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DUI News for the Week of January 23rd - January 29th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, January 29th, 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 04:53am
N.Y. man pleads guilty in crash that killed Detroit officer
DetroitՀ A 31-year-old New York man involved in the car-crash death of a Detroit Police officer last year pleaded guilty Thursday to second-degree murder and operating under the influence causing death.
Detroit News - Jan 26 03:04pm
Scarborough official avoids jail in OUI case
A Scarborough town councilor facing a drunken driving charge has reached a plea deal that helps her avoid jail time.
Boston Globe - Jan 26 05:05am
Man pleads no contest in officer's death
A man accused in the hit and run accident that killed a police officer in Greektown , has pleaded no contest to Operating Under the Influence Causing Death and Second Degree Murder.
WXYZ-TV Detroit - Jan 26 08:44am
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 03:43pm
Tractor-trailer driver is charged
ELIOT, Maine Հ Police arrested the driver of an 18-wheeler Wednesday night on suspicion he was operating under the influence and on other charges after he allegedly drove the tractor-trailer off the road and into some mailboxes.
Portsmouth Herald - Jan 19 11:30pm
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 09:01am
Cotton sentenced in common pleas court
GALLIPOLIS Հ A Columbus woman who pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted aggravated vehicular assault and one count of operating a vehicle under the influence, was sentenced in the Gallia Cou...
Point Pleasant Register - Jan 25 12:02am
GALLIPOLIS Հ A Columbus woman who pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted aggravated vehicular assault and one ...
GALLIPOLIS Հ A Columbus woman who pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted aggravated vehicular assault and one count of operating a vehicle under the influence, was sentenced in the Gallia Cou...
Gallipolis Daily Tribune - Jan 24 06:13am
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
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Top DUI News, Saturday, January 28th, 2012

Police: Man Fights Officers After 5th OWI Arrest
A 61-year-old Madison resident was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, fifth offense, after witnesses told police his vehicle almost hit a school bus on Thursday afternoon.
WISC-TV Madison - Jan 27 04:00pm
24-year-old man arrested for fourth OWI
Mario Cruz Espino stopped on southbound I-94 at Puetz Road early Wednesday morning A 24-year-old man was arrested early Wednesday morning for his fourth OWI.
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jan 25 01:28pm
Radio jock arrested for OWI and pot - WANE-TV Fort Wayne
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Man Faces 7th OWI Charge After Being Pulled Over In Fitchburg
A man pulled over in Fitchburg on Thursday morning faces his seventh drunken driving charge, according to police. Todd L. Nechkash, 48, was pulled over by police at about 9:30 a.m. on Fish Hatchery Road near Greenway Cross for failure to fasten seatbelt and a defective brake light.
WISC-TV Madison - Jan 26 01:44pm
Man barred from driving until 2015 arrested for ... - The Iowa City Press-Citizen
Not guilty plea entered in 7th OWI case - Beaver Dam Daily Citizen
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IOWA COUNTY DISTRICT COURT
OWI Jared N. Dhondt, 34, Williamsburg, and Richard A. Alardin, 20, Marengo, each pleaded guilty to a charge of OWI. Dhondt was sentenced to 48 hours in jail, fined $1,250 and ordered to enroll in and complete a drinking driver's course. In lieu of the jail sentence and drinking driver's course, Dhondt may attend the [...]
Marengo Pioneer Republican - Jan 25 08:43am
Daybook: A list of recent court sentencing - The Jackson Citizen Patriot
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Man barred from driving until 2015 arrested for 3rd OWI
An Iowa City man barred from driving until 2015 was arrested for drunken driving for the third time early Thursday morning. According to Iowa City Police criminal complaints, 31-year-old Antoine D.
The Iowa City Press-Citizen - Jan 27 01:32am
Janesville man gets 18 months for 6th OWI
A Janesville man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after pleading guilty to his sixth drunken driving offense.
Wisconsin State Journal - Jan 26 07:24am
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
Edgerton Man Faces OWI Charge After Being Pulled Over In Downtown Madison
An Edgerton man was arrested on a fourth offense drunken driving charge after an officer spotted him driving the wrong way on North Broom Street at about 1:50 a.m. on Friday, according to the Madison Police Department.
WISC-TV Madison - Jan 20 03:45pm
Cop hitches ride on sideboard to catch OWI suspect
A passing motorist assisted an Argentine Township police officer with apprehending a suspected drunk driver Sunday morning. Police Chief Daniel Allen said at 9:18 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, one of his officers spotted a white van traveling east on Silver Lake Road. The van was swerving and weaving in the road.
Tri-County Times - Jan 25 06:03am
Sturtevant Man Charged With 11th OWI
Police arrest a Sturtevant man accused of his 11th OWI after he crashed his truck in a ditch Sunday morning.
WISN 12 Milwaukee - Jan 24 07:28am
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Top DUI News, Friday, January 27th, 2012

College Station Man Arrested Six times for DWI
A College Station man is in the Brazos County Jail. News 3 looks at how he was still on the streets, driving, after a half dozen DWI charges.
KBTX 3 Bryan - College Station - Jan 24 04:13pm
Report: Man spends 2 years in solitary after DWI arrest
A New Mexico man who said he was forced to pull his own tooth while in solitary confinement because he was denied access to a dentist has been awarded $22 million due to inhumane treatment by New Mexico's Dona Ana County Jail.
MSNBC - Jan 25 08:30am
Man charged with DWI after crash near mall
LAS CRUCES - A 57-year-old man who allegedly caused a drunken car crash near the Mesilla Valley Mall was jailed Tuesday afternoon.
Las Cruces Sun-News - Jan 26 10:02pm
Stop DWI National Roundup (Day 2) - WBNG Binghamton
Weaverville man charged with 4th DWI - Asheville Citizen-Times
Retiring NY congressman's wife charged with DWI - Greenwich Time
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Man Arrested After Traffic Accident, Charged with DWI
A two car accident sends one man to jail on suspicion of DWI. The video from the crash scene, might be hard for some to stomach.
KIII Corpus Christi - Jan 26 03:55pm
Woman Faces DWI for Henrietta Crash
A young woman faces DWI charges following a crash just after midnight in Henrietta.
YNN Rochester - Jan 23 09:50am
Fairport mother charged with DWI under Leandra's Law
A Fairport woman is behind bars after police say she drove drunk with two young children in her car...
News 10 NBC Rochester - 33 minutes ago
Fatal DWI leads to 45-year term
Fatal DWI leads to 45-year term Express-News Copyright 2012 Express-News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 02:18 a.m., Saturday, January 21, 2012 With Police Chief William McManus in the front row of the courtroom, District Attorney Susan Reed appealed to jurors Friday to demonstrate the community's disgust with drunken ...
San Antonio Express-News - Jan 24 07:27pm
Man charged in third DWI gets moved to state facility
A man who pleaded guilty to DWI third offense Հ though he had actually been arrested five times on that charge Հ and released on house arrest until a bed became available at an alcohol rehab program is receiving treatment in a substance abuse facility.
The Marshall News Messenger - Jan 18 02:08am
DWI charges for Blossvale man after 3 car pile-up
A three-car pile-up led to the arrest of a Blossvale man after deputies say he was found to be intoxicated.
The Observer-Dispatch - Jan 24 06:44am
8th DWI conviction sends Akron man to prison, again
A drunken driver of an all-terrain vehicle survived an approximately 30-foot plunge into a creek but found himself in even deeper legal trouble. Paul J. Fehr, 43, of Akron, is headed to state prison Հ after his eighth drunken-driving conviction.
The Buffalo News - Jan 24 08:17am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Eagles TE Celek in car involved in DUI crash
State police say Philadelphia Eagles tight end Brent Celek was a passenger in a car involved in an early-morning DUI crash. No one was hurt in Thursday morning's crash on a highway off-ramp near the team's stadium in South Philadelphia. Police say the car's driver was driving too fast when he spun out and hit a concrete barrier around 2:30 a.m.
AP via Yahoo! Sports - 1 hour, 29 minutes ago
DUI charge dismissed against GOP lawmaker
Six people have been indicted in an alleged scheme to file tax returns in the names of dead taxpayers to defraud the Internal Revenue Service of at least $1.7 million, federal authorities said yesterday.
The Columbus Dispatch - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
DUI suspect withdraws bond hearing
A DUI suspect accused of hitting four people with her truck withdrew her bond hearing Monday morning in Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Court.
WAVY TV 10 Portsmouth - Jan 23 04:49am
DUI charge dismissed against Ohio lawmaker
A drunken-driving charge has been dismissed against a state lawmaker arrested last summer in southeastern Ohio.
The Columbus Dispatch - Jan 25 08:43pm
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
Eagles TE Celek a passenger in car involved in DUI crash
State police say Philadelphia Eagles tight end Brent Celek was a passenger in a car involved in an early-morning DUI crash.
CBS Sports - 19 minutes ago
Man charged with DUI, fleeing scene released on bond
A 23-year-old man facing DUI charges after Charleston County sheriff's deputies say he fled the scene of a wreck after hitting and snapping a power pole has been released from jail on bond.
Live 5 News Charleston - Jan 24 05:43am
Man charged with 5th DUI in road rage incident - Billings Gazette
Driver faces DUI charge in Westport - Westport News
Steven Young facing possible DUI charges following Kan... - WOWK-TV West Virginia
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DUI driver slams into police cruiser
A suspected DUI driver slammed into the back of a police cruiser Monday morning, sending the officer and two others to the hospital.
FOX 13 Tampa Bay - Jan 23 07:11am
St. Cloud DUI suspect arrested for 3rd time in 9 months
Motorist held without bail after striking man on sidewalk ST. CLOUD ' For the third time in nine months, Bo Beyers was back behind bars this morning charged with driving under the influence.
Orlando Sentinel - Jan 25 02:27pm
St. Cloud DUI suspect: third arrest in nine months
Motorist held without bail after striking man on sidewalk ST. CLOUD ' For the third time in nine months, Bo Beyers was back behind bars this morning charged with driving under the influence.
Orlando Sentinel - Jan 25 02:33pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Driving drunk with children brings jail sentence
LOCKPORT'A City of Tonawanda woman will report to the Niagara County Jail on Friday to begin a six-month sentence for driving drunk with her 9-year-old daughter and two other children in the back seat.
The Buffalo News - Jan 24 04:17am
Drunk driving suspect leads police on 20-mile chase
ALMONT ' A 26-yearold Shelby Township man on his way home Sunday morning ended up in the Lapeer County Jail instead. After crossing the center line on North Main Street near the Almont Car Wash, said Almont Police Dept. Officer Ryan Wilson, the motorist led police on a nearly 20-mile chase. read more
The County Press - Jan 24 11:20pm
Former M.A.D.D. leader upset after man freed on 6th DUI
The former leader of Mothers Against Drunk Driving says a local judge made a huge mistake by allowing a repeat drunk driver to walk away.
WSMV Nashville - Jan 23 07:56pm
Drunk driving charges laid after crash on Macleod Tr. lands two in hospital
Calgary Police have now laid impaired driving charges in connection with a crash early Saturday morning that landed two people in hospital with serious injuries. Police say it happened in the 93 hundred block of Macleod Trail southeast when a mini-van taxi was rear-ended by an Acura. The driver of the taxi was not seriously hurt. But two of the 4 people in the car suffered serious injuries. The ...
AM770 CHQR - Jan 21 04:18pm
Bremen man accused of driving drunk in snowmobile
A Bremen man wound up in jail on Sunday for driving drunk in his snowmobile.
FOX 28 South Bend - Jan 23 02:45pm
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
Earlville man charged with DWI, crashing in front lawn
An Earlville man is charged with drunk driving in a crash that left both him and his passenger hurt.
CNYCentral.com - Jan 23 04:29am
LCSD#1 Employee Arrested for Drunk Driving
A Laramie County School District #1 employee was arrested over the weekend, after police caught him driving the wrong way down Warren.
KGWN-TV Cheyenne - Jan 23 08:48pm
Man found slumped over wheel indicted for driving drunk with child in the car
Man found slumped over wheel indicted for driving drunk with child in the car Beaumont Enterprise Copyright 2012 Beaumont Enterprise. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 06:05 p.m., Thursday, November 17, 2011 A man arrested and charged earlier this month with driving while intoxicated with a child passenger has been ...
Beaumont Enterprise - Jan 24 06:37pm
St. Albans man accused of driving drunk for a fifth time
A man who crashed a stolen car on Vermont 78 in Swanton Sunday could face a slew of charges, including driving under the influence for a fifth time, Vermont State Police said.
The Burlington Free Press - Jan 24 07:54pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

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
Green Bay man gets 3 years in prison for 8th OWI
A Green Bay man will spend three years in prison for his eighth conviction of drunken driving.
Green Bay Press-Gazette - 2 hours, 31 minutes ago
Madison Man Arrested For Seventh OWI
MADISON, Wis. -- A Madison man was arrested for his seventh OWI Sunday afternoon. Police said that several people witnessed Michael Hodges driving erratically on East Washington Avenue just after 4 p.m.
WISC-TV Madison - Jan 22 11:14pm
Driver Suspected of OWI in Downtown Green Bay Crash
Police say a driver on Monroe Street ran a red light and a driver on Walnut Street couldn't stop in time.
WBAY Green Bay - Jan 22 03:44pm
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 seriously injured after hit by truck in reported OWI crash
Racine County Sheriff's officials say that a man was at Froedtert Hospital in Wauwatosa Monday morning after suffering serious injuries in a reported drunk driving crash.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Jan 23 05:03am
OWI charges against treasurer dismissed
HAMPTON ' A drunk-driving charge against Franklin County Treasurer Chad W. Murray has been dismissed after he did not receive a speedy trial.
The Globe Gazette - Jan 19 05:32pm
OWI charges against Franklin treasurer dismissed
This is a corrected version of an earlier published story.
The Globe Gazette - Jan 18 01:30pm
Edgerton Man Faces OWI Charge After Being Pulled Over In Downtown Madison
An Edgerton man was arrested on a fourth offense drunken driving charge after an officer spotted him driving the wrong way on North Broom Street at about 1:50 a.m. on Friday, according to the Madison Police Department.
WISC-TV Madison - Jan 20 03:45pm
Police: Fleeing driver arrested for OWI fourth
A Chippewa Falls man Lake Hallie police fled a crash Friday, Jan. 20 was arrested for OWI fourth offense.
The Chippewa Herald - Jan 21 03:07pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Woman charged with DWI after crash
SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY ' A seasonal residence belonging to a New Jersey man was burglarized... - 7:22 am
Press & Sun-Bulletin - 1 minute ago
Aggravated DWI charge lodged in tale of 2 drivers
NIAGARA FALLS'A Niagara Falls woman was charged with driving without a license and aggravated drunken driving early Saturday after she warned her drunk companion not to get behind the wheel of a car, police said.
The Buffalo News - Jan 22 04:17am
New policy on DWI reporting passed by WPSB
A Washington Parish School Board policy on the timeframe of DWI reporting that once applied only to school bus drivers has been expanded to include other employees in the school system, through the unanimous vote of the board during its meeting on Thursday night.
The Daily News - Jan 22 11:52pm
Man charged with fourth DWI
A Charlotte man was picked up in Gaston County Friday afternoon and charged with DWI.Robert Paul Taft has three previous DWI convictions in North Carolina, according to the arrest citation. He also has six convictions of driving with a revoked license with one still pending in Mecklenburg County....
The Gaston Gazette - Jan 21 02:05pm
Woman falls asleep causes rollover gets DWI all with baby in car
A woman is facing charges of DWI and endangering a child after falling asleep and rolling her vehicle with an 8 month old inside.
WOAI San Antonio - Jan 21 09:24am
Police: Woman was drunk while driving son to school - News 10 NBC Rochester
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Earlville man charged with DWI, crashing in front lawn
An Earlville man is charged with drunk driving in a crash that left both him and his passenger hurt.
CNYCentral.com - 3 minutes ago
Two injured, refuse treatment after DWI crash in Madison County
The driver, Andrew M. Ashton, 21, of Earlville, was charged with DWI. State police say he drove off Route 12B, across a front lawn and into a tree.
The Post-Standard - Jan 22 07:20am
SI man guilty of DWI slays
A Staten Island man pleaded guilty yesterday to aggravated vehicular homicide and vehicular assault after he finally admitted to being the driver in a booze-fueled car crash that killed two of his pals in 2010, authorities said. Nicholas Marchese had a blood alcohol level of .20 ' more than twice the...
New York Post - Jan 20 03:54am
Judge sets aside Jennifer Milanese's three DWI cases.
A Cumberland County judge Friday tossed out a Fayetteville woman's three drunken driving convictions after lawyers argued the cases had been mishandled.
The Fayetteville Observer - Jan 21 04:00am
A.M. Report: DWI and disorderly conduct charges; more
DWI charge: A 59-year-old Monsey woman has been with driving while intoxicated after her vehicle crashed into a parked car on Nelson Road around 12:30 a.m. Sunday, Ramapo police said. Police went to the area after a resident reported that his parked car had been hit by another vehicle.
The Journal News - Jan 16 04:47am

Stories of the Week

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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