This Week

Lightning striking twice in Washington – The day before his birthday, Domingo Ramos-Garcia of Aberdeen was arrested one afternoon for drunk driving. As he was 17, he was released to his father. Five hours later, the same police deputy stopped Ramos-Garcia again, only he was booked after midnight when he had turned 18 years-old. Ramos-Garcia was charged as an adult for Washington DUI, and jailed.

Lining ‘em up in Pennsylvania – As an officer in Cumberland County Pennsylvania was checking on a disabled vehicle around 5:30 am, a man pulled up and asked about the car’s occupants. The officer determined Jason Swartz, 28, of Carlisle was intoxicated and Swartz was arrested for Pennsylvania DUI and careless driving.

Making a fashion statement in Ohio – The mayor of Norton, Ohio resigned after being arrested for Ohio OVI/DUI. Police in the west Cleveland suburb of Bay Village found Joseph Kernan passed out at the wheel of his truck with his shirt on backward.

Barely scratching the surface in Florida – Ryan Bonawitz, 30, was clearly in trouble after striking two cars and leaving the scene. The employee of a Clearwater company named Bottom-Scratchers Inc. made things worse by attacking the arresting officer with his knees and skull and biting the deputy’s finger. Bonawitz was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, resisting an officer with violence, battery on a law enforcement officer and Florida DUI.

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