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Underage Drinking Party Busted After Butt-Dial

Butt-Dial to 911 Helps Cops Bust Underage Drinking Party A butt-dial to 9-11 led police officers in Wausau, Wisconsin to bust seven suspects at a underage drinking party. The Tuesday, February 24th phone call to 9-11 was accidental, but when no one answered dispatchers, police were sent to the cell phone’s location. Officers arrived at the home … [Read more...]

Carolina Cup DUI Enforcement Proves Effective

Only 3 People Charged with DUI at Carolina Cup The Carolina Cup is a huge event in South Carolina every year, involving formal wear, horse racing, partying, and drinking. Police have patrolled the event for years, in an effort to prevent underage drinking among college students, as well as DUI. This year, the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Department, … [Read more...]

Zombie Woman Arrested for DWI Twice in One Night

Woman in Zombie Costume Arrested for DWI Twice in One Evening An Upstate New York woman who attended the area’s popular “zombie prom” at a bar in Gates, NY, was reported pulled over and arrested for DWI twice in one evening. Catherine Butler, a 26-year-old resident of Rochester, NY, had a few too many drinks while at the zombie prom, and tried to … [Read more...]

Arizona Overturns Marijuana DUI Ruling

Arizona Court Says Lingering Marijuana Not Enough to Prosecute for DUI Currently, 21 states and Washington, DC have passed legislation allowing medical use of marijuana, and two states – Colorado and Washington State – allow recreational use of the drug. These laws, however, have led to more DUI arrests related to marijuana use, and complicated … [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...]

Marijuana Legalization Increases Driving While Impaired

Driving While Impaired on Marijuana is Difficult to Measure Too many people drive while intoxicated, particularly alcohol. Even a small amount of consumed alcohol can impair a driver enough that their reflexes slow down and the intoxicated driver can cause a crash. According to one survey, 79% of adults interviewed believe that alcohol-related … [Read more...]

Former CCU Quarterback Arrested on DUI Charges

Former Coastal Carolina University Quarterback Faces DUI Charges On Sunday, November 23rd, former Coastal Carolina University quarterback Tyler Thigpen was arrested with DUI Charges. Thigpen had just been inducted into the CCU’s Hall of Fame for his athletic prowess. Unfortunately, he also chose to drive under the influence, and was caught and … [Read more...]

Lexington Elementary School Teacher Faces DUI Charges

Elementary School Teacher Faces DUI Charges, Child Endangerment Charges A teacher from Red Bank Elementary School in Lexington County, SC, has been arrested on DUI charges, as well as child endangerment. Jan Curtis was arrested around 7 AM on Monday, October 20th, driving to school with one of her students in her vehicle. According to the South … [Read more...]

Sober or Slammer Campaign Aims to End DUI Deaths

South Carolina Begins Sober or Slammer Campaign to End DUI Accidents and Deaths South Carolina will step up law enforcement presence beginning Friday, August 15th, running through Labor Day in September, as part of the Sober or Slammer campaign working to prevent DUI accidents and deaths on SC’s roads.  South Carolina DUI charges are serious and … [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...]

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