Week of January 14th - 21st

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Top DUI News from January 21th, 2007

Man Charged In Deadly DUI Wreck (WLEX-TV Lexington)
The driver of a car that plunged 70 feet down an embankment into a ravine in Thursday night, killing the passenger, has been charged with DUI. The accident happened at about 6:15 p.m. on Boonesboro Road in Clark County.
2 placed in new DUI court (The Daily Item)
SUNBURY 䴊 Two repeat drunken driving offenders were sentenced to Northumberland County's newly launched DUI court Friday.
Extreme-DUI crackdown urged (The Arizona Republic)
The drunkest of drunken drivers could serve more time in jail if a state lawmaker's DUI proposal catches on.
DUI laws may get tougher (KXMB CBS12 Bismarck)
Legislators and authorities would like to increase the penalty for drunk drivers. The proposed legislation is intended to deter those who drink and drive. It raises the offense for repeat DUI's. Currently it takes five DUI's in seven years
Felony DUI trial begins (NBC 15 Mobile)
Testimony began Wednesday in the felony DUI trial of a former Slidell resident accused of causing a September 2004 accident that killed three Mississippi College students.
Fargo police Christmas party might change after DUI arrest... (KXMB CBS12 Bismarck)
AP-NDPolice Party,0109 Fargo police Christmas party might change after DUI arrest FARGO, N.D. (AP) Fargo Police Chief Keith Ternes (TURN'-uss) says next year's Police Department Christmas party might involve alcohol-free festivities, after
Krystal Teston to spend 25 years in prison for felony DUI (Mississippi Press)
BILOXI -- Tragic. That was the description from Harrison County Circuit Judge Stephen Simpson as he sentenced Krystal Marie Teston to four consecutive 15-year prison sentences following her conviction on felony DUI charges Thursday.
DUI arrests drop 40 percent in '06 (Aspen Daily News)
In 2006, 40 percent fewer DUI arrests were made and 33 percent more people were taken to detox than in 2005, according to crime statistics released by the Aspen Police Department on Thursday.
Northwestern OC arrested for X-mas Eve DUI (Sports Illustrated)
Northwestern offensive coordinator Garrick McGee has been charged with driving under the influence and speeding in Tulsa on Christmas Eve.
Clark car wreck results in DUI, murder charges (Lexington Herald-Leader)
A Fayette County man has been charged with drunken driving and murder after his car veered off the road Thursday and plunged more than 50 feet down an embankment in Clark County, killing a passenger.
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Top DUI News from January 20th, 2007

Man Charged In Deadly DUI Wreck (WLEX-TV Lexington)
The driver of a car that plunged 70 feet down an embankment into a ravine in Thursday night, killing the passenger, has been charged with DUI. The accident happened at about 6:15 p.m. on Boonesboro Road in Clark County.
2 placed in new DUI court (The Daily Item)
SUNBURY 䴊 Two repeat drunken driving offenders were sentenced to Northumberland County's newly launched DUI court Friday.
Extreme-DUI crackdown urged (The Arizona Republic)
The drunkest of drunken drivers could serve more time in jail if a state lawmaker's DUI proposal catches on.
DUI laws may get tougher (KXMB CBS12 Bismarck)
Legislators and authorities would like to increase the penalty for drunk drivers. The proposed legislation is intended to deter those who drink and drive. It raises the offense for repeat DUI's. Currently it takes five DUI's in seven years
Felony DUI trial begins (NBC 15 Mobile)
Testimony began Wednesday in the felony DUI trial of a former Slidell resident accused of causing a September 2004 accident that killed three Mississippi College students.
Fargo police Christmas party might change after DUI arrest... (KXMB CBS12 Bismarck)
AP-NDPolice Party,0109 Fargo police Christmas party might change after DUI arrest FARGO, N.D. (AP) Fargo Police Chief Keith Ternes (TURN'-uss) says next year's Police Department Christmas party might involve alcohol-free festivities, after
Krystal Teston to spend 25 years in prison for felony DUI (Mississippi Press)
BILOXI -- Tragic. That was the description from Harrison County Circuit Judge Stephen Simpson as he sentenced Krystal Marie Teston to four consecutive 15-year prison sentences following her conviction on felony DUI charges Thursday.
DUI arrests drop 40 percent in '06 (Aspen Daily News)
In 2006, 40 percent fewer DUI arrests were made and 33 percent more people were taken to detox than in 2005, according to crime statistics released by the Aspen Police Department on Thursday.
Northwestern OC arrested for X-mas Eve DUI (Sports Illustrated)
Northwestern offensive coordinator Garrick McGee has been charged with driving under the influence and speeding in Tulsa on Christmas Eve.
Clark car wreck results in DUI, murder charges (Lexington Herald-Leader)
A Fayette County man has been charged with drunken driving and murder after his car veered off the road Thursday and plunged more than 50 feet down an embankment in Clark County, killing a passenger.
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Top DUI News from January 19th, 2007

DUI arrests drop 40 percent in '06 (Aspen Daily News)
In 2006, 40 percent fewer DUI arrests were made and 33 percent more people were taken to detox than in 2005, according to crime statistics released by the Aspen Police Department on Thursday.
Sallee faces old DUI charges (Wickenburg Sun)
The Town of Wickenburg recently re-filed DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol) charges against former Wickenburg Police Officer James Christian Sallee stemming from a December 2005 incident that included an automobile accident.
Felony DUI trial begins (KATC 3 Lafayette)
PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- Testimony began Wednesday in the felony DUI trial of a former Slidell resident accused of causing a September 2004 accident that killed three Mississippi College...
Felony DUI trial begins (The Houma Courier)
Testimony began Wednesday in the felony DUI trial of a former Slidell resident accused of causing a September 2004 accident that killed three Mississippi College students.
Felony DUI trial begins (FOX 10 Mobile)
PASCAGOULA, Miss. Testimony began today (Wednesday) in the felony DUI trial of a former Slidell resident accused of causing a September 2004 accident that killed...
Woman faces another felony DUI charge (Montana Standard)
ANACONDA 䴊 An Anaconda woman with seven previous convictions for driving under the influence appeared in district court Wednesday to face another felony DUI charge.
Evidence Suppression Hearing Could Change Outcome Of Fatal DUI Case (Whiz News Southeastern Ohio)
What's being labeled, a discrepancy in a search warrant of a woman's blood, change the outcome of a local fatal DUI case. An evidence suppression hearing was held Wednesday in a vehicular homicide ca...
Ashley Garamendi Will Not Face DUI Charges (CBS 13 Sacramento)
Ashley Garamendi, the daughter of California's Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, will be not be charged with DUI after she rolled her SUV last December while on the way home from a party. More Local News
Van Sant Maintains DUI Innocence (E! Online via Yahoo! News)
Gus Van Sant is calling for a second take.
Felony DUI trial begins (The Clarion-Ledger)
Emotional recounts of a fatal car accident marked testimony today in a long-awaited felony DUI trial, according to a Clinton father. David Finch and wife Emily sat through a grueling day of testimony at the Harrison County Courthouse in Biloxi as the trial of Krystal Marie Teston of Jacksonville, Fla., got under way.
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Top DUI News from January 18th, 2007

Felony DUI trial begins on Coast (The Clarion-Ledger)
Testimony began Wednesday in the felony DUI trial of a former Slidell resident accused of causing a September 2004 accident that killed three Mississippi College students.
Woman faces another felony DUI charge (Montana Standard)
ANACONDA '•‰ An Anaconda woman with seven previous convictions for driving under the influence appeared in district court Wednesday to face another felony DUI charge.
Evidence Suppression Hearing Could Change Outcome Of Fatal DUI Case (Whiz News Southeastern Ohio)
What's being labeled, a discrepancy in a search warrant of a woman's blood, change the outcome of a local fatal DUI case. An evidence suppression hearing was held Wednesday in a vehicular homicide ca...
Ashley Garamendi Will Not Face DUI Charges (CBS 13 Sacramento)
Ashley Garamendi, the daughter of California's Lieutenant Governor John Garamendi, will be not be charged with DUI after she rolled her SUV last December while on the way home from a party. More Local News
Felony DUI trial begins (The Clarion-Ledger)
Emotional recounts of a fatal car accident marked testimony today in a long-awaited felony DUI trial, according to a Clinton father. David Finch and wife Emily sat through a grueling day of testimony at the Harrison County Courthouse in Biloxi as the trial of Krystal Marie Teston of Jacksonville, Fla., got under way.
Sallee faces old DUI charges (Wickenburg Sun)
The Town of Wickenburg recently re-filed DUI (driving under the influence of alcohol) charges against former Wickenburg Police Officer James Christian Sallee stemming from a December 2005 incident that included an automobile accident.
Man Arrested Twice In One Night For DUI (WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News)
A Warren County man is in jail after being caught allegedly driving drunk twice in one night, according to police.
Officer pleads guilty to DUI (The Jackson Sun)
A Jackson police sergeant has resigned after pleading guilty to a DUI charge Tuesday morning, according to Jackson Police Chief Rick Staples.
Felony DUI suspect's bond set (Hattiesburg American)
PASCAGOULA '•„ Bond has been set at $75,000 for a Louisiana man charged with felony DUI in a weekend accident in which a Gautier man was killed. Benjamin Alan Vetra, 31, of Gretna, La., is charged in Sunday'•˙s death of 33-year-old Joseph Tyler Danner.
Another DUI arrest for prominent attorney (The Herald-Tribune)
PLACIDA -- A prominent retired attorney with a history of DUI convictions was arrested again Monday.

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