A Milwaukee man is under arrest here in Wisconsin after two hit-and-run crashes were attributed to him, according to local sources. Wisconsin police arrested the 70-year-old man, who is now charged with DUI. It is unclear whether he remains in police custody at this time or if he has retained defense counsel. No court date has been announced.
A man is facing serious charges following an accident that killed a motorcyclist in Dane County. Wisconsin authorities arrested the 22-year-old man after the Aug. 6 accident that claimed the life of a 46-year-old man. The younger man is believed to have been drunk behind the wheel, so he faces a charge of homicide by DUI. Court records do not list the man's defense representation at this time.
A man who has been charged some nine times with drunk driving has been charged again following a motorcycle accident, according to local sources. The 52-year-old Wisconsin man was set to return to court on Sept. 3 to face the DUI charge stemming from the Aug. 20 accident. His bond was set at $25,000, and it is unclear whether he remains in police custody at this time.
A man has been charged following the death of a motorcyclist in Madison, according to local sources. Wisconsin police in Dane County arrested a 22-year-old man believed to have been drunk driving at the time of the accident that killed a 46-year-old man. So far, it does not appear he has retained a criminal defense attorney, but he remains in jail against $5,000 bail.
A man accused of killing a pedestrian while he was drunk behind the wheel is facing serious charges, according to local sources. The accident took place in Algoma on Aug. 12, and the man was apprehended the same day. He now faces a count of hit and run resulting in death. It is unknown if he will be separately charged with drunk driving.
A 24-year-old woman has been arrested and is facing numerous charges following a recent traffic stop that is said to have occurred in Wisconsin. Being accused of drunk driving can be stressful enough as is, and the ramifications for a conviction for similar charges can carry serious penalties. When additional charges are included, such as possession of a dangerous weapon, the potential consequences may only increase in severity.
Losing control of a vehicle and veering off the road can be a scary experience under any circumstance. Even if a driver walks away from the crash relatively unscathed, dealing with the aftermath could still prove intimidating, especially if allegations of wrongful behavior arise. One person has been arrested and accused of drunk driving following an incident in which a vehicle veered off a bridge and crashed into a lake in Wisconsin.
When faced with a stressful and intimidating experience, knowing how best to respond or react to the situation can be a challenging feat. In some cases, certain reactions may only leave others with increased suspicion of the presence of wrongful behavior. A 43-year-old man has been arrested and accused of drunk driving after allegedly attempting to flee the scene of a traffic stop on foot in Wisconsin.
In some cases, it may take little more than a minor deviation in path on the part of a driver to leave others nearby with concerns for their safety. Similar scenarios could prompt witnesses to call and report the presence of erratic behavior to authorities. A recent incident in which a complaint was filed about erratic driving patterns has reportedly left a man in Wisconsin facing drunk driving charges.
While dealing with the aftermath of an accident can seem stressful and daunting, attempting to flee the scene of a crash is never advisable. Such a decision may only increase suspicion of wrongful behavior and could also leave a person facing additional charges in relation to the incident. A 25-year-old man in Wisconsin is facing multiple charges after he was accused of drunk driving and fleeing the scene of a pedestrian accident.