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Miami Hurricanes QB Arrested on DUI Charges

QB Arrested on DUI Charges from the Miami Hurricanes, Fake ID Miami Hurricanes, Kevin Olsen, backup QB arrested on DUI charges Monday, September 15th, for using a fake ID. According to records from the Miami-Dade County Jail, the 19-year-old rising football star was arrested on DUI charges just after 4 AM on Monday. He was held on $6,000 bail. He has reportedly been suspended from any team activities pending the DUI case. Police reports show that Olsen was driving a Dodge Challenger when he was pulled over just before midnight. When the … [Read more...]

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...]

Comedian Chris Kattan Sentenced to Probation and Rehab for DUI

Former SNL Star Sentenced to Probation and Rehab for DUI A former Saturday Night Live star, Chris Kattan, has been sentenced to probation and rehab classes, for a DUI charge from this past February. Earlier this year, Kattan crashed into the back of a California State Department of Transportation vehicle in the Encino area, while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. He was arrested after the crash around 2 AM and charged with DUI. No one was injured in the accident. On Thursday, September 4th, Kattan was sentenced to 3 years’ … [Read more...]

Marijuana DUIs Raise Concerns Over Traffic Safety

As More States Legalize Marijuana, Concern Rises Over Fatal Marijuana DUI Accidents More states have passed legislation legalizing medical marijuana, and both Colorado and Washington state have passed legal recreational marijuana laws. However, in states with some form of legalized marijuana, police have documented more marijuana DUIs, which has raised concerns over the traffic safety hazards caused by people driving while under the influence of drugs. Studies show that marijuana slows decision-making, decreases peripheral vision, and … [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 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

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

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...]

Plea Deal on DUI Charges for Justin Bieber

Plea Deal Awarded To Justin Bieber for DUI Charges in Florida Teen pop idol Justin Bieber has reportedly taken a plea deal in his Miami DUI case. Bieber was formally charged with driving under the influence of drugs, resisting arrest, and possessing an invalid driver’s license in January when a Miami police officer pulled the pop superstar over. Although Bieber had not been drinking and driving, the singer tested positive for marijuana, and was drag racing without a driver’s license. Police reports also state that the pop singer had … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Driver Pleads Guilty to Felony DUI

Driver Who Plowed Into Vegas Restaurant Pleads Guilty to Felony DUI Charges A driver who plowed into a Las Vegas restaurant during lunch hour last year has pleaded guilty to felony DUI charges. Gage James Lindsay, who celebrated his 20th birthday in court on Thursday, May 29th, pleaded guilty to the felony DUI charges alleging that, at the time he caused the accident, he was high on marijuana, prescription drugs, and a synthetic form of pot called Spice. His felony DUI charges included the illegal drugs, as well as grievous bodily harm, for … [Read more...]

NFL To Suspend Players for First-Offense DUI

NFL Changes Drug Policy to Suspend Players After First-Offense DUI A DUI conviction can have life altering consequences and impact your professional livelihood.  Recently, the NFL and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) reviewed it's treatment of DUI, announcing that it may issue new punishment for DUI related charges. The issue of how to handle a DUI charge came up while the NFL and NFLPA were working toward an agreement regarding testing for human growth hormone (HGH). As part of this discussion, the topic of DUI came up, leading to some … [Read more...]