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DUI News for the Week of March 26th - April 1st in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, April 1st, 2012

Man faces maximum penalty for OWI
A Fond du Lac County jury has convicted a South Milwaukee man of committing a sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Fond du Lac Reporter - Mar 25 02:29am
Police: Wis. Man Drunkenly Passes Bus, Gets 11th OWI
A 58-year-old man from Altoona, Wis., was arrested Friday afternoon for operating a vehicle while intoxicated after separate incidents involving a school bus, striking a mailbox and involvement in a hit-and-run, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
CBS Minnesota - Mar 24 07:15am
Woman accused of striking pedestrians while intoxicated
A Pickerington woman was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and two felony counts of aggravated vehicular assault after she allegedly struck two women while driving drunk.
This Week Pickerington - Mar 21 10:47am
BOCES administrator charged with DWI rejects plea, opts for trial
CAMBRIAՀAn Orleans-Niagara BOCES administrator charged last November with driving while intoxicated while operating a school-owned vehicle rejected a plea in Town Court on Wednesday, and his case will now go to trial.
The Buffalo News - Mar 22 05:25am
Man accused of fleeing a fatal crash heads to court
Man charged with fleeing the scene of a fatal crash heads to court
WLUC Marquette - Mar 22 09:28pm
Police: Intoxicated driver crashes vehicle, critically injures passenger
Marcos Antonio-Tomas was preliminarily charged with operation a vehicle while intoxicated and operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury. A 23-year-old man was arrested Monday after police said he ran a red light and crashed, severely injuring the passenger.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Mar 19 07:43am
Man convicted of sixth OWI in FdL County
A Fond du Lac County jury has convicted a South Milwaukee man of committing a sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Fond du Lac Reporter - Mar 23 05:19pm
New Hartford man charged with DWI following crash
A New Hartford man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident, town police said.
The Observer-Dispatch - Mar 23 03:30pm
Town Of Dunn Man Arrested On 4th OWI Charge
A Town of Dunn resident has been arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated for the fourth time after a disturbance at a home south of Madison, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Department.
WISC-TV Madison - Mar 16 07:07am
Randolph man waives prelim for OWI
JUNEAU Հ A 51-year-old Randolph man waived his preliminary hearing on Thursday in Dodge County Circuit Court after being charged with his sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Mar 22 08:33pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Holbrook man faces second offense drunken driving charge in Braintree
William J. Tobin Jr., 67, was arrested on a second offense operating under the influence of alcohol charge after crashing into a parked car and driving away, police said.
The Patriot Ledger - Mar 29 03:34pm
Ice cream truck driver arrested on drunk driving charges
Clarel Padgett, 58, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, as well as operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .15 or more, both Class A misdemeanors. An Indianapolis man was arrested last Saturday in Mooresville for allegedly driving an ice cream truck while under the influence.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Mar 30 01:02pm
Police: Mom drives drunk with tot in car
Kittery police say they arrested a Portsmouth, N.H. woman last week on a charge of operating under the influence. Police said she had her 3-year-old child in the vehicle with her at the time.
WMTW Portland - Mar 29 05:42am
Court date delayed in 9th OUI
By Lisa Redmond MediaNews LOWELL -- Eight-time convicted drunk driver Oscar Chapman's Superior Court arraignment on his ninth drunken driving charge was postponed until next month.
Pepperell Free Press - Mar 30 04:41am
Police: Man Drove Ice Cream Truck While Intoxicated
An Indianapolis man is accused of operating his ice cream truck while under the influence of alcohol.
WRTV Indianapolis - Mar 30 02:18pm
Mom arrested on OUI with child in vehicle
Kittery police say they arrested a Portsmouth, N.H. woman last week on a charge of operating under the influence. Police said she had her 3-year-old child in the vehicle with her at the time.
WMTW Portland - Mar 28 02:00pm
8-time drunk driver's arraignment on 9th charge delayed till Monday
LOWELL -- Eight-time convicted drunk driver Oscar Chapman's superior-court arraignment on his ninth drunken-driving charge was postponed until next month.
Sentinel & Enterprise - Mar 28 03:57am
Man found guilty of operating vehicle under the influence
JUNEAU - A 21-year-old Milwaukee man was found guilty in Dodge County Circuit Court on Friday of causing injury while using a controlled substance and operating a motor vehicle.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Mar 09 08:25pm
Vessel master sentenced for operating ship while under influence of alcohol
Three days after his arrest on allegations of drunkenness, the master of the merchant vessel Laconia pleaded guilty Friday to operating a commercial vessel under the influence of alcohol while entering the Columbia River.
The Daily News - Mar 02 08:39pm
LANGHORNE BOROUGH POLICE REPORT: Holland man arrested for Driving Under the Influence
The following information is provided by the Langhorne Borough Police Department:
The Advance - Mar 29 05:32am
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Top DUI News, Friday, March 30th, 2012

Cabbie charged with OVI after allegedly urinating outside Patrol Post
An Akron taxi cab driver allegedly showed up drunk for a vehicle inspection Saturday at the Ohio Highway Patrol headquarters.
The Canton Repository - Mar 28 07:32am
OVI mom sentenced to probation
The Riverside mother who drove her kids to school while high on pain pills faced a Greene County Judge Wednesday morning. 41 year-old Kimberly King the judge she was ashamed of her actions. "I don't know if there are words that I can use to apologize," she said.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Mar 21 03:08pm
Man pleads to sixth OVI in 20 years
FREMONT -- A Clyde man pleaded guilty to a felony drunken driving charge Tuesday, his sixth such conviction in 20 years.
Fremont News-Messenger - Mar 28 06:02am
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Man released from jail, gets 2nd OVI
A Holmes County woman found the license plate of an accused drunk driver in her yard after the man hit a pole.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Mar 22 03:15pm
Bus driver accused of 2nd OVI, .331 BAC
A Holmes County man arrested for operating a school bus under the influence was arrested just days after getting out of jail when he drove with a BAC of .331, deputies say.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Mar 21 01:30pm
Westerville Man Arrested For OVI After Crash Into House, Police Say
A Westerville man is arrested for OVI after allegedly crashing into a home and fleeing the scene, police say.
WCMH Columbus - Mar 01 04:20am
Sheriff: OVI stop leads to drugs & gun
After stopping Nier at the intersection of Charles St. and Ludlow Ave., the deputy said he found .32 caliber revolver in the console of the GMC Denali, and Nier was carrying marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Feb 29 06:02am
Driver hurt in OVI crash
A driver was taken to the hospital after a drunk driving crash in Clifton.
FOX 19 Cincinnati - Mar 22 05:16am
Lancaster man cited for OVI in four-vehicle crash
LANCASTER -- A Lancaster man has been cited for OVI in a four-vehicle crash that occurred about 6 p.m. Wednesday in a four-car crash on U.S. 33 just west of Ety Road.
Lancaster Eagle-Gazette - Mar 03 03:40am
OVI check points all over the Miami Valley this weekend
If you are going to drink this weekend find a designated driver. The Ohio State Highway Patrol report that there will be several OVI check points, roving patrols and special tactical squads looking for impaired drivers. St. Patrick's Day celebrations, the start of March Madness and spring like weather in the winter time could be reasons to "party" this weekend. Be responsible!
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Mar 14 07:22pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Man arrested for 11th OWI, speeding past school bus
An Altoona man has been arrested for his 11th OWI after he made a dangerous pass by a school bus in Rusk County.
WEAU Eau Claire - Mar 24 09:09pm
Two Rivers woman receives jail time for third OWI conviction
MANITOWOC A 42-year-old Two Rivers woman, who drove drunk after she fell from a second-story porch in Manitowoc, was sentenced to jail for her third-offense operating while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Mar 28 02:18am
Man Charged With Fifth OWI, 4 Since November
A Marshalltown man has been charged with his fifth OWI -- four since November, court records show.
KCCI 8 Des Moines - Feb 28 10:59am
West Allis man arrested for fourth OWI within five years
MILWAUKEE ' Milwaukee County Sheriff'۪s deputies arrested 46-year-old Richard Williams of West Allis around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night for his...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Mar 22 12:35pm
OWI trial: Hopper says county employees were out to get him
Former state Sen. Randy Hopper claims that politics played a role in his drunken driving arrest in Fond du Lac County following a Packers game last fall.
Fond du Lac Reporter - Mar 22 04:59pm
OWI arrest made last week in MP
A Henry County Sheriff'۪s Deputy stopped a vehicle being driven by Chanh Quang Nhu Bui, 25, of Mt. Pleasant last Thursday, March 15. The traffic stop occurred at approximately 6:49 p.m. As a result of the stop, Bui was arrested on charges of operating while intoxicated and driving while license revoked.
Mt. Pleasant News - Mar 21 12:13pm
Woman Injured, Charged With OWI in Cedar County Crash
CEDAR COUNTY, Iowa - A woman was flown to the hospital and charged with OWI after a crash near Lowden. The Iowa State Patrol said Carol Remrey, 45, of Oxford Junction, over corrected on Highway 30 and went onto the shoulder around 11:40 a.m. Sunday. Her vehicle rolled before landing on its top.
KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids - Mar 19 05:19am
Manitowoc man receives six months jail time for 5th OWI
MANITOWOC A 61-year-old Manitowoc man will spend time in jail for his fifth-offense operating while intoxicated, a felony.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Mar 27 02:13am
Man who passed school bus charged with 11th OWI
Ladysmith - Wisconsin authorities say a driver who made a dangerous pass by a stopped school bus and was later found passed out in his car has been arrested on a tentative charge of 11th-offense drunken driving.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Mar 24 11:52am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Metairie grandfather booked with DWI-child endangerment at Kenner checkpoint
A Metairie grandfather has been booked with DWI-child endangerment after Kenner police found him driving drunk with his 5-year-old granddaughter in his vehicle, a police report said. Police stopped Randolph P. Millet, 56, at a DWI checkpoint at 11:18 p.m....
New Orleans Times-Picayune - 20 minutes ago
DWI Case Could Shed Light on FBI's Investigation in DA's Office
An FBI investigation into the Lafayette District Attorney's Office could be taking shape, as several indicators point to the handling of DWI and OWI cases. KATC first reported about the FBI executing a search warrant earlier this month. District Attorney Mike Harson confirmed that search took place on February 27, 2012, and that the FBI's probe carried over into the traffic division, overseen by ...
KATC 3 Lafayette - Mar 27 04:33pm
DWI case continued again for Pender commissioner
The DWI case against Pender County Commissioner David Williams has been continued for another time.
WECT 6 Wilmington - Mar 26 01:53pm
[VIDEO] Police release video of Scott Owens weekend DWI arrest
Scott Owens, arrested early Saturday morning on a charge of aggravated DWI, spent only four hours behind bars before he posted a $2,000 bond and was released.
Santa Fe New Mexican - Mar 19 11:34pm
Scott Owens DWI arrest video - KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque
Famous Bacchus rider, DWI Causeway jumper, Metair... - New Orleans Times-Picayune
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Former KEYC Anchor Pleads Guilty To 3rd-Degree DWI
A former news anchor for KEYC-TV in Mankato has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated.
CBS Minnesota - Mar 27 06:48am
Owens charged with second DWI
Scott Owens, the man found not guilty less than a year ago of vehicular homicide in the June 2009 deaths of four Santa Fe teens, was arrested early Saturday and charged with drunken driving.
Santa Fe New Mexican - Mar 17 10:04pm
Pender commissioner's DWI case delayed
David Williams' DWI case has been continued for a fourth time.
The Wilmington Star-News - Mar 26 02:46pm
DWI charge for woman who drove into lake
HUDSON ' The woman who drove her car into Underhill Pond early Sunday morning has been charged with DWI and failure to keep right, and had her license suspended.
Register-Star - Mar 28 01:25am
Former legislator and councilor Payne pleads guilty to DWI
Former New Mexico state legislator and Albuquerque city councilor Greg Payne pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of aggravated DWI.
KOB 4 Albuquerque - Mar 20 10:57am
Multiple DWI suspect paid $100 fine and skated in New Orleans
A computer glitch in Traffic Court dropped him from the docket
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Man charged with DUI in crash that killed 2 children
A Little Village neighborhood man was charged with aggravated DUI Monday for a crash that left two young children dead on the Southwest Side.Joey Chavez, 36, of the 2200 block of South St. Louis, was charged with two counts each of felony aggravated DUI resulting in death and aggravated DUI resulting in bodily harm, police said. Both 10-month-old Julissa Ochoa and her 5-year-old brother Eric ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Mar 26 06:36pm
Man charged with DUI in crash that killed children - Chicago Sun-Times
Man charged with DUI after crash - The News-Times
Rockies' Alex White may be charged with "extreme DUI" - Denver Post
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Houston polo mogul found guilty of DUI manslaughter
Houston polo mogul found guilty of DUI manslaughter Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 10:15 p.m., Friday, March 23, 2012 Goodman's defense attorney, Roy Black, tried to convince jurors that Goodman's Bentley malfunctioned, he suffered a concussion in the crash and his ...
Houston Chronicle - Mar 25 03:34pm
Polo mogul will appeal DUI crash conviction
Polo mogul will appeal DUI crash conviction Associated Press Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 10:13 p.m., Friday, March 23, 2012 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A South Florida polo mogul has been convicted in a fatal drunken-driving crash. A Palm Beach County jury found 48-year-old John ...
Houston Chronicle - Mar 23 10:34pm
Polo followers 'in shock' over Florida DUI case- Albany Times Union
Polo Tycoon's Story Wasn't Credible, Ju... - Good Morning America via Yahoo! News
Polo magnate Goodman found guilty in DUI manslaughter case - Sun-Sentinel
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Houston polo mogul convicted in DUI crash
Houston polo mogul convicted in DUI crash Associated Press Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 01:30 p.m., Friday, March 23, 2012 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A South Florida polo mogul has been convicted in a fatal drunken-driving crash. A Palm Beach County jury found 48-year-old John Goodman ...
Houston Chronicle - Mar 23 01:04pm
DUI Charges in Crash That Killed 2 Kids
Joey Chavez, of the 2200 block of St Louis Ave, is charged with two felony counts of aggravated DUI resulting in death and two felony counts of aggravated DUI resulting in bodily harm, among other charges,... Photo Credit: NBCChicago.com
NBC Chicago - Mar 26 05:48am
Bobby Brown 'DUI'
LOS ANGELES -- Bobby Brown was arrested yesterday in the San Fernando Valley on suspicion of driving under the influence.California Highway Patrol Officer Mike Harris said the 43-year-old ex-husband of the late Whitney Houston was stopped at about 12:20 p.m. for driving while on a cellphone and was...
New York Post - Mar 26 10:39pm
Bobby Brown Arrested on DUI Charge - People Magazine
Bobby Brown arrested on DUI - CNN
Report: Bobby Brown Arrested for DUI - Billboard
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DUI charges following fatal Near North hit-and-run
The driver in a hit-and-run accident that killed a Northwestern University law student faces drunken driving charges, authorities said.
Chicago Tribune - Mar 25 06:57pm
DUI suspect charged, released, arrested for same charge on same day
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Kanawha County Magistrate Carol Fouty released a Nitro man charged with drugged driving on a personal recognizance bond without a sober driver present and allegedly told him he could drive. The man, who was allegedly...
Charleston Daily Mail - Mar 26 10:04pm
Bobby Brown Arrested for DUI
Bobby Brown was arrested in today on suspicion of driving under the influence after police pulled him over for driving while talking on a cell phone. He was arrested in Los Angeles at 12:20 p.m. PT and booked in Van Nuys Jail, according to authorities. Brown has...
Good Morning America via Yahoo! News - Mar 26 01:57pm
DUI spurs pitcher's apology
Red Sox pitcher Bobby Jenks has apologized for ''distractions'' caused by his arrest in Florida on charges of driving under the influence.
MSN - Mar 25 02:50pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, March 26th, 2012

Drunk-driver crashes into airport
A man was charged with drunk driving after crashing his vehicle through a gate at Philadelphia Airport.
BigPond News - Mar 23 03:39am
Teen shares video of fatal drunk driving crash
Sole survivor of Dec. 2010 accident that killed her two friends says she wants to raise awareness
CBS News - Mar 22 06:45am
Man, 20, faces drunk driving charges after rollover
A 20-year-old Ottawa man is facing impaired driving charges after a single-vehicle rollover early Sunday on Innes Road sent a 17-year-old boy to hospital in critical condition.
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Mar 25 10:44am
Drunk Driving Crackdown Leads To Eight Arrest - KCOY Santa Maria
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Polo mogul guilty in fatal drunk driving accident
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A South Florida polo mogul was convicted Friday in a fatal drunken-driving crash.
Sports Illustrated - Mar 23 02:56pm
John Wes Townley Placed on Probation After Allegedly Driving Drunk: A Fan'۪s Reaction
John Wes Townley has been placed on probation with the NASCAR organization through December 31, 2012. He had been arrested in February of this year after allegedly driving drunk. He drove his BMW off the road and hit a telephone pole. Police charged him with a DUI after allegedly observing the driver acting drunk and disoriented. He was immediately suspended from his team, RAB Racing, but the ...
Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports - Mar 23 05:28am
Beaumont man could get 10 years for driving drunk, hitting cop car
Beaumont man could get 10 years for driving drunk, hitting cop car Beaumont Enterprise Copyright 2012 Beaumont Enterprise. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 04:58 p.m., Thursday, March 22, 2012 A Beaumont man accused of running a red light, colliding with a Beaumont Police officer's car and injuring his two passengers was ...
Beaumont Enterprise - Mar 25 08:25am
Brockton man charged for fourth time with drunken driving
A city man is under arrest - his fourth for drunk driving, according to police - after a car accident Thursday night.
The Patriot Ledger - Mar 23 08:43am
Senator cleared of drunk driving charges
MILWAUKEE - Former state senator Randy Hopperhas been cleared of drunk driving charges.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Mar 24 05:56pm
City Worker Pleads Guilty To Drunk Driving Charges After Accident In Gold Coast
A Chicago worker who rammed his pickup into a crowd at a Gold Coast intersection pleaded guilty to drunken-driving charges on Friday.
CBS Chicago - Mar 23 10:31am
"Call 911 if you spot drunk driver"
A campaign that urges people to pick up the phone and call 911 when they see a drunk driver is coming to Pitt Meadows and Maple Ridge. "Report Impaired Drivers" billboards, funded by Mother Against Drunk Driving , will soon dot both communities, helping police catch impaired drivers before they crash.
Maple Ridge News - Mar 22 04:13pm

Stories of the Week

March 19th - March 25th Beer Truck Driver Arrested For OVI

March 12th - March 18th Hell's Kitchen Winner Danny Veltri Busted for DUI

March 5th - March 11th Rockies' White may face "extreme DUI" charge

February 27th - March 4th Macomb County sheriff's sergeant offered plea deal in driving while intoxicated case

February 20th - February 26th Semi driver in accident arrested for operating while intoxicated

February 13th - February 19th Randy Travis: See His Drunk Driving Arrest Video

February 6th - February 12th Broncos' Knowshon Moreno Arrested In DUI Stop

January 30th - February 5th Drunk Driving Zamboni Driver Arrested During PeeWee Hockey Game

January 23rd - January 29th OWI charges against treasurer dismissed

January 16th - January 22nd Public defender is charged with DWI

January 9th - January 15th Police: Lafayette man threatens to eat officers, police dogs

January 2nd - January 8th Douglas County sheriff's deputy accused of driving drunk, resigns from the department

December 26thth - January 1st Sellersburg City Attorney Facing OWI Charge

2011 Stories of the Year : Snared By Draconian Drunk Driving Laws

2010 Stories of the Year : Party On

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

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