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DUI News for the Week of January 9th - January 15th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Man charged with drunk driving
A man was charged with drunk driving after police responded to a call about a possible impaired driver. A car was stopped on Regional Road 55 near Copper Cliff on Jan. 7, around 4:15 a.m. The driver failed a breath test.[...]
The Sudbury Star - Jan 13 05:09pm
Drunk driving charged in accidents that injured five in Mount Olive
MOUNT OLIVE TWP. - Five people were hurt in two, drunk driving-related accidents on Route 46 on Dec. 30 and Jan. 7.
Mt. Olive Chronicle - Jan 10 06:16am
Drunk driving charge against Halifax Mountie
An off-duty Halifax RCMP officer is facing an impaired driving charge after being stopped in his vehicle early Tuesday morning.
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 11 11:57am
Rep's focus shifts after drunk driving, child endangering charges dropped
State Rep. Jarrod Martin , R-Beavercreek, said some fellow legislators have talked to him after drunk driving and child endangering charges against him were dropped in Jackson County."People have been congratulating me and stuff like that, but nobody's offering me a committee chairmanship," Martin said in his first public comments since prosecutors dropped the charges earlier this week.
Middletown Journal - Jan 11 08:15pm
Alberta critics blast B.C. drunk driving bust of senior
Critics of the province's incoming drunk driving legislation are calling a B.C. woman's roadside ordeal a sign of things to come for Albertans.
Calgary Sun - Jan 12 05:47pm
B.C. senior snared by draconian drunk driving law
To bully and berate an innocent senior then punish her without a trial for a crime she clearly didn't commit.
CNews - Jan 11 08:45pm
Rep. Martin focuses on 2nd term after drunk driving, child endangering charges dropped
State Rep. Jarrod Martin , R-Beavercreek, said some fellow legislators have talked to him after drunk driving and child endangering charges against him were dropped in Jackson County.ՀPeople have been congratulating me and stuff like that, but nobody's offering me a committee chairmanship,Հ Martin said in his first public comments since prosecutors dropped the charges earlier this week.
Springfield News-Sun - Jan 11 08:15pm
Kanabec County Chief Deputy resigns after being sentenced for drunk driving
The Kanabec County Chief Deputy has resigned after being sentenced in connection with a recent driving under the influence case.
Minnesota Public Radio - Jan 14 10:47pm
Drunk-driving charge for minivan driver
A Gatineau man was charged with impaired driving Wednesday, months after the minivan he was driving rolled into a ditch, injuring three special-needs high school students. Police charged Dobroslav Corluka, 65, with driving while impaired, impaired driving causing bodily harm, and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing injury to a passenger.The driver lost control of the vehicle on ...
Metro via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 11 03:27pm
Springfield officer faces drunk- driving, flight charge... - Battle Creek Enquirer
Local motorist faces fourth DUI charge - Norwalk Reflector
Deadly driving injures many, claims one - Kern Valley Sun
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28-Year-Old Sentenced for 2009 Drunk Driving Crash
LAGRANGE COUNTY, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - 28-year-old Matthew Parish of Fort Wayne was sentenced to eight years behind bars with two suspended for a drunk driving collision that left two people dead in Lagrange County in 2009.
Indiana's NewsCenter - Jan 11 02:46pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Man operating wheelchair under influence is killed
COLUMBIA, Ky. (AP) ' Kentucky State Police say a man riding a motorized wheelchair on a central Kentucky highway has been struck and killed. Police said 52-year-old Jerry Giles of Knifely was operating his wheelchair on Ky. 76 while under the influence when he was hit by a pickup truck about 13 miles north of Columbia late Tuesday afternoon. Giles was pronounced dead at the scene by the Adair ...
Local 12 Cincinnati - Jan 04 04:28am
Spfld man faces seventh OUI charge
A Springfield man who has six Operating under the Influence convictions was arrested again for drunk driving. 22News was there for his arraignment Wednesday morning and drivers we spoke with hope he won't be on the road again anytime soon.
WWLP Springfield - Jan 11 03:55pm
North Bay pilot facing serious charges for flying under the influence
A pilot who was flying erratically over Sonoma County Tuesday night and failed a field sobriety test after he landed at the Petaluma airport is now facing flying operating an aircraft under the influence of alcohol and other charges. CHP said the case was unlike anything they've ever seen. On Tuesday, the CHP told KTVU it was flying a patrol plane over Highway 37 near Infineon Raceway at around ...
KTVU 2 San Francisco - Jan 04 11:23pm
Judge rules in trial for bus driver accused of driving students into Yellowstone while under the influence of alcohol
A judge has ruled that a former bus driver was operating a commercial vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than the legal limit when he drove a bus full of Bozeman students to Yellowstone National Park in June.
KBZK Bozeman - Jan 13 04:14pm
Judge rules in trial for bus driver accused of driving students while under the influence of alcohol
A judge has ruled that a former bus driver was operating a commercial vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than the legal limit when he drove a bus full of Bozeman students to Yellowstone National Park in June.
KTVQ Billings - Jan 13 05:31pm
Top criminal prosecutor charged with driving under the influence
Stark County'۪s chief criminal prosecutor has been charged with driving under the influence.
The Canton Repository - Jan 10 02:26pm
19-year-old accused of killing teen faces 15 years in prison
Cody Kalis of Unionville pleaded no contest Friday to operating while intoxicated and/or under the influence of drugs, causing death.
ABC12 Mid-Michigan - Jan 13 03:59pm
Sex offender faces charges of driving under influence of drugs with child as passenger
Police arrested a sex offender on Christmas, accusing him of driving while under the influence of oxycodone pills with his girlfriend's 9-year-old son in the car, police said. Craig Martin, 41, of Hyannis is facing charges of witness intimidation, operating under the influence of drugs, and possession of Class B and Class E substances, a police report said.
Boston Globe - Dec 28 11:42am
Springfield man arrested on 7th drunken driving charge
A 54-year-old Springfield man is facing his seventh drunken driving charge after nearly crashing into a State Police cruiser early this morning, authorities said. John Maher will face charges that include operating under the influence of liquor and operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license. State Police said Trooper Robert Church was patrolling Route 391 southbound in Chicopee around 1:20 ...
Boston Globe - Jan 11 10:14am
Drunken driver hits parked car and flees in Braintree
Braintree woman is being charged with operating under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident after smashing into a parked car on River Street and fleeing from the crash.
The Patriot Ledger - Jan 02 11:45pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, January 13th, 2012

Police: Lafayette man threatens to eat officers, police dogs
According to the Journal & Courier, Paul Brock, 39, was charged on Wednesday with auto theft, resisting law enforcement, intimidation and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. A Lafayette man accused of stealing a car is also facing charges for allegedly threatening to eat the arresting officers, their families and their police dogs.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Jan 12 12:05pm
Man backs into squad car, alcohol involved
By: Chris Sweeney ISU police arrested a man Sunday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a previous conviction. ...
Indiana Statesman - Jan 12 10:26am
Man charged with fifth OWI
A Keshena man is facing a felony charge of fifth offense operating while intoxicated after being pulled over Saturday in Shawano.
The Shawano Leader - Jan 11 12:28pm
Driver arrested after hit-and-run crash
A Tecumseh man is facing charges of operating while intoxicated, failing to report a property-damage crash and for having no driver's license.
The Daily Telegram - Jan 10 03:28pm
TROY POLICE BRIEFS: Boy, 15, arrested for operating while intoxicated; Friendly horseplay gets out of hand; Snowblower ...
Boy, 15, arrested for operating while intoxicated
Royal Oak Daily Tribune - Jan 04 06:10am
Driver accused of drunken driving
An Ann Arbor driver was arrested in Tecumseh on a charge of operating while intoxicated Dec. 30.
The Daily Telegram - Jan 10 02:43pm
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.
Macomb Daily - Jan 05 04:16am
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.
Macomb Daily - Jan 04 09:06am
Man stopped for speeding found with loaded pistol in car - The Capital Times
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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 04 08:02am
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
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Top DUI News, Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Felony DWI charge filed against West Seneca man
A 35-year-old West Seneca man was charged Sunday with felony driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for speeding on Transit Road in Elma.
The Buffalo News - Jan 09 04:10am
Four Injured in Early January 10 Accident
A St. Clair teenager was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, three counts of second-degree assault and three counts of armed criminal action early Tuesday after he and three others were involved in a one-vehicle accident on Peacock Road southwest of St. Clair.
The Missourian - Jan 11 06:41am
Basketball: Anderson'۪s Son Arrested, Charged With DWI
By Robbie Neiswanger Arkansas News Bureau Arkansas coach Mike Anderson's son, Michael Anderson Jr., was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated in Fayetteville early Sunday morning. Anderson Jr., who is the video coordinator on his father's staff at Arkansas, was pulled over after an officer spotted him driving erratically in a vehicle ...
Arkansas News Bureau - Jan 09 03:44pm
Felony DWI charge follows roll-over crash in Bergen
BERGEn'Genesee County sheriff's deputies charged a 44-year-old Byron man with felony driving while intoxicated following a one-vehicle rollover crash in Bergen early Sunday.
The Buffalo News - Jan 10 03:55am
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
Haverhill woman pleads not guilty in fatal crash - Erie Times-News
Woman dies in Chillicothe prison - St. Joseph News-Press
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Abilene Man Blows Three Times Legal Drinking Limit
Tracy Witt, 32, was arrested over the weekend for driving while intoxicated after he blew a breathalyzer test three times the legal limit.
KTXS Abilene - Jan 09 04:29pm
Driver fails to pull over, faces DWI charges
LOCKPORT'A Pendleton man was charged with driving while intoxicated and other counts after he did not immediately pull over for deputies on Tuesday morning, according to the Niagara County Sheriff'۪s Office.
The Buffalo News - Jan 04 04:10am
DWI results for December 2011
Results of driving while intoxicated saturations conducted in Troop B during the month of December 2011.
KTVO Kirksville - Jan 04 12:40pm
Spencer man faces felony DWI after crash
BARTON ' A 51-year-old Spencer man was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after a... - 11:21 am
Elmira Star-Gazette - Jan 09 08:38am
Man charged with DWI after driving wife to drug court
A South Bethlehem resident was charged with driving while intoxicated after the Albany County Sheriff'۪s Office received a complaint from staff at the Albany County Drug Court.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

School principal cited for driving under the influence
A Wisconsin Dells school administrator was cited for driving under the influence after a crash on I-90-94 in Sauk County, Dec. 5.
Wisconsin Dells Events - Jan 10 02:43pm
Top criminal prosecutor charged with driving under the influence
Stark County'۪s chief criminal prosecutor has been charged with driving under the influence.
The Canton Repository - Jan 10 02:26pm
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 10 10:35pm
Archbald man led state police trooper on high speed chase, suspected of DUI
State police on Monday released information on a high-speed chase on Dec. 31 that began on Interstate 81 and ended with a near collision on the Central Scranton Expressway and an Archbald man in custody for suspicion of driving under the influence.
The Scranton Times-Tribune - Jan 10 10:31pm
School principal cited for driving under the influence
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Wisconsin Dells Events - Jan 10 02:43pm
Sebastian man charged after fleeing police, driving under the influence
SEBASTIAN ' A 47-year old Sebastian man's weekend included a police chase, being Tasered and a stay at the Indian River County Jail, according to a Sebastian Police Department arrest report.
Indian River Press Journal - Jan 09 04:58pm
Car strikes Folsom bowling alley, 5 injured
FOLSOM - A woman suspected of driving under the influence Tuesday morning crashed into a Folsom bowling alley around 12:30 a.m.
News10 Sacramento - Jan 10 05:50am
DUI deaths in state, local counties reach historic lows
Deaths caused by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs are widely considered among the most tragic yet preventable ways a life can end.
Santa Maria Times - Jan 10 12:10am
Man found passed out behind wheel faces DUI charge
A Terra Bella man suspected of driving under the influence of drugs was arrested Saturday after police reportedly found him passed out at the wheel, the Porterville Police Department reports. According to police reports, at about 6 p.m. officers...
The Porterville Recorder - Jan 10 08:30am
Raritan Township police charge DWI on Route 202
RARITAN TWP. ' Anel Taveras, 28, of Raritan Township was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after police stopped to check on his vehicle, which was parked on the shoulder of the highway near Sneakers Plus on Route...
Hunterdon County Democrat - 26 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Man operating wheelchair under influence is killed
COLUMBIA, Ky. (AP) ' Kentucky State Police say a man riding a motorized wheelchair on a central Kentucky highway has been struck and killed. Police said 52-year-old Jerry Giles of Knifely was operating his wheelchair on Ky. 76 while under the influence when he was hit by a pickup truck about 13 miles north of Columbia late Tuesday afternoon. Giles was pronounced dead at the scene by the Adair ...
Local 12 Cincinnati - Jan 04 04:28am
North Bay pilot facing serious charges for flying under the influence
A pilot who was flying erratically over Sonoma County Tuesday night and failed a field sobriety test after he landed at the Petaluma airport is now facing flying operating an aircraft under the influence of alcohol and other charges. CHP said the case was unlike anything they've ever seen. On Tuesday, the CHP told KTVU it was flying a patrol plane over Highway 37 near Infineon Raceway at around ...
KTVU 2 San Francisco - Jan 04 11:23pm
Tomah woman arrested after crash knocks over light pole in Viroqua
A 48-year-old Tomah woman was arrested for operating under the influence of an intoxicant after a one-vehicle crash in the city of Viroqua, Friday, at 3:38 p.m.
Vernon County Broadcaster - Jan 09 09:20am
Police: Woman drives wrong way, charged with OUI - Sentinel & Enterprise
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Harwich man faces OUI charges in Dennisport crash
Joshua Florance, 20, of Harwich, is charged with operating under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and failure to drive within marked lanes in a January 7 accident in Dennisport.
Harwich Oracle - Jan 09 09:59am
Drunken driver hits parked car and flees in Braintree
Braintree woman is being charged with operating under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident after smashing into a parked car on River Street and fleeing from the crash.
The Patriot Ledger - Jan 02 11:45pm
Scarborough councilor's OUI set for trial
Judith Roy was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol on Sept. 17, though she was not arrested or booked at the county jail.
Portland Press Herald - Jan 03 02:11pm
Witness To Crash Follows Driver, Arrest Made
A driver faces a number of charges, including operating under the influence, after a crash on the turnpike on Wednesday night.
WMTW Portland - Jan 04 05:50pm
Woman crashes car, charged with OUI
BILLERICA -- A 25-year-old Lowell woman has been arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol after an early-morning crash on Route 3 in Billerica sent her and a passenger to
Lowell Sun - Jan 07 03:58am
WANTED: Robert Monte Henry, 61, for felony probation violation warrant
Police say the warrant stems from an original charge of operating a vehicle under the influence of liquor and failure to report to the Kalamazoo Probation Enhancement Program's work-release program.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Jan 09 05:26am
New plea entered in Cotton vehicular assault case
GALLIPOLIS ' After withdrawing her former guilty plea to aggravated vehicular assault and operating a vehicle under the influence, Lori A. Cotton has reentered a plea of guilty to three counts of ...
The Daily Sentinel - Jan 03 05:19am
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Top DUI News, Monday, January 9th, 2012

Man arrested for 4th OWI
A 48-year-old man is arrested for his 4th OWI.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Jan 08 01:12pm
Man arrested for his 5th OWI
A 44-year-old man is arrested for his 5th OWI while still on parole for his 4th offense.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Jan 07 01:12pm
Megabus driver to be sentenced on OWI charge Feb. 16
A sentencing hearing has been set for a Megabus driver who pleaded guilty for driving passengers from Iowa City while intoxicated in October. Carl Smiley, 53, who is charged with second-offense OWI, was pulled over by an Iowa State Patrol trooper on Interstate 80 just after 10 p.m. Oct. 21. It was reported Smiley could not maintain his lane, admitted he had been drinking, and failed a standard ...
The Gazette - Jan 06 11:37am
Police arrest Manitowoc man for third OWI
MANITOWOC Police on Tuesday arrested a 54-year-old Manitowoc man for a third-offense operating while intoxicated after his car allegedly kept swerving in his lane.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Jan 07 02:18am
Driver charged with OWI after crash on Hoan Bridge
Initial crash caused another minor accident immediately following A crash involving a suspected drunk driver closed the Hoan Bridge overnight Saturday.
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jan 08 05:17pm
Man arrested for 4th OWI
A man is arrested for his 4th OWI for five years.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Dec 31 03:12pm
6 Drivers Cited On OWI Charges On New Years Eve
Most of the people arrested face first offense OWI charges, authorities say.
WISC-TV Madison - Jan 03 09:59am
OWI charges follow accident at train tracks
A 27-year-old Spencer man was charged with OWI first offense after the Chevy Silverado he was driving wound up struck on a set of railroad tracks Friday night. Shortly after 11 p.m., Adam Francis...
Spencer Daily Reporter - Dec 19 10:02pm
Man faces fourth OWI charge
MERRILL -- A 55-year-old Merrill man was arrested Friday on a drunken driving charge after he allegedly drove across thin ice where deputies had helped remove a truck that broke through the ice, according to the Lincoln County Sheriffs Department.
Wausau Daily Herald - Jan 03 02:34am
Man arrested for third OWI, had 10-year-old child in car
If convicted, 53-year-old man faces up to two years in prison Milwaukee County Sheriff's deputies arrested 53-year-old Jose A. Garcia early Sunday morning for his third OWI.
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jan 01 06:17pm

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