Top DUI News Week of December 24th - December 30th

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Top DUI News, Deember 28th, 2007

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Report: Leyritz charged with DUI homicide Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
Jim Leyritz, a hero for the Yankees in the 1996 World Series, is in jail and has been charged with a DUI homicide after a Friday morning crash in Fort Lauderdale, the Miami Herald is reporting.
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Leyritz charged in DUI death Open this result in new window
MLB.com - 2 hours, 8 minutes ago
Leyritz charged in DUI death
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Former Baseball Player Charged With DUI, Passenger's Death Open this result in new window
WPLG Click10.com via Yahoo! News - Dec 28 9:55 AM
A former major league baseball player is in the Broward County Jail after being arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular homicide.
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Rebecca De Mornay charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Dec 28 9:27 AM
Misdemeanor charges stem from October arrest Actress Rebecca De Mornay has been formally charged with DUI after being arrested two months ago.
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Leyritz charged with DUI manslaughter in crash Open this result in new window
ESPN - Dec 28 10:48 AM
Former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz has been arrested in Broward County, Fla. and charged with DUI manslaughter.
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'96 World Series hero arrested in DUI death Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Former Major League ballplayer Jim Leyritz, a one-time World Series hero, is in Broward's main jail, charged with DUI manslaughter after a Friday morning crash in Fort Lauderdale.
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JIM LEYRITZ ARRESTED FOR DUI AND VEHICULAR HOMICDE Open this result in new window
New York Post - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
WPLG-TV in Miami reports that former Yankee Jim Leyritz was arrested today after being arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular homicide. The station reports that police said Leyritz was behind the wheel of a Ford SUV that collided with another...
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Former major leaguer Leyritz charged with DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
Jim Leyritz, the former Major League Baseball player known as "The King," was arrested and charged with DUI manslaughter Friday morning following an accident that killed another driver, police said.
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Authorities stop scores of drivers in Lamorinda DUI sweep Open this result in new window
Contra Costa Times - Dec 28 10:44 AM
A DUI patrol in Lamorinda netted 10 arrests Thursday night, police said. Eight drivers were arrested for driving under the influence; two more were arrested for outstanding DUI warrants.
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Report: Jim Leyritz arrested in DUI suspicion Open this result in new window
WABC-TV New York - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
WPLG's web site is reporting former New York Yankee Jim Leyritz was arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular homicide.
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Top DUI News, December 27th, 2007

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Owners: DUI law hurt sales at Mill bars Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Dec 27 10:34 AM
With a stricter DUI law that went into effect in September, bar managers say patrons are raising fewer glasses.
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Mischa Barton Busted for DUI Open this result in new window
MuchMusic.com - Dec 27 11:17 AM
Former O.C. actress Mischa Barton was arrested on suspicion of DUI after being pulled over early this morning. She was also charged with possession of narcotics and driving on a suspended license, according to TMZ . The actress has since been released on US$10,000 bail from the police station.
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Mischa Barton Arrested For DUI, Drug Possession Open this result in new window
MTV Music Television - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
Mischa Barton was busted for DUI, drug possession and other charges early Thursday morning in Southern California.
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Repeat DUI Offender Faces Prison Time Open this result in new window
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - 25 minutes ago
A repeat DUI offender could spend the next two and half years in prison.
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Mischa Barton Arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
Hollywood.com - Dec 27 8:59 AM
Actress Mischa Barton has been arrested for driving under the influence (DUI).
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O.C. Star Mischa Barton Busted for DUI Open this result in new window
Gay Wired - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
By Ann Turner Actress Mischa Barton , former star of The O.C. , was arrested early Thursday morning on charges of DUI and driving without a valid license. Barton, 21, was taken into custody and booked at the West Hollywood Sheriff's station after officers spotted her weaving across traffic lanes.
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Mischa Barton Busted for DUI Open this result in new window
TheCelebrityCafe.com - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
Adding another name to the long list of celebrity DUI-busts, Mischa Barton was charged with a DUI early Thursday morning.
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Tempe bar, restaurant owners say DUI law hurting business Open this result in new window
KVOA Tucson - 2 hours, 36 minutes ago
Associated Press - December 27, 2007 2:34 PM ET PHOENIX (AP) - Bars and restaurants in Tempe say they've noticed a decrease in alcohol purchases, and they're pointing to the state's new DUI...
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Mischa Barton Arrested on DUI, Drug Possession Charges Open this result in new window
Fox News - Dec 27 9:24 AM
'O.C.' star Mischa Barton was arrested on charges of DUI, possession of illegal narcotics and driving without a valid license.
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Bar Owners: New DUI Rules Hurt Business Open this result in new window
KTAR 92.3 Phoenix - 6 minutes ago
Bars and restaurants in Tempe say they've noticed a decrease in alcohol purchases, and they're pointing to the state's new DUI law. The tough new law forces first-time DUI offenders to install breath-testing ignition interlock devices on their cars to prevent them from drinking and driving.
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Top DUI News, December 26th, 2007

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Saipan has no DUI arrest on Christmas Open this result in new window
Saipan Tribune - Dec 26 6:00 AM
For the third straight year, no one was arrested on Saipan for driving while under the influence of alcohol on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Department of Public Safety spokesperson Lei Ogumoro told Saipan Tribune yesterday there were no DUI arrests on Dec. 24 and 25.
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DUI deployment planned for Dec. 28 Open this result in new window
Beaches Leader - Dec 26 3:59 AM
Comments ( No comments posted. ) The Atlantic Beach Police Department will conduct a DUI patrol deployment on Dec. 28 in the 1400 block of Mayport Road, according to a press release. The deployment will begin after 7 p.m. and last until approximately 2 a.m., according to police.
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County DUI checkpoint results in two arrests Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Dec 25 11:06 PM
More than 600 vehicles passed through the latest Kings County DUI checkpoint on Friday, leading to two arrests and 14 vehicles being impounded.
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DUI checkpoint set for Saturday at De Long Open this result in new window
Marin Independent Journal - Dec 25 7:21 PM
A DUI and driver's license checkpoint is scheduled from 7 p.
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Tempe police make DUI arrests Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Dec 25 9:30 AM
Among the suspected DUI arrests Tempe Police made this past weekend were a Glendale woman and a Mesa man. Both were arrested in north Tempe.
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Santa in G-String Arrested on DUI Charge Open this result in new window
ABC News - Dec 25 7:39 AM
Scantily-dressed Santa arrested on DUI charge outside Grauman's Chinese Theater.
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Woman arrested for DUI regrets behavior Open this result in new window
KTVF Fairbanks - Dec 25 7:59 PM
Woman arrested for DUI regrets behavior
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Officers across valley handle DUI accidents Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Dec 25 1:23 AM
Law enforcers across Salt Lake County were kept busy Saturday night through early Monday morning dealing with DUI-related accidents.
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Valley Springs Man Arrested For DUI After Striking Tree And Power Pole Open this result in new window
MyMotherLode.com - Dec 25 8:11 AM
Valley Springs, Ca -- 20-year-old Lance Utterback of Valley Springs was arrested Monday morning for DUI after driving off Berkesey Lane, striking a tree, power pole and fence.
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Bay Area Holiday DUI Arrests Top 230 Open this result in new window
NBC 11 Bay Area - 15 minutes ago
California Highway Patrol officers have arrested 236 Bay Area motorists for driving under the influence during the CHP's maximum enforcement period so far this holiday season.
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Top DUI News, December 24th, 2007

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Pitbull Denies DUI Charges Open this result in new window
MuchMusic.com - Dec 24 10:02 AM
Miami rapper Pitbull was released on US$1, 000 bond after being arrested in Miami on DUI charges. According to the Miami Police Department, Pitbull was booked into a county jail for allegedly driving his Mercedes-Benz 93 mph in a 55 mph zone.
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DUI crackdown comes with costs Open this result in new window
Arizona Daily Sun - Dec 24 7:47 AM
When it comes to throwing the book at DUI offenders, there's no such thing as a free lunch.
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Moretown man faces third DUI Open this result in new window
The Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Dec 24 5:21 AM
WATERBURY -- Police say a 40-year-old Moretown man was arrested for his third DUI charge late Friday night in Waterbury. ...
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With fines, fees, DUI can sap cash fast Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Dec 23 10:53 PM
More than 300 suspected drunken drivers swept up in a DUI Task Force operation this month bought themselves a day in jail and a $1,250 fine.
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76 DUI's, 1 Fatality Before Holiday Begins Open this result in new window
Fox 6 News San Diego - Dec 24 7:32 AM
There were 76 DUI arrests and one fatality from 6 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Sunday in areas of San Diego County patrolled by the California Highway Patrol.
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Holiday DUI's on the rise Open this result in new window
Daily Press - Dec 24 10:37 AM
During the second week of mobilization, the Avoid the 25 anti-DUI winter campaign netted another 137 drunk drivers Sgt. John Mattke said Monday. Since the campaign began on Dec. 14, some 463 DUI arrests have been made officials said. This is already up from 300 last year.
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DUI deployment planned for Dec. 28 Open this result in new window
Beaches Leader - Dec 24 4:12 AM
Comments ( No comments posted. ) The Atlantic Beach Police Department will conduct a DUI patrol deployment on Dec. 28 in the 1400 block of Mayport Road, according to a press release. The deployment will begin after 7 p.m. and last until approximately 2 a.m., according to police.
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Task force arrests 55 on DUI suspicion Open this result in new window
Tucson Citizen - Dec 23 11:10 PM
Area law officers with the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force stopped 1,160 drivers Friday and Saturday nights, arresting 55 of them on suspicion of drunken driving, the task force said.
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DUI holiday task force arrests 1,700 Open this result in new window
12 News Phoenix - Dec 23 6:17 PM
Authorities have made more than 1,700 DUI arrests statewide as part of a holiday task force that began Thanksgiving weekend.
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Nearly 2,000 arrested during DUI crackdown Open this result in new window
KVOA Tucson - Dec 23 4:56 PM
Associated Press - December 23, 2007 7:44 PM ET PHOENIX (AP) - Since Thanksgiving weekend, authorities have made more than 1,700 DUI arrests statewide as part of a holiday drunk driving task...

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