Category Archives: law-blog

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 →

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned For This Weekend In Delco

NETHER PROVIDENCE TWP. – A sobriety checkpoint is planned in Delco this weekend, as announced by the Nether Providence Police Department on Thursday. The checkpoint… Read more →

Mother Gets Jail After Deadly Drunk Driving Crash

32-year-old Meredith Williams-Earle was arrested and put behind bars after she was involved in a fatal drunk driving crash on the morning of 6 August… Read more →

Repeat DUI Offenders To Use ‘Scarlet Letter’ License Plates

As states like Pennsylvania ponder over the changes needed to toughen drunken driving laws, and Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman takes measures to get… Read more →

Suspect In 3 Duis Slipped Through A Legal Loophole

39-year-old Christopher Gish of Dickson City, who slipped through 3 DUIs due to a legal loophole, could now be imprisoned for more than 10 years… Read more →

Pa. Cop Jolted By His Own Taser During Struggle With DUI Suspect

Steven Stinsky, a Berks County police chief, was jolted by his own Taser while he attempted to arrest a man suspected of driving under the… Read more →

Speed Enforcement Cameras And Wider Ignition-Lock Use Under Pa. Consideration

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania legislature is seriously considering the use of speed-enforcement cameras and alcohol-triggered ignition locks as inaction by Congress poses a threat to highway… Read more →

71-Year-Old Woman Killed After Suspected Drunk Driver Plowed Truck Into Lancaster Home

LANCASTER – A 71-year-old woman was killed Sunday night after a suspected drunk driver plowed his vehicle into her Lancaster home. The woman was pronounced… Read more →