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Top DUI News Week of June 25th - July 1st

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Top DUI News, July 1st, 2007

Governor OKs Fourth of July DUI crackdown (Journal-Advocate)
DENVER '乩 Law enforcement agencies across the state will be working overtime over the Fourth of July weekend to enforce of the state'光s DUI laws and protect citizens from impaired drivers.
Top officers honored for DUI arrests: Four in St. Joseph County made a third of all DUI arrests. (South Bend Tribune)
Cpl. Ed Koczan was surprised to hear that he, on average, makes one DUI arrest every 2.6 hours he works.
Expect DUI patrols throughout the week (The York Dispatch)
Municipal police departments within south-central Pennsylvania will be conducting DUI sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols today through Saturday as part of the holiday week.
Students to help police conduct DUI checkpoint (The Charleston Gazette)
WINFIELD '乩 Winfield police officers set up DUI checkpoints up to three times a month on U.S. 35, which is one of the most dangerous stretches in the state.
Naperville man gets 8 years for fatal DUI (The Naperville Sun)
A 43-year-old Naperville man was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday for a 2005 DUI accident that claimed the life of another man, according to the DuPage County State'光s Attorney'光s office.
Eve Pleads No Contest to DUI Case (ABC News)
Eve Pleads No Contest in DUI Case Related to Hollywood Crash
DUI checkpoint planned in Manatee (Bradenton Herald)
As part of the Sheriff's Office continuing crackdown on drunk drivers, a DUI checkpoint will be conducted this weekend. The checkpoint will begin on major a roadway in south Manatee County beginning at 10:30 p.m. and ending at 4 a.m. Saturday.
Prevention or PR? | DUI checkpoint Saturday (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
It'光s after midnight on Fairfield'光s Route 4 strip of bars and restaurants, and police have flooded the area. But it'光s not a typical crime scene. It'光s a DUI checkpoint.
Man gets 8 years in prison for fifth DUI (The Naperville Sun)
James Healy's luck has run out.
DUI checkpoint Saturday (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced today that it will conduct a DUI checkpoint Saturday.
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Top DUI News, June 30th, 2007

Top officers honored for DUI arrests: Four in St. Joseph County made a third of all DUI arrests. (South Bend Tribune)
Cpl. Ed Koczan was surprised to hear that he, on average, makes one DUI arrest every 2.6 hours he works.
Expect DUI patrols throughout the week (The York Dispatch)
Municipal police departments within south-central Pennsylvania will be conducting DUI sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols today through Saturday as part of the holiday week.
Students to help police conduct DUI checkpoint (The Charleston Gazette)
WINFIELD '乩 Winfield police officers set up DUI checkpoints up to three times a month on U.S. 35, which is one of the most dangerous stretches in the state.
Naperville man gets 8 years for fatal DUI (The Naperville Sun)
A 43-year-old Naperville man was sentenced to eight years in prison Friday for a 2005 DUI accident that claimed the life of another man, according to the DuPage County State'光s Attorney'光s office.
Eve Pleads No Contest to DUI Case (ABC News)
Eve Pleads No Contest in DUI Case Related to Hollywood Crash
DUI checkpoint planned in Manatee (Bradenton Herald)
As part of the Sheriff's Office continuing crackdown on drunk drivers, a DUI checkpoint will be conducted this weekend. The checkpoint will begin on major a roadway in south Manatee County beginning at 10:30 p.m. and ending at 4 a.m. Saturday.
Prevention or PR? | DUI checkpoint Saturday (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
It'光s after midnight on Fairfield'光s Route 4 strip of bars and restaurants, and police have flooded the area. But it'光s not a typical crime scene. It'光s a DUI checkpoint.
DUI checkpoint Saturday (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced today that it will conduct a DUI checkpoint Saturday.
Jackson Police Officer Hurt in Suspected DUI case (WJTV Jackson)
An off-duty Jackson police officer is hit by a suspected DUI driver
DUI patrol to focus on Puyallup (Tacoma Daily Index)
On June 30, the Puyallup Police Department will be joined by the Washington State Patrol and Fife, University Place and Lakewood police departments for a DUI emphasis patrol in Puyallup. Puyallup Sgt. Bob Thompson said officers will be hitting the streets starting about 8:30 p.m.
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Top DUI News, June 29th, 2007

Judge Orders Eve To Wear Alcohol Monitoring Device In DUI Case (SOHH)
A lawyer representing Eve entered a plea of no contest for his client's DUI charge at a court hearing in Los Angeles Superior Court today (June 28). Visit SOHH.com for the complete story.
DUI checkpoints: What's your experience? (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
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DUI checkpoint scheduled for Friday night (The Palm Beach Post)
The Florida Highway Patrol will conduct a DUI checkpoint from 10 p.m. Friday until 2 a.m. in the 500 block of North Military Trail.
Fatal DUI Case Delays Frustrate Family (News10 Sacramento)
The Sacramento man accused of killing four people in a DUI crash was given yet another continuance in court this morning, bringing the mother and grandmother of three victims to tears.
Police set up DUI checkpoints (WAFF 48 News Huntsville)
The Huntsville Police Department's DUI Task Force will set up checkpoints July 3rd and July 4th.
Tougher state DUI law takes effect Sunday (KHQ Spokane)
SPOKANE, Wash. - Washington is one of only a few states in the country without a felony DUI law. That will change on Sunday (July 1) when legislation approved by the Legislature in 2006 goes into effect, making a 5th DUI conviction within a 10-year period a Class C felony punishable by prison time of up to 5 years. >>INSIDE: Details
Eve pleads no contest to DUI case (AP via Yahoo! News)
Eve must wear an alcohol-detecting ankle bracelet for 45 days after pleading no contest Thursday to driving with a blood-alcohol level above the legal limit.
Bond set at $300,000 after 5th DUI offense (The Naperville Sun)
An Ohio woman remains in custody after allegedly kicking out a Naperville police squad car's window. A judge set a $300,000 bond for Cynthia McLaren, 43, who was arrested that evening on her fifth DUI offense since 1999. She also faces a charge of criminal damage to government-supported property.
Driver gets 23 years in DUI death (Montgomery Advertiser)
PRATTVILLE -- A Prattville woman convicted of murder in a DUI-related fatality was sentenced to 23 years in prison Wednesday morning, the sentence reflecting the age the victim would have been at her next birthday.
Hearing In Deadly DUI Case Postponed (CBS 13 Sacramento)
A continuance was given today in the case of Robert Vellanoweth, the man behind the wheel during a crash in Sacramento last March that left four people dead. Vellanoweth is due back in Court on August 2, 2007 where he faces four counts of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Suspect In Fatal DUI Had .16 Blood Alcohol Level More Local News
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Top DUI News, June 28th, 2007

Man Faces DUI Charges After Hitting Parked Car (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
A Valley Village man who fled a collision in Palm Springs, then ran into a stopped car, was facing a DUI charge Wednesday and possibly others, police said.
WSP works DUI RV for Hoopfest (The Spokesman-Review)
After a record number of drunken driving arrests over Hoopfest weekend last year, the Washington State Patrol will again use its mobile DUI unit to process impaired drivers.
Evidence in DUI trial wraps up (NBC 12 Richmond)
Henrico prosecutors have rested their case against Kelly Gadsby, and her defense team has now rested their case as well. Gadsby is charged with aggravated involuntary manslaughter and DUI in the double fatal crash near Gaskins and Patterson last December.
DUI arrests up 13 percent on Big Island (Honolulu Advertiser)
Big Island police arrested 28 motorists for drunk driving June 19 to June 25, raising the 2007 DUI arrest total on the island to 636, an increase of 13 percent over last year's 563 at the same time.
New DUI law ready to take affect (KPUA Hilo)
Big Island Police are warning the public that the state's DUI law has been amended to target highly intoxicated drivers.
Man charged with DUI after passenger alerts police (Elizabethton Star)
A city man was arrested late Monday night and charged with DUI after a passenger in his vehicle got the attention of a nearby police officer.
Rehoboth Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure and DUI (WBOC Salisbury)
REHOBOTH BEACH , Del.- Police say a Rehoboth Beach man faces indecent exposure and DUI charges after allegedly fondling himself in front of a woman in a grocery store parking lot.
Man may stay jailed in child's DUI death (Pensacola News Journal)
The man accused of being responsible for a deadly DUI crash that killed a 7-month-old Alabama girl might remain jailed until his trial.
Ahwatukee bars, restaurants untroubled by DUI law (The Arizona Republic)
Ever so quietly, word is getting out that you don't have to have a .080 blood-alcohol concentration to find yourself in the back of a squad car. {s}DUI special enforcement
7 arrested in Ahwatukee DUI special enforcement (The Arizona Republic)
To avoid collisions with late-night partiers, Ahwatukee Foothills residents need to be cautious around popular area bars and restaurants, where drinking and driving can be a deadly mix, police say.
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Top DUI News, June 27th, 2007

DUI checkpoint results in 86 citations to drivers (Dayton Daily News)
A weekend DUI checkpoint resulted in seven arrests and 86 citations.
Sheriff's Office to increase DUI patrols (Northwest Florida Daily News)
The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Traffic Enforcement Unit will deploy extra officers Friday, marking the beginning of an increased, countywide DUI enforcement campaign, according to a sheriff's release.
County judge to review Olwert's duties after DUI charge (The York Dispatch)
York County's president judge will decide whether Stewartstown's district judge -- who was charged with drunken driving last week -- can continue to preside over DUI cases while his own case makes its way through the judicial system.
Another man busted for repeat DUI offenses in Bozeman (KBZK Bozeman)
A man is facing his fifth DUI offense after being arrested over the weekend in Bozeman The suspect was in court Monday and is being held on $10,000 bail
DUI arrests up 13 percent on Big Island (Honolulu Advertiser)
Twenty motorists were arrested for drunk driving on the Big Island from June 12 to June 18, raising this year's DUI total to 608, an increase of 13 percent over last year's 539 total over the same time span.
DUI CHARGES (2) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Deborah Wallace, 34, no street address provided, of Hermitage, Mercer County, on June 13 by Robinson Township police on Steubenville Pike. No blood-alcohol content was released. ---
DUI check coming this Friday (Oroville Mercury-Register)
Law enforcement officers from eight agencies will conduct a DUI checkpoint in Oroville on Friday. The DUI checkpoint will be in the city limits of Oroville, but law enforcement agencies are not disclosing the exact location.
Controversial DUI arrest videos released (Bay News 9 Tampa Bay)
The state attorney's office has released new information about a former Hillsborough County deputy's controversial record of arresting suspects on DUI charges.
Ahwatukee bars and restaurants untroubled by DUI law (The Arizona Republic)
Ever so quietly, word is getting out that you don't have to have a .080 blood-alcohol concentration to find yourself in the back of a squad car.
Suspect In Motorcycle Crash Was A DUI Suspect One Week Earlier (WLOX-TV Biloxi)
New information has come to light about the man accused of the leaving the scene of Sunday's deadly Gulfport wreck. According to Harrison County's online docket , Raymoundo Rojas Garcia was arrested just one week earlier for a misdemeanor DUI offense.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday June 26th, 2007

Controversial DUI arrest videos released (Bay News 9 Tampa Bay)
The state attorney's office has released new information about a former Hillsborough County deputy's controversial record of arresting suspects on DUI charges.
Suspect In Motorcycle Crash Was A DUI Suspect One Week Earlier (WLOX-TV Biloxi)
New information has come to light about the man accused of the leaving the scene of Sunday's deadly Gulfport wreck. According to Harrison County's online docket , Raymoundo Rojas Garcia was arrested just one week earlier for a misdemeanor DUI offense.
One arrested for DUI during checkpoint (Fargo Forum)
Fargo police made one arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol during a sobriety checkpoint ending early today, marking the 100th DUI arrest made since authorities started conducting checkpoints in October 2004.
Golden Gate man cleared of DUI offense (Bonita Daily News)
A Collier County jury has cleared a 44-year-old Golden Gate man of a second DUI offense. The jury on June 15 acquitted Steven Vincent Impellizzeri, 4448 31st Place S.W., of DUI second offense in a case that stemmed from a March 12 traffic stop by Collier County sheriff'光s deputies.
DUI checkpoint nets three arrests (The Record Searchlight)
DUI checkpoint nets three arrests
DUI CHARGES (1) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Douglas Evans, 42, of 754 Grove Ave., New Brighton, at 9:35 p.m. June 8 on Route 65 in Baden following an accident at Johnson Avenue and State Street. Police reported a blood-alcohol content of 0.149 percent.
Two arrested on DUI charges at Bonita checkpoint (The News-Press)
The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested two people on drunken driving charges at a DUI checkpoint this weekend.
SHEMAR MOORE GIVEN FINE, PROBATION FOR DUI: Actor pleaded no contest to charges on Friday. (Eurweb)
*In the same courtroom where Paris Hilton was sent to jail, actor Shemar Moore managed to keep himself free on Friday after pleading no contest to two DUI charges.
Las Cruces HR Director Faces DUI Charges (KFOX 14 El Paso)
Dona Ana County Human Resources Director "Rick McRoy" is on paid administrative leave after being arrested on a DUI charge. A spokesman said McRoy is on leave, pending the outcome of an investigation.
10 agencies to conduct increased DUI patrols (Orange County Register)
Beefed-up effort comes during week of July 4 holiday.
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Top DUI News, Monday June 25th, 2007

Las Cruces HR Director Faces DUI Charges (KFOX 14 El Paso)
Dona Ana County Human Resources Director "Rick McRoy" is on paid administrative leave after being arrested on a DUI charge. A spokesman said McRoy is on leave, pending the outcome of an investigation.
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.
Overnight DUI Patrol Writes 27 Traffic Tickets (KGTV San Diego)
An overnight drunken driver sting in Escondido netted three arrests on suspicion of driving under the influence, 27 traffic citations and seven vehicle impoundments.
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.
Escondido DUI patrol nets 5 arrests (North County Times)
ESCONDIDO ---- Five people were arrested during a weekend patrol targeting drunken drivers, Escondido police said.
Man Arrested For DUI After Hitting 24 Cars (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
A motorist has been charged with drunken driving and hit-and-run after police say he struck about two dozen cars and two people during a wild ride. SLIDESHOWS: View The Day's Top Photos VIDEO: Watch The Latest News
Police arrest man for DUI (The Salinas Californian)
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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'

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