DUI

October 19, 2018 - 6:58 pm
A Kansas City councilman who is running for mayor has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Quinton D. Lucas, 34, of Kansas City, Missouri, was arrested early Friday morning in Lawrence. He was released on bond and ordered to appear in municipal court in November on the...
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Ted Woodward
September 04, 2018 - 2:53 pm
A woman died in a traffic accident on Labor Day in the south part of Wichita, after she was hit by a suspected drunk driver. The woman was driving a Buick Sentry on Monday afternoon; she was east-bound on 31st South. Meanwhile, 34-year-old Monty Carpenter was south-bound on McLean Boulevard in a...
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July 06, 2018 - 10:59 am
The Kansas Highway Patrol has released its Independence Day Holiday Activity Report; the KHP assisted 433 motorists during the holiday-reporting period. The reporting period for the holiday ran from 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, through 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The Kansas Highway...
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June 26, 2018 - 5:17 am
A Sedgwick County Sheriff's detention deputy is charged with DUI. A release Monday from the Sheriff's Office stated that a detention deputy had been booked into jail after being stopped by the Maize Police Department early Saturday morning. The detention deputy was booked on allegations of Driving...
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June 08, 2018 - 5:35 am
A man has been sentenced to prison for leading police on a high-speed chase in a Lawrence residential neighborhood that resulted in injuries to two people. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that a judge sentenced 45-year-old Justin Crawford on Wednesday to nearly 3 and one half years in prison,...
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May 31, 2018 - 5:35 am
The Kansas Highway Patrol has released its Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Activity Report. KHP troopers worked two fatal crashes over the holiday weekend, neither of which were alcohol-related. Two were also reported over last year's Memorial Day Weekend. KHP reported 19 DUI arrests this year, down...
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March 08, 2018 - 8:10 pm
A Kansas man was sentenced to nearly 12.5 years in prison for a drunken driving crash that killed woman who was riding on his motorcycle. The Leavenworth Times reports Steven Harris, 48, was sentenced Wednesday for a September 2015 crash in Leavenworth County that killed 48-year-old Dawn Caruthers...
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January 26, 2018 - 7:36 pm
A former Lawrence police officer will serve a year of supervised probation for driving under the influence during a wreck that killed a motorcycle driver. The Lawrence Journal-World reported Thursday that Robert Heafey, 51, of Lawrence, was ordered to participate in a weekend alcohol/drug...
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October 24, 2017 - 8:57 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Topeka man has pleaded guilty in the July 4, 2016 death of a pedestrian. Jason Patterson entered the plea Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and driving under the influence. Patterson was charged in the death of Tara French, 60. She was hit by a truck on the west side of Lake...
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October 18, 2017 - 8:36 pm
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A drunk driver who caused a wreck that killed an Olathe school instructor has been sentenced to more than nine years in prison. The Kansas City Star reports James McAllister, 29, of Overland Park, pleaded guilty in September to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Caitlin...
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