Chester County DUI Lawyer Michelle Fioravanti

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Beer can be delivered with food in Pennsylvania

Beer can be delivered with food in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (LCB) has recently ruled that restaurants, grocery stores, pizza and sub shops, and other food and beer serving outlets to deliver up to two six packs of beers (up to 192 ounces.) The ruling comes with a few catches for both the retailer and the consumer. For instance, consumers ordering beer must pay by credit card over the phone, instead of handing money to the delivery person. Retailers must have a “transporter for hire license,” which can cost about $1,000, which depends on the type of establishment. Retailers with this license can transport up to 192 ounces (or just over two six packs of beer.) This license has been around for quite a while, and the ruling simply clarified that establishments selling food...

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department announces new DUI task force

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department announces new DUI task force

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department has announced the  formation of a new DUI task force this week. The impetus behind the creation of the task force was over 1,000 outstanding warrants for individuals who were either convicted of DUIs or just failed to show up for DUI judicial proceedings. District Attorney Risa Ferman explained that about a year ago, Judge Cheryl Austin was appointed to sit on the bench for the DUI court. She said the court was established after finding DUI cases were not given the priority they should be given. An issue that the district attorney’s office found was that while offenders were awaiting court hearings, they would pick up another DUI. PennDOT does not take away an offender’s license until he or she is convicted...

Driving Under the Influence DUI for Riding a Lawn Mower

Driving Under the Influence DUI for Riding a Lawn Mower

Really. Late last week a western Pennsylvania man was charged with DUI drunk driving while possessing an open can of beer on a riding lawn mower.  Thomas Marrone, 55, was driving the mower along a highway at just before 1:30 am. According to police he had smelled of alcohol and had an open can of Coors Light. Marrone told the police he was driving home, which was approximately 6 miles away. Today the Westmoreland County District Attorney withdrew the charges of DUI driving under the influence and driving under an alcohol related...

Chester County Theft From Cars – Keep Your Car Doors Locked

Chester County Theft From Cars – Keep Your Car Doors Locked

Chester County police are investigating the theft of valuables from cars in Tredyffrin Township.  Last Tuesday and Wednesday night thieves struck at the Daylesford Lakes and Chesterbrook developments. They entered unlocked vehicles during the overnight hours, helping themselves to iPods, laptops, cell phones, GPS units, US currency and credit cards. The total take on this local crime spree is unknown. Please keep your eyes open and your car doors locked if you live in the area. Facing criminal charges? Contact the Law Offices of Michelle A. Fioravanti at 484-876-1543 or visit www.fioravantilaw.com for an experienced criminal...

Chester County Criminal Escape Thwarted

Chester County Criminal Escape Thwarted

Two alleged criminals facing life in prison for murder planned an escape from the Chester County Prison in West Chester. Their plans were thwarted last Tuesday.  Four people, two of whom are inmates facing life in prison for murder, allegedly planned a daring and violent escape that would have likely resulted in a deadly shootout with correctional officers. It is reported that Shamek Hynson, 32, and Saleen Williams, 21, aided by their girlfriends, developed a plan to break through security glass inside the prison’s visiting area and arm themselves with weapons from the outside. According to the plan, the inmates would then fight their way out of the prison to a waiting car and eventually travel to Mexico. According to District Attorney Tom Hogan, the plot was...

Fatal DUI Driving Under the Influence in Northeast Philadelphia

Fatal DUI Driving Under the Influence in Northeast Philadelphia

A Northeast Philadelphia man has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and vehicular manslaughter as the result of a fatal automobile crash.Just after midnight on November 13, 2012, while at Bustleton Avenue and St. Vincent Street, 33 year old Robert Bregnzer from Mayfair allegedly caused a crash that killed two others. It is reported that Bregenzer was driving a 2001 GMC Yukon east on St. Vincent when he ran a red light and struck a Honda Accord headed south on Bustleton, knocking it into the northbound lanes. The Honda then collided head-on with a Jeep Cherokee. According to reports Bregenzer was either under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the crash. Police found syringes, pills and other drugs in his vehicle at the...

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