Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Oklahoma Man Crashes While Huffing

Via www.kswo.com

An Oklahoma man was arrested after crashing his car and nearly running over a firefighter.

The man hopped a curb where he then crashed into a fence.  "Witnesses said the driver looked like he was having a seizure and was slumped over the wheel."  Firefighters found the man huffing from a compressed air can.  After seeing police, the man threw his car into reverse and nearly hit a firefighter.  The man was stopped by a police officer who knocked in the car's passenger side window and removed the keys from the ignition.  The man was taken to the hospital as a precaution before being transferred to the local jail.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Oklahoma Man Arrested for Huffing and Theft of Vehicle

Via http://www.tahlequahdailypress.com

A 27-year-old Oklahoma man was arrested for physical control of a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs and theft of a vehicle.

Police found the man passed out inside of a vehicle that he had pulled into a driveway.  Medics reported that when they arrived at the scene the man had a can of computer duster spray up to his mouth.   When medics asked the man to stop huffing and turn the truck off, the man allegedly continued to huff the duster until the can was empty and then attempted to put the truck in reverse and leave.  Medics intervened and turned the truck off, which made the man agitated and aggressive. The man held his car door closed until authorities arrived.

The man admitted that he had been huffing duster.  Six cans of dusters were recovered from the car.  After the man was arrested, police received information that the vehicle the man was in was reported stolen.

Michigan Man Wanted for Huffing and Fighting

Via record-eagle.com 

A 43-year-old Michigan man is being sought in connection to an assault outside a substance abuse rehabilitation center.

The man ran off after a confrontation where he was seen punching and kicking another man.  Police say the man was seen huffing glue out a bag, and that the man has been the subject of many other calls.  This week the man was also seen huffing paint.  Captain O'Brien with the police department said, "He's got a major, major huffing problem."

The man fled from the scene and is still being sought by police.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

South Dakota Woman Arrested for Huffing and Driving

Via rapidcityjournal.com

A 25-year-old South Dakota woman was arrested for DUI and reckless driving after police believe the woman was huffing and driving.

Witnesses say they saw the woman huffing computer dusting spray while driving, before she drove off the road.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Utah Man Causes 4-Car Accident While Huffing and Driving

Via ksl.com

A 37-year-old Utah man is believed to have been huffing and driving before causing a four-car accident.   The man was heading northbound when he rear-ended the first car, also heading North.  The man then veered into the southbound lanes hitting another car almost head on before spinning and hitting the third car.  Two children, ages 9 and 10, were in the 1st car and hospitalized with serious injuries.  A 30-year-old woman had to be extricated from the 2nd car and was also hospitalized with serious injuries.  It's unclear how many people were in the third car, but no one was taken to the hospital.

Police believe the man was under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time, and that he was actively using the inhalant while driving.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Montana Woman Arrested for Huffing and Driving with Baby in the Back

Via www.khq.com

A 22-year-old Montana woman was arrested for huffing and driving with a 5-month old baby in the car.  Police were called for a possible drunk driver.  They found multiple cans of computer duster in the car.  The woman is charged with felony criminal endangerment, felony criminal possession of dangerous drugs, driving under the influence of drugs, and driving with a license suspended or revoked.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

California Woman Hit Light Pole After Huffing and Driving

Via utsandiego.com

A  19-year-old California woman crashed her car into a light pole after huffing.  The woman admitted to police that she had been inhaling some kind of substance before the crash, where she lost control of her car, went off the road, and hit a light pole.

The woman was hospitalized with several serious injuries.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Michigan Couple Arrested After Huffing in Parking Lot

Via mlive.com

A Michigan couple was arrested for 2nd degree child abuse after huffing dusters in a Walmart parking lot with their 3-year-old daughter in the car.  The couple, 29 and 27 years old, were huffing computer duster spray in their car when they passed out.  Shoppers reported to management that a couple was passed out in a running car in the parking lot.  A police officer was already inside the Walmart on a shoplifting inquiry when he was notified of the car.  When he approached the car he noticed the two adults were, "hunched over and passed out".

The police officer waited for help before attempting to enter the vehicle, as it is dangerous to wake someone who has been huffing.  The couple said they had been huffing because of the "rough day" they were experiencing.  Their 3-year-old daughter was in the back seat awake, happy and healthy.

Mississippi Teens Die From Huffing

Via knoe.com

A 14-year-old Mississippi boy died after huffing computer duster spray.  The boy was taken to a local hospital were he was pronounced dead.  Authorities are waiting on lab results to conclude the death investigation.

One can die from inhalants on the first or 100th time of use, known as Sudden Sniff Death Syndrome.  Please visit the People Against Inhalants Network (PAIN), www.peopleagainstinhalants.com, for support if you have lost a loved one to inhalant abuse.

Arkansas Man Drives Car into Man Before Hitting Building

Via kait8.com

A 33-year-old Arkansas man was arrested for DWI-drugs, careless and prohibited driving, and breathing, inhaling, or drinking certain intoxicating compounds.

The man was driving when his pick-up truck crossed the turning lane and continued across ongoing traffic lanes.  He hit a curb, striking a light pole.  His car then went back across all lanes hitting another light pole.  He then continued into a parking lot where he hit a parked SUV.  The owner of the SUV said he shoved his two young children out of the way, but that the car hit him before running into a building and newspaper stand.

Police found a cold computer duster can in the console of the car, and a wet baggie on the passenger seat.  The man was taken to the hospital where he agreed to a urine and blood test.  The man was cited and released on bail.

Michigan Woman Arrested After Huffing and Driving

Via petoskeynews.com

A 20-year-old Michigan woman was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and the use of chemical agents.  The woman rear ended a semi-truck causing her car to roll over.  She had been huffing prior to the incident.  She was hospitalized for minor injuries and was arrested after her release from the hospital.

Oregon Man Arrested for Hitting Flagger While Huffing and Driving

Via kxl.com

A 49-year-old Oregon man is charged with assault, reckless driving and DUI after inhaling nitrous oxide or "whippets" while driving.  The man swerved off the road, over a curb, and hit a 47-year-old woman who was working as a flagger for a construction site.