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Falcons RB Michael Turner Arrested for DUI – Apologizes to Fans

Michael Turner, running back for the Atlanta Falcons, was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and speeding. Just hours after Turner rushed 42 yards and scored a touchdown for a 27-21 victory over the Broncos on Monday Night Football he was pulled over by police for allegedly going 97 mph in a 65 mph zone. Officers suspected…read more →

High Speed Chase of DUI Suspect Ends in Crash

A South Carolina man now faces charges for felony DUI with great bodily injury, failure to stop for blue light with great bodily injury and operating an uninsured vehicle after leading police on a high speed chase through a South Carolina county at speeds of 90 miles an hour at times.  The chase ended in a violent crash after the…read more →

Two South Carolina DUI Arrests Result in Sentences of 15 Years or More

As Mt. Pleasant DUI attorneys, one of the questions that people most commonly ask when they come into our office is, "What will happen if I am convicted of Driving Under the Influence?"  The answer to that question, is the same as it is for most legal questions, it depends.  The facts and circumstances surrounding DUI arrests are almost always…read more →

DUI Enforcement Increased in Charleston and Across South Carolina

South Carolina law enforcement agencies, including those who patrol the Charleston areas, wrapped up the 100 Deadly Days of Summer travel safety campaign with an increased DUI enforcement effort that started Friday and ended today. The DUI and traffic enforcement campaign was aimed at curbing traffic fatalities caused by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (DUI).   The South…read more →

Florida Woman Blames DUI on Being a Bridesmaid

27-year-old woman arrested in Florida for DUI this week.  The arrest came after she was pulled over for driving 20 miles per hour over the speed limit in Holmes Beach.  In addition to speeding, she was apparently unable to walk a straight line during her field sobriety tests (FST).  The Manatee County Sheriff's Office report apparently states that the woman…read more →

Sheriff Deputy Charged with DUI on Golf Cart

The SC Highway Patrol has arrested a South Carolina Deputy Sheriff for allegedly driving a golf cart while under the influence of alcohol. The South Carolina Highway Patrol says Robert Shorter, a deputy with the Saluda County Sheriff's Department, was pulled over while driving the golf cart in Edgefield County.  The DUI arrest happened around 12:30 Saturday morning. Shorter has been…read more →

DUI Crackdown In Effect

State law-enforcement officials held a press conference last week announcing the beginning of their "Sober or Slammer" campaign, which is aimed at reducing the number of drunk drivers on the roads in South Carolina.  Last year, South Carolina law enforcement officers made 28,466 DUI arrests.  The "Sober or Slammer" campaign provides for increased DUI enforcement beginning August 17th and running…read more →

Crocs Founder Blames DUI on Taylor Swift

George Boedecker, founer of Crocs shoes, was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) after he was allegedly found unconscious in his Porsche.  When police confronted Boedecker, he said that he wasn't the one driving the car.  Instead he said that his "girlfriend" was driving.  He later told police that his girlfriend was pop star Taylor Swift who, according to…read more →

Do South Carolina DUI Laws Apply to Mopeds?

South Carolina DUI Law and Mopeds If you are convicted of a DUI in South Carolina, you automatically lose your license for at least six months.  Many people left without an SC license because of DUI turn to mopeds for transportation.  That’s because in South Carolina you do not need a regular driver’s license or insurance to operate a moped….read more →

Country Singer Randy Travis Arrested For DUI While Naked

County singer Randy Travis was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) as well as threatening law enforcement after crashing his Pontiac Trans Am in Texas Tuesday night.  Police reported that when they arrived at the scene they found Travis who was naked and being combative and a Pontiac Trans Am registered to Travis that had veered of the…read more →