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DUI News for the Week of January 2nd - January 8th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve


Top DUI News, Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Former IndyCar Driving Facing Increased DWI Charge: A FanՀs Take
Former IndyCar star, Al Unser Jr. is facing legal trouble after having his driving while intoxicated charge upgraded to a DWI 2 from a DWI 1. The upgrade comes after discovery that the former driver had previously pled no contest to a 2007 charge of drunk driving.
Yahoo! Sports - Jan 06 07:01am
Dad Charged With DWI After Picking Up Kids
A Minnesota father of two has been charged with third-degree DWI after he was stopped on Tuesday after picking his children up from daycare, MyFoxTwinCities reports.
Fox News - Jan 07 08:11am
Charges Change In Unser Jr.'s DWI Case
Racing legend Al Unser Jr. faces new charges in connection to a DWI case from last fall.
KOAT Albuquerque - Jan 05 07:45am
Change in charges in Unser Jr.Հs DWI case - Albuquerque Journal
Racing legend Unser Jr. faces more severe DWI ... - The Uniontown Herald Standard
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DWI Suspect Charged With Ramming Patrol Car
An alleged drunken driver crashed into a patrol car driven by a Nassau County police sergeant who the suspect led on a chase in East Meadow...
Long Island Press - Jan 07 03:22pm
Racing Legend Unser Jr. Faces More Severe DWI Case
Racing legend Al Unser Jr. faces more severe charges in DWI case after judge grants upgrade
ABC News - Jan 05 01:20pm
DWI charge for Cinnaminson woman after hit and run
MOUNT LAURELՀ Valery J. Fate, 41, of the first block of Taylors Lane in Cinnaminson, was arrested on Sumac Court for DWI at about 4:45 p.m. on Jan. 2 after a hit and run accident at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Avenue and South Church Street, police said. Tate was released pending a municipal court hearing, police said.
Medford Central Record - Jan 07 06:55am
DWI and other charges for Medford man
MEDFORDՀPaul E. Uhlig III, 38, of Broad Street, received a slew of charges after police stopped his Lexus going west in the eastbound lane on Route 70 with no headlights on at about 12:33 a.m. on Dec. 30, police said. According to police, Uhlig tried to escape while still handcuffed after police found a small bag of cocaine in his pocket. He also had an outstanding "No Bail" bench warrant out of ...
Medford Central Record - Jan 07 06:34am
Unser Jr. faces more severe DWI case
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Racing legend Al Unser Jr. is facing more severe drunken driving charges after a New Mexico judge granted a prosecution request for the upgrade based on a previous conviction.
MSNBC - Jan 05 12:47pm
Judge increases severity of DWI charges against Unser Jr.
Retired Indy car racing legend Al Unser Jr. is now facing more severe DWI charges after a court hearing Wednesday morning.
KOB 4 Albuquerque - Jan 04 12:07pm
New DWI laws mean harsher penalties for repeat offenders
If you plan on drinking and driving in the new year, plan on paying more - and possibly spending more time in prison - if you're caught.The state's harsher driving while impaired laws went into effect Dec. 1, adding a $100 fine for every driver convicted of being impaired behind the...
The Gaston Gazette - Jan 03 06:50am

Top DUI News, Friday, January 6th, 2012

DUI: Driving Under Influenza?
Driving with a cold could be as bad as driving drunk on four double whiskey drinks.
ZDNet - Jan 05 09:53pm
DUI Arrest Made After Vehicle Crashes Into 7-Eleven
Police have arrested a woman on DUI charges after she allegedly drove her vehicle into a Springs 7-Eleven.
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs - Jan 05 01:55am
Jury deadlocks in DUI trial of former Redskin
A mistrial was declared Thursday after a jury deadlocked in the case of a former Redskins player accused of felony drunk driving in Fairfax County. Rickie Harris , 68, an ex-kick returner, could be tried again for allegedly driving under the influence as he returned to his then-Fairfax home from an autograph-signing event in December 2010. He has been convicted of drunk driving two times in the ...
Washington Post - Jan 05 02:39pm
Cabrera pleads no contest, settles DUI case
Cabrera pleads no contest, settles DUI case
Major League Baseball - Jan 05 03:43pm
DUI Court gets grant
A program that tries to clamp down on repeat drunken drivers will continue thanks to state, federal money.
Tracy Press - Jan 03 04:39pm
HBT: Cabrera gets probation, fine for DUI
The Marlins are gonna be so much damn fun this year. Carlos Zambrano. Hanley Ramirez. Ozzie Guillen. Logan Morrison. If they could trade for Nyjer Morgan and figure out roles for Milton Bradley, Carl Crawford I'd have enough bloggy material to last me all summer.
MSNBC - Jan 05 02:44pm
Suspect in child's traffic death had previous DUI
A 26-year-old Gilbert man charged in the felony DUI death of a 6-year-old Lexington girl has a previous DUI arrest and conviction, Lexington police said Monday.
The State - Jan 02 04:52pm
Book Review: The Drug DUI Handbook by David N. Jolly-
Man charged with DUI in wreck that kills girl - WSOC-TV Charlotte
Off-Duty Douglas Deputy Arrested For DUI In I-25 Crashes - KMGH 7 Denver
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Police: Driver in deadly crash has previous DUI
Columbia Հ A 26-year-old Gilbert man charged with felony DUI in the death of a 6-year-old Lexington girl has a previous DUI arrest and conviction, Lexington police said Monday.
The Post and Courier - Jan 03 06:06pm
Man convicted in fatal 2004 DUI crash arrested in new DUI
FORT COLLINS Հ A man convicted over a fatal drunken-driving crash in Wyoming in 2004 has been arrested in a suspected drunken-driving case in Colorado.
Denver Post - Jan 04 09:22pm
DUI suspect on the run victim's family blames politicians
A suspected drunken driver charged with killing a pedestrian on a Northwest Side street last year is now on the run Հ and the victim's family is pointing the finger at Cook CountyՀs elected leaders.William ՀDennyՀ McCannՀs family believes the suspect, Saul Chavez, would still be in the custody of law enforcement Հ and not a fugitive Հ if the Cook County Board hadn't passed an ordinance that the ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Jan 03 05:15pm

Top DUI News, Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Douglas County sheriff's deputy accused of driving drunk, resigns from the department
A Douglas County sheriff's deputy, accused of causing a series of crashes while driving drunk on Sunday, resigned from the department today.
Denver Post - Jan 04 11:37am
Drunk Driving Arrests - News Channel 34 Binghamton
Raleigh Police officer charged with driving drunk - NBC 17 Raleigh
Quincy cabbie accused of driving drunk with fare in the b... - The Patriot Ledger
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Deputy fired after drunk-driving charges
CASTLE ROCK - A Douglas County Sheriff's deputy faces drunken driving charges over two crashes on Interstate 25, but the department went ahead and fired him.
9 News Denver - Jan 04 11:50am
Oswego man accused of stealing car, driving drunk on police chase
An Oswego man is accused of stealing a car, driving drunk and leading police on a chase. - Jan 04 05:12am
Oswego man accused of driving drunk, crashing into well
Investigators say an Oswego man was driving drunk when he crashed into a well and yard. - Jan 03 08:12am
Drunk caught speeding just one day after losing licence
' Kim Same didn't just get back behind the wheel after losing his licence this summer for drunk driving.
Kitchener - Waterloo Record - Jan 03 03:00pm
Man accused of drunk driving with kids in car
A man accused of running off the roadway while driving drunk with two infants in the car on New Year's Day is being held on $1,000 cash bail.
Pacific Daily News - Jan 03 09:22am
Bus driver accused of driving drunk - FOX 25 Boston
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Supreme Court dismisses appeal of drunk-driving acquittal
A man acquitted of drunk driving after being involved in a multi-vehicle crash was able to stay clear of the charge Thursday after the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal to have the case heard again. - Dec 22 11:13am
New charges laid in deadly two-car crash
Ontario Provincial Police have laid new charges against an Amherstburg man accused of drunk driving in a New Year's Eve crash that killed a Michigan woman and injured the rest of her family.
Windsor Star via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 04 02:16am
Douglas County Sheriff's Deputy Faces Drunk Driving Charges
A Douglas County Sheriff's deputy faces drunken driving charges over two crashes on Interstate 25.
KRDO Colorado Springs - Jan 03 10:07am
Drunk driver goes to prison after hitting family
Terry Rea was drunk driving when she hit a family of three back in July. The woman who hit an entire family as they were walking through a condominium complex was sentenced Tuesday to 15 months to five years in prison.
22 WSBT South Bend - Dec 27 10:23pm

Top DUI News, Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Sonoma County Pilot Accused Of Flying While Intoxicated
A pilot was arrested in Sonoma County on suspicion of flying while intoxicated Tuesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
CBS San Francisco - Jan 03 10:19pm
POLICE: Mom drove drunk with son in car
A 23-year-old Shelby Township woman has been charged with operating while intoxicated and child endangerment after police say she was driving drunk with her son in the car.
WXYZ-TV Detroit - Jan 03 12:51pm
Woman arrested in Troy for drunken driving with young child in car
A 23-year-old Shelby Township woman was arrested for child endangerment and operating while intoxicated after driving into a curb near Rochester and Player in Troy.
The Oakland Press - Jan 03 10:42am
Troy police arrest 15-year-old boy for drunken driving
A 15-year-old boy was arrested for operating while intoxicated after driving a vehicle with no headlights in Troy.
The Oakland Press - Jan 03 01:16pm
Man accused of driving while drunk, hit and run
A Saylor Township man faces charges of operating while intoxicated, eluding and hit and run after he reportedly caused an accident at a northeast Des Moines intersection late Tuesday morning.
The Des Moines Register - Dec 21 02:09am
Man Charged With 18 Offenses
A 24-year-old Munster, Ind. man was charged with 18 criminal and traffic offenses, the most serious being operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated resulting in death, in connection to a fatal traffic crash in the northwest Indidna town early Friday.
FOX News Chicago - Dec 31 02:47pm
Police: Man Causes Head-On Crash While Intoxicated
A Colerain Township man is facing charges in connection with a head-on crash that left another driver with serious injuries.
WLWT-TV Cincinnati - Jan 02 09:49am
Johnson Co. correctional officer arrested on OWI charge
Robert Kelly, 28, was charged with operation a vehicle while intoxicated. A Johnson County correctional officer was arrested Friday after police said he was driving while under the influence.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Jan 03 10:04am
Suspended IMPD officer arrested for DUI in Johnson County
A suspended IMPD officer has been arrested again for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
WTHR Indianapolis - Dec 28 09:54am
Driver charged with OVI after striking tree
SOUTH ZANESVILLE -- A South Zanesville man has been arrested on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after a Sunday morning one-vehicle crash.
Zanesville Times Recorder - Jan 02 04:51am

Top DUI News, Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Canastota man charged with DWI after pulled over for speeding
VERONA ' A speedy Canastota driver was charged with driving while intoxicated late Friday.
The Oneida Daily Dispatch - Jan 02 05:36pm
Woman charged with driving drunk, parking vehicle on New York highway
MAYVILLE, N.Y. -- An upstate New York woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies said she was found asleep in her vehicle along an Interstate 86 exit this morning.
Erie Times-News - Jan 02 05:35am
Woman Charged With DWI With Children In Vehicle - KTXS Abilene
Haverhill woman pleads not guilty in fatal crash - Erie Times-News
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Charges: Man Drove Drunk On Xmas With Child, 2, In Car
An Owatonna, Minn. man has been charged with driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day with his 2-year-old son in the car.
CBS Minnesota - Dec 30 01:00pm
Review: 1 in 7 licensed Ohio drivers has driving while impaired conviction
More than 1.1 million people have at least one conviction for driving while impaired in Ohio.
NBC 24 Toledo - Jan 02 12:37am
Denver cop fired for driving drunk at 143 mph wants job back
A Denver police officer fired for driving 88 mph above the speed limit while intoxicated has appealed his dismissal, arguing that the penalty is unfair and overly harsh.
Denver Post - Dec 29 12:16am
Rollover accident leads to DWI arrest in Sullivan
CHITTENANGO ' A one-car rollover accident led to a driving while intoxicated arrest on State Route 13 in Sullivan Saturday.
The Oneida Daily Dispatch - Dec 30 10:18am
Denver cop fired for driving 143 mph while drunk wants his job back
A Denver police officer fired for driving 88 mph above the speed limit while intoxicated has appealed his dismissal, arguing that the penalty is unfair and overly harsh.
San Jose Mercury News - Dec 29 11:57am
Lake Carmel woman, 27, charged with drunken driving after Mahopac rollover
A Lake Carmel woman was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated after rolling her car in an accident on Route 6N, Carmel police said.
The Journal News - Dec 23 10:24am
Officer Fired For Driving 143 MPH Fights For Job
Derrick Curtis Saunders, a Denver cop, says his termination for driving 143 mph while intoxicated is unfair. He wants his job back.
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs - Dec 29 09:54am
Nacogdoches man arrested for DWI with his child in the car
A Nacogdoches man is behind bars for driving intoxicated and possessing marijuana, while his child was in the car.
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches - Jan 01 03:29pm

Top DUI News, Monday, January 2nd, 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 01 10:10pm
Police: Mother Driving Under Influence Of Drugs Arrested
Police say a south Oklahoma City woman was driving, while high on drugs with her infant child in the backseat, Thursday.
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City - Dec 30 10:48am
Habitual motor offender picks up DUI charge
A prior driving under the influence offender was arrested early Saturday morning when an officer stopped a vehicle on Interstate I-26 near the East Mountcastle Drive overpass, police said.
Johnson City Press - Dec 31 09:19pm
Police: Man driving under influence with 2 unrestrained kids in vehicle
Police say a 30-year-old man with three previous DUI convictions is accused of driving impaired while speeding away from authorities with unrestrained children in his vehicle.
WJXT Jacksonville - Dec 29 05:19am
Provo police will be out in force looking for impaired drivers - Deseret News
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Woman charged with driving under the influence after car strikes ATM in Mercersburg
MERCERSBURG -- A Mercersburg woman was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly crashed into a bank s automated teller machine while driving under the influence of alcohol.
Chambersburg Public Opinion - Dec 30 03:31am
Driving under the influence checkpoint set in Sarasota
The Florida Highway Patrol, Venice District, will conduct a DUI checkpoint starting 10 a.m. Saturday in the 7900block of U.S. 41 (Tamiami Trail), south of Sarasota.
Bradenton Herald - Dec 28 06:41am
Lone Rock: Mother arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs
Montana Highway Patrol troopers arrested a Bitterroot Valley parent suspected of driving under the influence with a child in the vehicle.
Ravalli Republic - Dec 23 06:00am
Kansas Man Gets Year In Jail For 9th DUI Conviction
A Hutchinson man has been sentenced to a year in jail for his ninth conviction for driving under the influence.
WIBW Topeka - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
Polk County DUIs - The Lakeland Ledger
Police: Monroe driver charged with DUI after running into rock... - Monroe Courier
Child killed in felony DUI accident - WIS News 10 Columbia
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1 arrested for DUI at SM New Year's Eve checkpoint
One driver was arrested for driving under the influence and 12 were cited for driving without a license Saturday night at a Santa Maria checkpoint, according to the Santa Maria Police Department.
Santa Maria Times - Jan 01 10:57am
Mother arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs
Montana Highway Patrol troopers arrested a Bitterroot Valley parent suspected of driving under the influence with a child in the vehicle.
Ravalli Republic - Dec 22 08:34pm

Stories of the Week

December 26thth - January 1st Sellersburg City Attorney Facing OWI Charge

December 19th - December 25th NBC News correspondent charged with DUI near State College

December 12th - December 18th DWI Attorney Arrested For DWI

December 5th - December 11th ESPN fires hockey analyst Barnaby after DWI charge

November 28th - December 4th Former Miss USA arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

November 21st - November 27th Officers: Drunken Woman Tried To Hide In Tree

November 14th - November 20th Swimming river no escape for OWI suspect

November 7th - November 13th NJ Bus Driver Busted Driving Drunk With 25 Kids On Board

October 31st - November 6th Pistons star Wallace pleads in DWI case

October 24th - October 30th Combine crash nets OWI arrest

October 17 - October 23rd 'Hannah Montana' star busted for DUI

October 10 - October 16th Faced with DUI charge, Joe Sandoval drops out of Commerce City council race

October 3rd - October 9th Indy winner Unser in drunk driving charge

September 26th - October 2nd Cardinals TV broadcaster accused of drunk driving

September 19th - September 25th Ryan Gosling's Secret DUI Arrest

September 12th - September 18th Drunk Driver Professes Love for Ron Paul 2012

September 5th - September 11th Woman Who Threw Party Charged Over Deadly Teen Drunk Driving Incident

August 29th - September 4th Golfer Clown's DWI in NY is a Laughable Offense

August 22th - August 28th Beer Pong For Mothers Against Drunk Driving? A Strikeout

August 15th - August 21st Lakewood police monitoring DUI hotspot

August 8th - August 14th 2 Aurora Cops Cited For DWI, Littering

August 1st - August 7th DUI videos veiled in secrecy

July 25th - July 31st DUI suspect fatally shot after attacking officer

July 18th - July 24th DUI charge dismissed against RFK Jr.'s wife in NY

July 11th - July 17th Rodney King arrested on suspicion of DUI in Moreno Valley

July 4th - July 10th Nicklelodeon star booked for DUI

June 27th - July 3rd John Shore: On Ryan Dunn: Drunk Driving Is Wrong? We'll Drink to That

June 20th - June 26th Colleagues called to testify in DWI case of Bronx Assistant DA

June 13th - June 19th Officer jailed for hitting pedestrian while driving drunk

June 6th - June 12th Drunk driver ties car together with rope

May 30th - June 5th DUI Ice cream man waives hearing

May 23rd - May 29th Drunk female offenders find solace in alcohol(??!!)

May 15th - May 22nd Rick Springfield allegedly threatened deputy during DUI arrest

May 8th - May 15th Schumer Grills Apple, Google About DUI Checkpoint Apps

April 30th - May 8th DUI follows stop at trooper's house

April 23rd - May 1st DUI Lawyer Sues Strip Club for a 1 Night $19K Bill

April 16th - April 24th Bill would limit right to jury trial for DUI defendants

April 9th - April 17th Attorney: Forcibly drawing blood in suspected DUI cases a violation, illegal

April 2nd - April 10th DUI Chemists Blow the Whistle on Vermont's Breath-Testing Program

March 28th - Apr 3rd Retiring federal prisons director charged with DUI

March 21st - March 27th Avoid DUI Checkpoints? No App for That, Senators Say

March 14th - March 20th Open DUI cases involving accused SDPD officer could be dismissed

March 7th - March 13th Pot DUI bill gets first OK at Capitol

February 28st - March 6th Leyritz Charged in DUI Homicide Crash

February 21st - February 27th DUI Suspect Crashes Into Sober House

February 14th - February 20th DUI defense atty: Cop should be on trial

February 7 - February 13th Fleeing DUI suspect runs over cop in parking lot

January 31st - February 6th DUI charge reinstated in case where cop read lips

January 24th - January 30th Court decision could cast DUI cases into limbo

January 17th - January 23rd Judge Challenges New DUI Law

January 10th - January 16th Facing jail, DUI offender bolts from the courthouse

January 3rd - January 9th DUI suspect blames Ozzy for arrest

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