When most people read a news story alleging that a driver was arrested because he or she was under the influence of alcohol, they may be willing to accept the information provided by law enforcement officers without questioning it. However, there are many steps that go into determining a person's blood alcohol content and whether he or she should be charged with DWI or other related charge. In fact, human error or deliberate oversight could result in inaccurate results. For example, over 20,000 drunk driving convictions in New Jersey are now being questioned.
Halloween, for many people in New Jersey, is a night to which many look forward all year. It is often a night of fun. Unfortunately, this past Halloween left one teenager in the hospital with serious injuries and another facing criminal charges, including DWI.
A woman believed to have been speeding has been arrested following a traffic stop, according to an article in the New Jersey Herald. Officers in Sparta pulled the woman over and ended up charging her with DWI as well as with traffic violations. She has since been released in advance of an upcoming court appearance. There is no word as to whether she has retained criminal defense counsel at this time.
It seems that a person who works as a law enforcement officer faces a great deal of scrutiny if he or she is believed to have been involved in a crime. Often, it may even seem that this scrutiny is an attempt to prove fairness. However, many of the details regarding a recent incident that led to DWI charges against a New Jersey police officer are unclear.
Car accidents can happen at any time of the day or night for a variety of different reasons. Unfortunately, police may believe that some accidents are caused by a driver who is under the influence of alcohol even with only limited evidence to support it. Unfortunately, a woman in New Jersey is now accused of DWI, among other charges, following a recent accident.
When driving late at night, it is easy for drivers to become disoriented. This can be true even when drivers are on a familiar path. Unfortunately, police in New Jersey have accused a driver of DWI after she allegedly drove her car into a fish hatchery.
When it is believed that a crime has taken place in New Jersey, it may be easy for some to jump to conclusions. However, a thorough investigation must occur before police can accurately determine what happened. Unfortunately, a man was recently accused of DWI after police say he was involved in a multi-block car crash.
Many people in New Jersey and across the country dedicate their lives to helping others. While there are a variety of ways to do this, many do so by working in the field of emergency medical services. Despite their desire to help, these professionals can also find themselves facing criminal accusations. In fact, an EMS chief has recently been charged with DWI.
There are some people who are willing to great lengths to help a friend who is in distress. While for some people this may mean lending a sympathetic ear, sometimes a friend could need more than that. Unfortunately, police in New Jersey claim that when a woman went to a police station to pick up a man who had been arrested for driving under the influence, she was also arrested, accused of DWI.
A recent accident on New Jersey's Route 80 led to an arrest for an NFL player. Charged with traffic offenses and drunk driving, Christopher Herndon was not injured in the accident. It is not clear how his position with the Jets will be affected, but it is not uncommon for DWI charges to impact employment.