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Mount Pleasant Police Officer Arrested on DUI Charges

A Mount Pleasant police officer found himself in the hot seat after crashing his personal vehicle in Georgetown County on Saturday, March 3rd. Major Frank Riccio, the department’s second-in-command, was arrested for DUI after his Jeep veered off the left side of the road and then crashed into the median before overturning. The accident took place around 2:00 that Saturday afternoon. Riccio was then arrested on suspicion of Driving under the Influence. The 51-year-old had been with the department for 29 years and has since … [Read more...]

Man Wearing Only Underwear Charged with DUI after Crash Involving Police Vehicle

In a strange chain of events, a man is left under arrest charged with DUI after crashing into a police officer wearing nothing but his underwear. It happened this past weekend in Chicago. Police were alerted to a man possibly driving drunk in an alley in the city’s Northwest Side, according Chicago Tribune on Sunday. Police believe the man thought the alley was a through street. The suspect was identified as 24 year-old Aresenio Garcia of Chicago. Garcia drove the wrong way down a one-way street eventually crashing into a police vehicle … [Read more...]

Woman Sues Bar After Underage DUI Crash Left Her Paralyzed

South Carolina DUI Lawyers A 20-year-old woman , who chose to drink and drive is suing Jock's Sport Grill, located in Blufton, SC, for not checking her ID. According to reports, the woman, who was twenty and therefore underage at the time, spent several hours at the bar drinking with friends and playing pool.  Instead of calling a cab, the woman attempted to drive herself home at approximately 1:00 AM the next morning.  On the way home, she drove her car off of the road resulting in a car crash  that left her paralyzed. The woman, now … [Read more...]

Ex-Miss USA charged with DUI

South Carolina DUI Lawyers According to a police report released yesterday, Detroit police say former Miss USA Rima Fakih was speeding and weaving through traffic with an uncorked, half-empty bottle of champagne and a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when she was arrested in the Detroit enclave of Highland Park. The 26-year-old was pulled over early Saturday going 60 mph, weaving in heavy traffic and changing lanes without using a turn signal. The arresting officer said the traffic stop happened about 2:15 … [Read more...]

Man Gets DUI While Wearing “I’m a Drunk” T-Shirt

South Carolina DUI Lawyers Talk about seeing the future. According to the Smoking Gun website, a New York motorist wearing an “I'm Not An Alcoholic, I'm A Drunk.  Alcoholics go to meetings” t-shirt was arrested last week for drunk driving after he wrecked into a police car. Kevin Daly, 22, was arrested after crashing his 2000 Saturn into a police vehicle on County Road 83 in Suffolk County. Authorities say the officer in the cruiser was not seriously injured in the 1:45 AM crash.  Ironically, the officer Mr. Daly ran into was assigned to … [Read more...]

Man Gets Two DUIs in One Night

Police in western Pennsylvania have charged a man with driving drunk twice in the same night. 58-year-old Robert Brodnick, of Washington, Pa., was arrested Monday night for a DUI. Trooper Joseph Christy says his fellow officers released the suspect into the custody of a "responsible party" but say that person must have dropped of Brodnick at his vehicle because the same trooper who arrested Brodnick saw him driving again 15 minutes later. The officer pulled him over again and arrested him for a second DUI. Police say that Brodnick's … [Read more...]

Braylon Edwards Will Not be Suspended for DUI

California – The NFL informed the San Francisco 49ers yesterday that wide receiver Braylon Edwards will not be suspended for a DUI arrest that occurred a year ago when he was a member of the New York Jets. Edwards, who pleaded guilty to the charges in July.  He was also fined $50,000 for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Edwards, who finished with 904 yards and a 17.1 yards-per-catch average last year for the Jets, is expected to be one of the 49ers top targets this season. He did not start any of the team's games in the … [Read more...]