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Top DUI News for the Week of March 1st - March 7th in the year Two Thousand and Ten

Sunday, March 7th

GSP Post recorded highest number of DUI arrests Georgia State Patrol Post 13 recorded a higher number of DUI arrests in 2009 than any other Post in Georgia ó 493 arrests for driving under the influence.

Saturday, March 6th

Newport Officer Arrested, Accused Of DUI In Cruiser A Newport police officer was arrested on DUI charges in Richmond while driving his cruiser Thursday night. Richmond police said Officer Gregory Simmons, 42, was arrested on Thursday night.

Friday, March 5th

California launches DUI warrant crackdown Driving under the influence (DUI) continues to be a major traffic safety concern in California. According to the Statewide Traffic Records System, in 2008 there were 790 people killed in collisions in California where the primary collision factor was DUI.

Thursday, March 4th

State high court to review DUI blood test case The Arizona Supreme Court will consider whether authorities must obtain a search warrant to conduct a blood test of a DUI suspect without getting clear consent to have blood drawn.

Wednesday, March 3rd

Wrong-way Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Deadly DUI Crash An alleged wrong-way, drunken driver accused of triggering a pursuit that climaxed with the fiery death of a San Diego County sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty today to manslaughter and DUI charges.

Tuesday, March 2nd

Warrant gives details in Knox Co. DA's DUI arrest He had all the signs of alcohol intoxication: that's what the Oak Ridge Police Chief says about a Knox County Assistant District Attorney who was arrested for DUI this past weekend.

Monday, March 1st

Driver arrested for DUI after crash on Las Vegas Boulevard One person has been arrested for felony DUI after a three car accident on the strip early Sunday morning. 7th

Top DUI News, Sunday March 7th, 2010

DUI amendment draws opposition
WICHITA - Some fear a proposed amendment to a drunken driving bill would make it easier for DUI offer ...
Hutchinson News - 18 minutes ago
Have a DUI warrant? CHP may be knocking on your door
BY MARTIN ESPINOZA THE PRESS DEMOCRAT The California Highway Patrol has issued a warning to drivers with a DUI felony or misdemeanor arrest warrant hanging over their heads — turn yourself in before a special team of CHP officers turns up the heat.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Mar 06 8:35 AM
Police log: DUI charges
LANSDALE - DUI charges lodged Jon Moyer, 27, of the 700 block of East Main Street, Lansdale, was charged with DUI after registering a BAC level of .18 percent.
The Reporter - Mar 06 7:53 AM
DUI suspect crashes into deputy
MILLARD K. IVES Staff Writer MINNEOLA -- A 28-year-old man suspected of DUI was injured Friday morning after crashing into a Lake County Sherif ...
The Daily Commercial - Mar 06 5:24 AM
13 Motorists Arrested In DUI Checkpoint
A total of 125 vehicles were stopped by Kansas City Police during a "DUI" checkpoint late Friday night into Saturday morning.
KSHB-TV Kansas City - Mar 06 10:17 AM
Court Actions: DUI's
Christopher Ryan Earwood, 30 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Ronald Gerard Johnson, 30 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Mar 05 2:43 PM
Pembroke Pines man accused of DUI in fatal Miramar crash
Charges include six counts of DUI, including two of DUI manslaughter Alcohol led Michael Brammer to lose his job, his driver's license and even his will to live, his sister said. The Pembroke Pines man's life had spiraled out of control by the time he got behind the wheel of his BMW on Aug. 18 and allegedly killed a man while driving drunk in Miramar, she said.
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 05 12:04 PM
GSP Post recorded highest number of DUI arrests
TIFTON — Georgia State Patrol Post 13 recorded a higher number of DUI arrests in 2009 than any other Post in Georgia — 493 arrests for driving under the influence.
Tifton Gazette - Mar 05 8:48 PM
Woman Charged With DUI In I-64 Accident That Led To Another Accident That Killed Girl
A Campbell County woman has been charged with DUI in a crash on I-64 in Franklin County that led to another crash early Friday morning that killed a three-year-old girl. The accidents happened just before 1 a.m. on the eastbound side of the interstate between mile markers 48 and 49. Police say traffic was already stopped on the highway due to an earlier accident in which Laura M. Hubbard, 26, of ...
LEX 18 Lexington - Mar 05 2:50 PM
Deputy Arrested For DUI After Crashing Twice in 30 Minutes
SANTA ANA -- An off-duty Orange County sheriff's deputy has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after a crash that sent an elderly woman to the hospital just 30 minutes after being involved in another accident.
KTLA-TV Los Angeles - Mar 05 6:48 PM
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Top DUI News, Saturday March 6th, 2010

Police log: DUI charges
LANSDALE - DUI charges lodged Jon Moyer, 27, of the 700 block of East Main Street, Lansdale, was charged with DUI after registering a BAC level of .18 percent.
The Reporter - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
Have a DUI warrant? CHP may be knocking on your door
BY MARTIN ESPINOZA THE PRESS DEMOCRAT The California Highway Patrol has issued a warning to drivers with a DUI felony or misdemeanor arrest warrant hanging over their heads. Turn yourself in before a special team of CHP officers turns up the heat.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Mar 05 8:21 PM
Court Actions: DUI's
Christopher Ryan Earwood, 30 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Ronald Gerard Johnson, 30 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Mar 05 2:43 PM
Pembroke Pines man accused of DUI in fatal Miramar crash
Charges include six counts of DUI, including two of DUI manslaughter Alcohol led Michael Brammer to lose his job, his driver's license and even his will to live, his sister said. The Pembroke Pines man's life had spiraled out of control by the time he got behind the wheel of his BMW on Aug. 18 and allegedly killed a man while driving drunk in Miramar, she said.
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 05 12:04 PM
GSP Post recorded highest number of DUI arrests
TIFTON — Georgia State Patrol Post 13 recorded a higher number of DUI arrests in 2009 than any other Post in Georgia — 493 arrests for driving under the influence.
Tifton Gazette - Mar 05 8:48 PM
Woman Charged With DUI In I-64 Accident That Led To Another Accident That Killed Girl
A Campbell County woman has been charged with DUI in a crash on I-64 in Franklin County that led to another crash early Friday morning that killed a three-year-old girl. The accidents happened just before 1 a.m. on the eastbound side of the interstate between mile markers 48 and 49. Police say traffic was already stopped on the highway due to an earlier accident in which Laura M. Hubbard, 26, of ...
LEX 18 Lexington - Mar 05 2:50 PM
Deputy Arrested For DUI After Crashing Twice in 30 Minutes
SANTA ANA -- An off-duty Orange County sheriff's deputy has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after a crash that sent an elderly woman to the hospital just 30 minutes after being involved in another accident.
KTLA-TV Los Angeles - Mar 05 6:48 PM
Newport Officer Arrested, Accused Of DUI In Cruiser
RICHMOND, Ky. -- A Newport police officer was arrested on DUI charges in Richmond while driving his cruiser Thursday night. Richmond police said Officer Gregory Simmons, 42, was arrested on Thursday night.
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey - Mar 05 2:05 PM
DUI Checkpoint in the Universal City Area Tonight
It's Friday, which means there's an LAPD DUI Checkpoint somewhere in the city. Tonight is the Cahuenga Pass neighborhood, which most refer to as Universal City. From 8 p.m. to 3 a.m., police will hold a sobriety and drivers license checkpoint at Cahuenga Blvd. and West Broadlawn Ave , which is located in the North Hollywood Division where 33 driving under the influence-related and 187 hit and ...
LAist - Mar 05 5:45 PM
Newport Officer Arrested, Accused Of DUI In Cruiser
A Newport police officer was arrested on DUI charges in Richmond while driving his cruiser Thursday night.
WLWT-TV Cincinnati - Mar 05 12:06 PM
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Top DUI News, Friday March 5th, 2010

Danielsville man charged with DUI
Matthew Martin Randall, 32, 712 Young Harris Road, was charged with one count each of DUI/alcohol and weaving over roadway.
The Madison County Journal - 19 minutes ago
DUI Wreck Leads to Fiery Crash
A DUI wreck leads to a fiery Bay County crash.
WMBB TV Panama City - 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
PD Officer's DUI Arrest Not His First
According to court documents, a Phoenix Police Officer that was arrested for drunk driving in Gilbert, has been arrested for DUI before. FOX 10 has obtained court records that show officer Seth Castillo was arrested 8 years ago for driving while intoxicated, when he was 19 years of age.
FOX 10 Phoenix - Mar 04 4:57 PM
Plea Changed in Walton Co. DUI Case
Girl charged in 2009 DUI incident changes her plea.
WMBB TV Panama City - Mar 04 6:46 PM
Program to combat DUI in Montana unveiled
HELENA - Montana Attorney General Steve Bullock joined Lewis & Clark County officials on Thursday to announce a new pilot program that they hope will reduce both the number of drunk drivers on the road and the number of DUI-related fatalities.
KPAX Missoula - Mar 04 4:11 PM
Crime and punishment - Would draconian DUI sentences deter drunk drivers in Alaska?
Lori Phillips, a South Anchorage resident in her mid 50s, was arrested for DUI in March of last year, after police found she’d driven off the road in the early afternoon, beer sitting on the seat beside her. This was her fourth DUI charge; out of the previous three, she’d pled one down for a 1983 arrest, but was convicted in 1986 and 2005.
Anchorage Press - Mar 04 3:37 PM
DUI Patrols in Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, RSM; Checkpoint in Costa Mesa
Roving patrols aimed at taking drunken drivers off the streets of Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and Rancho Santa Margarita will be mobilized Friday night, while another DUI/drivers license ch...
OC Weekly - Mar 04 3:30 PM
Man sentenced for fatal DUI
A Louisville man convicted in a deadly DUI crash that killed the son of a Radcliff police officer has learned his sentence. A judge decided whether Mitchell K. Westlin should get probation or prison time after a 2008 drunk driving accident that left 26-year-old Max McLeod dead.
WAVE 3 Louisville - Mar 04 11:28 AM
California launches DUI warrant crackdown
Driving under the influence (DUI) continues to be a major traffic safety concern in California. According to the Statewide Traffic Records System, in 2008 there were 790 people killed in collisions in California where the primary collision factor was DUI.
The Salinas Californian - Mar 04 12:21 PM
Man sent to prison for DUI with child in car
A Chicago man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to driving drunk with a 5-year-old girl in the vehicle, a charge that was upgraded because it was his second DUI conviction.
ABC 7 Chicago - Mar 04 8:43 AM
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Top DUI News, Thursday March 4th, 2010

Man sent to prison for DUI with child in car
A Chicago man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to driving drunk with a 5-year-old girl in the vehicle, a charge that was upgraded because it was his second DUI conviction.
ABC 7 Chicago - 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
State high court to review DUI blood test case
The Arizona Supreme Court will consider whether authorities must obtain a search warrant to conduct a blood test of a DUI suspect without getting clear consent to have blood drawn.
East Valley Tribune - 2 hours, 21 minutes ago
Missoula court using technology against DUI's
MISSOULA - Courts in Missoula are using a new monitoring device to help detect alcohol use by repeat DUI offenders and court officials say that system is pretty successful at keeping people alcohol-free.
KAJ Flathead - 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 - Mar 04 6:59 AM
MARINA POLICE LOG: Man arrested for DUI
0109 D. U. I. DUI WITH BAC OF 0.15% AND 0.16% \ DEL MONTE BL MQ1000449 LINSON, THOMAS DOB 11/12/84 A TRAFFIC STOP RESULTED IN AN ADULT MALE BEING ARRESTED FOR DUI. AFTER PROVIDING TWO BREATH TESTS WITH THE RESULTS OF .15% AND .16% BAC, THE SUSPECT WAS BOOKED INTO MONTEREY COUNTY JAIL.
The Salinas Californian - Mar 04 5:07 AM
Family and Friends Defend Father Accused of Deadly DUI
The father charged with DUI after an accident that killed three of his children is out of jail, but he's not out of the woods.
KFSN-TV Fresno - Mar 03 8:22 PM
Wrong-way driver pleads not guilty to in deadly DUI crash
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An alleged wrong-way, drunken driver accused of triggering a pursuit that climaxed with the fiery death of a San Diego County sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty today to manslaughter and DUI charges.
KUSI News San Diego - Mar 03 6:47 PM
Latest area DUI-related arrests
Aaron Daniel Anderson, 60 hours community service; $635; DUI school; victim impact panel. Linda Annette Baragia, 96 hours community service; $535; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Mar 03 3:13 PM
Crime and punishment - Would draconian DUI sentences deter drunk drivers in Alaska?
Lori Phillips, a South Anchorage resident in her mid 50s, was arrested for DUI in March of last year, after police found she’d driven off the road in the early afternoon, beer sitting on the seat beside her. This was her fourth DUI charge; out of the previous three, she’d pled one down for a 1983 arrest, but was convicted in 1986 and 2005.
Anchorage Press - Mar 03 6:07 PM
Man charged with fifth DUI and driving with suspended license
By Austin L. Miller Staff writer An Ocklawaha man was arrested for his fifth DUI offense Tuesday night, according to sheriff’s officials.
The Ocala Star-Banner - Mar 03 12:26 PM
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Top DUI News, Tuesday March 3rd, 2010

Wrong-way Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Deadly DUI Crash
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An alleged wrong-way, drunken driver accused of triggering a pursuit that climaxed with the fiery death of a San Diego County sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty today to manslaughter and DUI charges.
KUSI News San Diego - 39 minutes ago
State Senator Arrested For Suspected DUI
State Senator Roy Ashburn has been arrested on DUI charges.
CBS 13 Sacramento - 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
Latest area DUI-related arrests
Aaron Daniel Anderson, 60 hours community service; $635; DUI school; victim impact panel. Linda Annette Baragia, 96 hours community service; $535; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Mar 03 3:13 PM
Crime and punishment - Would draconian DUI sentences deter drunk drivers in Alaska?
Lori Phillips, a South Anchorage resident in her mid 50s, was arrested for DUI in March of last year, after police found she’d driven off the road in the early afternoon, beer sitting on the seat beside her. This was her fourth DUI charge; out of the previous three, she’d pled one down for a 1983 arrest, but was convicted in 1986 and 2005.
Anchorage Press - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
Man charged with fifth DUI and driving with suspended license
By Austin L. Miller Staff writer An Ocklawaha man was arrested for his fifth DUI offense Tuesday night, according to sheriff’s officials.
The Ocala Star-Banner - Mar 03 12:26 PM
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 - 2 hours, 40 minutes ago
Salinas Police DUI Checkpoint
The Salinas Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on Thursday, March 4, 2010 in the evening hours
KION 46 Salinas - Mar 03 3:08 PM
DUI with tot in car earns prison time
A Chicago man has been sent to prison for driving drunk while a young child was in his vehicle as he raced along Interstate 88 near Sugar Grove last summer.Johnny E. Rodgers, 58, of the 5200 block of West School Street, was sentenced this week to 37 months in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated DUI, a Class 2 felony.
The Beacon News - Mar 03 3:11 PM
Western Idaho Fair director arrested for DUI late Friday night
Western Idaho Fair director arrested for DUI late Friday night
Bob Batista is charged with a misdemeanor count of DUI after Ada County Sheriff’s say he
The Idaho Statesman - Mar 03 10:03 AM
Woman faces DUI charge after crash in front of school injures 4 children
An Anna woman faces a DUI charge after a crash in front of a school injured four young children Tuesday morning.
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau - Mar 03 9:15 AM
Two cited for DUI
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Top DUI News, Tuesday March 2nd, 2010

Warrant gives details in Knox Co. DA's DUI arrest
He had all the signs of alcohol intoxication: that's what the Oak Ridge Police Chief says about a Knox County Assistant District Attorney who was arrested for DUI this past weekend.
WVLT-TV Knoxville - Mar 01 2:56 PM
Auburn fatality: One dead, another charged with DUI in Saturday wreck
One man is dead and another is charged with DUI in connection with a Saturday wreck in Auburn, Ala., police said.
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - Mar 01 1:12 PM
Missoula city councilwoman Walzer pleads guilty to DUI per se
A Missoula city councilwoman arrested last week for driving under the influence of alcohol pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor charge of DUI per se.
Missoulian - 1 hour, 22 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint planned Friday night in Ocala
Staff report Traffic officers from the Ocala Police Department, joined by officers with the Marion County Sheriff's Office, the Dunnellon Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol, will conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday night from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the 2900 block of North Pine Avenue.
The Ocala Star-Banner - Mar 01 12:11 PM
Sebastopol man facing fourth DUI
BY RANDI ROSSMANN THE PRESS DEMOCRAT A Sebastopol man with three prior DUI convictions is back in Sonoma County Jail facing a fourth case after his latest arrest involving suspected drunken driving, reported the CHP. An officer patrolling in southern Santa Rosa stopped a driver using a cell phone and noticed the man appeared to be intoxicated, Officer Jon Sloat said.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Mar 01 11:05 AM
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 - Mar 01 3:01 PM
Seven DUI arrests made over weekend in Butte area
There were seven DUI arrests over the weekend in the Butte area with two of the arrests for felony DUI charges. Channing Demontiney, 30, of Havre was arrested early Saturday morning at the War Bonnet Hotel following a report of a vehicle striking a fence near the hotel.
KXLF Butte - Mar 01 2:17 PM
Townsend man gets 7th DUI in wreck on Highway 12
Officers responded to a wreck on Highway 12 Saturday night and issued a Townsend man his seventh DUI.
The Montana Standard - Mar 01 2:52 PM
Man arrested for DUI at 10 in the morning
It's common for police to arrest people for drunk driving late at night or the early morning hours – not so common are mid-morning arrests for DUI.
Eastern Arizona Courier - Mar 01 1:02 PM
Video: More on California's DUI Checkpoints--Crime Fighting or Check Writing?
The past weekend, the LAPD conducted two DUI Checkpoints. One in Echo Park , another in Woodland Hills . That's nothing unusual as the LAPD conducts these almost weekly. But as these checkpoints increase across the California, the heat is turning on. Last month, an in-depth study --above is a nice video follow-up on that study--was released finding that city's and other government jurisdictions ...
LAist - Mar 01 12:30 PM
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Top DUI News, Monday March 1st, 2010

Report: Al Jefferson busted for DUI
It appears that Al Jefferson has been charged with a DUI after being arrested early Sunday morning.
MSNBC - Feb 28 1:18 PM
Driver arrested for DUI after crash on Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV -- One person has been arrested for felony DUI after a three car accident on the strip early Sunday morning.
KTNV Las Vegas - 26 minutes ago
Newtown Township Supervisor Mike Gallagher waives preliminary hearing on DUI charges
Michael Gallagher, a member of the Newtown Township Board of Supervisors, was silent as he faced Magisterial District Judge Donald Nasshorn on DUI charges.
The Advance - 17 minutes ago
Missoula councilor to address DUI charges
MISSOULA - A Missoula City Councilwoman says she plans to address the public at Monday's council meeting concerning her recent DUI charges.
KAJ Flathead - Feb 28 4:43 PM
Man arrested for DUI at 10 in the morning
It's common for police to arrest people for drunk driving late at night or the early morning hours – not so common are mid-morning arrests for DUI.
Eastern Arizona Courier - Feb 28 8:48 AM
Watch out! Thousands suspended for DUI may be on the roads
Watch out! Thousands suspended for DUI may be on the roads
If you drive somewhere today, there's a pretty good chance that one of the thousands of Illinois motorists suspended for DUI and driving illegally might be in the oncoming lane. And that driver could be drunk. Inside: Life after a DUI
Belleville News-Democrat - Feb 28 12:02 AM
Oilers goalie Khabibulin to face upgraded extreme DUI charge
Nikolai Khabibulin’s blood-alcohol level exceeded the legal limit to the point where the Edmonton Oilers goaltender is also facing charges of extreme DUI. If he is found guilty, he faces a minimum 30-day jail stay.
Ottawa Citizen - Feb 27 7:21 PM
DUI girl, 15, nearly 4 times limit
A teenage girl not old enough to hold a driving licence has been caught drink-driving at nearly four times the legal limit in the Northern Territory.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation - 26 minutes ago
Amount of DUI cases disgusts Meriden judge
When a man came before Judge Phillip Scarpellino in Meriden Superior Court last week to enter a plea in a driving under the influence case, Scarpellino turned his head in frustration. It was the fifth DUI-related case he'd heard that day and it was just an hour into the daily court proceedings.
The Record-Journal - Feb 27 4:40 PM
Seven arrested at Fresno DUI checkpoint
Fresno police on Saturday arrested seven drivers on suspicion of driving under the influence during
The Fresno Bee - Feb 28 3:35 PM

Stories of the Week

February 22nd - February 28th

Man driving without a tire gets charged with DUI

February 15th - February 21st

'Deadliest Catch' star arrested for DUI, hit and run in Seattle

February 8th - February 14th

Norridge man gets 10 years in prison for 7th DUI

February 1st - February 7th

DUI enforcement during Super Bowl party weekend

January 25th - January 31st

Tucson Police use grant money to increase DUI enforcement

January 18th - January 24th

N.Y. man charged with snowmobile DUI in Mount Holly

January 11th - January 17th

444 arrested in Colo. campaign against DUI

January 4th - January 10th

DUI Task Force reports fewer arrests in 2009

December 28th - January 3rd

Colo. lawmaker going after repeat DUI offenders

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Drunk Driving Bonanza 2008

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