Latest Driving under the influence News

Marshawn Lynch, ex-NFL, booked on suspicion of DUI in Vegas

Aug. 09, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch was arrested Tuesday in Las Vegas on suspicion of driving impaired, according to police. Officers stopped the vehicle that Lynch, 36, was driving at about 7:30 a.m., concluded that he was impaired and detained him, police said...

Grandfather, grandkids among 4 dead in Texas golf cart crash

Aug. 09, 2022 10:51 AM EDT

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — The four people killed in a weekend golf cart collision in Texas were a grandfather, two of his grandchildren and a niece who were visiting Galveston for a quick vacation before school began, police said. The crash happened Saturday after a driver accused of...

4 riding in golf cart killed in crash at Texas intersection

Aug. 07, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Four people riding in a golf cart were killed — including two juveniles — when an allegedly intoxicated man driving an SUV ran a stop sign at an intersection in Southeast Texas, police said. Miguel Espinoza, 45, has been charged with four counts of...

SUV barrels through Native American parade; 15 injured

Aug. 05, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

A New Mexico man who was driving drunk without a valid license barreled through a parade that celebrates Native American culture in the western part of the state, injuring at least 15 people, officials said Friday. Jeff Irving, 33, was arrested late Thursday and faces charges that...

Paul Pelosi pleads not guilty to DUI misdemeanor charges

Aug. 03, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The husband of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pleaded not guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor driving under the influence charges related to a May crash in Northern California wine country. Paul Pelosi, 82, did not appear in person at Napa County Superior Court...

Troopers: Drunk woman drove golf cart on Florida highway

Aug. 03, 2022 16:15 PM EDT

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A woman with an open bottle of Jack Daniel's whiskey in a bag was arrested for driving a golf cart on Florida’s busiest interstate while drunk, according to an arrest report. The 58-year-old woman was arrested Saturday night on the shoulder of Interstate...

Deputies responding to road rage struck by drunken driver

Jul. 30, 2022 13:44 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Investigators say two Dane County deputies investigating a case of road rage were hurt when an alleged drunken driver crashed into their squad cars late Friday. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening, the Dane County Sheriff's Office said. ...

Charge dropped against Banchero tied to teammate's DWI stop

Jul. 29, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed a misdemeanor charge against former Duke player and No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Paolo Banchero tied to an impaired-driving incident involving a teammate and grandson of now-retired Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski. The News and...

California woman sentenced in crash that orphaned 3 kids

Jul. 29, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California woman sentenced Friday to between 21 years and life in prison for killing a mother and father and injuring their three young children in a 2020 drunk driving crash while the family was out looking at Christmas lights. Grace Coleman, 23, was...

Madison man pleads guilty in drunken crash that killed teens

Jul. 28, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Madison man accused of speeding and driving drunk in a rear-end crash that killed three high school seniors pleaded guilty Thursday. Eric Mehring, 31, was convicted on three counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. The crash in Middleton killed...