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Top DUI News Week of March 26th - March 31st

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Top DUI News, April 1st, 2007

Lincoln man sentenced on multiple DUI charges (Lincoln Journal Star)
A Lincoln man with at least nine DUI arrests since 1991 Ö including a 2005 incident in which his blood tested at nearly four times the legal limit for alcohol Ö was sentenced Friday to four to 12 years in prison.
Phoenix to handle DUI case of chief's daughter (The Arizona Republic)
The DUI case against Cody Nicole Rodbell, the 21-year-old daughter of the Scottsdale police chief, will be handled by a northeast Phoenix justice court, rather than Scottsdale City Court, officials said Friday.{b} Rodbell letter to employees{v} Scottsdale police chief's daughter arrested{m} What do you think?
Bakersfield Police Holding DUI Checkpoint (KERO 23)
The Bakersfield Police Department is holding a DUI checkpoint Friday night.
BPD to conduct DUI, driver's license checkpoints (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
If you drink and drive, Bakersfield Police will be out to get you this weekend. BPD will be conducting DUI and drivers license checkpoints Friday night. The BPD hopes the checkpoints will help discourage drivers from getting behind the wheel after drinking too much.
Man Arrested on Drugs, Weapons, DUI Charges (KTAR 92.3 Phoenix)
A Peeple's Valley man was arrested Thursday on DUI, drugs and weapons charges following an early-morning traffic stop. The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said a deputy spotted 49-year-old John Russell Krohn leaving a Yarnell Texaco station around 2 a.m. in a white Cadillac.
Man Arrested On Drugs, Weapons, DUI Charges (CBS 5 Phoenix)
A Peeple's Valley man is arrested on charges of DUI, drugs and weapons possession following an early-morning traffic stop.
Driver gets 12 years for fatal DUI crash (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
A 63-year-old Cobb County man with a history of DUI convictions pleaded guilty Thursday to driving drunk again Ö and this time, prosecutors say, a man died. Cephus Marion Hill of Powder Springs hit and killed a 54-year-old man who was walking home one night in September 2005 to care for his elderly mother, a relative said. Hill was driving along Campbellton Road in Atlanta when he swerved to ...
Hearing Scheduled for Man in DUI Death Case (The Signal)
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for a 24-year-old Canyon County man facing murder charges following his involvement in a DUI collision last April that resulted in the death of his only passenger.
DUI checkpoint set for Saturday in East Carson City (Nevada Appeal)
The Carson City Sheriff's Department and the Nevada Highway Patrol will be joining forces to conduct a DUI checkpoint on Saturday on Highway 50 East at Arrowhead Drive in Carson City.
Officers clamp down on DUI offenders (Contra Costa Times)
They drive into Clayton from all manner of locales, skulking along on Marsh Creek Road, Kirker Pass Road or even Clayton Road, weaving, speeding, squinting as they peer at the dark pavement ahead.
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Top DUI News, March 31st, 2007

Phoenix to handle DUI case of chief's daughter (The Arizona Republic)
The DUI case against Cody Nicole Rodbell, the 21-year-old daughter of the Scottsdale police chief, will be handled by a northeast Phoenix justice court, rather than Scottsdale City Court, officials said Friday.{b} Rodbell letter to employees{v} Scottsdale police chief's daughter arrested{m} What do you think?
Bakersfield Police Holding DUI Checkpoint (KERO 23)
The Bakersfield Police Department is holding a DUI checkpoint Friday night.
BPD to conduct DUI, driver's license checkpoints (KGET 17 Bakersfield)
If you drink and drive, Bakersfield Police will be out to get you this weekend. BPD will be conducting DUI and drivers license checkpoints Friday night. The BPD hopes the checkpoints will help discourage drivers from getting behind the wheel after drinking too much.
Man Arrested on Drugs, Weapons, DUI Charges (KTAR 92.3 Phoenix)
A Peeple's Valley man was arrested Thursday on DUI, drugs and weapons charges following an early-morning traffic stop. The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office said a deputy spotted 49-year-old John Russell Krohn leaving a Yarnell Texaco station around 2 a.m. in a white Cadillac.
Man Arrested On Drugs, Weapons, DUI Charges (CBS 5 Phoenix)
A Peeple's Valley man is arrested on charges of DUI, drugs and weapons possession following an early-morning traffic stop.
Driver gets 12 years for fatal DUI crash (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
A 63-year-old Cobb County man with a history of DUI convictions pleaded guilty Thursday to driving drunk again ÷ and this time, prosecutors say, a man died. Cephus Marion Hill of Powder Springs hit and killed a 54-year-old man who was walking home one night in September 2005 to care for his elderly mother, a relative said. Hill was driving along Campbellton Road in Atlanta when he swerved to ...
Hearing Scheduled for Man in DUI Death Case (The Signal)
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for a 24-year-old Canyon County man facing murder charges following his involvement in a DUI collision last April that resulted in the death of his only passenger.
DUI checkpoint set for Saturday in East Carson City (Nevada Appeal)
The Carson City Sheriff's Department and the Nevada Highway Patrol will be joining forces to conduct a DUI checkpoint on Saturday on Highway 50 East at Arrowhead Drive in Carson City.
Scottsdale PD Chief Issues Statement Following Daugter's DUI Arrest (KTAR 92.3 Phoenix)
Scottsdale police Chief Alan Rodbell has put out a statement after his daughter was arrested for DUI. In the statement, Rodbell says "I am feeling what any parent would feel in this situation. I'm upset and concerned for my daughter, and my wife and I want to help.
Principal Charged With DUI After Crashing SUV (NBC 4 Columbus)
A local principal faces DUI and drug paraphernalia charges after crashing into a Westerville home.
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Top DUI News, March 30th, 2007

DUI Arrest Leads To Meth Discovery (CBS 5 Phoenix)
Deputies transporting a woman they arrested on suspicion of DUI find four small baggies of methamphetamine where she had been sitting in their patrol car.
Daughter of Valley police chief arrested for DUI (ABC 15 Phoenix)
The daughter of Scottsdale Police Chief Alan Rodbell is facing a possible DUI charge. Cody Rodbell, 21, was stopped early Wednesday at a Scottsdale intersection after an officer spotted her car speeding. His radar clocked her car at 57 miles an hour in a 40-mile-an-hour zone.
Corona man arrested for felony DUI in La Quinta (Desert Sun)
A Corona man was arrested for felony DUI after hitting a Cadillac Wednesday Mar 28 evening in Corona, according to the Riverside County Sheriffâs Department.
DUI checkpoint set for Saturday in East Carson City (Nevada Appeal)
The Carson City Sheriff's Department and the Nevada Highway Patrol will be joining forces to conduct a DUI checkpoint on Saturday on Highway 50 East at Arrowhead Drive in Carson City.
Police arrest 28 on Big Island for DUI in week span (Honolulu Advertiser)
Big Island police DUI roadblocks and patrols continue to yield high returns. From Mar. 20 to Mar. 26, 28 motorists were arrested for drunk driving, bringing the 2007 total to 310, an increase of 19 percent over 2006's 261 total at the same time.
Black Eyed Peas Rapper Arrested For DUI (SOHH)
Black Eyed Peas rapper Taboo was arrested on DUI charges last night (March 27). Visit SOHH.com for the complete story.
MUSIC BITS: Tabooâs DUI; Guerra vs. Game; Bassey at Glastonbury; Mos Def at HighLine; extra Timberlake dates. (Eurweb)
*Black Eyed Peas member Taboo was arrested on DUI charges Tuesday night in Los Angeles after crashing his car.
Man arrested for DUI following two-car crash (The Phoenix)
PHOENIXVILLE - A man was arrested for DUI Wednesday after losing control of his vehicle and smashing into a car driven by a former Phoenixville baseball standout.
DUI Suspect Caught After Rt. 30 Chase (WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News)
A North Huntingdon man was arrested after a 15-minute car chase in Westmoreland County, state police said.
Black Eyed Peas Taboo Arrested On DUI (MuchMusic.com)
Black Eyed Peas group member Taboo was arrested on a DUI charge in Los Angeles after crashing his car. The rapper was also in possession of marijuana and prescribed medication without a prescription. He was later released on US$5,000 bail.
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Top DUI News, March 29th, 2007

Black Eyed Peas Rapper Arrested For DUI (SOHH)
Black Eyed Peas rapper Taboo was arrested on DUI charges last night (March 27). Visit SOHH.com for the complete story.
Black Eyed Peas Taboo Arrested On DUI (MuchMusic.com)
Black Eyed Peas group member Taboo was arrested on a DUI charge in Los Angeles after crashing his car. The rapper was also in possession of marijuana and prescribed medication without a prescription. He was later released on US$5,000 bail.
Suspect charged with fourth DUI (The Daily Times)
Delaware State Police charged a man with his fourth DUI offense following a Long Neck incident. The suspect remained incarcerated at the Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown today in lieu of $1,000 secured bond.
Immigration officials detain man charged with DUI (Tulsa World)
An illegal immigrant who was arrested in Tulsa on a DUI complaint after a crash left a toddler critically injured has been detained by immigration officers.
Grieving dad seeks tougher DUI laws (Rocky Mountain News)
The father of a 19-year-old Mesa State College student killed by a suspected drunk driver said today he and his wife will fight for stronger laws "to change the DUI process and address high speed chases."
Authorities Nab DUI Court No-Shows (News10 Sacramento)
Twelve alleged repeat drunk drivers were arrested in Sacramento County Tuesday for failing to appear in court. It's part of the county's first ever Recidivist DUI sweep.
Suspect In Weekend DUI Accident In Federal Custody (KOTV 6 Tulsa)
The suspect in a weekend DUI collision is now in federal custody. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers, or ICE, picked the man up Tuesday morning and are now holding him in Oklahoma City. News On 6 anchor Omar Villafranca reports the case has people asking why ICE officers picked up Lopez while other suspected illegal immigrants in other cases were not held.
One Of Black Eyed Peas Arrested For Alleged DUI, Pot Possession (NBC 4 Los Angeles)
Taboo, of the Black Eyed Peas, is arrested on suspicion of DUI and marijuana possession.
Jessica Smith facing DUI charge (UPI)
TV actress Jessica Smith found herself in a county lockup this week after an arrest for driving under the influence on a California freeway. The ...
DUI checkpoint set for Friday in East Carson City (Nevada Appeal)
The Carson City Sheriff's Department and the Nevada Highway Patrol will be joining forces to conduct a DUI checkpoint on Saturday on Highway 50 East at Arrowhead Drive in Carson City.
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Top DUI News, March 28th, 2007

Grieving dad seeks tougher DUI laws (Rocky Mountain News)
The father of a 19-year-old Mesa State College student killed by a suspected drunk driver said today he and his wife will fight for stronger laws "to change the DUI process and address high speed chases."
Authorities Nab DUI Court No-Shows (News10 Sacramento)
Twelve alleged repeat drunk drivers were arrested in Sacramento County Tuesday for failing to appear in court. It's part of the county's first ever Recidivist DUI sweep.
Suspect In Weekend DUI Accident In Federal Custody (KOTV 6 Tulsa)
The suspect in a weekend DUI collision is now in federal custody. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers, or ICE, picked the man up Tuesday morning and are now holding him in Oklahoma City. News On 6 anchor Omar Villafranca reports the case has people asking why ICE officers picked up Lopez while other suspected illegal immigrants in other cases were not held.
DUI checkpoint set for Friday in East Carson City (Nevada Appeal)
The Carson City Sheriff's Department and the Nevada Highway Patrol will be joining forces to conduct a DUI checkpoint on Saturday on Highway 50 East at Arrowhead Drive in Carson City.
DUI Checkpoint Nets 1 Arrest (The Signal)
A DUI checkpoint in Newhall held by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station Friday night resulted in a single arrest, according to a sheriff's report.
DUI CHARGES (4) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Zachary Richard Stainbrook, 22, of 1680 Brodhead Road, Moon Township, around 2:15 a.m. Sunday after a one-car accident on Boggs School Road in Moon Township. Moon police said he had a blood-alcohol level of 0.26 percent.
Legislator could lose state seat DUI report: Rep. Groe admits to being a ëfunctional alcoholic' (Today's News-Herald)
Details of crying and acknowledged alcoholism are contained in the arrest report of state Rep. Trish Groe, R-Lake Havasu City, who was arrested in Parker last week and faces possible charges of aggravated DUI pending lab tests.
DUI investigation of Sharks' Bell deepens (UPI)
The district attorney's office in Santa Clara, Calif., has deepened an investigation into an alleged DUI crash involving San Jose Sharks player Mark Bell.
Man pleads no contest to DUI manslaughter charge (Naples Daily News)
A 43-year-old Golden Gate Estates man came to court Monday prepared to go to prison for DUI manslaughter, his family hugging him and tearfully bidding him goodbye outside the courtroom.
DUI Suspect To Face Lesser Charge (KIFI)
The man who hit a woman on 12th street in Idaho Falls while driving drunk will face a lesser sentence. Kevin Bonnell pled guilty to a felony DUI. Originally he was charged with an aggravated DUI.
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Top DUI News, March 27th, 2007

DUI investigation of Sharks' Bell deepens (UPI)
The district attorney's office in Santa Clara, Calif., has deepened an investigation into an alleged DUI crash involving San Jose Sharks player Mark Bell.
Man pleads no contest to DUI manslaughter charge (Naples Daily News)
A 43-year-old Golden Gate Estates man came to court Monday prepared to go to prison for DUI manslaughter, his family hugging him and tearfully bidding him goodbye outside the courtroom.
Legislator could lose state seat DUI report: Rep. Groe admits to being a Îfunctional alcoholic' (Today's News-Herald)
Details of crying and acknowledged alcoholism are contained in the arrest report of state Rep. Trish Groe, R-Lake Havasu City, who was arrested in Parker last week and faces possible charges of aggravated DUI pending lab tests.
DUI Suspect To Face Lesser Charge (KIFI)
The man who hit a woman on 12th street in Idaho Falls while driving drunk will face a lesser sentence. Kevin Bonnell pled guilty to a felony DUI. Originally he was charged with an aggravated DUI.
DUI Suspect Tells Deputy to Cuff Him (KTAR 92.3 Phoenix)
A Dewey-Humboldt man was arrested Saturday on charges of extreme DUI after he allegedly told a Yavapai County sheriff's deputy to handcuff him. The sheriff's office was called around 8:30 a.m. with reports of a vehicle collision at a Chevron service station.
YCSO: DUI Suspect Tells Deputy To Cuff Him (CBS 5 Phoenix)
A Dewey-Humboldt man suspected of extreme DUI told a Yavapai County sheriff's deputy to handcuff him, officials say. 4:45 p.m.
Walker County Chief Deputy Clerk Facing DUI Charge (The Chattanoogan)
The chief clerk for Walker County Court is facing a DUI charge. Charlotte Watkins turned herself in on Thursday on the warrant that was issued by the Georgia Highway Patrol late Wednesday.
City says DUI prevention efforts pay off (The Greenville News)
The number of DUI arrests dropped from 76 in 2005 to 50 last year, according to Greenville Police Department data.
2-vehicle accident results in foot chase, DUI arrest (The Enid News & Eagle)
A two-car accident resulted in a foot chase between the drivers Saturday night, and one man was arrested for DUI.
Truck driver charged with DUI in rollover (Belleville News-Democrat)
Illinois State Police have charged a FedEx truck driver with DUI after he rolled his tractor trailer across Interstate 64 and blocked traffic for two hours Friday night.
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Top DUI News, March 26th, 2007

City says DUI prevention efforts pay off (The Greenville News)
The number of DUI arrests dropped from 76 in 2005 to 50 last year, according to Greenville Police Department data.
2-vehicle accident results in foot chase, DUI arrest (The Enid News & Eagle)
A two-car accident resulted in a foot chase between the drivers Saturday night, and one man was arrested for DUI.
Truck driver charged with DUI in rollover (Belleville News-Democrat)
Illinois State Police have charged a FedEx truck driver with DUI after he rolled his tractor trailer across Interstate 64 and blocked traffic for two hours Friday night.
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.
Cops: DUI drivers injure 6 (Chicago Tribune)
Drunk driving is to blame for two traffic crashes that left six people injured Sunday night, one of them critically, on Chicago's South and Southwest Sides.
Judge tells DUI killer: Display victim's picture (Boston Herald)
BARTOW, Fla. - A judge has ordered a man who pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide to display a large picture of the victim in his home after serving two years in prison. Circuit Judge Robert Doyel said...
DUI charges follow crash into tree (Northwest Herald)
WOODSTOCK ö A Woodstock man who police said was driving drunk was injured Sunday morning after crashing into a tree off Route 47 south of Judd Street, authorities said.
Garden dedicated for girl killed in alleged DUI crash (Billings Gazette)
GILLETTE - Hundreds of people gathered in Gillette on Saturday to dedicate a garden to the memory of a 10-year-old girl killed last year in what authorities charge was a drunken-driving accident.
Garden dedicated for girl killed in alleged DUI crash (Billings Gazette)
GILLETTE - Hundreds of people gathered in Gillette on Saturday to dedicate a garden to the memory of a 10-year-old girl killed last year in what authorities charge was a drunken-driving accident. The city government donated a memorial at "Madison's Ga ...

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