PUBLISHED: Aug. 31, 2017 BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter An Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. administrator pleaded guilty Monday to a drunken driving charge after her arrest last week on Harrison High School grounds. Emily J. Smith-McCormick’s blood-alcohol level was 0.287 percent when she was arrested Aug. 25, according to court documents. Smith-McCormick pleaded guilty […]
PUBLISHED: Sept. 15, 2017 BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter A woman was arrested Thursday night for allegedly driving drunk with her 15-year-old son in her car. Tricia D. Handley,46, was preliminary charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated endangering a person less than 18 years old.
PUBLISHED: May 18, 2017 BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter A woman was arrested Wednesday morning after police reported finding her passed out in a running, black Ford Explorer with two children in the vehicle. Tierra Maupins, 26, was arrested and preliminarily charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated with a child under 18 […]
PUBLISHED: May 27, 2017 BY: Shannon Hall, Courier & Press reporter Every Sunday, the Courier & Press publishes names of those charged with drunk driving in the past week. This project is to show the public the process of getting a OMVWI in Vanderburgh County. Driving under the influence is usually a misdemeanor charge, and those […]
I’m currently working on a project called Point Zero Eight. In the Evansville area, there were five fatal drunk driving deaths in the fall of 2016. I’ve been tracking drunk driving arrests since Feb. 1 and following the cases through the court system.