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DUI News for the Week of April 9th - April 15th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Judge clears former Leafs captain Rick Vaive of drunk driving charge
NEWMARKET, Ont. - Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Rick Vaive was cleared of drunk driving charges Thursday after a trial that shone a spotlight on intimate details of his life and medical history.
The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News - Apr 12 04:29pm
IMPD officer arrested for drunk driving
An Indianapolis metropolitan policeman has been arrested for drunk driving, the department reported Saturday. According to IMPD, Morton Gallagher, a 21-year veteran, was pulled over in a residential area on the Far Southside at 9 p.m. Friday after a citizen called and said he smelled alcohol on his breath.
The Indianapolis Star - Apr 14 10:43pm
Judge clears former Leafs captain Vaive of drunk driving charge
Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Rick Vaive was cleared of drunk driving charges Thursday after a trial that shone a spotlight on intimate details of his life and medical history.
Hamilton Spectator - Apr 12 07:12pm
Video: Rick Vaive cleared of drunk driving charge - The Globe and Mail
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Woman arrested on drunk driving charges, critically injures other driver
Sasha Butler, 31, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury, a Class D felony. An Indianapolis woman was arrested Friday on drunk driving charges after critically injuring a 25-year-old man.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Apr 13 09:34am
RidersՀ Odell Willis charged with drunk driving
Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive end Odell Willis is facing an impaired-driving charge in Georgia, possibly putting his CFL career at risk.
Canada.com - Apr 12 01:51pm
Man arrested for allegedly driving drunk
A Vallejo man was arrested for allegedly driving drunk and crashing into several parked vehicles.At about 2 a.m., officers responded to a 911 call of a car accident near Mini Drive and Corcoran Avenue, police said.Witnesses told police that a suspect had fled on foot after
Vallejo Times-Herald - Apr 15 01:13am
Judge clears Rick Vaive of drunk driving charge
NEWMARKET, Ont. - Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Rick Vaive has been cleared of drunk driving. A judge in Newmarket, Ont., says there wasn't proof beyond a reasonable doubt Vaive's ability to drive was impaired by alcohol.
TheScore.com - Apr 12 01:45pm
Pretrial set in Milford drunk driving case
A Dearborn Heights woman charged in a drunk driving accident which seriously injured the wife of a Highland Township trustee pleaded not guilty at her April 12 arraignment before Oakland Circuit Judge Phyllis McMillen.
Milford Times - Apr 13 02:38pm
Officer seen on camera hitting drunk driving suspect in head
MILWAUKEE Հ A video posted on Facebook shows a Milwaukee police officer hitting a drunk driving suspect in the head...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Apr 13 03:04pm
Former Leaf captain Rick Vaive cleared of drunk driving
Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Rick Vaive has been found not guilty on two impaired driving charges.
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Apr 12 01:14pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, Aprii 14th, 2012

Beloit boy, 15, arrested for drunken driving
Reedsburg police cited a 15-year-old Beloit boy early Tuesday for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and operating with a revoked license.
Reedsburg Times-Press - Apr 07 08:00am
Police: Intoxicated Beltline driver crashes into Zor Shrine
Madison police said a man suspected of operating a vehicle under the influence of heroin lost control of the vehicle on the Beltline during rush hour Wednesday, traveled through a fence and crashed into the Zor Shrine. Police said Nicholas J. Klamer, 23, was driving a vehicle and came into the Beltline at Gammon Road heading west at about 5:18 p.m. Wednesday. Police said Klamer was speeding in ...
WISC-TV Madison - Apr 11 08:41pm
SheriffՀs office says Reimers acted in self-defense
The Washington County SheriffՀs Department and Washington County AttorneyՀs Office have investigated a fight between two men from Washington on March 22 and is charging one of them with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OWI) and not charging the other man. Tim Peterson, 44, is being charged with OWI. The other man in the altercation, Shawn Reimers, 33, is not facing charges. The ...
Washington Evening Journal - Apr 13 11:25am
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
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 03 02:40pm
Chippewa Falls man arrested for 6th OWI
Michael A. Gaier, 43, of Chippewa Falls has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 6th offense.
WQOW Eau Claire - Apr 13 07:24pm
Arresting deputy testifies during Bret Frame trial that Frame acted intoxicated, threatened to kill him
Frame, 31, is charged with two counts each of second-degree murder and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing death in connection with a June 23 crash in Texas Township that killed Justin Bailey, 23, formerly of Portage, and Mark Angelocci, 25, of Grand Rapids.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Apr 11 05:09pm
Bret Frame set 'predictable outcome' in motion by drinking, speeding prior to crash that killed two men, prosecutor says
Frame, 31, is charged with two counts each of second-degree murder and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated causing death in connection with a June 23 crash in Texas Township that killed Justin Bailey, 23, formerly of Portage, and Mark Angelocci, 25, of Grand Rapids.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Apr 10 02:54pm
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
Police logs
NEWBURYPORT The following item was recorded in the Newburyport police log: Byron E. Lind, 35, 232 Low St., No. 22, Newburyport, was issued a summons Wednesday at 11:28 a.m. on charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and fail to stop/yield. Officers Shawn Eaton and John Gavin made the arrest on Interstate 95.
The Daily News of Newburyport - Apr 12 01:05am
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Top DUI News, Friday, April 13th, 2012

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.
22 WSBT South Bend - Mar 31 06:19am
Yorktown man, Ossining woman among 3 charged with drunken or drugged driving
Troopers charged three motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations, state police said.
The Journal News - 35 minutes ago
Driver arrested for DUI after rollover crash
Police arrested a driver involved in a Thursday morning crash on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. According to police, Matthew Farmer, 28, of Indiana, was driving north on North Diamond Mill around 3:20 a.m., when he lost control and went off the road. The vehicle then rolled into a field and the driver jumped out and fled the scene on foot, police said. Farmer was located ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Mar 29 01:49am
Sun Prairie man accused of 5th drunken driving offense
A Sun Prairie man was arrested early Saturday for his alleged fifth offense of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, the Dane County Sheriff's Office reported.
The Capital Times - Apr 07 06:52am
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 03 02:40pm
Rochester Hills man gets 5-15 years in prison in Auburn Hills woman's death
A man accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and causing a woman's death was sentenced this week to five to 15 years in prison.
The Oakland Press - Mar 29 12:45am
Police: Drunken driver crashes into Allegan County ditch with three young children in car
The woman is charged with child endangerment and drunken driving
The Grand Rapids Press - Apr 12 09:51am
Wittenburg pleads not guilty
Joshua Wittenburg, 24, of Algona, has pled not guilty to Operating While Intoxicated, first offense, and Eluding, a class D felony, in connection with an incident in Algona in March.
The Algona Upper Des Moines - Apr 12 09:16am
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
Rochester Hills man gets 5-15 years in Auburn Hills woman's death
A man accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and causing a woman's death was sentenced this week to five to 15 years in prison.
The Oakland Press - Mar 28 03:10pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Ex-Miss USA Rima Fakih pleads no contest to impaired driving
Former Miss USA Rima Fakih pleaded no contest to driving while visibly impaired, avoiding a trial that was to start this morning on a more serious operating while intoxicated charge.
Detroit Free Press - Apr 11 06:12am
Former Miss USA Rima Fakih pleads no contest to impaired driving
Former Miss USA Rima Fakih pleaded no contest to driving while visibly impaired in 30th District Court in Highland Park Wednesday morning after she was arrested in December and charged Click to Continue '
McClatchy Washington Bureau - Apr 11 11:45am
Former Miss USA pleads no contest to impaired driving
HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. - Former Miss USA Rima Fakih pleaded no contest to driving while visibly impaired in 30th District Court in Highland Park Wednesday morning after she was arrested in December and charged with having a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit.
The Fargo Forum - Apr 11 11:26am
Ex-Miss USA Fakih pleads no contest in drunken-driving case
Former Michigan beauty queen Rima Fakih pleaded to no contest to operating a vehicle while visibly impaired, saying it was "fair on both ends." Fakih had faced trial on a drunken-driving charge today before 30th District Court Judge Brigette Officer in Highland Park.
Detroit News - Apr 11 05:13am
Man arrested on fifth OWI while another OWI still in court
A Watertown man convicted of drunken driving four other times was arrested on another charge of operating while impaired Monday while he still has another OWI charge pending in the courts, authorities said.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Apr 09 08:46am
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Suicidal subject taken to Allegiance, made multiple OWI arrests, curfew violations
The Jackson County Office of the Sheriff reported the following activity for Satruday, April 7. Deputies handled 31 calls for service, arrested three for Operating While Impaired and conducted 55 traffic stops.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Apr 08 10:39am
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Man arrested on burglary warrant; Super drunk stopped in Summit Township; MIP party ...
Deputies investigated 26 calls for service, conducted 57 traffic stops, made three Operating While Impaired arrests, one felony arrest and issued one Minor in Possession of Alcohol citation.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Apr 04 05:52am
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Large party in Summit Township results in 16 MIP citations, made 2 OWI arrests
The Jackson County Office of the Sheriff reported the following activity for Friday, April 6. Deputies handled 43 calls for service, arrested two for Operating While Impaired, made 3 misdemeanor arrests and conducted 49 traffic stops.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Apr 07 08:37am
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Deputies investigate employee assaulted at McDonald's, deputy arrests impaired driver
The Jackson County Office of the Sheriff handled 36 calls for service, conducted 26 traffic stops and arrested one subject for Operating While Impaired.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Apr 05 06:07am
Former Miss USA Rima Fakih pleads no contest in driving impairment case
Former Miss USA Rima Fakih pleaded no contest to driving while visibly impaired, avoiding a trial that was to start Wednesday on a more serious charge of operating while intoxicated. Fakih, 26, stood next to her attorney, W. Otis Culpepper, on Wednesday in 30th District Court in Highland Park as Culpepper announced she would accept a plea deal.
Detroit Free Press - Apr 12 12:56am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Bus Driver Accused Of Driving Under Influence Appears In Court
A West Bend school bus driver accused of driving a bus full of students while under the influence appeared in court Tuesday.
WISN 12 Milwaukee - Apr 10 01:35pm
Caddo Bus Driver arrested for DUI - KTBS Shreveport
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Queensbury councilman accused of driving under influence
A Queensbury council member is accused of driving under the influence of drugs.
FOX 23 News Albany - Apr 08 02:47pm
Decisions of the Westmoreland County judges
The following is a list of defendants in Westmoreland County criminal court.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Apr 10 10:00pm
Rartitan Township Police charge Branchburg resident with driving under the influence of alcohol after crash on one ...
RARITAN TWP. Հ A Branchburg woman was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol Friday, April 6, after she struck another car while backing up off the single-lane bridge on Pennsylvania Avenue, police said. Raritan Township Police Department Josiane...
Hunterdon County Democrat - Apr 10 01:35pm
Driving Instructor Busted for OVI; Half-Empty Bottle of Vodka Found
EASTLAKE, Ohio Հ A driving instructor is charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs (OVI)...
FOX 8 Cleveland - Apr 10 07:49am
Amanda Bynes Arrested On Suspicion Of Driving Under Influence Of Alcohol
Actress Amanda Bynes was arrested on Friday morning in Los Angeles on suspicion of driving under the influence, Access Hollywood has confirmed.
Access Hollywood via Yahoo! News - Apr 06 10:19am
Pennridge police reports: Man gets DUI twice in less than a day
DUI twice in less than a day Kevin Haughey, 54, of the 1200 block of Hilltown Pike, faces driving under the influence charges for two separate incidents less than a day apart, Hilltown Township Police Department said.
Perkasie News-Herald - Apr 11 12:57am
Charge of driving under the influence dropped for University professor
A driving under the influence of alcohol charge against Billy Hammond, University professor and graduate coordinator for the Department of Psychology, was dismissed in court last Thursday, according to Athens-Clarke County court documents. Hammond was arrested on the morning of Jan. 28 and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, following too closely and [...]
The Red and Black - Apr 06 09:37am
Amanda Bynes' father swears daughter "doesn't drink"
Despite his daughter being arrested for driving under the influence, Amanda Bynes' father contends that the "What I Like About You" star "doesn't drink...
New York Post - Apr 10 11:31am
Cayman Shutter and Other College Football Players Who Were Allegedly Driving While Drunk
On Thursday, March 29, 2012, Cayman Shutter was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. Shutter is a quarterback for the University of Hawaii. At the time, the head coach was out of the country. As of April 4, 2012, the coach placed Shutter on an indefinite suspension. This does not mean that he will not get to play next season, just that for now he will not be training ...
Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports - Apr 05 06:45am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

Weis suspends RB Sims for 3 games
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Kansas coach Charlie Weis has suspended James Sims for the first three games of the 2012 season after the Jayhawks' leading rusher was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Apr 09 03:31pm
KU's Sims suspended for three football games - The Wichita Eagle
KU's Sims suspended after arrest - The Topeka Capital-Journal
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KU running back James Sims arrested for operating under the influence
A Kansas University football player was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence early Sunday morning, according to Jim Marchiony, associate athletic director.
Lawrence Journal-World - Apr 08 03:01pm
Westport man charged with drunken driving after Easter day crash
A Westport man has been charged with operating under the influence of liquor, operating to endanger and violation of the open container law after a Sunday evening three-car crash at 654 State Road, Dartmouth police say.
Fall River Herald News - Apr 09 10:12am
Kansas RB James Sims Arrested Sunday
Kansas junior running back James Sims was arrested early Sunday on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence, according to a report in the Lawrence Journal-World.
Sports Illustrated - Apr 09 08:57am
Man charged with OWI, child endangerment
MASON CITY ' A Mason City man has been arrested and charged with operating under the influence and child endangerment, Mason City police reported.
The Globe Gazette - Apr 08 02:55pm
Kansas coach Weis suspends RB Sims 3 games
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas coach Charlie Weis has suspended James Sims for the first three games of the 2012 season after the Jayhawks' leading rusher was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence.
Sports Illustrated - Apr 09 04:12pm
Norwood driver arrested for OUI after two-town police chase
A 41-year-old Norwood man was arrested and charged with operating under the influence after crashing into a wall on Washington Street in South Norwood.
Norwood Bulletin - Apr 09 12:29pm
Weis suspends tailback Sims for 3 games
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas coach Charlie Weis has suspended James Sims for the first three games of the 2012 season after the Jayhawks' leading rusher was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence.
Sports Illustrated - Apr 09 03:57pm
James Sims Suspended 3 Games
Kansas coach Charlie Weis has suspended James Sims for the first three games of the 2012 season after the Jayhawks' leading rusher was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence.
WIBW Topeka - Apr 09 02:13pm
Report: Kansas' Sims arrested on DUI charges
Kansas Jayhawks junior running back James Sims was arrested early Sunday morning on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence, according to a report in the Lawrence Journal-World.
ESPN - Apr 08 10:12pm
WIBW Topeka - Apr 09 02:13pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, April 9th, 2012

Tallmadge Man Found Guilty of 19th OVI
A Summit County jury found a Tallmadge man guilty of his 19th OVI late Wednesday afternoon, according to Summit County...
FOX 8 Cleveland - Apr 05 08:01am
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 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
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Mentor woman, 72, accused of OVI in crash
Mentor police say the 72-year-old woman who caused a six-vehicle crash that sent two to the hospital was under the influence of alcohol at the time.
The News-Herald - Mar 27 09:13pm
Charges keep mounting against Geneva motorist
A Geneva man faces additional charges for operating a vehicle under the influence after a not-so-lucky run-in with the law following a St. Patrick's Day celebration.
Star Beacon - Mar 20 06:22am
Police: Drunk driver kills passenger
A Clermont County man with five prior OVI convictions and a suspended license faces an aggravated vehicular homicide charge after he drove off a roadway Saturday evening, killing his passenger, Cincinnati police say
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Mar 18 04:03pm
App developers downloading big bucks
When Ra.One the game was launched on Nokia Store (Ovi); avid gamers lapped it up with over 2.5 million downloads. Vodafone India's Beta app store (launched in December 2011) has crossed 2 million downloads and BlackBerry's App World has a weekly download of 43.5 million.
The Hindu - Mar 19 09:27am
JOURNAL: Cambridge Municipal Court traffic and criminal cases
William Sparks, 30, New Concord, speed, $40 and costs. Michele Nataro, 51, Cumberland, speed, $40 and costs.
The Daily Jeffersonian - Mar 12 10:05am
Pickerington police reports
A Pickerington Road man was Tasered and charged with five counts of obstruction of justice ...
This Week Pickerington - Mar 21 10:46am
Grandview police reports - This Week Grandview
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Drunken driver involved in two car accidents: North Royalton Police Blotter
After having a few too many adult beverages, a man was involved in two car accidents.
Sun Star Courier - Mar 28 09:17am
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Stories of the Week

April 9 - April 15th Officer seen on camera hitting drunk driving suspect in head

April 2 - April 8th Assistant Onondaga County DA, charged with driving while intoxicated, also accused of driving without a license

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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