Blog Report

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

20 Year Old Arrested for Huffing in South Carolina

Via in South Carolina:

A young woman was arrested for huffing and driving this past week in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Police found the woman passed out in her car outside a store with the engine and radio on. The driver has been charged with driving under the influence and unlawful use and possession of aromatic hydrocarbons. While denying her abuse of inhalants, the driver has a past history of addiction and depression.

22 Year old Man in Tennessee Faces Multiple Charges from Huffing and Driving

Via Johnson City Press in Tennessee:

This past week a 22 year old man  was arrested for huffing and driving in Tennessee. The driver passed out behind the wheel, causing him to hit a guard rail and injure one of his passengers. Two children were also in the backseat of the car at the time of the accident, but were fortunately unharmed. The driver faces multiple charges, including reckless endangerment, failure to take due care, violation of the financial responsibility law, and driving while under the influence/ child endangerment.

Friday, October 26, 2012

29 Year Old Driver in Minnesota Seriously Injures Bystander, Admits to Huffing

Via Duluth News Tribune in Minnesota:

A 29-year old man of Bayfield, Minnesota has admitted to huffing chemical compounds from an aerosol can before crashing and injuring an individual on the sidewalk. The prosecutor has indicated the woman faces serious injuries including broken ribs, a collapsed lung, and the loss of feeling in her legs. The driver was huffing while driving and immediately blacked out, running into the sidewalk. The defendant faces serious charges such as criminal vehicular operation resulting in great bodily harm, and four other crimes.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Florida Woman Charged with 2 Counts of DUI after Admitting to Huffing

Via West Palm Beach News in Florida:

 A 19 year old girl in West Palm Beach Florida was recently involved in a huffing and driving accident, injuring two bystanders. The driver had been huffing an aerosol can directly before the crash. The teen is being charged on two counts of DUI.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Huffing Causes Death to American Citizen in the Cayman Islands

Via CayCompass in the Grand Cayman Islands:

After a coroner's request to look further into the death of an American citizen traveling abroad, officials found that the man actually died by overdosing on inhalants. The deceased had a record of inhalant abuse,  and appeared to be addicted to aerosols. Doctors state that a toxic level of the supposed inhalant which killed this man is 29 micrograms. However, there were over 300 micrograms of the substance found in this man's body. The final verdict on the case was that the man had died from "misadventure."

26 Year Old Man Arrested for Huffing in Kansas

Via Bartlesville Radio in Kansas:

On October 19th, a young man was arrested in Salina, Kansas for inhaling toxic vapors. Police found the man in his car, parked on the side of a highway. The driver was originally sleeping, and appeared to be sluggish and under the influence when police questioned him about his inhalant abuse.

Friday, October 19, 2012

Oklahoma Man Charged with Huffing and Assault

Via NewsOK in Oklahoma:

A 39 year old man was recently arrested in Oklahoma for assault and battery of a police officer after abusing inhalants. When a police officer approached the man, he tried to flee and ended up physically assaulting the officer on duty. After medical clearance, the man was taken to jail where a bail was set at $4,000.

Man Charged with Huffing in Tennessee

Via Herald Citizen in Tennessee:

A 37 year old man was charged with huffing paint cans this past week in Centerville, Tennessee. Police found the man in a car with an illegal temporary tag. The man did not have a valid driver's license and informed officials it had been revoked after drunk driving in Davidson County. He was arrested for driving with a revoked license and sniffing paint thinner for unlawful purposes.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

31 Year Old Facing Serious Charges after Huffing and Driving

Via News Center 1 in South Dakota:

This past Monday, a 31 year old woman was arrested for huffing and driving in Rapid City, South Dakota. The driver hit a parked boat, and then fled to an elementary school parking lot. When police found her she tried to escape and drove through several yards and even a chain linked fence, before hitting a parked car and coming to a stop. The driver is facing serious charges for illegal inhalant abuse.

Friday, October 12, 2012

Doctor Charged with Huffing in Chicago

Via Chicago Tribune in Illinois

A Springfield Doctor was charged with abusing inhalants at a downtown hotel this past week. Police had been called downtown for a disturbance complaint and found the user huffing canisters.

19 Year Old in Huffing and Driving Accident in Nebraska

Via Fremont Tribune in Nebraska

This past Thursday, a nineteen year old was cited for huffing and driving in Fremont, Nebraska. The citation was issued for willful reckless driving and inhaling intoxicating substances. The driver of a 1998 Ford Taurus veered off the road hitting a fence, telephone box, tree and wooden utility pole. Damage costs are an estimated $1,500.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Woman Huffing Hits Tree and Two Cars before Arrest in South Dakota

Via Argus Leader in South Dakota

A 37 year old woman in South Dakota was recently arrested after hitting two parked cars and a tree in a span of twenty minutes after huffing. She was charged with her third DUI, and brought to the hospital before taken to jail. Witnesses report that the driver had been huffing spray cans at the time of the accident. No one at the scene was injured; however there is an estimated $6,000 in damage.

Two Teen Boys Charged with Huffing in Iowa

Via Storm Lake Radio in Iowa

Two fourteen-year old boys were charged with huffing paint last week in Storm Lake, Iowa. The boys were found in a motor vehicle, which they fled upon notice of the police. One of the accused has been charged with huffing, and the other with huffing and interference with official acts.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Huffing Causes Explosion and Fire in Oregon

Via in Oregon

A 52 year-old man was cited after his huffing caused an explosion and small fire. He had been building a fire near railroad tracks while huffing computer dusting spray he had stolen from a nearby Rite Aid. He passed out and the container rolled into the fire and caused a loud explosion. The fire then spread to nearby grass and bushes.

The man was was cited for "reckless burning, third degree theft, and for unlawful possession of inhalants." The article also points out he was "released at the scene due to jail overcrowding."

Friday, October 5, 2012

Huffing Related Crash Sends Car Into House in Utah

Via Fox 13 News in Salt Lake City:

A 36 year old man was arrested after an inhalant related crash yesterday. The driver was allegedly huffing a computer duster behind the wheel when his car ran off the road, “struck a mailbox and a light post, ran through two fences, crashed through a motorhome, and finally into the house.”

The driver was charged with “abuse of a psychotropic.”