Law Office of Jim Forslund

Top DUI News Week of August 27th - September 2nd

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Top DUI News, September 2nd, 2007

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DUI deaths drop Open this result in new window
The Evening Sun - Sep 02 1:19 AM
The number of fatalities statewide related to driving under the influence in 2006 is down from 2005. And while state officials say they have stepped up DUI enforcement at both the state and municipal level, they are hesitant to take all of the credit for the drop in deaths.
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29 arrested at DUI checkpoints Open this result in new window
Colorado Springs Gazette - Sep 02 12:53 AM
Two DUI checkpoints downtown Friday night resulted in 29 arrests. From 9 to 11:30 p.m., police checked every driver heading east in the 500 block of East Platte Avenue and made seven arrests on suspicion of drunken driving.
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New DUI trailer first in Tennessee Open this result in new window
Chattanooga Times Free Press - Sep 01 9:32 PM
Officials with the Governor's Highway Safety Office are hopeful that a new DUI trailer will reduce the time it takes to stop and arrest someone for drunken driving in Tennessee by at least 30 percent.
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DUI checkpoints target holiday revelers Open this result in new window
San Diego Union-Tribune - Sep 01 3:42 PM
SAN DIEGO, 2:25 p.m. Sept. 1 (SIGNONSANDIEGO): The holiday weekend has prompted different law enforcement agencies around San Diego County to set up drunken driver crackdowns Saturday. But, none are revealing the locations of any DUI checkpoints until the last moment.
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DUI task force nabs 567 suspects through Friday Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Sep 01 4:20 PM
Since it's inception on Aug. 17, the Labor Day DUI task force has arrested 567 people in drunken driving incidents through Friday, according to a news release from the governor's office.
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San Diego DUI Lawyer Center Announces New Web Site Design and Online Resource Center for DUI Law in California Open this result in new window
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - Sep 02 12:01 AM
Attorney Rick Mueller, sponsor of the San Diego Country DUI Law Center, announces the redesign of the Center's web site, www.sandiegoduilawyer.com.
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San Diego DUI Lawyer Center Announces New Web Site Design and Online Resource Center for DUI Law in California Open this result in new window
PRWeb - Sep 02 12:05 AM
Attorney Rick Mueller, sponsor of the San Diego Country DUI Law Center, announces the redesign of the Center's web site, www.sandiegoduilawyer.com. (PRWeb Sep 2, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/Q291cC1JbnNlLU1hZ24tSW5zZS1UaGlyLVplcm8=
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Especially now, don't be a DUI dummy Open this result in new window
The Record - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
August has escaped and September has shoved its nose into our tents, an event that might have eluded me if not for e-mail. Like annoying, late-August alarm clocks ringing in unison, readers want to know if it's true that state police had launched "a 30-day speeding-ticket frenzy"?
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Task force to have DUI checkpoints Open this result in new window
The Daily Dispatch - Sep 01 2:16 AM
SIERRA VISTA - Southeastern DUI Task Force personnel remind the driving public of the dangers of drunken driving. The task force also will be extra watchful for violators over the Labor Day weekend.
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Man, 81, arrested for DUI, strikes 2 Open this result in new window
WINK TV Southwest Florida - Aug 31 5:42 PM
Authorities say they arrested an 81-year-old on a DUI charge after he hit two people in New Port Richey.
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Top DUI News, September 1st, 2007

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Task force to have DUI checkpoints Open this result in new window
The Daily Dispatch - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
SIERRA VISTA - Southeastern DUI Task Force personnel remind the driving public of the dangers of drunken driving. The task force also will be extra watchful for violators over the Labor Day weekend.
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Deputy dragged by motorcycle near DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Aug 31 10:22 PM
A Lee County deputy was dragged by the driver of a motorcycle at a DUI checkpoint Friday night.
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Man, 81, arrested for DUI, strikes 2 Open this result in new window
WINK TV Southwest Florida - Aug 31 5:42 PM
Authorities say they arrested an 81-year-old on a DUI charge after he hit two people in New Port Richey.
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Law Enforcement to Beef up Presence, DUI Checkpoints Open this result in new window
KLAS Las Vegas - Aug 31 2:59 PM
The Labor Day weekend is traditionally at the top of the list for DUI crashes in Nevada. Officers will have a beefed up presence and they will be setting up DUI checkpoints in the evening and early morning hours. Inside, find out about AAA's Tipsy Tow and a free way to get home safely.
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DUI patrols increased for big game Open this result in new window
Greeley Tribune - Aug 31 1:41 PM
Law enforcement agencies are heightening DUI patrols for Saturday's Rocky Mountain Showdown at Invesco Field Saturday.
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DUI investigation in New Port Richey Open this result in new window
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay - Aug 31 9:56 AM
Meanwhile, the New Port Richey Police Department is conducting a DUI Crash investigation in a Thursday accident. According to New Port Richey police, 81-year-old Jack Nelms hit the rear of another vehicle while driving on Main Street.
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DUI CHARGES (1) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Aug 31 2:39 PM
DUI CHARGES Michael Parris, 45, of 3239 Fourth Ave., Apartment 2D, Beaver Falls, around 9:45 p.m. Aug. 18 on Route 51 in Patterson Township. Further information was not available.
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DUI checkpoint details Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Aug 31 2:34 AM
The Butler County O.V.I. Task Force will operate a DUI checkpoint Saturday from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Ohio 127 in the city of Fairfield
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Man, 81, Arrested For DUI, Strikes 2 In New Port Richey Open this result in new window
WFTV 9 Orlando - Aug 31 6:17 AM
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. -- Authorities said they arrested an 81-year-old on a DUI charge after he hit two people in New Port Richey. Jack Nelms is charged with driving under the influence. Authorities said he careened through the downtown area Thursday and hit two constructions workers.
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DUI Court earns state grant Open this result in new window
Forsyth Herald - Aug 31 7:41 AM
A grant which helped to initially implement the DUI Court in Forsyth County more than a years ago has been awarded to the county for a third time.
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Top DUI News, August 31st, 2007

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DUI checkpoint details Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Aug 31 2:41 AM
The Butler County O.V.I. Task Force will operate a DUI checkpoint Saturday from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. on Ohio 127 in the city of Fairfield
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Man, 81, hits two, arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
WTSP - Tampa Bay's 10 News - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
Authorities say they arrested an 81-year-old on a DUI charge after he hit two people in New Port Richey.
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Man, 81, Arrested For DUI, Strikes 2 In New Port Richey Open this result in new window
WFTV 9 Orlando - 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. -- Authorities said they arrested an 81-year-old on a DUI charge after he hit two people in New Port Richey. Jack Nelms is charged with driving under the influence. Authorities said he careened through the downtown area Thursday and hit two constructions workers.
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DUI Court earns state grant Open this result in new window
Forsyth Herald - 59 minutes ago
A grant which helped to initially implement the DUI Court in Forsyth County more than a years ago has been awarded to the county for a third time.
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DUI Checkpoints Open this result in new window
WMBB TV Panama City - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
News 13 is on your side making sure you have what you need, and know your rights, for a DUI checkpoint...
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Wilton police to run DUI checkpoint on Labor Day weekend Open this result in new window
Wilton Bulletin - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
The Wilton Police Department will be holding a DUI checkpoint this Labor Day weekend. According to a release from the police will begin the checkpoint on Saturday, Sept. 1, and end Sunday morning.
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DUI Checkpoints Start Tonight Open this result in new window
WAAY-TV Huntsville - Aug 31 4:02 AM
HUNTSVILLE, AL- Law enforcement will crackdown on drunk drivers over the Labor Day holiday. Huntsville police will have checkpoints set up across the city. Starting at 11:30 tonight, a DUI Task Force
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Marana Councilman to Serve Jail Sentence in DUI Case Open this result in new window
KTAR 92.3 Phoenix - Aug 30 5:44 PM
TUCSON, Ariz. - A Marana town councilman will serve a day in jail next month after pleading guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol. Tim Escobedo, 49, was arrested for DUI on June 23 after being pulled over on Interstate 10 by a state Department of Public Safety officer.
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Marlins' Olsen enrolls in pretrial program for DUI Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Aug 29 3:12 PM
Florida Marlins pitcher Scott Olsen has enrolled in a pretrial diversion program that could lead to dismissal of felony charges against him stemming from a DUI arrest.
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SFPD to stage DUI checks tonight Open this result in new window
The San Francisco Examiner - Aug 30 1:22 PM
San Francisco police will stage a DUI checkpoint in the city starting tonight and continuing through Friday morning to raise awareness against driving impaired, a lieutenant said today.
The San Francisco Examiner - Aug 30 1:22 PM San Francisco police will stage a DUI checkpoint in the city starting tonight and continuing through Friday morning to raise awareness against driving impaired, a lieutenant said today.
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Top DUI News, August 30th, 2007

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Marlins' Olsen enrolls in pretrial program for DUI Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Aug 29 3:09 PM
Florida Marlins pitcher Scott Olsen has enrolled in a pretrial diversion program that could lead to dismissal of felony charges against him stemming from a DUI arrest.
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Olsen in diversion program for DUI Open this result in new window
ESPN - Aug 29 3:00 PM
Marlins pitcher Scott Olsen has enrolled in a pretrial program that could result in the dismissal of his DUI charge.
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Officials agree: Suspect has 6 DUI arrests Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Aug 30 12:05 AM
A disagreement between Citrus Heights police and the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office was resolved Wednesday afternoon when both sides concluded that drunken-driving suspect Alton Ray Holston Jr. has been arrested on DUI charges six times, not 12.
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Prosecutors File DUI, Drug Charges Against Britt Reid Open this result in new window
NBC 10 Philadelphia - Aug 29 1:23 PM
Facing newly-filed DUI and drug charges and being led from court Wednesday in handcuffs, Britt Reid says "Hi mom and dad" to cameras.
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Statewide DUI crackdown nets over 800 arrests Open this result in new window
KJCT 8 Grand Junction - Aug 29 4:48 PM
According to the Colorado Department of Transportation (C-DOT), 815 people have already been arrested in a 18-day DUI crackdown that was implemented statewide on August 17 and continues until Labor Day. Mesa County has reported 6 DUI arrest so far.
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Berks County detectives, police plan DUI roving patrols Open this result in new window
Reading Eagle - Aug 29 10:24 PM
Berks County, PA - Detectives with the district attorney‚s DUI Enforcement Unit and local police will conduct roving patrols this weekend on undisclosed roadways in Berks County in search of drunken drivers.
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Get Ready for DUI Checkpoints Open this result in new window
First Coast News - Aug 29 3:08 PM
ST. AUGUSTINE, FL -- The Labor Day holiday weekend is one of the busiest on First Coast roadways. Law enforcement wants you to know their DUI checkpoints are about much more than alcohol.
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Traveling DUI Memorial Stops in Williamsport Area Open this result in new window
WNEP 16 Pennsylvania - Aug 29 3:01 PM
A moving memorial to victims of DUI crashes made a stop in the Williamsport area Wednesday.
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Greenbrier school officials look into teacher DUI case Open this result in new window
The Register-Herald - Aug 29 8:17 PM
LEWISBURG ˜ School officials say an investigation has begun concerning Tuesday morning‚s arrest of a longtime Greenbrier County kindergarten teacher on a DUI charge.
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DUI Crackdown for Labor Day Open this result in new window
ABC 2 Baltimore - Aug 29 2:11 PM
Police to conduct DUI checkpoints and saturated patrols
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Top DUI News, August 29th, 2007

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Task force in search of DUI drivers Open this result in new window
The Reporter - 10 minutes ago
Warning: Solano's Traffic Enforcement Task Force will descend on Benicia en masse Saturday night in search of those driving under the influence. Which gives you a long lead time in designating a driver for that evening. The task force plans to conduct a DUI checkpoint from 7 p.
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Virginia DUI Crackdown Open this result in new window
Bristol Herald Courier - 50 minutes ago
Wednesday, Virginia leaders launched what is being called an intense six-month mobilization of DUI checkpoints across the state.
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DUI ARRESTS Open this result in new window
Denver Daily News - Aug 28 10:32 PM
DUI ARRESTS: With less than one week left in a major 18-day DUI crackdown, already 815 people have been arrested for DUI in Colorado, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation.
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DUI check planned in Prospect Open this result in new window
Republican-American - Aug 29 3:40 AM
The Resident State Trooper's office in Prospect will conduct a DUI spot check Thursday night into Friday morning. Trooper Nelson Abarzua said the check will be from 5 p.m. Thursday into the early hours of Friday morning at the intersection of Routes 68 and 69. He said all vehicles will be stopped briefly for signs of intoxication and compliance with state laws which will include seat belts and ...
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Downtown DUI checkpoint attempts to educate drivers on traffic laws Open this result in new window
Orion - Aug 28 9:21 PM
Chico State student Mark Munroe has never had a DUI but knows the dangers of drinking and driving. "I use to drink and drive all the time until I messed up my car," the 22-year-old said. "I learned the hard way." Munroe said he thought the sobriety checkpoint set up on West Fifth and Orange streets on Saturday night was a good idea.
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State launches DUI crackdown operation Open this result in new window
WDBJ 7 Roanoke - Aug 28 3:12 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia leaders today launched what is being called an intense six-month mobilization of DUI checkpoints across the state. Attorney General Bob McDonnell joined other state leaders this morning to launch "Checkpoint Strikeforce."
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State launches DUI crackdown operation Open this result in new window
WRIC 8 News Richmond - Aug 28 3:05 PM
Associated Press - August 28, 2007 5:55 PM ET RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia leaders today launched what is being called an intense six-month mobilization of DUI checkpoints across the...
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Man faces 10th DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Aug 28 9:43 AM
Suspect is held on $35,000 bond after 10th DUI arrest in 20 years.
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HBO Star Gets DUI After Driving Wrong Way on Street Open this result in new window
Extra TV - Aug 28 12:59 PM
„Extra‰ has obtained the official police report from actor Austin Nichols‚ arrest for DUI last Friday. The report says that the „John From Cincinnati‰ star, 27, was driving his silver SUV the wrong way on a one-way street in the early morning hours in the town of Jackson, Michigan.
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DUI Crackdown Operation Launched in Virginia Open this result in new window
WTOP Radio Network - Aug 28 4:15 PM
An intense six-month mobilization of DUI checkpoints across the state was launched Tuesday in Virginia.
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Top DUI News, August 28th, 2007

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Prosecutors face DUI challenges Open this result in new window
Casper Star-Tribune - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
LARAMIE -- Securing a DUI conviction in a jury trial in Wyoming is not easy, some prosecutors say.
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DUI offender not booked Open this result in new window
The Lafayette Daily Advertiser - 2 hours, 50 minutes ago
Officials said they followed protocol in how they handled an alleged DUI offender, who was issued a summons in lieu of going to jail following an Aug. 21 wreck with Heather Moreaux.
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Task force will target South Hills DUI drivers over weekend Open this result in new window
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Aug 27 9:14 PM
The Mt. Lebanon Area DUI Task Force will conduct a sobriety checkpoint between Friday and Monday.
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Arrests Made In Weekend DUI Checkpoints Throughout Pittsburgh Area Open this result in new window
WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 27 4:49 AM
Pennsylvania police began a statewide DUI crackdown over the weekend, in advance of the upcoming Labor Day holiday.
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Former Actress Rebecca Broussard Busted For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Aug 27 2:26 PM
Rebecca Broussard, former actress and mother of Jack Nicholson's two youngest children, was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Sunday.
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Emotional Sentencing Of Woman In Deadly DUI Crash Open this result in new window
News 8 San Diego - Aug 27 5:02 PM
Tears flowed in a San Diego courtroom as a woman learned her punishment in a deadly DUI crash.
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DUI patrols increased, checkpoint Saturday Open this result in new window
Nevada Appeal - Aug 27 3:17 PM
The Carson City Sheriff's Department will be stepping up patrols for drunken drivers to include a DUI checkpoint on Saturday.
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PEORIA: Dunlap family still hospitalized after DUI crash Open this result in new window
Peoria Journal Star - Aug 27 2:12 PM
PEORIA ˜ A Dunlap family of five remains hospitalized after their vehicle was struck head-on Saturday along Knoxville Avenue by a driver now charged with DUI.
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DUI suspected in four-vehicle crash Open this result in new window
Los Angeles Daily News - Aug 27 6:10 AM
>>> NEW 5:54 a.m. WESTCHESTER - A motorist was arrested on suspicion of DUI in connection with a four-vehicle crash near Los Angeles International Airport, police said.
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500 Arrested for DUI at Holiday Checkpoints Open this result in new window
KTAR 92.3 Phoenix - Aug 27 9:49 AM
After just one week, the Labor Day holiday DUI task force has caught plenty of bad drivers. They've stopped nearly 2,500 Arizona drivers of those, close to 500 were arrested for DUI.
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Top DUI News, August 27th, 2007

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DUI: 8 charged, 1 gets away Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
A DUI checkpoint in Sharonville nabbed eight drivers Saturday night and Sunday morning.
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Prosecutors face DUI challenges Open this result in new window
Casper Star-Tribune - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
LARAMIE -- Securing a DUI conviction in a jury trial in Wyoming is not easy, some prosecutors say.
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Investigation finds tiny number of arrests at DUI checkpoints Open this result in new window
KVOA Tucson - 2 hours, 57 minutes ago
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Since 2005, DUI checkpoints set up in Pima County have stopped thousands of drivers, but only a fraction were arrested.
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DUI checkpoints costly, catch few Open this result in new window
FOX 11 Tucson - Aug 26 8:49 PM
Pima County sobriety checkpoints have netted a tiny number of DUI arrests despite stopping tens of thousands of drivers since 2005, an Arizona Daily Star investigation has found.
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8 nabbed at DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Aug 26 12:05 PM
Saturday night's DUI checkpoint in Sharonville nabbed eight.
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Arrest Made In Santa Ana Alleged DUI Crash Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Aug 26 10:00 AM
A Santa Ana man, 20, was behind bars Sunday in an alleged drunken driving collision in which a boy, 12, was critically injured. RELATED STORIES: DUI Crash
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Minot Woman Charged With 5 DUI`s Open this result in new window
KQCD-TV Dickinson - Aug 26 5:29 PM
Some people just don`t learn their lesson. A Minot woman has been charged with drunken driving five times since early June. Authorities say Deloris Moran, 38, has been convicted twice of DUI. The other three charges are pending. Her last two arrests happened this week within 31 hours of each other.
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Pennsylvania Police Set Up DUI Checkpoints Open this result in new window
WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Aug 25 4:07 PM
Pennsylvania police are set to begin a statewide DUI crackdown just before the Labor Day holiday.
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LCSO to conduct DUI checkpoint Tuesday Open this result in new window
Tallahassee Democrat - Aug 25 11:06 PM
The Leon County Sheriff's Office is hosting a DUI checkpoint Tuesday.
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Driver convicted of DUI in crash Open this result in new window
Hattiesburg American - Aug 26 3:03 AM
POPLARVILLE - A man who went on trial Wednesday related to a 2003 traffic crash that killed four people was found guilty of an aggravated DUI charge.

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