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DUI News for the Week of June 4th - June 10th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Weekly NFL PLayer DUI Arrest Report: Fan's View
With so many arrests of NFL players for DUI and related charges lately, I thought I would take a weekly look at the NFL players arrested for DUIs. I just don't understand if you make so much money, which you just can't catch a cab, or call a car service or a limo.
Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports - Jun 04 01:32am
Amanda Bynes Hit With DUI Charge
Amanda Bynes has officially been charged with DUI after her arrest back in April
antiMUSIC - Jun 09 04:52am
Top pick Justin BlackmonՀs aggravated DUI does not bode well for Jaguars
Two years ago when then-20-year-old Justin Blackmon was arrested for DUI while driving 92 in a 60-mph zone, the star Oklahoma State wide receiver expressed his remorse and his willingness to grow from the experience. Read full article >>
Washington Post - Jun 04 01:15pm
Amanda Bynes pleads not guilty to DUI, asks Obama for a favor
Amanda Bynes isn't messing around when it comes to her DUI case. In fact, she's gone straight to the president of the United States.
Los Angeles Times - Jun 06 03:05pm
Amanda Bynes Charged With DUI, Asks Obama to Get Cop Fired
Amanda Bynes is taking her DUI case straight to the Commander in Chief. On Tuesday, the 26-year-old "What I Like About You" actress was formally charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs following an April 6 run-in with a cop car.
US Weekly - Jun 06 06:20am
Felton apologizes for DUI arrest
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton apologized on Wednesday after being arrested for DUI last weekend.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Jun 06 12:44pm
Miss Teen USA Contestant Charged With DUI
Former Miss Arizona Teen USA Tori Vance has officially been charged with DUI after her arrest earlier last month
antiMUSIC - Jun 09 04:46am
Rialto Police arrest eight during DUI patrol - San Bernardino Sun
Catalina Clauser arrested for DUI and driving with baby on roof o... - Daily Mail
Porn star Jenna Jameson arrested for DUI - Adelaide Now
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Amanda Bynes pleads not guilty to DUI
The "What I Like About You" star was formally charged with a DUI following her arrest April 6 after colliding with a police car in West Hollywood
MSNBC - Jun 06 12:14pm
PFT: Jags' Blackmon arrested for DUI
The Tulsa World reports that Jaguars rookie wide receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested on a complaint of aggravated DUI early Sunday in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
MSNBC - Jun 03 09:18am
Latest DUI related actions in Reno and Sparks
Kendall Lamar McGee, 30 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $503; DUI school; victim impact panel. Jomar Hernandez-Hernandez, 180 days jail, suspended; 10 days jail; $753; DUI school; victim impact panel.
Reno Gazette-Journal - May 26 04:41pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Witnesses describe grisly aftermath of drunk driving wreck that killed HPD officer
Witnesses describe grisly aftermath of drunk driving wreck that killed HPD officer Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 01:26 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2012 A courtroom gallery packed with Houston police officers and spectators sniffled and wiped their eyes Tuesday while a police ...
Houston Chronicle - Jun 06 12:28pm
Defense Claims Woman Wasn't Drunk While Driving Wrong Way On I-25
Closing arguments were held Friday in the trial of a woman charged with killing a young mother in a drunk driving accident on Interstate 25.
CBS Denver - Jun 08 04:51pm
Appeal court to hear controversial drunk-driving case
WINNIPEG ̢ The Manitoba Court of Appeal has agreed to hear a controversial drunk-driving case that could set a new precedent for the province's justice officials. In 2009, Rhys Mitchell was driving with three friends when they were pulled over for having a broken headlight. The police officer
Brandon Sun - Jun 08 05:56am
Oswego County vigil organizer accused of drunk driving
Oswego police say the man who organized a vigil in memory of the three people killed in a drunk driving accident Tuesday was arrested just hours after the event, and accused of driving drunk.
YNN Syracuse - Jun 08 12:02pm
Drunk-driving charges laid against teen driver for rollover that killed man
A 20-year-old man was killed after the car he was a passenger in ran off the road and rolled into a ditch in Riding Mountain National Park, said RCMP.
CTV Winnipeg - Jun 06 09:32am
Jury deliberates in case of illegal immigrant charged in drunk driving death of police officer
Jury deliberates in case of illegal immigrant charged in drunk driving death of police officer Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 08:13 p.m., Thursday, June 7, 2012 "Justice is reasoned, it is considered and it is proportionate," said prosecutor Catherine Evans during ...
Houston Chronicle - Jun 07 10:15pm
Manitoba appeal court to issue ruling on controversial drunk-driving case
WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Court of Appeal has agreed to hear a controversial drunk-driving case that could set a new precedent for the province's justice officials. In 2009, Rhys Mitchell was driving with three friends when they were pulled over for having a broken headlight. The police officer
Winnipeg Free Press - Jun 07 06:01pm
Woman charged with drunk driving in Braintree
Erin T. Toomey, 42, of Hull was arrested for drunk driving on the morning of June 1 after police received two separate calls reporting her allegedly driving erratically.
Braintree Forum - Jun 06 01:52pm
Sentencing for mother accused of killing daughter while driving drunk
MILWAUKEE ' Brandy Allen, the woman accused of killing her daughter while driving drunk on Christmas Day is due in...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jun 08 05:43am
Mother sentenced to 5 years in prison for driving drunk, kill... - TMJ4 Milwaukee
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Police: Mother arrested after driving drunk with kids
Tonya Buice has been charged after police said she was driving drunk with two children in her car.
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta - Jun 06 02:41pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, June 8th, 2012

County official arrested for OWI
A Huntington County official is facing several charges after police arrested him for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. His blood alcohol content was well over the legal limit.
WANE-TV Fort Wayne - Jun 07 01:43pm
Michigan Supreme reverses Circuit Court judgment in Ionia County case
The Michigan Supreme Court has reversed the decision of the Ionia County 8th Circuit Court to dismiss charges against a driver accused of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, and remanded the case to 64A District Court for reinstatement of the charge.
Ionia Sentinel-Standard - Jun 07 08:45pm
Man in court in relation to fatal crash
An Upper Peninsula man is facing charges after a fatal crash in the Keweenaw
WLUC Marquette - Jun 07 03:28pm
IMPD officer accused of OWI in assigned squad car appears in court
An IMPD officer charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated appeared in court Wednesday. An IMPD officer charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated appeared in court Wednesday.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - May 30 07:01pm
Klodowski pleads not guilty
JUNEAU Հ An 18-year-old Beaver Dam man charged with injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle and causing injury by operating a vehicle while intoxicated entered a not guilty plea Wednesday.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Jun 06 09:17pm
20-year-old jailed for DUI after crash
A 20-year-old man was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated following a crash in Allegan County, police said.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Jun 05 08:48am
Hancock Co. coroner hires ex-prosecutor Brizzi as lawyer in misconduct-alcohol case
As Republican Party leaders seek her resignation, Hancock County's coroner has hired Indianapolis attorney Carl Brizzi to help her answer charges of official misconduct and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Brizzi is a former Marion County prosecutor.
The Indianapolis Star - Jun 04 10:57am
Hancock County coroner hires Brizzi in DUI case; lawmaker calls for official to step aside
As Republican Party leaders seek her resignation, Hancock County's coroner has hired Indianapolis attorney Carl Brizzi to help her answer charges of official misconduct and operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Brizzi is a former Marion County prosecutor.
The Indianapolis Star - Jun 04 11:38pm
Sheriff's K9 unit tracks, locates OWI suspect
A Reedsburg man suspected of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated was tracked by a Sauk County SheriffՀs Office canine and arrested after fleeing from his vehicle.
Reedsburg Times-Press - May 30 08:00am
Parchment athletic director John Thompson waives evidentiary hearing, ordered to stand trial in drunken-driving case
John Thompson, 41, is charged with one count each of felony fourth-degree fleeing and eluding police. He also faces three misdemeanor charges of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a high blood-alcohol content and having an open intoxicant inside of a vehicle.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Jun 05 08:59am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Goshen woman charged in Noble OWI crash
A Goshen woman was charged with operating while intoxicated following a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon that also injured a Ligonier man, the Noble County Sheriff's Department said tonight.
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Jun 03 07:51am
Goshen woman charged in Noble OWI crash
A Goshen woman was charged with operating while intoxicated following a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon that also injured a Ligonier man, the Noble County Sheriff's Department said tonight.
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - May 31 06:50pm
Klodowski pleads not guilty
JUNEAU ' An 18-year-old Beaver Dam man charged with injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle and causing injury by operating a vehicle while intoxicated entered a not guilty plea Wednesday.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Jun 06 09:17pm
Woman Charged with OWI, Possession of Cocaine After Hitting Bicyclist
WATERLOO, Iowa - A Waterloo woman was charged with operating while intoxicated and possession of crack cocaine after she hit an elderly bicyclist Tuesday morning, according to Waterloo police.
KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids - Jun 05 02:32pm
Woman facing 5th OWI after police chief spies her driving
MOUNT PLEASANT ' A 43-year-old Racine woman is facing her fifth operating while intoxicated charge after the Mount Pleasant police chief arrested her for drunk driving earlier this month.
The Journal Times - May 30 02:08pm
20-year-old jailed for DUI after crash
A 20-year-old man was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated following a crash in Allegan County, police said.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Jun 05 08:48am
IMPD officer accused of OWI in assigned squad car appears in court
An IMPD officer charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated appeared in court Wednesday. An IMPD officer charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated appeared in court Wednesday.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - May 30 07:01pm
Weldy charged with fifth OWI offense
A Reedsburg woman was arrested early Sunday morning for her fifth operating while intoxicated charge after an officer who knew her observed her driving with a revoked license.
Reedsburg Times-Press - May 23 08:14am
Man sentenced to jail for third OWI
A 45-year-old Manitowoc man was sentenced to jail Friday for his third-offense operating while intoxicated. Judge Jerome Fox ordered Richard K. Karnes, 949 N.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Jun 06 04:54am
On the Record: May 22
May 19: Megan Jenkins, 27, of 3709 Tripp St., Apt. 222, Ames, fifth-degree theft, false reports to law enforcement; Teresa Matibag, 23, of 5010 Ontario, Ames, possession of a controlled substance, operating while intoxicated (first offense).
The Ames Tribune - May 23 07:05am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Adrian woman arrested after crash
An Adrian woman was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated following a two-car crash at the intersection of McKenzie and West Maumee streets.
The Daily Telegram - Jun 05 08:38am
Woman arrested for DWI after hitting officer's SUV- KXXV Waco
Woman Arrested In Pedestrian Crash - WRTV Indianapolis
Woman arrested after assaulting deputy - Sampson Independent
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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 05 11:32pm
Vikings fullback arrested at McDonald'۪s drive-thru
Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton was arrested over the weekend for driving while intoxicated. Or, more appropriately, he was arrested for idling while waiting for a late-night Big Mac. The 25-year-old was stopped at 3 a.m. while in a drive-thru lane at a McDonald's near Minneapolis. Police were responding to a report of an intoxicated man behind the wheel. According to Judd Zulgad of ...
Shutdown Corner - Jun 05 09:13am
Manchester teen charged with driving while intoxicated
A Manchester teen is charged with driving while intoxicated after a one-car crash early Saturday morning.
MPNnow.com Manchester - Jun 02 08:12am
Minnesota man convicted of driving Zamboni while drunk
An Apple Valley man convicted of driving a Zamboni while intoxicated at an ice arena has been sentenced to two years of probation.
WKBT La Crosse - Jun 03 07:51am
Apple Valley man sentenced for driving Zamboni while drunk - Post-Bulletin
MN Man Convicted of Driving Zamboni Drunk - WDAZ 8 Grand Forks
Drunken Zamboni driver pleads guilty, gets probation - The Fargo Forum
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New Providence police charge man with DWI, another for marijuana
NEW PROVIDENCE ' Police report an arrest on a charge of driving while intoxicated and one for possession of marijuana. Cpl. Chad Wilson charged Perry M. Baurer, 22, of New Providence with driving while intoxicated after he stopped him for...
Independent Press - Jun 04 03:41am
Beaver Dam man receives first OWI with .5 blood alcohol level
JUNEAU ' A 48-year-old Beaver Dam man was arrested for driving while intoxicated Friday with a blood alcohol level exceeding .5 percent.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Jun 04 11:17pm
Tiger Woods' agent faces DWI charge
Mark E. Steinberg, who has been Tiger Woods' agent since 1998, was arrested Saturday night on a charge of aggravated driving while intoxicated after being found with a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit for DWI, police said.
The Journal News - Jun 03 11:32pm
Mechanicville man charged with allegedly driving child while intoxicated
STILLWATER ' Police arrested a 27-year-old from Mechanicville for a host of infractions after he allegedly drove his child to Family Day while intoxicated.
The Troy Record - Jun 03 08:29pm
Jaguars pick Blackmon faces DUI charge
STILLWATER, Okla., June 3 (UPI) -- Ex-Oklahoma State wide receiver and Jacksonville Jaguars draftee Justin Blackmon was arrested Sunday on a driving while intoxicated charge, records show.
UPI - Jun 03 11:51am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Saugus man charged with 3rd OUI
SAUGUS ' A Saugus man was ordered held on $5,000 cash bail by a Lynn District Court judge Monday after police charged him with his third offense of driving under the influence of drugs after he struck a parked car Saturday.
The Daily Item - Jun 05 12:13am
Man charged for driving under influence of drugs in crash
A multi-vehicle accident shuts down Chippenham Parkway North, and a driver was under the influence of drugs, said police.
CBS 6 Richmond - Jun 03 09:07pm
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
West Sacramento man injured in crash in Vacaville
A West Sacramento man who authorities say was driving under the influence suffered major injuries after losing control of his car on the freeway in Vacaville just after midnight Saturday and slamming into a tree.
The Vacaville Reporter - Jun 05 01:20am
New Court Date Set for Woman Accused in Crozet Fatal Crash
A new court date is set for the woman accused of causing the death of her daughter and ex-husband while driving under the influence. Lewis is scheduled to be in Albemarle County Circuit Court on June 28 for arraignment.
WCAV Charlottesville - Jun 04 09:24am
Middletown man accused of driving under the influence of PCP
MIDDLETOWN ' A city man charged with driving under the influence had PCP in his car, police report.
The Middletown Press - May 30 04:47pm
Lynbook Man Injures Officer While Driving Under the Influence
A Lynbrook man struck and injured an officer in a head on collision while he was driving under the influence of alcohol, cops say. A...
Long Island Press - May 27 12:32pm
Police: Local man crashes car, suspected of driving under influence of PCP
Google Maps The intersection of Avenue E and 15th Street in Bayonne. Bayonne Police say a local man suspected of being under the influence of PCP crashed his car on Avenue E on Saturday.
El Nuevo - May 23 12:33pm
Blackmon's arrest a troubling sign
Justin Blackmon was given a one-game suspension and season-long media ban for his first DUI in 2010. It was hardly a DUI in the sense most think when they see those three letters. He said he wasn't drinking, but there was alcohol in the vehicle he was driving. Since he was not yet 21, he was charged with driving under the influence and speeding. That could be chalked up to little more than ...
ESPN Blogs - Jun 04 06:19am
Justin Blackmon pleads not guilty on DUI charge
Justin Blackmon's attorney entered a not guilty plea for him to a misdemeanor count of driving under the influence. / By Chase Rheam, The Stillwater News Press via AP
Reno Gazette-Journal - Jun 04 07:39pm
Blackmon arrested in Oklahoma on DUI ... - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Ju... - The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada Sports
Jags' Blackmon Enters Not Guilty Plea in DUI - KOLO 8 Reno
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Top DUI News, Monday, June 4th, 2012

Fairfield man arrested for boating under the influence
GLENHAVEN, Calif. ' A Fairfield man has been arrested by deputies with the Lake County Sheriff'۪s Marine Patrol for operating a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Sean Brian Stafford, 30, was arrested on Tuesday, May 29, according to Sgt. Steve Brooks of the Lake County Sheriff's Office. On Tuesday the Lake County Sheriff'۪s Marine Patrol responded to a report of an unresponsive ...
Lake County News - Jun 01 02:38am
Man charged with boating under the influence
GLENHAVEN -- A Fairfield man was arrested Tuesday by Lake County Sheriff s Marine Patrol deputies for allegedly operating a boat while under the influence.
The Lake County Record-Bee - Jun 01 11:49pm
Stamford man charged with DUI, speeding
Daniel E. Carlisle , 24, of Stamford was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol May 24 at 8:22 p.m. An officer running radar on Ponus Ridge Road observed Carlisle going more than twice the posted speed limit of 25 mph.
The New Canaan News - Jun 03 05:29am
Attorney calls Troy statute regarding operating while under the influence of a controlled substance "defective"
For 34 years, the Troy City Attorney's office has been "negligently and improperly prosecuting people" arrested in the city for operating while under the influence of a controlled substance, an attorney contends.
The Oakland Press - May 19 04:34pm
CHELSEA: Crime briefs: Driver arrested for operating under the influence; retail fraud suspect arrested
Driver arrested for operating under the influence
The Chelsea Standard - May 24 04:43am
Man charged with boating under the influence
GLENHAVEN -- A Fairfield man was arrested Tuesday by Lake County Sheriff s Marine Patrol deputies for allegedly operating a boat while under the influence.
The Lake County Record-Bee - May 31 03:18pm
Man charged with boating under the influence
GLENHAVEN -- A Fairfield man was arrested Tuesday by Lake County Sheriff s Marine Patrol deputies for allegedly operating a boat while under the influence.
The Lake County Record-Bee - May 31 11:03pm
No jail time for man who police say was drunk when he struck pedestrian
Kevin Schrotenboer reached a plea agreement with the Kent County Prosecutor'۪s Office.
The Grand Rapids Press - 24 minutes ago
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
NEWS: Solon calls on Congress to investigate high fines set by LTO
Calls it "unconstitutional"
Top Gear Philippines - 1 hour, 6 minutes ago

Stories of the Week

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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