Topic: DUI

Is Your Medical Marijuana Card Valid in Louisiana?

Although medical marijuana is legal in Louisiana, the state does not currently recognize out-of-state medical marijuana cards. However, the state legislature is considering bills this year that may change this restriction.  Is Medical Marijuana Legal […]

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DUI Checkpoint in New Orleans on Thursday night, April 14, 2016

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the New Orleans Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint Thursday, April 14, at an undisclosed location in New Orleans. The sobriety checkpoint will begin at 9 […]

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Man arrested for DWI, drug possession on boat in Bayou Savage

A Metairie man was arrested Monday for DWI and drug possession on Bayou Savage. A witness complained they saw a man who they believed to be impaired try to launch a boat into Bayou Savage. […]

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Michael Weatherly leaving ‘NCIS’ after DUI arrest

Michael Weatherly, famous for playing Anthony DiNozzo on the original ‘NCIS’ announced he will be leaving the show after the end of the current season. Weatherly was arrested for two counts of DUI back in […]

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Louisiana State Police issuing “No Refusal” policy over holiday weekend

As a part of the ongoing “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, Troop I (Lafayette Parish) will be issuing a ‘No Refusal’ policy over the holiday weekend. All across the state, police and troopers […]

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Pedestrian killed after suspected drunk driver struck him

A 45-year-old unidentified man was killed Christmas Day after being struck by a 26-year-old in Algiers. The driver, Jeron Wheeler, was tested for a DWI then arrested and brought to Orleans Parish Prison. When an […]

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DWI checkpoint planned for Mandeville Saturday night, December 19

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Mandeville Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Saturday, December 19, at an undisclosed location in Mandeville. Never drink and drive. If you are […]

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Bunny Friend shooting suspect evaded DWI checkpoint nights earlier

One of the nine suspects in the Bunny Friend park shooting has been identified as Shawn “Shooter” Ruffin, 22. According to nola.com, Ruffin and two other men were inside a 2011 black Ford Explorer that […]

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NOPD to conduct sobriety checkpoint on Thursday, December 10

As an ongoing proactive effort to remove impaired drivers from the roadways, the Orleans Parish Police Department will be conducting a DWI Checkpoint, Thursday, December 10, at an undisclosed location in Orleans Parish. The checkpoint […]

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Luling man arrested for DWI while driving boat

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division arrested Leopold A. Larousse, of Luling, for a DWI and booked him in St. Charles Parish jail. Agents were called out to a sunken mud boat […]

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‘NCIS’ actor Michael Weatherly charged with DUI

‘NCIS’ actor Michael Weatherly was charged with a DUI earlier in November after being pulled over in Hollywood, according to TMZ. The actor failed the field sobriety tests and was registered and well beyond the legal […]

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Eight booked for DWI over Thanksgiving holiday in Baton Rouge

A total of eight people were booked over the Thursday and Friday of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in Baton Rouge. The following are their names and charges against them: Kenneth Dean, 22, 40237 Coontrap Road, Gonzales, […]

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Woman arrested after taunting police on social media, filing false report

A New Jersey woman was arrested this week after filing a false police report to avoid a DUI, then mocked the police shortly thereafter on Twitter calling them “silly piggies”. Hayley Oates, 25, and her […]

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Lafourche Parish DWI & seatbelt checkpoint scheduled for Thanksgiving week

In an effort to stop drunk driving, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office is scheduling several checkpoints during the Thanksgiving holiday week. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday will have seatbelt checkpoints, and a DWI checkpoint scheduled for […]

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Trio sought after driving stolen SUV from DWI checkpoint

A trio is being sought for driving a stolen SUV after fleeing a DWI checkpoint in Orleans Parish Friday night. The men were stopped at the checkpoint near Dublin and Dixon street intersection. The men provide […]

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Louisiana man arrested for DWI after passing out at drive-thru

Joseph Neal Page of  Robeline, LA was arrested on November 2nd after being discovered passed out in the McDonald’s drive-thru in Gonzales. A McDonald’s employee had called 911 and Officer Tunis arrived and noticed Page […]

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Georgia drivers claim to be too drunk to consent to DUI tests

A Georgia Supreme Court ruling has created a legal loophole that has allowed evidence against drunk drivers to be thrown out because they were too drunk to consent to the field sobriety tests. Attorney Lance […]

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Man arrested for 5th DWI in Plaquemines Parish

A Prairieville man was arrested was arrested Wednesday afternoon for a 5th DWI. When he was pulled over, he had multiple pill bottles in his vehicle for drugs including oxycodone. Alois Guepet III was seen swerving […]

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