Tag: Drunk Driving

Truck Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Wall

Truck Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Wall

A 24-year-old truck driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after crashing his truck into the wall of the Squash Club in Devonshire, which resulted in multiple people — including bystanders — being injured.A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:30pm on Saturday, February 21st first responders attended a reported collision... Read more of this article

Starling: Proposals To Deal With Alcohol Abuse

Starling: Proposals To Deal With Alcohol Abuse

Making the installation of ignition interlock devices mandatory for anyone convicted of alcohol-related offenses, introducing roadside sobriety checks, and expanding the public transportation system to run a minimum service throughout the night, are some of the ideas proposed by Jonathan Starling to combat alcohol abuse. “The Road Safety Summit,... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Collision On North Shore

Driver Arrested After Collision On North Shore

[Updated] Emergency services attended a collision on North Shore Road, Shelly Bay in Hamilton Parish early this morning [Feb 14], involving a van and a car.As a result of the collision, the two vehicles involved wound up blocking both lanes, restricting any traffic from flowing on North Shore Road. Although both vehicles sustained damages, we understand... Read more of this article

Court: Drunk Driver Had To Be Tasered Twice

Court: Drunk Driver Had To Be Tasered Twice

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Feb 3], a 29 year old man¬†admitted driving whilst impaired on 18th January 2015 and violently resisting arrest. Dennis Landy admitted driving whilst impaired on 18th January 2015 and violently resisting arrest.¬†Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo fined Mr. Landy $1,200 and disqualified him from driving all vehicles... Read more of this article

Weekend Arrests: 7 For DUI, 21 For Warrants

Weekend Arrests: 7 For DUI, 21 For Warrants

Over the past weekend [Jan 31/Feb 1] police officers arrested seven people on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme [STEP] continues. A police spokesperson said, “Officers also arrested 21 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the... Read more of this article

20 Year Old Motorcyclist Arrested After Collision

20 Year Old Motorcyclist Arrested After Collision

A 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after he crashed his motorcycle in the Crow Lane area at around 3.2am on Saturday morning. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:20am on Saturday, January 31st first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision in the area of Crow Lane and the north... Read more of this article

Car Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Wall

Car Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Wall

[Updated] At approximately 6.00pm this evening [Jan 29] there was a collision in the area of Christ Church Lane and Middle Road in Devonshire, with a car driver colliding with a wall. Police and fire personnel attended the scene and traffic was temporarily impacted, however a tow truck removed the vehicle by 7.15pm, and traffic resumed as normal. Further... Read more of this article

Weekend Arrests: 3 For DUI, 18 For Warrants

Weekend Arrests: 3 For DUI, 18 For Warrants

Over the past weekend [Jan 24/25] police officers arrested three people on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme [STEP] continues. A police spokesperson said, “Officers also arrested 18 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the island.” Related... Read more of this article

Weekend Arrests: 6 For DUI, 12 For Warrants

Weekend Arrests: 6 For DUI, 12 For Warrants

Over the past weekend [Jan 17/18] police officers arrested six people on suspicion of impaired driving as the Selective Traffic Enforcement Programme [STEP] continues. A police spokesperson said, “Officers also arrested 12 people for outstanding warrants and conducted liquor license checks at various liquor licensed premises throughout the island.” Related... Read more of this article

Court: Man Disqualified From Driving Until 2018

Court: Man Disqualified From Driving Until 2018

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Jan 19], a 24-year-old man pleading guilty to driving with excess alcohol in his blood and speeding at 79kph. Donahue Sousa was disqualified from driving all vehicles until 2018 and fined a total $2,400 for those two offences. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo fined Mr Sousa $400 for the speeding offence and, because... Read more of this article


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