Topic: DUI

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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Woman crashes into Convention Center, charged with DWI

A 26-year-old woman, Irina Palushina, crashed her vehicle early this morning into the Ernest K. Morial Convention Center. Palushina was charged with reckless operation, careless operation, and DWI. The driver was on Calliope Street when […]

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Alabama defensive back, Geno Smith, arrested for DUI

Early Saturday morning, Geno Smith, defensive back for Alabama was arrested for a DUI in Tuscaloosa County. Previously, he had been arrested for a DUI back in August of 2013 and was suspended by Nick […]

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Baltimore Raven, Bernard Pierce, arrested for DWI

Bernard Pierce, running back for the Baltimore Ravens, was arrested early March 18, 2015 for a DUI in Maryland. He was arrested for DWI, DUI, and exceeding the speed limit. He was released on a bond. […]

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Man arrested for DWI, vehicular homicide in fatal crash in New Orleans East

A man, Darnell Harrison, was arrested Sunday evening after a crash that killed a motorcyclist in New Orleans East. He was cited for DWI, failure to yield, and vehicular homicide. The victim, a 39-year-old man, […]

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Slidell to conduct sobriety checkpoint on Friday, March 13

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Slidell Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Friday, March 13, at an undisclosed location in Slidell. Never drink and drive. […]

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NOPD to conduct sobriety checkpoint on Thursday, March 5

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Orleans Parish Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Thursday, March 5, at an undisclosed location in Orleans Parish. The checkpoint […]

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NOPD to conduct sobriety checkpoint on Thursday, February 26

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Orleans Parish Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Thursday, February 26, at an undisclosed location in Orleans Parish. The checkpoint […]

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Man charged with 8th DWI on Mardi Gras after crash

An Abita Springs man was arrested for his 8th DWI in Mandeville on Mardi Gras (February 17, 2015) evening after borrowing a friend’s truck without her permission and returning it with extensive damage. The man, James […]

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