Tag Archives: Driving Under the Influence

Blood-draw brouhaha, part 2

Blood-Draw Brouhaha, Continued: More on Payne v. Wubbels By Ken K. Gourdin As I previously noted in a post from a few days ago, Salt Lake City Police Detective Jeff Payne’s body-cam footage of his arrest of University of Utah … Continue reading

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Blood-draw brouhaha

Hospital Blood-Draw Brouhaha—Wubbels v. Payne: Salt Lake Police Detective Jeff Payne Arrests Burn Unit Charge Nurse Alex Wubbels After She Refuses to Permit Blood Draw from Comatose Patient By Ken K. Gourdin Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for … Continue reading

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Practical Effect of Lowering BAC?

A Word About Utah’s Impending Change in Legal Blood Alcohol Content for Drunk Driving from 0.08% to 0.05% By Ken K. Gourdin A recent letter to the editor of Salt Lake City’s Deseret News excoriates Utah’s lawmakers for recently passing … Continue reading

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Another Story of Forgiveness

Another Story of Forgiveness: The Story of the Family of Deceased UHP Trooper Eric Ellsworth, and of the Young Lady Whom They Now Have Forgiven  By Ken K. Gourdin Utah Highway Patrol (UHP) Trooper Eric Ellsworth has passed away due … Continue reading

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Legit DUI Bust or Harassment?

A Tale of Suspected DUI—or of Inexplicable, Apparently-Random Harassment by Law Enforcement, Depending on Whom One Believes By Ken K. Gourdin Some time ago, a thread was started on the Findlaw message board entitled “Accused but didn’t do” by the … Continue reading

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