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Top DUI News Week of October 1st - October 7th

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Top DUI News, October 7th, 2007

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Officers defend DUI checkpoints but say other strategies also needed Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Oct 06 9:55 PM
But they say blocking roads is only one of strategies needed When Blaine Hepburn, 39, drove down State Road 7 with two bottles of Heineken in the cab of his truck on Labor Day weekend, he didn't expect the DUI checkpoint.
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2,000 arrested in DUI program since 2003 Open this result in new window
The News Journal - 2 hours, 43 minutes ago
The 604 drivers stopped Friday night at a DUI checkpoint in Wilmington were greeted by a poster depicting a smiling 11-year-old Yorklyn girl.
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Deputies: Dover man charged with DUI & child neglect Open this result in new window
WTSP - Tampa Bay's 10 News - Oct 06 12:53 PM
He was involved in a crash last night on Turkey Creek & White Head Road, now he faces DUI charges.
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Skagit case challenges DUI test results from state lab Open this result in new window
The Columbian - Oct 06 12:27 PM
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) -- Lawyers who specialize in drunken driving cases will likely be watching a Mount Vernon court on Monday. The Skagit County District Court is holding a hearing on motions to dismiss dozens of DUI cases because of problems at the state toxicology lab.
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Laidlaw bus driver arrested for suspicion of DUI in Millstadt Open this result in new window
Millstadt-Smithton Enterprise - Oct 06 12:21 PM
A Laidlaw bus driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Thursday afternoon in Millstadt while transporting several students.
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Detective apologizes, steps down over DUI Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Oct 06 12:04 AM
On Aug. 7, Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube put out the word: Alcohol-related issues with deputies, especially DUI arrests, had given the sheriff's office a black eye.
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State DUI testing to be challenged in court Monday Open this result in new window
Seattle Times - Oct 07 12:20 AM
Lawyers who specialize in drunken-driving cases will likely be watching Skagit County District Court on Monday when alcohol-test results...
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Repeat DUI offender in court Open this result in new window
KTVK Phoenix - Oct 05 10:34 PM
An accused drunk driver was allowed back behind the wheel, only to get another DUI stop, all that even after being accused of killing a Valley grandmother.
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DUI case moved; uncle faces charges Open this result in new window
WPDE-TV Myrtle Beach - Florence - Oct 05 4:58 PM
The uncle of a 16-year old facing felony DUI charges, faces charges of his own connected to the deadly accident.
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Girl Killed In 1 Crash Identified; In Other, DUI Charged Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Oct 06 9:26 PM
PLANT CITY - Deputies have identified a 17-year-old Brandon girl as the passenger killed in a two-car crash during a heavy storm Friday evening northwest of Plant City.
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Top DUI News, October 6th, 2007

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Detective apologizes, steps down over DUI Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Oct 06 12:04 AM
On Aug. 7, Manatee County Sheriff Brad Steube put out the word: Alcohol-related issues with deputies, especially DUI arrests, had given the sheriff's office a black eye.
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Repeat DUI offender in court Open this result in new window
KTVK Phoenix - Oct 05 10:34 PM
An accused drunk driver was allowed back behind the wheel, only to get another DUI stop, all that even after being accused of killing a Valley grandmother.
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DUI case moved; uncle faces charges Open this result in new window
WPDE-TV Myrtle Beach - Florence - Oct 05 4:58 PM
The uncle of a 16-year old facing felony DUI charges, faces charges of his own connected to the deadly accident.
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Here's DUI checkpoint location Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Oct 05 6:33 AM
A drunk driving checkpoint will be held from 11 p.m. tonight until 4 a.m. Saturday on Ohio 747, the Butler County DUI Task Force announced this morning.
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Samoa Joe Talks About Angle's DUI, Umaga, Morale In TNA Open this result in new window
Wrestling News - Oct 05 11:05 AM
This week Samoa Joe was interviewed by by Mauro Ranallo of "Fight Network Radio" on Sirius satellite radio. Joe spoke about many topics, including his recent marriage as well as Kurt Angle's DUI arrest last week.
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Was bail too low in Utah County DUI case? Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Oct 04 11:12 PM
A man with a long history of driving under the influence who was recently arrested on another DUI charge was able to get released on bail from the Utah County Jail for $2,500 only half of what a judge could have imposed.
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Carson City Deputy Sheriff Arrested For DUI in Sparks Open this result in new window
News 4 Reno - Oct 05 7:49 AM
A Carson City deputy is in custody this morning after being arrested for DUI. According to the Sparks Police Department, Deputy Wayne Gray's wife called police asking them to check on him. When they found him he was over the limit and driving on Pullman Way in Sparks.
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Simulated car wreck drives home DUI message Open this result in new window
Chattanooga Times Free Press - Oct 04 9:22 PM
Just before leaving for fall break, about 250 seniors at Red Bank High School received a reminder Thursday of the dangers of drinking and driving. Police officers, firefighters, along with student and parent actors demonstrated a simulated DUI car wreck behind the school during a 9 a.m. assembly.
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Iraq War veteran receives 5-day sentence for 2006 DUI crash Open this result in new window
The Eureka Reporter - Oct 04 10:59 PM
A decorated war veteran from Eureka received a controversial sentence Thursday for a 2006 DUI car crash that left him and his girlfriend with serious injuries.
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DUI driver who severed man's arm gets 5 years in prison Open this result in new window
San Diego Union-Tribune - Oct 04 5:03 PM
VISTA, 4:07 p.m. Oct. 4 (SIGNONSANDIEGO): A DUI motorist responsible for a crash that severed the arm of the groom for the champion racehorse Lava Man was sentenced Thursday to five years in state prison.
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Top DUI News, October 5th, 2007

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DUI driver who severed man's arm gets 5 years in prison Open this result in new window
San Diego Union-Tribune - Oct 04 5:03 PM
VISTA, 4:07 p.m. Oct. 4 (SIGNONSANDIEGO): A DUI motorist responsible for a crash that severed the arm of the groom for the champion racehorse Lava Man was sentenced Thursday to five years in state prison.
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Man Enters Not Guilty Plea In Felony DUI Case Open this result in new window
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma - Oct 04 11:03 AM
SEATTLE -- The Bothell man believed to be the first person charged under a new felony DUI law has pleaded not guilty in Seattle. The King County prosecutor's office said Karl Solid remains in jail with bail set at $250,000 while awaiting trial.
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DUI checkpoint in West Chester Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Oct 04 6:18 AM
There will be a drunken driving checkpoint Friday night in this Butler County community, the county's DUI task force announced this morning.
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BREAKING NEWS: Laidlaw bus driver arrested for suspicion of DUI in Millstadt Open this result in new window
Millstadt-Smithton Enterprise - Oct 04 2:07 PM
A Laidlaw bus driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Thursday afternoon in Millstadt while transporting several students.
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DUI Charges (6) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Oct 04 10:44 AM
DUI Charges Kathryn L. Skopinski, 22, of 105 Murray Drive, Brighton Township, by Monaca police on Indiana Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Monday. Police reported a blood-alcohol level of 0.264 percent.
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DUI lab mix-ups finally get day in court Open this result in new window
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Oct 03 10:17 PM
Defense attorneys will start arguing next week to dismiss hundreds of DUI cases around the state based on what they allege is a pattern of misconduct and incompetence at the Washington state toxicology lab.
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Lee County Sheriff's Office employee gets charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WINK TV Southwest Florida - Oct 03 7:46 PM
A Lee County Sheriff's Office employee gets charged with a DUI after hitting an unmarked unit in front of the sheriff's office parking lot.
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Brown arrested for disorderly conduct after cousin's DUI Open this result in new window
San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 03 9:47 AM
Los Angeles Lakers center Kwame Brown faces misdemeanor charges in south Georgia following a weekend incident in which his cousin was charged with DUI, authorities said. Police pulled over Charles Warren Jr. early Saturday for driving the wrong way...
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Wash. Man Pleads Not Guilty In Felony DUI Case Open this result in new window
Fox 12 Oregon - Oct 03 5:31 PM
SEATTLE -- A Bothell, Wash., man charged under a new felony DUI law has pleaded not guilty in Seattle. Karl Solid remains in jail with bail set at $250,000 while awaiting trial, according to the King County prosecutor's office.
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Not guilty plea in felony DUI case in Seattle Open this result in new window
The Columbian - Oct 03 4:28 PM
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Bothell man believed to be the first person charged under a new felony DUI law has pleaded not guilty in Seattle. The Ki
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Top DUI News, October 4th, 2007

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DUI lab mix-ups finally get day in court Open this result in new window
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Oct 03 10:17 PM
Defense attorneys will start arguing next week to dismiss hundreds of DUI cases around the state based on what they allege is a pattern of misconduct and incompetence at the Washington state toxicology lab.
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Lee County Sheriff's Office employee gets charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WINK TV Southwest Florida - Oct 03 7:46 PM
A Lee County Sheriff's Office employee gets charged with a DUI after hitting an unmarked unit in front of the sheriff's office parking lot.
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Brown arrested for disorderly conduct after cousin's DUI Open this result in new window
San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 03 9:47 AM
Los Angeles Lakers center Kwame Brown faces misdemeanor charges in south Georgia following a weekend incident in which his cousin was charged with DUI, authorities said. Police pulled over Charles Warren Jr. early Saturday for driving the wrong way...
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Wash. Man Pleads Not Guilty In Felony DUI Case Open this result in new window
Fox 12 Oregon - Oct 03 5:31 PM
SEATTLE -- A Bothell, Wash., man charged under a new felony DUI law has pleaded not guilty in Seattle. Karl Solid remains in jail with bail set at $250,000 while awaiting trial, according to the King County prosecutor's office.
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Not guilty plea in felony DUI case in Seattle Open this result in new window
The Columbian - Oct 03 4:28 PM
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Bothell man believed to be the first person charged under a new felony DUI law has pleaded not guilty in Seattle. The King County prosecutor's office says Karl Solid remains in jail with bail set at $250,000 while awaiting trial.
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Man sentenced in 6th DUI case Open this result in new window
The Derrick - Oct 03 8:16 PM
William C. Matthews of Evans City will serve three to six months in jail. CLARION ˜ An Evans City man was sentenced Wednesday to serve three to six months in Clarion County jail following a conviction on what was his sixth DUI case.
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Not guilty plea in felony DUI case in Seattle Open this result in new window
The Olympian - Oct 03 2:23 PM
A Bothell man charged under a new felony DUI law has pleaded not guilty in Seattle.
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Not guilty plea in felony DUI case in Seattle Open this result in new window
KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities - Oct 03 2:19 PM
Associated Press - October 3, 2007 5:15 PM ET SEATTLE (AP) - The Bothell man believed to be the first person charged under a new felony DUI law has pleaded not guilty in Seattle.
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Man Enters Not Guilty Plea In Felony DUI Case Open this result in new window
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma - Oct 03 2:28 PM
SEATTLE -- The Bothell man believed to be the first person charged under a new felony DUI law has pleaded not guilty in Seattle. The King County prosecutor's office said Karl Solid remains in jail with bail set at $250,000 while awaiting trial.
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Three York-Poquoson Deputies Receive DUI Enforcement Awards Open this result in new window
WAVY 10 - Oct 03 1:52 PM
(Hampton Press Release) Deputy 1st Class Jason Houston (21 arrests), Deputy Jim Hazelwood (39 arrests) andDeputy Henry Reichle (16 arrests) were recently honored for their 2006 individual DUI enforcement efforts at the 18th Annual MADD/ASAP Awards Ceremony held at Hampton City Hall last Thursday.
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Top DUI News, October 3rd, 2007

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Rays coach Hickey arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
MLB.com - Oct 02 12:28 PM
Rays coach Hickey arrested for DUI
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Fairbanks man gets 18 years for DUI death Open this result in new window
KTUU Anchorage - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
A Fairbanks man is being sent to jail for more than 18 years for a DUI crash last year that killed a world-renowned scientist.
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Devil Rays pitching coach charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Oct 02 5:33 PM
Tampa Bay Devil Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey was arrested Sunday night in St. Petersburg and charged with DUI, hit and run and resisting arrest without violence after the team returned from its final road game of the season in Toronto.
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Tampa Bay Devil Rays Coach Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
First Coast News - Oct 02 12:17 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, FL -- Jim Hickey, pitching coach for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, was released on bail Monday following his arrest late Sunday night on a charge of DUI and leaving the scene of an accident. St. Petersburg Police reported.
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D-Rays pitching coach charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Sports Network - Oct 02 1:46 PM
D-Rays pitching coach charged with DUI
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DUI arrests up 6 percent on Big Island Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - Oct 02 4:42 AM
Police on the Big Island arrested 32 motorists for drunk driving last week, raising this year's DUI arrests total on the island to 998 compared to 940 over the same time frame last year. The 6 percent increase is in part because of DUI roadblocks and patrols.
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DUI crackdown nabs drivers for mostly unrelated violations Open this result in new window
NBC 12 Richmond - Oct 02 4:10 AM
Last week's DUI checkpoint in Chesterfield led to nearly 20 tickets for various violations. One person was charged with driving under the influence, while others faced charges like driving on a suspended license, having expired state inspections and not wearing a seat belt.
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Sutherland formally charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Moldova.org - Oct 02 3:18 AM
Actor Kiefer Sutherland has been formally charged with two counts of misdemeanor drunken driving in Los Angeles, People.com said Friday. Sutherland was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence in Los Angeles early Tuesday morning. Best-known for playing Jack Bauer on the Fox drama series, "24," Sutherland was stopped after making an illegal U-turn and arrested on suspicion of DUI after ...
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Arizona legislator pleads not guilty in DUI case Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Oct 01 9:31 PM
PARKER, Ariz. -- State Representative Trish Groe has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from her March arrest for drunken driving. The Lake Havasu City Republican faces one felony count of aggravated DUI and one misdemeanor count of false reporting to a police officer.
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Man hits deputy head-on during 7th DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Oct 01 12:03 PM
Police say a man with an extensive criminal history, including numerous convictions for driving drunk, hit a Salt Lake County sheriff's patrol vehicle head-on Sunday night while trying to avoid another DUI arrest.
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Top DUI News, October 2nd, 2007

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Rays coach charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WTSP - Tampa Bay's 10 News - Oct 01 4:56 PM
St. Petersburg Police say pitching coach Jim Hickey was arrested on a charge of DUI after a hit and run crash late Sunday night. See a video report.
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Man hits deputy head-on during 7th DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Oct 01 12:02 PM
A man with an extensive criminal history, including numerous convictions for driving drunk, hit a Salt Lake County Sheriff's patrol vehicle head-on Sunday night while trying to avoid another DUI arrest.
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Rays pitching coach arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Oct 01 4:20 PM
Tampa Bay Devil Rays pitching coach Jim Hickey was arrested Sunday night in St. Petersburg and charged with DUI, hit-and-run and resisting arrest without violence after the team returned from its final road game of the season in Toronto.
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Arizona legislator pleads not guilty in DUI case Open this result in new window
FOX 11 Tucson - 1 hour, 11 minutes ago
PARKER, Ariz. (AP) -- State Representative Trish Groe has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from her March arrest for drunken driving. The Lake Havasu City Republican faces one felony count of aggravated DUI and one misdemeanor count of false reporting to a police officer.
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DUI CHARGES (3) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Oct 01 10:29 AM
DUI CHARGES Peter Bianco, 22, of Venetia, on Sept. 12 after Robinson Township police said he struck three parked cars at Smokey Bones restaurant in Robinson. No further details were provided. ---
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Speeding stop leads to DUI charge By MIA SIMPSON/ mia.simpson@austindailyherald.com Open this result in new window
Austin Daily Herald - Oct 01 8:47 AM
News Call or email the Newsroom at (507) 434-2230. A Brownsdale man received a speeding citation and DUI charge after he was clocked driving 92 mph in a 55 mph zone outside Lansing Township Sunday at 8:32 a.m.
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Councilmember Hague's DUI pretrial hearing delayed Open this result in new window
Seattle Times - Oct 01 5:18 PM
A judge this afternoon delayed a pretrial hearing for King County Councilmember Jane Hague until Nov. 28, putting off arguments over whether...
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Tipton County Deputy arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
WMCTV Memphis - Sep 30 3:07 PM
Memphis police arrested a Tipton County Deputy on drunk driving charges this weekend. Deputy Michael Green is out on bond. Officers arrested him in Memphis early Sunday morning on charges of DUI and
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'24' Star Officially Charged with DUI Open this result in new window
KTAL Shreveport - Sep 30 7:16 PM
Fox's "24" star Kiefer Sutherland has been officially charged following his drunk driving arrest several days ago. According to TMZ.com, the Los Angeles County City Attorney's office has charged the actor with two misdemeanor counts of DUI.
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Man indicted on DUI charges in fatal crash Open this result in new window
Chicago Sun-Times - Oct 01 4:43 PM
A Gage Park man was indicted on reckless homicide and drunken driving charges Monday for his role in an accident that claimed the life of a high-ranking Cook County Sheriff‚s office employee last month.
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Top DUI News, October 1st, 2007

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Tipton County Deputy arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
WMCTV Memphis - Sep 30 3:07 PM
Memphis police arrested a Tipton County Deputy on drunk driving charges this weekend. Deputy Michael Green is out on bond. Officers arrested him in Memphis early Sunday morning on charges of DUI and
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'24' Star Officially Charged with DUI Open this result in new window
KTAL Shreveport - Sep 30 7:16 PM
Fox's "24" star Kiefer Sutherland has been officially charged following his drunk driving arrest several days ago. According to TMZ.com, the Los Angeles County City Attorney's office has charged the actor with two misdemeanor counts of DUI.
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Kiefer Sutherland Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
The San Francisco Examiner - Sep 30 7:12 AM
(AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Kiefer Sutherland arrives at the Fox Fall Eco-Casino Party in Los Angeles on Monday, Sept. 24, 2007. The Los Angeles city attorney's office says it has filed misdemeanor DUI charges against Sutherland, Friday, Sept. 28, 2007.
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DUI Suspect Crashes Before Police Chase Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Sep 29 11:22 PM
A DUI suspect whose vehicle hit a center divider led authorities on a freeway chase in San Dimas Saturday before being taken into custody, a sheriff's sergeant said.
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Missouri drivers unfazed by DUI glitch Open this result in new window
Belleville News-Democrat - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
St. Clair County's late forwarding of 3,000 drunken driving tickets to the Illinois Secretary of State has caused huge headaches for county motorists.
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"Small victory" against repeat DUI offenders Open this result in new window
Bristol Herald Courier - Sep 29 3:28 PM
They can't take away their keys, but after two DUI offenses arresting officers can take away their cars. The Erwin Police Department says it's a small victory when patrolmen get the chance to sell those seized vehicles at auctions.
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Man charged with DUI death of uncle Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Sep 30 8:30 PM
A Chicago man was charged with reckless homicide Sunday after police said he was driving drunk when his vehicle slammed into a semitrailer truck this weekend and killed his uncle, who was riding in his passenger seat.
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Repeat DUI offenders may face felony Open this result in new window
The Daily Sentinel - Sep 30 11:13 PM
Local law enforcement officials agree a felony charge for repeat, non-injury drunken drivers would help keep Colorado drivers safer.
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People | Œ24‚ star charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The State - Sep 29 6:42 AM
Œ24‚ star charged with DUI. Kiefer Sutherland , already on probation for a 2004 drunken driving arrest, was charged Friday with misdemeanor driving under the influence in a case the city attorney‚s office said could put him in jail for more than a year. The star of the Fox TV drama „24‰ was charged with single counts of driving under the influence and driving with a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 ...
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Kiefer Sutherland formally charged for DUI Open this result in new window
ANI via Yahoo! India News - Sep 29 4:25 AM
Washington, Sept 29(ANI): Actor Kiefer Sutherland has been formally charged with two misdemeanor counts of Driving Under the Influence. Sutherland was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in the early hours of Sept. 25 in Hollywood but was later released on a 25,000-dollar bail. In addition to the two DUI counts, the city attorney is also seeking to have the Emmy winner's ...

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