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Top DUI News Week of June 18th - June 24th

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Top DUI News, June 24th, 2007

Ariz. police arrest Tank Johnson for DUI to the 'slightest degree' (USA Today)
Chicago Bears defensive tackle Tank Johnson was pulled over for speeding in Arizona early Friday morning, and police drew blood to determine whether he was drunk, according to a newspaper report. Johnson already is suspended for the first eight games of the 2007 NFL season after violating probation on a gun violation.
Man Denied Parole In DUI Death Case (WLEX-TV Lexington)
A man serving 10 years in prison for causing the death of a Somerset beauty pageant winner in a DUI car accident in 2005 was denied parole by parole board in Frankfort Friday.
Task force announces location of DUI checkpoint (Dayton Daily News)
The Dayton Police Department and the Combined Agency DUI Task Force of Montgomery County will operate a sobriety checkpoint from 10 p.m. Friday to 2.a.m Saturday on North Gettysburg Drive at Hoover Avenue.
Deputies Say See Spike in DUI Arrests in Incline (KTVN Reno)
Washoe County deputies say they've noticed a spike in DUI arrests in Incline Village this month. So far in June they've made 37 DUI arrests - the same number of arrests they made last September which was a record high back then.
Extra DUI enforcement planned for Tuesday (The Arizona Republic)
Phoenix police routinely do extra DUI enforcements in the city and will do the next one in Ahwatukee Foothills Tuesday night. {b} Ahwatukee DUI lawyer represents modern day 'lepers'
Shemar Moore Charged With DUI (WOAI)
Actor Shemar Moore has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence (DUI). According to the arrest report, Moore "displayed signs of alcohol impairment and a DUI investigation was conducted."
Sherman Moore Charged With Dui (ContactMusic)
American actor SHEMAR MOORE has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence (DUI). The 37-year-old, who currently on U.S. TV series C
DUI CHARGES (6) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Richard W. Starcher, 46, of 8028 Mercury Drive, Independence Township, around 7:45 p.m. June 10 at 2601 Kane Road, Hopewell Township. Hopewell police reported Starcher had a blood-alcohol content of 0.342.
DUI arrests in June close to record high (North Lake Tahoe Bonanza)
After a quiet spring, DUI arrests in the area have skyrocketed during the month of June.
Tank Johnson suspected of DUI (Chicago Sun-Times)
Chicago Bears defensive tackle Tank Johnson was arrested by police in Arizona on Friday, heaping more trouble on a guy already suspended for the first half of the 2007 NFL season.
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Top DUI News, June 23, 2007

Man Denied Parole In DUI Death Case (WLEX-TV Lexington)
A man serving 10 years in prison for causing the death of a Somerset beauty pageant winner in a DUI car accident in 2005 was denied parole by parole board in Frankfort Friday.
Task force announces location of DUI checkpoint (Dayton Daily News)
The Dayton Police Department and the Combined Agency DUI Task Force of Montgomery County will operate a sobriety checkpoint from 10 p.m. Friday to 2.a.m Saturday on North Gettysburg Drive at Hoover Avenue.
Deputies Say See Spike in DUI Arrests in Incline (KTVN Reno)
Washoe County deputies say they've noticed a spike in DUI arrests in Incline Village this month. So far in June they've made 37 DUI arrests - the same number of arrests they made last September which was a record high back then.
Extra DUI enforcement planned for Tuesday (The Arizona Republic)
Phoenix police routinely do extra DUI enforcements in the city and will do the next one in Ahwatukee Foothills Tuesday night. {b} Ahwatukee DUI lawyer represents modern day 'lepers'
Shemar Moore Charged With DUI (WOAI)
Actor Shemar Moore has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence (DUI). According to the arrest report, Moore "displayed signs of alcohol impairment and a DUI investigation was conducted."
Sherman Moore Charged With Dui (ContactMusic)
American actor SHEMAR MOORE has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence (DUI). The 37-year-old, who currently on U.S. TV series C
DUI CHARGES (6) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Richard W. Starcher, 46, of 8028 Mercury Drive, Independence Township, around 7:45 p.m. June 10 at 2601 Kane Road, Hopewell Township. Hopewell police reported Starcher had a blood-alcohol content of 0.342.
DUI arrests in June close to record high (North Lake Tahoe Bonanza)
After a quiet spring, DUI arrests in the area have skyrocketed during the month of June.
Ariz. police arrest Tank Johnson for DUI to the 'slightest degree' (USA Today)
Chicago Bears defensive tackle Tank Johnson was pulled over for speeding in Arizona early Friday morning, and police drew blood to determine whether he was drunk, according to a newspaper report. Johnson already is suspended for the first eight games of the 2007 NFL season after violating probation on a gun violation.
Man Pleads Guilty In DUI Crash That Killed 2 Children (NBC 5 Chicago)
A 48-year-old pleads guilty to DUI charges in a 2005 crash that killed a 14-year-old girl and her 5-year-old brother.
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Top DUI News, June 22nd, 2007

DUI bill survives opposition (KTVK Phoenix)
A new law requiring anyone convicted of DUI to install an ignition interlock has survived opposition. The bill had already passed and had been signed into law, but in the last week some lawmakers tried to get it repealed.
Extra DUI Checkpoints Throughout Colorado (KKTV 11 Colorado Springs)
More DUI checkpoints will be happening all around Colorado from now until Labor Day.
Author Sentenced In DUI Case (KOTV 6 Tulsa)
A Tulsa author arrested for DUI and resisting arrest is sentenced. On Thursday Bill Bernhardt got a six-month suspended sentence for the February 23rd incident. He was also ordered to pay $750.
Charges against DUI suspect upgraded (KHQ Spokane)
SPOKANE, Wash. - The charges against a man arrested Thursday morning for DUI have have been upgraded to Vehicular Assault, based on the victim's injuries. 40-year-old Russell A. Wilbanks was initially booked for DUI after hitting a woman at the intersection of Francis and Indian Trail around 7 a.m. Thursday morning.
Repeal Of DUI Ignition Devices Dies (CBS 5 Phoenix)
First-time DUI offenders lose a chance to dodge a law requiring them to install devices on their cars preventing them from drinking and driving.
Repeal of ignition devices for DUI offenders dies (FOX 10 Phoenix)
PHOENIX (AP) -- First-time DUI offenders have lost a chance to dodge a new state law requiring them to install a device on their cars preventing them from drinking and driving.
DUI CHARGES (11) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Nick G. Malovitch, 41, of 815 Market St., Beaver, Saturday on Pleasant Street in Rochester. Borough police reported Malovitch had a blood-alcohol content of 0.213 percent.
Woman Charged with DUI in Police Crash (WRCB Chattanooga)
A Chattanooga woman is charged with DUI after investigators say she crashed her car into a police patrol cruiser. The accident happened last night at the intersection of East 28th Street and Rossville Boulevard.
Northfield man charged with DUI (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
NORTHFIELD -- A man sitting in his car in the middle of Holstrom Road on the afternoon of June 14 was cited for DUI after police spoke to him, smelled alcohol on his breath and took a preliminary breath test, police said. ...
Erratic driving leads to DUI charge (The Barre Montpelier Times Argus)
NORTHFIELD -- Fifty-three-year-old Ronald Goldsberry of Northfield was cited for DUI on June 17 after police observed erratic operation of his vehicle. ...
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Top DUI News, June 21st, 2007

Richie's DUI trial delayed till 11th July (ANI via Yahoo! India News)
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Nicole Richie is set to face her DUI trial on a new date as ordered by a Los Angeles Superior Court. The socialite, whose lawyers have already been successful in delaying the case five times have got new date for the trial that will now take place on 11th July. It looks like 'The Simple Life' actress who has been escaping trial from long time, will have to ...
Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Facing 2 Counts of DUI (KTLA-TV Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss faces two misdemeanor DUI counts in connection with his arrest in San Diego County last month, prosecutors confirmed today.
DUI plea deal nets 8-year sentence (AccessNorthGA)
GAINESVILLE - An Athens man will spend 8 years behind bars... then likely be deported in a plea agreement after a DUI wreck that killed one person and severely injured two others.
Nicole Richie Gets Continuance In DUI Case (Local 6 Orlando)
A continuance is granted to the defense in Nicole Richie's DUI case.
New Date Set For Nicole Richie DUI Hearing (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)
A judge grants a continuance in Nicole Richie's DUI case.
Judge: DUI court could curb cases (Daily News Journal)
A Christiana man with nine drunken-driving convictions ' and facing his 10th DUI charge in Rutherford County ' demonstrates the need for better treatment of multiple offenders, officials said.
Nicole Richie's DUI case delayed (USA Today)
Nicole Richie has won a delay in her driving under the influence case. Superior Court Commissioner Steven K. Lubell on Tuesday set a new date of July 11 at the request of a defense attorney.
Nicole Richie gets delay in DUI case (AP via Yahoo! News)
Nicole Richie has won a delay in her driving under the influence case.
Nicole Richie defense granted delay in DUI case (Los Angeles Daily News)
>>> NEW 5:38 p.m. GLENDALE, Calif. -- (AP) ' A continuance was granted in Nicole Richie's DUI case Tuesday. Superior Court Commissioner Steven K. Lubell set a new date of July 11 at the request of a defense attorney.
Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Faces 2 Counts Of DUI (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss faces two misdemeanor DUI counts in connection with his arrest in San Diego County in May. SLIDESHOWS: View The Day's Top Photos VIDEO: Watch The Latest News
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Top DUI News, June 20th, 2007

Nicole Richie defense granted delay in DUI case (Los Angeles Daily News)
>>> NEW 5:38 p.m. GLENDALE, Calif. -- (AP) ' A continuance was granted in Nicole Richie's DUI case Tuesday. Superior Court Commissioner Steven K. Lubell set a new date of July 11 at the request of a defense attorney.
Lakers Owner Jerry Buss Faces 2 Counts Of DUI (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss faces two misdemeanor DUI counts in connection with his arrest in San Diego County in May. SLIDESHOWS: View The Day's Top Photos VIDEO: Watch The Latest News
Nicole Richie's DUI Case Postponed To July (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
A continuance has been granted in Nicole Richie's DUI case. SLIDESHOWS: View The Day's Top Photos VIDEO: Watch The Latest News
Nicole Richie defense granted delay in DUI case (The San Francisco Examiner)
GLENDALE, Calif. ( Map , News ) - A continuance was granted in Nicole Richie's DUI case Tuesday.
Two misdemeanor DUI charges filed against Buss (San Diego Union-Tribune)
VISTA, 3:15 p.m. June 19 (SIGNONSANDIEGO): Two misdemeanor DUI counts have been filed against Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss in connection with his arrest in Carlsbad last month, prosecutors confirmed Tuesday.
Ex-deputy may be prosecuted over DUI arrests (Bay News 9 Tampa Bay)
The state attorney's office is looking into the case of former Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputy Daniel Brock. The sheriff's office fired Brock in May, saying he made questionable DUI arrests. The state attorney is deciding if Brock should be prosecuted.
Nicole Richie defense granted delay in DUI case (KESQ Palm Springs)
GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) - A continuance has been granted in Nicole Richie's DUI case. A Glendale Superior Court Commissioner set a new date of July eleventh today at the request of a defense attorney.
Nicole Richie defense granted delay in DUI case (KSBY San Luis Obispo)
Associated Press - June 19, 2007 8:24 PM ET GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) - A continuance has been granted in Nicole Richie's DUI case. A Glendale Superior Court Commissioner set a new date of...
Woman facing another DUI (Billings Gazette)
A 58-year-old woman with at least five drunken-driving convictions was charged Monday with a new felony DUI.
Man facing DUI charges after slamming into Billings home (KTVQ Billings)
A man is behind bars and faces DUI charges after a bizarre crash in Billings on Monday afternoon The suspect's vehicle jumped the interstate went through a fence and slammed into a mobile home
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Top DUI News, June 19th, 2007

Two Norfolk Police officers charged with DUI by Bridge-Tunnel Police (WAVY 10)
Two Norfolk Police officers are finding themselves on the other side of the law after being charged with DUI.
2 Norfolk police officers charged with DUI (WVEC Norfolk)
Two Norfolk police officers face DUI charges and are now on desk duty, 13News has learned. According to authorities at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, two pickup trucks blew through the Virginia Beach end toll plaza at speeds of about 50 MPH just after 2:00 a.m. Saturday.
Jackson man sentenced in DUI death (The Clarion-Ledger)
A 29-year-old man convicted of aggravated DUI was sentenced today to 25 years in prison with 10 years suspended.
Prior DUI offender stopped on roadway (The Record Searchlight)
A repeat DUI offender was arrested again on suspicion of driving under the influence in Redding Saturday evening, said Officer Michael DiMatteo of Redding police.
Dad faces DUI, child abuse charges in Anthony accident (Silver City Sun-News)
ANTHONY, N.M. ' A Las Cruces man faces child abuse charges following a Sunday DUI arrest.
Assistant prosecutor arrested at DUI checkpoint (WKYC Cleveland)
Assistant prosecutor arrested at DUI checkpoint
Assistant Prosecutor Arrested At DUI Checkpoint (WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News)
An assistant prosecutor who handles some DUI cases is now accused of driving under the influence himself.
Ex-Corrections supervisor sentenced in DUI fatal (Chicago Tribune)
A former youth supervisor for the Illinois Department of Corrections pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and was sentenced to three years in prison Monday for causing a fatal accident with a pedestrian in 2005 while he was driving drunk.
Prosecutor gets DUI charge (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor Richard Guinan was one of eight people arrested Saturday in a DUI checkpoint.
Two off-duty Norfolk officers arrested for DUI (The Virginian-Pilot)
NORFOLK Two off-duty Norfolk police officers were arrested early Saturday and charged with driving under the influence while crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel. James Johnson Hassell III, 25, . . .
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Top DUI News, June 18th, 2007

Assistant Prosecutor Arrested At DUI Checkpoint (WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News)
An assistant prosecutor who handles some DUI cases is now accused of driving under the influence himself.
Prosecutor gets DUI charge (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor Richard Guinan was one of eight people arrested Saturday in a DUI checkpoint.
BRIEFS: Deputies make arrests at DUI checkpoint (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)
Four people were arrested Friday night at a DUI checkpoint set up by the Sheriff's Office on Edgewater Drive at Lake View Boulevard in Punta Gorda.
DUI check nabs prosecutor (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
FAIRFIELD - Assistant Hamilton County Prosecutor Richard Guinan was one of eight people arrested today in a DUI checkpoint on Dixie Highway near Woodridge Boulevard.
Mesa man arrested for DUI with daughter in the car (The Arizona Republic)
A Mesa man was arrested on suspicion of aggravated DUI with his daughter in the car, police said.
Local Township To Conduct First-Ever DUI Checkpoint (WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
The Peters Township Police Department will conduct its first-ever DUI checkpoint this weekend.
Man denies 4th DUI charge (Billings Gazette)
Benton Victor Johnson pleaded not guilty Friday in District Court to his fourth DUI charge. He is accused of trying to flee police in his SUV and later jumping out a second-story window and running down an alley.
Man charged with 7th DUI (Billings Gazette)
A Billings man pleaded not guilty Friday in District Court to his seventh DUI offense and multiple misdemeanor charges after a drunken-driving crash June 10.
Investigation reveals false DUI accusations (FOX 13 Tampa Bay)
TAMPA - Daniel Brock became a rock star deputy known for sniffing out a record number of drunk drivers and locking them up. But the puffed up numbers came at the expense of innocent victims.
DUI arrests scrutinized (Orlando Sentinel)
A top Hillsborough County deputy sheriff has been fired, and officials said his pending cases might be tainted after an internal investigation showed he might have wrongfully arrested drivers.

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