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

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Top DUI News, Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Driver in custody after he said he drove into Muskegon River
A man is in custody for suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated after he gave statements to police that he drove his vehicle into the North Branch of the Muskegon River early Sunday morning.
The Muskegon Chronicle - Jul 08 05:55pm
Police: Man was driving while intoxicated with child in car
Frankfort Police arrested a 41-year-old man Thursday afternoon after they said he was operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and driving in an erratic manner.
WLKY Louisville - Jul 02 10:57am
Kentucky man claims he drove car into Muskegon River
Police say Stephen Karl Anderson, 49, from Kentucky is in custody for suspicion of Operating a Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated.
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids - Jul 08 02:42pm
Two men arrested in separate Van Buren County drunken boating incidents
Gazette fileVAN BUREN COUNTY -- Two men were arrested on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated Friday in Van Buren County in two separate boating incidents.A 60-year-old man from Chicago was stopped by an officer with the Van...
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Jul 07 06:45pm
Grinnell man arrested for commandeering tractor while intoxicated at Iowa Speedway
A Grinnell man was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated early Sunday morning after he reportedly climbed into a John Deere tractor at the Iowa Speedway and drove off.
Newton Daily News - Jun 26 10:10am
Edgerton man charged with 4th OWI
A crash in the Town of Albion Sunday night has led to charges against the driver from Edgerton involved in the crash. The Dane County Sheriff's Department says Raymond Horan, 57, was charged with his fourth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated following the crash. According to sheriff's officials, deputies went to a crash on Hillside Road near Koshkonong Drive in the town of ...
WISC-TV Madison - Jul 02 07:41am
Man accused of operating ATV on public road while intoxicated
An Indianapolis man is accused of operating an ATV while drunk. An Indianapolis man is accused of operating an ATV while drunk.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Jul 09 07:47pm
Mishawaka man called 'danger to community' pleads guilty
A Mishawaka man who police have called a "danger to the community" because of several unrelated crimes he has been accused of pleaded guilty Monday to two felony counts of causing serious bodily injury while operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
22 WSBT South Bend - Jun 18 09:32am
Kouts man arrested following crash
A Kouts man involved in a motor vehicle crash outside Michigan City allegedly had a blood alcohol content level nearly five times the legal limit.
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Jul 13 10:00pm
Man sentenced to prison for 6th OWI
JUNEAU Õ€“ A 46-year-old Fond du Lac man was sentenced to more than three years of incarceration after pleading no contest to his sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Jun 22 09:24pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, July 14th, 2012

Kerry Kennedy arrested for driving while impaired: police
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kerry Kennedy, the ex-wife of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and a daughter of Robert F. Kennedy, was arrested after a traffic accident on Friday on charges of driving while impaired by drugs, the state police said. Kennedy, 52, was found seated behind the wheel of a white Lexus at about 8 a.m. in the Westchester County town of North Castle. "911 calls reported a white ...
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 13 04:14pm
Kerry Kennedy arrested for driving while impaired
Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of slain US political icon Robert F. Kennedy, was arrested Friday after she was in a car crash in New York and found to be driving while impaired by drugs, police said.
AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - Jul 13 05:38pm
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Sister Kerry Arrested For Driving While Impaired By Drugs
By Debbie Emery - Radar Reporter Kerry Kennedy , the sister of Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and former wife of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York, was arrested on Friday morning on a charge of driving while impaired by drugs. State Police in North Castle, New York, found 52-year-old Kennedy at about 8 a.m. in a 2008 Lexus after 911 calls reporting a vehicle operating in an erratic manner on Interstate ...
RadarOnline.com - Jul 13 05:27pm
Kerry Kennedy Arrested For Driving While Impaired By Drugs
Kerry Kennedy, the ex-wife of Governor Coumo and daughter or Robert F. Kennedy, was arrested on Friday morning for driving under the influence of drugs. The NY Daily News reports that Kennedy was arrested after she crashed into a tractor-trailer while driving down I-684 in New York. A statement from state police reads: Õ€œ911 calls reported [...] Kerry Kennedy Arrested For Driving While Impaired ...
The Inquisitr - Jul 13 05:18pm
Jeanette Niganobe faces charge of operating vehicle while disqualified
Jeanette Niganobe, the impaired driver who killed a Sault Ste. Marie police officer six years ago, will be in court later this month to face a driving-related charge. The 35-year-old woman is accused of breaking her 15-year driving prohibition by riding an electric bicycle.[...]
The Sault Star - Jul 11 12:13pm
Brunswick man faces 7th drunk driving charge
BRUNSWICK Õ€” A city resident is facing his seventh charge in the last 20 years for operating a vehicle while impaired. Edward Durdella, 39, of 3905 Turnbridge Court, Apt. 237, was released from the Medina County Jail on $20,000 bond after police say he was intoxicated when he was involved in a crash on Friday. According to ... Read More
The Medina County Gazette - Jul 12 07:38am
Brunswick Crime Waves for June 21 - The Medina County Gazette
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Kerry Kennedy Arrested; Caught Driving While Impaired After Hit-And-Run
The daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy Sr., Kerry Kennedy, was found driving a car under the influence of drugs, according to the North Castle Police.
WPIX 11 New York - Jul 13 04:06pm
Man receives reduced sentence for operating car while impaired
A man whose attorneys asked a judge to disqualify herself because of her sentences in drunken driving cases has entered a plea to a reduced charge.
The Oakland Press - Jun 23 02:42pm
Kerry Kennedy charged after hit-and-run
Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy and ex-wife to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, was involved in a hit-and-run incident Friday morning while under the influence of drugs, according to the New York State Police.
CNN - Jul 13 08:19pm
Kerry Kennedy charged in hit-and-run crash - CNN
Police: Gov. CuomoÕ€™s Ex-Wife, Kerry Kennedy, Arrested For Drivi... - CBS New York
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Kerry Kennedy Accused of Drugged Driving
Kerry Kennedy, the ex-wife of Governor Andrew Cuomo, was arrested in Westchester Friday morning for driving under the influence of drugs, police said. Photo Credit: AP
NBC New York - Jul 13 03:20pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, July 20th, 2012

Charges approved for fatal OVI crash
Joseph McGraw, 26, faces several charges including aggravated vehicular homicide by OVI and fleeing the scene of an accident.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Jul 18 02:32pm
Struthers Cop Arrested for OVI, Placed on Leave
Officer Dan Lamping was pulled over by the Ohio State Highway Patrol on South Avenue Monday night.
WKBN 27 Youngstown - Jul 19 02:26pm
Woman Charged With OVI After Smashing Into Pole
The driver was unconscious when emergency crews arrived.
Local 12 Cincinnati - Jul 12 05:06am
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 08:11am
Mother faces OVI charge in morning crash
Five people were sent to Miami Valley Hospital after a car crashed into a cornfield on Lower Gratis Road near Farmersville early Monday morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver, identified as 35-year-old Suzette Wertz was driving southbound when she lost control, hit the guard rail and went off the side of the road. A 29-year-old male passenger, Shane Trent, was also in the ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Jul 09 02:36am
Cinti. police end use of OVI instrument
The instrument purchased for and used by police across the state of Ohio will not be used in the City of Cincinnati.
WCPO Cincinnati - Jul 10 03:50pm
Nearly nude driver found guilty of OVI, fleeing Bainbridge Township police (video)
A Hiram woman who led police on a high-speed chase while wearing next to nothing was found guilty Thursday in Chardon Municipal Court.
The News-Herald - Jul 13 06:44am
Findlay man admits 6th OVI offense
A Findlay man has admitted to his sixth drunken driving offense in the past 20 years.
The Findlay Courier - Jul 05 11:04pm
Three Vehicles Involved in Crash in Weathersfield
One person could be facing OVI charges after admitting to drinking earlier in the evening.
WKBN 27 Youngstown - Jul 17 04:26am
3 Injured in Two-Vehicle Gustavus Crash - WYTV Youngstown
UPDATE: Police Identify Victim in Fatal Asphalt Truck Crash - WYTV Youngstown
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Where are tonight's OVI checkpoints?
A "most wanted" suspect from Butler County was snared in South Dakota today, the Butler County... - 5:54 pm
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Jun 29 01:11pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Souderton man charged with DUI, indecent exposure after alleged naked argument with girlfriend
Bruce Sloan Jr., 25, of the 100 block of South Front Street, Souderton, is charged with indecent exposure, driving under the influence, disorderly conduct, public drunkenness and driving with a suspended driver's license after officers received a report of a naked man next to a vehicle in which a woman was screaming. The woman then ran away, and the man got into the vehicle, crashing it in ...
Souderton Independent - Jul 11 11:31pm
Cat Cora Caught Driving Under the Influence
Cora. Oops! The Santa Barbara Independent found out that Cat Cora, Food TV staple and host of the show-that-nobody-really-watches Around the World in 80 Plates , was cited last month for driving under the influence after her Chevy Tahoe rear-ended a BMW at low speed. Cops arrived and conducted a field sobriety test and discovered that, yes, Cora's BAC was more than twice the legal limit. Cora ...
New York Magazine - Jul 10 12:26pm
Police: Woman drives under the influence with children in front seat
York, PA - Police arrested a woman early Monday morning after finding her driving under the influence with her three children in the front seat.
York Daily Record - Jul 10 07:38am
Connecticut Woman Allegedly Passes Out Drunk With Un... - Litchfield County Times
Alderson woman gets prison time for DUI, child endangerment... - McAlester News-Capital
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Cat Cora: I Learned 'A Very Important Lesson' From DUI Arrest
Celebrity chef Cat Cora says she has learned a big lesson from her arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence last month.
Access Hollywood via Yahoo! News - Jul 11 10:57am
Ted Nugent - Ted Nugent's Drummer Arrested For Driving Under The Influence
Rocker Ted Nugents drummer has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence Dui after he was caught behind the wheel of a stolen golf cart following a concert in Maine Mick Brown 55 was taken into custody on Sunday night 08Jul12 after...
Contactmusic - Jul 09 11:25am
Man faces 13 charges in high-speed Augusta chase
Benjamin Justin Hixon faces 13 criminal charges after a high-speed chase, including two counts of endangering a child by driving under the influence.
The Augusta Chronicle - Jul 11 07:40am
PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP: Lodi Township man under investigation for burglary after arrested for driving under influence of ...
Pittsfield Township police arrested a 20-year-old Lodi Township man for driving under the influence of drugs after he was seen passed out behind the wheel Sunday on Michigan Avenue near Carpenter Road.
Ann Arbor Journal - Jul 08 10:38pm
Police: Erratic driving leads to DUI arrest
NEW MILFORD -- A 45-year-old New Milford man was charged with driving under the influence after officers noticed erratic driving on Grove Street Sunday, police said.
Greenwich Time - Jul 11 08:17am
Man Arrested After A DUI And Allegedly Threatening The Police - WMDT Salisbury
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Mother arrested for driving under the influence with children in the car
On Monday around 245 a.m., Northern York County Police attempted to stop a woman driving on Fox Run Road in Dover Township because her registration was expired. The driver did not pull over when the officer activated both lights and siren. Police followed her to a storage facility where she refused to follow directions. The woman, Tena Wasbers, showed signs of being intoxicated. She advised she ...
WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg - Jul 04 05:57pm
Driver in 2 crashes charged under Leandra's Law
WHEATFIELD - A man driving while under the influence of drugs was arrested after being involved in two motor vehicle crashes Tuesday, Niagara County sheriff's deputies reported.
The Buffalo News - Jul 11 06:25am
Driver arrested after allegedly hitting multiple cars - Everett Herald
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Former Straight Edge Society Member Arrested For Boating Under the Influence
Former WWE talent Serena Deeb, 26, was arrested on July 8, 2012 in Tampa, Florida for operating a vessel while intoxicated. Her crime was categorized as BUIÕ€”Boating Under the Influence.
Lords of Pain - Jul 10 10:15am
WWE News: Serena Deeb Busted for Boating Under the Influence
Not even the WWE could have written this storyline. Yet, WrestlingInc.com is reporting: Former WWE talent Serena Deeb, 26, was arrested on July 8, 2012 in Tampa, Florida for operating a vessel while intoxicated. Her crime was categorized as BUIÕ€”Boating Under the Influence. Unfortunately, Serena was unceremoniously fired by the WWE back in 2010 for not living the straight-edge lifestyle in real ...
Bleacher Report - Jul 10 11:16am
Man Was Under the Influence During Fatal Crash: Police
Two passengers were killed at the scene and a third was seriously injured, police said.
NBC Connecticut - Jul 09 09:00am
PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP: Lodi Township man under investigation for burglary after arrested for driving under influence of ...
Pittsfield Township police arrested a 20-year-old Lodi Township man for driving under the influence of drugs after he was seen passed out behind the wheel Sunday on Michigan Avenue near Carpenter Road.
Ann Arbor Journal - Jul 08 10:38pm
Orange County man charged with boating under the influence
The man arrested on charges of boating under the influence Wednesday has been behind bars in Orange County eight times since 2004.
Orlando Sentinel - Jul 05 03:03pm
Man Injured In Westport Boating Accident
A Maryland man faces a charge of reckless operation of a boat while under the influence after a passenger on the boat he was operating was badly injured.
Hartford Courant - Jul 07 07:40pm
Police: Nugent drummer stole golf cart, took joy ride
The drummer for Ted Nugent's band is free on bail after being arrested Sunday night in Bangor. Mick Brown, 55, is charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, driving to endanger, theft and assault. Police say Brown stole a golf cart being used by Waterfront Concerts and took it on a joy ride. Officers said they tried to stop him, but he accelerated past them and shoved a security ...
WMTW Portland - Jul 09 07:35am
Belmont woman to be charged with OUI in Plainville crash
PLAINVILLE Õ€” Charges of operating under the influence and operating to endanger await a Belmont woman after police alleged she caused an accident Thursday by cutting in front of on-coming traffic on Route 1.
The Sun Chronicle - Jul 05 06:04pm
Long Island boater arrested
WANTAGH, NY Õ€” A 34-year-old Long Island man has been charged with operating a boat under the influence of alcohol. Police say William Riedman of Freeport was arrested Wednesday evening. They say the US Coast Guard stopped him after receiving a report of an intoxicated boater in the vicinity of the...
New York Post - Jul 05 06:58am
Driver in fatal crash back in court
Timothy Sharkey faces a nine-month term for aggravated operating under the influence.
Portland Press Herald - Jul 06 09:10pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Mother faces OVI charge in morning crash
Five people were sent to Miami Valley Hospital after a car crashed into a cornfield on Lower Gratis Road near Farmersville early Monday morning. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the driver, identified as 35-year-old Suzette Wertz was driving southbound when she lost control, hit the guard rail and went off the side of the road. A 29-year-old male passenger, Shane Trent, was also in the ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Jul 09 02:34am
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
Findlay man admits 6th OVI offense
A Findlay man has admitted to his sixth drunken driving offense in the past 20 years.
The Findlay Courier - Jul 05 11:00pm
Former Franklin mayor denies OVI charge
FRANKLIN Õ€” 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
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
Juvenile lockup employee arrested for OVI, weapons violation
Perkins police arrested an Erie County Juvenile Justice Center employee for drunken driving and carrying a loaded weapon early Saturday morning. read more
The Sandusky Register - Jun 19 02:16am
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
Teen Arrested for OVI After Waking Up Neighborhood
WESTLAKE, Ohio Õ€” A suspected drunk driver woke up a neighborhood while destructively making his way through Westlake. According to...
FOX 8 Cleveland - Jun 19 06:26am
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
'Slap Bonanza' on Pavitra Rishta sets
Mumbai, June 19 : Actress Asha Negi who plays the lead Purvi in Zee TV's primetime show Pavitra Rishta recently had a drama of her own to face on the sets when a scene required her to get slapped by co-star Shruti Kanwar who plays Ovi.
New Kerala - Jun 19 01:19am
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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

Stories of the Week

July 2nd - July 8th Former NC judge, attorney indicted in DWI probe

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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