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Top DUI News Week of August 13th - August 19th

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Top DUI Stories, August 19th, 2007

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Police: Drunk Driver Hits DUI Patrol Open this result in new window
WPVI-TV Philadelphia - 0 minute ago
A Pennsylvania State trooper on DUI patrol, actually got hit head-on by a suspected drunk driver.
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Driver Of SUV Arrested For DUI, Fleeing Accident Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Aug 18 4:59 PM
A man whose SUV crashed into a center divider and overturned in Riverside, critically injuring a passenger, allegedly fled the scene on foot and was later arrested on suspicion of DUI, a police sergeant said Saturday. SLIDESHOWS: View The Day's Top Photos VIDEO: Watch The Latest News
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DUI task force set to hit the streets Open this result in new window
The Sharon Herald - Aug 18 10:19 PM
With one in five new criminal cases involving drunken driving, Mercer County Chiefs of Police have formed the Mercer County DUI Task Force.
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Extra patrols result in 12 DUI arrests Open this result in new window
The Wichita Eagle - Aug 18 12:55 PM
Stepped-up patrols by the Sedgwick County Sheriffs Department led to 12 DUI arrests on Friday, said Sgt. Amy Tracy of the sheriffs department. Extra officers were assigned to roving patrols as part of the statewide Drunk Driving: Over the Limit, Under Arrest enforcement campaign, which began Thursday. The campaign by 100 Kansas law enforcement agencies will continue statewide through Sept. 4.
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State's ads sobering in new DUI campaign Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Aug 18 5:24 AM
DUI crackdown season in Arizona is not all about enforcement. It's also about education, says the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
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Durango police begin DUI crackdowns Open this result in new window
The Durango Herald - Aug 18 7:37 AM
Durango police begin DUI crackdowns
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DUI Court aimed at offenders 'on last leg' Open this result in new window
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Aug 17 4:16 PM
Two defendants showed up drunk this summer at the Fulton County Courthouse. While that's never a good idea, it's especially problematic considering it was their first day in a new program for repeat DUI offenders. State Court Judge Susan Forsling said the men's condition in court underscores the grip of addiction and the need for courts to find creative solutions to break the dangerous cycle of ...
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KPD sets up DUI checkpoints on Kauai Open this result in new window
The Garden Island - Aug 18 4:22 AM
In conjunction with three other county police departments, Kauai police will continue DUI checkpoints this weekend through Labor Day as part of a nationwide Drunk Driving, Over The Limit, Under Arrest, campaign.
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Woman arrested on DUI during Chevron fire Open this result in new window
The Mississippi Press - Aug 18 3:34 AM
PASCAGOULA -- A woman was arrested for DUI and reckless driving after allegedly almost striking deputies' vehicles positioned outside Chevron Pascagoula Refinery about the same time a fire began.
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CHP will have DUI checkpoint on Highway 299 Open this result in new window
The Record Searchlight - Aug 18 2:05 PM
CHP will have DUI checkpoint on Highway 299
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Top DUI News, August 18th, 2007

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State's ads sobering in new DUI campaign Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Aug 18 5:24 AM
DUI crackdown season in Arizona is not all about enforcement. It's also about education, says the Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
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Durango police begin DUI crackdowns Open this result in new window
The Durango Herald - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
Durango police begin DUI crackdowns
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DUI Court aimed at offenders 'on last leg' Open this result in new window
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Aug 17 4:16 PM
Two defendants showed up drunk this summer at the Fulton County Courthouse. While that's never a good idea, it's especially problematic considering it was their first day in a new program for repeat DUI offenders. State Court Judge Susan Forsling said the men's condition in court underscores the grip of addiction and the need for courts to find creative solutions to break the dangerous cycle of ...
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KPD sets up DUI checkpoints on Kauai Open this result in new window
The Garden Island - Aug 18 4:22 AM
In conjunction with three other county police departments, Kauai police will continue DUI checkpoints this weekend through Labor Day as part of a nationwide Drunk Driving, Over The Limit, Under Arrest, campaign.
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Woman arrested on DUI during Chevron fire Open this result in new window
The Mississippi Press - Aug 18 3:34 AM
PASCAGOULA -- A woman was arrested for DUI and reckless driving after allegedly almost striking deputies' vehicles positioned outside Chevron Pascagoula Refinery about the same time a fire began.
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DUI crackdown begins Open this result in new window
WKYC Cleveland - Aug 17 8:30 PM
DUI crackdown begins
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DUI checkpoint set for Carlsbad Open this result in new window
North County Times - Aug 17 7:52 PM
CARLSBAD ---- The Carlsbad Police Department will hold a DUI/driver's license checkpoint Friday on Palomar Airport Road east of El Camino Real.
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Law Enforcement Campaign To Reduce DUI's Open this result in new window
WLBT 3 Jackson - Aug 17 5:05 PM
State and local law enforcement agencies have launched a campaign to crack down on drunk driving. The Mississippi Department of Public Safety held a press conference outlining strategies to reduce DUI's.
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New DUI Task Force For PA Open this result in new window
WYTV Youngstown - Aug 17 3:20 PM
Making the roads safer in Pennsylvania is the top priority of the new Mercer County DUI Task Force.
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Memorial Day DUI checks to start 2 weeks early Open this result in new window
ABC 15 Phoenix - Aug 17 2:22 PM
DUI checkpoints for the Memorial Day holiday will be up and running two weeks early. Officials from the Department of Public Safety say they will begin their crackdown on impaired drivers on Friday night.
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Top DUI News, August 17th, 2007

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Gilbert chief's daughter has DUI arrest history Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Aug 16 9:52 AM
The 25-year-old daughter of Gilbert's police chief who was jailed recently on suspicion of DUI has a history of drunken driving arrests. She was arrested last week in Queen Creek after an off-duty officer noticed her driving erratically.
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Police to Set Statewide DUI Checkpoints Open this result in new window
KHNL News 8 Honolulu - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
HONOLULU (KHNL) - All four county police departments will conduct DUI checkpoints beginning Admissions Day weekend through Labor Day weekend as part of a nationwide "Drunk Driving. Over The Limit. Under Arrest." campaign.
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Gilbert chief's daughter has DUI arrest history Open this result in new window
12 News Phoenix - Aug 16 4:05 PM
The 25-year-old daughter of Gilbert's police chief who was jailed last week on suspicion of DUI has a history of drunken driving arrests. Brandi Dorn was arrested Jan. 31 by Mesa police on suspicion of extreme DUI involving an accident, police spokesman Detective Chris Arvayosaid.
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Gilbert chief's daughter had DUI arrest history in Mesa Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Aug 16 9:30 AM
The 25-year-old daughter of Gilbert's police chief who was jailed last week on suspicion of DUI has a history of drunken driving arrests in Mesa.
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Checkpoints aim to catch DUI offenders Open this result in new window
The Pratt Tribune - Aug 16 9:59 AM
City and county drivers will see increased law enforcement activity aimed at DUI and speeding from now until Labor Day. From Aug. 17 to Sept. 4 additional officers will be aggressively enforcing Kansas drunk driving and other traffic laws, said Pratt County Undersheriff Rick Shriver.
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Preliminary Final Report (DUI.AX, 00749267, 20070816) Open this result in new window
Aspect Huntley via Yahoo!7 Finance - Aug 15 11:20 PM
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Louisville WR Spillman faces DUI, drug charges Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Aug 16 2:54 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- A Louisville wide receiver was scheduled to appear in court next month to face charges of driving under the influence and possession of marijuana.
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Fatal DUI suspect is allowed to work Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
An Aurora man charged with the deaths of two friends in a car accident was allowed Thursday to resume his job at a Chicago hospital while out on bail.
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CHP Will Set-Up DUI/Drivers License Check Point This Weekend Open this result in new window
MyMotherLode.com - Aug 15 1:08 PM
Sonora, Ca -- The Sonora Office of the CHP will be setting up a Check Point this Saturday night at an undisclosed location and time. It will be designed to catch the DUI driver, as well as those driving with a suspended license. The Check Point is the second of several planned this summer.
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DUI CHARGES (2) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Aug 15 11:54 AM
DUI CHARGES Geoffrey Charles Osborne, 27, of 119 Deer Valley Drive, Ohio Township, around 2:15 a.m. Sunday by Moon Township police on University Boulevard. Officers said he failed field sobriety tests.
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Top DUI News, August 16th, 2007

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Possible DUI charges in teen crash Open this result in new window
NBC 12 Richmond - Aug 16 3:44 AM
A Chesterfield teenager is facing DUI charges after crashing her car into a house around 5 p.m. yesterday on Secretariat Drive. Police believe the girl was rounding a corner too fast and lost control, sending the car sideways into a porch.
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Preliminary Final Report (DUI.AX, 00749267, 20070816) Open this result in new window
Aspect Huntley via Yahoo!7 Finance - Aug 15 11:20 PM
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CHP Will Set-Up DUI/Drivers License Check Point This Weekend Open this result in new window
MyMotherLode.com - Aug 15 1:08 PM
Sonora, Ca -- The Sonora Office of the CHP will be setting up a Check Point this Saturday night at an undisclosed location and time. It will be designed to catch the DUI driver, as well as those driving with a suspended license. The Check Point is the second of several planned this summer.
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DUI CHARGES (2) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Aug 15 11:54 AM
DUI CHARGES Geoffrey Charles Osborne, 27, of 119 Deer Valley Drive, Ohio Township, around 2:15 a.m. Sunday by Moon Township police on University Boulevard. Officers said he failed field sobriety tests.
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Man charged with DUI after crashing car Open this result in new window
The Spokesman-Review - Aug 15 7:33 AM
A 24-year-old Spokane man was charged with DUI early this morning after crashing his car on Trent Avenue. According to a Washington State Patrol release on the crash, Kyle Dietterle was driving west on Trent about 2:15 a.m. when he sped through a curve near Pines Road and hit a guardrail.
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Local driver shares her DUI story with a national audience Open this result in new window
South Whidbey Herald - Aug 15 5:12 AM
Jessica Leon is sharing her story of her DUI conviction to help others and recently appeared on the television program "Good Morning America."
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Elburn officer honored for DUI enforcement Open this result in new window
The Geneva Sun - Aug 15 3:40 AM
ELBURN -- Police Officer Jeff Herra has received recognition from the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists for DUI enforcement.
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DUI checkpoint stops 600; no arrests Open this result in new window
The Durango Herald - Aug 15 7:22 AM
DUI checkpoint stops 600; no arrests
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Alabama man charged with DUI death commits suicide Open this result in new window
Hattiesburg American - Aug 15 7:46 AM
TUPELO An Alabama man charged with DUI after he hit another car, killing a Blue Springs woman, has committed suicide. Colbert County Coroner Carlton Utleyc said James Norris Pharr, 65, was found dead Aug. 9 in his Sheffield, Ala., home.
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Alabama man charged with DUI death commits suicide Open this result in new window
WMCTV Memphis - Aug 14 7:33 PM
Associated Press - August 14, 2007 10:24 PM ET TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - An Alabama man charged with DUI after he hit another car, killing a Blue Springs woman, has committed suicide.
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Top DUI News, August 15th, 2007

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Elburn officer honored for DUI enforcement Open this result in new window
The Geneva Sun - 50 minutes ago
ELBURN -- Police Officer Jeff Herra has received recognition from the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists for DUI enforcement.
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Alabama man charged with DUI death commits suicide Open this result in new window
The Daily Comet - Aug 14 7:39 PM
TUPELO, Miss. An Alabama man charged with DUI after he hit another car, killing a Blue Springs woman, has committed suicide. Colbert County Coroner Carlton Utleyc said James Norris Pharr, 65, was found dead Aug. 9 in his Sheffield, Ala., home.
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Alabama man charged with DUI death commits suicide Open this result in new window
WMCTV Memphis - Aug 14 7:34 PM
Associated Press - August 14, 2007 10:24 PM ET TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - An Alabama man charged with DUI after he hit another car, killing a Blue Springs woman, has committed suicide.
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Estates woman pleads to DUI manslaughter in death of passenger Open this result in new window
Naples Daily News - Aug 14 6:20 PM
A 20-year-old woman who was driving about 100 mph on a rural road and lost control, wrapping her Ford Mustang around a telephone pole and killing someone two years ago, pleaded guilty Tuesday to DUI manslaughter.
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Labor Day DUI Enforcement Patrols Start This Weekend Open this result in new window
KTAR 92.3 Phoenix - Aug 14 2:29 PM
Special Labor Day DUI enforcement patrols will start this Friday on Arizona streets and highways.
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UPDATE:DUI Death suspect commits suicide Open this result in new window
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - Aug 14 3:06 PM
TUPELO An Alabama man charged with DUI death for allegedly being under the influence when he hit and killed a Tupelo woman committed suicide, according to Colbert County Coroner Carlton Utleyc.
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Indictment charges man with assaulting police officers, DUI and more Open this result in new window
Central Kentucky News Journal - Aug 14 12:48 PM
A Taylor County man has been indicted on charges alleging that he assaulted two law enforcement officers when he was arrested on a DUI charge. Jeffrey A. Jones, 45, of 133 Oak Lane was indicted last Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.
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Teen Charged With DUI After Crashing Into Home, Fleeing Scene Open this result in new window
WFTV 9 Orlando - Aug 14 7:26 AM
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. -- An Orange County teenager was facing DUI charges Tuesday. State troopers arrested 16-year-old Ross Hendricks Monday night. Witnesses said Hendricks sped into a neighbor's mailbox and then slid sideways into a house on Deer Road, near South Semoran Boulevard.
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DUI Brings Several To Court Open this result in new window
The Wayne Independent - Aug 14 8:44 AM
HONESDALE - Multiple defendants were sentenced to Wayne County Jail for driving under the influence, while others were placed in a rehabilitation program for first-time DUI offenders, last Thursday.
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Suspected DUI Driver Jumps From Car, Flees With Beer In Hand Open this result in new window
WKMG Local6.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 14 8:30 PM
A man in Orange County suspected of driving drunk was captured Tuesday night after he jumped out of a vehicle and ran from officers still holding a beer in his hand, according to the sheriff's deputies.
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Top DUI News, August 14th, 2007

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DUI CRACKDOWN Open this result in new window
Denver Daily News - Aug 13 10:32 PM
DUI CRACKDOWN: Local and state police will be cracking down on drunk drivers for 17 days starting this Friday and continuing through Tuesday, Sept. 4. Last year, law enforcement officers made almost 2,000 arrests during a similar period.
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Fort Myers man arrested and charged with DUI for fifth time Open this result in new window
Naples Daily News - Aug 13 2:41 PM
Daniel Eric Glover, 27, of 17223 Plantation Road, Fort Myers, was arrested Friday and charged with DUI the fifth time hes been charged with driving under the influence.
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As CARD organizes, DUI arrests in July decrease Open this result in new window
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza - Aug 13 10:50 AM
DUI arrests in Incline Village/Crystal Bay in July saw a near-50 percent decrease after a record-setting June.
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Murder Indictment In DUI Crash Open this result in new window
WLEX-TV Lexington - Aug 13 9:32 AM
A Whitley County grand jury Monday morning indicted man accused in the DUI deaths of three people last month on murder charges. The grand jury indicted Raymond Garner, 45, on two counts of murder, fetal homicide, and four counts of assault.
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DUI CHARGES (2) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Aug 13 10:09 AM
DUI CHARGES Ryan Lee Donaldson, 21, of 701 Landis Road, Freedom, around 2:30 a.m. Aug. 4 at Third Avenue and Sixth Street in Freedom. Borough police reported a blood-alcohol content of 0.159 percent. Donaldson was also charged with failing to obey a stop sign.
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DUI CHARGES (1) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Aug 13 9:55 AM
DUI CHARGES Kelly James Carter, 40, of 209 Logan Road, North Fayette Township, around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday by Moon Township police on University Boulevard. Officers said Carter had a blood-alcohol level of 0.13 percent.
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WNBA player suspended two games for DUI Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Aug 13 10:54 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Detroit Shock forward Kara Braxton was suspended two games without pay by the WNBA on Monday after pleading guilty to operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
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West Hills DUI enforcement to be held this weekend Open this result in new window
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Aug 12 9:12 PM
The West Hills DUI Task Force will conduct DUI enforcement between Friday and Sunday.
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Man won't receive reduced sentence in fatal DUI crash Open this result in new window
Rocky Mountain News - Aug 14 12:10 AM
A man who was convicted last year of driving drunk and killing a Highlands Ranch woman on her wedding day won't get out of prison early.
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Twelve years later, man pleads guilty to 6th DUI Open this result in new window
Brattleboro Reformer - Aug 13 12:20 AM
BRATTLEBORO -- More than 12 years after his sixth DUI arrest, a local man pleaded guilty to the charge Friday and is facing up to five years in prison.
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Top DUI News, August 13th, 2007

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West Hills DUI enforcement to be held this weekend Open this result in new window
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Aug 12 9:12 PM
The West Hills DUI Task Force will conduct DUI enforcement between Friday and Sunday.
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Twelve years later, man pleads guilty to 6th DUI Open this result in new window
Brattleboro Reformer - 55 minutes ago
BRATTLEBORO -- More than 12 years after his sixth DUI arrest, a local man pleaded guilty to the charge Friday and is facing up to five years in prison.
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Daughter of Police Chief Accused of DUI Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Aug 12 5:46 PM
A 25 year-old woman, arrested for suspicion of extreme DUI, usually doesn't make the news. But the woman happens to be the daughter of the Polic... Mexican shelters, usually the last stop for northbound migrants, are filling with southbound deportees. Fewer migrants are crossing in the wind-s...
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Indictment charges man with assaulting police officers, DUI and more Open this result in new window
Central Kentucky News Journal - Aug 12 8:21 PM
A Taylor County man has been indicted on charges alleging that he assaulted two law enforcement officers when he was arrested on a DUI charge. Jeffrey A. Jones, 45, of 133 Oak Lane was indicted last Tuesday by a Taylor County grand jury.
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As CARD organizes, DUI arrests in July decrease Open this result in new window
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza - Aug 12 6:05 AM
DUI arrests in Incline Village/Crystal Bay in July saw a near-50 percent decrease after a record-setting June.
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Gilbert police chief's daughter arrested on DUI suspicion Open this result in new window
Arizona Daily Star - Aug 12 12:27 AM
GILBERT The 25-year-old daughter of Gilbert's police chief has been arrested on suspicion of extreme DUI and driving a stolen vehicle, authorities said Friday.
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Passenger Dies, 2 Injured In Alleged DUI Crash Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - 53 minutes ago
An alleged drunk driver crashed a car into a tree and office complex in Burbank, killing a passenger early Saturday morning, police said.
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DUI suspect allegedly crashed into cop Open this result in new window
UPI - Aug 12 6:09 PM
Police in Costa Mesa, Calif., have arrested a 26-year-old man who allegedly crashed into a police officer's squad car while driving intoxicated.
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Settlement reached in DUI crash Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - 49 minutes ago
GILBERTS The family of a Gilberts man killed in a 2005 drunken-driving crash has reached a 1.25 million settlement against the insurance company of the woman who caused the crash.
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Man faces another DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Barre Montpelier Times Argus - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
BENNINGTON -- A Manchester man, who has been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol, was charged with drunken driving again on Aug. 6. ... - Staff Report

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