Quantcast

Strom Law Firm, LLC - SC DUI Lawyers Blog

20-Year-Old Charged with Felony DUI in Deadly Accident

charged with felony DUI

20-Year-Old Man Charged with Felony DUI for Causing Deadly Accident on Johns Island A 20-year-old West Ashley, SC resident has been charged with felony DUI for causing a wreck that killed a teenager over the weekend of August 15th. James Bryson Munn has been charged with both felony DUI and minor in possession of beer. Munn was also injured in the car accident, and he remains in the hospital for his injuries. Although he is not in jail at the moment, his bond has been set at $100,475. According to police reports, on Saturday, August … [Read more...]

Sober or Slammer Campaign Aims to End DUI Deaths

sober or slammer

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 have serious consequences. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety has partnered with hospitals, first responders, and law enforcement agencies all over the state as part of the anti-DUI … [Read more...]

Justin Bieber Takes Plea Deal in Florida DUI Case

DUI case

Pop Singer Agrees to Plea Deal In DUI Case in Florida Teen pop star Justin Bieber has pleaded guilty in exchange for a downgrade in the charges in his DUI case in Florida. In January 2014, Bieber was arrested after police pulled him and a friend over for drag racing down a Miami street. The singer was, according to officers, visibly impaired, although a Breathalyzer did not show any alcohol in his blood stream. A blood test later revealed that the pop star had both marijuana and the anti-anxiety drug Xanax in his system, which led to the … [Read more...]

Basketball Star Pleads Guilty to Super Extreme DUI

super extreme DUI

Arizona Suns Player Pleads Guilty to “Super Extreme DUI” Charges After his arrest in May, Arizona Suns forward PJ Tucker pleaded guilty in a Scottsdale courtroom to charges of “super extreme DUI” – which, in Arizona, means the suspect had a blood alcohol content of over .20. Tucker will spend 3 days in jail, 11 days in home detention, and 5 years on probation for the DUI charges. He also agreed to put an interlock device on his car for 18 months, undergo substance abuse counseling, and pay fines of $2,750. During his arrest on May 10th, … [Read more...]

Felony DUI? Arizona Suns Player Faces Super Extreme DUI Charge

super extreme dui

Basketball Player Arrested for “Super Extreme DUI” in Arizona According to a police report, Arizona Suns basketball star PJ Tucker was arrested in May in Scottsdale, AZ, and charged with super extreme DUI, an actual charge based on high blood alcohol content. Reportedly, when Tucker was pulled over, the 29-year-old had a registered BAC of .222. The threshold for super extreme DUI - the actual name of a level of driving while intoxicated in the state of Arizona - is .200. Police noticed Tucker’s erratic driving around 12:30 AM on May … [Read more...]

Colorado Detox Facility Sees More Marijuana DUIs

marijuana dui

A Detox Facility in Colorado Sees Rise in Marijuana DUI Admissions In the six months after recreational marijuana was legalized and began being sold in Colorado, many drug crimes charges have decreased, but the state has seen an increase in marijuana DUI, or DUID. The Arapahoe House, a detox facility in Colorado, says that they have seen a spike in admissions to their facility for marijuana DUI charges. Art Schut, CEO of the Arapahoe House, said in an interview that marijuana patients used to be a small number of those admitted, but they … [Read more...]

Further Delays in Justin Bieber’s DUI Plea Deal

DUI plea deal

Attorneys Need More Time for Pop Star’s Justin Bieber's DUI Plea Deal On Wednesday, July 16th, after weeks of delays, Justin Bieber’s attorneys requested more time to work on a plea deal in the teen idol’s Florida DUI case. Bieber was originally arrested on DUI charges on January 23rd, after police pulled him and a friend over for drag racing through Miami’s streets. The arresting officer believed that Bieber was intoxicated, although a Breathalyzer test revealed a blood alcohol content of only 0.02. However, a urine test showed the … [Read more...]

Strom Law DUI App Makes Lawyers Accessible

DUI lawyers

The Strom Law Firm’s DUI App Offers Immediate Help The advent of mobile technology keeps the world at our fingertips. We can read breaking news, keep up with friends and family through social media, capture images and video of our lives to share, discover local shops and events within minutes, and book plane tickets for a dream vacation, all from the comfort of a couch or coffee shop. Mobile technology, like smart phones and tablets, not only offers creature comforts, but can also work as a resource when you are in need. Many mobile apps … [Read more...]

Boat Crash Leads to BUI Arrest in Atlanta

BUI arrest

Lake Allatoona Boat Crash Leads to One BUI Arrest Over Weekend A boat crash on Lake Allatoona in Atlanta, GA late on Saturday evening, July 5th, led to one BUI arrest, or boating under the influence. Several boats were reportedly on Lake Allatoona for a yacht club-sponsored fireworks display.  Witnesses reported that, around 11:30 PM, a ski boat hit a cabin cruiser-style boat from behind, going up and over the boat, causing injuries to the passengers on board and leading to a BUI arrest. Five passengers, including a 4-month-old baby, were … [Read more...]

Teen Disney Star Arrested for Underage DUI

arrested for underage drinking

Disney Channel Star Arrested for Underage DUI in Malibu An 18-year-old Disney television star has been arrested for underage DUI charges after being pulled over for speeding near Los Angeles. Billy Unger, star of the Disney XD series “Lab Rats,” was driving along the Pacific Coast Highway around midnight on Saturday morning, when he was pulled over for speeding. Police suspected Unger was drunk when they pulled him over, so they had him blow into a Breathalyzer. Although Unger blew a 0.08 – the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) in most … [Read more...]