Category Archives: Drunk Driving Charges

Drunk and Reckless Driving: 21-Year-Old Facing Felony Charges

Joshua Lucas Runnels, the 21-year-old resident of Baldwin who police say killed one friend and injured another as a result of a drunken and reckless driving accident, appeared in the Kent County District Court on Wednesday, October 1st.

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Tuscola County Mud Bogger Takes Plea

 Vassar Township Man Gets Prison Time At his sentencing hearing on September 23rd, in Caro’s Tuscola County Circuit Court, 35-year-old Jason A. Boyd was ordered to spend two to five years in prison for a recent mud bogging incident that left several people injured. The charges stem from an unforeseen accident that took place on […]

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Drunk Driving Crackdown Underway Again – This Time With A Creative Twist

“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” After much success with the previous statewide drunk driving crackdown, Michigan law enforcement has decided to kick off a new campaign – “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” – which began on Friday August 15th and doesn’t end until September 1st. This particular campaign involves law enforcement personnel from […]

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Sentence Delivered For Fatal Drunk Driving Accident – Joseph Ford

Defendant Had Eight Prior Alcohol Offenses Joseph Jay Ford, the 27-year-old Kentwood man who stood trial last month for drunk driving and causing the deaths of two people, was sentenced on Wednesday, May 14, by Judge George Buth in the Kent County Circuit Court. The judge issued a sentence considerably more harsh than many expected. […]

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Michigan Felony Charges: Reckless Driving Causing Death

Detroit Man Causes Car Crash, Killing Three  Michael Anthony Miller, a 22-year-old resident of Detroit, MI, was arraigned last week on three counts of reckless driving causing death, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office. On August 18th, 2013, four men – a Grand Rapids man, his father and his nephew, along with another passenger- […]

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Grand Rapids Woman Pleads Guilty To OWI Causing Serious Injury

Child Endangerment Charges Dropped Ebony Michelle Howard stood tearfully before the Judge Mark Trusock in the Kent County Circuit Court on Monday, April 22nd. “I’m guilty. I was drinking.” she admitted. She also stated that her plea was freely and voluntarily given. Howard has been charged with one count of operating while intoxicated -OWI causing […]

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Medical Marijuana Supporters In Michigan Concerned About New ‘Drugged Driving’ Proposal

Michigan Legislature Addresses “Drugged Driving” Just a few days ago the House Judiciary Committee took testimony on a three-bill package to address “drugged driving”. The new proposal would require that driving while under the influence of a controlled substance, for example: medical marijuana, would be subject to the same testing requirements as drunk driving. Currently […]

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Joseph Ford Trial Under Way – Drunk Driving Causing Death Conviction May Lead to Prison Sentence

Michigan Drunk Driving Causing Death Trial Late last year, on the night of October 10th, Joseph Ford joined friends at the Florentine Pizzeria Ristorante & Sports Lounge in Grand Rapids, MI. According to the bartenders working that night, Ford drank 4 beers and 4 ‘Jagerbombs’. They also observed that his pupils looked misshapen. One of […]

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Man Facing Battle Creek Drunk Driving Charges After Stealing City-Owned Car

Tad McCrumb, an inspector from the City of Battle Creek Engineering Department, pulled up to the intersection of Fountain Street and Capitol Avenue on Wednesday to check on work progress. New traffic signals were being replaced and he had stopped by to see how the work was coming. He parked behind a cement truck and […]

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Driver in need of Kalamazoo Drunk Driving Attorney

Michigan Man Crashes Car Into Unsuspecting Victims Home A Michigan man is going to be looking for a good Kalamazoo Drunk Driving Attorney.  On Friday April 11th, in the very early hours of morning, five college roommates were suddenly woken up by a loud boom. They searched for the source of the noise, only to […]

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