Monthly Archives: January 2012

Thoughts on January 23rd Tornadoes in Alabama

I remember the day after last year’s tornado outbreak, which occurred on April 27, 2011. When I saw the destruction online and on television it was horrific. When I saw interviews with complete strangers who lost everything it was truly … Continue reading

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Driver faces vehicular homicide charges in DUI-related accident

According to Tuscaloosa County law enforcement, Murphy McKinstry Jr., 59, has been charged with vehicular homicide in connection with the death of 21-year-old Raphael Patton. The accident occurred on Greensboro Avenue at approximately 11:30 Friday night. McKinstry called the police … Continue reading

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DUI Law for Minors and Youthful Offenders

My kid blew under .08, but still received a charge of DUI…why? Many parents don’t realize that in Alabama, it is unlawful for a minor to have a blood alcohol content above .02.  Half a beer would essentially put a … Continue reading

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Florence patrolman testifies in DUI trial of Tuscumbia police chief

On Tuesday, a Florence police officer testified that Tuscumbia Police Chief Tony Logan was intoxicated during a 2009 incident outside Logan’s home. Logan allegedly crashed his SUV into his mailbox, then his patrol car, which was parked on the driveway … Continue reading

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DUI and Roadblocks

This week may be busiest week of the year for me, as far as new clients go, which is crazy because it is the first week of the year.  Most of my new clients were arrested for DUI over New … Continue reading

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