Utah's drug laws are a lot broader than many people realize. For example, did you know that sharing a controlled pain pill with a friend who is suffering from a serious illness is just as illegal as sharing a joint? A drug charge — even one not involving a driving offense — can also result in a six-month suspension of your driver's license.At the offices of Greg S. Law, our goal is always to [...]
During the Utah Highway Patrol's DUI blitz that happened last weekend 88 people were arrest for DUI. With the majority of them coming on Saturday night, October 27th.
The UHP was not kidding about their Halloween DUI enforcement.
What is a little surprising is that a lot of these DUIs were not alcohol related. They were mostly related to pills and marijuana.
According to KUTV2:[...]
Halloween is coming up next week so this weekend is when all the celebrations and parties are going to happen. That means extra DUI patrols by the Utah Highway Patrol and Utah Police throughout the State.
You should never drink and drive, but you really don't want to drink and drive in Utah this weekend. Chances are you will get caught.
The Utah Highway Patrol is planning an extra 170 shifts [...]
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Marijuana has been legalized for recreational use in nine states and thirty states have made medical marijuana legal. Utah will be voting this November on Proposition 2, which could legalize medical marijuana in Utah.
With marijuana being used more widely and "legally" the increase in marijuana DUI drivers has grown.
With Utah being sandwiched in between two states that have legalized [...]
You may think that your marijuana DUI charge will be easy to overcome, especially if you did marijuana legally in another state and were not impaired when you were pulled over. Think again.
Marijuana use is still illegal in Utah. In fact, you can be charged with DUI and drug possession even if your arresting officer did not detect impairment. That is why it is important to work with experienced [...]
A corrections officer for the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison was arrested last month after she swerved her truck into the path of a motorcyclist, killing him.
The motorcyclist was Tyrel Prior, a 26-year-old man from Salem, Utah.
The corrections officer Brittney J. Bryan was driving after having consumed 12 beers the night before. She also had an open beer, marijuana edibles, a[...]
A man was arrested recently in Orem, Utah after signing for a package that contained $100,000 worth of drugs.
Last Friday, 29-year-old Manteo Soto of Price was arrested for suspicion of distributing, offering, or arranging the distribution of a controlled substance.
Recently Utah County Police received information from a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent that a package containing [...]
A woman in South Carolina was pulled over early August, 9th for driving 64 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone.
When the officer pulled her over they could tell that she had been drinking and suspected her for DUI. The police officer conducted three sobriety tests. The woman, Lauren Elizabeth Cutshaw blew a 0.18 BAC three times over the 0.08 legal limit in South Carolina.
The police [...]
As I had mentioned in a previous post earlier this month the Utah Highway Patrol conducted a DUI Blitz for the 4th July Holiday that resulted in 22 DUI arrests, 2025 drivers pulled over, 1313 speeding tickets, 296 seat-belt tickets, and 95 vehicle crashes.
With July 24th's Pioneer Day celebrations beginning last Friday, Utah Law Enforcement Agencies are again ramping up their efforts to catch [...]
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