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

  1. Sunday, July 18th DUI crash suspect had 6-month-old in car A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI Friday morning when Salinas police found him passed out after crashing his car into a pole with his six-month-old son in the backseat. KGO-TV Bay Area - Jul 17 01:44pm
  2. Saturday, July 17th DUI incident blocks Sedgwick Road A 28-year-old Poulsbo woman was taken into custody this morning on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) after she crashed her minivan into a utility pole.
  3. Friday, July 16th DUI and forgery arrest in Johnson City Johnson City Police arrest Omar Castro-Martinez on DUI and forgery charges.
  4. Thursday, July 15th Manatee DUI Court a sobering experience for graduates MANATEE After a year of group meetings, counseling sessions, weekly appearances before a judge and random alcohol testing, the Manatee County DUI Court Program had its first commencement with three graduates.
  5. Wednesday, July 14th Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced To Life In Fatal Crash A man with nine prior DUI convictions was sentenced to 24 years to life in prison Tuesday for an alleged drunken driving motorcycle crash that killed a 9-year-old girl and maimed her father in a Novato crosswalk last year.
  6. Tuesday, July 13th DUI Arrest Leads To Child Abuse, Neglect Charges A Clarksville man's DUI arrest led to investigators to find his three-year-old son locked in a bedroom.
  7. Monday, July 12th Woman arrested for DUI after two vehicle crash A driver was arrested for DUI after colliding with another vehicle at the 300 block of St. Cloud Street Saturday night,according to a news release from the Rapid City PoliceDepartment.
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Top DUI News, Sunday July 18th, 2010

DUI crash suspect had 6-month-old in car
A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI Friday morning when Salinas police found him passed out after crashing his car into a pole with his six-month-old son in the backseat.
KGO-TV Bay Area - Jul 17 01:44pm
DUI checkpoint yields one arrest
The Eureka Police Department conducted a DUI checkpoint on Fourth and Commercial streets Thursday, resulting in one arrest. Derrick Norris, 21, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and being an unlicensed driver.
Eureka Times-Standard - Jul 17 01:31am
DUI checkpoints planned amid local protests
Petaluma police officers conduct a DUI checkpoint on Bodega Avenue in July of 2009. Checkpoints are planned July 16 and 23.
The Petaluma Argus-Courier - Jul 16 01:09pm
DUI patrols tonight in 3 O.C. cities
LAKE FOREST Roving DUI patrols from the Orange County Sheriff's Department will be looking for impaired motorists in South County cities on Friday. The "Avoid the 12" DUI Task Force will be conducting patrols in Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and...
Saddleback Valley News - Jul 15 08:54pm
Police to run DUI checkpoint on Route 6
BRISTOL Police will conduct a DUI sobriety checkpoint from 7 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday on Route 6.
The Bristol Press - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
DUI log: Hilltown reports
The following people recently were arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance. In Pennsylvania, you are considered legally drunk if your blood-alcohol content is 0.08 percent or higher. Failure to submit to alcohol testing results in a one-year driver's license suspension.
The Reporter - Jul 18 03:29am
DUI incident blocks Sedgwick Road
A 28-year-old Poulsbo woman was taken into custody this morning on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) after she crashed her minivan into a utility pole.
Port Orchard Independent - Jul 16 11:20am
DUI checkpoint nets 11 suspected drunk drivers
Police check dozens of suspected drunk drivers in a Friday night checkpoint.
FOX21 Colorado Springs - Jul 17 07:55pm
DUI checkpoint scheduled
The Highland Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver license checkpoint tonight (July 9) on Victoria Avenue just south of Highland Avenue from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Highland Community News - Jul 15 10:22am
DUI checkpoint set July 2
The Washington Parish Sheriff's Office will be conducting a DWI checkpoint in the Bogalusa area on July 2.
The Daily News - 24 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Saturday July 17th, 2010

DUI checkpoint yields one arrest
The Eureka Police Department conducted a DUI checkpoint on Fourth and Commercial streets Thursday, resulting in one arrest. Derrick Norris, 21, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and being an unlicensed driver.
Eureka Times-Standard - Jul 17 01:31am
DUI checkpoints planned amid local protests
Petaluma police officers conduct a DUI checkpoint on Bodega Avenue in July of 2009. Checkpoints are planned July 16 and 23.
The Petaluma Argus-Courier - Jul 16 01:09pm
DUI patrols tonight in 3 O.C. cities
LAKE FOREST Roving DUI patrols from the Orange County Sheriff's Department will be looking for impaired motorists in South County cities on Friday. The "Avoid the 12" DUI Task Force will be conducting patrols in Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and...
Saddleback Valley News - Jul 15 08:54pm
DUI incident blocks Sedgwick Road
A 28-year-old Poulsbo woman was taken into custody this morning on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) after she crashed her minivan into a utility pole.
Port Orchard Independent - Jul 16 11:20am
DUI checkpoint scheduled
The Highland Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver license checkpoint tonight (July 9) on Victoria Avenue just south of Highland Avenue from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Highland Community News - Jul 15 10:22am
DUI and forgery arrest in Johnson City
Johnson City Police arrest Omar Castro-Martinez on DUI and forgery charges.
Bristol Herald Courier - Jul 15 03:17pm
DUI checkpoint planned in Lorain County tomorrow night
ELYRIA The State Highway Patrol announced today that it will set up a DUI checkpoint somewhere in Lorain County Friday night. The location of the checkpoint will be announced tomorrow morning, according to a news release. The checkpoint will be funded by a federal grand and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. Based on [...]
The Chronicle-Telegram - Jul 15 10:09am
Weekend DUI checkpoint planned in Elkhart County
Area police agencies, including the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department, are planning a DUI checkpoint this weekend.
22 WSBT South Bend - Jul 16 11:20am
DUI LOG
The following people recently were arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance. In Pennsylvania, you are considered legally drunk if your blood-alcohol content is 0.08 percent or higher. Failure to submit to alcohol testing results in a one-year driver's license suspension.
The Reporter - 46 minutes ago
DUI defendant brings drugs into court
Ryan Michael Waldeck, 24, of Port Charlotte, went to court in Punta Gorda Wednesday to face a DUI charge. Police say Waldeck brought in a plastic baggie containing with Oxycodone pills.
Gasparilla Gazette - Jul 15 09:19am
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Top DUI News, Friday July 16th, 2010

DUI checkpoint scheduled
The Highland Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver license checkpoint tonight (July 9) on Victoria Avenue just south of Highland Avenue from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Highland Community News - Jul 15 10:22am
DUI and forgery arrest in Johnson City
Johnson City Police arrest Omar Castro-Martinez on DUI and forgery charges.
Bristol Herald Courier - Jul 15 03:17pm
DUI checkpoint planned in Lorain County tomorrow night
ELYRIA The State Highway Patrol announced today that it will set up a DUI checkpoint somewhere in Lorain County Friday night. The location of the checkpoint will be announced tomorrow morning, according to a news release. The checkpoint will be funded by a federal grand and is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. Based on [...]
The Chronicle-Telegram - Jul 15 10:09am
Sheriff's to conduct DUI patrols Friday in 3 O.C. cities
LAKE FOREST Roving DUI patrols from the Orange County Sheriff's Department will be looking for impaired motorists in South County cities on Friday. The "Avoid the 12" DUI Task Force will be conducting patrols in Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and...
Orange County Register - Jul 15 08:54pm
DUI defendant brings drugs into court
Ryan Michael Waldeck, 24, of Port Charlotte, went to court in Punta Gorda Wednesday to face a DUI charge. Police say Waldeck brought in a plastic baggie containing with Oxycodone pills.
Gasparilla Gazette - Jul 15 09:19am
DUI checkpoints, roving patrols this weekend in York and Adams counties
Sobriety checkpoints will be conducted in York and Adams counties this weekend as part of the Center for Traffic Safety s Sobriety Checkpoint and Expanded DUI/Underage Drinking Enforcement Program.
York Daily Record - Jul 15 02:30pm
No DUI for president of U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
No DUI for president of U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Updated Jul 15, 2010 11:07AM MDT U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association President William C. Marolt, originally charged with driving under the influence, has been ticketed for a lesser offense. Summit County Justice Judge Shauna L. Kerr last week approved an improper usage of lanes ticket, a Class C misdemeanor, and a $90 fine for Marolt ...
The Salt Lake Tribune - Jul 14 11:15pm
Cleveland police to conduct DUI checkpoint overnight Thursday at St. Clair and Clearaire
Another DUI checkpoint will be conducted by Cleveland police overnight Thursday in the city's East Side in an effort to keep the roads safe for all drivers.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer - Jul 15 02:00pm
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
Court Actions: DUI's
Simarpreet Singh, 180 days jail, suspended; 20 days house arrest; $753; DUI school; victim impact panel; AA meetings. David Oregon-Hinojosa, 30 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Jul 15 05:24pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday July 15th, 2010

DUI checkpoint scheduled
The Highland Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver license checkpoint tonight (July 9) on Victoria Avenue just south of Highland Avenue from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Highland Community News - Jul 14 05:22pm
63 DUI arrests in weekend AVOID program
The Avoid the 13 DUI taskforce arrested 63 drivers countywide in the four-day holiday weekend.
Sonoma West Times & News - Jul 14 12:08pm
DUI Arrest Leads To Child Abuse, Neglect Charges
A Clarksville man's DUI arrest led to investigators to find his three-year-old son locked in a bedroom.
News Channel 5 Nashville - Jul 12 09:25pm
Manatee DUI Court a sobering experience for graduates
MANATEE After a year of group meetings, counseling sessions, weekly appearances before a judge and random alcohol testing, the Manatee County DUI Court Program had its first commencement with three graduates.
Bradenton Herald - Jul 14 09:16pm
Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced To Life In Fatal Crash
A man with nine prior DUI convictions was sentenced to 24 years to life in prison Tuesday for an alleged drunken driving motorcycle crash that killed a 9-year-old girl and maimed her father in a Novato crosswalk last year.
KTVU 2 San Francisco - Jul 13 02:18pm
DUI ARRESTS
DUI ARRESTS 12 Jul 2010 Bucks County Courier Times
Bucks County Courier Times - Jul 12 03:47am
Summertime DUI campaign continues
Lompoc police will conduct a DUI and driver's license checkpoint tonight, and again Saturday. Both checkpoints will be operated somewhere within the city limits from 6 p.m. to midnight.
The Lompoc Record - Jul 13 10:19pm
Police to run DUI checkpoint on Route 6
BRISTOL Police will conduct a DUI sobriety checkpoint from 7 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday on Route 6.
The Bristol Press - Jul 14 09:51pm
DUI checkpoints planned for Friday in the area
Three local law enforcement agencies will administer sobriety checkpoints Friday.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Jul 15 12:33am
DUI cases dismissed as part of ongoing probe
An ongoing investigation into two Honolulu Police Department DUI supervisors is already resulting...
Hawaii News Now - Jul 12 09:39pm
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Top DUI News, Wedneday July 14th, 2010

DUI checkpoint scheduled
The Highland Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver license checkpoint tonight (July 9) on Victoria Avenue just south of Highland Avenue from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Highland Community News - Jul 13 02:07pm
DUI Arrest Leads To Child Abuse, Neglect Charges
A Clarksville man's DUI arrest led to investigators to find his three-year-old son locked in a bedroom.
News Channel 5 Nashville - Jul 12 09:25pm
Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced To Life In Fatal Crash
A man with nine prior DUI convictions was sentenced to 24 years to life in prison Tuesday for an alleged drunken driving motorcycle crash that killed a 9-year-old girl and maimed her father in a Novato crosswalk last year.
KTVU 2 San Francisco - Jul 13 02:18pm
DUI ARRESTS
DUI ARRESTS 12 Jul 2010 Bucks County Courier Times
Bucks County Courier Times - Jul 12 03:47am
Summertime DUI campaign continues
Lompoc police will conduct a DUI and driver's license checkpoint tonight, and again Saturday. Both checkpoints will be operated somewhere within the city limits from 6 p.m. to midnight.
The Lompoc Record - Jul 13 10:19pm
DUI cases dismissed as part of ongoing probe
An ongoing investigation into two Honolulu Police Department DUI supervisors is already resulting...
Hawaii News Now - Jul 12 09:39pm
Lee County DUI arrests
Myers, for DUI. The incident occurred in the area of Gladiolus Dr & S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers, Florida.
ABC 7 Gulfshore News - Jul 13 10:19am
Lee DUI checkpoints set this Friday
A DUI sobriety checkpoint will begin Friday at an undisclosed location in Lee County. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, 24 fatalities and 464 injuries in Lee County were alcohol-related in 2008.
Gasparilla Gazette - Jul 12 09:19am
Manhunt, canine finally subdue man fleeing after DUI stop
A routine DUI stop turned into a brief manhunt near Stevinson on Tuesday, after a 24-year-old man es
Merced Sun-Star - Jul 14 12:52am
63 DUI arrests in weekend AVOID program
The Avoid the 13 DUI taskforce arrested 63 drivers countywide in the four-day holiday weekend.
Sonoma West Times & News - Jul 12 05:53pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday July 13th, 2010

DUI Arrest Leads To Child Abuse, Neglect Charges
A Clarksville man's DUI arrest led to investigators to find his three-year-old son locked in a bedroom.
News Channel 5 Nashville - Jul 12 09:25pm
DUI ARRESTS
DUI ARRESTS 12 Jul 2010 Bucks County Courier Times
Bucks County Courier Times - Jul 12 03:47am
DUI cases dismissed as part of ongoing probe
An ongoing investigation into two Honolulu Police Department DUI supervisors is already resulting...
Hawaii News Now - Jul 12 09:39pm
DUI checkpoint scheduled
The Highland Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver license checkpoint tonight (July 9) on Victoria Avenue just south of Highland Avenue from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Highland Community News - Jul 12 07:52am
Lee DUI checkpoints set this Friday
A DUI sobriety checkpoint will begin Friday at an undisclosed location in Lee County. According to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, 24 fatalities and 464 injuries in Lee County were alcohol-related in 2008.
Gasparilla Gazette - Jul 12 09:19am
63 DUI arrests in weekend AVOID program
The Avoid the 13 DUI taskforce arrested 63 drivers countywide in the four-day holiday weekend.
Sonoma West Times & News - Jul 12 05:53pm
DUI for Driver in Fatal Drag Race Crash
Edward Dixon, the driver involved in a fatal Eisenhower Expressway drag race crash early Sunday on the West Side that killed one man, Maurice Horton, and injured two other people, has been charged with DUI.
FOX News Chicago - Jul 12 05:44am
DUI checkpoint lands two people behind bars
Two people are behind bars after a DUI checkpoint in Santa Maria overnight. Santa Maria police officers set up a checkpoint in the 900 block of North Broadway from 6 p.m. yesterday to 1:00a.m. today. Officers say four people were evaluated for DUI, and two of them were arrested. 13 drivers were ticketed for driving without a license, and one person was cited for driving on a suspended license ...
KSBY San Luis Obispo - Jul 10 05:38pm
Driver leaves scene of collision, cited for DUI | Federal Way crime blotter
DUI: At 9:14 p.m. July 1 in the 27200 block of Pacific Highway South, a suspect caused a multiple vehicle collision that resulted in major injuries. The driver left the scene but was located later. A DUI was issued.
Federal Way Mirror - Jul 12 05:19pm
DUI Checkpoint in South L.A. Tonight
The LAPD will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in South Los Angeles tonight as part of their ongoing effort to remove intoxicated drivers from the streets and to educate the public about the dangers of drunk driving. Tonight's checkpoint will be set up on Manchester Blvd. between Hoover and Figueroa [ map ] which is in the LAPD's Southeast Division. That area "has experienced a 54 percent increase ...
LAist - Jul 10 04:09pm
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Top DUI News, Monday July 12th, 2010

DUI ARRESTS
DUI ARRESTS 12 Jul 2010 Bucks County Courier Times
Bucks County Courier Times - 52 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint lands two people behind bars
Two people are behind bars after a DUI checkpoint in Santa Maria overnight. Santa Maria police officers set up a checkpoint in the 900 block of North Broadway from 6 p.m. yesterday to 1:00a.m. today. Officers say four people were evaluated for DUI, and two of them were arrested. 13 drivers were ticketed for driving without a license, and one person was cited for driving on a suspended license ...
KSBY San Luis Obispo - Jul 10 05:38pm
DUI Checkpoint in South L.A. Tonight
The LAPD will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in South Los Angeles tonight as part of their ongoing effort to remove intoxicated drivers from the streets and to educate the public about the dangers of drunk driving. Tonight's checkpoint will be set up on Manchester Blvd. between Hoover and Figueroa [ map ] which is in the LAPD's Southeast Division. That area "has experienced a 54 percent increase ...
LAist - Jul 10 04:09pm
DUI charges against police chief dropped
DUI charges were dropped against South Williamsport police Chief Rexford Lowmiller after prosecutors
Centre Daily Times - Jul 09 05:29am
DUI Charges Dropped Against Former Police Chief
DUI charges against the former police chief of South Williamsport have been dropped.
WNEP 16 Pennsylvania - Jul 08 11:26am
DUI checkpoint west of Fallon nabs one
Trooper Dave Gibson talks to a motorist Saturday at a DUI checkpoint. A joint task force of law enforcement agencies conducted a DUI (driving under the influence) checkpoint Saturday west of Fallon, resulting in only one arrest.
Lahontan Valley News - Jul 09 10:23am
Ten DUI Arrests Equal Five Years Behind Bars
Ten DUI's equal five years behind bars.
Q13 FOX Seattle - Jul 09 09:41pm
Woman arrested for DUI after two vehicle crash
A driver was arrested for DUI after colliding with another vehicle at the 300 block of St. Cloud Street Saturday night,according to a news release from the Rapid City PoliceDepartment.
Rapid City Journal - Jul 11 09:23am
DUI checkpoint scheduled
The Highland Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver license checkpoint tonight (July 9) on Victoria Avenue just south of Highland Avenue from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Highland Community News - Jul 09 07:52am
DUI manslaughter: Man charged in 2 deaths after I-95 crash
Andrew Emmons of Palm Bay had a blood-alcohol level of .248 when he drove his 2001 Honda Accord into the rear of Rodney and Louise Copeland's 2005 Mazda van. A Brevard County man was arrested Thursday on two counts of DUI manslaughter for causing an accident that killed a couple from Vero Beach on Interstate 95 in February, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
Orlando Sentinel - Jul 10 05:26am

Stories of the Week

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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