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DUI News for the Week of October 15th - October 21st in the year Two Thousand and Twelve


Top DUI News: Friday, October 21st, 2012

DUI deaths rise in #Utah
DUI deaths rise in Utah By Lee #Davidson The Salt Lake Tribune Published Oct 17, 2012 04:35PM MDT The Utah #Highway Patrol last year shifted from a year-long special focus on catching #drunken drivers to instead enforcing speed limits and seat belt use. The #number of deaths related to driving under the influence then increased from #25 to 39, up 56 percent. So UHP superintendent Daniel Fuhr told the #...
The Salt Lake Tribune - Oct 17 #07:14pm
Memphis police officers accused of DUI just said no to test #law
When Memphis police arrested two of their #own suspected of driving under the influence after crashes earlier this #year, both off-duty officers refused tests for their blood-alcohol #content.
Memphis Commercial #Appeal - Oct 20 08:53pm
NJ lawmaker claims he was target in DUI #stop
A New Jersey assemblyman stopped for #DUI in July is turning the tables on the officer who pulled him #over.
WPVI 6abc Philadelphia - Oct 19 #07:23pm
DUI deaths up on #Utah roadways up in 2011
The number of #deaths related to impaired driving in Utah rose last year, while the number #of arrests for driving under the...
Deseret News - #Oct 18 06:30am
DUI deaths up on Utah #roadways up in '11
The number of deaths #related to impaired driving in Utah rose last year, while the number of #arrests for driving under the...
Deseret News - Oct #17 05:16pm
DUI suspect gets deferred #sentence
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The Pueblo #Chieftain - Oct 21 03:14am
Fleeing DUI suspect dies after #crashing into tree in St... - Bay News 9 Tampa #Bay
#all 2 news articles
Southaven alderman arrested on #DUI-related charges
(WMC-TV) - Ricky #Jobes has served on the Southaven Board of Aldermen since 1993. He was #arrested Friday night by Southaven officers on DUI-related charges. #We were the only news crew outside the police
WMCTV #Memphis - Oct 19 07:58pm
Matthew Fox Finally #Addresses DUI Arrest, Getting #'Sucker-Punched'
Matthew Fox had a #rough 2011. After an arrest that May for a DUI, the 45-year-old "Lost" actor was slammed with accusations that he physically assaulted a #woman in August. Fox opened up about both experiences for the first time, #during an appearance on the daytime talk show. In the show, which #aired Wednesday, Fox talked about his embarrassment over the DUI, but #said that he took full ...
International Business #Times - Oct 18 03:14pm
DUI suspected in deadly crash
Police say both drivers are suspected of DUI in a #crash that resulted in a fatality Thursday morning. The crash happened just #after midnight at Palm and Clinton in Fresno. Police say 50-year-old Mark #Marin was speeding on Clinton and hit another vehicle when he tried to make #a turn. A passenger in Marin's car was killed. He's now facing #manslaughter and felony DUI charges. Police say Marin has #...
CBS 47 Fresno - Oct 19 #10:57am
Teenager arrested on #DUI in bicycle crash - Corning #Observer
Genenbacher enters guilty plea in 2011 #Paloma crash - KHQA #Tri-States
DUI Huffing Crash#- KNBN Rapid City
#all 11 news articles
DUI arrest is chase defendant's #fifth
Two law enforcement officers fired #shots in three separate attempts to stop a 25-year-old Sioux Falls woman #during a pursuit Wednesday morning that left a state trooper in critical #condition, according to a police affidavit.
The Argus #Leader - Oct 20 12:10am

Top DUI News, Saturday, Ocotber 20th, 2012

Hero #Campaign looks to stop drunk driving in #America
OCEAN CITY -- Thousands came to #Ocean City Sunday morning to tackle the issue of drunk driving #head-on as the Hero Campaign held it's second annual hero walk to raise #money and awareness to help prevent drunk driving.
NBC40 South Jersey - Oct 14 04:44pm
NYS Supreme Court justice accused of drunk #driving
A New York State Supreme #Court justice was arrested for drunk driving in Colonie on #Wednesday afternoon.
FOX 23 News Albany - Oct 18 #02:49pm
Jail Sgt. Arraigned On Drunk Driving Charges
A Monroe County jail sergeant pleaded not guilty Thursday #to felony drunk driving charges.
1180 WHAM - Oct 18 04:33pm
Man #released from jail in Helena, then allegedly steals car while... - KXLF Butte
Woman: Shirley man needs to grieve, not go to jail - Lowell Sun
all #7 news articles
UMC Students See Consequences of Drunk #Driving
Students at the University #of Minnesota, Crookston got some sobering facts about drunk #driving today. The Minnesota State Patrol visited the campus sharing #information and visuals with the students.
WDAZ 8 #Grand Forks - Oct 18 01:21pm
Toronto councillor to plead not guilty to #drunk driving charge
Ms. #Bailao receiving support from Ford brothers, fellow councillors
The Globe and Mail - Oct 17 10:12am
Police: Drunk #Bus Driver Arrested For Kidnapping Blind Student
A school bus driver has been arrested for driving #drunk and kidnapping a blind student from the Perkins School in #Watertown.
CBS Boston - Oct 18 #08:25pm
Mom busted driving #drunk with toddler in car
A #42-year-old Maple Heights mom was busted for driving drunk #with her unrestrained toddler in the car.
19 Action #News Cleveland - Oct 18 11:15am
Muskegon college students can #try drunk-driving simulator, 'beer goggles' at MCC, #Baker College
NORTON SHORES, MI '€“ A #drunk-driving simulator will be set up at Muskegon Community #College and Baker College this week intended to show college students how #difficult it is to navigate a vehicle while under the influence of #alcohol.
The Muskegon Chronicle - Oct 17 #08:48am
Former Auburn football player, sports #radio host arrested for allegedly driving #drunk
Former Auburn football player #and current radio talk show host Cole Cubelic was arrested early Friday #morning for allegedly driving drunk.
The Huntsville Times - Oct 19 11:55am
Councillor Bailao to fight drunk-driving #charges
Colleagues line up to support #popular centrist who vowed not to let "difficult situation" interfere with #her work
The Globe and Mail - Oct 17 #06:57pm

Top DUI News, Friday, October 19th, 2012

Oxford Police Reports
A Middletown man was charged with domestic violence and a #Middletown woman was charged with operating a vehicle while #impaired following a crash involving a parked Miami Metro Bus on #S.
The Oxford Press - Oct 17 #09:00pm
Cyclist convicted despite sub-0.08 blood-alcohol level
CASSOPOLIS -- His breath tests registered below Michigan's #minimum 0.08 blood-alcohol limit for drunken driving, yet a Lawrence, Mich., #man has been convicted in Cass County 4th District Court of operating #his motorcycle while under the influence of alcohol.
22 WSBT South Bend - Oct 17 01:40pm
Motorcyclist convicted of #drunken driving offense despite blood-alcohol level below #0.08
A Cass County jury found Harold #Davidson, 61, not guilty of driving while under the influence but did #find him guilty of operating his cycle while visibly #impaired.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Oct 17 #02:28pm
Daybook: Recent drunken #driving sentencings in Jackson County
Mary #Lamb The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County #District Court. Defendants' home towns were at the time of sentencing. #Jail sentences may be suspended. Operating while #impaired means the driver's blood alcohol level was #0.08...
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Oct 12 #09:03am
Gloversville man arrested for DWAI and drug #possession
46-year-old Clyde Jones was #charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired #by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana following a traffic #stop.
FOX 23 News Albany - Sep 29 #07:55pm
Daybook: Recent drunken #driving sentencings in Jackson County area
The following are drinking and driving sentences from #Jackson County District Court. Defendants' home towns were at the time of #sentencing. Jail sentences may be suspended. Operating while #impaired means the driver's blood alcohol level was 0.08 #percent...
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Sep 28 #06:29am
Lansing Cop Suspended for 3 #Weeks
Lansing Police officer, Sgt. Todd #Johnson, is suspended 3 weeks without pay, after being convicted of driving #while impaired during an August crash in DeWitt #Township.
WILX 10 Lansing - Oct 17 #07:20am
Daybook: Recent drunken #driving sentences in Jackson County
The #following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District #Court. Defendants' home towns were at the time of sentencing. Jail #sentences may be suspended. Operating while impaired #means the driver's blood alcohol level was 0.08 percent or...
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Sep 21 #11:47am
Erratic driver pleads #guilty
A Grand Rapids man charged in connection #with a driving rampage through Ottawa County two weeks ago pleaded guilty to #three counts on Monday. read more
Grand Haven Tribune - Oct 16 #05:19am
Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in crash that killed #pas... - Richmond Register
all 2 news #articles
Durham police #charge constable with impaired driving
Constable faces impaired driving charge after leaving #golf tournament and crashing into another vehicle.
Toronto Star - Oct 12 #10:13am

Top DUI News, Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Man charged with DWI in #Hopatcong
HOPATCONG '€” A North Brunswick man #was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless #driving and failure to have a front license plate, police #said.
New Jersey Herald - Oct 14 #08:17pm
Hauppauge Woman Arrested for #DWI
A Hauppauge woman was arrested early #Tuesday morning for driving while intoxicated on the #Long Island Expressway. The Suffolk County Sheriff'€™s office says at #approximately...
Long Island Press - Oct 16 #08:37am
Cops: #Shelter Island man drove drunk with child in car
A Shelter Island man was arrested for drunken driving #Monday evening and charged under Leandra'€™s Law after he was caught speeding #while intoxicated with his 3-year-old son in the car, Southold #Town police said.
The Shelter Island Reporter - Oct #17 05:28pm
ROBBINSVILLE Â Linda Nixon, 56, #of Highstown, was charged with driving while #intoxicated and other offenses after a motor vehicle stop at 12:46 #a.m., Oct. 6, police said.
The Messenger-Press - Oct #16 11:02pm
Craven #County arrests and citations Oct. 17, 2012
Published: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 11:38 AM. Evan #Price, 27, Kannapolis , Oct. 15, intoxicated and disruptive. Deputy: #J. Whaley. Christian Jamaal Becker, 22, , Oct. 12, driving #while license revoked.
New Bern Sun Journal - #Oct 17 08:44am
Intoxicated Driver Arrested in Dubois #County
A Pike County man is arrested after #driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an #accident.
FOX 7 WTVW Evansville - #Oct 16 04:20pm
Driver arrested on #DWI charge after plowing through ya... - #Kerrville Daily Times
Teen driver #drunk twice, days apart - WOOD TV 8 Grand #Rapids
all 10 news #articles'€¦
Police log
1:39 a.m. 100 block of W #American Canyon Road '€” Male subject arrested for driving while #intoxicated. 4:30 a.m. 7000 block of Main St. '€” Female subject #arrested for theft.
The American #Canyon Eagle - Oct 17 06:33pm
Man Arrested on Third #DWI Charge - KIII Corpus #Christi
Greenland police log: Sept. #25-30 - Portsmouth Herald
Man #arrested on multitude of domestic counts - #Washington Times-Herald
all 5 news #articles'€¦
SD Woman Charged With #Driving Into House
A South Dakota #woman has been arrested for driving while intoxicated #after allegedly driving off the street and hitting a #house.
KELO Sioux Falls - Oct 15 #11:15am
PEARLAND POLICE ACTIVITY: Sept. 30 to October 6, #2012
Sept. 30 Driving While #Intoxicated At 8500 Broadway St. a known person was arrested for #driving while intoxicated.
Pearland Journal - Oct 09 11:51am
Miller cited for #driving while intoxicated (third #degree)
Marissa Marie Miller, 21, Blue #Earth, Minn., was cited in Minnesota for driving while #intoxicated (third degree) following an accident along the state #border on Sunday, Sept. 23. Miller and a passenger, Bobbe Joe Garvick, 36, #Elmore, Minn., were transported to United Hospital in Blue earth, Minn., by #Elmore EMS.
The Algona Upper Des Moines - Oct 04 #09:43am

Top DUI News, Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Readington man #charged with driving under the influence
READINGTON TWP. - Police arrested a Whitehouse man early #Saturday for driving under the influence, #officials reported.
Hunterdon #Review - Oct 15 08:51am
SA rapper murdered schoolchildren - BBC News
South African rapper convicted of murder - PanARMENIAN.Net
S.African #rapper 'Jub Jub' guilty of murder - AFP #via Yahoo! New Zealand News
all 8 news #articles
Bay County District Court #visits Bay City Central High School to sentence drunken #drivers
Four area men convicted of #driving under the influence of alcohol or #marijuana received their sentences in front of an unusual crowd today '€” an #auditorium filled with students at Bay City Central High School.
The Bay City Times - Oct 16 12:35pm
Woman Accused Of Hitting 2 Boys While Driving Under #Influence Appears In Court
The woman accused of hitting two children with her car #while driving under the influence appeared in #court for the first time Monday.
CBS #Sacramento - Oct 15 11:57am
Indian Valley #area police reports: Week of Oct. 12
DUI #Victoria Vanartsdalen, 22, of the 400 block of East Summit Street, #Telford, was charged with driving under the #influence of alcohol and careless driving after a #single-vehicle crash into a utility pole in the 600 block of East #Reliance Road about 1:24 a.m. Sept. 9, Hilltown Township Police Department #said. Vanartsdalen was taken by ambulance to Lehigh Hospital for treatment #of injuries ...
Souderton Independent - Oct 16 #10:36pm
Amanda Bynes pleads #not guilty to unlicensed driving
Earlier this year, Bynes was charged in separate #driving under the influence and hit-and-run #cases
CBS News - Oct 16 #04:59am
Man who ran into Rockford #school bus arrested for DUI
ROCKFORD '€” A #school bus toting 20 to 30 children was rear-ended Monday by a motorist #charged with driving under the influence of #drugs.
Rockford Register Star - Oct 15 #11:23pm
Police: Two Fairfield #DUI Suspects Drove Wrong Way
FAIRFIELD, #Conn. '€“ Two people were charged with driving under the #influence after they were seen on the wrong side of the #road in separate Fairfield incidents over the weekend, police said. #Officers on patrol Friday night saw a car stopped at a red light on #the Post Road, facing east ...
The Daily #Fairfield - Oct 16 11:31am
Adult magazine model faces drug, traffic #charges
A 25-year-old adult-magazine model #is facing multiple charges after injuring seven people, including two police #officers, while driving under the influence of #drugs and alcohol, the police say.
AsiaOne - #Oct 16 09:56pm
Bynes pleads not guilty to #unlicensed driving
Amanda Bynes has pleaded not #guilty to two counts of driving on a suspended license.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Oct 15 #04:39pm
Report to call for roadside #tests for drug-driving
A report is #expected to recommend that a combination of an impairment test and roadside #chemical test be introduced to detect those who are driving #under the influence of drugs.
RTE News - Oct 17 12:31am

Top DUI News, Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Bridgewater police arrest Whitman man in hit-and-run
A Whitman man who police say caused property damage to a lawn, #and was then involved in a hit and run, was arrested this weekend and #charged with operating under the #influence.
Bridgewater Independent - 1 hour, #18 minutes ago
Man #flees Whitman Police after crash, arrested on third OUI
A Scituate man who fled from the scene of an accident #Sunday night was later arrested in the woods nearby and charged with #his third offense of operating under the #influence, police said Monday.
Whitman Times - #Oct 15 08:54am
Driver plows Westford lawns; charged with operating #under influence
Ryan Vennard, #24, was arrested on Sept. 24 after he drove over 17 lawns in the #Robinson Road neighborhood, according to police. Vennard of Flagg Road, was #charged with operating under the influence of #alcohol, the negligent operation of a motor vehicle, violations of #marked lanes, failure to stop for police, leaving the scene of #damaged property, speeding, and malicious destruction of property #...
Westford Eagle - Oct 05 #09:16am
MELVINDALE: Drunk driver causes cop #car crash-up
MELVINDALE '€” A man was #arrested for operating while under the influence #after he crashed into a parked police car at about 9:30 p.m. Sept. #24.
The News-Herald - Oct 02 #04:29am
Pottstown woman sentenced in child endangerment #cases
NORRISTOWN - A Pottstown woman faces #court supervision, community service and drug and alcohol treatment for #endangering her children by driving while under the #influence of a controlled substance and possessing drugs while #the children were in her care. Keilana Scurry, 36, of the #first block of West Fourth Street, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court #to 21 days already served to 23 months ...
The #Reporter - Oct 15 09:43am
Woman Charged With Driving Under Influence of Hand #Sanitizer
A woman stopped after spinning #her car out of control told police that she drank half a bottle of hand #sanitizer. Photo Credit: Getty Images
NBC Connecticut #- Oct 12 09:10am
Westport school #board member's OUI court date postponed
Westport School Committee Member S. Carolina Africano #postponed her court date, set for Thursday, on a charge of operating #under the influence. It is her third continuance on #charges from her June 5 arrest on a number of charges, including #operating under the influence of #liquor.
Fall River Herald News - Oct 04 #02:19pm
Drunken driver #accused of hitting police cruiser
An East #Boston woman was accused of operating under the #influence of liquor after she drove into an unmarked State Police #cruiser and then backed into another vehicle on Interstate 93 northbound #near the Freeport Street exit in Dorchester on Wednesday #morning.
WCVB Boston - Oct 03 #09:37am
Canton woman pleads guilty to #vehicular assault
A city woman faces up to #eight years in prison for striking a fellow bar patron with her car in #March.
The Canton Repository - Oct 15 #10:55am
Hackettstown man faces drug #charges
HACKETTSTOWN '€” A Hackettstown man #was charged with four offenses including driving while under #the influence and possession of under 50 grams of #marijuana Friday night, police said.
New Jersey #Herald - Oct 14 08:32pm

Top DUI News, Monday, October 15th, 2012

OVI Checkpoint #Operating Saturday Night
The Ohio State #Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the MadisonTownship and Groveport Police #Departments are conducting an OVI checkpoint from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. #tonight (Saturday) on State Route 317, .10 of mile south of Williams Road, #in Groveport, Ohio.
WCMH Columbus - Oct 13 #07:58pm
OVI Task Force Gets Grant
The #OVI Task Force received a federal grant to help with saturation #patrols, including one this weekend.
WYTV Youngstown #- Oct 12 08:47am
OVI checkpoint to take place #Saturday in Gallia County
An OVI #checkpoint will take place in Gallia County Saturday evening.
WOWK-TV West Virginia - Oct 05 06:36am
9 Arrested For OVI During #2 Sobriety Checkpoints
Two sobriety #checkpoints resulted in multiple arrests overnight. Get details.
WBNS-10TV Columbus - Oct 13 06:09am
Arrests Made At Overnight #OVI Checkpoints
Nine total drunken #driving arrests were made overnight at two sobriety checkpoints in Franklin #County, and Columbus.
WCMH Columbus - Oct 13 #06:13am
Valley courts get an F in OVI #convictions
By ED RUNYAN #YOUNGSTOWN Because of her job for the past 10 years, Andrea
The Youngstown Vindicator - Sep 29 #09:07pm
Upper #Arlington police reports
A man, no address #provided, was charged with OVI, OVI refusal within the past 20 #years, no operator's license, failure to reinstate and no front license #plate following a stop on Tremont Road.
This Week #Upper Arlington - Oct 10 12:34pm
Canal Fulton, Lawrence #make impaired driving arrests
Canal Fulton #and Lawrence Township police combined to make four OVI arrests #between late Friday night and early Saturday morning, including one driver #who allegedly was driving under the influence of synthetic #marijuana.
The Massillon Independent - Oct 08 #06:41am
OVI suspected in #Greene County crash
Police say he smashed #into a pole early Friday morning, knocking down some power lines.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Sep 28 05:23am
OVI checkpoint #Saturday in Clermont
The Ohio State Patrol #will be conducting an OVI checkpoint for five hours beginning 10 p.m. #Saturday On Ohio 125 just west of Hopper Hill Road in Clermont County's #Union Township.
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Sep 15 #07:22am

Stories of the Week

October 8th - October 14th'DWI' cop busted

October 1st - October 7th Linda Hogan Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

September 24th - September 30thCrocs Founder Caught Drunk-Driving, But Blames Taylor Swift

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

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