DUI

Cop Fired, Bar Closed in Windsor Locks Case

by Field Law Office, LLC |Cover-Up, DUI, Manslaughter, Police

A police officer facing charges for manslaughter in the DUI death of a young bicyclist was fired by the Windsor Locks police department last week. A commission voted on Dec. 9 to fire the officer at the center of a… Read More

Judge Gets Award From DUI Advocacy Group

by Field Law Office, LLC |Conviction, DUI

A Connecticut judge was awarded a National President’s Award from MADD for her use of victims impact panels and educating other judges about drunk driving sentencing options. But is it a good thing for justice if a judge is receiving… Read More

East Hartford Neighborhood Upset Over Reckless Driver

by Field Law Office, LLC |Driving, DUI, Reckless

One East Hartford man who has received 17 tickets in the past four years is causing a headache for some neighbors. He likes to work on cars and he likes to race, but neighbors are worried something tragic will have… Read More

In Connecticut and Nationwide, Female Drunk Drivers on the Rise

by Field Law Office, LLC |Arrest, DUI

In an interesting story from the Hartford Courant this week, it is revealed that women aren’t only gaining ground in the workplace and other areas of society, but also when it comes to DUI arrests. According to the report, the… Read More

Plea Deal Reached in Connecticut Drunk Driving, Hit & Run Case

by Field Law Office, LLC |Arrest, Assault, DUI, Suspended License

Way back in January of this year, 17 year old Jessica Lee was hit while crossing the street at Boston and Central Avenues in Bridgeport. She was thrown onto the windshield of the vehicle and landed “several feet away” according… Read More

DUI for Connecticut High School Coach

by Field Law Office, LLC |DUI

Forty three year old Paul Burke faced a judge this past week on charges of DUI stemming from an arrest that took place over a year ago. Burke pled not guilty last year and it seems his case is finally… Read More

68-Year CT Old Woman Sentenced in DUI Crash

by Field Law Office, LLC |Conviction, Criminal Charges, DUI

In Bridgeport, 68-year old Barbara Preston was recently sentenced to serve 8 years of a 15 year sentence behind bars according to this article from the Connecticut Post. The harsh sentence was courtesy of Ms. Preston’s multiple offenses and the… Read More

UConn Spring Weekend Brings Several Arrests

by Field Law Office, LLC |Arrest, DUI

Every year the students at the University of Connecticut take a break and get their party on. Spring weekend allows the kids to cut loose before cramming begins for final exams. During this time, parties are plentiful and so is… Read More

Connecticut Superior Court Judge Suspended for DUI Tirade

by Field Law Office, LLC |DUI

Connecticut Superior Court Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield was suspended from the bench for 8 months during her hearing before the Judicial Review Council on Monday. Back in October Cofield was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to… Read More

Editorial on Drinking Age Reform

by Field Law Office, LLC |Alcohol, DUI

Interesting view on the efforts to pull back the drinking age from 21 to 18 that has been spearheaded by College presidents nationwide and in Connecticut. Known at the Amethyst Initiative, the goal is to treat drinking among young people… Read More

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