Driving Under The Influence
A Montevideo Police officer is back to work after getting hit last week by a driver who admitted to being high on marijuana. Officer Kelly Robinson was off duty and was returning home from buying a camper for his family when a vehicle did not yield and pulled out in front of him.
A 27-year-old Minot, North Dakota woman was arrested early Saturday morning in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on suspicion of driving under the influence with a 2-year-old in the car. Cassie Lynn Jackson was arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol at about 3:39 a.m. after she was pulled over for speeding on westbound Interstate 94.
A 31-year-old woman was arrested Friday for a hit and run in St. Cloud that injured one man, and later attacked a hospital security guard while in custody. According to St. Cloud Police, Danielle Ilene Bennett is accused of a hit and run early Friday morning on the 1000 block of 7th Street Southeast.
A man suspected of driving under the influence took police on a half-hour, multi-city chase early Saturday morning, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office. A deputy attempted to pull over a 26-year-old driver at about 3 a.m. near Interstate 94 and Hemlock Lane in Maple Grove.
A Golden Valley man was driving drunk at over 100 miles per hour the night he smashed into and killed a young couple in Minneapolis. Melvin Jones and Brandy Banks-Sutta were stopped at a light at Morgan Avenue North and Olson Memorial Highway on Nov. 3, 2013 when they were hit from behind. They were killed instantly.
A 21-year-old Amery, Wis. man is charged with driving under the influence after crashing his car with a 6-year-old boy inside. According to the Wisconsin State Patrol, Andrew Graski was involved in a two-car crash Friday evening east near St. Croix Falls on Highway 65. When a Polk County deputy and a state trooper responded to the scene, they noticed indications of marijuana use by Graski.
International pop star Justin Bieber has found himself on the wrong side of the law after he was was arrested on Miami Beach for DUI and drag-racing early Thursday morning, according to Miami Beach Police.
An Eden Prairie man was arrested Friday and charged with three counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with a fatal crash in August. According to the Hennepin County Attorney’s office, 46-year-old Randoll Guy Sloan was arrested on a criminal warrant for driving while under the influence of alcohol, having a blood-alcohol concentration greater than .08 and for driving in a “grossly negligent manner.” The complaint says on Aug. 1, Sloan was driving a Chevrolet Corvette with passenger Kyle Boline on Eden Prairie Road. At around 7:45 p.m., the Corvette didn’t take a curve and ended up striking a power pole. The car flipped, and both passengers were ejected. Boline died to hours later at Hennepin County medical Center. Sloan was treated for a broken leg and “significant cuts to the head,” according to the criminal complaint.
A Minnesota woman is dead and her husband seriously injured after a crash Saturday afternoon in New Hampshire, authorities said. The man believed to be responsible for the crash is in jail on charges of drinking and driving.
Eau Claire police say a driver who crashed into City Hall on Tuesday was under the influence of drugs.
A Stewartville man has been arrested for allegedly driving a school bus drunk while transporting children to summer school.
A 52-year-old Wisconsin man was arrested for allegedly driving while under the influence with two children in the vehicle.
Police say a 23-year-old St. Cloud man may have been sniffing whipped cream cans before he crashed into a pole Saturday evening.
A Farmington man who allegedly sped away from police on his snowmobile and crashed into a pond is facing charges.
A 34-year-old South St. Paul man is accused of driving drunk with alcohol in his car and eventually falling asleep at the wheel before being found by police, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court on Friday.