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DUI News for the Week of April 23rd - April 29th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, April 29th, 2012

Motorcycle seized in OVI up for auction
VERMILION Հ The Vermilion Police Department is sending the message that there are harsh consequences to operating a vehicle under the influence. To illustrate their point, they are auctioning off a 2009 Harley-Davidson Softtail Heritage motorcycle seized in a July 2011 operating vehicle while intoxicated arrest.
The Morning Journal - Apr 19 10:38pm
Drunk nailed on fifth OVI tells cops "I'm DUI"
A repeat drunk driver arrested on his fifth OVI in the city of Alliance.
19 Action News Cleveland - Apr 19 07:10am
OVI suspect search forces I-75 closure
Update : A suspected drunk driver was the cause of an incident that forced authorities to shut down the northbound lanes of Interstate 75 Wednesday morning.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Apr 11 04:09am
Baby killed in OVI crash, drivers guilty
Two Akron women, who were drunk and driving at the time of the crash that killed a 5-month-old, were found guilty.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Apr 17 02:42pm
Pavlik OVI Charge Reduced in ATV Accident
Boxer Kelly Pavlik was arrested in December after police said he ran over a neighbor's lamp post and hit a utility pole.
WYTV Youngstown - Apr 13 01:19pm
Chef Jean-Robert de Cavel accused of OVI
According to court documents released Friday, local chef Jean-Robert de Cavel was arrested last month and is accused of driving under the influence.
WCPO Cincinnati - Apr 20 05:52pm
Driving Instructor Changes Plea to Guilty on OVI Charge
EASTLAKE, Ohio Հ A driving instructor charged with OVI and child endangering withdrew her original not guilty plea on Tuesday...
FOX 8 Cleveland - Apr 17 11:19am
Driving Instructor Busted for OVI; Half-Empty Bottle of Vodk... - FOX 8 Cleveland
Driving instructor charged with OVI - News Channel 5 Cleveland
Police: Drunk Driving Instructor Rode with Student - FOX 8 Cleveland
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Pavlik OVI charge dismissed
By PETER H. MILLIKEN milliken@vindy.com Canfield A charge of operating a vehicle while
The Youngstown Vindicator - Apr 13 09:28pm
Motorcycle seized for OVI up for auction
Vermillion police seized a 2009 Harley Davidson motorcycle after nabbing the driver for an OVI . Now, it's up for sale on eBay.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Apr 20 03:52pm
Judge refuses to step down from OVI case
OXFORD Հ The Butler County prosecutor continues to demand Area I Court Judge Rob Lyons disqualify himself from ruling in an OVI case because of the appearance of impropriety.The judge continues to refuse and the matter will be heard by Judge Michael Sage, the presiding judge of the common pleas court, next week. At issue is whether Lyons, a part-time judge, ought to decide a legal issue in an ...
Middletown Journal - Apr 09 04:37pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, Aprii 28th, 2012

44-year-old Sturtevant woman arrested for sixth OWI
MOUNT PLEASANT ' Mount Pleasant police arrested 44-year-old Mary Ellen Olson for her sixth OWI on Friday, April 20th. The...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Apr 24 02:42pm
Manitowoc man, 54, sentenced for third OWI
MANITOWOC A 54-year-old Manitowoc man, observed weaving in and out of his lane as he traveled west on Calumet Avenue, was recently convicted of a third-offense operating while intoxicated.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago
Chippewa Falls man arrested for 6th OWI
A Chippewa Falls man was arrested early Friday morning for OWI-sixth offense off of Interstate 94 west of Menomonie.
The Chippewa Herald - Apr 13 04:56pm
Watertown man arrested for fifth offense OWI
MILWAUKEE ' 42-year-old William Marble II was arrested for his fifth offense OWI by Milwaukee County Sheriff's deputies around 1:00...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Apr 09 10:19am
Westby man arrested for OWI-fifth offense
A 50-year-old Westby man was arrested for OWI-fifth offense by the Wisconsin State Patrol, Tuesday, April 17.
Vernon County Broadcaster - Apr 18 11:55am
Janesville Man Arrested for 5th OWI
A 29-year old Janesville man was arrested early Friday morning for his 5th OWI offense.
WIFR Rockford - Apr 20 06:11am
Local man charged with third OWI
A local man has been charged with third-offense OWI. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Andres Medina, 40, 1205 Laura Drive Lot 19, was charged Monday.
The Daily Iowan - Apr 09 10:47pm
Antigo Man charged with 9th OWI
A Langlade County man is charged with 9th offense OWI and operating while revoked.
WSAW Wausau - Apr 11 01:37pm
Marathon Co. OWI Court in its Second Year
The current eighteen participants are struggling with addiction, and each have been convicted of OWI between four and six times. The program reduces their jail time and fines and keeps them out of prison.
WSAW Wausau - Apr 05 04:25pm
Former police officer convicted of OWI
A former Fond du Lac Police Department officer has been convicted of drunken driving.
Fond du Lac Reporter - Apr 26 02:30am
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Top DUI News, Friday, April 27th, 2012

Sheriff Probed in DWI Arrest Spat
New Mexico's attorney general and a county district attorney are investigating to determine whether criminal charges should be brought against a sheriff caught on audio tape trying to force a deputy to release his friend from a DWI arrest. "We are looking at criminal wrong doing to see if there are any criminal charges to follow through on," Mora County District Attorney Richard Flores told ...
ABC News - Apr 26 05:22am
New Mexico Sheriff Faces 2 Probes for T... - Good Morning America via Yahoo! News
Former Bedford County Sheriff's deputy convicted of DWI, eluding... - WDBJ 7 Roanoke
Man talks after recording fight between sheriff, deputy - KOAT Albuquerque
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Drunken driver more than three times over DWI limit, deputy says
A Grand Island man was charged with felony driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI Tuesday night after he was pulled over on Grand Island Boulevard, the Erie County Sheriff's Office reported.
The Buffalo News - Apr 25 02:40pm
Man crashes into police car, charged with DWI
One man has been charged with a DWI after colliding with a police car Wednesday afternoon.
FOX 16 Little Rock - Apr 26 09:56am
DWI, unlawful phone use among charges after crash - The Buffalo News
F-M teens get life lessons with DWI simulation - Eagle Bulletin
DWI Tiffany-smash cop guilty - New York Post
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Report: Mora County sheriff ordered release of DWI suspect
A Mora County Sheriff's Office deputy lost his job earlier this month after resisting orders from the sheriff to release a man suspected of DWI. Mora County Sheriff's deputy Lee Allingham claims Sheriff Thomas Garza battered him after he arrested Patrick Trujillo on April 7.
Santa Fe New Mexican - Apr 24 10:05pm
Watch: New Mexico Sheriff's Fight Caught on Tape - ABC News
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Driver admits DWI injury role
A Fort Wayne man pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving drunk when he caused a crash in November that sent a woman through a passenger door window. Michael J. Smith, 23, of the 4500 block of Morning Wind Place, pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury and criminal recklessness.
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - Apr 26 12:07am
Raleigh DWI Lawyer M. Moseley Matheson reports on the Success of the Capital Area Teen Court Mock Trial Team in State ...
Raleigh DWI Attorney M. Moseley Matheson, who served as a Mentor Attorney for the Capital Area Teen Court Mock Trial Team, shares the good news from the North Carolina Teen Court Mock Trial State Competition.Raleigh, North Carolina (PRWEB) April 18, 2012 Local Raleigh Criminal Attorney and Raleigh DWI Attorney M. Moseley Matheson had the honor of serving as one of the Mentor Attorneys on the ...
PRWeb via Yahoo! News - Apr 18 12:19am
Man crashes into police car, charged with DWI
BENTON, AR " One man has been charged with a DWI after colliding with a police car Wednesday afternoon.
CW Arkansas - Apr 26 09:51am
DWI cases lead to busy weekend for deputies
WARSAW Wyoming County sheriff's deputies said they had a busy weekend dealing with five people arrested on drunken driving charges, three of whom ended up in jail, including a woman accused of fighting with deputies after she drove back to the home of a woman she was accused of victimizing hours earlier during a domestic dispute.
The Buffalo News - Apr 24 03:55am
Man faces DWI charge in North Richland Hills wreck
Two women were taken to an area hospital with serious injuries early Wednesday after they were ejected from a car, driven by the 26-year-old man, that left the freeway and came to rest in a hotel parking lot.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Apr 25 06:22am
DWI suspect slams into mobile DWI testing van
A suspected drunken driver slammed into the back of Montgomery County's Blood Alcohol Testing Mobile, or BAT van, about 2 a.m. Sunday, injuring a sheriff's deputy and damaging other patrol units. Montgomery County Police Reporter says in a detailed story on its website that Calli Dretke, 25, of Montgomery, was jailed and charged with intoxicated assault on a peace officer. The incident began on ...
Houston Chronicle - Apr 22 04:10pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, April 26th, 2012

DUI case dismissed after judge rules Utah trooper not credible
DUI case dismissed after judge rules Utah trooper not credible By Nate Carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 24, 2012 03:47PM MDT West Jordan 'ۢ A DUI case against a Salt Lake man has been dismissed after a judge found Tuesday that one time Utah Highway Patrol Trooper of the Year Lisa Steed lied on the witness stand during a hearing centered on her credibility. After hearing testimony from ...
The Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 24 03:26pm
An arrest with special message on DUI
After so much focus over the years on DUI, in messages hammered home by groups like the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists, in careers ruined by DUI arrests and in families shattered by DUI deaths, people still drive drunk. A Daily Herald editorial says that must change.
Daily Herald - Apr 24 06:17am
20 DUI arrests made following saturation patrols - WKRN Nashville
RPD apprehend man who escaped after DUI arrest - The Franklin County Times
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Driver's chase and crash earns DUI, other charges in Anderson County
Josh Patterson, 29, is facing DUI and several other charges after leading Anderson County sheriff's deputies on a high speed chase Wednesday morning and crashing into a truck.
WATE 6 Knoxville - Apr 25 01:34pm
Tulare Co man makes court appearance for felony DUI
A South Valley man arrested for felony DUI made his first court appearance.
KFSN-TV Fresno - Apr 24 10:40pm
Felony DUI charge amended - Hungry Horse News
Tuesday felony, DUI arrests - Pensacola News Journal
Got sloshed? Cadets get hands-on DUI training - Pahrump Valley Times
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Assemblyman apologizes for DUI arrest in Concord
A Southern California state assemblyman apologized Wednesday for a drunken-driving arrest in Concord last month, calling the incident "a huge wake-up call for me." Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, 36, had a blood-alcohol...
San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 26 12:35am
Bobby Brown avoids jail time with DUI plea deal
The singer's attorney pleaded no contest on Brown's behalf Wednesday to a misdemeanor DUI charge from his arrest last month.
MSNBC - Apr 25 06:21pm
Bobby Brown Avoids Jail Time, Agrees To DUI Plea Deal- The Inquisitr
Bobbi Kristina and Bobby Brown lunch in NYC - TheCelebrityCafe.com
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Lawsuit by Civil Rights Lawyer Okorie Okorocha Calls National Lawyers Group a 'Biased Racket'
LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National College for DUI Defense is a "racket" that denies certification to women and minorities, and is a group dominated by a select-few "Good ...
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance - Apr 25 02:50pm
DUI case dismissed after judge rules Utah trooper not credible
DUI case dismissed after judge rules Utah trooper not credible By Nate Carlisle The Salt Lake Tribune Published Apr 24, 2012 03:47PM MDT West Jordan 'ۢ In a rare ruling that could impact other criminal cases, a judge on Tuesday found a convicted felon more credible than beleaguered Utah Highway Patrol Cpl. Lisa Steed. Third District Court Judge Mark Kouris found Steed gave false testimony last ...
The Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 24 04:26pm
DUI case dismissed after judge rules UHP trooper not credible
West Jordan 'ۢ A DUI case against a Salt Lake man has been dismissed after a judge found Tuesday that one-time Utah Highway Patrol Trooper of the Year Lisa Steed lied on the witness stand during a hearing centered on her credibility.
The Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 24 02:57pm
DUI Case Thrown Out - Trooper Steed Called "Not Credible"
(KUTV) State Judge Mark Kouris threw out a DUI case against Theron Alexander because the arresting officer, Controversial Highway Patrol Trooper Lisa Steed, was not credible in court. "I think it is a mistake to have a trooper on the street with this sort of track record," said Joseph Jardine who represented Alexander in court. ...
KUTV Salt Lake City - Apr 24 11:41am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Police: Woman driving drunk on I-77 with child in car
A woman sits in the Chester County jail Tuesday night, charged in what even troopers call a shocking drunken driving incident. "When you think of a child involved, it's just a shock to the conscious," said South Carolina State Trooper Billy Elder. Tonja Wilson, 39, of Camden, was stopped early Tuesday morning on Interstate 77 in Chester County. Troopers said she was drunk, and had a 3-year-old ...
WSOC-TV Charlotte - Apr 24 09:21am
Joseph Martin Hitchcock arrested for drunk driving, domestic violence
A 30-year-old man driving drunk was involved in several accidents after a domestic violence incident Tuesday evening in Hagerstown, according to the Washington County sheriff's office.
The Waynesboro Record Herald - 30 minutes ago
Man Gets Jail Time For Drunk Driving Crash That Nearly Killed Police Officer
A Ferndale man accused of driving drunk when he struck and critically injured a Highland Park police officer has been sentenced to to 10 years in prison.
CBS Detroit - Apr 24 10:39am
Woman behind the wheel in deadly North Side drunk- driving i... - WSYR 9 Syracuse
Man Arrested for Drunk Driving with Baby - FOX 10 Phoenix
Exotic Dancer Wanted For Drunk Driving WIth Kids in Car - Local 12 Cincinnati
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Bobby Brown pleads not guilty to driving drunk
The singer who was married to Whitney Houston for 15 years, entered a plea of not guilty on Monday in L.A., answering to charges of drunk driving and driving on a suspended license.
MSNBC - Apr 23 04:51am
Drunk driver sentenced seven years later
A woman who has been avoiding going to court on drunk-driving charges finally had to face the music when she was arrested in Saskatoon after getting a seven-year-old to shoplift for her.
Saskatoon StarPhoenix via Yahoo! Canada News - Apr 19 12:46pm
Whitney Houston's ex denies drunk driving
Whitney Houston's ex-husband, singer Bobby Brown, pleaded not guilty Monday to driving under the influence of alcohol weeks after her death.
AFP via Yahoo! News - Apr 16 04:38pm
Altmar man accused of driving drunk, flipping car
An Altmar man is accused of driving drunk and flipping his car.
CNYCentral.com - Apr 23 07:45am
Nebraskan Gets Prison For Driving Tractor Drunk
A 39-year-old man who was drunk while driving his tractor through Norfolk in northeast Nebraska has been given two to four years in prison.
KETV 7 Omaha - Apr 23 07:13am
Man accused of driving drunk with boy, 10, in car - KPRC Local 2 Houston
Driver charged after allegedly driving drunk into home an... - WNDU 16 South Bend
Man to wear placard saying he killed someone while driving drunk... - KETK 56 Tyler
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Schuylerville teacher indicted on nine felonies for alleged drunk-driving crash that seriously injured teen
BALLSTON SPA ' The Schuylerville Elementary School teacher who was allegedly driving drunk in a collision that sent a teenager to Albany Medical Center last November has been charged with two counts of aggravated vehicular assault and seven other felonies, prosecutors announced Monday.
The Saratogian - Apr 23 07:55pm
Judge clears former Leafs captain Rick Vaive of drunk driving charge
NEWMARKET, Ont. - Former Toronto Maple Leafs captain Rick Vaive was cleared of drunk driving charges Thursday after a trial that shone a spotlight on intimate details of his life and medical history.
The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News - Apr 12 04:29pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Man arrested on 6th OWI following 2-vehicle crash
A Madison man was arrested on a charge of sixth-offense operating while intoxicated following a two-vehicle crash that hurt another driver, the Dane County Sheriff's Department said. Dane County sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a crash at about 3:50 p.m. Monday at U.S. Highway 51 near Mueller Road in the Town of Windsor. Sheriff's Department officials said David C. Cockings, 61, of ...
WISC-TV Madison - Apr 23 08:19pm
Driver runs into Maumee police car
A Perrysburg Township man has been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated after police say he struck a Maumee police cruiser Friday that was parked on Maumee Reserve Road near the Perrysburg-Maumee bridge.
The Toledo Blade - Apr 20 03:33pm
Charges filed in deadly crash into South Bend home
Charges have been filed against a suspected drunk driver who crashed into a South Bend house Friday morning, killing the homeowner.
22 WSBT South Bend - Apr 23 08:11am
Troopers charge 21 with drunken or drugged driving in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam
Troopers charged 21 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations, state police said. Michael D. Roviello, 58, of Brewster was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated about 3 a.m.
The Journal News - Apr 23 04:59am
Woman arrested on drunk driving charges, critically injures other driver
Sasha Butler, 31, was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury, a Class D felony. An Indianapolis woman was arrested Friday on drunk driving charges after critically injuring a 25-year-old man.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Apr 13 09:34am
Parchment Middle School Assistant Principal John Thompson charged with drunken driving and fleeing and eluding police
John Thompson, 41, is charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a high blood-alcohol content, fourth-degree fleeing and eluding police and having an open intoxicant inside of a vehicle.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Apr 20 03:17pm
Suspect arrested for driving while intoxicated
By: Indiana State University police officers arrested a man on Friday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. ...
Indiana Statesman - Apr 17 07:45pm
Man arrested for .57% breath test read
Shelbyville Police say they arrested a man on Friday who was driving a vehicle while intoxicated. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
WISH-TV Indianapolis - Apr 21 07:28pm
Police: Officer Arrested On Suspicion Of Driving Intoxicated
An Indianapolis Metro Police officer is arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, officials say.
WRTV Indianapolis - Apr 14 07:05pm
Man charged with DWI; operating with license, insurance
William Marty, 27, of Stamford, was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a vehicle without insurance, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and operating a vehicle without a license Saturday, April 14, at 1:44 a.m.
Darien News-Review - Apr 21 11:40am
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Top DUI News, Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Man sentenced for 3rd OWI offense, domestic abuse
MUSCATINE, Iowa ' A Muscatine man was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to domestic abuse assault and operating while intoxicated charges.
Muscatine Journal - Apr 20 08:20pm
Driver runs into Maumee police car
A Perrysburg Township man has been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated after police say he struck a Maumee police cruiser Friday that was parked on Maumee Reserve Road near the Perrysburg-Maumee bridge.
The Toledo Blade - Apr 20 03:33pm
Adrian man arrested on suspicion of operating while intoxicated
The Adrian Police Department reported an Adrian man was arrested Friday on suspicion of operating while intoxicated.
The Daily Telegram - Apr 17 07:51am
Seven arrested locally in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enf... - The Post-Standard
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Jury finds Frame guilty of murder
A jury convicted Bret Frame of two counts of second-degree murder and two counts of operating while intoxicated causing death Friday afternoon.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Apr 20 05:24pm
Man charged with DWI; operating with license, insurance
William Marty, 27, of Stamford, was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a vehicle without insurance, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and operating a vehicle without a license Saturday, April 14, at 1:44 a.m.
Darien News-Review - Apr 21 11:40am
Suspect arrested for driving while intoxicated
By: Indiana State University police officers arrested a man on Friday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. ...
Indiana Statesman - Apr 17 07:45pm
Wrong-way driver arrested on Highway 41
A 35-year-old Fond du Lac woman was arrested for operating while intoxicated after state troopers say she was driving the wrong way on Highway 41 Tuesday afternoon.
FOX 11 Green Bay - Apr 11 09:09am
Man arrested for .57% breath test read
Shelbyville Police say they arrested a man on Friday who was driving a vehicle while intoxicated. Read more at www.WISHTV.com
WISH-TV Indianapolis - Apr 21 07:28pm
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The Oneida Daily Dispatch - Apr 22 03:40pm
Janesville PD arrests driver on 5th OWI
A traffic stop by Janesville police early Friday morning has resulted in a Janesville man being charged with his fifth offense for operating while intoxicated. The incident happened just after 2 a.m. Friday on the corner of West State Street and South Washington Street. According to police, an officer stopped the vehicle after he noticed his registration had expired. Police said the officer made ...
WISC-TV Madison - Apr 20 05:34am
Janesville police arrests driver on 5th OWI charge - WISC-TV Madison
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Stories of the Week

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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