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Top DUI News for the Week of August 2nd - August 8th in the year Two Thousand and Ten

  1. Sunday, August 8th Family Refutes CHP claim of DUI in Deadly Accident 20 year old Orlando Benitez was charged with DUI following an accident on August 4th at American and Fig Avenues near Easton. The three passengers in his vehicle were all thrown from the car and killed. Now his family says they can prove he was not driving under the influence.
  2. Saturday, August 7th Reno woman arrested for second DUI this summer A 24-year-old Reno woman was arrested Friday morning for her second DUI offense since late June, Nevada Highway Patrol said.
  3. Friday, August 6th Honolulu Police Chief responds to DUI officer investigation Nearly half of the Honolulu police officers assigned to a DUI detail have been stripped of police powers in an investigation of falsified work hours and overtime.
  4. Thursday, August 5th Man charged with DUI on lawnmower
  5. State troopers have made DUI arrests for people driving cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, and even golf carts. Wednesday, August 4th Nun Dies, 2 Others Hurt in DUI-Related Crash, Cops Say A multiple DUI offender was charged with killing a 66-year-old Catholic nun and injuring two others in a car accident Sunday morning in Prince William County, Virginia, the Washington Post reported Monday.
  6. Tuesday, August 3rd Virginia Beach man faces DUI charges after police say he drove into 7 cars, building A man faces DUI charges after police say he drove into 7 cars and a building.
  7. Monday, August 2nd DUI suspected in death of toddler A Pierce County toddler was killed in a traffic accident Saturday and his grandfather has been charged with driving under the influence and homicide by vehicle.
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Top DUI News, Sunday August 8th, 2010

DUI suspect tells his side: I'm devastated
Mary Mitchell: Is there ever a time when a sentence of probation in a case involving a fatal DUI accident is appropriate? I would say no. But that is the question that will be before the court when Michael Penachio, the Melrose Park man accused in the 2007 DUI-related accident that killed Danielle Baker of Maywood, concludes his plea deal.
Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 08 02:01am
Dui Prithibi - A Journey From Burdwan To Europe
August 7, 2010 : Director Raj Chakrabarti explains his latest Bengali movie Dui Prithibi as a journey from 'Burdwan to Europe'. The movie starring renowned actors Jeet, Koel, and Dev, starts in Burdwan. The voyage then goes through Purulia, Birbhum, Bankura, Kolkata and at last ends in Europe.
New Kerala - Aug 07 02:32am
Summer DUI patrols to start next week
A summer DUI enforcement campaign to catch impaired drivers on the road begins next week in the Mid-
Tri-City Herald - Aug 06 08:36am
DUI memorial sign returns to location of fatal accident
The first Illinois DUI memorial sign in honor of 35-year-old Ronald Hale is back in its place at the corner of Shawnee Street and Illinois Route 142.
Mt. Vernon Register-News - Aug 05 04:16am
PCPD Joining DUI Blitz
DUI Saturation Patrols in Panama City will begin on August 20, 2010 and continue September 3, 2010.
WTVY Dothan - Aug 06 09:18am
Family Refutes CHP claim of DUI in Deadly Accident
20 year old Orlando Benitez was charged with DUI following an accident on August 4th at American and Fig Avenues near Easton. The three passengers in his vehicle were all thrown from the car and killed. Now his family says they can prove he was not driving under the influence.
KSEE 24 Fresno - Aug 07 07:13pm
DUI convictions for July
The St. Helena Star publishes monthly convictions for driving under the influence in northern Napa County. Conviction information is taken from Napa County Superior Court records.
The St. Helena Star - Aug 08 12:16am
'Drive Hammered, Get Nailed' DUI campaign begins Aug. 12
Between Aug. 12 and September 6 extra driving under the influence or DUI patrols will travel King County roadways in search of impaired drivers. This Drive Hammered, Get Nailed will be the largest summer DUI enforcement campaign ever with 172 agencies participating throughout the state including officers from Covington, Maple Valley and Black Diamond.
Covington Reporter - Aug 07 06:22am
Anderson Pastor Faces DUI Charges
State troopers say an Anderson pastor is facing DUI and child endangerment charges.
FOX Carolina - Aug 07 06:56pm
King County ramps up DUI enforcement
Between Aug. 12 and Sept. 6. extra DUI patrols will travel King County roadways in search of impaired drivers. The annual Drive Hammered, Get Nailed enforcement campaign has 178 agencies participating throughout the state, including Federal Way.
Federal Way Mirror - Aug 07 11:19am
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Top DUI News, Saturday August 7th, 2010

Dui Prithibi - A Journey From Burdwan To Europe
August 7, 2010 : Director Raj Chakrabarti explains his latest Bengali movie Dui Prithibi as a journey from 'Burdwan to Europe'. The movie starring renowned actors Jeet, Koel, and Dev, starts in Burdwan. The voyage then goes through Purulia, Birbhum, Bankura, Kolkata and at last ends in Europe.
New Kerala - 2 hours, 41 minutes ago
Summer DUI patrols to start next week
A summer DUI enforcement campaign to catch impaired drivers on the road begins next week in the Mid-
Tri-City Herald - Aug 06 08:36am
DUI memorial sign returns to location of fatal accident
The first Illinois DUI memorial sign in honor of 35-year-old Ronald Hale is back in its place at the corner of Shawnee Street and Illinois Route 142.
Mt. Vernon Register-News - Aug 05 04:16am
PCPD Joining DUI Blitz
DUI Saturation Patrols in Panama City will begin on August 20, 2010 and continue September 3, 2010.
WTVY Dothan - Aug 06 09:18am
Possible DUI after Man Hit by Car
A Peoria woman is facing DUI charges after she allegedly hit a man in the road.
WEEK News 25 Central Illinois - Aug 05 07:53pm
PCPD Plans DUI Saturation Checkpoints in August
We will be conducting DUI Saturation Patrol on August 20, 2010 and September 3, 2010.
WMBB TV Panama City - Aug 06 09:05am
DUI convictions for July
The St. Helena Star publishes monthly convictions for driving under the influence in northern Napa County. Conviction information is taken from Napa County Superior Court records.
The St. Helena Star - Aug 07 12:16am
Lawmakers: Check for DUI in English
Two Assembly members from the 8th Legislative District are introducing a bill they say will close a perceived loophole in the state's DUI laws.
Courier-Post - Aug 07 01:47am
Reno woman arrested for second DUI this summer
A 24-year-old Reno woman was arrested Friday morning for her second DUI offense since late June, Nevada Highway Patrol said.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Aug 07 01:52am
Enforcement effort to target DUI drivers in Fayette
State police and officers from 10 municipal police departments are conducting a new DUI enforcement initiative this weekend called "Operation Nighthawk."
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Top DUI News, Friday, August 6th, 2010

Swampscott woman nabbed for DUI in Marblehead
MARBLEHEAD - A Swampscott woman who allegedly crashed into a tree while driving around town under the influence of drugs appeared in court Wednesday.
The Daily Item - Aug 05 12:31am
San Diego Chargers: Who Are Their Biggest Nemeses?
The Chargers are a better than average football team. They always seem to be in the thick of things as far as being a legitimate contender in the Lombardi hunt. Somewhere along the lines, they hit a roadblock. They lose to a team with less talent. Or they are the victim of unfortunate circumstances. All too often Chargers fans are left to think about what might have been. We usually have someone ...
Bleacher Report - Aug 02 01:37pm
Will roadblocks become a roadblock (sorry) for George Turner?
Well, probably not. The Atlanta City Council's public safety committee confirmed George Turner's nomination to become the APD's next police chief, but not without the topic of roadblocks again rearing its head. The Sunday Paper's Stephanie Ramage reported that two citizen representatives from BLOCS (Building Locally to Organize for Community Safety) were treated with a degree of hostility ...
Creative Loafing Atlanta - Jul 28 11:50am
Police DUI program cut almost in half by internal probe
Nearly half of the officers assigned to the Honolulu Police Department's DUI roadblock detail have been temporarily reassigned to other sections of HPD while an investigation continues into false reporting of overtime in the Traffic Division.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Jul 15 04:31am
DUI roadblock nets seven, including driver with kids
HAVERHILL Seven people, including a Groveland woman with a car full of kids, were arrested on drunken driving charges during a weekend state police roadblock on Route 125. While 376 motor vehicles passed through the checkpoint on South Main Street near Academy Lanes bowling alley, only 10 were sent into a holding area where drivers were tested, according to state police spokesman Matthew Murray.
The Daily News of Newburyport - Jul 13 01:08am
Honolulu Police Chief responds to DUI officer investigation
Nearly half of the Honolulu police officers assigned to a DUI detail have been stripped of police powers in an investigation of falsified work hours and overtime.
KHON 2 Honolulu - Jul 15 02:40am
DUI CHARGES
The following people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or illegal drugs:
The Intelligencer - Jul 12 08:06am
Goddard vents frustration with local drug use, crime
NEWPORT-The City Council meeting held Tuesday was on track to being one of the quickest and least contentious meetings in recent memory until near the end, when Mayor Connie Ball opened up the floor to comments from citizens, as is customary at the meetings.
The Newport Plain Talk - Jul 15 05:31am
Police Make Several Arrests During DUI Checkpoint
Metro and Saint Matthews police setup a roadblock overnight Friday, checking vehicles at Bauer and Frankfort avenues.
WLKY Louisville - Jul 10 05:20pm
Driver charged after chase
A Maryland man is charged with attempted capital murder after a police pursuit on Interstate 95 early yesterday morning. James Joseph Maggio Jr. of Laurel, Md., who will turn 35 years old today, is facing several felony and misdemeanor charges....
The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 11 10:16pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday August 5th, 2010

DUI memorial sign returns to location of fatal accident
The first Illinois DUI memorial sign in honor of 35-year-old Ronald Hale is back in its place at the corner of Shawnee Street and Illinois Route 142.
Mt. Vernon Register-News - 45 minutes ago
Latest DUI-related arrests in Reno
Lance Allen Aichs, 60 days jail, suspended; 60 hours community service; $740; DUI school; victim impact panel; breath testing; urine analysis; search and seizure for drugs and alcohol; formal probation; substance abuse evaluation.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Aug 04 03:38pm
Extra DUI patrols in Kirkland for 'Drive Hammered, Get Nailed' campaign
Between Aug. 12 and Sept. 6 extra DUI patrols will travel King County roadways in search of impaired drivers. "Drive Hammered, Get Nailed" will be the largest summer DUI enforcement campaign ever with 178 agencies participating throughout the state.
Kirkland Reporter - Aug 03 04:18pm
Dramatic rise in DUI incidents in Santa Cruz prompts new enforcement plan
SANTA CRUZ - City police are arresting an average of two suspected drunken or drugged drivers every day, a massive increase in DUI investigations that prompted the police department to launch a new anti-DUI campaign this week.
Santa Cruz Sentinel - Aug 04 05:42pm
One cited for DUI
The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Georgia State Patrol for Emanuel County and Swainsboro Police Department this week.
The Swainsboro Forest-Blade - Aug 04 11:04pm
Man charged with DUI on lawnmower
State troopers have made DUI arrests for people driving cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats, and even golf carts.
Dothan Eagle - Aug 04 06:41pm
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 - Aug 04 11:46am
DUI convictions for July
The St. Helena Star publishes monthly convictions for driving under the influence in northern Napa County. Conviction information is taken from Napa County Superior Court records.
The St. Helena Star - Aug 05 12:31am
DUI Rental-Truck Crash Suspect To Be Arraigned
A man accused of being drunken and driving a rental truck into parked cars, a newspaper vending machine and a palm tree before crashing into a restaurant in the College area is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in a downtown San Diego courtroom.
KGTV San Diego - Aug 04 07:56am
CSUMB POLICE LOG: Man involved in argument arrested for DUI
07/26/2010 DUI \ SPOTSYLVANIA CT 0119 A MALE WHO WAS INVOLVED IN A VERBAL ARGUMENT, WAS SEEN DRIVING A VEHICLE. THE MALE WAS CONTACTED AND FOUND TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE. HE WAS SUBSEQUENTLY ARRESTED FOR DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND OR DRUGS AND BOOKED IN COUNTY JAIL.
The Salinas Californian - Aug 04 06:47am
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Top DUI News, Wedneday August 4th, 2010

Extra DUI patrols in Kirkland for 'Drive Hammered, Get Nailed' campaign
Between Aug. 12 and Sept. 6 extra DUI patrols will travel King County roadways in search of impaired drivers. "Drive Hammered, Get Nailed" will be the largest summer DUI enforcement campaign ever with 178 agencies participating throughout the state.
Kirkland Reporter - Aug 03 04:18pm
San Francisco Giants update: Nate Schierholtz shocked at brother's DUI, hit-and-run arrest
Schierholtz shocked at brother's DUI arrestDENVER -- Giants outfielder Nate Schierholtz expressed shock and regret at the arrest of his younger brother, Cainan, who remains jailed on suspicion of drunken driving and felony hit-and-run stemming from a mile-long series of collisions in Danville on
Contra Costa Times - Aug 03 11:11pm
Police: DUI suspect smashed into 7 cars
A Virginia Beach man was charged with DUI after police say he ran into a total of seven vehicles and a building Monday morning.
WAVY TV 10 Portsmouth - Aug 02 02:31pm
Video Of DUI Arrest Shows Discrepancies
Video of a DUI suspect appears to contradict the claims of the arresting officer, who is now under investigation for allegedly exaggerating his written reports in at least two incidents.
CBS 13 Sacramento - Aug 02 11:10pm
Gainesville man charged with DUI manslaughter
A 20-year-old man from Gainesville has been charged with DUI and DUI manslaughter in a three-car accident in March that killed a 54-year-old St. Augustine woman and seriously injured another driver.
The St. Augustine Record - Aug 03 09:49pm
One cited for DUI
The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Georgia State Patrol for Emanuel County and Swainsboro Police Department this week.
The Swainsboro Forest-Blade - Aug 03 05:04pm
Virginia Beach man faces DUI charges after police say he drove into 7 cars, building
A man faces DUI charges after police say he drove into 7 cars and a building.
WTKR Norfolk - Aug 02 01:55pm
DUI update for the Big Island
During the week of July 26, 2010, through August 2, 2010, Big Island police arrested 26 motorists for drunk driving. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Three was under the age of 21.
KPUA AM 670 Hilo - Aug 03 01:38pm
Nun Dies, 2 Others Hurt in DUI-Related Crash, Cops Say
A multiple DUI offender was charged with killing a 66-year-old Catholic nun and injuring two others in a car accident Sunday morning in Prince William County, Virginia, the Washington Post reported Monday.
Fox News - Aug 02 05:49am
DUI offender held in fatal accident
A 31-year-old woman died Sunday evening, and three others were seriously injured following a head-on collision in South Kona.
Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Aug 03 01:01pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday August 3rd, 2010

Police: DUI suspect smashed into 7 cars
A Virginia Beach man was charged with DUI after police say he ran into a total of seven vehicles and a building Monday morning.
WAVY TV 10 Portsmouth - Aug 02 02:31pm
Video Of DUI Arrest Shows Discrepancies
Video of a DUI suspect appears to contradict the claims of the arresting officer, who is now under investigation for allegedly exaggerating his written reports in at least two incidents.
CBS 13 Sacramento - Aug 02 11:10pm
Virginia Beach man faces DUI charges after police say he drove into 7 cars, building
A man faces DUI charges after police say he drove into 7 cars and a building.
WTKR Norfolk - Aug 02 01:55pm
Nun Dies, 2 Others Hurt in DUI-Related Crash, Cops Say
A multiple DUI offender was charged with killing a 66-year-old Catholic nun and injuring two others in a car accident Sunday morning in Prince William County, Virginia, the Washington Post reported Monday.
Fox News - Aug 02 05:49am
Court Actions: DUI's
Robert Ashley Ritter, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Zan Raymond McManus, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $403; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Aug 02 04:53pm
DUI
The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Georgia State Patrol for Emanuel County and Swainsboro Police Department this week.
The Swainsboro Forest-Blade - Jul 31 10:33pm
DUI boating patrols rev up for Seafair
Law-enforcement officers will take to the water this weekend looking for people suspected of piloting a boat while under the influence of...
Seattle Times - Aug 02 09:45pm
DUI suspected in death of toddler
A Pierce County toddler was killed in a traffic accident Saturday and his grandfather has been charged with driving under the influence and homicide by vehicle.
The Blackshear Times - Aug 03 01:29am
DUI Crash Victims' Widows To Speak Publically
OVIEDO, Fla. -- Later Tuesday morning, the widows of the Orlando men killed in a horrible car crash will speak about the tragedy for the first time. Roy McConnell and his three sons were hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver in St. Petersburg early Sunday morning.
WFTV 9 Orlando - 57 minutes ago
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Top DUI News: Monday, August 2nd, 2010

The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Georgia State Patrol for Emanuel County and Swainsboro Police Department this week.
The Swainsboro Forest-Blade - Jul 31 10:33pm
DUI CHARGES
The following people were charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs:
The Intelligencer - 45 minutes ago
DUI charges filed in North Aurora crash
North Aurora police are investigating a serious crash that put two people in the hospital and resulted in felony DUI charges.
Daily Herald - Jul 31 11:12am
DUI patrols to target Destin, Okaloosa Island Friday
DUI patrols to target Destin, Okaloosa Island Friday - The Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office will conduct
Northwest Florida Daily News - Jul 29 05:08pm
Fatal DUI accident in Tulare County
A Porterville man is facing manslaughter charges after a deadly DUI accident outside of Porterville.
KFSN-TV Fresno - Aug 01 03:59pm
DUI suspected in death of toddler
A Pierce County toddler was killed in a traffic accident Saturday and his grandfather has been charged with driving under the influence and homicide by vehicle.
The Blackshear Times - Aug 02 01:29am
DUI ARRESTS
02 Aug 2010 - Bucks County Courier Times
Bucks County Courier Times - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
Mother, son receive pair of DUI charges
A mother and son were arrested on a pair of DUI charges early Sunday morning after a Maryville police officer reported seeing one vehicle 'chasing' another on East Lamar Alexander Parkway.
The Maryville Daily Times - Aug 02 12:06am
Motorist Cited For Second DUI After Crash
A driver was cited for his second DUI after his car collided with a motorcycle in Omaha Saturday night.
WOWT Omaha - Aug 01 03:05pm
Officer Investigated For Falsifying DUI Reports
A Sacramento police officer is under investigation, accused of falsifying at least two reports for DUI cases.
CBS 13 Sacramento - Aug 01 11:47pm

Stories of the Week

July 26th - August 1st "DUI Mom" Ratted Out By Her Kid

July 19th - July 25th Beer Truck Driver Faces DUI Charges Collbran, Colo.

July 12th - July 18th Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced To Life In Fatal Crash

July 5th - July 11th Deadly DUI Causes a War of Words on Facebook

June 28th - July 4th Chesterfield School Volunteer Arrested for DUI

June 21st - June 27th Cerabino: DUI in doubt? Polo mogul's case takes twist

June 14th - June 20th Delaware prosecutor charged with DUI

June 7th - June 13th DUI case against assistant principal delayed til July

May 31st - June 6th DUI case against assistant principal delayed til July

May 31st - June 6th 476 DUI arrests in Ariz. over holiday weekend

May 17th - May 23rd Colorado Springs DUI trooper receiving treatment

May 10th - May 16th DUI trial ends in hung jury, mistrial declared

May 3rd - May 9th DUI Lawyers Get Case Dismissed Due to Officer’s Lack of Memory

April 26th - May 2nd Mock DUI crash simulated at Grand Junction High School

April 19th - April 25th 7 DUI cases dismissed after Springs lab errors

April 12th - April 18th 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

2009 Stories of the Year : Over the Legal Limit 2009

2008 Stories of the Year : Drunk Driving Bonanza 2008

2007 Stories of the Year : The Best and Worst of 2007 END

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