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

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Top DUI News, March 25, 2007

Boiling Springs woman charged with DUI in motorcyclist's death (The Greenville News)
A 40-year-old Boiling Springs woman was charged with felony DUI after an Easley motorcyclist died Saturday following an Anderson County crash the previous day, troopers said Saturday.
DUI board sets meeting (The Montana Standard)
The DUI Task Force will have a board meeting from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Butte Comfort Inn. Agenda items include the social host and open container ordinances.
Here's DUI checkpoint location (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
Butler County law enforcement will hold a DUI checkpoint today from 11 p.m. today to 3 a.m. Saturday on South Gilmore Street in Fairfield.
State Rep. Groe faces DUI charges (Mohave Valley News)
LAKE HAVASU CITY (AP) - A member of the Arizona Legislature representing Mohave County was arrested late Thursday on suspicion on drunken driving, authorities said.
DUI Task Force Patrolling the Streets (Fox21)
Deputy Brent Moore's job isn't easy, but he gets behind the wheel everyday. His job is to get drunk drivers off the road or those who are driving high.
Man involved in fatal accident found guilty of DUI (WVEC Norfolk)
A man involved in an accident that killed three has been found guilty of a DUI. Daniel Sieg was sentenced, today, to 365 days in prison. Three-hundred thirty-five of those days were suspended, so he will do 30 days of jail time.
DUI Victims Remembered at Candlelight Vigil (WLTX-TV Columbia)
Hundreds of drunk driving accident victims were honored Saturday in a candlelight vigil, in hopes of bringing awareness to the deadly issue. VIDEO
Probation office will target DUI repeaters (Contra Costa Times)
Convicted drunken drivers will be seeing a lot more of their probation officers this year. Contra Costa County authorities said Friday they will start checking on some drunken-driving probationers twice a week to cut down on repeat offenders.
State rep. from Lake Havasu City arrested on DUI charge (ABC 15 Phoenix)
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (AP) - A member of the Arizona legislature representing Lake Havasu City was arrested late Thursday on suspicious on drunken driving.
Stevens' test doubles DUI limit (The Plain Dealer)
UPDATED: 04 :36 a.m. EDT, March 25, 2007 Ohio State's Greg Oden blocks the last shot of the game by Tennessee's Ramar Smith as time expires. Discuss today's top stories.
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Top DUI News, March 23rd, 2007

La Russa arrested for DUI (MLB.com)
La Russa arrested for DUI
La Russa found asleep at wheel, charged with DUI (ESPN)
Cardinals manager Tony La Russa was arrested early Thursday and charged with misdemeanor DUI after he was found asleep at the wheel in his running SUV at a green light.
Cops plan DUI checkpoint (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
For the third time in as many weeks, Butler County law enforcement officials are holding a DUI checkpoint.
La Russa jailed in Jupiter DUI arrest (Miami Herald)
Tony La Russa, manager of the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals, found himself sitting in a jail cell instead of a dugout Thursday morning after a DUI arrest overnight in Jupiter.
St. Patrick's Day weekend DUI arrests total 355 (Rocky Mountain News)
In all, 355 DUI arrests were made over the St. Patrick's Day weekend by the Colorado State Patrol and 58 police and sheriff's departments in the state.
Vivica Fox Gets DUI (MuchMusic.com)
Vivica A. Fox, star of Kill Bill and Independence Day , is the latest celebrity to be arrested for a DUI. The 42-year old Hollywood actress was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence Tuesday night. After being tested, her blood alcohol level was over the California legal limit.
Vivica A. Fox Arrested for Alleged DUI (Vibe Magazine)
Vivica A. Fox Arrested for Alleged DUI The actress was pulled over and arrested after her breathalyzer exceeded the legal alcohol limit.
DUI CHARGES (1) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI charges Bobbie Jo Jones, 38, of 11003 Landing Lane, Moon Township, just after 2 a.m. March 21 on University Boulevard in Moon Township. Moon police said she was driving erratically.
Vivica A. Fox Busted for DUI (WOAI)
Actress Vivica A. Fox was arrested for suspicion of DUI late Tuesday in California, according to TMZ.com. The "Kill Bill" star was busted driving 80 mph in a 2007 Cadillac Escalade on the 101 Freeway around the San Fernando Valley.
Port St. Lucie Woman Pleads Guilty To DUI Manslaughter (WPBF TheWPBFChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
A Port Saint Lucie woman accused of hitting a teenager with her car pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter Tuesday.
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Top DUI News, March 22nd, 2007

Vivica A. Fox Busted for DUI (WOAI)
Actress Vivica A. Fox was arrested for suspicion of DUI late Tuesday in California, according to TMZ.com. The "Kill Bill" star was busted driving 80 mph in a 2007 Cadillac Escalade on the 101 Freeway around the San Fernando Valley.
Vivica A. Fox Arrested for Suspicion of DUI (KABC-TV Los Angeles)
Former "Dancing With The Stars" contestant Vivica A. Fox arrested for suspicion of DUI.
Port St. Lucie Woman Pleads Guilty To DUI Manslaughter (WPBF TheWPBFChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
A Port Saint Lucie woman accused of hitting a teenager with her car pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter Tuesday.
Details emerge in Wilson's DUI arrest (Deseret Morning News)
More details about the DUI arrest of University of Utah wide receiver Marquis Wilson were made available Tuesday.
DUI offender takes THP on wild chase (Knoxville News Sentinel)
A repeat DUI offender's bid to avoid jail ended instead with a trip to the hospital Tuesday after he crashed head-on into a pickup truck while fleeing from a state trooper, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
DUI/DRUG ARRESTS (NorthFulton.com)
-Donna E. Frye, 46, of Cumming was arrested for DUI and littering on Buford Dam Road in Cumming. -Alejo Tovar-Resendiz, 28, of Cumming was arrested March 11 for DUI and failure to maintain lane on Ga. 9 in Cumming.
Reading Teacher, Coach Arrested On DUI Charge (WLWT ChannelCincinnati.com via Yahoo! News)
A local teacher and high school basketball coach faces charges of driving under the influence.
Second Ill. judge sentenced in DUI case (AP via Yahoo! News)
A judge accused of trying to hide a beer after a drunk colleague he was riding with got into a car crash has pleaded guilty to illegally transporting alcohol.
Police: Teen Fleeing DUI Checkpoint Hits Car (KMBC TheKansasCityChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
A teenager who fled a DUI checkpoint on St. Patrick's Day crashed into another car, authorities said.
Milford woman charged with DUI (Pocono Record)
A Milford woman was arrested for DUI after a crash in Dingman Township, Pike County on March 17. Sandra Cohen. 47, of Milford was driving a Jeep Cherokee south on Route 739 in Dingman Township when she crossed over the northbound lane and left the berm, hitting several trees.
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Top DUI News, March 21st, 2007

Port St. Lucie Woman Pleads Guilty To DUI Manslaughter (WPBF TheWPBFChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
A Port Saint Lucie woman accused of hitting a teenager with her car pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter Tuesday.
DUI/DRUG ARRESTS (NorthFulton.com)
-Donna E. Frye, 46, of Cumming was arrested for DUI and littering on Buford Dam Road in Cumming. -Alejo Tovar-Resendiz, 28, of Cumming was arrested March 11 for DUI and failure to maintain lane on Ga. 9 in Cumming.
Milford woman charged with DUI (Pocono Record)
A Milford woman was arrested for DUI after a crash in Dingman Township, Pike County on March 17. Sandra Cohen. 47, of Milford was driving a Jeep Cherokee south on Route 739 in Dingman Township when she crossed over the northbound lane and left the berm, hitting several trees.
New York man arrested for DUI in Middle Smithfield (Pocono Record)
A New York man was arrested for DUI after police stopped him for traffic violations on Route 402 in Middle Smithfield Township on March 19.
Police: Teen Fleeing DUI Checkpoint Hits Car (KMBC TheKansasCityChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
A teenager who fled a DUI checkpoint on St. Patrick's Day crashed into another car, authorities said.
Deputy in DUI put on farm duty (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)
MANATEE COUNTY -- A sheriff's deputy accused of DUI took a vacation day on Monday and will be transferred off patrol duty when he returns today.
41 DUI arrests over 2 nights (Arizona Daily Star)
Forty-one people were arrested Friday and Saturday night during a St. Patrick's Day weekend DUI deployment.
Alleged DUI Driver Puts 6 In Hospital (CBS 2 Los Angeles)
An alleged DUI collision in Temecula put six people in the hospital with minor injuries.
Briefs: 4 arrested for DUI in Mt. Lebanon over weekend (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
Four motorists were arrested for driving under the influence during a Sobriety Patrol Operation held over the weekend by the Mt. Lebanon Area DUI Task Force.
Woman pleads guilty to DUI manslaughter in 2005 death of PSL teen (The Palm Beach Post)
Joy Snedden pleaded guilty this morning to DUI manslaughter, rather than go to trial, in the 2005 death of Robert "Bobb" Decara.
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Top DUI News, March 19th, 2007

DUI task force arrests 18 (The Arizona Daily Star via Yahoo! News)
Eighteen people were arrested in Southern Arizona Friday night during a St. Patrick's Day DUI deployment.
DUI Task Force Clamps Down (KTAR 92.3 Phoenix)
Valley police agencies say a "lucky charm" won't do much good for those who get caught drinking and driving this St. Patrick's Day weekend. The East Valley DUI task force will be looking for impaired drivers in Scottsdale and Tempe Saturday night.
DUI Court focuses on repeat offenders (Community Press & Recorder)
CLERMONT COUNTY - The Clermont County Municipal DUI Court celebrated a graduation ceremony March 7 recognizing graduates of the state's first DUI court.
Mt. Juliet plans DUI checkpoints tonight (Fairview Observer)
Police in Mt. Juliet plan to hold DUI checkpoints around the city tonight, police said. The exact locations of the roadblocks were not released, but police said in a news release that they would be targeting areas that are prone to alcohol-related accidents and DUI arrests.‰¥ÿ
Police nab three drivers during DUI checkpoint Friday (Desert Sun)
Palm Springs police arrested three drivers for driving under the influence Friday night during a 5.5-hour DUI checkpoint. Police also cited 12 motorists for driving without a license and towed 15 cars.
St. Paddy's Day parties bring out DUI force (East Valley Tribune)
There's no luck for drunken drivers this weekend. To combat driving under the influence over St. Patrick's Day weekend, Scottsdale, Tempe and other police departments formed an East Valley DUI Task Force.
DUI task force to target St. Patrick's revelers (The Arizona Republic)
Scottsdale drunk drivers could draw the attention of officers patrolling St. Patrick's Day parties as part of the East Valley DUI Task Force.
Utah wideout suspended after DUI charge (CBS Sportsline)
Utah receiver Marquis Wilson was charged with drunken driving and suspended indefinitely from the team.
Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Into CTA Bus (CBS 2 Chicago)
A 31-year-old Cicero man has been charged Sunday with driving under the influence after allegedly running a red light and colliding with a CTA bus late Saturday night.
"Mohawk girl" regrets DUI, talks about unusual haircut (WMCTV Memphis)
She has the hair that made headlines. Anna Clifford was arrested Monday morning and charged with DUI. Anna Clifford is a 25-year-old mother of two and works for a computer company. She describes herself

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