A Kerrville man facing his sixth DWI arrest is accused of doing something police say is out of the ordinary. Jesse Lynn Ingram allegedly drove a front end loader, eight miles, drunk from Ingram to Kerrville.
UPDATED with charges:
Filed Tuesday morning in Whitley Circuit Court, the charges accuse Mya Tha Tun, 52, of reckless homicide, operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing a death, two counts of criminal recklessness causing serious bodily injury and three counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury.
The charges of reckless homicide and operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing a death are both Class C felonies, punishable by two to eight years in prison.
A Fort Wayne man has been charged in the death of an infant following a terrible car accident in Whitley County.
The crash occurred just after 8:00 Sunday night at the intersection of U.S. 24 and State Road 114.
Reports indicate that 35-year-old Joel Hoffman was driving a 2003 Honda minivan, headed west on U.S. 24. His passengers included 34-year-old Christina Hoffman of Fort Wayne and four children.
A 50-year-old Dousman woman who was arrested Thursday after she was spotted driving the wrong way on West Burleigh Street in Wauwatosa has now been charged with her fifth drunk driving offense.
Kari L. Campbell was charged Saturday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court with one count of fifth-offense operating while intoxicated and one count of operating a motor vehicle with a prohibited alcohol concentration. If convicted, she could face up to six years in prison and $10,000 in fines.
full article here > Alleged Fifth-Time OWI Offender Could Go to Prison – Wauwatosa, WI Patch.
UPDATE (May 2): Xavier Hughes faces four felony counts, including two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle. Hughes was the driver of the Jeep carrying the second victim, Thomas Olson.
If he is convicted on all four charges, he faces up to 75 years in prison.
A woman and her 22-year-old son were both killed in separate traffic accidents in the Milwaukee suburb of West Allis.
Police said 45-year-old Mary Moore was lying in a roadway when she was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle about 1 a.m. Sunday.
Four-and-a-half-hours later, Moore’s son Thomas Olson was killed while speeding to a hospital to check on his mother. Police said Olson was a passenger in a car that hit 3 parked vehicles while making a turn. The car then rolled over.
The driver and two other passengers suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and police said the driver was arrested for OWI.
Police said Olson and the others had just learned about his mother when they sped to the hospital. Investigators said alcohol was also suspected in the crash that killed Mary Moore.
Police said they were not sure why Moore was lying in the roadway – but officers later arrested the suspected hit-and-run driver for leaving the scene.
Emotions ran high in a Bucks County courtroom in Doylestown on Monday as a drunk driver who took the life of a 25-year-old mother of two was sent to prison.
Claire McGrogan, 53, of Middletown was sentenced to four to 10 years in a state prison and fined $1,000.
Hobbled by the car crash that led to her arrest, McGrogan used a walker to make her way slowly across the courtroom, passing the family of Erin Glasson Chaparro holding photos of the deceased woman. Chaparro’s two small children were among the dozens of spectators.
A woman suspected of drunken driving struck two pedestrians, one of whom died late Saturday night, Las Vegas police said Sunday.
The identity of the deceased 58-year-old woman from Las Vegas was not released.
The other pedestrian, 54-year-old August Kunkel, was transported to University Medical Center in critical condition. Police said both pedestrians were jaywalking.
A 23-year-old man was killed early Sunday when his car was hit by a suspected drunk driver on the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar, the California Highway Patrol said.
The incident occurred at about 2 a.m. on the eastbound 60 just west of Brea Canyon Road.
George Deirkarkourian of Diamond Bar, was driving a 2001 Ford and had slowed because of traffic when he was rear-ended by a speeding 2012 BMW driven by Sheng-Ting Shih, 32, of Walnut, officials said.
The collision propelled the Ford into the rear and side of two other vehicles. Deirkarkourian suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.
Shih was arrested and booked at the sheriff’s Walnut station on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. A 30-year-old female passenger in the BMW was transported to San Dimas Community Hospital for precautionary reasons.
An 11-year-old girl remained in critical condition Sunday after her mother’s car was hit by a drunk driver.
Just after 6 a.m., a white Dodge Caravan ran a red light at the intersection of SR-201 and 7200 West and struck a Nissan Murano making a turn, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.
The 30-year-old woman driver of the Murano and her 8-year-old son were taken to a local hospital by ambulance in poor conditions while the woman’s 11-year-old daughter was flown by medical helicopter to Primary Children’s Medical Center in critical condition …
The driver of the Dodge, 41-year-old Cheyanna Nemath, was treated at a local hospital and then booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of driving under the influence and causing a serious injury, according to a statement from DPS.
An alleged drunk driver shattered the lives of three families Saturday night, while his own young passengers fight for their lives after a tragic accident.
Three young girls were killed at the intersection of Northern Avenue and Pueblo Boulevard in Pueblo after police say a speeding drunk driver in a full-sized Dodge truck ran a red light, igniting a fatal domino effect
Rodney Alf, 57, of Beloit, was arrested Saturday by Rock County Sheriff’s deputies and faces his fifth operating while intoxicated offense.
Alf was arrested at about 7:50 p.m. by sheriff’s deputies and after reportedly failing a field sobriety test, was taken to the Rock County Jail.
Former Arizona Wildcats guard Josiah Turner has been arrested on suspicion of DUI by UA campus police, a UAPD official said Sunday.
Turner was arrested within the past week, but no further details nor a full police report were available today, said UAPD officer Joe Bermudez.
Turner, 19, will transfer after he was suspended twice during last season for unspecified violations of team rules, the University announced earlier this month.
read more here > Arizona Wildcats basketball: Turner arrested on suspicion of DUI.
A man was arrested on a DUI manslaughter charge early Sunday after the car he was driving at a high speed slid sideways into a lamp post, killing a passenger, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
FHP officials said the accident occurred while a 1999 Saab, driven by Charles L. Kusiak, 23, of The Villages, was heading north on Buena Vista Boulevard at 2:25 a.m. Sunday.
It took Florida Highway Patrol troopers 12 hours to determine the identity of the passgener, Robert J. Kokinakis, 22, also of The Villages, because he was carrying no identification.
A Dallas police officer was arrested early Sunday morning in Mesquite on aggravated assault, DWI and drug possession charges, according to police records.
Rafael Mendoza, hired in 2008, is being held in the city of Mesquite on bond.
He is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana less than 2 oz.
A Lower Valley woman had four children in her vehicle when she was arrested for driving while intoxicated, police report.
Police responded to a two-vehicle accident at the Circle K store at 700 N. Americas at North Loop at 11:20 p.m. Saturday.
The investigation revealed that Lucia Pichardo, 27, of the 8000 block of Valley View, was driving a 1997 Chevrolet Suburban when she collided with another vehicle at the gas pumps at the store.
Pichardo was intoxicated and also had four children – ages 5, 4, 2 and 3 months – in her vehicle, police said.
She was placed under arrest for DWI and booked into El Paso County Jail. She was also found to have three outstanding Municipal Court warrants. Her bonds totaled $5,747.
West Seneca police arrested a woman early Saturday morning after being involved in a road rage incident.
52-year-old Shawn M. Keem of West Seneca was arrested after a citizen called police to report that Keem had cut her off and struck the front of her car. The two were stopped on Seneca Street near Harlem Road.
Following an investigation, Keem was placed under arrest and charged with DWI, Aggravated DWI, and Failure to Stay in Lane.
read more here > Woman arrested for DWI after road rage | WIVB.com.