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Watch out, West Virginia drivers (and DUI defense lawyers), police are in the midst of what they are calling a “Holiday Blitz.” That means motorists will be seeing the Mountain State’s best and brightest out in force – there will be more checkpoints and more patrols as we head into prime holiday celebration time. The […]
The West Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles this week lauded a new state law that allows DUI offenders to forgo a license suspension and waive DMV hearings in order to enter the ignition interlock program more quickly. Because here’s the thing: Just because people aren’t supposed to drive during their DUI-related license suspensions, in so […]
There’s been a lot of news lately about college students behaving badly, and my alma mater, West Virginia University in Morgantown, has earned its fair share of those headlines. Let’s face it: Where there are colleges, there are college students who sometimes make unwise decisions that lead them to be charged with crimes such as […]
West Virginia University placed one of its fraternities on temporary suspension recently after 19 of its members were charged by Morgantown police for underage drinking and other violations, according to The Dominion Post. Sigma Chi fraternity is not permitted to accept new pledges or host social events. In fact, the fraternity may not participate in […]
A West Virginia mayor who last year refused to resign despite being arrested for possession of prescription drugs, again faces criminal charges for DUI. Police said Pratt Mayor Gary Fields was charged with driving under the influence after another driver called 911 to report that his vehicle was driving erratically around Chesapeake. According to reports, […]
West Virginia University this week suspended all fraternity and sorority activities following an incident at a frat house that resulted in the death of a student. Police said emergency responders were called to the Kappa Sigma fraternity house early Thursday, where an 18-year-old student was discovered unresponsive on the floor. CPR was performed on the […]
The president of West Virginia University has expelled three students for their involvement in the fires and riots that followed the Mountaineers’ victory over Baylor University.
West Virginia state police conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Aug. 1 into Aug. 2 along Route 10 in Oceana, Wyoming County. Police said the sobriety checkpoint was conducted to deter impaired driving and educate the public about the dangers of DUI, WVNS-TV reported.
The driver of a pickup involved in a crash that killed his friend has been released from the hospital and charged with felony DUI causing death, WSAZ.com reported.
West Virginia state police recently charged a Gilmer County commissioner with DUI, according to the West Virginia Metro News.