Topic: DUI

NOPD officer suspended after DWI early Sunday morning

NOPD officer, Thomas Ripp, was placed under an emergency suspension after being arrested for a DWI and crashing into a cement light pole early Sunday morning. A post-accident ticket shows he tested above the legal […]

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DWI checkpoint planned for Slidell Friday, July 24

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Slidell Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Friday, July 24, at an undisclosed location in Slidell. Never drink and drive. If you are […]

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Former Jefferson Parish constable arrested for DWI after crash

Tony Thomassie, a former constable in Jefferson Parish, was arrested Wednesday on the West Bank Expressway after crashing into the back of a vehicle making a turn into a grocery store parking lot. The victims […]

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DWI Checkpoint planned for Mandeville on Thursday, July 16

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Mandeville Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Thursday, July 16, at an undisclosed location in Mandeville. Never drink and drive. If you are […]

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Alabama State Senator Cam Ward arrested for DUI

On Wednesday, Alabama State Sen. Cam Ward, was arrested for a DUI in Shelby County. After being released, Ward issued a public apology acknowledging his reliance on alcohol to deal with stress and inform the […]

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DWI patrols to increase over 4th of July holiday weekend

Officers across the state will be increasing DWI patrols for drunk drivers for the long holiday weekend. Thanks to the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission’s federal grants, the dates of July 2-6 will have increased patrols […]

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Inspector General report tears apart DWI case handling in Orleans Parish

Inspector General for New Orleans Ed Quatreveaux has released a scathing 54-page report detailing the mishandling of DWI cases in New Orleans Traffic Court. The report highlights the failure of weak police techniques for spotting […]

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Actor John Stamos arrested for DUI in Beverly Hills over weekend

Actor John Stamos, famous for his roll as Uncle Jesse in ‘Full House’, was arrested Friday evening for DUI in Beverly Hills. According to TMZ.com, his Mercedes was pulled over at 7L45pm after calls came […]

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New Orleans Traffic Court cracking down on plea deals, pushing more trials

According to The Advocate, New Orleans Traffic Court will be cracking down on the number of plea deals offered for minor and major traffic violations. A few weeks ago, the city prosecutors in traffic court […]

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Rapper Flavor Flav arrested for DUI, drug possession

Rapper Flavor Flav was arrested early this morning in Las Vegas for DUI, drug possession, speeding, open container, and other violations. The rapper was pulled over after going 28 miles over the speed limit, and the […]

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Man arrested for 8th DWI in Baton Rouge

  Alex Septh was arrested for his 8th offense DWI after striking a pedestrian in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday night. Mr. Septh was driving in the 2500 block of Kaufman street when he backed into […]

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Driver arrested for 2nd DWI in 4 days after injuring pedestrian

A Metairie man was arrested on Sunday after striking and injuring a pedestrian for his 2nd DWI only 4 days after an arrest for his first. Melvin Salinas-Giron supposedly struck the pedestrian crossing at a crosswalk […]

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Seth Gilliam from ‘The Walking Dead’ arrested for DUI, pot possession

Seth Gilliam, who plays Father Gabriel on AMC’s acclaimed series “The Walking Dead”, was arrested on Sunday in Georgia for DUI and other charges. Gilliam was pulled over going 107 mile per hour in a 55 […]

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Woman arrested for vehicular manslaughter, DWI in cyclist’s death

A St. Rose woman, Darla Gauthreaux, 29, was arrested Thursday night for DWI, vehicular homicide, and other charges following the death of a cyclist. Ms. Gauthreaux was driving on LA636-3 when she hit a 55-year-old male […]

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Man arrested for DWI after critically injuring motorcyclists

Donald Ealy, 59, was arrested for DWI Friday evening after critically injuring two people on a motorcycle on Elysian Fields and North Roman.  NOPD released a statement Saturday morning indicating the couple of the motorcycle suffered […]

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DWI checkpoint planned for Friday, April 24, in Harahan

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Harahan Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Friday, April 24, at an undisclosed location in Harahan. The checkpoint will begin around 7pm […]

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DWI technology will now connect agencies across parish lines

Louisiana is implementing new 6 million dollar DWI technology that will make reporting and information available across parish lines and shorten the amount of time for these agencies in regards to DWI arrests. With this […]

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2 arrested for possession of stolen vehicle at Orleans DWI checkpoint

2 men were arrested early Friday morning for possession of a stolen vehicle. The 2014 Dodge Journey was found to be a stolen vehicle from an armed robbery at Loyola and Perdido from January 28, […]

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