DUI

The US Coast Guard conducts a simulated "BUI" ("boating under the influence") stop on the Delaware River.  Photo by John Ostapkovich.

Drunk Driving, and Boating, Targeted by Phila. Area Law Enforcement

Public safety officials gathered along the Delaware riverfront to warn against a list of activities that become very dangerous when intoxicants are added.

06/23/2014

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Central Pa. Man Charged After Allegedly Assaulting Trooper Who Tried To Keep Him From Hanging Himself With A Seatbelt

Police say Jasper tried to harm himself by wrapping a police cruiser seat belt around his neck as a trooper was driving him to a hospital. Police say Jasper head-butted a trooper and tried to grab the officer’s firearm.

06/16/2014

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Guilty Plea From Phila. Man in His Fourth DUI Case, With Carjacking

Prosecutors say defendant Jason Kohler, 42, already on probation with a suspended license because of an earlier DUI crash, was high on drugs and booze last year when he ran a stop sign, crashed, then tried to flee the scene.

06/10/2014

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Del. Man Arrested For 7th DUI Following Single Car Crash

Forty-two-year-old Ronald Hazzard seems to have lived up to his name, creating a hazard on the roadway in Delaware.

06/04/2014

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Police Arrest Suspect For DUI In Fatal Chester County Crash

A woman is dead and a male suspect is under arrest after a deadly crash in Chester County Wednesday morning.

05/08/2014

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Del. Man Arrested For 6th DUI After Vehicle Crash

In addition to DUI, the suspect was charged with two counts of Vehicular Assault 2nd, Driving While Suspended or Revoked, Failure to have Insurance in Possession, and Failure to Remain Stopped.

04/30/2014

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Serial DUI Offender Pleads Guilty In Death Of Chester County Man, Victim’s Family Speaks Out

A Chester County man, with 7 prior DUI’s, pleaded guilty Monday to a DUI crash that took the life of a 24-year-old man. Now, the victim’s family is working with the DA’s office to get stiffer penalties for repeat-DUI offenders.

04/14/2014

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Upper Darby Cop Arrested And Charged With DUI

A 19-year-veteran of the Upper Darby Police Department has been arrested and charged with DUI and other related offenses.

03/06/2014

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Police Expect To Charge 2 Drivers With DUI Following Rollover Crash

The two cars crashed in the eastbound tunnel near 28th Street and East Passyunk Avenue.

02/28/2014

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Man Sentenced For Attempting To Hire Someone To Have His Wife And Daughter Killed

According to Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato, a man was sentenced to six years in New Jersey State Prison for attempting to hire someone to have his wife and daughter killed.

02/24/2014

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Del. Man Arrested For 4th DUI After Sideswiping Cop Car

Forty-seven-year-old Thomas J. Lepera was operating a 2005 Hyundai Sante Fe southbound on Railroad Avenue, and as he was passing the marked patrol car, the right side of the Sante Fe swiped the officer’s car.

02/24/2014

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Off-Duty Police Officer Injured In West Philly Hit-Run

Police say DUI charges are pending for the driver of a Pontiac who crashed into another car driven by an off-duty police officer.

01/13/2014

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Allowing Someone Drunk To Drive May Result In Your Arrest

Two Connecticut teenagers were arrested last month and charged with reckless endangerment after allowing a highly-intoxicated friend to drive. She died.

01/09/2014

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Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes Into Cars, Home In Bridesburg

A suspected drunk driver was arrested after he crashed into several parked cars and a home in Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.

01/07/2014

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Pennsylvania Husband, Wife Charged With New Year’s DUIs

A Pennsylvania couple has been charged with drunken driving after police say the man’s wife arrived drunk at the police barracks to pick up her husband following his arrest earlier New Year’s Day.

01/02/2014

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