In a story recently reported by Philadelphia.cbslocal.com, a 22-year-old western Pennsylvania man allegedly tried to blame his drunk driving on his grandmother. The only problem with the man’s story was that his grandmother wasn’t with him at the time of the incident, or even anywhere in the vicinity. As your Pennsylvania DUI attorney can tell you, this is not the best way to raise a defense in your DUI case.
When John Ventresca Jr., of Center Township, tried to pull into the parking lot of a local convenience store, witnesses saw him strike other cars and a pole in the front of the store. Rochester police were called to the scene, where they suspected Ventresca of drunk driving. Ventresca, however, had a completely plausible explanation for his actions. He reportedly told police that his grandmother had actually been driving the vehicle, and that she was currently inside the convenience store using the restroom.… Read More