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Top DUI News for the Week of March 22nd - March 28th in the year Two Thousand and Ten

Sunday, March 28th

DUI arrests rise over St. Patrick's Day holiday The numbers are in after the St. Patrickís Day holiday. The Douglas County Sheriffís Office driving under the influence enforcement between March 12-18 brought in 13 DUI arrests. Compared to five last year, the numbers made a slight jump.

Saturday, March 27th

Man gets prison for DUI crash that killed woman A 28-year-old Chicago man pleaded guilty today to four counts of aggravated driving under the influence for an incident a year ago in Riverside when he crossed into oncoming traffic and struck an SUV head-on, killing one woman and seriously injuring two other people. It was the third DUI conviction for Solomon Aguilera, who said nothing as Judge Carol Kipperman sentenced him to 8Ĺ years in ...

Friday, March 26th

Man charged with DUI after crashing into school bus in Bonita A 19-year-old Lee County man has been charged with DUI and DUI with property damage after he allegedly crashed his car into a school bus in Bonita...

Thursday, March 25th

Darien Police conduct DUI checkpoint, arrest 3 The Darien Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday night at 943 E. Main St. in Stamford, about a mile past the Darien line. The checkpoint was operated in conjunction with the Stamford Police Department , and is the first joint sobriety checkpoint the departments have hosted since entering into a non-emergency interagency agreement earlier this year.

Wednesday, March 24th

South Dakota DUI Laws Allow for Repeat Arrests With two men recently charged with their fourth DUI's, KSFY Action News took a look at the numbers of DUI's in Sioux Falls

Tuesday, March 23rd

Former Utah House Majority Leader Garn arrested in 2006 for DUI Fox 13 News has learned that former Utah House Majority Leader Kevin Garn was arrested for DUI in 2006. Fox 13 has obtained police documents that reveal Kevin Garn was stopped outside the Red Lion Hotel in Salt Lake City on May 6, 2006. According to a Salt Lake City Police report, an officer was called that night about a "man down, unconscious and breathing in a car."

Monday, March 22nd

State Trooper Arrested For DUI After Driving Erratically The Colorado State Patrol says one of its troopers has been arrested for DUI after being for driving erratically in a marked patrol car. 7th

Top DUI News, Sunday March 28th, 2010

DUI arrests rise over holiday
The numbers are in after the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office driving under the influence enforcement between March 12-18 brought in 13 DUI arrests. Compared to five last year, the numbers made a slight jump.
Highlands Ranch Herald - Mar 28 11:28 PM
Hanner Guilty Of Aggravated DUI
JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A jury finds a Mt. Vernon teen guilty of aggravated DUI, after he killed a man while behind the wheel in 2006. Steven Hanner, now 18, learned the verdict early Saturday morning. Hanner, who was 16 at the time of the accident, had six illegal drugs in his system at the time.
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois - Mar 28 9:37 PM
Driver identified, arrested for DUI in early afternoon crash
The California Highway Patrol says the woman who crashed around 1:00 p.m. today was arrested for DUI after she was released from the hospital. Melissa A. Hensiek, 23, of Santa Maria, was driving south bound on Hwy. 101 in a 2000 GMC. Another driver reported that Hensiek was driving erratically. CHP officers stationed themselves on the Tefft Street off-ramp, so they could pull Hensiek over when ...
KSBY San Luis Obispo - Mar 28 8:10 PM
Lemoyne man charged with DUI, terroristic threats
A Lemoyne man was arrested and charged with DUI and terroristic threats after being pulled over by police Saturday morning.
The Sentinel - Mar 28 3:41 PM
Driver Faces DUI, Gun Charges
A chase ended Sunday morning with a man facing DUI and gun charges.
WOWT Omaha - Mar 28 1:42 PM
Sterling Checkpoint Nets One DUI Arrest
The sobriety checkpoint held Friday in Sterling resulted in one DUI arrest, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday.
Leesburg Today - Mar 28 1:33 PM
DUI charge filed in Bluefield, Va. hit and run
Bluefield, Va. (WVVA) - Police in Bluefield, Virginia charged Billy Edwin Williams of North Tazewell with a DUI early Sunday morning.
WVVA Bluefield - Mar 28 9:48 AM
Questions over release of allegedly DUI off-duty Md. officer
A Prince George's County sheriff's deputy was arrested this month, then let go without facing criminal charges, after his personal car was found in a ditch and he failed a field sobriety test, authorities said.
Washington Post - Mar 28 9:00 PM
DUI ARRESTS: Drivers charged from March 15-21
DUI ARRESTS: Drivers charged from March 15-21 | delmarvanow.com | The Daily Times
The Daily Times - Mar 28 4:48 AM
Colorado State Patrol trooper arrested for investigation of DUI
Douglas County deputies arrested a state patrol trooper and placed the 21-year veteran of the patrol under investigation for driving under the influence.
Douglas County News-Press - Mar 28 11:24 PM
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Top DUI News, Saturday March 27th, 2010

Man gets prison for DUI crash that killed woman
A 28-year-old Chicago man pleaded guilty today to four counts of aggravated driving under the influence for an incident a year ago in Riverside when he crossed into oncoming traffic and struck an SUV head-on, killing one woman and seriously injuring two other people. It was the third DUI conviction for Solomon Aguilera, who said nothing as Judge Carol Kipperman sentenced him to 8&1/2 years in ...
Chicago Tribune - Mar 26 2:17 PM
DUI arrests rise over holiday
The numbers are in after the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office driving under the influence enforcement between March 12-18 brought in 13 DUI arrests. Compared to five last year, the numbers made a slight jump.
Lone Tree Voice - 1 hour, 20 minutes ago
City official Miguel Santana busted for DUI
A high-ranking official at Los Angeles City Hall, the man in charge of the city's budget, was arrested for DUI.
KABC-TV Los Angeles - Mar 26 10:09 PM
S.C. officers recognized for DUI work
Area police officers and departments were among dozens in the state who were honored at an annual recognition ceremony for their DUI enforcement.
The Myrtle Beach Sun News - Mar 26 7:46 PM
Mock funeral gives kids DUI lesson
There were tears and hugs in Colusa High School's auditorium Friday as the message of the Every 15 Minutes program hit home. Images of the dead and injured in Thursday's mock DUI crash near the school flashed across a big screen, and a mock funeral...
Appeal-Democrat - Mar 27 12:14 AM
SLO High's mock DUI
A mock DUI crash riveted the San Luis Obispo High School campus Thursday and Friday — leaving some students emotionally shaken and ready to pledge against drinking and driving.
The Cambrian - Mar 26 11:33 PM
State Patrol trooper arrested for DUI; faces alleged coverup attempt
OLYMPIA, Wash. - A veteran Washington State Patrol Sergeant was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence (DUI) and trying to have it covered-up. According to the WSP, Sgt. Coy Christopher Clark was off-duty and driving his personal car down Canyon Road near Puyallup at about 3'30 a.m. Saturday morning when he went off the road near 104th Street E. Clark's car became stuck so ...
NorthWest Cable News - Mar 26 4:55 PM
Cop: Man admitted DUI
WARREN - A man who is facing his 14th DUI admitted to a state trooper that he had been drinking and driving, according to the trooper's testimony Friday. State Highway Patrol Trooper Brooke Sexton said she was observing Keith Urso for the customary 20 minutes before administering a Breathalyzer test when he confessed in January. ''He said he was driving drunk. He seemed sort of nonchalant.
Tribune Chronicle - Mar 26 9:44 PM
No DUI, hit-and-run charges for 'Deadliest Catch' son
Jake Harris, son of recently deceased "Deadliest Catch" fishing boat captain Phil Harris, won't face DUI or hit-and-run charges for a Feb. 18 reckless driving incident after all.
KOMO Seattle - Mar 26 3:18 PM
L.A.'s Top Budget Official Arrested for DUI While in City-Owned Car
What was at first a traffic stop for speeding on a surface street ended up being a DUI arrest when 40-year-old Miguel Santana early this morning failed a field sobriety test, according to the LA Times . Santana, the top budget advisor for the city of Los Angeles, was on his way home from the an annual political roast, which is a charity event for the American Diabetes Association. This year's ...
LAist - Mar 26 4:55 PM
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Top DUI News, Friday March 26th, 2010

Man charged with DUI after crashing into school bus in Bonita
A 19-year-old Lee County man has been charged with DUI and DUI with property damage after he allegedly crashed his car into a school bus in Bonita...
The News-Press - 51 minutes ago
Area law enforcement officials honored for their DUI arrests
Area police officers and departments were among dozens in the state who were honored for their DUI e
The Myrtle Beach Sun News - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint to be held Friday night in Pembroke Pines
Pembroke Pines police will conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday night along the 12200 block of Pines Boulevard.
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 26 12:34 AM
DUI arrests rise over holiday
The numbers are in after the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office driving under the influence enforcement between March 12-18 brought in 13 DUI arrests. Compared to five last year, the numbers made a slight jump.
Douglas County News-Press - 13 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint tonight in Pembroke Pines
Police in Pembroke Pines are conducting a DUI checkpoint Friday night along the 12200 block of Pines Blvd.
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 26 3:36 AM
Hollister DUI Checkpoint on Saturday
On Saturday March 27th the Hollister Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas - 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
Dolphins' star RB had BAC twice the legal limit during DUI
A police report shows Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown had a blood alcohol level that was nearly twice the legal limit when he was arrested on a DUI charge in suburban Atlanta over the weekend.
Fox Sports - Mar 25 3:21 PM
Dwight Gooden Not Talking About DUI Arrest (Yet)
After being arrested for DUI in Franklin Lakes, NJ on Wednesday, former Mets and Yankees pitcher Dwight Gooden spoke to reporters yesterday but didn't want to talk about the arrest, "When the time is right I will…but now's not the right time, sorry." Gooden, who has had a history of drug problems, was pulled over for allegedly rear-ending a neighbor's car, and then he left the scene of the ...
Gothamist - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
Sterling Checkpoint Nets One DUI Arrest
The sobriety checkpoint held Friday in Sterling resulted in one DUI arrest, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday.
Leesburg Today - Mar 26 6:33 AM
Pembroke Pines police to set up Pines Blvd. DUI checkpoint Friday night
Pembroke Pines police looking for drunken and impaired drivers will set up a DUI checkpoint Friday. The sobriety checkpoint will be in the 12200 block of Pines Boulevard between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Miami Herald - Mar 25 9:45 PM
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Top DUI News, Thursday March, 25th, 2010

Ex-trooper Fred Swain pleads guilty to DUI
The former commander of the Utah Highway Patrol's DUI squad has admitted to operating a tractor-trailer while impaired.
Deseret News - 19 minutes ago
Police: Woman charged with DUI after urinating on road
Carroll Township Police charged a Maryland woman with DUI and other violations after they saw her urinating on the road March 14.
York Daily Record - Mar 25 4:16 AM
WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 - 45 Arrested for DUI in Del. During St. Patrick's Holiday Crackdown
DOVER , Del.- Police in Delaware arrested 45 for DUI during a statewide crackdown against drunk driving that took place on St. Patrick's Day and the surrounding weekend, according to the state Office of Highway Safety.
WBOC Salisbury - 40 minutes ago
St. Patrick's holiday efforts lead to 45 DUI arrests
Final results for Delaware’s DUI enforcement activities which took place on St. Patrick’s Day and related weekends have been released.
The Newark Post - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
Sterling Checkpoint Nets One DUI Arrest
The sobriety checkpoint held Friday in Sterling resulted in one DUI arrest, the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday.
Leesburg Today - 2 hours, 18 minutes ago
DUI checkpoints set in Visalia on weekend
The Visalia Police Department will conduct a pair of DUI/drivers license checkpoints Friday.
Visalia Times-Delta / Tulare Advance-Register - Mar 25 4:16 AM
Local residents fall for, avoid DUI bond scam
Beware of a scam about a request to send bond money. At least two area residents have been approached by a caller impersonating himself as a sheriff's deputy who has requested bond money for people reportedly arrested on a driving under the influence (DUI) charge.
Norwalk Reflector - Mar 25 3:17 AM
Roadside checks net 9 DUI arrests
GURNEE -- A roadside safety checkpoint by police March 5 through March 21 resulted in nine DUI arrests.Eight sweeps during the two-week period also resulted in eight speeding tickets, two citations for transportation of open alcohol, two citations for having no insurance, a citation for driving on a suspended or revoked license and eight misdemeanor citations. There was one felony arrest.There ...
Lake County News-Sun - Mar 25 2:06 AM
North Hills DUI Task Force checks 61 motorists during patrol
The North Hills DUI Task Force conducted a six-hour roving patrol starting at 9 p.m. March 13 in conjunction with the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration Checkpoint Strike Force. read more »
Pine Creek Journal - Mar 25 12:44 AM
Darien Police conduct DUI checkpoint, arrest 3
The Darien Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday night at 943 E. Main St. in Stamford, about a mile past the Darien line. The checkpoint was operated in conjunction with the Stamford Police Department , and is the first joint sobriety checkpoint the departments have hosted since entering into a non-emergency interagency agreement earlier this year.
Darien News-Review - Mar 24 10:20 PM
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Top DUI News, Wednesday March 24th, 2010

Darien Police conduct DUI checkpoint, arrest 3
The Darien Police Department conducted a DUI Checkpoint on Friday night at 943 E. Main St. in Stamford, about a mile past the Darien line. The checkpoint was operated in conjunction with the Stamford Police Department , and is the first joint sobriety checkpoint the departments have hosted since entering into a non-emergency interagency agreement earlier this year.
Darien News-Review - Mar 24 10:20 PM
South Dakota DUI Laws Allow for Repeat Arrests
With two men recently charged with their fourth DUI's, KSFY Action News took a look at the numbers of DUI's in Sioux Falls.
KSFY Sioux Falls - Mar 24 10:00 PM
Bill meant to toughen DUI laws advances
SACRAMENTO — Assemblyman Jerry Hill won an early victory Tuesday for his bill to rein in drunken drivers, though critics questioned giving California judges the power to permanently revoke the licenses of DUI offenders after three convictions.
Berkeley Voice - Albany Journal - Mar 24 8:18 PM
Man charged with second DUI in three-week period
Staff report A 32-year-old Ocala man arrested three weeks ago by a deputy on charges of DUI, along with failing to submit to a breath test and driving on a suspended license, was arrested by the same official late Tuesday.
The Ocala Star-Banner - Mar 24 4:00 PM
UPDATED: One driver arrested at DUI checkpoint
One driver was arrested tonight on suspicion of driving under the influence at a DUI/driver's license checkpoint in Redding.
The Record Searchlight - Mar 24 5:28 PM
EXCLUSIVE: Reggie Bush's Secret Girlfriend Arrested For DUI
January Gessert , the girl at the center of the Reggie Bush cheating scandal, was busted for a DUI back in October 2009, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned. DOCUMENTS: See The DUI Court Documents
RadarOnline.com - Mar 24 4:52 PM
Wash. schools chief charged with DUI
ORTING, Wash. - The Orting city prosecutor has filed a DUI charge against state Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn, who was arrested over the weekend. Dorn was stopped by police around 1'30 a.m. Sunday near Orting High School in rural Pierce County. Dorn said in a statement Tuesday that he and his family were attending a community event Saturday night at which he drank beer with ...
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland - Mar 24 11:51 AM
Richmond police plan DUI checkpoint
RICHMOND — Police plan a DUI checkpoint Thursday evening in the northern policing district, which includes the North and East neighborhood, East Richmond and the Hilltop area.
Contra Costa Times - Mar 24 6:33 AM
Trooper charged with DUI reportedly seeks treatment
A woman who said she is a close relative of the Colorado State Patrol trooper arrested on suspicion of DUI told 9News that the trooper has checked into an alcohol-treatment facility and that it is not his first time.
Denver Post - Mar 24 12:29 AM
Pembroke Pines to set up DUI checkpoint
Pembroke Pines police looking for drunk and impaired drivers will set up a DUI checkpoint Friday night. The sobriety checkpoint will be in the 12200 block of Pines Boulevard between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Miami Herald - Mar 24 5:07 AM
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Top DUI News, Tuesday March 23rd, 2010

Darby’s DUI law recoups trial costs
Earlier this month a member of the county’s 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 - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
DUI emphasis patrol nets 14 arrests, task force says
A stepped-up effort to arrest people on suspicion of DUI during and after St. Patrick’s Day netted 14 arrests, according to the Target Zero Program and Task Force.
The Olympian - Mar 23 4:56 PM
Suspected DUI Driver May Have Been Driving As Fast As 150 MPH
SEATTLE -- The state patrol arrested a man on suspicion of DUI and reckless driving after he was seen driving at an extremely high rate of speed on the 520 floating bridge Saturday, a state patrol spokesman said.
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma - Mar 23 2:45 PM
Serial DUI suspect convicted
An Upper Gwynedd man with a lengthy history of drunken driving arrests has added another DUI conviction to his rap sheet – this time for being “hammered” while stopping at a local gas station.
The Reporter - Mar 23 5:13 PM
Knox County school bus driver arrested for DUI on way to school
A Knox County school bus driver never got to pick up students Tuesday afternoon because he was pulled over by police and charged with DUI.
WATE 6 Knoxville - Mar 23 2:04 PM
Bus driver heading to high school charged with DUI
Bus driver heading to high school charged with DUI
KNOXVILLE - A Knox County school bus driver en route to pick up students at Farragut High School was stopped by police this afternoon and charged with DUI on Interstate 40.
Knoxville News Sentinel - Mar 23 1:41 PM
Garn DUI arrest raises concerns on candidate vetting process
Court documents reveal that former House Majority Leader Kevin Garn was arrested for DUI in 2006 and questions are now being raised about the vetting process for political candidates. The vetting process is currently informal with no criminal background checks. "If you meet the qualifications and have the money you can go to the Lt. Governor's office or to the county clerk and file for an office ...
FOX 13 Utah - Mar 23 11:47 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 23 3:24 PM
Former Utah House Majority Leader Garn arrested in 2006 for DUI
Fox 13 News has learned that former Utah House Majority Leader Kevin Garn was arrested for DUI in 2006. Fox 13 has obtained police documents that reveal Kevin Garn was stopped outside the Red Lion Hotel in Salt Lake City on May 6, 2006. According to a Salt Lake City Police report, an officer was called that night about a "man down, unconscious and breathing in a car."
FOX 13 Utah - Mar 23 11:47 AM
Wash. schools chief cited for DUI
SEATTLE – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn was cited early Sunday in Orting for DUI and for speeding. Dorn was stopped at about 1'30 a.m. Sunday on the same block as Orting High School. Dorn's blood alcohol level was 0.11 percent. "I think it's absurd," said Kara Sapp, who has five children at Orting High School. Sapp said with all the emphasis in schools on drunk driving ...
KING5 Seattle - Mar 23 10:17 AM
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Top DUI News, Monday March 22nd, 2010

Santa Rosa driver arrested on DUI charge after hitting cop car
SANTA ROSA —A Santa Rosa woman was arrested Sunday on a DUI charge after hitting a marked police car that was responding to an emergency call.
San Jose Mercury News - Mar 22 7:21 AM
DUI charges
DUI charges for March 22, 2010
The Intelligencer - Mar 22 8:06 AM
State Trooper Arrested For DUI After Driving Erratically
The Colorado State Patrol says one of its troopers has been arrested for DUI after being for driving erratically in a marked patrol car.
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
DUI Arrests
DUI Arrests for March 22, 2010
Bucks County Courier Times - Mar 22 8:14 AM
Man Accused In Wrong-Way DUI Death To Appear In Court
A man accused in a deadly Lexington wrong-way crash is due in court Monday afternoon to face murder and DUI charges. The wreck happened on Lexington's New Circle Road between Tates Creek and Alumni Drive in January. Investigators say Adam Leake, 24, was driving his car in the wrong direction with his headlights off, when he sideswiped a car driven by Kelley Medley, then crashed into a ...
LEX 18 Lexington - Mar 22 8:00 AM
Rogersville teen faces DUI, underage drinking charges after Kingsport wreck
A Rogersville teen's crash on a Kingsport interstate early Sunday ended without injury, but the 19-year-old has been charged with DUI, consumption of alcohol under age 21 and failure to maintain proper control.
Kingsport Times-News - 14 minutes ago
Ronnie Brown Arrested For DUI Outside Atlanta
Miami Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown was arrested on suspicion of DUI over the weekend outside Atlanta, CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald reported on its website late Sunday night.
CBS4 Miami - Mar 22 6:52 AM
Police Report: Patrols yield DUI, drug arrests
Law enforcement officers Saturday night made more than a dozen arrests in a DUI enforcement patrol, said Trooper Steve Schatzel of the Washington State Patrol. He called it “another successful campaign for the Clark County Target Zero Taskforce.”
The Columbian - Mar 22 6:08 AM
3 Arrested During DUI Checkpoint
A DUI checkpoint in Palm Springs, Friday night ended in three people under arrest. More than 700 cars were screened Friday night and three people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. 25 people received license related citations. As always, police encourage you to call 911 if you see anyone driving that you believe is driving under the influence.
KPSP Local 2 - 55 minutes ago
Wells Road DUI checkpoint leads to 19 arrests
ORANGE PARK – A DUI checkpoint on Wells Road led to 19 people being arrested Saturday, March 20.
Clay Today - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago

Stories of the Week

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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