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Top DUI News Week of July 28th- August 3rd

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Top DUI News, August 3rd, 2008

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Michael Bay says LaBeouf wasn't drunk when nabbed for DUI Open this result in new window
New Kerala - Aug 02 9:21 AM
New York, Aug 2 : American filmmaker Michael Bay insists that actor Shia LaBeouf was not intoxicated when he was arrested for a DUI early last Sunday.
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ROVING PATROL: Police charge two with DUI Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Aug 01 11:59 PM
Police made two driving-under-the-influence arrests during a roving patrol last weekend, according to the Southcentral PA Regional DUI Task Force.
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Director says LaBeouf wasn't DUI Open this result in new window
The Star-Ledger - Aug 01 9:39 PM
"TRANSFORMERS" DIRECTOR Michael Bay has many powers, the ability to blow things up for the heck of it being the chief of them. Here's another: long-distance DUI detection.
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Pinal deputy reassigned amid DUI records flap Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Aug 01 7:28 PM
A Pinal County sheriff's deputy who failed to keep proper records to validate blood-alcohol readings in DUI cases was pulled from that duty when the department launched an internal audit into the matter.
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Police: Driver In Fatal Crash Had Six Prior DUI Arrests Open this result in new window
WISN 12 Milwaukee - Aug 01 1:56 PM
Police said alcohol was a factor for both drivers involved in a fatal accident that left one person dead on Capitol Drive near Mountain Avenue Friday and that one driver has had six prior DUI arrests.
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Heavy DUI patrols to start tonight in Yuba-Sutter area Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Aug 02 7:11 PM
The California Highway Patrol will be out in force tonight, watching for drunken drivers in the Yuba-Sutter area.
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Assistant State’s Attorneys picked for DUI advisory committee Open this result in new window
Batavia Republican - Aug 01 2:49 PM
Kane County Assistant State’s Attorneys Clint Hull, the office’s First Assistant, and Steve Sims, chief of the office’s DUI and Traffic units, have been invited to participate in the Institute for Legal, Legislative and Policy Studies of the Center for State Policy and Leadership at the University of Illinois-Springfield.
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Police to operate DUI checkpoint tonight Open this result in new window
The Daily Triplicate - Aug 01 9:47 AM
The Crescent City Police will set up a DUI checkpoint tonight somewhere within the incorporated area of Crescent City.
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Teacher Charged With DUI; Children In Vehicle Open this result in new window
The Pasco Tribune - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
A 46-year-old teacher in Pasco County with three children in her van was charged Friday with child neglect and endangerment and driving under the influence.
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Hamilton Co. Asst. Prosecutor Arrested For DUI, Child Endangering Open this result in new window
WCPO Cincinnati - Aug 02 4:53 PM
Cincinnati police say James Schaefer was driving the wrong way on Pavilion Street in Mount Adams around 11:00 p.m. Friday night when he was pulled over.
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Shia Stars in ‘Crash 2’ Open this result in new window
Newsweek - Aug 02 11:40 AM
Is Shia LaBeouf the next Lindsay Lohan? The ex-Disney (and "Indiana Jones") star already had a drunken shopping spree in Walgreens last year, and his recent DUI got so much ink, it was like Paris was headed back to jail. LaBeouf's pickup truck hit a car that reportedly ran a red light, injuring the actor's hand. First came the letter from Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Then came the guy who was ...
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House speaker's wife charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Capital - Aug 02 4:25 PM
The wife of House Speaker Michael E. Busch, D-Annapolis, was arrested and charged Tuesday night with driving under the influence of alcohol, according to state police.
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Civil suit in DUI death case set to go to trial in January Open this result in new window
The Ocala Star-Banner - Aug 02 3:36 AM
OCALA - The wrongful death civil lawsuit filed against William "Billy" Nichols Jr. could last approximately two weeks, lawyers involved in the case said Friday during a conference with a Marion County judge.
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Man Drives Into Warehouse, Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
The Pasco Tribune - Jul 31 1:07 PM
23-year-old man was arrested by troopers Wednesday afternoon, accused of driving under the influence of drugs and slamming his SUV into a warehouse and then driving away, according to Florida Highway Patrol reports. Joseph Charles Apostolou, of 9735 Warrick St., Port Richey, now faces several charges, including DUI first offense; DUI with property damage and leaving the scene of a crash ...
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A ride along in Incline with Washoe County deputies Open this result in new window
North Lake Tahoe Bonanza - Aug 02 6:04 PM
Deputy Francisco Gamboa talks to two passengers July 18 after arresting the driver of their vehicle for DUI drugs near the intersection of Highway 28 and Southwood Boulevard. After finding several containers of marijuana the passengers were cited for possession of an illegal substance.
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Wyoming briefs Open this result in new window
Casper Star-Tribune - 25 minutes ago
Judge allows DUI evidence GILLETTE -- A drunken driving case is moving forward in Gillette now that a judge is allowing prosecutors to present their evidence.
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DUI charge may be blemish to Shia LaBeouf's rising star Open this result in new window
The Pantagraph - Aug 02 9:31 AM
NEW YORK -- In a town overrun with young stars behaving badly, Shia LaBeouf has appeared as something of a Hollywood golden boy — one of the industry's few bona fide megastars in the making.
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Md. House speaker's wife is charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Baltimore Sun - Aug 02 5:31 AM
The wife of House Speaker Michael E. Busch has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after her arrest early Wednesday in Annapolis, Maryland State Police said yesterday.
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DUI Task Force will be out this weekend Open this result in new window
The Patriot-News - Jul 31 9:04 AM
Members of the Southcentral PA Regional DUI Task Force will continue its efforts to combat driving under the influence this weekend with unspecified activities.
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DUI charge may be blemish to LaBeouf's rising star|ABC 7 News Open this result in new window
WJLA-TV Washington D.C. - Aug 02 6:24 AM
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Top DUI News, August 1st, 2008

Man Drives Into Warehouse, Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
The Pasco Tribune - Jul 31 1:07 PM
23-year-old man was arrested by troopers Wednesday afternoon, accused of driving under the influence of drugs and slamming his SUV into a warehouse and then driving away, according to Florida Highway Patrol reports. Joseph Charles Apostolou, of 9735 Warrick St., Port Richey, now faces several charges, including DUI first offense; DUI with property damage and leaving the scene of a crash ...
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DUI Task Force will be out this weekend Open this result in new window
The Patriot-News - Jul 31 9:04 AM
Members of the Southcentral PA Regional DUI Task Force will continue its efforts to combat driving under the influence this weekend with unspecified activities.
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Video Report - Man arrested for DUI following Stone Drive wreck Open this result in new window
Kingsport Times-News - Jul 31 8:07 AM
A man has been arrested and charged with DUI following a Thursday morning wreck on Stone Drive in Kingsport. Police say he ran a red light at an intersection and T-boned a truck that was turning onto Stone from Cleek Road. Click the box below for a video report.
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Number of Philadelphia DUI arrests at all-time high this year Open this result in new window
Daily Pennsylvanian - Jul 31 2:08 AM
The number of DUI arrests made in Philadelphia has increased this year as a result of increased vigilance by the city's police department.
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No wrongdoing found in handling of DUI tickets Open this result in new window
The State - Jul 30 9:09 PM
ORANGEBURG — No charges will be filed against a trooper for his handling of 10 DUI tickets, prosecutor David Pascoe said. A State Law Enforcement Division investigation found that nine of the tickets for driving under the influence were pleaded down to reckless driving, while the 10th was dismissed, Pascoe told The (Orangeburg) Times and Democrat. The handling of the tickets issued by trooper ...
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Solicitor finds no evidence of crimes in DUI ticket cases Open this result in new window
The Greenville News - Jul 30 11:07 PM
COLUMBIA -- The chief prosecutor for Orangeburg County said Wednesday an investigation has found no criminal wrongdoing in the disposition of 10 DUI cases, most of whom involved clients of state Sen. Brad Hutto.
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Andersonville man convicted for DUI deaths on I-75 Open this result in new window
WBIR-TV Knoxville - Jul 31 8:44 AM
A Kentucky jury convicted an East Tennessee man after a deadly DUI crash on I-75, that killed two people and an unborn child.
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Worthington enters plea of not guilty to DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Columbus Dispatch - 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
Ohio State defensive tackle Doug Worthington filed a not-guilty plea through his attorney yesterday for a drunken-driving arrest Saturday on campus.
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Kane prosecutors picked for DUI panel Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - Jul 31 10:37 PM
Two Kane County prosecutors have been tapped to help set training practices for Illinois court personnel who handle drunken driving cases.
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Mourners: No hate in homicide by Hampden Township DUI case Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - 6 minutes ago
Mourners of Rodney Steele wanted one thing, Eric Thornton said: An apology from Richard Taesuk Choi.
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Top DUI News, July 31st, 2008

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Video Report - Man arrested for DUI following Stone Drive wreck Open this result in new window
Kingsport Times-News - 56 minutes ago
A man has been arrested and charged with DUI following a Thursday morning wreck on Stone Drive in Kingsport. Police say he ran a red light at an intersection and T-boned a truck that was turning onto Stone from Cleek Road. Click the box below for a video report.
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Number of Philadelphia DUI arrests at all-time high this year Open this result in new window
Daily Pennsylvanian - Jul 31 2:08 AM
The number of DUI arrests made in Philadelphia has increased this year as a result of increased vigilance by the city's police department.
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No wrongdoing found in handling of DUI tickets Open this result in new window
The State - Jul 30 9:09 PM
ORANGEBURG — No charges will be filed against a trooper for his handling of 10 DUI tickets, prosecutor David Pascoe said. A State Law Enforcement Division investigation found that nine of the tickets for driving under the influence were pleaded down to reckless driving, while the 10th was dismissed, Pascoe told The (Orangeburg) Times and Democrat. The handling of the tickets issued by trooper ...
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Solicitor finds no evidence of crimes in DUI ticket cases Open this result in new window
The Greenville News - Jul 30 11:07 PM
COLUMBIA -- The chief prosecutor for Orangeburg County said Wednesday an investigation has found no criminal wrongdoing in the disposition of 10 DUI cases, most of whom involved clients of state Sen. Brad Hutto.
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Andersonville man convicted for DUI deaths on I-75 Open this result in new window
WBIR-TV Knoxville - 19 minutes ago
A Kentucky jury convicted an East Tennessee man after a deadly DUI crash on I-75, that killed two people and an unborn child.
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Man charged with felony DUI in downtown crash Open this result in new window
WPDE-TV Myrtle Beach - Florence - Jul 30 4:03 PM
Wednesday, July 30, 2008 at 6:59 p.m. Bond has been set for a man charged with felony DUI after a crash Monday night in Myrtle Beach. Alexander Pavlov is charged with driving on a suspended license and felony DUI with great bodily injury his bond was set at just over $50,000.
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DUI checkpoints tomorrow, Sat. Open this result in new window
Saipan Tribune - Jul 30 7:13 AM
The Department of Public Safety's Traffic Section will be conducting sobriety/DUI checkpoints tomorrow and on Saturday. On Aug. 1, 2008, the first setup will be on Beach Road Susupe by the Minatchom Atdao. This operation will start around 8pm and will end at about 9:15pm.
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Greek Star Paddled With DUI Charges Open this result in new window
E! Online - Jul 29 5:58 PM
The hazing continues for Scott Michael Foster. The 23-year-old Greek star was charged Tuesday with two misdemeanor DUI counts stemming from his arrest last week in Hollywood following a...
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Felony DUI suspect held on $50,000 bond Open this result in new window
The Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jul 30 5:25 AM
A Myrtle Beach man is being held on $50,000 bond at J. Reuben Long Detention Center after being arrested by Myrtle Beach police and charged with felony DUI Monday, according to the center's website.
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Officer Faces DUI Charge After Concert Open this result in new window
WRTV Indianapolis - 5 minutes ago
A Kokomo police officer is arrested on a charge of driving under the influence after the Jimmy Buffett concert in Noblesville.
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Top DUI News, July 30th, 2008

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Before DUI, Shia LaBeouf Admitted: "I Don't Know How to Have One Drink" Open this result in new window
US Weekly - Jul 29 9:55 AM
Before his weekend DUI arrest, Shia LaBeouf opened up about his struggles with alcohol in Details' September issue (out August 12). The most shocking revelation: LaBeouf, 22, and his father, a former heroin addict, "would drink together and smoke together," the actor told the magazine, "and it's just a bad deal. "It's not something that is conducive to being a role model — no iconic actors... ...
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Man convicted, sentenced for Thunder Beach DUI Manslaughter Open this result in new window
WJHG Panama City - Jul 30 2:27 PM
Jeffery Wayne Hopkins has been convicted in Bay County Circuit Court on a charge of DUI manslaughter.
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Man with extensive DUI history charged in fatal Riverdale wreck Open this result in new window
The Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 29 4:35 PM
Posted: 5:21 PM- A man with multiple DUI offenses who struck another vehicle while driving drunk again last week - resulting in the death of a 33-year-old father at a Riverdale intersection - has been charged in connection with the July 25 incident.
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Shia LaBeouf Before DUI, Accident: 'I Don't Know How To Have One Drink' Open this result in new window
MTV Music Television - Jul 29 11:47 AM
Shia LaBeouf talked with Details magazine about drinking in a forthcoming issue. "I don't know how to have one drink," he said weeks before his recent accident and DUI.
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3 to 6 years in homicide by vehicle DUI case Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Jul 29 3:10 PM
A Hampden Township man convicted of homicide by vehicle while DUI and involuntary manslaughter has been sentenced to three to six years in state prison.
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5 DUI repeaters among 11 arrested in Honolulu Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - Jul 31 1:45 AM
Honolulu police charged 11 motorists with drunken driving in a five-hour period from 9:15 p.m. yesterday to 2:15 a.m. today, including five repeat offenders.
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Shia LaBeouf's Passenger During Alleged DUI-Related Accident Was Transformers 2 Co-Star Isabel Lucas [Transformers 2] Open this result in new window
Jalopnik - Jul 29 6:17 PM
The name of the passenger in Shia LeBeouf's alleged DUI accident in LA this weekend wasn't initially released: Turns out it was Transformers 2 co-star and Aussie hottie Isabel Lucas. If you happen to...
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Portsmouth police DUI checkpoint nets arrests, gun, drugs Open this result in new window
The Virginian-Pilot - Jul 29 7:42 AM
PORTSMOUTH A police DUI checkpoint on Saturday in the 3300 block of Airline Boulevard netted 46 summonses, four DUI arrests, a .40 caliber handgun and drugs, according to police. Officers at the checkpoint, held from 11 p.m. to 2:40 a.m., checked 357 vehicles and made arrests for DUI, police ...
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3 to 6 years in homicide by vehicle DUI case (updated 8:28 a.m.) Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Jul 31 12:59 AM
Mourners of Rodney Steele wanted one thing, Eric Thornton said: An apology from Richard Taesuk Choi.
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Officers honored for DUI arrests Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - Jul 30 10:35 PM
WOODSTOCK – Sheriff Keith Nygren honored five officers for their work getting drunken drivers off the road, including one officer who also was promoted.
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Top DUI News, July 29th, 2008

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Shia LaBeouf Dinged in DUI Crash
Shia LaBeouf Dinged in DUI Crash Open this result in new window
E! Online via Yahoo! News - Jul 28 12:25 AM
Shia LaBeouf is nursing his wounds in a Los Angeles hospital, the result of an early morning car crash that left him with a messed-up hand and a DUI count on his rap sheet.
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Shia's DUI Disturbia: What Are Your Thoughts? Open this result in new window
E! Online - Jul 28 10:34 AM
Getting arrested for being a little rowdy in Walgreens is funny, but getting busted for a DUI after crashing into another car and rolling an F-150 is really, seriously not...
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DUI checkpoint set Open this result in new window
Journal Inquirer - Jul 28 11:08 PM
HEBRON — State police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Hebron on Saturday, July 26. For more information, contact Troop K commanding officer Lt. Regina Rush-Kittle, 860-537-7500, or Sgt. James O’Rourke, DUI coordinator for Troop K.
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LaBeouf booked for DUI after late-night wreck Open this result in new window
The Standard-Times - Jul 28 10:16 PM
LaBeouf booked for DUI after late-night wreck
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Man accused of DUI in crash that killed two teens Open this result in new window
WBIR-TV Knoxville - Jul 28 9:27 PM
A McMinn County man is behind bars, accused of killing two teens in a DUI crash.
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DUI charges filed in fatal Portage crash Open this result in new window
The Tribune-Democrat - Jul 28 8:15 PM
PORTAGE — A few new details emerged Monday as state police filed charges of first-offense DUI and speeding against the pickup driver in a Portage wreck that claimed the lives of four men.
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Shia LaBeouf Hospitalized After Alleged DUI Crash Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Jul 28 9:01 AM
Shia LaBeouf, who played Harrison Ford's son in this summer's "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull," faces a misdemeanor DUI charge after being injured in a traffic collision in West Hollywood. LaBeouf, 22, was driving a Ford F-150 pickup truck at 2:24 a.m. Sunday when he allegedly turned in front of another vehicle at La Brea and Fountain avenues, said Ron Myers of the Los ...
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LaBeouf faces misdemeanor DUI charges Open this result in new window
KABC-TV Los Angeles - Jul 28 9:59 AM
Shia LaBeouf is facing misdemeanor DUI charges after a car wreck in West Hollywood.
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Hill Climb DUI Open this result in new window
KULR-8 Billings - Jul 28 7:01 AM
Law enforcement stepped up their DUI patrol during the Great American Championship Hill Climb this weekend.
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Rep. Biggins pleads guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - Jul 28 3:39 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A suburban Chicago lawmaker has pleaded guilty to DUI in Sangamon County. Elmhurst Republican Representative Bob Biggins issued a statement Monday saying he made a "serious mistake." Biggins apologized and said he accepted "the full legal consequences."
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Top DUI News, July 28th, 2008

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Shia LaBeouf Popped for DUI Car Crash
Shia LaBeouf Popped for DUI Car Crash Open this result in new window
E! Online via Yahoo! News - Jul 27 1:12 AM
Shia LaBeouf is in the hospital this morning after being popped for a DUI car crash in Hollywood.
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Labeouf Arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
Teen Hollywood - Jul 27 11:21 PM
Actor Shia LaBeouf has reportedly been arrested in Hollywood for driving under the influence (Dui) after he was involved in a car accident. The Transformers star, 21, is alleged to have collided with another vehicle at around 3am on Sunday at the junction of La Brea and Fountain.
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Shia LaBeouf Dinged for DUI Crash Open this result in new window
E! Online - Jul 27 8:48 AM
Shia LaBeouf is nursing his wounds in a Los Angeles hospital today, the result of an early morning car crash that left him with a messed-up hand and a DUI count on his rap sheet. L.A....
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Shia LaBeouf Popped for DUI Car Crash Open this result in new window
E! Online - Jul 27 8:18 AM
Shia LaBeouf is in the hospital this morning after being popped for a DUI car crash in Hollywood. E! News has learned that police responded to a two-vehicle collision at...
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DUI checkpoint to be held in Jefferson Hills Open this result in new window
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Jul 27 9:20 PM
The South Hills DUI Task Force will conduct a sobriety checkpoint this weekend in Jefferson Hills.
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Shia LaBeouf Dinged in DUI Crash Open this result in new window
E! Online - Jul 27 12:43 PM
Shia LaBeouf is nursing his wounds in a Los Angeles hospital, the result of an early morning car crash that left him with a messed-up hand and a DUI count on his rap...
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DUI checkpoint set Open this result in new window
Journal Inquirer - Jul 27 11:08 PM
HEBRON — State police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Hebron on Saturday, July 26. For more information, contact Troop K commanding officer Lt. Regina Rush-Kittle, 860-537-7500, or Sgt. James O’Rourke, DUI coordinator for Troop K.
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Transformers Star Shia LaBeouf Busted For DUI After Early Morning Accident [Transformers 2] Open this result in new window
Jalopnik - Jul 27 10:31 PM
TMZ's reporting Transformers star Shia LaBeouf faces misdemeanor DUI charges after he allegedly made an unsuccessful left turn in front of another car this morning at the corner of La Brea and...
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Shia LaBeouf Popped for DUI Open this result in new window
Extra TV - Jul 27 2:04 PM
More trouble for Shia LaBeouf -- the young star was busted for DUI last night after a car accident. Shia, 22, was behind the wheel when he flipped his car in Hollywood around 3 a.m. Officers noticed he was drunk and he was booked for misdemeanor DUI and released.
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LaBeouf booked for DUI after late-night wreck
LaBeouf booked for DUI after late-night wreck Open this result in new window
AP via Yahoo! News - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shia LaBeouf was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving Sunday after an early morning wreck in which the "Indiana Jones" star injured his hand and knee, authorities said.

Stories of the Week

July 21st - July 27th Ex-mayor Tasered, stunned during DUI arrest

July 14th - July 20th Police: Man charged with his 10th DUI .

July 7th - July 13th 5 Arrested After DUI Chase Through South L.A.

July 1st - July 6th DUI Enforcement Heats Up Over Long Weekend

June 23rd - June 30th 'Melo pleads guilty to reduced DUI charge

June 16th - June 22nd: 1,000 drivers screened, 2 DUI arrests made in city

June 9th - June 15th: Washington County Sheriff Accused Of DUI Apologizes

June 2nd - June 8th: Prosecutor drops DUI charge against school bus driver

May 26th - June 1st: Colorado State Patrol: 558 DUI Arrests Over Memorial Day Weekend

May 19th - May 25th: 49 DUI cases dropped in AZ; big implications possible

May 12th - May 18th: Caught On Tape: Georgia Judge Arrested For DUI

May 5th - May 11th: Summit County man sentenced to five years in prison after 11th DUI

April 28th - May 4th: 2 get 'deal of a lifetime' in drag racing, DUI crash that killed Boynton man

April 21st - April 27th: Open-container bill could jeopardize DUI prosecutions

April 14th - April 20th: Nuggets' Anthony Apologizes for Arrest on DUI Charge

April 7th - April 13th: 60-year-old Owensville Man Charged With 13th DUI

March 31st- April 6th: Officers are tanked during DUI exercise

March 24th - March 30th: Hanover Park man accused of 7th DUI, faces 30 years in prison

March 17th - March 23rd: DUI check results in arrests, but no DUI charges

March 10th - March 16th: Teacher Dies, Man Arrested in Suspected DUI Crash

March 3rd - March 9th: Former Head of DUI Enforcement Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving

February 25th - March 2nd: Woman arrested for alleged DUI asks officer if he's been drinking

February 18th - February 24th: DUI Arrests Increased 32 Percent In 2007

February 11th - February 17th: GOP lawmakers push to make DUI laws even tougher

February 4th - February 10th: Jury Awards $10M to Teen Injured Wearing Lap Belt in DUI Crash

January 28th - February 3rd: Judge OKís plea deals in DUI cases if defendants wear GPS alcohol monitor

January 21st - January 27th: Legal business grows as DUI cases escalate

January 14th - January 20th: "Pulp Fiction" Screenwriter Arrested for Manslaughter & DUI in Ojai January 7th - January 13th: Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet January 1st - January 6th: State Police make 7 DUI arrests on New Year's Eve

2007 Stories of the Year : The Best and Worst of 2007 END

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