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Top DUI News Week of July 9th - July 15th

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Top DUI News, July 15, 2007

Alleged DUI Driver Strikes Police Car, Pedestrian (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
An suspected DUI driver was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly rear-ended a parked police car and struck a pedestrian who was being questioned by an officer, authorities said. SLIDESHOWS: View The Day's Top Photos VIDEO: Watch The Latest News
DUI CHARGES (3) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES James Steven Smith, 43, of 436 Cedar Drive, Moon Township, around 3:45 a.m. Friday by Moon police on Sharon Road. A blood-alcohol content level was unavailable.
5-time DUI offender sentenced to rehab, probation (The Union)
For his fifth local conviction for drunken driving, a 47-year-old Nevada County man has been sentenced to a treatment program and probation, incensing some law enforcement officers who say repeat DUI offenders should go to prison.
Stiffer DUI penalties are now in effect (The Arkansas City Traveler)
In addition to other new laws that took effect on July 1, motorists who choose to drive under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs will face stiffer penalties in Kansas.
School official gets probation for DUI arrest (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
ROSEMEAD - Felipe Agredano, Garvey School District board president, was sentenced Monday to three years probation, three months of a licensed drug and alcohol education and counseling program and a $1,482 fine for a DUI arrest, officials said Thursday.
DUI victims memorial coming to Warren (Warren Times Observer)
A memorial to victims of DUI accidents is scheduled to arrive in Warren County Thursday, July 19.
Man Arrested On DUI Charge After Crash Injures Troopers (WTOV 9 Steubenville)
A local man has been arrested on a DUI charge after a crash injured two off-duty troopers.
Car catches fire in DUI-related accident (The Naperville Sun)
One car rolled over and another caught fire Friday after a crash involving three vehicles in the westbound lanes of Interstate 88 near the Winfield Road exit.
DUI CHARGES (2) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Lezetta Michele Moyer, 28, of 320 Ohio River Blvd., Apartment D6, Sewickley, around 1:15 a.m. Thursday by Moon Township police on Thorn Run Road. Officers said she failed field sobriety tests.
DUI offenders often get back on the road (The Charleston Gazette)
If the police are right, Brian Stone never should have been on the road. Stone, 32, was drinking last Sunday night, police say, when his pickup truck collided with another vehicle near Morgantown, knocking it across the median, where it collided head on with another vehicle.
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Top DUI News, July 14th, 2007

5-time DUI offender sentenced to rehab, probation (The Union)
For his fifth local conviction for drunken driving, a 47-year-old Nevada County man has been sentenced to a treatment program and probation, incensing some law enforcement officers who say repeat DUI offenders should go to prison.
School official gets probation for DUI arrest (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
ROSEMEAD - Felipe Agredano, Garvey School District board president, was sentenced Monday to three years probation, three months of a licensed drug and alcohol education and counseling program and a $1,482 fine for a DUI arrest, officials said Thursday.
DUI victims memorial coming to Warren (Warren Times Observer)
A memorial to victims of DUI accidents is scheduled to arrive in Warren County Thursday, July 19.
Man Arrested On DUI Charge After Crash Injures Troopers (WTOV 9 Steubenville)
A local man has been arrested on a DUI charge after a crash injured two off-duty troopers.
DUI CHARGES (2) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Lezetta Michele Moyer, 28, of 320 Ohio River Blvd., Apartment D6, Sewickley, around 1:15 a.m. Thursday by Moon Township police on Thorn Run Road. Officers said she failed field sobriety tests.
Pinckneyville Uses DUI Funds to Buy Camera (Du Quoin Evening Call)
PINCKNEYVILLE - Pinckneyville's city council approved on Monday the purchase of a digital video camera for the police department's new squad car. Chief Buddy Day says the camera would cost an estimated $5,082 and would be paid for out of the city's DUI fund.
Hiltons Cousin Charged With Dui (ContactMusic)
Socialite PARIS HILTON's cousin will appear in court next month (Aug07) charged with driving under the influence (DUI). Brooke Ashley Brinson was stopped
DUI checkpoint in southwest Weld on Saturday (Greeley Tribune)
The Weld County DUI Task Force will conduct a DUI checkpoint in southwest Weld on Saturday.
Garvey board president sentenced in DUI case (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
ROSEMEAD - Felipe Agredano, Garvey School District board president, was sentenced Monday to three years probation, 90 hours of a drug and alcohol education and counseling program and a fine of $1,482 for a DUI arrest, officials said Thursday.
S.J. County DUI convictions -- Published July 13, 2007 (The Record)
DUI convictions reported recently in San Joaquin County.
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Top DUI News, July 13th, 2007

School official gets probation for DUI arrest (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
ROSEMEAD - Felipe Agredano, Garvey School District board president, was sentenced Monday to three years probation, three months of a licensed drug and alcohol education and counseling program and a $1,482 fine for a DUI arrest, officials said Thursday.
Hiltons Cousin Charged With Dui (ContactMusic)
Socialite PARIS HILTON's cousin will appear in court next month (Aug07) charged with driving under the influence (DUI). Brooke Ashley Brinson was stopped
DUI checkpoint in southwest Weld on Saturday (Greeley Tribune)
The Weld County DUI Task Force will conduct a DUI checkpoint in southwest Weld on Saturday.
Garvey board president sentenced in DUI case (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
ROSEMEAD - Felipe Agredano, Garvey School District board president, was sentenced Monday to three years probation, 90 hours of a drug and alcohol education and counseling program and a fine of $1,482 for a DUI arrest, officials said Thursday.
School official gets probation for DUI (Pasadena Star-News)
ROSEMEAD -- Felipe Agredano, Garvey School District board president, was sentenced Monday to three years probation, three months of a drug and alcohol education and counseling program and a fine of $1,482 for a DUI arrest, officials said Thursday.
NICOLE GETS 'DUI' DELAY (New York Post)
The judge in Nicole Richie's DUI case yesterday granted a delay for the trial so the defense's star witness can enjoy a vacation. Los Angeles County Commissioner Steven Lubell pushed back the start date to Aug. 16 after Richie's lawyer, Shawn...
Richie DUI hearing delayed until August (UPI)
A Los Angeles court commissioner Wednesday granted "Simple Life" star Nicole Richie's request for a delay in her DUI case, postponing a hearing until August.
Pinckneyville Uses DUI Funds to Buy Camera (Du Quoin Evening Call)
PINCKNEYVILLE - Pinckneyville's city council approved on Monday the purchase of a digital video camera for the police department's new squad car. Chief Buddy Day says the camera would cost an estimated $5,082 and would be paid for out of the city's DUI fund.
NFL: DUI charge against Steve McNair dropped (El Paso Times)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The drunken-driving charge against Baltimore Ravens quarterback Steve McNair was dropped Tuesday because a related DUI charge against his brother-in-law was reduced to reckless driving.
DUI is possible cause of crash (The Lake County Record-Bee)
KELSEYVILLE Another accident at the intersection of Highway 29 and Red Hills Road/Highway 281 broke t
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Top DUI News, July 12th, 2007

Police drop DUI charge against McNair (AP via Yahoo! News)
The drunken-driving charge against Baltimore Ravens quarterback Steve McNair was dropped Tuesday because a related DUI charge against his brother-in-law was reduced to reckless driving.
"The enhanced DUI laws passed by our legislature will hold drunk drivers more accountable for their actions," said Pete ... (WIBW-TV Topeka)
According to the new laws a person cited with a DUI for the first time who has a Blood Alcohol Concentration of 0.08 or higher will have their license suspended for 30 days. They will only be allowed to drive to work or school for an additional 330 days.
Daily Entertainment Break: Delay granted in Nicole Richie DUI trail (San Jose Mercury News)
It's time for yet another tale of a socialite could be facing jail time. This is time the drama belongs to Nicole Richie, who's facing a trial for DUI charges.
Nicole Richie's DUI Case Postponed (AccessHollywood)
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (July 11, 2007) '•„ Nicole Richie will not face her DUI charges in court until August, after a LA Superior Court Commissioner granted a delay request by the defense earlier this morning. Yesterday, Richie'•˙s lawyer appeared in court early to ask for the continuance on the...
DUI charge against McNair dropped after in-law's plea deal (Sports Illustrated)
The drunken driving charge against Baltimore Ravens quarterback Steve McNair was dropped Tuesday because a related DUI charge against his brother-in-law was bargained down to reckless driving.
Pinckneyville Uses DUI Funds to Buy Camera (Du Quoin Evening Call)
PINCKNEYVILLE - Pinckneyville's city council approved on Monday the purchase of a digital video camera for the police department's new squad car. Chief Buddy Day says the camera would cost an estimated $5,082 and would be paid for out of the city's DUI fund.
Al Unser Jr. Won't Fight DUI Charge (ABC News)
Two-Time Indianapolis 500 Winner Al Unser Jr. Will Plead No Contest to DUI Charge
Richie asks for DUI trial delay (New York Daily News)
A judge will decide today whether to postpone Nicole Richie's DUI case until next month or force her to stand trial now without the hired-gun drug expert she wants testifying on her behalf.
Nicole'•˙s DUI lawyer wants postponement (MSNBC)
A lawyer for Nicole Richie made a surprise appearance in court this morning to request the Celebutante's trial on a DUI charge, be postponed until August.
Court delays Richie's trial in DUI case (AP via Yahoo! News)
Nicole Richie's driving-under-the-influence trial was delayed Wednesday until Aug. 16 so a defense expert can challenge evidence in the case.
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Top DUI News, July 11th, 2007

Police drop DUI charge against McNair (AP via Yahoo! News)
The drunken-driving charge against Baltimore Ravens quarterback Steve McNair was dropped Tuesday because a related DUI charge against his brother-in-law was reduced to reckless driving.
DUI charge against McNair dropped after in-law's plea deal (Sports Illustrated)
The drunken driving charge against Baltimore Ravens quarterback Steve McNair was dropped Tuesday because a related DUI charge against his brother-in-law was bargained down to reckless driving.
Nicole'•˙s DUI lawyer wants postponement (MSNBC)
A lawyer for Nicole Richie made a surprise appearance in court this morning to request the Celebutante's trial on a DUI charge, be postponed until August.
DUI charges against McNair dropped (Denver Post)
The drunken-driving charge against Baltimore Ravens quarterback Steve McNair was dropped today because a related DUI charge against his brother-
DUI charge against McNair dropped (Fox Sports)
The drunken-driving charge against Baltimore Ravens quarterback Steve McNair was dropped Tuesday because a related DUI charge against his brother-in-law was reduced to reckless driving. McNair was a passenger when Nashville police stopped his pickup truck May 9 for speeding. The former Tennessee Titan was charged because police said McNair allowed his vehicle to be driven by someone who was ...
McNair sees DUI charge against him dropped (NFL.com)
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 10, 2007) -- The drunken-driving charge against Baltimore Ravens quarterback Steve McNair was dropped because a related DUI charge against his brother-in-law was reduced to reckless driving.
Steve McNair Relieved, DUI Charges Dropped (WKRN Nashville)
Former Tennessee Titans'•˙ quarterback Steve McNair expressed relief coming out of a Metro courtroom Tuesday morning after the prosecutors dropped DUI charges against him | | '•˛It'•˙s over. I'•˙m glad it's over,'•ˇ McNair told News 2. | | McNair'•˙s brother-in-law, Jamie Cartwright, who was driving the vehicle pulled over for speeding on May 9 in Green Hills,...
McNair In Nashville Courtroom On DUI Charge (Eyewitness News Memphis)
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Steve McNair is in a Nashville courtroom this morning for a hearing on a DUI charge.
McNair's DUI charge dismissed (The Tennessean)
A DUI by owner charge against Baltimore Ravens quarterback Steve McNair was dismissed by a Nashville General Sessions Court Judge this morning.
Motion By Nicole Richie's DUI Lawyer Put On Ice (AccessHollywood)
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (July 10, 2007) -- A lawyer for Nicole Richie made a surprise appearance in court this morning to request the celebutante'•˙s trial on a DUI charge, be postponed until August. Richie'•˙s counsel was expected in court tomorrow for a hearing on the case, but turned up...
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Top DUI News, July 10th, 2007

500 nabbed at DUI stops (The Arizona Republic)
Too many drinks and a decision to get behind the wheel has led to the arrests of 500 drivers nabbed at DUI checkpoints in Arizona during the Fourth of July holiday week.
St. Cloud's deputy mayor resigns after 2nd DUI arrest (Orlando Sentinel)
St. Cloud Deputy Mayor Mike Wetzel resigned today, less than one week after being arrested for his second DUI.
64 arrested in holiday week DUI stops (Tucson Citizen)
Officers with the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force stopped 230 motorists, arresting 17, Saturday night as part of a post-holiday anti-DUI sweep, the multiagency force said in a statement Monday.
DUI Task Force Nets 500 Arrests (CBS 5 Phoenix)
The DUI Task Force arrests 500 drivers at checkpoints in Arizona during the Fourth of July holiday week.
22 Arrested At Portsmouth DUI Checkpoints (WMUR New Hampshire)
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Portsmouth police said they arrested 22 drivers at DUI checkpoints over the weekend. Stops were set up this weekend in Portsmouth. Police said they will follow up with more sobriety checkpoints through the summer.
Portsmouth police charge 22 at DUI checkpoint (WCAX-TV Vermont)
Associated Press - July 9, 2007 8:05 AM ET PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) - Portsmouth (New Hampshire) police say they arrested 22 drivers at DUI checkpoints this weekend.
Richmond County Corrections Officer DUI (WJBF-TV Augusta)
Brown will also have to answer a DUI charge. He allegedly worked at the Phinizy Road jail, and had been with the Sheriff's Department for about eight years.
Arrests by holiday DUI task force top 500 (East Valley Tribune)
More than 500 drivers suspected of celebrating with too many drinks over the week of July Fourth were arrested at DUI checkpoints throughout Arizona.
LIONEL RICHIE SAYS NICOLE KEEPS APOLOGIZING FOR DUI: Singer says Richie is a victim of increased public scrutiny. (Eurweb)
*During his stint at the Essence Music Festival over the weekend, Lionel Richie was bombarded with questions about his pregnant, troubled daughter Nicole, who faces possible jail time for a DUI conviction when she goes to trial Wednesday (July 11).
DUI Patrols Planned For North Hills This Weekend (WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
Police in the North Hills said they would be stepping up their patrol this weekend.
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Top DUI News, July 9th, 2007

Holiday DUI task force concludes with 502 arrests (East Valley Tribune)
The statewide Independence Day Holiday DUI task force concluded Saturday with the arrests of 502 suspected drunken drivers.
Alleged DUI Driver Crashes After Police Chase (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
An alleged DUI driver who was fleeing police struck a taxi and crashed into a pole, according to a sheriff's lieutenant.
DUI checkpoint today (The Daily Democrat)
In support of statewide efforts to reduce the number of drivers driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, the Woodland Area of the California Highway Patrol will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint on Saturday, July 7, 2007. The Checkpoint will be conducted between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. in the Esparto area of western Yolo County.
Talkers: Girl, 11, gets DUI (The Kansas City Star)
Girl, 11, gets DUI
Sweep nets 6 DUI suspects locally (The Californian)
A countywide sweep targeting intoxicated drivers Friday night and early Saturday resulted in 25 arrests for driving under the influence, including six in Southwest County, authorities said.
Man Arrested On DUI Charge After High-Speed Chase (WYFF via Yahoo! News)
A Greenville man faces a series of charges after troopers said he fled from a checkpoint and led them on a high-speed chase through parts of Spartanburg County.
Lionel Richie Addresses Daughter's Case (ABC News)
Lionel Richie Says of Daughter Nicole's DUI Case: 'She's Just in an Unfortunate Situation'
Mayor driving again after DUI (Nevada Appeal)
After months of pedaling a bicycle or depending on rides to conduct Carson City business, Mayor Marv Teixeira is back behind the wheel of a car again.
DUI task force launches first checkpoints (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
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11-Year-Old Girl Faces DUI, Reckless Driving Charges (WKRN Nashville)
An 11-year-old faces DUI charges after she lead police on a five mile long high speed chase up and down a busy Baldwin County, Alabama highway. | | Video from a dashboard camera of an officer's car show the girl'•˙s car, darting in and out of traffic. | | The incident occurred at about 10 p.m. Tuesday night. | | At one point, officers said the girl was traveling as fast as 100...

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