Monday, January 9, 2017

Felony DUI


Mount Pleasant, SC – On January 7, 2016, at approximately 8:04 p.m., officers from the Mount Pleasant Police Department responded to Highway 17 and Mathis Ferry Road in reference to a collision. The preliminary investigation reveals that a Jeep Sport Utility Vehicle, driven by Robert Leland, was heading south on Highway 17 when he disregarded a red light. Robert Leland struck a 4 door Mercedes who was turning left onto Highway 17 from Mathis Ferry Road. Robert Leland was found to be under the influence and arrested for 2 counts of Felony DUI. The driver and passenger of the Mercedes were transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. The investigation is ongoing.