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DUI Driving Under the Influence Mom Arrested

DUI Driving Under the Influence Mom Arrested

A mom from Dauphin County was charged Saturday with DUI driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs after she crashed her car with her 15-year-old daughter in the vehicle. In addition to the DUI driving under the influence, Summer Heikes of Middletown, was also charged with endangering the welfare of a child and possession of an open alcohol container or controlled substance in a motor vehicle. She was charged with making a false police report, driving with a suspended license and other traffic violations too. Police report Heikes was traveling too fast for conditions and was unable to stop her car at a stop sign at an  intersection. Her car slid through the intersection in a one-vehicle crash, police said. Fortunately no one was injured in the crash. Ms....

Driver’s License Suspension in Philadelphia? Traffic Court Is Being Investigated

Driver’s License Suspension in Philadelphia? Traffic Court Is Being Investigated

Have you received a driver’s license suspension as the result of a conviction for a traffic violation in Philadelphia? If so, you would be interested to know as many as 10 current or former Philadelphia judges could face state disciplinary proceedings following an investigative report on Traffic Court. The list includes three sitting Traffic Court judges, five who no longer hear cases or have been suspended from the Traffic Court bench, one Municipal Court judge, and Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery. It is reported that the judges alleged to have engaged in unethical or inappropriate conduct have been referred to the Supreme Court and the Judicial Conduct Board. The Judicial Conduct Board was created in 1993 to consider complaints about...

Bobby Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Third DUI Driving Under the Influence

Bobby Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Third DUI Driving Under the Influence

Bobby Brown pleaded not guilty to his third DUI arrest. The most recent two drunk driving arrests occurred within the last 7 months. The New Edition singer and former husband of late icon Whitney Houston entered the not guilty plea on Friday through his lawyer, opting to skip a personal court appearance. The judge accepted the plea and ordered Brown to attend three Alcoholics Anonymous meetings each week until the next court hearing. Brown was pulled over around 1 a.m. on October 24, 2012, for erratic driving in Tarzana, California. After detecting the odor of alcohol, the police asked that he exit his vehicle and take field sobriety tests, which he failed. Brown had previously been arrested in Los Angeles in March for talking on his cell phone while driving and...

Son of ex-Chicago Bears Coach Ditka Facing DUI and Drug Charges

Son of ex-Chicago Bears Coach Ditka Facing DUI and Drug Charges

Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka’s son, Mark Ditka, who is awaiting trial on his fourth DUI charge, tested positive for opiates during a routine pretrial screening. Ditka told the judge the drug had been properly prescribed. But after the judge instructed him to leave the courthouse to go to Walgreens and get a copy of the prescription – an errand expected to take about 20 minutes – he returned more than two hours later without the prescription. Ditka claimed he went to three Walgreens but was unsuccessful in retrieving a copy of the prescription because “their stuff was down.” Ditka was arrested in October near his home and charged with DUI and possession of a controlled substance after authorities said a bottle of Hydrocodone (generic Vicodin)...

Doctor Charged With Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Drugs

Doctor Charged With Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Drugs

A prominent Boston area emergency room doctor is facing driving under the influence and reckless driving charges after she sped through a Whole Foods parking lot and smashed into another car, sending the occupant of that car to the very ER in which she works. Police say the doctor was behind the wheel Friday morning when they found prescription drugs in her possession that she prescribed for herself – even though Massachusetts law forbids doctors from self-prescribing medication.The 78-year-old man who was hit was taken to the hospital and suffers from two cracked ribs and a hematoma on his leg. On Friday morning at around 8:45 a.m., the doctor was driving her Subaru Outback through a Whole Foods parking lot when she struck a Whole Foods delivery truck. She...

Fox News Anchor Arrested for DUI and Reckless Driving

Fox News Anchor Arrested for DUI and Reckless Driving

An Atlanta television news anchor was arrested on DUI and reckless driving charges on Sunday after she was involved in a wrong-way crash, according to police. Amanda Davis, a Fox news anchor for over 25 years, was driving northbound in the southbound lane of Piedmont Avenue near 14th Street in Midtown around 12:20 a.m. when the crash occurred, according to Atlanta police. When the investigating officer arrived on the scene, he saw the Green Fiat driven by Davis facing the wrong direction. The wreck scene suggested a head-on collision with Davis’ vehicle traveling northbound in the southbound lane of traffic. The officer observed that Davis smelled of alcohol. When he asked her if she had been drinking, she responded that she had. The officer determined he had...

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