July 2014 Archives

New York man refused a Breathalyzer test at police department

When a person is accused of a DWI, the effects it can have on other aspects of his or her life may not be well-known. In addition to possible jail time or hefty fines, the defendant may have trouble securing eventual employment. The future of one New York man remains uncertain,after he was recently arrested for a DWI. The police say that he refused a Breathalyzer test.

DWI charges in New York for man with revoked driver's license

When drivers are accused of driving while intoxicated, that charge alone is enough to dramatically alter their lives. If it is coupled with other factors, such as a previous conviction or a revoked driver's license, it can be even more problematic. People in that category might face even harsher punishments if convicted. An out-of-state man was recently charged with a DWI here in New York, and authorities say his personal circumstances could mean that he will see repercussions throughout his life.

New York man charged with second DWI in 10 years

The recent Fourth of July holiday was a time for many families to get together and celebrate. As is the case with many celebrations, there are those individuals who likely consumed alcohol as part of the festivities. During the entire weekend, state and local police in New York were on patrol and watching for signs of suspected impaired driving. One man was arrested and charged with a DWI on the holiday after he allegedly crashed his vehicle.

New York teen faces accusations of drunk driving after crash

When drivers in New York are accused of driving while intoxicated, most of the time they have the legal right to consume alcohol in the right circumstances. For drivers under the age of 21, if they are caught operating a vehicle while intoxicated, they not only have to contend with a accusations of DWI but also with potential charges of underage drinking. One local teen is facing this exact dilemma after police say she was caught drunk driving.

New York cite illegal blood alcohol content as factor in crash

Drunk driving charges can result in drastic changes in a person's life. If the person is convicted, he or she may be incarcerated or have to pay heavy fines, in addition to other potential punishment. A New York man stands accused of causing a serious traffic accident, and police say they have reason to believe that he was intoxicated at the time of the crash due to his measured blood alcohol content.

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