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Top DUI News Week of May 21st - May 27th

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Top DUI News, May 27th, 2007

Scottsdale police kick off holiday weekend with 19 DUI arrests (The Arizona Republic)
Scottsdale police made 19 DUI-related arrests on Friday as part of a weekend of sobriety checkpoint operations in the southern part of the city.
Lindsay Lohan Cited on Suspicion of DUI (ABC News)
Lohan Cited on Suspicion of DUI After Her Mercedes Hits Curb; Actress Slightly Injured
Lindsay Lohan Crashes Car; Cited For Suspicion Of DUI (AccessHollywood)
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (May 26, 2007) ' Lindsay Lohan was in a car accident at approximately 5:30 AM this morning, following a widely-reported night of partying, and was cited for suspicion of DUI, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department. The accident occurred at the corner of Sunset...
DUI patrol (Dodge Globe)
During the late evening hours of Sunday and the early morning hours of Monday, the Dodge City Police Department will be hosting a DUI saturation patrol within the city limits of Dodge City. If you have any questions, please contact Cpl. Thad Brown at 620-225-8126.
Police set holiday DUI checkpoints (The Huntsville Times)
The Huntsville Police Department's DUI Task Force will set up checkpoints across the city this Memorial Day weekend. Police Chief Henry Reyes said Friday that the DUI Task Force as well as uniformed patrol officers will take part in the DUI enforcement initiative. The checkpoints began at 6 p.m.
DUI checks start 9 p.m. on Friday (The Daily Democrat)
The "Avoid the Eight" DUI Enforcement Task Force will conduct an intensive DUI saturation enforcement and a checkpoint during the Memorial Day weekend.
DUI center could lose funding (Times Leader)
Representatives of Catholic Social Services worry that a recent change approved by Luzerne County commissioners will force the closure of a DUI processing center in Wilkes-Barre.
Carson Sheriff's Department sets DUI checkpoint for Saturday (Nevada Appeal)
The Carson City Sheriff's Department will be conducting a DUI and seat-belt checkpoint from 3-9 p.m. Saturday at Fairview Drive and Lepire Street.
Surprise police to host DUI enforcement effort (The Arizona Republic)
Surprise police will be out in force tonight, along with officers from other Valley agencies, searching for impaired motorists, authorities said. The eight-hour effort will start at 7 p.m. and is part of of a saturation patrol involving the West Valley DUI Task Force.
Mother finds mission at DUI checkpoints (9 News Denver)
DENVER ' This weekend, all through Colorado and the country police, deputies and state troopers will be setting up DUI checkpoints to prevent drunken driving accidents.
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Top DUI News Saturday, May 26th, 2007

DUI center could lose funding (Times Leader)
Representatives of Catholic Social Services worry that a recent change approved by Luzerne County commissioners will force the closure of a DUI processing center in Wilkes-Barre.
Carson Sheriff's Department sets DUI checkpoint for Saturday (Nevada Appeal)
The Carson City Sheriff's Department will be conducting a DUI and seat-belt checkpoint from 3-9 p.m. Saturday at Fairview Drive and Lepire Street.
Surprise police to host DUI enforcement effort (The Arizona Republic)
Surprise police will be out in force tonight, along with officers from other Valley agencies, searching for impaired motorists, authorities said. The eight-hour effort will start at 7 p.m. and is part of of a saturation patrol involving the West Valley DUI Task Force.
Mother finds mission at DUI checkpoints (9 News Denver)
DENVER ' This weekend, all through Colorado and the country police, deputies and state troopers will be setting up DUI checkpoints to prevent drunken driving accidents.
Woman Sentenced to Five Years for Sixth DUI (KCTV 5 Kansas City)
OLATHE, Kan. - A woman's sixth DUI means she'll spend five years in prison.
"Extreme Makeover" star pleads no contest to DUI charges (KRON 4 Bay Area)
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ty Pennington has pleaded no contest to charges stemming from his DUI arrest in Los Angeles. The "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" host says in a statement he is "happy to bring closure" to the court proceedings.
DUI Charges (3) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Andrew J. Mihalik Jr., 46, of 478 Upper Service Road, Greene Township, following a one-vehicle accident around 11:20 p.m. May 19 along Route 30 in Greene Township. State police reported a blood-alcohol level of 0.21 percent.
DUI patrols boosted over holiday weekend (East Valley Tribune)
Police plan to step up DUI patrols during the Memorial Day weekend in Apache Junction, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Scottsdale and Tempe.
"Extreme Makeover" star pleads no contest to DUI charges (KSBY San Luis Obispo)
Associated Press - May 25, 2007 1:24 PM ET LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ty Pennington has pleaded no contest to charges stemming from his DUI arrest in Los Angeles.
Man Causes DUI Accident and Runs Away (KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities)
Two cars are totaled in a DUI crash.
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Top DUI News, May 25th, 2007

Police continue DUI warrant sweep (The Arizona Republic)
The targets are DUI offenders who have warrants from not paying their fines or failing to show up in court.
Asst. Police Chief Resigns Amid DUI Allegation (KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville)
A local leader has resigned amid a DUI allegation.
Medical marijuana patient charged with DUI (KVBC Las Vegas)
A Henderson man faces DUI charges, but he says he's done nothing wrong. That's because he is a legal medical marijuana patient. Reggie Morgan has liver cancer that is in remission, but he says he is still in a lot of pain, so he smokes marijuana to ease the discomfort.
DUI checkpoint in Hamilton (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
A DUI checkpoint will be conducted in Hamilton over the Memorial Day weekend. Police will release times and location the morning of the check.
Man serving prison for 15th DUI offense (The Oxford Press)
MIDDLETOWN ' Officer Steve Ream said he has arrested about 500 drunken drivers during his 15-year career, but never before one on his 15th DUI offense.
DUI Charges (7) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Edward A. Price, 46, of 1424 Fourth Ave., Conway, around 12:05 a.m. May 6 at 12th and Merchants streets in Ambridge. Borough police reported Price had a blood-alcohol content of 0.295 percent. Price was also charged with causing damage to an unattended vehicle.
Carson Sheriff's Department sets DUI checkpoint for Saturday (Nevada Appeal)
The Carson City Sheriff's Department will be conducting a DUI and seat-belt checkpoint from 3-9 p.m. Saturday at Fairview Drive and Lepire Street.
EVE PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN DUI CASE: Pretrial hearing set for June 28 in Los Angeles. (Eurweb)
*Her arraignment on DUI charges was supposed to take place today, but Eve's lawyer opted to speed up the process and went before a Los Angeles judge Tuesday to enter a plea of not guilty on the rapper's behalf.
Illinois' Smith pleads guilty to DUI in crash (Sports Illustrated)
University of Illinois basketball player Jamar Smith, who was at the wheel in a crash that injured a teammate, pleaded guilty Thursday to aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, authorities said.
Law enforcement plans DUI patrols Friday night (The Palm Beach Post)
Authorities will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol on Friday.
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Top DUI News, May 24th, 2007

DUI checkpoint in Hamilton (The Cincinnati Enquirer)
A DUI checkpoint will be conducted in Hamilton over the Memorial Day weekend. Police will release times and location the morning of the check.
Carson Sheriff's Department sets DUI checkpoint for Saturday (Nevada Appeal)
The Carson City Sheriff's Department will be conducting a DUI and seat-belt checkpoint from 3-9 p.m. Saturday at Fairview Drive and Lepire Street.
Man serving prison for 15th DUI offense (Fairfield Echo)
MIDDLETOWN ' Officer Steve Ream said he has arrested about 500 drunken drivers during his 15-year career, but never before one on his 15th DUI offense.
EVE PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN DUI CASE: Pretrial hearing set for June 28 in Los Angeles. (Eurweb)
*Her arraignment on DUI charges was supposed to take place today, but Eve's lawyer opted to speed up the process and went before a Los Angeles judge Tuesday to enter a plea of not guilty on the rapper's behalf.
Law enforcement plans DUI patrols Friday night (The Palm Beach Post)
Authorities will be conducting a DUI Saturation Patrol on Friday.
Eve pleads at DUI hearing (Independent Online)
Rapper-and-actress Eve has entered a not guilty plea after she was charged with DUI and driving with a .08 blood alcohol level or higher in relation to her arrest.
Police begin DUI warrant sweep today (The Arizona Republic)
The targets are DUI offenders who have warrants from not paying their fines or failing to show up in court.
Rapper Eve Pleads Not Guilty in DUI Case (ABC News)
Rapper-Actress Eve Pleads Not Guilty in DUI Case Related to Hollywood Traffic Accident
Incident Report Released From Rep. Ben Harbin's DUI Arrest (NBC 26 Augusta)
The Atlanta Police Department has released its incident report on the DUI arrest of Georgia Representative Ben Harbin.
Action Line: After DUI, regaining license requires work (San Jose Mercury News)
Q My husband got a ticket for driving under the influence (DUI) in front of our house more than 10 years ago.
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Top DUI News, May 23rd, 2007

Justice swift in DUI cases (Today's News-Herald)
Nineteen people arrested in Lake Havasu City between March and May on DUI charges have seen their cases processed much faster than a state lawmaker who was ticketed March 22 with a breath-alcohol content of 0.148, nearly twice the legal limit.
House budget chair in court on DUI charge (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Rep. Ben Harbin, chairman of the powerful state House Appropriations Committee, made his initial court appearance Monday on a charge of driving under the influence. An Atlanta Municipal Court judge set his next hearing for July 19, giving him time to hire an attorney. Also Monday, Atlanta City Solicitor Raines F. Carter said his office will treat Harbin's case like all other DUI cases.
DUI Court at Carmel High (KCBA FOX 35 Salinas)
Local teenagers got a life lesson about drunk driving today, straight from a man who's paying the price. A DUI defendant had his day in court in front of hundreds...
11 time DUI offender sentenced (WKYC Cleveland)
11 time DUI offender sentenced
Woman arrested for DUI... again (WTSP - Tampa Bay's 10 News)
Tampa Police arrested Kelly Moffitt near Channelside last night and charged her with DUI, driving on a suspended or revoked license and giving a false name to a law enforcement officer. This is the eighth time the 29-year-old has faced a DUI charge.
DUI Charges (2) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI CHARGES Brandon Seth, 25, no street address provided, of Ingram, May 7 on Beaver Grade Road in Robinson Township. Robinson police released no other information.
DUI arrest in Middle Smithfield (Pocono Record)
An East Stroudsburg man was arrested for DUI after police pulled him over for a traffic stop. State Police at Swiftwater said that Mitchell Walter Ace, 27, was stopped for running a stop sign on River Road on Mey 21. During the investigation it became apparent that Ace was under the influence.
Shawnee woman arrested for DUI (Pocono Record)
A woman from Shawnee-on-Delaware was arrested for DUI after she was stopped of tailgating and speeding.
DUI task force arrests 44, will set up anew on weekend (Arizona Daily Star)
The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force arrested 44 suspected drunken drivers over the weekend.
Reining in repeat DUI offenders (WBIR-TV Knoxville)
In Knox County during 2006, more than 2,300 people were charged with driving under the influence. Of those, nearly 400 were repeat DUI offenders.
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Top DUI News, May 22, 2007

Reining in repeat DUI offenders (WBIR-TV Knoxville)
In Knox County during 2006, more than 2,300 people were charged with driving under the influence. Of those, nearly 400 were repeat DUI offenders.
Prom-goer crashes, charged with DUI (Chicago Tribune)
A 19-year-old man who told police he had been drinking after the Niles West High School prom was charged with DUI and other offenses in connection with a crash in Skokie on Sunday that left two people seriously injured, authorities said.
DUI Task Force arrests 44 over weekend (FOX 11 Tucson)
The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force arrested 44 suspected drunken drivers over the weekend. Tucson-area officers with the task force stopped 2,206 drivers in an effort to crack down on drunk driving, according to a press release.
DUI check set for holiday (The Union)
The Grass Valley Police department will conduct a DUI checkpoint during Memorial Day weekend at an undisclosed location, officials said Friday.
Weekend DUI patrol nabs 44 (Tucson Citizen)
Metro-area officers with the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force on Friday and Saturday nights arrested 44 on suspicion of drunken driving.
Ga. State Representative Faces DUI Charges After Accident (FOX 5 Atlanta)
ATLANTA (FOX 5) -- A Georgia state representative faces DUI charges Monday. Police say Representative Ben Harbin was drunk when he slammed his car... HENRY COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5) -- The Henry County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of a deputy. 42-year-old Marvin Scarlett was killed Sunday while...
Woman gets 45 years for DUI manslaughter, high-speed chase crash (Northwest Florida Daily News)
Sharon Martin received the maximum sentence Monday morning from Okaloosa County Judge G. Robert Barron. Martin will serve 15 years for DUI manslaughter and 30 years for aggravated fleeing and eluding an officer where death was involved.
DUI ARREST (1) (The Beaver County Times)
DUI ARREST Aaron C. Woodrow, 28, of Waynesboro, Va., after a traffic stop on Delaware Avenue in Rochester around 1:05 a.m. Sunday. State police did not release Woodrow's blood-alcohol information.
Ga. State Representative Faces DUI Charges After Accident (FOX 5 Atlanta)
ATLANTA (FOX 5) -- A Georgia state representative faces DUI charges Monday. Police say Representative Ben Harpin was drunk when he slammed his car... HENRY COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5) -- The Henry County Sheriff's Office is mourning the loss of a deputy. 42-year-old Marvin Scarlett was killed Sunday while...
Ga. State Representative Faces DUI Charges After Accident (FOX 5 Atlanta)
ATLANTA (FOX 5) -- A Georgia state representative faces DUI charges Monday. Police say Representative Ben Harpin was drunk when he slammed his car... CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5) ' Her two year battle with a mysterious illness touched so many FOX 5 viewers and even in death, 10-year-old...
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Top DUI News, May 21st, 2007

Ga. State Representative Faces DUI Charges After Accident (FOX 5 Atlanta)
ATLANTA (FOX 5) -- A Georgia state representative faces DUI charges Monday. Police say Representative Ben Harpin was drunk when he slammed his car... CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (FOX 5) ' Her two year battle with a mysterious illness touched so many FOX 5 viewers and even in death, 10-year-o...
DUI check set for holiday (The Union)
The Grass Valley Police department will conduct a DUI checkpoint during Memorial Day weekend at an undisclosed location, officials said Friday.
Checkpoints garner DUI arrest, citations (The Bismarck Tribune)
Sobriety checkpoints in Burleigh and Morton counties netted one DUI arrest in Burleigh County and 11 other citations in Morton County. The North Dakota Highway Patrol and the sheriffs' offices of each county conducted the checkpoints.
Georgia State Representative Ben Harbin Charged With DUI (NBC 26 Augusta)
Georgia State Representative Ben Harbin has been charged with DUI after a Sunday morning crash in Atlanta. He represents District 118, which covers part of Columbia County.
State Representative Charged With DUI (WXIA-TV Atlanta)
A Georgia state representative has been charged with DUI after an early morning crash in Atlanta. Police said Representative Ben Harbin crashed into a utility pole on Memorial Drive.
Arrests For DUI 143 In 2006 (Des Plaines Journal)
Driving-under-the-influence (DUI) arrests made by the Des Plaines Police Dept. trailed neighboring towns in 2006. Based on statistics provided by the Des Plaines Police Dept., there were 143 DUI arrests in Des Plaines in 2006.
Legislator Charged With DUI After Hitting Utility Pole (WJXT Jacksonville)
ATLANTA -- State Rep. Ben Harbin, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, has been charged with driving under the influence after police say his car hit a utility pole.
New law for DUI offenders (FOX 10 Phoenix)
The governor signed a bill into law that gets tough on all drunk drivers here in Arizona. Anyone convicted of a DUI must now have an interlock device...
DUI stated as cause of fatal crash (The Herald News)
DUI stated as cause of fatal crash
Legislator charged with DUI after hitting utility pole in Atlanta (FOX Carolina)
Associated Press - May 21, 2007 1:24 AM ET ATLANTA (AP) - State Representative Ben Harbin, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, has been charged with driving under the influence...

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