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Top DUI News Week of February 25th - March 2nd

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Top DUI News, March 2nd, 2008

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Game warden arrested on DUI charges in fatal Jan. 25 wreck Open this result in new window
The Commercial Dispatch - Mar 01 2:30 PM
STARKVILLE - Ryan Crick, the Mississippi game warden who was the driver in a fatal Jan. 25 car crash on Oktoc Road, has been arrested on three charges of aggravated DUI.
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MDWFP officer charged with aggravated DUI in deadly crash Open this result in new window
NBC 15 Mobile - Mar 01 8:09 AM
A Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks officer has been charged with three felony counts of aggravated DUI.
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DUI checkpoint yields five arrests Open this result in new window
The Barre Montpelier Times Argus - Mar 01 12:36 AM
A DUI checkpoint in Londonderry resulted in four arrests for drunken driving and a fifth for possession of marijuana Saturday night. ...
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Game warden charged with aggravated DUI Open this result in new window
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - Mar 01 4:23 AM
JACKSON - A Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks officer has been charged with three felony counts of aggravated DUI related to a crash that killed two people and seriously injured another, authorities said.
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DUI court about sobriety Open this result in new window
The Shamokin News-Item - Feb 29 11:36 PM
SUNBURY — Eight Northumberland County residents made history Friday morning as the first graduates of the DUI (driving under the influence) treatment court. The graduation ceremony held in Courtroom 1 at the historic county courthouse featured the presentation of certificates to the graduates by county Judge Charles H. Saylor, a motivational speech by assistant district attorney...
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4 drivers charged with DUI at Lee sheriff's checkpoint Open this result in new window
The News-Press - Mar 01 6:45 AM
Lee County sheriff's deputies arrested four people on DUI charges after conducting a sobriety checkpoint that ended at 2:30 a.m. today.
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Game Warden Charged with DUI after Fatal Crash Open this result in new window
WLBT 3 Jackson - Feb 29 9:41 PM
A Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks officer has been charged with three felony counts of aggravated DUI related to a crash in Oktibbeha County that killed two people and seriously injured another.
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DUI checkpoint yields five arrests Open this result in new window
Rutland Herald - Mar 01 12:13 AM
A DUI checkpoint in Londonderry resulted in four arrests for drunken driving and a fifth for possession of marijuana Saturday night. From 8:32 p.m. to 10:41 p.m. state police from the Rockingham Barracks conducted the checkpoint on Route 11 in downtown Londonderry. Police said 165 drivers were checked and 51 were found to have consumed alcohol. Police said four drivers were arrested for DUI ...
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Woman arrested for alleged DUI asks officer if he's been drinking Open this result in new window
Centre Daily Times - Feb 29 6:07 PM
A Pine Grove Mills woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI Thursday after a minor crash on the 700 block of West Whitehall Road in State College.
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Former Miss. lawmaker faces another DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Biloxi Sun Herald - Feb 29 12:57 PM
Former state Sen. Tommy Robertson was arrested this week on his second DUI charge within the past five years.
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Top DUI News, March 1st, 2008

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Woman arrested for alleged DUI asks officer if he's been drinking Open this result in new window
Centre Daily Times - 20 minutes ago
A Pine Grove Mills woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI Thursday after a minor crash on the 700 block of West Whitehall Road in State College.
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Former Miss. lawmaker faces another DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Biloxi Sun Herald - Feb 29 12:57 PM
Former state Sen. Tommy Robertson was arrested this week on his second DUI charge within the past five years.
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Floridaęs DUI Drivers May Receive Inoculation Open this result in new window
Wallstreet:online AG - Feb 29 9:43 AM
The Florida House Committee on Infrastructure recently agreed that first-time DUI Offenders with a
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Florida s DUI Drivers May Receive Inoculation Open this result in new window
InfoBolsa - Feb 29 10:03 AM
29/02/2008 17:36:00 Business Wire The Florida House Committee on Infrastructure recently agreed that first-time DUI Offenders with a Blood Alcohol level of .15 (nearly twice the legal limit) have earned the right to have an Ignition Interlock device installed on their vehicle.
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Man Faces DUI Charges in Bizarre Accident on 90 Open this result in new window
WREX-TV Rockford - 2 hours, 15 minutes ago
ROCKFORD - A Rockford man is charged with DUI in an accident where he drove off a bridge onto the highway.
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Florida's DUI Drivers May Receive Inoculation Open this result in new window
Centre Daily Times - Feb 29 9:54 AM
The Florida House Committee on Infrastructure recently agreed that first-time DUI Offenders with a Blood Alcohol level of .15 (nearly twice the legal limit) have earned the right to have an Ignition Interlock device installed on their vehicle. A bill (HB 369) presented by Florida Representative David Simmons (R) and strongly supported by Mothers Against Drunk Driving recently moved forward with ...
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Game warden arrested on DUI charges in fatal Jan. 25 wreck Open this result in new window
The Commercial Dispatch - Feb 29 11:14 AM
STARKVILLE - Ryan Crick, the Mississippi game warden who was the driver in a fatal Jan. 25 car crash on Oktoc Road, has been arrested on three charges of aggravated DUI.
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Irish football/lacrosse player takes DUI plea deal Open this result in new window
ESPN - Feb 28 4:17 PM
Notre Dame tight end Will Yeatman has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of DUI and reckless driving stemming from a Jan. 28 arrest on campus.
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Former Miss. lawmaker faces another DUI charge Open this result in new window
Laurel Leader-Call - Feb 29 9:04 AM
Former state Sen. Tommy Robertson was arrested this week on his second DUI charge within the past five years. Moss Point Interim Police Chief Frederick Gaston said Robertson, 52, was stopped on a city street Monday by an officer who saw him “weaving in the roadway.”
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(WWE) DiBiase Jr. DUI Update, WWE Tryout This Week, SD!/ECW Open this result in new window
The Wrestling News Page - Feb 29 11:53 AM
- As reported earlier, Ted DiBiase Jr. (the son of The Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase) was arrested at 3:30 a.m. on the morning of February 15th in Tampa, Florida for DUI. He was driving a Cadillac sports utility van that crashed into another car.
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Top DUI News, February 29th, 2008

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Irish football/lacrosse player takes DUI plea deal Open this result in new window
ESPN - Feb 28 4:17 PM
Notre Dame tight end Will Yeatman has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of DUI and reckless driving stemming from a Jan. 28 arrest on campus.
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Man driving Univ. van gets DUI Open this result in new window
The Red and Black - Feb 29 2:13 AM
A University employee was arrested Thursday and charged with DUI while driving a University van. According to Athens-Clarke County and University Police reports: A passerby called ACC Police at 12:20 a.m. to report a reckless driver on West Broad Street driving a white van with two flat tires and a Clarke County government license plate.
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Former lawmaker gets DUI Open this result in new window
Hattiesburg American - Feb 29 4:36 AM
Former state Sen. Tommy Robertson was arrested this week on his second DUI charge within the past five years.
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MONTEREY POLICE LOG: Rollover leads to DUI arrest Open this result in new window
The Salinas Californian - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
2/15/08: MILLER, MELANIE KATHLEEN had her vehicle roll over after striking a tree on Allen Dr W of Aguajito. Her vehicle was towed by Monterey Garage and she was transported to CHOMP by WestMed. At CHOMP she was arrested for DUI on prescription medications.
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Ex-legislator faces second DUI charge Open this result in new window
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - Feb 29 2:38 AM
MOSS POINT - Former state Sen. Tommy Robertson was arrested this week on his second DUI charge within the past five years. Moss Point Interim Police Chief Frederick Gaston said Robertson, 52, was stopped on a city street Monday by an officer who saw him "weaving in the roadway."
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One week left to upgrade state’s DUI law Open this result in new window
The Register-Herald - Feb 28 7:52 PM
CHARLESTON — Crunch time is coming in this legislative session, and for Mothers Against Drunk Driving, that translates into an all-out stretch drive in the upcoming final week to upgrade West Virginia’s law on DUI.
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Man Charged With Murder In DUI Crash Open this result in new window
WLKY Louisville - Feb 28 12:24 PM
A trial date has been set for a 19-year-old charged with murder in a fatal DUI crash.
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Latest DUI crackdown stalls at state Capitol Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Feb 28 3:44 PM
A bill has stalled at the state Capitol that would give police the authority to immediately suspend the driver’s licenses of DUI suspects involved in serious collisions. The Senate Transportation Committee voted against the bill Tuesday, with committee chairman Sen. Ron Gould, R-Lake Havasu, the only member to vote in the bill’s favor. The measure, SB 1008, would give arresting officers at ...
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Mischa Barton - Bartons Lawyer Bids For Dui Deal Open this result in new window
ContactMusic - Feb 28 11:44 AM
MISCHA BARTON is bidding to escape with probation when she is sentenced for driving under the influence in April (08). The actress was charged with DUI, possession of ...
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DUI checkpoint Friday Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Feb 28 5:20 AM
The Butler County DUI Task Force will conduct a drunk driving checkpoint in Fairfield Friday night, said Hamilton police spokesman Dave Crawford.
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Top DUI News, February 28th, 2008

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Seven arrested for DUI during law enforcement crackdown Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Feb 27 11:28 AM
Seven people were arrested for DUI during a six-hour operation by law enforcement agencies.
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Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc. and the National Center for DWI Courts Support Nevada DUI Courts Open this result in new window
Centre Daily Times - Feb 27 11:39 AM
Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc. (Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE:FO)), a global leader in premium spirits and wine, and the National Center for DWI Courts (NCDC) joined forces today to raise awareness about the effectiveness of DUI Courts in Nevada, where state legislators recently passed a law to establish additional DUI Courts. With more than 17,000 people killed by drunk drivers every year, Beam ...
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Mischa Charged with DUI Open this result in new window
MuchMusic.com - Feb 27 8:33 AM
Mischa Barton is the latest young Hollywooder to join the DUI club. The former "OC" actress was slapped with charges of driving under the influence and pot possession yesterday, as well as driving without a license.
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Grant lets Chandler PD continue DUI task forces Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Feb 27 7:35 AM
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety will continue its grant to supplement the Chandler police DUI team during holidays and special enforcements, police said.
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Mischa Barton charged with DUI, marijuana possession Open this result in new window
New Kerala - Feb 27 8:55 PM
Washington, Feb 27 : Mischa Barton has officially joined the list of other famous starlets charged with DUI.
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DUI suspect takes police on wild ride Open this result in new window
KABC-TV Los Angeles - Feb 27 11:46 AM
A DUI suspect took police on a wild ride through the San Fernando Valley, even trying to outrun police after he ditched the car.
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Robinson DUI Suspect Arrested Again At Judge's Office Open this result in new window
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - Feb 27 12:31 PM
Police say a suspect in a previous DUI case was arrested for a second time when he showed up at a Robinson Township judge's office, allegedly under the influence.
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Mischa Barton Charged with DUI Open this result in new window
TheCelebrityCafe.com - Feb 27 6:11 AM
Mischa Barton charged with DUI.
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UPDATED 10:27 a.m. -- Man faces DUI charge after jumping off overpass in run from police Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - Feb 27 8:10 PM
A 30-year-old Boise man is still in the hospital this morning after police say he jumped off an overpass on the Interstate 184 Connector and fell more than 20 feet early this morning to avoid a DUI arrest.
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Mischa Barton charged with DUI, possession Open this result in new window
MSNBC - Feb 26 5:10 PM
Former “OC” star Mischa Barton has been charged with four criminal counts related to a DUI arrest in December of last year.
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Top DUI News, February 27th, 2008

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Mischa Barton charged with DUI, possession Open this result in new window
MSNBC - Feb 26 5:10 PM
Former “OC” star Mischa Barton has been charged with four criminal counts related to a DUI arrest in December of last year.
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Mischa Barton Dinged with DUI, Possession Charges Open this result in new window
E! Online - Feb 26 4:16 PM
The piper always comes calling for payment. Mischa Barton was charged Tuesday with misdemeanor DUI and pot possession in connection with her December arrest in West Hollywood following a...
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Mischa Barton Charged With DUI, Driving Without A License, Marijuana Possession Open this result in new window
MTV Asia - Feb 26 8:07 PM
Mischa Barton was charged Tuesday (February 26) with four misdemeanor counts stemming from her December 27 DUI arrest, according to People.com.
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Mischa Barton Charged With DUI, Driving Without A License, Marijuana Possession Open this result in new window
MTV Music Television - Feb 26 5:22 PM
Mischa Barton was charged Tuesday with four misdemeanor counts stemming from her December 27 DUI arrest.
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Pinellas Sheriff's Office employee arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
St. Petersburg Times - Feb 26 9:05 AM
ST. PETERSBURG -- An off-duty Pinellas Sheriff's Office employee was arrested on a DUI charge Monday night. Christopher Bobryk, a criminal justice specialist who works at the Pinellas County Jail, was arrested by St. Petersburg police after a traffic stop...
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Police investigate DUI in three crashes Open this result in new window
Public Opinion - Feb 26 8:00 AM
Pennsylvania State Police in Franklin and Fulton counties are investing three weekend accidents they say are DUI related.
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DUI arrests up 8 percent on Big Island Open this result in new window
Honolulu Advertiser - Feb 26 6:18 AM
Big Island police arrested 17 motorists for drunk driving last week, raising this year's DUI arrest total to 206, an 8 percent increase over the same time last year.
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Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run, driver charged with DUI Open this result in new window
13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads - Feb 26 4:49 AM
ACCOMACK CO. – A driver’s charged with DUI in a hit and run that killed a bicyclist, Virginia State Police said. It happened around midnight on Route 13 south at the Tazley overpass.
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Bucks County woman faces prison for fatal DUI Open this result in new window
WPVI-TV Philadelphia - Feb 26 11:29 AM
A woman faces 3 to 6 years in prison for a DUI crash that killed a motorcyclist.
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Despite DUI, she kept her license Open this result in new window
Daily Southtown - Feb 26 2:25 AM
A drunken mom accused of the reckless homicide of a 4-year-old Oak Forest boy in a fatal car crash Friday night already was facing a DUI in an accident that cut power to hundreds of homes a month ago.
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Top DUI News, February 26th, 2008

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DUI checkpoint yields five arrests Open this result in new window
The Barre Montpelier Times Argus - 4 minutes ago
A DUI checkpoint in Londonderry resulted in four arrests for drunken driving and a fifth for possession of marijuana Saturday night. ...
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40 DUI arrests are reported Open this result in new window
Arizona Daily Star - 52 minutes ago
The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force arrested 40 people on suspicion of drunken driving as the 2008 Fiesta de los Vaqueros wrapped up over the weekend.
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G.I. man arrested on fourth DUI charge in 5 weeks Open this result in new window
Lincoln Journal Star - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
GRAND ISLAND — A man who had been arrested three times in four weeks on suspicion of driving under the influence has been arrested again — his fourth DUI arrest in five weeks.
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Local man facing DUI Open this result in new window
The Gleaner - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
A Henderson man was charged with DUI after he was allegedly involved in a one-vehicle accident on Kentucky 414 just east of the Henderson County dump Sunday morning around 8:40.
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Van Boening picked up for DUI again Open this result in new window
Grand Island Independent - 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
[Michael Van Boening of Grand Island has been arrested four times for DUI in five weeks.
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I-Team: DUI Dismissals Open this result in new window
FOX 5 News Atlanta - Feb 25 5:38 PM
ATLANTA (FOX 5) -- Drunk drivers are a danger on the roads. To protect the public, police lock them up. Then, it is up to a solicitor to review the evidence and prosecute. But, FOX 5's Senior I-team reporter Dale Russell found one county where troopers and police officers say too many DUI's are routinely dismissed. Click video for more information.
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I-Team: DUI Dismissals Open this result in new window
FOX 5 News Atlanta - Feb 25 4:28 PM
ATLANTA (FOX 5) -- Drunk drivers are a danger on the roads. To protect the public, police lock them up. Then, it is up to a solicitor to review the evidence and prosecute. But, our Senior I-team reporter Dale Russell found one county where troopers and police officers say too many DUI's are routinely dismissed. Click video for more information.
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Chandler chase ends in DUI arrest in Tempe Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Feb 25 3:30 PM
A weekend chase of a suspected drunk driver ended with his arrest in a Tempe home’s back yard and his car lodged upon landscaping in the front yard. Chandler police took Jason Roy Stewart, 28, into custody early Saturday. He was booked on counts of aggravated DUI and unlawful flight from a law enforcement vehicle. Around 3:45 a.m., according to police records, Stewart led a Chandler officer ...
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DUI numbers dip in Butte Open this result in new window
KPAX Missoula - Feb 25 5:08 PM
DUI Task Force releases annual report
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DUI suspect back in court for arraignment Open this result in new window
WDBJ 7 Roanoke - Feb 25 9:02 AM
One of the two DUI suspects in a fatal accident on Route 419 was back in court Monday morning for arraignment. Jeffrey Dupree was charged with involuntary manslaughter a couple of days after the wreck near Tanglewood Mall on February 16.
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Top DUI News, February 25th, 2008

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Gustine police chief facing possible DUI charges Open this result in new window
KSEE 24 Fresno - Feb 24 6:32 PM
Gustine Police Chief Kris Anderson was arrested on DUI charges Saturday night after someone spotted him weaving in and out of lanes and called authorities.
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Huntleys' Stock of the Week via Yahoo!7 Finance - Feb 24 3:52 PM
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Placement (DUI.AX, 00815356, 20080225) Open this result in new window
Huntleys' Stock of the Week via Yahoo!7 Finance - Feb 24 2:59 PM
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Gustine Police Chief Arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
KFSN-TV Fresno - Feb 24 2:53 PM
Controversial Gustine Police chief Kris Anderson faces possible DUI charges after being pulled over by Highway Patrol officers early Sunday in Tracy and failing a field sobriety test.
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Man Charged with DUI in Truck Accident Open this result in new window
NBC 29 Charlottesville - Feb 24 6:59 PM
An Albemarle County driver faces a DUI charge after he lost control of his pick-up truck Sunday.
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Gustine Police Chief Arrested in Possible DUI Open this result in new window
News10 Sacramento - Feb 24 1:48 PM
A controversial Merced County police chief faces possible DUI charges after being pulled over by Highway Patrol officers Sunday in Tracy and failing a field sobriety test.
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Preds' Legwand has March 12 court date for DUI Open this result in new window
Daily News Journal - Feb 24 5:37 PM
NASHVILLE — Predators center David Legwand is scheduled to appear in Davidson County criminal court on March 12 to face a DUI charge. Attorney Roger May confirmed he will represent Legwand, 27.
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Rodeo weekend patrols lead to 40 DUI arrests Open this result in new window
Tucson Citizen - 1 minute ago
Law enforcement officers with the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force stopped 747 motorists over the Fiesta de los Vaqueros weekend, arresting 40 on suspicion of drunken driving, the task force said.
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Predators’ Legwand quiet about DUI report Open this result in new window
Daily News Journal - Feb 24 9:52 AM
NASHVILLE — Predators center David Legwand would not comment on reports Saturday that he is facing a DUI charge. “The attorneys are handling it, and we will go from there,” Legwand said following the 6-3 loss to Dallas.
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Legwand is quiet about DUI report Open this result in new window
The Tennessean - Feb 24 12:19 AM
Predators center David Legwand would not comment on reports Saturday that he is facing a DUI charge.

Stories of the Week

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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