Man gets prison for driving under influence of meth

Jeremiah David Krebsbach, 30, of Austin was sentenced to 41 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud for felony first-degree DWI-body contains any amount of schedule I/II drugs on Friday in Mower County District Court. He received credit for 32 days served.

He received a concurrent sentence of 36 months in the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud for violating probation from a 2014 felony first-degree DWI-alcohol concentration 0.08 within two hours conviction.

Charges of gross misdemeanor driving restrictions-alcohol/controlled substance violation and gross misdemeanor driving after cancellation of his license-inimical to public safety were dismissed at the sentencing.

Judge Jeffrey Kritzer issued the sentences.

Court documents state Krebsbach was arrested on the night of Dec. 6, 2018, after a state trooper on patrol noticed a 1997 Cadillac DeVille near the intersection of 11th Street and First Avenue Northwest that appeared to have an illegal window tint. The trooper made contact with the driver, Krebsbach, and noticed that his pupils were dilated and did not constrict when light was introduced.

Believing Krebsbach to be under the influence of a controlled substance, the trooper had him perform four field sobriety tests, two of which he failed.

While searching the Cadillac, the trooper found a green plastic tube that contained white residue, which later tested positive for methamphetamine.

At the Mower County Jail, the trooper obtained a search warrant and took a blood sample from Krebsbach. On Dec. 31, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension sent back the results, which tested positive for the presence of amphetamine and methamphetamine.

A review of Kresbach’s criminal record shows prior convictions for DWI and fleeing a peace officer by a means other than a motor vehicle. https://m.austindailyherald.com/2019/02/man-gets-prison-for-driving-under-influence-of-meth/

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

Ptolemy: Someone will probably think of a simpler explanation in a few thousand years, but the present understanding is that the chicken crosses the road because it is constrained to move on this here sphere, which in turn has its center on this one over here. The end result is that, except in the rare case of retrograde chicken motion, the chicken does indeed cross the road. https://www.physics.harvard.edu/academics/undergrad/chickenroad

Suspect heard on camera telling black officer: KKK ‘will burn your family’

KARMA ALLENFriday, February 15, 2019 01:31PMA Florida woman suspected of driving under the influence was heard on camera making racist threats toward a black police officer, according to body camera footage.

Police said the woman, identified as 53-year-old Julie Edwards, levied the threats last Friday night while being investigated for a DUI in Volusia County, Florida, about 50 miles northeast of Orlando, according to charging documents released this week.

Edwards allegedly threatened a Volusia County sheriff’s deputy “with a visit from the KKK, a cross burning in his yard and harm to him and his family,” the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement Tuesday. The woman is not seen in the footage, but can be heard making the threats.

While the arresting officer was completing paperwork, Edwards said she hoped to find the deputy, who is black, in a corner alone, according to body camera audio released by the sheriff’s office.

“Keep it up boy,” she said, according to the footage. “I will find you one day in a corner.”

When the deputy asked her if she was “making a threat to a law enforcement officer,” she responded, “I won’t find you. My KKK people will.

“You f—— with the wrong white people,” she said. “KKK’s got your a– boy.”

She said the Ku Klux Klan would be burning crosses on his property and said black people should’ve never been let out of slavery, according to the body camera footage.

“My KKK friends will burn your family. Should never be here in the first place,” she said.

She was charged with DUI, prior refusal to submit to testing, resisting an officer without violence and threats against a law enforcement officer, according to an arrest affidavit.

“Deputy King is of African-American descent and knows the history behind the KKK and the pain and torture they have caused and still cause to African-Americans today,” the affidavit said. “Deputy King does not know Edwards and does not know her capabilities and takes the threat to be serious. Edwards was additionally charged with threats against a law enforcement officer, 1st offense.”

Edwards was arrested on Feb. 8, and taken to the Volusia County Jail, but she was no longer in custody as of Thursday evening, court records show.

She is scheduled to appear in court on March 6. It’s unclear if she has retained an attorney. https://abc7chicago.com/suspect-heard-on-camera-telling-black-officer-kkk-will-burn-your-family/5140229/

Derby Town police uses Rajinikanth’s meme in Australia for drunk driving campaign

Derby Town police uses Rajinikanth’s meme in Australia for drunk driving campaign

The popularity and fan base of Megastar Rajinikanth is unmatched, be it in India or abroad. And an example of the same was recently seen when the Derby Town police in Australia used a Rajinikanth meme for their drunk driving campaign. The Derby Police officials tweeted a post on February 10, 2019 where they talked about a drunk driving case. Their campaign featured none other than megastar Rajinikanth. The breath analyser results of a particular drunk man driving a car were being used by the officials in the tweet.
Sharing a picture of a scene from the actor’s last film ‘2.0’ where Rajinikanth can be seen sitting along with his co-star Amy Jackson, the officials captioned the post as, ‘A male subject to a breath test by Derby Police this morning provided a reading that biologically shouldn’t even be possible. The male had a BAC of 0.341% which is like driving whilst under a surgical anaesthetic or being in a coma. Oh, and he has 2 prior life disqual’s 😉’

https://twitter.com/DerbyPol/status/1094338765064101888/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1094338765064101888&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftimesofindia.indiatimes.com%2Fentertainment%2Fhindi%2Fbollywood%2Fnews%2Fderby-town-police-uses-rajinikanths-meme-in-australia-for-drunk-driving-campaign%2Farticleshow%2F68018602.cms

Needless to say, it was indeed a treat for the Rajinikanth fans.
Rajinikanth’s film ‘2.0’ was released on November 29, 2018. It also starred Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson and Sudhanshu Pandey in the lead roles. https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/derby-town-police-uses-rajinikanths-meme-in-australia-for-drunk-driving-campaign/articleshow/68018602.cms

Judge pleads guilty to OVI: ‘I did make a serious error in judgment’

‘I have dedicated my career to upholding the law, and trying to make a positive difference in the world. Unfortunately, I’m human and have made a terrible error in judgment that I must accept the responsibility and the punishment for.’Author: WKYC StaffPublished: 8:04 AM EST February 15, 2019Updated: 9:29 AM EST February 15, 2019

KENT, Ohio — Portage County Common Pleas Judge Becky Doherty found herself on the other side of the gavel Friday morning as she pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.

Before the judge issued sentencing, Doherty offered the following statement: “I do apologize to the court, to the residents of Portage County, to the Brimfield Police Department. I did make a serious error in judgment. I am humbled by this experience.”

The sentencing judge took into account this was Doherty’s first-offense OVI when handing down the punishment as follows:

She was given a fine of $1,075 and 180 days in the Portage County Jail, but the judge suspended $700 of the fine and 177 days of the jail sentence if she meets the following requirements:

– No alcohol or drug-related offense for two years. 

– Complete a 72-hour DIP school within 90 days and follow their recommendations.

You can watch the full court hearing HERE:

Doherty was given 10 days with no driving privileges before she can apply to drive for work, medical appointments, the DIP program and four hours per week “for necessities.”Sign up for the daily Top 3 NewsletterThis email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning.
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Following the court hearing, Doherty briefly spoke with reporters.

“I have felt so blessed to be in a position of trust, and I regret that I violated that trust. I have dedicated my career to upholding the law, and trying to make a positive difference in the world. Unfortunately, I’m human and have made a terrible error in judgment that I must accept the responsibility and the punishment for. Today, I plead guilty to the charge of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol in Kent Municipal Court. As a judge, I make decisions every day that I pray will be the most thoughtful and fair for all concerned. I am humbled by, and will learn from this experience. I’m confident that it will make me a better judge and resident of our community.”

According to the Record-Courier, Doherty was found Sunday night after she drove an SUV off the side of the road an into a ditch on Route 43. https://www.wkyc.com/article/news/local/portage-county/portage-county-judge-becky-doherty-pleads-guilty-to-ovi-i-did-make-a-serious-error-in-judgment/95-09038161-edfc-4da4-8466-12676f00531d

Judge pleads guilty to drunk driving, says experience will make her better

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – A Franklin County judge has pleaded guilty to an OVI charge Thursday morning.

Franklin County Domestic Relations Judge Monica Hawkins was quiet and composed in court as she sat not behind the bench, but at the defendant’s table.

Pickerington Police arrested Hawkins on Jan. 31 and charged her with Operating a Vehicle while Impaired.

Hawkins was back at work hearing cases the following Monday. Her attorney Brad Koffel said she had suffered a concussion prior to her arrest and couldn’t remember much of the night. That concussion was not discussed in court Thursday, however.Advertisement – Story continues below

Koffel said the experience was embarrassing and humbling for Hawkins.

“She is an officer of the court, she is an elected judge and she takes her responsibility very seriously. She let herself down when she (put) the events in motion when she consumed some alcohol a few hours prior to this,” he said.

Hawkins was fined $375 and given a one-year driving suspension with privileges to and from work, medical counseling appointments and child activities. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail, 87 of them suspended and must complete the remaining three days in a residential drivers intervention program.

Last week, police added a charge of Obstructing Official Business, after police said Hawkins had to be physically restrained to draw her blood after a judge issued a court order. That charge was dropped in exchange for her guilty OVI plea.

Hawkins’ attorney released a statement six days after her arrest, saying “Monica Hawkins is recovering from multiple injuries sustained hours prior to her arrest from which she has no recollection. She suffered a serious concussion and has bruising on her face, head and torso. She has very little recall of the entire evening. We are still investigating the several unaccounted for hours leading up to her arrest. The behavior exhibited on the video is bizarre and completely uncharacteristic of her 54 years of life. She is extremely grateful that the other motorist called for assistance and no other motorists were involved.”

An emotional Hawkins did not answer questions after the hearing, only saying, “this has been horrible, but it will make me a better judge.”

The Lancaster Law Director’s Office said its sentence recommendation is the standard offer for a first offense without extenuating circumstances. They said they didn’t treat Hawkins any differently than they would any other defendant.

As for Hawkins’ seat on the bench, the Ohio Supreme Court says “nothing disqualifies someone from serving on the bench during dependency of criminal charges unless it is a felony indictment.” https://www.10tv.com/article/franklin-county-judge-pleads-guilty-ovi-charge-1-year-driving-suspension