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DUI News for the Week of March 19th - March 25th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Man faces maximum penalty for OWI
A Fond du Lac County jury has convicted a South Milwaukee man of committing a sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Fond du Lac Reporter - Mar 25 02:29am
Police: Wis. Man Drunkenly Passes Bus, Gets 11th OWI
A 58-year-old man from Altoona, Wis., was arrested Friday afternoon for operating a vehicle while intoxicated after separate incidents involving a school bus, striking a mailbox and involvement in a hit-and-run, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.
CBS Minnesota - Mar 24 07:15am
Woman accused of striking pedestrians while intoxicated
A Pickerington woman was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and two felony counts of aggravated vehicular assault after she allegedly struck two women while driving drunk.
This Week Pickerington - Mar 21 10:47am
BOCES administrator charged with DWI rejects plea, opts for trial
CAMBRIA’ÄîAn Orleans-Niagara BOCES administrator charged last November with driving while intoxicated while operating a school-owned vehicle rejected a plea in Town Court on Wednesday, and his case will now go to trial.
The Buffalo News - Mar 22 05:25am
Man accused of fleeing a fatal crash heads to court
Man charged with fleeing the scene of a fatal crash heads to court
WLUC Marquette - Mar 22 09:28pm
Police: Intoxicated driver crashes vehicle, critically injures passenger
Marcos Antonio-Tomas was preliminarily charged with operation a vehicle while intoxicated and operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury. A 23-year-old man was arrested Monday after police said he ran a red light and crashed, severely injuring the passenger.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Mar 19 07:43am
Man convicted of sixth OWI in FdL County
A Fond du Lac County jury has convicted a South Milwaukee man of committing a sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Fond du Lac Reporter - Mar 23 05:19pm
New Hartford man charged with DWI following crash
A New Hartford man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident, town police said.
The Observer-Dispatch - Mar 23 03:30pm
Town Of Dunn Man Arrested On 4th OWI Charge
A Town of Dunn resident has been arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated for the fourth time after a disturbance at a home south of Madison, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Department.
WISC-TV Madison - Mar 16 07:07am
Randolph man waives prelim for OWI
JUNEAU ’Äì A 51-year-old Randolph man waived his preliminary hearing on Thursday in Dodge County Circuit Court after being charged with his sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Mar 22 08:33pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Woman accused of striking pedestrians while intoxicated
A Pickerington woman was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and two felony counts of aggravated vehicular assault after she allegedly struck two women while driving drunk.
This Week Pickerington - Mar 21 10:47am
Charges filed in fatal drunken driving crash
DEARBORN HEIGHTS '€” A Romulus man was arraigned Wednesday on a slew of felony charges for an accident that left a mother of three dead and another man in critical condition.
Dearborn Press & Guide - Mar 23 04:29am
Mom faces child endangerment charges after driving drunk
A mother will appear in the 42-2 District Court on April 9 for operating while intoxicated with an enhanced blood alcohol content and three counts of child endangerment charges brought against her after she was pulled over by a Chesterfield Township police officer on Nov. 5, according to a report. The mother was said to be driving erratically down Callens Road, not going above the speed limit of ...
The Voice - Mar 21 02:12am
New Hartford man charged with DWI following crash
A New Hartford man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle accident, town police said.
The Observer-Dispatch - Mar 23 03:30pm
Man accused of fleeing a fatal crash heads to court
Man charged with fleeing the scene of a fatal crash heads to court
WLUC Marquette - Mar 22 09:28pm
Clinton Township Police charge Lebanon man with DWI
Clinton Township Police Department CLINTON TWP. -- Peter Olsen, 49, of Lebanon, was charged with driving while intoxicated and speeding after police stopped the car he was operating on Route 639 near Prostak Lane. According to police, after Patrolman Harry...
Hunterdon County Democrat - Mar 23 01:27pm
Man convicted of sixth OWI in FdL County
A Fond du Lac County jury has convicted a South Milwaukee man of committing a sixth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Fond du Lac Reporter - Mar 23 05:19pm
Police: Intoxicated driver crashes vehicle, critically injures passenger
Marcos Antonio-Tomas was preliminarily charged with operation a vehicle while intoxicated and operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury. A 23-year-old man was arrested Monday after police said he ran a red light and crashed, severely injuring the passenger.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Mar 19 07:43am
Neopit man charged with fleeing, 4th OWI
A Neopit man who allegedly led authorities on a 10-mile high-speed chase has been charged in Shawano-Menominee Circuit Court with felony counts of fleeing and fourth offense operating while intoxicated.
The Shawano Leader - Mar 22 10:19pm
Separate but similar felony DWI arrests
The women were both accused of driving while intoxicated, after previously being convicted of DWI.
WIVB Buffalo - Mar 23 09:25am
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Top DUI News, Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Patterson woman charged with felony DWI on Route 52 in Kent, cops say
A Patterson woman who served time in state prison on a drunken-driving conviction has been charged again with driving while intoxicated, police said. Dina Decicco, 46, of Patterson was arrested about 3:15 a.m.
The Journal News - 18 minutes ago
Woman charged with DWI, evading arrest - Kerrville Daily Times
Man with three DWI convictions faces another... - The Bryan-College Station Eagle
4 Irondequoit Police officers are recognized for DWI enforce... - Irondequoit Post
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Watertown police: Car accident leads to OUI arrest
Police arrested a Waltham man on charges of driving while intoxicated, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, and failing to possess a license after he hit a parked car.
Watertown Tab & Press - Mar 22 02:39pm
Former jail guard acquitted in drunken driving case
LAKE GEORGE -- A former correction officer at Warren County Jail who was charged with driving while intoxicated was found not guilty of an alcohol-related charge after a trial Tuesday.
The Post-Star - Mar 22 05:53am
Falls man is arrested on aggravated DWI charge
WHEATFIELD'€”A Niagara Falls man was charged with driving while intoxicated after he peeled out onto Ward Road in front of a patrol car Sunday, Niagara County sheriff's deputies said.
The Buffalo News - Mar 21 05:10am
Sullivan woman faces drunken-driving charge
WURTSBORO '€” A Summitville woman was charged with driving while intoxicated Tuesday while she was parked at a gas station in Wurtsboro.
Middletown Times Herald-Record - Mar 21 11:09pm
Vehicle found in ditch; driver charged with DWI
HARTLAND'€”A Middleport man was charged with driving while intoxicated after his vehicle was found in a ditch at an intersection in the 2800 block of Ridge Road at Quaker Road just before 4 a.m. Sunday.
The Buffalo News - Mar 21 03:40am
BOCES administrator charged with DWI rejects plea, opts for trial
CAMBRIA'€”An Orleans-Niagara BOCES administrator charged last November with driving while intoxicated while operating a school-owned vehicle rejected a plea in Town Court on Wednesday, and his case will now go to trial.
The Buffalo News - Mar 22 05:25am
Ringoes driver arrested by Clinton Twp. Police on DWI warrant charge from Pennsylvania
Clinton Township Police Department CLINTON TWP. '€” Deirdre Thompson, 46, of Ringoes, was arrested on a warrant for a charge of driving while intoxicated out of Bucks County, Pa., after police stopped the car she was driving on Route 31...
Hunterdon County Democrat - Mar 21 04:42am
Texting while driving hot topic
Texting while driving proved to be a passionate topic in many ways at Monday'€™s meeting of the commissioners for the City of Canyon. Randy Criswell, city manager, told commissioners that he had talk...
Canyon News - Mar 21 04:15pm
State Police charge 'erratic driver' on Route 78 with DWI
A motor vehicle stop at about 9 p.m. on Sunday, March 18 led to the arrest of Nicholas Loukas, 29, of Bethlehem, Pa. for driving while intoxicated, according to Perryville State Police
Hunterdon County Democrat - Mar 22 10:27am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

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 22 12:02am
Under the influence, woman drove herself to jail on Saint Patrick's Day
She blocked the law enforcement driveway A woman is under investigation for driving under the influence after her car was found blocking the law enforcement entrance to the King County Jail in the early morning hours after Saint Patrick'€™s Day.
Q13 FOX Seattle - Mar 21 02:59pm
Watertown police: Man sleeping in car charged with drunk driving
Police arrested a Watertown man on charges of driving a car under the influence of alcohol after officers found him asleep in his car.
Watertown Tab & Press - Mar 21 12:39pm
LAWRENCE: Man charged with DUI after two-car collision - The Lawrence Ledger
Car veers into Los Altos home - Los Altos Town Crier
Firefighter recovering after being struck by a car - WKYT Lexington
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Man charged with DUI after hitting boat
A Portsmouth man is accused of driving under the influence when he crashed his car into a dry docked sailboat at Brewers Marina early Saturday morning.
WPRI Providence - Mar 21 12:58pm
Man charged with DUI following crash along I-... - The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Man arrested on suspicion of cocaine possession, driving under the influence
A 21-year-old St. Helena resident was arrested on suspicion of cocaine possession and driving under the influence during a traffic stop at about 2:35 a.m. Saturday on Highway 29 at Salvador Avenue in Napa, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Napa Valley Register - Mar 17 06:13pm
White arrested for driving under influence
White arrested for driving under influence
Major League Baseball - Mar 04 11:59am
JCJC students simulate driving under the influence, texting
Students hop in, put on virtual reality goggles and pick one of two simulations - texting while driving or driving under the influence.
WLOX-TV Biloxi - Feb 22 01:12pm
Driver Fights CHP Officers in DUI Stop
CHP officers who stopped a man suspected of driving under the influence struggled with the driver and used a taser before taking him into custody.
NBC San Diego - Mar 21 07:49am
Repeat DUII Driver Leaves Bend Home In Shambles - KTVZ Bend
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Man Charged In DUI Death Of 17-Year-Old
A Kiln man has been arrested on a driving under the influence charge involving a 17-year-old's death in a July 30, 2010, DUI crash.
WAPT Jackson - Mar 21 11:39am
Needham Police: Alleged drunken driving arrest
Police arrested Sam Valevski, 39, of 32 Bailey St. in Stoughton, for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.
Needham Times - Mar 21 01:30pm
Police: 8-Year-Old Tells Drunken Mom To '€˜Stop Driving'€™ - CBS Philadelphia
Local mom charged with drunken driving with kids in car after... - Norwalk Reflector
Preventing Impaired and Distracted driving - KTBS Shreveport
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

Mars Hill man indicted in fatal collision
William Barton, 51, faces charges including operating under the influence causing death and possession of methamphetamines.
Portland Press Herald - 47 minutes ago
Charges keep mounting against Geneva motorist
A Geneva man faces additional charges for operating a vehicle under the influence after a not-so-lucky run-in with the law following a St. Patrick'€™s Day celebration.
Star Beacon - Mar 20 06:22am
Man found guilty of operating vehicle under the influence
JUNEAU - A 21-year-old Milwaukee man was found guilty in Dodge County Circuit Court on Friday of causing injury while using a controlled substance and operating a motor vehicle.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Mar 09 08:25pm
Fall River man faces 4th drunken driving charge
Thomas Carreiro, facing his fourth charge for operating under the influence, was denied bail until a judge can decide if he is a danger to society.
Fall River Herald News - Mar 15 09:15pm
Chief: Pedestrian struck by driver
MERRIMAC '€” A Haverhill man with a history of drunken driving was arrested Sunday afternoon on charges including driving under the influence and slamming into a pedestrian walking in a crosswalk in Merrimac Square.
The Daily News of Newburyport - Mar 20 12:39am
Ladysmith man arrested for drunk driving after crash
Robert M Goffin, 47 years of age, from Ladysmith has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Spooner Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 4th offense.
WQOW Eau Claire - Mar 19 11:20am
Massachusetts Woman Charged With DUI After Rollover On I-395
A Massachusetts woman that rolled over her SUV with four passengers inside on Interstate 395 early Sunday morning was charged with driving under the influence.
FOX CT Hartford - Mar 18 11:04am
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 21 08:42am
Vessel master sentenced for operating ship while under influence of alcohol
Three days after his arrest on allegations of drunkenness, the master of the merchant vessel Laconia pleaded guilty Friday to operating a commercial vessel under the influence of alcohol while entering the Columbia River.
The Daily News - Mar 02 08:39pm
NH man charged with OUI following crash
CHELMSFORD - A New Hampshire man was arrested for operating under the influence on Friday following an accident that left his passenger in critical condition.
FOX 25 Boston - Mar 11 06:35pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

OVI conviction for Huron man whose fiancee was decapitated in '92 crash
Twenty years ago, Walter Butkus was charged with driving while intoxicated after surviving a Cedar Point Road wreck in which his fiance was decapitated. read more
The Sandusky Register - Mar 17 05:15am
Westerville Man Arrested For OVI After Crash Into House, Police Say
A Westerville man is arrested for OVI after allegedly crashing into a home and fleeing the scene, police say.
WCMH Columbus - Mar 01 04:20am
Prosecutor wants judge off OVI cases
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The Cincinnati Enquirer - Mar 08 07:16pm
Lancaster man cited for OVI in four-vehicle crash
LANCASTER -- A Lancaster man has been cited for OVI in a four-vehicle crash that occurred about 6 p.m. Wednesday in a four-car crash on U.S. 33 just west of Ety Road.
Lancaster Eagle-Gazette - Mar 03 03:40am
Sheriff: OVI stop leads to drugs & gun
After stopping Nier at the intersection of Charles St. and Ludlow Ave., the deputy said he found .32 caliber revolver in the console of the GMC Denali, and Nier was carrying marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Feb 29 06:02am
Beer Truck Driver Arrested For OVI
A beer truck driver was taken into custody early Monday morning in Solon for being intoxicated behind the wheel. According...
FOX 8 Cleveland - Mar 15 10:29am
Driver backs into deputy's cruiser; OVI charges likely
A driver faces charges of driving while intoxicated and having weapons after hitting a sheriff's deputy's cruiser early Friday morning. Around 2 a.m. Friday, a man came out of the Palms Lounge and Grille at 4950 Old Barn Road and backed into the deputy's cruiser, according to reports. Both vehicles were traveling at a low rate of speed, and no one was injured. The deputy's cruiser sustained ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Mar 02 04:54am
I-475 wrong-way driver hits 2 vehicles, arrested for OVI
Highway patrol troopers arrested a wrong-way driver along I-475 late Wednesday night--less than a week after four died in a wrong-way crash on I-75.
NBC 24 Toledo - Mar 08 10:08am
Police: Drunk driver kills passenger
A Clermont County man with five prior OVI convictions and a suspended license faces an aggravated vehicular homicide charge after he drove off a roadway Saturday evening, killing his passenger, Cincinnati police say
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Mar 18 04:03pm
Man faces fifth OVI charge after crash
A woman was injured early Thursday morning after the vehicle in which she was a passenger flipped multiple times and crashed on Selma-Jamestown Road. The driver had been drinking, police said. Jason Tucker, 32, faces a felony OVI charge from the incident '€“ which police say will be his fifth OVI. Because of his previous drunken driving offenses, police are asking prosecutors to consider making ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Feb 23 02:40pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, March 19th, 2012

Officer resigns after OWI arrest
A Fond du Lac police officer who was arrested last month for drunken driving and hit-and-run has resigned.
FOX 11 Green Bay - Mar 17 05:32pm
Iowan arrested for OWI after daughter calls 911
An eastern Iowa woman has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after her daughter, who was in the car, called 911
WKBT La Crosse - Mar 17 02:23pm
OWI citation flew beneath the radar
FOND DU LAC Larry Schreiber wasn't flying down U.S. Highway 41 when he was pulled over in his Mercedes Benz for drunken driving last summer.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Mar 05 06:18am
Woman Charged With OWI After Daughter Calls 911
An eastern Iowa woman has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after her daughter, who was in the car, called 911.
KCCI 8 Des Moines - Mar 16 12:58pm
Fond du Lac officer arrested for OWI resigns
A Fond du Lac Police Department officer arrested in February for drunken driving and hit-and-run has resigned.
Fond du Lac Reporter - Mar 16 06:34am
Pursuit ends when suspect's vehicle hit a tree, suspect arrested for OWI
Being in the right place at the right time was a trend for the Jackson County Police Department last night.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Mar 18 05:12pm
Fond du Lac police officer resigns after OWI arrest
Fond du Lac - A 12-year veteran of the Fond du Lac Police Department, whose blood alcohol content was nearly twice the legal limit when stopped by police, has resigned, according to the Fond du Lac Reporter.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Mar 16 12:52pm
Iowan arrested for OWI after daughter calls 911
An eastern Iowa woman has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after her daughter, who was in the car, called 911
KWQC-TV 6 Davenport - Mar 16 12:31pm
FdL man facing 6th OWI
Two years in prison did not deter a Fond du Lac man from allegedly committing a sixth offense of drunken driving.
Fond du Lac Reporter - Mar 16 02:30am
OWI task force issues 49 citations in 5 hours
ASHWAUBENON The Brown County OWI Task force issued a record 104 traffic-related warnings Saturday night and 49 citations during a five-hour sting.
Green Bay Press-Gazette - Feb 21 02:13am

Stories of the Week

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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