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Top DUI News for the Week of April 26th - May 2nd in the year Two Thousand and Ten

Sunday, May 2nd

Thurston Co. DUI Court has first graduates The first three graduates of Thurston County's inaugural DUI Court recounted stories of how they got sober during an emotional ceremony Friday in Thurston County Superior Court.

Saturday, May 1st

Mock DUI crash simulated at Grand Junction High School Just one day prior to prom night at Grand Junction High School, the students were given an intense reminder of what the consequences could be for those who choose to drink and drive.

Friday, April 30th

DUI Lawyers in AZ Earn Not Guilty Verdict in Reckless Driving Case DUI Lawyers in AZ from the law offices of David Michael Cantor obtained a verdict of not guilty in the case of State v. Stokes a reckless driving case.

Thursday, April 29th

West Valley DUI Task Force works to get drunks off the road The West Valley DUI Task Force is a joint effort among most West Valley police agencies.

Wednesday, April 28th

DUI checkpoint nets many arrests, plenty of drama A couple hours into the DUI checkpoint, the operation is humming: Handcuffed people wait to get their blood drawn, the paddy wagon is nearly full and other suspects are walking heel-to-toe.

Tuesday, April 27th

Judge throws out arrest of officer charged in DUI A judge threw out the arrest of a Chicago police officer charged in a drunk-driving crash that killed two men in 2007.

Monday, April 26th

Oakland police say teen driver had earlier DUI Oakland police say a teenage driver with an earlier DUI record was drunk and armed when his car crashed into an Oakland... 7th

Top DUI News, Sunday May 2nd, 2010

Lee County DUI arrests
Deputies have released the latest list of those arrested for DUI in Lee County.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - 11 minutes ago
Thurston Co. DUI Court has first graduates
The first three graduates of Thurston County's inaugural DUI Court recounted stories of how they got sober during an emotional ceremony Friday in Thurston County Superior Court.
Seattle Times - May 02 2:11 PM
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 - Apr 29 8:17 AM
DUI Suspected in Fatal Stevenson Crash
Charges are pending against a motorist following a fatal crash involving alcohol and speed Monday night on the Stevenson Expressway on the South Side.
FOX News Chicago - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
Hill's DUI bill stalled by questions over cost
Hill's proposal stiffens penalties for repeat offenders, but cost may be too high
San Jose Mercury News - May 03 7:37 PM
West Valley DUI Task Force joins forces to get drunks off road
The West Valley DUI Task Force is a joint effort among most West Valley police agencies. About 40 to 60 officers descend on a West Valley city for a night in a concentrated saturation patrol aimed at getting impaired drivers off the streets.
The Arizona Republic - Apr 29 11:59 AM
DUI offenders can still drive, thanks to new law
It’s no mistake if you think you’ve seen state schools chief Randy Dorn driving through Olympia since he pleaded guilty last month to driving under the influence. Like other drivers who are convicted of a DUI, the first-term superintendent of public instruction received an automatic 90-day driver’s license suspension. But that doesn't mean he can't drive.
Tacoma News Tribune - May 02 8:04 PM
DUI checkpoint this weekend in Springfield
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint during the weekend of Friday, April 30 within Springfield Township. The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce is comprised of six municipalities - Haverford, Marple, Newtown, Radnor, Springfield and Upper Darby townships. It has been in operation since September 2009 and has conducted five operations to date.
News of Delaware County - 2 hours, 2 minutes ago
DUI manslaughter trial begins with jury selection
BRADENTON — Attorneys spent Monday picking a jury in the DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide trial of a Sarasota man accused of pulling in front a motorcyclist on U.S. 41 while intoxicated on prescription pills.
Bradenton Herald - May 03 8:59 PM
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Top DUI News, Saturday May 1st, 2010

District Court, May 1, 2010
Carol A. PankakeTREMONT - A 45-year-old Pottsville woman charged in connection with an incident at the Turkey Hill store in Pine Grove on Jan. 26 waived her right to a preliminary hearing before Magisterial District Judge Carol A. Pankake.Karen Myers,
The Pottsville Republican & Herald - Apr 30 9:06 PM
Saturday's Sentinel police log
Here is Saturday's Sentinel police log. Carlisle police (243-5252) • Someone removed a soft top window and Kenwood CD player faceplate from a 1997 Jeep Wrangler parked in the 300 block of East Louther Street overnight between April 27 and April 28. The loss is estimated at $150.
The Sentinel - May 01 4:06 AM
Pullayouee encourages good decisions
Did you know: — 5600 16- to 20-year-olds were arrested in Pennsylvania for DUI last year — 84 percent of college males said they are not attracted to girls who party hard.
The Etownian - Apr 29 12:31 PM
Golf cart on U.S. 19 leads to DUI charge
Sure, golf carts are used legally in plenty of places besides the fairway.
The Pasco Tribune - Apr 30 9:23 PM
DUI instructors get new training
Training on a new educational curriculum aimed at reducing DUIs in Montana kicked off Monday in Helena. PRIME For Life, an evidence-based therapeutic educational program developed by the Prevention Research Institute, will now be the sole state curriculum used in Montana to treat DUI offenders.
Laurel Outlook - Apr 28 1:10 PM
Teen charged with DUI in golf cart
Associated Press - May 1, 2010 3:14 AM ET NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) - A teen was charged with driving under the influence in Pasco County after being pulled over on U.S.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - May 01 12:23 AM
Mock DUI crash simulated at Grand Junction High School
Just one day prior to prom night at Grand Junction High School, the students were given an intense reminder of what the consequences could be for those who choose to drink and drive.
The Daily Sentinel - Apr 30 2:19 PM
Huizenga's Son Gets 2 Years For Drunken Boating
Ex-Dolphins owner's son tried to dock at the wrong house, violating his probation Probation - Recreation - United States - Directories - Travel
NBC Miami - 1 hour, 26 minutes ago
South Bend council president, wife avoid serious injury in collision
SOUTH BEND -- A city police officer who serves as the city's Common Council president, and his wife, also a police officer, suffered non-life-threatening injuries when their squad car was struck during a traffic stop.
South Bend Tribune - May 01 5:13 AM
2 men get 15 years in unrelated DUI crashes
Associated Press - April 25, 2010 3:14 AM ET TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Two men in different parts of the state have each been sentenced to 15 years in prison for fatal DUI crashes.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Apr 25 12:31 AM
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Top DUI News, Friday April 30th, 2010

West Valley DUI Task Force joins forces to get drunks off road
The West Valley DUI Task Force is a joint effort among most West Valley police agencies. About 40 to 60 officers descend on a West Valley city for a night in a concentrated saturation patrol aimed at getting impaired drivers off the streets.
The Arizona Republic - Apr 29 11:59 AM
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 - Apr 29 8:17 AM
West Valley DUI Task Force works to get drunks off the road
The West Valley DUI Task Force is a joint effort among most West Valley police agencies.
The Arizona Republic - Apr 29 12:12 PM
Lee County DUI arrests
Deputies have released the latest list of those arrested for DUI in Lee County.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Apr 29 7:08 AM
DUI Cases Entail Complex Issues Best Addressed by an Experienced DUI Attorney
PASADENA, Calif., April 27 -- Many attorneys, faced with a client's call about their DUI arrest, consider the matter a mostly open-and-shut case. Either the blood alcohol level was above .08 or it wasn't. Guilty or not guilty.
The Auto Channel - Apr 27 9:21 PM
Family against DUI driver's license return
By JENNIFER FEEHAN BLADE STAFF WRITER PORT CLINTON - Terri Camp Kruse admits she's an alcoholic, admits she'd been arrested three times for drunken driving before the night of April 3, 1993, when she went left of center on a curve on State Rt. 51 and killed a 14-year-old boy on his way home from a dance. "I was unemployed. I was irresponsible. I was a user, manipulator, liar, a cheat - not a ...
The Toledo Blade - May 01 3:59 AM
Washington DUI Lawyer, Jeffrey Veitch Named Among 'Who's Who in Criminal Defense-DUI Defense' by Washington Law ...
SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2010) - Jeffrey Veitch, a Washington DUI lawyer , has been named among 'Who's Who in Criminal Defense-DUI Defense' by Washington Law & Politics Magazine for the fourth consecutive year and has been rated 10/10 Superb by AVVO.com., Independent Attorney Rating Service. Jeff is the President of the Veitch Law Firm, which is devoted solely to the aggressive ...
Marketwire - Apr 29 10:36 AM
DUI Lawyers in AZ Earn Not Guilty Verdict in Reckless Driving Case
DUI Lawyers in AZ from the law offices of David Michael Cantor obtained a verdict of not guilty in the case of State v. Stokes a reckless driving case.
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - Apr 30 8:45 AM
Court Actions: DUI's
Briana Colleen Callahand, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Amanda McDermott Bozeman, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 26 11:50 AM
Washington DUI Lawyer, Jeffrey Veitch Named Among 'Who's Who in Criminal Defense-DUI Defense' by Washington Law ...
SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - 04/29/10) - Jeffrey Veitch, a Washington DUI lawyer , has been named among 'Who's Who in Criminal Defense-DUI Defense' by Washington Law & Politics Magazine for the fourth consecutive year and has been rated 10/10 Superb by AVVO.com., Independent Attorney Rating Service. Jeff is the President of the Veitch Law Firm, which is devoted solely to the aggressive defense of ...
Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance - Apr 29 10:22 AM
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Top DUI News, Thursday April 29th, 2010

West Valley DUI Task Force joins forces to get drunks off road
The West Valley DUI Task Force is a joint effort among most West Valley police agencies. About 40 to 60 officers descend on a West Valley city for a night in a concentrated saturation patrol aimed at getting impaired drivers off the streets.
The Arizona Republic - Apr 29 11:59 AM
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 - Apr 29 8:17 AM
West Valley DUI Task Force works to get drunks off the road
The West Valley DUI Task Force is a joint effort among most West Valley police agencies.
The Arizona Republic - Apr 29 12:12 PM
Lee County DUI arrests
Deputies have released the latest list of those arrested for DUI in Lee County.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Apr 29 7:08 AM
DUI Cases Entail Complex Issues Best Addressed by an Experienced DUI Attorney
PASADENA, Calif., April 27 -- Many attorneys, faced with a client's call about their DUI arrest, consider the matter a mostly open-and-shut case. Either the blood alcohol level was above .08 or it wasn't. Guilty or not guilty.
The Auto Channel - Apr 27 9:21 PM
Court Actions: DUI's
Briana Colleen Callahand, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Amanda McDermott Bozeman, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 26 11:50 AM
Washington DUI Lawyer, Jeffrey Veitch Named Among 'Who's Who in Criminal Defense-DUI Defense' by Washington Law ...
SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2010) - Jeffrey Veitch, a Washington DUI lawyer , has been named among 'Who's Who in Criminal Defense-DUI Defense' by Washington Law & Politics Magazine for the fourth consecutive year and has been rated 10/10 Superb by AVVO.com., Independent Attorney Rating Service. Jeff is the President of the Veitch Law Firm, which is devoted solely to the aggressive ...
Marketwire - Apr 29 10:36 AM
Electronic monitoring OK'd for DUI offenders
City hopes to save at least $500,000 in annual jail costs with house arrest for DUI offenders.
The Arizona Republic - Apr 29 9:17 AM
DUI charges follow crash on Frankford Ave.
A driver is charged with DUI after he rear-ended another vehicle, sending it crashing into a utility pole along Frankford Avenue.
6abc Philadelphia - Apr 29 4:06 AM
Washington DUI Lawyer, Jeffrey Veitch Named Among 'Who's Who in Criminal Defense-DUI Defense' by Washington Law ...
SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - 04/29/10) - Jeffrey Veitch, a Washington DUI lawyer , has been named among 'Who's Who in Criminal Defense-DUI Defense' by Washington Law & Politics Magazine for the fourth consecutive year and has been rated 10/10 Superb by AVVO.com., Independent Attorney Rating Service. Jeff is the President of the Veitch Law Firm, which is devoted solely to the aggressive defense of ...
Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance - Apr 29 10:22 AM
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Top DUI News, Wednesday April 28th, 2010

DUI Cases Entail Complex Issues Best Addressed by an Experienced DUI Attorney
PASADENA, Calif., April 27 -- Many attorneys, faced with a client's call about their DUI arrest, consider the matter a mostly open-and-shut case. Either the blood alcohol level was above .08 or it wasn't. Guilty or not guilty.
The Auto Channel - 41 minutes ago
Court Actions: DUI's
Briana Colleen Callahand, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Amanda McDermott Bozeman, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 26 11:50 AM
Latest DUI-related arrests in Reno
Thomas Edward Brown II, 96 hours community service; $635; victim impact panel. Peily Coronado, 96 hours community service; $635. Alberto Garcia Dominguez, 30 days jail.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 20 4:16 PM
DUI checkpoint nets many arrests, plenty of drama
A couple hours into the DUI checkpoint, the operation is humming: Handcuffed people wait to get their blood drawn, the paddy wagon is nearly full and other suspects are walking heel-to-toe.
York Daily Record - Apr 24 7:48 PM
DUI Evidence Tossed Out Against Cop In Fatal Crash
A ruling in the case of a Chicago Police officer accused of drunk driving in a fatal crash caused an angry outburst outside court on Tuesday. A judge tossed out crucial evidence, putting Chicago Police Officer John Ardelean a step closer to being cleared of felony charges. It sent some family members of the crash victims into a rage. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez explains why some of the family ...
CBS 2 Chicago - Apr 27 4:30 PM
DUI checkpoint nets many arrests, plenty of drama
Several law enforcement agencies and volunteers worked together at a DUI checkpoint this weekend.
York Daily Record - Apr 24 10:31 PM
DUI Evidence Thrown Out in Ardelean Case
The Cook County Sheriff's office will not be seeking criminal charges against the family members of two young men killed in a traffic crash in 2007, who caused a disruption in court on Tuesday.
FOX News Chicago - Apr 27 9:35 AM
DUI Charges
The following were charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or illegal drugs:
The Intelligencer - Apr 26 8:53 AM
Latest DUI-related arrests in Sparks
Laura Danielle Knese, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Andrew Ericksen Malarchik, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $403; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Apr 20 3:44 PM
DUI Charges
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Top DUI News, Tuesday April 27th, 2010

DUI Cases Entail Complex Issues Best Addressed by an Experienced DUI Attorney
PASADENA, Calif., April 27 -- Many attorneys, faced with a client's call about their DUI arrest, consider the matter a mostly open-and-shut case. Either the blood alcohol level was above .08 or it wasn't. Guilty or not guilty.
The Auto Channel - 48 minutes ago
Sheriff's Report - April 28, 2010
KEY MVOP – misdemeanor violation of probation FVOP – felony violation of probation Agg – aggravated Poss – possession Meth – methamphetamine DUI – driving under the influence DWLSR – driving while license suspended or revoked FTA –...
Santa Rosa Press Gazette - Apr 27 1:04 PM
Oakland police say teen driver had earlier DUI
Oakland police say a teenage driver with an earlier DUI record was drunk and armed when his car crashed into an Oakland apartment building, killing his 22-year-old passenger.
San Diego Union-Tribune - Apr 26 5:53 PM
Crime and Public Safety, April 27
A high-ranking Los Angeles city official who lives in Claremont was charged Monday with misdemeanor drunken driving.
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Apr 26 9:52 PM
Deputy Director for Marion County Democrats arrested for third DUI
According to police, Leatrice Webb-Parks has been arrested for her third driving under the influence (DUI) offense, which now makes it a felony. According to police, Leatrice Webb-Parks has been arrested for her third driving under the influence (DUI) offense, which now makes it a felony.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Apr 27 12:44 PM
Crowley Arrest Log - April 14, 2010
Crowley Arrest Log - April 14, 2010: Rachael Figard 27 Crowley Careless Operation, DUI Joshua Feverjean 28 Abbeville Unauthorized Use of an Access Card Jonathon Felix 34 Crowley PWITD Crack Cocaine Neil Stelly 45 Kaplan Disturbing the Peace / Language Merdina Ledet 19 Crowley Disturbing the Peace / Language Cord Richardson 23 Crowley Traffic Charges William Francis 30 Rayne PWITD ...
KATC 3 Lafayette - Apr 14 9:37 AM
Judge throws out arrest of officer charged in DUI
A judge threw out the arrest of a Chicago police officer charged in a drunk-driving crash that killed two men in 2007.
ABC 7 Chicago - Apr 27 7:03 AM
DUI suspect now will be facing several other charges: North Ridgeville Police Blotter
An officer tried to stop a motorist for multiple traffic violations April 17. A chase ensued before the driver stopped. The driver was intoxicated and had a suspended license and fictitious plates.
Sun Sentinel - Apr 27 9:04 AM
Police blotter — April 27
April 23, 1:20 p.m. — After stopping a black Isuzu Rodeo in the 4000 block of State Street after noticing a large crack in its windshield, officers discovered the 37-year-old woman behind the wheel had a suspended license.
Santa Barbara Daily Sound - Apr 27 12:56 AM
Police Beat: April 27, 2010
To report a crime or suspicious activity in your neighborhood, call the Naples Police and Fire Department at 213-4844, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 774-4434, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office 239-477-1000 or the Marco Island Police Department at 389-5050.
Naples Daily News - 2 hours, 25 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Monday April 26th, 2010

Oakland police say teen driver had earlier DUI
Associated Press - April 26, 2010 8:34 PM ET OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Oakland police say a teenage driver with an earlier DUI record was drunk and armed when his car crashed into an Oakland...
Channel 8 San Diego - Apr 26 5:44 PM
Lake County judge sues after being pepper-sprayed during DUI arrest
A Lake County judge charged with drunk driving has filed a federal lawsuit contending Vernon Hills police officers used excessive force when they pepper-sprayed him during his 2008 arrest.Judge David Hall claims in the lawsuit that his actions didn't justify a Vernon Hills officer using pepper spray during the April 26, 2008 traffic stop that led to his arrest. Hall, who at the time of his ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Apr 27 12:45 PM
Police beat: April 26, 2010
To report a crime or any suspicious activity in your neighborhood, call the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 477-1000 or you can remain anonymous and call Crime Stoppers at 332-5555 or 1-800-780-TIPS.
Naples Daily News - Apr 26 1:54 PM
Police Beat: April 26, 2010
To report a crime or suspicious activity in your neighborhood, call the Naples Police and Fire Department at 213-4844, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office at 774-4434, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office 239-477-1000 or the Marco Island Police Department at 389-5050.
Naples Daily News - Apr 26 8:54 PM
State Senate president's son gets DUI
The 26-year-old son of Illinois Senate President John Cullerton was cited with DUI early Sunday.
ABC 7 Chicago - Apr 18 8:15 PM
LA city finance official charged with DUI
Associated Press - April 26, 2010 8:24 PM ET WEST COVINA, Calif. (AP) - The top finance official in Los Angeles has been charged with driving under the influence.
Channel 8 San Diego - Apr 26 5:29 PM
Sheriff's Report - April 28, 2010
KEY MVOP – misdemeanor violation of probation FVOP – felony violation of probation Agg – aggravated Poss – possession Meth – methamphetamine DUI – driving under the influence DWLSR – driving while license suspended or revoked FTA –...
Santa Rosa Press Gazette - Apr 27 1:04 PM
Oakland police say teen driver had earlier DUI
Oakland police say a teenage driver with an earlier DUI record was drunk and armed when his car crashed into an Oakland apartment building, killing his 22-year-old passenger.
San Diego Union-Tribune - Apr 26 5:53 PM
Passenger in fatal crash was on probation for DUI
Associated Press - April 26, 2010 5:34 PM ET ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - 1 of the passengers in a crash that killed six people was on probation for driving under the influence.
WKBT La Crosse - Apr 26 2:47 PM

Stories of the Week

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

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