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DUI News for the Week of July 30th - August 5th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Man sentenced after driving drunk with kids on roof
FORT WAYNE, Ind. Υ€“ An Indiana man has been sentenced to 18 months on home detention for driving drunk with his three young children and another girl strapped to the hood of his car.
Fox News - Aug 03 02:24pm
SA cyclist charged with drunk driving
SA cyclist has been charged with drink driving after police allegedly found him unable to control his bike.
BigPond News - Aug 01 09:17pm
Man charged with driving drunk twice in less than 2 days
Weare police said a man was arrested for drunken driving hours after he was released from a jail in Maine for the same offense.
WCVB Boston - Aug 03 06:32am
Danbury man faces drunk driving charge
DANBURY -- A local man suspected of drunk driving was arrested early Friday morning, police said. James Bolan , 23, of Whitlock Street, was held on $1,000 bond and is expected to arraigned in Danbury Superior Court later Friday morning, according to police.
The News-Times - Aug 03 01:11pm
Dover police arrest 15-year-old for drunk driving
Police in Dover arrested a 15-year-old boy for drunk driving early Wednesday morning.
WCVB Boston - Aug 01 04:17pm
Hawaii punter pleads no contest to drunk driving
HONOLULU (AP) Υ€” University of Hawaii punter Alex Dunnachie has pleaded no contest to drunk driving and is waiting to hear from the coach about his fate on the team.
Greenwich Time - Aug 03 01:46pm
Police say drunk driver had blood alcohol level of .416
Lake Hallie Police say a woman was arrested for drunk driving after her blood alcohol level was measured at nearly 5 times the legal limit.
WEAU Eau Claire - Aug 03 08:02pm
Man driving drunk in McDonald's drive-thru, Sacramento police allege
Arrest made on suspected drunk driving at Sacramento McDonald's drive-through.
Los Angeles Times - Jul 31 07:33am
Drunk driving charge lodged in Mendham Township
MENDHAM TWP. - An 18-year-old Morristown man was charged with drunk driving on Saturday, July 21, after police stopped his car for allegedly failing to signal a turn and not maintaining a driving lane
Observer-Tribune - Jul 27 12:20am
'Dial-a-driver' aims to curb drunk driving
MANILA, Philippines Υ€“ A chauffeur service operating in Metro Manila aims to prevent drunk drivers from roaming the streets of the Metro.
ABS-CBNNEWS.com - Aug 03 07:53am
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Top DUI News, Saturday, August 4th, 2012

IMPD officer arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated
Indiana State troopers arrested an off-duty IMPD police officer in his personal vehicle on drunk driving charges early Sunday morning.
WTHR Indianapolis - Jul 29 04:14pm
Off-duty IMPD officer arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated
Indiana State troopers arrested an off-duty IMPD police officer in his personal vehicle on drunk driving charges early Sunday morning.
WTHR Indianapolis - Jul 29 04:58pm
Man Drove Drunk With Kids Strapped To Car
A man has been sentenced to 18 months in home detention for driving drunk with his three young children and another girl strapped to the hood of his car.
Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 1 hour, 16 minutes ago
Man charged after car strikes Greenwich pedestrian - The News-Times
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Watertown man charged with 4th OWI in 5 years
A Watertown man faces his fourth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after being arrested in Middleton early Saturday morning. The incident happened just after midnight Saturday in the 2000 block of Allen Boulevard. According to police, a car driven by John Stephens, 52, was swerving on Allen Boulevard. near University Avenue. Officers stopped the vehicle and gave Stephens a sobriety ...
WISC-TV Madison - Jul 28 07:04am
Man arrested on suspicion of operating a boat while intoxicated in Van Buren County
An Indiana man was arrested on suspicion of operating a boat while intoxicated on Saturday in Van Buren County.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Jul 24 11:39am
Easton man arrested for 5th OUI - Fall River Herald News
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Janesville police charge man with 5th OWI
Janesville police said a 52-year-old Janesville man faces his fifth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after being pulled over early Thursday morning. The incident happened just before 1:30 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of Mount Vernon Avenue and N. Huron Drive. According to police, an officer stopped Timothy Graesslin for an expired registration near that intersection. Police ...
WISC-TV Madison - Aug 02 05:40am
Pearl River man charged with DWI, Buchanan man with drugged driving, state police said
A Pearl River man was charged with driving while intoxicated and a Buchanan man with drugged driving after recent traffic stops in Rockland and Westchester counties, state police said. Nicholas M.
The Journal News - Aug 03 04:08am
Police: Officer accused of OWI almost hit another officer making a traffic stop
According to officials, Daniel Kepler was driving erratically near Southport Road and Emerson Avenue around 3:20 a.m. Saturday. An off-duty IMPD officer accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated was originally pulled over after almost hitting another officer conducting a traffic stop, according to a probable cause affidavit released Monday.
22 WSBT South Bend - Jul 30 02:02pm
Jackson County corrections officer arrested for drunken driving keeps job and is ordered to pay $1,100
Gary McKessy, initially charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, pleaded guilty in June to a lesser misdemeanor of operating while visibly impaired, which is typical of first offenders.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Jul 27 10:34am
IMPD officer arrested for drunk driving
24-Hour News 8 has learned of a police officer who was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
WISH-TV Indianapolis - Jul 29 05:20pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Charge against Byfuglien of operating a boat while impaired dropped
Charges of operating a boat while impaired against Winnipeg Jet defenceman Dustin Byfuglien were dropped in a Minneapolis courtroom this morning. Byfuglien pleaded guilty to careless boating, a misdemeanor that had to do with not having proper lighting on his boat. The 27-year-old was arrested
Winnipeg Free Press - Jul 23 07:21am
Kerry Kennedy arrested for driving while impaired: police
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kerry Kennedy, the ex-wife of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and a daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, was arrested after a traffic accident on Friday on charges of driving while impaired by drugs, the state police said. Kennedy, 52, was found seated behind the wheel of a white Lexus at about 8 a.m. in the Westchester County town of North Castle. "911 calls reported a white ...
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 13 04:14pm
Struthers cop files grievance over firing
A Struthers police officer who was fired after he was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired has filed a grievance with the city.
The Youngstown Vindicator - Jul 31 09:54pm
Jackson County corrections officer arrested for drunken driving keeps job and is ordered to pay $1,100
Gary McKessy, initially charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, pleaded guilty in June to a lesser misdemeanor of operating while visibly impaired, which is typical of first offenders.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Jul 27 10:34am
Lengthy wait for RCMP officer
It will take almost a year for an RCMP officer accused of impaired driving to go to trial. Constable Tina Kerton was charged with one count each of operating a vehicle while impaired, and exceeding the blood alcohol limit -- after crashing her car in January. She was off-duty at the time of her arrest on Highway One, near the 160th street overpass, and was immediately issued a 90-day driving ban ...
CKNW News Talk 980 - Jul 30 09:34am
Kerry Kennedy Arrested For Driving While Impaired By Drugs
Kerry Kennedy, the ex-wife of Governor Coumo and daughter or Robert F. Kennedy, was arrested on Friday morning for driving under the influence of drugs. The NY Daily News reports that Kennedy was arrested after she crashed into a tractor-trailer while driving down I-684 in New York. A statement from state police reads: Υ€œ911 calls reported [...] Kerry Kennedy Arrested For Driving While Impaired ...
The Inquisitr - Jul 13 05:10pm
Pearl River man charged with DWI, Buchanan man with drugged driving, state police said
A Pearl River man was charged with driving while intoxicated and a Buchanan man with drugged driving after recent traffic stops in Rockland and Westchester counties, state police said. Nicholas M.
The Journal News - 28 minutes ago
Cops: Teen was driving scooter impaired
ASHEVILLE Υ€” A city teen is facing charges after deputies say he was driving a moped while impaired.
Asheville Citizen-Times - Jul 25 06:58am
Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in Jackson County area
drunken driving sentencings for Jackson County
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Jul 20 10:34am
UPDATED Michigan RB Fitz Toussaint suspended indefinitely after DUI arrest
University of Michigan starting running back Fitzgerald Toussaint has been indefinitely suspended after an arrest Saturday night for operating a vehicle while impaired in Ann Arbor.
The Oakland Press - Jul 23 01:28pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

South Jersey Assemblyman Paul Moriarty charged with driving while intoxicated
According to a township source with knowledge of the incident, Moriarty was pulled over near the Black Horse Pike in Washington Township
The Star-Ledger - Jul 31 05:00pm
Local woman charged with criminal vehicular operation
FAIRMONT - A 29-year-old Blue Earth woman faces criminal vehicular operation charges after allegedly driving while intoxicated and causing a crash that severely injured a 35-year-old male passenger in April.
The Fairmont Sentinel - Aug 01 09:26pm
Man charged with DWI, other offenses in crash that killed two girls; parent of one victim says girls were cousins
MIDDLE TWP. -- Authorities have arrested and charged a man with driving while intoxicated and other offenses, in connection with the death of two young girls on Tuesday night in Green Creek.
NBC40 South Jersey - Aug 01 09:04am
Raritan Borough Police charge driver from Som... - The Somerset Messenger-Gazette
Lockport man charged with DWI after crash - The Buffalo News
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Merrimack woman arrested for driving while intoxicated with minors in her car, nearly strikes other vehicles
MERRIMACK Υ€“ A Merrimack woman was arrested Friday for driving while intoxicated after police said she almost hit other vehicles while she had two minors in her car. Merrimack Police responded to a complaint of a vehicle driving erratically on Daniel Webster Highway. Officers were able to locate the vehicle in question and pulled it over in the area of 597 Daniel Webster Highway. According to ...
The Nashua Telegraph - Jul 30 07:49am
Merrimack woman accused of DWI with children in her car
MERRIMACK Υ€“ A Merrimack woman was arrested Friday for driving while intoxicated after police said she almost hit other vehicles while she had two minors in her car. Police responded to a complaint of a vehicle driving erratically on Daniel Webster Highway. Officers were able to locate the vehicle in question and pulled it over in the area of 597 Daniel Webster Highway. According to police, the ...
The Nashua Telegraph - Jul 30 08:04am
Elbridge woman charged with DWI in Sennett hit-and-run
An Elbridge woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after she allegedly struck another vehicle on Grant Avenue in Sennett at 9:06 p.m. Tuesday night and took off.
The Auburn Citizen - Aug 01 11:23am
Jon Jones sentenced in DWI case in New York
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was sentenced to a one-year conditional discharge Tuesday after pleading guilty on May 29 to a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated.
Sports Illustrated - Jul 31 10:59am
Man charged with felony DWI
A 29-year-old Cheektowaga man has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated, following a traffic stop Sunday in the village of Alden, state police reported.
The Buffalo News - Jul 30 06:57am
Woman Crashes into Building; Police Find Booze Inside Car
A woman is behind bars for driving while intoxicated after she crashed her SUV into a building.Sunday afternoon, police said the woman lost control of her vehicle near Airline and McArdle...slammed into
KIII Corpus Christi - Jul 29 09:09pm
New Jersey legislator disputes DUI charge
New Jersey Assemblyman Paul D. Moriarty was charged Tuesday in his Gloucester County hometown with driving while intoxicated, he acknowledged in a statement.
Philly.com - Aug 01 05:18am
N.J. assemblyman disputes DUI charge - Philly.com
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Tetrapak billionaire faces jail after admitting he prevented burial of wife who lay dead in their £70million home 'for ...
Hans Rausing also today admitted at Isleworth Crown Court to driving a vehicle under the influence of drugs on the day his wife Eva's corpse was found.
Daily Mail - 5 minutes ago
Update: Wrong-way driver crashes into police cars on I-664 in Newport News
UPDATE: The driver accused of striking two Virginia State Police vehicles Monday night was charged with several counts of hit and run, reckless driving and driving under the influence, a police spokeswoman said.
Daily Press - Jul 31 07:11am
Babysitter charged with DUI due in court
A babysitter who was pulled over by police and charged with driving under the influence is due to face a judge in Manchester Superior Court on Wednesday.
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford - 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
Accused DUI driver: I was not under the influence
A Metro officer remains in the hospital and investigators say a man who was driving under the influence is to blame.
FOX 5 Las Vegas - Jul 30 09:38pm
Tulsa Man Wanted For Manslaughter, Driving Under The Influence
Stormey Wayne Jordan is one of Tulsa's Most Wanted. He has three previous DUI convictions and was behind the wheel in a fatal wreck.
News On 6 Tulsa - Jul 31 07:15am
Seattle's Lynch enters not guilty plea in DUI case
Seattle's Lynch enters not guilty plea in DUI case Associated Press Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 12:52 p.m., Thursday, July 26, 2012 Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has entered a not guilty plea following his arrest for investigation of driving under the influence in ...
seattlepi.com - Jul 28 02:48pm
Firefighter placed on leave following disclosure of DUI conviction
Springfield Fire Chief Ken Fustin said Monday a firefighter cited for driving under the influence in McLean County has been placed on administrative leave.
The State Journal-Register - Jul 30 08:13pm
SALINE: Crime briefs: Teen arrested for driving under influence of drugs; wife arrested for assaulting husband
Teen arrested for driving under influence of drugs
The Saline Reporter - Jul 18 11:03pm
Vacaville man arrested after collision
Police arrested a Vacaville man early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence after authorities said he crashed into an unoccupied vehicle involved in another collision that officers were investigating and sped from the scene.
The Vacaville Reporter - Jul 31 01:11am
Dunnigan man arrested in Zamora for DUI - The Daily Democrat
Beatrice man arrested for fourth DUI - The Beatrice Daily Sun
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Marshawn Lynch charged with DUI
Marshawn Lynch charged with DUI Associated Press Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, July 18, 2012 Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been charged with driving under the influence by the Alameda County district attorney's office. An incident report ...
seattlepi.com - Jul 21 02:44am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Gloucester County politicians' DWI charges moved out of county to "avoid conflict"
Assemblyman Paul Moriarty's DWI charge will be heard in Bridgeton and East Greenwich Mayor Fred Grant's DWI charge will be heard in Woodstown.
The Star-Ledger - Aug 06 11:30am
DWI inmate, 23, dies in Steuben jail
A 23-year-old Kendallville man was found dead Sunday in a Steuben County Jail cell 11 hours after he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Aug 07 12:07am
Jon Jones Sentenced in DWI Case in New York
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon JonesΥ€˜ DWI case has finally come to a close with his sentencing being handed down on Tuesday.
MMA Weekly via Yahoo! Sports - Jul 31 08:32am
Lefko on MMA: White's questionable decision - Sportsnet.ca
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DWI suspect, 23, dies in jail cell
A 23-year-old Kendallville man was found dead Sunday in a Steuben County Jail cell 11 hours after he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Aug 06 11:51am
DWI suspect hits biker on I-35 access road
SAN ANTONIO -- A 19-year-old man was arrested late Saturday night on suspicion of DWI after hitting a motorcyclist, police say. The biker, who San Antonio officers described as a 50-year-old woman, was riding down the I-35 access road near SW Military Road when a red sedan merged into her lane around midnight. The woman suffered bumps and bruises after getting throw from her bike and was taken ...
KENS 5 San Antonio - Aug 05 10:14am
Man arrested for 10th time for DWI
Jammie Goodman drives. Jammie Goodman drives without a license. And after at least his 10th DWI arrest in the past 21 years Tuesday night, it's apparent that Jammie Goodman drives drunk. Goodman, who has eight convictions for DWI dating back to...
Kinston Free Press - Aug 01 09:11pm
Waxhaw sergeant charged with DWI - The Charlotte Observer
Two DWI arrests made in Orchard Park - The Buffalo News
DWI checkpoint being held in Middletown - Asbury Park Press
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Trooper hit by DWI suspect after making DWI arrest
The off-duty trooper pulled over the first driver, and had just put him in the backseat when the second DWI suspect rammed the trooper's patrol car The fire department had...
WOAI San Antonio - Aug 05 09:44am
Trooper hit by DWI suspect after making DWI arrest - WOAI San Antonio
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Deputy accused of DWI, hit motorcyclist
An Erie County Sheriff's deputy has been charged with DWI and vehicular assault after a serious crash in Amherst early Saturday morning that critically injured a motorcyclist.
WIVB Buffalo - Aug 04 07:01am
Social Services worker charged with DWI allowed to drive government car
A Gaston County Social Services worker recently charged with DWI has not been suspended or placed on leave, but the department's director said he's no longer allowed to drive a county car on the job. DSS Director Keith Moon said he couldn't go into further details, but said Derrick Hensley hasn't been disciplined following a DWI arrest in his personal car. It's the department's third employee ...
WSOC-TV Charlotte - Jul 27 07:10pm
DWI checkpoint scheduled in Sea Bright
SEA BRIGHT Υ€” A DWI checkpoint is scheduled for this weekend in the borough, police said. The Monmouth County DWI Task Force will conduct the checkpoint from 11 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. Saturday on Ocean Avenue, said Brielle Chief Michael W. Palmer in a statement.
Asbury Park Press - Aug 01 04:12pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, July 30th, 2012

Driver Facing OVI Charges After Accident
Witnesses told police the driver of a white Chevy was passed out behind the wheel and ended up rolling through the intersection of South Avenue and Midlothian Boulevard in Youngstown.
WKBN 27 Youngstown - Jul 28 06:55pm
Police: Children, drugs inside car during OVI stop
A suspected intoxicated driver now faces charges of child endangering and drug abuse after a traffic stop in Monroe earlier this week.
Dayton Daily News - Jul 27 10:06am
Westlake: Driver arrested twice for OVI in three hours
A Westlake man is facing charges after being pulled over by police twice in a matter of hours on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
WKYC Cleveland - Jul 24 10:54am
OVI victim tracks suspect to his home
An alleged drunk driver is behind bars after the woman he hit followed him home.
WCPO Cincinnati - Jul 02 08:11am
Struthers Cop Arrested for OVI, Placed on Leave
Officer Dan Lamping was pulled over by the Ohio State Highway Patrol on South Avenue Monday night.
WKBN 27 Youngstown - Jul 19 02:26pm
Woman Charged With OVI After Smashing Into Pole
The driver was unconscious when emergency crews arrived.
Local 12 Cincinnati - Jul 12 05:06am
Charges approved for fatal OVI crash
Joseph McGraw, 26, faces several charges including aggravated vehicular homicide by OVI and fleeing the scene of an accident.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Jul 18 02:32pm
Mother faces OVI charge in morning crash
Five people were sent to Miami Valley Hospital after a car crashed into a cornfield on Lower Gratis Road near Farmersville early Monday morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver, identified as 35-year-old Suzette Wertz was driving southbound when she lost control, hit the guard rail and went off the side of the road. A 29-year-old male passenger, Shane Trent, was also in the ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Jul 09 02:36am
Nearly nude driver found guilty of OVI, fleeing Bainbridge Township police (video)
A Hiram woman who led police on a high-speed chase while wearing next to nothing was found guilty Thursday in Chardon Municipal Court.
The News-Herald - Jul 13 06:44am
Findlay man admits 6th OVI offense
A Findlay man has admitted to his sixth drunken driving offense in the past 20 years.
The Findlay Courier - Jul 05 11:04pm

Stories of the Week

July 23rd - July 29th Judge throws out DWI charge for Albuquerque city worker

July 16th - July 22dNearly nude driver found guilty of OVI, fleeing Bainbridge Township police (video)

July 9th - July 15th Police: Car's bumper found in living room of drunken driver

July 2nd - July 8th Former NC judge, attorney indicted in DWI probe

June 25th - July 1stWhite House withdraws ambassador nomination after drunk driving report e

June 18th - June 24thWoman sues dating service for DWI date

June 11th - June 17thNFL pushing for increased DUI player discipline

June 4th - June 10thAmanda Bynes Charged With DUI, Asks Obama to Get Cop Fired

May 28th - June 3rdJon Jones Pleads Guilty to DWI

May 21st - May 27th Man with zebra, parrot in truck charged with OWI

May 14th - May 20th Blood standard for driving under influence of marijuana rejected for 3rd time in Colorado

May 7th - May 13th Colorado lab director says DUI errors aided suspects, but 2 retested lower

April 30th - May 6th Colorado lab tech blames boss for mistakes on DUI blood sample tests

April 23rd - April 29thSheriff Probed in DWI Arrest Spat

April 16 - April 22nd Driving Instructor Changes Plea to Guilty on OVI Charge

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

April 2nd - 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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