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Georgia Woman Going to Jail for 5th DUI

Savannah Woman Arrested for 5th DUI, Going to Jail A woman in the Savannah, Georgia area was arrested for her 5th DUI charge on Christmas Eve, and has now been sentenced to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine, the maximum DUI fine Georgia state law allows. Sheila Faye Conley, 55, pleaded guilty to her 5th DUI, as well as making false statements … [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...]

Drunk Driver Crashes Into Helicopter

South Carolina DUI Lawyers We write a lot of Drunk Driving articles here at the Strom Law Firm, but this one is near the top. Two drunk-driving accidents took place over the weekend that injured three people, killed another, and produced one of the worst statements we've ever heard from a drunk driver. The first accident occurred at 1:30 A.M. on … [Read more...]

Mother and Daughter Arrested For DUI One Hour Apart

South Carolina DUI Lawyers Although it occurred over the summer, this is one news story worth sharing.  It really does validate the statement "Like mother like daughter." In Idaho, in the span of an hour, a woman and her daughter were both arrested for drunken driving. After 28-year-old Alisha Gardner was arrested around 11 p.m. Saturday July … [Read more...]

DUI Penalties

South Carolina DUI Penalties by Offense If you are over 21 and you are convicted of DUI, your blood alcohol level (BAC) will be used to dictate the severity of your sentence for each type of offense (first DUI offense, second DUI offense, etc.).  Keep in mind that the fines set forth below will more than double when you add in court costs and … [Read more...]

SC College Student Dies in Dorm after Drinking Incident

South Carolina DUI Lawyers Underage drinking on South Carolina college campuses is extremely common.  Unfortunatly, in a lot of situations it ends in tragedy. Just recently, a gifted athlete attending college in South Carolina was found unresponsive in a dorm room after eating pizza and drinking alcoholic beverages. The student allegedly choked … [Read more...]

Truth About Field Sobriety Tests

South Carolina DUI Lawyers Can I be Arrested for Failing an FST? Field sobriety tests (FSTs) were created to help law enforcement gauge the relative sobriety or intoxication of a driver, and cannot be used to determine blood alcohol level. However, a police officer who has pulled a suspicious motorist or who is working a sobriety checkpoint can … [Read more...]

Military Base DUIs

South Carolina DUI Lawyers Getting arrested for DUI does not mean that you are guilty.  What it does mean is that your personal and professional livelihood are at stake and that you need the assistance of an experienced South Carolina DUI defense lawyer. If you are serving at Fort Jackson, Charleston Air Force Base, Marine Corps Air Station in … [Read more...]

President Obama’s Uncle Cited for DUI

President Barack Obama's 69-year-old Kenyan half-uncle, Onyango Obama, has worked at Conti Liquors in Massachusetts for the past five years. On Aug. 24, he was pulled over for a traffic stop and subsequently arrested for DUI.  Onyango is currently being detained by Immigration and Customs. Police pulled him over after he allegedly made an illegal … [Read more...]

Former Disney Singer gets DUI

Shelby Cobra, lead singer of the now-defunct Disney girl band KSM, was arrested early Friday morning for driving under the influence -- and according to our sources ... her blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit. Did we mention she's only 18? Celebrity News Site TMZ is reporting  Cobra whose real name is Shelby Spalione, was seen in … [Read more...]

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