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Top DUI News for the Week of May 17th - May 23rd in the year Two Thousand and Ten

Sunday, May 23rd

Seven arrests made at DUI checkpoint in Menifee Seven people were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving at a sobriety checkpoint in Menifee, a sheriff's sergeant said today.

Saturday, May 22nd

No DUI Arrests At Fairfield Sobriety Checkpoint Police at a drunken driving checkpoint in Fairfield Friday arrested a pedestrian for being drunk in public but made no DUI arrests.

Friday, May 21st

Busted By Booze: DUI Laws Differ Among States If you get caught behind the wheel after drinking or doing drugs, the consequences will vary depending on the state you are in. But whether you're in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, or Washington, a blood alcohol content of .08 is enough for a driving under the influence (DUI) conviction.

Thursday, May 20th

Issaquah Police officers will be recognized for anti-DUI effort Issaquah Police officers will be honored June 1 for stepping up patrols to spot intoxicated drivers. The officers ó Andy Rohrbach, Ryan Raulerson, Brian Horn and Tom Griffith ó will be recognized alongside other officers, deputies and troopers assigned to the enhanced DUI patrols, known as X-52 patrols. Rohrbach coordinates the

Wednesday, May 19th

DUI suspect carried from field in tractor bucket Police said a Maryland man was so drunk after driving into a central Pennsylvania field that a farmer had to carry the handcuffed suspect out in the bucket of his tractor. Southwestern Regional police Chief Greg Bean said 36-year-old Shawn Anthony Hott, of Boonsboro, Md., had to be pulled to safety after he was nearly run over by his own ...

Tuesday, May 18th

Officers honored for efforts against drunk drivers No DUI accident has affected Sheriff Bill Brown as much as the death of Laura Cleaves, a supervising investigator for the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's office, who was killed when her department vehicle was struck head-on by a drunken driver on Highway 154 on May 1, 2008.

Monday, May 17th

Colorado Springs DUI trooper receiving treatment A judge says a Colorado state trooper from Colorado Springs accused of driving drunk in his patrol car is getting inpatient treatment. David Dolan is charged with driving under the influence and is on unpaid leave. He is free on $1,000 bail. He was due in court Monday, but the judge granted a 30-day postponement at the request of Dolan's lawyer, Michael Moran. Moran has said the trooper suffers ...

Stories of the Week

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Top DUI News, Sunday May 23rd, 2010

Thetford man cited with DUI
A 23-year-old Thetford man was found passed out at the wheel of a vehicle reported off the road on Sawnee Been Road in Thetford at about 10:25 p.m. Friday.
The Burlington Free Press - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
Williston man charged with DUI
By Joe Callahan Staff writer A Williston man was arrested on his fourth DUI charge on Saturday, but this time he also had misdemeanor amounts of marijuana in his pants as well, a report states.
The Ocala Star-Banner - May 23 1:53 PM
DUI checkpoint this weekend in Marple Twp.
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint during the weekend of Friday, May 21 within Marple Township.
News of Delaware County - May 23 7:17 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 - May 22 11:18 PM
Seven arrests made at DUI checkpoint in Menifee
Sunday, May 23 rd , 2010. Issue 20, Volume 14. MENIFEE - Seven people were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving at a sobriety checkpoint in Menifee, a sheriff's sergeant said today.
The Temecula Valley News - May 23 12:00 PM
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A Luzerne County man who burglarized a Minersville grocery store in July will not have to spend time in prison after pleading guilty Thursday in Schuylkill County Court.Joshua E. Gattine, 20, of Hazleton, will spend 23 months on probation, submit a DNA
The Pottsville Republican & Herald - May 22 9:03 PM
Bus driver charged with child endangering, DUI in charter crash
BELLEVUE Seven people suffered bumps and bruises Friday when an intoxicated Columbus man driving a charter bus full of students to Cedar Point swerved off the road.
The Sandusky Register - May 23 11:29 PM
Lindsay Lohan Insists There Is No Reason To Go To Court Or Rehab
The actress missed a probation progress hearing in relation to her 2007 conviction for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) last Thursday.
MusicRooms - 1 hour, 53 minutes ago
Police Beat: May 23
Collier arrests
Naples Daily News - May 23 4:20 PM
Lindsay Lohan to appear in court
Actress Lindsay Lohan is said to appear in court soon The 'Mean Girls' actress has flown back to the US from the Cannes Film Festival in France to stand before a judge after violating her probation following her arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) in 2007.
Sky News Australia - May 24 1:52 AM
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Top DUI News, Saturday May 22nd, 2010

Man pleads not guilty to fatal South Side DUI crash
A 22-year-old South Side man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges stemming from an April drunk driving crash that killed his front seat passenger.Jesus Trujillo, of the 4900 block of South Winchester Avenue, is charged with aggravated DUI involving a death. He pleaded not guilty to the charge on Friday and a status hearing was set for June 21, according to Cook County State's Attorney's ...
Chicago Sun-Times - May 22 4:45 AM
No DUI Arrests At Fairfield Sobriety Checkpoint
Police at a drunken driving checkpoint in Fairfield Friday arrested a pedestrian for being drunk in public but made no DUI arrests.
CBS 5 Bay Area - 19 minutes ago
DUI checkpoints catch more than drunks
DUI checkpoints catch more than just drunks but some question if it is unfairly targeting undocumented immigrants.
KGO-TV Bay Area - May 22 12:14 AM
CSUMB POLICE LOG: DUI hit and run
05/15/2010 TRAFFIC COLLISION - PRIVATE PROP / \ THOMAS CT 0101 OFFICERS INVESTIGATED A DUI HIT & RUN COLLISION.
The Salinas Californian - May 22 5:14 AM
Police log: DUI checkpoints slated
Roving DUI patrols set for weekend
The Reporter - May 22 3:20 AM
Lake Worth man convicted of DUI manslaughter sentenced to 15 years
Lake Worth man convicted of DUI manslaughter sentenced to 15 years
The Palm Beach Post - May 21 4:25 PM
Sheriff's station announces Memorial Day DUI checkpoint
2 a.m Monday, May 31 in the area of Twentynine Palms Highway and Adobe Road, where a significant number of DUI-related collisions and arrests have occurred.
Desert Trail - May 22 12:49 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 - May 21 10:33 PM
Monee man gets 9 years for DUI crash
A Monee man was sentenced to nine years in prison Friday for driving drunk and causing a 2008 crash that injured two children, one so severely doctors removed his right eye. Craig Smart, 22, pleaded guilty March 8 to two counts of aggravated DUI in connection with the crash July 19, 2008, on U.S. 45 near Peotone, the Will County state's attorney's office said Friday. Judge Edward Burmila ...
SouthtownStar - May 21 3:46 PM
Could DUI Quotas Land You Behind Bars?
A Tennessee man was pulled over, charged with DUI, taken to jail and then suspended from his job - but his drug test proved he was clean as a whistle.
News Channel 5 Nashville - May 21 12:36 PM
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Top DUI News, Friday May 21st, 2010

Friday night DUI enforcement planned in Bal Harbour, Boynton Beach
Miami-Dade and Bal Harbour police are teaming up to conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday night into Saturday morning, while Boynton Beach and Palm Beach County sheriff's deputies are planning a similar effort in that city.
Sun-Sentinel - May 21 5:46 AM
Busted By Booze: DUI Laws Differ Among States
If you get caught behind the wheel after drinking or doing drugs, the consequences will vary depending on the state you are in. But whether you're in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, or Washington, a blood alcohol content of .08 is enough for a driving under the influence (DUI) conviction.
KXLH Helena - 31 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint scheduled
The Highland Police Department will be conducting a DUI checkpoint May 28 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Baseline and Central Avenue. It will be the first of a series of such checkpoints continuing through Jan. 3, 2011 designed to get drunk drivers off the road.
Highland Community News - 1 hour, 18 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint this weekend in Marple Twp.
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint during the weekend of Friday, May 21 within Marple Township.
News of Delaware County - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
Police log: DUI checkpoints slated
Roving DUI patrols set for weekend
The Reporter - 2 hours, 49 minutes ago
DUI Checkpoint Nets One Arrest
A sobriety checkpoint operated by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office on Rt. 9 during the weekend resulted in one arrest for DUI and three charges of driving without a license.
Leesburg Today - 2 hours, 24 minutes ago
Fairfield police plan DUI checkpoint
The Fairfield Police Department will hold a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint from 6 to 11 p.m. tonight in the 2000 block of North Texas Street.
The Vacaville Reporter - May 21 1:15 AM
Pocono area police nab two DUI suspects; one hit divider, one asleep at wheel
State police made two arrests for DUI Thursday.
Pocono Record - May 21 4:49 AM
Weekend DUI checkpoints planned in Rice Twp., Laflin
DUI checkpoints are scheduled to take place this weekend in Rice Township and Laflin Borough, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Area police will be watching for drivers displaying unsafe behaviors.The Luzerne County Sobriety C
The Citizens' Voice - May 20 8:09 PM
Elmhurst plans DUI crackdown
Elmhurst police are taking part in a DUI enforcement campaign that involves extra patrols during late evening and overnight hours on some major roads through the city.
Daily Herald - May 20 2:40 PM
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Top DUI News, Thursday May 20th, 2010

Connecticut man charged with DUI manslaughter in St. Augustine woman's death
Multiple charges have been filed against a Connecticut man in a March 20 crash that killed a 76-year-old St. Augustine woman. Authorities arrested Christopher Deforest Jones, 44, Thursday morning following the investigation. He is charged with DUI manslaughter, DUI with property damage, DUI and driving a motor vehicle without a license resulting in a death. He is accused running a stop sign on ...
The Florida Times-Union - 53 minutes ago
Jonesborough man arrested for seventh DUI; vehicle's owner also faces charges
A Jonesborough man was arrested on his seventh DUI charge and other traffic offenses over the weekend, and a passenger in his vehicle was charged with DUI by consent, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said in a news release.
Kingsport Times-News - 1 hour, 18 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 - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
DUI checkpoint in Fort Myers this weekend
The Fort Myers Police Department will conduct a DUI sobriety checkpoint sometime this weekend at an undisclosed location in the city of Fort Myers.
The News-Press - May 20 4:21 AM
DUI checkpoint this weekend in Marple Twp.
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint during the weekend of Friday, May 21 within Marple Township.
News of Delaware County - May 20 7:18 AM
Yardley Borough Councilman Michael Ruttle charged with DUI
Yardley Borough Councilman Michael Ruttle was charged with DUI in District Court on Monday, May 10, stemming from a traffic stop in the early hours of Sunday, May 9.
Yardley News - May 20 7:15 AM
Issaquah Police officers will be recognized for anti-DUI effort
NEW — 6 a.m. May 20, 2010 Issaquah Police officers will be honored June 1 for stepping up patrols to spot intoxicated drivers. The officers — Andy Rohrbach, Ryan Raulerson, Brian Horn and Tom Griffith — will be recognized alongside other officers, deputies and troopers assigned to the enhanced DUI patrols, known as X-52 patrols. Rohrbach coordinates the [...]
Issaquah Press - May 20 6:04 AM
DUI Checkpoint Nets One Arrest
A sobriety checkpoint operated by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office on Rt. 9 during the weekend resulted in one arrest for DUI and three charges of driving without a license.
Leesburg Today - May 20 5:32 AM
Man charged with DUI blames mystery driver
CRESTVIEW - A Crestview man was charged with DUI after he was found walking away from a car that had struck a telephone pole, deploying the airbag and "showing evidence of partial ejection." The 38-year-old, who was later found to have a blood...
The News Herald - May 20 5:02 AM
Woman charged with DUI after hit and run in work zone on I-64
Meta Hall charged with hit and run and DUI after man is hit in a work zone on I-64 west Wednesday morning. CBS 6 is learning new details about an Wednesday morning hit and run accident in a high way work zone.
WTKR Norfolk - May 19 2:10 PM
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Top DUI News, Wednesday May 19th, 2010

Lee County DUI arrests
Deputies have released the latest list of those arrested for DUI in Lee County.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - May 18 10:23 AM
DUI suspect carried from field in tractor bucket
Police said a Maryland man was so drunk after driving into a central Pennsylvania field that a farmer had to carry the handcuffed suspect out in the bucket of his tractor. Southwestern Regional police Chief Greg Bean said 36-year-old Shawn Anthony Hott, of Boonsboro, Md., had to be pulled to safety after he was nearly run over by his own truck.
MSNBC - May 19 3:57 PM
DUI suspect carried from field in tractor bucket
Police said a Maryland man was so drunk after driving into a central Pennsylvania field that a farmer had to carry the handcuffed suspect out in the bucket of his tractor. Southwestern Regional police Chief Greg Bean said 36-year-old Shawn Anthony Hott, of Boonsboro, Md., had to be pulled to safety after he was nearly run over by his own ...
Boston Globe - May 19 1:30 PM
DUI Suspect Carried From Field In Tractor Bucket
Cops: Drunk Man Who Nearly Hit Herd Of Cows Carried From Field In Tractor Bucket After Arrest
CBS News - May 19 11:29 AM
West Valley DUI Task Force plan holiday crackdown in Peoria
Expect extra police presence near Lake Pleasant to curb drunken driving during Memorial Day.
The Arizona Republic - May 19 10:05 AM
Georgia DUI Lawyers Scramble to Publicize Existence of New Appeal Fee of $150 for All DUI-Related Administrative ...
New Georgia Administrative License Appeal Fee May Cost Unsuspecting DUI Drivers their Right to Continue Driving.
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - May 19 1:00 AM
DUI "Ticket Flap" Continues
Legal experts say law was on Judge's side in dismissing cases CAses, including DUI, dropped due to technicality
WREG-TV Memphis - May 18 2:39 PM
Georgia DUI Lawyers Scramble to Publicize Existence of New Appeal Fee of $150 for All DUI-Related Administrative ...
New Georgia Administrative License Appeal Fee May Cost Unsuspecting DUI Drivers their Right to Continue Driving. (PRWeb May 19, 2010) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/05/prweb4010274.htm
PRWeb - May 19 1:13 AM
Latest DUI-related arrests in Reno
Kenneth Raymond Braun, 96 hours community service; $735; victim impact panel. Angela Marie Call, 60 hours community service; $635; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - May 05 10:00 AM
Court Actions: DUI's
Ski Mari Brix, 60 days jail, suspended; 96 hours community
CBS News - May 19 11:29 AM
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Top DUI News, Tuesday May 18th, 2010

DUI "Ticket Flap" Continues
Legal experts say law was on Judge's side in dismissing cases CAses, including DUI, dropped due to technicality
WREG-TV Memphis - May 18 2:39 PM
Lee County DUI arrests
Deputies have released the latest list of those arrested for DUI in Lee County.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - May 18 10:23 AM
DUI, risk of injury charged
David Mobley, 18, of Fairfield was charged at 12:10 a.m. May 15 with driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to drive right and risk of injury to a child.
Westport News - May 17 10:32 AM
Special report: lawmakers look at tougher DUI laws Play Video
BILLINGS - Last year, in the Billings area, there were more than 500 arrests for driving under the influence. Although that number is down from 2008, driving while impaired is an on-going problem in our community.
KTVQ Billings - May 18 8:20 PM
Officers honored for efforts against drunk drivers
No DUI accident has affected Sheriff Bill Brown as much as the death of Laura Cleaves, a supervising investigator for the Santa Barbara County District Attorney's office, who was killed when her department vehicle was struck head-on by a drunken driver on Highway 154 on May 1, 2008.
The Santa Ynez Valley News - May 19 7:26 AM
Police Log, May 18
Man could face DUI chargesSCHUYLKILL HAVEN - A Zerbe man is suspected of DUI after a one-vehicle crash on Dowdentown Road at 2:30 a.m. Saturday, according to state police at Schuylkill Haven.Police said the crash occurred as a 2005 Nissan Frontier drive
The Pottsville Republican & Herald - May 17 9:38 PM
Grand jury indicts two W.Va. men in in two fatal DUI cases
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. A grand jury convened this week for the beginning of the May term of circuit court in Berkeley County indicted 32 people Tuesday, including two men charged with causing the death of two motorists.
The Herald-Mail - May 18 7:19 PM
Man gets probation for 7th DUI
Associated Press - May 18, 2010 11:14 AM ET POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - A 47-year-old Inkom man has been sentenced to four years of probation after being convicted of his seventh charge of driving...
KIVI Boise - May 18 10:01 AM
Grand jury indictments begin Tuesday
MARTINSBURG - The Berkeley County grand jury indicted 32 individuals Tuesday, including two separate and unrelated incidents involving DUI deaths. Jeffrey W. McKinney, 37, was indicted on one count of felony DUI with death and failure to yield after he was involved in a head-on collision with entrapment that left one woman dead.
The Martinsburg Journal - May 18 9:09 PM
Big Island DUI stats for the week
During the week of May 11, 2010, through May 17, 2010, Big Island police arrested 31 motorists for drunk driving. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Two were under the age of 21.
KPUA AM 670 Hilo - May 18 7:55 AM
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Top DUI News, Monday May 17th, 2010

DUI Charges
The following have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or illegal drugs:
The Intelligencer - May 17 1:55 AM
Repeat DUI offender held without bail in Vermont
Douglas Gardner, 54, of Highgate, Vt., center, who recently finished a 20-year sentence for DUI with Death Resulting, is brought into Franklin County District Court, Monday, May 17, 2010, to face new charges, a month after his release, including DUI and driving with a suspended license after he crashed a car around midnight Saturday. (AP Photo/Alden Pellett)
The Argus-Press - May 17 2:15 PM
Defense Lawyer Gets DUI Case Dismissed Due to Officer Indiscretion
Defense Lawyer from the Law Offices of David Michael Cantor was able to get a DUI case dismissed because police denied the defendant the right to speak to a lawyer.
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - May 17 10:00 AM
Repeat DUI offender held without bail
Associated Press - May 17, 2010 2:55 PM ET ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) - A judge says a Vermont man who went to prison for a fatal drunk driving wreck and was charged with DUI a month after getting...
WCAX-TV Vermont - May 17 12:05 PM
Repeat DUI offender held without bail in Vermont
Douglas Gardner, 54, of Highgate, Vt., right, who recently finished a 20-year sentence for DUI with Death Resulting, is brought into Franklin County District Court, Monday, May 17, 2010, to face new charges, only a month after his release, including DUI and driving with a suspended license after police say he crashed a car around midnight two nights ago. (AP Photo/Alden Pellett)
The Argus-Press - May 17 2:16 PM
Harsher DUI punishments could be up to voters
Steve Doell has seen people driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs again and again throughout the years. He has talked to the families of people who've been killed in impaired-driving crashes.
Salem Statesman Journal - May 17 3:33 AM
Repeat DUI offender held without bail in Vermont
Alden Pellett Douglas Gardner, 54, of Highgate, Vt., center, who recently finished a 20-year sentence for DUI with Death Resulting, is brought into Franklin County District Court, Monday, May 17, 2010, to face new charges, a month after his release, including DUI and driving with a suspended license after he crashed a car around midnight Saturday.
The Argus-Press - May 17 2:12 PM
Repeat DUI offender held without bail in Vermont
Douglas Gardner, 54, of Highgate, Vt., center, who recently finished a 20-year sentence for driving-under-the-influence which resulted in a death, is brought into Franklin County District Court, Monday, May 17, 2010, to face new charges, a month after his release, which include DUI and driving with a suspended license after police say he crashed a car Saturday. (AP Photo/Alden Pellett)
The Argus-Press - May 17 2:15 PM
DUI offender must prove sobriety to drive again
By JENNIFER FEEHAN BLADE STAFF WRITER PORT CLINTON - Ottawa County Common Pleas Judge Bruce Winters took to heart a mother's plea in considering whether the drunken driver who killed her son should be allowed to drive again - only if the driver proves she can stay sober. Judge Winters yesterday ordered that Terri Camp Kruse be monitored for three years by the county probation department with ...
The Toledo Blade - May 16 10:25 AM
Colorado Springs DUI trooper receiving treatment
A judge says a Colorado state trooper from Colorado Springs accused of driving drunk in his patrol car is getting inpatient treatment. David Dolan is charged with driving under the influence and is on unpaid leave. He is free on $1,000 bail. He was due in court Monday, but the judge granted a 30-day postponement at the request of Dolan's lawyer, Michael Moran. Moran has said the trooper suffers ...
KOAA Colorado Springs - Pueblo - May 17 1:14 PM

May 10th - May 16th

DUI trial ends in hung jury, mistrial declared

May 3rd - May 9th

DUI Lawyers Get Case Dismissed Due to Officerís Lack of Memory

April 26th - May 2nd

Mock DUI crash simulated at Grand Junction High School

April 19th - April 25th

7 DUI cases dismissed after Springs lab errors

April 12th - April 18th

Man on mower charged with DUI, fishing pole theft

April 5th - April 11th

Cops: Man Drove Drunk To Prison For DUI Sentence

March 29th - April 4th

Former 'Hills' Star Charged After DUI Arrest

March 22nd - March 28th

DUI arrests rise over St. Patrick's Day holiday

March 15th - March 21st

Man, 71, faces DUI, vehicular homicide charges

March 8th - March 14th

School bus driver arrested for DUI on the job

March 1st - March 7th

State high court to review DUI blood test case

February 22nd - February 28th

Man driving without a tire gets charged with DUI

February 15th - February 21st

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

February 8th - February 14th

Norridge man gets 10 years in prison for 7th DUI

February 1st - February 7th

DUI enforcement during Super Bowl party weekend

January 25th - January 31st

Tucson Police use grant money to increase DUI enforcement

January 18th - January 24th

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

January 11th - January 17th

444 arrested in Colo. campaign against DUI

January 4th - January 10th

DUI Task Force reports fewer arrests in 2009

December 28th - January 3rd

Colo. lawmaker going after repeat DUI offenders

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