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Top DUI News for the Week of April 12th - April 18th in the year Two Thousand and Ten

Sunday, April 18th

Illinois Senate President's son cited with DUI Authorities say the 26-year-old son of Illinois Senate President John Cullerton has been cited with driving under the influence in a...

Saturday, April 17th

DUI Checkpoints in Echo Park & Eagle Rock Tonight It's the weekend and that means the LAPD is out in force, looking to catch drunk drivers. And as expected, there will be DUI checkpoints. In fact, there will be two tonight. From 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. in Eagle Rock, a checkpoint will be set up on Eagle Rock Boulevard near Avenue 41 . Over in Echo Park, a checkpoint between 8 p.m. and 3 a.m. will be found on Glendale Boulevard at Effie Street ...

Friday, April 16th

KC police plan DUI checkpoint this weekend Police are planning to conduct a DUI checkpoint tonight or tomorrow in Kansas City. The checkpoint will begin after 11 p.m. at a location of the city known for DUI-related crashes and arrests.

Thursday, April 15th

DUI simulator visits local schools It was raining. Boiling Springs High School sophomore Johnnie Howard, 16, had had about four drinks before getting behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Impala.

Wednesday, April 14th

DUI suspect also charged with escape attempt Wyoming County Press Examiner A Luzerne County man pulled over for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol is being charged for trying to escape while getting his blood alcohol level tested. Michael Allan Stever, 44, of Dallas, was stopped for suspicion of DUI on April 2 along Route 29 in Monroe Township. In addition to that charge and other traffic violations, he ...

Tuesday, April 13th

Man on mower charged with DUI, fishing pole theft An East Tennessee man driving a lawn mower in the road has been charged with DUI. Athens police said 30-year-old Jimmy Graham Jr. smelled like alcohol and failed a sobriety test Monday after an officer spotted him on the lawn mower. He told the officer he had consumed a beer and taken a stress reliever prescribed to him. Driving under the influence - Alcohol - Police - Beer - Tennessee

Monday, April 12th

Man charged in cab driver's death has 4 DUI convictions Police say they may end up adding DUI to a list of charges against a motorist who ran a red light and killed a cab driver early this morning. If they do, it would be the fifth time Brian Ferry Sr., age 47, has faced charges of driving under the influence. He has four prior convictions. 7th

Top DUI News, Sunday April 18th, 2010

DUI Arrests
DUI Arrests for April 19, 2010
Bucks County Courier Times - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
Illinois Senate President's son cited with DUI
Associated Press - April 18, 2010 6:04 PM ET CHICAGO (AP) - Authorities say the 26-year-old son of Illinois Senate President John Cullerton has been cited with driving under the influence in a...
KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - Apr 18 3:13 PM
State Senate president's son gets DUI
The 26-year-old son of Illinois Senate President John Cullerton was cited with DUI early Sunday.
ABC 7 Chicago - Apr 18 8:15 PM
State police looking for drunk drivers
BLOOMING GROVE In order to help protect the traveling public from intoxicated drivers, the state police based at Blooming Grove will be conducting DUI sobriety checkpoints and DUI roving patrols over the weekend of April 16-18. To prevent and deter drinking and driving this weekend, those sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols will be conducted with a zero tolerance enforcement policy.
Pike County Courier - Apr 19 12:00 AM
Police beat: Sunday, April 18, 2010
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 239-477-1000 or the Marco Island Police Department at 389-5050.
Naples Daily News - Apr 18 3:48 PM
Police Blotter for April 19
DUI
The Register Citizen - Apr 18 10:07 PM
Arraignments, April 18
Four people charged in connection with a methamphetamine lab explosion in Pine Grove on Jan. 12 are among those scheduled to plead not guilty Monday during arraignment in Schuylkill County Court.Steven A. Donton, 28, an inmate at Schuylkill County Priso
The Pottsville Republican & Herald - Apr 17 8:56 PM
Letters to the editor: April 17, 2010
Here are letters to the editor from Daily News editions of April 17, 2010.
Bonita Daily News - Apr 18 8:27 AM
Thein: Crime victims' rights fairness, dignity and respect
April 18 through 24 is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. This year’s theme for recognition of crime victims is “Fairness, Dignity and Respect,” which encourages us all to raise awareness about these foundation principles and to continue striving to ensure that all crime victims are still treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Lake County News - Apr 18 11:56 PM
Police log, April 19
2 charged in debit card theft Two Pottsville residents were charged after an incident about 6 p.m. March 26.State police at Frackville said Deni Sadusky, 32, lost her debit card at an ATM at Fairlane Village mall on March 26. Police said the card was found
The Pottsville Republican & Herald - Apr 18 9:05 PM
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Top DUI News, Saturday April 17th, 2010

Elburn man gets work-release in fatal DUI crash
In August 2008, Ryan Campbell was among a group of people who, according to court statements, urged an apparently intoxicated Earl G. Wilkison not to get behind the wheel after a night of drinking at the Elburn town festival beer tent. But Wilkison reportedly waved them off. Two months later, he killed Campbell in a DUI-related car accident. Wilkison, 59, an Elburn resident and Geneva business ...
Chicago Tribune - Apr 16 5:50 PM
DUI Lawnmower
An Athens man is arrested for DUI on his John Deere.
WTVC Chattanooga - Apr 16 9:05 PM
4/17 COURT BRIEF: DUI manslaughter trial set
SARASOTA — The DUI manslaughter trial of former Braden River High School football coach Josh Hunter is set for May 10, a judge announced Friday.
Bradenton Herald - Apr 16 8:43 PM
Five DUI convictions later, man again arrested for driving drunk, St. Pete police say
ST. PETERSBURG Steven Francis Oulette was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly driving drunk even though he has five previous DUI convictions and no valid driver's license, St. Petersburg police reported.
St. Petersburg Times - Apr 16 2:59 PM
Greenfield Police Call Off DUI Checkpoint; Using Sources For Gang Member's Funeral
GREENFIELD, Calif. - Greenfield Police called off a planned DUI checkpoint Friday night. Central Coast News learned police officers diverted those resources to protect a gang member's family during his
KION 46 Salinas - Apr 16 10:27 PM
DUI Saturation Patrol This Weekend
The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office will conduct a DUI saturation patrol this weekend.
KAKE Wichita - Apr 16 9:13 PM
Police to run roving DUI patrols across Berks
More than 60 state and local police will take part tonight in Operation Nighthawk, a DUI enforcement initiative targeting the Reading area. The enforcement effort, which involves roving patrols, also was held Friday night, according to state police.
Reading Eagle - Apr 16 9:14 PM
Woman Charged with 3rd DUI
(ABC 6 NEWS) -- After hitting a state trooper last November, a Rochester woman is arrested again, charged with her third DUI. DUI charges are nothing new for 25-year old Holly Berg, and officials say it’s not uncommon for police to repeatedly stop offenders just like her.
KAAL Austin - Apr 16 5:09 PM
Ontario police plan DUI checkpoint
The Ontario Police Department is planning a DUI /driver s license checkpoint from 6 p.m Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location in the city.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Apr 16 5:18 PM
DUI Checkpoints in Echo Park & Eagle Rock Tonight
It's the weekend and that means the LAPD is out in force, looking to catch drunk drivers. And as expected, there will be DUI checkpoints. In fact, there will be two tonight. From 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. in Eagle Rock, a checkpoint will be set up on Eagle Rock Boulevard near Avenue 41 . Over in Echo Park, a checkpoint between 8 p.m. and 3 a.m. will be found on Glendale Boulevard at Effie Street ...
LAist - Apr 16 4:11 PM
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Top DUI News, Friday April 16th, 2010

KC police plan DUI checkpoint this weekend
Police are planning to conduct a DUI checkpoint tonight or tomorrow in Kansas City. The checkpoint will begin after 11 p.m. at a location of the city known for DUI-related crashes and arrests.
The Kansas City Star - Apr 16 6:13 AM
DUI patrol set for this weekend
WICHITA — The Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office will conduct a DUI saturation patrol this weekend.
The Wichita Eagle - 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
Megan Hauserman -- Arrested for DUI
Filed under: Megan Hauserman , Celebrity Justice , Drunks Former VH1 reality star Megan Hauserman was arrested for DUI yesterday -- after cops pulled her over around 3:15 AM in Miami Beach . Hauserman -- whose dating show " Megan Wants a Millionaire " was canceled after one of the contestants, Ryan Jenkins ,… Read more
TMZ - Apr 16 6:38 AM
Ontario police plan DUI checkpoint
The Ontario Police Department is planning a DUI /driver s license checkpoint from 6 p.m Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday at an undisclosed location in the city.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - 15 minutes ago
Man Arrested for DUI on Lawnmower
Athens man arrested for DUI on lawnmower and it's caught on tape.
WRCB Chattanooga - 1 hour, 31 minutes ago
Woman gets 4 years for deadly 4th DUI
A Fort Lupton woman responsible for the traffic death of a Brighton woman last August already had three drunken driving convictions on her record. The August crash that resulted in the death of 32-year-old Crystal Herman was Angelica Bujanda's fourth DUI, but a "unique" set of circumstances resulted in what Herman's family considers a slap on the wrist. Weld District Court Judge Marcelo Kopcow ...
Greeley Tribune - Apr 16 12:06 AM
Visalia police to hold DUI checkpoint
Visalia police will conduct a DUI and driver's-license checkpoint Saturday at an undisclosed location.
Visalia Times-Delta / Tulare Advance-Register - Apr 16 4:14 AM
Fort Lupton woman gets 4 years in prison on fourth DUI
True to her plea agreement, a Weld District Court judge sentenced a Fort Lupton woman to four years in prison for the August 2009 crash that killed a Brighton woman. The crash resulted in Angelica Bujanda's fourth conviction for DUI. Bujanda, 36, spent much of the sentencing hearing today looking straight ahead as family members of victim Crystal Herman repeatedly stated there was no justice in ...
Greeley Tribune - Apr 15 10:56 PM
Former Braden River football coach's DUI manslaughter set for May
SARASOTA — The DUI manslaughter trial of a former Braden River High School football coach has been postponed until sometime next month.
Bradenton Herald - Apr 15 9:01 PM
Judge upholds 'no-refusal' DUI evidence
A Geneva man's hopes of proving evidence against him in a DUI arrest was unlawfully obtained during a Kane County "no-refusal" police detail were dashed Thursday, when a judge ruled the sample would be admitted during his trial.
The Courier News - Apr 15 10:16 PM
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Top DUI News, Thursday April 15th, 2010

Broomfield Enterprise police report - April 15
Between April 6 and April 12, police reported 28 accidents, three DUI arrests, two domestic violence incidents and two shoplifting arrests.
Broomfield Enterprise - Apr 14 3:25 PM
Former Braden River football coach's DUI manslaughter set for May
SARASOTA — The DUI manslaughter trial of a former Braden River High School football coach has been postponed until sometime next month.
Bradenton Herald - Apr 15 9:01 PM
Crime Notebook April 15 (w/documents)
The girl who cried hazing An anonymous caller telephoned a hazing hot line April 10 and made unfounded complaints that a University student Karla Schott, 19, was “denied the right to eat and only allowed to sleep for five hours a night” by her sorority, according to the University Police report. “She told us she [...]
The Red and Black - Apr 14 7:45 PM
Police Reports-April 15
CHIPPEWA TWP. Trespass, theft charges Chippewa Township police have charged a Beaver Falls man in two incidents at the Walmart store.
Ellwood City Ledger - Apr 15 4:00 PM
Police Beat: April 15, 2010
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 239-477-1000 or the Marco Island Police Department at 389-5050.
Naples Daily News - Apr 15 8:35 PM
Truckee Police Department reports, week of April 7-14
TRUCKEE, Calif. - The following are Truckee Police Department reports from the week of April 7 to April 14. April 7 At 5 p.m. on Pioneer Trail police responded to a home burglary. April 8 At 8:45 p.m. on Alder Drive police arrested a person for public intoxication. April 9 At 12:25 a.m. on Greenwood Drive police responded to an alleged argument between husband and wife. At 12:40 a.m. on Donner ...
Sierra Sun - Apr 15 10:19 PM
Police Reports
Horsham DUI … On April 5 at 11:44 p.m. officers responded to the area of Welsh Road and Bethlehem Pike for the report of an accident. While speaking with one of the drivers, officers noted the odor of an alcoholic beverage about her person and that her eyes were glassy, police said.
Public Spirit & The Willow Grove Guide - Apr 16 6:25 AM
Crime and public safety, April 16
Police briefs - RANCHO CUCAMONGA Three men arrested for March 15 bar assault
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Apr 16 12:28 AM
DUI simulator visits local schools
It was raining. Boiling Springs High School sophomore Johnnie Howard, 16, had had about four drinks before getting behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Impala.
The Sentinel - Apr 16 2:42 AM
Crime and public safety, April 16
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Top DUI News, Wednesday April 14th, 2010

Truckee Police Department reports, week of April 7-14
TRUCKEE, Calif. - The following are Truckee Police Department reports from the week of April 7 to April 14. April 7 At 5 p.m. on Pioneer Trail police responded to a home burglary. April 8 At 8:45 p.m. on Alder Drive police arrested a person for public intoxication. April 9 At 12:25 a.m. on Greenwood Drive police responded to an alleged argument between husband and wife. At 12:40 a.m. on Donner ...
Sierra Sun - Apr 15 10:19 PM
Crowley Arrest Log - April 14, 2010
Crowley Arrest Log - April 14, 2010: Rachael Figard 27 Crowley Careless Operation, DUI Joshua Feverjean 28 Abbeville Unauthorized Use of an Access Card Jonathon Felix 34 Crowley PWITD Crack Cocaine Neil Stelly 45 Kaplan Disturbing the Peace / Language Merdina Ledet 19 Crowley Disturbing the Peace / Language Cord Richardson 23 Crowley Traffic Charges William Francis 30 Rayne PWITD ...
KATC 3 Lafayette - Apr 14 9:37 AM
Odd News Wednesday April 14, 2010
Odd News Wednesday April 14, 2010
WTVY Dothan - Apr 14 3:19 AM
Crime Reports: Sierra Vista Police, April 13-14; Bisbee Police, April 12; Cochise County Sheriff's, April 2-9
SIERRA VISTA POLICE Tuesday, April 13 8:53 a.m. A two-vehicle non-injury wreck was reported at the Fort Huachuca Main Gate, 557 W. Fry Blvd. One vehicle rear-ended the other while it was stopped for a stop light. 9:07 a.m. A hit-and-run wreck was reported at the Motel 6, 1551 E. Fry Blvd. The incident occurred somewhere between Peoria and Cochise County between Sunday and Monday. read more
The Sierra Vista Herald - Apr 14 11:10 PM
Former Braden River football coach's DUI manslaughter set for May
SARASOTA — The DUI manslaughter trial of a former Braden River High School football coach has been postponed until sometime next month.
Bradenton Herald - Apr 15 9:01 PM
Ambler Gazette Police Briefs: April 14
Ambler
The Ambler Gazette - Apr 16 7:06 AM
DUI suspect also charged with escape attempt
BY MICHAEL J. RUDOLF Wyoming County Press Examiner A Luzerne County man pulled over for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol is being charged for trying to escape while getting his blood alcohol level tested. Michael Allan Stever, 44, of Dallas, was stopped for suspicion of DUI on April 2 along Route 29 in Monroe Township. In addition to that charge and other traffic violations, he ...
Wyoming County Press Examiner - Apr 14 10:30 AM
Anacortes Police Blotter, April 14, 2010
An off-duty police officer saw a woman who appeared to be unconscious in the driver’s seat of a parked car in the 4400 block of Cherry Lane around 6:10 p.m. Tuesday, April 6 and stopped to check…
Anacortes American - Apr 14 2:03 PM
Police Reports-April 14
ELLWOOD CITY Counterfeit bills Clerks at the B&B Express store at Fourth Street and Lawrence Avenue reported receiving several counterfeit bills between April 1 and 8, Ellwood City police said.
Ellwood City Ledger - Apr 14 3:16 PM
State prison ordered in fatal DUI crash
A 52-year-old man who pleaded guilty to homicide and aggravated assault by vehicle while DUI in an Aug. 2009 crash was sentenced today to a total of 39 to 96 months in state prison.
The Sentinel - Apr 15 2:42 AM
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Top DUI News, Tuesday April 13th, 2010

Man on mower charged with DUI, fishing pole theft
An East Tennessee man driving a lawn mower in the road has been charged with DUI. Athens police said 30-year-old Jimmy Graham Jr. smelled like alcohol and failed a sobriety test Monday after an officer spotted him on the lawn mower. He told the officer he had consumed a beer and taken a stress reliever prescribed to him.
AP via Yahoo! News - Apr 13 3:21 PM
Man on mower charged with DUI, fishing pole theft
An East Tennessee man driving a lawn mower in the road has been charged with DUI. Athens police said 30-year-old Jimmy Graham Jr. smelled like alcohol and failed a sobriety test Monday after an officer spotted him on the lawn mower. He told the officer he had consumed a beer and taken a stress reliever prescribed to him. Driving under the influence - Alcohol - Police - Beer - Tennessee
MSNBC - Apr 13 4:44 PM
Man On Mower Charged With DUI, Fishing Pole Theft
Man On Lawn Mower In Road Charged With DUI, Theft Of Fishing Poles And Burglary In Tennessee
CBS News - Apr 13 2:21 PM
No jail for first-time DUI would add insult to injury, Beach victims say
VIRGINIA BEACH It’s been 3&1/2 months since a man with a previous DUI conviction struck Mary Edwards while she walked home from a shopping center in December .
The Virginian-Pilot - 11 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint in Miramar Friday night
Authorities plan to set up a DUI checkpoint Friday night in the 2100 block of State Road 7.
Sun-Sentinel - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
Man on lawn mower in road charged with DUI, theft of fishing poles and burglary in Tennessee
ATHENS, Tenn. - An East Tennessee man driving a lawn mower in the road has been charged with DUI. Athens police said 30-year-old Jimmy Graham Jr. smelled like alcohol and failed a sobriety test Monday after an officer spotted him on the lawn mower.
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Apr 13 3:31 PM
Driver pleads guilty in DUI crash death
WILKES-BARRE – A Hazleton man scheduled to stand trial next month in the death of a woman in a DUI-related crash pleaded guilty to the charges Tuesday.
Times Leader - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
E. Tenn man on lawn mower charged with DUI
An East Tennessee man driving a lawn mower in the road has been charged with DUI.
WVLT-TV Knoxville - Apr 13 5:47 PM
Man on mower charged with DUI, fishing-pole theft
ATHENS, Tenn. An East Tennessee man driving a lawn mower in the road has been charged with DUI.
The Arizona Republic - Apr 13 4:07 PM
Tennessee Man On Lawn Mower Charged With DUI
A Tennessee man driving a lawn mower in the road has been charged with DUI.
Eyewitness News Memphis - Apr 13 3:10 PM
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Top DUI News, Monday April 12th, 2010

Man charged with DUI in fatal Crystal Lake crash
FOX Chicago reports: Kyle J. Sievert, 23, of Arlington Heights has been charged with DUI in connection with a two-vehicle crash late Saturday night that claimed the life of a 24-year-old woman who was riding in his car. Get the full story: myfoxchicago.com .
Chicago Tribune - Apr 12 4:02 PM
East Calais teen goes off road, faces DUI
EAST MONTPELIER – An East Calais teen is facing DUI charges after the truck he was driving went off Clark Road in East Montpelier around 3:30 a.m. Friday morning. ... - Times Argus Staff Times Argus Staff Times Argus Staff
The Barre Montpelier Times Argus - 58 minutes ago
Mission DUI checkpoint grabs 18
A DUI checkpoint over the weekend in Mission produced 18 arrests, including 16 for driving under the influence. The checkpoint, held overnight Friday, also led to arrests for drug possession and an arrest for violating a city ordinance of driving while impaired.
The Kansas City Star - Apr 12 3:59 PM
Man Charged With DUI in Fatal NW Crash
A 23-year-old northwest suburban man has been charged with DUI in connection with a traffic crash that claimed the life of a 24-year-old woman Saturday night.
FOX News Chicago - Apr 12 3:28 PM
Man charged in cab driver's death has 4 DUI convictions
Police say they may end up adding DUI to a list of charges against a motorist who ran a red light and killed a cab driver early this morning. If they do, it would be the fifth time Brian Ferry Sr., age 47, has faced charges of driving under the influence. He has four prior convictions.
The Tampa Tribune - Apr 12 3:42 PM
Victim in DUI crash gets justice out of suspect's sentencing
Nearly two years after a drunk driver hit him, a Valley man says justice has finally been served and the man responsible will pay for his crime. The victim contacted Action News after learning that the suspect had prior DUI convictions, but somehow got away with what he calls a slap on the wrist.
KTNV Las Vegas - Apr 12 4:53 PM
Lee County DUI arrests
Deputies have released their latest list of those arrested for DUI in Lee County.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Apr 12 1:47 PM
Woman charged with DUI after hitting Davenport has been in trouble before
SPOKANE-- Spokane police are awaiting a toxicology report to see just how intoxicated a suspected drunk driver who hit several cars and slammed into the Davenport Hotel over the weekend. This is not the suspect’s first DUI arrest. According to court records, 41-year-old Alecia Crawford was arrested for DUI in Spokane County back in 2001. Late Saturday night, police say she was traveling ...
KREM.com Spokane - Apr 12 3:26 PM
Killpack makes DUI court appearance
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - Former Utah senate majority leader Sheldon Killpack made his first court appearance since his DUI arrest on January 15th.
ABC 4 Salt Lake City - Apr 12 3:15 PM
Killpack makes DUI court appearance
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - Former State Senate Majority Leader Sheldon Killpack is now fighting the DUI charge against him. And it appears he may use his controversial arrest video to support his case. This raises the question ABC 4 has been asking since Killpack’s January 15th arrest: exactly what's on that dash cam video? Monday, in his first court appearance since he was arrested, Killpack ...
ABC 4 Salt Lake City - Apr 12 3:04 PM

Stories of the Week

April 5th - April 11th

Cops: Man Drove Drunk To Prison For DUI Sentence

March 29th - April 4th

Former 'Hills' Star Charged After DUI Arrest

March 22nd - March 28th

DUI arrests rise over St. Patrick's Day holiday

March 15th - March 21st

Man, 71, faces DUI, vehicular homicide charges

March 8th - March 14th

School bus driver arrested for DUI on the job

March 1st - March 7th

State high court to review DUI blood test case

February 22nd - February 28th

Man driving without a tire gets charged with DUI

February 15th - February 21st

'Deadliest Catch' star arrested for DUI, hit and run in Seattle

February 8th - February 14th

Norridge man gets 10 years in prison for 7th DUI

February 1st - February 7th

DUI enforcement during Super Bowl party weekend

January 25th - January 31st

Tucson Police use grant money to increase DUI enforcement

January 18th - January 24th

N.Y. man charged with snowmobile DUI in Mount Holly

January 11th - January 17th

444 arrested in Colo. campaign against DUI

January 4th - January 10th

DUI Task Force reports fewer arrests in 2009

December 28th - January 3rd

Colo. lawmaker going after repeat DUI offenders

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