Category Archives: Crimes

Driving Under the Influence, of Marijuana

Evidence suggests that driving stoned is not as risky as driving drunk.

If you are pulled over on suspicion of drunken driving, the police officer is likely to ask you to complete three tasks: Follow a pen with your eyes while the officer moves it back and forth; get out of the car and walk nine steps, heel to toe, turn on one foot and go back; and stand on one leg for 30 seconds.

Score well on all three of these Olympic events, and there’s a very good chance that you are not drunk. This so-called standard field sobriety test has been shown to catch 88 percent of drivers under the influence of alcohol.

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Girl Found Alone in Burning Home Used as Meth Lab

Florida Couple Faced Court on Multiple Charges.

A fire crew responded to the garage in Orange City, Volusia County, just before 4 p.m. Friday after receiving an emergency call from a neighbor.

“When we arrived on scene, we found smoke coming from the garage area,” said Bill Snyder of Volusia County Fire Rescue.

Responders then noticed a young girl walk out of the home that was attached to the garage, which contained meth-making materials. The girl said she was left at home alone after school, authorities said.

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