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Man faces 10th drunk driving charge after altercation at bar

In some cases, it may take little more than the words of another party to prompt an investigation, and such an event could leave a person facing criminal charges. Should witnesses claim that an individual drove away from a bar while impaired after causing a dispute, authorities are obligated to further investigate the situation. A recent incident that took place under similar circumstances in Wisconsin has left a 62-year-old man facing drunk driving charges.

1 accused of drunk driving after single-car crash in Wisconsin

Upon encountering a vehicle that has veered off the road, bystanders may wish to notify emergency responders to aid the occupants. In some cases, a swift response time may make a substantial difference in the outcome of the situation, especially if there are injuries involved. Unfortunately, a recent single-car crash in Wisconsin has left a 66-year-old man accused of drunk driving.

Wisconsin man's drunk driving charges vacated during appeal

When it comes to being accused of a crime, the average person may lack the necessary legal experience to know how best to handle the situation. For instance, each individual has rights that must be upheld during a routine traffic stop, and a stop cannot be initiated without reasonable cause. A judge recently found that law enforcement agents didn't have just cause to initiate a stop that led to drunk driving charges for a Wisconsin man, and the charges against him were vacated in the process.

A near-miss leads to drunk driving charges for 1

Nearly avoiding a collision can be a scary experience, and such an event can happen under a multitude of scenarios. Those who are involved in a near-miss may leave the incident feeling shaken up but thankful that no one was harmed in the process. Unfortunately, a similar circumstance has left a 43-year-old man accused of his fourth offense for drunk driving in Wisconsin.

1 arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Wisconsin

A 44-year-old man in Wisconsin has been arrested and is facing charges for what would be his eighth offense for driving under the influence if a conviction is obtained. When it comes to drunk driving charges, the penalties only increase in severity with each successive offense. With the potential weight of a conviction for felony drunk driving charges, he could be preparing for the coming process by focusing on forming a strong defense.

Proposed law could mean serious penalties for DUI offenders

Wisconsin residents may think that current state laws take a strong stance against drunk driving, but others may disagree. Currently, a conviction can lead to serious penalties and consequences for repeat offenders. However, lawmakers have recently proposed a bill that could change existing DUI penalties, leading to even stricter penalties, particularly for those facing their first DUI. A proposed bill has been reintroduced that would make a first-time offense a crime, as well as increase penalties for those convicted for a second or subsequent time.

Off-duty police officer faces drunk driving charges in Wisconsin

There are a variety of scenarios in which a person may drift into the wrong lane of traffic. Issues with fatigue or unfamiliarity with the area could produce similar results, as can the sudden onset of a medical emergency. Unfortunately, an off-duty police officer has recently been accused of drunk driving following a traffic stop involving similar circumstances in Wisconsin.

1 facing drunk driving charges after multiple-vehicle crash

Motor vehicle accidents can leave those involved shaken up and uncertain of what happened, and many individuals may be confused about how best to proceed when asked about the incident. While this might be partly due to the stress involved with being in a crash, any nervousness or suspicious behavior may leave authorities wondering if other factors are at play. A 25-year-old man has been arrested and accused of drunk driving following a recent car accident in Wisconsin.

Man who crashed while sending text faces drunk driving charges

Sending or reading a text message while driving can be hazardous under any circumstance. Such an action takes a driver's attention off the road, and his or her vehicle could travel hundreds of feet in an unknown direction in the process. Unfortunately, a recent accident in which a Wisconsin man was allegedly sending a text message to his mother has left him facing accusations of drunk driving.

Crash that injures 3 kids leaves 1 accused of drunk driving

Being involved in a serious car accident can be a traumatic experience. Should others suffer injuries in the crash, the driver who caused the collision may carry the incident with him or her for years to come. Unfortunately, an accident that injured several children has left a 31-year-old woman facing felony drunk driving charges in Wisconsin.

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