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DUI News for the Week of September 24th - September 30th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve

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Top DUI News, Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Driver charged with DWI after fiery #crash
A Kia flipped on its top and was #engulfed in flames during a crash Saturday morning that resulted in three #counts of driving while intoxicated, but no serious injuries.
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - 32 minutes #ago
Former Bill, Ruben Brown gets #DWI
Former Bills Guard Ruben Brown #is charged with DWI, speeding and following too closely following an #accident late Friday night. Police say Brown rear-ended another vehicle, #which then flipped over.
WIVB Buffalo - Sep 29 #02:22pm
Time #served is sentence for 10-time DWI offender Sheila Blair
Benton District Court Judge Mike Robinson has sentenced #48-year-old Sheila Blair to two days in jail for violating terms of her #parole. Since 1995, Blair has racked up a total of 10 DWI arrests and #a slew of various charges, including endangering the welfare of #minor.
Benton Courier - Sep 27 #03:10pm
DWI Arrest In Penfield - WROC Rochester
Readers respond to question of printing DWI #arrest... - The Riverhead #News-Review
LAWRENCE: Police conduct DWI crackdown - The Lawrence Ledger
all 8 news #articles'€¦
Hadley car crash leads to #DWI charge
Hadley car crash leads to #DWI charge Times Union Copyright 2012 Times Union. All rights #reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or #redistributed. Published 10:08 p.m., Saturday, September 29, 2012 HADLEY '€” A #Lake Luzerne man whose pickup truck struck a utility pole and flipped over #on a rural road Saturday suffered only minor injuries, but was charged with #aggravated ...
Albany Times Union - Sep 29 #10:40pm
Former Bill Ruben Brown #charged with DWI
Former Buffalo Bill #Ruben Brown has been charged with DWI in Hamburg.
YNN Rochester - Sep 29 02:26pm
Judge won't delay DWI attorney's corruption #trial
A Superior Court judge on Thursday #denied a defense motion to delay the trial of a Raleigh lawyer at the center #of an investigation into the "unusual handling" of dozens of #DWI cases.
WRAL.com Raleigh - Sep 27 #10:10am
Jury rules in favor of #Poughkeepsie in DWI case
A jury has #ruled in favor of four police officers who were sued by a man who claimed #the Poughkeepsie officers used excessive force during a DWI #arrest.
FOX 5 New York - Sep 28 #05:08am
MN State Patrol Trooper arrested for #DWI
A Minnesota State Trooper from #northeastern Minnesota is on administrative leave after he was arrested for #DWI.
KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul - Sep 27 #08:28pm
Driver #charged with DWI after crash with state truck
Driver charged with DWI after crash with state #truck
The Providence Journal - Sep 27 #01:43pm
Former Buffalo Bill Arrested for #DWI
Former Bills guard Ruben Brown #was arrested in Hamburg Friday night on a DWI charge.
WKBW-TV Buffalo - Sep 29 #01:57pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, September 29th, 2012

Naperville man #pulled over for DUI by same cop twice in 10 days
A Naperville man arrested for DUI twice in 10 days was #pulled over by the same police officer both times. Donald R. Limmer, 29, was #first arrested late on Sept. 12 near the Westridge Court shopping center in #Naperville, police said. Naperville Police Sgt. Gregg Bell said '€œa concerned #citizen'€ called 911 '€œafter Limmer was observed driving on the wrong side of #the road.'€ He was pulled over again ...
Chicago #Sun-Times - Sep 28 01:20pm
DUI arrest in #crash that injured father, daughter
A #21-year-old Ramona man has been arrested on suspicion of felony DUI #after investigators say he caused a head-on collision that left a father and #daughter with severe injuries.
U-T San Diego - Sep 28 #03:50pm
DUI Suspect in Fatal Crash Held #Without Bail
The man awaiting sentencing #for a DUI-related fatal accident will be held without bail on charges #for an unrelated DUI arrest last weekend.
KLAS #Las Vegas - Sep 27 09:25am
DUI Case Against Former #Bristol Cop Goes To Jury
Follow Your Town #News On The Courant's Bristol Facebook Page Defense attorneys told #jurors Thursday that Robert Mosback was a dedicated Bristol police officer #who has been victimized by an unavoidable car wreck and an unreliable #medical test that falsely concluded that he was driving while #intoxicated.
Hartford Courant - Sep 27 #08:11pm
Former state official faces third DUI arrest in #17 months
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A former state #official who lost his job last year after a DUI arrest has been #arrested and charged again with driving under the influence. John Louis King #II, 55, of South Charleston has be...
Charleston Daily Mail - Sep 26 #03:29pm
Former WV #jail official re-arrested on DUI charges WOWK-TV West Virginia
Man Blames Pet Squirrel for #DUI - FOX 4 Kansas #City
Five people #are arrested during DUI checkpoint in Fontan... - Fontana Herald News
all 23 news #articles'€¦
Novato man with seven DUIs sentenced to 6-year prison #term
A Novato man with seven DUI #convictions was sentenced to six years in state prison on Thursday.Johnny #Lee Jackson, 64, was arrested on Sept.
San Jose #Mercury News - Sep 27 07:29pm
Man charged with #DUI manslaughter nearly 3 months after Pines crash
A man has been charged with DUI manslaughter nearly #three months after the passenger in his car was killed in a Pembroke Pines #crash that ripped the car in half, authorities said.
Sun-Sentinel - Sep 28 09:47am
Northampton man #convicted of DUI drops appeal to reduce license suspension #time
A Northampton man convicted of a 2009 #drunken-driving accident that seriously injured a teenager has dropped his #lawsuit against PennDOT to reduce the amount of time that his driver's #license will be
Bucks County Courier Times - Sep 27 #03:06pm
No deal in Nick Fairley DUI #case, Mobile County district attorney says
Fairley's attorney called the DUI diversion #"standard," but Mobile County District Attorney Ashley Rich said #she must agree and that she has not reviewed the case.
Mobile Press-Register - Sep 26 10:21am
DUI Instructor Charged With Lying About Public #Records.
A certified DUI instructor #has been charged with lying about public records.
WBKO Bowling Green - Sep 28 #05:26pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, September 28th, 2012

Crocs #Founder Caught Drunk-Driving, But Blames Taylor #Swift
THE founder of Crocs has pleaded not #guilty to drunk driving despite a bizarre confrontation with #police last month where he allegedly blamed country star Taylor Swift - who #was thousands of miles away. Read more...
Malaysian #Digest - Sep 24 09:46pm
Man arrested on #drunk-driving suspicions in fatal I-44 #crash
EUREKA, Mo. (KMOV.com) '€“ A man has #been arrested on suspicion of driving drunk after a wreck #killed a truck driver and shut down Interstate 44 near Six Flags on #Thursday. Sgt. Al Nothum said the suspect was driving in the #westbound lanes of I-44 when hit a guardrail, spun out and stopped about a #mile west of Six Flags in Eureka. Authorities said a box truck and #semi-truck swerved to avoid the ...
KMOV St. Louis - #Sep 27 01:40pm
Guilty plea in #drunk-driving car chase
A #Tonalea man pleaded guilty last week to driving drunk, trying #to evade police capture and smashing into police cars during the course of #the chase.
Arizona Daily Sun - Sep 27 #05:00am
Lions DT Fairley #seeks to settle drunk driving charges
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) An attorney for Detroit Lions defensive #tackle Nick Fairley asked a judge Wednesday to approve a pre-trial diversion #program instead of putting the player on trial facing charges of #drunken-driving and fleeing police.
Sports #Illustrated - Sep 26 12:48pm
Woman faces drunk #driving charges after cyclist hit
A #woman faces drunk driving charges after a bicyclist was hit by #a car in Halifax. Halifax Regional Police were called to an accident after a #car and a bicycle collided at the intersection of Spring Garden Road and #Queen Street at about 12:30 a.m. today.
The Chronicle #Herald - Sep 27 03:41am
Genetski guilty #in drunk driving case
State #Rep. Bob Genetski was found guilty of drunk driving by a jury #after a two-day trial in East Lansing.
WOOD TV 8 #Grand Rapids - Sep 25 09:22am
Saginaw Police #Officer charged under 'super drunk' driving #law
We are often warned not to drink and #drive, but it appears a Mid-Michigan police officer did not follow that #advice.
ABC12 Mid-Michigan - Sep 26 #02:45pm
Alleged drunk driver #accused of smash-ups in Moose Jaw
A man is #facing drunk driving charges following a five-car smash-up in #Moose Jaw on Friday night, police say.
CBC via Yahoo! #Canada News - Sep 22 11:21am
Drunk Driving To Blame For Fatal #Crash On I-44
(KPLR) '€“ The Missouri Highway #Patrol says one person was killed and another injured in an accident on #Interstate 44...
KPLR 11 St. Louis - Sep 27 #12:50pm
Atlanta Falcons star arrested on suspicion #of drunk driving
Michael #Turner, a star running back for the Atlanta Falcons, has been charged with #driving under the influence of alcohol after being clocked at 97 mph #on an Atlanta-area interstate, police said Tuesday.
CNN - Sep 18 #09:07am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, September 27thth, 2012

Jury finds state lawmaker guilty in #drunken driving case
East Lansing '€” A #Lansing-area jury has found Republican state Rep. Bob Genetski of Saugatuck #guilty of operating a vehicle while #intoxicated.
Detroit News - Sep 25 #01:40pm
Driver in deadly Rock Co. crash #arrested for OWI
The driver of a car that #left a Rock County highway and crashed, killing a passenger, is arrested for #operating the vehicle while intoxicated.
WXOW 19 La Crosse - Sep 24 06:42am
Man #accused of driving 80 mph with unrestrained baby in car
A Xenia man is facing a host of charges after troopers alleged #he sped past them at a high rate of speed while intoxicated and with #his unrestrained infant son in the back seat. Tyson Wilson, 33, has been #charged with child endangering, operating a vehicle while #intoxicated, driving under suspension, reckless operation and failure #to use a child restraint. The charges stem from an incident on #...
Springfield News-Sun - Sep 26 #05:04pm
Jury Finds Lawmaker Guilty In #Drunk Driving Case
A Michigan lawmaker #faces up to 93 days in jail, fines and community service after he was #convicted Tuesday of misdemeanor operating a vehicle while #intoxicated.
CBS Detroit - Sep 26 #02:37am
Saugatuck rep. found guilty of #drunk driving
A Lansing-area jury has found #Republican state Rep. Bob Genetski of Saugatuck guilty of operating a #vehicle while intoxicated.
WZZM 13 #Grand Rapids - Sep 25 12:05pm
'I just drink and #drive' says chase suspect
A Xenia man #is facing a host of charges after he allegedly sped past troopers at a high #rate of speed while intoxicated and with his infant son unrestrained #in the back seat. Tyson Wilson, 33, has been charged with child endangering, #operating a vehicle while intoxicated, driving under #suspension, reckless operation and failure to use a child restraint. The #charges stem from an incident on Sept ...
Springfield #News-Sun - Sep 26 10:04am
Jury finds lawmaker guilty in #drunken driving case
A state lawmaker from #Saugatuck faces up to 93 days in jail, fines and community service after he #was convicted Tuesday of operating a vehicle while #intoxicated. read more
Grand Haven Tribune - #Sep 26 03:08am
Teen driver #drunk twice, days apart
A teenager was arrested #twice in a 48-hour span for allegedly being drunk while driving his #vehicle.
WOOD TV 8 Grand #Rapids - Sep 26 10:52am
Police arrest #driver they say was drunk, angry - The #Shelbyville News
all 3 news #articles
Fatal crash results in multiple #charges
A Brodhead man has been arrested on #charges of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle and #third-offense intoxicated driving.
The #Janesville Gazette - Sep 25 02:23pm
Jury finds lawmaker guilty in East #Lansing drunken driving case
A Lansing-area #jury has found Republican state Rep. Bob Genetski of Saugatuck guilty of #operating a vehicle while intoxicated. The verdict was #read Tuesday in East Lansing District Court. He will be sentenced at a later #date.
Lansing State Journal - Sep 25 #01:18pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, Septembers 26th, 2012

Police charge driver #who hit building
MARYSVILLE, Ohio '€” Police #have charged the man who crashed his company truck through a brick wall of #the city school district's offices on Monday with operating a vehicle #while impaired.
The Columbus Dispatch - #Sep 19 12:11am
Driver charged after crashing truck #through wall
MARYSVILLE, Ohio '€” Police have #charged the man who crashed his company truck through a brick wall of the #school district offices yesterday with operating a vehicle #while impaired.
The Columbus Dispatch - #Sep 18 11:06am
3 charged with drunken or drugged driving in Clarkstown, #Bedford, Southeast, cops say
Local and #state police charged three motorists with drunken or drugged driving after #recent traffic stops and investigations in Rockland, Westchester and Putnam #counties. William G.
The Journal News - Sep 14 #05:10am
16 charged with drunken or drugged driving in Lower Hudson #Valley
Troopers charged 16 motorists with #drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations #throughout the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said. Richard P.
The Journal News - Sep 05 05:22am
Troopers charge 4 with drunken or drugged driving in Lower #Hudson Valley
Troopers charged four #motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and #investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said. Diane #B.
The Journal News - Sep 18 #04:25am
Police #arrest 3 DUI suspects at weekend checkpoint
MEDINA TWP. '€” Police arrested three drivers suspected of being #under the influence of alcohol this weekend at an Ohio Highway Patrol #vehicle checkpoint. The '€œoperating a vehicle while #impaired'€ checkpoint operated from 9:30 p.m. Saturday through 1 a.m. #Sunday at 3768 Pearl Road (U.S. Route 42), just north of Fenn Road near a #Dollar General, ... Read More
The Medina County #Gazette - Aug 27 05:41am
Officers arrest 3 #suspects for DUI at checkpoint
MEDINA TWP. #'€” Authorities arrested three drivers suspected of being under the influence #of alcohol this weekend at an Ohio Highway Patrol vehicle checkpoint. The "operating a vehicle while impaired" checkpoint #operated 9:30 p.m. Saturday through 1 a.m. Sunday at 3768 Pearl Road (U.S. #Route 42), just north of Fenn Road near a Dollar General, according ... Read #More
The Medina County Gazette - Aug 28 #03:41am
Police arrest driver they say was #drunk, angry
A Fountaintown man was #involved in an impaired driver-related accident and, apparently irate #with life in general, walked away from the scene of the accident. He was #found later when he returned and caught officers' attention by swearing #loudly at them.
The Shelbyville News - Sep 20 #07:47pm
Police arrest driver they say was #drunk, angry
A Fountaintown man was #involved in an impaired driver-related accident and, apparently irate #with life in general, walked away from the scene of the accident. He was #found later when he returned and caught officers' attention by swearing #loudly at them.
The Shelbyville News - Sep 20 #12:12am
Police & Courts: Sept. 14, #2012
Saratoga Springs Police #Department
The Saratogian - Sep 13 #08:55pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

N.J. judge #admits to second drunk driving offense in 2 years
Jim Curcio said he's not going to resign because he #doesn't believe the case will have an adverse effect on his ability to #perform his duties.
The Star-Ledger - 30 minutes #ago
Atlantic County surrogate pleads #guilty to 2nd DWI
Atlantic County Surrogate #Jim Curcio has pleaded guilty to driving while #intoxicated for the second time in two years.
FOX 5 New York - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
Man charged for slamming into #police car on I-55
A Cape Girardeau man is #charged with suspicion of driving while intoxicated #after his car slammed into a police car parked on Interstate 55 as officers #responded a man threatening to jump from an overpass.
KSDK St. Louis - Sep 24 01:41pm
2nd DWI for Atlantic County #judge
Atlantic County Surrogate Jim Curcio #has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated for the #second time in two years. Curcio also pleaded guilty to refusing a breath #test after he was stopped by Mullica Township police in April.
FOX 5 New York - 7 minutes ago
Port St. #Lucie man faces numerous charges including driving #drunk
A 19-year-old man accused over the #weekend of crashing into another vehicle while driving #intoxicated and being followed by a sheriff's deputy is facing #charges, according to records obtained Monday.
The #Palm Beach Post - Sep 24 08:56am
Teen faces reckless #driving, DUI charges
A 19-year-old #man accused over the weekend of crashing into another vehicle while #driving intoxicated and being followed by a sheriff's #deputy is facing charges, according to records obtained Monday.
WPTV West Palm Beach - Sep 24 08:31am
Port St. Lucie teen #faces numerous charges including driving drunk
A 19-year-old man accused over the weekend of crashing into #another vehicle while driving intoxicated and being #followed by a sheriff's deputy is facing charges, according to records #obtained Monday.
St. Lucie News Tribune - Sep 24 #08:11am
Atlantic County surrogate #pleads guilty to 2nd DWI
NORTH WILDWOOD, #N.J. (AP) - Atlantic County Surrogate Jim Curcio has pleaded guilty to #driving while intoxicated for the second time in two #years. Curcio also pleaded guilty to refusing a breath test after he was #stopped by Mullica Township police in April.
New #Jersey Herald - 1 hour, 1 minute ago
MPD: Drunken man causes #several accidents, assault
Midland police #allege a man caused several accidents and assaulted two women while #intoxicated earlier this week.
Midland #Reporter-Telegram - Sep 21 07:33pm
Man arrested on fifth OWI #charge
A man was arrested on a charge of #fifth-offense operating while intoxicated after a Janesville #police officer saw him driving erratically and nearly hit another #car.
The Janesville Gazette - Sep 24 #02:08pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, September 24th, 2012

Bixby woman arrested for #allegedly driving under the influence while #taking her children to school
Sarah Rose Whitmarsh, 33, was #arrested by Bixby police on complaints of driving under #the influence, child endangerment and driving with a #suspended license.
Tulsa World - #Sep 22 04:54pm
'Speeding Drink Driver' Kills #Teens At Bus Stop
At least six teenagers were among seven #people killed after a motorist smashed his car into a bus stop in #Moscow.
Sky News via Yahoo! UK #& Ireland News - Sep 22 11:36am
Bail set at $4 million for #driver in fatal bus stop crash
Gary Lee #Hosey Jr., charged with driving under the #influence in a crash that killed four people waiting at a bus stop, #will remain in custody on $4 million bail, a judge ruled Friday #morning.
Las Vegas Sun - Sep 21 #09:49am
18-year-old charged #with DUI in Elgin pin-in crash, 4 hurt
An #18-year-old man faces two felony counts of driving under #the influence after he crashed a pickup truck into a #sports-utility vehicle early Sunday in northwest suburban Elgin, authorities #said.
FOX News Chicago - Sep 23 #04:09pm
Sally Struthers Denies Driving Under Influence #After DUI Arrest
The 'All in #the Family' actress is charged with OUI (operating under #influence) after being pulled over by Maine police.
AceShowbiz - Sep 13 07:35pm
Michael Madsen has been arrested for #driving under the influence #(DUI)
The 'Kill Bill' actor #was spotted driving erratically on the Pacific Coast Highway #in Malibu, California on Wednesday (12.09.12) and was reportedly found to #have a blood alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when #apprehended by police, according to gossip website TMZ.
NZCity - Sep 15 12:04am
Four Hurt In Elgin Pin-In #Crash
An 18-year-old man faces two felony #counts of driving under the influence after he #crashed a pickup truck into a sports-utility vehicle early Sunday in #northwest suburban Elgin, authorities said.
CBS #Chicago - Sep 23 08:53am
Canandaigua woman arrested for DWI Leandra's #Law
A Canandaigua woman is under #arrest after Sheriff's Deputies say she was driving under #the influence of alcohol and drugs with a three-year-old child #in the car...
News 10 NBC Rochester - Sep 22 #08:17am
2nd DUI #in 2 weeks: Man charged after crashing through yards
A French Street man has been charged with driving #under the influence for the second time in two #weeks. Jeffrey Nielsen , 43, was driving north on South Street around #7:45 p.m. Thursday when he hit a mailbox in front of 109 South St., #continued across the road, through the driveway at 100 South #St. and into the side yard at 74 South St., striking some bushes and #coming to rest against a tree.
The Fairfield Citizen #- Sep 22 02:14pm
Joe Simpson has pleaded not guilty to #driving under the influence
The showbiz patriarch - father of Jessica and Ashlee #Simpson - claimed in a Los Angeles court room today (13.09.12) he was not #driving after drinking alcohol last month, despite blowing .12 on #the breathalyzer, .04 higher than the legal limit.
NZCity - Sep 17 12:05am

Stories of the Week

September 17th - September 23rdMichael Turner Arrested for DUI Following Falcons Victory

September 10th - September 16thSally Struthers Denies Drunk Driving Charge

September 3rd - September 9thUFC heavyweight Christian Morecraft arrested, charged with OUI UFC

August 27th - September 2ndSan Francisco archbishop-elect arrested for drunk driving

August 20th - August 26thAmbassador Crocker Arrested for DUI, Hit and Run

August 13th - August 19thWrong-way DUI driver gets 10 years for killing young Denver mom

August 6th - August 12thDWI inmate, 23, dies in Steuben jail

July 30th - August 5th Police: Officer accused of OWI almost hit another officer making a traffic stop

July 23rd - July 29thJudge throws out DWI charge for Albuquerque city worker

July 16th - July 22dNearly nude driver found guilty of OVI, fleeing Bainbridge Township police (video)

July 9th - July 15th Police: Car's bumper found in living room of drunken driver

July 2nd - July 8th Former NC judge, attorney indicted in DWI probe

June 25th - July 1stWhite House withdraws ambassador nomination after drunk driving report e

June 18th - June 24thWoman sues dating service for DWI date

June 11th - June 17thNFL pushing for increased DUI player discipline

June 4th - June 10thAmanda Bynes Charged With DUI, Asks Obama to Get Cop Fired

May 28th - June 3rdJon Jones Pleads Guilty to DWI

May 21st - May 27th Man with zebra, parrot in truck charged with OWI

May 14th - May 20th Blood standard for driving under influence of marijuana rejected for 3rd time in Colorado

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

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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