Posts Tagged "DUI Charge"

Sheriff Deputy Charged with DUI on Golf Cart

The SC Highway Patrol has arrested a South Carolina Deputy Sheriff for allegedly driving a golf cart while under the influence of alcohol. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says Robert Shorter, a deputy with the Saluda County Sheriff's Department, was pulled over while driving the golf cart in Edgefield County.  The DUI arrest happened around 12:30 Saturday morning. Shorter has been…read more →

What do I Face After My Arrest for DUI?

Facing a DUI charge can be a stressful time.  Most people are embarrassed, upset, and do not know what to do next.   DUI Penalties The biggest concern for most people are the potential penalties for a first offense DUI conviction. If you are convicted of a first offense DUI and the breathalyzer test result shows a blood alcohol content (BAC)…read more →

South Carolina Ignition Interlock Devices

An Ignition Interlock Device is a device that prevents a vehicle from starting if it detects a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) over a pre-set level. It is installed inside the vehicle, near the driver's seat, and is connected to the engine's ignition system. A driver who operates a vehicle with the device installed must blow air into the device before…read more →

Alaska Man Charged with DUI on a Raft

A Juneau man faces a rare DUI charge for allegedly having a 0.313 breath-alcohol content as he floated through Fairbanks on an inflatable raft Sunday night. The legal limit in both Alaska and South Carolina is 0.08. Alaska’s driving under the influence law applies to people operating motor vehicles, water craft and airplanes. The vast majority of charges are for…read more →

SC County Gets Tough On DUI’s

It's no secret that South Carolina takes drunk driving seriously, and Myrtle Beach seems to be taking its DUI arrests as seriously as the rest of the state.  A task force called Community Action for a Safer Tomorrow Coalition (CAST) in Horry County announced on July 31st that since March 1st this year, they have held 46 checkpoints and 18…read more →

South Carolina Man Faces Felony DUI Charges in Fatal Accident

A South Carolina man has been charged with two counts of felony driving under the influence (DUI) in a two-car accident in Aiken, SC that claimed the life of one woman and injured her husband, who was driving. William Currie is charged with felony Driving Under the Influence with death and felony DUI with great bodily injury, according to the…read more →

Marshawn Lynch Charged With DUI

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence (DUI) in California. Lynch was charged by the State with driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol and driving while having a blood-alcohol content of .08 or higher. Lynch is scheduled to appear in Court in the middle of Seahawks training camp. But Lynch's DUI attorney…read more →

Ambien As A Defense To DUI?

Former Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy's daughter Kerry Kennedy was charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) after she was found in her Lexus slumped over the wheel after apparently hitting a tractor-trailer.  Other motorists said they saw her strike a tractor-trailer and drive off erratically.  Police later found her in her car after she apparently exited the highway with…read more →

Charleston County Deputy Sheriff Has DUI Charge Reduced to Reckless Driving

A Charleston, South Carolina municipal court judge reduced a DUI charge against a Charleston County Deputy Sheriff to reckless driving at a recent court hearing.  Nicholas Wagner, 37, was scheduled to appear in court May 24. Instead, he appeared in front of a judge on May 17 and paid the $445 reckless driving fine on May 23. Charleston police arrested Wagner…read more →