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  • N.J. man accused of killing 3 in drugged-driving gas station crash previously had license suspend..

    02/20/2019 3:29:37 PM PST · by SMGFan · 22 replies
    NJ.com Advanced Media ^ | February 20, 2019
    The 29-year-old man who allegedly crashed his car into a Wayne gas station Tuesday while high, killing three people, had previously lost his license after being arrested on charges he drove recklessly while under the influence and has a history of drug addiction. Jason Vanderee, of the Glenwood section of Vernon Township, is accused of slamming into three cars at the Delta gas station on Route 23 “at an excessive speed,” killing a father and son sitting in their car as well as a gas station attendant. He remains in custody pending a hearing, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office said...
  • Police arrest woman for driving drunk on vanilla extract

    01/28/2019 9:33:39 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 39 replies
    Connecticut Post via WTAE ^ | January 27, 2019 | Jim Shay
    A 50-year-old Connecticut woman was arrested Wednesday for driving under the influence of vanilla extract. Police were called at 4:45 p.m. after a person reported a car stopped at a New Canaan intersection with the driver sitting behind the wheel with her eyes closed. Police identified the driver as Stefanie Warner-Grise. “Upon speaking with Warner-Grise, officers detected an odor of vanilla coming from her breath, her speech was slurred and she was unable to answer basic questions,” according to the arrest report. “In addition, several bottles of pure vanilla extract were located inside the vehicle.” After she failed sobriety tests,...
  • Driver Charged with Negligent Homicide in Fatal Chapman Highway Weck

    12/31/2018 5:54:38 PM PST · by ArizonaJacks · 21 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | December 31, 2018 | Tyler Whetstone
    <p>The man police say swerved into oncoming traffic killing a 22-year-old-Knoxville man Saturday was charged with criminally negligent homicide Monday.</p> <p>Franco Cambrany Francisco-Eduardo, 44, was driving a Chevrolet truck north on Chapman Highway Saturday evening when, according to a media release, he veered into the southbound lane near the 4700 block and hit a Honda Civic driven by Pierce Kennedy Corcoran.</p>
  • Detective killed by impaired semi-driver during traffic stop

    12/25/2018 3:16:15 AM PST · by lightman · 62 replies
    Officer Down Memorial Page ^ | 25 December A.D. 2018 | Staff
    Detective Deidre Mengedoht was killed when her patrol car was struck by an impaired driver while conducting a traffic stop on I-64, between 4th Street and 6th Street, in downtown Louisville just after 2:00 pm. Her vehicle was stopped in the right lane with its emergency equipment activated when it was struck from behind by a Metropolitan Sewer District tractor-trailer. The patrol car was pushed into the vehicle she had stopped and became engulfed in flames with Detective Mengedoht trapped inside. The driver of the tractor-trailer was charged with driving under the influence and murder of a law enforcement officer....
  • Car found hanging from tree after drunk driving crash

    12/17/2018 8:46:59 AM PST · by ETL · 63 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Dec 17, 2018 | Gary Gastelu | Fox News
    A drunk driver was arrested on Sunday after he lost control of his car and the vehicle slammed into a telephone pole and ended up hanging vertically from the branches of a tree, hospitalizing one of two passengers that were riding with him. The dramatic crash occurred Sunday night on a two-lane road in a rural area outside Shrewsbury, U.K., SWNS reports. Police say the young male behind the wheel failed a roadside breathalyzer test and he was taken into custody at the scene.
  • Immigration judge revokes green card, orders deportation of Virginia activist Alejandra Pablos

    12/13/2018 6:07:28 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 12/12/2018 | Marissa J. Lang
    An immigration judge in Arizona on Tuesday stripped prominent immigration and reproductive-rights activist Alejandra Pablos of her green card and ordered her deportation nearly a year after she was arrested outside a protest in Virginia. It was the climax of a case that has loomed over Pablos for years. But, she said, she’s not giving up yet. “La lucha sigue,” Pablos, 33, said in an interview. The struggle continues. Pablos, who since 2016 had worked for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health in Annandale, said she plans to appeal the decision by immigration Judge Thomas Michael O’Leary. Pablos said...
  • DUI suspect caught sleeping in Tesla traveling 70 mph, CHP says

    12/03/2018 7:52:16 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4:02 PM, DECEMBER 3, 2018 | BOB PONTING
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Two California Highway Patrol Officers came up with a technique on the spot to stop a speeding Tesla Model S with an allegedly drunken driver asleep behind the wheel on the 101 Freeway in Redwood City on Friday, authorities said. The encounter took place just before 4:30 a.m. on the southbound freeway near Whipple Avenue, the CHP said in a written statement. The officers saw the car traveling at about 70 mph and realized the driver appeared to be unconscious, officials said. The driver showed no response when the officers activated their emergency lights and sirens...
  • Results of Colorado Marijuana Legalization 4 Years Later

    11/30/2018 2:21:41 PM PST · by fwdude · 237 replies
    Barbwire ^ | November 30, 2018 | David Jolly
    On January 1, 2014, Colorado legalized the medical and recreational use of Marijuana. They claimed that it would add millions of dollars to the state’s revenue via state taxes which includes a 2.9% sales tax, 10% special sales tax and 15% excise tax, meaning the state would collect $27.90 for every $100 of recreational marijuana sold in the Rocky Mountain state. In April 2014, 19 year old foreign exchange student Levy Thamba plunged off a hotel balcony and died after eating legally purchased marijuana laced cookies. After eating just one cookie, Thamba became agitated and ran out onto the balcony...
  • ‘Political lynching’: Leading black Democrats scold party for stance on Rep. Melton ( Colorado )

    10/12/2018 7:31:16 AM PDT · by george76 · 19 replies
    Colorado Politics ^ | October 11, 2018 | Marianne Goodland
    As calls mount from both the left and the right for Democratic state Rep. Jovan Melton to step down from his House District 41 seat in Aurora, supporters, including former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, argued Thursday that a double standard is being applied to Melton by the leadership of the Democratic-controlled Colorado House and the Colorado Democratic Party chair, Morgan Carroll. ... Webb ... called out the leadership of the Democratic Party ... “Jim Crow system of justice” and a “political lynching” of Melton. And while they didn’t go so far as to tell African American voters not to vote...
  • New details surface about naked kidnapping south of Edmonton

    09/25/2018 6:07:28 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 13 replies
    The Canadian Press ^ | 9/18/2018 | Chris Purdy
    They thought it was Armageddon and wanted to save their neighbours. They believed police were monsters. They showed super strength after being pepper sprayed and Tasered. And all but one of them were naked because, with the end of the world, they didn’t have time to get dressed. A court document has provided more details in a bizarre naked kidnapping case that happened last year south of Edmonton, but some questions remain. Two women and one man, who cannot be identified due to a publication ban, each pleaded guilty in Leduc provincial court last week to a charge of unlawful...
  • California woman, fetus die after collision; pro boxer accused of vehicular manslaughter

    09/12/2018 5:43:15 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    San Jose Mercury ^ | September 12, 2018 | Brian Rokos
    A woman and her fetus have died from injuries they suffered Sunday in Hemet when police say their vehicle was hit by the BMW of a professional boxer — a man they say was driving under the influence. Krystil Kincaid, 28, and her unborn child, of San Jacinto were killed as a result of the collision that happened about 8:30 p.m in the 500 block of N. Warren Road, the Riverside County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday.
  • Mingo County Schools bus driver arrested on DUI charge in Boone County (WV)

    08/30/2018 8:17:18 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 11 replies
    WSAZ News Channel 3 ^ | August 29, 2018 | WSAZ News Staff
    A Mingo County Schools bus driver was arrested Tuesday after police say he was driving the school bus while impaired. David Lee Justice Jr. was driving the Mingo Central High School girls team to a soccer game when he was pulled over along U.S. 119 in Boone County. One coach was also on the school bus. West Virginia State Police say he failed field sobriety tests and later had blood drawn to check for drugs or alcohol. Justice's father said he believes his son had a medical emergency on the bus, like a heat stroke. He said his son is...
  • TMZ: NASCAR CEO Brian France Arrested for DUI, Name-Dropped Donald Trump

    08/06/2018 9:57:30 AM PDT · by mabarker1 · 57 replies
    The Bleacher Report ^ | 08/06/2018 | TYLER CONWAY
    NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France was arrested Sunday evening on charges of driving under the influence. TMZ reported France's blood alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit at the time of the arrest. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that France attempted to use his relationship with President Donald Trump during the stop. France endorsed Trump during his presidential candidacy in 2016. A statement released by the Sag Harbor Village (N.Y.) Police Department said France was also in possession of oxycodone. "Mr. France was observed operating a 2017 Lexus northbound on Main Street failing to stop at a...
  • Another School Shooting: Why and What Should We Do?

    05/24/2018 2:16:28 AM PDT · by DWW1990 · 37 replies
    www.TrevorGrantThomas.com ^ | 5/24/2018 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    Two weeks ago we endured the third anniversary of the death of my beloved pastor and father-in-law, David Fitzpatrick. David was killed by an impaired (alcohol and drugs), hit-and-run motorist. David’s killer pleaded guilty to first degree vehicular homicide, among other charges, and is now spending many years in prison. … I recall vividly the gut-wrenching moments on May 4, 2015 when we knew there was a bicyclist down in the area where my father-in-law used to ride. The calls to David’s cell phone that would never be answered; the rushed and lonely drive from my job to the crash...
  • She accused a Texas state trooper of sexual assault. Then her lawyer apologized

    05/23/2018 3:00:55 PM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 90 replies
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | 5/23/18 | By Stephen English
    n allegation that a white Texas state trooper sexually assaulted a black woman last weekend in Waxahachie went viral on social media. But after the Department of Public Safety published the full body-cam video of the incident, Sherita Dixon-Cole's attorney, Lee Merritt, apologized online and said that the trooper in question had been "falsely accused."
  • Police say pot to blame in deadly Fremont car crash

    05/16/2018 6:15:50 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 43 replies
    Los Angeles ^ | May 16, 2018 | 10:00 AM | Brittny Mejia
    A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuana Tuesday night after a multicar crash killed three in Fremont. The collision, which involved five vehicles, occurred around 9:30 p.m. on the northbound I-880 near Stevenson Boulevard, according to the California Highway Patrol. Three people were killed when they were ejected from an Escalade — a woman, a teen and a child. Five other people, four of whom are juveniles, were injured in the crash. … Similar to other states that have legalized pot, California now relies on drug recognition experts — police officers trained during...
  • Motorist sentenced to prison for killing Barnesville road worker

    05/16/2018 12:39:41 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    This Week Community News ^ | May 16, 2018 | STAFF REPORT / GateHouse Ohio Media
    COLUMBUS — A motorist accused of striking and killing a road construction worker from Barnesville while driving on Interstate 70 in Franklin County last year was sentenced to five years in prison after entering an Alford plea to aggravated vehicular homicide and operating a vehicle while under the influence. Edward Torres, 31, of South Solon, was sentenced to five years on the aggravated vehicular homicide charge and 180 days on the OVI charge with the sentences to be served concurrently for a total of five years in prison. Franklin County Common Pleas Court Judge Charles Schneider also suspended Torres’ driver’s...
  • Cyclist recovering from crash with drunk driver injured again in hit-and-run

    04/13/2018 9:05:51 AM PDT · by bgill · 76 replies
    kxan ^ | Apr. 12, 2018 | Alyssa Goard
    When JoJo McKibben was the victim of a hit-and-run on April 3 as she biked to work, she wasn't all that surprised. She was hit while biking by a drunk driver last summer and has come to expect that cars won't realize she's riding on two wheels. McKibben's boyfriend Brendan Sharpe said he has also been seriously injured by cars while he's biked in Austin, once in 2009 and again in 2015... Katie Delleoz, the executive director of Bike Austin, said she personally has nearly been struck at the same intersection McKibben was hit at last week
  • Woman accused of hitting pedestrian, driving with his body in windshield found guilty

    04/07/2018 5:59:55 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 28 replies
    ABC 10 News San Diego KGTV ^ | 4/6/17 | Mario Sevilla
    (KGTV) -- The woman accused of hitting a pedestrian in Oceanside and continuing to drive after his body went through the windshield of her vehicle was found guilty Friday afternoon. A jury Friday found 31-year-old Esteysi “Stacy” Sanchez guilty of murder in the second degree, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, and hit and run with death or permanent serious injury. Deputy District Attorney Robert Bruce told the jury that Sanchez displayed a conscious disregard for human life when she drove drunk and ran over 69-year-old Jack Ray Tenhulzen on a sidewalk on Mission Road near the state Route 76 bridge...
  • Driver crashes into sign, continues on with post stuck in windshield

    03/23/2018 11:12:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | December 23, 2017 | Dan Morse
    Police in Maryland say this was just the start of it: A 1997 Ford Crown Victoria, traveling in front of an officer early Friday morning, veered off a highway and struck a large traffic sign in Montgomery County. Next: A wooden support post from the sign became impaled in the Ford’s front windshield, sticking up and back more than five feet, like a misplaced lance. Yet the driver kept going, refusing to stop even as lights and sirens flashed behind him. “He was lucky no one was killed,” said Officer Rick Goodale, a Montgomery police spokesman. The driver, Omar Rasharn...