Redskin’s Safety, Brandon Meriweather Faces DUI Charge

By | 2012-04-30T14:41:28+00:00 April 30th, 2012|DUI Lawyer|

Washington Redskin's Safety, Brandon Meriweather was arrested late last week and charged with DUI in Arlington County, Virginia. He refused a breathalyzer test at the scene and subsequently failed a sobriety test. The 28 year-old Meriweather was pulled over around 3AM on Thursday April 26th. The arresting officer said that he could smell [...]

Harsh Buzz: Teens Reportedly Drinking Hand Sanitizer for Illicit High

By | 2012-04-25T18:27:14+00:00 April 25th, 2012|DUI Lawyer|

Six California teens have shown up in emergency rooms over the last few months suffering from alcohol poising that health officials attribute to an unusual source: hand sanitizer. Whatever their faults, these kids must be ace chemistry students because, according to the L.A. Times, some of the teens used salt to separate the alcohol from [...]

19-Year Old Virginia Woman Whose Car Crashed Into a Culpeper Home is Charged With DUI

By | 2012-04-23T16:18:07+00:00 April 23rd, 2012|DUI Lawyer|

It was no doubt an astonishing scene back in February when emergency crews arrived at Northridge Apartments and found a Ford Focus lodged in the exterior wall of one of the low slung buildings at the retirement community.  The vehicle, driven by 19-year old Kendra Miller, was practically parked in the living room. Police speculate [...]

Terrible… Montgomery County Maryland Police Officer Commits Suicide After Being Pulled Over for DUI

By | 2012-04-17T18:55:36+00:00 April 17th, 2012|DUI Lawyer|

Jed Bylsma, a Montgomery County police officer since February 2003, apparently committed suicide after being pulled over in Queen Anne for speeding and suspicion of DUI. Byslma was pulled over on Route 50 and identified himself to the Maryland State Trooper as an off duty Montgomery County police officer. In the course of the traffic [...]

“Keys in the Ignition” Enough for a DUI Arrest – So Says the Virginia Supreme Court

By | 2012-04-16T16:32:41+00:00 April 16th, 2012|DUI Lawyer|

In an unprecedented ruling, the Virginia Supreme Court has found that simply sitting behind the wheel of a car with the keys in the ignition while intoxicated is enough to be found guilty of drunk driving. The case in question started out in mundane fashion. In September 2009 Alexandria police picked up Jean Paul Enriquez [...]

Henrico County, Virginia Teacher Arrested for DUI

By | 2012-04-16T15:05:38+00:00 April 16th, 2012|DUI Lawyer|

  Spring Break got a little out of hand for Hermitage High School English teacher, Michael McCormack who was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. Here's hoping that he's able to put this incident behind him quickly. If you have found yourself in similar circumstances, give us a call for a free consultation [...]

Young Women Growing as a Proportion of Fatal DUI Crashes

By | 2012-04-09T20:43:19+00:00 April 9th, 2012|DUI Lawyer|

Between 1996 and 2007 the once-sizeable gender gap between fatal DUI crashes has closed, according to a recent study. Conventional wisdom said that young men drink more and are thus involved in more fatal crashes involving alcohol. As of 2007, at a given blood alcohol level the gender differential for fatal crashes had equalized. A [...]