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Category: DUI Manslaughter


JUNE  23 2017
DUI Manslaughter Conviction Lands Florida Man in Prison for 30 Years
DUI Manslaughter Conviction Lands Florida Man in Prison for 30 Years
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It was more than a year ago when Terry Dinkins, a 66-year-old Florida resident, got into his vehicle after having “a lot to drink,” as he later admitted to officials. Reports would show he had been driving with a blood-alcohol content level of 0.20, more than twice the legal limit.

 

Driving the wrong way on State Road 435, Dinkins crashed his Lexus convertible into an oncoming Nissan Altima. The crash killed the Altima’s driver and passenger, Brandi Cole and Silvia Barajas.

 

Last month, Dinkins was convicted of DUI manslaughter and sentenced to 30 years in prison. …

MAR. 9 2016
The Serious and Potentially Deadly Consequences of DUI
The Serious and Potentially Deadly Consequences of DUI

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is unfortunately one of the most commonly charged criminal offenses. Every day, lots of people around the country have a little too much to drink and then get behind the wheel to drive somewhere. And every day, people are pulled over on suspicion of DUI.

 

The consequences of a DUI are serious and shouldn’t be taken lightly. There is inherent danger in drinking and driving. You are putting your safety and the safety of other people at risk when you get behind the wheel.

 

If you are charged with a DUI