Drunk driving arrests on the rise in New Mexico
T he number those arrested for drunk driving is on the rise in New Mexico. According to the Portales News Tribune state police saw a significant increase statewide in drunken driving arrests from 2008 to 2009.
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#1 Jan 15, 2010
The arrests might be on the rise but the inept
Officers that can't fill out the paperwork
correctly or show up hearings got me off the
#2 Jan 15, 2010
my son died a slow death after he was injured in an accident where a passenger was killed and the driver was charged with vehicular homicide and great bodily injury. The driver was sentenced and then the sentence was deferred-when the families weren't witnessing the judges questionable decision.
“Fighting Drunk Driving Issues.”
Since: Dec 07
#3 Jan 15, 2010
My Heart goes out to you.
I lost a son to a drunk driver also. May I correct one word in your comment. I like so many others don't believe drunk driving wrecks should be called accidents. Incident(s) I believe is a better word, since there was deliberate action of going to have some alcohol and then not making sure a sober means of leaving was chosen.
Do visit my little memory and dribble page on Myspace http://www.myspace.com/please_no_dui_nm
It saddens me to say - I know how you feel. I miss my son every day.
#4 Jan 17, 2010
Drunken cops get off with a paid vacation.
They murder at will and laugh at you mourning.
Stop New Mexico dope peddling cops!!!! 100% of the cop population are drug dealers in New Mexico.
This is the State of Corruption.
#5 Sep 14, 2010
Dear people of Tucumcari,
I have posted a new forum about a fellow Santa Rosa citzen. This does have great concern for the people of Santa Rosa and Tucumcari. This accident happened between our beautiful towns. And it has to do with a DWI. We all need to come together and make our communities safe. Please, I beg you read the topic of Leo Lucero and also comment. I'am trying to get him off the streets for our children sake's!
#6 Sep 14, 2010
Thank you Christan heller. I am sad for the preventable, terrible loss of both our sons.
Sincerely, Janet-Daniel's mom
#7 Nov 7, 2010
It has been 2 year's since our
Daniel died, 2nd district,DA.
What is EW status? What of restitution?
All I know is that EW case was deferred. Does that mean that she is out and about, driving, eating what she pleases and buying what she pleases--where is the restitution.
What schools has she gone to talk about this awful crime and how to avoid killing people?
#8 Nov 7, 2010
this is heartbreaking...
#9 Nov 5, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss. yes, incident sounds more appropriate than accident.
#10 Dec 14, 2013
#11 Dec 16, 2013
Never ending pain for those mourning.
Never ending elation for those freed.
#13 Dec 20, 2013
Wishing for a safe travel everywhere.
Please don't drink and drive.
Memories are nice to have but,
I'd rather still have my lost loved one.
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