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DUI News for the Week of August 6th - August 12th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, August 12th, 2012

Randy Travis naked when arrested for driving intoxicated
Randy Travis naked when arrested for driving intoxicated. Randy Travis was naked and threatened police when he was arrested in Texas on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.
Reality TV World - Aug 10 09:37am
Country star Randy Travis charged with DWI
Country singer Randy Travis has been charged with driving while intoxicated.
CNYCentral.com - Aug 09 10:58am
Drunk driver collides with police car
DECATUR - A 21-year-old male who was allegedly driving while intoxicated crashed into a police car Tuesday night.
Herald & Review - Aug 09 06:01pm
Naked, combative Randy Travis arrested for DUI
Country singer Randy Travis' booking mug after he was arrested for investigation of driving while intoxicated in Grayson County, Texas.
Everett Herald - Aug 10 07:39pm
Randy Travis arrested naked, charged with DWI
Randy Travis is accused of driving while intoxicated and threatening to kill state troopers after the country singer crashed his car and was found naked and combative at the scene.
KWTV News9 - Aug 08 11:57am
Serial DWI offender facing 60 days in jail
A Blasdell man with four alcohol-related driving convictions was sentenced to 60 days in jail for driving while intoxicated and driving while his license was revoked earlier this year, Cheektowaga police said.
The Buffalo News - Aug 10 07:20am
Naked Travis arrested for driving drunk
Randy Travis was charged with driving while intoxicated and threatening law officers after the country singer crashed his car and was found naked and combative at the scene, officials said.
Hamilton Spectator - Aug 08 09:18pm
Singer Randy Travis arrested for alleged DWI, threatening officers
Country singer Randy Travis has been charged with driving while intoxicated in North Texas.
WFLX FOX 29 - Aug 08 11:30am
Country singer Randy Travis arrested while naked for drunk driving
Country singer Randy Travis was charged with driving while intoxicated and threatening law officers after he crashed his car and was found naked and combative at the scene, Texas officials said.
Independent - Aug 09 06:32am
Police charge New Providence driver with DWI after hitting telephone pole
New Providence Police Department NEW PROVIDENCE ’Äî James Young, 36, of New Providence was charged on July 29 with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving, police said. The charges stem from a report by a citizen about a motor vehicle...
Independent Press - Aug 11 01:35pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, August 11th, 2012

Princeton Township Committee member charged with driving under the influence
Liverman said today that he was not intoxicated but fell asleep behind the wheel on his way back from dinner with a friend in Philadelphia.
The Star-Ledger - Aug 10 11:17am
Skokie woman charged in crash that killed boy released on bond
A woman charged with driving under the influence of drugs in a May chain reaction accident in Skokie that claimed the life of a 9-year-old boy was released on bond today.
Chicago Tribune - Aug 09 02:08pm
Bad Axe man arrested on charges of driving under the influence of bath salts with infant in car, police say
A 29-year-old Bad Axe man was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of bath salts on July 28, according to Bad Axe police.
The Bay City Times - Aug 08 10:24am
Deputies: Man charged with driving lawnmower while under the influence
A 68-year-old Citra man who says he has an uncontrollable drinking problem was charged with driving a lawn mower under the influence, according to Marion County deputies. James David Gray was arrested on Wednesday afternoon after deputies found Gray driving a red lawn mower southbound in northbound lanes of Northeast 30th Court. Deputies said when they stopped Gray, his eyes were bloodshot, his ...
Local 6 Orlando - Aug 08 04:10pm
Mentor woman sentenced to jail for driving under influence while kids were in car
A Mentor woman was sentenced to jail time Wednesday after driving under the influence with her kids in the car in April.
The News-Herald - Aug 08 09:04am
Joe Simpson arrested for DUI
Joe Simpson was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) last weekend.
Monsters & Critics - Aug 10 04:13am
Joe Simpson - Joe Simpson Arrested For Dui
Joe Simpson was arrested for driving under the influence DUI last weekend The 54-year-old showbiz patriarch - the father-and-manager of Jessica and Ashlee Simpson - was stopped by officers on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks Los Angeles at around...
Contactmusic - Aug 10 03:12am
Guess which Hollywood celebrity's dad was arrested and spent the night in jail for drink driving
The pressures of Hollywood, eh? Driving Under the Influence seems to be a right of passage for a child star gone off the rails. Who can forget Paris Hilton in her orange jumpsuit after her DUI? Or Lindsay Lohan’Äôs sexy ankle monitor bracelet?
Daily Mirror - Aug 10 09:50am
Deputies: Man drives lawnmower while under the influence
A Marion County man has been charged with driving his lawnmower under the influence.
WESH 2 Orlando - Aug 09 02:45pm
Joe Simpson, Father Of Jessica And Ashlee Simpson, Busted For DUI
Joe Simpson, who is also known as the man who created both Jessica and Ashlee Simpson, was recently busted while driving under the influence, according to the folks at TMZ. Authorities claim that Simpson, 54, was driving through Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks at around 10 pm on August 4 when he was pulled over [...] Joe Simpson, Father Of Jessica And Ashlee Simpson, Busted For DUI is a post ...
The Inquisitr - Aug 10 07:03am
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Top DUI News, Friday, August 10th, 2012

State police say woman under influence struck cruiser; trooper suffers minor injuries
A woman was arrested and charged with operating under the influence early Saturday morning after the vehicle she was driving struck a Massachusetts State Police cruiser, according to police. According to information provided by the state police, the incident took place at 3:30 a.m. on the westbound side of Interstate 195 near Exit 7. Police said a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by Laurie A ...
Fall River Herald News - Aug 04 06:12pm
Flying under the influence?
A man accused of operating a single-engine plane while under the influence was arrested early Sunday after landing at the St. Lucie County International Airport, according to affidavits obtained Monday.
WPTV West Palm Beach - Aug 06 07:49pm
No bail for man in 7th OUI charge
WOBURN -- A state police spokesman applauds a decision to hold without bail a 61-year-old Gloucester man facing his seventh drunken-driving charge, saying some behavior is so egregious, the only way to prevent someone from driving drunk is to lock
Lowell Sun - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago
Massachusetts State Trooper Arrested for Operating Under the Influence in Connecticut
ENFIELD, Conn. (AP) ’Äî Massachusetts State Police say a trooper assigned to the Russell Barracks was arrested for operating under the influence while off-duty.
Litchfield County Times - Jul 24 04:39am
Bad Axe man arrested on charges of driving under the influence of bath salts with infant in car, police say
A 29-year-old Bad Axe man was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of bath salts on July 28, according to Bad Axe police.
The Bay City Times - Aug 08 10:24am
Driver held without bail after second OUI charge in two months
GREAT BARRINGTON -- A Sheffield woman is being without bail after she was charged with drunken driving twice in three months. Joanna L. Gage, 37, of North Main Street, Sheffield, was arraigned Monday in Southern Berkshire District Court.
Berkshire Eagle - Aug 10 01:02am
Woman charged with OUI after striking police cruiser
A woman was arrested for operating under the influence after striking a police cruiser early Saturday morning.
FOX 25 Boston - Aug 06 06:14am
Lafayette man charged in collision
SPARTA ’Äî A Lafayette man has been arrested and charged with numerous complaints including criminal charges after the vehicle he was operating while under the influence collided with two other cars, injuring two.
New Jersey Herald - Aug 06 08:35pm
New Port Richey man accused of flying plane while drunk
Times staff Wednesday, August 8, 2012 NEW PORT RICHEY Pilot accused of flying plane while drunk A New Port Richey man was arrested over the weekend, accused of operating a single-engine plane in St. Lucie County while under the influence. David Wayne King, 36, was charged with felony reckless operation of an aircraft while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage after the pilot of a St ...
St. Petersburg Times - Aug 08 06:35pm
2 men arrested after plane seen flying recklessly before landing in St. Lucie County
A man accused of operating a single-engine plane while under the influence was arrested early Sunday after landing at the St.
The Palm Beach Post - Aug 06 07:32am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Judge to recuse himself from OVI cases
A Butler County judge said he will recuse himself from deciding any cases involve a controversial blood-alcohol testing machine.
Dayton Daily News - Aug 01 03:50pm
Judge recuses himself from OVI cases
A Butler County judge and West Chester attorney will no longer hear OVI cases in his courtroom.
WCPO Cincinnati - Aug 02 02:45pm
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
Man arrested for 13th OVI
SANDUSKY ’Äî The Erie County grand jury began hearing evidence yesterday in a case of repeat drunken driver, Timothy Flynn, of Vermilion.
The Morning Journal - Aug 02 12:40am
Woman Charged With OVI After Smashing Into Pole
The driver was unconscious when emergency crews arrived.
Local 12 Cincinnati - Jul 12 05:06am
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
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
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
Three Vehicles Involved in Crash in Weathersfield
One person could be facing OVI charges after admitting to drinking earlier in the evening.
WKBN 27 Youngstown - Jul 17 04:26am
Three Vehicles Involved in Crash in Weathersfield
One person could be facing OVI charges after admitting to drinking earlier in the evening.
WYTV Youngstown - Jul 17 04:28am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Hit-and-run case leads to 5th OWI offense
A Janesville man is facing his fifth OWI charge after police said he was involved in a hit-and-run. The incident was reported around 2:15 a.m. Thursday. Witnesses said the suspect vehicle knocked over a grease Dumpster in the parking lot at TAASBAG bar, 2339 Milton Ave., then continued south on Hwy. 51 from Hwy. 14. The suspect vehicle was a 26,000-pound rental truck, police said. The passenger ...
WISC-TV Madison - Aug 07 10:56am
Janesville man in rental truck charged with 5th OWI
A Janesville man is facing his fifth OWI charge after police said he was involved in a hit-and-run. The incident was reported around 2:15 a.m. Thursday. Witnesses said the suspect vehicle knocked over a grease Dumpster in the parking lot at TAASBAG bar, 2339 Milton Ave., then continued south on Hwy. 51 from Hwy. 14. The suspect vehicle was a 26,000-pound rental truck, police said. The passenger ...
WISC-TV Madison - Aug 07 11:27am
Janesville man driving rental truck arrested for fifth OWI after passenger jumps out, police say
Richard Moreno was arrested for fifth-offense OWI and hit and run in Janesville.
Wisconsin State Journal - Aug 07 06:30am
Madison man facing fifth OWI charge
Police said Donald Trice was pulled over early Sunday morning and booked on his fifth drunken driving charge.
Wisconsin State Journal - Aug 07 05:30am
Madison man arrested on 5th OWI charge
A Madison man was arrested on a charge of fifth-offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated Sunday. A Madison police officer on routine patrol stopped a car on Packers Avenue near Commercial Avenue just before 3 a.m. Sunday after observing the vehicle swerving back and forth while its driver tried to stay in a traffic lane, according to a Madison Police Department incident report. Police ...
WISC-TV Madison - Aug 06 01:10pm
Court tosses OWI charge for driver who 'huffed' aerosol
Wisconsin's drunken driving laws may have gotten a little tougher in recent years, but they still can't touch people high behind the wheel after inhaling certain aerosols, the state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Aug 01 10:42am
Man arrested for OWI after car strikes house on South Meridian Road early Sunday morning
The accident happened at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Aug 05 12:11pm
Appanoose County man going to state prison after multiple OWI convictions
An Appanoose County man is going to state prison after repeated convictions for driving while intoxicated.
The Daily Iowegian - Aug 07 03:39am
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.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Jul 30 01:51pm
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
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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 Jones’Äò 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 ’Äî 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, August 6th, 2012

Man with three DUI arrests in under 45 hours released from Cache County Jail
Man with three DUI arrests in under 45 hours released from Cache County Jail By Cimaron Neugebauer The Salt Lake Tribune Published Aug 3, 2012 11:18PM MDT A St. George man spent the past 24 days in jail after three DUI arrests in less than 45 hours, but a judge agreed to reduce his bail to $30,000, and 41-year-old Daniel Kropf was released from the jail after payment on Friday afternoon. Kropf ...
The Salt Lake Tribune - Aug 03 10:25pm
Kenny Britt to meet with Roger Goodell about DUI arrest
Kenny Britt will have to answer questions at NFL headquarters in New York on Monday, stemming from his July 20 DUI arrest. Britt has been arrested eight times since joining the Tennessee Titans in 2009.
NFL.com - Aug 05 05:22pm
DUI Accident on Sparks Blvd Kills 1 Sparks Woman
A Sparks woman is dead after her Honda rolled several times on Sparks Boulevard Saturday night, ejecting her.
KOLO 8 Reno - Aug 05 12:45pm
DUI driver charged after fleeing crash
A WOMAN who allegedly fled a crash at Glanville and then blew almost five times the legal drink-drive limit has lost her licence for 12 months.
Adelaide Now - Aug 04 04:09pm
Woman Injured After Falling Off Motorcycle, Driver ... - KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
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Vt man charged with DUI, 2 young children in car
A 29-year-old Vermont man faces multiple charges after he allegedly tried to elude police while driving drunk with two young children in his car.
Boston Globe - Aug 05 08:32am
DUI offenders face harsher sentence if minors are passenger... - Sparta Expositor
DUI third offense - WCAX-TV Vermont
DUI report - Idaho Press-Tribune
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Pavelec hid his DUI from Winnipeg officials
The Winnipeg Jets have been in the news for all the wrong reasons this summer. The question now is how much of an effect it will have on the ice this season.
The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports - Aug 03 12:20am
DUI offenders face harsher sentence if minors are passengers
A new state law became effective this month that increases the penalty for persons driving under the influence if a child under the age of 18 is a passenger in the vehicle.
Sparta Expositor - Jul 27 10:12pm
Clarksville principal arrested for suspicion of DUI
Clarksville police arrested a school principal on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday.
WSMV Nashville - 29 minutes ago
PFT: Lynch DUI suspension unlikely until '13?
In the wake of Marshawn Lynch ’Äôs recent DUI arrest, the knee-jerk (and ultimately not accurate) reaction by many in the media was that Lynch inevitably will be suspended for a not-so-small chunk of the 2012 season.
MSNBC - Jul 19 02:10pm
POLICE LOG: DUI checkpoints numerous impaired driving allegations
MONTGOMERY TWP DUI checkpoints scheduled The Montgomery Township Regional DUI Enforcement Team will conduct sobriety checkpoints and roving DUI patrols between Friday and Sunday. Checkpoints will be conducted on state Routes 309, 202, 463, 63, 313, 113, 611, Upper State Road, and County Line Road, according to police. The regional

Stories of the Week

July 30th - August 5th Police: Officer accused of OWI almost hit another officer making a traffic stop

July 23rd - July 29thJudge 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

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