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Top DUI News Week of September 10th - September 16th

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Top DUI News, September 16th, 2007

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Tough DUI law to begin Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - 2 hours, 48 minutes ago
This week Arizona will enact one of the toughest DUI laws in the nation. Beginning Wednesday, new penalties include mandatory ignition-interlock devices for first-time offenders, increased fines and a minimum of 45 days in jail for super extreme DUI convictions.{v} Demonstration of ignition interlock devices
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Bloomsburg Student Leader Charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WPVI-TV Philadelphia - Sep 15 2:44 PM
The president of Bloomsburg University's student government was charged with DUI just weeks after saying the media has unfairly portrayed students as irresponsible.
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Police screen 666 vehicles on Indian Avenue at DUI checkpoint on Friday night Open this result in new window
The Desert Sun - Sep 15 4:53 PM
On Friday night, Palm Springs Police screened 666 vehicles and made 6 DUI arrests and impounded 19 vehicles in a "Drunk Driving -- Over the Limit, Under Arrest" sobriety checkpoint at North Indian Canyon Drive and Simms Road.
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Student leader at Bloomsburg University charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WFMJ Youngstown - Sep 15 7:07 AM
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) - The president of Bloomsburg University's student government is facing DUI charges just weeks after saying the media has unfairly portrayed student behavior.
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Woman Charged With DUI After Hitting Pedestrian Open this result in new window
WYFF via Yahoo! News - Sep 15 4:25 PM
Troopers said that a woman was driving drunk with her 11-month-old child in the car when she hit and killed a man early Saturday morning.
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Mayor charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Williamson Daily News - Sep 15 11:57 PM
Saturday, September 15, 2007 9:49 AM CDT WILLIAMSON - The mayor of the city of Williamson was arrested early Friday morning following a traffic stop and charged with driving under the influence.
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Rep. Briley Resigns Following DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
WKRN Nashville - Sep 14 10:15 AM
State Representative Rob Briley has resigned as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee following his DUI arrest last Saturday. | | Briley informed Speaker of the House Jimmy Naifeh Friday. | | The brother of Metro Council member David Briley was arrested in Wilson County Saturday evening on charges of driving under the influence and evading arrest, among others. | | Police dash cam video... ...
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Teacher Facing DUI Charges Makes Court Appearance Open this result in new window
KETV 7 Omaha - Sep 14 9:33 AM
It was Jodi Reeder's fourth DUI arrest on Monday evening in downtown Omaha.
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Student leader arrested in DUI Open this result in new window
The Philadelphia Inquirer - Sep 16 12:24 AM
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. - The president of Bloomsburg University's student government was charged with driving under the influence just weeks after saying the media have unfairly portrayed students as irresponsible.
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Douglas Deputy Faces Domestic Battery, DUI Charges Open this result in new window
KTVN Reno - Sep 14 2:10 PM
A veteran of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office is facing domestic battery and DUI charges. 37-year-old Jason Cypher (a 15-year veteran) was arrested early Thursday morning at the Ironwood Center in Minden.
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Top DUI News, September 15th, 2007

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Rep. Briley Resigns Following DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
WKRN Nashville - Sep 14 10:15 AM
State Representative Rob Briley has resigned as chairman of the House Judiciary Committee following his DUI arrest last Saturday. | | Briley informed Speaker of the House Jimmy Naifeh Friday. | | The brother of Metro Council member David Briley was arrested in Wilson County Saturday evening on charges of driving under the influence and evading arrest, among others. | | Police dash cam video... ...
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Teacher Facing DUI Charges Makes Court Appearance Open this result in new window
KETV 7 Omaha - Sep 14 9:33 AM
It was Jodi Reeder's fourth DUI arrest on Monday evening in downtown Omaha.
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Douglas Deputy Faces Domestic Battery, DUI Charges Open this result in new window
KTVN Reno - Sep 14 2:10 PM
A veteran of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office is facing domestic battery and DUI charges. 37-year-old Jason Cypher (a 15-year veteran) was arrested early Thursday morning at the Ironwood Center in Minden.
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CHECKPOINT: DUI arrests reported Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Sep 14 5:30 AM
Sep 14, 2007 ų A checkpoint by the Southcentral Pennsylvania Regional DUI Taskforce resulted in several arrests in York County in August. The checkpoints were held Aug. 24-25, officials said. The effort netted 13 DUI arrests, five warnings and 15 other traffic citations, according to a news release.
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DUI Court aims to reform drivers Open this result in new window
Forsyth Herald - Sep 14 7:29 AM
Normally if someone is caught and charged with a DUI they are put in jail and then face treatment options that do not always succeed. But for the last few years, Forsyth County along with many other counties in Georgia is trying something different by sending DUI offenders to DUI Court at the Forsyth County Courthouse.
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DUI patrols set for Ohio 725, 741 Open this result in new window
Dayton Daily News - Sep 13 11:18 PM
Saturation patrols are scheduled to be in force Friday on Ohio 725 and 741 as part of the Combined Agency DUI Task Force of Montgomery County's effort to focus on impaired motorists. \
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Man Arrested Twice in One Week for DUI Open this result in new window
WBOC Salisbury - Sep 14 8:32 AM
OCEAN VIEW , Del.- Ocean View police say they arrested a Frankford man for DUI twice in one week.
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Man Sentenced For Home Invasion, DUI Wreck Open this result in new window
WYFF via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 2:50 PM
A man was sentenced for a three-day crime spree that included a home invasion and a DUI wreck.
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DUI cop honored by MADD Open this result in new window
Tucson Citizen - Sep 14 12:08 AM
Lt. Karl Woolridge, president of the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force, was honored Sunday by Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
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Local man gets 2 DUI's in 3 Hours Open this result in new window
FOX 61 Chattanooga - Sep 13 7:49 PM
A man gets two DUI's in just three hours. It happened Wednesday night in Marion County, Tennessee. And the man got another DUI just a month ago in Hamilton County.
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Top DUI News, September 14th, 2007

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CHECKPOINT: DUI arrests reported Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Sep 14 5:30 AM
Sep 14, 2007 ų A checkpoint by the Southcentral Pennsylvania Regional DUI Taskforce resulted in several arrests in York County in August. The checkpoints were held Aug. 24-25, officials said. The effort netted 13 DUI arrests, five warnings and 15 other traffic citations, according to a news release.
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DUI Court aims to reform drivers Open this result in new window
Forsyth Herald - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
Normally if someone is caught and charged with a DUI they are put in jail and then face treatment options that do not always succeed. But for the last few years, Forsyth County along with many other counties in Georgia is trying something different by sending DUI offenders to DUI Court at the Forsyth County Courthouse.
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DUI patrols set for Ohio 725, 741 Open this result in new window
Dayton Daily News - Sep 13 11:18 PM
Saturation patrols are scheduled to be in force Friday on Ohio 725 and 741 as part of the Combined Agency DUI Task Force of Montgomery County's effort to focus on impaired motorists. \
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Man Arrested Twice in One Week for DUI Open this result in new window
WBOC Salisbury - 59 minutes ago
OCEAN VIEW , Del.- Ocean View police say they arrested a Frankford man for DUI twice in one week.
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Man Sentenced For Home Invasion, DUI Wreck Open this result in new window
WYFF via Yahoo! News - Sep 13 2:50 PM
A man was sentenced for a three-day crime spree that included a home invasion and a DUI wreck.
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DUI cop honored by MADD Open this result in new window
Tucson Citizen - Sep 14 12:08 AM
Lt. Karl Woolridge, president of the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force, was honored Sunday by Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
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Local man gets 2 DUI's in 3 Hours Open this result in new window
FOX 61 Chattanooga - Sep 13 7:49 PM
A man gets two DUI's in just three hours. It happened Wednesday night in Marion County, Tennessee. And the man got another DUI just a month ago in Hamilton County.
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Man Charged with Two DUI's in Three Hours Open this result in new window
WTVC Chattanooga - Sep 13 3:00 PM
A man is stopped in Marion County, Tennessee for DUI, arrested, released from jail, crashed into a tree, and then charged with DUI again-- all in a three hour time frame.
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68 arrested for DUI after grant for checkpoints Open this result in new window
The Huntsville Times - Sep 13 11:13 AM
Huntsville police arrested 68 people for driving under the influence after obtaining a state grant to set up DUI checkpoints, police spokesman Wendell Johnson said.
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Man Sentenced For Home Invasion, DUI Wreck Open this result in new window
WYFF 4 Greenville - Sep 13 3:03 PM
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A man was sentenced for a three-day crime spree that included a home invasion and a DUI wreck. A judge sentenced Nathaniel Charles Teamer to 30 years in prison.
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Top DUI News, September 13th, 2007

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Lawyer pleads guilty in DUI crash case Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
Ten months after a Lower Allen Township crash that injured a young girl, former state Department of Corrections Chief Counsel Michael Farnan pleaded guilty Monday to DUI and failing to stop and give information or render aid.
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National Football League: Britt Reid, son of Eagles coach, waives hearing on drug, DUI charges Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa. -- The 22-year-old son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid waived a preliminary hearing Monday on DUI and drug charges in connection with a traffic stop last month.
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Liberty district attorney apologizes after DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Savannah Morning News - Sep 12 9:57 PM
HINESVILLE - Ending a week of rumors and speculation, Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Durden issued a public statement Wednesday admitting he had been charged with a DUI after a vehicular accident in Tattnall County on Sept. 5.
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CCSU, city police team up for DUI checkpoints Open this result in new window
The New Britain Herald - Sep 13 12:18 AM
NEW BRITAIN - The city's police department and that of Central Connecticut State University have teamed up to set up a number of DUI checkpoints today.
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'Karate Kid III' Actor Faces DUI Charges After Aug. 18 Arrest Open this result in new window
NBC 4 Los Angeles - Sep 12 11:19 AM
Actor Sean Kanan, who appeared in "The Karate Kid III" and on "General Hospital," was arrested on suspicion of DUI and is scheduled to be in court next week, officials said Wednesday.
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Teacher Arrested At School For DUI Says It Was A Misunderstanding Open this result in new window
WFTV 9 Orlando - Sep 12 2:33 PM
An Orange County elementary teacher is facing DUI charges Wednesday tonight. She was arrested just before class last month at West Oaks Elementary. VIDEO: Teacher Arrested For DUI Says Beer Can In Car Was Trash, Xanex Was Aunt's
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Bucs release WR Boston, who's facing DUI charge Open this result in new window
ESPN - Sep 12 10:26 AM
Receiver David Boston was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday, two days after police released results of a urine test that showed the eighth-year pro had a depressant in his system when he was arrested and charged with DUI.
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DUI checkpoint slated for eastern Jackson County Open this result in new window
The Kansas City Star - Sep 12 5:00 AM
The Jackson County sheriff‚s office will operate a DUI checkpoint Friday night into Saturday morning.
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DUI arrests remain high during August Open this result in new window
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza - Sep 12 6:05 AM
Washoe County Sheriff's Office confirmed DUI arrests stayed fairly static for the month of August, rising from 25 arrests in July to 27. Both are well below the June total of 44 DUI arrests.
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DUI task force plans weekend checkpoint in Wilkins Open this result in new window
The Times Express - Sep 12 9:10 AM
East Hills DUI Task Force plans to conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Wilkins this weekend. read more »
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Top DUI News, September 12th, 2007

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'Karate Kid III' Actor Faces DUI Charges After Aug. 18 Arrest Open this result in new window
NBC 4 Los Angeles - 47 minutes ago
Actor Sean Kanan, who appeared in "The Karate Kid III" and on "General Hospital," was arrested on suspicion of DUI and is scheduled to be in court next week, officials said Wednesday.
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Bucs release Boston, who's facing DUI charge Open this result in new window
ESPN - 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
Receiver David Boston was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday, two days after police released results of a urine test that showed the eighth-year pro had a depressant in his system when he was arrested and charged with DUI.
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DUI checkpoint slated for eastern Jackson County Open this result in new window
The Kansas City Star - Sep 12 5:00 AM
The Jackson County sheriff‚s office will operate a DUI checkpoint Friday night into Saturday morning.
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DUI arrests remain high during August Open this result in new window
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza - Sep 12 6:05 AM
Washoe County Sheriff's Office confirmed DUI arrests stayed fairly static for the month of August, rising from 25 arrests in July to 27. Both are well below the June total of 44 DUI arrests.
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DUI task force plans weekend checkpoint in Wilkins Open this result in new window
The Times Express - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
East Hills DUI Task Force plans to conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Wilkins this weekend. read more »
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Trooper Injured, Passenger Arrested During DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
FOX 35 Orlando - Sep 12 4:39 AM
ORANGE COUNTY , Fla. Ų A man is in jail this morning after investigators say he tried to run away during a DUI arrest, and got into a fight with a Florida Highway Patrol Trooper.
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Lawyer pleads guilty in DUI crash case Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Sep 12 2:46 AM
Ten months after a Lower Allen Township crash that injured a young girl, former state Department of Corrections Chief Counsel Michael Farnan pleaded guilty Monday to DUI and failing to stop and give information or render aid.
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National Football League: Britt Reid, son of Eagles coach, waives hearing on drug, DUI charges Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Sep 12 2:44 AM
NORRISTOWN, Pa. -- The 22-year-old son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid waived a preliminary hearing Monday on DUI and drug charges in connection with a traffic stop last month.
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DUI arrests Open this result in new window
Napa Valley Register - Sep 11 11:07 PM
California Highway Patrol officers snagged five drunk drivers during its DUI checkpoint on Saturday night at Silverado Trail and Trancas Street.
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Facing DUI charge, Boston released by Bucs Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - 8 minutes ago
Receiver David Boston was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Wednesday, two days after police released results of a urine test that showed the eighth-year pro had a depressant in his system when he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence last month.
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Top DUI News, September 11th, 2007

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Reid's son waives prelim for drug, DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Sep 10 4:27 PM
The 22-year-old son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid waived a preliminary hearing Monday on DUI and drug charges in connection with a traffic stop last month.
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Noble Officer Suspected Of Hit-And-Run, DUI Open this result in new window
KOCO ChannelOklahoma.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 10 9:40 AM
A Noble police officer is out of jail on Monday after being arrested on suspicion of DUI and carrying firearms.
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Rep. Briley Charged With DUI, Family Says He's Getting Help Open this result in new window
WKRN Nashville - Sep 10 3:44 PM
Tennessee State Representative Rob Briley is facing numerous charges Monday after he was arrested over the weekend and again on Monday morning. | | Briley, the chair of the powerful House Judiciary Committee and member of the Briley political family, is charged with DUI, evading arrest, hit and run, and vandalism, in addition to other charges. | | Police said Briley ran into a car in...
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Waverly DUI Deal Open this result in new window
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia - Sep 10 12:15 PM
DUI offenders in Waverly, Ohio were free to go after making a donation to the police department.
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Former Cop Charged With DUI Doesn't Show For Court Open this result in new window
WTVC Chattanooga - Sep 10 11:46 AM
A former north Georgia police officer charged with a DUI in 2005 has yet to appear in court. David Mondy, who used to work on the LaFayette police department, was supposed to be in court this morning.
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DUI Drivers Make "Deals" in Waverly, Ohio Open this result in new window
WFMJ Youngstown - Sep 10 2:22 PM
Accused DUI offenders can apparently wheel and deal in one southern Ohio town. Records show nearly 100 drunken-driving suspects in Waverly, Ohio were off the hook after making $1,000 donations to the police department.
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State Rep. Charged With DUI, Vandalism Open this result in new window
WSMV Nashville - Sep 10 9:20 AM
A state rep is charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident.
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DUI CHARGES (1) Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Sep 10 11:25 AM
DUI CHARGES Eric Chronister, 23, no street address provided, of McDonald, on Aug. 18 by Robinson Township police on Steubenville Pike. No other information was provided.
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Driver charged with murder, DUI in Ruth Lake crash Open this result in new window
The Record Searchlight - Sep 10 10:20 AM
Driver charged with murder, DUI in Ruth Lake crash
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Police say Boston had GHB in system amid DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Sep 10 5:39 PM
A urine test indicated Tampa Bay Buccaneers receiver David Boston had GHB in his system when police found him passed out behind the wheel of a sport utility vehicle last month and charged him with driving under the influence.
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Top DUI News, September 10th, 2007

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Woman on Probation For DUI Collides With Police Car Open this result in new window
WAAY-TV Huntsville - Sep 09 3:31 PM
DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - 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. Police said it appeared
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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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Report: Waverly DUI offenders avoid jail time through donations to police Open this result in new window
CentralOhio.com - 17 minutes ago
WAVERLY (AP) - Nearly 100 drunken-driving suspects in this southern Ohio town avoided convictions or jail time last year after making voluntary $1,000 donations to the police department, county records show.
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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.