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20 Apr 2014, 3:26 pm by Stephen Bilkis
In this DWAI case, defendant was convicted of driving while intoxicated per se and speeding. At the trial, a Nassau County police officer testified that he was trained to estimate the speed of a moving vehicle and that, in March 2007 at 4:58 A.M., he observed defendant traveling at about 90 miles per hour on the Long Island Expressway. The officer confirmed that estimate by a laser device and by his speedometer during the subsequent pursuit. The officer stopped defendant and noted that defendant… [read post]
19 Apr 2014, 12:39 pm
Two days ago, the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision clarifying how specific a motion to suppress must be for the defendant to receive an evidentiary hearing on the motion. In State v. Codeluppi (2014), the Court concluded: "[A] highly detailed pleading of the facts and law is not required to satisfy the Shindler notice requirements and to trigger the right to a hearing on the motion to suppress." This conclusion affirmed the Court's decision from a decade ago in State v. Shindler (1994). The… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 4:49 pm by Scott Grabel
On Saturday morning April 12, Ryan Malone, Tampa Bay Lightning forward, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.  In the process of his arrest, police discovered cocaine in Malone’s pants pocket, according to a recent article at USA Today. At approximately 3 a.m., Tampa police witnessed a Chevrolet Suburban make a left-hand turn from South Armenia Avenue onto Platt Street.  Malone allegedly made the left-hand turn from the center lane, then proceeded to hit a curb in… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 4:21 pm by Scott Grabel
On Sunday April 13, former Florida State running back James Wilder Jr. was arrested on a bench warrant in connection with a citation he received in March in Tampa for driving with a suspended driver’s license with knowledge.  He was pulled over and arrested in Tampa just before 7:30 p.m. and released approximately five hours later after posting a $1,000 bond, according to a news article at According to a report at the Tampa Bay Times, Wilder has been cited on… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 4:01 pm by Scott Grabel
On Monday April 14, 28-year-old Sharlene Numa of Roosevelt, NY was arrested after causing a crash that resulted in the death of her passenger, 29-year-old Kendall Heard of Freeport.  Numa was allegedly intoxicated at the time of the crash, and charged with DWI, manslaughter, and vehicular manslaughter according to CBS New York. The accident occurred in southeast Queens just after 4 a.m. when Numa crashed the 2014 Infiniti she was driving into the rear of a 2012 Mercedes on the Belt… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 12:07 pm by
By Jessica Towne I’ve been writing about how to survive probation in my Georgia Driver newsletter lately. Probation requirements are usually written in dense legalese and use jargon that many probationers don’t understand. One requirement of probation that is easy to understand is paying fees on time. I suggest to those who have no money, to report to probation anyway and tell the officer why they aren’t making a payment. A judge is never authorized to revoke probation because a… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 9:23 am by Pete Strom
Tampa Bay Lightning Hockey Star Rick Malone Arrested on DUI Charges Early Saturday morning, April 12th, Tampa Bay Lightning’s left wing Rick Malone was arrested on DUI charges, as well as for possession of cocaine. The 34-year-old hockey star was arrested around 5:40 AM in Tampa, FL, according to a police report. Reportedly, a police officer saw […] The post Tampa Bay Lightning’s Rick Malone Arrested for DUI appeared first on South Carolina DUI Defense Lawyers | Strom… [read post]
18 Apr 2014, 9:07 am by DaytonDUI
The Clark County OVI Task Force will be operating an OVI checkpoint in Clark County tonight (April 18th).  The Checkpoint will begin at 7:00 pm and will be located  on W. First Street in Springfield. If you want to receive updated information on sobriety checkpoints,  enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text alerts on the main page of this blog.  OVI checkpoint alerts will be sent… [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 10:00 am by JacksonWhite Law
“Oh Crap” is a new smart phone app from West Des Moines, Iowa that is designed to educate drivers about their rights if they are pulled over. According to FOX News, the main purpose of the app is to record users’ interactions with questioning officers. “If there are mistakes that are made, if rights aren’t honored, if they’re not respected then that’s where a valid defense can come up,” explained Bob Rehkemper, creator of the app and a lawyer in… [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 5:00 am by DaytonDUI
Prom Season in Ohio brings forth a big law enforcement response. Undercover agents with the Ohio Investigative Unit are taking an active role in enforcing Ohio’s alcohol laws to ensure everyone has an enjoyable and safe prom season. Agents throughout Ohio will be conducting compliance checks on liquor permit premises, educating Ohio’s high school students through Sober Truth classes, and working with local alcohol coalitions and law enforcement to bring awareness to the dangers of… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 5:09 pm
I recently posted on the initial steps after getting a DUI and the decision to hire a DUI attorney. The decision to go to jury trial and which attorney to hire should go hand in hand. Some attorneys never go to trial. Things happen in cases where a previously poor case for trial may evolve into a viable one. For instance, in one case where a young client crashed into two cars at 7:15am in the morning, and was found to be over .25% BAC, the officer made multiple mistakes in both PAS and breath… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 3:34 pm by
Governor Deal has been touched by the plight of epileptic and other chronically ill children in Georgia, and is waging a valiant war to get marijuana THC oil approved for their use. Despite getting a bill permitting medical use of THC through both houses, he failed to successfully usher it all the way through the final approval process, and it didn’t become law. But he isn’t stopping there; no, our governor is now proposing to have one of our state universities conduct clinical studies… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 3:03 pm
In Florida, the law establishes what it considers a legal limit for a driver's blood alcohol content. Most people know that the legal limit in Florida in DUI cases is 0.08. If a person blows a 0.08 or higher on the breathalyzer, that does not necessarily mean he/she will be convicted of DUI, but it is certainly evidence that state can use to try and prove a DUI case in court. How many drinks it takes to get to 0.08 depends on various factors including body weight, metabolism, food intake and… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 2:57 pm by Whittel & Melton, LLC
Tampa Bay Lightning left winger Ryan Malone was arrested early Saturday morning on charges of cocaine possession and driving under the influence. A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office incident report indicates that Malone was arrested at 3:23 a.m. near Platt Street West and Rome Avenue South in Tampa. Tampa police claim Malone was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Suburban when he made a left turn on to W Platt Street from the center lane of S Armenia Avenue and struck a curb at S… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 2:53 pm by Stephen Bilkis
Pursuant to the foregoing undisputed facts, the plaintiff has cross moved for summary judgment. A party moving or summary judgment must make a prima facie showing of entitlement to judgment as a matter of law, offering sufficient evidence to demonstrate the absence of any material issues of fact. Of course, summary judgment is a drastic remedy and should not be granted where there is any doubt as to the existence of a triable issue, but once a prima facie showing has been made, the burden shifts to… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 2:47 pm by Stephen Bilkis
Through cross-examination at the hearing it became apparent that e-tickets differ in a number of important respects from UTTs. First, with e-tickets there is only one document: the simplified traffic information. Everyone receives a duplicate original of the e-ticket with the arresting officer's electronic signature affixed. Second, the e-ticket is printed in one color. Third, it is one-sided. While in the court's view, it would be advisable for the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles to more… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 10:00 am by JacksonWhite Law
In a study done by Columbia University, results showed that 22.9 percent of college students met the definition of an alcohol or drug abuser. With three well-known colleges in Arizona, the rules for underage drinking across the state remain strict and violations can lead to serious legal consequences. ASU’s Safe & Sober Campaign According to the Phoenix New Times, a “Safe and Sober” campaign at Arizona State University ended with 486 arrests over the course of three days in… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 7:18 am by Joe Sanders
Carl PayneOriginal Article 04/15/2014 By Mark Boxley Louisville Metro Police Detective Carl Payne was charged with three counts of first-degree official misconduct Monday over allegations he propositioned three women for sex after arresting them in exchange for assisting them with their court cases, according to a Jefferson County criminal summons. Carl Payne, 38, of Elizabethtown, was placed under investigation by the department’s Public Integrity Unit in February, the… [read post]