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Top DUI News Week of September 3rd - September 9th

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Top DUI News, September 10th, 2007

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Man charged in DUI crash that killed 3 Open this result in new window
The Biloxi Sun Herald - Sep 09 1:18 AM
A Vidalia, La., man who was involved in a July 4 accident in which three people were killed has been charged with three counts of DUI negligent homicide, says Natchez Police Chief Mike Mullins.
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In Labor Day DUI check, Wilton police nab three drunk drivers Open this result in new window
Wilton Bulletin - Sep 09 4:37 AM
A Labor Day weekend DUI checkpoint set up in front of town hall at the intersection of Route 7 and Cricket Lane resulted in three drivers being arrested by police for being intoxicated.
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DUI checkpoint set Open this result in new window
Napa Valley Register - Sep 08 11:07 PM
The California Highway Patrol will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in north Napa tonight.
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Incidents mar Lemon Grove DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
San Diego Union-Tribune - Sep 08 3:12 PM
LEMON GROVE, 2:24 p.m. Sept. 8 (UNION-TRIBUNE): It was a wild night for sheriff's deputies conducting a DUI checkpoint in Lemon Grove as they chased down a driver who crashed into a patrol car and fired shots at another motorist who attempted to run them down, authorities said Saturday.
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Woman on probation for DUI in police collision Open this result in new window
The Daily Comet - Sep 08 3:58 PM
DECATUR, Ala. A Falkville woman on probation for a DUI conviction faces another charge of driving under the influence after a collision with a Decatur police patrol car.
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Woman on DUI probation collides with police car Open this result in new window
Montgomery Advertiser - Sep 09 2:06 AM
DECATUR -- A Falkville woman on probation for a DUI conviction faces another charge of driving under the influence after a collision with a Decatur police patrol car.
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Louisiana man charged in fatal DUI accident in Adams Co. Open this result in new window
The Clarion-Ledger - Sep 08 12:47 PM
NATCHEZ ų A Vidalia, La., man who was involved in a July 4 accident in which three people were killed has been charged with DUI negligent homicide, says Natchez Police Chief Mike Mullins.
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Chuck Surface őarrested for DUI violation‚ -- -- Jasper County Sheriff‚s Department investigates deaths of two men Open this result in new window
The Joplin Globe - Sep 08 4:16 PM
Saying he made a „personal error,š Presiding Jasper County Commissioner Chuck Surface admitted Saturday that he „was arrested for a DUI violationš around 8 p.m. Friday near his home.
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Driver Tries To Avoid DUI By Fleeing Checkpoint Open this result in new window
NBC 7/39 San Diego - Sep 08 11:26 AM
A driver trying to avoid a DUI checkpoint is arrested on charges of assault on an officer and felony evasion, police said.
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Tough new DUI law hits two Open this result in new window
Tacoma News Tribune - Sep 08 1:29 AM
Two men with nine drunken-driving convictions between them over the past decade are the first to be charged in Pierce County under a new law that requires prison time for chronic DUI offenders.
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Top DUI News, September 8th, 2007

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Tough new DUI law hits two Open this result in new window
Tacoma News Tribune - Sep 08 1:29 AM
Two men with nine drunken-driving convictions between them over the past decade are the first to be charged in Pierce County under a new law that requires prison time for chronic DUI offenders.
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Jury finds Stevens guilty of DUI Open this result in new window
Fox Sports - Sep 07 1:17 PM
A jury found Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Jerramy Stevens guilty Friday of driving under the influence of alcohol. Stevens was arrested in March after police stopped his car in downtown Scottsdale. Police said Stevens smelled of alcohol, had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech. The 27-year-old went to trial on three DUI charges, all stemming from the March incident.
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Bucs tight end found guilty of DUI Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Sep 08 12:16 AM
A jury in Scottsdale, Ariz., found Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Jerramy Stevens guilty of DUI on Friday. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 2. Stevens can receive up to 30 days in jail.
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DUI checkpoint set Open this result in new window
Napa Valley Register - Sep 08 12:06 AM
The California Highway Patrol will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in north Napa tonight.
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Folsom DUI sweep nets 2 drivers, 7 vehicles Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Sep 07 4:39 PM
The Folsom Police Department nabbed two suspected drunk drivers in a DUI checkpoint Sept. 6, police said.
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Man Arrested for DUI in Cottonwood Accident Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Sep 07 8:01 PM
A man is arrested for DUI after he hit a car with 5 Cottonwood High School cheerleaders in it. The cheerleaders from the small town ... 2 illegal immigrants sneak into the United States through a box car. Those same immigrants were rushed to the hospital after rail workers near 7...
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Scottsdale (Ariz.) jury convicts Bucs tight end Jerramy Stevens for DUI Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Sep 07 3:01 PM
A jury in Scottsdale, Ariz., found Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Jerramy Stevens guilty of DUI on Friday.
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DUI arrests down from Labor Day 2006 Open this result in new window
9 News Denver - Sep 07 1:24 PM
KUSA Ų Preliminary figures from the Colorado State Patrol show the number of DUI arrests from August 17 to September 4 is lower than last year.
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Parole denied for man serving time for deadly DUI crash Open this result in new window
WMCTV Memphis - Sep 07 2:03 PM
A Mid-South man serving time for a deadly DUI crash that claimed three lives will not be released. Parole was denied for Donald Branch Friday. Branch was drunk when he smashed into Stephanie Kuehl's
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Missoula Police launching DUI crackdown Open this result in new window
KPAX Missoula - Sep 07 1:33 PM
DUI saturation planned for the weekend
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Top DUI News, September 7th, 2007

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State's first felony DUI case moves forward in court Open this result in new window
KOMO Seattle - Sep 06 6:38 PM
The first person to be snared by the state's new felony DUI faced a judge on Thursday. Police, meanwhile, are on the hunt for the second person charged under the law. The man ran ran from the hospital and hasn't been since.
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Eureka man could face jail time for felony DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Eureka Reporter - Sep 07 12:15 AM
A local man who made national headlines following a DUI crash that seriously injured his girlfriend pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.
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BC-Legless-DUI CORRECTIVE 09-06 0093 9/6/2007 Open this result in new window
Hays Daily News - Sep 06 6:42 PM
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18 day crackdown reduces DUI arrests Open this result in new window
KJCT 8 Grand Junction - Sep 06 4:51 PM
With the number of arrests dropping for DUI, The Heat is On campaign has proved to be a success according to The Colorado State Patrol. The statewide campaign began on August 17th, with increased patrols, education, and checkpoints, the crackdown came to a close after Labor day.
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Man sentenced for 8th DUI Open this result in new window
The Derrick - Sep 06 9:15 PM
Henry Oaks of Cherrytree will spend 23 to 80 months in state prison. CLARION - A Cherrytree man will serve 23 to 80 months in state prison in return for his conviction last month on his eighth DUI arrest.
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Holiday DUI Arrests Open this result in new window
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs - Sep 06 3:40 PM
The Colorado Department of Transportation says preliminary reports show the number of DUI arrests dropped in Colorado during an 18-day DUI crackdown compared to the same time-period last year.
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DUI trial for Tampa Bay athlete under way Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Sep 06 12:22 AM
The DUI trial of Tampa Bay Buccaneer tight end Jerramy Stevens, got under way Wednesday in Scottsdale City Court and may continue through Friday.
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Police: 14 Illegal Immigrants Arrested In DUI Stop Open this result in new window
WGAL via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
State police said they arrested a group of illegal immigrants during a traffic stop in York County Thursday night.
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DUI checkpoints at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - Sep 06 4:31 AM
Rangers at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park are conducting driver sobriety checks. On the evening of Sept. 1, the rangers set up a DUI checkpoint on Crater Rim Drive near the park's entrance station.
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Net Tangible Asset Backing (DUI.AX, 00757065, 20070906) Open this result in new window
Aspect Huntley via Yahoo!7 Finance - Sep 06 12:45 AM
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Top DUI News, September 6th, 2007

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DUI trial for Tampa Bay athlete under way Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Sep 06 12:22 AM
The DUI trial of Tampa Bay Buccaneer tight end Jerramy Stevens, got under way Wednesday in Scottsdale City Court and may continue through Friday.
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DUI checkpoints at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - Sep 06 4:31 AM
Rangers at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park are conducting driver sobriety checks. On the evening of Sept. 1, the rangers set up a DUI checkpoint on Crater Rim Drive near the park's entrance station.
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Net Tangible Asset Backing (DUI.AX, 00757065, 20070906) Open this result in new window
Aspect Huntley via Yahoo!7 Finance - Sep 06 12:45 AM
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Man injured in collision, charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Central Kentucky News Journal - Sep 05 8:21 PM
A Lexington man was injured in a one-vehicle collision Sunday and charged with DUI after he received medical treatment. According to a report filed by Taylor County Sheriff's Deputy Rodney Cox, Michael Harvey, 49, of 2170 Fort Harrods Drive was driving a 1987 Chrysler on KY 210 at about 10 p.m.
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John Ford's ex-wife arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
WMCTV Memphis - Sep 05 3:02 PM
The ex-wife of former State Senator John Ford is out on bond following a DUI arrest. Tamara Mitchell Ford was apologetic as she left the Collierville jail. It is the second time in seven months that Mitchell Ford has spent the night in the Collierville Jail. Only this time her 2-year-old child was with her.
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Former UNR Med Student Found Guilty in Felony DUI Case Open this result in new window
News 4 Reno - Sep 05 5:08 PM
A former University of Nevada School of Medicine student has been found guilty of two counts of Felony DUI Causing Substantial Bodily Harm. Sarah McGee faces between two and twenty years in state prison for a 2006 incident where she caused an accident that led to two serious injuries.
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Tamara Mitchell-Ford Accused of DUI Again Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Memphis - Sep 05 3:39 PM
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WHBQ FOX13 myfoxmemphis.com)- Former Tennessee state Senator John Ford's ex-wife is out of jail after Collierville police arrested her for drunk driving again. This is the second time this year Collierville police have arrested her up for DUI. However, police said this time she had her two-year-old boy in the car with her.
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DUI Patrol Stops Hundreds Of Vehicles Open this result in new window
WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 8:46 PM
A DUI patrol in Moon Township over the Labor Day weekend netted half a dozen drunk-driving suspects.
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Update: Tamara Mitchell-Ford DUI Court Date Open this result in new window
Eyewitness News Memphis - Sep 05 9:48 AM
A court date has been set for Tamara Mitchell-Ford‚s second DUI arrest.
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NHP checks 854 cars for DUI Open this result in new window
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza - Sep 05 8:50 AM
Nevada Highway Patrol officers arrested six drivers for DUI, issued two citations for minors in possession of alcohol and three citations for misdemeanor possession of marijuana Saturday at an Incline Village checkpoint.
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Top DUI News, September 5th, 2007

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DUI Patrol Stops Hundreds Of Vehicles Open this result in new window
WTAE ThePittsburghChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 04 8:46 PM
A DUI patrol in Moon Township over the Labor Day weekend netted half a dozen drunk-driving suspects.
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NHP checks 854 cars for DUI Open this result in new window
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza - 39 minutes ago
Nevada Highway Patrol officers arrested six drivers for DUI, issued two citations for minors in possession of alcohol and three citations for misdemeanor possession of marijuana Saturday at an Incline Village checkpoint.
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Gilbert police arrest 32 on suspicion of DUI Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Sep 04 5:53 PM
The Gilbert Police Department helped take 32 suspected drunken drivers off the streets over Labor Day weekend as part of an East Valley DUI Task Force.
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Lombard man charged with aggravated DUI after hit-and-run collision with bicyclist Open this result in new window
Lombardian - 27 minutes ago
A Lombard man was arrested on felony DUI charges after a hit-and-run accident with a bicyclist last week. The accident was reported shortly after 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31.
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Tamara Mitchell-Ford Jailed for DUI in Collierville Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Memphis - 36 minutes ago
The ex-wife of John Ford is in trouble with the law again. Collierville police arrested Tamara Mitchell-Ford Tuesday night for DUI, speeding and driving...
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Holiday effort results in 78 DUI arrests Open this result in new window
Arizona Daily Star - Sep 05 12:30 AM
The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force arrested 78 drunken-driving suspects during the Labor Day weekend, according to its deployment statistics.
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78 cited on suspicion of DUI over weekend Open this result in new window
Tucson Citizen - Sep 05 12:13 AM
The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force stopped 4,096 motorists in Pima County over the Labor Day weekend, arresting 78 of them on suspicion of drunken driving, according to a statement released Tuesday morning.
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DUI checkpoint snags 15 motorists in Castle Shannon, Baldwin Open this result in new window
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Sep 04 9:28 PM
Fifteen motorists were arrested for driving under the influence over the weekend at DUI checkpoints in Castle Shannon and Baldwin Township.
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DUI Patrol Stops Hundreds Of Vehicles Open this result in new window
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - Sep 04 8:52 PM
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A DUI patrol in Moon Township over the Labor Day weekend netted half a dozen drunk-driving suspects. Hundreds of vehicles were stopped, police said.
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Mesa police nab 111 in DUI effort Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Sep 04 3:30 PM
The East Valley DUI Task Force made 337 drunken driving arrests as part of a statewide Labor Day weekend enforcement from Aug. 17 through Sept. 3.
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Top DUI News, September 4th, 2007

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DUI checkpoints lead to hundreds of arrests Open this result in new window
KVOA Tucson - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
MESA, Ariz. -- Police agencies across the state used DUI checkpoints to welcome home out of towners who celebrated the Labor Day Weekend with their favorite alcoholic beverages.
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45 DUI arrests made in Metro this weekend Open this result in new window
The Tennessean - Sep 03 6:39 PM
At least 46 people were charged with offenses related to drunk driving from Saturday to Monday evening in Nashville, Metro police said. About 100 extra Metro Police officers were working this weekend to staff extra patrols and sobriety checkpoints for the Labor Day weekend, Metro police said. There were 45 DUI arrests made last year in the city. No traffic fatalities were reported. Nine fatal ...
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Ignition lock program good for DUI offender, good for society Open this result in new window
KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Sep 03 10:47 PM
People convicted of two or more DUI‚s in Hennepin County have a new option that may help them get their driving privileges back
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Hundreds arrested in DUI crackdown Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Sep 03 11:53 AM
Police agencies on Monday will wrap up the statewide Labor Day Weekend Holiday DUI Task Force. As of Sunday, officials said 776 people had been arrested.
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DUI Arrests Down From Last Labor Day Weekend Open this result in new window
KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities - Sep 03 6:37 PM
This year there have been six DUI arrests in Yakima County from the state patrol. Only three in the Tri-Cities-Walla Walla area. But staff at the state patrol say, the weekend is not over.
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Labor Day DUI Arrests Open this result in new window
KOLD News 13 Tuscon - Sep 03 12:37 PM
Nearly 776 people have been arrested on suspicion of DUI since enforcement began August 17th.
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DUI task force reports 730 arrests since Aug. 17 Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Sep 03 12:24 AM
Police agencies today wrap up the statewide Labor Day Weekend Holiday DUI Task Force.
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DUI charge leveled against city woman Open this result in new window
Princeton Times Leader - Sep 03 2:24 PM
A Dawson Road woman was arrested and jailed on a DUI charge after a Princeton police investigation Thursday evening. Officers stopped a 1996 Chevrolet driven by Brandi G. Hawkins, 25, at about 6:17 p.m. after receiving a complaint that she was possibly driving while intoxicated.
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DUI Patrols Saturate Arizona Open this result in new window
KTAR 92.3 Phoenix - Sep 03 7:19 AM
As of Saturday, the DUI Task Force has made 1,796 traffic stops and 146 arrests on suspicion of driving under the influence, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety said.
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DUI Patrols Saturate Arizona Open this result in new window
CBS 5 Phoenix - Sep 03 6:36 AM
As of Saturday, the DUI Task Force has made 1,796 traffic stops and 146 arrests on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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Top DUI News, September 3rd, 2007

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Bay Area DUI arrests up considerably from last year's holiday crackdown Open this result in new window
San Jose Mercury News - 50 minutes ago
DUI arrests from an ongoing holiday weekend crackdown are considerably up from this time last year, say law enforcement officials.
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DUI task force reports 730 arrests since Aug. 17 Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Sep 03 12:24 AM
Police agencies today wrap up the statewide Labor Day Weekend Holiday DUI Task Force.
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DUI Patrols Saturate Arizona Open this result in new window
KTAR 92.3 Phoenix - 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
As of Saturday, the DUI Task Force has made 1,796 traffic stops and 146 arrests on suspicion of driving under the influence, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety said.
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DUI Patrols Saturate Arizona Open this result in new window
CBS 5 Phoenix - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
As of Saturday, the DUI Task Force has made 1,796 traffic stops and 146 arrests on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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146 DUI arrests so far over holiday weekend Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Sep 02 4:37 PM
Police agencies on Monday will wrap up the statewide Labor Day Weekend Holiday DUI Task Force.
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DUI Arrests Up During Holiday Crackdown Open this result in new window
KRXI-TV Reno - Sep 02 10:13 PM
DUI arrests from an ongoing holiday weekend crackdown are considerably up from this time last year, according to California Highway Patrol officials.
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DUI court heats up Labor Day weekend Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Sep 02 7:20 PM
The three commissioners of Maricopa County's DUI court work in calm anticipation. As law enforcement's Labor Day crackdown draws to a close, the commissioners' usual molehill of cases becomes a mountain.
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DUI Task Force to wrap up with Mesa checkpoint Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Sep 02 7:54 PM
The Mesa Police Department will partner with DUI saturation patrols Monday to crack down on offenders celebrating the Labor Day holiday.
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DUI Task Force has 730 arrests and counting Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Sep 02 7:35 PM
The DUI Task Force was in full swing this weekend as a 2 1/2-week crackdown on drunk drivers neared its end.
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Officers arrest 19 at holiday weekend DUI checkpoints Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Sep 02 1:28 PM
MANATEE - Eight people were charged with driving under the influence and 11 others arrested at DUI checkpoints this holiday weekend, according to a report released today.

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