DRUNK DRIVING

Officers to Work Extra DWI Enforcement Shifts

Drunk-driving related crashes contributed to 84 deaths in Minnesota in 2018.

St. Paul, MN–Officers, deputies and troopers from more than 300 agencies will be working extra DWI enforcement shifts starting August 16 and running through September 2. The Department of Public Safety (DPS) reported a significant increase in drunk-driving related crashes that contributed to 84 deaths in Minnesota in 2018, the most since 2015. DPS also reported that nearly 27,000 drivers were…

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Concludes With Slight Increase In Attendance

Two motorcyclists died during the event

STURGIS, S.D. — Western South Dakota’s famed motorcycle rally in Sturgis is likely seeing a small uptick in attendance this year. This year’s 10-day motorcycle rally just wrapped up. Figures released by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety show a slight overall increase in vehicles entering Sturgis through midweek. Drunk driving, drug, traffic and other arrests point to increased…

Father Expected In Court To Face Homicide Charges

Their father, 31-year-old Christopher Devine, was placed under arrest for DUI

FARGO, ND – 31-year-old Christopher Devine is expected in court this afternoon to be formally charged with one count of criminal vehicular homicide and two counts of criminal vehicular injury in a drunk driving crash involving his two sons on Saturday March 23rd. The Cass County State’s Attorney’s Office says a blood test shows Devine’s blood alcohol content was 0.267…

Man Arrested After Getting Stuck In Ditch Near Fergus Falls

29-year-old Maxx Driscoll was arrested on drug, drunk driving and burglary charges

FERGUS FALLS, MN — A Pennsylvania man was arrested near Fergus Falls after getting stuck in a ditch. 29-year-old Maxx Driscoll was arrested on drug, drunk driving and burglary charges. He told police that he thought the person he was visiting was going to harm him. Deputies believe Driscoll had broken into a building on the property before he got stuck…

No Charges In Death Of Man Arrested For Suspicion Of Drunk Driving

Warren Lindvold died in a Fargo hospital last July

Warren LindvoldVALLEY CITY, ND — The North Dakota BCI says there’s no evidence to support criminal charges in the death of a Valley City man. Warren Lindvold died in a Fargo hospital last July, a few days after he was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. The BCI says two Valley City police officers did nothing criminal when they arrested Lindvold….

Minnesota Law Enforcement Will Have Extra DWI Patrol Over Holiday Season

2,717 DWI arrests were made in Minnesota during the holiday season last year

MINNESOTA — Before you head out to celebrate the holidays, make sure you don’t drive drunk and turn joy into tragedy. Officers in Minnesota want to remind you to plan for a safe ride home and to have a backup plan as well. If you’re not drinking, offer to be a designated driver. Everyone should buckle up and report any suspected…

Woman Found Passed Out Arrested For Drunk Driving

Police responded to the call shortly after 6 p.m Sunday at the corner of Demers Avenue and Washington Street.

Grand Forks, N.D. – (KFGO) – — A woman was arrested after passing out at the wheel of her car at a busy Grand Forks intersection. Police responded to the call shortly after 6 p.m Sunday at the corner of Demers Avenue and Washington Street. Officers found the car locked and tried unsuccessfully to wake the driver, 24-year old Brooke…