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

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Top DUI News, Sunday, February 5th, 2012

Man arrested for an 8th OWI
A 50-year-old man is arrested for his 8th OWI.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Feb 04 01:52pm
Driver arrested on allegations of eighth OWI
A 50-year-old man who was reported driving erratically Friday night on I-94 near 84th St. was arrested by Milwaukee County sheriff's deputies, marking the eighth time the man has been arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, deputies said.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Feb 04 01:06pm
Police: Woman charged with OWI was nearly four times the legal limit
Police said an Iowa City woman was driving while her blood alcohol content was nearly four times above the legal limit.
The Iowa City Press-Citizen - Feb 03 07:49am
Eighth OWI arrest for 50 year old man
MILWAUKEE - It's not the first time a 50 year old man has been stopped on suspicion of driving while intoxicate.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Feb 04 01:38pm
Chickasaw County Man Arrested After Shots Fired - KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids
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St. Croix Co. Man Facing OWI Charge, Kids in Car
A western Wisconsin man is facing an OWI charge after the Wisconsin State Patrol says he drove drunk with his two children in the car.
WSAW Wausau - Jan 31 09:48am
OWI suspected in single-car Mazomanie crash Saturday
A 51-year-old Mazomanie resident was hospitalized Saturday after a single-vehicle rollover crash in the town of Mazomanie in which alcohol appeared to be a factor.
The Sauk Prairie Eagle - Feb 01 07:23am
OWI charge filed in fatal accident case
A man arrested after an accident that killed a 21-year-old has been charged with an OWI. Results from a blood test submitted to the state show that Shiro Remeliik, 21, was over the legal limit at the time of the Dec. 29 accident, said Capt.
Marshalltown Times-Republican - Jan 16 09:20pm
Motorist found asleep in car faces OWI charge
Janesville - Rock County authorities have arrested a Whitewater man on a tentative charge of fourth-offense drunken driving after deputies say they found him asleep in his car with the engine still running.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jan 28 11:55am
Area man going to jail for 6th OWI
An area man caught driving drunk with a child in his car, is going to jail.
WQOW Eau Claire - Feb 02 01:35pm
Local man cited for 11th OWI
A Sturtevant man was arrested and cited for his 11th OWI. Police received a call after 1am Sunday from a woman who spotted a red pick up truck in a ditch near County Highway H and Durand Avenue in Sturtevant.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Jan 23 09:58pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, February 4th, 2012

DWI Offender Too Sick for Jail?
How does a mother look her three children in the eye and say your father is dead?
FOX 26 Houston - Feb 03 08:15pm
Felony DWI charge lodged against Gowanda man
IRVING'A Gowanda man was charged with felony driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop Thursday afternoon on the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation.
The Buffalo News - 2 minutes ago
Jury Sentences Man To Life For Fifth DWI
A Williamson County jury sentenced a man to life in prison for a DWI.
FOX 7 Austin - Feb 02 01:13pm
DWI kid killer dodges prison
A drunken driver got a slap on the wrist from a Queens judge yesterday for drunkenly slamming his car into a 6-year-old girl who later died from her injuries. Kent Lowrie, 53, of Jamaica, was sentenced to five years probation. He had pleaded guilty last month to the vehicular manslaughter...
New York Post - Jan 31 11:59pm
NY village reviews DWI arrest
A New York village is reviewing why police didn't report the December arrest of a police sergeant on DWI charges.
WCAX-TV Vermont - Feb 03 03:34am
Deputies: Glenfield man facing aggravated DWI charge
A Glenfield man is facing an aggravated DWI charge after being stopped on Utica Boulevard in Lowville for driving erratically, according to the Lewis County sheriff's Office on Saturday.
The Observer-Dispatch - Jan 28 02:22pm
DWI charge pending in hits-and-runs
Valencia County deputies have released the name of the hit-and-run driver they say rammed into three cars Thursday afternoon but don't know yet if he'll be charged with DWI.
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque - Feb 03 02:28pm
Dallas man gets 12 years in fatal DWI wreck
A Fort Worth teen was killed and a woman was injured in the 2010 crash.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Feb 03 08:53pm
20 Years in DWI Crash That Killed Nun
The man convicted in the deadly Bristow, Va., accident that killed a nun was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.
NBC Washington - Feb 03 07:30am
Wake DA: Attorney misled judge, prosecutor in teen DWI case
Wake County's district attorney claims a defense attorney misled a judge and prosecutor to get a DWI case involving a 16-year-old to court nearly three weeks ahead of schedule.
WRAL.com Raleigh - Feb 03 03:32pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, February 3rd, 2012

DUI Charges Upgraded in Fire Truck Crash
Charges were upgraded to felony aggravated DUI Thursday against the south suburban driver of a car that collided with a Chicago Fire Department engine in the Far South Side West Pullman area Tuesday night in which nine people were injured.
FOX News Chicago - Feb 02 11:41am
Man faces felony DUI charges in fire engine crash
A man charged with slamming his car into a Chicago Fire Department engine ' critically injuring five adults and children and hurting firefighters ' was ordered held on $100,000 bail Thursday after he was slapped with a felony aggravated DUI charge.Christopher Caston, 18, of Dolton, collided with the engine at 6:15 p.m. at South Halsted and West 128th Place, police said. Three children and two ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Feb 02 06:44pm
Video: Repeat DUI offender pardoned
Ed Lavandera talks to the mother of a young girl killed by a drunk driver who was pardoned by Haley Barbour.
CNN - Feb 02 08:04pm
DUI Charges Filed in Crash With Fire Truck
Christopher Caston, 18, ordered held on $100,000 bond.
NBC Chicago - Feb 02 06:35pm
Driver Charged With DUI In Crash With Fire Engine
An 18-year-old man was charged with felony drunk driving for a crash involving a Chicago Fire Department fire engine earlier this week in the West Pullman neighborhood, in which nine people were injured.
CBS Chicago - Feb 02 10:56am
18-year-old charged with DUI after crash with fire engine
The south suburban driver of a car that collided with a Chicago Fire Department engine in the Far South Side West Pullman area Tuesday night has been charged with DUI, and the charge could be upgraded to a felony, police say. The crash, which happened about 6:15 p.m. at South Halsted and West 128th Place, sent nine people ' including three children and four Fire Department personnel.Three ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Feb 01 08:52am
Woman Charged In Fatal DUI Arrested Again
A woman charged in a fatal DUI crash six years ago in Louisville is arrested again in Carroll County.
WLKY Louisville - Feb 02 04:20pm
Child Star's DUI, Drug Bust
Taran Noah Smith, the youngest kid from Home Improvement, was arrested early Wednesday morning for alleged DUI and possession of hashish.
Fox News - Feb 01 07:18am
DUI Charges in Crash with Fire Truck
The south suburban driver of a car that collided with a Chicago Fire Department engine in the Far South Side West Pullman area Tuesday night has been charged with DUI, and the charge could be upgraded to a felony, police say.
FOX News Chicago - Feb 01 09:11am
Defendant pleads to seventh DUI
A Leavenworth man has pleaded guilty to his seventh DUI, a prosecution official said.
Leavenworth Times - Feb 01 03:47pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Do Drunk-Driving Laws Apply to Zamboni Drivers?
The Smoking Gun reports that a 34-year-old man was arrested Monday night in Minnesota for driving while intoxicated. Witnesses reported the man was driving erratically, which responding officers confirmed when they saw him ?struggling to maneuver? his vehicle. And as we have seen before ? but only once before ? the police may arrest you ...
Forbes - Feb 01 12:59pm
Drunk Driving Arrests - News Channel 34 Binghamton
Law change for drunk cyclists? - Warsaw Business Journal
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Drunk Driving Zamboni Driver Arrested During PeeWee Hockey Game
A PeeWee hockey coach was forced to call 911 on Monday night after his players, their parents and various other spectators noticed that the games Zamboni driver was weaving all over the ice and running into boards. The Zamboni was being driven by a Minnesota man with three drunk-driving convictions on his record and according [...] Drunk Driving Zamboni Driver Arrested During PeeWee Hockey Game ...
The Inquisitr - Feb 01 12:03pm
Dalonte Hill's court date for drunk driving charge set for May 14
Maryland assistant coach Dalonte Hill, who was arrested for drunk driving on Jan. 19, is scheduled to appear in Anne Arundel CountyDistrict Court on May 14, according to electronic records.
Baltimore Sun - Jan 31 09:36am
Suspected drunk drivers join B.C. class action suit
A total of 250 people have joined a class action lawsuit to get compensated after being punished under B.C.'s tough drunk driving legislation.
CTV British Columbia - Feb 01 08:35am
Minnesota Man Arrested, Accused of Being Drunk While Driving Zamboni at Local Rink
There aren't many worse things you can do as an employee than driving drunk while at work, a fact that extends to Zamboni drivers. A man was arrested in Apple Valley, Minn., after police were called to the local rink to investigate what was some erratic Zamboni driving, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. The 34-year-old man was having problems getting the Zamboni off the ice after his sloppy ...
New England Sports Network - Jan 31 04:38pm
Police Apologize To Colo. Lawmaker Suspected Of Drunk Driving
Denver police are apologizing to a Colorado lawmaker, saying they gave the wrong story about her arrest while she was suspected of drunken driving.
KRDO Colorado Springs - Jan 31 03:05pm
UM student accused of driving drunk, hitting bicyclist
MISSOULA - A University of Montana student is accused of driving drunk and hitting a bicyclist late Monday night on East Broadway.
KTVQ Billings - Feb 01 05:46am
SALINE: Resident arrested, charged with drunk driving in Tecumseh last week
A 25-year-old Saline woman was arrested last week in Lenawee County after police discovered she was driving intoxicated, the Daily Telegram in Adrian is reporting.
The Saline Reporter - Feb 01 06:12am
Sevier County deputy charged with drunk driving
A Sevier County sheriff's deputy was charged with drunk driving early Monday morning in Knoxville.
WATE 6 Knoxville - Jan 30 06:15pm
Drunk driving program in neutral
As drunk driving continues to affect Ontario residents, some organizations are wondering if students are even getting the message.[...]
Barrie Examiner - Jan 18 09:18pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Sunday, February 5th, 2012
Motorist found asleep in car faces OWI charge Janesville - Rock County authorities have arrested a Whitewater man on a tentative charge of fourth-offense drunken driving after deputies say they found him asleep in his car with the engine still running.
Saturday, February 4th, 2012
NY village reviews DWI arrest A New York village is reviewing why police didn't report the December arrest of a police sergeant on DWI charges.
Friday, February 3rd, 2012
Child Star's DUI, Drug Bust Taran Noah Smith, the youngest kid from Home Improvement, was arrested early Wednesday morning for alleged DUI and possession of hashish.
Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
Drunk Driving Zamboni Driver Arrested During PeeWee Hockey Game A PeeWee hockey coach was forced to call 911 on Monday night after his players, their parents and various other spectators noticed that the games Zamboni driver was weaving all over the ice and running into boards. The Zamboni was being driven by a Minnesota man with three drunk-driving convictions on his record and according [...] Drunk Driving Zamboni Driver Arrested During PeeWee Hockey Game ...
Wednesday, February 1st, 2011
Indy educator booked for OWI An Indianapolis school administrator faces charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated following a Jan. 8 traffic stop. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Mankato TV anchor, infamous for impaired newscast, is charged with DWI A KEYC-TV anchor who was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, two weeks after what some suspected was a drunken newscast, has been charged.
Monday, January 30th, 2012
49ers' Aldon Smith faces DUI charge in Florida Aldon Smith was booked Saturday morning and held on $1,000 bond after he was arrested by Miami Beach police. / Miami-Dade County Jail via AP MIAMI (AP) Հ San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been charged with driving under the influence in Miami Beach.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Mankato TV anchor, infamous for impaired newscast, is charged with DWI
A KEYC-TV anchor who was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, two weeks after what some suspected was a drunken newscast, has been charged.
Pioneer Press - Jan 30 04:54pm
Utica woman charged with DWI after hitting guide rail
A Utica woman was charged with driving while intoxicated Sunday after she and her passenger allegedly fled the scene of a car crash on Tilden Avenue, city police said.
The Observer-Dispatch - Jan 29 01:49pm
Spiked Big Gulp leads to arrest
What began as a robbery call turned into a driving while intoxicated arrest and a discovery of drugs.
KXAN 36 Austin - Jan 30 11:44am
Troopers: Verona Man arrested for DWI after vehicle goes into a ditch
State Police arrested George W. Wallace, 67, Churchville was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after an incident where he was making a u-turn and ended up in a ditch police say. State police said his 1996 Dodge Pioneer stuck in the center median of route 365 in the town of Verona at approximately 11:20 p.m. Thursday night.
The Observer-Dispatch - Jan 30 04:34am
Corpus Christi police: Woman avoids head-on collision with wrong-way driver
Man arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated
Corpus Christi Caller-Times - Jan 30 09:59am
Man charged with drunk driving after hitting house
A 34-year-old Syracuse man faces charges of driving while intoxicated and without a license after he crashed into a house.
WCAX-TV Vermont - Jan 30 12:09am
New Rochelle, Pelham men charged with drunken driving on I-95
Troopers charged two motorists with driving while intoxicated after separate traffic stops on Interstate 95 in New Rochelle, state police said. Mathew T.
The Journal News - Jan 18 05:29am
Man arrested on 7th DWI charge
A man convicted of driving while intoxicated six times is charged with the crime for a seventh time after he is allegedly too drunk to get out of his pickup truck when police find him vehicle crashed into a water fountain.
KPRC Local 2 Houston - Jan 27 11:14am
Erratic driving tip results in DWI charge
A Lackawanna man was charged with driving while intoxicated early Saturday. A citizen's complaint about erratic driving led an Erie County sheriff's deputy to stop Richard A. Baillieux on Route 219 in Boston. Baillieux, 31, failed field sobriety tests and was arrested.
The Buffalo News - Jan 29 04:10am
Denville Police charge Dover man in DWI after Route 10 road stop
DENVILLE TWP. ' A Dover man was charged with driving while intoxicated and other offenses after he was stopped for a motor vehicle offense, police said.
The Citizen of Morris County - Jan 27 04:44am
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Top DUI News, Monday, January 30th, 2012

Driver charged with vehicular manslaughter, driving under influence of marijuana
A 69-year-old woman died Dec. 26 after she was hit by a car driven by a 20-year-old Hemet man under the influence of marijuana, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The Record Gazette - Jan 29 11:57am
Man arrested for 1st OWI with child in the car
One person was arrested after driving under the influence with a child in the car.
WEAU Eau Claire - Jan 29 08:37pm
San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Smith arrested on DUI charge in Florida
MIAMI - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was charged Saturday with driving under the influence in Miami Beach.
The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 28 05:44pm
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The Times-News - Jan 29 10:01pm
Court Log- Brattleboro Reformer
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49ers' Aldon Smith faces DUI charge in Florida
Aldon Smith was booked Saturday morning and held on $1,000 bond after he was arrested by Miami Beach police. / Miami-Dade County Jail via AP MIAMI (AP) ' San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been charged with driving under the influence in Miami Beach.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Jan 29 05:42pm
Man pleads to charges in fatal '۪09 Schuyler crash
A Rushville man has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence and obstructing justice charges in a 2009 crash in rural Schuyler County.Quincy television station WGEM reported that as a condition of the plea agreement accepted by Ryan Boyd of...
Jacksonville Journal-Courier - Jan 29 03:58am
Mother to face trial over daughter's death
A west Auckland mother is denying driving under the influence of drugs and killing her 12-year-old daughter, and the case will go to trial.
NZ Newswire via Yahoo! New Zealand News - Jan 26 03:42pm
Woman admits endangering her children while driving under the influence
A 27-year-old Laurel woman admitted Friday that she endangered her children when she drove under the influence of marijuana and prescription drugs.
Billings Gazette - Jan 20 02:15pm
Man Gets DUI with Five Children on Board
A Susquehanna County man is arrested after driving under the influence with five children in the vehicle. 45-year-old Michael Bills of Kinglsey is charged with DUI and Reckless Endangerment for driving with five juvenile children while under the influence. The arrest follows an ambulance response call to Bills' home for an unresponsive male, that's when the ambulance crew requested Pennsylvania ...
FOX 40 Binghamton - Jan 29 08:11pm
Ryan Merriman - Actor Merriman Charged With Dui
Actor Ryan Merriman has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol stemming from his arrest in November 11 The Final Destination 3 star was motoring through Newport Beach California when his car was stopped by cops for a traffic violation...
Contactmusic - Jan 30 12:21am

Stories of the Week

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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