May 2015 Celebrity DWI / DUI Round Up

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Levow DWI Law, P.C. is back again for the monthly DWI Celebrity Round Up!

In this edition, we have compiled a list of celebrities who were arrested and in the news for DWI / DUI charges during the month of May.

You can also check out the April Round Up if you missed it by clicking here.

The qualified attorneys of Levow DWI Law, P.C. have successfully represented several celebrities in the past who were arrested for a DWI or DUI charge.

As a result of our successful representation, you won’t see our clients make the monthly round up because they do not find themselves in the media spotlight!

Ultimately, we are dedicated to fighting for all of our clients while also protecting their personal lives through our strict confidentiality policy.

Even if a client does find the spotlight on them, our years of successful representation in these matters allow us to effectively to deal with any issues that may arise.

May DUI / DWI Report

Flavor Flav Arrested For DUI & Multiple Other Charges

William Jonathan Drayton Jr, better known as the famed television personality “Flavor Flav,” was arrested on charges of DUI in Las Vegas recently.

The former star of VH1 reality TV series “Flavor of Love” was arrested on multiple charges (including DUI) early on the morning of May 21st by Las Vegas Highway Patrol after allegedly speeding.

According to police, Flavor Flav was traveling 73mph in a 45mph zone around 12:30am.

After pulling over Flav, officers from the Las Vegas Highway Patrol arrested him on several different charges including:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Possession of marijuana
  • Open Container
  • Speeding
  • Bad Registration
  • Driving With A Suspended License

This was not the first time that Flavor Flav was arrested. He was also arrested in 2014 and was found to have 16 license suspensions at the time due to outstanding tickets.

NFL Star Braylon Edwards Arrested For DUI

Former NFL star Braylon Edwards was arrested on DUI charges in early May.

According to reports, Edwards was pulled over and arrested in Scottsdale, AZ during the early hours of May 4, 2015.

Police reports suggest that Edwards was intoxicated at the time of arrest, with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of more than .20 percent, which constitutes as an “extreme DUI” in the State of Arizona.

Bloodline Actor Sam Shepard Arrested For DUI

Actor Sam Shepard, who plays the role of Robert Rayburn on the Netflix original series “Bloodline,” was arrested on DUI charges last week.

According to reports, Shepard was arrested in Santa Fe, New Mexico on the night of May 25th, 2015 after a security guard called police to report that Shepard was too intoxicated to drive.

Police reported that the actor was arrested and detained after refusing to take a breath test and failing multiple field sobriety tests.

“Sister, Sister” Actor Dorien Wilson Sentenced For DUI

Dorien Wilson, former star of the hit TV series “Sister, Sister,” was recently charged with DUI after police arrested him in Los Angeles, CA back in February.

According to reports, Wilson pled no contest to the charges against him at a court hearing on Friday May 8th, 2015.

The actor was sentenced to 4 days in jail and 4 years of probation. Additionally, Wilson is required to install an ignition interlock device in his vehicle.

Sister, Sister originally aired on ABC in 1994 before switching to the WB Television Network in 1995 and continuing for 5 more seasons before ending in 1999.

Levow DWI Law, P.C.: Your New Jersey DUI Lawyers

For years, the team of attorneys at Levow DWI Law, P.C. have been successfully representing clients arrested for DWI / DUI charges in New Jersey.

Call Levow DWI Law, P.C. today if you or a loved one were arrested on DWI charges in the State of New Jersey.

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Date Published: June 8, 2015
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