DUI

Alabama State Troopers Investigate 8 Deaths, Make 38 DUI Arrest Over Fourth of July Weekend

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) investigated eight deaths during the Fourth of July holiday period, from 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 3, to midnight Sunday, July 5. ALEA Troopers in the Marine Patrol Division investigated two non-boating fatalities (drownings), and Troopers in the Highway Patrol Division investigated six traffic fatalities. “One death on Alabama waterways or roadways is one too…

ALEA Releases Data for 2019 Holiday Travel Period

  The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) says troopers investigated 22 traffic deaths during the 2019 Christmas-New Year’s holiday travel period. ALEA says among those killed was a 4-year-old, who died in an Etowah County crash. The others killed included 10 drivers, nine passengers and one pedestrian. One motorcyclist, who was using a helmet, also was killed. Of the 20…

DUI Charges Against Alabama City Councilman Tossed

Former Huntsville City Councilman/Magistrate

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) – The case of an Alabama city councilman accused of driving under the influence has been expunged, or cleared from the legal records. News outlets reported that a judge in Huntsville signed an order late last month expunging the charges against City Councilman Will Culver. Culver said he could not talk about the case. He had been…

Alabama Has 5th Highest Drunk Driving Fatality Rate

Security company offers free ride vouchers for New Years

  TheSafewize group is offering free vouchers for New Year’s rides to the first 100 people to register for them in the five states with the most drunk driving fatalities, including Alabama.   The numbers used to rank the states are based on figures from the National Transportation Safety Board, which also writes: Economic Cost for All Traffic Crashes The…

Huntsville City Councilman Charged with DUI

 A city councilman in Alabama has been accused of driving under the influence. News outlets report Madison County Jail records show 57-year-old Will Culver was booked into the jail early Sunday morning on a DUI charge. Culver represents Huntsville’s District 5. Culver is also charged with driving on the wrong side of the road, failure to signal and improper lane…

Jail Records: UA SGA President Charged with DUI

Jarod Hunter was arrested in Tuscaloosa today.

Tuscaloosa County Jail records show Jarod Zakiya Hunter was arrested today and was released on a $1,000 bond. Last year, Hunter became the first African-American SGA candidate to run with the support of “The Machine”,  a secretive student political group. The University of Alabama released a statement that did not comment directly on the arrest, but quoted a spokeswoman, Monica…

Prattville Police Officer Arrested on DUI Charges

A Prattville police officer was arrested Sunday morning. Chief Mark Thompson confirms an officer was arrested for DUI on Sunday morning. Thompson also confirmed that the officer is no longer with the department. Thompson refused to release the name of the officer arrested. Check back with Alabama News Network for more in this developing story. Categories: Crime, Montgomery Tags: arrested,…

AL Troopers Arrest Suspected Interstate Shooter

On Sunday, August 21, at approximately 3:43 p.m., ALEA Communications received a call from a motorist who reported that a subject in a white Chevrolet Suburban, armed with a hand gun, fired shots at him on Interstate 85 in Macon County. The victim/caller followed the subject until a Trooper made contact with the subject off Interstate 85 in Montgomery County….

Huskers’ aide suspended, will miss 4 games after DUI arrest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska receivers coach Keith Williams has been suspended without pay until Aug. 31 and won’t be allowed to coach or attend the Cornhuskers’ first four games as a result of his arrest on suspicion of third-offense drunken driving last weekend. Coach Mike Riley announced the disciplinary action in a statement Friday. Riley said Williams has entered…

Riley: Receivers coach to face consequences for DUI arrest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska coach Mike Riley says he continues to look into the circumstances surrounding the weekend arrest of receivers coach Keith Williams on suspicion of drunken driving and that there will be consequences. Williams was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after he rear-ended an Uber driver’s vehicle in downtown Lincoln about 1:50 a.m. Sunday. According to…