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


Top DUI News, Sunday, February 12th, 2012

DWI charge lodged after near collision
NIAGARA FALLSՀA city man was charged with driving while intoxicated Friday after his vehicle crossed lanes and nearly struck a car being driven by a city police detective, police said.
The Buffalo News - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
DWI, reckless driving lodged after near collision
LITTLE VALLEYՀA Little Valley driver was charged with reckless driving after her vehicle crossed the center line and narrowly missed hitting a Cattaraugus County sheriff's patrol car on Route 353.
The Buffalo News - 1 hour, 46 minutes ago
DWI, forgery defendants sentenced to prison
A Mineola man was sentenced by 71st District Judge William Hughey to 15 years in prison for DWI third or more enhanced.
The Marshall News Messenger - Feb 11 02:06am
Police Save DWI Suspect from Burning Vehicle - Long Island Press
Deputies: Glenfield man facing aggravated DWI charge - The Observer-Dispatch
Mohawk man facing felony DWI charge, police say- The Observer-Dispatch
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Town official blames vengeful cops for DWI bust
A deputy mayor whose southern New Jersey town laid off several police officers amid budget woes says he was targeted for a DWI bust by vengeful cops.
Fox News - Feb 10 11:54am
NFTA officer arrests DWI suspect on Riley St.
A Camelot Court man was charged with driving while intoxicated about 5:40 p.m. Friday on Riley Street.
The Buffalo News - 47 minutes ago
Marilla man charged with DWI after crash
A Marilla motorist was charged with driving while intoxicated after hitting a telephone pole in Elma, Erie County sheriff's deputies said. Deputy George Avery was dispatched to investigate a report of an accident with injury on Winspear Road shortly after 7 p.m. Thursday.
The Buffalo News - 46 minutes ago
Syracuse man faces 2 felony DWI charges after Thruway stop
A Syracuse business owner faces two felony DWI charges following a traffic stop Friday afternoon on the Thruway.
The Observer-Dispatch - Feb 05 05:35pm
Man Arrested for DWI in Union - FOX 40 Binghamton
Owner of Syracuse diner charged with felony DWI after leaving... - The Post-Standard
Sherburne, Stearns DWI patrols expanding - St. Cloud Times
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Arcade driver charged with DWI following crash
OTTOՀAn Arcade man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a crash last week, Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies said. Jeffrey A. Uhrinek Jr., 26, of Grandview Drive also was charged with driving without a license and failure to maintain lane.
The Buffalo News - 1 hour, 47 minutes ago
DWI arrest made after car pulled over hits guardrail
A Town of Concord woman was arrested on drunken driving charges after striking a guardrail as she was forced to pull over at about 3:30 p.m. Thursday on Creek Road, also known as Route 39, in that township by an Erie County sheriff's deputy.
The Buffalo News - Feb 10 04:25am
City wins appeal in car forfeiture case - Santa Fe New Mexican
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Mardi Gras DWI crackdown gearing up across state
Mardi Gras is one of the deadliest seasons on the road in Louisiana
New Orleans Times-Picayune - Feb 08 09:37am

Top DUI News, Saturday, February 11th, 2012

DUI dropped after Richmond County deputy falsified documents
A DUI charge was dropped Friday against a man with a history of driving offenses because the arresting deputy previously admitted to falsifying traffic reports.
The Augusta Chronicle - Feb 10 07:29pm
DUI dropped after deputy falsified documents
A DUI charge was dropped Friday against a man with a history of driving offenses because the arresting deputy previously admitted to falsifying traffic reports.
The Augusta Chronicle - Feb 10 09:28am
DUI suspect who ran truck into condo ID'd
A suspected drunken driver on probation for a prior DUI is being held on more than $400,000 bail Friday after police said he crashed his truck into a home injuring a 14-year-old girl and her father.
San Diego Union-Tribune - Feb 09 11:31pm
DUI arrests down, alcohol-related crashes up in 2011 - The Malibu Times
DUI saturation patrol set for this weekend - The Wichita Eagle
Northampton County DUI verdicts reflect judge's defiance of... - The Morning Call
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Man with 13 DUI convictions sentenced for probation violation
SANTA ANA - Before sentencing a 13-time DUI offender to six years in state prison Friday for violating probation, Judge Thomas H. Goethels gave the defendant a stern lecture."I hope that at some point, the reality of your life slaps you in the face," Goethals told Dennis...
Orange County Register - Feb 10 01:48pm
RAB to replace Townley after DUI charge
John Wes Townley has been replaced, at least for now, with RAB Racing following his arrest on the charge of DUI, according to a team release.
Fox Sports - Feb 10 02:39pm
DUI charged against sheriff dropped
SIGOURNEY ' The prosecutor has agreed to dismiss a drunken-driving charge that had been filed against the Keokuk County sheriff.
Omaha World-Herald - Feb 10 11:08pm
Man Suspected Of DUI Crashes Truck Into Condominium
A 23-year-old Temecula man with a previous DUI conviction was in custody Friday on suspicion of driving drunk once again and crashing his pickup truck into an Escondido condominium, leaving a man in critical condition and his daughter with minor injuries, police said.
KGTV San Diego - Feb 10 04:58am
Man gets DUI between applying for, getting pardon
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and parole officials said Saturday that they didn't know a man was charged with DUI after a fatal wreck that happened between the time he applied for a pardon and the time Barbour granted it.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Feb 04 11:32am
2008 DUI ends with jail sentence
YORK ' A 2008 DUI case has ended with a 24-year-old York man having to spend a year in jail.
York News-Times - Feb 10 10:29pm
Motorcyclist crashes into DUI charge
KNOXVILLE ' A DUI charge was filed against a motorcyclist who was seriously injured in crash along Kingston Pike this afternoon, according to police.
Knoxville News Sentinel - Feb 09 07:36pm

Top DUI News, Friday, February 10th, 2012

Repeat drunk driver in crash
NORTHBORO - A 60-year-old Worcester man with a lengthy criminal record in two states and whose license was revoked for repeated drunk driving was charged with his sixth drunk-driving offense after a one-car crash Tuesday at Southwest Cutoff and Hitching Post Lane.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Feb 09 01:46am
Sheriff's official arrested on suspicion of drunk driving
A top Los Angeles County sheriff's official was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving after she was found stopped in the middle of the Foothill Freeway passed out with her head on the steering wheel of her county car, officials...
Los Angeles Times - Feb 06 06:01pm
Man cited with drunk driving in fatal Austin crash
A Chicago man was issued citations for drunk driving after a passenger in his car was killed when he lost control of his car and crashed in to several parked cars in Austin on Saturday, Chicago police said today.
Chicago Tribune - Feb 06 11:46am
Redwood City man's drunk driving kills 3, CHP says
A Redwood City man driving drunk the wrong way on Highway 50 near Sacramento crashed head-on into an SUV early today, killing three people and injuring three others including himself, authorities said. Christopher...
San Francisco Chronicle - Feb 06 03:37pm
Woman charged in drunk driving fatal
A Big Bay woman was charged after an alleged drunk driving crash that left one person dead
TV 7&4 Traverse City - Feb 06 09:54am
Woman charged with drunk driving in wrong-way Lake Shore Drive crash
A 29-year-old Chicago woman has been charged in connection with the wrong-way crash that injured her and two others on Lake Shore Drive on Thursday morning.
Chicago Tribune - Feb 10 01:16am
Illegal immigrant sentenced to 20 years drunk-driving case
Carlos A. Martinelly-Montano was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for an August 2010 drunk driving accident that killed a nun and badly hurt two others. Martinelly-Montano, 24, had been convicted of felony murder during an October trial . He was driving drunk when he swerved his Subaru into a guardrail and then veered into the opposite lane on a slim, two-lane road in Bristow, Va ...
Washington Post - Feb 03 12:02pm
Puyleart Pleads Not Guilty to Drunk Driving Charge for Deadly Crash
Prosecutors accuse Rob Puyleart of driving drunk, crossing the center line on Highway 54, and killing two people.
WBAY Green Bay - Feb 09 03:29pm
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 08 04:17am
Mount Olive Municipal Court -- Man punished for driving after drunk driving charge
MOUNT OLIVE TWP. - A 31-year-old Hopatcong man was fined more than $1,500 in municipal court on Monday, Jan. 30, for having driven with a license suspended for a prior drunk driving charge.
Mt. Olive Chronicle - Feb 10 12:29am

Top DUI News, Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Edgerton man faces 6th drunken driving offense
An Edgerton man was arrested by Dane County deputies Tuesday night for his alleged sixth operating while intoxicated offense.
Wisconsin State Journal - Feb 08 06:50am
Coralville woman accused of driving drunk to police department
A 24-year-old woman was arrested late Monday on suspicion of operating while intoxicated, her second such offense, after officers say she drove drunk to the Coralville Police Department to pick up her purse.
The Gazette - Feb 07 01:52pm
Man faces sixth OWI charge
A Viroqua man is facing a sixth Operating While Intoxicated charge after charges were filed earlier this month in Vernon County Circuit Court.
Vernon County Broadcaster - Feb 02 06:18am
Watertown man arrested on 4th OWI charge
Todd M. Uebele was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, his fourth offense, Saturday afternoon by Rock County sheriff's Office deputies.
The Janesville Gazette - Feb 06 02:13pm
Two Rivers man arrested for fleeing police
MANITOWOC A 54-year-old Two Rivers man, who allegedly drove so recklessly that his airbag deployed, was arrested late Sunday for operating while intoxicated and fleeing an officer.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Feb 08 10:03am
Driver in fatal crash arraigned
MARQUETTE - A Powell Township woman was arraigned Monday in Marquette County District Court, accused of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, resulting in the death of a 21-year-old Big Bay man early Saturda.
The Mining Journal - Feb 07 08:21am
No contest in OWI causing injury case
An Iron Mountain man has pleaded no contest to operating while intoxicated causing serious injury
WLUC Marquette - Jan 10 05:24am
Lakeshore update
MANITOWOC While transporting one alleged drunk driver early Sunday morning, a Wisconsin State Trooper arrested another driver suspected of his sixth-offense operating while intoxicated.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Feb 07 02:13am
Principal Charged With Drunken Driving Pleads Guilty
An Indiana principal charged with drunken driving last September pleads guilty Wednesday.
WLKY Louisville - Feb 08 07:09pm
Arrest made after I-94 accident
An Osseo woman was arrested early Friday for operating while intoxicated - fourth offense following an accident on Interstate 94 near Foster, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
Leader-Telegram - Jan 21 09:20pm

Top DUI News, Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Merrimack woman allegedly drove drunk with children as passengers
MERRIMACK ' A town woman is accused of driving while intoxicated with children in the vehicle. Alison Paquette, 46, of 26 E, Chamberlain Drive, was arrested Sunday night at 10:25, after police pulled over her vehicle, a black Ford F-150 pickup. A caller reported that the vehicle 'was all over the road, according to police, and provided a plate number and direction of travel. Police located the ...
The Nashua Telegraph - Feb 07 06:49am
Woman Accused of Driving Drunk to Police Department - KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids
Coralville woman accused of driving drunk to police department - The Gazette
Pembroke woman accused of DWI on Route 5 - The Buffalo News
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Police say man driving 100mph while intoxicated
Richmond Police say the driver hit another vehicle on I-75 before officers were finally able to stop him and make an arrest.
WKYT Lexington - Feb 06 01:26pm
Man charged with DWI in Byram
BYRAM ' A Pennsylvania man was arrested Saturday and charged for driving while intoxicated and other offenses, police said.
New Jersey Herald - Feb 05 10:47pm
Man arrested for 5th DWI - KMOV St. Louis
Felony DWI charge follows stop for erratic driving - The Buffalo News
Man Has Accident, Another Stops To Help; Both Charged ... - WWNY - WNYF Watertown
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Ex-Yorktown man charged in crash that injured Carmel, Shrub Oak teens
A former Yorktown man now living in New York City has been charged with felony vehicular assault and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated in connection with an accident in September that seriously injured two teenagers from Carmel and Shrub Oak, state police
The Journal News - Feb 07 10:50am
Police charge owner of Syracuse's Market Diner with felony DWI
The owner of Market Diner, near Carousel Center, has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated.
Eagle Star-Review - Feb 06 07:56am
Man arrested for felony DWI
A 34-year-old Buffalo man was arrested for felony driving while intoxicated early this morning after he was accused of weaving back and forth between lanes in his vehicle, Town of Hamburg police reported.
The Buffalo News - Feb 07 08:55am
In Flemington, expired inspection sticker leads to... - Hunterdon County Democrat
NY man charged with DWI after hitting bicyclist - Greenwich Time
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Akron-Westfield coach facing DUI is fired
AKRON, Iowa -- An Akron-Westfield High School coach charged with driving while intoxicated has been fired by the school district.
Sioux City Journal - Feb 07 05:20pm
Police: Utica woman drives drunk, hits car in Oneida
A Utica woman Friday was accused of driving while intoxicated after she struck a vehicle on Upper Lenox Avenue, according to city of Oneida police on Tuesday.
The Observer-Dispatch - Jan 31 12:21pm
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 04:26am
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

Top DUI News, Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Driver charged with DUI on Saugatuck Avenue
Edward Younger, 57, of Hyatt Avenue, was charged with driving under the influence Thursday night.
Westport News - 26 minutes ago
Local sports digest: Stanford's Shayne Skov arrested for driving under the influence
Pac-12 extends contract of Commissioner Larry Scott
San Jose Mercury News - Feb 06 07:20pm
Alia Healy Souissi of Bloomfield charged with driving under influence of drugs
Alia Healy Souissi, 29 of 2921 Oakmount Road in Bloomfield, was charged Friday, Feb. 3, with driving while abilities impaired by drugs on West Main Street in Victor. Bloomfield - Feb 04 03:56pm
Man charged with drugged driving - The Salem News
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Stanford linebacker Skov arrested for DUI
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Stanford linebacker Shayne Skov was arrested and jailed last weekend for driving under the influence.
Sports Illustrated - Feb 06 08:45pm
Stanford linebacker Skov arrested, jailed for DUI
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Stanford linebacker Shayne Skov was arrested and jailed last weekend for driving under the influence.
Sports Illustrated - Feb 06 08:52pm
Father accused of driving under the influence with child in car
Father accused of driving under the influence with child in car
La Crosse Tribune - Jan 30 09:48pm
Mom with kids in car busted for DUI - WAVE 3 Louisville
Police: Syracuse teen rolls car after inhaling air duster - Deseret News
2 children hurt when drunk mother crashes car, police allege... - Los Angeles Times
all 4 news articles
Broncos' Knowshon Moreno Arrested In DUI Stop
Denver Broncos running back Knowshon Moreno was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
KMGH 7 Denver - Feb 06 05:03pm
Chadds Ford dad, son sport matching DUI charges
MIDDLETOWN ' A father and son from Chadds Ford racked up matching DUI charges Saturday.
Delaware County Daily Times - 17 minutes ago
Police: Man almost hits officer head-on while driving drunk
An Angwin man was arrested in St. Helena after he nearly hit a police officer head-on while driving under the influence of alcohol, police allege.
Napa Valley Register - Feb 06 10:57am
City Mourns Slain Officer - Georgia Public Broadcasting
Santa Clara officer fatally shoots man during DUI stop - KTVU
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Man under influence walks into traffic
STANDISH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Police say a man was under the influence of alcohol or drugs when he stumbled into the road in Standish and was struck by a car.
WCSH 6 Portland - Feb 05 06:58am
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Top DUI News, Monday,February 6th, 2012

Police: New Milford man arrested for operating under the influence
NEW MILFORD -- Local police arrested a town resident Tuesday and charged him with operating under the influence of liquor/drugs or both, along with motor vehicle violations, after he was stopped by an officer at 10 a.m.
The Greater New Milford Spectrum - Jan 28 04:57am
Abington man facing fourth OUI charge
Keith W. Berube, 36, was charged him with a fourth offense of operating under the influence of liquor and operating with a revoked license after police stopped him in Abington.
The Brockton Enterprise - Feb 03 10:52pm
Man arrested for sixth OWI in Manitowoc County
MANITOWOC COUNTY ' A Wisconsin State Trooper arrested 37-year-old Andre L. Hackett early Sunday morning for operating a motor vehicle...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Feb 05 11:47am
Patrol charges man with 10th drunken driving offense
Highway patrol troopers charged an Ohio man with his tenth operating under the influence lifetime offense over the weekend.
NBC 24 Toledo - Jan 23 08:07am
ABC5 WOI-DT News, Weather, Sports in Des Moines, IACourt reverses conviction for man on prescriptions
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of a man charged with operating under the influence of prescription drugs and ordered the charges be dismissed.
WOI-TV Des Moines - Feb 01 11:40am
Man Charged With 8th OUI Offense
A Plymouth man was arrested and charged Tuesday night with his eighth operating under the influence offense, according to the Massachusetts State Police.
WCVB Boston - Jan 18 08:58am
Court reverses conviction for man on prescriptions
The Iowa Court of Appeals has reversed the conviction of a man charged with operating under the influence of prescription drugs and ordered the charges be dismissed.
WKBT La Crosse - Feb 02 06:53am
Plymouth man charged with 8th OUI offense
Edward Wright, 49, faces his eighth operating under the influence offense.
NBC 10 Providence - Jan 18 09:30am
State trooper avoids OUI charge
LYNN ' A state trooper arrested by Saugus Police in November for failing to stop and committing marked lanes violations pleaded innocent Thursday to a new charge of negligent operation of a motor vehicle, but avoided a charge of operating under the influence that had been anticipated.
The Daily Item - Jan 20 12:15am
Bus driver of students gets jail time for DUI
A former bus driver accused of being under the influence of alcohol when he drove a bus full of Bozeman students to Yellowstone National Park in June was sentenced on Tuesday.
KRTV Great Falls - Feb 01 07:47am
Bus driver accused of driving school kids into Yellowstone which... - KTVQ Billings

Stories of the Week

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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