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Top DUI News Week of October 13th - October 19th

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Top DUI News, October 19th, 2008

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Report: Yankees' Chamberlain arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Sports Network - Oct 18 9:34 PM
Report: Yankees' Chamberlain arrested on DUI charge
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Fullilove Arrested for Refusing DUI Test Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Memphis - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
Memphis City Councilwoman Janis Fullilove was arrested Friday night in Tunica County on charges of careless driving and DUI refusal.
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One apprehended at DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
The Reporter - Oct 19 6:49 AM
A DUI checkpoint in Fairfield on Friday night yielded one arrest.The Fairfield Police Department conducted the checkpoint on the 2000 block of North Texas Street, where officers screened 536 vehicles for evidence of driving under the influence. The screened drivers were also checked for valid driver's licenses.
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Police arrest four drivers during DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
Vallejo Times-Herald - Oct 19 7:46 AM
FAIRFIELD - Four drivers were arrested for driving under the influence and their vehicles were impounded during a checkpoint in Fairfield on Friday night, police announced Saturday. More than 535 vehicles were screened during the DUI checkpoint, which was conducted in the
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Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murder and DUI in Seal Beach Open this result in new window
FOX 11 News Los Angeles - Oct 18 9:29 PM
A man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of murder and DUI for his alleged involvement in a traffic collision that killed one bicyclist and injured another in Seal Beach. Alex D. Trujillo, 43, of Garden Grove, was allegedly driving a Ford pickup truck when the truck struck two bicyclists and crashed into a eucalyptus tree.
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Chamberlain arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
Major League Baseball - Oct 18 10:02 PM
Chamberlain arrested for DUI
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Yankees Pitcher Chamberlain Arrested on DUI Charge Open this result in new window
ABC News - Oct 18 10:00 PM
Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain arrested on DUI, open container charges in Nebraska
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Janis Fullilove Arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
Eyewitness News Memphis - Oct 18 8:17 PM
The Tunica County Sheriff's Department arrested Memphis City Councilwoman Janis Fullilove for reckless driving and DUI test refusal.
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DUI checkpoint tonight in Blue Ash Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Oct 18 9:04 AM
A DUI checkpoint will be set up on Reed Hartman Highway in Blue Ash from 11 p.m. today until 3 a.m. Sunday morning.
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Bucs linebacker arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Tampa Bay - Oct 18 2:50 PM
A reserve linebacker with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is behind bars following his early morning arrest on a driving under the influence charge. According to the Tampa Police Department, Matthew Garrett McCoy was charged with one count of DUI.
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Top DUI News, October 18th, 2008

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DUI checkpoint tonight in Blue Ash Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
A DUI checkpoint will be set up on Reed Hartman Highway in Blue Ash from 11 p.m. today until 3 a.m. Sunday morning.
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Elkhart DUI checkpoint will be tonight Open this result in new window
South Bend Tribune - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
Police will conduct DUI checks at 10 p.m. today on Elkhart's east side.
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DUI checkpoint tonight Open this result in new window
Napa Valley Register - Oct 18 12:22 AM
The California Highway Patrol will be conducting a DUI checkpoint tonight in the Napa area.
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Inspector fired after hiding flaws in DUI machine Open this result in new window
WTSP - Tampa Bay's 10 News - Oct 17 8:14 PM
An investigation shows a Florida Department of Law Enforcement Inspector tried to hide the results of tests that showed a machine that tests for DUI failed.
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Kern County California DUI Attorney Joins DUI.com | DWI.com Open this result in new window
PRWeb - Oct 18 1:23 AM
Bakersfield, California DUI Lawyer Richard Middlebrook has joined DUI.com | DWI.com and has become the exclusive attorney listed for Kern County, CA. (PRWeb Oct 18, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1483584.htm
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Fresno California DUI Attorney Expands with DUI.com | DWI.com Open this result in new window
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 12:01 AM
Terry Wapner, a Fresno California DUI Attorney, expands his DUI defense practice with DUI.com | DWI.com
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Police to hold a DUI check point Saturday Open this result in new window
The Bakersfield Californian - Oct 17 4:45 PM
Planning on a wild night of partying Saturday? Better call a cab afterwards. A DUI/driver's license checkpoint will be set Saturday, Bakersfield police said. Exactly where or when the checkpoint will be in place was not revealed. The checkpoint is an effort to reduce the number of DUI-related collisions as well as make sure area motorists have valid driver's licenses. Anyone who sees a suspected ...
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DUI checkpoint Saturday Open this result in new window
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Oct 17 10:09 AM
The Hamilton County OVI Task Force has planned a DUI checkpoint for Saturday in Blue Ash, officials said today.
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Fresno California DUI Attorney Expands with DUI.com | DWI.com Open this result in new window
PRWeb - Oct 18 1:23 AM
Terry Wapner, a Fresno California DUI Attorney, expands his DUI defense practice with DUI.com | DWI.com (PRWeb Oct 18, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/10/prweb1483334.htm
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Kern County California DUI Attorney Joins DUI.com | DWI.com Open this result in new window
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - Oct 18 12:01 AM
Bakersfield, California DUI Lawyer Richard Middlebrook has joined DUI.com | DWI.com and has become the exclusive attorney listed for Kern County, CA.
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Top DUI News, October 17th, 2008

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Man Arrested For DUI Now Faces Murder Charges Open this result in new window
NBC 15 Mobile - Oct 16 9:19 PM
A man previously arrested for DUI is now facing murder charges.
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FDLE firing of DUI inspector shouldn't affect Broward cases, prosecutors say Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Oct 16 10:38 AM
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says it has fired a DUI inspector for pulling the plug on Breathalyzer testing machines when it looked as though they were going to fail required inspections.
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Roving DUI patrol, Friday Open this result in new window
The Wayne Independent - Oct 16 2:52 PM
Pa. State Police, Honesdale barracks, have informed the public that a State Police roving DUI patrol will be conduced Friday in the county. Between 3 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m., Saturday, troopers will be diligently enforcing the traffic laws of Pennsylvania in an attempt to deter drunk drivers.
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Fudged Breathalyzer Tests Questions DUI Arrests Open this result in new window
CBS4 Miami - Oct 16 2:57 PM
Defense attorneys were in a Miami courtroom on Thursday seeking a judge's order to inspect the hard drives every breathalyzer machine used in Miami-Dade county after FDLE fired the examiner who was responsible for testing all the DUI machines, alleging she failed to follow protocol with faulty machines.
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DUI, drug arrests keep cops busy on Columbus Day weekend Open this result in new window
Morgan Hill Times - Oct 16 6:04 PM
Several DUI and drug arrests and accidents with injuries made the minor Columbus Day holiday weekend a busy one for Morgan Hill police. On Friday night, just before 10 p.m., officers arrested Stephen Fuentes, 52, of Morgan Hill, on suspicion of driving under the influence.
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Man sentenced to 45 years for DUI manslaughter Open this result in new window
FOX 35 Orlando - Oct 16 9:42 AM
A Daytona Beach man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison after pleading guilty last month to DUI manslaughter charges.
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DUI convictions Open this result in new window
The Vicksburg Post - Oct 16 5:55 AM
* John Harrigill, 49, Roxie, was convicted of DUI second offense and fined $941.50. * Maria Height, 28, 21 Catfish Alley, Redwood, was convicted of DUI first offense and fined $641.50.
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MARINA POLICE LOG: Woman arrested for DUI after crashing vehicle Open this result in new window
The Salinas Californian - Oct 16 6:19 AM
10/07/2008 0044 BOOKED BOOKING \ RESERVATION RD MJ0800347 GATDULA, JEFFREY, 06/17/85 0112 ACCIDENT TC-DUI-PUBLIC PROP-TOW AWAY / \ DE FOREST RD MA0802696 NATALIE MEDINA COLLIDED HER VEHICLE INTO A PARKED VEHICLE IN THE 3100 BLOCK OF DE FOREST ROAD. MEDINA WAS NOT INJURED. MEDINA WAS FOUND TO BE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND WAS ARRESTED (DUI REPORT #08-2697).
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Fossella DUI Trial Begins Friday Open this result in new window
Fox News - Oct 17 5:37 AM
Under Virginia law, anyone convicted of having a blood alcohol level above 0.15 percent -- New York congressman's was allegedly 0.17 percent -- must serve five-day prison term.
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Man Faces Murder/DUI Charges for Accident That Killed Motorcyclist Open this result in new window
NBC 13 Birmingham - 1 hour, 28 minutes ago
Police say a Mobile man is now charged with murder in connection with a roadway wreck that killed a motorcycle rider. Authorities allege 63-year-old Leon Joseph Smith was under the influence of alcohol when he collided into 20-year-old Christopher Gerald Willis of Irvington.
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Top DUI News, October 16th, 2008

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Woman arrested for DUI at H.B. car wash Open this result in new window
Orange County Register - Oct 15 12:20 PM
She is being booked on suspicion of DUI after hitting a bicyclist and a parked car, police said.
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Alleged Breathalyzer Tampering Could Put DUI Cases At Risk Open this result in new window
NBC 6 Miami - 27 minutes ago
An FDLE employee accused of on-the-job antics could affect thousands of DUI cases in South Florida.
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FDLE DUI Machine Tester Accused Of Skewing Results Open this result in new window
CBS4 Miami - 31 minutes ago
Before drivers suspected of driving drunk are given alcohol breath tests, the machine testing them has to be tested, has to be certified as accurate. But the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has fired the examiner who oversaw the testing off all DUI machines for all of South Florida - alleging that the examiner fixed the results on faulty machines.
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DUI convictions Open this result in new window
The Vicksburg Post - Oct 15 10:25 AM
* John Harrigill, 49, Roxie, was convicted of DUI second offense and fined $941.50. * Maria Height, 28, 21 Catfish Alley, Redwood, was convicted of DUI first offense and fined $641.50.
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DUI saturation patrol planned this weekend Posted on Oct. 15 Open this result in new window
Missoulian - Oct 15 9:08 AM
MISSOULA - The Missoula Police Department, working with the Montana Highway Patrol, will conduct a DUI saturation patrol Friday through Sunday in an effort to combat impaired driving.
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Teafatiller set to return to court on DUI charge Open this result in new window
Lincoln Journal Star - Oct 14 11:07 PM
Nebraska tight end Hunter Teafatiller, in court Tuesday with his attorney, asked a Lancaster County judge to continue his DUI case until December. Teafatiller, who pleaded not guilty to a second-offense DUI charge in July, was told to return to court Dec. 15.
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Man charged with DUI in wheelchair Open this result in new window
The Moultrie Observer - Oct 14 8:52 PM
MOULTRIE ó A Moultrie man was apprehended after he was allegedly driving a motorized wheelchair scooter at Colquitt County High School Sept. 23. Robert Gibson, 59, of 522 27th St. S.E., Apt. 11, was charged with DUI, according to information released by the Colquitt County Sheriffís Office Tuesday.
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Norwich: Stepped-up DUI enforcement nets 134 arrests Open this result in new window
The Norwich Bulletin - Oct 15 1:14 AM
The Norwich Police Department conducted enhanced DUI enforcement from Nov. 21 to Sept. 1 using a state Department of Transportation grant it had applied for in 2007.
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DA: No DUI Charge In Fatal Bus Crash Open this result in new window
KCRA 3 Sacramento - Oct 14 3:07 PM
A man earlier accused of drunken driving after a bus wreck that killed nine people will not be charged with DUI.
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Man Sentenced For 7 DUI's Open this result in new window
WTVO - WQRF Rockford - Oct 14 4:04 PM
Belvidere, IL- A Belvidere man busted for repeated drinking and driving will go to prison. Jose Orozco Ochoa was sentenced to 22 years for his 5th, 6th, and 7th DUI's.
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Top DUI News, October 15th, 2008

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Norwich: Stepped-up DUI enforcement nets 134 arrests Open this result in new window
The Norwich Bulletin - 44 minutes ago
The Norwich Police Department conducted enhanced DUI enforcement from Nov. 21 to Sept. 1 using a state Department of Transportation grant it had applied for in 2007.
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Teafatiller set to return to court on DUI charge Open this result in new window
Lincoln Journal Star - 2 hours, 51 minutes ago
Nebraska tight end Hunter Teafatiller, in court Tuesday with his attorney, asked a Lancaster County judge to continue his DUI case until December. Teafatiller, who pleaded not guilty to a second-offense DUI charge in July, was told to return to court Dec. 15.
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Man charged with DUI in wheelchair Open this result in new window
The Moultrie Observer - Oct 14 8:52 PM
MOULTRIE — A Moultrie man was apprehended after he was allegedly driving a motorized wheelchair scooter at Colquitt County High School Sept. 23. Robert Gibson, 59, of 522 27th St. S.E., Apt. 11, was charged with DUI, according to information released by the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday.
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DA: No DUI Charge In Fatal Bus Crash Open this result in new window
KSBW Salinas - Oct 14 3:56 PM
A man earlier accused of drunken driving after a bus wreck that killed nine people will not be charged with DUI.
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A DUI Suspect Lands in the Naches River... Open this result in new window
KAPP Yakima - Oct 14 6:06 PM
A DUI suspect drives his car into the Naches River. When a Yakima County Deputy tried to stop him, he swerved off road through a camp site where a family had to scatter to avoid being run over.
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Polk County woman charged with DUI Manslaughter Open this result in new window
FOX 35 Orlando - Oct 14 11:11 AM
A Polk County woman has been charged with one count of DUI Manslaughter from an accident that happened in May.
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Man Sentenced For 7 DUI's Open this result in new window
WTVO - WQRF Rockford - Oct 14 4:04 PM
Belvidere, IL- A Belvidere man busted for repeated drinking and driving will go to prison. Jose Orozco Ochoa was sentenced to 22 years for his 5th, 6th, and 7th DUI's.
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Man Sentenced in Boone County For DUI's Open this result in new window
WIFR Rockford - Oct 14 1:56 PM
A man is sentenced to more than two decades in prison after his 5th, 6th, and 7th DUI offenses in Boone County.
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DUI fixer found guilty in Sacramento Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Oct 14 2:46 AM
He put the word out in local bars – do you want your DUI case to go away?
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MB restaurant owner’s felony DUI case moves forward, charge added Open this result in new window
Florence Morning News - Oct 14 3:16 AM
An Ohio man died in a bike crash during the May rally and a Myrtle Beach restaurant owner faces felony DUI charges in connection to the accident. Police said Michael Hilton killed Angelo Gonzalez and seriously injured Gonzalez’s passenger in the crash
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Top DUI News, October 14th, 2008

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Deputy charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Oct 13 4:47 PM
A sheriff's deputy was arrested for DUI because a driver - who happened to be an off-duty deputy on her way home - called 911 to say he was speeding, authorities say.
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Man faces DUI charges after failing to switch lanes Open this result in new window
ABC 7 Gulfshore News - Oct 12 10:49 AM
A 30-year-old man faces DUI charges after failing to move over as required by Florida Statute.
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Eddyville man jailed for DUI Open this result in new window
Princeton Times Leader - Oct 12 1:54 PM
An Eddyvile man was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop Tuesday, Oct. 7. At 12:54 a.m. on that date, officers stopped a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Cruz Burks for a standard traffic violation.
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DUI law glitch let man stay on road Open this result in new window
The Wichita Eagle - Oct 11 11:11 PM
Even if Gary Hammitt gets convicted of his fifth DUI in the deaths of a Wichita woman and her 4-year-old daughter, he still would not permanently lose his driver's license. If convicted of drunken driving in the Oct. 1 crash, he would have to be caught driving under the influence two more times before the state could permanently revoke his license, because of the way the law is applied by the ...
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34 DUI arrests in White County over the weekend Open this result in new window
AccessNorthGA - Oct 13 11:15 AM
CLEVELAND - A series of rolling road checks in White County Saturday resulted in 52 people being arrested, and 34 of them charged with driving under the influence.
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State police announce DUI checkpoint arrests Open this result in new window
Daily Local News - Oct 12 3:03 AM
LONDON GROVE — State police made six DUI arrests during a sobriety checkpoint at the corner of Route 41 and Glenwillow Road between 10 p.m...
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One arrested for DUI in Lafayette crash Open this result in new window
Contra Costa Times - Oct 13 4:58 PM
LAFAYETTE — Police and sheriff's investigators are trying to determine what caused a two-vehicle crash that damaged a retaining wall and shattered a power pole Monday morning.
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Man Charged with Fifth DUI Open this result in new window
WOWK-TV West Virginia - Oct 13 10:13 AM
Suspect arrested after crashing car in Lawrence County, Ohio
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DUI SENTENCES Open this result in new window
The Maui News - Oct 13 12:33 PM
The following sentences for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor occurred during the period from Sept. 12 to Oct. 10. The listings include the offender's name, age, residence and charges.
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Greene Co. Crash Leads To DUI Arrest Open this result in new window
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Oct 13 2:34 PM
A crash near Yellow Springs Monday afternoon led to the arrest of a suspected drunk driver.
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Top DUI News, October 13th, 2008

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Man faces DUI charges after failing to switch lanes Open this result in new window
ABC 7 Gulfshore News - Oct 12 10:49 AM
A 30-year-old man faces DUI charges after failing to move over as required by Florida Statute.
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Eddyville man jailed for DUI Open this result in new window
Princeton Times Leader - Oct 12 1:54 PM
An Eddyvile man was arrested for DUI after a traffic stop Tuesday, Oct. 7. At 12:54 a.m. on that date, officers stopped a vehicle driven by 23-year-old Cruz Burks for a standard traffic violation.
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DUI law glitch let man stay on road Open this result in new window
The Wichita Eagle - Oct 11 11:15 PM
Even if Gary Hammitt gets convicted of his fifth DUI in the deaths of a Wichita woman and her 4-year-old daughter, he still would not permanently lose his driver's license. If convicted of drunken driving in the Oct. 1 crash, he would have to be caught driving under the influence two more times before the state could permanently revoke his license, because of the way the law is applied by the ...
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State police announce DUI checkpoint arrests Open this result in new window
Daily Local News - Oct 12 3:03 AM
LONDON GROVE — State police made six DUI arrests during a sobriety checkpoint at the corner of Route 41 and Glenwillow Road between 10 p.m...
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Eight-Year-Old in Hospital After DUI-Related Accident Open this result in new window
WLTX-TV Columbia - Oct 12 3:57 PM
Columbia (WLTX) - A 8-year-old boy is fighting for his life after authorities say his parents' car was hit by a drunk driver.
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Pinellas Park brings DUI enforcement closer to home Open this result in new window
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay - Oct 12 1:21 PM
PINELLAS PARK (Bay News 9) -- Pinellas Park police deal with hundreds of intoxicated drivers every year.
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DUI fixer found guilty in Sacramento Open this result in new window
The Sacramento Bee - Oct 11 12:12 AM
He put the word out in local bars – do you want your DUI case to go away?
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BC-KS-DUI-Licenses 10-12 0759 Open this result in new window
Hays Daily News - Oct 12 10:38 AM
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A man with four convictions for driving under the influence might not permanently lose his license even if he is convicted a fifth time for an accident that killed a Wichita woman and her 4-year-old daughter.
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DUI Driver, 16, Kills Sacramento Man Open this result in new window
News10 Sacramento - Oct 12 11:58 AM
SACRAMENTO, CA - A 16-year-old unlicensed driver faces vehicular manslaughter and other charges after investigators said he struck and killed another driver in a hit and run crash Friday, Sacramento CHP officials said.
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DUI patrols tonight in South County Open this result in new window
Orange County Register - Oct 10 6:11 PM
Roving DUI patrols are scheduled for Dana Point, San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano.

Stories of the Week

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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