A 21-year-old man has been arrested and accused of driving under the influence of alcohol after allegedly attempting to evade a traffic stop in West Virginia. Attempting to evade authorities is never advisable, and such a decision may only increase suspicions of the presence of wrongdoing. Individuals who stand accused of drunk driving under similar circumstances may wish to prepare for what comes next by focusing on their defense, but the process can be intimidating.
There are a variety of scenarios in which a person might exhibit erratic driving behavior. In some cases, it may take little more than a moment of inattention to cause an individual to experience difficulty maintaining proper lane control. Unfortunately, an off-duty police officer has been arrested and accused of drunk driving during a recent traffic stop after he was pulled over for driving erratically and pulling a trailer with a burnt-out tail light in West Virginia.
With many individuals having long commutes to and from their job, it might not be that uncommon for a person to experience fatigue on the road. However, should authorities encounter a driver who is asleep at the wheel, they may be more inclined to suspect the presence of unlawful behavior. A West Virginia man is reportedly facing drunk driving charges after police found him asleep in his vehicle along an interstate.
A sheriff's deputy has recently been accused of driving under the influence of alcohol after he allegedly crashed a vehicle into a home in West Virginia. Drunk driving charges are serious in nature, and those accused of similar crimes face serious consequences if a conviction is obtained. Individuals who face such charges could find it beneficial to prepare for what happens next by focusing on their defense, but they might be uncertain where to turn for assistance.
When a person becomes involved in a traffic stop, he or she may feel somewhat intimidated by the process. However, attempting to evade the situation altogether is never advisable, and may only lead to additional charges should an investigation follow. A man has recently been accused of drunk driving after allegedly jumping into a pond of cold water to evade authorities in West Virginia.
A man has been arrested and accused of driving under the influence of alcohol following a recent traffic stop in West Virginia. A drunk driving offense carries serious consequences should a conviction be obtained, which only increase in severity if additional charges are included. Those who face similar charges may wish to protect themselves against potentially devastating consequences, but they might be uncertain how best to proceed.
There are a multitude of scenarios in which a routine traffic stop may occur. Should an officer come upon a vehicle with a burned-out headlight, he or she may initiate a stop with the intent of informing the driver of the issue. However, if the officer becomes suspicious of criminal behavior during this stop, further investigation may ensue. A 34-year-old man has recently been arrested and accused of drunk driving following a recent traffic stop that allegedly took place under similar circumstances in West Virginia.
Individuals who are facing charges for driving under the influence of alcohol may find the subsequent process to be stressful and intimidating. Simply being accused of a similar crime can have an impact on one's reputation within the community, which can be challenging enough as is. A 70-year-old man has recently resigned as mayor of a city in West Virginia after he was arrested and accused of drunk driving.
When being accused of driving under the influence of alcohol, an individual has rights that must be upheld throughout the process. However, facing drunk driving allegations can be stressful and intimidating, potentially leading an accused party to feel pressured into responding to accusations or even admitting some degree of fault. A 68-year-old man is facing similar charges after allegedly creating a traffic hazard while driving his tractor on the road in West Virginia.
Driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs can be dangerous, and the penalties for a conviction are serious. If an accident occurs in the process, the consequences an accused individual may face only increase in severity. A 44-year-old woman has been arrested and accused of drunk driving after allegedly hitting a police cruiser that was leading a funeral procession in West Virginia.