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Top DUI News for the Week of April 19th - April 25th in the year Two Thousand and Ten

Sunday, April 25th

Man charged with DUI in collision on freight train tracks A 20-year-old northwest suburban man has been charged with aggravated DUI in connection to a Thursday night accident in Des Plaines where the SUV he was driving rear-ended a truck, pushing it into a freight train. He and the woman driving the truck were both treated for minor injuries. Cirenia Pacheco-Nunez was driving a 1995 GMC truck that was stooped facing east on Touhy Avenue at a Union Pacific ..

Saturday, April 24th

Kane County plans push for DUI enforcement with blood tests ĎNo refusalí weekend puts prosecutors, judge on call for search warrants, amid uncertain legal footing Kane County is planning another "no-refusal" weekend despite some legal and legislative uncertainties surrounding the program aimed at compelling suspected drunken drivers to surrender a blood sample.

Friday, April 23rd

Loopholes allow serial DUI offender to avoid felony charge One conviction and three arrests in three months don't meet state requirement.

Thursday, April 22nd

DUI arrests spike in SL County; costs go up, too The Utah Highway Patrol is reporting a 40-percent increase in DUI arrests in Salt Lake County between 2008 and 2009. It's a record breaking year for the UHP, which has become increasingly aggressive about pulling over and arresting intoxicated people.

Wednesday, April 21st

Authorities hope to scare students straight with mock DUI crash TAMPA Deputies and school officials plan to give Gaither High School a wake-up call Wednesday morning through an elaborate mock DUI crash on the school's football field.

Tuesday, April 20th

7 DUI cases dismissed after Springs lab errors COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Seven DUI cases were dismissed and charges were reduced in two others following a review of faulty blood-alcohol tests at the Colorado Springs Metro Crime Lab.

Monday, April 19th

Monroe County deputy run over by man charged with DUI Monroe County Deputy Randy Gabrel is out of the hospital after being run over by an man charged with DUI Saturday night 7th

Top DUI News, Sunday April 25th, 2010

DUI checkpoint nets many arrests, plenty of drama
Several law enforcement agencies and volunteers worked together at a DUI checkpoint this weekend.
York Daily Record - Apr 24 10:31 PM
DUI checkpoint nets many arrests, plenty of drama
A couple hours into the DUI checkpoint, the operation is humming: Handcuffed people wait to get their blood drawn, the paddy wagon is nearly full and other suspects are walking heel-to-toe.
York Daily Record - Apr 24 7:48 PM
Man charged with DUI in collision on freight train tracks
A 20-year-old northwest suburban man has been charged with aggravated DUI in connection to a Thursday night accident in Des Plaines where the SUV he was driving rear-ended a truck, pushing it into a freight train. He and the woman driving the truck were both treated for minor injuries. Cirenia Pacheco-Nunez was driving a 1995 GMC truck that was stooped facing east on Touhy Avenue at a Union Pacific ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Apr 24 6:31 AM
DUI court graduate finds hope
Alcoholism is a social disease, according to one local recovering alcoholic, and the whole community should be part of the effort to provide treatment.
Newton Citizen - Apr 24 6:59 PM
Court Actions: DUI's
Laura Danielle Knese, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Andrew Ericksen Malarchik, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $403; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 20 12:58 PM
DUI ARRESTS ON THE SHORE
The following individuals were arrested by local law enforcement agencies on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol from April 12-18. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
The Daily Times - 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
DUI victims to speak about effect of crashes
The DUI Victim Center of Kansas will present a DUI victim impact panel Monday as a showcase of victim services being offered in Salina. The community presentation will take place at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 1616 W. Crawford.
Salina Journal - Apr 23 3:28 AM
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Top DUI News, Saturday April 24th, 2010

Court Actions: DUI's
Laura Danielle Knese, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Andrew Ericksen Malarchik, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $403; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 20 12:58 PM
Latest DUI-related arrests in Reno
Thomas Edward Brown II, 96 hours community service; $635; victim impact panel. Peily Coronado, 96 hours community service; $635. Alberto Garcia Dominguez, 30 days jail.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 20 10:46 PM
Loopholes allow serial DUI offender to avoid felony charge
One conviction and three arrests in three months don't meet state requirement.
St. Petersburg Times - Apr 22 6:10 PM
DUI victims to speak about effect of crashes
The DUI Victim Center of Kansas will present a DUI victim impact panel Monday as a showcase of victim services being offered in Salina. The community presentation will take place at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 1616 W. Crawford.
Salina Journal - Apr 23 3:28 AM
Police net 11 DUI arrests
During the past week, Santa Barbara police officers have arrested 11 people on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including the following cases.
Santa Barbara Daily Sound - Apr 24 12:41 AM
Court Actions: DUI's
Christopher Steven Rechenmacher, 96 hours house arrest; $443; DUI school; victim impact panel. Donna Lynn Swaim, 60 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 09 5:13 PM
Dunlap DUI Not Big Concern For Bengals
CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Bengals' question surrounding Carlos Dunlap had little to do with ability. He has plenty of that according to the experts.
WLWT-TV Cincinnati - Apr 23 7:15 PM
Kane County plans push for DUI enforcement with blood tests
‘No refusal’ weekend puts prosecutors, judge on call for search warrants, amid uncertain legal footing Kane County is planning another "no-refusal" weekend despite some legal and legislative uncertainties surrounding the program aimed at compelling suspected drunken drivers to surrender a blood sample.
Chicago Tribune - Apr 22 7:05 PM
DUI checkpoint tonight
A drunk driving checkpoint will be held somewhere in Hamilton County tonight, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The Cincinnati Enquirer - 2 hours, 3 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint planned for Saturday in Coachella
Police will conduct a drunken driving checkpoint Saturday in Coachella.
The Desert Sun - Apr 24 1:22 AM
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Top DUI News, Friday April 23rd, 2010

Court Actions: DUI's
Thomas Edward Brown II, 96 hours community service; $635; victim impact panel. Peily Coronado, 96 hours community service; $635. Alberto Garcia Dominguez, 30 days jail.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 20 12:58 PM
Court Actions: DUI's
Laura Danielle Knese, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Andrew Ericksen Malarchik, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $403; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 20 12:58 PM
Loopholes allow serial DUI offender to avoid felony charge
One conviction and three arrests in three months don't meet state requirement.
St. Petersburg Times - Apr 22 6:10 PM
DUI checkpoints tonight in North Miami Beach, suburban Lake Worth
South Florida law enforcement agencies will be on alert for drunken, impaired and law-violating drivers on Friday night and early Saturday.
Sun-Sentinel - 21 minutes ago
DUI checkpoints Friday in suburban Lake Worth, North Miami Beach
DUI checkpoints Friday in suburban Lake Worth, North Miami Beach
The Palm Beach Post - Apr 23 6:11 AM
DUI victims to speak about effect of crashes
The DUI Victim Center of Kansas will present a DUI victim impact panel Monday as a showcase of victim services being offered in Salina. The community presentation will take place at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center, 1616 W. Crawford.
Salina Journal - Apr 23 3:28 AM
Kane County plans push for DUI enforcement with blood tests
‘No refusal’ weekend puts prosecutors, judge on call for search warrants, amid uncertain legal footing Kane County is planning another "no-refusal" weekend despite some legal and legislative uncertainties surrounding the program aimed at compelling suspected drunken drivers to surrender a blood sample.
Chicago Tribune - Apr 22 7:05 PM
Woman facing DUI charges after hit-and-run accidents in Pleasanton
A 52-year-old Pleasanton woman was arrested on charges including driving under the influence after she drove into a fire hydrant and two vehicles before leading police on a short chase Thursday.
Contra Costa Times - 35 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint Saturday
A drunk driving checkpoint will be held somewhere in Hamilton County on Saturday night, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Apr 23 6:31 AM
Turnpike official charged with DUI
For the third time in just over a year, an official of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has run afoul of the law.
The Philadelphia Inquirer - Apr 22 7:48 AM
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Top DUI News, April 22nd, 2010

Court Actions: DUI's
Thomas Edward Brown II, 96 hours community service; $635; victim impact panel. Peily Coronado, 96 hours community service; $635. Alberto Garcia Dominguez, 30 days jail.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 20 12:58 PM
Court Actions: DUI's
Laura Danielle Knese, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Andrew Ericksen Malarchik, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $403; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 20 12:58 PM
DUI arrest update
Impaired drivers are a very real danger to themselves and, of course, any motorist who is sharing the road at the same time. With this in mind, the Lee County Sheriff's Office launched a multi-faceted campaign of education, awareness and enforcement to battle this threat to our community.
The Pine Island Eagle - Apr 19 12:48 PM
DUI arrests spike in SL County; costs go up, too
The Utah Highway Patrol is reporting a 40-percent increase in DUI arrests in Salt Lake County between 2008 and 2009. It's a record breaking year for the UHP, which has become increasingly aggressive about pulling over and arresting intoxicated people.
FOX 13 Utah - Apr 21 11:27 PM
Ex-Pats, Bengals star Dillon arrested on DUI charge
Former NFL running back Corey Dillon was arrested Wednesday for investigation of driving under the influence in Southern California, deputies said.
CBS Sports - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
DUI Charges
Police reported the following arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs:
The Intelligencer - Apr 19 8:24 AM
DUI grant work fails to target interlock devices education
The Nevada traffic safety office gave a Mothers Against Drunk Driving worker a $20,000 grant last year to educate judges and prosecutors about interlock devices, which keep convicted drunken drivers from starting their cars if they've ingested alcohol.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 22 1:46 AM
5th DUI offense charged
A 51-year-old woman with four drunken-driving convictions pleaded not guilty Thursday to a new DUI charge.
Billings Gazette - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
City official quits after alleged DUI in city car
The Sun-Times reports: A $119,184-a-year deputy commissioner charged with providing shelter and emergency services for Chicago 's homeless has resigned after getting into an accident in a city car while allegedly driving drunk. On April 15, James V. Lobianco was charged with driving under the influence and failure to reduce speed after rear-ending a car waiting for a red light to change at ...
Chicago Tribune - Apr 22 4:27 AM
7 DUI cases dismissed after Springs lab errors
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Seven DUI cases were dismissed and charges were reduced in two others following a review of faulty blood-alcohol tests at the Colorado Springs Metro Crime Lab.
Denver Post - Apr 20 10:11 AM
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Top DUI News, Wednesday April 21st, 2010

Black Power Ranger Defeats DUI Case
Filed under: Celebrity Justice Walter Jones -- the guy who played the Black Ranger on " The Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers " -- has escaped the clutches of doom yet again ... because his recent DUI case just got dismissed. An Alabama court clerk tells TMZ the case was tossed out… Read more
TMZ - 18 minutes ago
Pennsylvania Turnpike official charged with DUI after crashing into fence in Hershey
The chief operating officer of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is facing DUI charges after police in Derry Township said he had a blood alcohol level of 0.137 when he spun out his car and crashed into a fence.
The Patriot-News - 2 minutes ago
Ex-Patriot Corey Dillon arrested for DUI
TMZ is reporting the former New England Patriot Corey Dillon was busted for DUI this morning. Corey was pulled over by L.A. County Sheriff's deputies at 3:38am today near Malibu on Mulholland Drive. He's still in custody.
FOX 25 Boston - 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Authorities hope to scare students straight with mock DUI crash
TAMPA Deputies and school officials plan to give Gaither High School a wake-up call Wednesday morning through an elaborate mock DUI crash on the school's football field.
St. Petersburg Times - Apr 21 4:09 AM
Corey Dillon -- DUI and Divorce Trouble
Filed under: Corey Dillon , Exclusives , TMZ Sports , Celebrity Justice Retired NFL star Corey Dillon is having a seriously bad month -- he was busted for DUI this morning, and TMZ has learned his wife just filed for divorce. Desiree Dillon filed a petition for divorce earlier this month in L.A. County Superior Court,… Read more
TMZ - Apr 21 6:59 AM
Geraldine students learn dangers of DUI
Dozens of Geraldine students were given DUI tickets on Tuesday – fortunately, they were only part of a simulation program designed to warn students of the dangers of drinking and driving.
The Times-Journal - 2 minutes ago
EXCLUSIVE: Retired NFL Star Corey Dillon Arrested For A DUI
Retired NFL running back Corey Dillon was arrested for a DUI, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively. EXCLUSIVE: Reggie Bush's Secret Girlfriend Arrested For DUI He was arrested at 3:38 am on Wednesday after being pulled over by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies on Mulholland Drive, south of the 101 Freeway in Los Angeles.
RadarOnline.com - Apr 21 6:07 AM
Latest DUI-related arrests in Sparks
Laura Danielle Knese, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Andrew Ericksen Malarchik, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $403; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 20 10:46 PM
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Top DUI News, Monday April 19th, 2010

Senate president's son accused of DUI in state car
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton's 26-year-old son faces a DUI charge after police stopped him Sunday while he was driving in downtown Chicago in his father's state-issued car.Garritt Cullerton had a blood-alcohol level of 0.188 --more than double the legal limit -- when he was pulled over in the 800 block of North Dearborn shortly after midnight, Chicago Police spokesman Daniel O'Brien ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Apr 19 2:01 AM
State Sen.?s Son Gets DUI in State Car
Illinois State Senate President John Cullerton's son was arrested over the weekend for DUI while he was driving a state-owned car, police say.
FOX News Chicago - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
Chattanooga police officer arrested for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident
A Chattanooga police officer was arrested early Sunday morning for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.
Chattanooga Times Free Press - 1 hour, 41 minutes ago
Police say DUI patrols are not targeting teens | By Pierrette J. Shields © 2010 Longmont Times-Call ...
LONGMONT – Local police will be targeting drunken and impaired drivers on prom weekends this year as part of a statewide anti-DUI campaign.
The Longmont Times-Call - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
3 arrested at DUI stop on SW side
Three people were arrested on suspicion of DUI Saturday night at a sobriety checkpoint on South Cardinal Avenue near West Valencia Road, officials with the Pima County Sheriff's Department said.
Arizona Daily Star - Apr 18 11:11 PM
City Police Officer Arrested For DUI
Chattanooga Police Officer Jeremy Williams was arrested early Sunday morning for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. Officer Williams has been an officer with the city since February 2009.
The Chattanoogan - Apr 19 3:19 AM
Monroe County deputy run over by man charged with DUI
Monroe County Deputy Randy Gabrel is out of the hospital after being run over by an man charged with DUI Saturday night.
WATE 6 Knoxville - Apr 18 9:20 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
DUI Arrests
DUI Arrests for April 19, 2010
Bucks County Courier Times - 2 hours, 30 minutes ago
Illinois Senate President's son cited with DUI
Illinois Senate President's son cited with DUI
KSDK St. Louis - Apr 18 6:13 PM

Stories of the Week

April 5th - April 11th

Man on mower charged with DUI, fishing pole theft

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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