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Top DUI News for the Week of October 18th - October 24th in the year Two Thousand and Ten

  1. Sunday October 24th, 2010 Swerving driver arrested for DUI An officer observed a vehicle traveling westbound swerve in the police department parking lot and almost hit a parked police vehicle. The car was stopped and the officers smelled a strong odor of alcohol on the woman driver's breath. A driving under the influence investigation was conducted and the woman was arrested after failing field sobriety tests. She was booked into Buckley Jail on the ...
  2. Saturday October 23rd, 2010 Walgreen Co. exec vows to fight DUI The lawyer for a Walgreen Co. executive charged with DUI for the second time in 13 months said today he's sure his client will be cleared.
  3. Friday, October 22nd, 2010 DUI arrest becomes violent; suspect pepper-sprayed A DUI arrest turned violent Thursday morning after the man arrested got physical with deputies, the sheriff's office reports. Bradenton Herald - Oct 21 09:17pm
  4. Thursday October 21st, 2010 UFC Middleweight Chris Leben Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI Just when UFC middleweight Chris Leben looked like he had turned the corner in his somewhat tumultuous career, a Hawaii TV station is reporting "The Crippler" was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. The report says the 30-year-old was released from custody after posting $1,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear in Honolulu District Court on Nov ...
  5. Wedneday October 20th, 2010 Appeal Fails Twice-Hit DUI Suspect A man who authorities say drunkenly wrecked his pickup truck and was sprawled injured on a road before being twice run over by another intoxicated driver isn't having much luck suing two law enforcers he claims failed to protect him.
  6. Tuesday October 19th, 2010 2nd DUI arrest for Walgreens CFO His license will be suspended for 3 years, state's attorney's office says Walgreen Co. Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving last month, his second such arrest in a little more than a year, according to court records.
  7. Monday, Ocotber 18th, 2010 Fort Myers woman charged with 4th DUI after crash A Fort Myers woman was arrested and charged with her fourth DUI after deputies say she caused an accident on Interstate 75 in Collier County Saturday.
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Top DUI News, Sunday October 24th, 2010

Nicholson man arrested on DUI, battery charges
Richard J. Hardesty, 31, 521 Ivy Creek Drive, Nicholson, was charged with DUI, cruelty to children in the first degree and second degree, endangering a child while DUI and two counts of battery FVA.
The Madison County Journal - 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
Man may face DUI charge in fatal crash
An Ocala man is facing his second DUI manslaughter charge in two years after the car he was driving early Saturday afternoon was reported to have struck and killed a Hawthorne motorcyclist on Northeast Jacksonville Road.
The Gainesville Sun - Oct 23 08:42pm
Ocala man facing DUI manslaughter in fatal wreck
An Ocala man is facing charges including DUI manslaughter after the car he was driving early Saturday afternoon struck and killed a Hawthorne motorcyclist on Northeast Jacksonville Road.
The Ocala Star-Banner - Oct 23 05:13pm
Police log
Charged with DUI
Arizona Daily Sun - Oct 21 11:09pm
MONTEREY POLICE LOG: DUI arrests
9/24/10 An individual was arrested for DUI at HWY 1 and Casa Verde. Roobash
The Salinas Californian - Oct 23 05:31am
Sheriff-to-be sentenced for DUI
The North Platte Telegraph When then Keith County sheriff's candidate Jeff Stevens was arrested on DUI charges in March, the election appeared to be sealed on behalf of the incumbent candidate Kevin Mueller, who had been a deputy since 1989 and was holding his first term in office.
North Platte Telegraph - 2 hours, 47 minutes ago
DUI follows rollover crash
An Evansville man was not seriously injured despite overturning his car Thursday night.
Evansville Courier & Press - Oct 23 09:42pm
DUI arrest made after accident
A Bismarck woman is arrested for D-U-I following an early morning crash. Bismarck Police Sgt. Jason Stugelmeyer says the accident happened just after midnight near the 800 block of South 2nd Street. The 22-year-old driver struck a light pole before coming
KX TV North Dakota - Oct 23 09:29pm
Suspected DUI crash under investigation
Rockview state police are investigating a suspected DUI crash on state Route 64 that happened Saturd
Centre Daily Times - Oct 22 06:27am
Swerving driver arrested for DUI | Black Diamond Police Blotter
An officer observed a vehicle traveling westbound swerve in the police department parking lot and almost hit a parked police vehicle. The car was stopped and the officers smelled a strong odor of alcohol on the woman driver's breath. A driving under the influence investigation was conducted and the woman was arrested after failing field sobriety tests. She was booked into Buckley Jail on the ...
Covington Reporter - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Saturday October 23rd, 2010

Ex-Yankee faces trial in deadly DUI
The DUI manslaughter trial of former New York Yankees slugger Jim Leyritz is set to begin Monday in Broward County Circuit Court.
CNN - Oct 22 11:53am
Walgreen Co. exec vows to fight DUI
By Brian Cox, Special to the Tribune | The lawyer for a Walgreen Co. executive charged with DUI for the second time in 13 months said today he's sure his client will be cleared.
Chicago Tribune - Oct 22 01:09pm
DUI driver guilty of roadside death
Curtis Ward, 38, of Franklin, who has a history of drunken-driving convictions, is back in jail, after he pleaded no contest in a fatal crash. He hit a man whose vehicle had run out of gas on Ohio 63.
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Oct 22 06:21pm
Police log
Charged with DUI
Arizona Daily Sun - Oct 21 11:09pm
UPDATE: DUI Suspect in Fatal Motorcycle Accident Indicted
Thursday evening marked one week since a motorcycle accident took a deadly turn but family and friends say this isn't the first time they have had to deal with a tragic loss.
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia - Oct 22 03:15pm
Suspected DUI crash under investigation
Rockview state police are investigating a suspected DUI crash on state Route 64 that happened Saturd
Centre Daily Times - Oct 22 06:27am
Man charged with felony DUI in fatal crash
PASCAGOULA A Louisiana man was charged Friday with felony DUI in a three-vehicle collision that killed a 53-year-old woman trapped in her burning vehicle in a U.S. 90 construction zone, Pascagoula police Lt. Matt Chapman said.
The Biloxi Sun Herald - Oct 22 08:53pm
Woman arrested in DUI calls 911 from squad car
A woman being arrested in a DUI early this morning called 911 from an Elgin squad car, police said. The Lake in the Hills woman was stopped after police saw her drive erratically and run over a curb, according to a police report. After she failed three field tests and officers put her in the back of a squad car, they found her on the phone with a 911 dispatcher saying she was being detained by ...
Chicago Tribune - Oct 22 03:00pm
UPDATE: Reams Rd. reopened after pole downed in DUI accident
Reams Road between Walkerton Road and the Powhite Parkway is now back open, after a downed power pole that has snapped in half, closing the road for hours.
NBC 12 Richmond - Oct 22 05:51am
Lawmakers Work on Tougher DUI Laws
Lawmakers are currently looking at toughening up on DUI laws. State officials and lawmakers are planning to file bill drafts for the 2011 state legislative session that would put tougher restrictions on drunk drivers.
KLAS Las Vegas - Oct 19 03:07pm
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Causes For Calling A DUI Lawyer: The Solid Truth
[Blog - by dennyjohnson] You probably have been arrested for driving under the affect or DUI, you'll probably face several prices which will make it essential to acquire the providers of an skilled DUI lawyer.
Release the Hounds!: Cry "Havoc!" and let slip the Hounds of W.A.R. - Oct 20 12:57am
When can the police draw blood by force for a DUI?
A forcible blood draw is a rare occurrence in DUI investigations in the state of Illinois. It may happen in only one percent of all DUI arrests.
Man held on DUI, hit-and-run charges after woman killed
A 36-year-old Richland County man was in jail Sunday on DUI and hit and run charges in connection with the death of a county woman who was walking on Decker Boulevard the night before.
TheState.com: Local / Metro - Oct 17 01:27pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, October 22nd, 2010

EXCLUSIVE: Former Bachelor Contestant Mary Delgado's DUI Charge Reduced
Mary Delgado , the former two-time contestant on The Bachelor is no longer facing a DUI charge, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively. PHOTOS: Celeb Mug Shots Delgado's attorney Dina Sheridan told RadarOnline.com that the DUI charge was reduced to reckless driving, and that the former reality star will not serve any jail time. PHOTOS: Hottest Stars Of Reality TV As part of her sentence ...
RadarOnline.com - 3 minutes ago
Police log
Charged with DUI
Arizona Daily Sun - Oct 21 11:09pm
Manatee DUI arrest becomes violent; suspect pepper-sprayed
MANATEE A DUI arrest turned violent Thursday morning after the man arrested got physical with deputies, the sheriff's office reports.
Bradenton Herald - Oct 21 09:17pm
Driver who struck Marino's truck sentenced for DUI
TOWANDA - A Towanda woman was sentenced to 48 hours to six months in jail Thursday after she pleaded guilty to a DUI charge that stemmed from a June 1 accident in which her vehicle struck Republican congressional candidate Tom Marino's pickup truck.Jef
The Citizens' Voice - Oct 21 09:52pm
3 DUI arrests early Wednesday
GPD made three unrelated DUI arrests early Wednesday after spotting one car driving the wrong way on U.S. 441, another being driven without headlights and a third being driven erratically.
The Gainesville Sun - Oct 20 06:12am
UFC Middleweight Chris Leben Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI
Just when UFC middleweight Chris Leben looked like he had turned the corner in his somewhat tumultuous career, a Hawaii TV station is reporting "The Crippler" was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. The report says the 30-year-old was released from custody after posting $1,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear in Honolulu District Court on Nov ...
Bleacher Report - Oct 20 08:45pm
Incumbent's DUI arrest not ignored, but not focus
First-term Rep Brad Bennett already faced a credible challenge from Republican Beth B Miller, a Dover lawyer seeking to oust Bennett from the seat once held by his late father.
The News Journal - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Lawmakers Work on Tougher DUI Laws
Lawmakers are currently looking at toughening up on DUI laws. State officials and lawmakers are planning to file bill drafts for the 2011 state legislative session that would put tougher restrictions on drunk drivers.
KLAS Las Vegas - Oct 19 03:07pm
Garnet Valley Police Beat
CHADDS FORD DUI Arrest A Philadelphia man was arrested for DUI 8:30 p.m., Oct. 9 on Brinton Lake Road at Highpoint Road after police observed him swerving, slowing and stopping erratically.
Garnet Valley Press - Oct 20 06:27am
Sheriff-to-be sentenced for DUI
The North Platte Telegraph When then Keith County sheriff's candidate Jeff Stevens was arrested on DUI charges in March, the election appeared to be sealed on behalf of the incumbent candidate Kevin Mueller, who had been a deputy since 1989 and was holding his first term in office.
North Platte Telegraph - 12 minutes ago
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Improved DUI Penalties in Reduce Accidents in California
Every state is facing a serious problem about driving under the influence or the so called DUI.
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Top DUI News, Thursday October 21st, 2010

DUI challenge gives 2nd chance
On paper, a first-time DUI is no more than a misdemeanor traffic violation.
The Montana Standard - Oct 16 10:10pm
3 DUI arrests early Wednesday
GPD made three unrelated DUI arrests early Wednesday after spotting one car driving the wrong way on U.S. 441, another being driven without headlights and a third being driven erratically.
The Gainesville Sun - Oct 20 06:12am
DUI CHARGES
18 Oct 2010 - The Intelligencer
The Intelligencer - Oct 18 06:04am
DUI arrest update
McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, Florida.
The Pine Island Eagle - Oct 18 12:31pm
Garnet Valley Police Beat
CHADDS FORD DUI Arrest A Philadelphia man was arrested for DUI 8:30 p.m., Oct. 9 on Brinton Lake Road at Highpoint Road after police observed him swerving, slowing and stopping erratically.
Garnet Valley Press - Oct 20 06:27am
Lawmakers Work on Tougher DUI Laws
Lawmakers are currently looking at toughening up on DUI laws. State officials and lawmakers are planning to file bill drafts for the 2011 state legislative session that would put tougher restrictions on drunk drivers.
KLAS Las Vegas - Oct 19 03:07pm
Sheriff-to-be sentenced for DUI
The North Platte Telegraph When then Keith County sheriff's candidate Jeff Stevens was arrested on DUI charges in March, the election appeared to be sealed on behalf of the incumbent candidate Kevin Mueller, who had been a deputy since 1989 and was holding his first term in office.
North Platte Telegraph - 1 hour, 34 minutes ago
UFC Middleweight Chris Leben Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI
Just when UFC middleweight Chris Leben looked like he had turned the corner in his somewhat tumultuous career, a Hawaii TV station is reporting "The Crippler" was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant. The report says the 30-year-old was released from custody after posting $1,000 bail. He is scheduled to appear in Honolulu District Court on Nov ...
Bleacher Report - Oct 20 08:45pm
DUI Mom Charged with Assault after Crash
A mother accused of driving drunk and crashing while her kids were in the car has been released from the hospital and booked into jail.
FOX 10 Phoenix - Oct 20 06:04pm
2nd felony DUI leads to jail
A 35-year-old Blaine County man was sentenced to six months in jail Monday for his second felony DUI conviction.
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide - Oct 19 08:57pm
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Top DUI News, Wedneday October 20th, 2010

DUI challenge gives 2nd chance
On paper, a first-time DUI is no more than a misdemeanor traffic violation.
The Montana Standard - Oct 16 10:10pm
DUI arrest update
McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, Florida.
The Pine Island Eagle - Oct 18 12:31pm
2nd DUI arrest for Walgreen CFO
His license will be suspended for 3 years, state's attorney's office says Walgreen Co. Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving last month, his second such arrest in a little more than a year, according to court records.
Chicago Tribune - Oct 18 08:29pm
DUI suspect arrested at Orem swimming pool
OREM, Utah (ABC 4 News) - Police say a DUI suspect was arrested after trying to jump the fence at a public swimming pool.
ABC 4 Salt Lake City - Oct 19 11:42am
DUI CHARGES
18 Oct 2010 - The Intelligencer
The Intelligencer - Oct 18 06:04am
Lawmakers Work on Tougher DUI Laws
Lawmakers are currently looking at toughening up on DUI laws. State officials and lawmakers are planning to file bill drafts for the 2011 state legislative session that would put tougher restrictions on drunk drivers.
KLAS Las Vegas - Oct 19 03:07pm
Appeal Fails Twice-Hit DUI Suspect
A man who authorities say drunkenly wrecked his pickup truck and was sprawled injured on a road before being twice run over by another intoxicated driver isn't having much luck suing two law enforcers he claims failed to protect him.
Fox News - Oct 19 06:16pm
Three drivers arrested on DUI charges over weekend in Boise had 2 prior DUI convictions
A Coeur d'Alene woman was the first of three drivers arrested in Boise over the weekend for felony
The Idaho Statesman - Oct 18 07:23pm
UPDATE: Sentencing in Mingo DUI Causing Death Case
A man charged in the death of a man from North Carolina who was visiting Mingo County received the maximum sentence on Monday.
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia - Oct 18 09:30am
Erased videos of Nashville DUI stops may be restored
An audit doesn't conclude who was at fault for the deletion of the videos - Metro police or vendor ICOP.
The Tennessean - Oct 19 12:36am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday October 19th, 2010

DUI challenge gives 2nd chance
On paper, a first-time DUI is no more than a misdemeanor traffic violation.
The Montana Standard - Oct 16 10:10pm
2nd DUI arrest for Walgreens CFO
His license will be suspended for 3 years, state's attorney's office says Walgreen Co. Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving last month, his second such arrest in a little more than a year, according to court records.
Chicago Tribune - Oct 18 08:29pm
DUI arrest update
McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, Florida.
The Pine Island Eagle - Oct 18 12:31pm
DUI CHARGES
18 Oct 2010 - The Intelligencer
The Intelligencer - Oct 18 06:04am
Bills seek fix to DUI laws
Gearing up for the 2011 Nevada Legislature, lawmakers and state officials have filed a list of bill drafts aimed at filling holes in the state's DUI laws and adding tougher restrictions for those convicted of driving drunk.
Reno Gazette-Journal - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
DUI convictions -- Published Oct. 19, 2010
'» Alexander, Stephen, 46, of Stockton: Second conviction, five years' formal probation, $2,690 fine, 10 days in jail, second-offender drinking-driver program, driver's license restricted.
The Stockton Record - Oct 19 01:16am
Three drivers arrested on DUI charges over weekend in Boise had 2 prior DUI convictions
A Coeur d'Alene woman was the first of three drivers arrested in Boise over the weekend for felony
The Idaho Statesman - Oct 18 07:23pm
Erased videos of Nashville DUI stops may be restored
An audit doesn't conclude who was at fault for the deletion of the videos - Metro police or vendor ICOP.
The Tennessean - Oct 19 12:36am
UPDATE: Sentencing in Mingo DUI Causing Death Case
A man charged in the death of a man from North Carolina who was visiting Mingo County received the maximum sentence on Monday.
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia - Oct 18 09:30am
Two face DUI charges
Two people were arrested on a charge of driving under the influence in Marianna last weekend, one on Saturday and the other on Sunday.
Jackson County Floridan - 34 minutes ago
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Top DUI News: Monday, October 18th, 2010

DUI challenge gives 2nd chance
On paper, a first-time DUI is no more than a misdemeanor traffic violation.
The Montana Standard - Oct 16 10:10pm
2nd DUI arrest for Walgreens CFO
His license will be suspended for 3 years, state's attorney's office says Walgreen Co. Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving last month, his second such arrest in a little more than a year, according to court records.
Chicago Tribune - Oct 18 08:29pm
DUI arrest update
McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, Florida.
The Pine Island Eagle - Oct 18 12:31pm
DUI CHARGES
18 Oct 2010 - The Intelligencer
The Intelligencer - Oct 18 06:04am
Bills seek fix to DUI laws
Gearing up for the 2011 Nevada Legislature, lawmakers and state officials have filed a list of bill drafts aimed at filling holes in the state's DUI laws and adding tougher restrictions for those convicted of driving drunk.
Reno Gazette-Journal - 2 hours, 54 minutes ago
DUI convictions -- Published Oct. 19, 2010
'» Alexander, Stephen, 46, of Stockton: Second conviction, five years' formal probation, $2,690 fine, 10 days in jail, second-offender drinking-driver program, driver's license restricted.
The Stockton Record - Oct 19 01:16am
Three drivers arrested on DUI charges over weekend in Boise had 2 prior DUI convictions
A Coeur d'Alene woman was the first of three drivers arrested in Boise over the weekend for felony
The Idaho Statesman - Oct 18 07:23pm
Erased videos of Nashville DUI stops may be restored
An audit doesn't conclude who was at fault for the deletion of the videos - Metro police or vendor ICOP.
The Tennessean - Oct 19 12:36am
UPDATE: Sentencing in Mingo DUI Causing Death Case
A man charged in the death of a man from North Carolina who was visiting Mingo County received the maximum sentence on Monday.
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia - Oct 18 09:30am
Two face DUI charges
Two people were arrested on a charge of driving under the influence in Marianna last weekend, one on Saturday and the other on Sunday.
Jackson County Floridan - 34 minutes ago

Stories of the Week

Oct 11th - October 17th Driver of car with rooftop passenger charged with DUI

Oct 4th - October 10th Alcohol Enforcement Chief Charged with DUI

September 27th - October 3rd Cop: Grandma in DUI offered sandwich

September 20th - September 26th Store finds its niche by marketing 'DUI scooters

September 13th - September 19th Man Arrested On DUI Charge After Driving Wrong Way On Freeway For 11 Miles

September 6th - September 13th Former mayor facing 2 DUI cases

August 30th - September 5th DUI Suspect In Double Fatal Crash To Remain In Jail A Full Year Before Trial

August 23rd - August 29th DUI Arrest Had Wrong Brother Charged

August 16nd - August 22nd DUI VICTIM AWARDED $6.8 MILLION

August 9nd - August 15th DUI attorney says Bisard case may overturn state law

August 2nd - August 8th Family Refutes CHP claim of DUI in Deadly Accident

July 26th - August 1st "DUI Mom" Ratted Out By Her Kid

July 19th - July 25th Beer Truck Driver Faces DUI Charges Collbran, Colo.

July 12th - July 18th Repeat DUI Offender Sentenced To Life In Fatal Crash

July 5th - July 11th Deadly DUI Causes a War of Words on Facebook

June 28th - July 4th Chesterfield School Volunteer Arrested for DUI

June 21st - June 27th Cerabino: DUI in doubt? Polo mogul's case takes twist

June 14th - June 20th Delaware prosecutor charged with DUI

June 7th - June 13th DUI case against assistant principal delayed til July

May 31st - June 6th DUI case against assistant principal delayed til July

May 31st - June 6th 476 DUI arrests in Ariz. over holiday weekend

May 17th - May 23rd Colorado Springs DUI trooper receiving treatment

May 10th - May 16th DUI trial ends in hung jury, mistrial declared

May 3rd - May 9th DUI Lawyers Get Case Dismissed Due to Officer’s 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

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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