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Top DUI News for the Week of August 16th - August 22nd in the year Two Thousand and Ten

  1. Sunday, August 22nd Wild chase near Rehoboth leads to arrest of man for 7th DUI offense A Wilmington man is facing his seventh DUI charge, following a hit and run accident and chase early Thursday morning. Delaware State Police first received a call about a hit and run vehicle fleeing from an accident.
  2. Saturday, August 21st DUI Motorist Sentenced For Murder A Garden Grove man who killed a woman bicycling alongside her teenage son in Seal Beach in a drug- and alcohol-fueled crash was sentenced on Friday to 15 years to life in prison.
  3. Friday, August 20th DUI Charge Dropped Against Ind. Officer in Crash DUI charges against an Indianapolis police officer accused in a crash that killed a motorcyclist have been dropped because the officer's blood test wasn't properly obtained.
  4. Thursday, August 19th DUI VICTIM AWARDED $6.8 MILLION A Common Pleas Court jury has awarded a Coatesville area woman more than $6 million in damages related to a drunken-driving crash.
  5. Wednesday, August 18th Felony DUI charges in crash that killed 4-year-old A woman has been charged with felony aggravated DUI in connection with a four-car crash that killed a four-year-old boy riding in the vehicle she was driving Sunday morning on the Northwest Side. iciaLaticia Medel, 24, of the 2100 block of North Austin Avenue, was charged with felony aggravated DUI resulting in death.
  6. Tuesday, August 17th Bonita firefighter follows DUI hit and run suspect A man was arrested for DUI after being followed by a Bonita Springs firefighter who watched the suspect leave the scene of an accident.
  7. Monday, August 16th Hitchhiker's texting leads to DUI charge A driver who picked up a hitchhiker faces DUI charges after the hitchhiker sent text messages about her worries that the...
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Top DUI News, Sunday August 22nd, 2010

DUI sweep targets 100 people
DUI sweep targets 100 people - VICTORVILLE A grandmother was among some of the
Victorville Daily Press - Aug 21 11:58am
DUI Charge Dropped Against Indy Officer
DUI charges against an Indianapolis police officer accused in a crash that killed a motorcyclist have been dropped because the officer's blood test wasn't properly obtained.
Officer.com - Aug 20 06:35am
Two 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 - 23 minutes ago
DUI & DWAI Convictions
The following are convictions made in July 2010 for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher or by prescription or illegal drugs.
The Durango Herald - Aug 21 11:50pm
Wild chase near Rehoboth leads to arrest of man for 7th DUI offense
A Wilmington man is facing his seventh DUI charge, following a hit and run accident and chase early Thursday morning. Delaware State Police first received a call about a hit and run vehicle fleeing from an accident.
The Newark Post - 2 hours, 22 minutes ago
Todd Chism arrested for DUI
SPOKANE-- Former Spokane firefighter Todd Chism has been arrested for DUI in Spokane. Spokane Police say they pulled Chism over driving the wrong way on Ash at around 2am Saturday. Chism failed a sobriety test and was arrested but he was not booked into jail. Police say it was a misdemeanor offense and Chism was cooperative. He was cited and released. He is expected to appear in court on Monday.
KREM.com Spokane - Aug 21 01:50pm
Major DUI Enforcement in Las Vegas Valley Underway
Law enforcement around the valley will be out in force over the next few weeks for the biggest DUI enforcement effort ever in the Las Vegas area.
KLAS Las Vegas - Aug 20 07:37pm
Omaha Man Sentenced in Columbus for 8th DUI
An Omaha man with a history of drunken driving convictions has pleaded guilty to a DUI charge stemming from an arrest in Columbus in September.
KOLN Lincoln - Aug 22 02:59am
DUI crash ends in jail time
NORRISTOWN A Hatfield woman is about to begin spending her weekends in jail for driving drunk and crashing her car into a parked tow truck in Lansdale.
King of Prussia Courier - Aug 21 10:30am
Chism arrested for DUI in Spokane
The former Spokane Fire Lieutenant accused of fighting with two Washington State Patrol troopers during a DUI arrest in Stevens County in April, was arrested for DUI in Spokane Friday night.
KXLY-TV Spokane - Aug 21 11:45am
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Top DUI News, Saturday August 21st, 2010

DUI Charge Dropped Against Indy Officer
DUI charges against an Indianapolis police officer accused in a crash that killed a motorcyclist have been dropped because the officer's blood test wasn't properly obtained.
Officer.com - Aug 20 06:35am
Major DUI Enforcement in Las Vegas Valley Underway
Law enforcement around the valley will be out in force over the next few weeks for the biggest DUI enforcement effort ever in the Las Vegas area.
KLAS Las Vegas - Aug 20 07:37pm
Two more habitual DUI offenders nabbed
Two more habitual DUI offenders were arrested by Petaluma police this week, one a seven-time offender who was nabbed twice in two days and the other an eight-time offender who was arrested again for the offense twice in the last two months.
The Petaluma Argus-Courier - Aug 20 10:09am
DUI Driver Arrested After Orchard Mesa Crash
News Channel Five was first on the scene Wednesday night after a DUI driver plows into a local trailer park sign on Highway 50. It all happened near 27 Road in Orchard Mesa around 7:30 p.m.
KREX-TV Grand Junction - Aug 18 09:32pm
DUI Motorist Sentenced For Murder
A Garden Grove man who killed a woman bicycling alongside her teenage son in Seal Beach in a drug- and alcohol-fueled crash was sentenced on Friday to 15 years to life in prison.
FOX 11 News Los Angeles - Aug 20 07:00pm
Vallejo man arrested for 10th DUI
Police are holding an 18-day DUI crackdown and are getting tough after a man was caught with his 10th DUI arrest.
KGO-TV Bay Area - Aug 20 07:29pm
DUI, speeding, bad roads a toxic mix for South Carolina
Many years ago there was a Readers Digest feature, There Oughta Be A Law. Many readers of this family newspaper feel the same way about the use of cell phones and text-messaging while driving. Any new legislation of this significance would include means to hire additional law enforcement personnel. There are laws right now, for example, about not running red traffic signal lights obviously ...
The Post and Courier - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
DUI crash ends in jail time
NORRISTOWN A Hatfield woman is about to begin spending her weekends in jail for driving drunk and crashing her car into a parked tow truck in Lansdale.
King of Prussia Courier - Aug 20 10:56pm
DUI charge dropped against Ind. officer in crash
A prosecutor said Thursday he is dropping drunken driving charges against an Indianapolis police officer accused in a crash that killed a motorcyclist because the officer's blood test wasn't properly obtained.
AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 19 08:58pm
Two 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 20 06:18am
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Top DUI News, Friday, August 20th, 2010

DUI Charge Dropped Against Ind. Officer in Crash
DUI charges against an Indianapolis police officer accused in a crash that killed a motorcyclist have been dropped because the officer's blood test wasn't properly obtained.
Officer.com - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
DUI Driver Arrested After Orchard Mesa Crash
News Channel Five was first on the scene Wednesday night after a DUI driver plows into a local trailer park sign on Highway 50. It all happened near 27 Road in Orchard Mesa around 7:30 p.m.
KREX-TV Grand Junction - Aug 18 09:32pm
Two 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 - 17 minutes ago
Local woman charged with DUI after officer involved accident
Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - A Louisville woman is now charged with DUI after an officer involved accident in Louisville's West End. The accident happened at 27th and Magazine streets. Witnesses say the officer ran a stop sign before colliding with a minivan. Police say his lights and sirens were not on. Police tell us 30-year-old Jamie Denton is charged with DUI and having no insurance ...
WHAS TV11 Louisville - Aug 19 03:31pm
DUI charge dropped against officer in fatal crash
A prosecutor says he's dropping drunken driving charges against an Indianapolis police officer accused in a crash that killed a motorcyclist because the officer's blood test wasn't done properly.
AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 19 02:09pm
DUI, Homicide Charges Filed Against Teen Driver
A 19-year-old Columbia woman faces homicide and DUI charges stemming from a fatal July crash in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County.
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley - Aug 18 12:37pm
Tracy PD DUI Testing Procedure May Cost Them Cases
The Tracy Police Department used Tracy fire fighter paramedics in order to save cash, which is a move that may cost them DUI cases.
CBS 13 Sacramento - Aug 19 08:11pm
DUI charges dropped against IMPD officer
During a news conference Thursday afternoon, Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi said the blood alcohol test performed on Officer David Bisard, is not admissible in court. During a news conference Thursday afternoon, Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi said the blood alcohol test performed on Officer David Bisard, is not admissible in court.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Aug 19 11:51am
DUI counts against IMPD officer dropped
Prosecutors say the blood test that showed Officer David Bisard legally drunk cannot be used in court against him.
WTHR Indianapolis - Aug 19 10:58am
Wild chase near Rehoboth leads to arrest of man for 7th DUI offense
A Wilmington man is facing his seventh DUI charge, following a hit and run accident and chase early Thursday morning. Delaware State Police first received a call about a hit and run vehicle fleeing from an accident.
The Newark Post - 49 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Thursday August 19th, 2010

DUI Charge Dropped Against Ind. Officer in Crash
DUI charges against an Indianapolis police officer accused in a crash that killed a motorcyclist have been dropped because the officer's blood test wasn't properly obtained.
Officer.com - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
DUI Driver Arrested After Orchard Mesa Crash
News Channel Five was first on the scene Wednesday night after a DUI driver plows into a local trailer park sign on Highway 50. It all happened near 27 Road in Orchard Mesa around 7:30 p.m.
KREX-TV Grand Junction - Aug 18 09:32pm
Two 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 - 17 minutes ago
Local woman charged with DUI after officer involved accident
Louisville, Ky. (WHAS11) - A Louisville woman is now charged with DUI after an officer involved accident in Louisville's West End. The accident happened at 27th and Magazine streets. Witnesses say the officer ran a stop sign before colliding with a minivan. Police say his lights and sirens were not on. Police tell us 30-year-old Jamie Denton is charged with DUI and having no insurance ...
WHAS TV11 Louisville - Aug 19 03:31pm
DUI charge dropped against officer in fatal crash
A prosecutor says he's dropping drunken driving charges against an Indianapolis police officer accused in a crash that killed a motorcyclist because the officer's blood test wasn't done properly.
AP via Yahoo! News - Aug 19 02:09pm
DUI, Homicide Charges Filed Against Teen Driver
A 19-year-old Columbia woman faces homicide and DUI charges stemming from a fatal July crash in West Hempfield Township, Lancaster County.
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley - Aug 18 12:37pm
Tracy PD DUI Testing Procedure May Cost Them Cases
The Tracy Police Department used Tracy fire fighter paramedics in order to save cash, which is a move that may cost them DUI cases.
CBS 13 Sacramento - Aug 19 08:11pm
DUI charges dropped against IMPD officer
During a news conference Thursday afternoon, Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi said the blood alcohol test performed on Officer David Bisard, is not admissible in court. During a news conference Thursday afternoon, Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi said the blood alcohol test performed on Officer David Bisard, is not admissible in court.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Aug 19 11:51am
DUI counts against IMPD officer dropped
Prosecutors say the blood test that showed Officer David Bisard legally drunk cannot be used in court against him.
WTHR Indianapolis - Aug 19 10:58am
Wild chase near Rehoboth leads to arrest of man for 7th DUI offense
A Wilmington man is facing his seventh DUI charge, following a hit and run accident and chase early Thursday morning. Delaware State Police first received a call about a hit and run vehicle fleeing from an accident.
The Newark Post - 49 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Wedneday August 18th, 2010

Felony DUI charges in crash that killed 4-year-old
CHICAGO (STMW) A woman has been charged with felony aggravated DUI in connection with a four-car crash that killed a four-year-old boy riding in the vehicle she was driving Sunday morning on the Northwest Side. iciaLaticia Medel, 24, of the 2100 block of North Austin Avenue, was charged with felony aggravated DUI resulting in [...]
WBBM Newsradio 780 Chicago - Aug 17 07:10am
Police log: DUI charges after crash
WORCESTER - DUI charges are pending against Peggy T. Seaman, 40, of Norristown, in connection with a crash on Potshop Road near Broadview Lane Aug. 5 at 12:14 a.m.
The Reporter - Aug 17 04:16am
Aggravated DUI suspect pleads guilty
A Hailey man pleaded guilty Monday in Blaine County 5th District Court to aggravated DUI, a felony, for being intoxicated and injuring a man in a traffic accident in April.
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide - Aug 17 10:40pm
DUI attorney says Bisard case may overturn state law
A leading DUI attorney in Indiana tells Fox 59 News that the current case against an Indianapolis Metro Police officer accused of killing a motorcyclist in a drunk driving accident may result in a challenge to the state's implied consent law.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Aug 14 08:07pm
Grant funds DUI enforcement
The Park Ridge Police Department has been awarded a special grant for DUI enforcement through the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Park Ridge Herald-Advocate - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
Lawyer defends repeat DUI offender
The lawyer for a Utah County woman recently convicted of her seventh DUI charge is speaking out. Tuesday, he explained what really happened and why he thinks there's a bigger problem in Utah.
KSL Salt Lake City - Aug 17 09:14pm
DUI crash ends in jail time
NORRISTOWN A Hatfield woman is about to begin spending her weekends in jail for driving drunk and crashing her car into a parked tow truck in Lansdale.
King of Prussia Courier - Aug 17 11:23pm
Police report: DUI charged
John F. Peavy, 42, 400 block of Sheffield Road, at 9:05 p.m. Aug. 13, near North Avenue and Huffman Street, was charged with two counts of DUI and one count each of being an unlicensed driver, possession of a controlled substance, leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage, driving without insurance and driving with an expired registration.
The Naperville Sun - Aug 17 10:31pm
DUI arrest for Summer Moll's father
The estranged father of a girl injured in an infamous drunk driving accident has been arrested for a second time on drunk driving charges.
FOX 13 Tampa Bay - Aug 17 02:56pm
Man Arrested In Deadly DUI Wreck In Brentwood
Brentwood police arrested and charged Miguel Gomez with vehicular homicide, DUI, driving without a license, and leaving the scene of a fatal crash following a deadly crash in Brentwood Monday.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday August 17th, 2010

Police log: DUI charges after crash
WORCESTER - DUI charges are pending against Peggy T. Seaman, 40, of Norristown, in connection with a crash on Potshop Road near Broadview Lane Aug. 5 at 12:14 a.m.
The Reporter - 35 minutes ago
DUI attorney says Bisard case may overturn state law
A leading DUI attorney in Indiana tells Fox 59 News that the current case against an Indianapolis Metro Police officer accused of killing a motorcyclist in a drunk driving accident may result in a challenge to the state's implied consent law.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Aug 14 08:07pm
Bonita firefighter follows DUI hit and run suspect
A man was arrested for DUI after being followed by a Bonita Springs firefighter who watched the suspect leave the scene of an accident.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Aug 16 12:21pm
DUI Suspect Crashes Into LMPD Cruiser
Metro Police are investigating an accident involving one of their own officers and a woman suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol.
WLKY Louisville - Aug 17 01:16am
Two 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 16 10:19pm
DUI crash ends in jail time
NORRISTOWN A Hatfield woman is about to begin spending her weekends in jail for driving drunk and crashing her car into a parked tow truck in Lansdale.
King of Prussia Courier - Aug 16 11:23pm
DUI charges pending after scooter chase
With a can of beer in his hand, a man driving a scooter allegedly tried to evade police on the weekend. It started in Maitland on Saturday night when someone spotted a scooter driver swerving on Highway 215. Police say the 36-year-old man wasn't wearing a helmet and was carrying an open can of beer. He tried driving into a field when he noticed police on his tail, but he was quickly apprehended ...
Metro Halifax - Aug 16 10:19pm
DUI ARRESTS
16 Aug 2010 - Bucks County Courier Times
Bucks County Courier Times - Aug 16 04:41am
DUI crackdown starts this week
Starting this week, the Great Bend Police Department will participate in a national crackdown on impaired driving, Lt. Scott Bieberle said.
Great Bend Tribune - Aug 16 08:51pm
DUI suspected in Lower Mount Bethel crash that hurt 3
Three people were hurt when two cars collided on Route 611 in Lower Mount Bethel Township on Friday night. One of the drivers was suspected of drunken driving, police said.
The Morning Call - Aug 16 08:39pm
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Top DUI News: Monday, August 16th, 2010

DUI attorney says Bisard case may overturn state law
A leading DUI attorney in Indiana tells Fox 59 News that the current case against an Indianapolis Metro Police officer accused of killing a motorcyclist in a drunk driving accident may result in a challenge to the state's implied consent law.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Aug 14 08:07pm
DUI ARRESTS
16 Aug 2010 - Bucks County Courier Times
Bucks County Courier Times - 20 minutes ago
DUI arrests drop Chief says normal fluctuation
The number of intoxicated driver arrests in Ottawa dropped 29 percent between 2008 and 2009, but Police Chief Brian Zeilmann said the decrease appears dramatic because there were so many arrests in 2008. In 2009, there were 140 driving-under-the-influence
The Ottawa Times - Aug 15 07:37pm
Man charged with DUI on lawnmower
A central Florida man has been charged with DUI for driving a lawn mower drunk.
FOX 35 Orlando - 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
Man Driving Lawn Mower Charged with DUI
ANTHONY, Fla. -- A central Florida man has been charged with DUI for driving a lawn mower drunk. Marion County Sheriff's Office spotted Richard Paschen driving the red lawn mower with a cup of beer sitting in the cup holder Friday night.
WJXT Jacksonville - 14 minutes ago
Man On Lawn Mower Charged With DUI
A Central Florida man has been charged with DUI on suspicion of driving a lawn mower while drunk.
Local 6 Orlando - 32 minutes ago
Man pleads guilty to DUI charges in Warren County
FRONT ROYAL -- A local man who has been charged at least three other times with DUI-related offenses pleaded guilty to similar charges earlier this month.
The Northern Virginia Daily - 1 hour, 48 minutes ago
Two 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 15 10:04am
Shadyside Man Charged With DUI
A Shadyside man is charged with DUI after he crashed into a jeep and hit a lightpole.
WTOV 9 Steubenville - Aug 15 02:44pm
Hitchhiker's texting leads to DUI charge
Associated Press - August 16, 2010 5:54 AM ET ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A driver who picked up a hitchhiker faces DUI charges after the hitchhiker sent text messages about her worries that the...
KTUU Anchorage - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago

Stories of the Week

August 16nd - August 22nd DUI VICTIM AWARDED $6.8 MILLION

August 9nd - August 15th DUI attorney says Bisard case may overturn state law

August 2nd - August 8th Family Refutes CHP claim of DUI in Deadly Accident

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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