Posts Tagged "dui arrest"

Drunk Man on Horse Arrested after Police Chase

Posted by the Charleston, SC DUI Defense Lawyers at Anderson & Schuster, Attorneys at Law, LLC. A man who was under the influence of alcohol while riding a horse led police on a half-four chase in a northeast Florida town. Charles Cowart, 29, was arrested Monday afternoon about 60 miles south of Jacksonville. (Video Below) A police officer was responding…read more →

DUI Charge for SC School Bus Driver

Posted by the Charleston DUI Lawyers at Anderson & Schuster, Attorneys at Law, LLC. A school bus driver in Richland County, SC was arrested for drunk driving (DUI) and child endangerment last Friday. The South Carolina Highway Patrol reports she was arrested for DUI after wrecking the school bus she used for transporting students to and from school by running…read more →

Deputy Sheriff Driving Cruiser with 0.15 BAC not Charged with DUI

Posted by the Charleston, SC DUI Lawyers at Anderson & Schuster, Attorneys at Law, LLC. A Deputy Sheriff with the Sumter County, SC Sheriff's Department, who resigned after he registered a blood alcohol content of 0.15 during a breathalyzer test the night officers found his vehicle parked in the middle of a South Carolina Highway, has not been charged with…read more →

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 →

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 →

What Happens During a DUI Traffic Stop? (Part IV, One-Leg Stand Test)

In parts one through three of this series on the South Carolina DUI investigation process we discussed the initial DUI traffic stop, the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) field sobriety test, and the Walk-and-Turn Sobriety Test. The next test in the officer's arsenal in his DUI investigation is the One-Leg Stand sobriety test.   In this installment we'll discuss what the One-Leg Stand test is,…read more →

What Happens During a DUI Stop? (Part III, the Walk and Turn Test)

In parts one and two of this series on the South Carolina DUI investigation process we discussed the initial DUI traffic stop and the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) standard field sobriety test. The next test likely administered by a police officer during his DUI investigation is the Walk and Turn Test.   In this installment we'll discuss what the Walk and…read more →

Video And Audio Recording During A DUI Arrest

Many people are not aware that when you are pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) in South Carolina that the traffic stop is being video and audio recorded.  It is important to remember that you have the right to remain silent and that anything you say can be used against you by the prosecuting attorney after…read more →