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DUI News for the Week of May 14th - May 20th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Saturday, May 19th, 2012

Man arrested after he drives through garage
A Larchwood Drive man was arrested Friday night on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he drove his car through the closed door of his garage and continued on until he had crashed through the back wall. The man, whose name and age were not released, called Dayton police after the incident that occurred at about 10 p.m. He wasn't injured, but police took him into custody after ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - May 18 07:56pm
Teen cited for OVI in Butler Twp. crash
The driver involved in a crash early Wednesday morning, that sent three teenagers to a local hospital, will be cited with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, according to police. The crash happened around 1:20 a.m. when a car attempted to make a right turn onto Meaker Road from Frederick Pike, lost control, took out a traffic sign and hit a tree, according to police. The 19-year-old driver ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - May 15 11:56pm
Cop in drunken-driving crash back on duty - Daily Journal
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Northern Michigan Woman Admits Stealing Car and Police Chase While Drunk
9&10 News can now update you on a high speed, multi county police chase in Northern Michigan. Susan Lewis admitted to using a stolen vehicle, leading police on a chase and operating while intoxicated. The
9&10 News Cadillac - May 18 02:07pm
CMU guard Finis Craddock arrested Saturday for operating while intoxicated, "suspended indefinitely"
Central Michigan senior guard Finis Craddock was arrested early Saturday morning for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a team spokesman confirmed Tuesday. Craddock, 21 from Garland, Texas, was arrested at 3:08 a.m. Saturday at the corner of Preston Street and E. Campus Drive, according to documents from the Mount Pleasant [...]
Central Michigan Life - Apr 24 12:39pm
Cato man guilty of fourth OWI
MANITOWOC A 29-year-old Cato man who nearly clipped a police car with his vehicle will spend eight months in jail for his fourth-offense operating while intoxicated.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - May 05 02:15am
Taser used during Dayton traffic stop
Troopers making a traffic stop ended up having to use a Taser on a man after he refused to comply with officer's orders. The man was stopped in the 5000 block of Brantford Road around 2:15 a.m. Thursday on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. When troopers asked the man to comply, he refused twice. A Taser was then used to help officers with arresting the suspect. The man was ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - May 17 02:11am
Rear-end crash leads to OWI arrest in Reedsburg
REEDSBURG ' A Reedsburg woman was arrested for causing injury to another while operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated after she rear-ended another vehicle Friday night.
Baraboo News Republic - May 08 01:55am
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
Baraboo man accused of seventh OWI charge
A Baraboo man faces at least three years in prison after he was arrested on a seventh charge of operating while intoxicated.
Portage Daily Register - May 16 09:50pm
Westlake PD: Mom arrested for OVI with kids in the car
Police say they have arrested a 31-year-old Elyria woman for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and driving under suspension while her two young children were in the car.
WKYC Cleveland - May 11 06:15am
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Top DUI News, Friday, May 18th, 2012

Baraboo man accused of seventh OWI charge
A Baraboo man faces at least three years in prison after he was arrested on a seventh charge of operating while intoxicated.
Portage Daily Register - May 16 09:50pm
Driver arrested after crash in Tecumseh
A Tecumseh woman was arrested on a charge of operating while intoxicated following a two-car crash Saturday.
The Daily Telegram - May 15 04:30pm
Third DUI charge for drunken driver who fatally struck man sitting in the road
A Casco Township man faces his third operating while intoxicated charge after authorities said he struck and killed a man sitting in a road in Lenox Township early Thursday.
Detroit Free Press - May 17 12:41am
CMU guard Finis Craddock arrested Saturday for operating while intoxicated, "suspended indefinitely"
Central Michigan senior guard Finis Craddock was arrested early Saturday morning for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a team spokesman confirmed Tuesday. Craddock, 21 from Garland, Texas, was arrested at 3:08 a.m. Saturday at the corner of Preston Street and E. Campus Drive, according to documents from the Mount Pleasant [...]
Central Michigan Life - Apr 24 12:39pm
Woman charged with DWI
Kristen Becker , 34, of Fairfield, was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to drive right and operating her vehicle without a license on Friday, May 11.
Darien News-Review - May 17 01:40pm
Sonoma County pilot sentenced for flying while intoxicated
SONOMA COUNTY -- Penngrove man pleaded no contest through his attorney this morning to flying his airplane while intoxicated in Sonoma County in January.
Contra Costa Times - May 08 01:11pm
Janesville man arrested on 5th OWI
Police arrested a Janesville man early Thursday for fifth-offense operating while intoxicated, according to a Janesville Police Department news release.
The Janesville Gazette - May 11 02:11pm
Janesville police arrests driver on 5th OWI charge - WISC-TV Madison
Janesville PD arrests driver on 5th OWI - WISC-TV Madison
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Hancock County coroner charged with OWI allowed to stay in office
Tamara Vangundy pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of official misconduct and two misdemeanor charges of operating while intoxicated. The Hancock County coroner arrested on drunken driving charges will be allowed to remain in office.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - May 04 11:31am
Edgerton man arrested on 4th OWI - The Janesville Gazette
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Driver arrested on drunken driving, other offenses in Clinton
A Clinton woman is facing charges of operating while intoxicated, resisting and obstructing a police officer and possession of marijuana as a result of her arrest at 10:09 p.m. April 27.
The Daily Telegram - May 01 04:15pm
Man charged after truck runs over moped, killing driver... - Live 5 News Charleston
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Ft. Wayne parents now charged for allegedly driving with children on hood
Jessica Clark, 29, and Aaron Stefanski, 29, were both charged with neglect of a dependent. Stefanski was also charged with three counts of operating while intoxicated. Two Fort Wayne parents have been charged after police said they drove their car with their four children strapped to the hood Monday.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - May 08 08:01am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, May 17th, 2012

Vineland man charged with fifth DWI in 37 days, police say
VINELAND ' Anderson Sotomayor, the man charged with driving while intoxicated four times in just over a month, was charged with driving while intoxicated Wednesday morning for a fifth time, just four days after his last offense.
Bridgeton News - May 16 01:50pm
Suspended license plates lead to felony DWI charge - The Buffalo News
Smoking truck tire leads to DWI charge for Hi... - The Somerset Messenger-Gazette
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Drunken driver crashes into woman's car in Kent, flees, is captured, police say
Town police charged two motorists with driving while intoxicated after recent accidents.
The Journal News - May 16 04:59am
Driver arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated
An Adrian man stopped after police spotted him driving down the center of the street Saturday was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
The Daily Telegram - May 16 08:45am
Glens Falls man arrested for aggravated DWI
A Glens Falls man was arrested last Friday for aggravated driving while intoxicated after a sheriff's officer saw him cross over the white lane lines on the road.
WNYT Albany - May 15 08:19am
James Koenig Arrested
Koenig has been charged with driving while intoxicated, refusing the test under the implied consent law, third-degree assault and fourth-degree misconduct involving a weapon.
KTVA Anchorage - May 15 09:42pm
SOUTH BRUNSWICK: Driver charged with DWI in Route 1 accident
Kendall Park resident Michael Vincent, 41, will face driving while intoxicated and reckless driving charges once he is released from the hospital following a crash on Route 1 Wednesday morning, according to police.
South Brunswick Post - 1 hour, 56 minutes ago
Driver admits DWI injury role - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
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Kingwood Township teen charged with driving while intoxicated after SUV gets stuck in ditch
DELAWARE TWP. -- Stephanie Foust, 19, of Kingwood Township was charged on May 12 with driving while intoxicated, underage driving while intoxicated and careless driving after her SUV became stuck in a ditch.
Hunterdon County Democrat - May 16 12:17pm
El Paso man arrested for fifth alleged DWI
A 45-year-old man with four previous driving while intoxicated convictions was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving again Saturday night.
El Paso Times - May 14 07:43am
Schenectady cop admits drunken driving
Schenectady cop admits drunken driving Times Union Copyright 2012 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 08:37 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2012 BETHLEHEM ' A suspended Schenectady sergeant will be demoted but will hold onto his job after pleading guilty Tuesday to driving while intoxicated in an off-duty hit-and-run ...
Albany Times Union - May 15 07:10am
Troopers charge Yorktown man with DWI on Route 35 in Somers
Troopers charged a Yorktown man with driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop on Route 35, state police said. Raul Ubeda, 53, was stopped about 2:45 a.m. Wednesday for an equipment violation and found to be intoxicated, police said.
The Journal News - 51 minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Blood standard for driving under influence of marijuana rejected for 3rd time in Colorado
A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Tuesday for a third time in Colorado, as lawmakers from both parties argued about how to fairly gauge whether someone is too stoned to get behind...
Fox News - May 15 11:14am
'Driving Under the Influence of Drugs' Bill Dies for Third Time
The bill pushing to set a marijuana blood limit for drivers has been rejected for the third time in Colorado.
KREX-TV Grand Junction - May 15 10:16pm
Man pardoned by Mississippi's Barbour charged in fatal crash
TUPELO, Mississippi (Reuters) - A convicted drunk driver pardoned by former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour in January has been charged with driving under the influence, accused of leaving the scene of an accident that killed an 18-year-old woman. Harry Bostick, a retired IRS agent who had been convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol three times previously, was freed from jail on ...
Reuters via Yahoo! News - May 14 02:10pm
Motorist bagged for driving under influence of marijuana
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff WEST BATH The Sagadahoc County Sheriff '۪s Department charged a Brunswick woman with operating under the influence of drugs after she drove off the road Friday night. According to Lt. Calvin Temple, Cortney Moulton, 27, of 472 Princes Point Road, Brunswick, was driving a 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee on New Meadows Road until the vehicle went off the road and came to ...
The Times Record - May 15 12:08pm
New Sharon man charged with OUI after driving car off road - Kennebec Journal
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Brunswick motorist cited for driving under influence of marijuana
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff WEST BATH ' The Sagadahoc County Sheriff'۪s Department charged a Brunswick woman with operating under the influence of drugs after she drove off the road Friday night. read more
The Times Record - May 15 10:56am
Motorist bagged for driving under influence of marijuana - The Times Record
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Matthew Fox Charged with Driving Under the Influence
Matthew Fox has been charged with driving under the influence and driving without a license, stemming from an arrest last week, People reports. Deschutes County District Attorney's office in Oregon charged the 45-year-old actor with the misdemeanor counts on Wednesday, according to the site. His arraignment is set for June 7.
TV Guide - May 11 06:16am
Former Bay News 9 Anchor Holloway Cited for DUI
FORT MEADE | A former Bay News 9 news anchor was arrested and cited with driving under the influence Sunday in Polk County.
The Lakeland Ledger - May 15 07:58am
Former Bay News 9 anchor Jennifer Holloway charged with driving under the influence
Former Bay News 9 anchor Jennifer Holloway was charged with driving under the influence Sunday night in Fort Meade. Holloway, 41, was stopped after police received reports of a black Volvo driving recklessly. An officer stopped her car after watching the vehicle run off the shoulder of the road and weave around, according to the police report. Upon exiting her vehicle, Holloway stumbled and had ...
St. Petersburg Times Blogs - May 15 10:27am
Former Bay News 9 anchor Jennifer Holloway arrested on ... - St. Petersburg Times
Former Bay News 9 anchor Jennifer Holloway arrested for... - St. Petersburg Times
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Wine Country DUI Investigation
Elyce Kirchner investigates driving under the influence in Napa and Sonoma County
NBC Bay Area - May 14 11:52pm
Driving under influence of drugs to become offence
Drivers in the UK found to have taken drugs face a prison sentence of up to six months and a fine of up to '5,000 ('6,200) under new legislation.
The Irish Times - May 07 05:03pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Fifth OUI arrest for Fitchburg man
FITCHBURG -- A Fitchburg man with four convictions for operating under the influence on his record was stopped Friday evening because he was allegedly driving without an inspection sticker, and state police reported that his blood-alcohol level was
Sentinel & Enterprise - 60 minutes ago
Brunswick motorist cited for driving under influence of marijuana
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff WEST BATH ' The Sagadahoc County Sheriff'۪s Department charged a Brunswick woman with operating under the influence of drugs after she drove off the road Friday night. read more
The Times Record - May 14 12:22pm
Police: Fall River woman charged with OUI
A Fall River woman was arrested last week in Portsmouth and charged with operating under the influence of liquor.
Fall River Herald News - May 12 09:11pm
Jackson police: Arrest for operating under the influence of drugs; Assist fire department at Maaco; Burglary on Deyo ...
The Jackson Police Department reported the following activity for Monday, April 30. Officers made eight arrests, conducted 23 traffic stops, and were dispatched to 65 calls for service.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - May 01 05:54am
Charges follow one-vehicle accident
A Leitchfield man was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs, and leaving the scene of an accident following a Sunday, May 6, 2012 incident during which he left...
Grayson County News-Gazette - May 12 07:01am
Mother arrested for allegedly driving under the influence
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A woman was arrested Thursday after allegedly operating a vehicle under the influence. According to police the woman was driving with her two-year-old child in the car. Police say the car over turned about four times before stopping. The mother and child were taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. She was charged with criminal mischief, failure to use a child ...
WHAS TV11 Louisville - May 07 12:18pm
Man charged with crashing car into State Police cruiser in downtown Boston
A Dorchester man was arrested early this morning after he allegedly ran his car into a State Police cruiser in downtown Boston and continued to drive before stopping. Leonidas Joachim, 24, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor and making an unsafe lane change, State Police said this morning. Joachim was released on personal recognizance and is expected to be arraigned today in ...
Boston Globe - May 11 08:51am
Pilot sentenced for flying under the influence
A Penngrove man pleaded no contest through his attorney Tuesday morning to flying his airplane while intoxicated.
KGO-TV Bay Area - May 08 02:16pm
New Sharon man charged with OUI after crash
FARMINGTON -- A New Sharon man faces an operating under the influence charge after driving a car off the road before it hit a tree and rolled over early Monday morning, police said.
Morning Sentinel - May 01 10:02pm
New Sharon man charged with OUI after driving car off road
FARMINGTON -- A New Sharon man faces an operating under the influence charge after driving a car off the road before it hit a tree and rolled over early Monday morning, police said.
Kennebec Journal - May 01 09:38pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, May 14th 30th, 2012

Westlake PD: Mom arrested for OVI with kids in the car
Police say they have arrested a 31-year-old Elyria woman for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and driving under suspension while her two young children were in the car.
WKYC Cleveland - May 11 06:15am
CPD: 2 OVI wrecks in hours for driver
An Indiana man was arrested early Wednesday morning for a drunk driving crash not once, but twice, in just a matter of hours in Cincinnati.
WCPO Cincinnati - May 03 06:34am
Man Arrested On OVI Charges Twice In A Matter Of Hours
An Indiana man is arrested after a crash Wednesday morning, just hours after his arrest on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated in connection with another crash.
WLWT-TV Cincinnati - May 03 08:50pm
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
Tallmadge man gets 10 years for 19th OVI
A 48-year-old Tallmadge man was sentenced to the maximum after being convicted of his 19th OVI.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - May 09 02:56pm
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
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 ' A driving instructor charged with OVI and child endangering withdrew her original not guilty plea on Tuesday...
FOX 8 Cleveland - Apr 17 11:19am
Judge'۪s hearing of OVI case questioned
HAMILTON ' Judge Rob Lyons'۪ ability to decide a drunk driving case impartially is not the problem. But Butler County Prosecutor Mike Gmoser said the appearance of impropriety is at the heart of the recusal controversy.Judge Michael Sage, who presides over the common pleas court, heard arguments Thursday on Gmoser'۪s request that Lyons disqualify himself from deciding a legal issue regarding the ...
The Hamilton Journal News - Apr 19 04:05pm
Euclid driving instructor guilty of OVI
A Euclid driving instructor pleaded guilty Monday to driving drunk immediately after dropping off a juvenile driving student.
The News-Herald - Apr 17 03:37pm

Stories of the Week

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

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2007 Stories of the Year : The Best and Worst of 2007

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