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Drunk Driving Charges Archives

Penn. Supreme Court rejects DWI stop based on stopping to use GPS

Whenever the police decide to pull someone over or, they must have a reasonable, articulable suspicion that a traffic violation or other offense has been committed or that an emergency exists. This is true in every state because the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that it is required by the federal Constitution. The Fourth Amendment prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. That includes unreasonable traffic stops -- and instances where an officer keeps a driver from leaving.

2 drivers face DWI, other charges following crash in New York

Two men are facing DWI and other charges following an accident in Bellmore on Nov. 18. According to reports, a 25-year-old woman was seriously injured in the crash, which happened on Bellmore Avenue at approximately 4:32 a.m. Preliminary reports indicate that one man was expected to be arraigned in the First District Court in Hempstead on Nov. 19. The other offender remained hospitalized with multiple facial lacerations.

Rapper facing drunk driving charges in New York

Police in New York have reported that Willie Maxwell, who is better known by his stage name Fetty Wap, was taken into custody on a raft of charges including driving while intoxicated during the early morning hours of Nov. 3. The 26-year-old rapper was allegedly driving his girlfriend's Mercedes sedan and street racing in Kings County when he was pulled over. A Brooklyn arraignment judge released Wap on his own recognizance later in the day, but he warned the 'My Way" singer that his decision could be revisited if he got behind the wheel again.

Woman faces felony DWI charges

A 37-year-old New York woman is facing felony drunk driving and other charges following a traffic stop on Oct. 24. New York State Police reports indicate that the woman had a blood alcohol content over the legal limit at the time of the incident. State police also say that a 7-year-old child and a 3-year-old child were inside the woman's vehicle when it was pulled over on East Main Street in the town of Verona.

Driver of unregistered vehicle faces DWI and other charges

In New York, two Connecticut men face numerous criminal charges following a traffic stop in the town of Southeast. As reported, the charges ensued after New York State Police troopers pulled over a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old Danbury man on several unspecified traffic violations. Police later took both the driver and his 35-year-old passenger into custody in Putnam County. November court dates have been set for both men.

Drunk driver crashes into 3 homes in New York

In New York, a man is facing 19 charges following an alleged drunk driving incident that began in Buffalo and ended in Kenmore on Sept. 29. According to reports, the man crashed his pickup truck into three homes on Kenmore Avenue during a police chase that started on Niagara Falls Boulevard. He was tased by police while attempting to flee the scene on foot following the final collision.

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