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Top DUI News for the Week of March 15th - March 21st in the year Two Thousand and Ten

Sunday, March 21st

Report: Ronnie Brown arrested on DUI charge Running back Ronnie Brown was reportedly arrested late Friday in Georgia and released from jail Saturday Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown reportedly was arrested Friday night on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Saturday, March 20th

Probation Revoked for `Poster Child for DUI' Judge in Silver City revoked the man's probation after he was pulled over by police and said he had consumed a 40-ounce bottle of Hurricane beer A 36-year-old man who has 11 driving-under-the influence offenses is facing nine months behind bars after the judge who dubbed him a "poster child for DUI," revoked his probation following . . .

Friday, March 19th

Man, 71, faces DUI, vehicular homicide charges The 71-year-old man who drove the wrong way on Interstate 20 last Saturday afternoon and caused a head-on collision that killed a young Marine, has been charged with DUI and first-degree ...

Thursday, March 18th

Mt. Prospect set to fire bus driver charged with DUI Betty Burden may lose her job after being arrested for DUI A Mt. Prospect bus driver accused of driving under the influence could be fired from her job by the end of the day.

Wednesday, March 17th

DUI Checkpoint Catches St. Patty’s Day Drunk Drivers Grand Junction, Colo. Law Enforcement sets up a checkpoint to catch St. Patrick’s Day DUI drivers on Highway 6 and 50. Three drivers were arrested for DUI and six were cited for not having a licence, according to Sgt. Dean Garcia of the CSP.

Tuesday, March 16th

St. Patrick's Day DUI Checkpoint Planned in Santa Monica If you plan on hitting the many St. Patty's Day-friendly bars along Main Street in Santa Monica--or wherever you go--be smart and be safe. Considering the holiday, police across the region will be on the lookout for the overly inebriated. Tomorrow night, the Santa Monica Police Department will host a party of their own (translation: drivers license and DUI Checkpoint) on the 300 block of Pico ..

Monday, March 15th

Settlement For Kansas Superintendent With DUI Arrest A south-central Kansas school superintendent who was placed on leave after a DUI arrest and recently resigned will receive $50,000 from his former district. 7th

Top DUI News, March 21st, 2010

DUI charge a sobering reality for Miami Heat's Dorell Wright
DUI charge a sobering reality for Miami Heat's Dorell Wright
You can't forgive a DUI arrest. You just can't. There's too much that could go horribly wrong when you make that kind of decision, and forgiving it would be ignoring those possibilities.
Miami Herald - Mar 21 9:54 PM
3 arrested at Rush Township DUI checkpoint
A sobriety checkpoint in Rush Township led to three DUI arrests, one traffic citation, one citation
Centre Daily Times - Mar 21 10:46 PM
Ronnie Brown Arrested for DUI in Atlanta
Brown was jailed on suspicion of DUI after not performing well on a field sobriety test
NBC Miami - Mar 21 9:32 PM
DarbyÕs DUI law recoups trial costs
Earlier this month a member of the countyÕs DUI Task Force asked what was, in retrospect, a pretty good question - why, out of all the municipalities in Montana, including the state legislature, is Darby leading the effort to combat drunk driving?
Ravalli Republic - Mar 21 7:33 PM
Two men arrested over weekend on DUI charges
A Polson man drunk to the point that he became unable to recite the alphabet was arrested by Stevensville authorities early Saturday morning and booked with felony DUI.
Ravalli Republic - Mar 21 7:37 PM
Fontana Police Department arrests six people during DUI/driver's license checkpoint on March 18
As part of its ongoing efforts to combat drunk driving, the Fontana Police Department conducted a DUI/driver's license checkpoint on Thursday night, March 18 in Fontana.
Fontana Herald News - Mar 21 6:25 PM
York Twp. DUI checkpoint nets arrests
Police arrested 15 people for driving under the influence during a DUI checkpoint Friday night at the Interstate 83 business loop in York Township.
The York Dispatch - Mar 21 7:42 AM
Report: Dolphins' Brown arrested for DUI in Ga.
Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown , a restricted free agent, was reportedly arrested late Friday night on suspicion of driving under the influence. He was released Saturday.
Sports Illustrated - Mar 21 11:14 PM
PFT: Ronnie Brown arrested for DUI
For the third time this offseason, a Miami Dolphin is in trouble with the law.
MSNBC - Mar 21 9:23 PM
Report: Ronnie Brown arrested on DUI charge
Running back Ronnie Brown was reportedly arrested late Friday in Georgia and released from jail Saturday Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown reportedly was arrested Friday night on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 21 10:49 PM
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Top DUI News, Saturday March 20th, 2010

DUI offenders angry over confusing letter
By Suevon Lee Staff writer More than 100 Marion County residents who have been sentenced for DUI in recent years received a confusing notice this week from the state Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.
The Ocala Star-Banner - 2 hours, 44 minutes ago
DUI, other charges placed against Johnson City woman who fled after wreck; child was in car
A woman who had been driving with an 8-year-old child in the car was arrested on her third DUI charge Friday after she fled the scene of an accident in Boones Creek, Johnson City police said in a news release.
Kingsport Times-News - 36 minutes ago
Police log: DUI checkpoint this weekend
Police will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in York County this weekend.The Pennsylvania State Police, Troop H York Barrack will work with municipal police agencies will conduct a D.
The York Dispatch - Mar 19 8:02 PM
City man charged in DUI fatality
MARTINSBURG - A Martinsburg man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after being involved in a head-on collision late Thursday night that left one woman dead, according to the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department. Jeffrey W. McKinney, 37, of Martinsburg, was charged by Deputy T.S. Shetley with DUI following an accident with entrapment at the intersection of U.S.
The Martinsburg Journal - Mar 19 9:28 PM
No bail for dad charged with DUI
A man on probation for driving under the influence with his son in the vehicle last year was arrested Thursday on another DUI charge while allegedly on his way to pick up his kids, prosecutors said.
Jackson Hole News & Guide - Mar 19 7:12 PM
Man Wanted In Fatal Wrong-Way DUI Crash Arrested
Police have arrested a man wanted in wrong-way DUI crash on New Circle Road back in January that left one person dead . Police say the accident happened on January 19 on the inner loop of New Circle Road between Tates Creek and Alumni Drive. According to investigators, Adam Leake, 24, was driving his car the wrong way around New Circle Road with his headlights off, when he sideswiped a car ...
LEX 18 Lexington - Mar 19 2:59 PM
CHP: Green Bay Packer player Spencer Havner faces DUI charges in Grass Valley
GRASS VALLEY, Calif. (AP) Ñ Green Bay Packer Spencer Havner is facing DUI charges after crashing a motorcycle and fracturing a shoulder in Grass Valley, his hometown.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Mar 19 2:35 PM
Probation Revoked for `Poster Child for DUI'
Judge in Silver City revoked the man's probation after he was pulled over by police and said he had consumed a 40-ounce bottle of Hurricane beer A 36-year-old man who has 11 driving-under-the influence offenses is facing nine months behind bars after the judge who dubbed him a "poster child for DUI," revoked his probation following . . .
Albuquerque Journal - Mar 19 12:22 PM
Be advised: DUI and traffic safety checkpoints across South Florida today, Saturday
Be advised: DUI and traffic safety checkpoints across South Florida today, Saturday
The Palm Beach Post - Mar 19 7:01 AM
Driver who ran over man waiting for ambulance accused of DUI
A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after allegedly running over a man lying in a convenience store parking lot waiting for an ambulance. William Senf was booked into the Clark County Detention Center on one count of DUI with substantial bodily harm.
Las Vegas Sun - Mar 19 11:17 AM
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Top DUI News, Friday March 19th, 2010

DUI checkpoint tonight on Hamilton Road
The Franklin County DUI Task Force will operate a sobriety checkpoint on Hamilton Road south of Groves Road from 9:30p.m. today to 3a.m. Saturday.
The Columbus Dispatch - 1 hour, 52 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint planned in Lee this weekend
The Lee County Sheriff's Office is planning a DUI sobriety checkpoint scheduled for this weekend, beginning today.
The News-Press - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
Probation revoked for DUI "poster child"
SILVER CITY - Anthony Sierra, 36, dubbed a "poster child for DUI" by District Court Judge J.C. Robinson because he has racked up 11 driving-under-the-influence offenses, had his probation revoked at a hearing Thursday and will spend nine months in the county detention center or a state jail facility.
Silver City Sun-News - Mar 19 2:17 AM
Police Log: DUI checkpoint nets arrests
A drunken-driving checkpoint in the 1200 block of Haines Road in Springettsbury Township on Wednesday netted four DUI arrests, township police said.
The York Dispatch - Mar 18 7:57 PM
St. Patrick's Day checkpoint nets seven DUI arrests
A sobriety checkpoint held on Chapala Street on St. PatrickÕs Day netted seven DUI arrests along with a handful of citations. In once case, authorities said a woman approached the checkpoint and immediately aroused suspicion after having trouble making a turn and controlling her speed.
Santa Barbara Daily Sound - Mar 19 12:49 AM
30 years suspended in 40-year DUI sentence for driver with at least 8 convictions
There was some argument whether Louis Derosier was facing his eighth DUI conviction or his ninth, but either way MissoulaDistrict Judge Robert Deschamps had heard enough.
Missoulian - Mar 18 10:19 PM
Belleville Main Street loses consultant after DUI
Belleville Main Street loses consultant after DUI
Belleville Main Street's executive director was charged with driving under the influence the day before she left the job.On Thursday, Angela D. Massey, 46, of Caseyville resigned from the Belleville Main Street consulting position she was given after her departure. She quit the day after her lawyer was asked about the DUI charge. Inside: Obscenities, threats after her arrest
Belleville News-Democrat - Mar 18 5:06 PM
Man, 71, faces DUI, vehicular homicide charges
AUSTELL - The 71-year-old man who drove the wrong way on Interstate 20 last Saturday afternoon and caused a head-on collision that killed a young Marine, has been charged with DUI and first-degree ...
Marietta Daily Journal - Mar 18 10:10 PM
State police plan weekend DUI checkpoints in Monroe County
State police plan to target Monroe County roads with DUI checkpoints this weekend to keep drunken drivers off local roads.
Pocono Record - Mar 18 9:09 PM
Two men arrested over weekend on DUI charges
A Polson man drunk to the point that he became unable to recite the alphabet was arrested by Stevensville authorities early Saturday morning and booked with felony DUI.
Ravalli Republic - Mar 18 7:52 PM
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Top DUI News, Thursday March 18th, 2010

Recent DUI checkpoints produce many car seizures but few DUI arrests
Police and sheriff's deputies impounded 176 vehicles and arrested 6 impaired drivers at DUI checkpoints in five area cities on the weekend before St.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune - 1 hour, 35 minutes ago
Another DUI bust for local driver
A New Oxford man who police say was convicted in a driving under the influence fatality, three other DUIs, and of trying to hit a local police officer with his vehicle was arrested again Saturday after another alleged DUI.
The Evening Sun - 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
Recent DUI checkpoints produce many car seizures but few DUI arrests
Police and sheriff's deputies impounded 176 vehicles and arrested six impaired drivers at DUI checkpoints in five area cities on the weekend before St.
Whittier Daily News - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
Boise police make 9 DUI arrests but say Downtown St. PatrickÕs Day partiers were mostly well behaved
Boise police make 9 DUI arrests but say Downtown St. PatrickÕs Day partiers were mostly well behaved
The Boise Police STEP team and other Ada County law enforcement agencies arrested 17 people on DUI
The Idaho Statesman - 2 hours, 5 minutes ago
Mt. Prospect set to fire bus driver charged with DUI
Betty Burden may lose her job after being arrested for DUI A Mt. Prospect bus driver accused of driving under the influence could be fired from her job by the end of the day.
WGN TV Chicago - 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint planned in Lee this weekend
The Lee County Sheriff's Office is planning a DUI sobriety checkpoint scheduled for this weekend, beginning Friday.
The News-Press - Mar 18 4:05 AM
Police plan more DUI patrols for St. PatrickÕs Day
Published: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 3:00 a.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 3:39 p.m. Petaluma and other Sonoma County cities will be deploying additional DUI patrols on St. PatrickÕs Day to help keep streets safe.
The Petaluma Argus-Courier - 1 hour, 51 minutes ago
WPD Releases LiDAR, DUI Enforcement Results
Officers from the Wichita Police Department conducted two separate LiDAR traffic enforcement operations Wednesday and one DUI saturation patrol.
KAKE Wichita - 2 hours, 32 minutes ago
Judge Ward implements tougher DUI monitoring
In Butler County District Court Judge Mike WardÕs courtroom, people charged with DUI will now face strict monitoring while free on bond.
El Dorado Times - 2 hours, 39 minutes ago
Salinas police nab several arrests in St. Patrick's Day DUI checkpoint
A St. Patrick's Day DUI checkpoint was conducted Wednesday night along South Main Street in Salinas.
The Salinas Californian - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Wednesday March 17th, 2010

Police Beat: DUI-manslaughter charge, Best Buy rip-off, deputy finishes DUI school
A man charged with DUI manslaughter is being held under a $517,500 bond at Santa Rosa County Jail. A Best Buy manager took action after noticing items were disappearing from the Pensacola store. A deputy has completed a substance abuse program.
Pensacola News Journal - Mar 17 11:55 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 - Mar 17 11:24 PM
DUI Checkpoint Catches St. PattyÕs Day Drunk Drivers
Grand Junction, Colo. Law Enforcement sets up a checkpoint to catch St. PatrickÕs Day DUI drivers on Highway 6 and 50. Three drivers were arrested for DUI and six were cited for not having a licence, according to Sgt. Dean Garcia of the CSP.
KREX-TV Grand Junction - Mar 17 9:57 PM
DUI patrols planned for St. Patrick's night
Officers from the East Valley DUI Task Force will conduct saturation patrols Wednesday night for St. PatrickÕs Day, according to the GovernorÕs Office of Highway Safety.
East Valley Tribune - Mar 17 4:48 PM
Two arrested as a result of on-campus DUI checkpoint
Preliminary reports indicate that two were arrested for driving under the influence after being stopped at an on-campus DUI checkpoint between 11 p.m. Tuesday and 3 a.m. Wednesday, said Randy Young, spokesman for the UNC Department of Public Safety.
The Daily Tar Heel - Mar 17 10:15 PM
Former teacher of the year pays fine in DUI case
BAY MINETTE -- A Mobile County teacher accused of fondling a friend's son admitted to substantial evidence against him and paid a fine in a DUI case today -- the first step toward being found guilty, prosecutors said.
Mobile Press-Register - Mar 17 4:42 PM
Police prevent St. Patty's Day DUI's
Wednesday night was a busy time on the roads with people across the Gulf Coast heading out for Saint Patrick's Day celebrations. Unfortunately, it's a busy time for police too. It's one of the worst nights of the year for DUI arrests.
FOX10 Mobile - Mar 17 9:06 PM
Latest area DUI-related arrests
Leo Joshua Alberti, 120 days jail; $4,000. Marjorie Ann Asiel, 80 hours community service; $635; DUI school; victim impact panel. Cloris Ceyda Barrientos-Penate, $885; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Mar 17 1:13 PM
Holiday DUI Enforcements
Cheyenne Police say that last Saint Patrick's Day they didn't make any DUI arrests, but expected drivers to make poor choices this holiday. Cheyenne Police say they will be doubling up their patrols for the holiday with 14 officers on the streets.
KGWN-TV Cheyenne - Mar 17 8:04 PM
Two men arrested over weekend on DUI charges
A Polson man drunk to the point that he became unable to recite the alphabet was arrested by Stevensville authorities early Saturday morning and booked with felony DUI.
Ravalli Republic - Mar 17 7:35 PM
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Top DUI News, Tuesday March 16th, 2010

Calif. patrol: Packers' Havner faces DUI charges
The California Highway Patrol says Green Bay Packers linebacker and tight end Spencer Havner is facing DUI charges after crashing a motorcycle and breaking his shoulder blade.
USA Today - Mar 16 4:40 AM
Supervisor in bus driver DUI case put on leave
A school busing supervisor has been placed on leave after allowing a driver to finish her route despite suspicions that she had been drinking. Mount Prospect District 57 school board President Joseph Leane confirmed today that transportation supervisor Vincente Ramirez has been placed on administrative leave while the district investigates his actions leading to the March 9 DUI arrest of bus ...
Chicago Tribune - Mar 16 10:59 AM
FanHouse: Pack's Havner hurt in crash, gets DUI
Spencer Havner, a backup tight end with the Packers, is reportedly facing possible DUI charges after a Saturday morning accident that left him with a fractured scapula, lacerations on his head and left arm, and multiple abrasions.
Sports Illustrated - Mar 15 11:14 PM
Officers to make DUI house calls
The California Highway Patrol is urging drivers with outstanding DUI warrants to turn themselves in this month or face an embarrassing situation at home or at work.
Sonoma West Times & News - 4 minutes ago
Task force to beef up DUI enforcement Saturday
The West Valley DUI Task Force will be out Saturday night conducting saturation enforcement to snag intoxicated drivers who are celebrating St. Patrick's Day
The Arizona Republic - Mar 16 10:05 AM
Illinois State Representative Ron Stephens admits DUI
Illinois State Representative Ron Stephens admits DUI
KSDK St. Louis - Mar 16 2:13 PM
St. Patrick's Day DUI Checkpoint Planned in Santa Monica
If you plan on hitting the many St. Patty's Day-friendly bars along Main Street in Santa Monica--or wherever you go--be smart and be safe. Considering the holiday, police across the region will be on the lookout for the overly inebriated. Tomorrow night, the Santa Monica Police Department will host a party of their own (translation: drivers license and DUI Checkpoint) on the 300 block of Pico ...
LAist - 23 minutes ago
CHP: Green Bay Packer Havner Faces DUI Charges
Green Bay Packer Spencer Havner is facing DUI charges after crashing a motorcycle and fracturing a shoulder in Grass Valley, his hometown.
KOLO 8 Reno - Mar 16 11:52 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 - 2 hours, 52 minutes ago
Packers Player Facing DUI Charges
A Green Bay Packers player is in trouble with the law. Tight-end Spencer Havner is facing DUI charges after a motorcycle accident early Saturday morning. Havner was reportedly driving his motorcycle when he crashed it. He broke his shoulder blade and suffered multiple cuts to his head and arms.
NBC26 Green Bay - 2 hours, 27 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Monday March 15th, 2010

3 hurt, man charged with DUI after I-55 wreck
A Woodridge man driving with a revoked license has been charged with DUI following a five-vehicle crash on I-55 that caused all three southbound lanes to be closed for nearly three hours Sunday night.Robert Blake, 46, was driving a car about 8:15 p.m. on I-55 near southwest suburban Bolingbrook when he stopped and parked on the left shoulder just west of I-355, but part of the car was still in ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Mar 15 2:01 AM
Driver charged with DUI in Stevenson crash
Driver charged with felony DUI after 3 people hurt in 5-vehicle crash A driver was charged with felony DUI after three people were hurt in a five-vehicle crash Sunday night that closed all three southbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway.
WGN TV Chicago - 27 minutes ago
Driver charged with DUI in Stevenson crash
A driver was charged with felony DUI after three people were hurt in a five-vehicle crash Sunday night that closed all three southbound lanes of the Stevenson Expressway. Police blame the man's parked car because it was sticking out onto the roadway from the left shoulder. The driver, 46-year old Robert Blake of Woodridge, was charged with driving on a revoked license and with a DUI. He is ...
WGN TV Chicago - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Woman charged with DUI in fatal Norridge crash
(NORRIDGE) A woman has been charged with aggravated DUI and reckless homicide following a fatal February crash in northwest suburban Norridge that killed one person and sent two others to the hospital. Bria Farrar, 24, of west suburban Elmwood Park, was also charged with disobeying a traffic signal stemming from the crash, Norridge police announced Thursday. Liam Carolan, 21, of the 5300 block ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Mar 14 12:15 PM
Female driver rolls car after leaving bar, gets DUI
A Montana City female was injured and received a DUI after rolling the car she was driving Saturday night.
Helena Independent Record - Mar 14 10:31 PM
Weekend DUI crackdown nets arrests, citations
A dozen arrests and more than 100 citations were issued Saturday night and early Sunday, police said. More DUI checks are planned for Wednesday.
Tulsa World - Mar 14 5:31 PM
Fatal Crash Brings DUI Charges
A woman has been charged with aggravated DUI and reckless homicide following a fatal February crash in northwest suburban Norridge that killed one person and sent two others to the hospital.
FOX News Chicago - Mar 14 1:10 PM
Tenn. police file 10th DUI charge against driver
Kingsport Police have filed a 10th DUI charge against a driver who was going about 20 miles per hour on Interstate 26 and weaving. The Kingsport Times -News reported that the 57-year-old man told the officer on Tuesday, "I'm drunk. Do what you gotta do." The police report stated that when asked to take sobriety, breath or alcohol tests, the man kept repeating that he was drunk.
MSNBC - Mar 14 10:52 AM
Settlement For Kansas Superintendent With DUI Arrest
A south-central Kansas school superintendent who was placed on leave after a DUI arrest and recently resigned will receive $50,000 from his former district.
WOWT Omaha - Mar 14 3:45 PM
Lake City Woman Dies In Accident, Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter
COLUMBIA COUNTY, Fla -- A 59-year-old woman from Lake City is dead after a car wreck early this morning that resulted in the arrest of a man on DUI manslaughter charges.
First Coast News - Mar 14 9:19 AM

Stories of the Week

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

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