New Year’s Eve is a time for reflection, celebration and optimism about what the next year of our lives may bring. It’s not a time to find yourself behind bars, or worse, fighting for your life.
A man with five DUIs — and a total of 14 felony convictions — rammed a Billings resident’s garage door Tuesday, after bumbling a burglary, and then fled and rammed two motorists, including a mother who had two infants with her, according to prosecutors.
First question for the new column: “How can someone have so many DUI’s and not be in prison?”
Since 2006, a drunken-driving prevention program has been quietly getting Montana State University students back to campus safely and for free.
A man pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that he caused a DUI crash near Worden in May that injured two people.
The 24/7 Sobriety program keeps about 70 people out of the Yellowstone County jail every day.
A Billings judge ordered three years probation for a man who endangered his 3-year-old son last November by driving under the influence in a car running on three tires.
A 19-year-old who made an initial court appearance Thursday is accused of driving drunk in April and rolling another person’s car after running over a girl’s arm and hitting a fuel pump at a Laurel gas station.
A man a prosecutor said has nine prior DUI convictions appeared in court Wednesday on charges that he drove drunk, crashed and then ran away and had to be pursued by police.
A woman charged with driving the wrong way on Interstate 94 while drunk made an initial court appearance Monday.
Less than three weeks after a Billings judge give him three years of probation for a seventh DUI, Robert Loren Mock was arrested July 11 on suspicion of driving drunk in Wheatland County.
A man with six DUI convictions made an initial court appearance Monday on a seventh charge of driving under the influence.
In less than 30 minutes Tuesday morning, a jury reached a unanimous verdict and convicted a 76-year-old man of felony DUI for drunkenly causing a crash in January.
A Billings judge on Wednesday gave a man a partially suspended 20-year sentence for a 10th DUI conviction.
A man appeared in court Tuesday and admitted that he was driving drunk on New Year’s Day when he crashed, injuring all six of his passengers.
A woman who graduated from a treatment court last summer pleaded not guilty Friday to a sixth charge of driving under the influence.
A Washington state woman accused of driving drunk the wrong way on Interstate 94 with a box of wine in her car is facing DUI and criminal endangerment charges.
A Billings judge on Tuesday followed the recommendations made in a joint plea agreement and gave a three-year suspended sentence to a man for his seventh DUI.
It took a Billings jury 16 minutes to find Edwin Cuch guilty of his 14th drunken driving offense.
A Billings judge on Tuesday sentenced a man who previously admitted that he endangered his toddler son while driving drunk after assaulting the child's mother.