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

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Top DUI News, Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Driver arrested for OWI after others call 911
A Baraboo man is facing charges after witnesses said he passed out while stopped at several Madison intersections. Police said they arrested Richard E. Borousk Thursday morning at the intersection of High Crossing Boulevard and East Springs Drive after he failed a field sobriety test. Other drivers called 911 after seeing Borousk fall asleep at other traffic lights on High Crossing Boulevard ...
WISC-TV Madison - Jul 27 11:34am
Watertown man charged with 4th OWI in 5 years
A Watertown man faces his fourth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after being arrested in Middleton early Saturday morning. The incident happened just after midnight Saturday in the 2000 block of Allen Boulevard. According to police, a car driven by John Stephens, 52, was swerving on Allen Boulevard. near University Avenue. Officers stopped the vehicle and gave Stephens a sobriety ...
WISC-TV Madison - Jul 28 07:04am
Police bust sleepy driver for heroin, OWI
A Baraboo man who kept falling asleep behind the wheel on Madison's Far East Side ended up dozing in a police car after he was arrested for drunken driving and heroin possession, authorities said.
Wisconsin State Journal - Jul 27 09:00am
"Big Brother" contestant arrested in Lafayette
A cast member from the show "Big Brother" was arrested Thursday morning in Lafayette on charges of OWI (operating a vehicle while intoxicated).
KSLA-TV Shreveport - Jul 26 01:49pm
Purdue football player sentenced for OWI
For 180 days, Purdue University linebacker Dwayne A. Beckford will have to blow into a special device - and be sober - before his vehicle will start.
Journal & Courier - Jul 27 07:34pm
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
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.
620 WTMJ Milwaukee - Jul 13 04:39am
Middleton police arrest Whitewater man for alleged 4th OWI offense
A Whitewater man was arrested in Middleton early Saturday for his alleged 4th offense of operating while intoxicated within five years.
Wisconsin State Journal - Jul 28 08:10am
OWI suspect allegedly rear-ends Green Bay squad
Green Bay - A Green Bay man was jailed Thursday on suspicion of his fifth drunken-driving offense after he allegedly rear-ended a police car in Green Bay.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jul 12 07:15pm
53-year-old man arrested for fourth OWI
MILWAUKEE Հ 53-year-old Robert Kraft was arrested Tuesday, July 10th for his fourth OWI. A SheriffՀs deputy stopped KraftՀs pickup...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jul 11 04:18pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Social Services worker charged with DWI allowed to drive government car
Eyewitness News has learned a Gaston County Social Services worker recently charged with DWI is still allowed to drive a government car and have children as passengers. It's the department's third employee arrested on DWI charges in the last nine months. On a quiet Gastonia street in early July, Child Protective Services worker Derrick Hensley was arrested for DWI and later released on bond. "It ...
WSOC-TV Charlotte - Jul 27 07:10pm
Two charged with DWI after motor home crash on City Pier in Canandaigua
Two people are charged with DWI after a crash involving a motor home on the City Pier in Canandaigua...
News 10 NBC Rochester - Jul 27 11:03am
East Greenbush man tagged with second DWI in one year
East Greenbush man tagged with second DWI in one year Times Union Copyright 2012 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 05:22 p.m., Friday, July 27, 2012 Chad Bombard was charged with felony DWI following a traffic stop. When the officer approached, he smelled alcohol and administered a Breathalyzer test on Bombard ...
Albany Times Union - Jul 27 02:39pm
Judge throws out DWI charge for Albuquerque city worker
An Albuquerque judge has thrown out a DWI charge for the Albuquerque Human Resources transit director Wednesday evening.
KOB 4 Albuquerque - Jul 25 08:40pm
Stillwater man arrested for DWI
SPARTA Հ A Stillwater man was arrested for a DWI early Friday morning after he was stopped for not having his headlights on.
New Jersey Herald - Jul 26 09:35pm
Man acquitted of felony DWI in Sullivan County Court
MONTICELLO Հ A jury on Thursday acquitted a man on a felony DWI charge, a misdemeanor of resisting arrest and harassment, a violation.
Middletown Times Herald-Record - Jul 26 11:10pm
Kidd publicly apologizes following his DWI arrest
Days after being charged with a DWI, Jason Kidd is regretful. The New York Knicks point guard tweeted out his first public statement on his DWI charge Friday afternoon while also thanking those close to him for their support.
Sports Illustrated - Jul 20 01:24pm
Officer Arrested On DWI Charge
Espaola Policeman Started Work in June
Albuquerque Journal - Jul 28 12:18am
Golf cart DWI case paused during sheriffs transition
Although the case was put on hold during the transition between sheriffs, Terrebonne prosecutors will pursue drunken-driving charges against a man who was released after admitting he was drunkenly driving a golf cart.
The Houma Courier - Jul 25 04:01pm
DPS increases DWI patrols
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has announced an increase in DWI patrols during a nine-day period which started Friday and ends Sunday, according to a release.
The Colony Courier-Leader - Jul 27 11:51pm
Grandfather Arrested for DWI With Grandson in the Vehicl... - KIII Corpus Christi
STOP DWI crackdown ongoing - Plattsburgh Press-Republican
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Top DUI News, Friday, July 27th, 2012

Jags' Blackmon: Pleads Guilty to DUI
Update: Blackmon pleaded guilty to an aggravated DUI charge stemming from his June 3 arrest in Stillwater, Okla., the Florida Times-Union reports.
Rotowire.com via Yahoo! Sports - Jul 24 02:15pm
PFT: Lynch DUI suspension unlikely until '13?
In the wake of Marshawn Lynch Հs recent DUI arrest, the knee-jerk (and ultimately not accurate) reaction by many in the media was that Lynch inevitably will be suspended for a not-so-small chunk of the 2012 season.
MSNBC - Jul 19 02:10pm
Michigan RB Fitzgerald Toussaint Suspended Indefinitely After DUI Arrest: Fan Reaction
Heading into the 2012 season, the Michigan Wolverines will be without star running back Fitzgerald Toussaint, 22, as head coach Brady Hoke has suspended him indefinitely after he was arrested for DUI shortly before midnight on July 21.
Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports - Jul 23 01:00pm
Report: Kenny Britt arrested for DUI
Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt was arrested for DUI, reports Nashville sports radio station 104.5 The Zone (via ProFootballTalkՀs Josh Alper).
Sports Illustrated - Jul 20 10:03am
Colorado man charged with DUI in Boca, police say
Police arrested a Colorado man Monday on DUI charges after he allegedly fled the scene of an accident and offered a tow truck driver money to help him escape Boca Raton .
Sun-Sentinel - Jul 24 01:41pm
Man charged with DUI after striking bar employee with car - WKRN Nashville
Police: Man charged with DUI also had a loaded handgun... - The New Britain Herald
Port Deposit man arrested for DUI, fleeing police after crashing ... - Cecil Whig
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Driver in DUI crash that killed four to be sentenced today
The man who pleaded guilty to driving drunk and causing a crash that killed a father and his three s
Central Florida News 13 - 20 minutes ago
Greenfield Police: DUI crash - The Salinas Californian
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Jenna Jameson pleads not guilty to DUI: Which celeb should stay off the road?
Stay off the road, Jenna! Former porn star Jenna Jameson pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence on Tuesday, two months after she struck a light pole with her Range Rover in Southern California, The Associated Press reports.
Fox News - Jul 26 02:23pm
Nichkhun DUI accident
The 2PM member was discovered under the influence of alcohol at the scene of his accident
From Cinema Online Exclusively for Yahoo! Newsroom via Yahoo! Malaysia News - Jul 25 08:53pm
Stock analyst charged with DUI in Biscayne Blvd. hit-and-run
A Delray Beach stock trader and analyst has been charged with driving under the influence and leaving the scene of an accident after he allegedly hit a pedestrian Wednesday afternoon at Biscayne Boulevard and Northeast 64th Street.
Miami Herald - Jul 26 08:34pm
DUI Charge For Man Who Drove Through Crash Scene
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Vernon Facebook Page A man who police said drove through a crash scene Tuesday was charged with operating under the influence.
Hartford Courant - Jul 25 07:26am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, July 26th, 2012

NFL Players' Top Off-Season Hobby: Getting Drunk, Going Driving
A staggering 14 players have been arrested for drunk driving this off-season, and there is still plenty of time to go before training camps begin.
Forbes - Jul 25 09:58am
Easton man arrested on fifth drunk driving charge
Police arrested a 46-year old Easton man on his fifth drunk driving charge last night after neighbors reported he had crashed into another vehicle in the Easton Mobile Home Park. Frank Cotone, who lives on lot 64 in the Turnpike Street park, failed a field sobriety test that revealed he was heavily intoxicated at the time of the 10 p.m. incident on July 23.
Easton Journal - Jul 24 07:54am
Jaguars' Blackmon pleads guilty to drunk driving
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Jacksonville Jaguars draft pick Justin Blackmon has pleaded guilty to drunken driving in Oklahoma in a deal that avoids jail time.
Sports Illustrated - Jul 24 10:29am
Drunk driving suspected in fatal crash
A 19-year-old man was killed in a car crash in Brossard early Sunday while the 19-year-old driver of the car, who escaped with barely a scratch, is to be charged with impaired driving.
Montreal Gazette - Jul 24 09:00pm
Drunk driving charge and more prove costly in Mount Olive
MOUNT OLIVE TWP. _ Fines totaled more than $2,000 for a 44-year-old Budd Lake man who admitted in municipal court on Monday, July 16, to a series of motor vehicle offenses.
Mt. Olive Chronicle - Jul 23 10:50am
Porn star Jenna Jameson pleads not guilty to drunk driving
WESTMINSTER - Adult film star Jenna Jameson pleaded not guilty today to drunken driving charges stemming from a May 25 fender-bender in Westminster.
Los Angeles Daily News - Jul 25 02:33pm
Westlake man nailed for drunk driving twice in one night
A 22-year-old Westlake man busted for drunk driving two times in the same night.
19 Action News Cleveland - Jul 24 10:42am
Parish Elementary school employee accused of drunk driving
A Parish Elementary school employee is accused of driving drunk in the town of West Monroe on Saturday.
CNYCentral.com - Jul 24 12:06pm
Rehoboth grandmother charged with driving drunk with grandchild
A grandmother from Rehoboth plead not guilty in court Monday, after being arrested for drunk driving with her 3-year-old granddaughter in the car.
ABC 6 Providence - Jul 23 06:07am
The battle against drunk driving
Once my kids reached legal age, I started drinking with them. We'd each have a bottle or two of beer. I wanted to remove the mystery of alcohol because you know how kids are, if it's not allowed, the more they'd want it. I wanted them to know they didn't need to sneak around.
Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 24 06:19pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Man arrested on suspicion of operating a boat while intoxicated in Van Buren County
An Indiana man was arrested on suspicion of operating a boat while intoxicated on Saturday in Van Buren County.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Jul 24 11:39am
Van Buren man arrested after police chase - The Findlay Courier
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Police nab fourth man in three days for driving while on heroin
A 20-year-old Madison man is facing numerous charges, including operating a vehicle while intoxicated after police said they found him on the city's south side unconscious in his car with heroin inside the vehicle. The incident happened around 4 a.m. Monday in the 3200 block of Kingsley Way. According to police, an officer on routine patrol found Garrett Gunderson of Madison asleep or ...
WISC-TV Madison - Jul 03 09:26am
Police: Fourth man arrested in 3 days for driving while on heroin
A 20-year-old Madison man is facing numerous charges, including operating a vehicle while intoxicated after police said they found him on the city's south side unconscious in his car with heroin inside the vehicle. The incident happened around 4 a.m. Monday in the 3200 block of Kingsley Way. According to police, an officer on routine patrol found Garrett Gunderson of Madison asleep or ...
WISC-TV Madison - Jul 03 01:26pm
Woman arrested for driving down tracks while intoxicated
Woman was not seriously injured; train service was halted for hours early Sunday morning.
FOX 41 Louisville - Jul 22 09:17pm
Cops: Intoxicated mom at Arby's arrested
A woman is in custody after a Willowick ArbyՀs manager reported an apparently intoxicated woman with two children in the car at the drive-thru.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Jul 23 12:52pm
Fostoria woman pleads guilty to 5th drunken driving charge
A Fostoria woman pleaded guilty Monday to her fifth operating a vehicle while intoxicated charge.
The Findlay Courier - Jul 16 09:49pm
West Seneca man charged with felony DWI
A 37-year-old West Seneca man has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated after being stopped for using his cell phone while driving in Chautauqua County on Sunday night, sheriff's officials reported.
The Buffalo News - Jul 24 07:42am
Alger homicide trial begins today
MUNISING - A trial begins today for an Alger County man who allegedly struck and killed a woman with his vehicle in AuTrain Township last summer. Jury selection began today in Alger County Circuit Court.
The Escanaba Daily Press - Jul 24 07:49am
Doctor pleads guilty in crash with judge
A Farmington doctor has pleaded guilty to criminal charges in connection with a 2009 accident where police say the doctor crashed into a judge's vehicle while the doctor was intoxicated.
Park Hills Daily Journal - Jul 19 05:03am
Brunswick man faces 7th drunk driving charge
BRUNSWICK Հ 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 07:27am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Charge against Byfuglien of operating a boat while impaired dropped
Charges of operating a boat while impaired against Winnipeg Jet defenceman Dustin Byfuglien were dropped in a Minneapolis courtroom this morning. Byfuglien pleaded guilty to careless boating, a misdemeanor that had to do with not having proper lighting on his boat. The 27-year-old was arrested
Winnipeg Free Press - Jul 23 07:21am
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
UPDATED Michigan RB Fitz Toussaint suspended indefinitely after DUI arrest
University of Michigan starting running back Fitzgerald Toussaint has been indefinitely suspended after an arrest Saturday night for operating a vehicle while impaired in Ann Arbor.
The Oakland Press - Jul 23 01:28pm
ANN ARBOR: University of Michigan's Fitzgerald Toussaint suspended after drunk driving arrest
AR-SA">University of Michigan starting running back Fitzgerald Toussaint has been indefinitely suspended after an arrest Saturday night for operating a vehicle while impaired in Ann Arbor.
The News-Herald - Jul 23 01:42pm
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.
Chicago Tribune - Jul 14 12:26pm
Kerry Kennedy Arrested For Driving While Impaired By Drugs - The Inquisitr
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Sister Kerry Arrested For Driving Wh... - RadarOnline.com
Kerry Kennedy charged in hit-and-run crash - CNN
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Michigan tailback Toussaint suspended after drunken driving arrest
Michigan tailback Fitz Toussaint is indefinitely suspended from the football team after he was arrested Saturday on charges of operating a vehicle while impaired, according to patch.com.
Eaton Rapids Community News - Jul 23 01:07pm
Fitzgerald Toussaint, Frank Clark suspended from U-M football team
Michigan running back Fitz Toussaint was arrested Saturday night by Saline Police on charges of operating a vehicle while impaired, and defensive end Frank Clark is facing a preliminary hearing in 14A District court on Aug. 2 for second-degree home invasion.
Detroit News - Jul 23 01:49pm
UM's Toussaint gets suspension
ANN ARBOR -- Michigan football coach Brady Hoke announced Monday that junior running back Fitzgerald Toussaint has been suspended indefinitely, after his arrest Saturday in Ann Arbor on a charge of operating a vehicle while impaired.
The Toledo Blade - Jul 23 11:45pm
Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in Jackson County area
drunken driving sentencings for Jackson County
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Jul 20 10:34am
Kerry Kennedy arrested for driving while impaired
She is the niece of slain president John F. Kennedy. -AFP
AsiaOne - Jul 13 08:35pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Rome man drives 100 mph on Route 365, charged with DWI
VERONA Հ A Rome man has been charged with driving while intoxicated after state police pulled him over Wednesday for traveling 100 mph on Route 365 near Blackman Corners Road.
Rome Observer - Jul 22 05:41pm
Local man accused of driving while intoxicated
An Iowa City man has been accused of driving under the influence. Nathan Romont, 22, 1441 Chamberlain Drive, was charged July 20 with third-offense OWI.
The Daily Iowan - Jul 22 11:28pm
Woman arrested for driving down tracks while intoxicated
Woman was not seriously injured; train service was halted for hours early Sunday morning.
FOX 41 Louisville - Jul 22 09:17pm
CENTRAL JERSEY: Police Beat
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The Messenger-Press - Jul 23 02:12am
Police: Rome man clocked driving 100 mph
VERONA Հ A Rome man was charged with driving while intoxicated after police say he drove 100 mph through Verona.
The Oneida Daily Dispatch - Jul 19 05:59pm
10 days after conviction, motorist again indicted
An Erie County grand jury has indicted a Depew woman on charges of driving while intoxicated just 10 days after a previous DWI conviction.
The Buffalo News - Jul 20 09:23pm
Ten days after conviction, motorist again indicted
An Erie County grand jury has indicted a Depew woman on charges of driving while intoxicated just 10 days after a previous DWI conviction.
The Buffalo News - Jul 21 10:08am
Convicted drunken driver accused of DWI again after allegedly striking parked cars
WATERFORD Հ A convicted drunken driver is facing another driving while intoxicated charge after allegedly striking a pair of parked vehicles and fleeing the scene, police said.
The Saratogian - Jul 19 07:13pm
Waterford man arrested for DWI... again
WATERFORD Հ A convicted drunken driver is facing another driving while intoxicated charge after allegedly striking a pair of parked vehicles and fleeing the scene, police said.
The Troy Record - Jul 19 11:03pm
Jason Kidd Expresses Regret on Twitter for Allegedly Driving While Intoxicated, Causing Accident
Jason Kidd is very sorry for the "disruption" he caused last weekend, and he expressed his regret the best way he could in 140 characters or fewer. Kidd, 39, was introduced as a new member of the New York Knicks last Thursday. On Sunday, he was arrested on a drunken-driving charge after police said he drove his 2010 Cadillac Escalade into a telephone pole in the Hamptons.Without admitting guilt ...
New England Sports Network - Jul 20 02:00pm

Stories of the Week

July 16th - July 22dNearly nude driver found guilty of OVI, fleeing Bainbridge Township police (video)

July 9th - July 15th 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

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2010 Stories of the Year : Party On

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2008 Stories of the Year : Drunk Driving Bonanza 2008

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

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