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

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Top DUI News, Sunday, July 22nd, 2012

Seattle's Lynch apologizes for recent actions
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch apologized Friday for drawing negative attention following his arrest last weekend on charges of driving under the influence in Northern California.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Jul 20 12:19pm
Marshawn Lynch charged with DUI - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
Don't make Seahawks' Lynch into a monster - Everett Herald
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Titans' Kenny Britt charged with DUI at Army post
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee Titan wide receiver Kenny Britt was charged with driving under the influence early Friday as he attempted to pass through a security gate at the Fort Campbell Army installation on the Tennessee-Kentucky state line, military officials said.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Jul 20 12:29pm
Army: Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt charged with driving under influence at Fort Campbell
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Officials at Fort Campbell, Ky., say Tennessee Titan wide receiver Kenny Britt was charged with driving under the influence as he attempted to pass through a security gate at the Army installation on the Tennessee-Kentucky state line.
The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada Sports - Jul 20 11:54am
Chiefs' Washington arrested in Illinois
Cornerback arrested for marijuana possession, driving under influence of drugs.
National Football Post via Yahoo! Sports - Jul 21 12:42pm
Kerry Kennedy Arrested -- Driving Under the Influence of Drugs
Robert F. Kennedy's daughter Kerry Kennedy was arrested in New York this morning after cops say she was driving while under the influence of drugs ... and crashed into a tractor-trailer. The State Police released a statement saying they received 911íƒ∂
TMZ - Jul 13 03:55pm
Five injured in suspected DUI crash
ANAHEIMFive people sustained major injuries after a man suspected of driving under the influence and at a high rate of speed crashed his car into another vehicle late Friday, California Highway Patrol Officer Sean Taketa reported. At 9:50 p.m. a driver in a Nissan Altima traveling north on Gilbert...
Orange County Register - Jul 21 05:00pm
Hocking driver blew 0.30, cops allege
A Hocking man has been charged with driving under the influence after allegedly recording a blood alcohol level "typically resulting in unconsciousness".
The West Australian via Yahoo!7 News - Jul 20 07:48pm
'Hawks' Lynch apologizes, "will work to be better"
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch apologized Friday for drawing negative attention following his arrest last weekend on charges of driving under the influence in Northern California.
Sports Illustrated - Jul 20 12:30pm
Seahawks' Lynch apologizes following arrest for actions, negative... - CBS Sports
Seattle's Lynch apologizes after arrest for DUI - ESPN
Lynch apologizes for recent actions - Fox Sports
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SALINE: Police arrest four suspected drunken drivers last week
Saline police arrested four men for driving under the influence of alcohol last week, including during a period officers were conducting a special enforcement detail.
The Saline Reporter - Jul 15 06:37am
SALINE: Hit and run driver arrested for drunken driving
Police arrested a man for drunken driving after he fled the scene of a three vehicle crash on Friday.
The Saline Reporter - 2 hours, 4 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Saturday, July 21st, 2012

Driver faces 4th operating under influence charge after crash
A Madison man was arrested Saturday afternoon after crashing into a parked car, telling paramedics he just shot up heroin, police reported.
Wisconsin State Journal - Jul 16 12:40pm
Passing out in park leads to drug arrest
On Saturday afternoon a Sapulpa man was arrested for driving under the influence, possession of drugs near a school or park after they found him unconscious in his vehicle.
Sapulpa Daily Herald - Jul 20 10:22pm
Weymouth man charged after Abington crash with young children in car
A Weymouth man was arrested on eight charges after crashing on Bedford Street with his two young children in the car.
Raynham Call - Jul 18 10:23am
Weymouth man charged after Abington crash with young children in car
A Weymouth man was arrested on eight charges after crashing on Bedford Street with his two young children in the car.
Bridgewater Independent - Jul 18 10:10am
PSP trooper accused of driving patrol car while under influence, on duty
Pennsylvania State Police have arrested one of their own for allegedly driving his patrol car while on duty and under the influence of alcohol. Kevin Daniel Wackley was taken into custody Wednesday night by a fellow trooper on Old Route 22, near Reservoir Road, in Windsor Twp., Berks Co., state police said. Wackley, 47, of Tamaqua, Schuylkill Co., was on duty and operating a marked state police ...
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey - Jul 13 08:49am
RFK's daughter accused of driving under influence
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.
WJXT Jacksonville - Jul 14 10:54am
Kerry Kennedy charged in hit-and-run crash - CNN
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Milton man faces boating charges
A Milton man, 53, is charged with operating under the influence and no-wake violations while boating in Rehoboth Bay. Robert A. Ayers was operating a boat July 7 in the Pirates Cove area when Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Enforcement officers stopped him. He was charged with operating under the influence and a slow no-wake violation, said Sgt. Gregory Rhodes of DNREC ...
Cape Gazette - Jul 16 08:55am
DNR urges safety while boating - FOX 5 Atlanta
Follow these Laws for Fun, Safe, Legal Boating - KTAB Abilene
all 3 news articles
Windham man charged after hitting two York, Maine police cars
YORK, Maine ’Äì A 24-year-old Windham man was held on bail at York County Jail in Alfred, Maine, on charges including operating under the influence and texting while driving after he allegedly struck two stopped police cruisers in York. Police told the Maine Sunday Telegram that two York officers had pulled their cruisers over on Route 1 and were talking to a woman they had stopped when one of ...
The Nashua Telegraph - Jul 15 02:35pm
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 03:15pm
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 09:20pm
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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 19th, 2012

Man Facing 8th OWI After Motorcycle Crash
FARMINGTON, Wisconsin (WXOW) ’Äì A 51-year old man is facing his eighth OWI after crashing a motorcycle Sunday in the Town of Farmington.
WXOW 19 La Crosse - Jul 15 05:51pm
Local woman receives her third or subsequent OWI charge
A Cedar Rapids woman was accused of third-offense OWI. Laura Lindquist, 43, Cedar Rapids, was charged July 12 with third-offense OWI. According to a Johnson County Sheriff's Office complaint, an officer was following Lindquist's vehicle and believed she hit a road barrier.
The Daily Iowan - Jul 17 10:58pm
Local man pulled over for driving under the influence of alcohol
An Iowa City man was accused of an OWI for the third or subsequent time, Joseph Mendez, 32, 1412 Lower Muscatine Rd., was charged Tuesday with OWI, driving while license was barred, and interference with official acts.
The Daily Iowan - Jul 17 10:59pm
Man arrested for 5th OWI
A 41-year-old man is arrested for his 5th OWI.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Jul 15 06:34am
Man Arrested for Fifth OWI Offense After Hitting Police Car
Police say a 32-year-old Green Bay man driving on a revoked license rear-ended the squad car Thursday morning.
WBAY Green Bay - Jul 12 11:33am
OWI suspect accused of rear-ending squad
A Green Bay man has been jailed on suspicion of his fifth drunken-driving offense after he allegedly rear-ended a police car in Green Bay.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Jul 13 04:42am
Poynette woman faces seventh OWI charge
A Poynette woman faces at least three years in prison on a seventh drunken driving charge.
Portage Daily Register - Jul 18 08:54pm
DRUNK DRIVER: Woman Drives Into Home - WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
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OWI suspect allegedly rear-ends Green Bay squad
A Green Bay man has been jailed on suspicion of his fifth drunken-driving offense after he allegedly rear-ended a police car in Green Bay.
WEAU Eau Claire - Jul 12 07:56pm
Wind Lake man arrested for seventh OWI
TOWN OF NORWAY ’Äî 48-year-old Thomas Meitner of Wind Lake was arrested for his seventh OWI on Sunday, July 8th...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jul 09 12:34pm
Fox Valley OWI Task Force Makes 7 Arrests in Appleton
A dozen task force officers patrolled downtown Appleton on Saturday.
WBAY Green Bay - Jul 16 04:23pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

83 yr old arrested for 11th dwi
An 83-year-old Albuquerque man was arrested for DWI for the 11th time last week after being found passed out in his truck.
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque - Jul 17 06:18pm
Knicks' guard Jason Kidd arrested on DWI charge on L.I.
Southampton Police say New York Knicks point guard Jason Kidd was arrested on a DWI charge after he crashed his SUV into a telephone pole in the Hamptons over the weekend.
FOX 5 New York - Jul 15 12:16pm
NY Knicks' Kidd charged with DWI - Houston Chronicle
NY Knicks' Kidd arrested on DWI charge... - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
Jason Kidd arrested for DWI? - CNN
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Teen’Äôs ’ÄòDWI’Äô crash kills pal
A boozy Bronx teen smashed his car into a telephone pole next to a cemetery yesterday ’Äî killing his best friend in the back seat, cops and relatives said. Chad Bennett’Äôs Nissan Altima careened into a parked van and then smashed into the utility pole on Webster Avenue alongside the...
New York Post - Jul 17 10:46pm
Train slams into car stranded on Louisville tracks
A DWI arrest in Louisville Friday night ended in car-train collision and four people being charged with drunken driving.
The Canton Repository - Jul 16 12:45pm
NY Knicks' Kidd charged with DWI
NY Knicks' Kidd charged with DWI Associated Press Copyright 2012 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 05:58 p.m., Sunday, July 15, 2012 NEW YORK (AP) ’Äî New York Knicks point guard Jason Kidd was arrested on a drunken-driving charge after police said he crashed his SUV into a telephone pole in the Hamptons on ...
Houston Chronicle - Jul 15 02:55pm
Two Arrested for 4th-Offense DWI
Two people have been charged with fourth-offense DWI following separate incidents Saturday in Calcasieu Parish. Christina Lynch was arrested early Saturday morning after she ran her car off the road and into a ditch. The sheriff's deputy who responded says he smelled alcohol on her breath and heard her slur her speech. He gave the 47-year old Lynch field sobriety and breathalyzer tests, which he ...
KATC 3 Lafayette - Jul 16 10:10am
Woman in car crash arrested for DWI
El Paso police arrested a woman for DWI, after she ran over a fence and crashed her car into a parked car. It happened on the 7800 block of Hermosillo, in the lower valley. According to witnesses, the driver got out of her car and started yelling at neighbors. Then, she took off on foot. Police found the driver and arrested her at her home, which is about a block away from the accident. The ...
KFOX 14 El Paso - Jul 16 04:20am
Woman Faces DWI Charges After Two Car Crash in Rochester - WROC Rochester
all 2 news articles
Mayor Landrieu's son booked with DWI
Maya Rodriguez / Eyewitness News Email: mrodriguez@wwltv.com | Twitter: @mrodriguezwwl NEW ORLEANS -- Mayor Mitch Landrieu calls the situation a personal matter, but the arrest of his 19-year-old son Benjamin for a DWI is squarely in the spotlight. Benjamin Landrieu's arrest came early Tuesday morning near the intersection of Zimple and Broadway, and the owner of a pickup truck parked here was ...
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans - Jul 17 06:52am
Man on ATV gets 9th DWI charge
Santa Fe police arrested a man on his ninth DWI charge after an officer saw him driving a four-wheeled all-terrain vehicle on Cerrillos Road at about 11 p.m. Tuesday.
Santa Fe New Mexican - Jul 11 10:43pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, July 17th, 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 ’Äî 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 ’Äî 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 16th, 2012

Kidd arrested for drunk driving - reports
NBA veteran point guard Jason Kidd, recently acquired by the New York Knicks, was arrested for suspicion of drunk driving early Sunday after a one-car crash, New York media outlets reported.
AFP via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 12:38pm
VIDEO: Drunk driver's car goes airborne
A traffic camera captured video of a drunk driving accident that launched a vehicle into the air.
WAVE 3 Louisville - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
Woman pleads guilty in Surrey drunk driving death
The woman charged in the drunk driving death of Surrey, B.C., softball coach Kassandra Kaulius, 22, last year has pleaded guilty to three charges.
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 13 11:46am
Drunk driving crash lands Cass County man in hospital
ELKHART COUNTY ’Äì An Edwardsburg man faces drunk driving charges after a one-car crash that could have been a whole lot worse than it was.
22 WSBT South Bend - Jul 15 04:18am
Woman charged with drunk driving death of 22-year-old student pleads guilty
SURREY, B.C. - A woman charged in the drunk driving death of a 22-year-old driver in Surrey, B.C., last year has pleaded guilty to the crime.
The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News - Jul 13 10:35am
Jason Kidd arrested on drunk driving charge after accident
NEW YORK (Reuters) - NBA star Jason Kidd was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated early on Sunday after his car struck a telephone pole in the Hamptons area of New York's Long Island, police said. He pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor, his lawyer said. Kidd, a 10-time all-star who recently signed with the New York Knicks, was treated for minor injuries at the hospital and ...
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Jul 15 12:34pm
Woman charged with drunk driving death of 22-year-old Surrey student pleads guilty
A woman charged in the drunk driving death of a 22-year-old driver in Surrey last year has pleaded guilty to the crime.
Vancouver Sun - Jul 15 01:10am
Kidd arrested for drunk driving
Newly signed New York Knicks point guard Jason Kidd was arrested after his SUV crashed into a telephone pole. He is now facing a charge of driving under...
The Standard - 44 minutes ago
Kidd arrested on suspicion of drunk driving - ABS-CBNNEWS.com
New York Knicks' Jason Kidd charged with drunk driving - Toronto Star
Veteran guard Kidd charged with drunken driving - Florida Today
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Drunk driving suspected in Canton Township wrong-way crash
Canton Township-- Police are investigating a head-on crash that injured three with two having to be airlifted to the University of Michigan hospital.
Detroit News - Jul 15 02:08pm
Drunk driving: Judge tosses out case over officer's "hunch"
A judge has thrown out a drunk driving case because the police officer stopped the motorist on a hunch.
Toronto Star - Jul 12 05:22pm

Stories of the Week

July 2nd - July 8th Police: Car's bumper found in living room of drunken driver

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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