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  • Bellport man charged in DWI accident in Coram also f...

    Dec 26, 2014 | via Newsday 

    Floyd Patterson, 56, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after he hit and critically injured a woman on Wednesday night, Dec. 24, 2014, police said. Photo Credit: SCPD Floyd Patterson, 56, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after he hit and critically injured a woman on Wednesday night, Dec. 24, 2014, police said.

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  • Man Charged With DWI in Crash That Critically Injure...

    Dec 25, 2014 | via Patch.com 

    A Bellport man was arrested for DWI after his vehicle struck and critically injured a pedestrian in Coram late Wednesday night, police said. According to police, an unidentified female was walking northbound on Fife Drive when she was struck by a 2002 Hyundai Sonata that was traveling southbound on Fife Drive at approximately 11:30 p.m. The pedestrian was transported to Stony Brook University Hospital via Coram Fire Department ambulance and is listed in critical condition, police said.

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  • Police: Bellport man faces DWI charge after hitting ...

    Dec 25, 2014 | via Newsday 

    A Bellport man who hit and critically injured a woman while driving in Coram on Christmas Eve was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, Suffolk police said. The woman, who has not been identified, was walking north on Fife Drive at about 11:30 p.m. when she was hit by Floyd Patterson's 2002 Hyundai Sonata, driving the opposite direction, police said.

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  • Arrest made after Long Island pedestrian injured

    Dec 23, 2014 | via MyFoxNY 

    Authorities say a Bellport man on Long Island has been charged with driving while intoxicated after his car struck and critically injured a woman in Coram. Suffolk County Police said Floyd Patterson was arrested after the 11:30 p.m. Wednesday crash.

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I enjoy the occasional joint of marijuana here and there. I have a friend who was arrested for a DWAI - drugs when he was high driving and they urine tested him. I do not drive high, I would be too worried about something happening. I am however worried that if I am legitimately tired or suffering from allergies and the officer believes I am high. Can he then give me a urine test, which would show cannabis in your system up to 30 days? Can they actually arrest you and charge you with this based on your urine? How can they prove it was in your system at the time of driving?
They can arrest for common-law intoxication where they believe, based upon their training and experience, that you are...
I was caught driving while impaired by drugs.1192.4 for weed.no evidence was found and I refused the chemical test.I had a suspended license at the time I was not aware of.I was stop for driving with insurance over lapse.not because I was driving recklessly or swerving out of the lanes.I was the only one in the car.no accident or injuries.
No such thing as "definitely". Aside from you "definitely" need a good NY DWI attorney, there is no guarantee as to a "...
She has had my daughter in the car before and after her conviction and sentencing. I have told her that I am not comfortable with her driving my child at this time. What are her legal obligations as to having an unrelated minor in her car? What are mine, as I know another classmate that she has driven.
If you don't want your child to be driven around with someone who has an IID in their car, don't. She doesn't have any...
After work, i went to a small house party, i had three beers over 3 hours and smoked a marijuana cigarette when i arrived, three hours before i left. The house owner said someone stole his stuff and kicked people out but I dont remember leaving the house.
If it was within the last 24 hours, you can look for a local clinic and ask for a blood test which may back up your...
I was charged with DUI per se and DUI Common Law; however, since my BAC was a .2 I'm assuming the DA will also charge me with aggravated DUI. Is this possible post-arraignment? If so, why wasn't this an original charge?
Yes, the DA can add charges after arraignment. It is odd that they did not originally charge you with the aggravated...
It's a misdemeonor dwi I been on for a year and a half and I just lost my job and I might lose the place i live
I would strongly consider calling your probation officer and keeping him abreast of your situation. After that, I would...
I was in an accident, I hit a pole. During the accident I hit my head. I have no recollection of the proceeding events that took place until I came to in the back of a police car I have had neurosurgery in the last 6 months. Mental Illness is prevalent in my family. I have a history of grand mal seizures. I was charged with two DWI's- 1192.303=operation of a MV while Intoxicated and 1192.2-AA 2X=Aggravated DWI:Per se-no prior.
If you are defending yourself, you definitely need to have a competency hearing. If you are represented by an attorney,...