Pickup Truck Crashes Into House, Killing 1

Authorities say a man died and a woman was injured when an 18-year-old drunk driving suspect crashed into the bedroom of a home in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite.

June 2, 2017, at 4:41 p.m

The Associated Press

In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, image taken from video by KDFW-FOX 4, a first responder checks out the scene after the driver of a pickup truck crashed into the bedroom of a home in Mesquite, Texas. Authorities say a man died and a woman was injured in the crash. The driver, Steven Tutt, was arrested on an intoxication manslaughter charge. Neither Tutt nor his passenger was injured in the crash.

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a man died and a woman was injured when an 18-year-old drunk driving suspect crashed into the bedroom of a home in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite.

Mesquite police say the driver of the pickup truck crashed into the house Thursday night. The driver, Steven Tutt, was arrested on an intoxication manslaughter charge. He remained in jail Friday morning. Jail records did not list an attorney for him.

Police say said 42-year-old Jose Reyes died from injuries sustained in the crash. Police say 43-year-old Yesenia Vasquez was taken to a hospital in stable condition.

Police say neither Tutt nor his 24-year-old passenger was injured in the crash. The passenger was arrested on a charge of public intoxication.

 

Source: Pickup Truck Crashes Into House, Killing 1 in Dallas Suburb | Texas News | US News

A man and his pet giraffe walk into a bar… 

A man and his pet giraffe walk into a bar and start drinking. As the night goes on, they get drunk, and the giraffe finally passes out. The man decides to go home.As he’s leaving, the man is approached by the barkeeper who says, “Hey, you’re not gonna leave that lyin’ here, are ya?””Hmph,” says the man. “That’s not a lion — it’s a giraffe.”

Source: Funny Jokes | A man and his pet giraffe walk into a bar… Joke | Comedy Central

Former Police Chief Nabbed on DUI Charge

Police arrested former Police Chief Alfred Fiore on a charge of operating under the influence following a minor motor vehicle accident, police said today.

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Alfred Fiore: free on $250 bond. Westport police photo

Police said on Friday at about 11 p.m., officers responded to a report of a minor accident on Compo Road South.

“Operator Alfred Fiore smelled of an alcoholic beverage,” said Lt. David Farrell. “After being given the standard field sobriety tests, he was taken into custody and transported to Police Headquarters.”

He said Fiore, 61, refused to submit to the breath test and was released on a $250 bond for a court date of June 5. A 33-year member of the department, Fiore served as chief from 2004 to 2011.

 

Source: Former Police Chief Nabbed on DUI Charge – WestportNow.com – Westport, Connecticut

Frankfort police officer accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated

Wesley Hickson was taken to the Miami County Jail by Indiana State Police.

Hickson, a detective, was not on duty at the time of his arrest, according to Frankfort Deputy Police Chief Scott Shoemaker.

Shoemaker says Hickson is being placed on administrative leave with pay pending an internal investigation.

“The judicial system will run its course and proceed accordingly, based on the facts of the investigation. Not having any role in the investigation, our Department has no further comment on the situation,” said Shoemaker.

http://www.theindychannel.com/news/local-news/frankfort-police-officer-accused-of-operating-a-vehicle-while-intoxicated

Driver pleads guilty in crash that severed Boulder man’s legs 

The driver charged in the crash that cost a Boulder man both of his legs last year pleaded guilty on Friday to the lesser of two felony charges at his fourth arraignment.As part of the plea deal, prosecutors dismissed a Class 4 felony charge of vehicular assault under a driving under the influence theory and a misdemeanor DUI charge against Dylan Gottschling, now 20.He pleaded guilty to Class 5 felony vehicular assault operating or driving in a reckless manner and an added count of driving while ability impaired.Boulder County Deputy District Attorney Fred Johnson said after extensive conversations with the victim — Craig Towler — prosecutors are recommending a jail sentence instead of a Colorado Department of Corrections sentence.Gottschling is due back for sentencing 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 2. He could face up to three years for the felony charge and up to 180 days for the DWAI charge.Read the full story at dailycamera.com.

Source: Driver pleads guilty in crash that severed Boulder man’s legs – The Denver Post

My husband was pulled over for driving

My husband was pulled over for driving after drinking and is spending the night in jail. Does he need an attorney before he goes to court tomorrow?

People in custody are represented by Public Defenders.

Town Worker Who Hit School Bus Charged with DWI | News | thepilot.com

The impact left a large gash on the bus and dislocated one of its tires. (Photo by Jaymie Baxley/The Pilot)×4 remaining of 5Thank you for reading! We hope that you continue to enjoy our free content. Police say the driver of an Aberdeen town garbage truck was intoxicated when he struck a school bus last week.Jessie Alen Haggins, 44, is charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a commercial vehicle after the consumption of alcohol and failure to stop before turning.The charges stem from a motor vehicle accident that occurred about 7:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Sandy Springs Road and Walkabout Drive in the Sandy Springs development.An Aberdeen Public Works vehicle crashed into the side of a bus carrying at least 20 students to the Sandhills Theatre Arts Renaissance School in Vass. No one was injured, but the impact left a large gash on the bus and dislocated one of its tires.The students, who were scheduled to take their end-of-grade tests later that day, were picked up about 8 a.m. by a second school bus. A spokesperson for STARS, a charter school, said the tests were postponed until Tuesday in response to the accident.Haggins has been placed on suspension, according to Aberdeen Town Manager Paul Sabiston. The town will make a final decision on Haggins’ employment after the Aberdeen Police Department completes its investigation, Sabiston said.

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