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Top DUI News Week of February 19th - February 25th

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Top DUI News, February 25th, 2007

DUI suspect arrested after fatal traffic crash (The Fresno Bee)
A Fresno man stopped for a red light at Clovis and Ashlan avenues in the Tarpey Village district was killed Saturday when his car was hit from behind by a DUI suspect, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Virginia cracks down on DUI offenders with new system (WDBJ 7 Roanoke)
The Ignition Interlock System is one way Virginia is cracking down on DUI offenders. Any first time offender who has a blood alcohol level above .15 is required to have the device for 6 months.
Car thieves' cover blown by DUI checkpoint (ABC 7 Gulfshore News)
Deputies got a bonus at a DUI checkpoint early Saturday morning. In addition to taking 15 drivers suspected of DUI off the roads, authorities snagged a group of alleged car thieves.
Lawsuit vs. DUI program tossed (The Arizona Republic)
A federal judge tossed County Attorney Andrew Thomas's lawsuit to abolish Maricopa County's Spanish-language DUI courts.
Dungy, Polian disappointed by RB Rhodes' DUI arrest (ESPN)
Colts coach Tony Dungy is disappointed in Dominic Rhodes' DUI arrest and wants to hear the running back's explanation of what happened.
Man charged with car assault, DUI (The Phoenix)
PHOENIXVILLE - A Spring City man turned himself in to district court Thursday afternoon on charges of felony aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, following a head-on collision last December.
South Point man charged with fifth DUI (The Huntington Herald-Dispatch)
IRONTON '•‰ Ohio State Highway Patrol has charged a South Point, Ohio, man with his fifth offense of operating a vehicle while under the influence.
Now on tap: Sell drinks but be wary (Chicago Tribune)
Liability concerns have more restaurants, bars curbing patrons' intake You don't even need to drive a car anymore to get a DUI.
Man Looking For Detox Unit Arrested For DUI (CBS 4 Boston)
He probably wishes he took the bus, but an East Boston man remains in jail after his arrest for drunken driving while pulled over to ask directions to the alcohol detox unit at Salem Hospital.
Warsaw Police Chief Arrested For DUI (Fox 19 Cincinnati)
The top law enforcement official in Warsaw, Kentucky spent the better part of early Friday morning on the other side of the law. Kentucky State Police say that they arrested Warsaw Police Chief Donnie Gould, 50, for DUI.
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Top DUI News, February 24th, 2007

Lawsuit vs. DUI program tossed (The Arizona Republic)
A federal judge tossed County Attorney Andrew Thomas's lawsuit to abolish Maricopa County's Spanish-language DUI courts.
Dungy, Polian disappointed by RB Rhodes' DUI arrest (ESPN)
Colts coach Tony Dungy is disappointed in Dominic Rhodes' DUI arrest and wants to hear the running back's explanation of what happened.
Man charged with car assault, DUI (The Phoenix)
PHOENIXVILLE - A Spring City man turned himself in to district court Thursday afternoon on charges of felony aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI, following a head-on collision last December.
Virginia cracks down on DUI offenders with new system (WDBJ 7 Roanoke)
The Ignition Interlock System is one way Virginia is cracking down on DUI offenders. Any first time offender who has a blood alcohol level above .15 is required to have the device for 6 months.
Warsaw Police Chief Arrested For DUI (Fox 19 Cincinnati)
The top law enforcement official in Warsaw, Kentucky spent the better part of early Friday morning on the other side of the law. Kentucky State Police say that they arrested Warsaw Police Chief Donnie Gould, 50, for DUI.
Cape police plan DUI checkpoint (The News-Press)
The Cape Coral Police Department1s Traffic Unit will be holding a DUI
Notes: Jets release Barlow, finalize staff; Thurman pleads no contest to DUI (USA Today)
Kevan Barlow's tenure as the successor to Curtis Martin lasted a season. The New York Jets released the veteran running back Wednesday after the least-productive season of Barlow's career. He ran for a career-low 370 yards third on the team and averaged just 2.8 yards per carry.
School board member's brother charged with DUI (Knoxville News Sentinel)
A brother of Knox County school board member Sam Anderson was arrested early Thursday morning on a DUI charge after he was pulled over in his county-owned vehicle in East Knoxville, officials said.
Colts brass to meet with Rhodes about DUI (Sports Illustrated)
Colts coach Tony Dungy and team president Bill Polian are disappointed in Dominic Rhodes and want to hear the running back's explanation of what happened early Tuesday when he was arrested on a charge of drunken driving.
Man Sentenced To 10 Years In DUI Death (WLEX-TV Lexington)
A man who hit and killed a Bourbon County attorney while driving drunk last August in Lexington was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday.
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Top DUI News, February 23rd, 2007

Warsaw Police Chief Arrested For DUI (Fox 19 Cincinnati)
The top law enforcement official in Warsaw, Kentucky spent the better part of early Friday morning on the other side of the law. Kentucky State Police say that they arrested Warsaw Police Chief Donnie Gould, 50, for DUI.
Cape police plan DUI checkpoint (The News-Press)
The Cape Coral Police Department1s Traffic Unit will be holding a DUI
School board member's brother charged with DUI (Knoxville News Sentinel)
A brother of Knox County school board member Sam Anderson was arrested early Thursday morning on a DUI charge after he was pulled over in his county-owned vehicle in East Knoxville, officials said.
Trial Begins in Rocklin Officer's DUI Death (News10 Sacramento)
An Auburn jury heard opening arguments Thursday in the trial of the man accused of killing Rocklin police officer Matt Redding in a DUI crash.
Police car hit, driver arrested in DUI case (The Arizona Republic)
A woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after her car hit two vehicles, including a police cruiser, according to a report.
DUI and Drug Arrests (NorthFulton.com)
'•¢ Laura J. Carr, 28, of Alpharetta was arrested Feb. 11 for DUI and failure to maintain lane on Windward Parkway in Alpharetta. '•¢ Lowesha Kapijimpanga, 39, of Alpharetta was arrested Feb. 11 for DUI on Ga. 400 in Alpharetta.
Bengals Linebacker Pleads Guilty On DUI Charge (WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News)
A Bengals player arrested on DUI charges won't be going to jail -- yet.
Dawson mayor faces second DUI in four years (CBS 46 News Atlanta)
VIENNA , Ga. (AP) -- Dawson Mayor Robert Albritten was arrested over the weekend and charged with speeding and DUI -- his second drunken-driving arrest in four years, officials said.
Dawson mayor faces second DUI in four years (AccessNorthGA)
The Associated Press - VIENNA, Ga. Dawson Mayor Robert Albritten was arrested over the weekend and charged with speeding and DUI _ his second drunken-driving arrest in four years, officials said.
Lawmaker Busted for DUI (KOLR/KSFX Ozarks)
(Jefferson City) -- A Metro lawmaker isn't commenting on his DUI arrest. A deputy in Jefferson City says he spotted a car belonging to Representative Ray Salva, a Democrat from Sugar Creek, being driven erratically early Wednesday.
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Top DUI News, February 22nd, 2007

Police car hit, driver arrested in DUI case (The Arizona Republic)
A woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after her car hit two vehicles, including a police cruiser, according to a report.
DUI and Drug Arrests (NorthFulton.com)
'€¢ Laura J. Carr, 28, of Alpharetta was arrested Feb. 11 for DUI and failure to maintain lane on Windward Parkway in Alpharetta. '€¢ Lowesha Kapijimpanga, 39, of Alpharetta was arrested Feb. 11 for DUI on Ga. 400 in Alpharetta.
Bengals Linebacker Pleads Guilty On DUI Charge (WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News)
A Bengals player arrested on DUI charges won't be going to jail -- yet.
Dawson mayor faces second DUI in four years (CBS 46 News Atlanta)
VIENNA , Ga. (AP) -- Dawson Mayor Robert Albritten was arrested over the weekend and charged with speeding and DUI -- his second drunken-driving arrest in four years, officials said.
Dawson mayor faces second DUI in four years (AccessNorthGA)
The Associated Press - VIENNA, Ga. Dawson Mayor Robert Albritten was arrested over the weekend and charged with speeding and DUI _ his second drunken-driving arrest in four years, officials said.
Lawmaker Busted for DUI (KOLR/KSFX Ozarks)
(Jefferson City) -- A Metro lawmaker isn't commenting on his DUI arrest. A deputy in Jefferson City says he spotted a car belonging to Representative Ray Salva, a Democrat from Sugar Creek, being driven erratically early Wednesday.
Man faces DUI, gambling charges (The Beatrice Daily Sun)
A 48-year-old Beatrice man has pleaded not guilty in Gage County Court to driving under the influence and two gambling-related charges.Rick L. Koenig, 905 N. Fifth St., entered the pleas this week to charges of DUI, first offense, as well as promoting gambling and possession of gambling records, both Class II misdemeanors.According to court documents, Koenig was stopped in the 900 block of West ...
BI Police Crack Down on DUI Offenders (KGMB 9 Honolulu)
The numbers don't lie. DUI arrests on the Big Island are on a record pace. In just the last week on the Big Island, 21 drivers were arrested for DUI. Six of those were involved in traffic crashes.
Not Guilty Plea in Richie DUI Case (ABC News)
Nicole Richie's Lawyer Enters Not Guilty Plea in DUI Case
Thurman admits to DUI (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
Suspended Bengals' linebacker Odell Thurman admitted today he was drunk and driving Sept. 25 when he was stopped at a DUI checkpoint.
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Top DUI News, February 21st, 2007

Not Guilty Plea in Richie DUI Case (ABC News)
Nicole Richie's Lawyer Enters Not Guilty Plea in DUI Case
Parker pleads guilty to DUI (The Arizona Republic)
US Airways CEO Doug Parker escaped the media glare Tuesday when he appeared at Scottsdale City Court a day earlier than planned and pleaded guilty to a DUI charge. But he may not be able to start his jail term out of the spotlight.{v} US Airways flight center moving to Pittsburgh{p} Should he spend more than one day in jail?
Senator Charged With DUI (WKRN Nashville)
Since the night of Senator Jerry Cooper's accident in early February there have been questions. On Tuesday, was one of them was answered. | | The democratic lawmaker was charged with DUI and will surrender in Rutherford County when he's fully recovered from injuries suffered when his SUV rolled several times. | | On Capitol Hill, some fellow Senators...
US Airways CEO gets a day in jail on DUI (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
The chief executive of US Airways will spend one day in jail for a drunken driving charge he incurred shortly after his airline's $9.8 billion bid for Delta Air Lines was rejected. Doug Parker, 45, pleaded guilty Tuesday morning in Scottsdale City Court to one DUI charge, according to the court clerk's office. Prosecutors asked that a second DUI charge and a speeding charge be dismissed.
Nicole Richie enters not guilty plea in DUI case (CNN.com)
LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Nicole Richie's lawyer appeared in court Tuesday without her client and entered a not guilty plea on Richie's behalf to a driving under the influence charge.
Sanford Proposes Tougher DUI Legislation (ABC News 4)
Charleston, SC - A time for getting serious here in South Carolina. Governor Mark Sanford ( website - news ) unveils 12 legislative proposals aimed at toughening the state's DUI laws.
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.
Governor Sanford Calls For Stronger DUI Laws (WTOC 11 Savannah)
Governor Mark Sanford is calling for tougher DUI laws to help prevent more drunk driving accidents and deaths on South Carolina highways.
Nicole Richie Pleads Not Guilty to DUI (WOAI)
Nicole Richie's lawyer, Shawn Chapman, entered a not guilty plea Tuesday on behalf of his client in regards to a misdemeanor charge for driving under the influence (DUI).
Nicole Richie pleads not guilty to DUI (Moldova.org)
Star Nicole Richie pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said.Richie entered the plea through her attorney, E! News reported.A pretrial hearing is scheduled for April 2. The 25-year-old Simple Life star could be sentenced to up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted. She has a previous DUI ...
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Top DUI News, February 20th, 2007

Liotta arrested on suspicion of DUI (Orange County Register)
Another day, another celebrity DUI. In this case, actor Ray Liotta was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after crashing his car into two parked vehicles in Pacific Palisades, authorities said.
SWINDAL SORRY ABOUT DUI BUST (New York Post)
TAMPA - A remorseful Steve Swindal addressed the media in the Legends Field press box yesterday to say how sorry he was for being charged for DUI early last Thursday morning in St. Petersburg. "I just wanted to tell you on a personal level how...
Assistant principal hid DUI (Columbus Ledger-Enquirer)
An assistant principal at Northside High School was charged with DUI in downtown Columbus in January, but he failed to report it to the Muscogee County School District as required, a district official said Monday.
Man with 7 DUI convictions arrested for drunken driving (The Morning Journal)
ELYRIA -- An Elyria man with seven prior DUI convictions was arrested early yesterday morning in his driveway on suspicion of felony drunken driving, according to a police report. A felony DUI can be filed if a person has five prior drunken driving convictions.
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.
DUI charge dropped for ex-senator (Knoxville News Sentinel)
MEMPHIS - Prosecutors have dropped the DUI charge against former state Sen. Kathryn Bowers, but they say she will still face a charge of reckless driving.
Ray Liotta Booked For DUI (CBS News)
Actor Ray Liotta has been set free from a California jail after producing $15,000 bail money and being charged with misdemeanor DUI charges. He crashed his car into two parked vehicles in Pacific Palisades.
Alleged DUI fatal crash driver pleads innocent (Register Pajaronian)
The Hollister mother charged with DUI and killing her 4-year-old daughter during a crash in Aptos, which sent numerous victims scattered across Highway 1, pleaded innocent in court Thursday.
Minnesota Saw a Dramatic Increase in DUI Arrests Last Year (PR Web)
Minnesota DUI arrests went up significantly in 2006, with over 40,000 people arrested for drunken driving. Part of the increase is attributed to the lowering of the legal limit to .08.
Minnesota Saw a Dramatic Increase in DUI Arrests Last Year (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)
Minnesota DUI arrests went up significantly in 2006, with over 40,000 people arrested for drunken driving. Part of the increase is attributed to the lowering of the legal limit to .08.
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Top DUI News, February 19th, 2007

Ray Liotta Arrested, Charged With DUI (ABC News)
Actor Ray Liotta Arrested and Charged With DUI After Crashing Into 2 Parked Vehicles
Probation violator cited for DUI (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
BARRE -- A man who was wanted for violating the conditions of his probation out of Essex County was arrested late Wednesday morning for DUI. ... - Staff Report Staff Report Staff Report Staff Report
18-year-old man cited for DUI (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
WARREN -- Christian L. Mayo, 18, of Waitsfield was arrested for DUI after being pulled over by Washington County Sheriff's Department DUI Enforcement team for having defective equipment late Saturday night in Warren. ... - Staff Report
Du Quoin Woman Faces DUI with Kids in Car (WSIL 3 Southern Illinois)
JACKSON CO., IL--A Du Quoin woman faces DUI charges after police say she was driving drunk with children in the car. Jackson county deputies found Candace Waller's car stuck in a ditch over the weekend on Marion street in Carbondale.
Nicole Richie Charged With DUI (CW Arkansas)
Nicole Richie was charged with a misdemeanor for driving under the influence (DUI) by the Los Angeles district attorney Friday. Richie was arrested on December 11 after driving the wrong way on a Los Angeles highway.
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.
Teston to appeal felony DUI conviction (Mississippi Press)
BILOXI -- Attorneys for Krystal Marie Teston say they will appeal the Florida resident's Jan. 18 conviction for felony DUI.
KEY Assignment: DUI Laws & Problems (KEYT 3 Sanat Barbara)
It's not enough to not drink and drive these days. In a KEY Assignment Tracy Lehr takes a look at why drivers need to know that different states have different DUI laws but share a database.
Ray Liotta Busted For DUI (AccessHollywood)
LOS ANGELES (February 18, 2007) -- Ray Liotta was arrested for DUI on Saturday night, Access Hollywood has learned. LAPD confirmed to Access the actor was arrested shortly after 8 p. m. on Saturday night in Los Angeles when Liotta's vehicle collided with two parked cars. No one was...
Ray Liotta arrested, charged with DUI (USA Today)
Actor Ray Liotta was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after crashing his car into two parked vehicles in Pacific Palisades, authorities said.

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