Unequal burden-of-proof standards for DUI-drugs and DUI-alcohol charges make it harder to convict someone of driving under the influence of drugs, officials say.
Editor’s note: This article was written by Jennifer Hersey Cleveland of The Caledonian Record, in which it was first published Oct. 2, 2013. NEWPORT — The mayor of Newport pleaded guilty to a second offense of drunken driving Tuesday in Orleans Superior Court-Criminal Division and was sentenced to serve 200 hours of community service. Mayor […]
Gov. Peter Shumlin has hired Robert Sand, who has been the state’s attorney in Windsor County for the last 15 years, to develop a DUI treatment court system in Vermont. DUI courts put “high risk” offenders — people with an addiction and/or a prior conviction — in treatment programs and requires them to regularly report […]
Salmon himself was stopped in 2009 while driving just over the legal limit and knows first-hand how a good night can turn bad.