MILLERSBURG — Despite a plea for leniency expressed by the victim, a Sugarcreek man was unable to overcome a long history of criminal convictions and a bond violation when a Holmes County judge on Wednesday sentenced him to prison for making unwanted phone calls and threats to several members of a family over a period of months.
Imagine a line of dead and mangled bodies stretching for twenty-five miles- 25,000 corpses. That is the number of victims of drunk driving every year. Many families go through hell because of stupidity from drunk drivers. Every day, 28 people die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver, that’s one death every 51 minutes. In conclusion, drunk driving can kill the ones you love and it should be put to a stop.
How would you feel if your loved ones got into a car crash, but not on accident? Drunk driving crashes are never accidents.
Americans know the dangers of getting behind the wheel while intoxicated. When alcohol enters the human body it impairs your judgement. Your speech begins to slur, the overall control you have on your body vanish because your balance and flow are altered by the alcohol entering your bloodstream. But yet the court systems lets them off with a simple slap on the wrist , like a mother to a child. What happens when that “first time offender” , loses their sense of knowledge of how to drive a car. Swerves into the next lane and hits someone ? We need to crack down on the laws we have in place now, to do that we need zero tolerance from offenders under the influence . Affect harsher penalties, to send the message drunk driving is not ok. Lastly Get rid of the petty laws that let offenders off the hook and enforce the law we have now. Officials need to crack down more on sobriety check-ins, vehicle ignition –interlocks, and arrest and detainment of first time offenders. A typical person that is accused of drunk driving is convicted of a very small punishment a fine, short period time in jail or restriction use is the typical punishment. Which sends the message law officials have let drunk drivers get away with their crimes by the time of arrest they have already drove well over 80 while drunk
Drunk driving is a serious problem that continues to take thousands of deaths each year. Too many innocent lives been lost to drunk driving. A death from drunk driving does not only affect the victim but it affects everyone around them such as family and friends. One night, one drink, one mistake is all it takes for drunk driving to take its toll. There are many solutions to prevent drunk driving, but they will only work if we put them into play.
And, while Hyde asked for a lesser sentence, the victim begged with Judge Robert Rinfret to impose a prison term.
All patients in the emergency department should be given the same appropriate medical examinations and services to detect an emergency medical condition. I think hospitals should some type of in hospital insurance for uninsured persons or hospitals could assess patients in getting the right connection to get insurance before they leave the hospital.
Although the first amendment guarantee’s freedom of speech, the guarantee is not absolute. There should be an expectation to the first amendment. Another aspect of freedom of speech is expressive conduct (such as flag burning). The supreme court has grappled with whether laws banning expressive conduct are permissible under the first amendment. This court is in favor of Texas because, is it not right to burn a flag, with military people died to protect our flag, it is a symbol of freedom, and it will cause more problems in the world.
“A fatal crash happens, and a lot of times the person at fault is not injured at all and walks away. Maybe they 'll get a jail sentence, but you have someone else who is affected for the rest of their life.”
According to the patrol, Morris, driving a 2011 Chrysler 200, was was northbound (within a mile-long north-south stretch) on state Route 39, when she crashed into a horse, pulling a buggy, which had been eastbound on County Road 114 and pulled into her path.
Of course, if your actions driving while intoxicated result in serious injury or death, you will face far stiffer penalties. A third-degree felony conviction for intoxication assault will result in at least two years and possibly up to ten years in a state prison. Intoxication manslaughter, killing someone while operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, may result in up to 20 years in prison.
Judge Michael Higgins found him guilty of three separate counts of domestic violence on and sentenced him to 90 days in jail and attend a batterer’s group. The court system failed here again as Hartless only served 11 days in jail and was placed on one year’s probation. This lenient double standard sentence was given with little value due to his violent background.
Max Stevenson Francois, who is 28 years-old, was recently arrested for leaving the scene of the accident. He is currently being held in jail, and his bond is $75,000. Max hit 15 year-old Jailah Cross when she was crossing the street on Northwest 15th Avenue. Jailah 's 14 year-old brother witnessed his sister get hit by the car and told his mother.
In 2004, Eric Bradlee Miller was drunk, stole a car, and crashed into a man, killing him. Jean Boyd sentenced him to twenty years. Nine years later, she sentenced Ethan Couch to two years for a more severe crime. Had Eric Bradlee Miller had a wealthy family and a superstar defense willing to create false mental disorders on his behalf, he too could have gotten off with a measly two years.
When driving a vehicle, thinking about the effects it will have on others might be the last thing on a person 's mind. Getting into an accident can be horrific, especially if the cause is drunk driving. Drunk drivers put lives at risk, as they can swerve uncontrollably and crash into innocent bystanders or other drivers. Automobile accidents occur daily, whether it is from a distracted driver, drunk driver or a sudden crash. However, drunk driving accidents and deaths related to them are totally preventable. Once drunk driving can come to an end, more people will feel safer to drive everyday.