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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]

Further Delays in Justin Bieber’s DUI Plea Deal

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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

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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...]

Teen Disney Star Arrested for Underage DUI

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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...]

Baby Boomers Driving Under The Influence of Drugs?

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Prescription Abuse:  Driving Under the Influence of Drugs A new study released from the Public Health Report shows that since 1993, the types of drivers who commit DUID – Driving Under the Influence of Drugs – has increased significantly. Drivers that commit DUID are more likely to be 50 and older, according to the study, and are most likely to test positive for either prescription drugs or marijuana. "While we've seen a decrease over the years in motor vehicle fatalities involving people under the influence, the nature of those crashes … [Read more...]

SC Men Charged with Felony DUI

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Man Charged with Felony DUI After Pedestrian Struck and Killed State troopers have charged a Florence, SC man with child endangerment and felony DUI after he ran his truck off the road and hit a man mowing his lawn. Christopher Powell, 28, has been charged with felony driving under the influence after the pickup truck he was driving on Savannah Grove Road ran off the side and struck Juan Luna Ortuno, 35, who was mowing his lawn around 6:30 PM on Thursday, June 5th. Ortuno died at the scene. Powell has been charged with child … [Read more...]

Marijuana DUI Crash Leads to Injuries, Arrest

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Eight People Injured in Marijuana DUI Crash in WA State A woman from Granite Falls, Washington faces serious charges related to marijuana DUI after she caused a crash that injured eight people, including children. Heather Marie Lee, 26, allegedly told officers that she had “smoked a bowl” earlier that day, and troopers reported finding a marijuana pipe in her car. She and several other people were injured in the crash, and were taken to the hospital for treatment. Lee has also been booked into Snohomish County Jail on multiple charges of … [Read more...]