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Complaints of a drunk driver lead to actor John Stamos’ arrest

Celebrity John Stamos was taken into custody after Beverly Hills police suspected him of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a June 12 article of the Los Angeles Times stated.

Reports revealed that authorities responded at around 7:45 p.m. after being notified several times of a driver suspected of drunk driving near Canon Drive. The 51-year-old Stamos was later pulled over at the crossway of South Santa Monica Boulevard and Beverly Drive. Stamos, who was initially transported to a hospital, was later issued a DUI citation, according to Sergeant David Armour. A court hearing is scheduled for Stamos on September 11.

Though no one was reportedly hurt in this DUI incident, the lawyers of Pohl & Berk, LLP, know all too well the devastation that a drunk driver can cause. If you or a loved one has been harmed due to the negligent actions of a drunk driver, our legal team may help you pursue compensation in court for your damages and suffering. Start taking your legal action today by calling 615-277-2765.

Motorcyclist killed by repeat DUI offender

An elderly man in Memphis, Tennessee recently died after he was struck by a vehicle driven by a DUI repeat offender, wmcactionnews5.com reported on September 11.

According to reports, Thomas Holloway on September 9 was heading home on his motorcycle when he was struck by a vehicle on Shelby Drive. The driver that caused the crash was identified as Christopher Franklin. He reportedly pulled in front of the motorcyclist as they were turning. Holloway suffered broken bones and bleeding on the brain. Franklin, whose license was revoked after his fourth DUI, was arrested for driving under the influence and driving without a license.

Our team at Pohl & Berk, LLP would like to extend our condolences to the families and loved ones affected by this tragic incident.

Drunk driver crashes, kills passenger helping stranded motorist

The driver of a Chevy Impala is in the Shelby County Jail being held on $200,000 bond after he killed the 41 year-old female passenger inside a car who was helping a stranded motorist jump his vehicle. The fatal crash happened in the early morning hours of October 21 on Interstate 20 near Poplar.

According to the Commercial Appeal, the 25 year-old driver who hit the vehicle was under the influence of alcohol. Authorities have charged him with DUI, public intoxication, leaving the scene of an accident, driving without insurance, and driving with an open container of alcohol.

The deceased was a Memphis mother of two. Her death has put Tennessee’s traffic fatalities at 825, which is a four percent increase compared to this time last year that had 791.

Our thoughts are with the woman’s family and friends during this difficult time.

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