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Top DUI News Week of October 22nd - October 28th

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Top DUI News, October 28th, 2007

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Palm Beach County: DUI patrol makes 9 arrests Friday night Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - 6 minutes ago
The multi-agency DUI Saturation Patrol on Friday night was a success despite poor weather conditions, the Sheriff's Office said.
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Police pull over 774 vehicles in DUI patrol Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Oct 27 11:36 PM
More than 35 officers from six different police agencies conducted a DUI saturation patrol on Friday, pulling over 774 vehicles.
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Second DUI charge for West Pennsboro supervisor candidate Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Oct 27 10:42 PM
Just a day after entering the Cumberland County Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD) program for a May DUI arrest, Andrew J. Spencer, a candidate for West Pennsboro Township supervisor, was charged again with driving under the influence and fleeing and eluding state police.
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Memorial DUI Checkpoint Ties Up Traffic On I-279 Open this result in new window
WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 27 7:09 AM
The largest DUI checkpoint in western Pennsylvania backed up traffic for miles on Interstate 279 late Friday night and early Saturday morning.
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West Boynton teen arrested for DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Oct 27 2:03 PM
A 19-year-old girl was arrested Friday on DUI manslaughter charges for an April crash that killed a couple west of Boynton Beach.
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DPS Conducts Halloween DUI Patrols Open this result in new window
KTAR 92.3 Phoenix - Oct 27 5:53 PM
PHOENIX -- Arizona Department of Public Safety will target impaired drivers during a special "Halloween Weekend" detail. DPS officers, along with the DUI Enforcement Unit, will work saturation patrols throughout the weekend in an effort to deter and detect impaired driving.
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Aggressive DUI Lawyer Responds to Another 'Lost' Cast Member's DUI Charges Open this result in new window
PRWeb - 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
More celebrities are booked on DUI charges, requiring the services of Southern California lawyers who specialize in drunk driving cases. (PRWeb Oct 28, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL: http://www.prweb.com/pingpr.php/U2luZy1GYWx1LUZhbHUtTG92ZS1UaGlyLVplcm8=
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Aggressive DUI Lawyer Responds to Another 'Lost' Cast Member's DUI Charges Open this result in new window
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
More celebrities are booked on DUI charges, requiring the services of Southern California lawyers who specialize in drunk driving cases.
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Another "LOST" star arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
WPSD Paducah - Oct 27 9:19 PM
Is their a "LOST" DUI curse? Daniel Dae Kim, who stars as Jin-Soo Kwon on ABC's " LOST ", was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving by Honolulu PD around 3:00 am Thursday morning; the series is shot in Hawaii.
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Police arrest 19 drivers in largest-ever DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Oct 27 9:51 AM
State and local police arrested 19 motorists for driving under the influence after checking 6,242 vehicles at the region???s largest-ever DUI checkpoint last night.
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Top DUI News, October 27th, 2007

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'Lost' Actor Issues Apology After DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
KITV TheHawaiiChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Oct 26 5:23 PM
The actor from ABC's "Lost" arrested this week on a DUI stop issued a public apology on Friday.
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DUI checkpoints at UConn Open this result in new window
WTNH-TV New Haven - Oct 26 7:35 PM
Storrs (WTNH, Oct. 26, 2007 10:05 PM) _ Drivers are being stopped at DUI checkpoints on the UConn campus in Storrs. Those safety measures follow the hit and run death of freshman Carlee Wines.
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Man Sentenced In Fatal 2006 DUI Crash Open this result in new window
NBC 5 Chicago - Oct 26 6:08 PM
A west suburban man is sentenced to 12 years in prison for killing two people and an unborn child in a 2006 DUI crash.
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'Lost' Actor Issues Apology After DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
KITV Honolulu - Oct 26 5:37 PM
"Lost" actor Daniel Dae Kim issues an apology after his arrest on DUI charges.
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Deadly theme to accompany DUI checkpoint tonight Open this result in new window
The Salt Lake Tribune - Oct 26 12:06 PM
Posted: 11:33 AM- Using the macabre theme of Halloween, West Jordan police plan to conduct a DUI checkpoint tonight at 6500 S. Redwood Road - adjacent to a cemetery.
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EXCLUSIVE: Another Norfolk prosecutor arrested on DUI charges Open this result in new window
WAVY 10 - Oct 26 1:27 PM
For the second time in two months, a Norfolk prosecutor has been arrested on charges of drinking and driving. This time, Virginia Beach Police arrested Norfolk Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, Asha Pandya. She was charged with DUI and refusing to take a breath or blood test.
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School Board President Busted for DUI Open this result in new window
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau - Oct 26 9:48 AM
A longtime federal probation officer and local school board president gets busted for DUI.
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Tamara Mitchell Ford Remains Jailed on 3rd DUI Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Memphis - Oct 26 1:12 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WHBQ FOX13 myfoxmemphis.com) -ˆ -- Tamara Mitchell Ford, ex wife of former state senator John Ford, was in court today for her 3rd DUI charge this year.
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DUI Victims‚ Moving Memorial comes to Bradford County Open this result in new window
Star-Gazette - Oct 26 7:30 AM
The PA DUI Association‚s DUI Victims‚ Moving Memorial will be available for viewing 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Towanda Police department, 10 Park Street.
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TMZ.com: Another 'Lost' Star Busted For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Oct 26 1:19 AM
The celebrity web site TMZ.com is reporting that a third actor from the ABC show "Lost" has been nabbed for suspicion of DUI.
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Top DUI News, October 26th, 2007

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DUI Victims‚ Moving Memorial comes to Bradford County Open this result in new window
Star-Gazette - 30 minutes ago
The PA DUI Association‚s DUI Victims‚ Moving Memorial will be available for viewing 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Towanda Police department, 10 Park Street.
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TMZ.com: Another 'Lost' Star Busted For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Oct 26 1:19 AM
The celebrity web site TMZ.com is reporting that a third actor from the ABC show "Lost" has been nabbed for suspicion of DUI.
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Man charged with homicide by vehicle while DUI Open this result in new window
WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg - Oct 26 3:50 AM
A Snyder County man is charged with homicide by vehicle while DUI for a February crash in Perry County.
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Westmoreland County DUI checkpoint set for Wednesday Open this result in new window
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Oct 25 9:22 PM
State police at Greensburg will conduct a DUI checkpoint Wednesday in Westmoreland County.
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Another 'Lost' Actor Finds Way To Jail On DUI Charge Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Oct 25 9:18 PM
Daniel Dae Kim is the latest 'Lost' actor to be arrested on a DUI charge, according to the Honolulu Advertiser.
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Mitchell-Ford Charged With DUI: Crash Victim Speaks Open this result in new window
Eyewitness News Memphis - Oct 25 7:37 PM
Former State Senator John Ford's ex-wife will face her latest DUI charge in court Friday morning, October 26, 2007.
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DUI Checkpoints for Halloween Underway Open this result in new window
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia - Oct 25 7:19 PM
In fact, a DUI checkpoint is underway right now in the 2600 block of Kanawha Boulevard.
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Another "Lost" Star Charged with DUI Open this result in new window
TheCelebrityCafe.com - Oct 25 6:04 PM
Daniel Dae Kim was arrested for DUI.
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DUI Cases Dropped After Chicago Officer Found Not Following Procedure Open this result in new window
Officer.com - Oct 25 12:04 PM
The officer has been honored three times in the past five years for writing the most DUI tickets in Illinois.
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'Lost' star Daniel Dae Kim nabbed for DUI Open this result in new window
The Charlotte Observer - Oct 25 2:29 PM
There's something disturbing about living on an island for the "Lost" cast, not just on the show, but in real life. Daniel Dae Kim, who plays Jin, is the latest cast member to be arrested for DUI, reports The Honolulu Advertiser. While most of the details haven't been released, the newspaper reports that the 39-year-actor was arrested around 3 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Oahu, Hawaii, where the ...
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Top DUI News, October 25th, 2007

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50 DUI cases dropped after Chicago officer disciplined Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Oct 24 12:54 PM
Chicago police have sustained an allegation against an officer accused of not following procedures during a DUI stop more than two years after prosecutors asked police to investigate -- prompting 50 of his DUI cases to be dropped.
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Up to 500 DUI cases in jeopardy Open this result in new window
Chicago Sun-Times - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
As many as 500 DUI arrests from the last 2∏ years may be jeopardized by the involvement of Chicago Police Officer John Haleas, according to the Cook County state's attorney's office.
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TV Host Gary Collins Busted For Suspected DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Oct 24 3:22 PM
TMZ.com reports that TV host Gary Collins, known for his work in the 80s on shows like "Hour Magazine", was busted Tuesday night under suspicion of DUI.
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First DUI Memorial Sign Erected on I-57 Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Chicago - Oct 24 1:52 PM
The first DUI memorial sign resulting from the signing of "Tina's Law" was installed Wednesday in Chicago by the Illinois Department of Transportation.
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Officer's Conduct Puts 600 DUI Convictions In Jeopardy Open this result in new window
NBC 5 Chicago - Oct 24 5:08 PM
A Chicago police officer is under investigation and hundreds of DUI cases that he worked are now in jeopardy.
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10/24/07: Assistant Attorney General Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
WLKY Louisville - Oct 24 2:17 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Attorney General‚s office confirmed Assistant Attorney General Jason Moore was arrested and charged with DUI Wednesday morning.
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New DUI penalties aim to crack down Open this result in new window
Sedona Red Rock News - Oct 24 4:05 PM
Social drinkers may want to think twice before ordering another glass of wine ˜ it could land them in the clink. New Arizona DUI laws crack down on individuals who choose to drink and drive with mandatory jail time and installation of an ignition interlocking device.
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DUI cases will be heard sooner Open this result in new window
Benson News-Sun - Oct 24 11:17 AM
Getting in line with state efforts to decrease the amount of time it takes to process DUI cases in Arizona, Benson City Magistrate Joe Knoblock said he will be taking part in a new program starting Jan. 1.
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Major DUI Crackdown Announced For Week Of Halloween Open this result in new window
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - Oct 24 8:14 AM
Halloween is a popular time for parties, and police are serving notice that they'll be on the lookout for drunken drivers. Pittsburgh-area police said there would be a major DUI crackdown within the next week.
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Man Faces DUI Charges After Crash Open this result in new window
WLEX-TV Lexington - Oct 24 7:15 AM
A man is behind bars facing DUI charges after an overnight accident that shut down part of a major Lexington road.
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Top DUI News, October 24th, 2007

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Riley offers plan to close DUI loopholes Open this result in new window
Mobile Press-Register - Oct 24 2:29 AM
MONTGOMERY -- Gov. Bob Riley will propose legislation next year to close loopholes in the state's DUI laws and establish a new set of penalties for those driving with excessive blood alcohol levels.
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Traffic Tech, 43, Hit With 3rd DUI Charge Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Oct 23 9:14 PM
A city traffic technician was arrested Monday in what police said was his third DUI offense. He was driving a city vehicle, an arrest report said.
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NBC5 Exclusive: No. 1 DUI Ticket Writer Off Streets Open this result in new window
NBC 5 Chicago - Oct 23 10:38 PM
A Chicago police officer is under investigation, and hundreds of DUI cases he worked on are in jeopardy.
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Officials comment on DUI law proposal Open this result in new window
Opelika-Auburn News - Oct 24 1:12 AM
Alabama Gov. Bob Riley wants law makers to toughen the state's DUI laws. On Tuesday, he held a press conference in Montgomery to talk about his proposal on how to do that. Riley's proposal would beef up the penalties for DUI convictions and close a "loophole" in the current law to allow every DUI offense to count toward felony status, according to a release the Governor's office issued following ...
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Warren County indicts man for fifth DUI, endangering children Open this result in new window
Fairfield Echo - Oct 23 10:33 PM
LEBANON ˜ A 34-year-old Forest Park man was charged with driving under the influence ˜ his fifth DUI in the last 20 years, according to Warren County Prosecutor Rachel Hutzel.
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DUI task force patrolling Weld roads during Halloween season Open this result in new window
Greeley Tribune - Oct 23 4:44 PM
The Weld County DUI Task Force will be out in force in various Weld County locations around the Halloween season - Friday through Nov. 1.
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Double Trouble For Future DUI Convicts Open this result in new window
WSFA 12 Montgomery - Oct 23 3:49 PM
It apparently happens every 31 minutes across the country. "Someone is killed in an alcohol-related incident," said Alabama Governor Bob Riley. In Alabama, there's been a 5% increase in DUI fatalities
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Police plan DUI checkpoint this weekend Open this result in new window
Reading Eagle - Oct 23 9:31 PM
Detectives with the district attorney‚s DUI Enforcement Unit and local police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on an undisclosed roadway in Berks County this weekend in search of drunken drivers.
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Tampa Traffic Technician Logs His 3rd DUI Charge Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Oct 23 7:25 AM
TAMPA - A city traffic technician was arrested last night in what police said was his third DUI offense. He was driving a city vehicle, according to an arrest report. Tampa police said Kenan Glenn Brown, 43, was driving north on MacDill Avenue and making a right turn to go east on Kennedy Boulevard when he was stopped.
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Deputy hit by DUI driver 'lucky' to be OK Open this result in new window
KTVB Boise - Oct 23 8:15 AM
ADA COUNTY - An Ada County Sheriff‚s deputy says he is lucky to have walked away from a crash this weekend. Friday night, Deputy Stephen Craig was taking a DUI suspect to jail when another DUI driver smashed into his patrol vehicle on Meridian Road.
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Top DUI News, October 23rd, 2007

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Tampa Traffic Technician Logs His 3rd DUI Charge Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Oct 23 7:25 AM
TAMPA - A city traffic technician was arrested last night in what police said was his third DUI offense. He was driving a city vehicle, according to an arrest report. Tampa police said Kenan Glenn Brown, 43, was driving north on MacDill Avenue and making a right turn to go east on Kennedy Boulevard when he was stopped.
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Deputy hit by DUI driver 'lucky' to be OK Open this result in new window
KTVB Boise - Oct 23 8:15 AM
ADA COUNTY - An Ada County Sheriff‚s deputy says he is lucky to have walked away from a crash this weekend. Friday night, Deputy Stephen Craig was taking a DUI suspect to jail when another DUI driver smashed into his patrol vehicle on Meridian Road.
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28 arrested in week span on Big Island for DUI Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - Oct 23 3:57 AM
Big Island police arrested 28 motorists for drunk driving last week, five of whom were involved in accidents. The arrests raise the DUI totals on the Big Island to 1,063 DUI this year compared with 1,006 during the same period last year, an increase of 6 percent.
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Warren County indicts man for fifth DUI, endangering children Open this result in new window
The Oxford Press - Oct 23 5:56 AM
LEBANON ˜ A 34-year-old Forest Park man was charged with driving under the influence ˜ his fifth DUI in the last 20 years, according to Warren County Prosecutor Rachel Hutzel.
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Williamstown man cited for DUI on ATV Open this result in new window
The Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Oct 23 1:06 AM
WILLIAMSTOWN -- A 22-year-old Williamstown man faces DUI charges for driving his ATV up and down Route 14 Saturday night. State police said Justin Ford was reported by witnesses to be driving his ATV back and forth on the road and to be intoxicated. ...
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Man with extreme DUI warrant arrested after collision Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Oct 22 2:06 PM
A Mesa man with an outstanding warrant for extreme DUI was arrested Saturday night after police said his vehicle ran a red light, striking another vehicle.
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Ada County Deputy Healing After Being Hit by DUI Suspect Open this result in new window
FOX 12 Idaho - Oct 22 6:36 PM
Boise, Idaho -- An Ada County sheriff's deputy is speaking out about his run-in with a drunk driving suspect on Friday night. Stephen Craig actually had another DUI suspect in the car when a Chevy pickup slammed into the side of his patrol car around 11:15 p.m.
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Deputies nab drug, DUI offenders Open this result in new window
The Frederick News-Post - Oct 22 1:06 PM
Two Mount Airy residents face drug and DUI charges after one drove his car off the road Saturday evening, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office reported today.
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Redding man in wreck faces second DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Record Searchlight - Oct 23 5:05 AM
Redding man in wreck faces second DUI charge
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29 DUI arrests in White Co. Open this result in new window
AccessNorthGA - Oct 22 9:46 AM
CLEVELAND - Weekend concentrated patrols in White County resulted in a large large haul of DUI suspects. White County Chief Deputy Sheriff John O‚Brien said the sheriff's office and state patrol teamed up on the road checks.
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Top DUI News, October 22nd 2007

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Man Arrested For DUI After Crash Open this result in new window
WLEX-TV Lexington - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
A man was arrested for DUI after a head-on crash in Lexington overnight that also sent him to the hospital. Police say 28-year-old Josh Cameron was under the influence when he lost control of his vehicle on Sir Barton Way and hit another car head-on.
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Princess Anne Commissioner Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
NBC4 Washington, D.C. - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
A Princess Anne town commissioner and former police chief is facing DUI charges.
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Man leaving courthouse charged with DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
Northwest Florida Daily News - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
A Fort Walton Beach man was charged Friday with DUI manslaughter as he left the Bay County courthouse.
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Princess Anne Commissioner Faces DUI Charges Open this result in new window
WBOC Salisbury - Oct 22 5:32 AM
SALISBURY - A Princess Anne town commissioner and former police chief faces DUI charges.
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DUI arrests for Oct. 22 Open this result in new window
phillyburbs.com - Oct 22 5:13 AM
Local police reported the following incidents involving driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
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Man charged with DUI... on a Segway Open this result in new window
KTVB Boise - 24 minutes ago
BOISE - A Boise bicycle officer ticketed a Segway operator in downtown Boise for suspicion of driving under the influence. Police say 53-year-old Richard Emil Kober steered his stand up scooter in an erratic manner and nearly hit a pedestrian walking along Main Street on Saturday.
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DUI driver charged Open this result in new window
Daily Bulletin - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
RANCHO CUCAMONGA - Prosecutors have filed two counts of vehicular manslaughter against a habitual drunken driver accused of causing a car crash that killed two people in Upland this year.
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Man is jailed on DUI charge; arrest is his 28th in 11 years Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Oct 22 12:02 AM
A man is being held in the Utah County Jail on $10,000 cash-only bail after being arrested for the 28th time in 11 years.
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Police arrest man for 4th DUI Open this result in new window
The Naperville Sun - Oct 22 2:06 AM
Robert Schroeder, a 27-year-old Downers Grove man, has racked up 22 traffic related offenses on his record, including three driving under the influence of alcohol convictions, in DuPage County since receiving his driver's license in 1996.
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Driver now facing DUI charges, 18 months after crash kills one Open this result in new window
The Naperville Sun - Oct 22 2:05 AM
WHEATON -- The man responsible for causing a fatal six-car pileup last year was allegedly high at the time of the afternoon crash.

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