Latest Driving under the influence News

Iowa man sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatal crash

Jan. 19, 2022 10:55 AM EST

ELDORA, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for causing a 2020 crash that killed three people by driving drunk and the wrong way on a rural highway. Spencer Bultman, 27, of Hampton, was sentenced Tuesday after he had pleaded guilty to three counts of...

Former Bears star Hampton faces probation for drunk driving

Jan. 18, 2022 17:56 PM EST

WINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Hampton has been sentenced to one year of probation after pleading guilty to a drunken-driving charge last month in Indiana. Hampton, 64, had an open jug of wine in his truck and a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit when...

Man charged with DUI after truck hits utility pole

Jan. 17, 2022 12:18 PM EST

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man was charged with driving under the influence after his pickup truck struck a utility pole. causing a widespread power outage in a Cumberland neighborhood, police said. The Cumberland Times-News reports that more than 1,500 Potomac Edison...

Tiffany Haddish charged with DUI in Georgia

Jan. 14, 2022 19:35 PM EST

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (AP) — Tiffany Haddish was arrested Friday and charged with driving under the influence, authorities said. The actor and comedian was detained after Peachtree City Police got a call about 2:30 a.m. regarding a driver asleep at the wheel on a highway, Assistant...

Attorney to appeal Vegas ruling in Ruggs crash records case

Jan. 13, 2022 15:18 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A lawyer for ex-Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs’ girlfriend said Thursday he’ll appeal a Las Vegas judge’s decision to grant prosecutors access to the woman’s medical records after a fatal high-speed crash that cost Ruggs his spot on the team. Attorney...

Rapid City woman given 25 years for fatally striking friend

Jan. 13, 2022 11:57 AM EST

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A Rapid City woman accused of driving drunk and fatally hitting her friend with her vehicle during an argument has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. According to Pennington County prosecutors, 51-year-old Rochelle Seminole had a blood alcohol content of...

Montana man charged after truck crashes into Idaho home

Jan. 12, 2022 14:47 PM EST

AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A Montana man has been charged with felony driving under the influence after prosecutors say he crashed into an eastern Idaho home, injuring a woman who was inside. Patricia Kavanaugh said she was asleep in her American Falls home when a truck crashed...

Prosecutor: Judge wrong to acquit Hawaii lawmaker of DUI

Jan. 11, 2022 21:38 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's top prosecutor said Tuesday a judge was wrong to grant an acquittal to a Hawaii lawmaker charged with driving under the influence after police saw her driving the wrong way down a major thoroughfare. In the middle of state Rep. Sharon Har's trial Monday,...

Speeding, erratic driving led to Geno Smith DUI arrest

Jan. 11, 2022 15:24 PM EST

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks backup quarterback Geno Smith's arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence came after the Washington State Patrol pulled him over for going 96 mph in a 60 mph zone and driving erratically across several lanes of traffic, according to an arrest...

Hawaii state representative acquitted of DUI

Jan. 10, 2022 21:29 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — A judge on Monday acquitted a Hawaii lawmaker charged with driving under the influence after police saw her driving the wrong way down a major Honolulu thoroughfare. State Rep. Sharon Har pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence and went to trial. Her...