Posts tagged "drunk driving"

Tennessee Drunk Driving Campaign Also Wants You To Treat Women Like Shit

That’s not the way you handle drunk driving, just FYI.

Megan Reynolds / July 15, 2015

All The Updates On Justin Bieber’s DUI Arrest

Just around the time Beliebers were getting out of nursery school for the day, Justin Bieber left a Miami jail around 2:30 this afternoon after posting bail.  Oh yes, Canada’s sweetheart got arrested this morning for a DUI and drag racing. Is anyone even the tiniest bit surprised?

The gossip blogs are buzzing…

Jessica Wakeman / January 23, 2014

Justin Bieber Arrested For DUI, Drag Racing

Justin Bieber was arrested early this morning for drag racing and driving under the influence in Miami Beach. Police say Bieber was pulled over at 4.a.m in a yellow rented Lamborghini and failed a field sobriety test. He reportedly told police he had been smoking pot all day and drinking beers and was also…

Jessica Wakeman / January 23, 2014

Be My Boyfriend: Guy Who Drove Drunk Inside A Walmart

Dear Timothy Carr,
A lot of people drive drunk, but it takes a special kind of man (usually from Florida) to drive drunk inside. According to a report from Brooksville, Florida, you helped yourself to a cold one while inside a mega Walmart and were then caught driving your motorized cart erratically.
“The defendant did…

Julie Gerstein / February 6, 2013

Girl Talk: I Have No Patience For Complainers

I consider myself a fairly patient person. I grew up in a house with four siblings and three pets—I can put up with a lot. But if you want to set my foot tapping and my eyes rolling, just start complaining about your life.

Recently, for example, I caught up with an old…

Emma Sarran / December 28, 2012

Drinking And Driving In France? Better Have Your Breathalyzers!

Breathalyzers aren’t just for the po-po any more: In France, a new law requires every driver to carry two breathalyzers in their car. The intent to decrease the amount of drunk driving accidents by having drivers test themselves with breathalyzers before they decide to drive home inebriated.

Daley Quinn / July 2, 2012

Erin Brown Faces 30 Years In Prison For Giving Drunk Boyfriend The Keys

If someone’s been drinking, you usually take away their car keys, not give them yours. Erin Brown did just that and now the resident of Hermitage, Tenn., faces 30 years in prison.
Back in December, Brown, 21, gave her car keys to her boyfriend, 23-year-old Trevor Bradshaw, thinking he was sober enough to drive. Bradshaw wasn’t and,…

Huffington Post Weird News / February 21, 2012

Morning Quickies: Ex-Miss USA Rima Fakih Arrested For DUI

Former Miss USA Rima Fakih, 26, was arrested this weekend in Highland Park, Michigan, for drunk driving. Rima Fakih tweeted on Saturday “Let’s clear things up now … I’m NOT in Michigan and I’m NOT in Jail! Wrong Fakih!” but the tweet was later removed. Her lawyer has confirmed Rima was busted for a…

Jessica Wakeman / December 5, 2011

Dumb Former President Of MADD Arrested For Drunk Driving

Here’s the rules: If you’re a teenage chastity advocate the one thing you really can’t do is get pregnant. If you’re a member of P.E.T.A. the one thing you really can’t do is kick your dog. And if you were ever the president of Mothers Against Drunk Driving the one thing you really can’t do…

TruTV / March 3, 2011

Christina Aguilera Arrested For Public Intoxication

Wuh woh. Looks like those anonymous sources may be right about Christina Aguilera being totally out of control and headed for rehab. Last night at 2:45 a.m. she and her new boy toy, Matthew Rutler, were pulled over in West Hollywood. Matthew was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Apparently, Christina was i…

A 12-Year-Old Girl Charged With Drunk Driving. Yes, You Read That Right.

And you thought the news couldn’t get more insane than Donald Duck groping a woman at Disney World? Ha. Apparently, a 12-year-old girl in Minnesota has been charged with drunk driving. The girl met a 19-year-old boy at a party where both were drinking. And for some reason, this guy asked the girl to drive…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 13, 2010

Woman To Be Charged With Killing Own Fetus After Starting A Drunken High Speed Chase

Here’s another one for “Sick, Sad World.” A 21-year-old woman in Georgia, Jessica Bruce, was clocked doing 85 mph in a 65 mph zone on Wednesday night. A police vehicle turned on its lights, but Jessica refused to pull over, starting a high speed chase. The chase ended with her hitting a car, spinning into…

Ugh. Snooki Charged In Friend’s Drunk Driving Death In ’04

Even the deaf and blind know Snooki likes her booze. But yesterday RadarOnline.com revealed exclusively that my favorite “Jersey Shore” guidette was criminally charged in the 2004 drunk driving death of one of her classmates. Ugh! According to Radar, Snooks (neé Nicole Polizzi) hosted a drinking party in her mom’s basement the night before Thanksgiving…

Jessica Wakeman / March 19, 2010

Alexandra Kerry, Sen. John Kerry’s Daughter, Busted For DUI

Alexandra Kerry, 36, the eldest daughter of Massachusetts Senator John Kerry, was arrested last night for allegedly driving drunk. The LAPD said Kerry was stopped on a Hollywood street at 12:40 a.m., failed a sobriety test and was charged with a DUI. [AP] Come on, Alexandra Kerry! Even the Bush twins didn’t get themselves arrested.

Jessica Wakeman / November 19, 2009

Girl Talk: Why I’m Glad I Got A DUI

When I heard this weekend that Shayne Lamas, the gal who snagged Matt Grant in season 12 of “The Bachelor,” was the latest reality star to get busted for behind-the-wheel booziness, I groaned but was hardly surprised. Her arrest was as predictable as Stephanie Pratt’s a mere few weeks before. Yet reading both girls’ shocked,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 16, 2009

Woman Calls 911 To Report A Drunk Driver—Herself

This video is kind of amazing. Listen to the 911 call from Mary Strey, a 49-year-old woman in Missouri, who called to report a drunk driver on the road. “Are you behind them?” asks the operator. “No, I am them,” replied Mary. “Well, do you want to stop driving before you get in a…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 3, 2009

Car Crashes Into Couple’s Bedroom While They Sleep

What is the worst possible way to be woken up from your slumber at 4 a.m.? By a car crashing into your bed! No, this is not a cockamamie plot from a Hollywood action film; this is a real-life nightmare. Last week, University of Nevada students Kristin Palmer and Trent Wood were sleeping soundly whe…

Ami Angelowicz / October 29, 2009

Frisky Rant: When Will People Realize Drunk Driving Kills?

We have this really annoying habit as humans of thinking we’re invincible or that the one tragic thing that could happen in a situation won’t happen to us. Nowhere else is this more evident than with the drunk driver. Rarely does the driver set out to kill — he/she only wants to ride the high…

Annika Harris / October 29, 2009

Hollywood Cops Hit A Woman’s Car. And Then Pin The Blame On Her.

The Sun-Sentinal has eight minutes of raw footage that shows four Hollywood cops conspiring to frame a drunk woman after they rear-ended her car. Watch it here. In February, 11-year police veteran Joel Francisco crashed his police cruiser into Alexandra Torrensvilas’ car while she was stopped at a traffic light. Some other crooked cops showed…

Nikki Dowling / July 31, 2009

How Much Jail Time Might Shia LaBeouf Get?

Shia LaBeouf was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Now, he’s not the first celeb to be accused of driving while intoxicated. Above, see a handy chart showing how much time stars have served recently after being convicted of driving while drunk or on drugs. Most celebs get probatio…

Catherine Strawn / July 30, 2008
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