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Top DUI News Week of June 9th - June 15th

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Top DUI News, June 15th, 2008

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Mrs. Snoop Dogg Nabbed For DUI In Fullerton Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Jun 14 8:02 PM
Police say the wife of rapper Snoop Dogg has been arrested in Fullerton for investigation of driving under the influence of alcohol. Lt. Craig Brower says officers stopped 32-year-old Shante Broadus of Sherman Oaks at about 12:15 a.m. Saturday and took her to jail. She was cited for a misdemeanor DUI and then released pending a court appearance.
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Snoop Dogg's wife arrested for DUI in S. Calif. Open this result in new window
NPR - Jun 14 5:58 PM
Snoop Dogg's wife arrested for DUI in S. Calif.
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Don't Let a DUI Cost You Your Future Open this result in new window
Carteret County News-Times - 1 hour, 15 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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Woman critical after collision with DUI suspect Open this result in new window
Memphis Commercial Appeal - Jun 14 10:14 PM
A 24-year-old Bartlett woman was in extremely critical condition Saturday several hours after a head-on collision in DeSoto County with a driver who now faces DUI charges.
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DUI Stop Brings Out-Of-State Murder Investigators Open this result in new window
News Channel 5 Nashville - Jun 14 5:30 PM
A DUI stop lead to much more Friday night. A man wanted in connection with two South Carolina murders is now behind bars in Nashville.
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Teen Charged With DUI In Fatal Accident Open this result in new window
WSPA Spartanburg - Jun 14 2:33 PM
An 18-year old Greer teenager has been charged with felony DUI after a fatal accident on Abner Creek Road on Thursday night. A Greer teenager was killed Thursday night in a one-vehicle collision and the truck’s driver was charged with felony driving under the influence.
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Plant City Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Jun 14 5:42 AM
A Plant City man was arrested for DUI manslaughter after his 1997 Chevrolet minivan rear-ended a 1999 Jeep Wrangler on State Road 39 in Plant City late last night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
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Cromer faces DUI, gun charges Open this result in new window
Lexington Herald-Leader - Jun 14 12:06 AM
A former Lexington police officer pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of DUI and carrying a concealed weapon -- the same charges for which he arrested country singer John Michael Montgomery in 2006. Police arrested Joshua Cromer about 1 a.m. Friday in the parking lot of the Shillito Park Luxury Apartments complex at 3500 Beaver Place Road after he blocked a vehicle driven by a possible car ...
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Saturday Night DUI Checkpoint Open this result in new window
MyMotherLode.com - Jun 14 6:34 AM
Angels Camp, Ca -- The CHP announces that a DUI checkpoint will be set up at Hwy 49 and Stockton Rd. in the City of Angels Camp this evening from 7:30 to 11:30.
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Officer from Pearl top in DUI citations Open this result in new window
The Clarion-Ledger - Jun 13 11:11 PM
Training, awareness and lots of hours on the job are reasons Pearl police officer Johnny Barnes gives for being named the state's top DUI officer.
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Top DUI News, June 14th, 2008

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Plant City Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - 35 minutes ago
A Plant City man was arrested for DUI manslaughter after his 1997 Chevrolet minivan rear-ended a 1999 Jeep Wrangler on State Road 39 in Plant City late last night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
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Cromer faces DUI, gun charges Open this result in new window
Lexington Herald-Leader - Jun 14 12:06 AM
A former Lexington police officer pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of DUI and carrying a concealed weapon -- the same charges for which he arrested country singer John Michael Montgomery in 2006. Police arrested Joshua Cromer about 1 a.m. Friday in the parking lot of the Shillito Park Luxury Apartments complex at 3500 Beaver Place Road after he blocked a vehicle driven by a possible car ...
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Officer from Pearl top in DUI citations Open this result in new window
The Clarion-Ledger - Jun 13 11:11 PM
Training, awareness and lots of hours on the job are reasons Pearl police officer Johnny Barnes give for being named the state's top DUI officer.
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Oft-Troubled Marcus Vick Arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
ABC News - Jun 13 10:19 AM
Marcus Vick charged with DUI, eluding police in Norfolk, Va.
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Ashley pleads guilty to another DUI Open this result in new window
The Northern Virginia Daily - 2 hours, 23 minutes ago
WINCHESTER — A former Middletown police chief who resigned his post after Strasburg authorities arrested him for drunken driving twice on the same day in 2005 pleaded guilty to another DUI charge in Frederick County Circuit Court on Friday.
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Don't Let a DUI Cost You Your Future Open this result in new window
Carteret County News-Times - Jun 14 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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Bond cut for DUI suspect, while accused St. Lucie molester denied request Open this result in new window
Fort Pierce Tribune - Jun 13 9:15 PM
A man charged with DUI manslaughter and DUI with serious bodily injury had his bond nearly cut in half Friday, while a St. Lucie County schoolteacher and coach facing charges he molested two female students was denied a request to have his GPS ankle monitor removed.
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DA drops DUI charge against Eagles' Borsheim Open this result in new window
9 News Denver - Jun 13 9:10 PM
GREELEY (AP) - Weld County prosecutors have dropped a DUI charge against Colorado Eagles hockey defenseman Les Borsheim filed for a motorcycle accident June 1.
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Marcus Vick Arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
TheCelebrityCafe.com - Jun 13 4:18 PM
Former Miami Dolphin Marcus Vick was charged with DUI, among other offenses, Friday morning.
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DUI checkpoints this weekend in Abington Open this result in new window
Philly.com - Jun 13 3:54 AM
There will be DUI checkpoints along Easton Road in Abington Township, Montgomery County, this weekend, starting today, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said yesterday. The checkpoints will be conducted by TEAM DUI police officers.
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Top DUI News, June 13th 2008

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OCEANSIDE: DUI checkpoint set for Friday Open this result in new window
North County Times - Jun 12 4:26 PM
OCEANSIDE ---- Police will conduct a DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed location Friday night, an Oceanside Police spokesman said. The checkpoint will take place between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m., Sgt. Kelan Poorman said. Several allied agencies will assist, h
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Utah Officer Resigns in DUI Open this result in new window
Officer.com - Jun 12 7:01 AM
Patrolman Tony Lunceford and his wife were arrested early Sunday morning for investigation of DUI, having an open container in the vehicle and having their windows tinted too dark, as well.
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Don't Let a DUI Cost You Your Future Open this result in new window
Carteret County News-Times - Jun 12 1:57 PM
(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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Helena man charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Jun 12 7:29 AM
A 73-year-old Helena man accused of driving drunk in downtown Billings was charged Wednesday with his fifth DUI offense.
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OCEAN CITY: Police visitor finds herself facing DUI charges Open this result in new window
The Daily Times - Jun 12 11:41 AM
OCEAN CITY — A woman drove to the Ocean City police building on 65th Street Wednesday evening to check on her boyfriend, who had reportedly arrested been earlier in the day, and found herself arrested on DUI charges, resort police said.
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Woman Charged With DUI After Crash Open this result in new window
WLEX-TV Lexington - Jun 12 6:11 AM
A woman is facing DUI charges after an accident in downtown Lexington late Wednesday night that left two people injured. The accident happened just before midnight at the corner of Sixth Street and Upper Street. Police say the woman arrested ran a red light, pulling into the path of another car.
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Murfreesboro man charged with DUI, vehicular homicide in April crash Open this result in new window
Daily News Journal - Jun 12 10:10 AM
Murfreesboro police have arrested a 22-year-old Marine Corp infrantryman on charges of DUI and vehicular homicide for his role in an April crash that killed a Blackman High School valedictorian.
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Already charged in sister's death, man again charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Ellwood City Ledger - Jun 12 9:27 AM
ALREADY CHARGED IN SISTER'S DEATH, MAN CHARGED WITH DUI AGAIN THE CHARGES For the Dec. 11 crash that killed his sister, Philomena Moldovan, Thomas Moldovan Jr. has been charged with: l Homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence.
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DUI checkpoint on grad party night Open this result in new window
The Salinas Californian - Jun 12 5:10 AM
The Salinas Police Department will conduct a DUI checkpoint this Friday evening at an undisclosed Salinas location. The checkpoint will be held in partnership with P.A.R.T.S. / S.T.E.P.S. (Preventing Alcohol Related Trama in Salinas & Safe Teens Empowerment Project of Salinas). This DUI checkpoint is purposely conducted during the graduation season in an attempt to reduce the amount of drinking ...
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Lake County judge's DUI charge called into question Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Jun 11 12:18 PM
Defense wants arrest report quashed after officer's death Prosecutors from the Illinois attorney general's office said Wednesday they will need to talk with the second officer involved in former Lake County Chief Judge David Hall's DUI arrest before deciding whether to continue prosecuting the case.
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Top DUI News, June 12th, 2008

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Woman Charged With DUI After Crash Open this result in new window
WLEX-TV Lexington - 34 minutes ago
A woman is facing DUI charges after an accident in downtown Lexington late Wednesday night that left two people injured. The accident happened just before midnight at the corner of Sixth Street and Upper Street. Police say the woman arrested ran a red light, pulling into the path of another car.
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DUI checkpoint on grad party night Open this result in new window
The Salinas Californian - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
The Salinas Police Department will conduct a DUI checkpoint this Friday evening at an undisclosed Salinas location. The checkpoint will be held in partnership with P.A.R.T.S. / S.T.E.P.S. (Preventing Alcohol Related Trama in Salinas & Safe Teens Empowerment Project of Salinas). This DUI checkpoint is purposely conducted during the graduation season in an attempt to reduce the amount of drinking ...
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Lake County judge's DUI charge called into question Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - Jun 11 12:18 PM
Defense wants arrest report quashed after officer's death Prosecutors from the Illinois attorney general's office said Wednesday they will need to talk with the second officer involved in former Lake County Chief Judge David Hall's DUI arrest before deciding whether to continue prosecuting the case.
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Helena man charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Jun 12 12:44 AM
A 73-year-old Helena man accused of driving drunk in downtown Billings was charged Wednesday with his fifth DUI offense.
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Officers honored for DUI arrests Open this result in new window
Contra Costa Times - Jun 11 6:44 PM
DANVILLE — Contra Costa County Sheriff Warren E. Rupf on Tuesday honored more than 60 officers from 25 county law enforcement agencies for their involvement in the winter 2007 "Avoid the 25" campaign, in which police agencies crack down on DUI offenders.
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Wife sentenced in DUI crash that killed husband Open this result in new window
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Jun 11 10:38 PM
A Fayette County woman was sentenced Wednesday to six months of house arrest, to be followed by two years of probation, in the DUI-related death of her husband.
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Elmhurst, Hinsdale rank high on DUI arrest survey Open this result in new window
The Doings Elmhurst - Jun 12 2:15 AM
According to a recent survey, Elmhurst and Hinsdale are were near the top in the state for DUI arrests in 2007.
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Man charged with felony DUI Open this result in new window
Fort Pierce Tribune - Jun 11 9:15 PM
A man is facing DUI manslaughter and DUI with serious bodily injury charges in connection with a crash three months ago that left a 26-year-old man dead and a young woman injured.
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Team DUI earns award Open this result in new window
The Lake County Record-Bee - Jun 11 10:19 PM
LAKE COUNTY -- Team DUI is earning "star" recognition left and right. The team's latest award was presented on May 28 in Sacramento by the County Alcohol & Drug Program Administrators Association of California (CADPAAC).
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Police Officer Resigns Following DUI Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Utah - Jun 11 5:26 PM
A Spanish Fork police officer has resigned after he was arrested on DUI charges. Officer Tony Lunceford were arrested Sunday and booked into the Utah County Jail on charges of driving under the influence, having an open container in a vehicle and having window tinting that was too dark.
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Top DUI News, June 11th, 2008

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Sp. Fork cop resigns after DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Provo Daily Herald - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
A Spanish Fork police officer has resigned after he and his wife were arrested on DUI charges.
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Huntleys' Stock of the Week via Yahoo!7 Finance - Jun 10 5:22 PM
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Don't Let a DUI Cost You Your Future Open this result in new window
Elk Grove Citizen - 2 hours, 50 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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Woman Sentenced to 20 Years in Deadly DUI Open this result in new window
WLBT 3 Jackson - Jun 10 6:47 PM
A woman has been sentenced for her involvement in a deadly DUI accident. Felicia Carter was sentenced to 20 years for manslaughter with six years suspended.
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5 prior DUI arrests cloud Port Arthur suspect's past Open this result in new window
Beaumont Enterprise - Jun 10 9:45 PM
A Port Arthur man charged with intoxication manslaughter has five previous DUI arrests from the 1980s. Jeffrey Schroeder, 46, was arrested Monday night after his 2002 Buick sedan struck and killed 54-year-old Darylene Lewis, who was crossing Stadium Road on a scooter.
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Collier deputy fired after second DUI Open this result in new window
Naples Daily News - Jun 10 4:52 PM
A Collier County sheriff’s deputy was fired in May for improper conduct after his second DUI arrest in five years.
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11 DUI's: No Prison Time Open this result in new window
KELO Sioux Falls - Jun 10 4:39 PM
A Sioux Falls man receives no prison time for his 11th DUI, and prosecutors wonder why serious offenders like do not.
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Jaguars Lineman Pleads Guilty To DUI Open this result in new window
WJXT Jacksonville - Jun 10 2:16 PM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- As his trial was to begin on Monday, Jaguars lineman Richard Collier on Monday pleaded no contest to a charge of DUI. Collier was arrested last November when police said they found him asleep behind the wheel of a car in the drive-through lane of a McDonald's restaurant.
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Small town police chief cleared of DUI Open this result in new window
Lexington Herald-Leader - Jun 10 9:25 AM
A judge has dismissed a DUI charge against an Eastern Kentucky police chief. The case against Vanceburg Police Chief Joseph Billman was dropped last week at the request of a special prosecutor. Lewis District Judge Brian McCloud granted prosecutor Michael Wilson's motion after he told the judge the case lacked merit and neither he nor the arresting officer wanted to prosecute it. Wilson ...
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Top DUI News, June 10th, 2008

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Teacher Resigns After DUI Conviction Open this result in new window
WFTV 9 Orlando - Jun 09 3:27 PM
MARION COUNTY, Fla. -- An elementary school teacher in Marion County resigned after being convicted of DUI while on the way to work. Shannon Vianello, 38, was found guilty of driving under the influence in March.
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Washington County Sheriff Accused Of DUI Apologizes Open this result in new window
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - Jun 09 12:08 PM
Washington County Sheriff Samuel Romano was charged with a DUI in West Virginia, WTAE Channel 4's Bob Mayo has learned.
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Repeat DUI offenders arrested in Butte Open this result in new window
KPAX Missoula - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
Need another reason not to drink and drive? Sheriff John Walsh says it could cost you your vehicle. That may happen to two men who were arrested on repeat DUI charges this weekend.
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Probationer held without bond after DUI arrest Open this result in new window
The Biloxi Sun Herald - Jun 09 8:52 AM
A Gulfport man on probation for an auto-burglary conviction is held without bond after his arrest on a DUI charge.
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Woman Arrested For DUI After Crash Open this result in new window
WLEX-TV Lexington - Jun 09 6:12 AM
Police arrested a woman suspected of DUI after a single-vehicle crash in southeast Lexington early Monday morning. Investigators say the woman, whose name has not been released, was driving along Man O' War near Armstrong Mill when she slammed into a light pole.
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Driver Accused Of Killing Sleeping Teen Has DUI History Open this result in new window
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta - Jun 09 4:04 AM
The driver accused of killing a sleeping 14-year-old boy when she plowed her pickup truck into his bedroom has at least 2 DUI convictions among a history of five arrests, WSB-TV Channel 2 has learned.
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Former NFL star QB Stabler arrested on DUI charge
Former NFL star QB Stabler arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
AP via Yahoo! News - Jun 09 3:21 PM
Former NFL star quarterback Ken Stabler was arrested and charged with reckless driving and driving under the influence of alcohol.
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Don't Let a DUI Cost You Your Future Open this result in new window
Richfield Reaper - Jun 09 6:15 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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Driver, 19, Hits Phone Pole, Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
KCRA 3 Sacramento - Jun 08 9:47 PM
A 19-year-old driver is charged with a DUI after slamming into and knocking over a telephone pole, police say.
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DUI suspected in crash Open this result in new window
The Petaluma Argus-Courier - Jun 09 10:37 AM
The CHP is investigating a crash that left one man injured, then headed for jail on DUI charge.
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Top DUI News, June 9th, 2008

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Don't Let a DUI Cost You Your Future Open this result in new window
Elk Grove Citizen - 50 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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Driver, 19, Hits Phone Pole, Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
KCRA 3 Sacramento - Jun 08 9:47 PM
A 19-year-old driver is charged with a DUI after slamming into and knocking over a telephone pole, police say.
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St. Louis, Missouri DUI / DWI Attorney Lenny Kagan Joins 1800DUILaws.com Open this result in new window
PR.com - Jun 08 9:29 AM
For more information about effective defenses to drunk driving charges, please contact St. Louis, Missouri DUI / DWI lawyer Lenny Kagan today at 1.800.DUI.LAWS or 1800DUILaws.com [PR.com - June 08, 2008]
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Angelo taking Benson DUI situation 'very seriously' Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - Jun 07 10:26 PM
Cedric Benson's DUI arrest early Saturday in Austin, Texas, seems to indicate that he has failed to learn an important lesson, according to Bears' general manager Jerry Angelo.
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Fifth DUI Arrest In 10 Months For Aberdeen Man Open this result in new window
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma - Jun 07 3:56 PM
A driver was arrested a fifth time in the past 10 months for suspicion of DUI after he plowed into a tobacco store in Aberdeen, said police.
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Two Arrested For DUI After Puyallup Crash Open this result in new window
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma - Jun 07 3:56 PM
An accident in Puyallup resulted in two drivers being arrested on a charge of DUI.
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Stabler faces DUI charge Open this result in new window
Mobile Press-Register - 34 minutes ago
Kenny Stabler, former football star for the University of Alabama and the Oakland Raiders, was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence early Sunday in Robertsdale.
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Benson may have run out of options with new DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - Jun 07 3:31 PM
Cedric Benson's latest arrest, early Saturday morning in Austin, Texas, for DUI, seems to indicate that he has failed to learn a most important lesson, according to Bears' general manager Jerry Angelo.
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DUI arrests down, but officers vigilant Open this result in new window
The Topeka Capital-Journal - Jun 08 10:58 PM
Drunken driving arrests in Topeka and Shawnee may have dropped in recent years, but not because law enforcement officers are less vigilant than they have been in the past.
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Streets near bars have high DUI arrest numbers Open this result in new window
The Topeka Capital-Journal - Jun 08 10:57 PM
Shawnee County Undersheriff Scott Holladay said law enforcement officers are constantly looking for people who are driving under the influence.

Stories of the Week

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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