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DUI News for the Week of April 16th - April 22nd in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Uniondale Man Arrested for Wrong-way DWI
A Uniondale man was charged with driving while intoxicated after police spotted the man traveling in the wrong direction on Hempstead Turnpike early Saturday morning,...
Long Island Press - Apr 21 07:56am
Victor man charged with DWI in Manchester
Ontario County SheriffՀs deputies charged Reuben Donnell Lewis, 53, of 61 Maple Ave.., with aggravated driving while intoxicated late Friday night on Main Street in Manchester.
MPNnow.com Manchester - Apr 21 04:34pm
Man arrested for .57% breath test read
Shelbyville Police say they arrested a man on Friday who was driving a vehicle while intoxicated. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
WISH-TV Indianapolis - Apr 21 07:28pm
Readington Police charge Linden driver after spree of hit-and-run crashes
READINGTON -- A 42-year-old Linden man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after an alleged hit-and-run crash spree that started in a neighboring town. One of the cars the man is charged with hitting had very young passengers.
The Express-Times - Apr 20 08:43am
West Amwell police charge Lambertville man with DWI
WEST AMWELL TWP. Հ A Lambertville man was charged with driving while intoxicated after police pulled him over for driving 90 mph in a 50 mph zone on Route 179 near Queen Road, police said. Franco Aguilar-Valentin, 28, was arrested...
Hunterdon County Democrat - Apr 19 09:13am
Man charged with DWI; operating with license, insurance
William Marty, 27, of Stamford, was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a vehicle without insurance, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and operating a vehicle without a license Saturday, April 14, at 1:44 a.m.
Darien News-Review - Apr 21 11:40am
Troopers charge 11 with drunken driving in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam
Troopers charged 11 motorists with drunken driving after recent traffic stops and investigations, state police said. Eusebio J. Martinez, 25, of Peekskill was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated about 6:20 a.m.
The Journal News - Apr 16 04:25am
South Burlington soccer coach Schaefer steps down after 4th DUI arrest
South Burlington High School soccer coach Thomas W. Schaefer has submitted his resignation in the wake of his fourth arrest for driving while intoxicated in 25 years, officials said.
The Burlington Free Press - Apr 20 03:10am
Men's licenses revoked in DWI cases
FONDA - Montgomery County Judge Felix Catena revoked the driver's licenses of two men who pleaded guilty to felony counts of driving while intoxicated and accepted a guilty plea from a third in separate incidents. Ander Grady, 54, of 106 Elton Ave.
The Leader-Herald - Apr 20 10:16pm
DWI Tiffany-smash cop guilty - New York Post
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Yonkers, Mount Kisco motorists charged with drunken driving on PIP, Route 6
Police charged two motorists with driving while intoxicated after recent traffic stops in Rockland and Putnam counties. Taylin C. DiSimone, 24, of Yonkers was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated about 1 p.m.
The Journal News - Apr 18 05:10am
Troopers charge 20 with drunken driving throughout Lower Hu... - The Journal News
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Top DUI News, Saturday, Aprii 21st, 2012

Assemblyman Roger Hernandez gives up state car use following DUI arrest
State Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-West Covina, was with a Kaiser lobbyist in state-issued Camry hybrid when he was arrested March 27 on suspicion of driving under the influence, sources said Friday.
Pasadena Star-News - Apr 21 12:16am
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
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
Bobby Brown pleads not guilty to driving under influence, other charges in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Bobby Brown has pleaded not guilty to drunken driving and other charges stemming from his arrest last month in Los Angeles.
The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News - Apr 16 10:33am
Bobby Brown pleads not guilty to driving under influence
Bobby Brown has pleaded not guilty to drunken driving and other charges stemming from his arrest last month in Los Angeles.
CTV.ca - Apr 16 12:42pm
Off-Duty Trooper Charged With Driving Under The Influence
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Enfield Facebook Page An off-duty state trooper was charged with driving under the influence over the weekend.
FOX CT Hartford - Apr 16 11:52am
Camarillo man critically injured in fatal Santa Barbara County crash; DUI suspected
A Camarillo man suspected of driving under the influence was critically injured this week in a crash that killed one of his passengers in Santa Barbara County, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Ventura County Star - Apr 19 02:53pm
Frederick Cop Accused Of Driving Under The Influence
A Frederick police officer is accused of driving under the influence while in his patrol car and leaving the scene of an accident.
CBS Baltimore - Apr 14 06:19am
MARYLAND: Frederick cop accused of driving under influence
FREDERICK, Md. ' A Frederick police officer is accused of driving under the influence while in his patrol car and leaving the scene of an accident.
Delaware Coast Press - Apr 14 09:04am
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The Times-News - Apr 20 10:10pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, April 20th, 2012

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
Manchester woman facing drunk driving, child endangerment charges in Merrimack
MERRIMACK ' A Manchester woman is facing drunken driving and child endangerment charges after Merrimack police found her allegedly intoxicated Tuesday with a child in the car. Police responded Tuesday afternoon to the Walgreens parking lot at 516 Daniel Webster Highway, where they found Tasha Fisher, 32, parked in a handicap space. As officers questioned Fisher about her parking, they observed ...
The Nashua Telegraph - Apr 18 08:10pm
Houlton woman accused of OUI after accident with young son in the car
A Houlton woman who was allegedly drunk and speeding with her 5-year-old son in the vehicle on April 14, 2012, was charged with operating under the influence, operating after suspension and endangering the welfare of a minor after an accident in the community.
Bangor Daily News - Apr 18 03:29am
Man Accused Of Driving Drunk Twice In 3 Hours
A Merrimack man was charged with operating under the influence twice in about three hours after driving into mailboxes Friday, police said.
WMUR New Hampshire - Apr 10 06:35am
Watertown Police: Erratic driving leads to OUI arrest
Police arrested a Watertown man on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, marked lanes violation and failing to signal on April 14 at 1:47 a.m.
Watertown Tab & Press - Apr 17 08:31am
Winnipeg Jets defenceman will face jury trial on a charge of impaired boating
WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Jets defenceman Dustin Byfuglien will stand trial on charges including operating a boat while impaired, after his lawyer and the prosecution failed to reach a plea deal Thursday.
The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada Sports - Apr 19 11:59am
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
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
Police: Woman arrested in OUI not charged after passing sobriety tests
A Fall River woman who was arrested last month for driving while drunk was not charged with operating under the influence after she passed a breath test, police said Thursday.
Fall River Herald News - Apr 12 09:42pm
Motorcycle seized in OVI up for auction
VERMILION ' The Vermilion Police Department is sending the message that there are harsh consequences to operating a vehicle under the influence. To illustrate their point, they are auctioning off a 2009 Harley-Davidson Softtail Heritage motorcycle seized in a July 2011 operating vehicle while intoxicated arrest.
The Morning Journal - Apr 19 10:38pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, April 19th, 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 18th, 2012

Flynn says MPD reviewing case of officer striking alleged OWI suspect
"After (the case) is completed and reviewed by the Internal Affairs Division and the chain of command, the conclusions will be shared with the public at an appropriate time," said Flynn in a statement Tuesday.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Apr 17 01:50pm
Northwestern Wisconsin man sentenced for 9th OWI
SUPERIOR, Wis.ՀA northwestern Wisconsin man has been sentenced to three years behind bars for his ninth drunken driving conviction.
Pioneer Press - 11 minutes ago
NW Wis man sentenced for 9th OWI - TMJ4 Milwaukee
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Jesup man facing OWI charge after 380 accident
A man from rural Jesup is facing an OWI charge after an accident on I-380 early Monday morning.
KWWL Iowa - Apr 16 08:38am
Watertown man arrested for fifth offense OWI
MILWAUKEE Հ 42-year-old William Marble II was arrested for his fifth offense OWI by Milwaukee County SheriffՀs deputies around 1:00...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Apr 09 10:19am
Antigo Man charged with 9th OWI
A Langlade County man is charged with 9th offense OWI and operating while revoked.
WSAW Wausau - Apr 11 01:37pm
NW Wis man sentenced for 9th OWI
A northwestern Wisconsin man has been sentenced to three years behind bars for his ninth drunken driving conviction.
620 WTMJ Milwaukee - 15 minutes ago
Janesville Man Arrested for 4th OWI
44-year old Todd Hollibush was arrested on suspicion of his 4th OWI by Janesville Police early Thursday morning.
WIFR Rockford - Apr 12 07:03am
Beaver Dam Man Arrested On 5th OWI Charge - WISC-TV Madison
Waukee Police - Nevada Journal
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Marquette High School football coach keeps job after OWI arrest
On Monday, Marquette University High School's president announced coach Jeff Mazurczak deserves a chance to show remorse and correct his actions.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Apr 16 08:50pm
Marquette University High School football coach arrested for ... - TMJ4 Milwaukee
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Woman who hit house arrested for OWI
Fort Wayne police arrested Patricia Davila, 45, for operating while intoxicated after officers said she drove into a parked car, ran into a curb, then went airborne landing in a house flipped over early Sunday morning.
WANE-TV Fort Wayne - Apr 16 06:07am
Several unanswered questions surrounding controversial OWI arrest on Water St.
"After it is completed and reviewed by the internal affairs division and the chain of command, the conclusions will be shared with the public at an appropriate time," said MPD Chief Ed Flynn.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Apr 17 08:21pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Pender Commissioner's DWI charge dismissed
A DWI case against Pender County Commissioner David Williams has been dismissed, according to a spokesperson for Mecklenburg County Courts.
WECT 6 Wilmington - Apr 16 12:32pm
Aggravated DWI charged after hit-and-run crash
A Kenmore man was arrested Saturday by West Seneca police and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after a hit-and-run crash in Cheektowaga, police said.
The Buffalo News - 23 minutes ago
Car hits house, driver charged with DWI
UTICA, N.Y.(WKTV) - The driver of an SUV that went off course hitting a house Monday night, has been charged with DWI. The accident happened at 11:30 pm just north of the Memorial Parkway.
WKTV Utica - 6 minutes ago
Fatal DWI crash driver to learn fate
A West Seneca man who admitted he was drunk when he fatally struck a pedestrian will hear his punishment.
WIVB Buffalo - Apr 16 04:40am
[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
Three charged with DWI over the weekend
Local law enforcement agencies charged three people over the weekend with driving while intoxicated. - 2:59 pm Authorities have charged a central New York woman with trying to smother her boyfriend's 2-year-old...
Press & Sun-Bulletin - Apr 16 12:11pm
Copake man charged with aggravated DWI - WNYT Albany
Russell Logue, hospitalized after rollover,... - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Batavia man charged with felony DWI - News 10 NBC Rochester
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Bryan Woman Charged with DWI after Crashing into Gas Pump
A Bryan woman is arrested and charged with DWI after police say she crashed into a gas pump, causing it to burst into flames.
KBTX 3 Bryan - College Station - Apr 03 04:19am
Owens Pleads Not Guilty
Accused of DWI, suspect must wear monitoring bracelet
Albuquerque Journal - Mar 29 12:18am
Cops: Asheville area mo-ped driver charged with DWI, assault
ASHEVILLE ' A Candler man is facing charges after police say he was driving his mo-ped while intoxicated.
Asheville Citizen-Times - Apr 16 05:27am
Vehicle fire leads to DWI charges for local woman
A vehicle fire in the town of Trenton resulted in DWI charges for one local woman, state police said.
The Observer-Dispatch - Apr 10 06:30am
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Top DUI News, Monday, April 16th, 2012

DUI driver helps rescue victim from burning car
A DUI driver rescued the victim he had just injured in a crash Saturday, according to CHP officials.
Channel 8 San Diego - Apr 14 11:41am
Suspected DUI driver rescues victim from burning car
A DUI driver rescued the victim he had just injured in a crash Saturday, according to CHP officials.
Channel 8 San Diego - Apr 14 03:48pm
Suspected DUI Driver Pulls Victim From Burning Truck
A suspected DUI driver helped rescue the driver that he injured, according to authorities.
KGTV San Diego - Apr 14 05:11pm
Fife mayor back in court for DUI case
The DUI case against Fife Mayor Rob Cerqui was delayed on Thursday, and there are now unconfirmed reports that he is close to reaching a plea deal in the case.
KOMO Seattle - Apr 12 06:39pm
Child Hurt In DUI Crash Celebrates 3rd Birthday
A child who was nearly killed in a DUI crash celebrated his 3rd birthday at a party on Sunday.
KGTV San Diego - Apr 15 07:36pm
Tallmadge man guilty of 19th DUI charge - Akron Beacon Journal
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Middleton man arrested for felony DUI in Star early Sunday
A Middleton with three DUI convictions in the last four years arrested early Sunday morning for felony
The Idaho Statesman - Apr 15 08:56am
One arrested for DUI during Santa Maria Police Checkpoint... - KSBY San Luis Obispo
Shaela Warkentin gives testimony in DUI case - KFSN-TV Fresno
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59-year old Boise man arrested Thursday night for fifth DUI since 1994
Gary W. Cloe is being held in the Ada County Jail on a felony DUI'charge after Boise police s
The Idaho Statesman - Apr 13 08:37am
Utah man arrested after driving rampage in SE Boise - KTVB Boise
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Prison time possible for man guilty of 5th DUI in South Elgin
Tommy Droulias, 41, of Westchester, pleads guilty to aggravated DUI and driving with his license suspended or revoked more than 10 or more times Friday in Kane County court. Droulias, who was arrested last year in a stolen car in South Elgin with his two nephews in the backseat, faces up to 15 years in prison when sentenced May 25.
Daily Herald - Apr 13 03:35pm
Bar Refused Amanda Bynes Following DUI Arrest
Hours after Amanda Bynes was arrested for DUI, the actress returned to the scene of the crime to continue partying at a Hollywood bar
antiMUSIC - Apr 14 04:40am
Jacksonville Beach police charge suspect with DUI manslaughter in pedestrian's death
A 39-year-old St. Augustine man was arrested 14 miles away from the incident.
The Florida Times-Union - 19 minutes ago

Stories of the Week

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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