A police officer from a North Carolina beach town has quit his job after being arrested for drunk driving. The man, who the police chief named as one of his top officers, was stopped on July 13. He allegedly blew a 0.08 on a breath test, which is the legal limit for blood alcohol content in North Carolina. The man had been coming home from a party when he was stopped at a check point, according to official reports.
Authorities in Raleigh, North Carolina, are alleging that a man involved in a major highway accident earlier this month was under the influence of alcohol. The man, age 42, faces drunk driving charges in connection with the accident, which blocked traffic on Interstate 40 for several miles on July 11.
A North Carolina woman has been charged with driving under the influence after she steered her car into a local body of water, according to area authorities. The 44-year-old woman was arrested at the scene of the accident, and she is currently being held by officers.
A pedestrian accident in Wall, South Dakota, on June 22 resulted in the death of one person, according to local officials. A 28-year-old man from North Carolina has been placed under arrest for drunk driving charges in association with the accident, which happened during the evening hours, at about 6:30 p.m. He also faces vehicular homicide charges in connection with the death.