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Williamson County Man gets 25 years for 10th DWI

Wesley Ray Marek, arrested August 11th, 2006, after a Round Rock officer stopped him over a possible traffic violation on Sam Bass Road, was sentenced in Williamson County recently to 25 years in prison after his 10th conviction on driving while intoxicated charges. The officer found that Marek was wanted in Brown County, almost 100…

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Fleeing drunk driver kills traveler

Robert Benn, who had just flown into Austin after the birth of his third grandchild, was heading from the airport to his hotel about 10 p.m. Monday when police said he neared Airport Boulevard and Bolm Road in East Austin. Just then, investigators said, a motorist in a Lincoln Navigator suspected of drunken driving began…

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Williamson County driver pleads guilty in crash

A Georgetown man pled guilty Thursday to intoxication assault and aggravated assault relating to a car crash last year in which a police officer’s leg was crushed, Williamson County District Attorney John Bradley said. As Part of a plea deal with prosecutors, Tommy Hagar, 56, was sentenced to two 10-year prison terms, which will run…

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Ignition lockouts for DUI convicts tried out in California

Sacrament California will test requiring that drivers convicted of drunken driving install devices that block vehicles from starting if alcohol is detected on the drivers’ breath. The bill requires installing an ignition interlock device on every vehicle owned or operated by a first-time DUI offender in four counties: Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento and Tulare. The…

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Sobering Drunk Driving Fatalities: Need for Experienced Accident Attorneys

In the face of sobering statistics on drunk driving fatalities, the need for experienced drunk driving accident attorneys becomes ever more urgent. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that nearly 13,400 people were killed in drunken driving crashes in 2021 alone, a staggering figure that highlights the devastating impact of impaired driving on…

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