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In Van Buren County, a man who was delivering newspapers has been arrested due to a high level of alcohol in blood. He had five times bigger dose over the legal limit, this was his fourth count and he was charged with driving under influence.

The Van Buren Country Sheriff’s Office together with the deputy Brian Matthews prevented the man from going into the area that was temporary closed because of the accident that occurred last Thursday. Due to high intoxication, man wasn’t able to stay on the road for more information visit this site.

Deputy Matthews concluded that man, 44 years old, residence Paw Paw, was drunk driving, he arrested him and took him into custody.

While being in the custody, police discovered that he was previously arrested three times for driving under influence. During the investigation they found lot of empty beer cans in his car.

His name is still unknown and was not released to the press.The law obligates every driver to operate a car or any kind of motor vehicle free of any kind of substances that can clear his judgement. Depending on the criminal nature, he may be charged with a penalty or his driving license may be taken away.

Most states of U.S prosecutes driving under influence in three ways. First one is conducted based on level of alcohol in the blood, legal limit is .08%. Second case is when the level of the alcohol in the blood cannot be measured, or it didn’t get to legal limit. In this case the state must prove that driver represent a threat to public safety. The third case is when state has to prove that driver was in physical control of the vehicle. This is proved when blood is taken from a driver, but opposite to other cases, in this one the driver doesn’t need to drive a car. It is sufficient that he is sitting in driving seat and holding the keys .

In the state of California, a driver who operates commercial vehicle, mustn’t have .04% of alcohol in his blood. They have strict regulations and that why lot of practice law in this field.

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In Titusville Area in front of Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols, Trenton John Sturrock had a preliminary hearing, based on charges of driving under influence and because of use of controlled substance.

The charges were filed by the state police on December 12, 2015 in Townville and hearing took place on February 11, 2016.After he admitted the violation, he was released.

Shawn Steven Elmen, age of 30 from Guys Mills renounced his right to preliminary hearing before the Judge Sam Pendolino on February 9, 2016. He was charged with driving under influence of alcohol and drugs and because of the minor traffic violation. The incident occurred on October 15, 2015 in Meadville. He was released on bail which doesn’t include money.

Joseph Martin Raspotnick, age of 29 from Saegetownrenounce his right on preliminary hearing that happened on February 12, 2016. He was charged with resisting arrest, giving false identification, driving under the influence of drugs and possession of drugs, carrying a weapon and for two minor traffic violations.

Incident occurred on December 26, 2015 and Meadville police filled charges. He was taken to Crawford Country jail on December 27, 2015, he was set up with a bail of $20,000. He was released on February 12, 2016 after he admitted his violation, because of bail reduction.


The police arrested Scott Michael Yunik, age of 34 because of traffic violations on February 5, early in the morning at 5:02 p.m. on Interstate 79 in Hayfield Township.

While the police conducted the arrest, they found marijuana and related paraphernalia. He will be facing charges in district court.
Cody Nelson and Austin Giber, both age of 19, were arrested on Route 77 in Sparta Township on February 4, 2016. They were driving under the influence of the alcohol. go to websitewill be representing them.

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The circumstances are still unknown, but the police stated that one cyclist was killed by a woman driver who was under influence of drugs. The unfortunate man was struck on Staten Island. The accident occurred at 5:30 p.m. early on Tuesday.


Police have reported that man who suffered fatal injuries was Stanley Marshal, he had 59 years and was at the moment of accident riding a bike on Richmond Avenue.

He was hit by a car which attempted to turn left. Even though paramedic arrived shortly and took him to hospital, he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the car, Lisa Martini, who has 52 years was arrested on a charge while driving under influence of drugs. It’s still unknown if she has hired a lawyer.
These type of cases have increased recently and people aren’t aware enough how drugs can influence on their brain. For example: marijuana can impact on reaction time and impair judgment of distance and time. People who use cocaine become aggressive and reckless while driving and usage of different type of sedatives may impact on drives to feel disoriented. Drivers aren’t able to keep their attention on the road and they have poor reactions.

One of the cities in U.S. that take this matter really seriously is Seattle and visit this site.

People who use drugs while driving can’t be tested in the proper way, mainly because of these conditions: Still doesn’t exist roadside test to measure the level of drugs in the organism. Drivers aren’t submitted to test because they are legal for use of alcohol and if the police have the enough evidence for DUI, it doesn’t test them on drugs. Lot of drivers who caused accidents had besides of alcohol few types of drugs in their system and it was hard to determine which of substances had the bigger effect.

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