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DUI News for the Week of April 2nd - April 8th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, April 8th, 2012

Green Bay man arrested for OWI, firearm possession
GREEN BAY A 33-year-old Green Bay man was arrested early Saturday morning after reports of shots fired in the parking lot of an apartment complex on the city's east side.
Green Bay Press-Gazette - Apr 08 02:14am
Janesville man severely injured in suspected OWI crash
Town of Avon - A Janesville man who suffered severe head injuries after his motorcycle collided with a deer has been arrested for suspected fourth-offense drunken driving.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 07 02:53pm
Wis. man severely injured in suspected OWI crash
A Janesville man who suffered severe head injuries after his motorcycle collided with a deer has been arrested for suspected fourth-offense drunken driving.
WXOW 19 La Crosse - Apr 07 10:33am
WI Man Severely Injured in Suspected OWI Crash
A Janesville man who suffered severe head injuries after his motorcycle collided with a deer has been arrested for suspected fourth-offense drunken driving.
WIFR Rockford - Apr 07 03:49pm
Fired Beaver Dam man cited for OWI after returning to workplace
Beaver Dam - A 41-year-old Beaver Dam man was cited for drunken driving after driving his truck inside the factory from where he had been fired, revving the engine and making an obscene gesture, the Beaver Dam Daily Citizen reported.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 05 09:23am
Driver in school bus incident charged with 11th OWI offense
Chippewa Falls - An Altoona man who was arrested on his 11th drunken driving offense after passing a school bus that had its warning lights flashing and then striking a mailbox waived his time limits for a preliminary hearing, the Chippewa Herald Reported.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 05 12:53pm
Man arrested for 5th OWI
A 49-year-old man has been arrested for his 5th OWI.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Apr 07 04:52pm
Oxford man charged with third OWI
An area man was charged with third-offense OWI March 31. According to an Iowa City police report, Brandon Meade of Oxford was charged March 31 with third-offense OWI.
The Daily Iowan - Apr 02 10:31pm
State drops OWI case against former cop
The state on Monday moved to drop operating while intoxicated charges against a former Noblesville police officer after a witness failed to show up for a hearing. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
WISH-TV Indianapolis - Apr 02 06:19pm
OWI arrest made last week in MP
A Henry County Sheriff’Äôs 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
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Top DUI News, Saturday, Aprii 1st, 2012

Resisting, DWI filed after 3-county chase
A vehicle pursuit that passed through three counties and involved seven law enforcement agencies ended early Friday in Kendallville with the help of a police dog, according to authorities.
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Apr 07 12:16am
DWI arrest in Chenango crash
A repeat DWI offender landed himself behind bars again following a crash in the Town of Chenango.
YNN Syracuse - Apr 04 05:53am
Felony DWI charged in erratic driving
A Gowanda man was arrested on felony drunken driving charges in the Town of Collins on Wednesday by state troopers. John C. Jemiolo, 58, was stopped at about 10 a.m. after he was seen driving erratically southbound in the northbound lane of Route 62.
The Buffalo News - Apr 06 03:40pm
Sheriff: Man with 3 DWI convictions arrested again
Sheriff: Man with 3 DWI convictions arrested again Times Union Copyright 2012 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:27 a.m., Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Belden also was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, reckless driving, driving without an interlock, reckless endangerment and several ...
Albany Times Union - Apr 04 08:46am
DWI death case will go to grand jury
A man charged with felony DWI in Midland has been accused of intoxication assault after prosecutors filed a motion to revoke his probation.Charles Anthony Portis, 49, who pleaded guilty in December 2010 to felony DWI and was sentenced to 10 years probation, was arrested and charged with another...
Odessa American - Apr 02 04:35pm
Sheriff:: Man with 5 DWI convictions arrested again
Sheriff:: Man with 5 DWI convictions arrested again Times Union Copyright 2012 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 10:52 a.m., Wednesday, April 4, 2012 Belden also was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, reckless driving, driving without an interlock, reckless endangerment and several ...
Albany Times Union - Apr 04 08:16am
Barrett-Anderson to continue DWI court duties
DWI Court is one of four therapeutic courts in the Guam Judiciary System. Here are some of the facts shared by Judge Elizabeth Barrett-Anderson's speech.
Pacific Daily News - Mar 29 10:17am
Driver arrested while sitting in parked car gets DWI conviction
A Sioux Falls woman who wasn't driving when she was arrested for fourth-offense DWI last fall could go to prison for up to five years after being convicted by a Lincoln County jury.
The Argus Leader - Apr 07 12:10am
Hillsborough woman loses appeal of DWI conviction, jail time and 10-year loss of license
An Appellate Court panel has upheld a Law Division decision dismissing Cynthia Sorrentino's appeal of a DWI conviction for which she was sentenced to 180 days in the county jail and forfeiture of driving privileges for 10 years.
The Somerset Messenger-Gazette - Apr 06 12:54pm
11th DWI earns Rochester man 5 years in prison
A Rochester man convicted for the 11th time of driving while impaired was sentenced Friday in Dakota County to five years in prison. Michael Allan Andrist, 47, pleaded guilty to one count of felony DWI in February.
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune - Apr 06 06:35pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, April 6th, 2012

Driver in fatal Brighton Park crash now facing felony DUI charge
A DUI charge has been upgraded to a felony for an 18-year-old woman accused in a fatal Southwest Side crash early Sunday.Jessica Bahena, 18, of the 4500 block of South Richmond Street, is now charged with felony aggravated DUI in connection with the wreck in the 4400 block of South Archer Avenue, according to a police News Affairs release. She had previously been charged with misdemeanor DUI.The ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Apr 03 05:18am
Former NBA player Loren Woods charged with DUI
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Authorities say former NBA player Loren Woods was arrested on DUI charges in Tampa, Fla.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Apr 05 03:11am
Former NBA player Woods charged with DUI
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say former NBA player Loren Woods was arrested on DUI charges in Tampa, Fla.
Sports Illustrated - Apr 05 07:43am
Grayslake police chief arrested for DUI
Matt McCutcheon was charged with DUI and carrying a gun while drunk after he and his wife were involved in a crash just over the state line in Kenosha, Wisconsin, authorities say.
Chicago Tribune - Apr 04 08:19am
Wrong-way Edens driver busted for DUI
A wrong-way driver was arrested Monday and charged with DUI after driving at least a mile against traffic on the Edens Expressway '€” without causing a crash.The Illinois State Police started hearing reports of a wrong-way driver in the northbound lanes of the Edens near Lake Avenue in Wilmette around 3:30 a.m. The driver made it to Glenview Road before being stopped by the Wilmette police, state ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Apr 02 05:02pm
Ex-NBA player Woods charged with DUI in Fla.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say former NBA player Loren Woods was arrested on DUI charges in Tampa, Fla.
Sports Illustrated - Apr 05 09:47am
Atlanta Braves reliever Martinez charged with DUI
ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Cristhian Martinez was arrested early Monday and charged with drunken driving, days before the team's regular season starts.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Apr 02 03:33pm
Grayslake police chief arrested for DUI
Matt McCutcheon was charged with DUI and carrying a gun while drunk after he and his wife were involved in a crash just over the state line in Kenosha, Wisconsin, authorities say.
Chicago Tribune - Apr 04 08:19am
Man cited with fourth DUI - The Ocala Star-Banner
Tuesday felony, DUI arrests - Pensacola News Journal
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Ex-firefighter convicted of DUI - Fri, 06 Apr 2012 PST
Retired Spokane firefighter David Batty was convicted of felony DUI on Thursday for the second time in four years. The jury deliberated just 35 minutes. Batty faces up to 29 months in prison.
The Spokesman-Review - Apr 06 12:12am
Former Miami Heat player Loren Woods charged with DUI
Authorities say former NBA player Loren Woods was arrested on DUI charges in Tampa.
Sun-Sentinel - Apr 05 05:39am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Drunk driving suspect to police: '€˜I had a few drinks in Davis Square'
Police arrested a man who was found driving drunk with damage to his car in Somerville on Sunday. Alex Clos, 24, of Arlington was charged with drunk driving, according to a police report
Somerville Journal - 41 minutes ago
Grayslake police chief charged with drunk driving after Wisconsin crash
The Grayslake police chief was charged with drunk driving after he and his wife were involved in a crash while returning from a restaurant just over the state line in Wisconsin, authorities say.
Chicago Tribune - Apr 04 08:23am
Man charged with drunk driving in Braintree
William J. Tobin Jr., 67, of Holbrook was arrested for drunk driving on the evening of March 27 after allegedly crashing into a parked car on Cedarcliff Road and driving off.
Braintree Forum - Apr 04 11:44am
Plymouth man pleads innocent to 8th drunk driving charge
Edward Wright was arraigned Wednesday in Plymouth County Superior Court. He's being held on $50,000 bail. He's also charged with driving with a revoked license for being a habitual traffic offender.
The Patriot Ledger - Apr 04 10:54am
Obama's illegal alien uncle back behind the wheel after drunk driving arrest
It just was not right that a president's uncle could not drive.
The Daily Caller via Yahoo! News - Apr 03 08:16am
Mount Olive Township Court -- Third drunk driving, three times limit means big fines
MOUNT OLIVE TWP. '€“ A 41-year-old Budd Lake motorist won't be legally driving for a decade after she admitted in municipal court on Monday, March 19, to driving drunk for the third time at more than the
Mt. Olive Chronicle - Mar 30 12:38am
Police: Man on probation, driving drunk, crashes into Standish building
A Portland man, whom police said was on probation and driving drunk, slammed into a historic building in Standish Wednesday night.
WMTW Portland - 2 hours, 33 minutes ago
Police say man was driving drunk in New Milford
A Hackensack man was charged with drunken driving after telling police he was driving his friend home because the friend had too much to drink.
The Record - Apr 04 10:49pm
Drunk woman booked for driving into San Jose house, cops say
A 41-year-old woman was headed from the hospital to a jail cell Wednesday, a day after police said she drove her vehicle into a San Jose home and sparked a gas leak scare.
San Jose Mercury News - Apr 04 07:58pm
Drunk driving suspected in fatal crash on Mount Pleasant
A suspected teenaged drunk driver is in custody and his passenger is in a Toronto morgue after an early-morning crash Tuesday tore a pricey SUV in half.
Toronto Sun - Apr 03 05:24am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Motorist who struck Highland Park police officer pleads no contest
A motorist who struck and severely injured a Highland Park police officer pleaded no contest today before Wayne County Circuit Judge Gregory Bill to charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Detroit Free Press - Apr 04 12:20am
Assistant Onondaga County DA, charged with driving while intoxicated, also accused of driving without a license after ...
In addition to driving while under influence of drugs, Daniel Barry faces violations charging unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and imprudent speed, deputies said.
The Post-Standard - Apr 03 02:00pm
911 tapes: Oxford teen reports mom's alleged drunken driving at dad's request
Woman faces charges of endangerment without injury and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
The Gazette - Mar 30 03:25pm
Police: Major case squad executive director arrested for DWI
ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- The executive director of the Greater St. Louis Major Case Squad is accused driving while intoxicated early Sunday, News 4 has confirmed. Chesterfield police say Bob Bauman was taken into custody at a DWI checkpoint in the 14000 block of Clayton Road around 1 a.m. Police said he was arrested on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. He bonded out later ...
KMOV St. Louis - Apr 02 03:06pm
State trooper's attorney wants felony thrown out in New Year's Day drunken driving crash case
William A. Brisbois, the attorney for John A. Beemer, argued Monday that Beemer, 44, should not stand trial on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing serious injury.
The Saginaw News - Mar 20 04:10am
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
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
Norwalk man faces second OWI charge
A Norwalk man was arrested Wednesday evening, for the second time in a little more than a month, on charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Reedsburg Times-Press - Mar 17 08:07am
ADA charged with DWI in Salina crash that shut down I-81
Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin E. Walsh reports that an assistant district attorney involved in a one-car crash has been charged with driving while intoxicated.
Eagle Star-Review - Apr 02 02:45pm
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
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Two Men Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated
Two Binghamton men have been arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. Broome Sheriff's say 25 year old Andrew Ryan and 23 year old Patrick Nwokolo were speeding next to each other on Front Street. Both of their cars then struck a curb near the intersection of Franklin Street and Front Street. That flattened one of Ryan's tires and he then struck a New York State DOT sign before he ...
FOX 40 Binghamton - Apr 01 07:52pm
911 tapes: Oxford teen reports mom's alleged drunken driving at dad's request
Woman faces charges of endangerment without injury and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
The Gazette - Mar 30 03:25pm
State drops OWI case against former cop
The state on Monday moved to drop operating while intoxicated charges against a former Noblesville police officer after a witness failed to show up for a hearing. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
WISH-TV Indianapolis - Apr 02 06:19pm
Tecumseh woman arrested on drunken driving, child endangerment charges
Police arrested a Tecumseh woman on March 18 on charges of operating while intoxicated and child endangerment.
The Daily Telegram - Mar 27 04:03pm
Police: Major case squad executive director arrested on suspicion of DWI
ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- The executive director of the Greater St. Louis Major Case Squad was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated early Sunday, News 4 has confirmed. Chesterfield police say Bob Bauman was taken into custody at a DWI checkpoint in the 14000 block of Clayton Road around 1 a.m. Police said he was arrested on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. He ...
KMOV St. Louis - Apr 02 03:06pm
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
Two Rivers woman receives jail time for intoxicated driving
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 27 09:12am
Mom faces child endangerment charges after driving drunk
A mother will appear in the 42-2 District Court on April 9 for operating while intoxicated with an enhanced blood alcohol content and three counts of child endangerment charges brought against her after she was pulled over by a Chesterfield Township police officer on Nov. 5, according to a report. The mother was said to be driving erratically down Callens Road, not going above the speed limit of ...
The Voice - Mar 20 04:27am
Man charged with operating ice cream truck while drunk in Mooresville
MOORESVILLE '€” A man selling frozen treats from a truck has been charged with operating his ice cream truck while intoxicated. Clarel P. Padgett, 58, Indianapolis, was charged ...
Bedford Times-Mail - Mar 30 09:39am
Macomb police reports:3-28-12
Second alcohol offense for teen After being stopped for making an illegal turn a 19-year-old female was asked to step outside of her vehicle and perform routine sobriety tests because of the smell of alcohol she was emitting, according to a March 22 Macomb County Sheriff's report. The female failed the tests and the produced a .103 blood alcohol level after taking a personal breathalyzer test ...
The Voice - 37 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Dewitt man charged with DWI after crashing car into tree Sunday morning
Police say that a Dewitt man was driving while intoxicated when he crashed his car early Sunday morning.
CNYCentral.com - Apr 01 08:50am
Two Men Arrested For Driving While Intoxicated
Two Binghamton men have been arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated. Broome Sheriff's say 25 year old Andrew Ryan and 23 year old Patrick Nwokolo were speeding next to each other on Front Street. Both of their cars then struck a curb near the intersection of Franklin Street and Front Street. That flattened one of Ryan's tires and he then struck a New York State DOT sign before he ...
FOX 40 Binghamton - Apr 01 07:52pm
MAN CHARGED WITH D.W.I. AFTER FLIPPING HIS CAR IN GALLOWAY TWP.
GALLOWAY TWP. -- A man has been charged with driving while intoxicated after flipping his vehicle and striking a tree in Galloway Township.
NBC40 South Jersey - Apr 01 04:29pm
One-car accident in Jamesville leads to DWI charge
A Jamesville man has been charged with driving while intoxicated after an accident in Jamesville.
Eagle Bulletin - Apr 01 09:45am
Woman with child in car is charged with DWI
A motorist was charged with a felony count of driving while intoxicated in Kenmore late Wednesday, village police reported.
The Buffalo News - Mar 30 03:56am
North Tonawanda Woman Charged Under Leandra's Law
Tonawanda News reports say the woman was driving while intoxicated with a five week old child in her car.
WKBW-TV Buffalo - Mar 31 07:54am
Mount Olive police charge three with driving while impaired by drugs
MOUNT OLIVE '€” Township police report three arrests of people allegedly impaired by drugs. '€” A 25-year-old Succasunna man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated and possession of marijuana at about 1 a.m. on Wednesday, March 28, police...
Independent Press - Mar 29 11:41am
Five charged with drunken driving in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam
State and local police charged five motorists with driving while intoxicated after recent traffic stops in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties.
The Journal News - Mar 27 11:48pm
Palmyra man charged with DWI after crashing car, fleeing
Wayne County deputies say they charged a Palmyra man with driving while intoxicated on Maple Avenue last night around 7:30 p.m....
News 10 NBC Rochester - Mar 31 08:43am
Authorities: Texas police officer gets DWI while driving his patrol car
MUSTANG RIDGE '€“ A police officer working in a small community 30-miles south of Austin is now engaged in a fight to keep his job after he was arrested for driving while intoxicated in his marked patrol car. Around 1:15 Wednesday afternoon Officer Jacob Cuevas was spotted by a passerby in Guadalupe County, a little more than 40-miles from Mustang Ridge, slumped over the steering wheel of his ...
KENS 5 San Antonio - Mar 30 07:19am

Stories of the Week

March 26th - April 1stIce cream truck driver arrested on drunk driving charges

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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