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

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Top DUI News, Monday, July 9th, 2012

OWI suspect: I drove into Musk. River
A man now faces drunk driving charges after he told residents he drove his vehicle into the Muskegon River with two people inside, prompting an hours-long search that spanned most of Sunday morning.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Jul 08 04:51am
OWI arrest after driver hits police vehicles
Police say the drunk driver resisted arrest, and thought he was in Afghanistan, and the officers were Al Qaeda.
KWWL Iowa - Jul 01 06:24am
Baraboo Man Facing 5th Offense OWI
A 34-year-old Baraboo man is facing his 5th OWI after officers stopped him early Thursday morning.
WSAW Wausau - Jul 06 08:55am
OWI charge amended to vehicular homicide
The Johnson County Attorney's Office on Wednesday changed 50-year-old Miranda Lalla's charges from second-offense OWI to a Class-B felony vehicular homicide.
The Daily Iowan - Jun 27 11:46pm
Edgerton man faces fourth OWI offense after rollover crash
An Edgerton man is facing his fourth drunken driving offense after crashing and rolling his car in Albion Sunday night, authorities reported.
Wisconsin State Journal - Jul 02 04:45am
Man arrested for OWI
A man is arrested for Operating While Intoxicated early Sunday morning, after deputies said he crashed his car on I-65.
WLFI Lafayette - Jun 24 03:29pm
Sun Prairie woman facing fourth OWI charge
A Sun Prairie woman was arrested for her alleged fourth drunken driving offense early Wednesday morning after police saw her driving with her lights off.
Wisconsin State Journal - Jul 05 03:30am
OWI charge follows accident
A Spencer resident was charged with operating while intoxicated and failure to maintain control after the 2005 Chevrolet Malibu he was operating in the 2700-mile of Highway 18 left the roadway and...
Spencer Daily Reporter - Jun 25 10:07pm
North Liberty man charged with third-offense OWI
A North Liberty has been accused of committing a third-offense OWI. Jeffrey Petoletti, 49, was charged June 22 with third-offense OWI and driving while license denied or revoked.
The Daily Iowan - Jun 24 11:16pm
Police: 20-year-old arrested for OWI, heroin
Madison police arrested a 20-year-old man after finding him passed out in his car.
Wisconsin State Journal - Jul 03 05:15am
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Top DUI News, Sunday, July 8th, 2012

DWI leads to Missouri man's arrest in the 1989 strangulation, assault of 20-year-old woman
A drunken driving conviction has led to a Missouri man's arrest in a 23-year-old killing.
Fox News - Jul 07 01:38pm
DWI Arrest Names Going Up Online
The Tarrant County District Attorney's Office has begun posting the names of those charged with DWI after the holiday "no refusal" period.
NBC Dallas Fort Worth - Jul 05 04:39pm
Vineland Man Back In Jail For DWI
A Vineland man, repeatedly arrested for DWI, is back in jail Thursday night.
CBS Philadelphia - Jun 28 09:10pm
DWI suspected in wrong-way double fatality
DWI suspected in wrong-way double fatality Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 07:23 p.m., Friday, June 29, 2012 Two people were killed Friday in a wreck in Montgomery County that officials said was caused by a drunken driver going the wrong way. Baukus was driving a Ford F ...
Houston Chronicle - Jun 29 08:04pm
Cumberland County Man Back In Jail For DWI
A Vineland man, repeatedly arrested for DWI, is back in jail Thursday night.
CBS Philadelphia - Jun 28 09:10pm
DWI arrest leads to felony fraud charges
A DWI arrest leads police to file felony charges against a Fayetteville man.
KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville - Jun 25 01:06pm
Police: DWI suspect throws up while driving - KPRC Local 2 Houston
Man charged with DWI had child in car - KXAN 36 Austin
SC Judge Rules DWI Penance Is To Read The Bible - WSPA Spartanburg
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Cumberland County Man Back In Jail Following DWI Arrest
A Vineland man, repeatedly arrested for DWI, is back in jail Thursday night.
CBS Philadelphia - Jun 28 09:10pm
Man faces 7th DWI charge after holiday stop
A 29-year-old man faces his seventh DWI charge after police said they pulled him over for going 53 mph over the speed limit.
KOAT Albuquerque - Jul 06 12:51pm
Man Arrested for 6th DWI: Cops
A Vineland man who made headlines earlier this year after being arrested for five DWIs in five weeks was arrested yet again on Thursday for another DWI, according to police. Photo Credit: Vineland Police
NBC Philadelphia - Jun 28 06:09pm
Police reports published July 7||
DWI: Fabian L. Carter was arrested Thursday for aggravated DWI and failing to stop at a stop sign. He was traveling on North on Grayton Street and his blood alcohol content was 0.18 percent. Carter was held for court.
Tonawanda News - Jul 07 12:11am
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Top DUI News, Friday, July 6th, 2012

MONTGOMERY: Man charged with drunk driving on ATV
MONTGOMERY Lance A. Pederson, 58, of North Plainfield, was charged with driving while intoxicated after an accident while riding an ATV on May 28 at 5:44 p.m.
The Princeton Packet - Jun 28 03:08pm
Sotomayor arrested again
Local Vineland resident Anderson Sotomayor was arrested at Ricci's Beauty Supply on Chestnut Avenue. / Staff photo/Craig Matthews VINELAND ' Four days after he was freed on bail, Anderson Sotomayor ' arrested five times for driving while intoxicated ' was back behind bars after crashing his car Thursday.
Daily Journal - Jun 29 01:16am
Huntsville Man Arrested on 5th DWI, Injury to Child
A Huntsville man is in the Walker County Jail Tuesday after being arrested on his 5th Driving While Intoxicated charge.
KBTX 3 Bryan - College Station - Jun 26 09:24am
Ex-police commissioner convicted on weapons charge, driving while intoxicated
A former member of the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners, Rev. Michael Reeves was convicted today of operating while intoxicated and possession of a firearm while intoxicated, both 93-day misdemeanors, according to the prosecutor's office.
Detroit Free Press - Jun 13 02:03pm
Police: Selden Woman Charged With DWI After Crashing Into Cop Car
Laurie Phillips, 47, was driving westbound on Route 25 in Centereach around 9:35 p.m. when she rear-ended Officer Andrew DeRose's car which was stopped at a red light, police said.
CBS New York - Jun 27 08:54am
Adrian police arrest driver on drunken-driving charge
An Adrian woman was arrested Friday in the 1300 block of West Maple Avenue on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after being stopped for driving in the wrong lane.
The Daily Telegram - Jun 25 03:45pm
Police say drunken driver causes fatal crash in NY - Greenwich Time
Police seek help identifying man killed by alleged... - The Riverhead News-Review
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Man stopped for speeding pleads guilty to DWI
LOCKPORT'A man who was clocked driving 77 mph in a 55-mph zone pleaded guilty to a felony count of driving while intoxicated Monday in Niagara County Court.
The Buffalo News - Jun 27 06:55am
Sheriff: Man driving with 0.36 BAC charged with third DWI
Sheriff: Man driving with 0.36 BAC charged with third DWI Times Union Copyright 2012 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 02:10 p.m., Sunday, June 24, 2012 A town man who had a blood-alcohol content of more than four times the legal limit was charged with driving while intoxicated for the third time in less than ...
Albany Times Union - Jun 24 11:39am
New Castle man charged with DWI in fatal golf cart crash
Travis Andrew Farling, 31, was preliminarily charged with driving while intoxicated resulting in serious injury or death and criminal recklessness resulting in death. A New Castle, Ind. man was charged in connection with a fatal golf cart crash Sunday that killed a 51-year-old woman.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Jun 26 10:18am
Law and Order: Alleged gas station robber faces five charges
Robert Lee Hizer , of East Avon - Lima Road, Avon, is charged with: aggravated driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle under age 15 (Leandra's Law); driving while intoxicated; aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, 3rd; improper signal; and not wearing a seat belt. Following arraignment, Hizer was jailed on $25,000 cash bail or $50,000 bond. The charges stem from the ...
The Batavian - Jun 28 11:09am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, July 5th, 2012

OVI victim tracks suspect to his home
An alleged drunk driver is behind bars after the woman he hit followed him home.
WCPO Cincinnati - Jul 02 08:02am
Former Franklin mayor denies OVI charge
FRANKLIN ' A former Franklin mayor and current council member was arrested and cited early Sunday for suspected OVI.Carl Bray was stopped about 1:25 a.m. Sunday and was issued a citation for operating a vehicle impaired and left of center on Martha and Millard drives in Warren County, said Sgt. Scott Bierer of the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lebanon Post.
Middletown Journal - Jun 17 10:50pm
Police: Serial OVI driver at it again
A man considered a serial drunk driver was arrested again Tuesday night for the same crime.
WCPO Cincinnati - Jun 20 05:40am
Man charged with OVI after two car accident
Cleveland Police responded to a two car accident at E. 37th and Rockefeller early Tuesday evening.
19 Action News Cleveland - Jun 26 06:40pm
Teen Arrested for OVI After Waking Up Neighborhood
WESTLAKE, Ohio ' A suspected drunk driver woke up a neighborhood while destructively making his way through Westlake. According to...
FOX 8 Cleveland - Jun 19 06:26am
Former mayor denies drunken driving charge
A former Franklin mayor and current council member was arrested and cited early Sunday for suspected OVI.
Norwalk Reflector - Jun 18 02:06pm
Man with machete convicted of 11 OVIs
An Akron man was convicted of his 11th OVI after police say he had beer and a machete in his car.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Jun 05 01:31pm
Westlake: Crash wakes up neighborhood
Tuesday morning, the driver of a pickup truck was arrested and faces charges of OVI, BAC, hit skip, willful-wanton disregard of safety, and underage consumption.
WKYC Cleveland - Jun 19 06:44am
Drunk driver causes power outage
Montville Police say a crash Friday evening caused a power outage for over five hours for the northeastern part of Montville Township.
19 Action News Cleveland - Jul 03 04:55am
Challenges pouring in over new breath test (with document)
A controversial breath analyzer machine is dealing a blow to some drunken driving cases.
The News-Herald - Jun 23 09:41pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

IMPD cop faces charges of operating vehicle under influence, failure to stop after accident
A 35-year veteran of the Indianapolis metropolitan police department faces preliminary misdemeanor charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and failure to stop after an accident resulting in injury after a suspected hit-and-run Monday afternoon.
The Indianapolis Star - Jun 19 12:03am
Tyngsboro School Bus Driver Arrested For OUI After Crash
A school bus driver was arrested for operating under the influence after a crash on Monday afternoon.
CBS Boston - Jun 19 08:40pm
Victim seeks stiffer sentence in Maine crash case - Morning Sentinel
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Driver in Verona crash believed to have taken bath salts
A Verona man believed to be under the influence of bath salts and marijuana faces charges after his vehicle struck a mailbox and utility pole, Oneida County sheriff's Deputy Wayne Smoulcey said.
The Observer-Dispatch - Jun 26 06:45pm
Hampden teen caught driving drunk in Bangor, police say
Posted June 26, 2012, at 4:03 p.m. BANGOR, Maine ' A 17-year-old from Hampden was caught drunken driving late Monday in downtown Bangor and was arrested for operating under the influence of intoxicants, police Sgt. Paul Edwards said Tuesday.
Bangor Daily News - Jun 26 01:14pm
Chesaning teen to face trial on felony charge of operating under influence of marijuana causing November death of Mark ...
Harley J. Mellentine, 17, is charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence causing death Nov. 22 on Sheridan near Willard in southern Albee Township.
The Saginaw News - Jun 08 06:01am
Speeding Deer Isle Teen Charged - Fenceviewer
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Scooter Crash Victim Arrested on DUI Charge
Police have arrested a 32-year-old Westport man for operating under the influence of drugs/alcohol after he was injured in a scooter accident last month (See WestportNow May 4, 2012) . Thomas Winston turned himself into police after learning there was a warrant for his arrest in connection with the May 4 crash at Post Road East and Imperial Avenue, police said.
WestportNow - Jun 25 03:05pm
One killed, 2 injured in head-on crash - WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids
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Conn. man accused of driving under PCP influence
A Middletown man has been accused of driving while under the influence of PCP after a police officer spotted a woman climbing through the sunroof of his sport utility vehicle.
Boston Globe - May 30 03:16pm
Marina Police Log: Under the influence of narcotics
5/23/2012 0501 DUI \ IMJIN PW, MARINA MQ1201091 A MALE WAS CONTACTED AFTER A TRAFFIC COLLISION WITH A LIGHT POLE. HE WAS FOUND TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF NARCOTICS AND OPERATING A MOTOR VEHICLE. HE WAS LODGED AT MCJ.
The Salinas Californian - Jun 02 05:34am
Mashpee woman charged with 4th OUI
MASHPEE - A Mashpee woman was charged with operating under the influence for the fourth time and child endangerment...
Boston Herald - Jun 13 06:17am
Body Found After Boat Crash in Great South Bay
A Dix Hills man was allegedly under the influence of alcohol when the boat he was operating early Saturday morning collided with another vessel, knocking...
Long Island Press - Jun 23 02:32pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

DWI arrest leads to felony fraud charges
A DWI arrest leads police to file felony charges against a Fayetteville man.
KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville - Jun 25 01:06pm
Police: DWI suspect throws up while driving - KPRC Local 2 Houston
Bridgewater police report two arrested on DWI... - The Somerset Messenger-Gazette
Medford superintendent's DWI case to be heard in July - Medford Central Record
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DWI suspected in wrong-way double fatality
DWI suspected in wrong-way double fatality Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 07:23 p.m., Friday, June 29, 2012 Two people were killed Friday in a wreck in Montgomery County that officials said was caused by a drunken driver going the wrong way. Baukus was driving a Ford F ...
Houston Chronicle - Jun 29 08:04pm
Boaters cited for DWI, including Kaplan man
Five boaters were arrested over the weekend and charged with DWI, including a Kaplan man. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Operation Dry Water ran from Friday to Sunday. LDWF agents issued DWIs to Joshua Fortenberry, 23, of Watson, Ark., on Moon Lake in Ouachita Parish, on June 23; Thurman Hitchcock, 65, of West Monroe, on the Ouachita River in Quachita Parish on June 24; Kayward ...
KATC 3 Lafayette - Jun 25 11:29am
Vineland man who picked up five DWI arrests posts bail
BRIDGETON ' The Vineland man who racked up five DWI arrests in just over a month last spring has posted bail and is being released from Cumberland County Jail today, the county has confirmed.
Bridgeton News - Jun 25 08:26pm
Vineland Man Back In Jail For DWI
A Vineland man, repeatedly arrested for DWI, is back in jail Thursday night.
CBS Philadelphia - Jun 28 09:10pm
Cumberland County Man Back In Jail For DWI
A Vineland man, repeatedly arrested for DWI, is back in jail Thursday night.
CBS Philadelphia - Jun 28 09:10pm
Cumberland County Man Back In Jail Following DWI Arrest
A Vineland man, repeatedly arrested for DWI, is back in jail Thursday night.
CBS Philadelphia - Jun 28 09:10pm
Woman charged with DWI after accident
Woman charged with DWI after accident Times Union Copyright 2012 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 08:49 p.m., Monday, July 2, 2012 The accident occurred at the intersection of Moe Road and Route 146, where Brittany Sader, who was driving westbound in her SUV, crossed lanes and went off the road, deputies said ...
Albany Times Union - Jul 02 06:15pm
Former NC judge, attorney indicted in DWI probe
A former Wake County District Court judge and a lawyer who handles a large number of drunken driving cases have been indicted on charges of altering records in DWI cases.
NBC 17 Raleigh - Jun 27 03:28pm
UFC Champ Jon Jones' DWI Sentencing Rescheduled for July
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was supposed to have his day in court on Tuesday for sentences related to DWI charges. The sentencing has been pushed back to July 3, according to Stephen Reilly on PressConnects.com.
MMA Weekly via Yahoo! Sports - Jun 19 04:26pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, July 2nd, 2012

DUI suspects refusing breathalyzers frustrating to prosecutors
Eyewitness News has learned that four out of 10 drivers stopped for DUI in Florida refuse breathalyzers. That is in spite of what is printed on Florida's drivers licenses, "Operator of a motor vehicle constitutes consent to any sobriety test required by law." Traditionally, the Fourth of July weekend is among the deadliest on Florida's roads. If this year is like most, dozens of people will be ...
WFTV 9 Orlando - Jun 29 03:08pm
DUI suspected in Gwinnett crash that killed teen
Police in Gwinnett County say a teenager was killed in a crash they believe was caused by a drunken driver.
WRCB Chattanooga - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
Bucks County Man Arrested On DUI Charges
Police arrested a Bucks County man on DUI charges after he allegedly blew through a check point early Sunday morning, nearly striking five officers.
CBS Philadelphia - Jul 01 08:16pm
Tampa man charged with DUI after crashing into scooter
A Tampa man was charged with DUI after crashing into a scooter Sunday night in St. Petersburg, leaving that driver in critical condition.
The Tampa Tribune - 2 hours, 6 minutes ago
DUI report - Idaho Press-Tribune
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Fort Lauderdale man charged with DUI in crash that killed bicyclist in Delaware
A Fort Lauderdale man was charged with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of alcohol after a bicyclist was struck and killed in Delaware.
Sun-Sentinel - Jul 01 12:08pm
Former Falcons RB charged with DUI
Former Falcons RB Jamal Anderson is facing a DUI charge after reportedly being pulled over in DeKalb County, Ga. early Sunday morning.
Pro Football Weekly via Yahoo! Sports - Jun 26 10:08am
Man charged with DUI after bicyclist is killed
Delaware State Police have charged a Florida man with vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of alcohol after a bicyclist was struck and killed in Rehoboth.
WFLX FOX 29 - Jul 01 10:38am
DUI driver busted at five times over alcohol limit
A MAN has been arrested after he allegedly driving at nearly five times the legal blood alcohol limit at Henley Beach South last night.
Adelaide Now - Jun 29 07:32pm
Driver may face charges of DUI after Palm Desert crash
A Palm Desert man was arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of drunken driving after police say he crashed his car into a wall.
The Desert Sun - Jul 02 01:18am
Former Chico Councilman Arrested for DUI
A former Chico city councilman is arrested for DUI after a hit and run accident.
KNVN Chico-Redding - Jun 30 10:24pm

Stories of the Week

June 25th - July 1stWhite House withdraws ambassador nomination after drunk driving report e

June 18th - June 24thWoman sues dating service for DWI date

June 11th - June 17thNFL pushing for increased DUI player discipline

June 4th - June 10thAmanda Bynes Charged With DUI, Asks Obama to Get Cop Fired

May 28th - June 3rdJon Jones Pleads Guilty to DWI

May 21st - May 27th Man with zebra, parrot in truck charged with OWI

May 14th - May 20th Blood standard for driving under influence of marijuana rejected for 3rd time in Colorado

May 7th - May 13th Colorado lab director says DUI errors aided suspects, but 2 retested lower

April 30th - May 6th Colorado lab tech blames boss for mistakes on DUI blood sample tests

April 23rd - April 29thSheriff Probed in DWI Arrest Spat

April 16 - April 22nd Driving Instructor Changes Plea to Guilty on OVI Charge

April 9th - April 15th Officer seen on camera hitting drunk driving suspect in head

April 2nd - April 8th Assistant Onondaga County DA, charged with driving while intoxicated, also accused of driving without a license

March 26th - April 1stIce cream truck driver arrested on drunk driving charges

March 19th - March 25th Beer Truck Driver Arrested For OVI

March 12th - March 18th Hell's Kitchen Winner Danny Veltri Busted for DUI

March 5th - March 11th Rockies' White may face "extreme DUI" charge

February 27th - March 4th Macomb County sheriff's sergeant offered plea deal in driving while intoxicated case

February 20th - February 26th Semi driver in accident arrested for operating while intoxicated

February 13th - February 19th Randy Travis: See His Drunk Driving Arrest Video

February 6th - February 12th Broncos' Knowshon Moreno Arrested In DUI Stop

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

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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