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Top DUI News for the Week of June 7th - June 13th in the year Two Thousand and Ten

  1. Sunday, June 13th DUI case against assistant principal delayed til July The DUI case against an assistant principal has been continued.
  2. Saturday, June 12th Woman arrested for DUI while she had 9 kids in a car
  3. Friday, June 11 DUI task force cite 63 on Memorial Day weekend During the Memorial Day holiday weekend members of the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force conducted a detail throughout Cochise County. Officers from the Sheriffâs Office, Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Douglas Police Department, and Willcox Police Department participated and provided the following results:
  4. Thrusday, June 10 Trooper charged with DUI in pickup truck A State Highway Patrol trooper who last year was caught driving his motorcycle at 97 mph now has been charged with drunken driving after refusing to take a blood-alcohol test.
  5. Wednesday, June 9 Man gets 28-year term for DUI crash that killed three A serial drunken driver who killed three people in a wrong-way crash pleaded guilty to felony charges Tuesday and was ordered to spend 28 years in prison, the maximum penalty.
  6. Tuesday, June 8 DUI charge filed against woman who crashed into Marino's pickup The woman who crashed a car last week into Republican congressional candidate Tom Marino's pickup truck has been charged with driving under the influence.
  7. Monday, June 7th Many continue driving after DUI license suspensions Before she was charged with drunken driving after a crash that killed her daughter, Judith Ramirez had a history of DUIs that led to suspensions of her driving privileges and warrants for her arrest.
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Top DUI News, Sunday June 13th, 2010

DUI case against assistant principal delayed til July
The DUI case against an assistant principal has been continued.
The Observer - Jun 12 11:31pm
DUI task force cite 63 on Memorial Day weekend
During the Memorial Day holiday weekend members of the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force conducted a detail throughout Cochise County. Officers from the Sheriffâs Office, Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Douglas Police Department, and Willcox Police Department participated and provided the following results:
Douglas Dispatch - Jun 12 12:00pm
DUI/driver's license checkpoint will be held in Fontana on Saturday, June 12
The Fontana Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, June 12 from 6 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at an undisclosed location in the city.
Fontana Herald News - Jun 12 11:03am
DUI arrests up over Memorial Day weekend
DUI arrests up over Memorial Day weekend
Pacifica Tribune - Jun 10 09:48am
DUI roving patrols this weekend in Delco
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting roving patrols during the weekend of Friday, June 11 within it's jurisdictional area.
News of Delaware County - Jun 11 11:24am
Roving DUI patrol in York County over weekend
A roving DUI patrol will be held in York County over the weekend. The patrol will be held sometime between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the Center for Traffic Safety. A sobriety checkpoint will also be held in Lancaster County.
The York Dispatch - Jun 11 06:57am
Roving DUI patrol in York County over weekend
A roving DUI patrol will be held in York County over the weekend.
The York Dispatch - Jun 11 06:48am
Police make arrests during DUI checkpoint on Route 30
Pennsylvania State Police arrested five people for DUI and issued numerous other driving citations during a checkpoint outside Gettysburg early Saturday morning.
York Daily Record - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
Woman arrested for DUI while she had 9 kids in a car
Police arrested a woman for DUI while she had nine kids in the car with her. Latoya Shavela Johnson was booked on nine counts of child endangerment, one count of DUI - drugs and one count of no proof of insurance.
KTNV Las Vegas - Jun 11 08:26pm
DUI Checkpoints Throughout The Tri-Counties
If you plan to celebrate graduation weekend, local law enforcement wants you to do it responsibly.
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara - Jun 12 05:45pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday June 12th, 2010

DUI arrests up over Memorial Day weekend
DUI arrests up over Memorial Day weekend
Pacifica Tribune - Jun 10 09:48am
DUI roving patrols this weekend in Delco
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting roving patrols during the weekend of Friday, June 11 within it's jurisdictional area.
News of Delaware County - Jun 11 11:24am
DUI task force cite 63 on Memorial Day weekend
During the Memorial Day holiday weekend members of the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force conducted a detail throughout Cochise County. Officers from the Sheriffâs Office, Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Douglas Police Department, and Willcox Police Department participated and provided the following results:
Douglas Dispatch - Jun 11 10:30pm
Roving DUI patrol in York County over weekend
A roving DUI patrol will be held in York County over the weekend. The patrol will be held sometime between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the Center for Traffic Safety. A sobriety checkpoint will also be held in Lancaster County.
The York Dispatch - Jun 11 06:57am
Roving DUI patrol in York County over weekend
A roving DUI patrol will be held in York County over the weekend.
The York Dispatch - Jun 11 06:48am
Woman arrested for DUI while she had 9 kids in a car
Police arrested a woman for DUI while she had nine kids in the car with her. Latoya Shavela Johnson was booked on nine counts of child endangerment, one count of DUI - drugs and one count of no proof of insurance.
KTNV Las Vegas - Jun 11 08:26pm
DUI/driver's license checkpoint will be held in Fontana on Saturday, June 12
The Fontana Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, June 12 from 6 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at an undisclosed location in the city.
Fontana Herald News - Jun 10 11:45pm
DUI Checkpoints in East Haven This Weekend
The East Haven Police Department will be conducting Driving Under the Influence (DUI) checkpoints beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 11 through 4 a.m. on Saturday June 12. The DUI...
East Haven Courier - Jun 10 01:14am
DUI checkpoint in Goleta Friday
The Goleta Police Department announced Wednesday it will conduct a DUI checkpoint somewhere within the city on Friday, June 11. Officers will also be checking to see that drivers are properly licensed. Permalink | Comments
KSBY San Luis Obispo - Jun 09 04:53pm
Too Many DUI Checkpoints On Natural Bridge Road?
Business Owners And Residence Say They Are Being Unnecessarily Stopped Drive around Natural Bridge and you can count on driving through a lot of DUI checkpoints. Some store owners say it's killing business. Three departments all set up regular checkpoints in the area -- Beverly Hills, Uplands Park and Pine Lawn. No one's against stopping drunks, but some people fear the area of St. Louis County ...
KPLR 11 St. Louis - Jun 11 05:18pm
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Top DUI News, Friday June 11th, 2010

DUI arrests up over Memorial Day weekend
DUI arrests up over Memorial Day weekend
Pacifica Tribune - Jun 10 09:48am
DUI roving patrols this weekend in Delco
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting roving patrols during the weekend of Friday, June 11 within it's jurisdictional area.
News of Delaware County - Jun 10 08:25am
DUI task force cite 63 on Memorial Day weekend
During the Memorial Day holiday weekend members of the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force conducted a detail throughout Cochise County. Officers from the Sheriffâs Office, Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Douglas Police Department, and Willcox Police Department participated and provided the following results:
Douglas Dispatch - Jun 10 10:18pm
DUI/driver's license checkpoint will be held in Fontana on Saturday, June 12
The Fontana Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, June 12 from 6 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at an undisclosed location in the city.
Fontana Herald News - Jun 10 11:45pm
DUI Checkpoints in East Haven This Weekend
The East Haven Police Department will be conducting Driving Under the Influence (DUI) checkpoints beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 11 through 4 a.m. on Saturday June 12. The DUI...
East Haven Courier - Jun 10 01:14am
DUI checkpoint in Goleta Friday
The Goleta Police Department announced Wednesday it will conduct a DUI checkpoint somewhere within the city on Friday, June 11. Officers will also be checking to see that drivers are properly licensed. Permalink | Comments
KSBY San Luis Obispo - Jun 09 04:53pm
DUI task force cite 63 onMemorial Day weekend
DuringtheMemorialDayholiday weekend members of the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force conducted a detail throughout Cochise County. Officers from the Sheriffâs Office, Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Douglas Police Department, and Willcox Police Department participated and provided the following results: Traffic Stops- 150 Citations- 63 Warnings- 90 DUI ...
Douglas Dispatch - Jun 09 03:53pm
DUI Accident Starts Small Fire
Copperopolis, CA -- A Copperopolis man was arrested for DUI after running his jeep into a tree and causing a small fire.
MyMotherLode.com - Jun 09 11:08am
Repeat DUI driver faces trial
A 27-year-old Hilo man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to habitual DUI and driving after his license had been revoked.
Hawaii Tribune-Herald - Jun 10 01:39pm
56 DUI arrests over Memorial Day weekend
The AVOID the 13 Sonoma County DUI Task Force announced Tuesday that officers had arrested 56 drunk drivers countywide during the four-day Memorial Day weekend.
Sonoma West Times & News - Jun 09 01:39pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday June 10th, 2010

Lee County DUI arrests
Deputies have released the latest list of those arrested in Lee County for DUI.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Jun 08 11:00am
Court Actions: DUI's
Pierce Jacob Toomey, 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Gregorio Meza-Rodarte, 180 days jail, suspended; 20 days house arrest with time served; $753; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Jun 07 10:46am
Man gets 28-year term for DUI crash that killed three
EDWARDSVILLE A serial drunken driver who killed three people in a wrong-way crash pleaded guilty to felony charges Tuesday and was ordered to spend 28 years in prison, the maximum penalty.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Jun 09 01:33am
Many continue driving after DUI license suspensions
Before she was charged with drunken driving after a crash that killed her daughter, Judith Ramirez had a history of DUIs that led to suspensions of her driving privileges and warrants for her arrest.
Ventura County Star - Jun 06 07:16pm
DUI roving patrols this weekend in Delco
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting roving patrols during the weekend of Friday, June 11 within it's jurisdictional area.
News of Delaware County - Jun 09 09:43am
DUI task force cite 63 onMemorial Day weekend
DuringtheMemorialDayholiday weekend members of the Southeastern Arizona DUI Task Force conducted a detail throughout Cochise County. Officers from the Sheriffâs Office, Sierra Vista Police Department, Arizona Department of Public Safety, Douglas Police Department, and Willcox Police Department participated and provided the following results: Traffic Stops- 150 Citations- 63 Warnings- 90 DUI ...
Douglas Dispatch - Jun 09 10:35pm
Trooper charged with DUI in pickup truck
A State Highway Patrol trooper who last year was caught driving his motorcycle at 97 mph now has been charged with drunken driving after refusing to take a blood-alcohol test.
The Columbus Dispatch - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
Aurora, Naperville near top in state DUI arrest survey
Drunken driving arrests in Aurora rose 6.4 percent last year, ranking the city number five on the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists' annual DUI survey. Aurora had a total of 447 drunken driving arrests during 2009, up from the 420 arrests made in 2008.
Chicago Sun-Times - Jun 06 08:16am
DUI, child endangerment arrest
A man was arrested Tuesday after police say he was driving drunk with a two-year-old in the vehicle.
Napa Valley Register - Jun 09 11:24pm
State to decide public defenders' role in proposed DUI court
A state commission is expected to determine later this month if the Montana Office of Public Defenders will partake or abstain from working with proposed DUI courts.
Ventura County Star - Jun 06 07:16pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday June 9th, 2010

Court Actions: DUI's
Pierce Jacob Toomey, 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Gregorio Meza-Rodarte, 180 days jail, suspended; 20 days house arrest with time served; $753; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Jun 07 10:46am
Lee County DUI arrests
Deputies have released the latest list of those arrested in Lee County for DUI.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Jun 08 11:00am
Man gets 28-year term for DUI crash that killed three
EDWARDSVILLE A serial drunken driver who killed three people in a wrong-way crash pleaded guilty to felony charges Tuesday and was ordered to spend 28 years in prison, the maximum penalty.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Jun 09 01:33am
Cops: Defendant in fatal DUI commits suicide
The Herald-News reports: A man charged with drunken driving in a crash that killed a Yorkville woman was found dead in his apartment this weekend. Jeffrey Weiten was charged with drunken driving Friday, after he was involved in a crash near a Yorkville restaurant. He apparently died of self-inflicted wounds, police said. Get the full story: suburbanchicagonews.com
Chicago Tribune - 1 hour, 8 minutes ago
Many continue driving after DUI license suspensions
Before she was charged with drunken driving after a crash that killed her daughter, Judith Ramirez had a history of DUIs that led to suspensions of her driving privileges and warrants for her arrest.
Ventura County Star - Jun 06 07:16pm
Aurora, Naperville near top in state DUI arrest survey
Drunken driving arrests in Aurora rose 6.4 percent last year, ranking the city number five on the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists' annual DUI survey. Aurora had a total of 447 drunken driving arrests during 2009, up from the 420 arrests made in 2008.
Chicago Sun-Times - Jun 06 08:16am
56 DUI arrests over Memorial Day weekend
The AVOID the 13 Sonoma County DUI Task Force announced Tuesday that officers had arrested 56 drunk drivers countywide during the four-day Memorial Day weekend.
Sonoma West Times & News - Jun 07 09:19pm
Woman with 5 DUI convictions facing 4 more in Montana
A woman with five DUI convictions is in jail facing four more DUI charges between Missoula and Flathead Counties. Kimberly Bloss is facing two DUI charges in Flathead County and two more in Missoula County.
KXLH Helena - Jun 08 06:26am
State drops DUI charge against John Mica's daughter
Records show a judge agreed with D'Anne Leigh Mica's defense attorney that police made a bad stop when they pulled her over in January. Prosecutors dropped a DUI charge against D'Anne Leigh Mica, daughter of U.S. Rep. John Mica, after an Orange County judge granted a defense motion to suppress the woman's initial stop by the police, according to court records and sources familiar with the case.
Orlando Sentinel - Jun 08 07:00am
State to decide public defenders' role in proposed DUI court
A state commission is expected to determine later this month if the Montana Office of Public Defenders will partake or abstain from working with proposed DUI courts.
The Montana Standard - Jun 08 01:15am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday June 8th, 2010

Recent local DUI-related arrests
Pierce Jacob Toomey, 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Gregorio Meza-Rodarte, 180 days jail, suspended; 20 days house arrest with time served; $753; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Jun 07 01:15pm
Many continue driving after DUI license suspensions
Before she was charged with drunken driving after a crash that killed her daughter, Judith Ramirez had a history of DUIs that led to suspensions of her driving privileges and warrants for her arrest.
Ventura County Star - Jun 06 07:16pm
State to decide public defenders' role in proposed DUI court
A state commission is expected to determine later this month if the Montana Office of Public Defenders will partake or abstain from working with proposed DUI courts.
The Montana Standard - Jun 08 01:15am
Aurora, Naperville near top in state DUI arrest survey
Drunken driving arrests in Aurora rose 6.4 percent last year, ranking the city number five on the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists' annual DUI survey. Aurora had a total of 447 drunken driving arrests during 2009, up from the 420 arrests made in 2008.
Chicago Sun-Times - Jun 06 08:15am
DUI charge filed against woman who crashed into Marino's pickup
Woman faces DUI in Marino crashTOWANDA - The woman who crashed a car last week into Republican congressional candidate Tom Marino's pickup truck has been charged with driving under the influence.The charges filed Friday against Michele J. Merschbach, 2
The Scranton Times-Tribune - Jun 07 09:05pm
56 DUI arrests over holiday
The AVOID the 13 Sonoma County DUI Task Force announced Tuesday that officers had arrested 56 drunk drivers countywide during the four-day Memorial Day weekend.
The Healdsburg Tribune - Jun 07 07:21pm
DUI Phoenix Attorney Earns Not Guilty Verdict and Hung Jury in .104 Blood Alcohol Content DUI Case
DUI Phoenix Attorney from the Law Offices of David Michael Cantor was able to earn his defendant a not guilty verdict and a hung jury in a .104 blood alcohol content Driving Under the Influence case.
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - Jun 03 12:00am
Convicted drunk driver faces 4 more DUI charges
MISSOULA - A woman with 5 DUI convictions is in jail facing 4 more DUI charges between Missoula and Flathead Counties. Kimberly Bloss is facing two DUI charges in Flathead County and two more in Missoula County.
KPAX Missoula - Jun 07 10:04pm
Weymouth man faces several DUI charges
A Weymouth man was ordered not to drive yesterday, after he was accused of drunk driving with an unbelted child in the vehicle, authorities said. Driving under the influence - Law - Services - Lawyers and Law Firms - Drunk Driving Defense
Boston Globe - Jun 07 09:44pm
DUI Phoenix Attorney Earns Not Guilty Verdict and Hung Jury in .104 Blood Alcohol Content DUI Case
DUI Phoenix Attorney from the Law Offices of David Michael Cantor was able to earn his defendant a not guilty verdict and a hung jury in a .104 blood alcohol content Driving Under the Influence case. (PRWeb Jun 3, 2010) Read the full story at
PRWeb - Jun 03 12:16am
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Top DUI News, Monday June 7th, 2010

Many continue driving after DUI license suspensions
Before she was charged with drunken driving after a crash that killed her daughter, Judith Ramirez had a history of DUIs that led to suspensions of her driving privileges and warrants for her arrest.
Ventura County Star - Jun 06 07:16pm
Aurora, Naperville near top in state DUI arrest survey
Drunken driving arrests in Aurora rose 6.4 percent last year, ranking the city number five on the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists' annual DUI survey. Aurora had a total of 447 drunken driving arrests during 2009, up from the 420 arrests made in 2008.
Chicago Sun-Times - Jun 06 08:15am
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 - Jun 02 07:47am
DUI suspect drives into crowd outside Delray nightclub
Key Largo boat captain has history of DUI, assault accusations document.write (" "); A Key Largo man with a checkered driving history and a pending assault case plowed into a crowd on a sidewalk outside a Delray Beach nightclub just after midnight Saturday and injured seven people, police said.
Sun-Sentinel - Jun 05 10:55am
DUI Phoenix Attorney Earns Not Guilty Verdict and Hung Jury in .104 Blood Alcohol Content DUI Case
DUI Phoenix Attorney from the Law Offices of David Michael Cantor was able to earn his defendant a not guilty verdict and a hung jury in a .104 blood alcohol content Driving Under the Influence case.
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - Jun 03 12:00am
Just the facts on Tucson-area DUI checkpoints
The Southern Arizona DUI Task Force patrolled Tucson and surrounding areas over the holiday weekend, looking to detect and deter drunken driving. The task force used sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols on Friday, Saturday and Monday in areas prone to DUI-related incidents.
Arizona Daily Star - May 31 08:22pm
56 DUI arrests over holiday
The AVOID the 13 Sonoma County DUI Task Force announced Tuesday that officers had arrested 56 drunk drivers countywide during the four-day Memorial Day weekend.
The Healdsburg Tribune - Jun 05 01:40pm
DUI Phoenix Attorney Earns Not Guilty Verdict and Hung Jury in .104 Blood Alcohol Content DUI Case
DUI Phoenix Attorney from the Law Offices of David Michael Cantor was able to earn his defendant a not guilty verdict and a hung jury in a .104 blood alcohol content Driving Under the Influence case. (PRWeb Jun 3, 2010) Read the full story at
PRWeb - Jun 03 12:16am
DUI Task Force Arrests 470 over Wkd
Arizona's DUI task forces made more than 470 driving-under-the-influence arrests during the Memorial Day weekend with nearly a fourth of the drivers cited for extreme DUI.
FOX 10 Phoenix - Jun 01 07:36pm
DUI Checkpoint Shows Police Team Effort, Nets Seven Arrests
Cambria County DUI Task Force works to decrease the number of DUI arrests, by being visible in the community.
WJAC 6 Johnstown - Jun 05 02:52pm

Stories of the Week

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 Officers 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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