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March 2018 Archives

New York Jets linebacker facing multiple DWI charges

Dylan Donahue, who plays for the New York Jets, has had a difficult first year in the National Football League. The 25-year-old linebacker was selected in the fifth round of the 2017 NFL Draft due to his special teams and pass rushing prowess, but he suffered a season-ending elbow injury in just his fourth regular season game and he was taken into custody on drunk driving charges in February. Police say that Donahue was intoxicated when he allegedly drove into the Lincoln Tunnel against the flow of traffic and struck a bus.

Parents should understand junior permit and license restrictions

Learning how to drive is an exciting time for teens, but parents with teen drivers should take note of New York State driving restrictions for those with permits and junior licenses. New York has implemented restrictions for driving times and the number of passengers allowed to prevent teen accidents.

Radar gun evidence can be challenged

People in New York may wonder whether it is possible to challenge allegations of speeding after being detected by a radar gun and receiving a traffic ticket. While it can be difficult to challenge the evidence provided by a radar gun to detect speeding, all devices used for measurement have flaws and weaknesses that can be addressed.

New York plans statewide drunk driving crackdown

New York motorists may have particular reason to be aware of their alcohol consumption before getting behind the wheel between March 16 and March 18, as the state is planning a crackdown on drunk driving that coincides with St. Patrick's Day weekend. Coordinated by the New York State Police together with municipal law enforcement agencies and county sheriffs throughout the state, the police agencies announced that the STOP-DWI Crackdown is an attempt to reduce the number of injuries and deaths related to impaired driving.

New York woman facing felony DWI charges

A 28-year-old woman is facing child endangerment and felony drunk driving charges after police allegedly discovered her passed out behind the wheel of her Nissan Altima sedan during the early morning hours of Feb. 25 with her two children in the back seat. Officers with the Oneida Police Department took the woman into custody at about 3:35 a.m. in the vicinity of Lyons Street and West Willet Street in Rome according to reports.

Man taken into custody on drunk driving and other charges

New York police say that a 34-year-old man was taken into custody on March 25 at about 3 a.m. He was originally stopped by police around that time because he was speeding. However, authorities realized that the man was intoxicated and that he did not have a valid license. The driver's license had been suspended seven times in the past because of not paying tickets and breaking various alcohol laws.

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