Category Archives: law-blog

Gov. Wolf signs DUI ignition interlock bill

HARRISBURG – A new bill signed into law by Gov. Wolf Wednesday aims to require installation of the ignition interlock device for some first time… Read more →

Willingboro Man In Custody For Hitting And Killing Burlington Teen

42-year-old Ricardo Patterson III of Willingboro was charged with driving under the influence and taken into custody for drunk driving, after he hit and killed… Read more →

Pa. State House Of Representatives Votes To Expand Use Of Anti-DUI Device

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Senate Bill 290 was overwhelmingly approved by the state House of Representatives to expand the use of ignition interlock devices for people… Read more →

Should A 3-Time DUI Offender Be Kept Out Of Prison After Paralysis?

Next month, a Northampton County judge will decide whether or not to allow house arrest for a 3-time DUI offender who is wheelchair bound and… Read more →

American Airlines Pilot Arrested At Detroit Metropolitan Airport After Allegedly Showing Up Drunk For Flight

According to reports, an American Airlines pilot was arrested Saturday at Detroit Metropolitan Airport by the airport police after he allegedly showed up drunk for… Read more →

Montgomery County Man Cleared Of DUI Homicide

23-year-old Sean Sperl of Lansdale, who was found guilty in the death of a friend in a 2013 accident, was cleared of the DUI homicide… Read more →

Fun Day Turns Tragic In DUI Incident

It started as a perfectly fine day in April when a group of 21-year-olds from Lansdale went to Citizens Bank Park where they drank beer… Read more →

Montgomery County Ends DUI Court Due To High Volume

According to court administrator Michael Kehs, Montgomery County is reverting back to the old system from the pilot-program that segregated DUI cases into a separate… Read more →

Alcohol Impact Greater Than Marijuana On Driving

According to a recent study conducted and funded partly by the federal government, alcohol has a greater impact on drivers as compared to marijuana. Researchers… Read more →

21-Year Police Veteran Gets Prison In DUI Death

Former Philadelphia Police Sgt. Thomas Winkis was involved in a fatal crash one night in 2013. He was travelling at a speed of 35 to… Read more →