Posts tagged Celebrity DUI

“The Voice” Contestant Charged With DUI

A few days ago, Delvin Choice, a former singer on “The Voice” was pulled over by State Troopers and was charged with DUI, driving under the influence, of alcohol and/or drugs.  The arrest happened last Sunday in South Carolina around 2am in the morning.  The smooth R&B vocalist, who made it to the top 12 on season 6 of The “Voice” was hauled into jail and booked with DUI.  Later the 25-year-old singer was released after posting bail to the tune of $1229.50.

According to police this was Delvin’s first DUI offense.

Choice’s father, a Baptist Pastor, eloquently defended his son by telling the media, “We all make mistakes in life.  We learn from our mistakes.”  A simple yet powerful statement, and hopefully Delvin will learn from his mistake so he won’t face any future DUI charges.  But in the meantime, it would be in Delvin’s best interest to hire an experienced DUI attorney to help navigate through his current DUI charge.  Delvin would benefit from reading How To Pick A DUI or Criminal Defense Attorney – Know What Questions To Ask to help ensure he hires the best lawyer for his DUI case.

Tito Ortiz Arrested For DUI

Ultimate Fighter Champion mega star Tito Ortiz was busted for a DUI (driving under the influence) yesterday morning.  To make matters worse,  he crashed his 2012 Porsche Panamera into a cement highway median….Ouch poor Tito, injured neck and expensive car repairs!

According to LA law enforcement, Jacob Christopher,  aka Tito Ortiz, was heading home around 4am after celebrating all night at the BCS Football party at the Playboy Mansion.  LA County Sheriffs located Tito and his two passengers on the shoulder of freeway 405 in his wrecked vehicle.  Tito was suspected of drunk driving and was subjected to the DUI field sobriety tests.  The 38-year-old also blew into the portable breathalyzer test which revealed a BAC level of .12.  California State’s legal drinking limit is .08, the same as Washington State’s.

Tito was arrested for DUI and hauled into a local police station.  Tito’s bail was set at $15,000.00 which he posted later that morning.

It doesn’t appear that anyone was seriously hurt during the accident, lucky for Tito.  Unlucky for Tito, ex-wife Jenna Jameson, has recently voiced she is going to use Tito’s recent DUI arrest as leverage to regain custody of their two boys, fearing for the boy’s safety.  Today she said, “A lot of people think he’s this fantastic guy … it’s just not true.”  Jameson is not the most reliable source, she has an extensive history of crazy-erratic behavior.

It is definitely in Tito’s best interest to hire a well qualified DUI defense attorney.  Not only will the DUI lawyer handle his DUI case but the lawyer will also be able to provide sound legal advice for dealing with his ex-wife if issues should arise.


Written by S.O

2nd DUI for “Bearing Sea Gold” Celeb

Alaska, the land of “The Final Frontier” was the location of Shawn Pomrenke’s second DUI arrest.  Pomrenke, star actor on Discovery Channel’s hit show “Bearing Sea Gold:  Under the Ice,”  was pulled over by law enforcement for speeding over 100 mph and later charged with DUI after blowing over the legal DUI limit.

Pomrenke’s need for speed lead to his November arrest.  Police reports indicate Pomrenke was traveling at chart topping speeds of 102 mph, along Nome, Alaska highways.  Police also noted his failure to use his signal while changing lanes.

After pulling Pomrenke over, Police suspected Pomrenke of drunk driving and asked him to take the portable breathalyzer test.  Pomrenke blew almost twice the legal limit, registering a result of .156.  The DUI legal limit in Alaska is .08, the same as Washington State.

He was arrested, his car was impounded, and he was taken to jail where he was charged with DUI.

To make matters worse, the reality TV star should have had an ignition interlock device installed in his car preventing him from driving under the influence, a court order from the first DUI he acquired a year ago.  Pomrenke can now expect to have “failure to comply with court orders” added to his new DUI charge.

Pomrenke’s first DUI was quite serious.  He hit a pedestrian and fled the scene of the crime, a big NO NO!  He was sentenced to 180 days in jail but only served less than weeks in the slammer… awhhh the power of being a local celebrity.

Pomrenke has a tough case ahead of him due to his breath test results and recent history of DUI.  It is definitely in Shawn Pomrenke’s best interest to hire a reputable DUI criminal defense attorney to fight for him.


Written by S.O




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