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Top DUI News Week of September 8th - September 14th

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Top DUI News, September 14th, 2008

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Roanoke Police release DUI checkpoint results Open this result in new window
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke - Sep 15 1:20 PM
Roanoke City Police say their DUI checkpoint program generated results. Officers conducted ten roving patrols in August and September. The most recent took place on Saturday, September 13th, at the intersection of 14th Street and Wise Avenue.
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Falcons safety charged with DUI, speeding Open this result in new window
19 Action News Cleveland - Sep 15 8:40 AM
Associated Press - September 15, 2008 11:23 AM ET LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Falcons safety Lawyer Milloy has been arrested on DUI and speeding charges in suburban Atlanta.
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Falcons safety Milloy charged with DUI, speeding Open this result in new window
The Washington Times - Sep 15 2:31 PM
Falcons safety Lawyer Milloy has been arrested on DUI and speeding charges in suburban Atlanta. Authorities say the 34-year-old player was released from jail Monday morning after posting bond of more than $1,600. He was arrested about five hours earlier. A police spokeswoman did not have details on the arrest.
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DUI Charges for September 15 Open this result in new window
The Intelligencer - Sep 15 6:04 AM
Police reported the following arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
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Falcons safety charged with DUI, speeding Open this result in new window
WBOC Salisbury - Sep 15 8:39 AM
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Falcons safety Lawyer Milloy has been arrested on DUI and speeding charges in suburban Atlanta. Authorities say the 34-year-old player was released from jail Monday morning after posting bond of more than $1,600. He was arrested about five hours earlier.
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Monday, September 22, 2008, 11:31 p.m. Open this result in new window
Collegiate Times - Sep 15 7:52 PM
Posted by: Jason T at Sep 18 The point that seems to be absent here is that police officers are present at football games because of the likelihood that fights, DUI, or other incidents will occur.
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Motorist in fatal DUI gets lengthy sentence Open this result in new window
Erie Times-News - Sep 15 10:47 PM
Alicia M. Pugh did not get clean and sober when given the chance. On Monday, a judge held her accountable. He gave her a state prison sentence for killing her 22-year-old friend and passenger, Kelly Pol, in a drunken-driving crash in January in Millcreek Township.
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Motorist, 24, gets up to 10 years in fatal DUI in Millcreek Open this result in new window
Erie Times-News - Sep 15 1:02 PM
A 24-year-old Erie woman was sentenced to four to 10 years in state prison today for driving drunk and causing an accident that killed her 22-year-old passenger, Kelly Pol, on West Ridge Road in January.
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Turlock Resident Arrested On DUI Charge Open this result in new window
MyMotherLode.com - Sep 15 5:00 PM
San Andreas, CA -- 26 year old Mathew Marton of Turlock suffered moderate injuries while his passenger, 43 year old Tresa Giannini of Sutter Creek, suffered major injuries in a single vehicle accident on Campo Seco Rd. west of Watertown Rd. Saturday evening at approximately 5:30.
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Police blotter for September 15 Open this result in new window
The Register Citizen - Sep 15 12:01 AM
DUI TORRINGTON - Billy Jo Riley, 24, 82 Wolcott Ave. 2nd Apt, was charged with driving under the influence, right-of-way on a private drive, a failure to drive right and possession of drug paraphernalia when he was arrested on Sept. 8 at 1:01 a.m.
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Top DUI News, September 12th, 2008

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Collier County Police Briefs: September 29, 2008 Open this result in new window
Naples Daily News - Sep 28 6:23 PM
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Woman pleads guilty in fatal DUI Motorist will be sentenced Nov. 5 Open this result in new window
Erie Times-News - Sep 27 1:15 AM
A Millcreek Township woman was set to appear Monday in Erie County Court to contest charges that she was driving drunk and caused another woman's death in a two-car crash on Powell Avenue in November.
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Motorist pleads guilty in fatal DUI in Millcreek Open this result in new window
Erie Times-News - Sep 26 11:00 AM
A Millcreek Township woman pleaded guilty this morning in Erie County Court to driving drunk and causing another woman’s death in a two-car crash on Powell Avenue in November.
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Indictments Open this result in new window
Bowling Green Daily News - Sep 27 10:49 PM
The following people were indicted Wednesday by a Warren County grand jury:
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Collier County Police Briefs: September 23, 2008 Open this result in new window
Naples Daily News - Sep 22 7:25 PM
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Judge: Defense gets DUI machine source codes Open this result in new window
KTAR 92.3 Phoenix - Sep 12 4:07 PM
A Pima County Superior Court judge on Friday ruled that software that powers a breath-testing machine used on suspected drunken drivers must be revealed to defense lawyers.
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Collier County Police Briefs: September 11, 2008 Open this result in new window
Naples Daily News - Sep 10 6:29 PM
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Douglas Police Report Open this result in new window
The Daily Dispatch - Sep 12 2:22 PM
Criminal Damage was reported at 909 19th St. Theft of a golf cart was reported at the Douglas Golf Course. Three stolen vehicles were recovered at the U.S. Port of Entry through NICB.
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Douglas Police Report Open this result in new window
The Daily Dispatch - Sep 10 8:10 AM
Donna Murrieta 1-27-61 was arrested at the U.S. Port of Entry for Driving on a Suspended License. Murrieta also had a warrant out of Pima County for Failure to Appear on Driving on a Suspended License.
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POLICE NEWS: Woman charged after allegedly hitting boyfriend with vehicle Open this result in new window
Bowling Green Daily News - Sep 08 6:45 AM
A Bowling Green woman was arrested Friday after allegedly hitting her boyfriend with a car.
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Top DUI News, September 11th, 2008

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DUI roundup in Surprise nets 7 arrests Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - 18 minutes ago
Last week's Surprise police-led DUI roundup that was intended to increase awareness of drunken driving yielded seven arrests, authorities said.
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Sheriff's captain challenges DUI Open this result in new window
The Florida Times-Union - Sep 11 5:18 AM
Capt. Ronald King of the McIntosh County Sheriff's Office is challenging his Aug. 2 DUI arrest near Darien.
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DUI checks planned in Prospect Open this result in new window
Republican-American - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
The Prospect Resident Trooper's Office will conduct a DUI enforcement spot check on Route 69 at Kluge Road on Thursday.
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Rollover DUI crash near Meridian injures Nampa woman Open this result in new window
Idaho Press-Tribune - 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
ADA COUNTY - A one-vehicle rollover DUI crash near Meridian on Interstate 84 sent one Nampa woman to the hospital with minor injuries. Idaho State Police troopers responded to the accident at 1:42 a.m. Thursday morning on westbound I-84 at milepost 45, near Meridian. Adrianna Cardenas, 21 of Nampa, was driving a red 2001 PT Cruiser when she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle left the road ...
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Lawyer sues police over DUI stops Open this result in new window
The Charleston Gazette - Sep 10 10:42 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Charleston lawyer is suing three city police officers, alleging that they violated his civil rights during repeated DUI traffic stops.
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Lawyer sues police over DUI stops Open this result in new window
The Charleston Gazette - Sep 10 10:00 PM
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Charleston lawyer is suing three city police officers, alleging that they violated his civil rights during repeated DUI traffic stops.In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court, Daniel G. Murdock maintains that he was pulled over ...
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Drive-Through Snooze Gets Man Charged With DUI Open this result in new window
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh - Sep 10 1:17 PM
An Indiana County man was charged with DUI after he fell asleep in a fast-food drive-through line, state police said.
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Kane Co. jury convicts man of sixth DUI Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - Sep 10 8:09 AM
A Kane County jury convicted a Sycamore man of his sixth DUI offense late Monday, officials said.
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DUI checkpoint set for Elkhart County Open this result in new window
South Bend Tribune - Sep 10 11:40 AM
The Indiana State Police Bremen Post will conduct a DUI enforcement checkpoint targeting impaired drivers in Elkhart County this weekend.
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Singer Carmen Charged With Second Dui Open this result in new window
ContactMusic - Sep 10 12:14 PM
American singer ERIC CARMEN has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and failure to control his vehicle following his arrest on Tuesday (09Sep08). ...
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Top DUI News, September 10th, 2008

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Singer Carmen Charged With Second Dui Open this result in new window
ContactMusic - Sep 10 12:14 PM
American singer ERIC CARMEN has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and failure to control his vehicle following his arrest on Tuesday (09Sep08). ...
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Lincoln County Deputy Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
KSFY Sioux Falls - Sep 10 3:41 PM
The Lincoln County Sheriff says an off-duty deputy was arrested for DUI early Wednesday morning.
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DUI interlock device demonstrated in Butte Open this result in new window
KPAX Missoula - Sep 10 9:53 AM
Members of the DUI Task Force gathered in Butte Wednesday for a demonstration of the Interlock Device, a tool used to prevent those impaired from getting behind the wheel.
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Boise officer credited for making 2,000 DUI arrests Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - Sep 10 2:00 PM
Boise Police Officer Casey Hancuff has a lot of experience with drunk drivers -- not just because he recently logged his 2,000th DUI arrest, the most of any active Boise Police officer.
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New DUI charges filed on suspect; Alton man's plea bargain dumped Open this result in new window
Belleville News-Democrat - Sep 10 1:15 AM
Felony drunken driving charges were filed Tuesday against an Alton man whose plea bargain involving a lesser DUI charge was dismissed after prosecutors discovered that his driving record failed to note a previous vehicular death conviction.
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Woman pleads not guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Sep 10 1:20 AM
A 45-year-old woman who has been convicted of drunken driving five times pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a sixth DUI charge.
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DUI checkpoint planned for this weekend Open this result in new window
FOX 28 South Bend - Sep 10 11:56 AM
The Indiana State Police have announced a DUI enforcement checkpoint in Elkhart County for the weekend of September 12-14. Officers will conduct increased roving patrols targeting impaired drivers in
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Sycamore man guilty of 6th DUI Open this result in new window
The Courier News - Sep 10 2:35 AM
A Sycamore man faces prison time after he was convicted Tuesday of his sixth DUI offense, according to a news release from the Kane County State's Attorney's Office.
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Driver of photo-radar van arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - Sep 09 1:20 PM
Police arrested the diver of a Redflex photo radar van on suspicion of DUI. He was driving the van to Tempe at the time, where he would have put it into operation.
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Driver charged with DUI in fatal SW Side crash Open this result in new window
Chicago Sun-Times - Sep 09 12:11 PM
The driver of an SUV that struck a light pole on the Southwest Side early Monday, resulting in the death of a 28-year-old passenger, has been charged with DUI, police said Tuesday.
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Top DUI News, September 9th, 2008

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Driver of photo-radar van arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
Police arrested the diver of a Redflex photo radar van on suspicion of DUI. He was driving the van to Tempe at the time, where he would have put it into operation.
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Driver charged with DUI in fatal SW Side crash Open this result in new window
Chicago Sun-Times - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
The driver of an SUV that struck a light pole on the Southwest Side early Monday, resulting in the death of a 28-year-old passenger, has been charged with DUI, police said Tuesday.
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Felony DUI charges filed against man whose plea deal was tossed Open this result in new window
Belleville News-Democrat - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
Felony drunken driving charges were filed today against an Alton man whose plea bargain involving a lesser DUI charge was dismissed after prosecutors discovered that his driving record failed to note a previous vehicular death conviction.
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Driver of speed-enforcement van booked for DUI Open this result in new window
East Valley Tribune - Sep 09 11:48 AM
Scottsdale police arrested the driver of a mobile speed-enforcement van on suspicion of DUI after a witness following the van told a 911 dispatcher that the van hit the curb twice and nearly collided with another vehicle.
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Woman pleads not guilty to 6th DUI Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Sep 09 11:44 AM
A 45-year-old woman who has been convicted of drunken driving five times pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a sixth DUI charge.
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Woman accused of DUI with child in truck Open this result in new window
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Sep 09 10:51 AM
Deputies say Heather Jayne Karnehm , 45 , of North Naples was arrested Monday and charged with DUI and property damage.
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DUI-Manslaughter Open this result in new window
WJHG Panama City - 55 minutes ago
Panama City police and the U.S. Marshal's Service have arrested a man on DUI-Manslaughter charges.
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DUI patrol in OP will be this weekend Open this result in new window
The Kansas City Star - Sep 09 5:03 AM
In an effort to curb drunken driving, the Overland Park Police Department will conduct a DUI saturation patrol this weekend. It will start at 11 p.m. Friday and end at 3 a.m. Saturday.
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DUI checks planned in Prospect Open this result in new window
Republican-American - Sep 09 10:08 AM
The Prospect Resident Trooper's Office will conduct a DUI enforcement spot check on Route 69 at Kluge Road on Thursday.
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Cops arrest photo radar van driver for alleged DUI Open this result in new window
AP via Yahoo! News - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
Police in Scottsdale say they've arrested a man driving a photo-enforcement van on suspicion of drunken driving. Sgt. Mark Clark said the van owned by Scottsdale-based Redflex Traffic Systems was spotted driving erratically by a citizen Saturday evening.
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Top DUI News, September 8th, 2008

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Boise police officer gets probation, withheld judgment after pleading guilty to DUI Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - Sep 09 11:41 AM
Boise police officer Gary Miller will spend three days in jail -- and the next year on probation -- after pleading guilty to a DUI charge in connection with an arrest earlier this spring.
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POLICE BRIEFS: Buchanan staffer gets 2nd DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sep 08 10:13 PM
SARASOTA COUNTY -- A staffer from U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan's re-election campaign has been charged with DUI less than a month after he was sentenced for the same crime in Manatee County.
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Macon Council Discusses New DUI/Drug Court Open this result in new window
FOX 24 Macon - Sep 08 8:00 PM
The Public Safety Committee hearing a proposal on a new DUI/drug court for the city. The court would be targeted at offenders who receive two DUI's in a three year period or three DUI's in a five year period.
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Man charged with DUI in SW Side crash that killed passenger Open this result in new window
Chicago Tribune - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
A man was charged Tuesday with misdemeanor drunken driving after a crash on Chicago's Southwest Side early Monday that killed one of his passengers, police said.
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Buchanan aide again charged with DUI Open this result in new window
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sep 08 11:41 AM
A staffer from Vern Buchanan's re-election campaign has been charged with DUI less than a month after he was convicted of the same crime in Manatee County.
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DUI Task Force Results Open this result in new window
WTAJ-TV Altoona - Sep 08 11:31 AM
HOLLIDAYSBURG, BLAIR COUNTY -- The Blair County DUI Task Force conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday night in Hollidaysburg. Officials stopped more than 400 motorists. Four drivers were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.
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Police: Photo enforcement van driver gets extreme DUI Open this result in new window
The Arizona Republic - 35 minutes ago
Scottsdale van hit curbs, nearly hit vehicle.
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Driver of van in fatal DUI gets 13 1/2 years in prison Open this result in new window
Chicago Sun-Times - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
A drunken driver who slammed his van into a motorcycle, killing one rider and critically injuring another, was sentenced today to 13 1/2 years in prison — just 6 months short of the maximum term he faced.
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Buchanan's campaign coordinator arrested on second DUI charge Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Tampa Bay - Sep 08 8:58 AM
Congressman Vern Buchanan's campaign coordinator has resigned after being arrested on his second DUI charge. Law enforcement officers arrested Ronald Turner, 39, in Sarasota late Saturday night.
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13 & 1/2-year sentence in fatal West Chicago DUI crash Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
It's been nearly a year since his mother died after being struck by an intoxicated motorist, but Dustin Siemaszek still can't bear to delete her number from his phone.

Stories of the Week

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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