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Forty-Year-Old Charged With DUI After Child Killed in Seminole County Crash

May 5, 2019

Late in March, a devastating drunk driver accident took place in Altamonte Springs that resulted in the death of a 9-year-old child. Early in May, a 40-year-old individual was handed DUI manslaughter charges for causing this accident and its subsequent fatality.

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Twelve Law Enforcement Agencies Team-Up to Fight DUI Crashes in Central Florida

March 22, 2019

This past weekend saw the convergence of three events that habitually take place around this time of year and always lead to a sharp increase in the number of drunk driving accidents and injuries. These events are, of course, the beginning of Spring Break, the end of Bike Week, and St. Patrick’s Day. In order to hopefully cut down on the number of crashes and deaths that the mixture of celebrations can often induce, 12 different law enforcement groups throughout the Central Florida area teamed up to create what they identified as a Saturation Patrol.

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DUI Charges for Driver Involved in Fatal April Crash of Last Year

February 1, 2019

The Florida Highway Patrol has arrested a person believed to be responsible for a multi-vehicle collision in Lake County that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist in April of last year. According to this update to an older story, the initial incident took place in Lake County, shortly after midnight, on the 1st of April, 2018.

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DUI Charges for Tampa Driver involved in Pre-Christmas Crash

January 14, 2019

A woman from Tampa was arrested and charged with a DUI on the day before Christmas Eve in Hillsborough County. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol state that the drunk driver accident began shortly after 2:30 in the morning, as a couple were traveling within a 2009 Kia Spectra down an inside southern lane of North Florida Avenue. The report did not state where the two individuals were coming from, but based on the breathalyzer results it seems safe to say that wherever it was had plenty of alcohol to offer.

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One Dead, Three Injured in DUI Crash in Marion County

December 27, 2018

A severe drunk driver crash that took place in Marion County on Saturday, December 15th, resulted in the death of one person as well as the injury of three others. According to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident happened close to 9:30 at night, and involved two cars: a 1991 GMC Sierra and a 2006 Toyota Scion.

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Florida Woman with Child in Back Seat Issued DUI After Being Located Via FaceTime

September 11, 2018

The social media device FaceTime became an essential tool for a Pasco County man who was frantically trying to locate his missing daughter at the end of August. According to reports from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, the man returned home from work on Tuesday, August 28th, to find that both his child and the person watching the child were no longer in the home.

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Osceola County Dispatcher Given DUI After Crashing into Ditch

September 11, 2018

An individual deployed as an emergency response dispatcher for the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office made a few unfortunate decisions while saddened over some pictures he saw on social media of his ex-wife. According to reports from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the dispatcher had seen the pictures at some point during the day on Tuesday, July 2nd. The dispatcher told the officers that he had Googled his ex-wife’s name and that this search took him to her Instagram page. On this page were pictures of his ex-wife with another man, and after seeing these pictures the dispatcher became very sad.

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DUI Issued for Florida Man Who Only Drank at Stop Signs

July 23, 2018

Towards the end of June, on the 27th, police working within Indian County town of Vero Beach were notified by an alarmed motorist regarding another driver who seemed to be operating their car in an unsafe manner.  According to the caller, they were trying to get through a drive-thru at a McDonalds when another vehicle pulled up behind them.  Read the rest »

Florida Man Asks Cop for Directions, Arrested on DUI

May 31, 2018

Police working in Boynton Beach were handed an unusually easy DUI arrest this past Sunday after an inebriated man approached them to ask for directions.  According to initial reports, the incident began after the Boynton Beach Police Department had pulled over a car as part of a routine traffic stop.  The reports issued around the incident do not indicate just what the initial traffic stop was in relation to, and it is not clear just how that first interaction ended.  It was while the officers were talking with the driver of the first car that another person approached them. Read the rest »

DUI Manslaughter Charges for Woman Behind Fatal Marion County Crash

May 21, 2018

On May 10th, an Ocala woman was behind the wheel of a 2011 Chevrolet Avalon and driving down the eastern lanes of U.S. Highway 27 in Marion County when she collided with the rear of a Hyundai Elantra that was stopped in a line of traffic.  Florida Highway Patrol personnel released a statement about the incident, and since the time of the initial statement some updates to the story have emerged. Read the rest »

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1001 Heathrow Park Lane, Suite 4001
Lake Mary, FL 32746
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Kissimmee, FL 34741
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Daytona Beach, FL 32119
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Inverness, FL 34453
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Lakeland, FL 33803
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Mt. Dora, FL 32757
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900 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711
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Titusville, FL 32780
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