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Top DUI News Week of January 7th - January 13th

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Top DUI News, January 13th, 2008

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"Pulp Fiction" Screenwriter Arrested for Manslaughter & DUI in Ojai Open this result in new window
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
The Academy Award-winning Screenwriter of "Pulp Fiction," Roger Avary has been arrested for manslaughter and DUI, after crashing his car in Ojai Sunday, killing a passenger.
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DUI arrests pass 1,000 in 2007 Open this result in new window
The Maui News - Jan 13 11:59 AM
WAILUKU ö For the first time in a decade, the number of DUI arrests in Maui County topped 1,000 last year.
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Man, Toddler Die In Crash; Mom Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Jan 13 12:11 AM
A man and a child died Saturday and the child's mother was arrested on suspicion of DUI when the SUV they were in went off a freeway in Anaheim, authorities said. The crash was reported at 9:53 a.m. at the Raymond Avenue off ramp to the westbound Riverside (91) Freeway, a California Highway Patrol dispatcher said.
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A Sullivan County, Tenn., program of DUI offenders litter crews may be short lived Open this result in new window
Bristol Herald Courier - Jan 12 10:14 PM
BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. ö Sullivan County officials are set to start a program designed to embarrass convicted drunken drivers by having them pick up trash, but meanwhile, Tennessee lawmakers are looking to kill such programs. As of January 2006, state law requires first-time DUI offenders to pick up trash on Tennessee highways and roads for three eight-hour shifts, in addition to losing their ...
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DUI checkpoint in Blue Ash Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Jan 12 8:47 AM
A drunken driving checkpoint is planned for tonight at Kenwood and Hunt roads in Blue Ash, the Hamilton County DUI Task Force announced today.
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Strict DUI Laws Increasing Business for Taxi Companies Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Jan 12 9:12 AM
The new, strict DUI laws in Arizona have caused people to rethink their transportation on nights they go out. Taxi companies say they have seen an 25-30 percent increase in business since the new laws were enacted. Fox 10's Miriam Garcia has more.........
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Strict DUI Laws Affecting Taxi Companies Open this result in new window
FOX 10 Phoenix - Jan 12 7:42 AM
The new, strict DUI laws in Arizona have caused people to rethink their transportation on nights they go out. Fox 10's Miriam Garcia has more on how taxi companies are trying to fill the void and help people get to their favorite party locations......
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Maui DUI arrests climb 12%, top 1,000 Open this result in new window
KHNL News 8 Honolulu - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - Maui police made over 1,000 arrests for driving under the influence last year, up 12% from the year before. The largest number of arrests - or some 200 - were made in the Wailuku district, followed by Kihei, where police made 173 arrests.
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Suburban Cop Charged With Speeding, DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Chicago - Jan 13 4:51 AM
A northwest suburban police officer has been placed on leave after she was charged with speeding and drunken driving in Grant Township.
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School superintendent speaks out about DUI arrest Open this result in new window
NBC 15 Mobile - Jan 11 5:41 PM
Escambia County, Florida's School District Superintendent Jim Paul met with NBC15 News Friday afternoon and said he will not resign, despite his arrest Thursday on DUI charges in Pinellas County.
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Top DUI News, January 12th, 2008

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School superintendent speaks out about DUI arrest Open this result in new window
NBC 15 Mobile - Jan 11 5:41 PM
Escambia County, Florida's School District Superintendent Jim Paul met with NBC15 News Friday afternoon and said he will not resign, despite his arrest Thursday on DUI charges in Pinellas County.
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Sentence Handed Down In Augusta DUI Death Open this result in new window
WJBF-TV Augusta - Jan 11 9:40 PM
The WJBF-TV News Channel 6 Crime Tracker reports on a prison sentence in a DUI case that claimed the life of a young missionary student. The judge handed down the maximum sentence, taking into account the defendant's history of DUI arrests, before sentencing him to 15 years in prison.
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DUI License Plates Open this result in new window
CBS 6 Richmond - Jan 11 3:47 PM
Chesapeake Delegate Lionel Spruill is taking a dramatic step to highlight repeat DUI offenders. His House Bill - 1281 would make it mandatory for owners of Virginia vehicles with 3 DUI's to put bright yellow plates with red letters on their cars for 5 years.
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Augusta Man Sentenced in DUI Death Open this result in new window
WJBF-TV Augusta - Jan 11 11:55 AM
WJBF-TV News Channel 6 Crime Tracker Renita Crawford tells us an Augusta man is sentenced in the December 2006 death of another man in a head-on collision. Charles Silas was sentenced Friday to 15 years for Vehicular Homicide, and DUI, plus 3 years probation. His blood alcohol level was .188.
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Three injured in DUI collision on Mission Avenue Open this result in new window
KHQ Spokane - Jan 11 11:57 AM
SPOKANE, Wash. - One man was arrested for DUI, and three people were injured, when a vehicle collided with another near the intersection of Mission and Greene around 11:30 a.m. Friday. Police say the driver at fault was intoxicated and speeding westbound on Mission and t-boned a southbound vehicle.
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 11 10:22 AM
Daily News Staff Writer SISKIYOU COUNTY '€” More than 14 DUI arrests have been made in Siskiyou County since a statewide, multi-agency crackdown on intoxicated or under the influence drivers started two weeks ago.
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DUI added to charges against deputy Open this result in new window
Marion Daily Republican - Jan 11 10:30 AM
MARION ÷ On Friday morning, Williamson County State's Attorney announced a DUI charge filed against county sheriff's deputy Sgt. Shaunn B. Curry following a Dec. 26 accident on Norman Rd.
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Williamson County Sheriff's Deputy To Face DUI Charges Open this result in new window
WPSD Paducah - Jan 11 10:17 AM
A sheriff's deputy who left the scene of a crash now faces DUI charges.
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DUI crackdown in Ventura County Open this result in new window
Moorpark Acorn - Jan 11 7:08 AM
Two people died and 449 were arrested in Ventura County during a 19-day DUI crackdown, known as Avoid the 14, that ran from Dec. 14 through Jan. 1. Fourteen law enforcement agencies throughout the county, including sheriff 's deputies, city police, state park rangers and the U.S.
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State Lawmaker Pleads To Lesser Charge After DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
KOTV 6 Tulsa - Jan 11 4:25 AM
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- An Oklahoma lawmaker arrested last March for driving under the influence has been allowed to alter his plea agreement with prosecutors. State Representative John Trebilcock of Broken Arrow has withdrawn the no-contest plea he made on the misdemeanor DUI charge in July. On Wednesday, he pleaded no contest to reckless driving, a lesser misdemeanor.
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Top DUI News, January 10th, 2008

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Mischa apologises for DUi shame Open this result in new window
Splash via Yahoo!Xtra Entertainment - Jan 10 12:26 PM
Shamed Mischa Barton has spoken out for the first time about her DUI arrest and admitted: "I'm 100 per cent responsible".
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Mischa Barton speaks out about DUI arrest Open this result in new window
WABC-TV New York - Jan 10 11:13 AM
TMZ.com is reporting that the actress Mischa Barton is admitted that she is "100 percent" responsible for her DUI arrest last month.
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Escambia school superintendent arrested on DUI charge in Pinellas Open this result in new window
St. Petersburg Times - Jan 10 9:43 AM
James Roy Paul, left, the elected superintendent of schools for Escambia County, was arrested on a count of DUI in Pinellas County early today, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. Paul, 60, of Pensacola, was arrested about 3:30 a.m....
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Mom Driving With Child Records Fourth DUI Open this result in new window
FOX 4 News Kansas City - Jan 10 11:46 AM
A mother accused of driving drunk with her 4-year-old child in the car was back in court on Thursday. Natasha Rivera has been in jail since she was arrested on New Year's. This is Rivera's fourth DUI arrest in the last 14 months. On Oct. 13, she was arrested for her third DUI, and she was on probation for another arrest.
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Kildeer officer charged with DUI, speeding Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - Jan 10 10:04 AM
A Kildeer police officer traveling 61 mph over the speed limit was arrested and charged with DUI, Lake Count sheriff's police said Monday.
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The past week's DUI charges in Lee County Open this result in new window
The News-Press - Jan 10 5:46 AM
The Lee County Sheriff's Office released the names of those charged by deputies with the offense of DUI during the past week:
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 10 11:20 AM
Daily News Staff Writer SISKIYOU COUNTY '€” More than 14 DUI arrests have been made in Siskiyou County since a statewide, multi-agency crackdown on intoxicated or under the influence drivers started two weeks ago.
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DUI suspect surrenders Open this result in new window
Mobile Press-Register - Jan 10 2:27 AM
A 56-year-old Mobile man surrendered to authorities Wednesday on a grand jury indictment charging him with felony DUI. Murville Vasseur Brown, of a Pleasant Valley Road address, was taken to Mobile County Metro Jail, where he was released on $5,000 bail the same day, jail records show.
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MPD seeing more DUI cases Open this result in new window
Clanton Advertiser - Jan 10 6:38 AM
MAPLESVILLE - Since the Christmas holidays, Maplesville Police Department has had several run-ins with people drinking and driving. They have had four cases of people driving under the influence (DUI) in the past two and a half weeks.
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Top DUI News, January 9th, 2008

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Acting Principal Takes Helm After Principal's DUI Charges Open this result in new window
WRTV TheIndyChannel.com via Yahoo! News - Jan 08 4:26 AM
Fishers High School students headed back to class Tuesday morning with a new leader at the helm, at least temporarily, after principal Scott Syverson was suspended with pay following DUI charges.
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 08 10:31 AM
Daily News Staff Writer SISKIYOU COUNTY '€” More than 14 DUI arrests have been made in Siskiyou County since a statewide, multi-agency crackdown on intoxicated or under the influence drivers started two weeks ago.
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Man pleads guilty to felony DUI Open this result in new window
The Myrtle Beach Sun News - Jan 08 4:03 AM
A man pleaded guilty to two counts of felony DUI resulting in death for causing a crash that killed a Conway couple in November 2006.
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Kildeer officer charged with DUI, speeding Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - Jan 07 10:20 PM
A Kildeer police officer traveling 61 mph over the speed limit was arrested and charged with DUI, Lake Count sheriff's police said Monday.
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DUI - Wendys Open this result in new window
KX TV North Dakota - Jan 07 5:21 PM
A 26 year old woman is arrested for DUI after she drove through a drive through like it was a race track... It happened Saturday afternoon at the Wendy's off Expressway in Bismarck. Police say the woman passed five vehicles in the drive through and hit
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New Mexico State frosh Pope waives hearing on DUI charge Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Jan 08 1:23 PM
CORAOPOLIS, Pa. (AP) -- New Mexico State freshman Herb Pope has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on a drunken driving charge filed by police who say they found Pope passed out in a running car on a western Pennsylvania street.
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Holiday DUI task force makes 240 stops Open this result in new window
The Daily Dispatch - Jan 07 10:42 AM
SIERRA VISTA ÷ The New Year's holiday weekend efforts of the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force netted 240 traffic stops, three DUI arrests, four drug arrests and six underage-drinking violations.
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NMSU's Pope to stand trial on DUI charge Open this result in new window
CBS Sportsline - 6 minutes ago
New Mexico State freshman Herb Pope has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on a drunken driving charge filed by police who say they found Pope passed out in a running car on a western Pennsylvania highway.
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Doctor Pleads Guilty To DUI, Vehicular Manslaughter Open this result in new window
WBAL-TV Baltimore - Jan 08 1:08 PM
A former doctor at Johns Hopkins Hospital pleads guilty to driving drunk in the wrong direction on Interstate 83, causing a wreck that took the life of a 22-year-old woman last summer.
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Doctor Pleads Guilty To DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 13 Baltimore - Jan 08 12:51 PM
A former doctor at Johns Hopkins Hospital has pleaded guilty to driving drunk in the wrong direction on Interstate 83, causing an accident that took the life of a 22-year-old woman last summer.
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Top DUI News, January 8th, 2008

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Kildeer officer charged with DUI, speeding Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
A Kildeer police officer traveling 61 mph over the speed limit was arrested and charged with DUI, Lake Count sheriff's police said Monday.
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DUI - Wendys Open this result in new window
KX TV North Dakota - Jan 07 5:21 PM
A 26 year old woman is arrested for DUI after she drove through a drive through like it was a race track... It happened Saturday afternoon at the Wendy's off Expressway in Bismarck. Police say the woman passed five vehicles in the drive through and hit
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 07 5:46 PM
Daily News Staff Writer SISKIYOU COUNTY '€” More than 14 DUI arrests have been made in Siskiyou County since a statewide, multi-agency crackdown on intoxicated or under the influence drivers started two weeks ago.
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Holiday DUI task force makes 240 stops Open this result in new window
The Daily Dispatch - Jan 07 10:42 AM
SIERRA VISTA ÷ The New Year's holiday weekend efforts of the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force netted 240 traffic stops, three DUI arrests, four drug arrests and six underage-drinking violations.
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City councilman waives hearing on DUI charge Open this result in new window
Observer-Reporter - 8 minutes ago
A Washington councilman accused of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a crash last October waived his case to court a day before his scheduled preliminary hearing on the charge.
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Detective in DUI case ordered on leave Open this result in new window
The Morning Call - 34 minutes ago
Wilson police await blood test results before deciding if Easton officer will be charged. An Easton detective involved in a possible drunken driving crash Saturday in Wilson has been placed on paid administrative leave, Easton police Capt. David Ryan said Monday.
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Holiday DUI arrests total 18 Open this result in new window
The Bismarck Tribune - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
Police in North Dakota's three largest cities arrested a total of 18 people for drunken driving overnight on New Year's Eve.
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DUI case points to firing Open this result in new window
Kane County Chronicle - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
ST. CHARLES ö The attorney for the former Kane County Jail chief charged with drunken driving said Wednesday that the firing of the Geneva police officer who made the arrest supported his defense.
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Kildeer police officer put on leave after DUI charge Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Jan 07 4:05 PM
A Kildeer police officer was placed on administrative leave Monday morning pending an investigation into charges she was driving under the influence of alcohol over the weekend, officials said.
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Funston man charged with DUI on lawn mower Open this result in new window
The Moultrie Observer - Jan 07 8:37 PM
A Funston man was apprehended Saturday night after he allegedly drove a lawn mower while intoxicated near a roadway.
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Top DUI News, January 7th, 2008

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Kildeer officer charged with DUI, speeding Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
A Kildeer police officer traveling 61 mph over the speed limit was arrested and charged with DUI, Lake Count sheriff's police said Monday.
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DUI - Wendys Open this result in new window
KX TV North Dakota - Jan 07 5:21 PM
A 26 year old woman is arrested for DUI after she drove through a drive through like it was a race track... It happened Saturday afternoon at the Wendy's off Expressway in Bismarck. Police say the woman passed five vehicles in the drive through and hit
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 07 5:46 PM
Daily News Staff Writer SISKIYOU COUNTY '€” More than 14 DUI arrests have been made in Siskiyou County since a statewide, multi-agency crackdown on intoxicated or under the influence drivers started two weeks ago.
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Holiday DUI task force makes 240 stops Open this result in new window
The Daily Dispatch - Jan 07 10:42 AM
SIERRA VISTA ÷ The New Year's holiday weekend efforts of the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force netted 240 traffic stops, three DUI arrests, four drug arrests and six underage-drinking violations.
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City councilman waives hearing on DUI charge Open this result in new window
Observer-Reporter - 8 minutes ago
A Washington councilman accused of driving under the influence of alcohol in connection with a crash last October waived his case to court a day before his scheduled preliminary hearing on the charge.
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Detective in DUI case ordered on leave Open this result in new window
The Morning Call - 34 minutes ago
Wilson police await blood test results before deciding if Easton officer will be charged. An Easton detective involved in a possible drunken driving crash Saturday in Wilson has been placed on paid administrative leave, Easton police Capt. David Ryan said Monday.
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Holiday DUI arrests total 18 Open this result in new window
The Bismarck Tribune - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
Police in North Dakota's three largest cities arrested a total of 18 people for drunken driving overnight on New Year's Eve.
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DUI case points to firing Open this result in new window
Kane County Chronicle - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
ST. CHARLES ö The attorney for the former Kane County Jail chief charged with drunken driving said Wednesday that the firing of the Geneva police officer who made the arrest supported his defense.
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Kildeer police officer put on leave after DUI charge Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Jan 07 4:05 PM
A Kildeer police officer was placed on administrative leave Monday morning pending an investigation into charges she was driving under the influence of alcohol over the weekend, officials said.
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Funston man charged with DUI on lawn mower Open this result in new window
The Moultrie Observer - Jan 07 8:37 PM
A Funston man was apprehended Saturday night after he allegedly drove a lawn mower while intoxicated near a roadway.

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