According to NBC Philadelphia, a western Pennsylvania couple is facing DUI charges stemming from a Fourth of July traffic stop. The unusual part of this incident is that both the 33-year-old man and the 24-year-old woman, who live together in New Sewickley Township, were charged for driving drunk in the same vehicle on the same night, within minutes of one another. Law enforcement authorities allege that the man was initially driving and swerving through traffic, when he pulled into a parking lot. He then switched seats with his female passenger, who was in the driver’s seat at the time of the traffic stop.
Police claimed that both individuals smelled of alcohol and were too intoxicated to drive safely when they were stopped, yet both had been driving the vehicle. Officers measured the blood alcohol content (BAC) of both parties; the man’s blood alcohol content was above the legal limit, while the woman’s BAC was just slightly below the legal limit.… Read More