Monthly Archives: February 2015

The REAL Cost of a DUI

Drunk driving is no joke, and the cost to the driver – even if there is no collision and no one is hurt – can be significant. But many people don’t consider the full financial ramifications of drunk driving. The

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Drunk Driver Unharmed…But What About the House?

A young Van Buren County man somehow managed to escape a car crash largely uninjured a few days ago, which makes him very lucky indeed. However, even more amazing is the fact that he had three teenagers in the car

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Smoking Pot Doesn’t Affect Your Driving?

Because Michigan is currently slap in the middle of the legal storm surrounding the debate over whether or not to legalize marijuana, this particular piece of information is very relevant to residents of our state. It’s very likely to ruffle

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Kent County Deputy sentenced for Operating While Intoxicated

In the wake of his recent drunk driving accident, 44-year-old Peter Gerkin, a veteran sergeant with the Kent County Sheriff’s Department, appeared in court in a wheelchair where he pled guilty to a charge of Operating While Intoxicated.

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Michigan Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death

Drunk Driver Accused of Leaving Crash Victim to Die One of the hardest things a person can live with is knowing they unwittingly caused the death of another person. This is often the case for drunk drivers, whose poor choices

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Wrong Way Driver in Okemos

Thankfully, No One Hurt  It seems that most incidents involving wrong way drivers who have had too much to drink tend to result in fiery crashes and horrific fatalities. But thankfully for everyone involved, a recent accident in the Okemos

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Sturgis Police Officer DUI Case

The Final Update  29-year-old Brian Lee Stuck, the Sturgis Police officer whose “super drunk” accident made news all over the state, was scheduled to stand trial last week. But only one day before his trial date, Stuck accepted a plea

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Days Before Trial, Dad Accepts Plea Bargain

Jose Teneyuque Sr. was between a rock and a hard place. Charged with murder, along with a number of other felonies, he is still struggling with the fact that his drunk driving resulted in an accident that killed his 19-year-old

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Detroit Councilman Sentenced on Misdemeanor

Scott Benson, a Detroit City Councilman, was sentenced recently to spend seven days in jail after he plead guilty to a misdemeanor drunk driving charge.  But unlike the courtroom fiasco involving Flint Councilman Eric Mays, this affair was a rather

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