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Top DUI News for the Week of September 19th - September 25th in the year Two Thousand and Eleven

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Top DUI News, Sunday, September 25th, 2011

Hawkeye drum major arrested for OWI
Coralville city officials say a large financial investment is worth the many benefits of having Von... - 11:26 pm
The Iowa City Press-Citizen - Sep 24 01:34am
Hawkeye Marching Band Drum Major arrested for OW... - The Iowa City Press-Citizen
all 2 news articles
Woman accused of OWI, wreck had 4-year-old in car
Dane County authorities say a drunken driver with her 4-year-old daughter in the car caused a wreck that sent the driver of another car to the hospital.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Sep 22 08:15am
Unbuckled 4-Year-Old Not Hurt In OWI Crash - WISC-TV Madison
all 2 news articles
OWI CHARGE: A former Des Moines police officer who is trying to get his job back was charged with OWI after a traffic ...
A former member of the Des Moines Police Department, who is fighting to get his job back, was arrested over the weekend.
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines - Sep 19 08:14am
Former Officer Found Passed Out At Stoplight - KCCI 8 Des Moines
Former Des Moines officer faces 2 charges - 12 FOX Mankato
all 6 news articles
Iowa City man accused of OWI, child endangerment
A 24-year-old Iowa City man is accused of second-offense OWI and child endangerment without injury after Iowa City Police say he was under the influence of a controlled substance while two children where in his vehicle Saturday evening. Reports indicate that Curtis R. Rains, of 4494 Taft Ave SE No. 114B, was stopped at I-80 [...]
The Gazette - Sep 11 04:52pm
Mayville man facing OWI charges waives right to hearing
JUNEAU A Mayville man who allegedly fought with police after a traffic stop has waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Dodge County Circuit Court.
Fond du Lac Reporter - Sep 16 02:33am
Man Arrested On 5th OWI Charge
MONONA, Wis. -- A 57-year-old Madison man was arrested on a felony charge of fifth-offense operating while intoxicated Saturday night.
WISC-TV Madison - Sep 18 11:18am
Police arrest man accused of crashing while drunk driving with... - WEAU Eau Claire
Police: Driver Crashes SUV while Drunk, Child in Car - WSAW Wausau
all 3 news articles
Tomahawk man charged with 7th OWI
A Tomahawk man was arrested Saturday on charges of seventh-offense operating while intoxicated, police said.
Wausau Daily Herald - Sep 18 02:44am
Portage man faces 8th OWI charge
A Portage man faces five years in prison on an eighth drunken driving charge.
Wisconsin Dells Events - Sep 21 09:10pm
Portage County offers OWI treatment option - Stevens Point Journal
all 3 news articles
Trial Delayed For Sheriff On OWI Charge
There's a delay in the trial of Keokuk County Sheriff Jeff Shipley on a drunken driving charge.
KCCI 8 Des Moines - Sep 16 01:06pm
Man, 47, charged with 7th OWI
A 47-year-old Plymouth man is facing a seventh operating while intoxicated charge after a police officer spotted the mans minivan attempting to back off the lawn outside Plymouth High School, according to a criminal complaint.
Sheboygan Press - Sep 20 02:08am
Driver in fatal charged with earlier OWI - Journal & Courier
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Top DUI News, Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Judge hands drunk driver two-year sentence
An Edmonton man has received a two-year prison sentence for a drunk driving accident that killed an Edmonton woman just outside her home.
Edmonton Journal via Yahoo! Canada News - Sep 23 02:17am
Family resolved to see drunk driving killer complete full se... - WSYR 9 Syracuse
Two years jail for killer drunk driver - CNews
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Mom Accused of Driving Drunk with Kids
A Warren woman without a license was arrested for drunk driving after allegedly speeding down I-75 at 90 miles-per-hour. However, Betty Jean Turner was not alone. She had two kids in the back seat.
FOX 2 News Detroit - Sep 20 08:00pm
Accused drunken driver with children in the car criminal... - Detroit Free Press
Woman charged with DUI with children in car - Royal Oak Daily Tribune
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Family Remembers Victims Killed By Drunk Driving Suspect
Family and friends come together to remember the victims killed by a drunk driving suspect.
KPRC Local 2 Houston - Sep 23 08:35pm
Man Facing Drunk Driving Charges After Hitting Weston Business
A 24-year-old Marshfield man is facing a charge of second offense drunk driving after authorities say he hit a Weston business with his vehicle.
WSAW Wausau - Sep 23 09:52am
Man pleads guilty in Brooklyn Center drunk driving crash that killed two
A Minneapolis man pleaded guilty today in Hennepin County court to driving drunk last March and killing two people in Brooklyn Center.
Pioneer Press - Sep 20 02:00pm
Minneapolis Man, 21, Pleads Guilty To Crash That Killed 2 - CBS Minnesota
Mpls. man pleads guilty to charges from fatal c... - KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul
all 3 news articles
Lancaster man charged with driving drunk
WORCESTER - Police arrested a Lancaster man on drunken driving charges after the minivan he was driving allegedly struck a utility pole and a car, among other items, before smashing into a Pleasant Street house.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Sep 21 01:16am
American arrested on drunk driving charges - Japan Update
Man awaiting murder trial picked up for driving drunk - Tahlequah Daily Press
Kitchener man charged with drunk driving - Kitchener - Waterloo Record
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Drunk nurse resigns after drink-drive charge
A drunk nurse on her way to work at the children's ward in Whangarei Hospital was nearly three times over the legal limit.Tara Ann Geertje De Koning, 40, of Ngunguru, pleaded guilty in Whangarei District Court this week to a charge...
The New Zealand Herald - Sep 22 06:03pm
Nurse drunk on way to children's ward - Otago Daily Times
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Parker, state legislator, denies driving drunk
State Rep. Cherelle Parker, appearing defiant and upset, testified in criminal court today that she was not drunk and didn't drive the wrong way down a one-way street when she was arrested in her district just after midnight April 30.
Philly.com - Sep 20 03:22pm
State Rep. Parker denies driving drunk - Philly.com
Rep. Parker tells court she was not drinking and driving - Philly.com
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Seabeck woman arrested for drunk driving and possession of heroin
An intoxicated Seabeck woman was arrested for driving under the influence as well as for the possession of heroin while driving in Bremerton Sept. 17.
Bremerton Patriot - Sep 23 11:29am
Pittsfield man allegedly was drunk at probation visit
Friday September 23, 2011 PITTSFIELD -- A Pittsfield man who is already on probation for a 2010 drunk driving accident was held without bail
Berkshire Eagle - Sep 23 01:04am
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Top DUI News: Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Vikings' Johnson apologizes after DWI arrest
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. '€” Minnesota Vikings safety Tyrell Johnson apologized Wednesday, one day after he was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired on a Minneapolis-area interstate.
Chicago Tribune - Sep 21 12:21pm
Vikings safety Tyrell Johnson arrested for DWI - AP via Yahoo! Sports
Vikings S Johnson arrested for DWI - Sports Illustrated
Vikings safety Tyrell Johnson arrested on DWI charge - CBS Sports
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Man arrested for alleged DWI and drug possession after West Side crash
Police have arrested a 35-year-old man on drug and DWI charges after he allegedly caused a crash in West El Paso late Tuesday.
El Paso Times - Sep 21 12:51pm
Louisiana man charged with 7th DWI - WLOX-TV Biloxi
Domestic dispute leads to DWI and weapons possession charges ... - WWTI Watertown
DWI charges after near collision with patrol car - Niagara Gazette
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Major evidence destroyed in Santa Fe DWI case
The largest piece of evidence in a Santa Fe DWI case has been destroyed, a move that could jeopardize the prosecution of suspected drunk driver Juan de Dios Cordova.
KOB 4 Albuquerque - Sep 22 07:58pm
BESE member facing DWI charge
NEW ORLEANS (AP) '€” A state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education member facing re-election next month was arrested in New Orleans earlier this year on suspicion of drunk driving.
The Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Sep 22 02:22pm
Driver faces DWI charge after rollover - WOAI San Antonio
Midland Man Behind Bars, Arrested on DWI Charge - News West 9 Midland
State education agency head charged with DWI - FOX 59 Indianapolis
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DWI info for ex-alderman released, 2 months later
GREENPORT '€” Monday, the Columbia County Sheriff'€™s Office released information regarding an arrest that occurred on July 24 concerning a former Hudson alderwoman who is still active in the Republican Party and has been a county employee for more than eight years.
Register-Star - Sep 21 05:53am
DWI incidents result in prison, treatment
A Columbia man who pleaded guilty in May to two driving while intoxicated offenses on the same night was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison and treatment.
Columbia Daily Tribune - Sep 20 12:15pm
Chasity Lotta sentenced to 1 year for 4th D... - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Gerstner sentenced to 2 1/3 to 7 years for ... - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Chasity Lotta Pleads Guilty To DWI - 1180 WHAM
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Driver, 73, faces DWI charges as crash into liquor store injures 2
For the second time in three days, an elderly female motorist crashed into an Amherst business, this time only injuring the store owner and a customer.
The Buffalo News - Sep 21 05:32am
Car Crashes Through Liquor Store, Driver Charged with DWI - WGRZ-TV Buffalo
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Housing commish '€™fesses up to DWI
Albany -- It'€™s been a bad week for the Towns family.State Housing Commissioner Darryl Towns admitted to drunken driving yesterday, less than a week after his sister, Diedra Towns, lost the Brooklyn state Assembly seat he had held for 18 years before joining the Cuomo administration in February...
New York Post - Sep 19 09:58pm
NYS housing commissioner admits DWI - WIVB Buffalo
NY housing head admits DWI, loses license 6 months - Greenwich Time
all 4 news articles
Woman facing DWI charge after rolling pickup truck on IH-35
Police believe a woman was drunk when she flipped the truck she was driving early Wednesday morning.
WOAI San Antonio - Sep 21 06:29am
Woman facing DWI charge after rolling over pickup truck - WOAI San Antonio
Woman charged with DWI in crash that hurt officer - Washington Examiner
Woman charged with DWI in crash that injured Arlington o... - Washington Examiner
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Driver found in woods is charged with DWI
EAST OTTO'€”A woman found walking in the woods by police after a vehicle crash was charged with drunken driving and leaving an accident scene. Amy J. Wiedermann, 48, of Crumb Hill Road, was arrested by Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies who found a vehicle in the ditch.
The Buffalo News - Sep 22 03:47am
Accused driver found walking near scene - WIVB Buffalo
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Top DUI News, Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

DUI charges
DOYLESTOWN '€” A 25-year-old Tinicum man is charged with DUI, prohibited offensive weapons and corruption of minors after Doylestown officers spotted him driving drunk through the borough with two teens
The Intelligencer - Sep 20 03:02pm
DUI suspect threw wine bottles at people, police say
Authorities say a 20-year-old man has been charged with driving under the influence after he was seen throwing wine bottles out of his car at pedestrians.
The Greenville News - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
Man convicted of DUI manslaughter arrested again
When sentenced in August '03, James Nordick wept and apologized to the victim's family. He was arrested last month, charged with boating under the influence.
The Ocala Star-Banner - Sep 20 10:50am
DUI crash victim remembered
On Tuesday, Charleston Police say Samuel Thompson lost control of his car on I-26 near the Rutledge exit, crashing into Margaret Deas. She later died at MUSC.
ABC News 4 Charleston - Sep 21 08:20pm
Driver charged with DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide
John Henry Fogarty III accused of killing Mitchell Mizrahi Charges of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide were filed on Tuesday against a Loxahatchee man involved in a deadly accident in July, according to Palm Beach County State Attorney Michael McAuliffe.
Sun-Sentinel - Sep 20 04:10pm
Collinsville police arrest three on DUI charges
Collinsville Police Department
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Sep 20 01:35pm
Ryan Gosling'€™s Secret DUI Arrest
by Radar Staff Ryan Gosling was arrested for a DUI back in 2005, Star magazine is exclusively reporting. The hunky Canadian was arrested by officers from the central Los Angeles station of the California Highway Patrol on March 17, 2005 according to L.A. County Superior Court. He later pleaded "no contest" to a misdemeanor change of "exhibiting speed" even though he was originally charged with ...
RadarOnline.com - 40 minutes ago
Pa. man drunk in court for 3rd DUI conviction
Prosecutors want stiffer sentence for man they say was drunk when he was given 5 years' probation for third DUI
CBS News - Sep 16 09:50am
Vikings' Johnson arrested on DUI charge
Minnesota Vikings safety Tyrell Johnson was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, the Star-Tribune reported Tuesday.
Fox Sports - Sep 20 10:48am
Man arrested in DUI, weapons case in Vacaville
Vacaville police arrested a Winters man on suspicion of drunken driving and possession of a concealed automatic weapon after he allegedly sideswiped a car on Leisure Town Road early Monday and refused to stop his vehicle.
The Vacaville Reporter - Sep 22 01:37am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

DUI charges
DOYLESTOWN '€” A 25-year-old Tinicum man is charged with DUI, prohibited offensive weapons and corruption of minors after Doylestown officers spotted him driving drunk through the borough with two teens
The Intelligencer - Sep 20 03:02pm
DUI suspect threw wine bottles at people, police say
Authorities say a 20-year-old man has been charged with driving under the influence after he was seen throwing wine bottles out of his car at pedestrians.
The Greenville News - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
Man convicted of DUI manslaughter arrested again
When sentenced in August '03, James Nordick wept and apologized to the victim's family. He was arrested last month, charged with boating under the influence.
The Ocala Star-Banner - Sep 20 10:50am
DUI crash victim remembered
On Tuesday, Charleston Police say Samuel Thompson lost control of his car on I-26 near the Rutledge exit, crashing into Margaret Deas. She later died at MUSC.
ABC News 4 Charleston - Sep 21 08:20pm
Driver charged with DUI manslaughter, vehicular homicide
John Henry Fogarty III accused of killing Mitchell Mizrahi Charges of DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide were filed on Tuesday against a Loxahatchee man involved in a deadly accident in July, according to Palm Beach County State Attorney Michael McAuliffe.
Sun-Sentinel - Sep 20 04:10pm
Collinsville police arrest three on DUI charges
Collinsville Police Department
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Sep 20 01:35pm
Ryan Gosling'€™s Secret DUI Arrest
by Radar Staff Ryan Gosling was arrested for a DUI back in 2005, Star magazine is exclusively reporting. The hunky Canadian was arrested by officers from the central Los Angeles station of the California Highway Patrol on March 17, 2005 according to L.A. County Superior Court. He later pleaded "no contest" to a misdemeanor change of "exhibiting speed," even though he was originally charged with ...
RadarOnline.com - 40 minutes ago
Pa. man drunk in court for 3rd DUI conviction
Prosecutors want stiffer sentence for man they say was drunk when he was given 5 years' probation for third DUI
CBS News - Sep 16 09:50am
Vikings' Johnson arrested on DUI charge
Minnesota Vikings safety Tyrell Johnson was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, the Star-Tribune reported Tuesday.
Fox Sports - Sep 20 10:48am
Man arrested in DUI, weapons case in Vacaville
Vacaville police arrested a Winters man on suspicion of drunken driving and possession of a concealed automatic weapon after he allegedly sideswiped a car on Leisure Town Road early Monday and refused to stop his vehicle.
The Vacaville Reporter - Sep 22 01:37am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

Death of DWI suspect examined
Arkansas State Police are investigating last week's death of an inmate at the Hot Spring County jail, officials said Monday.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
Fired Officer'€™s DWI Trial Postponed
A DWI trial for a fired Santa Fe police officer is on hold after a judge said he would exclude evidence ...
Albuquerque Journal - Sep 14 04:31am
Hammond man facing 7th DWI charge
A Hammond man was arrested for his seventh DWI following a chase on I-12 through St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes.
WAFB Baton Rouge - Sep 19 06:51pm
DWI charges after near collision with patrol car
A Youngstown man was charged with DWI after being stopped on Blairville Road following a near head-on collision with a Niagara County Sheriff'€™s patrol car.
Niagara Gazette - Sep 18 10:30pm
Housing commish 'fesses up to DWI
Albany -- It's been a bad week for the Towns family.State Housing Commissioner Darryl Towns admitted to drunken driving yesterday, less than a week after his sister, Diedra Towns, lost the Brooklyn state Assembly seat he had held for 18 years before joining the Cuomo administration in February...
New York Post - Sep 19 09:58pm
Trial Postponed in Fired SF Police Officer'€™s DWI Case
A DWI trial for a fired Santa Fe police officer is on hold after a judge said he would exclude evidence of breath test results unless a prosecutor can offer... Read more '»
Albuquerque Journal - Sep 14 10:31am
Veteran Texas Police Officer Fired After DWI-Related Crash
A Texas police sergeant charged with DWI after his vehicle crashed into a school bus has been fired.
KWTX-TV Waco - Sep 17 09:56am
Officer Fired after DWI Crash - FOX 26 Houston
Houston police officer fired after DWI crash - KFDA-TV Amarillo
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Driver hit abandoned vehicle, faces DWI charge
A man is facing DWI charges after he crashed into a car that that had just been involved in another crash, police said. Crews had to shut down part of...
WOAI San Antonio - Sep 19 05:14am
Speeding results in second DWI offense - The News-Star
City captain bumps train; DWI charged - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
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Suspect in DWI fatal crash arraigned on grand larceny indictment
Tina Alcaras accused of stealing $1,300 in pickpocketing incident in April.
The Post-Standard - Sep 19 09:35am
Longview man arrested for third DWI
A Longview man remains behind bars Sunday evening on his third DWI charge and for assault with a deadly weapon.
KLTV 7 Tyler - Sep 19 04:06pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, September 19th, 2011

Pa. man drunk in court for 3rd DUI conviction
Prosecutors want stiffer sentence for man they say was drunk when he was given 5 years' probation for third DUI
CBS News - Sep 16 09:50am
Kids' DUI Risk Rises If parents Drink at Home
Teens with parents who drink even an occasional glass of wine at home are more likely than others to drink and drive as adults, a new study shows.
LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News - Sep 17 04:58am
Pinal County deputy assessor accused of extreme DUI
Jacqueline Minto failed to stop at a red traffic light and rear-ended another vehicle, authorities say.
The Arizona Republic - Sep 16 11:24am
Suspected DUI driver causes massive power outage
Salem police say a drunk driver caused a crash that cut power to more than 2,000 customers early Sunday morning.
FOX 12 Oregon - Sep 18 07:56am
3 arrested in Visalia DUI operation
Visalia police arrested three people during a DUI traffic detail Friday night and this morning.Dur
The Fresno Bee - Sep 17 01:23pm
Man arrested after fleeing during DUI test - Salem Statesman Journal
Kokomo police shoot unarmed DUI suspect on U.S. 31 - The Indianapolis Star
Tuscumbia police chief's DUI case moved to Gadsden - WAFF 48 News Huntsville
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Cops and Courts: Sept. 16, 2011: DUI defendant in court
SANTA CRUZ DUI defendant in court A court date of Nov. 2 was set Thursday for a 20-year-old accused of felony drunken driving case after he crashed into a tree on Summit Road in 2010.
Santa Cruz Sentinel - Sep 16 01:50am
DUI suspect leads police on chase in Lebanon
Authorities told Nashville's News 2 Investigates the chase involving Shelli Ann Wolf continued for nine miles with responding officers using spike strips before ending in a cul-de-sac.
WKRN Nashville - Sep 15 03:52pm
Wrestling Star Matt Hardy Arrested For Another DUI
Matt Hardy was arrested on suspicion of DUI in North Carolina on Monday ... the second time in a few weeks.
antiMUSIC - Sep 18 04:27am
3 arrested in DUI detail in Visalia
The Visalia Police Department conducted a driving-under-the-influence detail between 9 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday that resulted in the arrest of three people.
Visalia Times-Delta / Tulare Advance-Register - 8 minutes ago
SDSU basketball player arrested for DUI
Sophomore guard Jamaal Franklin stopped by campus police at 4:22 a.m. on Sunday.
San Diego Union-Tribune - Sep 18 07:00pm

Stories of the Week

September 5th - September 11th Drunk Driver Professes Love for Ron Paul 2012

September 5th - September 11th Woman Who Threw Party Charged Over Deadly Teen Drunk Driving Incident

August 29th - September 4th Golfer Clown's DWI in NY is a Laughable Offense

August 22th - August 28th Beer Pong For Mothers Against Drunk Driving? A Strikeout

August 15th - August 21st Lakewood police monitoring DUI hotspot

August 8th - August 14th 2 Aurora Cops Cited For DWI, Littering

August 1st - August 7th DUI videos veiled in secrecy

July 25th - July 31st DUI suspect fatally shot after attacking officer

July 18th - July 24th DUI charge dismissed against RFK Jr.'s wife in NY

July 11th - July 17th Rodney King arrested on suspicion of DUI in Moreno Valley

July 4th - July 10th Nicklelodeon star booked for DUI

June 27th - July 3rd John Shore: On Ryan Dunn: Drunk Driving Is Wrong? We'll Drink to That

June 20th - June 26th Colleagues called to testify in DWI case of Bronx Assistant DA

June 13th - June 19th Officer jailed for hitting pedestrian while driving drunk

June 6th - June 12th Drunk driver ties car together with rope

May 30th - June 5th DUI Ice cream man waives hearing

May 23rd - May 29th Drunk female offenders find solace in alcohol(??!!)

May 15th - May 22nd Rick Springfield allegedly threatened deputy during DUI arrest

May 8th - May 15th Schumer Grills Apple, Google About DUI Checkpoint Apps

April 30th - May 8th DUI follows stop at trooper's house

April 23rd - May 1st DUI Lawyer Sues Strip Club for a 1 Night $19K Bill

April 16th - April 24th Bill would limit right to jury trial for DUI defendants

April 9th - April 17th Attorney: Forcibly drawing blood in suspected DUI cases a violation, illegal

April 2nd - April 10th DUI Chemists Blow the Whistle on Vermont's Breath-Testing Program

March 28th - Apr 3rd Retiring federal prisons director charged with DUI

March 21st - March 27th Avoid DUI Checkpoints? No App for That, Senators Say

March 14th - March 20th Open DUI cases involving accused SDPD officer could be dismissed

March 7th - March 13th Pot DUI bill gets first OK at Capitol

February 28st - March 6th Leyritz Charged in DUI Homicide Crash

February 21st - February 27th DUI Suspect Crashes Into Sober House

February 14th - February 20th DUI defense atty: Cop should be on trial

February 7 - February 13th Fleeing DUI suspect runs over cop in parking lot

January 31st - February 6th DUI charge reinstated in case where cop read lips

January 24th - January 30th Court decision could cast DUI cases into limbo

January 17th - January 23rd Judge Challenges New DUI Law

January 10th - January 16th Facing jail, DUI offender bolts from the courthouse

January 3rd - January 9th DUI suspect blames Ozzy for arrest

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