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Top DUI News Week of March 10th - March 16th

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Top DUI News, March 16th, 2008

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Leyritz, facing DUI charges, visits Yanks camp Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
Former Yankees catcher Jim Leyritz, facing DUI manslaughter charges, visited former teammates Sunday before the game with Cleveland.
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Leyritz, facing DUI manslaughter charges, visits Yanks Open this result in new window
Fox Sports - Mar 16 3:54 PM
Former Yankees catcher Jim Leyritz, facing DUI manslaughter charges, visited former teammates Sunday before the game with Cleveland. Leyritz spent one hour, 40 minutes in the Yankees' clubhouse. He didn't stop to talk with reporters as he left Legends Field. "He just wanted to say 'Hi' to old friends," New York manager Joe Girardi said. "He was in the area. He's going through a very difficult ...
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Off-Duty Jail Worker Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Mar 16 3:57 PM
TAMPA - An off-duty Pinellas County Jail intake specialist was arrested Sunday morning and charged with DUI, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said.
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Leyritz, facing DUI manslaughter, visits Yanks Open this result in new window
MSNBC - Mar 16 12:13 PM
TAMPA, Fla. - Former Yankees catcher Jim Leyritz, facing DUI manslaughter charges, visited former teammates Sunday before the game with Cleveland. Leyritz spent one hour, 40 minutes in the YankeesÕ clubhouse. He didn't stop to talk with reporters as he left Legends Field.
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Holiday DUI force nabs 152 Valley drivers Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Mar 16 1:43 PM
In over 1,000 traffic stops so far this St. PatrickÕs Day weekend, the holiday DUI task force removed 152 suspected drunk drivers from Valley roads, according to a release from the GovernorÕs Highway Safety office.
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Leyritz, facing DUI manslaughter charges, visits with former teammates Open this result in new window
Boston Herald - Mar 16 12:06 PM
TAMPA, Fla. - Former Yankees catcher Jim Leyritz, facing DUI manslaughter charges, visited former teammates Sunday before the game with Cleveland. Leyritz spent one hour,...
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Fatal Rt. 7 Crash Results In Manslaughter, DUI Charges Open this result in new window
Leesburg Today - Mar 16 12:58 PM
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has charged a 32-year-old Leesburg man with aggravated malicious wounding in a DUI-related fatal crash on Rt. 7 yesterday.
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Boca Raton man pleads guilty to DUI manslaughter in death of rising tennis star Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 15 12:42 AM
DUI manslaughter plea nets one year in prison A Boca Raton man will spend about a year in prison after pleading guilty Friday to driving drunk and killing Lynn University 's top tennis star more than two years ago.
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Man gets less than 1 year in fatal DUI Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Mar 14 9:30 PM
Boca Raton electrician David D. Walsh will serve less than a year in prison after pleading guilty Friday to DUI manslaughter in an accident that snuffed out the life of a Lynn University student who was a promising tennis player.
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Possible DUI crashes into construction Open this result in new window
Eastern Arizona Courier - 52 minutes ago
Officers from Safford, Thatcher and Graham County were called to an accident off Highway 70 and Kay Lane shortly after 3 a.m. on Thursday and discovered the driver asleep at the wheel.
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Top DUI News, March 15th, 2008

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Man gets less than 1 year in fatal DUI Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
Boca Raton electrician David D. Walsh will serve less than a year in prison after pleading guilty Friday to DUI manslaughter in an accident that snuffed out the life of a Lynn University student who was a promising tennis player.
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Port Orange man sentenced for DUI fatality Open this result in new window
Daytona Beach News-Journal - 9 minutes ago
DAYTONA BEACH -- The Port Orange man who killed his cousin and best friend in a bizarre St. Patrick's Day DUI crash two years ago told a judge Friday the experience forced him to grow up.
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Statewide DUI task forces gear up for St. Patrick's Day Open this result in new window
Arizona Daily Sun - Mar 14 5:51 PM
St. Patrick's Day revelers who drink too much green beer this weekend may be in for a DUI arrest.
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Lewis County Judge Executive Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
WLEX-TV Lexington - Mar 14 12:54 PM
The Lewis County judge executive has been arrested for DUI. The Ledger-Independent reports state police arrested Steve Applegate Wednesday evening after he was stopped for speeding on his motorcycle.
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DUI enforcement will increase over St. Paddy's day weekend Open this result in new window
KMVT Twin Falls - Mar 14 3:44 PM
It is the weekend before St. Patrick's Day and police will be out patrolling the streets looking for DUI offenses.
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Collier County teacher arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
WINK TV Southwest Florida - Mar 14 11:13 AM
A Collier County teacher is out of class today and in jail charged with DUI.
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Peraica's troubled son in jail for DUI Open this result in new window
Chicago Sun-Times - Mar 14 2:07 AM
The troubled son of Cook County state's attorney candidate Tony Peraica is in the Cook County Jail, serving a 30-day sentence on a DUI conviction.
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King Co. Councilwoman gets 6 months probation for DUI Open this result in new window
KING5 Seattle - Mar 14 10:24 AM
Jane Hague's negotiated sentence includes sentence includes installation of an ignition-interlock device, attendance at a DUI victims' panel and three public-service announcements.
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Manatee police briefs: Man found guilty in DUI manslaughter case Open this result in new window
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Mar 14 9:45 AM
BRADENTON - A 24-year-old man was convicted Thursday on a DUI manslaughter charge for a crash that killed a passenger in February 2006.
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Palm Beach County: DUI manslaughter charge filed in August collision Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 14 12:27 AM
A woman who failed to slow down for traffic at a stop light, causing a crash that killed a man, was arrested and charged with DUI manslaughter, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.
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Top DUI News, March 14th, 2008

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Peraica's troubled son in jail for DUI Open this result in new window
Chicago Sun-Times - Mar 14 2:07 AM
The troubled son of Cook County state's attorney candidate Tony Peraica is in the Cook County Jail, serving a 30-day sentence on a DUI conviction.
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HB officer sets record for DUI busts Open this result in new window
Orange County Register - Mar 13 8:34 PM
Tai Huynh is honored by MADD for his 467 DUI arrests in 2007.
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Palm Beach County: DUI manslaughter charge filed in August collision Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 14 12:27 AM
A woman who failed to slow down for traffic at a stop light, causing a crash that killed a man, was arrested and charged with DUI manslaughter, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Thursday.
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Peraica's Son Given 30 Days In Jail For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 2 Chicago - Mar 13 6:28 PM
The son of Cook County State's Attorney candidate Tony Peraica was sentenced to 30 days in the Cook County Jail Thursday morning, after his conviction on a DUI charge.
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Woman charged with DUI and resisting arrest Open this result in new window
Rutland Herald - Mar 14 12:13 AM
MOUNT HOLLY -- A Cuttingsville woman was charged with DUI and resisting arrest after driving off a roadway in Mount Holly and striking state troopers on March 4. ...
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Police to step up DUI patrols Open this result in new window
Centre Daily Times - Mar 13 10:36 PM
The Centre County Alcohol Task Force will conduct stepped-up DUI enforcement, including roving DUI patrols and Ņcops in shopsÓ details throughout the St. PatrickÕs Day weekend, according to police.
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Man convicted of DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Mar 13 9:48 PM
A Manatee County jury Thursday found a St. Petersburg man guilty of DUI manslaughter and three related traffic charges.
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Man denies charges in third DUI arrest Open this result in new window
Rutland Herald - Mar 14 12:13 AM
A Fair Haven man pleaded innocent to felony charges in Rutland District Court on Monday after being arrested for a third DUI last weekend. ...
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Jury convicts man of DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Mar 13 11:01 AM
A Manatee County jury today found a St. Petersburg man guilty of DUI manslaughter and three other charges.
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Driver arrested on DUI charge in crash that killed Boynton Beach man Open this result in new window
The Palm Beach Post - Mar 13 6:35 AM
A suburban Lantana woman has been charged with vehicular homicide and DUI causing death in a crash that killed a Boynton Beach man in August.
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Top DUI News, March 13th, 2008

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Net Tangible Asset Backing (DUI.AX, 00822578, 20080313) Open this result in new window
Huntleys' Stock of the Week via Yahoo!7 Finance - 45 minutes ago
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Final argument underway in DUI manslaughter trial Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Mar 12 9:39 AM
Closing arguments are underway in the DUI manslaughter trial of Jabe Carney in a Bradenton courtroom.
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Deliberations halted in DUI manslaughter trial Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Mar 12 12:39 PM
Jurors have halted deliberations for the day in the DUI manslaughter trial of Jabe Carney.
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Jury to get DUI manslaughter case today Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Mar 11 9:24 PM
Jurors are expected to begin deliberations today in the DUI manslaughter trial of Jabe Carney, of St. Petersburg.
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Transportation director cleared of DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Daily Record - Mar 12 1:17 AM
MILLERSBURG -- DUI charges brought against the director of the Holmes Wayne Tuscarawas Transportation Systems were dropped Tuesday after multiple tests failed to turn up traces of alcohol or other controlled substances in his system.
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Deputy who killed cyclists had prior DUI Open this result in new window
KGO-TV Bay Area - Mar 12 5:44 AM
The sheriff's deputy who struck cyclists over the weekend had a prior DUI.
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Teacher Dies, Man Arrested in Suspected DUI Crash Open this result in new window
News10 Sacramento - Mar 11 3:55 PM
A Sacramento-area teacher is dead and a man is in custody on vehicular manslaughter and DUI charges in a head-on crash in Sacramento Monday night.
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Troopers Arrest Man on Suspicion of Fifth DUI Open this result in new window
The Kitsap Sun - Mar 11 8:08 PM
A 47-year-old Bellingham man arrested on suspicion of DUI on Saturday night has four previous convictions for the crime, according to the Washington State Patrol.
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No DUI License Plates Open this result in new window
ABC 2 Baltimore - Mar 11 5:45 AM
Repeat drunk drivers won't have to worry about what's been labeled as the new "Scarlett Letter," DUI.
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Woman gets 6 years in DUI death Open this result in new window
The Ocala Star-Banner - Mar 11 3:42 AM
OCALA - Wendi Raley, 27, pleaded no contest Monday morning to a DUI manslaughter charge in the October 2005 death of 79-year-old Louis Scott.
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Top DUI News, March 12th, 2008

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Jury to get DUI manslaughter case today Open this result in new window
Bradenton Herald - Mar 11 9:24 PM
Jurors are expected to begin deliberations today in the DUI manslaughter trial of Jabe Carney, of St. Petersburg.
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Transportation director cleared of DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Daily Record - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
MILLERSBURG -- DUI charges brought against the director of the Holmes Wayne Tuscarawas Transportation Systems were dropped Tuesday after multiple tests failed to turn up traces of alcohol or other controlled substances in his system.
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Teacher Dies, Man Arrested in Suspected DUI Crash Open this result in new window
News10 Sacramento - Mar 11 3:55 PM
A Sacramento-area teacher is dead and a man is in custody on vehicular manslaughter and DUI charges in a head-on crash in Sacramento Monday night.
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Troopers Arrest Man on Suspicion of Fifth DUI Open this result in new window
The Kitsap Sun - Mar 11 8:08 PM
A 47-year-old Bellingham man arrested on suspicion of DUI on Saturday night has four previous convictions for the crime, according to the Washington State Patrol.
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No DUI License Plates Open this result in new window
ABC 2 Baltimore - Mar 11 5:45 AM
Repeat drunk drivers won't have to worry about what's been labeled as the new "Scarlett Letter," DUI.
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Woman gets 6 years in DUI death Open this result in new window
The Ocala Star-Banner - Mar 11 3:42 AM
OCALA - Wendi Raley, 27, pleaded no contest Monday morning to a DUI manslaughter charge in the October 2005 death of 79-year-old Louis Scott.
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Change in substantial holding from ARG (DUI.AX, 00821891, 20080311) Open this result in new window
Huntleys' Stock of the Week via Yahoo!7 Finance - Mar 10 11:21 PM
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Judge to step aside on DUI cases Open this result in new window
The Huntsville Times - Mar 11 2:34 AM
Madison County Circuit Court Judge James P. Smith plans to recuse himself from DUI cases following his arrest late last month for driving under the influence in Tennessee, his lawyer said Monday.
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Appendix 3B (DUI.AX, 00821578, 20080311) Open this result in new window
Huntleys' Stock of the Week via Yahoo!7 Finance - Mar 10 4:21 PM
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Volusia Deputy Arrested, Suspected Of DUI Open this result in new window
WESH 2 Orlando - Mar 10 4:07 PM
A Volusia County deputy is under arrest on suspicion of DUI.
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Top DUI News, March 11th, 2008

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Appendix 3B (DUI.AX, 00821578, 20080311) Open this result in new window
Huntleys' Stock of the Week via Yahoo!7 Finance - Mar 10 4:21 PM
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Volusia Deputy Arrested, Suspected Of DUI Open this result in new window
WESH 2 Orlando - Mar 10 4:07 PM
A Volusia County deputy is under arrest on suspicion of DUI.
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DUI Suspect Tells Police He's a Jaguar Open this result in new window
First Coast News - Mar 10 8:05 AM
JACKSONVILLE, FL -- A police report says a man charged with DUI works for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Only the Jaguars say they've never heard of him.
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Next footy player's DUI charge Open this result in new window
Daily Telegraph - Mar 10 8:00 PM
AS Australia's wine industry backs the Rudd government's binge drinking plans, another footy player has faced court over a DUI charge and possessing a knife.
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Next footy player's DUI charge Open this result in new window
Daily Telegraph - Mar 10 8:00 PM
AS Australia's wine industry backs the Rudd government's battle against binge drinking, another footy player has faced court over a DUI charge and possessing a knife.
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Fatal DUI nets 10 &1/2-year sentence Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Mar 10 10:24 AM
Woman, 23, to serve a decade in prison for a DUI-related traffic fatality.
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Shuttle may be already lowering Benicia DUI arrests Open this result in new window
Vallejo Times-Herald - Mar 10 9:43 AM
In the week since Benicia's new free shuttle to and from participating bars began, the city is already seeing fewer DUI arrests than normal. Benicia police said it is common to have at least two drunken driver's arrested each Thursday,
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Update: More on DUI Arrest of Chattanooga Officer Open this result in new window
WRCB Chattanooga - Mar 10 9:11 AM
We're learning more about the arrest of a Chattanooga police officer this weekend for DUI.
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FHP says crash that shut down Turnpike could be DUI-related Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 09 1:46 PM
A 22-year-old Davie woman could face DUI- and careless driving-related charges after heading the wrong way on Florida's Turnpike and causing a three-vehicle crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said Sunday.
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New Details Released in DUI Cop Arrest Open this result in new window
WTVC Chattanooga - Mar 09 4:11 PM
We're learning more information tonight about the moments leading up to the DUI arrest of a Chattanooga police officer early Saturday morning.
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Top DUI News, March 10th, 2008

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FHP says crash that shut down Turnpike could be DUI-related Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 09 1:46 PM
A 22-year-old Davie woman could face DUI- and careless driving-related charges after heading the wrong way on Florida's Turnpike and causing a three-vehicle crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said Sunday.
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New Details Released in DUI Cop Arrest Open this result in new window
WTVC Chattanooga - Mar 09 4:11 PM
We're learning more information tonight about the moments leading up to the DUI arrest of a Chattanooga police officer early Saturday morning.
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Deputy arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
WTSP - Tampa Bay's 10 News - Mar 09 10:34 AM
An off-duty deputy assigned to the Sheriff's Office Detention and Corrections Bureau was arrested for misdemeanor driving under the influence (DUI).
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Sixteen deputies awarded for DUI-enforcement efforts Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - Mar 09 4:45 AM
WOODSTOCK Š McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren announced Friday that 16 deputies have received awards from the Illinois Department of Transportation for their DUI-enforcement efforts.
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DUI lawyer rides to rescue as judge faces day in court Open this result in new window
The Huntsville Times - Mar 09 1:28 AM
When you're arrested for driving under the influence, who ya gonna call? If you're local Circuit Judge Jim Smith, the answer isn't Ghostbusters. It's Huntsville's Uber DUI lawyer Phil Price.
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Judge Rejects Nickelback DUI Defense - A Top Story This Week Open this result in new window
antiMUSIC - Mar 08 12:26 PM
Judge Rejects Nickelback DUI Defense was a top story on Wednesday. Here it is again: (antiMusic) "It's not like me to say sore-y, And I've been wrong, been to the bottom of every bottle, this is how you convict me."
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Chattanooga Police Officer Arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
WRCB Chattanooga - Mar 08 8:26 PM
Chattanooga police say one of their own was arrested for drinking and driving. Police say, after midnight Friday, Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers arrested officer Mike Early. The arrest happened at Interstate 75 and Bonny Oaks. He's now charged with DUI.
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Deputies recognized for DUI enforcement efforts Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - Mar 09 10:23 PM
With hundreds of miles of roadway to patrol, it's no surprise that enforcing traffic laws and keeping the roads safe is a high priority for the McHenry County Sheriff's Department.
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City Police Officer Faces DUI Charge Open this result in new window
The Chattanoogan - Mar 08 2:17 PM
The Tennessee Highway Patrol arrested a Chattanooga Police officer for DUI early Saturday morning. Officer Mike Early was stopped at I-75 and Bonny Oaks Drive.
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KC police make 10 DUI arrests Open this result in new window
The Kansas City Star - 32 minutes ago
Kansas City police reported 10 driving under the influence arrests during a sobriety checkpoint over the weekend.

Stories of the Week

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 OK’s 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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