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DUI News for the Week of September 3rd - September 9th in the year Two Thousand and Twelve


Top DUI News, Sunday, September 9th, 2012

Shortsville man charged with DWI
Ontario County Sheriff'€™s deputies charged Gary Lynn Jones, 56, of 21 East Ave., Shortsville, with driving while intoxicated and unsafe backing up following an incident on Taylor Road in Hopewell. Manchester - Sep 08 04:36pm
Ex PHS driving teacher convicted for 3rd DWI
BRENTWOOD '€” A former Portsmouth High School driving instructor was found guilty of a third-offense count of driving while intoxicated and plans to appeal the conviction to the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
Portsmouth Herald - Aug 27 10:46am
Ramon charged with DWI third or more
Juan Jose Ramon was arrested at around 2 a.m. Thursday morning for driving while intoxicated.
Alice Echo-News Journal - Sep 06 10:15am
Ex-PHS driving teacher convicted for third DWI
BRENTWOOD '€” A former Portsmouth High School driving instructor has been found guilty of a third-offense count of driving while intoxicated. He plans to appeal the conviction to the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
Portsmouth Herald - Aug 27 11:16pm
Scarsdale man, 25, charged with drunken driving on Taconic
A Scarsdale man was charged with drunken driving after a recent traffic stop on the Taconic State Parkway, state police said. Agron Zherka, 25, was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated about 3 a.m. Sunday, police said.
The Journal News - Sep 07 05:22am
Crash leads to arrest for DWI
Officers arrested a man around 6 a.m. Wednesday for driving while intoxicated and unlawful carrying of a gun by a handgun by a licensed holder.
Alice Echo-News Journal - Sep 06 08:00am
Clinton police charge Pennsylvania driver with DWI, refusing breath test
Town of Clinton Police Department CLINTON '€” A 47-year-old driver from Lebanon, Pa., Domingo Jumelles-Cabrerra, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Police gave the following account: On Sept. 6 at 2:50 a.m., Patrolman Timothy McGuire stopped a vehicle being driven...
Hunterdon County Democrat - Sep 07 03:03pm
Crime Lab Dep. Director Accused Of Public Intox, OWI
A special deputy who works at the Marion County Crime Lab is accused of being drunk in public and driving home while intoxicated.
WRTV Indianapolis - Sep 07 08:26am
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Bobby Don Stout Jr., Quitman, driving while intoxicated second.
The Longview News-Journal - Sep 05 02:23am
Stillwater police employee charged with driving while intoxicated
STILLWATER, Okla. '€” A Stillwater police department employee is suspended without pay after being charged with driving while under the influence of an intoxicating substance, police officials said.
Stillwater NewsPress - Aug 29 03:15pm

Top DUI News, Saturday, September 8th, 2012

PRINCETON: Committeeman charged with drunk driving
Princeton Township Committeeman Lance Liverman says he was not drunk when he was charged with driving under the influence last week and that he will continue to seek election to the new Princeton Council.
The Princeton Packet - Sep 08 12:46am
Md. man in court Tuesday
A Hagerstown, Md. man - who was allegedly found with stolen items in his vehicle after crashing and disabling it in a police chase while driving under the influence - is to be heard in Franklin County Court Tuesday.
Chambersburg Public Opinion - 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
Police find alleged drunk driver on highway
On Saturday morning Sapulpa Police arrested a Sperry man on subsequent driving under the influence complaints after they caught him allegedly going 45 miles per hour in the left lane on New Sapulpa Road.
Sapulpa Daily Herald - Sep 07 10:23pm
Fulton man charged twice in 2 days for driving under the influence
A Fulton man is facing felony charges after being arrested on Monday for driving under the influence twice in two days.
WSYR 9 Syracuse - Aug 29 08:00am
Phoenix police: Suspected drunk driver hits parked police car
A woman suspected of driving under the influence ran into a parked police truck in Phoenix Thursday night while the officer was issuing a traffic violation to another driver, officials said.
The Arizona Republic - Sep 07 02:34pm
Top priest caught 'driving under influence'
The Roman Catholic archbishop-elect of San Francisco has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of intoxicants, San Diego police say.
Stuff - Aug 27 02:30pm
Canyon County judge charged with driving under the influence
BOISE -- A Canyon County 3rd District judge has been arrested for driving under the influence. According to the Ada County arrest logs, Meridian police picked up 61-year-old Renae Hoff, a current judge for Canyon County. She was booked into the Ada County Jail just after 3:00 a.m. on a charge of driving under the influence. Deputy Chief Tracy Basterrechea says Hoff was pulled over just before 1 ...
KTVB Boise - Aug 25 08:08pm
Off-duty cop arrested following one-car wreck
By Carissa Marsh A Beverly Hills cop is suspected of driving under the influence after his car careened into two homes on Royal Avenue late Tuesday night, causing substantial damage and a lengthy road closure. read more
Simi Valley Acorn - Sep 07 09:20am
Collingdale officer charged with DUI after crash
A part-time Delaware County police officer has been charged with driving under the influence and related offenses after a car crash, according to court documents. - Sep 07 02:29pm
New Lenox man charged with DUI in fatal accident - The Herald News
Ill. teen charged with DUI in crash death - UPI
Metro Police Trainee Arrested For DUI - News Channel 5 Nashville
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Lebanon Township woman arrested for driving under influence of prescription drugs
CLINTON TWP. - Police arrested a Lebanon Township woman Aug. 18 for driving under the influence of prescription drugs, officials said.
Hunterdon Review - Aug 26 07:07am

Top DUI News, Friday, September 7th, 2012

UFC heavyweight Christian Morecraft arrested, charged with OUI
UFC heavyweight Christian Morecraft was arrested this past weekend and charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence, reckless driving, speeding and driving without a license. Morecraft reportedly was arrested when he refused to take a breathalyzer test. He later was released on bail. News of the arrest was first reported by the Barnstable-Hyannisport (Mass.) site, and ...
MMA Junkie - Sep 06 12:22pm
Man shot by LMPD officer named
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) An off-duty Louisville Metro Police officer who shot an unarmed suspect, may have been under the influence of alcohol at the time. That's according to the police chief. We've also learned the name of the man shot by that officer....
WHAS TV11 Louisville - Sep 06 08:35pm
Rome man crashes car under heroin influence, facing several charges
NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) A Rome man is facing several charges after driving under the influence of drugs and getting into an accident Friday evening, according to police.
WKTV Utica - Sep 01 10:32am
Spartanburg man faces multiple traffic charges after Wednesday crash
A Spartanburg man is in jail on several traffic charges, including driving under the influence, after a crash involving a car hauler in Duncan on Wednesday.
Spartanburg Herald-Journal - Sep 06 03:02pm
Yonkers man charged with DWI on Jet Ski
Cristian Santos of Yonkers was arrested by the Westchester County Police Marine Unit on Sunday night and charged with Boating While Intoxicated after he was found operating a Personal Water Craft (jet ski) under the influence of alcohol.
The Journal News - Sep 03 03:05pm
Woman arrested for OVUII following construction site collision
HANALEI '€“ A 27-year-old Enjoli Chappy-Barnes of Hanalei was arrested Wednesday night for operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant after crashing her car into a road construction site along Kuhio Highway, according to a county press release.
The Garden Island - 1 hour, 23 minutes ago
Driver freed on bail in crash that killed 2010 BG graduate
BIDDEFORD, Maine '€“ The man who police say was driving the SUV that hit a utility pole in Maine early Sunday, killing a 2010 Bishop Guertin High School graduate, was released on $25,000 bail Wednesday. The driver, Charles Bennett, 20, of Rhode Island, has pleaded not guilty to charges of manslaughter and felony operating under the influence. He is scheduled to appear in court again Nov. 3. The ...
The Nashua Telegraph - Sep 05 08:04pm
Darien Police charge Norwalk man with DUI
Roberto Zavaleta , 33, of 56 Fair St. in Norwalk was charged with driving under the influence and operating without a license on Sept. 3, according to a release.
Darien News-Review - Sep 05 01:57pm
Police: Woman charged with drunken driving after smashing wall
- Hayley B. Willson , 30, of 43 Hoyt St., Stamford, was charged Sunday with evading responsibility, operating while under the influence and failure to drive in the proper lane.
Greenwich Time - Sep 05 06:00pm
Northern Berkshire District Court
Saturday September 1, 2012 Transcript Staff NORTH ADAMS -- The following cases were heard in Northern Berkshire District Court Tuesday: * Robert J. Upton, 63, of James Street in North Adams, admitted to sufficient facts on a charge of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor.
North Adams Transcript - Aug 31 10:56pm

Top DUI News, Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Driver charged after Oregonia crash
A driver has been charged with OVI and failure to control after a crash in Oregonia on Monday night. A Nissan Maxima crashed around 6:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Middleboro Road. Authorities say the crash
FOX 19 Cincinnati - Sep 03 07:12pm
Repeat OVI offender pleads not guilty
A South Charleston man twice convicted of driving while under the influence in appeared in court Thursday on another OVI charge. Randy Delong, 31, of Fletcher Pike, pleaded not guilty to the third-degree felony in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court, according to court records. He was released on his own recognizance. If convicted, he faces a maximum of three years in prison, said Greg ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Aug 23 02:59pm
Man drives into pond, gets 6th OVI
Massillon police posted on their Facebook page details of the arrest of a man for OVI early Sunday morning.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Aug 27 06:49am
Wrong-way OVI driver hits trooper's car
An Amherst man is behind bars for allegedly driving the wrong-way drunk down the Ohio Turnpike and ramming into an Ohio State Highway Patrol car, troopers say.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Aug 29 09:49am
Mentor man with nine prior OVI convictions, faces another
A man with a history of drunken driving arrests was arraigned Tuesday in Painesville Municipal Court on a felony OVI charge.
The News-Herald - Aug 28 09:35pm
Mom accused of OVI w/ child in car
A Mentor mom is accused of driving drunk with her child in the car.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Aug 30 08:05am
Man arrested for OVI with family in the car
Solon Police say a 42-year-old man was arrested August 3 just after 10 p.m. after crashing into a tree.
19 Action News Cleveland - Aug 10 01:33pm
Woman Faces Child Endangering Charges After OVI Arrest
A Gahanna woman is charged with child endangering after police allegedly found that her children were home alone when she was arrested for suspected drunken driving.
WCMH Columbus - Aug 22 02:48pm
Man faces felonies in OVI crash and other indictments
A driver faces felony charges for allegedly causing a July 13 crash that injured two people. read more
The Sandusky Register - Aug 09 05:22am
Municipal Court
Municipal CourtCases called Friday includedCriminalNathaniel David Compston, 26, of 2333 Northmoor Drive, criminal trespass, dismissed.
Springfield News-Sun - Sep 05 04:00pm

Top DUI News, Wednesday, Septembers 5th, 2012

Hillsboro man arrested on 10th OWI offense
A rural Hillsboro man has been arrested for what will be his 10th OWI offense.
WEAU Eau Claire - Sep 04 06:57pm
Rural Hillsboro man arrested 11 times for OWI
A rural Hillsboro man has been arrested for the 11th time on suspicion of drunken driving.
WXOW 19 La Crosse - 50 minutes ago
Wisconsin Man arrested 11 times for OWI
A rural Hillsboro man has been arrested for the 11th time on suspicion of drunken driving.
WBAY Green Bay - 50 minutes ago
Davenport woman faces felony OWI charge
A Davenport woman was charged Aug. 31 with third-offense OWI. According to a University of Iowa police complaint, Kimberli Blumer, 48, was charged after security at the UI Hospitals and Clinics saw her attempt to park her vehicle in the parking lot.
The Daily Iowan - Sep 04 12:28am
Chippewa Falls man arrested for 6th OWI
A Chippewa Falls man was arrested for OWI-6th offense Saturday afternoon in the city.
The Chippewa Herald - Sep 02 07:00am
Middleton man arrested for 7th OWI
Middleton police have arrested a man who faces charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated for the 7th time. Jon Vangoethem of Middleton Was arrested Tuesday morning just after 1:30 a.m. According to police, officers were investigating an incident where a person was seen pouring sugar into the gas tank of a vehicle. Soon after, officers arrested Vangoethem on OWI charges. The damage caused ...
WISC-TV Madison - Sep 04 06:00am
Middleton man arrested on 7th OWI charge - WISC-TV Madison
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State Patrol: OWI Suspect Swims Across River to Lose Officer
An Outagamie County man is facing his fourth offense OWI after an officer with the State Patrol says he attempted to stop the man for traffic violation, but the man fled the vehicle and swam across a river to elude law enforcement.
WSAW Wausau - Sep 04 12:55pm
Hit-and-run crashes lead to 6th offense OWI arrest
Several hit-and-run crashes led to the arrest of a Fitchburg man on suspicion of 6th offense operating while intoxicated, according to Madison police. A witness told police they followed a drunken driver Monday evening after the vehicle ran several stop lights along East Washington Avenue, nearly hitting many vehicles. Police stopped the vehicle in the 4300 block of East Washington Avenue ...
WISC-TV Madison - Sep 04 01:00pm
Hit-and-run case leads to 5th OWI offense - WISC-TV Madison
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Hillsboro man arrested on 11th OWI charge
A rural Hillsboro man is facing charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated for the 11th time.
WKBT La Crosse - Sep 04 02:45pm
Bloomer man charged with 4th OWI
A Bloomer man is being charged with OWI-4th offense after witnesses saw him driving his vehicle around a field and along a roadway near his home.
The Chippewa Herald - Aug 22 02:23pm

Top DUI News, Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

DWI charge follows near-miss with cruiser
NIAGARA FALLS - Almost colliding head-on with a police cruiser, a vehicle driven by a drunken driver smashed into another vehicle early Saturday, police said.
The Buffalo News - Sep 03 09:23pm
Cops: East End Stop DWI checkpoints lead to eight arrests
Eight people, including two Southold Town residents, were arrested after being stopped at East End Stop DWI Task Force check points Saturday night and early Sunday morning, Southold Town police said. According to a police press release, the following drivers were arrested: '€¢ Philip B. McQueen, 25, of Chalfront, Pa. was charged with DWI. '€¢ [...]
The Suffolk Times - Sep 02 09:06am
Paroled during life sentence, frequent DWI offender does it again
WAXAHACHIE '€“ An Ellis County man who was paroled while serving a life sentence for driving while intoxicated was convicted Thursday for doing it again. Blas Hernandez Jr., 52, served 11 years on a life sentence levied against him in 1997 for having three or more DWI convictions. Then on Nov. 1, 2011, Hernandez Jr. was pulled over in the 700 block of Main Street when officers saw him driving a ...
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth - Aug 31 11:00am
Teen charged with DWI after crashing car into W. Main St. building
A Rochester teen has been charged with DWI after she crashed her car into a building on West Main Street early Sunday morning. ..
News 10 NBC Rochester - Sep 02 11:44am
Tylar Brumfield charged with DWI after crash... - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
2 Charged With DWI Crashes in Hamptons - Long Island Press
Genesee County man charged with felony DWI - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
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DWI and other charges lodged in crash, near-miss
NIAGARA FALLS - Almost colliding head-on with a police cruiser, a vehicle driven by a drunken driver smashed into another vehicle early Saturday, police said.
The Buffalo News - Sep 02 06:20am
Tylar Brumfield charged with DWI after crashing into building
The Rochester teen lost control of a car on West Main Street in Rochester early Sunday, injuring herself and a passenger.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Sep 03 06:14pm
New Braunfels DWI crash kills 61-yr-old
A 28-year-old is facing three separate charges in an alleged drunken driving wreck involving three cars in New Braunfels that sent several people to the hospital. One of the victims died Monday from her injuries.
KXAN 36 Austin - Sep 03 10:54am
Suspects escape DWI indictments
Two DWI suspects, cited in unrelated cases, will not be prosecuted on after a Terrebonne grand jury declined to indict them, an assistant district attorney said.
The Houma Courier - Aug 17 08:48am
Man Hits Traffic Light, Arrested for DWI
New for this morning. A man was arrested after shearing off a traffic light in Downtown Sioux Falls. Police got a call at about 12:30 Tuesday morning that someone was falling down while trying to fill More >>
KSFY Sioux Falls - 2 hours, 45 minutes ago
Woman Charged With DWI in West Main St. Crash
A Rochester woman has been charged for DWI after she crashed her car into a building over the weekend.
WROC Rochester - Sep 02 07:34am

Top DUI News, Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Prominent lawyer faces DUI charge
A Rhode Island attorney who represented victims' families and survivors of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people in 2003 has been charged with drunken driving in Newport. Newport police said they stopped 63-year-old city resident Brian Cunha just before 1 a.m. Saturday after he rolled through a stop sign. He was charged with driving under the influence and refused to submit to a chemical test ...
Boston Globe - Sep 02 05:58pm
RI attorney charged with DUI in Newport
A Rhode Island attorney who represented victims' families and survivors of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people in 2003 has been charged with drunken driving in Newport.
Boston Globe - Sep 02 11:58am
Palatine man faces 30 years after seventh DUI arrest
A Palatine man could spend 30 years in prison after he was arrested for the seventh time on DUI charges this week, Cook County prosecutors said today.
Chicago Tribune - Aug 30 01:23pm
Nichkhun Didenda RM12,000 - Malaysian Digest
Juvenile arrested in DUI crash - The Evening Sun
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Police: DUI leaves officer injured, police vehicle totaled
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 News) - Officers involved in a DUI traffic stop early Saturday morning found themselves with another DUI, a totaled vehicle, and an injury.
ABC 4 Salt Lake City - Sep 01 02:48pm
L.A. police union criticizes law firm's 'tactics' after DUI call
A Los Angeles law enforcement association is denouncing the tactics of a law firm that does business with the private investigator who placed a 911 call that resulted in a Costa Mesa councilman being pulled over on suspicion of DUI....
Los Angeles Times - Aug 31 01:14pm
Port Orange man challenges evidence in DUI manslaughter trial
A Port Orange man accused of the DUI deaths of a pair of married bikers during last year's Biketoberfest was successful Thursday in keeping at least one piece of the state's argument out of court.
Daytona Beach News-Journal - Aug 30 09:41pm
D.A. probing 911 DUI call on Costa Mesa councilman
Orange County district attorney's investigators are probing a 911 call that resulted in a Costa Mesa councilman being pulled over by police for suspicion of driving under the influence. A field sobriety test determined that Jim Righeimer was sober. Righeimer,...
Los Angeles Times - Aug 31 11:14am
Gilroy man sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatal DUI crash
A four-time DUI offender and Gilroy man found guilty of murder by a jury in May for a 2009 DUI crash that instantly killed a 6-year-old boy in San Jose was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Frid
The Gilroy Dispatch - Aug 31 05:01pm
Miss Arizona Teen USA Tori Vance Strikes Plea Deal in DUI Case
It's the end of a hot chick saga -- former Miss Arizona Teen USA Tori Vance will NOT do time for her DUI arrest because she just struck a sweet plea deal ... TMZ has learned.We broke the story ... 18-year-old Tori was charged with DUI after she made
TMZ - Sep 02 12:48am
Cinematographer Robert Richardson arrested for DUI -
3rd District Judge Hoff arrested on DUI charges - Idaho Press-Tribune
DUI third offense - WCAX-TV Vermont
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Mom pushing for tougher DUI laws after losing son in crash
A Colorado Springs woman and her husband are fighting for tougher DUI laws in New Mexico after losing their unborn son in a crash with a drunk driver.
FOX21 Colorado Springs - Aug 28 05:36pm
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Stories of the Week

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

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

August 13th - August 19thDWI inmate, 23, dies in Steuben jail

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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