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Top DUI News Week of January 21st - January 27th

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Top DUI News, January 28th, 2008

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Hall of Famer Moon to be arraigned on DUI charges Open this result in new window
Houston Chronicle - Jan 26 5:03 PM
Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon will enter a plea Feb. 5 on charges of driving under the influence. The former Oilers' quarterback was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
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Checkpoint Pays Off With 12 DUI Arrests Open this result in new window
KOTV 6 Tulsa - Jan 26 3:13 PM
Tulsa Police say Friday night's crackdown on drunk driving paid off. Police officers teamed up with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office. They set up a sobriety check point on East Skelly Drive near 41st Street. In just three hours they arrested 12 people for DUI.
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DUI charges filed against woman with 3 teen passengers Open this result in new window
phillyburbs.com - Jan 26 5:06 AM
The 33-year-old woman whose minivan collided with a tractor-trailer on Route 202 on Jan. 14 has been charged with DUI, according to police.
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Moon's arraignment set after arrest for DUI Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Jan 26 5:12 PM
SEATTLE (AP) -- Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon will enter a plea Feb. 5 on charges of driving under the influence, court officials said.
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DUI checkpoint Saturday in Napa Open this result in new window
Napa Valley Register - Jan 26 12:10 AM
The Napa Police Department is conducting a DUI checkpoint Saturday from 7 p.m., to midnight, within the Napa City limits.
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Moon charged with DUI Open this result in new window
KING5 Seattle - Jan 25 11:33 PM
Seattle Seahawks broadcaster Warren Moon will enter a plea Feb. 5 on DUI charges stemming from a December arrest.
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Colchester Cop Fired In DUI Scandal Open this result in new window
WPTZ Plattsburgh - Jan 25 8:37 PM
Colchester's top official announced Friday night he has fired a member of the town police department following a controversial DUI traffic stop.
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Accident leads to DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Brattleboro Reformer - Jan 26 12:13 AM
DUMMERSTON -- David Wood, 18, of Dummerston, was arrested early Wednesday morning for DUI and driving with a suspended license after Vermont State Police responded to a single car accident on Route 5.
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Hall of Famer Moon to be arraigned on DUI charges Open this result in new window
Fox Sports - Jan 26 4:05 PM
Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon will enter a plea Feb. 5 on charges of driving under the influence, court officials said. The charges stem from an arrest Dec. 28, when a Medina police officer saw Moon's vehicle on the Highway 520 Bridge at about 2 a.m. and noticed it had an expired registration tab, said Medina police Lt. Dan Yourboski. Moon had a valid Texas driver's license, but his ...
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Tampa woman, 53, faces DUI charge after striking deputy's cruiser Open this result in new window
St. Petersburg Times - Jan 25 9:41 AM
TAMPA -- A 54-year-old woman was arrested on DUI charges Thursday after ramming the side of a Hillsborough sheriff's deputy's cruiser. According to sheriff's spokeswoman Debbie Carter, Deputy Jeffrey Catlin was away from his cruiser, which had been parked on...
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Top DUI News, January 26th, 2008

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DUI charges filed against woman with 3 teen passengers Open this result in new window
phillyburbs.com - Jan 26 5:06 AM
The 33-year-old woman whose minivan collided with a tractor-trailer on Route 202 on Jan. 14 has been charged with DUI, according to police.
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DUI checkpoint Saturday in Napa Open this result in new window
Napa Valley Register - Jan 26 12:10 AM
The Napa Police Department is conducting a DUI checkpoint Saturday from 7 p.m., to midnight, within the Napa City limits.
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Colchester Cop Fired In DUI Scandal Open this result in new window
WPTZ Plattsburgh - Jan 25 8:37 PM
Colchester's top official announced Friday night he has fired a member of the town police department following a controversial DUI traffic stop.
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Accident leads to DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Brattleboro Reformer - Jan 26 12:13 AM
DUMMERSTON -- David Wood, 18, of Dummerston, was arrested early Wednesday morning for DUI and driving with a suspended license after Vermont State Police responded to a single car accident on Route 5.
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Moon charged with DUI Open this result in new window
KING5 Seattle - Jan 25 11:33 PM
Seattle Seahawks broadcaster Warren Moon will enter a plea Feb. 5 on DUI charges stemming from a December arrest.
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Tampa woman, 53, faces DUI charge after striking deputy's cruiser Open this result in new window
St. Petersburg Times - Jan 25 9:41 AM
TAMPA -- A 54-year-old woman was arrested on DUI charges Thursday after ramming the side of a Hillsborough sheriff's deputy's cruiser. According to sheriff's spokeswoman Debbie Carter, Deputy Jeffrey Catlin was away from his cruiser, which had been parked on...
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 25 5:31 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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New Charge For Man In DUI Death Open this result in new window
WLEX-TV Lexington - Jan 25 12:48 PM
A Pulaski County man charged with manslaughter in the alcohol-related crash that killed his girlfriend was back in court Friday, facing a new DUI charge.
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Moon charged with DUI in December traffic stop Open this result in new window
ESPN - Jan 26 7:07 AM
Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon has been charged with driving under the influence stemming from a traffic stop in late December.
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Man with 5 DUI Convictions Released from Jail Open this result in new window
WVVA Bluefield - Jan 25 10:24 AM
In October NBC Six told you about Timothy Dwayne Phillips, a man who racked up more than five DUI convictions.
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Top DUI News, January 25th, 2008

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DUI checkpoint Saturday in Napa Open this result in new window
Napa Valley Register - Jan 25 12:10 AM
The Napa Police Department is conducting a DUI checkpoint Saturday from 7 p.m., to midnight, within the Napa City limits.
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Man, 19, accused of DUI at police headquarters Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Jan 24 9:22 PM
Police arrested a 19-year-old from Hobe Sound on a DUI charge, accusing him of driving into the secure parking lot at police headquarters and nearly hitting a sergeant.
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Stuart man receives 8 years in fatal DUI Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Jan 24 9:23 PM
A 32-year-old Stuart man was sentenced to more than eight years in prison and two years' probation Thursday on DUI manslaughter charges for causing the October 2006 crash that killed a Jacksonville man.
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Man gets 8 years for DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
Fort Pierce Tribune - Jan 24 9:04 PM
Man gets 8 years for DUI manslaughter
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Man charged with DUI through police parking lot in Fort Pierce Open this result in new window
Stuart News - Jan 24 9:03 PM
Man charged with DUI through police parking lot in Fort Pierce
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Stuart driver sentenced in DUI manslaughter case Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Jan 24 1:16 PM
A 32-year-old Stuart man was sentenced to 8 1/2 years in prison and 2 years of probation on DUI manslaughter charges for causing the October 2006 crash that killed a Jacksonville man.
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Man Who Served Time For Manslaughter Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
NBC 30 Connecticut - Jan 24 8:11 AM
A Torrington man is facing his fifth DUI arrest.
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Prosecutor Dismisses DUI Case Handled By Accused Cop Open this result in new window
WPTZ Plattsburgh - Jan 24 7:29 AM
The Chittenden County prosecutor is dismissing a driving under the influence charge brought by the Colchester police officer involved in a DUI probe of his own.
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Stuart man to be sentenced today in 2006 DUI manslaughter case Open this result in new window
Stuart News - Jan 24 6:51 AM
Stuart man to be sentenced today in 2006 DUI manslaughter case
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Man Charged With Murder In DUI Crash Open this result in new window
WLEX-TV Lexington - Jan 24 6:31 AM
A horrific accident in Franklin County Wednesday night left a woman dead and a man behind bars charged with murder and DUI. The incident happened just after 9 p.m. US 421 between Frankfort and Midway. State police say a tractor trailer hit a van driven by Leslye Robertson, 41, of Frankfort head-on.
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Top DUI News, January 24th, 2008

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Woman Faces DUI Manslaughter In I-95 Crash Open this result in new window
WJXT News4Jax.com via Yahoo! News - Jan 23 1:25 PM
A woman accused of driving under the influence when her car left Interstate 95 and struck a survey team in November was arrested on Wednesday on charges of DUI manslaughter, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
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DUI checkpoint Saturday in Napa Open this result in new window
Napa Valley Register - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
The Napa Police Department is conducting a DUI checkpoint Saturday from 7 p.m., to midnight, within the Napa City limits.
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Stiffer penalties for DUI heard in Senate Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Jan 23 12:41 PM
New changes to Utah's DUI laws are contained in Senate Bill 15, sponsored by Sen. Carlene Walker, R-Cottonwood Heights, which moved forward in the Senate Wednesday.
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Sugarcreek officer charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The News-Herald - Jan 23 8:55 PM
Brett Hill is charged with two counts of DUI and a traffic violation. A Sugarcreek Borough police officer has been charged with DUI following a traffic stop in Franklin.
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Former deputy cleared of DUI charge Open this result in new window
Northwest Florida Daily News - Jan 23 7:08 PM
SHALIMAR ÷ The state attorney's office has dismissed DUI charges against a former Okaloosa County sheriff's deputy. But Ronald Cook, who was arrested Oct. 6, won't be returning to his post. ãIt really ruined my reputation,ä said the 35-year-old Cook, who is considering filing a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Sheriff's Office. A racial discrimination complaint is also a possibility, ...
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Former Virginia Tech student indicted on three felony DUI related charges Open this result in new window
WDBJ 7 Roanoke - Jan 23 1:14 PM
A former Virginia Tech student accused of running her car into a crowd of people is headed to trial. Mary Elizabeth Bowen was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday on three felony DUI related charges.
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Perry County: DUI, meth arrests Open this result in new window
14 WFIE Evansville - Jan 23 9:10 AM
Indiana State Police have a busy night Tuesday. A Bristow man was arrested for his second DUI, and an Illinois man was allegedly caught with meth during a traffic stop.
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FPD recruit fired after DUI charge Open this result in new window
Arizona Daily Sun - Jan 23 8:23 AM
A Flagstaff Police Department recruit only two weeks into his police academy training was arrested Sunday morning and charged with extreme DUI.
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Big Rig Driver Faces DUI Charges After Overnight Crash Open this result in new window
News10 Sacramento - Jan 23 8:35 AM
The driver of a big rig faces DUI charges after an early morning collision near a Lodi truck stop. The crash caused diesel fuel to spill into a storm drain.
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Local Police Chief Accused Of DUI Open this result in new window
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City - Jan 23 8:34 AM
A metro-area police chief was arrested overnight on suspicion of DUI, authorities say.
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Top DUI News, January 23rd, 2008

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DUI checkpoint Saturday in Napa Open this result in new window
Napa Valley Register - Jan 23 12:14 AM
The Napa Police Department is conducting a DUI checkpoint Saturday from 7 p.m., to midnight, within the Napa City limits.
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New DUI proposal expected to be offered Open this result in new window
The Register-Herald - Jan 22 8:05 PM
CHARLESTON ÷ Months in debate, a revised drunken driving statute that calls for mandatory use of interlocks on motor vehicles and harsher penalties for ãaggravated DUIä is to be put in the hopper this week.
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Lawmaker wants to expand misdemeanor drug, DUI courts Open this result in new window
KBCI Boise - Jan 22 1:47 PM
A House Republican wants Idaho to spend $2 million to create an additional 275 seats in misdemeanor drug and DUI courts. The funding would help stop minor offenders from sliding into more serious substance-abuse related crimes.
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Top DUI/drug cops honored Open this result in new window
Eastern Arizona Courier - Jan 22 1:49 PM
Two Safford Police officers were recognized for their outstanding efforts in the areas of DUI and drug enforcement at the Safford City Council meeting Monday.
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Lawmaker: Spend $2M more to expand misdemeanor drug, DUI courts Open this result in new window
The Olympian - Jan 22 11:02 AM
A House Republican wants Idaho to spend $2 million to create an additional 275 seats in misdemeanor drug and DUI courts, to help stop minor offenders from sliding into more serious substance-abuse related crimes.
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Lawmaker: Spend $2M more to expand misdemeanor drug, DUI courts Open this result in new window
KAJ Kalispell - Jan 22 10:58 AM
Associated Press - January 22, 2008 1:54 PM ET BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A House Republican wants Idaho to spend $2 million to create an additional 275 seats in misdemeanor drug and DUI courts, to...
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 22 10:17 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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Police suspect DUI in fatal accident Open this result in new window
Merced Sun-Star - Jan 22 1:31 AM
A young woman died at the scene of a single-vehicle accident in Atwater on Sunday night, and the injured driver faces, at a minimum, felony DUI charges.
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Ferrari Driving School Says DUI Not "Kool" Open this result in new window
Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance - Jan 22 6:00 AM
New York City-based Ferrari Driving School announced today that it is continuing its efforts to stop drunk and unsafe driving. The company's director of operations, Michelangelo Pinto, kicked off the year for the school's "DUI Driving is not Kool(TM)" driver awareness campaign, appearing on Fox Business Network's "Happy Hour" program.
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Hitting police car prompts DUI, open-container charges Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Jan 22 9:22 PM
Two men wound up in jail after allegedly plowing into the back of a police sergeant's patrol car in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
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Top DUI News, January 22nd, 2008

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Police suspect DUI in fatal accident Open this result in new window
Merced Sun-Star - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
A young woman died at the scene of a single-vehicle accident in Atwater on Sunday night, and the injured driver faces, at a minimum, felony DUI charges.
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Trooper racks up 1,000th DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Evansville Courier & Press - Jan 21 10:01 PM
Trooper racks up 1,000th DUI arrest
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - Jan 21 11:04 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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Top DUI/drug cops honored Open this result in new window
Eastern Arizona Courier - Jan 20 10:49 PM
Two Safford Police officers were recognized for their outstanding efforts in the areas of DUI and drug enforcement at the Safford City Council meeting Monday.
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Carbon man gets house arrest in extreme DUI Open this result in new window
The Morning Call - Jan 22 12:28 AM
Brian Rafferty had a blood-alcohol 7 times the legal limit when tested after a traffic stop. A Carbon County man caught driving with a potentially deadly blood-alcohol level last year was sentenced Monday to house arrest and got encouragement from a judge for addressing his drinking problem.
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Special DUI license plates coming? Open this result in new window
Richmond Times-Dispatch - 20 minutes ago
Could Virginia drivers convicted of three drunken-driving offenses be required to use special license plates? Many legislative observers say the matter is unlikely to make it out of committee, but the measure by Del. Lionell Spruill, D-Chesapeake, is up for discussion today. Spruill's measure would require plates saying the driver has had three DUIs -- an effort to shame the driver and warn the ...
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Bowen to be tried for DUI in March Open this result in new window
Winchester Star - Jan 21 9:51 PM
Winchester ÷ A former Virginia Tech student from Winchester will go to trial in March on charges that she injured three people while driving under the influence of alcohol.
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Kiefer Sutherland released from jail after serving 48 days for DUI Open this result in new window
Canadian Press via Yahoo! News - Jan 21 2:00 PM
LOS ANGELES - Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland was released from jail just a few minutes into Monday after serving 48 days on a drunken driving charge, police said.
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Sutherland released after serving 48 days for DUI Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Jan 21 11:41 PM
Kiefer Sutherland was released from jail early Monday after serving 48 days on a drunken-driving charge, police said.
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Kiefer Sutherland released from jail after serving 48 days for DUI Open this result in new window
Canadian Press via Yahoo! News - Jan 21 12:16 PM
LOS ANGELES - Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland was released from jail early Monday after serving 48 days on a drunken driving charge
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Top DUI News, January 21st, 2008

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Top DUI/drug cops honored Open this result in new window
Eastern Arizona Courier - Jan 20 10:49 PM
Two Safford Police officers were recognized for their outstanding efforts in the areas of DUI and drug enforcement at the Safford City Council meeting Monday.
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Local agencies tighten DUI dragnet Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - 0 minute ago
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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Legal business grows as DUI cases escalate Open this result in new window
BizJournals - Jan 20 10:01 PM
Attorney R. Patrick McPherson didn't know anyone in Hawaii when he moved here from Pennsylvania in 1996.
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Police search for driver in DUI fatality Open this result in new window
The Beacon News - 56 minutes ago
AURORA -- Police here are searching for an Aurora man charged with reckless homicide as the driver of a car in a drunken driving accident Saturday night.
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ISP trooper nears 1,000 DUI arrests Open this result in new window
14 WFIE Evansville - Jan 19 9:10 AM
This ISP trooper makes over 100 DUI arrests a year.
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Area law enforcement launches DUI crackdown Open this result in new window
Siskiyou Daily News - 13 minutes ago
SISKIYOU COUNTY '€” According to statistics released by the California Highway Patrol and the Department of Motor Vehicles, more than 1,597 people were killed and 31,099 were injured in 2006.
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2008 starts with 17 DUI arrests Open this result in new window
The Oak Ridger - Jan 20 10:54 PM
Since the first of the year, area law enforcement officers have arrested 17 people for drunken driving. Of those, six were arrested for driving under the influence from Jan. 1 to Jan. 4 and were reported in the Jan. 8 edition.
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'24' star Sutherland released from jail after 48 days on DUI Open this result in new window
The Fresno Bee - 37 minutes ago
Kiefer Sutherland has been released from jail after serving 48 days on a drunken driving charge, according to a published report.
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'24' star Sutherland released from jail after 48 days on DUI Open this result in new window
The Daily Comet - 37 minutes ago
GLENDALE, Calif. Kiefer Sutherland has been released from jail after serving 48 days on a drunken driving charge, according to a published report.
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December DUI listings Open this result in new window
Napa Valley Register - 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
The Napa Valley Register publishes monthly statistics on arrests and convictions for driving under the influence ÷ and so-called "wet reckless" convictions ÷ in Napa County. Statistics are published in print the first Monday of each month and online when they become available.

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