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Top DUI News Week of September 15th - September 21st

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Top DUI News, September 21st, 2008

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Former Avalanche coach Quenneville arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
Denver Post - Sep 21 6:59 PM
Former Colorado Avalanche coach Joel Quenneville was arrested on suspicion of DUI Friday evening, 9News reports.
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Lone Tree police cite Quenneville in DUI case Open this result in new window
Denver Post - Sep 21 11:54 PM
Former Avalanche coach Joel Quenneville was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Friday night, 9News reported.
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DUI arrests up this weekend, one man arrested twice Open this result in new window
KTVB Boise - Sep 21 3:48 PM
BOISE - Boise Police saw an increase in DUI arrests this weekend. Police have arrested 29 people for driving under the influence since Friday morning.
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Six DUI arrests made at Visalia checkpoint Open this result in new window
Visalia Times-Delta / Tulare Advance-Register - Sep 21 6:57 PM
Visalia police made six arrests of suspected drunken drivers and checked 316 vehicles overall during a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint late Saturday and early today in the area of Mineral King Avenue and Bridge Street, Visalia.
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Former Avs coach Quenneville arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
Sports Illustrated - Sep 21 7:14 PM
Former Colorado Avalanche coach Joel Quenneville is due in court next month on a drunken driving charge.
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State among worst in nation for DUI fatalities Open this result in new window
The Greenville News - Sep 21 11:10 PM
Traffic fatalities in South Carolina involving alcohol reached the second highest rate in the nation last year and were about 50 percent higher than in neighboring Georgia and North Carolina.
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Former Avs coach Quenneville faces DUI charge Open this result in new window
MSNBC - Sep 21 7:04 PM
LONE TREE, Colo. (AP) -Former Colorado Avalanche coach Joel Quenneville is due in court next month on a drunken driving charge. Police in the Denver suburb of Lone Tree say Quenneville was stopped around 8 p.m. Friday for driving without his headlights on.
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Former Avs coach Quenneville faces DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Globe and Mail - Sep 21 7:27 PM
Joel Quenneville is due in court next month on a drunken driving charge
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Former Avs coach Quenneville faces DUI charge Open this result in new window
San Francisco Chronicle - Sep 21 8:20 PM
Former Colorado Avalanche coach Joel Quenneville is due in court next month on a drunken driving charge. Police in the Denver suburb of Lone Tree say Quenneville was stopped around 8 p.m. Friday for driving without his headlights on. After further...
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Former Blues coach Quenneville faces DUI charge Open this result in new window
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Sep 21 7:46 PM
Former St Louis Blues and Colorado Avalanche coach Joel Quenneville is due in court next month on a drunken driving charge.
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Top DUI News, September 20th, 2008

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Lawmen Fan Across 2 Utah Counties for DUI Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Utah - Sep 20 7:44 PM
Highway troopers and sheriff's deputies fanned across two counties Saturday for a DUI crackdown. The target: Davis and Weber counties north of Salt Lake City. The Utah Highway Patrol welcomed publicity for the road blitz, holding a media briefing at its Farmington substation and offering ride-alongs.
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Lawmen fan across 2 Utah counties for DUI Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Sep 20 10:19 AM
Highway troopers and sheriff's deputies fanned across two counties Saturday for a DUI crackdown.
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Woman charged with 6th DUI Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Sep 20 1:47 AM
A 56-year-old woman with five DUI convictions was arraigned Friday in District Court on a new drunken-driving charge.
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Driver Indicted in Charleston DUI Case Open this result in new window
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia - Sep 20 7:19 AM
A grand jury indicted a woman on three charges involving a DUI accident in Charleston this summer.
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Local News : Ellison to serve 6 months for DUI - Frontiersman Open this result in new window
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman - Sep 20 10:08 PM
PALMER – Just last year, Renee Ellison agreed to a five-year prison sentence for drunken driving and assault but, after two trials and nearly two years in the court system, she was sentenced to six months in prison Friday.
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Armed Man Charged With DUI, 90 MPH Race Open this result in new window
The Tampa Tribune - Sep 20 9:14 PM
An Atlanta man who was stopped for racing his Jaguar with a motorcycle had a pistol on each hip and an alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit, authorities said.
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DUI video: Official flubs alphabet, numbers Open this result in new window
The Charlotte Observer - Sep 20 4:31 AM
A police dashboard camera video taken the night of Paul Lindemann's drunken driving arrest shows the York County councilman struggling to recite the alphabet and unable to count backward from 32. As a Columbia patrol officer prepares to deliver a field sobriety test on the side of a busy downtown street, Lindemann asks if there is any way he can “just go on back to Fort Mill,” where he lives. ...
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WV State Police Arrest 4 for DUI, Issue Citations at Checkpoint Open this result in new window
WTAP Parkersburg - Sep 20 9:22 PM
West Virginia State Police arrested four people for driving under the influence Friday night and Saturday morning at the sobriety checkpoint on West Virginia Route 14 in Boaz.
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DUI suspected in Millville crash Open this result in new window
The Record Searchlight - Sep 20 9:23 AM
A Shingletown woman was hospitalized and arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of prescription drugs after her car collided with a big rig on Highway 44, a California Highway Patrol Officer said Friday.
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Man gets 23-year term in deadly DUI-linked crash Open this result in new window
Tulsa World - Sep 20 4:44 PM
Thank you to everyone who has registered with tulsaworld.com. We have seen an increase in the number of readers' comments on stories, and people always tell us they keep coming back to see your reactions to the news.
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Top DUI News, September 19th, 2008

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Fifth DUI ends in fatality, may send man to prison for 15 years Open this result in new window
The Salt Lake Tribune - Sep 19 1:32 PM
Posted: 2:14 PM- A man with multiple DUI offenses who allegedly struck another vehicle while driving drunk again, resulting
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Hearing delayed for man accused of fifth DUI in which a pedestrian died Open this result in new window
Johnson City Press - Sep 19 8:16 PM
A suppression hearing for a man accused of his fifth DUI when he struck and killed a pedestrian in December was delayed because the judge had not received the motion prior to court.
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DUI checkpoints this weekend in Lower Merion Open this result in new window
Philly.com - Sep 19 4:33 AM
DUI enforcement will be conducted this weekend by TEAM DUI police officers along Route 30 in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, beginning today, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said.
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Two weekend DUI patrols planned by Missoula police Posted on Sept. 19 Open this result in new window
Missoulian - Sep 19 4:45 PM
MISSOULA - The Missoula Police Department will conduct two weekend DUI saturation patrols through Sept. 28 in an effort to combat impaired driving.
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Woman charged with DUI no. 6 Open this result in new window
Billings Gazette - Sep 19 11:47 AM
A 56-year-old woman with five DUI convictions was arraigned Friday in District Court on a new drunken-driving charge.
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DUI Task Force donates $5,000 to city Open this result in new window
Reno Gazette-Journal - Sep 19 2:20 AM
On Monday, the Northern Nevada DUI Task Force donated $5,000 to the Sparks City Attorney's Office to help defray costs associated with witness and subpoena fees for DUI prosecutions.
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DUI death brings 25 years Open this result in new window
Sun-Sentinel - Sep 19 8:36 PM
Pompano man struck bicyclist in Boca Raton Despite physical evidence, witness testimony and a jury's guilty verdict, Bendy Sainthilaire told a judge Friday that he was not driving an SUV that barreled into a bicyclist in 2005, killing the man and impaling the bike on the vehicle's grill.
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Khloe Kardashian on DUI: 'I Will Never, Ever Do That Again' Open this result in new window
People Magazine - Sep 19 9:58 AM
The reality star opens up to Tyra about her drunk driving arrest – and her sister Kim talks marriage
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Man Busted For DUI & Counterfeit DVDs Open this result in new window
Eyewitness News Memphis - Sep 19 7:15 PM
Memphis Police pull over a man for tinted windows and find a slew of counterfeit CDs and DVDs.
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DUI simulator drives home sobering message Open this result in new window
Elmira Star-Gazette - Sep 19 11:05 PM
BLOSSBURG -- Everyone crashes.
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Top DUI News, September 18th, 2008

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18 drivers arrested on DUI charges last week in Lee Open this result in new window
The News-Press - Sep 18 5:58 AM
The Lee County Sheriff's Office arrested 18 drivers, charged with driving under influence (DUI) last week.
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Merced Police nab 3 of 10 DUI offenders targeted Open this result in new window
Merced Sun-Star - Sep 18 5:55 AM
A sweep targeting individuals with outstanding DUI warrants was reported by Merced police on Wednesday, netting three arrests.
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DUI checkpoint to be held Open this result in new window
The Mercury - Sep 18 5:35 AM
POTTSTOWN - The Pottstown Area Team DUI will be operating at least one checkpoint in the area within the upcoming week.
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Middlesex woman charged with DUI, endangering child Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Sep 18 12:21 AM
Jamie Boyer, 42, of Middlesex Township, was charged with DUI and endangering the welfare of a child after police found her passed out in her car with her 3-year-old daughter in the back seat on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m., according to Middlesex Township police.
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Actor Thomas Jane sentenced for DUI Open this result in new window
KABC-TV Los Angeles - Sep 18 11:46 AM
Actor Thomas Jane was sentenced in Kern County for a DUI.
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Actor Thomas Jane sentenced for DUI Open this result in new window
USA Today - Sep 18 12:28 PM
Thomas Jane has pleaded no contest to drunken driving after he was clocked doing 120 mph in a Maserati. The star of last year's movie The Mist and 2004's The Punisher pleaded no contest Tuesday to a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence. Jane wasn't in the Shafter courtroom but made the plea through his lawyer.
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Alleged DUI driver makes house call Open this result in new window
UPI - Sep 18 8:40 PM
NEW YORK, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Police in Patchogue, N.Y., said an alleged drunken driver drove his SUV into a man's living room shortly after the room had been vacated.
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Police: Man hit squad car, charged with DUI Open this result in new window
Northwest Herald - Sep 18 11:01 PM
WONDER LAKE – Police said a man driving on a license revoked in connection with driving under the influence struck a parked McHenry County sheriff’s police squad car early Friday, injuring the deputy sitting inside.
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Study: Texting more dangerous than DUI Open this result in new window
UPI - Sep 18 10:05 PM
LONDON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Young drivers who send text messages while operating a motor vehicle are at more risk than those who drive drunk, a British study released Thursday finds.
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Repeat DUI offender sentenced in Provo; probation denied Open this result in new window
Deseret Morning News - Sep 18 1:19 PM
A man with 13 convictions for driving under the influence was sentenced to prison with stern counsel to finally acknowledge a drinking problem.
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Top DUI News, September 17th, 2008

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Middlesex woman charged with DUI, endangering child Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Sep 17 10:33 PM
Jamie Boyer, 42, of Middlesex Township, was charged with DUI and endangering the welfare of a child after police found her passed out in her car with her 3-year-old daughter in the back seat on Tuesday at 8:45 a.m., according to Middlesex Township police.
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Benjamin School Student Charged With DUI Manslaughter Open this result in new window
WPBF Palm Beach - Sep 17 9:14 PM
A Palm Beach County high school student is charged with DUI manslaughter, and the victim's family members are still in shock as they prepare to bury their loved one.
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Guilty plea in Schaumburg DUI death Open this result in new window
Daily Herald - Sep 17 3:52 PM
For the aggravated DUI that killed her friend, 24-year-old Karie M. Ebbole could spend 3 to 14 years in prison.
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State police to man DUI checkpoint Open this result in new window
Terre Haute Tribune Star - Sep 17 8:16 PM
Indiana State Police officers will man a DUI checkpoint in Vigo County on Friday. Officers will look for impaired drivers, as well as underage drinking drivers.
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Lawyer Milloy back with Falcons teammates following DUI, says 'I think I need to be here' Open this result in new window
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Sep 17 2:12 PM
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Lawyer Milloy said Wednesday he was glad to be with his teammates for the Atlanta Falcons' first practice since his DUI arrest early Monday.
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Mother Charged With DUI; Daughter In Car Open this result in new window
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley - Sep 17 1:07 PM
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. -- A Cumberland County woman has been charged with DUI and endangering the welfare of a child. Police said they found 42-year-old Jamie Boyer, of Middlesex Township, passed out in her car Tuesday morning with her 3-year-old daughter in the back seat.
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Police: Cal-Trans Worker Injured By Suspected DUI Driver Open this result in new window
KERO 23 Bakersfield - Sep 17 12:41 PM
A Cal-Trans worker has been hospitalized after authorities say he was struck by a suspected DUI driver.
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238 Charged for DUI at Delaware Checkpoints Since June Open this result in new window
Insurance Journal - Sep 17 8:59 AM
Delaware's Office of Highway Safety says 238 people have been charged with DUI since July at checkpoints across the state. On June 27, the state began enforcing DUI laws in a campaign scheduled to
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Oakland Raiders' Tommy Kelly Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 5 Bay Area - Sep 17 6:56 AM
Oakland Raiders star Tommy Kelly, one of the NFL's highest paid defensive players, was arrested for DUI after Sunday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs.
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DUI checkpoint nets 10 arrests Open this result in new window
The Virginia Gazette - Sep 17 8:00 AM
YORK - A DUI checkpoint conducted last weekend by the York Sheriff's Office and State Police resulted in 10 arrests, including five for drunken driving. The checkpoint took place on Route 143 near Williamsburg Country Club.
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Top DUI News, September 16th, 2008

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Broncos player avoids jail time on DUI conviction Open this result in new window
Rocky Mountain News - Sep 16 11:19 PM
A Denver Broncos player will avoid jail time, but he has to attend an alcohol treatment program after a DUI conviction, a judge ruled Tuesday.
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Hearing for man accused of DUI in Indian River County may be rescheduled Open this result in new window
Vero Press Journal - Sep 16 9:01 PM
The DUI case against a Brevard County School Board member and property appraiser candidate will probably be continued as blood-alcohol tests are not back, officials said.
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Man acquitted in DUI trial Open this result in new window
The Derrick - Sep 16 10:00 PM
Wes Smith, 31, was charged in connection with a Dec. 9 incident behind the Clarion Mall. CLARION - A Clarion County jury on Tuesday acquitted a Reynoldsville man in a DUI case.
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Broncos' Paymah Avoids Jail Time In DUI Case Open this result in new window
CBS4 Denver - Sep 16 5:29 PM
A Denver Bronco avoided jail time, but has to attend an alcohol treatment program after a DUI conviction.
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Oakland Raiders Tommy Kelly Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 5 Bay Area - Sep 16 3:49 PM
Oakland Raiders star Tommy Kelly, one of the NFL's highest paid defensive players, was arrested for DUI after Sunday's win over the Kansas City Chiefs.
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Detention deputy arrested on DUI charge Open this result in new window
FOX 13 Tampa Bay - Sep 16 8:38 AM
A Hillsborough County detention deputy is in jail facing a DUI charge after police arrested him early Tuesday morning. Tampa police say Marcos Perdomo, 40, was speeding and drifting across lane lines at Bruce B. Downs and Tampa Palms Boulevards.
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Ex-Husky Milloy arrested for DUI Open this result in new window
The Olympian - Sep 16 4:04 AM
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Falcons safety Lawyer Milloy was arrested on DUI and speeding charges in suburban Atlanta early Monday, just hours after Atlanta lost to Tampa Bay.
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NFL | Falcons' Lawyer Milloy arrested for DUI, speeding Open this result in new window
Seattle Times - Sep 16 12:12 AM
Falcons safety Lawyer Milloy, a former Washington Husky, was arrested on DUI and speeding charges in suburban Atlanta early Monday, just...
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Kim third Lost star DUI Open this result in new window
Daily Telegraph - Sep 16 7:00 AM
DANIEL Dae Kim, who plays Jin-soo Kwon on the hit TV drama, Lost , has been punished for drink driving. Two actresses in the drama caught DUI lost their roles.
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DB Ingram benched after DUI Open this result in new window
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - Sep 16 4:25 AM
OXFORD - Sophomore safety Fon Ingram was poised for more playing time before he was benched by a DUI arrest. Ole Miss coach Houston Nutt announced on Sunday that Ingram, the Rebels' No. 2 strong safety, had been suspended for one week for an undisclosed team rules violation.
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Top DUI News, September 15th, 2008

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Woman accused of vehicular manslaughter had 5 DUI convictions in Kern County Open this result in new window
The Bakersfield Californian - Oct 02 3:44 PM
A woman accused of fatally hitting a man with her vehicle while under the influence in Monterey County had five DUI convictions in Kern County from 1996 through 1998, prosecutors said. Deborah King faces 15 years to life in prison on charges of murder and vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence while intoxicated, Monterey County prosecutor Steve Somers said. She is accused of striking and ...
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Fatal Crash That Kills Mother, Daughter Has Many Demanding Change For DUI Laws Open this result in new window
KAKE - Oct 02 6:59 PM
54 -year-old- Gary Hammitt is being held in jail on two charges of first degree murder, one charge of first degree attempted murder, and suspicion of DUI after being accused of hitting and killing Claudia Mijares and her daughter Gisle.
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11:32 a.m. — Police to conduct weekend DUI checkpoints Open this result in new window
Pacific Daily News - Oct 02 6:45 PM
11:32 a.m., October 3 — The Guam Police Department announced it will continue conducting DUI checkpoints along Marine Corps Drive, and in the areas of Hagåtña, Tamuning, Tumon, Dededo, Yigo and Maite all through the weekend.
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Idaho will launch a new DUI Enforcement Team next week Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - 46 minutes ago
Idaho State Police troopers in southwestern Idaho are establishing a DUI Enforcement Team that will hit the streets next week.
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Meridian woman charged with DUI, eluding police after high-speed chase Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
A 29-year-old Meridian woman is charged with DUI and felony eluding of police after officers say she led them on a short but high-speed chase along Interstate 184, the Connector, and Interstate 84 early Thursday, which included her driving into a concrete barrier.
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Repeat offender ordered to state prison for DUI charge Open this result in new window
The Sentinel - Oct 02 6:30 AM
A Gardners man charged six times with DUI and 36 times with driving with a suspended license was sentenced Tuesday to one to three years in state prison.
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19-year-old man accused of smashing stolen car at Nampa High School charged with grand theft, DUI Open this result in new window
The Idaho Statesman - Oct 02 1:01 PM
A 19-year-old Nampa man is charged with grand theft, burglary, felony vandalism, and DUI after police say he stole a car Thursday morning and crashed it into pillar at Nampa High School.
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Judge Hall DUI case to go forward Open this result in new window
Lake County News-Sun - Oct 02 2:15 AM
GENEVA -- Former 19th Circuit Chief Judge David M. Hall will have evidence of his DUI arrest presented at trial after a judge decided Wednesday that police acted properly in pulling Hall over in unincorporated Lake County months ago.
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Bail set for cop in DUI case Open this result in new window
Chicago Sun-Times - Oct 01 9:25 AM
Cook County Circuit Judge Thomas Gainer set bail today at $50,000 for a Chicago police officer who had DUI charges dismissed against him in a fatal November crash only to be indicted last week in the same Roscoe Village car accident that killed two men.
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Correctional Officer Union Leader Arrested For DUI Open this result in new window
CBS 13 Sacramento - Oct 01 6:48 PM
A high-ranking official of one of the state's most powerful unions has been arrested on suspicion of DUI in San Joaquin County.

Stories of the Week

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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