Stories tagged: dui
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
Mandatory impound law for DUI arrests is unconstitutional, state Supreme Court says.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019, 8:38 p.m.
A man suspected of causing a crash involving a school bus and another car will face vehicular assault charges, Spokane police said.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 5:43 p.m.
Police believe speed and alcohol were the cause of the accident, and the driver was not wearing his seat belt.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 5:27 p.m.
An early morning vehicle crash in Spokane Valley damaged a power pole, knocking out power for more than 1,000 homes and closing almost a mile of North Argonne Road. Spokane …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 2, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
Spokane police urge public not to drink and drive after several dangerous crashes over Labor Day weekend
One crash involved a 23-foot pontoon boat being towed by a truck near Spokane Community College, police reported.
UPDATED: Sun., July 21, 2019, 5:34 p.m.
Spokane Police stopped an SUV that was driving erratically in the Vinegar Flats neighborhood late Sunday morning. No one was injured, but Inland Empire Way between 14th and 15th avenues …
UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
A 32-year-old Newport woman was airlifted to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane early Thursday morning following a suspected DUI crash.
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 11 a.m.
Spokane Valley City Council Candidate Al Merkel is facing a charge of driving under the influence after he was arrested in May.
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 6:54 p.m.
Spokane police say a man possibly under the influence of drugs caused a four-vehicle pileup on the Freya Way overpass near Spokane Community College on Friday morning.
Fri., May 24, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
A 16-year-old woman allegedly high on marijuana crashed into a car at about 5:50 p.m. Thursday on East Sinto Avenue and North Dick Road.
Fri., May 24, 2019, 10:53 a.m.
Authorities say a man drove drunk to a New Jersey police station where he was picking up a woman who had been charged with drunken driving
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
A woman who hit and killed a motorcyclist while driving drunk in 2017 was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Drunken drivers could soon avoid a DUI arrest by pulling off the road and taking a nap.
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
The Washington State Patrol is suspects a driver under the influence caused a crash that injured three people Monday night north of Loon Lake.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 6:54 a.m.
Nearly 40 people were arrested over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday weekend under suspicion of drunken driving.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Monday evening after crashing his pickup truck into a ditch along Bigelow Gulch Road. When the vehicle was removed …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
Woman accused of injuring Washington State Patrol trooper in I-90 crash was driving drunk, authorities say
A woman accused of injuring a Washington State Patrol trooper after striking his vehicle Sunday evening on Interstate 90 in Spokane Valley may have been driving drunk.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 7:55 p.m.
East Wenatchee Police Officer Josh Virnig was driving to city hall on Dec. 14 to receive an award for proactive traffic enforcement when he saw a motorist swerving across the …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
Multiple agencies pursue vehicle in high speed chase through Spokane, Cheney; suspects arrested after crash
A Washington State Patrol trooper was injured during a high-speed chase that began in Idaho and ended with a crash in Cheney early Friday morning.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
New Year’s Eve revelers in Utah could find themselves with more than a hangover as 2019 dawns. If they drink and drive, they could end up on the wrong side …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
After hitting one parked car, the suspect’s Toyota Tundra slammed head-on into the victim’s Mitsubishi Outlander, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said. The collision pushed the Mitsubishi into the victim, …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a man Thursday morning suspected of driving the wrong way on Interstate 90, failed to realize he was being pursued by patrol cars and nearly hit other …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
Police in Texas charged a 30-year-old man with driving while intoxicated after he crashed a scooter outside a restaurant on Halloween, the Austin American-Statesman reported Thursday.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
Washington State Patrol responded to a two-car fatal crash 4 miles north of Spokane on state Route 2 at 4 a.m. Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
Jeremiah Wippel was airlifted to Spokane following the crash, according to the Washington State Patrol.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 2:12 p.m.
A crash in northern Spokane County totaled two vehicles and sent three people to the hospital Thursday night, and one man was charged with driving under the influence.
Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
An Asotin County public defender facing a DUI charge made her first appearance as a defendant Tuesday in District Court.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 3:16 p.m.
Vince Vaughn has been charged with drunken driving.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 12:31 p.m.
Police said a driver is facing felony driving under the influence charges after his vehicle struck and killed two people from Idaho who were trying to cross busy Las Vegas …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
As two candidates square off to lead the Stevens County Sheriff’s Office, some have accused the department of covering up a 2016 incident in which a top official may have …