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Top DUI News Week of February 12th - February 18th

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Top DUI News, February 18th, 2007

Judges navigate through DUI laws (Rockford Register Star)
SPRINGFIELD” When Judge Steven Nordquist agreed to a breath test during his DUI arrest last summer, he became an anomaly among his colleagues on the bench.
Walker Speaks For First Time About Dui (Daily Local News)
COATESVILLE '€” City Manager Harry Walker talked publicly for the first time about his recent DUI arrest at Monday night's City Council meeting, where he received the support of council and city residents, including a standing ovation.
Nicole Richie charged with DUI (AP via Yahoo! News)
Nicole Richie was charged Friday with misdemeanor driving under the influence. In addition to the single count, the case contains an allegation that Richie had a prior misdemeanor DUI conviction in June 2003, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.
Missouri coach's son suspended after DUI (Sports Illustrated)
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The son of Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson has been suspended indefinitely following an early-morning DUI arrest Friday.
Elkhart County Police's DUI Checkpoint (WNDU 16 South Bend)
In an effort to emphasize safety and make people aware of the dangers of drunk driving, the Elkhart County Police will conduct a formal DUI checkpoint on Elkhart'€™s east side. It begins at 10PM Saturday night.
Police: sleeping officer charged with DUI (FOX 13 Tampa Bay)
police officer was arrested and charged with DUI early Sunday morning, police officials said.
Richie charged with second DUI, which could mean jail (Chicago Sun-Times)
LOS ANGELES — Nicole Richie was charged Friday with misdemeanor driving under the influence. Besides the single count, the case contains an allegation that Richie had a prior misdemeanor DUI conviction in June 2003, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.
Richie charged with misdemeanor DUI (The Charlotte Observer)
Nicole Richie was charged Friday in Los Angeles with misdemeanor driving under the influence. In addition to the single count, the case contains an allegation that Richie had a prior misdemeanor DUI conviction in June 2003, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said. The California vehicle code specifies that if convicted of DUI twice within 10 years, a person can be sentenced to …
DUI Task Force deploys on Super Bowl weekend (Eastern Arizona Courier)
On Feb. 4, local law enforcement agencies deployed as part of the Eastern Arizona DUI Task Force for Super Bowl Sunday. Sixteen officers participated in the deployment in Graham and Greenlee counties from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m.
DUI leads to suspension for MU hoops coach's son (Kansas City Star)
S STILLWATER, Okla. | Missouri left for Oklahoma State on Friday without Michael Anderson Jr. The son of coach Mike Anderson was arrested Thursday in Columbia and charged with DUI.
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Top DUI News, February 17th, 2007

Nicole Richie charged with DUI (AP via Yahoo! News)
Nicole Richie was charged Friday with misdemeanor driving under the influence. In addition to the single count, the case contains an allegation that Richie had a prior misdemeanor DUI conviction in June 2003, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.
Missouri coach's son suspended after DUI (Sports Illustrated)
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The son of Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson has been suspended indefinitely following an early-morning DUI arrest Friday.
Richie charged with second DUI, which could mean jail (Chicago Sun-Times)
LOS ANGELES — Nicole Richie was charged Friday with misdemeanor driving under the influence. Besides the single count, the case contains an allegation that Richie had a prior misdemeanor DUI conviction in June 2003, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.
DUI leads to suspension for MU hoops coach's son (Kansas City Star)
S STILLWATER, Okla. | Missouri left for Oklahoma State on Friday without Michael Anderson Jr. The son of coach Mike Anderson was arrested Thursday in Columbia and charged with DUI.
Driver gets life in DUI case (Montgomery Advertiser)
A drunken driver with five prior DUI convictions was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murder in a four-car crash that killed a woman.
Nicole Richie Charged With DUI (ABC News)
Los Angeles Prosecutors Charge Nicole Richie With Misdemeanor DUI
Richie charged with misdemeanor DUI (The Charlotte Observer)
Nicole Richie was charged Friday in Los Angeles with misdemeanor driving under the influence. In addition to the single count, the case contains an allegation that Richie had a prior misdemeanor DUI conviction in June 2003, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said. The California vehicle code specifies that if convicted of DUI twice within 10 years, a person can be sentenced to …
Nicole Richie charged with DUI (The Pantagraph)
LOS ANGELES â'‚¬'€ Nicole Richie was charged Friday with misdemeanor driving under the influence. In addition to the single count, the case contains an allegation that Richie had a prior misdemeanor DUI conviction in June 2003, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said.
Walker Speaks For First Time About Dui (Daily Local News)
COATESVILLE '€” City Manager Harry Walker talked publicly for the first time about his recent DUI arrest at Monday night's City Council meeting, where he received the support of council and city residents, including a standing ovation.
Richie charged with DUI, could face jail (Calgary Sun)
LOS ANGELES — Nicole Richie was charged yesterday with misdemeanor driving under the influence. In addition to the single count, the case contains an allegation that Richie had a prior misdemeanor DUI conviction in June 2003, officials said.
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Top DUI News, February 16th, 2007

Scalia's daughter hires top attorney in DUI case (Chicago Sun-Times)
The daughter of a U.S. Supreme Court justice has retained a prominent DUI attorney to fight charges she drove drunk with three children in her van. Ann S. Banaszewski, 45, was arrested Monday by Wheaton police as she drove away from a McDonald's.
High court rejects DUI manslaughter appeal (The Clarion-Ledger)
The Mississippi Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal from a Meridian man convicted of DUI manslaughter in a 2003 accident that killed a woman.
DUI and Drug arrests (NorthFulton.com)
'•¢ Shawn L. Collins, 31, of Erie, Pa., was arrested Jan. 29 for DUI, speeding and suspended license on Browns Bridge Road in Cumming. '•¢ James Rolander, 43, of Cumming was arrested Jan. 27 for DUI, failure to maintain lane and open container on Lake Point Center Drive in Cumming.
General partner Swindal arrested for DUI (MLB.com)
Yanks general partner Swindal arrested for DUI
Henrico Official Accused of DUI Crashes (WRIC 8 News Richmond)
A Henrico County official is accused of having two accidents while driving drunk is out on bond. 8NEWS has learned Henrico County's Deputy Director of General Services, 49-year-old Robert Harris, is charged with DUI, and two counts of misdemeanor hit and run.
Steinbrenner successor arrested for DUI (AP via Yahoo! News)
George Steinbrenner's son-in-law and designated successor to run the New York Yankees was arrested early Thursday on a charge of driving under the influence. Yankees general partner Steve Swindal was arrested by the St. Petersburg Police at 4:26 a.m., according to a copy of the charge report posted on the Pinellas County Sherriff's Office's Web site.
Cape police plan DUI checkpoint (The News-Press)
The Cape Coral Police Department will have a DUI checkpoint during a period from Friday through Monday.
Woman cited for DUI at Sugarbush Resort (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
WARREN -- Washington County Sheriff's Department DUI Enforcement team noticed a driver in the Lincoln Peak parking lot driving carelessly Saturday evening and pulled over the car. ...
Cooper City commissioner's DUI arrest taped (Miami Herald)
The Broward State Attorney's Office on Wednesday released a dashboard video of Cooper City Commissioner Bart Roper's roadside sobriety test, administered shortly before his November arrest on DUI charges.
DUI Enforcement Ahead in LCF (La Valley Sun)
Capt. Tim Peters, commander of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station, made his monthly report to the La Flintridge City Council at Monday night's meeting, where he announced a grant will fund DUI enforcement points throughout the year.
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Top DUI News, February 15th, 2007

Cooper City commissioner's DUI arrest taped (Miami Herald)
The Broward State Attorney's Office on Wednesday released a dashboard video of Cooper City Commissioner Bart Roper's roadside sobriety test, administered shortly before his November arrest on DUI charges.
DUI Enforcement Ahead in LCF (La Valley Sun)
Capt. Tim Peters, commander of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station, made his monthly report to the La Flintridge City Council at Monday night's meeting, where he announced a grant will fund DUI enforcement points throughout the year.
Video released of Cooper City commissioner's DUI arrest (Miami Herald)
The Broward State Attorney's Office today released a video of Cooper City Commissioner Bart Roper's DUI arrest. The Davie Police Department dashboard tape shows the field sobriety test from Roper's November arrest.
TRACY MORGAN PLEADS GUILTY TO DUI: '•˙30 Rock'•˙ star ordered undergo treatment and stay out of trouble for six months. (Eurweb)
*Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to misdemeanor DUI charges stemming from his drunk driving bust in New York late last year.
Teens' crash deaths spur anti-DUI program (Chicago Tribune)
Two days after four teenagers were killed in an Oswego crash in which the driver has been charged with DUI, three police chiefs from the western suburbs announced a program aimed at preventing alcohol abuse by teens.
Big Island's DUI total jumps with 30 arrests last week (Honolulu Advertiser)
Police on the Big Island arrested 30 motorists for drunk driving from Feb. 6 to Feb. 12, bringing the 2007 DUI total on the island to 150, 43 more than the same period last year.
DUI bill requires alcohol rehab (The State)
Legislation would steer all convicted of drunk driving into treatment programs Convicted drunken drivers would have to participate in alcohol treatment programs "even if they didn't want their driver's licenses reinstated " under a bill introduced Tuesday that would rewrite the state's DUI laws.
Allen gets jail time for DUI (Sports Illustrated)
LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas City defensive end Jared Allen will serve two days in jail for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Oxford, Lafayette Co. to hold DUI offenders for four hours (Hattiesburg American)
OXFORD '•„ Oxford police and the Lafayette County Sheriff'•˙s Department will now hold DUI offenders for at least four hours before they are allowed to be released on bond.
Bill forces all DUI offenders into treatment (The Myrtle Beach Sun News)
Convicted drunken drivers would have to participate in alcohol treatment programs - even if they didn't want their driver's licenses reinstated - under a bill introduced Tuesday that would rewrite the state's DUI laws.
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Top DUI News, February 14th, 2007

Teens' crash deaths spur anti-DUI program (Chicago Tribune)
Two days after four teenagers were killed in an Oswego crash in which the driver has been charged with DUI, three police chiefs from the western suburbs announced a program aimed at preventing alcohol abuse by teens.
DUI bill requires alcohol rehab (The State)
Legislation would steer all convicted of drunk driving into treatment programs Convicted drunken drivers would have to participate in alcohol treatment programs "even if they didn't want their driver's licenses reinstated under a bill introduced Tuesday that would rewrite the state's DUI laws".
DUI Enforcement Ahead in LCF (La Calada Valley Sun)
Capt. Tim Peters, commander of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station, made his monthly report to the La Flintridge City Council at Monday night's meeting, where he announced a grant will fund DUI enforcement points throughout the year.
DUI Offenders May Need Ignition Locks (News10 Sacramento)
Two state lawmakers are introducing legislation that would require all first time DUI offenders to install interlock ignition devices in their car.
Man arrested for DUI after South Fargo crash (KXJB TV 4 Fargo)
Officers arrested a Fargo man after a head-on crash in South Fargo seriously injured two people last night. The accident happened at 16th Street and 20th Avenue South near Interstate 94. Police arrested George Schwartz for DUI. They say his car crossed the center line, causing the crash.
Officers honored for DUI arrest milestone (ABC 7 Gulfshore News)
Just two Cape Coral police officers accounted for 30-percent of the city’s 722 DUI arrests in 2006.
DUI CHARGES (4) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Anthony Seevers, 23, of Ambridge in a single-vehicle crash around 3:15 a.m. Saturday at Green Garden and Service Church roads in Raccoon Township. State police did not release a blood-alcohol content for Seevers.
Police: DUI stops up among vacationers (NBC 2 Fort Myers)
Officers with the Marco Island Police Department say they’re getting drivers with DUI levels that could put some people into a coma. Officers say seasonal residents are a main part of the problem.
DUI Task Force deploys on Super Bowl weekend (Eastern Arizona Courier)
On Feb. 4, local law enforcement agencies deployed as part of the Eastern Arizona DUI Task Force for Super Bowl Sunday. Sixteen officers participated in the deployment in Graham and Greenlee counties from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Woman cited with DUI after crash (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
BERLIN — Late Sunday morning police responded to a one-vehicle collision on I-89 and subsequently cited the driver for DUI. …
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Top DUI News, February 13th, 2007

Police: DUI stops up among vacationers (NBC 2 Fort Myers)
Officers with the Marco Island Police Department say they're getting drivers with DUI levels that could put some people into a coma. Officers say seasonal residents are a main part of the problem.
DUI Task Force deploys on Super Bowl weekend (Eastern Arizona Courier)
On Feb. 4, local law enforcement agencies deployed as part of the Eastern Arizona DUI Task Force for Super Bowl Sunday. Sixteen officers participated in the deployment in Graham and Greenlee counties from 6 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Woman cited with DUI after crash (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
BERLIN -- Late Sunday morning police responded to a one-vehicle collision on I-89 and subsequently cited the driver for DUI. ...
DUI CHARGES (6) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Daniel J. Brenna, 43, of 402 Golden Grove Road, Baden, around 2 a.m. Jan. 14 on Bock Lane in Economy. Borough police reported Brenna had a blood-alcohol content of 0.176 percent. ---
Lorain man, 51, faces his 8th DUI (The Morning Journal)
LORAIN -- A Lorain man with seven prior DUI convictions was arrested early yesterday morning on suspicion of drunken driving for the eighth time, according to a police report.
Man Who Killed Baby In DUI Crash Attacked In Court (KITV TheHawaiiChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
The father of an infant killed in a drunken driving crash attacked the driver in court on Monday, officials said.
US Airways chairman discloses DUI offenses from his 20s (Courier-Post)
Knowing there would be inquiries into his driving record, US Airways Chairman and CEO Doug Parker admitted in a statement to the press and his employees that he had three alcohol-related offenses when he was in his 20s. Parker, 45, was stopped Jan. 31 in Scottsdale, Ariz., following a golf outing, for driving 65 mph in a 45 mph zone. He declined to take a Breathalyzer test, but results of blood ...
Februrary 10th DUI results (CBS 47 Fresno)
The results of the Saturday night Fresno Police DUI checkpoint on the Belmont and Clark intersection resulted in 11 arrests and 46 cars being impounded. Information was provided by the Fresno Police Traffic Office.
Traffic stop yields DUI, drug charges on city man (Princeton Times Leader)
Princeton police arrested a South Jefferson Street man on DUI and drug charges after an early morning traffic stop.
DUI panel to meet this week (North Lake Tahoe Bonanza)
Representatives from at least three of the North Shore's casinos and one bar will attend the first meeting of the anti-DUI panel founded by Capt. Steven Kelly of the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Incline Village Substation.

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