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Top DUI News Week of June 23rd - June 30th

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Top DUI News, June 29th, 2008

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Officers Arrest 2 in DUI Checkpoint Open this result in new window
KTVN Reno - Jun 28 12:40 PM
Last night Sparks police conducted a DUI checkpoint on the 1900 block of Victorian Avenue from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. During the checkpoint, officers stopped 674 vehicles.
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Driver arrested for DUI in fatal head-on crash Open this result in new window
Seattle Post-Intelligencer - Jun 28 1:42 PM
Troopers arrested a woman for suspicion of DUI after she allegedly caused a head-on crash that left one person dead and a second in critical condition.
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Woman facing 8th DUI charge Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Jun 28 3:02 AM
A Stillwater County woman was charged Friday in Yellowstone County Justice Court with her eighth DUI.
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Sparks DUI Checkpoint Open this result in new window
KOLO 8 Reno - Jun 28 12:18 PM
Working under a grant provided by the Department of Public Safety/Office of Traffic Safety, the Sparks Police Department conducted a DUI checkpoint during the evening of Friday, June 27th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
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Royals INF Callaspo arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
The Sports Network - Jun 27 4:20 PM
Royals INF Callaspo arrested for DUI
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Don't Let a DUI Cost You Your Future Open this result in new window
Carteret County News-Times - Jun 28 4:13 AM
(ARA) - Driving intoxicated is not only dangerous, but getting caught can come with a hefty price tag. In 2006, intoxicated drivers contributed to 32 percent of traffic fatalities, or 13,470 deaths. By taking some precautions, you can avoid a costly DUI and stay safe on the road.
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Man arrested for DUI had son in car, Upper Allen police say Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Jun 27 10:35 PM
Glenn E. Curling was arrested Monday on DUI charges while on a 370-mile trip to take his 16-year-old son to Virginia, according to Upper Allen Township police.
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One day after DUI arrest, Callaspo goes on DL Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - 2 hours, 19 minutes ago
Alberto Callaspo, one day after being arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, was placed on the disabled list for undisclosed reasons by the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
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Bracelet Monitors DUI Offenders 24/7 Open this result in new window
WCMH Columbus - Jun 27 3:51 PM
Initiatives, databases, interlocking ignitions and bracelets are all ways to crackdown on DUI repeat offenders. Get the latest.
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Judge revokes $25,000 bond in DUI manslaughter case Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Jun 27 11:20 AM
A judge on Friday revoked the $25,000 bond of a recent Palm Beach Atlantic University honors graduate charged with DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide stemming from an August crash that killed his passenger.
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Top DUI News, June 28th, 2008

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OU's Loadholt facing DUI charges Open this result in new window
Tulsa World - Jun 27 7:07 PM
Another stupid kid who thinks he as it made. If stoops has rules covering DUI and it means out the door, then open the door. Why do these jerks do stupid things that could mean a big time chance with the big boys.
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Police plan DUI checkpoints, patrols in PA Open this result in new window
Philly.com - Jun 27 4:23 AM
Police will be cracking down on impaired driving for the Fourth of July holiday period, with TEAM DUI officers posted in many Southeastern Pennsylvania locations the next two weekends, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said.
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Sheriff's Dispatcher Fired Following DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
Hernando Today - Jun 27 4:48 PM
BROOKSVILLE - A sheriff's dispatcher was fired Friday following her arrest on a charge of DUI. Amanda M. Hurley, who turned 29 on Friday, was pulled over by the Florida Highway Patrol at U.S. 19 and Northcliffe Boulevard around 1 a.m. for reportedly speeding.
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DUI checkpoint sting set for tomorrow Open this result in new window
Los Angeles Daily News - Jun 27 6:44 AM
VAN NUYS - Cops will be out in force tomorrow night in Van Nuys doing a sobriety checkpoint from 6 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday to cut the number of DUI-related traffic collisions.
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Reno, Sparks Police Setting up DUI Checkpoints Open this result in new window
KTVN Reno - Jun 27 2:25 PM
Local authorities will patrol the streets in full force starting this weekend just in time for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. The Sparks Police Department will set up a DUI checkpoint Friday from 6pm-11pm.
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Leon County DUI Checkpoints Open this result in new window
WCTV Tallahassee - Jun 27 5:31 AM
The Leon County Sheriff's Office will be conducting two DUI checkpoints.
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DUI CHARGE: Police: Man drunk on cycle Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Jun 27 5:13 AM
A Dover man was charged with his sixth DUI and 12th driving under suspension after he was allegedly found drunk along side of a Lewisberry roadway after he pulled over to put on his jacket.
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Hoopfest DUI report sobering news Open this result in new window
The Spokesman-Review - 53 minutes ago
Hoopfest turning into Hoochfest? That’s the alarm sounded by law enforcement in Saturday’s paper. Hoopfest – in my mind Spokane’s greatest and most joyous public event – is apparently second only to Seattle’s rowdy Seafair hydroplane races when it comes to drunk-driving arrests.
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Donda West's surgeon arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
Moldova.org - Jun 27 8:33 AM
Dr. Jan Adams, the Los Angeles plastic surgeon who operated on Kanye West's mother shortly before she died, has been arrested for drunken driving, police said.The Los Angeles Times reported that Adams was arrested early Thursday on suspicion of DUI and driving with a suspended license after police saw him going the wrong way on a California freeway, then determined his blood-alcohol level ...
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DUI checkpoint snares several on alcohol and drug charges Open this result in new window
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Jun 28 2:15 PM
Seven drivers were arrested on charges of drunken driving during a sobriety checkpoint Manatee authorities set up Friday night in the 3700 block of Cortez Road West.
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Top DUI News, June 27th, 2008

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Hoopfest DUI report sobering news Open this result in new window
The Spokesman-Review - 51 minutes ago
Hoopfest turning into Hoochfest? That’s the alarm sounded by law enforcement in Saturday’s paper. Hoopfest – in my mind Spokane’s greatest and most joyous public event – is apparently second only to Seattle’s rowdy Seafair hydroplane races when it comes to drunk-driving arrests.
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DUI checkpoint nets 14 arrests, 38 citations Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Jun 28 1:13 PM
By ROBERT NAPPER
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DUI checkpoint planned Open this result in new window
Los Banos Enterprise - Jun 27 1:29 AM
The Los Banos Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint on July 12 in the 700 block of West Pacheco Boulevard. Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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Ex-detective gets 1 year sentence for DUI Open this result in new window
Moldova.org - Jun 28 12:42 PM
An ex-police officer was sentenced to more than a year in jail for being the drunkest driver ever arrested by the Washington State Patrol.King County Judge David Steiner said he felt sympathy for Deana Jarrett as an individual, but he said there was another side to all this that represents a serious danger to society, The Seattle Times reported Saturday.She was tested for alcohol use by the ...
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Donda West surgeon arrested in California for DUI Open this result in new window
The Charlotte Observer - Jun 26 8:05 PM
The plastic surgeon who operated on Kanye West's mother before she died last fall has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving. Police said Dr. Jan Adams was seen using an off-ramp to get on a freeway early Thursday in the Northern California town of Vallejo, and was driving on a suspended license from a previous DUI. The former host of TV's "Plastic Surgery: Before and After" had operated ...
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Medina County man sentenced for eighth DUI Open this result in new window
Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 26 1:57 PM
Beacon Journal staff writer A Valley City man who pleaded guilty last month to his eighth DUI offense was sentenced today to 3 1/2 years in prison under the state's repeat drunken-driving laws, authorities said.
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Royals infielder Callaspo arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Jun 27 6:01 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Utility infielder Alberto Callaspo of the Kansas City Royals was arrested early Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence and spent more than seven hours in jail.
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Surgeon in Donda West case accused of DUI Open this result in new window
CNN.com - Jun 27 5:52 AM
VALLEJO, California (AP) -- The plastic surgeon who operated on Kanye West's mother before she died last fall has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
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Habitual Drunken Driver Arrested for Another DUI Open this result in new window
KKCO Grand Junction - Jun 27 8:48 AM
A Fruita man is behind bars after being arrested for a DUI. This isn't his first offense - if convicted this would be his 15th DUI.
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18 arrested at DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
The Kansas City Star - Jun 28 12:00 PM
Kansas City police made 18 arrests for driving under the influence during a sobriety checkpoint that started late Friday night.
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Top DUI News, June 26th, 2008

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Hearing set to dismiss judge's DUI charges Open this result in new window
Lake County News Sun - 1 hour, 0 minute ago
A motion to dismiss the DUI arrest of Judge David Hall will be heard late next month. In a teleconference this week, Hall's attorneys and Lake County prosecutors agreed to move forward with a July 23 hearing on a motion to quash his arrest.
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Don't Let a DUI Cost You Your Future Open this result in new window
Elk Grove Citizen - 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
(ARA) - Driving intoxicated is not only dangerous, but getting caught can come with a hefty price tag. In 2006, intoxicated drivers contributed to 32 percent of traffic fatalities, or 13,470 deaths. By taking some precautions, you can avoid a costly DUI and stay safe on the road.
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Humphrey arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Red and Black - Jun 25 9:43 PM
Georgia men's basketball player Billy Humphrey was arrested Tuesday morning in Gwinnett County, marking the third time in less than a year the point guard has run afoul of the law. Humphrey was arrested and charged with DUI, failure to maintain lane and purchasing alcohol while less than 21-years-old.
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Anthony pleads guilty to reduced DUI charge Open this result in new window
USA Today - Jun 24 2:38 PM
Denver Nuggets All-Star Carmelo Anthony pleaded guilty Tuesday to a reduced charge of driving while ability-impaired and was sentenced to probation and community service. Prosecutors dropped a more serious DUI charge.
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Sparta Man Charged With Murder, DUI Open this result in new window
The Kentucky Post - Jun 25 11:58 AM
A Sparta, Ky., man has been charged with murder and DUI 1st aggravated for a 2007 fatal collision on U.S. 127 near Glencoe. The Kentucky State Police arrested and charged Matthew N. Miles Tuesday afternoon at the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office.
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State Police to conduct Montgomery County DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
WLFI Lafayette - Jun 25 11:42 AM
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - Indiana State Police will conduct a DUI checkpoint in Montgomery County in late June. Sgt. Kim Riley said the checkpoint will be held sometime during the weekend of June 27-June 29. Riley said drivers encountering the checkpoint will be required to produce a valid license and vehicle registration. He said drivers would be delayed for "a few minutes" during the ...
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SPD officer hurt after hit by DUI driver Open this result in new window
The Spokesman-Review - Jun 25 6:59 AM
A Spokane Police officer suffered serious injuries this morning when his parked squad car was struck in the rear by a man later arrested for DUI. Officer Robert Boothe suffered what were described as significant but non-life threatening injuries as a result of the crash, Officer Tim Moses said in a news release.
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Titans' Kearse mum about DUI arrest Open this result in new window
The Maryville Daily Times - Jun 25 10:12 AM
NASHVILLE -- Tennessee Titans defensive end Jevon Kearse said Tuesday he can't talk about his recent DUI arrest. "I cannot speak on this incident at this present time, but as soon as I can, I will be sure to let everyone know," Kearse told reporters after the day's off-season practice.
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Armed Robbery And A DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
News On 6 Tulsa - Jun 25 4:52 AM
An armed robbery and DUI arrest keep Tulsa Police busy overnight.
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DUI bill expands authority of police Open this result in new window
Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 24 10:48 PM
Police in Ohio soon will have more authority to force suspected drunken drivers with multiple DUI convictions to take blood and urine tests.
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Top DUI News, June 25th, 2008

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Anthony pleads guilty to reduced DUI charge Open this result in new window
USA Today - Jun 24 2:38 PM
Denver Nuggets All-Star Carmelo Anthony pleaded guilty Tuesday to a reduced charge of driving while ability-impaired and was sentenced to probation and community service. Prosecutors dropped a more serious DUI charge.
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Kearse trying to focus on football after DUI arrest Open this result in new window
NFL.com - Jun 24 2:46 PM
Tennessee Titans defensive end Jevon Kearse said Tuesday he can't talk about his recent DUI arrest.
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'Melo pleads guilty to reduced DUI charge Open this result in new window
Fox Sports - Jun 24 9:01 AM
Nuggets All-Star Carmelo Anthony has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of driving while ability-impaired and was sentenced to probation and community service. Prosecutors dropped a more serious DUI charge Tuesday in exchange for Anthony's plea. He also pleaded guilty to failure to stay in a single lane. He was ordered to serve one year of probation, perform 24 hours of community service, and ...
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Anthony pleads guilty to lesser DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Sports Network - Jun 24 9:54 AM
Anthony pleads guilty to lesser DUI charge
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Birmingham, Alabama DUI Attorney Mark Polson Joins NotDrunk.com Open this result in new window
PR.com - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
For more information about effective drunk driving defense, contact Birmingham, Alabama DUI attorney Mark Polson at NotDrunk.com. [PR.com - May 31, 2008]
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Harbin DUI Case postponed for the 5th time Open this result in new window
NBC 26 Augusta - Jun 24 9:56 AM
The DUI case against state Rep. Ben Harbin has been postponed for the fifth time. A judge agreed to continue the case after the prosecution asked for additional time to contact a witness.
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Kearse won't talk about DUI arrest Open this result in new window
News Channel 5 Nashville - Jun 24 2:41 PM
Associated Press - June 24, 2008 5:28 PM ET NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee Titans defensive end Jevon Kearse told reporters Tuesday he can't talk about his DUI arrest early Sunday morning.
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'Melo Mess: Anthony Suspended for Suspected DUI Open this result in new window
ABC News - Jun 24 8:26 AM
Nuggets All-Star Carmelo Anthony suspended for 2 games for suspected DUI.
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Greenville, South Carolina DUI Attorney Steve Sumner Joins 1800DUILaws.com Open this result in new window
PR.com - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
To learn more about effective defenses to drunk driving charges, contact Greenville, South Carolina DUI attorney Steve Sumner at 1.800.DUI.LAWS. [PR.com - May 31, 2008]
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Salt Lake City, Utah DUI / DWI Attorney David Rosenbloom Joins 1800DUILaws.com Open this result in new window
PR.com - 1 hour, 37 minutes ago
Salt Lake City, Utah DUI / DWI attorney David Rosenbloom can be reached at 1.800.DUI.LAWS or www.1800DUILaws.com. [PR.com - June 04, 2008]
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Top DUI News, June 24th, 2008

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DUI Team May Be Cut, Pinellas Sheriff Says Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Jun 23 7:13 PM
CLEARWATER - To cut $25 million from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office budget, the agency may have to eliminate its DUI squad, Sheriff Jim Coats said today.
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2:30 p.m. -- Police to conduct more DUI checks this week Open this result in new window
Pacific Daily News - 44 minutes ago
2:30 p.m. — Guam Police Department spokesman Officer Allan Guzman announced police officers will be out this week conducting DUI checks. They will be targeting Routes 1, 16, and 14 tomorrow and Friday.
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Former PSU wide receiver Humphrey charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Centre Daily Times - Jun 23 1:56 PM
STATE COLLEGE — A former Penn State wide receiver who served jail time for assaulting a former girlfriend and another man in 2003 was charged Monday by State College police with DUI.
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Titans' Kearse charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Charlotte Observer - Jun 23 11:03 AM
Tennessee Titans defensive end Jevon Kearse has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence after a traffic stop near the Vanderbilt University campus. Vanderbilt spokesman Jim Patterson said Kearse took a field sobriety test, but refused a breathalyzer early Sunday. He was arrested and charged with DUI and violation of Tennessee's implied consent law for failing to take the ...
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Titans' defensive end charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WKRN Nashville - Jun 23 8:32 AM
Jevon Kearse was arrested and charged with DUI.
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Former Buff Jordon Dizon charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Boulder Daily Camera - Jun 23 7:18 PM
Six days after Jordon Dizon's DUI arrest — which received no media attention — the ex-Buff was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the National Football League draft.
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Man Gets 30 Years for 9th DUI Open this result in new window
FOX 7 News Austin - Jun 23 3:05 PM
When Fidel Gaona was stopped in Cedar Park in December with a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit, the arrest would lead him to his ninth DUI conviction and a sentence that would finally keep him off of the streets. Gaona has DUI charges dating back to 1986 in both Travis and Williamson counties. Monday, he was sentenced to 30 years and the Williamson County District Attorney urged ...
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Bond revoked for man charged in DUI fatality Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Jun 23 4:54 AM
BEAVER — A Beaver County judge has revoked the bond on a Rochester man charged with killing his sister in a drunken-driving crash because he has been charged with DUI in another crash.
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MADD honors officers for DUI arrests Open this result in new window
Pensacola News Journal - Jun 22 10:52 PM
Twenty-five law enforcement officers were recognized Sunday by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Emerald Coast chapter for making DUI arrests.
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Don't Let a DUI Cost You Your Future Open this result in new window
Carteret County News-Times - Jun 23 3:14 AM
(ARA) - Driving intoxicated is not only dangerous, but getting caught can come with a hefty price tag. In 2006, intoxicated drivers contributed to 32 percent of traffic fatalities, or 13,470 deaths. By taking some precautions, you can avoid a costly DUI and stay safe on the road.
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Top DUI News, June 23rd, 2008

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DUI Team May Be Cut, Pinellas Sheriff Says Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Jun 23 7:13 PM
CLEARWATER - To cut $25 million from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office budget, the agency may have to eliminate its DUI squad, Sheriff Jim Coats said today.
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2:30 p.m. -- Police to conduct more DUI checks this week Open this result in new window
Pacific Daily News - 44 minutes ago
2:30 p.m. — Guam Police Department spokesman Officer Allan Guzman announced police officers will be out this week conducting DUI checks. They will be targeting Routes 1, 16, and 14 tomorrow and Friday.
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Former PSU wide receiver Humphrey charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Centre Daily Times - Jun 23 1:56 PM
STATE COLLEGE — A former Penn State wide receiver who served jail time for assaulting a former girlfriend and another man in 2003 was charged Monday by State College police with DUI.
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Titans' Kearse charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Charlotte Observer - Jun 23 11:03 AM
Tennessee Titans defensive end Jevon Kearse has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence after a traffic stop near the Vanderbilt University campus. Vanderbilt spokesman Jim Patterson said Kearse took a field sobriety test, but refused a breathalyzer early Sunday. He was arrested and charged with DUI and violation of Tennessee's implied consent law for failing to take the ...
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Titans' defensive end charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WKRN Nashville - Jun 23 8:32 AM
Jevon Kearse was arrested and charged with DUI.
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Former Buff Jordon Dizon charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Boulder Daily Camera - Jun 23 7:18 PM
Six days after Jordon Dizon's DUI arrest — which received no media attention — the ex-Buff was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the National Football League draft.
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Man Gets 30 Years for 9th DUI Open this result in new window
FOX 7 News Austin - Jun 23 3:05 PM
When Fidel Gaona was stopped in Cedar Park in December with a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit, the arrest would lead him to his ninth DUI conviction and a sentence that would finally keep him off of the streets. Gaona has DUI charges dating back to 1986 in both Travis and Williamson counties. Monday, he was sentenced to 30 years and the Williamson County District Attorney urged ...
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Bond revoked for man charged in DUI fatality Open this result in new window
The Beaver County Times - Jun 23 4:54 AM
BEAVER — A Beaver County judge has revoked the bond on a Rochester man charged with killing his sister in a drunken-driving crash because he has been charged with DUI in another crash.
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MADD honors officers for DUI arrests Open this result in new window
Pensacola News Journal - Jun 22 10:52 PM
Twenty-five law enforcement officers were recognized Sunday by the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Emerald Coast chapter for making DUI arrests.
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Don't Let a DUI Cost You Your Future Open this result in new window
Carteret County News-Times - Jun 23 3:14 AM
(ARA) - Driving intoxicated is not only dangerous, but getting caught can come with a hefty price tag. In 2006, intoxicated drivers contributed to 32 percent of traffic fatalities, or 13,470 deaths. By taking some precautions, you can avoid a costly DUI and stay safe on the road.

Stories of the Week

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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