In an interesting turn of events in the western part of New York, a group of citizens participated in a vehicular blockade that resulted in a drunk driving arrest. Police say that several people noticed a driver displaying signs of erratic driving or possible drunk driving. According to the police report, the driver actually made contact with another vehicle before he was arrested.
A young driver that police believe to have been driving while intoxicated has recently been offered a plea deal in relation to his involvement in an accident that occurred in June in which two people were killed. New York police believe that the young man caused the accident because he was DUI. The young man is also facing charges for allegedly leaving the scene of the accident.
At around 2 a.m. on Oct. 2, Hip hop artist Jim Jones was stopped on a New York highway for allegedly speeding. Police say that when they made contact with the rapper, he appeared to be impaired. He was taken into custody on suspicion of DUI.
A police officer in New York spotted a car speeding and moving erratically. When he pulled the car over, the woman behind the wheel did not produce a driver's license, but did give the officer a name. Ultimately, it was determined that the name she gave was her daughter's name and the 7-year-old in the car was her granddaughter. Since the woman was also suspected of drunk driving, she has been charged with felony DUI under Leandra's Law in addition to several other offenses arising from the traffic stop.