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Top DUI News for the Week of August 31st - September 6th in the year Two Thousand and Nine

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Top DUI News, Sunday September 6th, 2009

Crime and Public Safety, September 3
The Ontario Police Department will conduct a DUI enforcement patrol from 6 p.m Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday. The saturation patrol will be done throughout the city, according to a police news release.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Sep 06 7:53 AM
Stafford man arrested for DUI in fatal crash
WOODBRIDGE — A 26-year-old Stafford man was arrested last week and charged with DUI after a car crash he was involved in killed a 60-year-old woman and her 2-year-old grandson.
Stafford County Sun - Sep 06 5:20 PM
Police make arrests during holiday DUI blitz
State police at Gettysburg held a holiday DUI enforcement blitz in Adams County Friday into Saturday.
The Sentinel - Sep 06 4:53 AM
DUI checkpoint nets arrests
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Highland Community News - 1 hour, 3 minutes ago
More than 55 arrested on suspicion of DUI on Labor Day weekend
RIVERSIDE - More than 55 people were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Riverside County during the first 36 hours of the Labor Day holiday weekend, the California Highway Patrol said. In the CHP's Inland Division, 24 people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in western Riverside County between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. today, a CHP dispatcher in San ...
The Temecula Valley News - Sep 05 3:24 PM
Cumberland County sentencing list from Aug. 18
The following people were sentenced on Aug. 18 in Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas. All sentences include costs and run concurrently with other sentences unless otherwise specified. Probation is unsupervised unless indicated otherwise. Driving under the influence (DUI) offenses generate different mandatory minimum sentences based on an offender’s prior convictions in the past seven years ...
The Sentinel - Sep 07 3:06 AM
Not Your Typical DUI Patrol
With more boaters on the water this holiday weekend, law enforcement at El Dorado lake is prepared with more officers patrolling the water.
KAKE Wichita - Sep 06 8:42 PM
Police Beat: Sept. 6, 2009
To report a crime or suspicious activity in your neighborhood, call the Naples Police and Fire Department at 213-4844, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 774-4434, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office 477-1000 or the Marco Island Police Department at 389-5050.
Naples Daily News - Sep 06 4:39 PM
San Luis Obispo police arrest two people for DUI
Police arrested 26-year-old Ian Michaelson of San Luis Obispo and 29-year-old Elizabeth Krauss of Pismo Beach.
KSBY San Luis Obispo - Sep 06 6:53 PM
Man flees from police in Chambersburg
Michael P. Small, 42, of Orrtanna was arrested around 6:40 p.m. Sept. 4 after a traffic stop led to a police chase on Route 997 in Quincy Township, according to state police at Chambersburg.
The Sentinel - Sep 07 3:09 AM
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Top DUI News, Saturday September 5th, 2009

Police make arrests during holiday DUI blitz
State police at Gettysburg held a holiday DUI enforcement blitz in Adams County Friday into Saturday.
The Sentinel - Sep 06 4:53 AM
'Roving' DUI Checkpoints in Colorado Springs on Friday Night
COLORADO SPRINGS -The Colorado Springs Police Department will have two "roving" DUI checkpoints on the evening of September 4, and the early morning hours of September 5.
KRDO Colorado Springs - Sep 03 9:25 PM
DUI Task Force working to reduce alcohol-related crashes
A new DUI Task Force is working across the Treasure Valley, hoping to cut down on alcohol-related crashes. 15 officers from Nampa, Caldwell, Boise and Idaho State Police hit the streets Friday night looking for drunk drivers.
KTVB Boise - Sep 05 8:28 PM
DUI checkpoint nets arrests
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Highland Community News - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
Plea deal may be sought in DUI crash
The defense attorney for a suspected drunk driver who police said caused a fatal crash in Newport Beach in March may seek a plea agreement with the court.
Daily Pilot - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
Saturday, September 5, 2009
The Meridian Police Department reported the following arrests between 8 a.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. Friday. • DUI — Amanda L. Davis, 35, 2330 Wells Rd., Little Rock.
The Meridian Star - Sep 04 8:13 PM
Police Beat: Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009
Police Beat for Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009
Naples Daily News - Sep 05 6:25 PM
Cumberland County sentencing list from Aug. 18
The following people were sentenced on Aug. 18 in Cumberland County Court of Common Pleas. All sentences include costs and run concurrently with other sentences unless otherwise specified. Probation is unsupervised unless indicated otherwise. Driving under the influence (DUI) offenses generate different mandatory minimum sentences based on an offender’s prior convictions in the past seven years ...
The Sentinel - Sep 07 3:06 AM
Labor Day Weekend: DUI patrols, what to do, what to expect
Beaches, movies, concerts, DUI patrols, street fair – we have all of the info here.
Orange County Register - Sep 04 10:39 AM
DUI roadside sobriety checkpoint
The Marianna office of the Florida Highway Patrol, in conjunction with other local agencies, will conduct a DUI roadside sobriety checkpoint on Friday, September 4.
Chipley Bugle - Sep 03 1:14 PM
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Top DUI News, Friday September 4th, 2009

PSU linebacker charged with DUI
A redshirt linebacker on the Penn State football team was charged with DUI Friday. Michael V. Zord
Centre Daily Times - 20 minutes ago
Bond set at $500K in fatal DUI crash
As Darlena Mickel entered Forrest County Justice Court on Friday, she had the same somber expression she had shown in a mug shot just hours after she was charged with DUI in a one-vehicle accident that killed a toddler.
The Clarion-Ledger - Sep 04 11:52 PM
DUI saturation patrol tonight in Palm Beach County
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office will conduct a traffic and DUI saturation patrol tonight until 4 a.m. Saturday.
The Palm Beach Post - Sep 04 6:26 PM
Short pursuit leads to Ashland man’s DUI arrest
ASHLAND – A brief pursuit led to the arrest of an Ashland man for third offense driving under the influence (DUI).
The Ashland Gazette - Sep 05 1:56 AM
Peoria County judge pleads guilty to DUI
A Peoria County judge has pleaded guilty to driving drunk earlier this summer and has paid a fine of nearly $2,000. Associate Judge Albert Purham Jr., 52, pleaded guilty Thursday in Tazewell County after being ticketed on charges of DUI, having a blood-alcohol content of more than 0.08 percent and improper lane usage on June 27.
Peoria Journal Star - Sep 04 7:31 PM
Surprise videotape throws ex-N.Y. Yankee's DUI manslaughter trial into disarray
The surprise surfacing of a videotape has thrown plans for the DUI manslaughter trial of a former New York Yankee into disarray.
Sun-Sentinel - Sep 04 2:13 PM
Authorities crack down on DUI this weekend
Local law enforcement agencies are stepping up DUI enforcement for the Labor Day weekend and mirroring the nationwide “Sober or Slammer” effort.
The Index-Journal - Sep 04 10:20 PM
DUI patrol in Palm Beach County today
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office will conduct a traffic and DUI saturation patrol from 6 p.m. today to 4 a.m. Saturday.
Sun-Sentinel - Sep 04 1:03 PM
State Revs Up Labor Day DUI Task Force
The holiday weekend marks the final weekend of the statewide Arizona Labor Day DUI Task Force campaign.
CBS 5 Phoenix - Sep 04 5:04 PM
Man sentenced to 6 years in prison after third DUI
A west suburban man was sentenced to six years in prison Friday for his third DUI conviction.
WBBM Newsradio 780 Chicago - Sep 04 4:51 PM
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Top DUI News, Thursday September 3rd, 2009

Steve McNair DUI case officer transferred
The officer who arrested Sahel Kazemi two days before she killed Steve McNair - and who also arrested the Titans quarterback in 2003 - has been transferred out of the DUI unit, Metro police said.
WBIR-TV Knoxville - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
Tennessee trooper fired after DUI charge
The commissioner who oversees the Tennessee Highway Patrol fired a sergeant arrested on a DUI charge in Robertson County this week.
WBIR-TV Knoxville - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
Court Actions: DUI's
Steven Eugene Hall, 30 days jail, suspended; two days jail with time served; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Sep 03 1:58 AM
DUI checkpoint nets four arrests
Nearly 20 drivers were cited and four were arrested Friday night during a DUI checkpoint in Costa Mesa, police officials said.
Daily Pilot - Sep 03 5:05 AM
Resident acquitted of two DUI charges
A Newport Beach woman on Monday was acquitted of DUI charges related to her 2008 arrest in Newport Beach.
Daily Pilot - Sep 03 5:17 AM
Pot, LSD seized at DUI checkpoint
Police found more than drunk drivers at their DUI checkpoint in Costa Mesa on Wednesday night, when officers said they found one man with a backpack full of marijuana and tabs of LSD inside his car.
Daily Pilot - Sep 03 5:14 AM
2 Ogden officers face unrelated DUI charges
HARRISVILLE, Weber County — Two Ogden police officers are facing DUI charges in unrelated cases.
Deseret News - Sep 02 7:42 PM
San Diego DUI Attorney Challenges Marijuana DUI Laws
San Diego DUI lawyer Lawrence Taylor claims that California DUI laws should not be applied to marijuana usage. Unlike alcohol and many drugs, he says, marijuana probably does not impair driving.
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
Man charged with DUI manslaughter attempts suicide
DAYTONA BEACH -- The trial of a Palm Coast man who was charged with DUI manslaughter after a crash that killed one woman and seriously injured three others has been delayed because he attempted suicide, according to court records.
Daytona Beach News-Journal - Sep 02 10:34 PM
Short pursuit leads to Ashland man’s DUI arrest
ASHLAND – A brief pursuit led to the arrest of an Ashland man for third offense driving under the influence (DUI).
The Ashland Gazette - Sep 03 1:50 AM
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Top DUI News, Wednesday September 2nd, 2009

Court Actions: DUI's
Steven Eugene Hall, 30 days jail, suspended; two days jail with time served; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
2 Ogden officers charged with DUI
Two Ogden police officers are facing DUI charges in unrelated cases.
Deseret News - Sep 02 1:27 PM
Plan Nixed To Divert Funds From DUI Crackdowns
State funding for stepped-up enforcement of drunken-driving laws on holiday weekends will continue despite Colorado's budget crisis. Gov. Bill Ritter had announced plans to divert $1.4 million that goes to the Colorado Department of Transportation for DUI enforcement, including the high-profile sobriety checkpoints used by local law enforcement agencies. But Evan Dreyer, Ritter's spokesman, said ...
CBS4 Denver - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Governor backs off DUI fund drain
DENVER - Late Wednesday afternoon, the governor's office backed off a plan to stop all of the DUI checkpoint programs for the rest of the year. The move was to help fill a $318 million state budget shortfall.
9 News Denver - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
'Three's Company' Actress Charged With DUI
"Three's Company" star Joyce DWitt was charged with two misdemeanor counts of DUI following her July 4th arrest in El Segundo.
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Sep 02 11:31 AM
'Three's Company' Actress Charged With DUI
"Three's Company" star Joyce DeWitt was charged with two misdemeanor counts of DUI following her July 4th arrest in El Segundo.
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Sep 02 3:40 PM
Actress Joyce Dewitt Charged in DUI Case
Actress Joyce DeWitt of Three's Company fame is set to be arraigned next week on two misdemeanor DUI charges stemming from her July 4th arrest in El Segundo.
FOX 11 News Los Angeles - Sep 02 11:40 AM
Actress Dewitt Charged With Dui
Veteran actress JOYCE DEWITT has been hit with two charges of driving under the influence (DUI) following her arrest in her native California earlier this year (09).The...
ContactMusic - Sep 02 11:30 AM
DUI checkpoint nets four arrests
Nearly 20 drivers were cited and four were arrested Friday night during a DUI checkpoint in Costa Mesa, police officials said.
Daily Pilot - Sep 02 2:20 PM
Resident acquitted of two DUI charges
A Newport Beach woman on Monday was acquitted of DUI charges related to her 2008 arrest in Newport Beach.
Daily Pilot - Sep 02 2:33 PM
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Top DUI News, September 1st, 2009

DUI checkpoint nets four arrests
Nearly 20 drivers were cited and four were arrested Friday night during a DUI checkpoint in Costa Mesa, police officials said.
Daily Pilot - 26 minutes ago
Pot, LSD seized at DUI checkpoint
Police found more than drunk drivers at their DUI checkpoint in Costa Mesa on Wednesday night, when officers said they found one man with a backpack full of marijuana and tabs of LSD inside his car.
Daily Pilot - 17 minutes ago
DUI Laws Discriminate Against Women?
LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 31 -- Los Angeles DUI lawyer Lawrence Taylor claims that the current DUI laws discriminate against women.
The Auto Channel - Aug 31 9:18 PM
Court Actions: DUI's
Thomas Martin Ellis, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel; AA meetings. Robert Louis Ribera, 180 days jail, suspended; 10 days house arrest with time served; $753; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Aug 31 7:37 PM
DUI crackdowns planned as Labor Day approaches
With the Labor Day weekend just around the corner, the Vallejo Police Department will conduct another DUI/Drivers License checkpoint at an undisclosed location Thursday.Meanwhile, Benicia Police Department will conduct a similar check on Saturday, VPD Lt.
Vallejo Times-Herald - Sep 01 1:16 AM
Short pursuit leads to Ashland man’s DUI arrest
ASHLAND – A brief pursuit led to the arrest of an Ashland man for third offense driving under the influence (DUI).
The Ashland Gazette - Sep 01 1:43 AM
DUI Task Force reports checkpoint update
This article has been read 0 times. Two people were charged with driving under the influence of alcohol during a sobriety checkpoint over the weekend. The checks were conducted by members of the Washington County DUI Task Force.
Observer-Reporter - Sep 01 12:43 AM
TNA Fan Favorite Arrested For DUI This Past Friday In North Carolina
A TNA star was arrested for DUI this past Friday
Lords of Pain - Aug 31 7:39 PM
Two arrested during DUI checkpoint
The Sausalito Police Department arrested two people on suspicion of drunken driving Friday at a DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Bridgeway, between Gate Five Road and Coloma Street.
Marin Independent Journal - Aug 31 11:24 PM
Cape community comes together for DUI debate
Cape Coral police are taking drunk drivers off the road, but not everyone agrees with how they're doing it. Community leaders came together for a debate centered on DUI checkpoints.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Aug 31 3:20 PM
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Top DUI News, Monday August 31st, 2009

Sandwich man charged with DUI
A 38-year-old man was charged with DUI and other violations after being pulled over for several moving violations early Sunday in suburban Sandwich.
The Beacon News - 46 minutes ago
Local teen jailed for Lyon DUI
A Princeton teen was jailed for DUI and other offenses after a traffic stop by Eddyville police officers Wednesday. Eddyville Sgt. Jaime Green said officers stopped a vehicle driven by Ashley-Lynn Cobb, 18, for a standard traffic violation at 12:24 a.m.
Princeton Times Leader - Aug 30 3:39 PM
Vaca DUI checkpoint nets multiple arrests
Several arrests were made Friday at a driving under the influence checkpoint.Between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Friday evening in the 1100 block of East Monte Vista Avenue, the Vacaville Police Department conducted a DUI checkpoint.The checkpoint yielded four DUI arrests, one parolee-at-large arrest and two narcotics-related arrests.
The Vacaville Reporter - Aug 30 8:42 AM
Lincoln Head Football Coach Arrested For DUI 3:30 update
The head football coach at Lincoln High School was arrested for a DUI early Sunday morning.
WCTV Tallahassee - Aug 30 8:22 AM
DUI checkpoint nets four arrests
Nearly 20 drivers were cited and four were arrested Friday night during a DUI checkpoint in Costa Mesa, police officials said.
Daily Pilot - Aug 30 6:34 AM
Pot, LSD seized at DUI checkpoint
Police found more than drunk drivers at their DUI checkpoint in Costa Mesa on Wednesday night, when officers said they found one man with a backpack full of marijuana and tabs of LSD inside his car.
Daily Pilot - Aug 30 6:43 AM
Short pursuit leads to Ashland man’s DUI arrest
ASHLAND – A brief pursuit led to the arrest of an Ashland man for third offense driving under the influence (DUI).
The Ashland Gazette - Aug 30 1:48 AM
Nine arrested in DUI campaign
As this year’s Drunk Driving Over the Limit Under Arrest crackdown began, Sapulpa police made nine DUI arrests the first weekend. “We were very successful by taking this many D.U.I. drivers off of the roadways,” Maj. Jeff Gilliland said.
Sapulpa Daily Herald - Aug 29 10:52 PM
Florida man charged in DUI
A Florida man was charged with DUI early Saturday after a one-car wreck on Alabama State 41 south of Brewton.
The Brewton Standard - Aug 29 10:11 PM
Missouri boots quarterback Dalton after DUI arrest
Missouri reserve quarterback Blaine Dalton has been kicked off the team after an overnight campus arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.
USA Today - Aug 30 11:29 AM

Stories of the Week

August 24th - August 30th San Diego DUI Lawyers Note Rise in Female Arrests

August 17th - August 23rd For fourth DUI, judge sentences woman to nursing home

August 10th - August 16th Police: Man drives drunk through DUI checkpoint

August 3rd - August 9th 40 DUI arrests made during last weekend's police patrols

July 27th - August 2nd Aspen cops blotter: Assorted transgressions

July 20th - July 26th RODDY PIPER WILL FACE CRIMINAL DUI CHARGES

July 13th - July 19th DUI Deaths Down 9 Percent in California

July 6th - July 12th Police Allowed McNair To Walk Away From DUI Stop

June 29th - July 5th County's Fourth of July DUI arrests, roadway fatalities down

June 22nd - June 28th Mulberry man makes bomb threat after DUI arrest

June 15th - June 21st Off duty Topeka Police officer arrested for suspected DUI

June 8th - June 14th Detective Charged With DUI To Keep Job

June 1st - June 7th 2 charged with felony driving while intoxicated

May 25th - May 31st Police Find AK-47 in the Bushes During DUI Arrest

May 18th - May 24th 1600 Pulled Over In 1st DUI Crackdown Of Summer

May 11th - May 17th Arraignment set for DUI attorney charged with DUI

May 4th - May 10th Triple-digit speeder arrested for DUI

April 27th - May 3rd Man arrested twice within two hours for DUI in Middlesex

April 20th - April 26th Colorado Enacts More Restrictive DUI Penalties

April 13th - April 19th School bus driver charged with DUI; accused of driving while on pills

April 6th - April 12th Witness testifies in motion hearing on deputy's DUI

March 31st - April 5th Motorcyclist Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

March 23rd - March 30th Man who led police on chase busted for fifth DUI

March 16th - March 22nd St. Pat's DUI arrests set record in Colorado

March 9th - March 15th DUI checkpoints, patrols planned for spring break, St. Patrick's Day

March 2nd - March 8th Barkley's DUI sentence reduced to three days in jail

February 23rd - March 1st Is drawing blood at a DUI stop going too far?

February 16th - February 22nd Drive-through snoozer facing DUI charges in Wilkes-Barre

February 9th - February 15th Courts to step up efforts to monitor DUI Offenders

February 2nd - February 8th DUI patrols to rise on Super weekend

January 26th - February 1st Suspect in fatal Denver hit-run had DUI conviction

January 19th - January 25th DUI Dud: Akron Man Slapped With 8th DUI Charge

January 12th - January 18th DUI numbers low in northeast Colorado, contrary to statewide trend

January 5th - January 11th Record number of DUI arrests made during holidays

December 29th - January 4th Repeat DUI offenders must pass breath test to drive

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