NYS DWI News

Lifetime bans upheld for repeat DWI convicts - Jackson Bergman

Lifetime bans upheld for repeat DWI convicts

May 16th, 2017
The top court in New York has ruled to uphold policies which allow New York to revoke the license of repeat drunk drivers permanently.  The New York State Court ... Read More
16 Arrests in First DWI Crackdown of 2017 - Jackson Bergman

16 Arrests in First DWI Crackdown of 2017

January 10th, 2017
New York State Police made 16 arrests in a DWI crackdown which spanned Columbia, Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester Counties.  The arrests took place over the first weekend of the New ... Read More
In New York, Ontario County is at the Top of the List for DWI Conviction Rates - Jackson Bergman

In New York, Ontario County is at the Top of the List for DWI Conviction Rates

October 20th, 2016
The 2015 conviction rates for DWI was released by the Department of Motor Vehicles last week and Ontario County has ranked at the top of the list at 93.39 percent.  This ... Read More
Man Speeds Away from DWI Checkpoint, Crashes Motorcycle, Runs from Police - Jackson Bergman

Man Speeds Away from DWI Checkpoint, Crashes Motorcycle, Runs from Police

September 25th, 2016
State police say a man from Jordan NY sped away from a DWI checkpoint, crashed his motorcycle and then fled from police on foot.  The man was originally pulled ... Read More
Man with 4x the DWI Limit Drives Down Restricted Road at NYS Fair - Jackson Bergman

Man with 4x the DWI Limit Drives Down Restricted Road at NYS Fair

September 7th, 2016
When police asked Glen A. Krisak where he was going after driving down a restricted access road at the New York State Fairgrounds, Mr. Krisak responded that he was trying ... Read More
Woman Accused of Killing Her Twin Sister Arrested in New York for Drunken Driving - Jackson Bergman

Woman Accused of Killing Her Twin Sister Arrested in New York for Drunken Driving

August 17th, 2016
Alexandria Duval, age 37 and a former yoga studio owner, was arrested in Upstate NY for drunk driving.  Alexandria was infamously accused of killing her twin sister after an argument ... Read More
New York State to get More Aggressive in BWI Penalties - Jackson Bergman

New York State to get More Aggressive in BWI Penalties

August 16th, 2016
NYS governor Mario Cuomo signed a bill into law on Tuesday that requires courts to consider prior intoxication and impaired driving convictions during BWI sentencing.  The new law requires ... Read More
Man Arrested for DWI Twice in Two Weeks by Same Cop at Same Location - Jackson Bergman

Man Arrested for DWI Twice in Two Weeks by Same Cop at Same Location

May 27th, 2016
A Newark man displayed bad timing and bad judgement after he was arrested in the vicinity of the Holland Tunnel for DWI by a Port Authority officer who had arrested ... Read More
NY Woman Off the Hook for DWI After Rare Medical Diagnosis - Jackson Bergman

NY Woman Off the Hook for DWI After Rare Medical Diagnosis

April 22nd, 2016
A NY woman will not see another day in court after the District Attorney announced he will not appeal the decision by a judge to dismiss charges against a woman ... Read More
Nun Convicted of DUI Despite Claim of Sleep Driving - Jackson Bergman

Nun Convicted of DUI Despite Claim of Sleep Driving

April 13th, 2016
A nun in Philadelphia has been convicted of DUI by a judge in New Jersey after rejecting her claim that she was “sleep driving. Judge Martin Whitcraft suspended Sister ... Read More
Oswego County Man Charged with DWI after Dangerous Crash - Jackson Bergman

Oswego County Man Charged with DWI after Dangerous Crash

March 31st, 2016
A man was charged with DWI when he crashed his car into another vehicle on March 30th 2016.  Deputies said Gregory King of Fulton, NY was arrested at 11:28pm after ... Read More
St. Patrick’s Day DWI Checkpoint Crackdowns lead to more than 17,000 tickets in New York State - Jackson Bergman

St. Patrick’s Day DWI Checkpoint Crackdowns lead to more than 17,000 tickets in New York State

March 18th, 2016
In an unprecedented 143-hour crackdown, New York State Police utilized DWI patrols, sobriety checkpoints and undercover officers to put a curb on dangerous St. Patrick’s day events.  ... Read More
NY man sentenced to up to 12 years for DWI death related to accident he wasn’t a driver in - Jackson Bergman

NY man sentenced to up to 12 years for DWI death related to accident he wasn’t a driver in

March 9th, 2016
In an unprecedented case, a Long Island man was sentenced up to 12 years in the death of a Nassau County police officer even though he was not the driver of ... Read More