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“Happy Gilmore” Actor Gets DWI In Wilmington, NC

Actor Famous for Bit Parts in Comedies Receives DWI in NC An actor most famous for his role of “Shooter McGavin” in Happy Gilmore was arrested early in the morning on Wednesday, October 16th, on DWI charges, or “driving while impaired.” According to the North Carolina Highway Patrol, actor Christopher McDonald was pulled over by a trooper in Wilmington, where he is allegedly filming a movie called The Squeeze. The trooper believed that McDonald was intoxicated, and when McDonald agreed to a breathalyzer, he blew a 0.15. That is almost twice … [Read more...]

‘70’s Heartthrob and Partridge Family Star Arrested for DWI

David Cassidy Arrested for DWI in New York State David Cassidy, once America’s sweetheart, a ‘70’s heartthrob pop idol, and one of the stars of the massively-successful Partridge Family, was arrested on DWI (driving while intoxicated) charges in Upstate New York on the morning of Wednesday, August 21st. According to reports, Shodack area Police Officer Tom Jones was conducting a DWI check, when he stopped Cassidy in the early hours of Wednesday morning, just outside Albany, NY. Cassidy was reportedly stopped at first because he failed to … [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...]

“Partridge Family” Actor Charged with DUI

 WIS News 10 reported that teen heartthrob David Cassidy was charged with driving under the influence in Florida last week. Officers stopped David Cassidy at approximately 6PM on Wednesday afternoon after they witnessed his vehicle swerving. Cassidy informed officers that he had consumed one glass of wine at lunch and taken a pain pill later in the afternoon. However, officers reported that a half-empty bottle of bourbon was located in the backseat. The Florida Highway Patrol indicated that Cassidy failed a field sobriety test and two … [Read more...]

Top 5 Mistakes Drivers Make When Stopped for DUI in South Carolina

DUI in South Carolina is a serious offense with serious penalties. It is important for you to know what to do if stopped by an officer for driving under the influence. Below is a list of 5 mistakes NOT to make if you are pulled over for driving under the influence. Do not answer any questions about how much you have had to drink. You should not be rude, but simply state that you prefer not to answer the question or state that you would prefer to talk to an attorney first. Do not take a field sobriety test. Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs)are … [Read more...]