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Top DUI News Week of December 10th - December 16th

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Top DUI News, December 16th, 2007

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October wreck results in felony DUI charge Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
A Billings man accused of having a blood-alcohol measurement nearly four times the legal limit when his car struck a pickup truck was charged Friday with felony DUI.
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New DUI weapon unveiled Open this result in new window
Centre Daily Times - Dec 15 9:04 PM
BELLEFONTE ÷ Centre Countyâs first DUI court could be up and running in the first quarter of 2008 as a pilot program designed not only to punish offenders but to treat the underlying addiction that led to their arrests, Centre County Judge Bradley P. Lunsford said.
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Two arrested at DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
Chico Enterprise-Record - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
PARADISE -- Two people were arrested and three were cited at a DUI checkpoint Friday night in Paradise.
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Edwardsville traffic enforcement nets DUI violators Open this result in new window
Edwardsville Journal - Dec 15 3:57 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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Six counties set wide net to catch DUI Open this result in new window
The Fresno Bee - Dec 14 11:58 PM
The chances of drunken drivers getting caught this holiday season in the central San Joaquin Valley went up Friday with the deployment of a first-ever six-county anti-DUI campaign involving 53 law enforcement agencies.
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VanDyke fails to show at hearing on DUI count Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Dec 14 11:51 PM
It's hard to get to court without a driver's license or a ride, but with 23 days to arrange transportation, a judge was not lenient when a man charged with DUI failed to show Friday afternoon.
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DUI checkpoint dedicated to four teenagers Open this result in new window
The News Journal - Dec 15 12:59 AM
Newport Police Chief Michael Capriglione runs cars through a checkpoint for drunken drivers Friday night in Newark. The New Castle County DUI Taskforce checkpoint at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Academy Street was in place from 10 p.m.
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DUI checkpoint coming up, location kept secret Open this result in new window
Nevada Appeal - Dec 14 11:57 PM
A DUI Checkpoint will be held Saturday from 5-11 p.m. but the location is not being revealed, an official said Thursday.
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Report shows unusually high blood-alcohol in DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Dec 14 11:16 PM
A Billings man accused of having a blood-alcohol measurement nearly four times the legal limit when his car struck a pickup truck was charged Friday with felony DUI. Scott Lee McKerrigan, 39, appeared for arraignment in District Court by video from the ...
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Ocean Springs man asleep at wheel gets DUI Open this result in new window
The Mississippi Press - Dec 15 3:42 AM
ST. ANDREWS -- An Ocean Springs man was charged with DUI early Friday morning after a Jackson County Sheriff's deputy found him asleep in his car near the intersection of Hamil Farm Road and Fontainebleau Road.
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Top DUI News, December 15th, 2007

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Six counties set wide net to catch DUI Open this result in new window
The Fresno Bee - Dec 14 11:58 PM
The chances of drunken drivers getting caught this holiday season in the central San Joaquin Valley went up Friday with the deployment of a first-ever six-county anti-DUI campaign involving 53 law enforcement agencies.
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VanDyke fails to show at hearing on DUI count Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Dec 14 11:51 PM
It's hard to get to court without a driver's license or a ride, but with 23 days to arrange transportation, a judge was not lenient when a man charged with DUI failed to show Friday afternoon.
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Ocean Springs man asleep at wheel gets DUI Open this result in new window
The Mississippi Press - Dec 15 3:42 AM
ST. ANDREWS -- An Ocean Springs man was charged with DUI early Friday morning after a Jackson County Sheriff's deputy found him asleep in his car near the intersection of Hamil Farm Road and Fontainebleau Road.
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October wreck results in felony DUI charge Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Dec 15 2:14 AM
A Billings man accused of having a blood-alcohol measurement nearly four times the legal limit when his car struck a pickup truck was charged Friday with felony DUI.
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DUI checkpoint dedicated to four teenagers Open this result in new window
The News Journal - Dec 15 12:59 AM
Newport Police Chief Michael Capriglione runs cars through a checkpoint for drunken drivers Friday night in Newark. The New Castle County DUI Taskforce checkpoint at the intersection of Delaware Avenue and Academy Street was in place from 10 p.m.
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DUI checkpoint coming up, location kept secret Open this result in new window
Nevada Appeal - Dec 14 11:57 PM
A DUI Checkpoint will be held Saturday from 5-11 p.m. but the location is not being revealed, an official said Thursday.
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Report shows unusually high blood-alcohol in DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Dec 14 11:16 PM
A Billings man accused of having a blood-alcohol measurement nearly four times the legal limit when his car struck a pickup truck was charged Friday with felony DUI. Scott Lee McKerrigan, 39, appeared for arraignment in District Court by video from the ...
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DUI patrols increase for the holidays Open this result in new window
Daily Press - Dec 15 1:07 AM
VICTORVILLE ÷ The holiday season is upon us, and to traffic deputies across the county that means increased DUI patrols in an effort to keep the streets safe.
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Convicted Sex Offender Faces DUI Charges In Court Open this result in new window
WKRN Nashville - Dec 14 6:43 AM
A convicted sex offender is scheduled to appear in court Friday on DUI charges. | | Police said Michael Ingram, 39, drove drunk with a car full of 12 and 13-year-old boys. | | Ingram was arrested after officers found him serving in and out of lanes along Stewarts Ferry Pike and Interstate 40 early Saturday morning. | | When they pulled him over, police said they found open beer bottles, a...
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Teacher charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Charleston Daily Mail - Dec 14 5:55 AM
A Hurricane resident who is a Hayes Middle School teacher was pulled over and charged with a DUI, speeding and obstructing, according to a criminal complaint.
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Top DUI News, December 14th, 2007

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Convicted Sex Offender Faces DUI Charges In Court Open this result in new window
WKRN Nashville - 4 minutes ago
A convicted sex offender is scheduled to appear in court Friday on DUI charges. | | Police say Michael Ingram drove drunk with a car full of 12 and 13-year-old boys. | | Ingram was arrested after officers found him serving in and out of lanes along Stewarts Ferry Pike and Interstate 40 early Saturday morning. | | When they pulled him over, police say they found some things they expected...
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Teacher charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Charleston Daily Mail - 52 minutes ago
A Hurricane resident who is a Hayes Middle School teacher was pulled over and charged with a DUI, speeding and obstructing, according to a criminal complaint.
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Ex-DUI commander is appealing his conviction Open this result in new window
The Salt Lake Tribune - Dec 14 12:28 AM
The former commander of the Utah Highway Patrol's DUI enforcement team, who last year crashed his police cruiser into a concrete barrier on Bangerter Highway near 400 West, is appealing his justice court conviction for alcohol-related reckless driving.
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DUI checkpoint coming up, location kept secret Open this result in new window
Nevada Appeal - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
A DUI Checkpoint will be held Saturday from 5-11 p.m. but the location is not being revealed, an official said Thursday.
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Former UHP trooper appeals DUI conviction Open this result in new window
The Salt Lake Tribune - Dec 13 8:27 PM
Posted: 8:56 PM- The former commander of the Utah Highway Patrol's DUI enforcement team, who last year crashed his police
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Vincent to play despite pending DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Greenville News - Dec 13 11:16 PM
CLEMSON -- Starting middle linebacker Cortney Vincent will continue to practice for Clemson University's bowl game despite a pending DUI charge, football coach Tommy Bowden said Thursday.
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DUI victims honored at memorial Open this result in new window
The Patriot-News - Dec 13 9:12 PM
The DUI Victims Memorial Garden in Harrisburg has 167 new names. Each name, representing someone killed by a drunk driver, is engraved on a brick in a memorial to DUI victims.
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Man In Dangling Car Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 46 News Atlanta - Dec 14 3:13 AM
The man trapped in a dangling car seven stories above a Buckhead street has been charged with DUI. | Man Rescued From Dangling Car, Charged With DUI | Watch The Rescue!
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Chico police net 16 arrests in first weekend of DUI crackdown Open this result in new window
Chico Enterprise-Record - Dec 14 12:42 AM
Chico police were both pleased and alarmed to arrest 16 people for impaired driving December 7, 8 and 9 ÷ the first weekend of a holiday period DUI crackdown.
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State DUI crackdown nets 104 more arrests Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Dec 13 3:45 PM
A statewide crackdown on drunk driving produced 104 arrests on Wednesday, bringing the Holiday DUI Task Force's total to 829 since the Thanksgiving weekend.
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Top DUI News, December 13th, 2007

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Teen Radio Project: Teen DUI Open this result in new window
KJZZ Tempe - 32 minutes ago
The state last month introduced the "Draw the Line" campaign in a broader effort to combat underage drinking. But a group of high school students decided to look closer at Teen drinking, and specifically teen DUI, taking their questions right to the newsmakers. As part of KJZZ's Teen Radio Project, Matt Butson reports.
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Military Police Officer DUI Sentencing Open this result in new window
WCTV Tallahassee - 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
A former military police officer will be sentenced for DUI manslaughter Today.
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Tiger charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Post and Courier - Dec 12 10:56 PM
CLEMSON ÷ Senior linebacker Cortney Vincent was charged with DUI and spent more than eight hours in jail early Sunday morning, according to records from the Pickens County Detention Center. ...
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Marine to be sentenced in DUI manslaughter case Open this result in new window
Tallahassee Democrat - 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
A former Marine will be sentenced today in Leon County Circuit Court on a charge of DUI manslaughter in the death of a fellow Marine.
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Weld County stepping up DUI enforcement for the holiday season Open this result in new window
Greeley Tribune - Dec 12 5:39 PM
The Weld County DUI Task Force is stepping up its enforcement during the holiday season.
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Scott Weiland charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Lexington Herald-Leader - Dec 12 6:08 PM
Rocker Scott Weiland was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of drugs in a car crash last month, prosecutors said. The 40-year-old rocker was arrested Nov. 21 after crashing his car on a highway. He refused to take a blood or urine test as required by law, city attorney spokesman Frank Mateljan said. The Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer, who had a DUI conviction in ...
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Tiger charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Post and Courier - Dec 12 9:28 PM
CLEMSON ÷ Senior linebacker Cortney Vincent was charged with DUI and spent more than eight hours in jail early Sunday morning, according to records from the Pickens County Detention Center. Vincent, a junior who has started all 12 games this season for Clemson's football team, was bought...
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DUI Arrests Increase 100 Percent Additional Enforcement Grant Awarded Open this result in new window
Guilford Courier - Dec 12 9:22 PM
The Madison Police Department has been awarded a $57,600 grant through the stateâs 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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Officer Recognized for 36 DUI Arrests Open this result in new window
WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg - Dec 12 1:35 PM
According to state police, officers make an average of two DUI arrests a year.
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DUI's Costs: A Small Fortune? Open this result in new window
KTVE/FOX 14 Monroe - Dec 12 3:23 PM
In the upcoming days, 40 Louisiana law enforcement agencies will be on the streets, targeting drunk drivers. But what you may not know, is that even for first time offenders, a DUI can cost a small fortune.
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Top DUI News, December 12th, 2007

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Restaurant Patrons Catch Suspected DUI Driver Open this result in new window
KERO 23 Bakersfield - Dec 11 9:51 AM
The Bakersfield Police Department said the dinner crowd at a Chuy's restaurant chased down a suspected DUI driver who police said hit the car of a Bakersfield woman.
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DUI inmates don pink in Ariz. chain gang
DUI inmates don pink in Ariz. chain gang Open this result in new window
AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
A sheriff known for housing inmates in old military tents has a new idea ÷ a chain gang of drunken driving convicts wearing pink shirts and performing burials of people who died of alcohol abuse.
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Edwardsville traffic enforcement nets DUI violators Open this result in new window
Edwardsville Journal - Dec 11 12:01 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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Repeat offender faces DUI charges Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - Dec 10 10:29 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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Deadly wreck ends in 3 felony DUI charges Open this result in new window
The Myrtle Beach Sun News - Dec 10 9:25 PM
A 20-year-old Aynor man has been charged with three counts of felony DUI following a crash that killed two people on Friday night outside of Conway. Gorge Hernandez was charged with two counts of felony DUI involving death and another of felony DUI involving great bodily injury. Hernandez is also charged with one count of driving without a license.
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Chandler man suspected of Tempe DUI Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Dec 10 12:41 PM
Tempe police reported finding marijuana on a Chandler man during a DUI investigation.
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Plea Entered in DUI Case Involving Former Sheriff Open this result in new window
FOX 40 Sacramento - Dec 10 7:28 PM
MANTECA ÷ A former San Joaquin County sheriff, charged with DUI, choose not to show up to a Manteca courtroom om Monday. Baxter Dunn, who is facing two misdemeanor charges relating to a DUI crash, was not required to attend in person. Instead, his attorney entered a not guilty plea on his behalf.
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DUI Suspect Arrested For Fatally Hitting Bicyclist Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Dec 10 12:59 PM
A woman was arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and DUI after the vehicle she was driving fatally struck a Hemet man, 38, riding a bike, authorities said Monday. The victim, Danny Walton, was traveling in the 100 block of North Yale Street about 8 Sunday night when he was struck, according to Hemet police Sgt. Joe Nevarez.
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Panel OKs aggravated DUI law, interlocks Open this result in new window
The Register-Herald - Dec 10 8:23 PM
Hoping to rid West Virginia highways of killer drunken drivers, a legislative panel Monday agreed to create a new ãaggravated DUIä law for motorists blowing as much as .15 in blood alcohol tests.
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Bicyclist Fatally Struck In Hemet; Woman Accused Of DUI Open this result in new window
NBC 4 Los Angeles - Dec 10 10:52 AM
A woman was arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and DUI after the vehicle she was driving fatally struck a 38-year- old Hemet man riding a bike, authorities said Monday.
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Top DUI News, December 11th, 2007

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Chandler man suspected of Tempe DUI Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Dec 10 12:41 PM
Tempe police reported finding marijuana on a Chandler man during a DUI investigation.
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Plea Entered in DUI Case Involving Former Sheriff Open this result in new window
FOX 40 Sacramento - 58 minutes ago
MANTECA ÷ A former San Joaquin County sheriff, charged with DUI, choose not to show up to a Manteca courtroom om Monday. Baxter Dunn, who is facing two misdemeanor charges relating to a DUI crash, was not required to attend in person. Instead, his attorney entered a not guilty plea on his behalf.
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DUI Suspect Arrested For Fatally Hitting Bicyclist Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Dec 10 12:59 PM
A woman was arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and DUI after the vehicle she was driving fatally struck a Hemet man, 38, riding a bike, authorities said Monday. The victim, Danny Walton, was traveling in the 100 block of North Yale Street about 8 Sunday night when he was struck, according to Hemet police Sgt. Joe Nevarez.
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Repeat offender faces DUI charges Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - Dec 10 3:00 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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Bicyclist Fatally Struck In Hemet; Woman Accused Of DUI Open this result in new window
NBC 4 Los Angeles - Dec 10 10:52 AM
A woman was arrested on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter and DUI after the vehicle she was driving fatally struck a 38-year- old Hemet man riding a bike, authorities said Monday.
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Panel OKs aggravated DUI law, interlocks Open this result in new window
The Register-Herald - 3 minutes ago
Hoping to rid West Virginia highways of killer drunken drivers, a legislative panel Monday agreed to create a new ãaggravated DUIä law for motorists blowing as much as .15 in blood alcohol tests.
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Dunn Pleads Not Guilty to DUI Charges Open this result in new window
News10 Sacramento - Dec 10 11:06 AM
An attorney for Baxter Dunn entered not guilty pleas to DUI charges Monday for the former San Joaquin County sheriff.
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Sonora Man Arrested For DUI After Leaving Scene Of Accident Open this result in new window
MyMotherLode.com - Dec 10 11:08 AM
Twain Harte, Ca -- The CHP says 20-year-old Craig Koenig of Sonora was arrested for DUI after driving off an embankment while traveling on Twain Harte Drive Sunday night.
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DUI arrests peak in December; cost isn't limited to $500 fine Open this result in new window
The Wichita Eagle - Dec 10 3:42 AM
The December holidays mean different things for different people. For Wichita police, they usually mean an increase in DUI arrests. If you drive this month after having just one too many drinks -- one that puts your blood-alcohol level above the 0.08 legal limit -- you can expect to pay a hefty price if you get caught. "That one drink would probably cost you between $3,000 and $5,000," said ...
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VIVICA A. FOX AVOIDS JAIL: Actress gets probation and alcohol education classes in DUI case. Open this result in new window
Eurweb - Dec 09 11:16 PM
*Just call her the Teflon Don. Within the span of a week, Vivica A. Fox managed to avoid a bench warrant as well as jail time in her DUI case stemming from a March arrest in Los Angeles.
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Top DUI News, December 10th, 2007

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Repeat offender faces DUI charges Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - 47 minutes ago
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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Son of Olive Branch mayor arrested after refusal to take DUI test Open this result in new window
NBC 15 Mobile - Dec 09 3:43 PM
The DeSoto County Sheriff's Department says the son of Olive Branch Mayor Sam Rikard was arrested Friday morning after he refused to take a DUI test.
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VIVICA A. FOX AVOIDS JAIL: Actress gets probation and alcohol education classes in DUI case. Open this result in new window
Eurweb - Dec 09 11:16 PM
*Just call her the Teflon Don. Within the span of a week, Vivica A. Fox managed to avoid a bench warrant as well as jail time in her DUI case stemming from a March arrest in Los Angeles.
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Cheap Auto Insurance for Teenagers and SR22 Insurance for DUI Offenders Open this result in new window
PRWeb - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
Teenage Drivers and DUI offenders now have options to keep the cost of auto insurance low. Online quote rating in 47 States using 16 different insurance companies is now available from one insurance agency. (PRWeb Dec 10, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/SW5zZS1TdW1tLU1hZ24tU3VtbS1UaGlyLVplcm8=
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Cheap Auto Insurance for Teenagers and SR22 Insurance for DUI Offenders Open this result in new window
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - Dec 09 11:01 PM
Teenage Drivers and DUI offenders now have options to keep the cost of auto insurance low. Online quote rating in 47 States using 16 different insurance companies is now available from one insurance agency.
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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 - Dec 09 1:17 AM
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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Irwin Sentenced Again for DUI Open this result in new window
KX TV North Dakota - Dec 08 5:17 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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DUI dad on trial today Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - 38 minutes ago
The bench trial begins today for a West Chester man accused of driving drunk with his 1-year-old baby in the car.
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Clifton woman charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Herald News - 13 minutes ago
A 50-year-old Clifton resident drove her car onto the tracks at the Clifton rail station while under the influence of alcohol, police said. Danuta Fahmy drove her green Chevy Blazer onto the eastbound track at 12:23 p.m. Sunday at the station at Elm and Fornelius streets, police said.
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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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