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Thanks to his honesty and the kindness of the victim’s family, University of Georgia student Carl Phelps was able to finish college before turning himself in to serve time on a manslaughter driving under the influence charge, according to the Panama City, Fla. News-Herald. In what sounds like a spring break trip gone horribly wrong, Phelps […]

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An Indianapolis-area radio station has found a new twist on the trend toward public shaming of people convicted of a DUI: Its morning DJs plan to read the names of the past week’s DUI arrestees every Monday. With “Bad Boys” — the song you may remember as the theme from the TV show “Cops” — in […]

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There are no winners in a DUI-related death. A recent Georgia case illustrates that point all too well. Earlier this month, a teenager escaped with a five-year sentence after reportedly causing an accident that killed a 20-year-old woman on the Interstate 475. Bibb County Superior Court Judge Bryant Culpepper gave 19-year-old Nathan Russell Hatton the lesser […]

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Last week a Florida judge sentenced a 33-year-old woman to 15 years in state prison, the maximum sentence for a DUI Manslaughter charge. According to an article in The Tampa Tribune Nicole Harris Hall was reportedly drunk when she drove through a stop sign and hit the car Margaret L. Caouette was driving. Caouette, 75, who was driving home […]

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Rep. Ben Harbin was arrested and charged with a DUI on May 20 after he swerved off of an Atlanta street and ran into a pole, according to an article. According to police reports, Harbin smelled of alcohol, had slurred speech and had trouble keeping his balance soon after the incident. The House Appropriations Committee chairman kept […]

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Lindsay Lohan recently added to the seemingly never-ending list of celebrities arrested for driving under the influence. She was arrested early Saturday morning on DUI charges after crashing her Mercedes convertible on a Sunset Boulevard curb, according to an article. While Lohan was injured in the accident and admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment, the […]

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Camden police arrested a man and charged him with drunk driving after they observed he was slow to pick up his fast food at a drive-through lane at a McDonald’s restaurant, according to a news article in The Atlanta Journal Constitution. According to the police report, the arresting officer said he found 32-year-old Terrance Forte asleep inside the […]

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Pembroke City Councilman Elijah Lewis Jr., 60, was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving early morning on April 29, according to a news report in The Augusta Chronicle. The newspaper reported that it was the city official’s fourth arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence and his second in the last two years. At […]