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Top DUI News Week of December 3rd - December 9th

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Top DUI News, December 9th, 2007

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DUI court is a sobering solution Recidivism rates drop dramatically for DUI court grads, study shows Open this result in new window
The Gainesville Times - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
One after another, the stories of redemption for repeat DUI offenders were told by Hall County State Court Judge Charles Wynne in a recent courtroom graduation ceremony.
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Repeat offender faces DUI charges Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - Dec 08 11:02 PM
A Crystal Lake man involved in a fiery February collision in unincorporated Nunda Township was arrested Monday after being indicted on six DUI-related felonies in connection with the crash.
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Irwin sentenced to one year in prison for DUI offenses Open this result in new window
The Bismarck Tribune - Dec 08 10:14 PM
Craig Irwin has been sentenced to nine months in prison for his fourth driving under the influence conviction in seven years, which was his 15th DUI conviction since 1991.
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Irwin Sentenced Again for DUI Open this result in new window
KX TV North Dakota - Dec 08 5:18 PM
The man known as the state's worst driver was sentenced Friday for his fourth DUI in 7 years. Craig Irwin will spend a year in prison for the DUI and DUS charge. He'll be on probation for two years and during that time he will have to have a breath
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Edwardsville traffic enforcement nets DUI violators Open this result in new window
Edwardsville Journal - Dec 08 11:34 AM
The Edwardsville Police Department traffic enforcement period from Nov. 12 to 25 netted five DUI citations and 48 additional traffic violations.
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Man charged with DUI twice Open this result in new window
The Patriot-News - Dec 07 9:13 PM
Less than 45 minutes after being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a northern York County man was slapped with a second DUI count by state police at Newport.
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Parole Commissioner in state car nabbed at DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
The Fresno Bee - Dec 07 3:01 PM
A deputy parole commissioner is facing drunk driving charges after he was stopped in a state-issued car at a DUI checkpoint near Highway 99 in Merced County.
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DUI CHARGES (2) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - 11 minutes ago
Craig R. Keener, 21, of Cranberry Township, around 2:45 a.m. Nov. 21 in the 800 block of Route 68 in New Sewickley Township. New Sewickley police reported a blood-alcohol content of 0.151 percent.
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DUI Comments Open this result in new window
Pensacola News Journal - Dec 08 10:51 PM
Driving under the influence. About 1,700 arrests were made for this offense last year in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
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Parole Commissioner in state car nabbed at DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
KSBY San Luis Obispo - Dec 07 3:07 PM
Associated Press - December 7, 2007 6:04 PM ET SACRAMENTO (AP) - A deputy parole commissioner is facing drunk driving charges after he was stopped in a state-issued car at a DUI checkpoint near...
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Top DUI News December 8th, 2007

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Irwin sentenced to one year in prison for DUI offenses Open this result in new window
The Bismarck Tribune - 1 hour, 9 minutes ago
Bismarck Tribune By JENNYMICBy JENNYMICHAEL Craig Irwin has been sentenced to nine months in prison for his fourth driving under the influence conviction in seven years, which was his 15th DUI conviction since 1991.
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Man charged with DUI twice Open this result in new window
The Patriot-News - Dec 07 9:13 PM
Less than 45 minutes after being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, a northern York County man was slapped with a second DUI count by state police at Newport.
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Parole Commissioner in state car nabbed at DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
The Fresno Bee - Dec 07 3:01 PM
A deputy parole commissioner is facing drunk driving charges after he was stopped in a state-issued car at a DUI checkpoint near Highway 99 in Merced County.
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Parole Commissioner in state car nabbed at DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
KSBY San Luis Obispo - Dec 07 3:07 PM
Associated Press - December 7, 2007 6:04 PM ET SACRAMENTO (AP) - A deputy parole commissioner is facing drunk driving charges after he was stopped in a state-issued car at a DUI checkpoint near...
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DUI checkpoint scheduled for Saturday night in Hanford Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Dec 07 12:00 PM
Hanford residents driving under the influence or without a license will be under close scrutiny this Saturday night when the California Highway Patrol and Hanford Police Department join forces for their first DUI checkpoint of the holiday season.
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Vivica Fox spared jail time in DUI case
Vivica Fox spared jail time in DUI case Open this result in new window
AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 07 5:36 PM
Vivica A. Fox on Friday became the latest celebrity to enter a plea deal with prosecutors to settle a drunken driving case, authorities said.
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Vivica A. Fox pleads no contest DUI case
Vivica A. Fox pleads no contest DUI case Open this result in new window
AP via Yahoo! News - Dec 07 4:39 PM
Vivica A. Fox has become the latest celebrity to enter a plea deal with prosecutors to settle her drunken driving case. The actress and former "Dancing With the Stars" contestant pleaded no contest Friday to a misdemeanor count of driving with a blood-alcohol level over the legal limit of .08, city attorney's spokesman Frank Mateljan said.
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Aiken County Deputy Fired After DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
WJBF-TV Augusta - Dec 07 8:04 AM
Leaonard Canalejo, 24, fired after being DUI arrest in Richmond County, GA. Aiken, SC -- An Aiken County deputy has been fired hours after he was arrested for driving under the influence.
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Former Hawk charged with DUI after wreck Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - Dec 06 11:22 PM
Jordan Latham, a pitcher during the Boise Hawks 2007 season, was arrested early Thursday morning for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident after the car he was driving hit a bump and launched into the front porch of a house at 22nd Avenue and Blaine Street, Boise police said.
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'24' Star Begins 48-Day DUI Jail Stint Open this result in new window
ABC News - Dec 06 7:10 AM
Sutherland was sentenced to 48 days for his second DUI arrest in three years.
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Top DUI News, December 7th, 2007

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'24' Star Begins 48-Day DUI Jail Stint Open this result in new window
ABC News - Dec 06 7:10 AM
Sutherland was sentenced to 48 days for his second DUI arrest in three years.
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People in the News: Kiefer Sutherland is doing 24 (days) times 2 for DUI Open this result in new window
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Dec 06 12:34 PM
DUI roundup: Kiefer Sutherland begins serving his time ... Vivica A. Fox booked for drunken driving ... and more.
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Woman With 5 DUI Cases Pleads Not Guilty To Other Charges Open this result in new window
KGTV San Diego - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
A 26-year-old Ramona woman already facing five DUI cases -- one involving an alleged hit-and-run crash that injured a child -- pleaded not guilty Thursday to six counts each of prescription fraud and burglary.
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26-Year-Old Ramona Woman Faces 5 DUI Cases Open this result in new window
Fox 6 News San Diego - Dec 06 2:48 PM
A 26-year-old Ramona woman already facing five DUI cases, one involving an alleged hit-and-run crash that injured a child, pleaded not guilty Thursday to six counts each of prescription fraud...
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DUI Arrests Increase 100 Percent Additional Enforcement Grant Awarded Open this result in new window
Guilford Courier - Dec 06 9:09 AM
The Madison Police Department has been awarded a $57,600 grant through the state‚s Department of Transportation Highway Safety Unit to combat incidents of driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs and related traffic offenses.
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Edwardsville traffic enforcement nets DUI violators Open this result in new window
Edwardsville Journal - Dec 06 8:33 AM
The Edwardsville Police Department traffic enforcement period from Nov. 12 to 25 netted five DUI citations and 48 additional traffic violations.
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Vivica A. Fox officially booked for DUI Open this result in new window
New Kerala - Dec 06 7:46 AM
Washington, Dec 6 : Hollywood actress Vivica A. Fox has been officially booked on misdemeanour DUI charges stemming from her March arrest during a traffic stop.
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Net Tangible Asset Backing (DUI.AX, 00792675, 20071206) Open this result in new window
Aspect Huntley via Yahoo!7 Finance - Dec 05 9:04 PM
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20-Year-Old Bar Employee Rear-Ends Deputy, Faces DUI Open this result in new window
WFTV 9 Orlando - Dec 06 4:00 AM
Troopers said a UCF student hit an Orange County deputy's unmarked patrol vehicle and was arrested for DUI early Thursday morning. SLIDESHOW: Images From The Scene Of The Crash VIDEO: UCF Student May Have Been Drinking At Work Before Crash
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Vivica Fox gets booked for DUI Open this result in new window
The Charlotte Observer - Dec 05 4:40 PM
Former "Dancing With the Stars" competitor Vivica A. Fox took the lead and booked herself into the LAPD today. The actress was ordered Monday, Dec. 3 to either be booked or face a bench warrant for DUI charges stemming from a March speeding incident, reports TMZ.com. Fox went into the station around 12:15 p.m. and was "very congenial" as she got processed. According to documents, the 43-year-old ...
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Top DUI News, December 6th, 2007

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Net Tangible Asset Backing (DUI.AX, 00792675, 20071206) Open this result in new window
Aspect Huntley via Yahoo!7 Finance - Dec 05 9:04 PM
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Kiefer Sutherland enters Glendale jail to serve DUI sentence Open this result in new window
KSBY San Luis Obispo - Dec 05 6:52 PM
Associated Press - December 5, 2007 9:44 PM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kiefer Sutherland has reported to the Glendale city jail to begin serving a 48-day sentence for DUI.
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Kiefer Sutherland enters Glendale jail to serve DUI sentence Open this result in new window
KESQ Palm Springs - Dec 05 6:45 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kiefer Sutherland has reported to the Glendale city jail to begin serving a 48-day sentence for DUI. Glendale police Officer John Balian says Sutherland arrived at the jail immediately after he was sentenced this afternoon.
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Vivica Fox gets booked for DUI Open this result in new window
The Charlotte Observer - Dec 05 4:40 PM
Former "Dancing With the Stars" competitor Vivica A. Fox took the lead and booked herself into the LAPD today. The actress was ordered Monday, Dec. 3 to either be booked or face a bench warrant for DUI charges stemming from a March speeding incident, reports TMZ.com. Fox went into the station around 12:15 p.m. and was "very congenial" as she got processed. According to documents, the 43-year-old ...
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Mom Continues Push For Increased DUI Enforcement Open this result in new window
Des Plaines Journal - Dec 05 2:58 PM
While the number of DUI arrests made by the Des Plaines Police Dept. has increased in recent years, the city has trailed behind other neighboring towns, and continues to do so in 2007.
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Conway man sentenced in felony DUI case Open this result in new window
Florence Morning News - Dec 05 8:45 AM
The Highway Patrol charged Patrick Allen McElwain with felony DUI from an incident in March 2006. A judge sentenced McElwain to 5 years in prison Tuesday in general sessions court in Conway. McElwain bonded out of jail the day following his arrest in 2006, according to jailers. jailers booked McElwain into the J. Reuben Long Detention Center Tuesday evening to begin his sentence.
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Conway man sentenced in felony DUI case Open this result in new window
Florence Morning News - Dec 05 8:39 AM
Patrick Allen McElwain of Conway faces lengthy prison sentence from a March 2006 felony DUI case
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Edwardsville traffic enforcement nets DUI violators Open this result in new window
Edwardsville Journal - Dec 05 7:53 AM
The Edwardsville Police Department traffic enforcement period from Nov. 12 to 25 netted five DUI citations and 48 additional traffic violations.
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State, DUI Victim Center plan court monitoring program Open this result in new window
The Wichita Eagle - Dec 04 11:05 PM
A Wichita-based DUI victims' group has received enough funding to make Kansans think twice about driving drunk or "buzzed." The Kansas Department of Transportation announced Tuesday it is joining with the DUI Victim Center of Kansas Inc. It will spend $75,000 a year for three years to help the center develop statewide projects that monitor courts and make Kansans more aware of DUI offenders. ...
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Vivica A. Fox booked on DUI charge in L.A. Open this result in new window
USA Today - Dec 05 7:29 PM
Former Dancing With the Stars contestant Vivica A. Fox waltzed into a San Fernando Valley police station Wednesday and was booked for investigation of drunken driving.
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Top DUI News, December 4th, 2007

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DUI task force busts 45 suspected drunk drivers Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Dec 03 5:24 AM
The state's DUI task force has been busy arresting suspected drunk drivers.
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Atlanta Firefighter Arrested for DUI in Michigan Open this result in new window
FOX 5 Atlanta - 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
ATLANTA (FOX 5) -- Secrecy swirls around the arrest of an Atlanta firefighter who is the son of an Atlanta fire chief. The arrest of the young firefighter on a DUI charge comes on the heels of the firing of six Atlanta firefighters who recently failed tests for drug and alcohol use. Morse Diggs reports. Click video for more information.
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290 DUI Arrests Made Since Thanksgiving Open this result in new window
CBS 5 Phoenix - Dec 03 12:31 PM
The DUI Task Force makes 45 suspected drunk driving arrests Saturday, bringing the Holiday DUI Task Force's total to 290 since the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Golf Cart DUI Open this result in new window
WTSP - Tampa Bay's 10 News - Dec 03 2:14 PM
Pasco County investigators arrested 46-year-old Donald Carlson of Holiday on charges of DUI. Deputies say Carlson drove his golf cart halfway across US 19, then came to a stop right in the middle of the road.
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DUI task force busts 45 suspected drunk drivers Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Dec 03 11:09 AM
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- The state's DUI task force has been busy arresting suspected drunk drivers. The task force announced that 45 suspected drunk drivers were arrested Saturday, bringing the Holiday DUI Task Force's total to 290 since the Thanksgiving holiday.
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36 charged in weekend DUI effort Open this result in new window
Fairview Observer - Dec 03 3:27 PM
Metro Police Officers charged 36 people over the weekend with driving under the influence as part of the department‚s DUI initiative. They will also be out next weekend looking for more drunken drivers in the area of Harding Place, Murfreesboro Pike and Old Hickory Boulevard.
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Scott Weiland Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
Undercover - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
The sudden postponing of the Velvet Revolver tour looks like it has something to do with singer Scott Weiland's latest wows. He has once again been charged with DUI.
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Edwardsville traffic enforcement nets DUI violators Open this result in new window
Edwardsville Journal - Dec 03 1:22 PM
The Edwardsville Police Department traffic enforcement period from Nov. 12 to 25 netted five DUI citations and 48 additional traffic violations.
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DUI Crash Leaves Two Dead, Three in Critical Condition Open this result in new window
FOX 30 Jacksonville - Dec 03 5:42 AM
An 18-year-old Lake City man is facing 5 DUI charges.
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DUI Taskforce wins for best in state :Commander says the work is about saving lives. Open this result in new window
South Bend Tribune - Dec 03 4:07 AM
MISHAWAKA -- Mishawaka Police Lt. Tim Williams tells officers in St. Joseph County's DUI Taskforce that their work is about saving lives.
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Top DUI News, December 3rd, 2007

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State DUI crackdown nets 45 arrests on Saturday Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Dec 02 1:19 PM
A statewide crackdown on drunk driving produced 45 arrests on Saturday, bringing the Holiday DUI Task Force's total to 290 since the Thanksgiving holiday.
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Five DUI arrests made at checkpoint Open this result in new window
The Reporter - Dec 02 7:59 AM
Vacaville Police made five DUI arrests and issued several other citations Friday night during a checkpoint on Mason Street near Peabody Road. In all, one warrant arrest was made, 11 citations were issued for unlicensed drivers or driving with a suspended license and 16 vehicles were towed.
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Broncos Quarterback Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
KMGH 7 Denver - Dec 02 7:41 AM
Englewood police say Darrell Hackney was booked for probable cause of DUI Saturday morning.
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Man gets felony for DUI Open this result in new window
The Bismarck Tribune - Dec 01 10:21 PM
Felony charge handed out for DUI A Bismarck man faces a felony charge for accusations that he drove under the influence of alcohol for the sixth time in seven years.
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Real DUI trials to return to schools Open this result in new window
The Union - Dec 01 6:31 PM
Nevada County Superior Court was awarded a $10,000 grant to bring Real DUI Court into local high schools, Court Executive Officer Sean Metroka said Friday.
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Woman drives into water, cited in DUI Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Dec 01 4:04 PM
Scottsdale police arrested a woman Saturday morning on suspicion of DUI after she drove her vehicle around barricades into a flooded wash and was swept off the road.
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Kemper County woman sentenced in DUI fatal case Open this result in new window
WMCTV Memphis - Dec 01 3:17 PM
Associated Press - December 1, 2007 6:04 PM ET MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) - A Kemper County woman will serve six years in prison for DUI manslaughter in a 2006 fatal accident.
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Kemper County woman gets 6 years for DUI accident death Open this result in new window
The Clarion-Ledger - Dec 01 2:45 PM
A Kemper County woman will serve six years in prison for DUI manslaughter in a 2006 fatal accident. Sarah Hudspeth was sentenced Friday in Lauderdale County Circuit Court. She was sentenced to 20 years in prison with 14 years suspended and five years probation after her release from prison. Hudspeth was convicted last month in the death of 42-year-old Victoria Edwards of DeKalb. Edwards died in ...
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Darrell Hackney arrested on suspicion of DUI in Englewood Open this result in new window
KJCT 8 Grand Junction - Dec 01 1:28 PM
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Third-string Denver Broncos quarterback Darrel Hackney was arrested early Saturday in Englewood on suspicion of DUI. The Denver Post said Brad Johnson, Englewood police spokesman, confirmed the arrest.
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Edwardsville traffic enforcement nets DUI violators Open this result in new window
Edwardsville Journal - Dec 01 3:28 PM
The Edwardsville Police Department traffic enforcement period from Nov. 12 to 25 netted five DUI citations and 48 additional traffic violations.

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