Strom Law Firm and WIS TV team up to encourage people to sign the Don't Drink and Drive Pledge this Summer. The Strom Law Firm and WIS News are teaming up for a summer-long campaign to bring awareness to the dangers of drinking and driving, called the Don’t Drink and Drive Campaign. Both the news station and our firm hope to educate drivers about … [Read more...]

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