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Paris Hilton Charged With DUI  
User currently offlineFlyingbronco05 From United States of America, joined May 2002, 3840 posts, RR: 2
Posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 2419 times:

The most over-rated person of all time has been charged with driving under the influence.

Not suprised, as this is a common occurance with celebs in the states.

http://www.cnn.com/2006/SHOWBIZ/TV/09/07/parishilton/index.html


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User currently offlineVHVXB From Australia, joined Apr 2006, 5523 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 2416 times:

Quoting Flyingbronco05 (Thread starter):
The most over-rated person of all time has been charged with driving under the influence.

Who cares its only Paris Hilton


User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 2397 times:

She blew a .08 - drunk driving - wonder how much she'll pay to get out of this one?

User currently offlineQR332 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 8 hours ago) and read 2388 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 2):
She blew a .08 - drunk driving - wonder how much she'll pay to get out of this one?

More like how many guys shes gonna have to blow...


User currently offlineCheckraiser From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 8 hours ago) and read 2358 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 2):
She blew a .08

That's BS. The limit should be .10

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 2):
wonder how much she'll pay to get out of this one?

I don't believe I remember any celebs in recent history dodging a DUI charge. Probably a combo of California having tough laws and finding a sympathetic jury.

Quoting QR332 (Reply 3):
More like how many guys shes gonna have to blow...

If I was the arresting officer this offer would have been on the table.


User currently offlineVikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 9694 posts, RR: 27
Reply 5, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 2336 times:
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Quoting Checkraiser (Reply 4):
Probably a combo of California having tough laws and finding a sympathetic jury.

I thought most states had .08 as the legal limit. At least Massachusetts does as well....

As for Paris Hilton.....who cares? She's not worth the electrons I'm utilizing to post here.



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User currently offlineKieron747 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 2330 times:

Maybe she'll get some community service. All you need is a camera crew, and you've got another series of 'The Real Life' for free!

Please someone punish her by taking away that stupid rat-dog she owns.

Kieron747


User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26339 posts, RR: 76
Reply 7, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 2330 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 2):
She blew a .08 - drunk driving - wonder how much she'll pay to get out of this one?

Actually, she didn't. According to the article I read, she blew the minimum to allow an arrest, which I believe is .04 in California. They said she failed the Field Sobriety Test, which they combined with the minimal blow score to arrest her. I can actually see her fighting this one if her lawyer is smart.

Quoting Checkraiser (Reply 4):
That's BS. The limit should be .10

No it shouldn't



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User currently offlineVikkyvik From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 9694 posts, RR: 27
Reply 8, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 2327 times:
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Quoting N1120A (Reply 7):
According to the article I read, she blew the minimum to allow an arrest, which I believe is .04 in California. They said she failed the Field Sobriety Test, which they combined with the minimal blow score to arrest her. I can actually see her fighting this one if her lawyer is smart.

Does that mean that you can blow under the legal limit (0.04-0.08) and still be arrested if you fail the field sobriety test?

Just curious...

~Vik



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User currently offlineAirCop From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 7 hours ago) and read 2315 times:

Quoting Vikkyvik (Reply 8):
Does that mean that you can blow under the legal limit (0.04-0.08) and still be arrested if you fail the field sobriety test?

Yes; for starters it could be a combination of drugs/alcohol.


User currently offlineBoeing Nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 2292 times:

Quoting Flyingbronco05 (Thread starter):
Paris Hilton Charged With DUI

(looking around....) Now damnit, what the hell did I do with my cargo bay?
 scratchchin 


User currently offlineN1120A From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 26339 posts, RR: 76
Reply 11, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 2281 times:

Quoting Vikkyvik (Reply 8):
Does that mean that you can blow under the legal limit (0.04-0.08) and still be arrested if you fail the field sobriety test?



Quoting AirCop (Reply 9):
Yes; for starters it could be a combination of drugs/alcohol.

Not only can it be a combo, but alcohol alone can be considered a reason. The law is written in such a way that the "legal limit" is merely the number at which there is no legal way out of the crime. .04 means that they can still consider you Driving Under the Influence if you appear to be impaired.



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User currently offlineCheckraiser From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 2255 times:

Quoting Vikkyvik (Reply 8):
Does that mean that you can blow under the legal limit (0.04-0.08) and still be arrested if you fail the field sobriety test?

This is probably dependant on the state. In WI .08+ is OWI (operating while intoxicated.) .04-.07 is DUI (driving under the influence.) Most people don't understand the difference and use the term interchangebly.

Here, to be convicted of DUI, the officer must demonstrate that having a BAC of .04-.07 caused or contributed to poor driving. Usually, one is only charged with DUI if involved in an accident or is witnessed driving recklessly.

DUI is a charge that rarely sticks (but still sucks because you have to shell out for a lawyer.) An OWI charge is usually impossible to beat, but can be done with the right circumstances, a really good lawyer and the money to pay him.


User currently offlineCarmenlu15 From Guatemala, joined Dec 2004, 4756 posts, RR: 31
Reply 13, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 2252 times:

Quoting Boeing Nut (Reply 10):
Now damnit, what the hell did I do with my cargo bay?

Nah, cargo bay won't do this time:




What do I know, I'm just an 'immature troublemaker with only a passing interest in aviation' (or so they say)
User currently onlineKaiGywer From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 12201 posts, RR: 35
Reply 14, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 2252 times:
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Quoting Checkraiser (Reply 4):
That's BS. The limit should be .10



Quoting Vikkyvik (Reply 5):
I thought most states had .08 as the legal limit. At least Massachusetts does as well....

All states have max .08 now. Minnesota was one of the last ones to lower it as of August 1, 2005.

Quoting Vikkyvik (Reply 8):
Does that mean that you can blow under the legal limit (0.04-0.08) and still be arrested if you fail the field sobriety test?



Quoting N1120A (Reply 11):
Not only can it be a combo, but alcohol alone can be considered a reason. The law is written in such a way that the "legal limit" is merely the number at which there is no legal way out of the crime. .04 means that they can still consider you Driving Under the Influence if you appear to be impaired.

Yes, you can be arrested and charged if you show signs of impairment. Being above 0.08 just automatically makes you guilty. If you are below 0.08, it will be a lot harder to prove impairment, and the officer must do a correct and well documented (video is preferred) field sobriety test. Often times, these will be pled down to either careless or reckless driving.



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User currently offlineSan747 From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 4941 posts, RR: 12
Reply 15, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2233 times:

Quoting Carmenlu15 (Reply 13):
Nah, cargo bay won't do this time:

We're improving! It only took 4 hours for something like that to show up, while the Suri Cruise thread took almost 8!  Wink



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User currently offline9VSPO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 16, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2230 times:

I would have loved to have been the Officer that had the task of saying "Can you please blow into this".

 Big grin


User currently offlineBristolFlyer From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 2288 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2225 times:

Quoting Vikkyvik (Reply 8):
Does that mean that you can blow under the legal limit (0.04-0.08) and still be arrested if you fail the field sobriety test?

Just curious...

Thought I'd add my 2 cents as I learnt about this in my recent driver's ed course (speeding was my offence, not DUI).

The officer will normally do a field sobriety test and will document this very closely. If you blow under 0.8 then you can still be busted if he believes you are impaired.

Incidentally I saw a guy getting cuffed n stuffed at the weekend after tubing on the Salt River in Phoenix. He was so drunk he could hardly walk. Man, that guy is gonna have a whole library thrown at him, not just the book.

BF



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User currently offlineLOT767-300ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2218 times:



I hope she dies.


User currently offlineAsstChiefMark From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 19, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2208 times:

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 14):
Yes, you can be arrested and charged if you show signs of impairment.

And the only way to beat the charge is to prove you weren't impaired. I have yet to hear about someone successfully doing that.

Mark


User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 31
Reply 20, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2208 times:

Quoting LOT767-300ER (Reply 18):




I hope she dies.

 rotfl 



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User currently offlineAeroWesty From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 20322 posts, RR: 63
Reply 21, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2202 times:

An awful lot of posts in a thread on a subject people apparently don't care about, eh? But I digress.

This is why people like Paris Hilton should stick to the back seat and have a driver. If she was working on a video, as the article states, one would have been offered to her.



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User currently offlineCadet57 From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 9085 posts, RR: 31
Reply 22, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2194 times:

Quoting AeroWesty (Reply 21):

Great, another video! Something to look foward to the next time I browse the $0.99 bin at the carwash!



Doors open, right hand side, next stop is Springfield.
User currently offlineAirlinelover From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 5580 posts, RR: 23
Reply 23, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2194 times:

She must be really depressed about her lack of sex LOL

Chris



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User currently offlineAA61Hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 24, posted (7 years 10 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 2194 times:

This is about as interesting as reading LHMark's beer blog


Go big or go home
25 Mir : Elliot Mintz, Hilton's publicist, stressed that Hilton was not intoxicated. He said she had "had one drink" and hadn't eaten all day. Why am I not sup
26 Post contains images KaiGywer : Of course, no drunk ever has more than two beers.
27 Post contains images Nkops : She has to keep herself in the spotlight somehow I guess!!
28 Post contains images Humberside : Is there to be a series 4 of The Simple Life? The very sexy Paris Hilton Anyway, what happenned to her pledge not to have sex for a year?
29 AeroWesty : It appears that when her sister, Nicky Hilton, showed up to bail Paris out, Nicky was wearing white shoes. After Labor Day! Go get the fashion police
30 Post contains images ANCFlyer : I don't believe I remember any celebs spending any time in the slammer in recent history either, or getting their vehicles taken by the city/county/s
31 Post contains images UH60FtRucker : Dude.... she blew the breathalyzer!! Not the cop! -UH60
32 JCS17 : How did she even land a drivers license in the first place?
33 Post contains images LTU932 :
34 STLGph : could she even pass this sober? i sat next to her on a plane. she looked hideous. enough said.
35 AndesSMF : Do you even have to ask the question? Not surprised.
36 Fumanchewd : Just celebrities? Hmm. I would say that about 50% of people that I know drive drunk or have had DUI's and don't do it anyl onger. Keep in mind that l
37 Post contains images Corey07850 :
38 Post contains images LTU932 : Good question. Well, she's got dough, and lots of it. I wouldn't be surprised if it was in fact daddy who bought her the licence. Another reason why
39 AirCop : 1st offense, its usually community service(picking up trash on the road) v. jail. In most county jails in California, they are operating at excess of
40 Post contains images FlyingTexan : The limit should be ZERO. BTW - Paris Hilton was 86'd from her namesake in LV for defrauding an inn-keeper.
41 N1120A : Or her In California, it is all called DUI She reject you or something? I actually met her in a IHOP. The girl does eat. According to the Style Guy,
42 Post contains images Pawsleykat : Gimme a sec, Exactly! Snobs like Miss Hilton need a DUI charge to briung them back down to earth and let them realise that their accident @ birth doe
43 Scamp : She can drive? Whoda thunk it?
44 Usnseallt82 : Whenever I hear this girl's name, I think who gives a flying fuck? I'd rather give myself an enema than give two shits about her and her dramaqueen li
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