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Man accused of drunk driving following police pursuit and crash

A 24-year-old man has recently been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence following an alleged police chase and subsequent collision in Wisconsin. The penalties for a drunk driving conviction are serious enough on their own, and only increase in severity when additional charges are present. Although a traffic stop can be an intimidating process, attempting to flee from one is never a good idea, and may only increase any suspicion of wrong-doing.

New bill in Wisconsin could increase penalties for drunk driving

A conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol carries significant penalties that can have a substantial impact on a person's future. In addition to potentially spending time behind bars and paying hefty fines, those convicted of drunk driving may also have their driving privileges suspended, which can create a variety of hardships in everyday life. A newly proposed law that will soon go before Wisconsin legislators could result in a minimum 10-year license suspension for those convicted of multiple drunk driving offenses.

1 facing felony DUI charges following report from nearby driver

Many individuals have found themselves facing criminal charges following the allegations of another party. When authorities receive reports of a potentially intoxicated driver, officers are generally deployed to further investigate the matter. A Wisconsin man has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after a report given to police by a nearby motorist.

Death of 2 pedestrians leads to accusations of drunk driving

With many individuals choosing to walk to and from their destinations, drivers may need to exercise caution to avoid a potential catastrophe. With little in the way of protective barriers, pedestrian-related accidents can turn deadly, potentially leaving the driver to face criminal accusations depending on the underlying circumstances. A 46-year-old man in Wisconsin is facing drunk driving charges following a recent accident that reportedly led to the death of a woman and her child.

Wisconsin woman accused of drunk driving with minor in vehicle

Certain hours of the day may be considered more prevalent times for criminal activity. For those who choose to drive in the early hours of the morning, any erratic driving behaviors could lead to suspicions of driving under the influence of alcohol. A 34-year-old woman was recently arrested and accused of drunk driving with a minor in the vehicle following a traffic stop in Wisconsin.

Car and house fire leads to drunk driving charges for 1

A Wisconsin man has recently been accused of driving under the influence of alcohol after his vehicle allegedly struck the home in which he resides. Facing drunk driving charges can be an intimidating process, and a conviction for similar offenses carries severe penalties. With the potential gravity of the situation, he is likely focusing on his defense in preparation for legal proceedings.

1 facing felony drunk driving charges following alleged chase

With each successive offense, the penalties for driving under the influence increase in severity. In Wisconsin, a fifth offense or higher for drunk driving is a felony, and a conviction under similar circumstances could be devastating. A 43-year-old man is facing a fifth DUI offense after an alleged police chase in Wisconsin.

Fatal accident leads to DUI charges for Wisconsin woman

With less in the way of protective barriers, motorcyclists in Wisconsin and across the country may face numerous dangers while out on the road. Collisions involving motorcycles are often catastrophic in nature, each of which could end in serious injuries to those involved, or worse. Being involved in a fatal accident is stressful enough on its own, but if the other party is suspected of DUI, the potential consequences of a conviction would be severe.

Accident leads to drunk driving charges for Wisconsin woman

Driving under the influence of alcohol can be dangerous, and has led to numerous collisions over the years. The penalties for drunk driving may only increase in severity should an accident occur, especially if another party is injured in the process. A woman is currently facing OWI charges after a recent accident in Wisconsin.

Man found hiding in woods faces 7th drunk driving offense

Fleeing the scene of an accident is never a good idea and may also cause authorities to have increased suspicion of criminal activity. Unfortunately, an individual may panic when facing a similar situation, especially if he or she has several prior convictions on record. A man is allegedly facing his seventh drunk driving offense after he allegedly caused damage to several properties in Wisconsin.

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