DUI http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en 24/7 Sobriety Program Bill To Be Considered In Wyoming Legislature http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/247-sobriety-program-bill-be-considered-wyoming-legislature <p>Under the program, individuals who are awaiting trials or hearings for alcohol-related misdemeanors would be released from jail provided they agree to a once- or twice-a-day sobriety test.&nbsp; Judges may also order the individuals participate in the program after adjudication.</p><p>Jackson Representative Keith Gingery says that South Dakota piloted the 24/7 Sobriety Program.&nbsp; He says when a group of legislators went to Rapid City to see the program first hand, they saw a line of people waiting for their turn at an intoximeter.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 13:25:40 +0000 Erin Jones 53802 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org 24/7 Sobriety Program Bill To Be Considered In Wyoming Legislature Wyoming Supreme Court to consider drunk driving law http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-supreme-court-consider-drunk-driving-law <p>The Wyoming Supreme Court is considering a challenge to a recent state law that allows judges to give permission over the phone to police officers to draw blood or perform other tests on people suspected of drunken driving.<br>&nbsp;<br>Two drivers who submitted to testing after a Teton County judge authorized officers over the phone are contending the tests should be disallowed in their cases because the search warrants don't meet constitutional requirements for written affidavits.<br>&nbsp; Wed, 17 Apr 2013 00:13:40 +0000 Associated Press 39440 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Supreme Court to consider drunk driving law Judge declares Laramie's DUI law void http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/judge-declares-laramies-dui-law-void <p>Albany County District Judge Jeffrey Donnell has dealt a blow to Laramie&rsquo;s ordinance that mandates jail time for anyone who refuses chemical testing if they are suspected of driving under the influence.&nbsp;</p><p>Laramie approved the law in an effort to stop people from refusing chemical testing.&nbsp; But Laramie Attorney Michael Vang challenged the ordinance in a case surrounding his client Raymond Sandoval.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 00:18:30 +0000 Bob Beck 24753 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Judge declares Laramie's DUI law void Police: Few problems now with Wyoming DUI testing law http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/police-few-problems-now-wyoming-dui-testing-law <p>After a bit of a rocky start, law enforcement officials and prosecutors around the state say they&#39;re now running into few problems with Wyoming&#39;s new mandatory DUI testing law.</p><p>Since July 1, police officers have been able to get a judicial warrant requiring motorists pulled over for suspected alcohol or drug use to take a breath, blood or urine test. Prosecutors say the change has helped them win cases against drunk drivers, especially repeat offenders who know how to beat the system.</p> Mon, 02 Jan 2012 14:01:31 +0000 The Associated Press 17408 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Police: Few problems now with Wyoming DUI testing law