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DUI News for the Week of June 18th - June 24th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Man charged with DWI after crashing barricade
NIAGARA FALLSՀAn East Aurora man charged with driving while intoxicated late Friday drove through police barricades set up for street festival, police said.
The Buffalo News - 1 hour, 25 minutes ago
Aggravated DWI charge lodged in traffic stop
NIAGARA FALLSՀA Lewiston man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after being stopped by city police just before midnight Wednesday in the 2900 block of Macklem Avenue.
The Buffalo News - Jun 23 04:10am
DWI killer from Syracuse now jailed with no bail in new DWI case
Salina judge changes Joseph Bertrand's bail status after reviewing case and finding two prior felonies on the motorist's record.
The Post-Standard - Jun 14 06:33am
Abbeville Man Found Not Guilty On 5th DWI Offense
A disappointing outcome for prosecutors, as a five-time DWI offender is found not guilty. 48-year-old Steve Roy of Abbeville is already in jail, awaiting sentencing for a fourth offense DWI conviction. He faces at least 10 years in prison for that conviction. Wednesday would have been his fifth DWI, but a jury was not convinced and acquitted Roy. That could be because 38-year-old Brian Vann ...
KATC 3 Lafayette - Jun 21 08:44pm
Motorcycle crash with deer results in DWI arrest
The Polk County Sheriff's Office responded to a motorcycle deer crash 11 p.m. Friday that left the 51-year-old driver with a third degree DWI arrest and minor injuries.
The Fargo Forum - Jun 23 11:36am
Man With Child in Car Charged With DWI After Accident
A Long Island man faces DWI charges after he hit a guardrail on the Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway Wednesday evening, police say. Photo Credit: Handout
NBC New York - Jun 21 07:29am
Texas Man arrested for 4th Offense DWI; Child Endangerment
Lake Charles - A Texas man has been arrested for 4th Offense DWI and Child Endangerment. On June 19 around 7:00 p.m., a Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office deputy was patrolling the area of Highway 27 North in Sulphur when he was flagged down in reference to a man who appeared to be intoxicated, later identified as Allen W. Robinson, Sr., 53, 1671 Sawmill Road, Dayton, Texas, allegedly beating on ...
KATC 3 Lafayette - Jun 21 02:14pm
Reports: Giants lineman Diehl arrested for DWI
New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of DWI in Queens, NBCՀs 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
UFC Champ Jon Jones' DWI Sentencing Rescheduled for July
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was supposed to have his day in court on Tuesday for sentences related to DWI charges. The sentencing has been pushed back to July 3, according to Stephen Reilly on PressConnects.com.
MMA Weekly via Yahoo! Sports - Jun 19 04:26pm
Woman sues dating service for DWI date
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., June 21 (UPI) -- A New Jersey woman is suing a matchmaking service she accuses of setting her up with a man with three drunk driving convictions and a criminal warrant.
UPI - Jun 21 06:26am
Suit: Cop assaulted woman after traffic stop - Santa Fe New Mexican
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Top DUI News, Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

Repeat DUI offender fitted with alcohol monitor at last
A six-time DUI offender, who once killed a woman while driving drunk, has managed to avoid a basic condition of his bond for five months now.
WSMV Nashville - Jun 20 04:26pm
Marin woman with suspended license faces fourth DUI case
MARIN COUNTY -- A Fairfax woman is facing her fourth DUI case in a decade after allegedly driving drunk with an open alcohol container and a suspended license, authorities said.
San Jose Mercury News - Jun 20 07:46am
Fairfax woman with suspended license faces fourth ... - Marin Independent Journal
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4th DUI lands man in prison
A fourth drunken driving conviction will cost a New Providence man up to six years in state prison. Michael Sapp Sr.'s latest DUI offense ended with a single-car crash in West Lampeter Township and Sapp fleeing the scene. On Thursday, Lancaster County Judge Howard Knisely ordered Sapp to state prison...
Lancaster Online - Jun 22 05:29pm
SOUTH BRUNSWICK: Chase leads to fifth DUI
A near collision with a police car and a short chase led police to charge a Franklin Park man with DUI for the fifth time.
South Brunswick Post - 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
No DUI in crash that killed man near bus stop
A 21-year-old man did not appear to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol when he crashed his car in Mountain View, killing a man waiting near a bus stop, police said Friday. The driver, whose name was not released,...
San Francisco Chronicle - Jun 22 12:30pm
DUI Related Crash Sends Driver to Hospital
The Sheriff says Roger Griffith, 43, of Vanceburg was swerving between lanes when he crossed into the path of an approaching tractor trailer.
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 West Virginia - Jun 22 12:45pm
Justin Blackmon DUI: Is He Damaged Goods Now?
Justin Blackmon's latest DUI could hurt contract negotiations with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
International Business Times - Jun 20 06:54am
Woman hurt, man charged with DUI in Palm Springs crash
INDIO ' A felony DUI charge was filed Wednesday against a 23-year-old Palm Springs man who got into a crash while driving impaired, leaving a woman with major injuries, police said.
The Desert Sun - Jun 21 10:34pm
DUI Suspect'۪s Arraignment Postponed In Taco Truck Crash That Killed 2
The arraignment for a DUI suspect accused of plowing into a taco truck and killing two people was postponed Tuesday.
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Jun 19 09:39am
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Top DUI News, Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Man faces 8th OWI after motorcycle crash that injures 2, police say
A Portage man faces his eighth drunken driving offense after crashing his motorcycle in Sauk County, sending himself and a female passenger to the hospital, authorities reported.
The Capital Times - Jun 21 06:46am
Man faces 8th OWI after motorcycle crash that injures 2, police say
A Portage man faces his eighth drunken driving offense after crashing his motorcycle in Sauk County, sending himself and a female passenger to the hospital, authorities reported.
Wisconsin State Journal - Jun 21 06:30am
Man faces OWI charge in fatal crash
A man now faces charges for allegedly causing a fatal crash while driving drunk.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Jun 18 02:22pm
Man sentenced to jail for third OWI
A 26-year-old Manitowoc man was recently sentenced to jail for his third-offense operating while intoxicated. Manitowoc County Circuit Judge Gary Bendix on June 13 sentenced Andrew J. Gallenberger, 722-A S.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Jun 20 02:13am
NEW INFORMATION: Man arrested for drugs and 5th OWI offense
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation arrests man in 5th OWI offense and possession of Methamphetamine and Marijuana.
WEAU Eau Claire - Jun 09 11:23am
Man sentenced to jail for third OWI
A 26-year-old Manitowoc man was recently sentenced to jail for his third-offense operating while intoxicated.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Jun 19 11:41am
OWI Checkpoint set for June 8th - KATC 3 Lafayette
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IMPD lieutenant accused of OWI, failure to stop after accident
An IMPD lieutenant was arrested Monday after police said he hit a construction worker and drove off. An IMPD lieutenant was arrested Monday after police said he hit a construction worker and drove off.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Jun 18 07:18pm
IMPD officer charged with OWI, leaving accident scene
Metro police say an IMPD officer was arrested Monday, charged with operating while intoxicated and with failing to stop at an accident resulting in injury.
WTHR Indianapolis - Jun 18 07:56pm
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
Iowa City woman charged with OWI in friend's death
An Iowa City woman suspected of running over and killing a friend is charged with drunken driving.
WKBT La Crosse - Jun 18 02:35pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Felony DWI charge lodged against Clarence motorist
A Clarence man was charged with felony DWI and failure to keep right after he was stopped for erratic operation on Greiner Road near Strickler just after midnight Saturday, according to Erie County sheriff's reports.
The Buffalo News - Jun 17 09:10pm
DWI overturned, what it means for cops
A drunk driving case that was touted as a big conviction for the state has now been overturned.
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque - Jun 20 12:05pm
Westerlo man pleads guilty to third DWI in six years
Westerlo man pleads guilty to third DWI in six years Times Union Copyright 2012 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 04:41 p.m., Wednesday, June 20, 2012 On April 11, Ivan Cruz was arrested after his girlfriend's father called the sheriff's department to complain that Cruz was drunk and had taken a truck without ...
Albany Times Union - Jun 20 01:58pm
DWI with a child in one car; heroin, crack and pills in another - Mantua Township crimelog
' A 38-year-old Sewell man was charged June 16 with driving while intoxicated (DWI) following a crash on Glassboro Road. The man was processed and released pending a court appearance.
Gloucester County Times - Jun 19 02:40pm
Manchester man arrested for fourth DWI
MANCHESTER - A motor vehicle stop resulted in a city man being charged with a fourth DWI.
New Hampshire Union Leader - Jun 18 09:50am
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
DWI killer from Syracuse now jailed with no bail in new DWI case
Salina judge changes Joseph Bertrand's bail status after reviewing case and finding two prior felonies on the motorist's record.
The Post-Standard - Jun 14 06:33am
Suspect in fatal DWI crash has history
The man accused of getting smashed this weekend, then driving with his kids in the car, before killing an innocent woman has been charged with DWI before.
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque - Jun 19 07:28am
Guilty DWI Offenders from March, April, May
See the latest list of Albuquerque's "Guilty DWI Offenders" as it appeared in the newspaper on Saturday. The list reflects all the offenders who had pleaded guilty or been convicted... Read more '
Albuquerque Journal - Jun 18 08:47am
Reports: Giants' David Diehl arrested on DWI suspicion
New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of DWI in Queens, NBC'۪s Shimon Prokeupecz reported on Twitter.
Sports Illustrated - Jun 11 07:49am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Man charged with DUI after 19 injured in "party bus" crash
A 28-year-old man was charged with DUI after an SUV crashed into a party bus on the Eisenhower Expressway, hospitalizing at least 19 people early Tuesday. The SUV driver, Andy Darrell Taylor, of Chicago was charged with DUI, according to an Illinois State Police District Chicago trooper. The accident happened about 2:38 a.m. on inbound Interstate 290 near Ashland Avenue and involved an SUV and a ...
Chicago Sun-Times - Jun 19 02:49am
Topock man arrested on suspicion of super extreme DUI
Mohave County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Monday morning on suspicion of super extreme DUI after officials said he had a blood-alcohol content of .328 percent.
The Arizona Republic - Jun 19 12:39am
DUI Charge Dropped Against Slotten - The Times-News
DUI checkpoint nets one arrest - The Vacaville Reporter
Police track DUI suspect through multiple crashes - FOX 13 Utah
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DUI Suspect'۪s Arraignment Postponed In Taco Truck Crash That Killed 2
The arraignment for a DUI suspect accused of plowing into a taco truck and killing two people was postponed Tuesday.
CBS 2 Los Angeles - Jun 19 09:39am
Driver charged with DUI after SUV sideswipes 'party bus' on Eisenhower
The driver of an SUV was charged with DUI after he sideswiped a bus rented out for a party on the inbound Eisenhower Expressway, injuring 19 people, Illinois state police said.
Chicago Tribune - Jun 19 04:01am
DUI class ends with wreck, 4 injured in Elkhart
Police in Northern Indiana say three teenagers and a sheriff's deputy were hurt when a converted golf cart tipped over during a drunken-driving simulation.
Louisville Courier-Journal - Jun 19 10:58pm
DUI alleged following traffic stop Saturday
James Brody Combs, 27, rural Norris City, was arrested on a preliminary charge of DUI following a traffic stop near Maunie around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. A White County Sheriff's Office incident report said Deputy Scott Cantrell was on routine patrol in Maunie when he allegedly observed a black pickup traveling on a Maunie street in a reckless manner, spinning its tires and "fishtailing."
The Carmi Times - Jun 19 08:49am
Motorcyclists Facing DUI Charges After Crash
A motorcyclist who crashed on I75 Wednesday morning will be charged with driving under the influence, according to police. Lexington police said the motorcyclist wrecked and was taken to the University of Kentucky hospital with non life-threatening injuries. They said once he is released, he will be charged. Another motorcyclist riding with him was arrested at the scene and charged with ...
ABC 36 Lexington - 30 minutes ago
DUI suspect crashes into liquor store wall; own garage
PROVO, Utah (ABC 4 News) - Police say a man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol crashed into a retaining wall at a Provo liquor store before leaving...
ABC 4 Salt Lake City - Jun 19 10:44am
Police say DUI suspect slammed into liquor store wall, his own ... - Deseret News
DUI suspect crashes into liquor store, own garage door - The Arizona Republic
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Suspected Winters DUI driver crashes, flees
A Winters man who authorities say is suspected of driving under the influence was hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after allegedly crashing his van on a rural road between Winters and Vacaville and running from the scene.
The Vacaville Reporter - Jun 20 01:27am
DUI tests on Orange jail sergeant captured on video
Video of an Orange County corrections sergeant pleading for a deputy not to arrest him was released Tuesday by the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.
Orlando Sentinel - Jun 19 09:49pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Another Hawaii Warrior Football Player Arrested for Drunk Driving ' Fan'۪s Look
For the second time in three months, a University of Hawaii football player was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving (source - Star Advertiser).
Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports - Jun 18 11:15am
Mishawaka man pleads guilty to drunk driving charges
A Mishawaka man pleaded guilty Monday to driving drunk and injuring three people in a March accident.
WNDU 16 South Bend - Jun 18 01:37pm
Third child dies in suspected drunk-driving tragedy
SAN ANTONIO -- Another child has died, making it 4 dead now in a tragic accident on the west side. It has left eyewitnesses and family members shaken as to the amount of damage suspected drunk driving has done to one family. A father sat in jail Monday while his surviving son was at University Hospital fighting for his life. "I smelled a lot of alcohol, that's why I don't think he realized what ...
KENS 5 San Antonio - Jun 18 03:36pm
Driver: 'I'm better at driving drunk than my friends'
A man driving with a breath-alcohol level almost twice the legal limit told police he was better at driving drunk than his friends.Joshua Patrick Homan, 20, has appeared in the Rotorua District Court and pleaded guilty to one charge...
The New Zealand Herald - Jun 17 09:19pm
Lufkin man charged with driving drunk, wrecking ... - KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Driving without lights - Barrie Examiner
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Mother arrested for drunk driving
A woman was arrested after police say she drove to a party drunk with her two small children in the car.
WTNH-TV New Haven - Jun 18 09:00am
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 18 07:54pm
Three teens, deputy injured in Elkhart cart crash
Three teens and a deputy were hospitalized during a drunk-driving simulation Monday evening at the Elkhart County Jail.
WNDU 16 South Bend - Jun 18 08:37pm
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
Man accused of drunk driving with child in car
Police say he was driving drunk with a five-year-old in the car.
WCAX-TV Vermont - 1 hour, 15 minutes ago
Middletown mom charged after driving drunk with kids in car
A mother in Middletown is behind bars after several people witnessed her driving "extremely intoxicated" with two small children in the car.
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford - Jun 18 08:27am
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Top DUI News, Monday, June 18th, 2012

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.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Jun 11 09:27am
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
Man arrested on home invasion, drunken driving charges
Adrian police arrested a man early Tuesday on several charges, including operating a vehicle while intoxicated and home invasion, after he was seen behaving oddly and entering an apartment where a woman who is confined to her bed lives.
The Daily Telegram - Jun 12 05:08pm
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
Man accused of drunk driving in wheelchair
UTICA, Mich., June 9 (UPI) -- A 55-year-old Michigan man was charged for operating a motorized wheelchair on a city street while he was heavily intoxicated, police said.
UPI - Jun 09 12:52pm
Man accused of wheelchair drunken driving - UPI
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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
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
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 accused of drunken driving crashes vehicle into stopped traffic
A 48-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after she was accused of causing a crash at West Cross Street and North Wallace Boulevard in Ypsilanti Thursday morning. According to an incident summary from...
AnnArbor.com - Jun 08 01:41pm
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

Stories of the Week

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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