Our blog has previously discussed that picking up a DUI conviction in Kentucky, even if it is first offense, can land a person in jail. Moreover, the drunk driving conviction could also mean time on probation and a license suspension.
When people in Jackson think about a DUI, the first thought that may come to their mind is someone getting pulled over and arrested, after a night at the bars or even at a family party or a sporting event. In short, a DUI is to their minds something related to alcohol use.
A previous post talked about how a young man and one-time college student at a major Kentucky university is now facing serious charges in connection with a crash that left a four-year-old dead.
An eighteen-year-old man who at one time was a student at the University of Kentucky has now been charged with reckless homicide. The charge comes months after the man allegedly struck and ultimately killed a four-year-old boy with a vehicle.
For anyone, but especially for a Jackson, Kentucky resident who has never been through it before, it can be scary to get pulled over by a law enforcement officer for a DUI investigation.
Many residents of Jackson, Kentucky, even if they have no personal experience with this, probably know that when someone gets stopped on suspicion of drunk driving, an officer may ask them to do several tests. For example, they may be expected to walk in a straight line in a certain manner or stand on one leg.
If you drive southwest of Jackson for about an hour and a half, you will come to London. Though you can't find Buckingham Palace or Big Ben there, you can find the spot where Kentucky basketball royalty was recently stopped by a police officer and then arrested for driving while drunk.