Tag: dui

Cecil County’s Executive Arrested for DUI Last Night

Still via YouTube/Cecil Times

Cecil County’s top elected official was caught behind the wheel after having a few drinks last night, according to state police.

Maryland Drugged Driving Fatalities on the Rise


The Governors Highway Safety Administration and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility recently issued a report, noting that in 2015, drugs were present in 43 percent of the fatally-injured drivers who had a test result, which was more frequent than alcohol. Additionally, the report noted that one-third of those tested positive for marijuana.

Families of Hit-and-Run Victims Seek to Change Florida Law


Peter Tragos is a Florida based attorney who specializes in criminal, personal injury, and medical malpractice.

According to statistics from Florida Highway Patrol, there were 99,000 hit-and-run crashes in the state last year, compared to 92,632 the previous year.

Police Found to Have Used Undisclosed Aerial Surveillance



Karin Riley Porter is an attorney in Virginia who handles cases ranging from DUIs to serious felonies. As a former prosecutor, Ms. Porter has an innate understanding of how law enforcement functions when investigating a crime.

Baltimore City Police are facing criticism for using evidence from aerial surveillance to make arrests without revealing the use of the footage to the defense attorneys in court. In two recent court cases, police used footage from a surveillance plane that collected images from all over the city to track down defendants but did not inform defense attorneys of the use of this footage.

Baltimore Police Department Amends “Use of Force” Policy in Favor of De-Escalation



Patrick Woolley is an experienced criminal and DUI defense attorney in Virginia, practicing primarily in Fairfax, Prince William, Fauquier, and Culpeper Counties.

Following the death of Freddie Gray from injuries suffered in Baltimore Police custody in 2015, it seems that federal and local authorities have begun to heed the call for the fight against police brutality.

Goodson Acquittal Raises Serious Questions About State’s Attorney, Remaining Cases

State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby
State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby

Nicholas Braswell is a former public defender now in private practice as a criminal and DUI defense attorney in Richmond, VA.

Last month, the Baltimore police officer charged with the most serious offenses stemming from the arrest and death of Freddie Gray was acquitted on all counts by Judge Barry Williams, who ruled that the state did not demonstrate that Caesar Goodson’s actions on that fateful day exceeded simple civil negligence.

Officer Edward Nero Acquitted on All Charges in Freddie Gray Case

Officer Edward M. Nero
Officer Edward M. Nero

Koria Stanton is a Maryland criminal defense attorney with Price Benowitz LLP. Ms. Stanton is a former judicial clerk, and now helps clients facing traffic-related charges, drug allegations, DUI/DWI, and other criminal charges.

In a highly-anticipated conclusion to the bench trial of Edward Nero, Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams acquitted the 30-year-old police officer of all charges in connection to the 2015 arrest and subsequent death of Freddie Gray on Monday.

Suspect Faces Felony Charges in WBFF Bomb Scare

photo via WJZ
photo via WJZ

Kush Arora is a criminal defense attorney in Maryland and a partner at Price Benowitz LLP. Kush handles DUI, white collar, and federal cases in Maryland.

In the aftermath of a bizarre incident in which a man entered a Baltimore Fox affiliate television station threatening to detonate what looked to be an explosive vest, the suspect now faces a series of criminal charges including second-degree arson, first-degree malicious burning, threat of arson, possession of a phony destructive device and reckless endangerment.

Suspect Clad in Hedgehog Costume

Officers’ Right to Privacy When Being Recorded in Public



In March of 2010, Anthony Graber was charged with felony violation of the Maryland wiretapping law. Mr. Garber was confronted by a plain-clothes police officer, Joseph David Ulher, for speeding and recklessly driving his motorcycle. Mr. Garber had a video recording device on his helmet, recording his drive. When Mr. Garber was confronted by Officer Ulher, he neglected to tell him that the device on his helmet was recording the interaction.

Michael Phelps Will Not Serve Jail Time for DUI


phelpsday2Michael Phelps had his day in court Friday morning to receive formal punishment for the DUI charges that followed a day of boozing at Horseshoe Casino. The Olympic swimming legend from North Baltimore pleaded guilty, but avoided jail time.