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Top DUI News Week of April 9th - April 15th

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Top DUI News, April 15th, 2007

Task Force Makes 19 DUI Arrests (WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
DUI task forces from Pittsburgh and the North Hills hit the roads Friday night to set up random checkpoints.
News in brief: Man charged with eighth DUI offense (The Huntington Herald-Dispatch)
IRONTON -- The Ohio State Patrol have charged Kevin L. Faulk, 38, with his eighth DUI offense.
Task Force Makes 19 DUI Arrests (Action News 4 Pittsburgh)
DUI task forces from Pittsburgh and the North Hills hit the roads to set up random checkpoints.
One arrested for DUI after accident (Point Pleasant Register)
POINT PLEASANT - An Indiana man was taken into custody Thursday evening for DUI after he crashed into another vehicle at the intersection of W.Va. 62 and W.Va. 2.
First-Time DUI Offenders Targeted By Legislature (CBS 5 Phoenix)
PHOENIX -- A bill that would further crack down on DUI offenders is gathering steam in the Arizona legislature. It would require even first-time convicted drunken drivers to have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicle for up to a year.
Breath-test machines in cars touted in DUI bill (The Arizona Republic)
A get-tough DUI bill got even tougher Thursday when a state lawmaker suggested that all convicted drunken drivers have their cars equipped with breath-testing machines that prevent vehicles from starting if drivers have been drinking.
Court awash in DUI cases (The Sacramento Bee)
It's 8:45 on a rainy weekday morning, and dozens of damp, unhappy-looking people are sitting in the fluorescent glare of a Sacramento courtroom.
Police Conducting DUI Checkpoints (WHIO-TV 7 Dayton)
Combined agencies of the DUI task force of the Montgomery County will conduct a DUI checkpoint in Clay Township Friday on state route 49 north of interstate 70.
Horseback rider faces DUI charge after crash (Deseret Morning News)
A horse was euthanized and its rider charged with being drunk on horseback after a Kentucky state trooper struck the horse with his cruiser, state police said.
Posey rebounds from DUI (Lawrence Journal-World)
James Posey‚s body was covered by towels as he sat at his locker, smiling.
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Top DUI News, April 14th, 2007

Breath-test machines in cars touted in DUI bill (The Arizona Republic)
A get-tough DUI bill got even tougher Thursday when a state lawmaker suggested that all convicted drunken drivers have their cars equipped with breath-testing machines that prevent vehicles from starting if drivers have been drinking.
Police Conducting DUI Checkpoints (WHIO-TV 7 Dayton)
Combined agencies of the DUI task force of the Montgomery County will conduct a DUI checkpoint in Clay Township Friday on state route 49 north of interstate 70.
DUI bill gets tougher (KTVK Phoenix)
A DUI bill that's making it's way through the State Legislature has gotten tougher, thanks to one lawmaker who wants all convicted drunk drivers to have an ignition interlock device.
Tulsa judge revokes bond for man accused of DUI, negligent homicide (Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise)
A judge has revoked a Tulsa County bond for a man facing negligent homicide charges in Washington County. David Michael Glen Olinghouse faces a DUI charge in Tulsa County as well as a negligent homicide by motor vehicle charge in Washington County.
DUI Charges (4) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Bobbi L. Shingleton, 50, of 422 43rd St., West Mayfield, around 8 p.m. April 3 in the 2300 block of Seventh Avenue in Beaver Falls. City police reported Shingleton had a blood-alcohol content of 0.110 percent.
UMW President Facing 2 DUI Charges (CBS 6 Richmond)
New information in the DUI arrest of the President of the University of Mary Washington. We've just learned that William J. Frawley is now wanted for a DUI in Fairfax County.
Local school district stresses DUI awareness (Hattiesburg American)
The Covington County School District hosted its first DUI awareness day Tuesday. The event included the Totally Wasted DUI simulator, which is a life-sized multimedia simulator designed to give students a first-hand experience on the dangers of driving while impaired.
Agent Steinberg arrested in suspected DUI case (USA Today)
Sports agent Leigh Steinberg was arrested early Friday on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing his Mercedes into three parked cars and knocking over a fire hydrant. The 58-year-old Steinberg was driving on Pacific Coast Highway around 1 a.m. when he swerved his sports utility vehicle into the parked cars and over the curb, police Lt. Craig Fox said.
Agent Steinberg arrested in suspected DUI (Sports Illustrated)
Sports agent Leigh Steinberg was arrested early Friday on suspicion of drunken driving after authorities said he crashed his Mercedes into three parked cars and knocked over a fire hydrant.
Agent Steinberg arrested in suspected DUI case (Sports Illustrated)
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Sports agent Leigh Steinberg was arrested early Friday on suspicion of drunken driving after crashing his Mercedes into three parked cars and knocking over a fire hydrant.
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Top DUI News, April 13th, 2007

Breath-test machines in cars touted in DUI bill (The Arizona Republic)
A get-tough DUI bill got even tougher Thursday when a state lawmaker suggested that all convicted drunken drivers have their cars equipped with breath-testing machines that prevent vehicles from starting if drivers have been drinking.
UMW President Facing 2 DUI Charges (CBS 6 Richmond)
New information in the DUI arrest of the President of the University of Mary Washington. We've just learned that William J. Frawley is now wanted for a DUI in Fairfax County.
Moon May Still Face DUI Charge After Testing Below Legal Limit (KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma)
Although he tested below the state's legal limit, former Seahawks quarterback Warren Moon may still face DUI charges.
Sheriff's Deputy Sentenced To 8 Years For DUI (News 8 San Diego)
A Lemon Grove sheriff's deputy was sentenced Thursday to eight years in prison for a DUI crash that seriously injured two people.
Prescription drugs may have influenced driver in DUI manslaughter case (Bradenton Herald)
MANATEE - A man charged with DUI manslaughter in the death of a pedestrian may have been under the influence of prescription drugs, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.
Tulsa judge revokes bond for man accused of DUI, negligent homicide (Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise)
A judge has revoked a Tulsa County bond for a man facing negligent homicide charges in Washington County. David Michael Glen Olinghouse faces a DUI charge in Tulsa County as well as a negligent homicide by motor vehicle charge in Washington County.
Bradenton man charged with DUI manslaughter (FOX 13 Tampa Bay)
BRADENTON - Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol have filed DUI manslaughter charges against a 26-year-old man in connection with Wednesday's death of a pedestrian in Bradenton .
DUI case was man's second drunken-driving conviction (Belleville News-Democrat)
A spokeswoman with the Illinois secretary of state's office says the sentencing judge and prosecutor in a drunken-driving case involving a Marissa school board member should have known of a previous DUI conviction.
Mayor Teixeira pleads guilty to DUI (Nevada Appeal)
Mayor Marv Teixeira will have to serve community service, pay a fine, undergo driver training and learn about how operating a car while intoxicated affects others.
Post-DUI words sound OK, but meaning unclear (Billings Outpost)
Rep. Scott Boggio, R-Red Lodge, drank himself careless and was busted for DUI. He made excuses at first, but then cowboyed up and apologized. That should have been the end of the story. If this humble scribbler weren't here to put the Paul Harvey to this tale, it would have been.
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Top DUI News, April 12th, 2007

Bradenton man charged with DUI manslaughter (FOX 13 Tampa Bay)
BRADENTON - Investigators with the Florida Highway Patrol have filed DUI manslaughter charges against a 26-year-old man in connection with Wednesday's death of a pedestrian in Bradenton .
DUI case was man's second drunken-driving conviction (Belleville News-Democrat)
A spokeswoman with the Illinois secretary of state's office says the sentencing judge and prosecutor in a drunken-driving case involving a Marissa school board member should have known of a previous DUI conviction.
Post-DUI words sound OK, but meaning unclear (Billings Outpost)
Rep. Scott Boggio, R-Red Lodge, drank himself careless and was busted for DUI. He made excuses at first, but then cowboyed up and apologized. That should have been the end of the story. If this humble scribbler weren't here to put the Paul Harvey to this tale, it would have been.
Tulsa judge revokes bond for man accused of DUI, negligent homicide (Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise)
A judge has revoked a Tulsa County bond for a man facing negligent homicide charges in Washington County. David Michael Glen Olinghouse faces a DUI charge in Tulsa County as well as a negligent homicide by motor vehicle charge in Washington County.
DUI Charges (9) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Daniel G. Miller, 57, of 469 Wallace Run Road, Big Beaver, April 1 on Seventh Avenue near 15th Street in Beaver Falls. State police reported Miller had a blood-alcohol content of 0.167 percent.
Posey plays a day after DUI arrest (Deseret Morning News)
Miami forward James Posey played in the Heat's 92-82 loss to Charlotte Tuesday night, one day after he was arrested and charged with DUI in Miami Beach.
UMW President Charged With DUI (Washington Post)
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- The president of the University of Mary Washington was arrested on drunken driving charges Wednesday afternoon, city police said.
Rodbell faces DUI case arraignment (The Arizona Republic)
Cody Nicole Rodbell, the daughter of Scottsdale's police chief, is expected to be arraigned on a drunken driving charge April 23 in Northeast Phoenix Justice Court.
Driver Beware: OP DUI Checkpoint (Kansas City InfoZine)
On Friday, April 20, you better plan on having a designated driver if you consume alcohol.
DUI driver gets 4-12 years in fatal crash (The Scranton Times-Tribune)
TUNKAHANNOCK ˜ A 51-year-old Nicholson man will serve four to 12 years in state prison for vehicular homicide and two counts of driving while under the influence of intoxicants.
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Top DUI News, April 11th, 2007

Posey plays a day after DUI arrest (Deseret Morning News)
Miami forward James Posey played in the Heat's 92-82 loss to Charlotte Tuesday night, one day after he was arrested and charged with DUI in Miami Beach.
Jackson man faces DUI charge in Clinton man's death (The Clarion-Ledger)
A Jackson man is jailed on DUI charges following a Friday accident on I-20 near Edwards that took the life of a longtime Vicksburg resident who with his wife had recently moved to Clinton.
Local Mayor Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI (KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville)
A local mayor has been arrested on suspicion of DUI.
DUI Suspect Turns Out to be Wanted for Attempted Murder (WBOC 16)
OCEAN CITY - Ocean City police say a man they arrested for DUI turned to be wanted in Prince Georges County for attempted murder.
Police arrest 23 more on Big Island for DUI (Honolulu Advertiser)
DUI roadblocks and patrols on the Big Island continue to net drunk drivers. From April 3 to April 9, Hawai'i police arrested 23 motorists for DUI, three who were involved in accidents and one under the age of 21.
Northfield driver cited for DUI (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
NORTHFIELD -- A Northfield man was cited Saturday for DUI after police observed his car driving "fast and erratically" and weaving down the middle of the road, police said. ...
Drivers Clear Western Loudoun DUI Checkpoint (Leesburg Today)
No DUI citations were made during a Loudoun County Sheriff's Office sobriety checkpoint Saturday night near Philomont. The checkpoint was held in the area of Rt. 690 and Rt. 734. According to the sheriff's office, 60 vehicles passed through the checkpoint.
Moon Arrested for Investigation of DUI (Washington Post)
9 Arrested In Easter Weekend DUI Sting (KFSN-TV Fresno)
Fresno police arrested nine people for driving under the influence during Saturday night's Easter DUI sting.
Gore's Mayor Arrested On DUI Complaint (KOTV 6 Tulsa)
The mayor of Gore faces misdemeanor DUI charges in Sequoyah County. Sequoyah County Sheriff's deputies arrested Mike Kinnear Wednesday evening after making a traffic stop.
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Top DUI News, April 10th, 2007

DUI Suspect Turns Out to be Wanted for Attempted Murder (WBOC 16)
OCEAN CITY - Ocean City police say a man they arrested for DUI turned to be wanted in Prince Georges County for attempted murder.
Police arrest 23 more on Big Island for DUI (Honolulu Advertiser)
DUI roadblocks and patrols on the Big Island continue to net drunk drivers. From April 3 to April 9, Hawai'i police arrested 23 motorists for DUI, three who were involved in accidents and one under the age of 21.
Northfield driver cited for DUI (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
NORTHFIELD -- A Northfield man was cited Saturday for DUI after police observed his car driving "fast and erratically" and weaving down the middle of the road, police said. ...
Drivers Clear Western Loudoun DUI Checkpoint (Leesburg Today)
No DUI citations were made during a Loudoun County Sheriff's Office sobriety checkpoint Saturday night near Philomont. The checkpoint was held in the area of Rt. 690 and Rt. 734. According to the sheriff's office, 60 vehicles passed through the checkpoint.
9 Arrested In Easter Weekend DUI Sting (KFSN-TV Fresno)
Fresno police arrested nine people for driving under the influence during Saturday night's Easter DUI sting.
Gore's Mayor Arrested On DUI Complaint (KOTV 6 Tulsa)
The mayor of Gore faces misdemeanor DUI charges in Sequoyah County. Sequoyah County Sheriff's deputies arrested Mike Kinnear Wednesday evening after making a traffic stop.
DUI charges - 4/9/07 (The Intelligencer)
Doylestown Twp. Jeffrey Lamb, 47, of Newtown, was arrested at 2:25 a.m. Thursday for DUI after police saw his vehicle swerving on the Route 611 bypass near State Street. Police said Lamb failed field sobriety tests.
Moon gets DUI arrest in Kirkland (Sports Illustrated)
Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon was arrested for drunken driving after a trooper stopped him in downtown Kirkland for speeding last Friday about 2 a.m., the State Patrol reported.
Heat's Posey arrested on DUI charge (AP via Yahoo! News)
Miami Heat forward James Posey was arrested early Monday on a drunken driving charge after an officer pulled him over for stopping in the middle of a road.
5 Investigates Mom Arrested In Deadly DUI Crash (CBS 5 Phoenix)
A Phoenix mom who left her 3-year-old child home alone before getting involved in a fatal DUI crash has a prior history with CPS. 6:45 p.m.
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Top DUI News, April 9th, 2007

Police: Man Driving Wrong Way Arrested For 4th DUI (Cleveland - NewsNet5 via Yahoo! News)
Vermilion police said a man was arrested for his fourth DUI Saturday morning.
News 2 Entertainment Reporter Charged With DUI (WKRN Nashville)
Well known News-2 Entertainment Reporter Brad Schmitt was arrested and charged with DUI early Sunday morning. | | According to a police report filed by the Goodlettsville Police department, Schmitt was pulled over after he was observed weaving in and out of his lane on north bound I-65 just past the 100 mile marker in Sumner County. | | The police report states Schmitt admits to drinking...
DUI & DRUG Arrests (NorthFulton.com)
Jerrel G. Leonard, 22, of Alpharetta was arrested March 23 for DUI on Medlock Bridge Road in Alpharetta. Henry F. Vaughan, 59, of Roswell was arrested March 19 for DUI on Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell.
Police: Man Driving Wrong Way Arrested For 4th DUI (WeatherNet5.com)
Police say a man was arrested for his fourth DUI after driving the wrong way on a local roadway.
Local entertainment reporter charged with DUI (The Tennessean)
Local television entertainment reporter and former Tennessean columnist Brad Schmitt was charged with driving under the influence early Sunday morning, WKRN-TV reported.
DUI crackdown in Pinellas Park (Bay News 9 Tampa Bay)
The Pinellas Park Police Department is fighting a serious problem that affects everyone's safety. Almost 500 crashes at five major intersections in a one-year period have the police department saturating the streets to catch high-risk drivers that include drunk and drugged drivers.
Driver in fatal accident pleads guilty to DUI (WDBJ 7 Roanoke)
The accident that claimed the lives of two Salem residents might have been considered their fault. However, the other driver had been drinking.
DUI trials at schools aim to deter youths (Deseret Morning News)
Mark Flores' drunken driving case started last fall when his Lincoln Continental was spotted weaving on a residential street at 2 a.m. A blood test after his arrest revealed an alcohol level at nearly twice the legal limit.
DUI Goes To Court ÷ In High School (CBS News)
In San Jose, Calif., efforts to show students the effects of driving while impaired by alcohol go beyond videos of car wrecks ÷ they include real trials, with real defendants, held in high schools.
Tests differ in DUI arrest of chief's daughter (ABC 15 Phoenix)
The daughter of Scottsdale's police chief was below the legal limit for drunken driving in Arizona when she was arrested on suspicion of DUI last week, a blood-alcohol test showed.

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