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DUI News for the Week of June 11th - June 17th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Ex-police commissioner convicted on weapons charge, driving while intoxicated
A former member of the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners, Rev. Michael Reeves was convicted today of operating while intoxicated and possession of a firearm while intoxicated, both 93-day misdemeanors, according to the prosecutor's office.
Detroit Free Press - Jun 13 02:03pm
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
Man arrested on OWI charge after serious accident involving IMPD officer
Jerrel Watkins, 27, was preliminarily charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated resulting in serious bodily injury. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department arrested a man in connection with the crash that seriously injured an officer Sunday.
22 WSBT South Bend - Jun 11 01:19pm
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
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
Vangundy's judgment affected by sleep aid when she was arrested, attorney says
Hancock County Coroner Tamara Vangundy had begun taking a prescribed sleep aid the day she was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, her attorney said Wednesday.
The Indianapolis Star - Jun 14 03:14pm
Police: Man drives drunk, hits oncoming car
Authorities have charged an Iowa City man with operating a vehicle while intoxicated after his car struck an oncoming vehicle on Sand Road.
The Iowa City Press-Citizen - Jun 14 07:24am
Police: Man drove tractor on sidewalk
JACKSON, Wis., May 29 (UPI) -- Police in Wisconsin said a 69-year-old man spotted driving a lawn tractor on a sidewalk and street was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
UPI - May 29 01:22pm
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
Woman facing 5th OWI after police chief spies her driving
MOUNT PLEASANT Հ 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
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Top DUI News, Saturday, June 16th, 2012

Ex-police commissioner convicted on weapons charge, driving while intoxicated
A former member of the Detroit Board of Police Commissioners, Rev. Michael Reeves was convicted today of operating while intoxicated and possession of a firearm while intoxicated, both 93-day misdemeanors, according to the prosecutor's office.
Detroit Free Press - Jun 13 02:03pm
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 16 12:00am
Police: Utica man, 43, drives into house, charged with DWI
A Utica man was charged with driving while intoxicated after he drove a vehicle into a house on Bleecker Street Tuesday night, city police said.
The Observer-Dispatch - Jun 12 09:29pm
Resisting arrest follows drunk driving charge
MORRIS TWP. - Joseph F. Stefans, 58, of Summit, was charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI) and resisting arrest on Saturday, June 2.
Morris NewsBee - Jun 14 09:27pm
Denville call on disabled vehicle leads to driving while intoxicated charge
DENVILLE TWP. - A call about a possibly disabled vehicle on Route 46 east on Wednesday, June 4, led police to motorist Josue A. Garcia-Mortaya, 23, of Cliffside Park, police said. He was charged with
The Citizen of Morris County - Jun 13 04:46am
Union man charged with DWI in Watchung
Jared A. Cook, 28, of Union was charged with driving while intoxicated on June 9 following a traffic stop in Watchung, police said. Cook was issued summonses for driving while intoxicated and careless driving and was released to his mother-in-law...
Independent Press - Jun 14 05:28am
Denville call about disabled vehicle leads to driving-while-intoxicated charge
DENVILLE TWP. - A call about a possibly disabled vehicle on Route 46 east on Wednesday, June 4, led police to motorist Josue A. Garcia-Mortaya, 23, of Cliffside Park, police said. He was charged with
The Citizen of Morris County - Jun 13 02:17pm
Conn. man charged with drunken driving on I-684 in Lewisboro
Troopers charged a Connecticut man with driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop Monday night, state police said. Daniel G. Smith, 62, of Redding was stopped on Interstate 684 about 10:20 p.m.
The Journal News - Jun 13 04:51am
Taxi driver wrote off cab driving drunk
A taxi driver has been ordered to pay her employer over $11,000 after crashing a company cab while driving drunk.Seeking to recover all costs and the replacement value of the taxi cab,
The New Zealand Herald - Jun 14 09:19pm
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
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Top DUI News, Friday, June 15th, 2012

DUI charges pending against driver of Longswamp Mother'۪s Day crash
Driving under the influence charges are pending against the driver in the early morning Mother'۪s Day crash in Longswamp Township.
Kutztown Area Patriot - Jun 14 07:08am
Giants' David Diehl officially charged with driving under the influence of alcohol
Next court date conflicts with start of training camp
The Star-Ledger - Jun 11 11:34am
Man Faces 11th Driving Under The Influence Charge
Keith Ralph Marcum was arrested in Darby and appeared in Ravalli County District Court on a charge of driving under the influence. Court records say Marcum has at least 10 DUI convictions in Texas.
KECI Missoula - Jun 12 01:56pm
Actress Amanda Bynes charged with driving under the influence stemming from April arrest
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Los Angeles prosecutors have charged actress Amanda Bynes with driving under the influence roughly two months after authorities say she grazed a sheriff's patrol car in an early morning accident.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Jun 05 05:50pm
Giants OL David Diehl apologizes for DUI
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Remorseful, embarrassed and bitterly disappointed in himself, Giants guard David Diehl stood in front of his locker Tuesday and apologized for ''a bad decision'' that resulted in his being arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Jun 12 02:45pm
Amanda Bynes charged with driving under the influence
Amanda Bynes charged with driving under the influence . Amanda Bynes has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office says.
Reality TV World - Jun 06 05:51am
Man leads police on chase in Panorama City; collides with car, 1-year-old baby inside
PANORAMA CITY - A man allegedly driving under the influence was arrested today after a collision at the end of a police chase in Panorama City sent a 1-year-old child to a hospital, authorities said.
Los Angeles Daily News - Jun 14 08:11am
Teacher found guilty of fourth drunk driving charge
A Ross physical education teacher has been found guilty of his fourth OVI offense in 14 years.Jeffrey M. Spencely, 36, entered a guilty plea Thursday in Hamilton Municipal Court on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence. He was charged with the offense after a May 13 crash in Hamilton.
The Hamilton Journal News - Jun 14 05:24pm
Plainfield man charged in fatal road rage crash
A Plainfield man was arrested for aggravated driving under the influence of drugs, a felony, and other charges after he caused a collision late Wednesday afternoon that killed a 63-year-old Lombard motorcyclist, police said. The crash happened while Michael J. Moreno was in the midst of a road-rage incident with another motorist, according to authorities. Naperville Police Sgt. Lee Martin said ...
The Herald News - Jun 14 09:17am
Troopers: Montana man clocked at 134 mph gets DUI
A Montana man faces a felony charge of driving under the influence after authorities say a state trooper clocked him driving 134 mph in a 50 mph zone.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Jun 13 01:23pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Mashpee woman charged with 4th OUI
MASHPEE - A Mashpee woman was charged with operating under the influence for the fourth time and child endangerment...
Boston Herald - Jun 13 06:17am
Worcester man held without bail on 5th OUI charge
By Lisa Redmond lredmond@lowellsun.com @lredmond13 on Twitter LOWELL -- A 38-year-old Worcester man is being held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing on Thursday after being arrested for his fifth drunken-driving charge in Tewksbury.
Sentinel & Enterprise - 38 minutes ago
Chesaning teen to face trial on felony charge of operating under influence of marijuana causing November death of Mark ...
Harley J. Mellentine, 17, is charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence causing death Nov. 22 on Sheridan near Willard in southern Albee Township.
The Saginaw News - Jun 08 06:01am
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
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
Woman arrested after crashes into utility poles in Knox County
A St. George woman faces charges including operating under the influence and endangering the welfare of a child in connection with crashes in St. George on Thursday afternoon. Knox County dispatch received a report at 4:08 p.m. of a vehicle that had struck a utility pole on Route 131 in St. George and had left the area heading south, Chief Deputy Tim Carroll said in a release from the Knox ...
WMTW Portland - Jun 07 07:51pm
Woman charged with OUI after crash, child in car
A St. George woman faces charges including operating under the influence and endangering the welfare of a child in connection with crashes in St. George on Thursday afternoon. Knox County dispatch received a report at 4:08 p.m. of a vehicle that had struck a utility pole on Route 131 in St. George and had left the area heading south, Chief Deputy Tim Carroll said in a release from the Knox ...
WMTW Portland - Jun 08 06:37am
Driver convicted in Va. crash that killed boy
A 22-year-old man who drove into a woman and her 8-year-old son, killing the child, has been convicted of manslaughter while driving under the influence.
WVVA Bluefield - Jun 07 03:12am
NFL pushing for increased DUI player discipline
The NFL and NFL Players Association are expected to continue to look at increased discipline for driving-under-the-influence, in the wake of an incident involving New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl on Sunday.
NFL.com - Jun 12 08:16am
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Jun 13 09:14pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

Repeat OVI offender sentenced, again
Six times in 20 years Watertown resident Rodney Heath Quimby has been convicted of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
The Marietta Times - May 24 01:50am
Crown City man gets jail time for felony OVI
GALLIPOLIS ' A Gallia County man was recently sentenced in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas to serve three years in prison and his operator's license was suspended for life after he pleas...
Gallipolis Daily Tribune - Jun 05 10:09pm
OVI test thrown out over flawed machine
There is new information on a story WCPO has been covering for months which questions the accuracy of Ohio's drunk driving breath tests.
WCPO Cincinnati - Jun 01 04:39pm
Judge taken off 10 OVI cases
A Butler County judge has decided to remove an Oxford judge from 10 drunken-driving cases that challenge Ohio's alcohol breath-testing procedures.
The Cincinnati Enquirer - May 29 02:09pm
Cops: Woman has accident during OVI stop
A Lorain County woman is in custody after police in Cuyahoga County said she urinated on herself during a traffic stop in which she was charged with drunken driving.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - May 30 01:03pm
OVI charges possible after Springfield St. crash
One woman was taken into custody after wrecking a pick-up truck on Springfield Street near Ohio 444 in Bath Township. The woman faces possible OVI charges after crashed while driving east on Springfield around 11:50 p.m. Thursday. The pick-up ran into a guardrail protecting a bridge overpass. The driver was not injured and the crash remains under investigation by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - May 31 11:27pm
Local television sportscaster faces charge of OVI
BOARDMAN A local TV sportscaster arrested in 2010 on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while
The Youngstown Vindicator - Jun 01 09:43pm
OVI arrest made in Warren Co. crash
Troopers are investigating a crash on U.S. 42 south of Waynesville, which resulted in an OVI arrest. Troopers said a man and woman were inside the vehicle when it ran off the side of the road and into a ditch in the 4900 block of U.S. 42. Both people jumped out of the vehicle and fled the scene, but were located a short time later. One person was arrested for OVI, troopers said.
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - May 18 01:56am
Solon Man Three Times Over Legal Limit During 8th OVI Arrest
SOLON, Ohio ' Police in Solon arrested a man earlier in the month for operating a vehicle while under the...
FOX 8 Cleveland - May 31 08:02am
New rules sought for judges
COLUMBUS ' Butler County Prosecutor Mike Gmoser has taken his fight against part-time judges to the Ohio Supreme Court.Gmoser sent a 200-plus page document to the high court last week, asking the justices to consider creating new rules regarding part-time judges. Gmoser has been doing battle with Area I Court Judge Rob Lyons over 10 OVI cases the judge refused to recuse himself from deciding ...
Middletown Journal - Jun 05 06:57am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

IC man was charged with his third OWI
An Iowa City man has been charged with his third OWI. Craig Owsley, 42, 2140 Western Road, was charged Sunday. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Owsley ran a stop sign and almost hit a police car. When stopped by an officer, Owsley appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
The Daily Iowan - Jun 11 11:01pm
Man arrested for fifth OWI
While on patrol in Manitowoc County shortly before 9 p.m. Saturday, the Wisconsin State Patrol arrested a 52-year-old Appleton man for his fifth-offense operating while intoxicated, according to a news release.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
Man Faces OWI Charge In Crash With Officer
A man was drunk when he drove into the path of police car, setting off a crash that injured the officer, another man and a child, police say.
WRTV Indianapolis - Jun 11 09:16am
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NEW INFORMATION: Man arrested for drugs and 5th OWI offense
The Wisconsin State Patrol arrests man in 5th OWI offense and possession of Methamphetamine and Marijuana.
WEAU Eau Claire - Jun 09 11:23am
Man arrested on OWI charge after serious accident involving IMPD officer
Jerrel Watkins, 27, was preliminarily charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated resulting in serious bodily injury. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department arrested a man in connection with the crash that seriously injured an officer Sunday.
22 WSBT South Bend - Jun 11 01:19pm
Man arrested for 6th OWI after crash
A man is arrested for his 6th OWI while riding his motorcycle.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Jun 09 02:54pm
31-year-old man arrested for second OWI, with a child in his car
WAUKESHA ' Wisconsin State Patrol (Waukesha Post) officials arrested 31-year-old Jose Garcia of Milwaukee for operating a motor vehicle under...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jun 11 06:13pm
Moped driver arrested for OWI
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Dunn County News - Jun 11 10:10am
I-235 CRASH: Police Seek Public'۪s Help To Find Driver - WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
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Man was charged with third-offense OWI
An Iowa City man has been charged with a third offense-OWI. Gustavo Pacheco-Montes, 25, 2018 Waterfront Drive No. 63, was charged Tuesday with a third-offense OWI and driving while barred as a habitual offender.
The Daily Iowan - Jun 06 11:47pm
Janesville man in motorcycle crash could face 6th OWI
Madison police arrested a Janesville man for what would be his sixth drunken driving offense after he crashed his motorcycle late Friday, a Madison newspaper website reports.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Jun 09 10:36am
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Top DUI News, Monday, June 11th 30th, 2012

Reports: Giants lineman Diehl arrested for DWI
New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of DWI in Queens, NBC's Shimon Prokeupecz reported on Twitter. NY Giants offensive lineman David Diehl arrested for DWI according to police sources in Queens on 35th avenue. Being held at the 114pct.
Sports Illustrated - Jun 10 10:39pm
Giants star in DWI bust
Giants starting left tackle David Diehl was busted for DWI in Queens last night ' with his blood-alcohol level allegedly more than twice the legal limit ' after smashing into parked cars, police sources said. Diehl, 31, a member of both of Big Blue'۪s recent Super Bowl teams, was driving his...
New York Post - Jun 10 11:39pm
DWI, assaulting an officer, reckless driving - Cumberland County Sheriff's Blotter
'ۢ Leslie A. Betterson, 22, of Walden Drive in Fairfield Township, was arrested June 3 during a motor vehicle stop for driving while intoxicated in Millville. Betterson was issued four summonses, driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, improper passing, and failure to maintain lane.
Bridgeton News - 35 minutes ago
NYPD Daily Blotter - New York Post
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Giants tackle Diehl charged with DWI
Giants starting offensive lineman David Diehl was busted for DWI in Queens Sunday after striking a couple of parked cars, the New York Post reported, citing sources.
Fox Sports - Jun 10 09:05pm
NY Giants lineman Diehl charged with DWI
NEW YORK (AP) New York City police say Giants offensive lineman David Diehl (deal) has been charged with driving while intoxicated.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - 13 minutes ago
Reports: Giants tackle Diehl arrested for DWI
New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl reportedly arrested for DWI
ESPN - Jun 10 10:47pm
Reports: Giants OL Diehl arrested for DWI
Giants OL David Diehl was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Sunday evening, WNBC-TV first reported.
Pro Football Weekly via Yahoo! Sports - Jun 10 08:36pm
DWI case faces numerous delays
Hundreds of New Mexicans die each year in driving while intoxicated-related accidents, but even cases involving repeat DWI offenders are dragging through the court system, taking more than a year to prosecute.
KOAT Albuquerque - Jun 08 06:17pm
Woman charged with DWI under Leandra's Law - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Troopers charge 5 with DWI in Rockland, Putnam counties - The Journal News
Bloomfield Woman Charged With DWI Under Leandra's Law - 13WHAM Rochester
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Unlicensed driver charged with felony DWI with kids in car
Unlicensed driver charged with felony DWI with kids in car BETHLEHEM ' A Schenectady man was charged with felony DWI Saturday night after state troopers stopped him on the Thruway with two children in his vehicle. Decker was charged with two counts of felony driving while intoxicated under Leandra's Law; felony DWI, second offense; felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle; and ...
Albany Times Union - Jun 10 07:18am
Repeat DWI offenders growing problem
New Mexico continues to struggle with one of the nation's worst drunken driving problems, and Gov. Susana Martinez contends the state needs to focus on a growing threat from offenders who repeatedly drink and drive despite multiple arrests and convictions.
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque - Jun 10 03:29pm

Stories of the Week

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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