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DUI News for the Week of December 24th - December 30th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve


Top DUI News, Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Driver arrested for operating #while intoxicated after attempting to flee traffic stop in #Dowagiac
One person was arrested by police #Friday after attempting to flee a traffic stop and then getting the vehicle #stuck on the corner of Hamilton Street in Dowagiac.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Dec 29 04:38am
Wrong-way driver causes two-vehicle crash on Hwy. #145
MILWAUKEE '€” A wrong-way driver #operating while intoxicated caused a two-vehicle crash #on Highway 145 and Granville near the on-ramp...
FOX #6 Milwaukee - Dec 28 03:46am
Driver charged with OWI after backing into police #vehicle
Adam John Moritz, 26, was arrested #Dec. 23 for a charge of operating while intoxicated '€“ #first offense, a misdemeanor.
Sioux City Journal - #Dec 28 06:55am
Man charged in deadly DUI crash
Byron Juarez, 21, appeared in court on Wednesday. He is #facing charges of "operating while intoxicated #causing death" and "failure to stop at the scene of an #accident."
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids - Dec 26 #06:48pm
Too-jolly elf #strikes sheriff's vehicle, busted for drunken driving
It's bad enough that John B. Schuster was arrested #Saturday for operating while intoxicated, fourth #offense.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Dec 22 #09:30pm
On the Record: Dec. 18
ARRESTS #Ames Police
The Ames Tribune - Dec 18 #07:12am
Tuscola County Court News for 12-08-12
DISTRICT COURT Donald Paul Schaudt, 32, Deford, is charged #with operating while intoxicated, third offense; #operating with a suspended license, second offense; alcohol '€“ open container #in vehicle. Pretrial was... Read more '»
Tuscola #County Advertiser - Dec 07 01:37pm
Designated Driver Business Hopes To Curb Drunk #Driving
As the holiday season continues, #the partying continues right along with it. And with that partying comes #impaired drivers on the road. The price of being pulled over for #operating while intoxicated could cost you thousands of #dollars. "There's so many fines, an increase of your insurance, #missing work in order to appear in court and getting attorney's fees to #represent you," Corporal Paul ...
KATC 3 #Lafayette - Dec 27 08:49pm
Police: Driver arrested after speeding #100 mph, operating while intoxicated
Police say the suspect has four prior drunk driving #offenses.
The Grand Rapids Press - Dec 07 #10:30am
Man in Santa suit hits Dane #Co. deputy, arrested
A motorist dressed as #Santa Claus was subsequently arrested for his 4th operating #while intoxicated offense.
WKBT La #Crosse - Dec 23 12:31pm

Top DUI News, Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Police: Mansfield Twp. man charged #with driving while intoxicated
A 28-year-old Mansfield Township man was charged with #driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and failure #to maintain lane yesterday, police said.
Independent #Press - Dec 21 11:29am
Mansfield Twp. Police: Washington #woman charged with driving while #intoxicated
A 23-year-old Washington #woman was charged with driving while intoxicated on #Dec. 15, police said.
The Warren Reporter - Dec 17 #12:15pm
Police say Iowa woman's SUV #plunges about 25 feet
Authorities say an #eastern Iowa woman is suspected of driving while #intoxicated after her sport utility vehicle plunged about 25 feet off #an interstate bridge.
WKBT La Crosse - Dec 28 #01:46pm
Mebane man charged with DWI in deadly Christmas #Eve accident
GRAHAM, N.C. '€” An Alamance #County man has been charged with driving while #intoxicated after police say he fatally struck...
FOX 8 WGHP - Dec 28 10:38am
Police say Iowa woman's SUV plunges about 25 feet - ABC5 #News Des Moines, IA
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) #- Authorities say an eastern Iowa woman is suspected of driving #while intoxicated after her sport utility vehicle plunged #about 25 feet off an interstate bridge.
WOI-TV Des #Moines - Dec 28 01:40pm
SOUTH BRUNSWICK: DWI charged in hit and #run
Police charged an East Brunswick man #with driving while intoxicated following an accident at #the intersection of Route 535 and Davidson Mill Road Dec. 20.
South Brunswick Post - Dec 28 10:30pm
Lufkin #woman charged with DWI with child passengers
A Lufkin woman was charged Thursday with driving #while intoxicated with child passengers younger than 15, #according to officials.
CBS 19 Tyler - Dec 28 #02:45pm
Mansfield Twp. Police arrest man for #driving while intoxicated
A 20-year-old New Egypt man was arrested for driving #while intoxicated on Route 57 on Sunday, Dec. 9, police #said.
The Warren Reporter - Dec 12 #10:13am
Mansfield Twp. Police charge #Bethlehem, Pa. man with driving while #intoxicated
A 20-year-old Bethlehem, #Pa. man was charged with driving while intoxicated #following a motor vehicle stop on Friday, Dec. 7, police said.
The Warren Reporter - Dec 11 02:28pm
Ignition interlock devices to include camera #starting Jan. 1 - Fri, 28 Dec 2012 PST
Smile, you're on drunk-driver camera. In an effort to increase #accountability for those with a history of driving while #intoxicated, all alcohol ignition interlocks in Washington will be #equipped with a camera starting Jan. 1.
The #Spokesman-Review - Dec 28 01:04pm

Top DUI News, Friday, December 28th, 2012

Bethlehem police report #driving under the influence #arrests
Police said one man was driving in #the opposing lane on Daly Avenue.
The Express-Times - #Dec 27 08:32am
Avoid driving under #the influence this holiday season
To the editor: As New Year'€™s Eve 2013 approaches, many of us #are looking forward to spending time with friends and family. The beginning #of a new year invites us - Continue reading...
Nevada #Journal - Dec 27 09:21am
Phillipsburg man #charged with driving under the influence after #allegedly hitting a light post
A 44-year-old #Phillipsburg man was arrested for driving under the #influence after after leaving the scene of an accident, police #said.
The Warren Reporter - Dec 17 #05:00pm
Senator #Crapo Charged With Drunken Driving - New York #Times
all 3 news #articles'€¦
1-in-10 U.S. teens DUI on New #Year's
BOSTON, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- More #than 1-in-10 U.S. teen drivers report driving under the #influence of alcohol or drugs on New Year's Eve, a survey #indicates.
UPI - Dec 27 #07:19pm
Lebanon woman ordered to pay $95K for #home damage
A Lebanon woman received a #standard driving-under-the-influence sentence #Wednesday - until Judge Bradford Charles got to the restitution #involved.
Lebanon Daily News - Dec 27 #08:48am
DUI Convictions | October 2012
Editor'€™s note: This log of driving under #the influence convictions is a regular feature of West Hawaii #Today and is compiled using Hawaii District Court and Hawaii County Police #Department records.
West Hawaii Today - Dec 26 #09:52am
Former Red Sox legend Carlton Fisk #pleads guilty to driving under the #influence
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The Republican - Dec 27 11:48am
CHP warns motorists to be aware of these new laws
New rules that govern the California driving public, including #driving under the influence laws, proof of #insurance and air bags, will go in effect on Jan.1. Click to Continue #'»
Sierra Star - Dec 27 #11:19am
Spirit/Guide police reports Dec. 23
Abington DUI '€¦ Daniel Markward, 59, of Stahr Road, Elkins #Park, was charged with driving under the #influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and careless driving #Nov. 1 after police responded to a two-vehicle accident in the 800 block of #Old York Road at 7:30 p.m., police said.
Public #Spirit & The Willow Grove Guide - Dec 27 10:37pm
Christmas patrols, checkpoint net three arrests
Two saturation patrols and a sobriety/drivers license #checkpoint resulted in three arrests for driving under #the influence and citations for driving without a license and #driving on a suspended license.
The #Ridgecrest Daily Independent - Dec 27 04:45pm
Cambs police launch Christmas drink drive #crackdown - Hunts Post
all 3 news #articles

Top DUI News, Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Officer selected as Traffic Safety Hero of #the Year
Countless operating #under the influence (OUI) arrests have proven to be a #good thing for Middleton and for resident Adam Maccini '€” as he is the one #making them.
Tri-Town Transcript - Dec 20 #07:27am
South Portland police #log '€“ 4/7
Melissa Dawn Bowden, 22, of South #Portland, on Grandview Avenue on a charge of domestic violence assault. #Scott H. Beebe, 23, of Scarborough, on Maine Mall Road on a charge of #operating under the influence.
Scarborough Current - Dec 26 04:57pm
New Canaan woman charged with DUI, #risk of injury to minor
Cornelia Deney , #50, of Fable Farm Road in New Canaan was arrested on Friday, Dec. 14, on #charges of operating under the influence of #alcohol or drugs and two counts of risk of injury to a minor at around 6 #p.m.
The New Canaan News - Dec 24 #08:38am
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP: Police blotter for the #week of Dec. 9
The following incidents were #reported in Van Buren Township and Belleville for the week of Dec. #9:
The Belleville View - Dec 24 #04:52am
Sally #Struthers pleads not guilty to OUI in Ogunquit
YORK, Maine '€” Through her attorney, actress Sally Struthers, #65, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of operating under #the influence in Ogunquit. The plea was entered in York #District Court.
Portsmouth Herald - Dec 10 #11:28pm
York woman #charged with dump truck theft, OUI
A York #woman is facing a number of criminal charges after allegedly driving off #with a dump truck while having a suspended license. Kristin Plante, 28, of #York, was arrested on the charges of criminal operating under #the influence, assault, theft by unauthorized taking, two #counts of criminal mischief, operating after suspension and being a fugitive #from justice, Sgt. Thomas Baran of York police ...
WMTW Portland - Dec 24 06:20pm
RI man pleads not #guilty in fatal Biddeford crash
Christopher #Bennett, 20, is charged with manslaughter and operating under #the influence in connection with the crash that killed his #friend.
Portland Press Herald - Nov 30 #10:10am
Braintree driver arrested #after crashing into fence
Donna M. Meola, 51, of #Braintree was charged with operating under the #influence of alcohol after crashing into a fence in front of a Quincy #Avenue business on the evening of Dec. 10.
Braintree Forum - Dec 12 11:39am
Two drunk driving arrests #within an hour in Braintree - Braintree #Forum
Jackson police: #Retail fraud at Jackson Crossing... - The #Jackson Citizen Patriot
all #3 news articles
Crash leads to drunk driving arrest in #Braintree
Jonathan D. Nash, 39, of South #Weymouth was charged with operating under the #influence of alcohol and failure to keep within marked lanes after #officers investigated a single-car crash near the intersection of Grove and #Plain Streets on the evening of Dec. 7.
Braintree #Forum - Dec 12 11:09am
Police have made #the following arrests:
Fall River Herald News - Dec #16 10:24pm

Top DUI News, Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Two drivers cited for OVI after Canal Fulton #crash
Canal Fulton police issued OVI #citations to two drivers within minutes early Sunday after responding to a #one-vehicle crash in the 700 block of Dan Avenue NW.
The Canton Repository - Dec 10 07:18am
Numerous citations in OVI checkpoint
Police made two OVI arrests in a Saturday evening #checkpoint on Gettysburg Avenue and Kings Highway. The checkpoint ran from 4 #p.m. until 8 p.m. Officers said 787 cars went through. Twenty-three cars #were diverted, and four were checked for OVI. In addition to the #OVI arrests, one person was arrested for an outstanding warrant and #one was arrested on a misdemeanor drug charge. Police cited four #...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Dec 08 #07:51pm
Police reports
Two #of the four people charged with OVI between Dec. 8 and Dec. 10 #produced significant blood alcohol measurements and two others refused to be #tested, according to Upper Arlington police.
This #Week Upper Arlington - Dec 20 11:18am
Another OVI conviction produces 5-year prison #term
Another OVI conviction produces #5-year prison term
The Youngstown Vindicator - Dec 21 #09:53pm
Repeat Drunken Driving Arrests Up In Delaware #County
10TV'€™s Delaware County bureau #reporter Jennifer Jarrell explains that OVI arrests are up and many #are repeat offenders.
WBNS-10TV Columbus - Dec 13 #03:22pm
HR mayor OVI case continued to January
The pending operating a vehicle while intoxicated case against #Hanging Rock'€™s mayor has been continued until January. Christopher Davidson, #43, was scheduled for a pretrial hearing Thursday morning in Ironton #Municipal Court after pleading not guilty to the OVI charge earlier #this week.
The Ironton Tribune - Dec 14 #07:37am
Boardman police crack down on OVI
Boardman police crack down on OVI BOARDMAN Township #police will supplement regular patrols with
The #Youngstown Vindicator - Dec 14 09:43pm
Municipal Court
CASES CALLED #WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Christopher D. Walker, 34, of Yellow Springs, #OVI, guilty, 12 months driver's license suspension, three days jail, #concurrent with felony, consecutive time to two other cases, administrative #license suspension terminated without reinstatement fee, fined $375; driving #under suspension OVI suspension, guilty, 12 months driver's license #suspension, three days jail ...
Springfield News-Sun #- Dec 21 12:27pm
OVI Task #Task Force Arrests Three Drunk Drivers
The #Mahoning County OVI Task Force's sobriety checkpoint during the #Thanksgiving weekend netted three drunk driving arrests.
WKBN 27 Youngstown - Nov 27 10:29am
OVI checkpoint keep drivers #safe
The checkpoint was held at North #Gettysburg and Kings Highway from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Saturday.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Dec 09 #11:25am

Top DUI News, Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

Lafayette Police Conduct OWI Checkpoint, Three #Arrested
During the course of an OWI #checkpoint Friday night, 649 vehicles passed through the checkpoint located #in the 1300 Block of Bertrand Drive. Of those vehicles, 15 drivers were #stopped for secondary testing. A total of 3 drivers were arrested and #charged with OWI. Below is a list of the individuals arrested. 1. #Abundio B. Rangel (35) OWI 2. Shari J. Coar (36) OWI 3. Ricky #J. Duhon (25) OWI In ...
KATC 3 Lafayette - #Dec 15 01:22pm
'OWI #Hunter' Helping Police
It's the #ultimate citizen patrol; a Fox Valley man is doing his part to help get #drunk drivers off the streets.
NBC26 Green Bay - Dec #22 01:56pm
Rice Lake man arrested for 5th offense OWI #following crash
Ricky L. Jennes, 43, of #Rice Lake, has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Spooner Post for #operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 5th offense.
WQOW Eau Claire - 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
Man arrested for 4th OWI
A Cudahy man has been arrested for his 4th #OWI.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Dec #23 11:23am
37-year-old man arrested for fourth OWI #offense - FOX 6 Milwaukee
Butler man arrested for 4th OWI in five #years - FOX 6 Milwaukee
all 3 news #articles'€¦
OWI arrests increase overnight
Milwaukee Police began a crackdown on drunk drivers last night #and there was an increase in arrests.
CBS 58 #Milwaukee - Dec 08 02:06pm
Driver gets 12th OWI arrest
Columbia County authorities arrested a man Saturday for #his alleged 12th drunken driving offense.
Portage Daily Register - Dec 23 #08:35pm
Driver suspected of 5th #OWI - FOX 11 Green Bay
all 2 news #articles'€¦
New Berlin man arrested for fourth OWI #following crash
MILWAUKEE '€” A 47-year-old New #Berlin man faces his fourth OWI, failure to report an accident and #failure to control...
FOX 6 #Milwaukee - Dec 17 10:16am
OVERNIGHT CRASH: Man Charged With OWI - WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
all 2 news #articles'€¦
sheriff's officials arrest 36th #wrong-way driver in Milwaukee Co. this year
MILWAUKEE '€” Milwaukee County sheriff's officials arrested #27-year-old Iris Arevalo of Milwaukee for OWI and driving the wrong #way on...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Dec 24 #12:01pm
Man arrested in #Pardeeville for alleged 12th OWI
PORTAGE - A driver in Columbia County is accused of driving #while intoxicated for the 12th time.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - #Dec 23 01:10pm
Green Bay offers free bus rides on #NYE
An effort to curb drinking and driving #on New Year's Eve comes with an offer, and a warning. For the first #time, Miller Lite has teamed up with the Brown County OWI Task Force, #and Green Bay Metro to give free bus rides.
FOX 11 #Green Bay - Dec 22 05:16pm

Top DUI News, Monday, December 24th, 2012

DUI Charge: Jan. 4 Court Date for Idaho Sen. #Crapo
Idaho Sen. Crapo, charged with #DUI, faces Jan. 4 court date; says he's 'deeply #sorry'
ABC News - Dec 23 #06:50pm
DUI Driver #Runs Red Light, Injures Police Officer: Cops
Police arrested a woman who they say ran a red light and #injured a police officer in Hamilton Township. Photo Credit: NBC #5
NBC Philadelphia - 45 minutes #ago
Charges could be coming #for driver accused in fat... - The San #Francisco Examiner
all 2 news #articles'€¦
DUI Arrests - Dec #24
Posted: Monday, December 24, 2012 5:00 #am | Updated: 9:37 pm, Fri Dec 21, 2012. Tsitsi Colonna, 50, Diamond Dr., #Newtown Township, no time given Nov 2, on 200 block Washington #Ave.
Bucks County Courier Times - 2 hours, 39 minutes #ago
Graduation #day at DUI Court
NEWPORT BEACH - Her #voice barely audible, the mother stepped to the podium to address the court. #Popped in May 2011 with her second DUI, registering a staggering #blood-alcohol level of .23 at the time of her arrest, the woman looked at #the judge as she talked about her excuses for drinking. She...
Orange County Register - Dec 20 #02:09pm
Police arrest 10 on DUI-related charges in countywide #sweep
Police conducting a drunken driving #warrant sweep Saturday night announced the arrests of 10 suspects who were #wanted on a variety of DUI-related charges, including two repeat #offenders.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Dec 23 #04:18pm
DUI charge: Jan. 4 court date for Idaho #Sen. Crapo
A conservative U.S. senator from Idaho #who has said he doesn't drink because of his Mormon faith has been #charged with drunken driving.
Channel 8 San Diego - Dec 23 #06:44pm
Idaho #Sen. Crapo arrested in Va., charged w... - #Associated Press via Yahoo! News
all 10 news #articles'€¦
DUI charge: Jan. 4 court date for #Idaho Sen. Crapo
A conservative U.S. senator from #Idaho who has said he doesn't drink because of his Mormon faith has been #charged with drunken driving.
FOX #News Chicago - Dec 23 06:40pm
Police: US Sen. Crapo #arrested, charged with DUI - Denver #Post
U.S. Sen. Michael Crapo arrested in Virginia, charged #with DUI - Detroit #News
Idaho senator charged with DUI after #running red ... - New Orleans #Times-Picayune
all 54 news #articles'€¦
Vacaville police #make arrest at DUI checkpoint
Vacaville police officers, carrying out a DUI/driver #license checkpoint late Friday and into early Saturday, arrested a Rocklin #man on two outstanding warrants.
The Vacaville #Reporter - Dec 24 01:06am
DUI offenders released early despite state #law
Jessica Winkle talks about her 1998 #DUI accident, which caused the death of a young motorcyclist, and how #it has affected her life since. She is now under house arrest.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Dec 16 06:07am
Idaho senator charged with DUI
Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) was charged with driving under the influence in Alexandria Sunday, police said. Crapo, in a statement acknowledged the incident and apologized for it. According to the statement released by his office, Crapo was initially pulled over by Alexandria police for running a red light. He was subsequently also charged with driving under the influence, a misdemeanor in Virginia ...

Stories of the Week

December 17th - December 23rdSam Donaldson waives arraignment on DUI charge

December 10th - December 16thBoulder cop suspected of driving drunk was department's DUI officer

December 3rd - December 9thColo. lawmakers consider new standards for driving under influence of marijuana

November 26th - December 2ndDWI Suspect Who Drove With Man Impaled on Car Is Drug Counselor

November 19th - November 25thPerkins Township man admits to driving hayride wagon while intoxicated, 15 other counts

November 12th - November 18thHalloween "Heat Is On" leads to 564 DUI arrests in Colorado

November 5th - November 11thTeen charged with DWI after deputy hurt

October 29th - November 4thWoman, good Samaritan both charged with DWI

October 22nd - October 28thTop court acquits Quebec man found drunk in parked vehicle

October 15th - October 21stMotorcyclist convicted of drunken driving offense despite blood-alcohol level below 0.08

October 8th - October 14th'DWI' cop busted

October 1st - October 7thLinda Hogan Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

September 24th - September 30thCrocs Founder Caught Drunk-Driving, But Blames Taylor Swift

September 17th - September 23rdMichael Turner Arrested for DUI Following Falcons Victory

September 10th - September 16thSally Struthers Denies Drunk Driving Charge

September 3rd - September 9thUFC heavyweight Christian Morecraft arrested, charged with OUI UFC

August 27th - September 2ndSan Francisco archbishop-elect arrested for drunk driving

August 20th - August 26thAmbassador Crocker Arrested for DUI, Hit and Run

August 13th - August 19thWrong-way DUI driver gets 10 years for killing young Denver mom

August 6th - August 12thDWI inmate, 23, dies in Steuben jail

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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