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Country Music Star Arrested on DUI Charges

Lynn Anderson, Grammy and CMA Winner, Arrested on DUI Charges On Thursday evening, September 11th, country music legend Lynn Anderson was arrested on DUI charges after causing a crash. Around 9 PM, Nashville police responded to a collision report and found Anderson at the scene. She admitted that she had taken prescription medications and also consumed alcohol before getting behind the wheel, so officers conducted a field sobriety test which she failed. She was booked on DUI charges around 12:30 AM, and a few hours later, posted $5,000 … [Read more...]

David Cassidy Pleads Guilty to Felony DUI Charges

Pop Star David Cassidy Takes Plea Deal, Pleads Guilty to Felony DUI Case On Wednesday, September 3rd, David Cassidy pleaded guilty to felony DUI charges in Upstate New York, and as part of his plea deal, the DUI charges were reduced to misdemeanor. Under the terms of the DUI plea deal, Cassidy will serve 50 hours of community service, and have an ignition interlock installed in his car. The former teen pop star is also currently in rehab for DUI charges, and in November, the Upstate New York judge will determine if Cassidy needs further … [Read more...]

DUI Videotaping Required in South Carolina

Columbia SC DUI Attorney  DUI laws  is South Carolina require a police officer to record all aspects of a DUI arrest and any testing whether onsite or in the police station. The taping  must start as soon as the blue lights are turned on. Videotaping to Document a DUI Arrest The videotape must include the person pulled for DUI being advised of his/her Miranda Warnings. The police officer’s failure to read the Miranda Rights on tape can result in suppression of the videotape in the event of a drunk driving trial. The videotape must … [Read more...]

Free Taxi Rides on New Year’s Eve

WLTX reported Tuesday that Budweiser of Columbia and Checker Yellow Cabs have partnered up to offer free taxi rides home for Richland and Lexington County residents on New Year’s Eve.  As part of the Annual New Year’s Eve Free Ride Home program, there will be taxi cabs running from Liberty Tap Room in the Vista and the Fountain in Five Points between 11:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.  You can also call the number below and arrange for a tax ride, up to a $10 value, to take you to a hotel or your hom in Lexington or Richland Counties. WLTX has … [Read more...]

Don’t Drink and Drive During the Christmas Holidays

Traditionally law enforcement steps up its efforts during the holiday season. With all of the holiday parties and fêtes taking place, this year is no different. NewsChannel7  reports that the South Carolina Commission on Prosecution has received $1.2 million in federal grant money for the prosecution and enforcement of those individuals charged with drinking and driving. They are teaming up with the South Carolina Department of Public Safety to ramp up DUI enforcement this holiday season. The grant enables each solicitor in the state … [Read more...]