Psychologist busted driving drunk in Hamptons with baby daughter

Dr. Jayme Albin

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A Manhattan psychologist who once appeared on “The Montel Williams Show” was busted in the Hamptons for drunk driving — with her 1-year-old daughter in the car, according to an arrest report.

Jayme Albin, 47, was taken into custody Sunday morning when Sag Harbor cops found her in her Range Rover blocking an intersection with her daughter strapped into her car seat in the rear, the report shows.

When officers interviewed Albin, “her breath smelled strongly of an intoxicating beverage, her eyes were watery and bloodshot, she was extremely unsteady on her feet” and she performed poorly on several field sobriety tests, cops said. Police said the tests included a “pre-screen breath device,” but they didn’t release Albin’s blood-alcohol level.

Police responded because a woman reported that Albin, who appeared on Williams’ talk show in 2007, was drunk when she left Sag Town Coffee on Main Street, the arrest report shows. Albin weighs 100 pounds and stands 5 feet 4, according to the report.

She was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a child under Leandra’s Law, cops said.

Leandra’s Law makes it illegal to drive with a person under 15 in the vehicle if the driver has a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher.

Albin did not immediately respond to a request for comment. https://nypost.com/2019/09/23/tv-psychologist-busted-driving-drunk-in-hamptons-with-baby-daughter/

Two school buses hit by drivers within minutes of each other

A Lewiston woman was charged with operating under the influence after her Ford Escape hit the back of a Regional School Unit 4 bus Monday in Sabattus. Sabattus Police Department photo

SABATTUS — Two Regional School Unit 4 buses were struck by vehicles within minutes of each other Monday on Bowdoinham Road, the first by a drunken driver and the second by a hit-and-run driver, police said.

A 12-year-old student complained of pain after the first crash and was examined by paramedics at the scene.

Superintendent Andrew Carlton said there were no reports of injuries in the second crash, which involved a driver in an oncoming vehicle veering over the centerline, swiping the side of the bus and taking out its side mirror. That vehicle kept on going.

“Scary for kids, scary for our drivers,” Carlton said Tuesday. “Unfortunately, the whole idea of impaired driving and distracted driving is really putting our kids that are on buses in danger. It’s a scary situation for everybody.”

There were 20 middle and high school students on the first bus, he said.

Sabattus Police Chief Sheila Wetherbee said in a news release that the first bus was traveling east on Bowdoinham Road and had stopped at the intersection with Beaver Road to let students off. The bus had its lights on and the “Stop” bar out when Jami Lee Driscoll, 29, struck the rear of the bus, disabling her 2001 Ford Escape.

Driscoll was arrested and charged with operating under the influence, according to police. She was taken to the Sabattus Police Department for further evaluation by a drug recognition expert from the Lewiston Police Department. It was subsequently confirmed Driscoll was under the influence of an unknown drug or drugs. She was issued a summons on a charge of operating under the influence and released.

After that crash, bus runs were rerouted and the students were eventually dispersed to several buses. One of those buses, carrying eight students – a mix of high school and middle school students from the first crash, and elementary school students – was involved in a hit-and-run.

An additional bus had to be rerouted to then get those eight students home.

“(I’m) 100 percent grateful that nobody was hurt,” Carlton said. “The other thing I’m grateful for is the quick thinking of our bus drivers – they did an amazing job.”

Carlton didn’t yet have an estimate of damages.

Maine State Police responded to the hit-and-run scene. https://www.pressherald.com/2019/09/24/two-school-buses-hit-by-drivers-in-sabattus-within-minutes-of-each-other/

Ohio state trooper facing OVI wants arrest after wreck tossed

An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper facing OVI and related charges is seeking to have his arrest tossed out as he returns to court Friday.

David G. Shockey, 44, was arrested shortly before 3 a.m. July 23 in the parking lot of a West Carrollton bar after a hit-and-run wreck, Miamisburg Municipal Court records show.

Shockey’s attorneys — the firm of Rion, Rion & Rion — want “an order suppressing the arrest and observations of the officer for reasons the officer lacked reasonable suspicion upon which to stop, detain or arrest” him, a court motion states.

Shockey was cited for OVI, failure to control and hit-skip on private property in connection to the crash, West Carrollton police records show. His attorneys entered not guilty pleas, court records state.

Shockey was placed on leave without pay after the charges, the state patrol said. He was reinstated fewer than two weeks later after he was granted limited driving privileges by Judge Robert W. Rettich III, court records show.

The arresting officer “did not perform the sobriety tests in substantial compliance with the procedures set forth in the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration manual and lacked probable cause to arrest” the 20-year veteran state trooper, court records state.

Shockey “was not given Miranda warnings prior to being detained” and due to “illegal arrest, defendant may have made some incriminating statements. Any statements made as a result of the faulty arrest must be suppressed,” the motion states. https://www.daytondailynews.com/news/crime–law/ohio-state-trooper-facing-ovi-wants-arrest-after-wreck-tossed/f6mGbcQYN0VOEh773oBUrJ/

Woman driving 3 times legal limit stopped in SUV missing a wheel, police say

https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/woman-driving-times-legal-limit-stopped-in-suv-missing-a/article_dc4cb9ce-6b26-57d2-b406-324a3037a7fc.html#1

Police arrested a 46-year-old woman on Interstate 80/94 Tuesday after she allegedly failed to yield in a SUV with only three wheels.

Police arrested a 46-year-old woman on Interstate 80/94 Tuesday after she allegedly failed to yield in a SUV with only three wheels.

GARY — Police arrested a 46-year-old woman on Interstate 80/94 Tuesday after she allegedly failed to yield in a SUV with only three wheels.

Sherry Sanchez, of Portage, was traveling west about 4 p.m. when an officer noticed that she had violated Indiana’s Move Over Law by neglecting to change lanes for a stopped emergency vehicle, police said.

As Sanchez passed, the officer noticed her vehicle was missing the front passenger tire, causing the rim to scrape against the road.

Soon, Sanchez exited toward Broadway. The officer said he noticed the SUV swerving, with Sanchez almost hitting the curb several times.

Sanchez, who seemed impaired, was then pulled over, police said. Further investigation revealed her BAC was three times the legal limit. https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/woman-driving-times-legal-limit-stopped-in-suv-missing-a/article_dc4cb9ce-6b26-57d2-b406-324a3037a7fc.html#1

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Woman caught driving drunk on e-scooter dodges DWI conviction

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – She was the first person to get a DWI on an electric scooter since they hit the streets of Albuquerque in May. Now, the District Attorney’s Office has dropped the charge.

Back in May, Albuquerque police arrested Lily Romero and charged her with a DWI after they caught her going the wrong way on Second Street downtown while on an e-scooter.

She struggled through the sobriety test and blew a 0.16, an aggravated DWI. It seemed like a clear cut case for prosecutors. She was driving drunk on the scooter.

But now, KRQE News 13 has learned the District Attorney’s Office offered Romero a plea deal. Court documents show she pled guilty to disorderly conduct, but the DWI charge was dismissed.

A DA spokesperson says there’s still a lot of ambiguity about prosecuting these types of incidents, adding Romero had no criminal history and did not injure anyone.

People in Albuquerque have mixed feelings about how DWI cases on e-scooters should be handled.

“People these days just don’t have the common sense to just act right. You can definitely get in someone’s way and cause an accident,” says Markus Rodriguez.

“There should be a little bit of leniency on the punishment,” says Jarrett Holsten.

KRQE News 13 asked the DA’s Office why these cases are so hard to prosecute but did not hear back. APD believes that’s the only e-scooter DWI bust they’ve made, but says they’ll continue to make arrests.

As part of the plea agreement, Romero has to do eight hours of community service. If she violates her probation, she can face up to six months in jail. https://www.krqe.com/news/albuquerque-metro/albuquerque-woman-caught-driving-drunk-on-e-scooter-dodges-dwi-conviction/