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Louisiana man facing DWI and vehicular homicide charges

A Louisiana man has found himself facing some serious criminal charges following his alleged involvement in a fatal boating accident. This event reportedly occurred on May 13 on the Amite River. The accused has been charged with DWI, reckless operation and vehicular homicide.

Facing another DWI charge?

While out and about you were pulled over by Louisiana police. They suspected you of driving while impaired. This is not the first time this has happened to you. In fact, you have a previous DWI conviction on your record. You end up being arrested and charged with yet another DWI, and now you are wondering what this means for your future?

Does a suspected drunk driver have to give a breath sample?

Law enforcement authorities in Louisiana work hard to keep impaired drivers off the road. Those who they suspect of DUI are typically stopped and asked to participate in sobriety testing -- such as the breath test. Does a suspected drunk driver have to give a breath sample or does he or she have the right to refuse?

Drinking and driving more prevalent certain times of the year

Louisiana sees its fair share of drunk drivers every single day. Drinking and driving is common, but it is certainly more prevalent at certain times of the year. Over Christmas, New Year's and other holidays, for example, the state sees quite a few DUI-related accidents and arrests.

Louisiana man facing DUI and other serious charges

A Louisiana man was out Halloween night with three children in his car when he was pulled over by police for speeding. This traffic stop ultimately ended with the driver being arrested and charged with DUI, child endangerment and various other charges. The consequences for these charges can be quite severe.

DUI: The last thing you need as the holiday season approaches

Many Louisiana residents have already begun creating their guest lists and planning their menus for the upcoming holiday season. Whether you're an early planner or one who tends to wait to the last minute to get things done, the one thing you don't need is to face legal problems before the holidays get underway. If you enjoy imbibing a drink or two when you're kicking back for a night out with your spouse or friends, you may want to research various practical tips for avoiding DUI.

Police: drunk driver arrested trying to bail out drunk driver

A Louisiana woman was recently arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. In an unusual twist, she was in the process of attempting to post bail for her friend. Police claim the friend was a drunk driver as well, having been arrested and incarcerated about an hour before the woman made her way to help. 

Man arrested for DUI, injuring deputy

A man has been arrested after police claim that one of their own was injured due to the man's impaired driving. A 29-year-old man from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been accused of DUI after a deputy suffered moderate injuries in a crash allegedly involving the accused. The officer was alongside the road, helping with another accident when the crash occurred.

Police say man found lying facedown in ditch was a drunk driver

A Louisiana man is facing charges after being found lying facedown in a ditch. The alleged drunk driver was said to have consumed as many as 20 beers before he crashed his pickup truck. Police say they found the man while responding to a disturbance complaint. His truck was found smashed against a nearby tree.

Drunk driver charged in wreck that injured 1-year-old

A man has been charged in a wreck that left his own 1-year-old son injured. The Louisiana father was allegedly drinking and driving in a pickup when he ran a stop sign. A state trooper reportedly witnessed the violation. The trooper also stated that he saw a baby in the front seat of the truck and the father smoking a cigarette. At the time, the trooper was not aware that it could be a drunk driver.

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