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October 2017 Archives

Amish teen faces drunk driving charges in Pennsylvania

A teenaged member of the Amish community is facing serious charges after losing control of his horse-drawn buggy in New Wilmington, according to local sources. Pennsylvania authorities have charged the 19-year-old man with drunk driving after he was pulled over by police under suspicion of intoxication. While this might seem unorthodox, a horse-drawn carriage is still considered a vehicle under state law, and the driver is therefore subject to the laws pertaining to driving a motor vehicle. 

15 facing drug charges in two-state drug bust

A drug ring that allegedly supplied heroin and cocaine to two states has resulted in the indictment of 15 people. In Pennsylvania, the drugs were purportedly being supplied to the North Philadelphia area. Among those facing drug charges is the alleged 34-year-old leader of the ring who has multiple homes.

Football player faces drug charges in Pennsylvania

A player with the National Football League is facing serious charges in relation to an accident that occurred back in July. The wide receiver for the Bengals claims he was uninvolved in the accident that totaled his vehicle in Pennsylvania. So far, no court date has been announced, but the man is facing drug charges for substances allegedly found in the vehicle. 

School superintendent faces drunk driving charges

Parents were outraged after a Pennsylvania school board superintendent was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol. The drunk driving accusations came on the heels of the superintendent decrying an assistant coach accused of misconduct. He was arrested and charged, but appears to have since been released as he made an appearance at a community meeting several days later. 

The cost of a DUI can blitz your finances

If you go to your favorite sports bar to watch the Steelers play, you may budget the amount of money you will spend. First, there will be appetizers, snacks and a round of drinks. As the game continues, you may celebrate touchdowns by buying another round, or drown your disappointments with a beer or a shot. A friendly wager may take a few more dollars from your pocket.