Marley Nowell

March 4th, 2015 at 5:34 PM ^

That was such a ridiculous statement he made last year. When offenses go unpunished there is no deterent for the person from commiting one again. Where's the Freep's overzealous reporting when you need them.

Everyone Murders

March 4th, 2015 at 5:53 PM ^

The "super drunk" designation applies here.  If you go over .20, the technical term is "super duper drunk".  If you go much over .40, the technical term is "dead".  Seems like the second poorly-worded statute that's in the news these days ... .

And for our troubled MSU player, to get nailed a second time at that high of a BAC suggests he has a serious problem with C2H5OH.  I hope he gets some help, and glad to hear he did not kill anyone while driving that intoxicated.

Salinger

March 5th, 2015 at 8:18 AM ^

It wasn't blatantly clear that Mr. King was driving during the incident. The article states that he was "arraigned Monday on charges of drunk and disorderly conduct and disorderly conduct, resisting, hindering or assaulting a police officer."

So he was drunk, apparently super drunk, but not necessarily behind the wheel. I think the distinction is important.

Erik_in_Dayton

March 4th, 2015 at 5:53 PM ^

...the term caused this wonderful bit of an ad that I found:

 

An experienced Michigan Super Drunk attorney will file pre-trial motions, challenge the traffic stop, challenge the operation of the vehicle, challenge field sobriety tests, challenge the admissibility of statements, challenge the probable cause to arrest, challenge the admissibility and accuracy of blood results and/or the admissibility and accuracy of DataMaster results.

http://www.michiganlawgrad.com/super-drunkhigh-bac.html

(no endorsement of the above attorney(s) implied by posting this - I have no idea who they are)

BlueCube

March 4th, 2015 at 6:27 PM ^

Western shouldn't be a pushover so he won't take any chances.

I saw the aftermath of the poor woman who was delivering pizzas in the Novi/Commerce/Wixom area a month or so ago. She was rear ended by someone who was super drunk and her car exploded burning her to death. I arrived in time to see the steam from the water as the fire department put out the fire.

I have no sympathy for any asshole who drives that drunk much less someone who didn't learn his lesson the first time. I hope he's locked up for a long time. He shouldn't get a reprieive because he was pulled over before killing someone.

The Legion

March 4th, 2015 at 5:39 PM ^

Schefter reports that Oakland is interested in drafting him in the first round, but SanFran might trade up to get him sooner.  Should be a good draft.

jeff_91121

March 4th, 2015 at 5:48 PM ^

"He was sentenced to 13 months probation in July and was ordered to pay $750 in fines after he pleaded guilty to the charge, a misdemeanor. Despite being sentenced to probation for 13 months starting in July, Kings' previous case is listed as closed. In December, his attorney made a motion to remove him from probation early and, after paying off a little less than $300 in fines in January, Kings' case was resolved, records show."  Huh, what a surprise.

I guess the legal slap on the wrist Kings received along with the slap of being suspended for spring football last year wasn't much of a deterrent.  Shocking.