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DUI News for the Week of March 12th - March 18th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Jurors inspect demolished cars in DUI-manslaughter trial of polo mogul John Goodman
Jurors in Wellington polo mogul John Goodman's DUI-manslaughter trial got a first-hand look Thursday at just how devastating the fatal February 2010 crash was.
Sun-Sentinel - Mar 16 07:28am
Pittsburgh Steelers' Hines Ward Worried About DUI Press Recap
Pittsburgh Steelers legend Hines Ward had ONE concern during his DUI arrest last summer
antiMUSIC - 42 minutes ago
Man arrested in DUI case that killed FSU student in October
By Desiree Stennett Democrat staff writer -- A Tallahassee man was arrested Tuesday on charges of vehicular homicide and DUI-related death from an October incident that left Florida State University student Brooks Rogers, 23, dead.
Tallahassee Democrat - Mar 16 07:38am
Two arrested in Ridley Park for DUI after separate crashes
Two men were arrested in Ridley Park Borough on Saturday evening for DUI after two separate car crashes.
Ridley Town Talk - Mar 16 07:17am
Woman held on DUI faces more charges
Police announced additional charges Friday against a township woman who was allegedly driving while intoxicated with two children in her vehicle.
Courier-Post - Mar 17 12:46am
DUI driver sentenced in death of highway worker
A Victorville woman was sentenced today to 18 years in state prison for a DUI-related related crash last year on the 91 Freeway that led to the death of a highway worker from Beaumont.
San Bernardino Sun - Mar 14 01:21pm
DUI patrols in Pike over next week
There will be DUI patrols in Pike County for the next week.
Pocono Record - Mar 16 09:07pm
Pittsburgh Steelers' Hines Ward Worried About DUI Press
Pittsburgh Steelers legend Hines Ward had ONE concern during his DUI arrest last summer
antiMUSIC - Mar 14 04:30am
Driver faces DUI charges after crashing into 4 cars
A man whose blood alcohol level was about three times the legal limit faces multiple DUI charges after witnesses identified him as the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into four vehicles in the parking lot of the Walmart at 101 Howland Blvd., Deltona. Thomas Holland, 57, faces a charge of driving under the influence as well as one charge each of DUI with property damage and leaving the ...
Orlando Sentinel - Mar 13 04:30pm
Hell's Kitchen Winner Danny Veltri Busted for DUI
Looks like this chef is cooked! E! News has confirmed that Danny Veltri, who won the fifth season of Hell's Kitchen back in 2009, was arrested for DUI in Florida on...
E! Online - Mar 13 02:55pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, March 16th, 2012

Stiff fine, ban for drunk driving
A woman who was drunk driving when she ran another car off the road had turned to drink to cope with the abuse she'd suffered at a residential school, her lawyer says.
Brandon Sun - Mar 13 06:03am
Residential school abuse no excuse for drunk driving, says judge
A woman who was drunk driving when she ran another car off the road had turned to drink to cope with the abuse she'd suffered at a residential school, her lawyer says.
Brandon Sun - Mar 13 08:20am
Braintree man charged with drunk driving
George N. Happas, 74, of Braintree was arrested for drunk driving on the evening of March 10 after a motorist told police that he was following behind Happas, who was reportedly all over the road on Granite Street.
Braintree Forum - Mar 14 11:21am
Family of drunk-driving victim works to raise awareness
The family of a young woman killed by a drunk driver is working to raise awareness about the dangers of getting behind the wheel while impaired.
KTNV Las Vegas - Mar 14 11:25pm
Drunken driving charges filed in fatal moped crash
Madison - A Madison woman has been charged with driving drunk and killing a man on a moped.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Mar 15 05:13am
Pedestrian dies in suspected drunk driving accident
Pedestrian dies in suspected drunk driving accident Beaumont Enterprise Copyright 2012 Beaumont Enterprise. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 08:25 a.m., Thursday, March 15, 2012 James Lunsford, 66, of Mannford, Okla., was standing on the shoulder of the roadway a few minutes after 11 a.m. when a 32-year-old Port Arthur ...
Beaumont Enterprise - Mar 15 11:13pm
Court: Drunk-driving Charge Can Apply on Frozen Lakes
A state appeals court says Wisconsin's drunken driving laws apply to "premises" open to public motor vehicle use -- and that includes frozen lakes.
WBAY Green Bay - Mar 14 11:14am
Drunk Driving Laws Apply to Lakes
Drunk driving laws now apply to more than just the roads. Frozen lakes are now included.
NBC26 Green Bay - Mar 14 08:48pm
Drunk driving suspect arrested at Plymouth fast food restaurant
Police accused a local man of driving drunk early Saturday after finding him passed out behind the wheel of vehicle in the drive-thru lane of a fast food restaurant.
Old Colony Memorial & Plymouth Bulletin - Mar 12 11:49am
Watch: Tycoon's Drunk Driving Trial Begins
Dan Abrams discusses the defense strategy in the trial of John Goodman.
ABC News - Mar 14 06:08am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, March 15th, 2012

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
Randolph man charged with sixth OWI
JUNEAU '€“ A 51-year-old Randolph man has been charged with his sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Mar 12 09:55pm
Burglary suspect arrested minutes after break-in
License plate reading technology helped catch a suspected burglar within minutes of a home break-in, according to the Clark County Sheriff's Office. Kyle Vukovic, 23, of New Carlisle, was arrested shortly before noon Tuesday and is in the Clark County Jail on suspicion of felony burglary and a misdemeanor charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. According to the sheriff's office, Vukovic ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Mar 13 02:07pm
Burglary suspect arrested minutes after breaking into home - WHIO-TV 7 Dayton
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Intoxicated driver refuses help
An employee at Applebee'€™s, 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
Garner man charged with OWI after accident Friday morning
MASON CITY '€” 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
Janesville Man Arrested Following Hit-And-Run Accident
Janesville police say a Janesville man was arrested early Wednesday on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated for the fourth time after he was involved in a hit-and-run accident.
WISC-TV Madison - Feb 29 07:05am
Man arrested after slow-speed chase indicted - The Findlay Courier
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Man cited for OWI after passing out in vehicle
TOWN OF ELBA '€“ A 21-year-old man was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated on Friday night.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Feb 27 09:29pm
Teacher Charged With Drunken Driving
An Iowa teacher is facing drunken driving charges after rear ending another vehicle in an accident.
KCCI 8 Des Moines - Mar 14 07:27am
Man from Clay charged with DWI after traffic stop - The Post-Standard
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Iowa teacher charged with drunken driving
An Iowa teacher is facing drunken driving charges after rear ending another vehicle in an accident.
WKBT La Crosse - Mar 14 09:09am
Flemington man charged with DWI while driving in Clinton Twp.
Clinton Township Police Badge CLINTON TWP. '€” 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
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

Semi Driver Charged with OWI for U.S. 6 Rollover Crash
NOBLE COUNTY, Ind. (Indiana'€™s NewsCenter) - A Wisconsin man is in jail Monday after operating a semi-truck while intoxicated and rolling it over on U.S. 6 near Albion.
Indiana's NewsCenter - Mar 11 09:50pm
Suspect in high-speed chase arraigned
Susan Kay Lewis was arraigned on charges of operating while intoxicated, fleeing and eluding, receiving and concealing stolen property and driving while license suspended, second offense, Monday after her alleged involvement in a high-speed chase Friday night.
Ludington Daily News - Mar 13 09:05pm
Troopers charge 11 with drunken or drugged driving in Westc... - The Journal News
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Suspect in high-speed chase arraigned
Susan Kay Lewis was arraigned on charges of operating while intoxicated, fleeing and eluding, receiving and concealing stolen property and driving while license suspended, second offense, Monday after her alleged involvement in a high-speed chase Friday night.
Ludington Daily News - Mar 13 09:04am
Randolph man charged with sixth OWI
JUNEAU '€“ A 51-year-old Randolph man has been charged with his sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Mar 12 09:55pm
Man charged in fatal Lincoln County crash
He has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and driving while intoxicated in December crash.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Mar 12 11:18am
Allegan sheriff's incident report March 10-11: Woman confesses to reporting car as stolen after she crashes it the ...
Police say she confessed to crashing the vehicle while intoxicated the previous night; scared, she called it in as stolen.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Mar 13 04:59am
Strange Fond du Lac County OWI plea
A 48-year-old Milwaukee area man pleaded guilty to operating an aircraft while intoxicated after he was pulled over driving his car on Highway 41 in Fond du Lac County.
FOX 11 Green Bay - Mar 05 02:09pm
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
Racine woman charged with driving drunk with kids in car
RACINE '€” 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
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Brentwood man charged with DWI after crash
EPPING '€” State Police charged a Brentwood man with driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a crash Saturday night.
Portsmouth Herald - Mar 11 11:22pm
Man charged in fatal December Lincoln County drunk driving crash
LINCOLN COUNTY '€¢ Steven T. Buchanan, 21, of the 400 block of Frenchman Bluff Road just outside Troy, Mo., has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and driving while intoxicated for his involvement in a one-vehicle crash on Dec. 14, 2011 in Lincoln County that killed passenger Scott A. Trom, 39, of Big Lake, Minn. Buchanan was also charged Friday in Lincoln County Circuit Court with the ...
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Mar 12 11:18am
Driver charged with DWI following Epping crash
EPPING '€” State Police charged a Brentwood man with driving while intoxicated after he was involved in a car crash Saturday night.
Exeter News-Letter - Mar 11 10:46am
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 12 07:22am
Corpus Christi police nab man leaving pool, suspected of burglary
Man suspected of driving while intoxicated
Corpus Christi Caller-Times - Mar 12 08:00am
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
Man gets six years for felony DWI charge
A 52-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday for driving while intoxicated third or more offense.
The Marshall News Messenger - Mar 10 02:20am
Woman rear-end's police car, charged with DWI
A woman was charged with DWI after she hit a police car that was yielding to an ambulance on the 800 block of East Adams St. in Syracuse early Sunday morning.
CNYCentral.com - Mar 11 11:42am
Dog killed in drunk driving accident
A woman was charged with driving while intoxicated early Friday after her car rolled over in the front yard of a Boston Ridge Road home, leaving her trapped in her car and killing a dog that was inside the vehicle, Orchard Park Police said.
The Buffalo News - Mar 09 07:10am
DWI charge lodged in near-head-on crash
GERRY'€”Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies have charged a Sinclairville resident with driving while intoxicated, after accusing the driver of nearly striking a K-9 patrol car head-on over the weekend.
The Buffalo News - 24 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Monday, March 12th, 2012

Brandon man accused of driving drunk with child in vehicle
A Brandon man faces charges after Vermont State Police determined he was driving under the influence late Monday in Shoreham. Jason Daniels, 28, faces charges of DUI and endangering a child, state police said.
The Burlington Free Press - 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
LAWRENCE: Trenton man charged after driving in wrong lane
Gary V. Mason, 49, of Trenton, was charged with driving under the influence and eight additional violations after he was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of Brunswick Pike at 1:54 a.m. on March 6, according to the Lawrence Township Police Department.
The Lawrence Ledger - Mar 12 12:39am
State Patrol: Drugs, Alcohol Likely Behind Fatal Crash
Speeding and driving under the influence are both suspected causes behind a crash that has left one man dead and four others hospitalized.
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs - Mar 11 01:22pm
Woman picking up child at school arrested for DUI after accident
A 46-year-old Aiken woman is in jail accused of driving under the influence after getting into an accident at the school car line Friday.
News 12 Augusta - Mar 10 07:27pm
Drunk Norwalk woman picks up four citations - Norwalk Reflector
Woman Causes $40,000 Worth of Damage While Drving U... - WSIL 3 Southern Illinois
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White arrested for driving under influence
White arrested for driving under influence
Major League Baseball - Mar 04 11:59am
2 suspected drunk drivers arrested during checkpoint - KSBY San Luis Obispo
Concord man arrested after 45-minute standoff in apartment... - Concord Transcript
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Waterbury woman cited with DUI
STOWE -- Vermont State Police said they have ordered a Waterbury Center woman into Vermont Superior Court on March 23 to face a charge of driving under the influence on Mountain Road in Stowe.
The Burlington Free Press - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
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 - Mar 05 01:18am
Drunk drivers are easy to spot - The Virginia Gazette
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Ventura man accused of crashing vehicle while under the influence
A 33-year-old Ventura man was arrested Thursday after driving his vehicle into a yard while under the influence of alcohol, police said.
Ventura County Star - Mar 08 07:48am
No injuries in morning train-car accident at Fourth and Lincoln
DeKALB '€“ A woman was arrested for driving under the influence this morning after turning onto the railroad tracks at Fourth Street and Lincoln Highway and getting stuck there.
Daily Chronicle - Mar 09 05:11am
Decisions of the Westmoreland County judges
The following is a partial list of criminal cases handled by judges in Westmoreland County criminal court. Some of the cases involve first-time offenders being enrolled in the Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition program.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mar 11 09:00pm

Stories of the Week

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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