Myrtle Beach is full of people out to have fun and enjoy a good time, but some unwisely choose to get behind the wheel of a car after an evening at a club or bar. Drunk driving charges can be quite common even if they can carry severe penalties. On May 17, music star Mac Miller was arrested on drunk driving charges in California after he reportedly ran into a utility pole in the San Fernando Valley before driving away.
South Carolina police were recently called to a restaurant after a truck was hit by another vehicle while in the parking lot. The individual thought responsible was arrested and charged with drunk driving and other offenses. The accused is reportedly underage, so the penalties that would accompany a conviction could be quite severe.
A South Carolina man has been charged following a single-vehicle crash that left him, his wife and his two children injured. Drunk driving is believed to have contributed to this incident. Due to the circumstances surrounding this crash, this individual has a lot to lose if he is convicted.
A young woman in South Carolina has been arrested following a recent fatal crash. She is accused of driving while impaired. As such, she is facing two felony DUI charges.
With the holiday season in full swing, South Carolina police are on the lookout for those individuals who are driving while impaired. Drunk driving is a year-round issue, but it seems to increase this time of year. In an effort to keep the public safe, law enforcement officers are stepping up their patrols which means more people may find themselves behind bars and facing DUI-related charges.
A South Carolina man was recently arrested for his alleged involvement in a crash that killed a pedestrian. This individual is facing numerous charges for the incident, including a felony DUI. With the severity of the charges in this case, the accused would likely benefit from the assistance of an experienced criminal defense attorney in his fight to achieve the best outcome possible.
A South Carolina woman is facing criminal charges after a recent car accident in Aiken County. According to law enforcement, she admitted to drinking earlier in the evening, but claimed that the accident happened because she was looking at her phone. A police officer who reported to the scene of the drunk driving accident claimed that he could smell alcohol on the driver's breath.
A woman in South Carolina was recently arrested following a fatal pedestrian accident. According to reports, this individual was driving while impaired when she struck an older gentleman. She has since been charged with drunk driving. It is unknown if any other charges are pending in this case.
A young woman in South Carolina is accused of driving while impaired with two children in her car and crashing her vehicle. As a result she has been arrested and is facing several charges, including drunk driving and child endangerment. While her relationship to the children involved was not identified, these charges could affect her parental rights if she is the mother of one or both of them.
A South Carolina woman has been arrested following a single-vehicle crash in Lake City. According to reports, this individual was allegedly driving while intoxicated, causing her to lose control of her vehicle. She is now facing drunk driving charges as a result.