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Sheriff's deputy accused of drunk driving in West Virginia

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.

1 accused of drunk driving after fleeing into icy river

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.

Traffic stop leads to drunk driving charges for West Virginia man

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.

Burnt-out headlight leads to drunk driving charges for 1

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.

Man resigns as mayor following accusations of drunk driving

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.

Man faces drunk driving charges after operating tractor on road

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.

1 accused of drunk driving after allegedly hitting police cruiser

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.

Man who stopped to perform CPR now facing drunk driving charges

Although there are countless reasons for a car accident to occur, some may be more prevalent than others. Countless individuals have been accused of drunk driving following a collision, the potential penalties of which may increase in severity should another party be killed in the process. A West Virginia man is currently facing similar charges after an alleged accident in which he stopped to perform CPR.

College football player accused of drunk driving in West Virginia

A conviction for criminal charges can have a substantial impact on a person's future. For those who are playing sports in college, the potential consequences could be devastating. A football player at a college in West Virginia is likely focused on his defense after he was recently arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.

Bus driver in West Virginia accused of drunk driving

Facing criminal accusations for driving under the influence of alcohol can be stressful and challenging. If convicted, a person will be facing severe penalties, which often include significant fines and time behind bars. If the accused individual was transporting minors at the time, he or she may be facing additional charges in relation. A school bus driver in West Virginia was recently arrested and accused of drunk driving with minors involved.

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