Wrestler Stephan “American Psycho Bonnar arrested for DUI

From the NY Post:

Dramatic footage shows UFC legend Stephan Bonnar being pinned to the ground and cuffed as he was arrested for DUI.

The fighter, nicknamed “The American Psycho,” was detained Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas after motorists reported his “erratic” driving at 90 miles per hour, police said.

Witness Katie Dyer, 29 said: “If nobody had stopped him I think he would be dead.

“He was going to hit something, whether it was a car or a wall, and another person could have died.”

Dyer was part of a convoy moving south along I-15 into Las Vegas when she says she saw Bonnar’s red Cadillac dart across the midsection of the road.

Footage filmed by her 10-year-old son, Chance, shows Bonnar crawling along, straddling the emergency lane and holding up traffic.

Dyer claims that she, along with other members of the Jeep club JeepFam, went on to “box in” Bonnar and reduce their speed, forcing him to stop.

Passing truckers, meanwhile, arranged their vehicles in a line across the road, which brought the convoy to a standstill at around 2 p.m.

Police and traffic cops were called to the scene, and footage shows a Nevada highway patrol officer arresting Bonnar.

Video shows Bonnar, 41, looking flushed as he is held face-down to the gravel by four of the Jeep club members…

Read the entire dramatic story here:  https://nypost.com/2018/10/31/ufc-legend-pinned-to-the-ground-during-dui-arrest/

Little Women reality show star sentenced to 16 years for DUI crash

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Melissa Hancock, the former television reality star of Little Women Atlanta, was sentenced to 16 years in prison for the drunk driving crash that took the life of Coast Guardsman Petty Officer Second Class Daniel Dill.

According to reports, Hancock drove into oncoming traffic and had a BAC of 0.19, over twice the legal limit.

Actor Pooch Hall charged with DUI, letting his 2 year old son take wheel

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From TMZ:

“Ray Donovan” actor Marion “Pooch” Hall was arrested Wednesday night for DUI and felony child endangerment, after allegedly letting his 2-year-old son drive because he was too wasted to steer.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Hall, who plays Daryll, was driving in Burbank at around 7:30 PM when witnesses called 911 after seeing the toddler in his lap holding the steering wheel.

We’re told the witnesses were horrified to watch the car veer off and smash into a parked car. Thankfully, there were no injuries. One eyewitness tells us he saw the child crying in the front seat. The eyewitness says he looked in the window and the car seat was just laying among the junk in the back seat. It was not installed.

We’re told when police came they smelled a strong odor of alcohol and Hall could barely walk. His blood alcohol level … .25 — more than 3 times the legal limit.

Hall was cuffed and taken to jail, where he remains on $100,000 bail.

As for his son … he was released into his wife’s custody.

Jayson Werth pleads guilty to DUI

From the Washington Post:

Former Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth pled guilty last week to driving under the influence in the Scottsdale area. The arrest occurred in April, when Werth was playing at the Mariners’ spring training facility in nearby Peoria. The court sentenced Werth to a diversion program, ordered drug and alcohol screening, charged him more than $1,600 in fines and fees, and suspended his driver’s license.

At the time of his arrest, police reported Werth for three violations: Driving Under the Influence of liquor, drugs, or vapors (a charge applied to someone driving “while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, any drug, a vapor releasing substance containing a toxic substance or any combination of liquor, drugs or vapor releasing substances if the person is impaired to the slightest degree”), DUI with a blood alcohol content of .08 or more, and driving without current registration. The second two charges were dropped as part of Werth’s plea agreement.

Read the entire story here:  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/nationals-journal/wp/2018/09/25/former-national-jayson-werth-pleads-guilty-to-dui-charge-in-arizona/?utm_term=.21a3884c3745

Rams center arrested for DUI after game

From Fox News:

Los Angeles Rams backup center Aaron Neary was arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence and crashing into several objects in a city north of Los Angeles, police said.

Neary’s blood-alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit, the Ventura County Star reported, citing police.

The crash allegedly occurred around 6:30 p.m. in Simi Valley, which is about an hour’s drive north of Los Angeles. Local authorities said they began receiving calls about a person driving erratically, according to the paper. Authorities said the vehicle crashed into a bus stop sign, mailboxes and trashcans.

The vehicle kept moving, police said.

Officers stopped the vehicle at an intersection and conducted a traffic stop, the Star reported. Police later identified the driver as Aaron Neary, 25, a Simi Valley resident who plays for the Los Angeles Rams.

Neary allegedly blew .17 percent on a breathalyzer test – more than twice the legal limit of .08, according to the report. The Rams player was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor DUI with blood alcohol level over .08 percent, hit and run, and property damage, police said.

Vince Vaughn charged with DUI

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From People Magazine:

Vince  Vaughn has been officially charged with a misdemeanor after he was arrested at a DUI checkpoint in Manhattan Beach, California earlier this summer…

Vaughn was charged with one count each of driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage, driving with .08 percent blood alcohol content or higher and refusing to comply with a peace officer or to submit to an inspection, all misdemeanors.

According to District Attorney’s office, if convicted as charged, Vaughn faces up to 360 days in county jail. This is Vaughn’s first DUI offense.

The actor’s mugshot was released hours after his arrest. Vaughn— whose male passenger was also reportedly booked for obstruction and public intoxication — is seen grinning in the photo. A rep for the actor couldn’t immediately be reached for comment.

Vaughn was pulled over between Hermosa Beach and Manhattan Beach at 2:40am at a DUI checkpoint, police previously confirmed to PEOPLE…

Sgt. Tim Zins later clarified to CNN that Vaughn wasn’t “fighting with officers, but more … delaying the investigation.”

NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France arrested for DUI and possession of oxycodone

From ESPN:

NASCAR CEO and chairman Brian France was arrested on charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated and criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to a Sag Harbor Village (New York) Police Department news release.

According to the news release, France was arrested at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, held overnight and arraigned Monday morning at the Sag Harbor Village Justice Court, where he was released on his own recognizance.

“Mr. France was observed operating a 2017 Lexus northbound on Main Street failing to stop at a duly posted stop sign,” the news release said. “Upon traffic stop, it was determined that Mr. France was operating said vehicle in an intoxicated condition.

“Upon search of his person, due to a lawful arrest, Mr. France was in possession of oxycodone pills.”

Aggravated driving while intoxicated in New York is when someone registers a blood alcohol content of 0.18 percent or higher. The drug possession charge is a misdemeanor…

France, 56, is the grandson of NASCAR founder William H.G. France and son of Bill France Jr.

He has held the position of chairman and CEO of NASCAR since 2003. His sister, Lesa France Kennedy, runs the family’s publicly traded track-operating company, International Speedway Corp.