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DUI News for the Week of February 27th - March 4th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Intoxicated driver refuses help
An employee at ApplebeeՀs, 1738 N. Spring St., attempted to help a woman to avoid trouble by offering to call her a cab on Thursday night. Instead the 52-year-old woman was cited for her second offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Wisconsin Dells Events - Mar 03 09:34pm
Monroe County Council President Vic Kelson arrested on drunken driving charges
BLOOMINGTON Հ Monroe County Council President Vic Kelson was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after Bloomington police found him driving without h ...
Bedford Times-Mail - Mar 03 09:10pm
Jackson County Sheriff's Office: Woman taken to hospital after striking herself in the face with remote control ...
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office reported the following activity on Wednesday, Feb. 29. Deputies responded to 48 calls for service, conducted 56 traffic stops and made two operating while intoxicated arrests.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Mar 01 07:15am
Man sentenced to jail for boating accident
JUNEAU Հ A 47-year-old Beaver Dam man will serve 30 days in jail after being found guilty of operating a boat while intoxicated.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Feb 29 08:27pm
Racine woman charged with driving drunk with kids in car
RACINE Հ Racine police have charged 35-year-old Angelita Avila with one count of operating while intoxicated (first offense), one count...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Feb 28 02:23pm
Janesville Police Arrest Man On 5th OWI Charge
Janesville police said they arrested a man early Sunday morning on a charge of fifth-offense operating while intoxicated.
WISC-TV Madison - Feb 26 10:50am
Garner man charged with OWI after accident Friday morning
MASON CITY Հ A Garner man was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated following a single vehicle accident Friday morning in Cerro Gordo County.
The Globe Gazette - Mar 02 09:33am
Man accused of shooting girlfriend in head detained after police pursuit
Ronald Moore, 34, is in custody Monday morning on preliminary charges of resisting law enforcement, reckless driving and operating while intoxicated in relation to the police pursuit. A car chase on Interstate 65 led to the arrest of an Indianapolis shooting suspect over the weekend.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Feb 20 06:08am
Semi driver in accident arrested for operating while intoxicated
A semitrailer driver involved in a rollover accident this morning on Interstate 70 in Clay County has been arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Terre Haute Tribune Star - Feb 15 09:32am
Door County Circuit Court: Seventh OWI offense alleged
An Ellison Bay man has pleaded not guilty to a seventh offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Door County Advocate - Mar 03 02:19am
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Top DUI News, Saturday, March 3rd, 2012

PLAINSBORO: Plainsboro man charged in road rage incident
PLAINSBORO William J. Enoch, 32, of Plainsboro, was charged with terroristic threats, impersonating a law enforcement officer, hindering and driving while intoxicated after police responded to Municipal Drive for a reported road rage incident on Feb. 20 at 8:54 p.m.
The Princeton Packet - Mar 03 01:06am
DWI charge follows Guilderland crash
DWI charge follows Guilderland crash Times Union Copyright 2012 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 11:30 p.m., Friday, March 2, 2012 GUILDERLAND Հ Police arrested a Poughkeepsie woman on Friday after a car accident where she was found to be driving while intoxicated with a conditional license given to her for a ...
Albany Times Union - Mar 02 10:49pm
Flemington man charged with DWI while driving in Clinton Twp.
Clinton Township Police Badge CLINTON TWP. Հ A 60-year-old Flemington man, Robert MacDonald, was charged with driving while intoxicated after police stopped the SUV he was driving on Route 22 for operating his vehicle in an erratic manner, police reported...
Hunterdon County Democrat - Mar 02 12:29pm
PEARLAND POLICE ACTIVITY
Feb. 12 Driving While Intoxicated In the 2300 block of Pearland Pkwy a known male was arrested for DWI and a Houston Police Department Warrant. A known male passenger in the vehicle was arrested for o
Pearland Journal - Feb 27 07:09pm
Macomb County sheriff's sergeant offered plea deal in driving while intoxicated case
The blood-alcohol level for a Macomb County sheriff's sergeant was more than twice the legal limit when he crashed off-duty while driving in Macomb Township last month, according to Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham.
Detroit Free Press - Feb 27 04:30pm
Yorktown man charged with drunken driving after fleeing crash, cops say
A 44-year-old town man was charged with driving while intoxicated and other offenses after he struck a car on Crompond Road, then ran off from his own damaged vehicle, police said. Gregory R. Bennett, of 2347 Claire Court didn't get far.
The Journal News - Mar 01 05:21am
APD: Drunken Man Arrested After Driving on 2 Flat Tires - KTAB Abilene
Drunken 'Bandito' - Flathead Beacon
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PEARLAND POLICE ACTIVITY: Feb. 12-19, 2012
Feb. 12 Driving While Intoxicated In the 2300 block of Pearland Pkwy a known male was arrested for DWI and a Houston Police Department Warrant. A known male passenger in the vehicle was arrested for o
Pearland Journal - Feb 21 01:38pm
Cops Called After Aunt Passes Out Drunk
Police say a woman has been charged with driving while intoxicated after she hit a bridge and later passed out behind the wheel.
FOX 7 Austin - Feb 28 01:32pm
Racine woman charged with driving drunk with kids in car - FOX 6 Milwaukee
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Vineland Police
Հ Fabian Cordova Torres, 25, of the 400 block of West Almond Street, was arrested for driving while intoxicated after police responded to a one-car crash in the 700 block of the South West Avenue at 7:24 a.m. Friday.
Daily Journal - Feb 29 04:46am
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Top DUI News, Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Drink driver found at Aberdeen helicopter base with air rifle and machete
A MAN found under the influence of alcohol at an Aberdeen helicopter base with an array of weapons has been banned from driving.
Evening Express - 2 hours, 37 minutes ago
Driver accused of crashing car during chase charged with murder
The driver of a car that led police on a high speed chase last week is facing new charges now that a passenger died. Abelino Rodriguez was charged Thursday with third degree murder and homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence. Kenneth Courter Jr. died Monday from injuries he suffered in the crash last Wednesday. "The reason that we feel this case is third degree murder is that the ...
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey - Mar 01 01:58pm
Teen arrested for driving under the influence
Brandon Jenkins, 18, of Farmington was driving a vehicle when he was stopped by Henry County SheriffՀs deputies Thursday evening, Feb. 23. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m. Jenkins was taken into custody and charged with operating while intoxicated - first offense and possession under the legal age.
Mt. Pleasant News - Feb 27 12:22pm
LAWRENCE: Man charged with DUI after two-car collision
Stanislaw Sleszynski, 50, of Princeton Township, was charged with driving under the influence in a school zone and assault by auto when the car he was driving allegedly struck another car in the 1000 block of Lawrence Road, near St. Anns School, at 10:46 p.m. on Feb. 4.
The Lawrence Ledger - Mar 02 01:23am
Appeal over who drove car rejected - The Courier Mail
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NJ Superintendent Faces DUI Charge
Medford Superintendent flips his vehicle while driving under the influence, cops say.
NBC Philadelphia - Mar 01 11:12am
Medford superintendent charged with DUI after crashing... - Burlington County Times
Medford superintendent charged with DUI after crashing... - Burlington County Times
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BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP: Woman arrested Saturday at Austin, Eisman roads under suspicion of operating under the influence
A 25-year-old woman was arrested in Bridgewater Township under the suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
The Manchester Enterprise - Feb 27 12:29pm
Taunton man faces drunken driving charges after allegedly lying about road rage crash in Fall River
A 42-year-old Taunton man is facing charges after he allegedly crashed his truck cab while driving drunk, then lied about it, saying that the crash happened when someone in another car had fired shots at him in a road rage incident. Luis Cotto faces charges of operating under the influence of alcohol, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, and a marked lanes violation, State Police said in a ...
Boston Globe - Mar 01 09:47am
Police: Man faces DUI rap after driving car onto PHL runway
UPDATE: A Chadds Ford man faces driving under the influences charges after smashing his car through a barrier and leading authorities on a high-speed chase down a runway at Philadelphia International Airport, police said.
Main Line Times - Mar 01 03:49pm
Shawnee man pleads guilty in drunken driving fatality
A Shawnee man admitted in court today that he was driving under the influence when he was involved in a fatal traffic crash last October in Overland Park.
The Kansas City Star - Mar 01 01:43pm
LAWRENCE: Man charged with DUI after two-car collision
Stanislaw Sleszynski, 50, of Princeton Township, was charged with driving under the influence in a school zone and assault by auto when the car he was driving allegedly struck another car in the 1000 block of Lawrence Road, near St. Anns School, at 10:46 p.m. on Feb. 4.
The Lawrence Ledger - Mar 01 12:45am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Traffic stop brings drug, OUI charges for Leominster man
FITCHBURG -- A Leominster man was arrested on multiple charges related to operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and drugs early Wednesday morning, according to court documents.
Sentinel & Enterprise - 51 minutes ago
BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP: Woman arrested Saturday at Austin, Eisman roads under suspicion of operating under the influence
A 25-year-old woman was arrested in Bridgewater Township under the suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
The Manchester Enterprise - Feb 27 11:28pm
Edinburg man charged with two OUIs in three days
Posted Feb. 28, 2012, at 8:22 p.m. BANGOR, Maine ' An Edinburg man is facing two charges of operating under the influence after he was arrested for the offense twice in three days, police say.
Bangor Daily News - Feb 29 08:14pm
Police: 8-year-old tells drunken Mom to stop driving
POTTSTOWN - A borough woman was charged with driving under the influence and endangering the welfare of children after she allegedly crashed her vehicle into several unoccupied vehicles while her child was in her vehicle with her.
Spring-Ford Reporter & Valley Item - Feb 29 10:54pm
Limerick dad faces trial for allegedly endangering kids by driving under influence
NORRISTOWN- A Limerick man faces trial on charges he allegedly endangered his two child passengers when he drove his vehicle while under the influence of controlled substances, including traces of oxycodone and morphine.
Spring-Ford Reporter & Valley Item - Feb 29 10:45pm
Driver'۪s actions lead to 3rd OUI
LYNN ' Police charged Brian Simpson with operating under the influence Friday night after officers arrived at a Boston Street accident scene Friday night and found the Swampscott resident struggling with a firefighter, according to a police report filed in court.
The Daily Item - Feb 28 12:18am
Pepperell man faces 9th OUI charge
AYER -- An eight-time convicted drunken driver, who has been described as a danger to the community, has been indicted by a grand jury on his ninth drunk-driving charge.
Sentinel & Enterprise - 29 minutes ago
Man facing ninth drunken-driving charge
AYER -- An eight-time convicted drunken driver who has been described as a danger to the community has been indicted by a grand jury on his ninth drunk-driving charge.
Lowell Sun - Feb 29 09:49pm
Limerick dad faces trial for allegedly endangering kids by driving under influence
NORRISTOWN- A Limerick man faces trial on charges he allegedly endangered his two child passengers when he drove his vehicle while under the influence of controlled substances, including traces of oxycodone and morphine.
Spring-Ford Reporter & Valley Item - Feb 27 11:38pm
Lisa Firestone: Five Tips for Helping Kids Handle Their ... - The Huffington Post
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Police reports
Officers responded Dec. 30 to a vehicle crash on West Goodale Boulevard. The reporting person stated the vehicle crashed into a house. Officers also learned of a hit/skip accident ...
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

San Francisco DUI convictions questioned over police use of testing devices
SAN FRANCISCO -- Scores of DUI convictions in San Francisco are now being called into question because of potentially negligent work by police testing devices used to measure blood alcohol levels, the city's district attorney and public defender announced in a rare joint news conference Monday.
Contra Costa Times - Mar 05 07:46pm
Rockies' White may face "extreme DUI" charge
Colorado Rockies pitcher could face "extreme DUI" charge after his blood-alcohol content was measured at 0.174
CBS News - Mar 06 09:43am
'Extreme DUI' for MLB pitcher?
Colorado Rockies pitcher Alex White could be charged with "extreme DUI" after registering a blood-alcohol level of more than twice the legal limit in Scottsdale, Ariz., police said Monday.
MSN - Mar 06 12:27am
Hundreds of SF DUI cases in doubt
Hundreds of DUI convictions in San Francisco have been called into question because of potentially negligent work by police testing devices used to measure blood alcohol levels. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon and Public Defender Jeff Adachi Monday morning announced the investigation into cases dating back as far as 2006 where preliminary alcohol screening devices were used by ...
KTVU - Mar 05 07:44pm
Chicago cop gets 3 years in DUI death of boy, 13
A Cook County judge today sentenced Chicago police Officer Richard Bolling to 3 years in prison for killing a 13-year-old boy in an off-duty DUI crash and fleeing the scene.
Chicago Tribune - Mar 06 12:09pm
Driver seen swerving, arrested for 'super extreme DUI'
Authorities in northern Arizona arrested 31-year-old man for super extreme DUI after he was seen driving erratically Friday night.
FOX 5 Las Vegas - Mar 05 12:24pm
3rd DUI means jail for TV anchor - Omaha World-Herald
Man in crash suspected of 5th DUI - Omaha World-Herald
Superintendent of Medford schools charged with DUI - Medford Central Record
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Rockies pitcher White could face extreme DUI
Rockies pitcher Alex White may be charged with "extreme DUI," Scottsdale police said Monday.
Denver Post - Mar 06 12:23am
SFPD Breathalyzer Error Puts Hundreds Of DUI Convictions In Doubt
Hundreds, or even thousands, of drunk driving convictions could be overturned because the San Francisco Police Department has not tested its breathalyzers, officials said Monday.
CBS San Francisco - Mar 05 07:27pm
Judgment time near for Houston polo playboy in DUI death
Judgment time near for Houston polo playboy in DUI death Houston Chronicle Copyright 2012 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 11:14 p.m., Sunday, March 4, 2012 The question of whether a rich polo player can be brought to justice in a place that reveres both wealth and polo is about to be answered.
Houston Chronicle - Mar 05 12:35pm
Hundreds of DUI cases in S.F. could be tossed
Hundreds of drunken-driving convictions in San Francisco could be thrown out because of questions about how police handled the device that measures blood alcohol levels, prosecutors and the public defender's office said...
San Francisco Chronicle - Mar 06 12:30am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Woman arrested for OWI after driving vehicle onto Pewaukee Lake
PEWAUKEE ' A woman was taken into custody for an OWI after driving her vehicle onto Pewaukee Lake from a...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Feb 27 05:53am
Test leads to OWI charge
A Lafayette man who was the driver in a single-vehicle crash on Dec. 30 that killed his passenger has been charged in an impaired-driving wreck from October -- involving the same passenger.
Journal & Courier - Feb 27 11:09pm
Woman arrested for OWI after car partially submerged in Pewaukee
A woman has been arrested for allegedly driving drunk after she reportedly took her vehicle onto the edge of Pewaukee Lake before it became partially submerged.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Feb 27 04:02am
Man arrested for 6th OWI
A 34-year-old man is arrested for his 6th OWI.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Feb 26 01:08pm
De Pere man arrested for sixth OWI offense
A 34-year-old De Pere man was arrested Sunday morning on Sheboygans west side on suspicion of his sixth drunken-driving offense.
Green Bay Press-Gazette - Feb 27 02:08am
OWI Charge Against Keokuk County Sheriff Dismissed
WASHINGTON, Iowa -- The Washington County Attorney'۪s Office on Friday announced that it is dismissing a drunken driving charge against Keokuk County Sheriff Jeffrey Earl Shipley, 46, on the condition he receive alcohol evaluation and treatment.
KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids - Feb 10 09:24am
Beloit man arrested for fifth OWI
A Beloit man faces drunk driving charges for the fifth time.
WREX-TV Rockford - Feb 27 07:39am
Man pleads not guilty to 15th OWI
An Eau Claire man arrested for his 15th OWI says he's not guilty.
WEAU Eau Claire - Feb 22 03:09pm
OWI Changes
A change could soon be coming to Wisconsin'۪s drunk driving laws.
NBC26 Green Bay - Feb 20 08:52pm
Keokuk County sheriff receives deferred judgment on OWI charge
The Washington County Attorney announced Friday that an OWI charge against Keokuk County Sheriff Jeff Shipley will be dismissed if he completes an alcohol treatment program and stays out of trouble.
KWWL Iowa - Feb 10 09:31am
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Top DUI News, Monday,February 27th, 2012

Ellington man facing aggravated DWI charge
ELLINGTOn'An Ellington man was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated early Sunday, Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies said.
The Buffalo News - 38 minutes ago
DWI case for Pender commissioner continued again
The DWI case against Pender County Commissioner David Williams has been continued once again.
WECT 6 Wilmington - Feb 13 09:43am
Driver charged with DWI in fatal NW Charlotte wreck
A man one week short of his 29th birthday was killed late Friday night in a DWI wreck in northwest Charlotte.
The Charlotte Observer - Feb 25 07:30am
Richard Wayne Robertson sentenced for DWI
Richard Wayne Robertson, 1701 Dean Ave., Hannibal, (born 1961) entered a guilty plea to DWI - alcohol, aggravated offender, a Class C felony, before Judge Rachel L. Bringer in Marion County Circuit Court at Hannibal.
The Hannibal Courier-Post - Feb 25 09:47pm
Police to conduct citywide operation against DWI offenders - KFOX 14 El Paso
Driver with revoked license faces felony DWI charge - The Buffalo News
Felony DWI Charge Filed After Marilla Stop- East Aurora Advertiser
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DWI suspected in wild overnight wreck in Kirksville
Five injured in one-vehicle crash that sent car airborne near Alliant Bank in Kirksville.
Kirksville Daily Express - Feb 24 09:53am
DeWitt crash leads to DWI charge for Sullivan man
James B. Ramacus, 44, of Moore Road, Sullivan, was charged with DWI after his pickup truck struck a utility pole, troopers said.
The Post-Standard - Feb 23 08:29pm
Woman charged with DWI, leaving accident scene
CATTARAUGUS'An Irving woman was arrested by Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies, who said she was driving drunk and left an accident scene involving a parked car on South Main Street.
The Buffalo News - Feb 24 08:52am
Bastrop man arrested for DWI
Louisiana state troopers arrested a Bastrop man Saturday morning accused of drug possession and his second drunk driving offense.
The News-Star - Feb 25 11:31pm
DWI charged after car is left in middle of road
A motorist was charged with drunken driving after his car was found abandoned early today in the middle of a Town of Clarence road ' with a fire hydrant lodged beneath it, Erie County sheriff's deputies reported.
The Buffalo News - Feb 19 08:33am
DWI Charges In Parma Crash
The woman charged claimed she was trying to avoid a turtle.
1180 WHAM - Feb 20 05:12am

Stories of the Week

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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