Top DUI News Week of February 4th - February 10th
- Sunday, February 10th:
Jury Awards $10M to Teen Injured Wearing Lap Belt in DUI Crash
A Pennsylvania jury awarded $10.2 million to a teenager who was paralyzed in a drunken driving crash while wearing a lap belt in the backseat. The belt tore into Chelsea Pursell's abdomen, fracturi
- Saturday, February 9th:
Sheriff's new DUI unit off to fast start with five arrests
A new DUI Unit formed by the Cherokee County Sheriff Bill Blanton to combat drunk driving in Cherokee County made five arrests this past weekend. According to police reports, unit member Lt. Tim Clark arrested two people for drunk driving including a 38-year-old Enoree man stopped Feb. 1 at 9 p.m. on Highway 221 in Gaffney and a 47-year-old Gaffney man stopped Feb.
- Friday, February 8th:
Heidi Fleiss Arrested Near Vegas For DUI
Heidi Fleiss, the notorious Beverly Hills madam who came to prominence for running a high-level call girl ring that catered to Hollywood elite, was arrested Thursday for a possible DUI outside Las Vegas, according to police.
- Thursday, February 7th:
DUI Laws Watered Down by Senate Subcommitte
Mothers Against Drunk Drivers took their fight for a tougher DUI bill all the way to the statehouse. Now, MADD is upset. The member think the bill has been weakened by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
- Wednesday, February 6th:
Seahawks radio broadcaster Moon pleads not guilty to DUI
Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and Seahawks radio broadcaster Warren Moon pleaded not guilty Monday to DUI.
- Tuesday, February 5th:
DUI-suspect cop's team temporarily put on the bench
The operation of the Tucson Police Department's East Side community-response team has been put on hold because the sergeant who supervises the squad was arrested on suspicion of extreme DUI last week, an official said Tuesday.
- Monday, February 4th:
K-State assistant Hill charged with DUI
Kansas State assistant basketball coach Dalonte Hill has been charged with driving under the influence following his arrest last week. Pottawatomie County Attorney Sherri Schuck said Monday she's also charging Hill with first refusal of a preliminary breath test and speeding. Authorities said they pulled over Hill's vehicle for a traffic violation and arrested him on suspicion of DUI around 2 ...
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet
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State Police make 7 DUI arrests on New Year's Eve
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