this week's roundup from About.com/Alcoholism;
Judge Doubles Bail for Lindsay Lohan
Although she denies consuming any alcohol, a judge decided to double actress Lindsay Lohan's bail to $200,000 after her SCRAM ankle bracelet detected alcohol in her system on the night of the MTV awards party. Judge Marsha Revel actually revoked her $100,000 bail, issued a warrant for her arrest and then agreed to set a new bond at $200,000. Lohan is due back in court on July 6.
Charlie Sheen's Assault Sentencing Delayed
A reported plea deal in actor Charlie Sheen's misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a Christmas fight with his wife, Brooke Mueller, "hit a snag" at the last minute, delaying the hearing until July 12. Some news outlets were reporting that the "Two and a Half Men" star was going to plead no contest and be sentenced to 30 days in jail.
Officer Arrested on Suspicion of Selling Meth
A Los Angeles police officer has been arrested for selling methamphetamine to an informant. Federal authorities said Yoshio Romero, 28, sold more than 100 grams of meth to a buyer in Escondido and delivered it by leaving it in a candy box in his truck.
School Bus Driver Facing DUI Charge
A Philadelphia school bus driver was arrested after a motorist noticed that her driving was erratic and alerted police. Christine Rogers, 48, had a blood-alcohol level more than four times the legal limit when she was stopped. She was admitted to a hospital. There was one student on the bus when she was arrested.
Drunk Driver Gets 30 Years for Death of Teen
A Houston man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for the drunk driving death of a 13-year-old girl. John Winnie pleaded guilty to failure to stop and render assistance and intoxication manslaughter after he crashed his vehicle into a school bus and then hit Nicole Lilame only a few feet from her home. Winnie was stopped by police four miles away.
Man Charged With Drunk Driving... His Lawnmower
Police figured something was amiss when they saw a 39-year-old Poughkeepsie man driving his lawnmower along the highway after midnight with the lights off. The officers discovered that Andrews E. Kilmer was intoxicated. Unfortunately for Kilmer, he had two previous alcohol-related convictions, making his midnight mower ride to a friend's house a felony in New York.