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DUI News for the Week of January 16th - January 22nd in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

DUI suspect has two court appearances
A suspected DUI driver accused of running into a father and three children made two court appearances Friday.
WAVY TV 10 Portsmouth - Jan 20 10:12am
DUI tickets uncovered
A former Butte city judge purposely kept some driving under the influence tickets out of the newspaper due to "security reasons" even though all citations are supposed to be open to the public.
The Montana Standard - Jan 21 11:14pm
DUI crash snarls Broadway
A three-car DUI crash closed southbound Broadway in Eureka on Thursday. One person reported pain and difficulty breathing. The victim's condition was unknown at press time.
Eureka Times-Standard - Jan 20 02:07am
Meridian police arrest Boise man for third DUI since 200... - The Idaho Statesman
Settlement reached in wrong-way DUI crash that killed 3 - Lancaster Online
Medeiros sentenced to 35 years for DUI manslaughter co... - The Ocala Star-Banner
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Man sentenced for 8th DUI conviction
An eighth DUI conviction will cost a Lititz man up to 4 1/2 years in prison. Barry Shultz has a history of driving under the influence of alcohol that dates to 1986, according to court records. His latest two charges ’Äî both in Lancaster city, last year and in 2007 ’Äî prompted a 1 1/2 -to-...
Lancaster Online - Jan 19 06:53pm
Driver charged with DUI in crash that killed man waiting for bus
26-year-old also faces vehicular homicide charge in accident on Philadelphia Pike in Penny Hill
The News Journal - 15 minutes ago
Terps assistant suspended for DUI
Maryland assistant coach Dalonte Hill is serving a two-game suspension after being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol Thursday morning.
Philly.com - Jan 21 08:28am
New details on legislator's DUI arrest
Rep. Kip Smith spent the hours before his DUI arrest last week with two other state lawmakers being entertained by three lobbyists, including one for brewer Anheuser-Busch, state records show.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Jan 20 02:09am
Man charged with DUI suspicion for subway SUV ride
A man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Thursday over allegations he shut down San Francisco's subway system for more than two hours after driving his SUV onto the underground tracks, police said.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Jan 19 08:10pm
Vt. man to change plea in DUI fatal
A Vermont man charged with second-degree murder in a drunken driving crash that killed a woman in 2010 is expected to change his not guilty plea.
Boston Globe - Jan 21 07:30am
Parties settle in DUI wreck that killed 3 - Lancaster Online
Driver facing DUI charges - FOX 13 Tampa Bay
Danbury woman charged with DUI - Greenwich Time
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Port Charlotte woman injured in DUI crash
A Port Charlotte woman was critically injured in a DUI crash Friday night in a crash on Rotonda Boulevard East.
NBC 2 Fort Myers - Jan 21 05:31am
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Top DUI News, Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Photos released of town manager after driving drunk
WESTBORO, Mass. -- Lancaster Town Manager Orlando Pacheco apologized after he was arrested in Westboro for drunk driving in August.
7 News Boston - Jan 20 02:24pm
North Syracuse man arraigned in deadly drunk driving crash
A North Syracuse man charged in a deadly drunk driving crash was arraigned Thursday morning.
CNYCentral.com - Jan 19 07:34am
POLICE: Mom driving drunk with 3 yr. old
A Shelby Township mother is pulled over under suspicion of drunk driving and police are surprised to find her 3-year-old son in the backseat.
WXYZ-TV Detroit - Jan 19 08:38pm
West Allis woman charged with killing passenger in drunk driving crash
A woman from Milwaukee faces two felony charges involving homicide by drunk driving in the death of another woman who was riding in her car.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Jan 19 10:09am
England's Care banned and fined for drunk driving
England scrumhalf Danny Care has called his drunk driving conviction "a massive lesson" and is aiming to return to international rugby as soon as possible. Omitted from England's Six Nations squad and fined by club side Harlequins over the incident, Care was banned from driving for 16 months on Monday and fined 3,000 pounds ($4,590) by Southampton Magistrates' Court.
AP via Yahoo! Sports - Jan 16 07:01am
Fulton man charged with DWI in crash with snowplow
A Fulton man is charged with drunk driving in a crash with a snowplow.
CNYCentral.com - Jan 20 09:20am
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
Trooper beats drunk driving charge
On Thursday, a clerk magistrate dismissed the OUI charge against 47-year old Thomas McCarthy who was arrested in November by Saugus police after a short chase.
FOX 25 Boston - Jan 20 06:35am
Plymouth man faces eighth drunk driving charge after arrest last night
A Plymouth man is facing his eighth drunken driving charge after being arrested by a State Police sergeant who was on his way to work.
Boston Globe - Jan 18 09:27am
Drunk driver involved in 6-car pileup in Cambridge
While investigating a six-car accident in Cambridge, police arrested a drunk driver on Sunday. Anthony M. Levin, 30 of Brighton was charged with drunk driving and unlicensed driving, according to a Cambridge Police report.
Cambridge Chronicle & Cambridge Tab - Jan 20 09:05am
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Top DUI News, Friday, January 20th, 2012

Rep. Hinchey's wife charged with DWI
ALBANY ’Äî Rep. Maurice Hinchey's wife was charged with driving while intoxicated Wednesday in Albany, just hours after her husband said he wouldn't run for re-election to his congressional seat.
Middletown Times Herald-Record - Jan 20 12:09am
Clifton public defender is charged with DWI
A municipal public defender was charged with driving while intoxicated after his car ended up on a front lawn Tuesday morning.
The Record - Jan 18 02:15pm
Hinchey's wife charged with DWI after car crash in Albany Wednesday night
ALBANY - Rep. Maurice Hinchey's wife was charged with driving while intoxicated Wednesday, just hours after her husband said he wouldn't run for re-election to his congressional seat.
Middletown Times Herald-Record - Jan 19 10:06am
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
Woman, 43, charged with 2nd DWI after crash in Carmel
A Carmel woman was charged with driving while intoxicated Saturday after she struck another car on Route 52, police said. The accident and arrest came one week after the same woman struck another car while driving drunk, police said.
The Journal News - Jan 17 05:14am
Lufkin woman accused of driving drunk with child... - KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
ETX woman accused of driving drunk with child, being uncooperative... - KLTV 7 Tyler
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Woman faces DWI charge after car crashes into tree
A Pimento woman was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after a wreck Tuesday evening on Lama Drive north of Gross Street in southeastern Vigo County.
Terre Haute Tribune Star - Jan 19 02:08am
Man Caught Weaving In Rosemount Charged With DWI
Investigators say a 36-year-old man charged with driving while intoxicated over the weekend had a role in a fatal criminal vehicular operation case in the 1990s.
CBS Minnesota - Jan 19 11:55am
Cassville man charged with DWI after crash, falling in... - The Observer-Dispatch
Jasper councilman Tommy Ray Adams charged with DWI - KFDM Beaumont
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Hackettstown woman charged with DWI after allegedly speeding in Mount Olive
MOUNT OLIVE ’Äî A 24-year-old Hackettstown woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after she was stopped for driving 67 mph in a 45 mph zone, police said. At about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, police stopped Sarah Lynn,...
The Warren Reporter - Jan 19 10:30am
Woman, 43, charged with 2nd DWI after crash in Carmel
CARMEL ’Äî A Carmel woman was charged with driving while intoxicated Saturday after she struck another car on Route 52, police said. The accident and arrest came one week after the same woman struck another car while driving drunk, police said.
The Journal News - Jan 17 11:51pm
Liberty Township man admits fault in ATV crash that killed... - The Express-Times
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Mount Olive police charge Hackettstown woman with DWI on Route 46
MOUNT OLIVE ’Äî A 29-year-old Hackettstown woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle stop at about 2 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, police said. Kara Nelson was turning from Sandshore Road onto Route 46 when her...
The Warren Reporter - Jan 19 05:29am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, January 19th, 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 18 10:37pm
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 02:40pm
Nazareth area man faces driving under influence of drugs charge after Bangor accident, police report
The 19-year-old driver injured himself and his 19-year-old passenger, police said.
The Express-Times - Jan 12 04:48am
16-year-old girl accused of DUI in Highway 3 crash that injured 4
A 16-year-old girl is being accused of driving under the influence after her car collided head-on with another car on Highway 3 on Tuesday morning.
Billings Gazette - Jan 18 12:15pm
Sompong Soleb set to be axed from Thailand national team after drunk driving incident
The team's trainer says he won't be selecting the attacker, who was found driving under the influence of alcohol just 24 hours after he was dropped for lack of fitness
GOAL.com via Yahoo! Malaysia News - Jan 18 08:15am
Woman charged after driving wrong way on I-89
A 43-year-old Vermont woman faces driving under the influence and other charges after police found her driving south in the northbound lanes of Interstate 89 with her 12-year-old daughter in the car.
Boston Globe - Jan 16 09:16am
Judge: Driver charged with killing a child a danger to community
The man charged with driving under the influence before hitting and killing an 8-year-old boy and severely injuring his mother told police he had been drinking for five hours before the crash.
WTOP Radio Washington, DC - Jan 17 08:01am
Formerly AWOL, Ryan O'Neal's son appears in court
SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A judge on Friday canceled an arrest warrant for the son of "Love Story" actor Ryan O'Neal after Griffin O'Neal appeared in court on his driving under the influence case. Griffin O'Neal's failure to go before the judge on Thursday for sentencing had prompted the order for his arrest. On Friday, Griffin O'Neal, 47, checked out of the Choices in Recovery rehabilitation center ...
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jan 13 01:16pm
Police Blotter
Bristol police report the following: Laurette M. Abucewicz, 55, of 531 Emmett St., was charged Friday with driving while under the influence and reckless driving.
The Bristol Press - Jan 17 04:02am
SALINE TOWNSHIP: Driver arrested for hit and run, driving under influence after fleeing three-vehicle accident
A three-vehicle accident occurred at about 6:21 p.m. Monday on West Michigan Avenue east of Dell Road and one of the drivers involved fled the scene.
The Saline Reporter - Jan 17 10:57pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

OWI charge filed in deadly Marshalltown crash
A man charged with vehicular homicide in an accident in Marshalltown that killed his passenger has now been charged with drunken driving.
CBS4 Quad Cities - 2 hours, 26 minutes ago
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
Man Faces OWI, Drug Charges After Crash On Beltline
A concerned citizen called for police after seeing a man park a smashed up Mitsubishi Eclipse in the parking lot of a West Beltline hotel, then stagger away Monday evening, according to the Madison Police Department.
WISC-TV Madison - Jan 17 03:10pm
Police arrest man on seventh OWI after chase
NEENAH Winnebago County sheriffs deputies were summoned to a single-car crash on U.S. 41 Tuesday and ended up chasing a 54-year-old Neenah man on foot before arresting him for seventh-offense drunken driving.
The Appleton Post-Crescent - 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
Hearing for Mequon man in OWI hit-and-run crash injuring MPD officer
Vladimir Krivoshein has been charged with driving drunk and hitting a Milwaukee Police Officer back in September.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Jan 17 04:53am
Officer who hit parked train retires - WANE-TV Fort Wayne
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Wrong way driver arrested on I-94 for third OWI, had four children in car
33-year-old Shelly Greeson was arrested on I-94 near Zoo Interchange Saturday night A Milwaukee County Sheriff's deputy arrested a 33-year-old woman for her third OWI after the deputy says she was driving the wrong way in the distress lane near I-94 and the Zoo Interchange with four children in the car Saturday evening.
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jan 15 03:18pm
OWI trial delayed in deadly collision in Iowa
The trial of an Iowa man charged with drunken driving in a collision that killed a Minnesota man on a bicycle last summer in northern Iowa has been delayed.
KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - Jan 17 03:11pm
Hearing for Mequon man in OWI hit-and-run crash injuring MPD officer
Vladimir Krivoshein has been charged with driving drunk and hitting a Milwaukee Police Officer back in September.
620 WTMJ Milwaukee - Jan 17 04:45am
Dash cam: Teen arrested for OWI
An Ashwaubenon Public Safety officer arrested a 17-year-old for drunken driving Sunday night.
FOX 11 Green Bay - Jan 16 02:20pm
Driver in wrong lanes stopped for alleged fifth OWI, police say
A Madison man was stopped and arrested for his alleged fifth drunken driving offense after reportedly driving the wrong way on a major Madison street early Saturday morning.
Wisconsin State Journal - Jan 16 10:04am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Transit Dept. Employee With Pending DWI Continues To Work
A city worker arrested for DWI in November remains on the job two months without being disciplined.
KOAT Albuquerque - Jan 16 10:10pm
Resisting, DWI counts for local doc
For eight miles, squad cars with their lights and sirens blazing followed Dr. Charles J. Whalen on Interstate 69, but the Fort Wayne oncologist just kept speeding and swerving, according to court records.
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Jan 16 08:57pm
Justice Court: October 3, 2011 session - The Shelter Island Reporter
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Man charged with DWI; nearly hit sheriff's vehicle
A Springville man was charged with driving while intoxicated after nearly striking an Erie County sheriff's vehicle while the man drove without his headlights on about 2:30 a. m. Monday, deputies said.
The Buffalo News - 27 minutes ago
Akron man accused of DWI after driving into house
An Akron man was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right after he allegedly drove his car into a house at Mechanic and Buell streets in the village early Monday.
The Buffalo News - 28 minutes ago
Akron man charged with DWI after driving into house - The Buffalo News
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DWI arrest in Columbia County
A Pittsfield man is accused of driving drunk in Copake.
FOX 23 News Albany - Jan 15 04:31pm
Katy officer fired after woman, son die in DWI crash
Katy officer fired after woman, son die in DWI crash HOUSTON CHRONICLE Copyright 2012 HOUSTON CHRONICLE. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:24 p.m., Friday, January 13, 2012 Katherine Ann Addison, 48, and her 12-year-old son, Kendall D. Addison Jr., were killed about 2:30 a.m. Thursday on westbound Interstate 10 in Waller ...
Houston Chronicle - Jan 14 07:30am
DWI charge follows rollover crash - News 10 NBC Rochester
Driver, 23, charged in DWI injury crash - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
New Year's Day marks anniversary of tragic crash - Register-Star
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Deerfield crash leads to DWI arrest, woman found hiding in garage
A Utica man is facing drunk driving charges and a Rome woman is charged after deputies say they found her hiding in a garage.
CNYCentral.com - 25 minutes ago
NY man charged with DWI after hitting bicyclist
Authorities have charged a 44-year-old western New York man after police say he struck a bicyclist and then drove away from the scene.
WCAX-TV Vermont - 12 minutes ago
Livingston County man charged with DWI after... - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
8 charged with DWI on New Year's Day - El Paso Times
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DWI charges for man who crashed into Knights Inn sign in Mount Laurel
MOUNT LAUREL'€” Thomas H. Stewart Jr., 19, of the first block of Lafayette Avenue in Voorhees, was arrested at about 8:53 p.m. on Jan. 7 after he crashed his car into the Knights Inn sign on Route 73, police said.
Medford Central Record - Jan 16 06:47am
Livingston County man charged with DWI after hitting cyclist
A Livingston County man is facing criminal charges for allegedly hitting a bicyclist with a car on Sunday, then fleeing the scene. Steven M. Breemes, 44, of Route 15A, Springwater, has been charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, first-degree vehicle assault, and leaving the scene of an accident, according to State Police. At 6 p.m., Breemes was driving a 2005 GMC pickup truck heading ...
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Jan 16 10:15pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, January 16th, 2012

Cops: Man wearing underwear, socks charged with DUI after striking squad car
A man who was wearing only his underwear and socks was charged with misdemeanor DUI after he struck a squad car Saturday morning on the city's Northwest Side.
Chicago Tribune - Jan 15 11:26am
Teen Charged With Fatal DUI After Passenger Dies - WFMY News 2 Greensboro
New Milford man charged with DUI - Greenwich Time
Springfield Police news for Dec. 26 - Springfield Press
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DUI: Driver serving time for killing three now sues victim
Last summer David Belniak pleaded guilty to three counts of DUI manslaughter and was sentenced to 12 years in prison for slamming into the back of a car stopped at a red light on Christmas Day in 2007. Three family members inside the car died, reports the Tampa Bay Times.
Sun-Sentinel - 2 hours, 13 minutes ago
Man in underwear charged with DUI after crashing into cop car
A 24-year-old man was charged with DUI and a number of other driving-related offenses after he fell out of his car, clad in only underwear and socks, after crashing into a police squad car on the Northwest Side Saturday morning.Police received a call about a possibly drunken driver around 11 a.m. near Diversey and Kostner, according to police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli.The 2010 black ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Jan 15 05:00pm
DUI charges against ex-Tribune CEO dismissed
A drunken driving charge against a veteran media executive and former Tribune Co. chief executive has been dismissed in southwest Ohio.
Chicago Tribune - Jan 13 10:55am
Santa Clara gunman killed in DUI stop, police say
A Santa Clara man was fatally shot by a police officer Saturday night after he reached for a loaded gun during a routine stop, authorities said. The 42-year-old man, whose name hasn't been released, was stopped on...
San Francisco Chronicle - Jan 16 12:16am
Fla. man guilty in DUI deaths sues victim's family
A Florida man who pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter in a Christmas 2007 car crash is now suing the family of one of the three people killed.
WTSP-TV Tampa - Jan 15 12:41pm
Continued funding for DUI court
STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Superior Court has been awarded continued funding for its DUI Court program by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) with support from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The Manteca Bulletin - Jan 08 10:41pm
Florida man guilty in DUI deaths sues victim's family
A Florida man who pleaded guilty to DUI manslaughter in a Christmas 2007 car crash is now suing the family of one of the three people killed.
The News-Press - Jan 15 06:59am
DUI charged dismissed against ex-Tribune Co. CEO
DUI charged dismissed against ex-Tribune Co. CEO
Canadian Business - Jan 13 08:47am
Trial date set in DUI manslaughter trial
A trial date has been set in the DUI manslaughter case involving polo mogul John Goodman.
WPTV West Palm Beach - Jan 13 04:53pm

Stories of the Week

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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2010 Stories of the Year : Party On

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2008 Stories of the Year : Drunk Driving Bonanza 2008

2007 Stories of the Year : The Best and Worst of 2007

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