Posted on September 17th, 2014
North Carolina resident 45-year-old Richard Altman has been charged with a DWI for driving under the influence in a fatal single-vehicle accident in which one of his sons was killed, WAVY reported on September 2. According to police authorities, other charges are pending.
Altman was allegedly speeding when his truck flipped over, causing him and one of his sons to be ejected from the vehicle. All three were brought to the hospital. The accident occurred along Route 218, 11 miles north of Edenton in Chowan County.
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Posted on September 12th, 2014
The trial for Cleveland Browns’ wide receiver Josh Gordon’s driving while impaired case in Raleigh, North Carolina will be postponed until November 18, WTVD reported on August 26.
Raleigh police arrested Gordon for intoxicated driving in July. According to police reports, an officer asked Gordon to pull over after seeing Gordon drive 50 miles per hour in a 35 mph driving zone on Glenwood Avenue. He drove a vehicle licensed under Charlotte Hornets player and former University of Carolina at Chapel Hill standout P.J. Hairston
Gordon is awaiting sentencing for the DWI charge and punishment from the NFL because he violated the organization’s substance abuse rules. Browns Coach Mike Pettine said in an interview that the team is preparing to manage without Gordon for the least part of the season.
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Posted on August 16th, 2014
The former police chief in Greensboro and the current police chief at North Carolina Central University in Durham, Tim Bellamy, was charged with a DWI on August 2, Fox8 WGHP reported.
According to North Carolina Highway Patrol troopers, one of their men stopped Bellamy as he was traveling along Interstate 40 at around 12:40 a.m. Upon speaking with him, the trooper identified smell of alcohol on Bellamy’s breath and took note of his glassy eyes. Allegedly, Bellamy did not do well on his field sobriety test. When breathalyzed, Bellamy blew a .09 percent BAC, just over the state’s legal limit of .08 percent.
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Posted on May 4th, 2014
Raleigh resident Jacob Press, 21, is facing DWI, felony death by motor vehicle, and felony serious injury by motor vehicle charges in relation to a two-vehicle collision that killed 67-year-old Garner resident Rex Todd.
According to preliminary investigations, Press crossed the median while he was driving along Jones Franklin Road on, causing him to crash into another vehicle that going in the opposite direction.
The driver of the other vehicle, Rex Todd, was found dead on the scene. Todd’s wife Mary, 66, who was a passenger at the time of the accident, was rushed to WakeMed Health & Hospitals where she is recovering from her injuries.
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