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Top DUI News Week of October 27th - November 2nd

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Top DUI News, November 2nd, 2008

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9th DUI Open this result in new window
KULR-8 Billings - Nov 01 6:37 PM
A Billings man was arrested on suspicion of having his ninth DUI. Police arrested 54-year-old Douglas Hartman Friday night on Billings South Side.
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Baker College president arrested for DUI, resigns Open this result in new window
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids - Nov 01 9:57 PM
Baker College president arrested for DUI, resigns
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Grant supports DUI task force Open this result in new window
Newburgh Register - Nov 01 9:44 AM
The Warrick County Task Force is the recipient of a $63,500 grant from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. The money will be used to pay for officers and deputies to patrol and work DUI (driving under the influence) checkpoints beyond their regularly scheduled shifts.
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Cops plan statewide DUI crackdown Open this result in new window
Colorado Springs Gazette - Oct 31 9:55 PM
If you blood thirsty vampires or brain-munching zombies decide to add booze to your anatomical cravings tonight, you better leave the car at home and stick to that creepy undead walk of yours. Police officers across the state plan a DUI crackdown.
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Halloween DUI Patrol Open this result in new window
KSFY Sioux Falls - Oct 31 8:59 PM
Sioux Falls Police amped up their DUI efforts on Halloween, worried Friday night partying would lead to danger on Sioux Falls streets.
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Coalition uses DUI simulator to educate Open this result in new window
Pahrump Valley Times - Oct 31 7:16 PM
One of the Nye Communities Coalition's (NCC) goals is to reduce the number of youth driving under the influence and alcohol-related deaths. In order to achieve this, the NCC applied for and received a state grant in the amount of $80,000 to purchase an educational DUI simulator.
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Sacramento police plan DUI patrols tonight Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Oct 31 10:35 AM
Sacramento police are going to be on the lookout for drunken drivers in downtown Sacramento tonight. The police will be conducting its first saturation patrol in the downtown area from 10 p.m. tonight to 4 a.m. Saturday, according to a police news release. The department holds saturation patrols and DUI checkpoints periodically throughout the city, said Officer Michelle Lazark. Officers will be ...
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GLEN ROCK: Man arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Oct 31 1:20 PM
A Glen Rock man was arrested for DUI after hiding out in a wooded area for an hour Oct. 20, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
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Officers Target DUI's During Holiday Open this result in new window
KLAS Las Vegas - Oct 31 5:19 PM
Halloween is the start of the holiday season and Metro is on alert. They say the number of DUI's increase during the holidays and they are prepared to catch people in the act.
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Man suspected of 9th DUI Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - 41 minutes ago
The Billings Police Department arrested a man Friday night on suspicion of his ninth driving-under-the-influence charge.
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Top DUI News, November 1st, 2008

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Cops plan statewide DUI crackdown Open this result in new window
Colorado Springs Gazette - Oct 31 9:55 PM
If you blood thirsty vampires or brain-munching zombies decide to add booze to your anatomical cravings tonight, you better leave the car at home and stick to that creepy undead walk of yours. Police officers across the state plan a DUI crackdown.
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Halloween DUI Patrol Open this result in new window
KSFY Sioux Falls - Oct 31 8:59 PM
Sioux Falls Police amped up their DUI efforts on Halloween, worried Friday night partying would lead to danger on Sioux Falls streets.
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Coalition uses DUI simulator to educate Open this result in new window
Pahrump Valley Times - Oct 31 7:16 PM
One of the Nye Communities Coalition's (NCC) goals is to reduce the number of youth driving under the influence and alcohol-related deaths. In order to achieve this, the NCC applied for and received a state grant in the amount of $80,000 to purchase an educational DUI simulator.
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GLEN ROCK: Man arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
York Daily Record - Oct 31 1:20 PM
A Glen Rock man was arrested for DUI after hiding out in a wooded area for an hour Oct. 20, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
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Officers Target DUI's During Holiday Open this result in new window
KLAS Las Vegas - Oct 31 5:19 PM
Halloween is the start of the holiday season and Metro is on alert. They say the number of DUI's increase during the holidays and they are prepared to catch people in the act.
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Sacramento police plan DUI patrols tonight Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Oct 31 10:35 AM
Sacramento police are going to be on the lookout for drunken drivers in downtown Sacramento tonight. The police will be conducting its first saturation patrol in the downtown area from 10 p.m. tonight to 4 a.m. Saturday, according to a police news release. The department holds saturation patrols and DUI checkpoints periodically throughout the city, said Officer Michelle Lazark. Officers will be ...
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DUI suspect in San Anselmo school crash has prior DUI Open this result in new window
Marin Independent Journal - Oct 31 5:58 PM
A 31-year-old man accused of driving drunk into a San Anselmo school has a prior DUI conviction in 2000, the district attorney's office said.
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Booking Photo Released Of Silver Man Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
KTNV Las Vegas - Oct 31 8:43 AM
One man's Halloween will not be too pleasant since he was arrested early Friday morning for DUI. Travis Stone was dressed head to toe in silver paint.
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DUI suspect crashes into Nampa home overnight Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - Oct 31 5:55 AM
A 34-year-old Nampa woman was arrested and charged with DUI in connection with a car crash that damaged a Nampa home early Friday morning.
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Grant will let Horn Lake add DUI officer Open this result in new window
Memphis Commercial Appeal - Oct 30 10:12 PM
The Horn Lake Police Department has received a grant from the state Department of Public Safety for its DUI Enforcement program.
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Top DUI News, Friday October 31st, 2008

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Grant will let Horn Lake add DUI officer Open this result in new window
Memphis Commercial Appeal - Oct 30 10:12 PM
The Horn Lake Police Department has received a grant from the state Department of Public Safety for its DUI Enforcement program.
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DUI suspect crashes into Nampa home overnight Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
A 34-year-old Nampa woman was arrested and charged with DUI in connection with a car crash that damaged a Nampa home early Friday morning.
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Grant supports DUI task force Open this result in new window
Newburgh Register - Oct 31 12:30 AM
The Warrick County Task Force is the recipient of a $63,500 grant from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute. The money will be used to pay for officers and deputies to patrol and work DUI (driving under the influence) checkpoints beyond their regularly scheduled shifts.
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Checkpoints result in 1 DUI arrest Open this result in new window
The Pottsville Republican & Herald - Oct 30 10:19 PM
The North Central PA Regional Sobriety Checkpoint DUI Taskforce and Expanded DUI/Underage Drinking Enforcement Program announced that Roving DUI Patrols were conducted Friday and Saturday.
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Woman Charged In DUI Death Makes Bond Open this result in new window
Hernando Today - Oct 30 9:10 PM
BROOKSVILLE - A Spring Hill woman charged with DUI causing death is out on $55,000 bond. Barbara Diffendal, 47, had a court date on Thursday so her lawyer could argue that she needed a lower bond.
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Halloween DUI crackdown starts Friday, lasts until Monday morning Open this result in new window
The Fort Collins Coloradoan - Oct 30 3:33 PM
The Halloween DUI enforcement blitz in Colorado will begin Friday at 6 p.m. and will last until 3 a.m. Monday, the Colorado Department of Transportation announced today.
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19 drivers arrested on DUI charges last week in Lee County Open this result in new window
The News-Press - Oct 30 7:33 AM
The Lee County Sheriff's Office reported that 19 drivers were arrested on DUI charges between Monday, October 20, to Monday, October 27, 2008.
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Portland barber loses leg in suspected DUI crash Open this result in new window
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland - Oct 30 8:04 AM
PORTLAND -- A Portland barber lost his leg in an accident with an alleged drunk driver and police said the driver had been arrested for DUI before.
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Perry County DUI checkpoint planned Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Oct 29 11:42 PM
State police at Newport have announced that they will work with local police department personnel to conduct a DUI checkpoint sometime in November.
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DUI checkpoint location Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
There will be a drunk driving checkpoint tonight in the city of Hamilton.
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Top DUI News, October 30th, 2008

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Perry County DUI checkpoint planned Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
State police at Newport have announced that they will work with local police department personnel to conduct a DUI checkpoint sometime in November.
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City Woman Faces Third DUI Charge Open this result in new window
The Harrisonburg Daily News-Record - Oct 29 1:07 AM
HARRISONBURG - Police charged a Harrisonburg woman with her third DUI after she ran a red light and didn't stop for an officer who tried to pull her over Monday night. Darlene Cutlip, 24, drove through the red light at the intersection of Evelyn Byrd and Neff avenues around 8:45 p.m., police say
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DUI, license checkpoint slated for Thursday Open this result in new window
The Salinas Californian - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
Police and two Sun Street Center anti-substance abuse programs will hold a DUI and driver's license checkpoint Thursday evening somewhere in Salinas.
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WL girl's memory marked with anti-DUI sign Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - Oct 29 12:13 AM
GILBERTS – The family of a 17-year-old girl killed as a result of a crash with a drunken driver hopes a simple blue sign could help prevent future fatal DUI crashes.
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High school quarterback charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Tennessean - Oct 28 2:31 PM
Greeneville High School's starting quarterback was charged with DUI over the weekend.
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Lincoln woman gets 4-8 years for 4th DUI charge Open this result in new window
Lincoln Journal Star - Oct 28 11:07 PM
A district court judge sentenced a 35-year-old Lincoln woman to four to eight years in prison Tuesday for her fourth drunken driving conviction. Brandy L. Werner pleaded no contest to aggravated DUI, fourth offense, in August.
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YPD gets new DUI-enforcement vehicle Open this result in new window
The Yuma Sun - Oct 28 11:43 PM
The latest vehicle in the Yuma Police Department's fleet, which will be used for DUI enforcement, has state-of-the-art equipment on the inside and a tricked-out look on the outside.
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First-time DUI offenders to install device in car Open this result in new window
ABC 7 Chicago - Oct 28 7:18 PM
Highway safety officials in Illinois are preparing to enforce the state's new DUI prevention program.
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Extra DUI patrols this weekend Open this result in new window
Colorado Daily - Oct 28 9:29 PM
Take notice if you're hitting the party circuit this weekend. Boulder police will not be tolerating any drunken driving this Halloween weekend and will be increasing DUI enforcement with additional officers working Friday and Saturday.
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Chandler police show off new DUI task force command van Open this result in new window
ABC 15 Phoenix - Oct 28 3:12 PM
The Chandler Police Department’s Traffic Unit is showing off a new command van, according to a Tuesday news release. The new van will be used weekly for impaired driver saturation patrols throughout the city and will be used extensively during joint DUI task force operations.
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Top DUI News, October 29th, 2008

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Perry County DUI checkpoint planned Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
State police at Newport have announced that they will work with local police department personnel to conduct a DUI checkpoint sometime in November.
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City Woman Faces Third DUI Charge Open this result in new window
The Harrisonburg Daily News-Record - Oct 29 1:07 AM
HARRISONBURG - Police charged a Harrisonburg woman with her third DUI after she ran a red light and didn't stop for an officer who tried to pull her over Monday night. Darlene Cutlip, 24, drove through the red light at the intersection of Evelyn Byrd and Neff avenues around 8:45 p.m., police say
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DUI, license checkpoint slated for Thursday Open this result in new window
The Salinas Californian - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
Police and two Sun Street Center anti-substance abuse programs will hold a DUI and driver's license checkpoint Thursday evening somewhere in Salinas.
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WL girl's memory marked with anti-DUI sign Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - Oct 29 12:13 AM
GILBERTS ñ The family of a 17-year-old girl killed as a result of a crash with a drunken driver hopes a simple blue sign could help prevent future fatal DUI crashes.
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High school quarterback charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Tennessean - Oct 28 2:31 PM
Greeneville High School's starting quarterback was charged with DUI over the weekend.
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Lincoln woman gets 4-8 years for 4th DUI charge Open this result in new window
Lincoln Journal Star - Oct 28 11:07 PM
A district court judge sentenced a 35-year-old Lincoln woman to four to eight years in prison Tuesday for her fourth drunken driving conviction. Brandy L. Werner pleaded no contest to aggravated DUI, fourth offense, in August.
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YPD gets new DUI-enforcement vehicle Open this result in new window
The Yuma Sun - Oct 28 11:43 PM
The latest vehicle in the Yuma Police Department's fleet, which will be used for DUI enforcement, has state-of-the-art equipment on the inside and a tricked-out look on the outside.
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First-time DUI offenders to install device in car Open this result in new window
ABC 7 Chicago - Oct 28 7:18 PM
Highway safety officials in Illinois are preparing to enforce the state's new DUI prevention program.
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Extra DUI patrols this weekend Open this result in new window
Colorado Daily - Oct 28 9:29 PM
Take notice if you're hitting the party circuit this weekend. Boulder police will not be tolerating any drunken driving this Halloween weekend and will be increasing DUI enforcement with additional officers working Friday and Saturday.
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Chandler police show off new DUI task force command van Open this result in new window
ABC 15 Phoenix - Oct 28 3:12 PM
The Chandler Police Departmentís Traffic Unit is showing off a new command van, according to a Tuesday news release. The new van will be used weekly for impaired driver saturation patrols throughout the city and will be used extensively during joint DUI task force operations.
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Top DUI News, October 28th, 2008

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Man faces 8th DUI charge Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
A Laurel man was charged Monday with his eighth DUI.
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WL girl's memory marked with anti-DUI sign Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
GILBERTS – The family of a 17-year-old girl killed as a result of a crash with a drunken driver hopes a simple blue sign could help prevent future fatal DUI crashes.
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Man in court on 8th DUI charge Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Oct 27 6:22 PM
A Laurel man was charged Monday with his eighth DUI. Frank Henry Dowell has DUI convictions in other states in 1983, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, 2003 and had his driving privilege suspended in Montana for refusing a breath sample when stopped in this June ...
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Greeneville High quarterback charged with DUI Open this result in new window
WBIR-TV Knoxville - Oct 27 3:02 PM
Greeneville High School's starting quarterback was charged with DUI over the weekend.
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Report: Rockies' Vizcaino arrested on DUI Open this result in new window
The Sports Network - Oct 27 11:49 AM
Report: Rockies' Vizcaino arrested on DUI
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13 arrested at DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
Springfield News-Sun - Oct 27 12:27 PM
Thirteen arrests were made during a DUI checkpoint Friday night, Oct. 24, according to Ohio Highway Patrol officials.
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Man arrested for DUI after leading police on chase Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
A Caldwell man was in the Canyon County jail Monday after leading police on a chase through two counties late Sunday night, reaching speeds of up to 90 miles per hour. He was arrested on numerous charges, including aggravated DUI.
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Gov. Blagojevich recognizes DUI crash victims with memorial signs on state roadways Open this result in new window
Bureau County Republican - Oct 27 9:25 AM
CHICAGO — As a result of Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich’s signing of “Tina’s Law,” the Illinois Department of Transportation has installed the first authorized DUI memorial sign to recognize the tragic loss of life due to drunk driving.
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Tuolumne C.H.P. Pleased With DUI Checkpoint Results Open this result in new window
MyMotherLode.com - Oct 27 2:07 PM
Jamestown, CA -- The Tuolumne County office of the C.H.P. couldn't be happier with the results of the Saturday evening Hwy 108-Fifth Ave. (Jamestown) DUI checkpoint.
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State’s DUI laws a hot topic at forum Open this result in new window
The Dodge City Daily Globe - Oct 27 10:15 AM
Three candidates for the Kansas Legislature criticized the state's existing DUI laws Saturday, saying they would favor tougher legislation. Sen. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler; Rep. Pat George, R-Dodge City; and Rebecca Escalante, a Democrat who is running against George, said they would back a bill requiring drunk drivers to surrender their licenses after their third DUI conviction.
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Top DUI News, October 27th, 2008

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Rockies' Vizcaino arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
Major League Baseball - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
Rockies' Vizcaino arrested for DUI
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State’s DUI laws a hot topic at forum Open this result in new window
The Dodge City Daily Globe - 7 minutes ago
Three candidates for the Kansas Legislature criticized the state's existing DUI laws Saturday, saying they would favor tougher legislation. Sen. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler; Rep. Pat George, R-Dodge City; and Rebecca Escalante, a Democrat who is running against George, said they would back a bill requiring drunk drivers to surrender their licenses after their third DUI conviction.
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Gov. Blagojevich recognizes DUI crash victims with memorial signs on state roadways Open this result in new window
Bureau County Republican - 58 minutes ago
CHICAGO — As a result of Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich’s signing of “Tina’s Law,” the Illinois Department of Transportation has installed the first authorized DUI memorial sign to recognize the tragic loss of life due to drunk driving.
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Gun, Drugs, Stolen Car Found During DUI Checkpoint Open this result in new window
CBS 3 Philadelphia - Oct 27 5:57 AM
Police say two Wilmington men were arrested after officers found marijuana and a concealed handgun at a DUI checkpoint in New Castle.
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WL girl's memory marked with anti-DUI sign Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - Oct 26 11:21 PM
GILBERTS – The family of a 17-year-old girl killed as a result of a crash with a drunken driver hopes a simple blue sign could help prevent future fatal DUI crashes.
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Jacksonville TV Anchorman Arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
First Coast News - Oct 26 3:13 PM
ATLANTIC BEACH, FL -- Police arrested CBS47 Anchorman John O'Connor early Sunday on suspicion of DUI.
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Rockies pitcher Vizcaino arrested on DUI in Tampa Open this result in new window
ESPN - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
Rockies pitcher Luis Vizcaino has been arrested and charged after police in Tampa say he was driving under the influence.
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Colorado Rockies pitcher Vizcaino arrested on DUI in Tampa Open this result in new window
Canadian Press via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 9 minutes ago
TAMPA, Fla. - Colorado Rockies pitcher Luis Vizcaino has been arrested after police in Tampa say he was driving under the influence.
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ESCONDIDO: Police announce results of Friday driver's license/DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
North County Times - Oct 26 12:48 AM
ESCONDIDO ---- Police impounded 45 vehicles, cited 60 drivers and arrested six at a Friday evening DUI and driver's license checkpoint, Escondido Lt. Mike Loarie said.
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DUI driver takes out fences and leaves Open this result in new window
Williamson Daily News - Oct 25 11:13 PM
Mingo County Sheriff’s Department Dep. R.B. Dotson arrested Lenore resident Aaron Dale Thompson and charged him with driving with his license revoked for DUI (second offense), two counts of destruction of property and driving while license is revoked other than DUI.

Stories of the Week

October 209th - October 26th State Hopes Roadside Memorials Will Reduce DUI Deaths

October 13th - October 19th Alleged Breathalyzer Tampering Could Put DUI Cases At Risk

October 6th - October 12th DUI traffic stop results in over 100 charges against Florida Keys man

September 29th - October 5th DUI charge dropped: It was mare's milk, not beer

September 22nd - September 28th Delegate Who Pushed for 'DUI' Plates Arrested for DUI

September 15th - September 21st DUI Task Force donates $5,000 to city

September 8th - September 14th Lincoln County Deputy Arrested For DUI

September 1st - September 7th Cops charge school bus driver with DUI during evacuation

August 25th - August 31st Ariz. DUI task force arrests 129 in one night

August 18th - August 24th Suspected DUI crash causes 100-foot geyser in Palm Springs

August 11th - August 17th Annual DUI Patrol Emphasis Dedicated to the Memory of Brandon Clements

August 4th - August 10th School Bus Driver Arrested for DUI After Crashing a Bus Full of Children

July 28th - August 3rd Pinal deputy reassigned amid DUI records flap

July 21st - July 27th Ex-mayor Tasered, stunned during DUI arrest

July 14th - July 20th Police: Man charged with his 10th DUI .

July 7th - July 13th 5 Arrested After DUI Chase Through South L.A.

July 1st - July 6th DUI Enforcement Heats Up Over Long Weekend

June 23rd - June 30th 'Melo pleads guilty to reduced DUI charge

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 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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