Breathalyzers are typically the weapon of choice for most State College and Pennsylvania cops in securing a DUI arrest. However, as prominent DUI Pennsylvania attorney, Justin McShane, demonstrates in this video, breathalyzers are not the most reliable of tools. If you do not have six minutes to watch the breathalyzer video above, McShane demonstrates the
Month: February 2012
STATE COLLEGE JURY AWARDS RECORD CENTRE COUNTY DAMAGES
State College, PA- In a case that seems to be more fiction than reality, a State College jury awarded a record high for Centre County damages. $16.5 million dollars was awarded to a woman who was drugged by her former State College psychologist. I know that I said that the focus of this blog was
ACQUITTED BY JURY, BUT FOUND GUILTY OF PA DUI BY JUDGE
Easton, PA- An Easton, PA woman who was acquitted of DUI by a jury, was convicted mere minutes later by a Northhampton County Judge. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that Northampton County Judge Michael Koury convicted Jessica Trump, 25, last week of a lesser general impairment DUI count shortly after a jury cleared her on a
CHALLENGING BREATHALYZER RESULTS: IT DOESN’T WORK!
A little over a year ago, a Philadelphia attorney decided to challenge the results of the breathalyzers being used in the field to convict Pennsylvania drivers of DUI. Attorney Joseph Kelly, initially noticed the error in a calibration report. At that time, Philadelphia police assured him that the error only effected 400 cases. However, it was later
IRONIC DUI OF THE WEEK: DENVER BRONCOS RUNNING BACK ARRESTED ON DUI
In a lesson all Pennsylvania and State College drivers should heed, vanity plates are nothing but trouble. Apparently not a regular visitor to this DUI Blog, Denver Broncos starting running back and former Georgia Bulldog Knowshon Moreno was pulled over last week and charged with DUI. At the time of the incident, Moreno was driving
THE ETHICS OF DUI: TWEETING DUI LOCATIONS TO BE ILLEGAL?
Edmonton, Canada- In a piece first reported by Canadian Broadcast News (“CBC”), Edmonton police are requesting that people refrain from tweeting the locations of checkpoints set up to catch drunk drivers. CBC News reported that in several recent instances, Twitter users in Edmonton have alerted their followers as to the specific locations of checkpoints, resulting