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DUI News for the Week of September 17th - September 23rd in the year Two Thousand and Twelve


Top DUI News, Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

Cambridge police: #Drunk driver hits bicyclist
Police arrested #a Hyde Park man on charges of operating a car under the #influence of alcohol after he reportedly hit a bicyclist riding in #the same lane.
Cambridge Chronicle & Cambridge #Tab - Sep 22 04:11pm
KU notebook: Sims runs for 91 yards #in return
It was not the result #James Sims wanted for his return to the field. But for a few hours, #he was finally playing again. Sims, a junior running back who served a #three-game suspension after being cited for operating a vehicle #under the influence last spring, finished with 91 yards #in 18 carries in his season debut.
The Kansas City #Star - Sep 22 06:44pm
Woman Charged with DWI Under Leandra's #Law
A Canandaigua woman was arrested for a #felony DWI Friday evening.
WROC Rochester - Sep 22 #08:38am
Friday afternoon traffic stop ends with OUI #arrest
KITTERY, Maine '€” A Virginia man is #facing charges of operating under the influence #after a traffic stop in town Friday afternoon.
Portsmouth Herald - Sep 08 11:13pm
Boyceville man arrested for OWI '€” sixth #offense
Joseph A. Lynum, 38, of Boyceville, #was arrested Sept. 16, at 3:26 p.m. by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau #Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the #influence. This was Lynum'€™s sixth offense.
Dunn County News - Sep 17 11:46am
Plain trustee charged with #OVI
Plain Township Trustee Scott Haws was charged #with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs #early Saturday.
The Canton #Repository - Sep 10 07:42pm
Darien PD: Grandfather charged with risk of #injury - Darien News-Review
#all 2 news articles
Police: OUI suspect urinates on cruiser, #arrested
A Portland man bailed out of #the Cumberland County jail on Monday night after his arrest on #the charges operating under the influence #and indecent conduct. Remus Opi, 54, of Portland, was released after $3,500 #unsecured bail was posted, a Cumberland County jail corrections officer #said. Opi was arrested early Sunday evening in the area of Cumberland #Avenue after police had received a call about ...
WMTW Portland - Aug 28 11:00am
OUI suspect urinates on Portland cruiser, #arrested
A Portland man bailed out of #the Cumberland County jail on Monday night after his arrest on #the charges operating under the influence #and indecent conduct. Remus Opi, 54, of Portland, was released after $3,500 #unsecured bail was posted, a Cumberland County jail corrections officer #said. Opi was arrested early Sunday evening in the area of Cumberland #Avenue after police had received a call about ...
WMTW Portland - Aug 27 08:00pm
Man Steals Car After Hitting Victim With Pillow: #Cops
Police said the suspect was #under the influence of something when they later found #him.
NBC Connecticut - Sep 20 #12:00pm
Police: Man crashes car, bites #nurse - News Channel 5 Cleveland
#all 2 news articles
Woman dies in head-on crash, #second driver arrested
One person has died #and another is under arrest in a late-night crash ...
NBC 10 Providence - Sep 21 #10:49am

Top DUI News, Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

Federal judge from Avon gets OVI #in Bay Village (with 911 audio)
BAY VILLAGE #'€“ U.S. Adminstrative Law Judge Michael Bartko was arrested for drunk driving #after someone called 911 to report he was driving "erratically."
The Morning Journal - Sep 19 06:33am
Federal judge charged with OVI: #Bartko arrested after caller reports "erratic" driving (with 911 #call)
BAY VILLAGE '€” Federal Judge Michael #Bartko was arrested Sept. 16 for drunken driving after a 911 caller to Bay #Village police reported someone driving '€œerratically.'€
The Morning Journal - Sep 19 11:50pm
Plain trustee charged with #OVI
Plain Township Trustee Scott #Haws was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs early #Saturday.
The Canton Repository - Sep 10 #07:42pm
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
Cops: Mom drove drunk w/ son in #car
A mother from Lorain with four prior #drunken driving convictions was arrested on OVI charges with her #young son in the car last week.
News Channel 5 #Cleveland - Sep 18 01:47pm
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
Driver arrested for OVI after #crash
According to police, just before 2 #a.m. a vehicle veered off the side of the road on I-675 and slammed into a #light pole.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Sep 16 #09:17am
Deputy charged with OVI, placed on #leave
An Ashtabula County Sheriff's #deputy is on administrative leave after he was charged with drunken driving #over the weekend.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Sep 11 #10:33am
OVI suspect charged for #ex-cop's death
Christopher Stewart, 48, #faces charges of aggravated vehicular homicide and OVI.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Sep 11 05:47pm
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

Top DUI News, Friday, September 21st, 2012

Police: Teens #injured in OWI crash
Two Madison #teenagers were injured when a car left a road on the city's southwest side #and struck a tree Wednesday, according to Madison police. Police were called #to Midtown Road and South Gammon Road at 12:03 a.m. The driver of the car, #Collin R. Switzky, 19, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. He was #arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing #injury and ...
WISC-TV Madison - Sep 20 #10:49am
Man charged with fifth OWI in Cadott #stop
A Wausau man who was arrested after #almost striking a police squad car has been charged with OWI-5th #offense.
The Chippewa Herald - Sep 20 #04:30pm
Four OWI arrests in Lake Hallie over #Labor Day weekend
As Lake Hallie Police #Chief Cal Smokowicz notes, Labor Day weekend produced an unusually high #number of OWI arrests in the village.
The #Chippewa Herald - Sep 06 02:23pm
Fruitport Twp fire #capt. faces 3rd OWI
A Fruitport #Township fire captain could spend five years behind bars if convicted of his #third drunk driving charge.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - #Sep 19 06:46pm
OWI driver in fatal Beltrami #Co. crash sentenced
A Bemidji man says his #alcohol relapse resulted in a fatal crash that killed one person and #severely injured another.
KTTC Rochester - Sep 11 #11:04am
Deputies: OWI #crash injures 2
A single vehicle rollover #crash in rural Dane County early Saturday morning injures two people, and #Dane County Sheriff'€™s officials believe alcohol might have been a factor. #Deputies responded to Schumacher Road, just north of East Street in Vienna #Township at about 3:20 a.m. for a report of a rollover crash. Investigators #said Cory C. Anderson, 21, of Waunakee, was traveling north on Schumacher #...
WISC-TV Madison - Sep 17 #08:19am
Tomah man #arrested on 10th OWI charge
The #Wisconsin State Patrol said it has arrested a man on a charge of #10th-offense operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
WKBT La Crosse - Sep 19 06:39am
Suspect arrested for 5th OWI after #crashing through guardrail in Caledonia
A #44-year-old man from Franksville has been arrested for his 5th OWI #following a crash through a guardrail in Calenodia. Caledonia police found #the suspect's vehicle crashed in the front yard of a home near Highway G #and Highway H.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Sep #17 09:36pm
Middleton man arrested for 7th OWI - WISC-TV Madison
Middleton man arrested on 7th OWI #charge - WISC-TV Madison
all 6 news #articles'€¦
OWI ARREST: SEP Activities Director #Charged
Southeast Polk School #District's activities director is on administrative leave after being #arrested Saturday for allegedly driving drunk.
WHO-TV #13 Des Moines - Sep 17 10:09am
Teen charged with OWI survives after crash splits car #in half
An Adams County teenager survived #after crashing her car into a tree, which split the vehicle in #half.
FOX 59 Indianapolis - Sep 18 #01:40pm

Top DUI News, Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Sheriff's Office puts DWI-related #impounded cars on auction block
Santa Fe #County officials hope 23 cars in the county's DWI impound lot will #find new homes this weekend.
Santa Fe New Mexican - #Sep 19 10:43pm
Sheriff and deputies not allowed to make DWI #arrests
One might think it would certainly #make the DWI fight a lot tougher. KOB Eyewitness News 4 has been told #that the entire Mora County Sheriff's Department cannot make DWI #arrests right now.
KOB 4 Albuquerque - Sep 18 #09:43pm
Repeat DWI Offender Back In #Jail
A Plymouth woman who served a year in #jail in a deadly hit-and-run crash is back in jail Thursday morning for #probable cause DWI.
CBS Minnesota - 13 minutes #ago
NYC woman: I #covered for boyfriend in DWI
RIVERHEAD, N.Y., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- A young woman was prepared #to take the fall for a drunken car crash until her ex-boyfriend reneged on a #promise to pay her expenses, the New York Post reports.
UPI - Sep 19 07:20pm
Shock "swap" in LI crash
The #Brooklyn hipster charged with DWI after slamming a Mercedes through a #Long Island home in May was not behind the wheel '€” her sneaky boyfriend was, #sources said yesterday. The allegation came to light when she spoke to cops #after the real driver reneged on his promises to pay for...
New York Post - Sep 18 11:37pm
Gal #wasn't behind wheel when car went THROUGH LI house -- boyfriend #was
The young Brooklyn hipster who was #charged in May with DWI after slamming a Mercedes Benz through an #elderly woman's Long Island home was actually not behind the wheel '€“ her #boyfriend was, sources said. Dan Sajewski, 23, was arrested today and #charged with DWI because he ``was driving and...
New York Post - Sep 18 04:05pm
Woman charged with felony DWI #under Leandra's Law
Kizzie Ford, of #Rochester, is charged with DWI, aggravated unlicensed operation of a #motor vehicle, aggravated DWI (Leandra's Law), endangering the #welfare of a child and having improper child restraints.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - Sep 17 #12:30pm
Driver accused of DWI, talking on #phone
A Cheektowaga man is accused of #driving drunk while speeding and talking on his mobile phone.
WIVB Buffalo - Sep 19 07:03am
Police Jury hires worker with prior felony #DWI
Despite a longstanding, #unwritten policy not to hire people with a felony record, the Ouachita #Parish Police Jury has hired an animal control worker who has a felony #DWI conviction.
The News-Star - Sep 19 #11:17pm
LI punk held without bail for May 28 crash that #destroyed elderly woman's home
The #sneaky punk who conned his drunk and coked-up girlfriend into taking the #DWI rap for crashing through, and trashing, a Long Island home in his #mom'€™s Mercedes convertible, was finally charged today with the May 28 crash #and ordered held without bail. Suffolk DA Tom Spota said Dan...
New York Post - Sep 19 10:51am

Top DUI News, Wednesday, Septembers 19th, 2012

NFL roundup: #Falcons' Turner charged with DUI
Falcons running back Michael Turner was charged with #DUI in early Tuesday, hours after helping Atlanta to a victory over #the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football.
The #SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports - Sep 18 04:20pm
Falcons Turner charged with #DUI
Falcons running back Michael #Turner was charged with DUI in early Tuesday, hours after helping #Atlanta to a victory over the Denver Broncos on Monday Night #Football.
The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports - Sep #18 07:30am
Turner's DUI, #other injuries concern Falcons
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. #(AP) -- Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith had plenty of concerns following #his team's late-night victory over Denver.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - #Sep 18 04:34pm
Mark Grace DUI: Felony charge #possible
Police have confirmed that they #are seeking aggravated DUI charges against Arizona Diamondbacks #broadcaster Mark Grace.
KTVK 3TV Phoenix - Sep 18 #09:03am
North Bay Man Arrested For #4th DUI Since 2005
Silvestre #Resendiz-Resendiz, 31, of San Rafael, was booked on felony DUI #charges Sunday after being arrested for driving under the influence for the #fourth time since 2005, according to the California Highway #Patrol.
CBS San Francisco - Sep 18 #12:06am
Two-time DUI offender suspected of a #third
A twice-convicted DUI motorist #was arrested Monday on Highway 101 in Santa Rosa on suspicion of drunken #driving and other violations.
The Santa Rosa Press #Democrat - Sep 18 10:03pm
Michael Turner Arrested for DUI Following #Falcons Victory: Fan'€™s Take
Michael Turner #hasn't exactly had the best start to a season so far in 2012. He was #limited to just 11 carries in the opening week and while he followed that up #with a 42 yard, one touchdown performance on Monday night against the Denver #Broncos, things will be getting a little more difficult for the nine year #pro. Early Tuesday morning, Turner was arrested and charged with DUI #and speeding.
Yahoo! Contributor #Network via Yahoo! Sports - Sep 18 04:57pm
Atlanta Falcon #Michael Turner Arrested for DUI - US #News & World Report
Falcons and former NIU star Turner arrested on #DUI charge - Chicago #Tribune
Atlanta Falcons star charged with DUI hours #after game - Fox News
#all 164 news articles
DUI suspect charged in hit and #run
Police have arrested a 40-year-old man #on DUI charges after officers say he struck a bicyclist in Virginia #Beach and then fled the scene.
WAVY TV 10 Portsmouth #- Sep 18 06:13am
Michael Turner, Atlanta Falcons RB, arrested on DUI #charge
Atlanta Falcons running back Michael #Turner was arrested on DUI and speeding charges Tuesday morning #Gwinnett Count (Ga.), Cpl. Edwin Ritter told and NFL #Network. - Sep 18 #05:26am
Tougher DUI Penalties Look to Stop #Offenders
One state senator says Nevada has #come long way when it comes to punishment of DUI #offenders.
KLAS Las Vegas - Sep 17 #11:10pm

Top DUI News, Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

Rapper dies in crash after drunk driving #boast
Ervin McKinness, a 21-year-old #aspiring rapper, tweeted about driving drunk minutes before #dying in a one-car crash that killed four others and himself.
MSNBC - Sep 14 07:52am
Man Charged #With Drunk Driving In Fatal Morrissey Boulevard #Crash
Police say Michael Ahern was #driving drunk on Morrissey Boulevard last Friday when he #struck 63-year-old Doan Bui riding his bike.
CBS #Boston - Sep 17 06:47am
Akron high school teacher was driving drunk with loaded #gun, Jackson Twp. police say
Jackson Twp. #police arrested an Akron high school teacher who they say was driving #drunk with a loaded gun
The Canton Repository #- Sep 15 07:30am
Man charged in deadly drunk driving #crash
A 67-year-old man faces nine felonies for #allegedly driving drunk and causing a crash that killed his #wife and another woman and injured six others in Chippewa #County.
620 WTMJ Milwaukee - Sep 17 #05:07am
Area #Teacher Gets Probation In DUI Crash - KAKE #Wichita
Four injured, one DUI arrest in Mendocino #crash - The Willits News
Half of crash drivers on drugs - study - #3news
all 4 news #articles'€¦
Okotoks man admits drunk driving caused #passenger's death
Okotoks residents #contribute to a memorial erected for a Quebec woman killed in a drunk #driving crash last year.
Okotoks Western Wheel #- Sep 07 01:08am
Avon man facing #fourth drunk driving charge after Stoughton #arrest
An Avon man is facing his fourth #drunk driving charge after being arrested in Stoughton #Tuesday.
Avon Messenger - Sep 12 #08:37am
Andhra minister's son caught #driving drunk
Hyderabad, Sep #15 (IANS) Son of a cabinet minister in Andhra Pradesh was caught Saturday by #police while driving his vehicle in an inebriated #condition.
IANS India Private Limited via Yahoo! #India News - Sep 15 02:25am
Repeat offender found asleep at the wheel in West #Plymouth
Police charged a Carver man as a #repeat drunk driving offender Sunday after finding himself #asleep at the wheel of his vehicle in West Plymouth.
Old Colony Memorial & Plymouth Bulletin - Sep 17 #01:17pm
Drunk driving arrest vary among Michigan #police agencies
A news organization has #found wide variations in the rates of drunken driving arrests among #...
ClickOnDetroit - Sep 10 #05:14pm
Drunk-driving charges filed against archbishop-elect of San #Francisco
San Diego prosecutors filed #charges Friday against the Roman Catholic archbishop-elect of San Francisco #following a drunk-driving arrest in San Diego last #week.
Los Angeles Times - Aug 31 #04:15pm

Top DUI News, Monday, September 17th, 2012

Phillipsburg man charged with #DWI, drug offenses after Clinton Twp. accident
Clinton Twp. Police Department A Phillipsburg man was charged #with being driving while intoxicated and other #offenses, after a two-car accident in Clinton Township on Tuesday, Sept. 11, #around 5:30 p.m. Patrolman David Formalarie was dispatched to the #intersection of...
The Warren Reporter - Sep 15 #01:56pm
Clinton Twp. police #charge Phillipsburg man with DWI, drug offenses after #accident
Clinton Twp. Police Department A #Phillipsburg man was charged with being driving while #intoxicated and other offenses, after a two-car accident in Clinton #Township on Tuesday, Sept. 11, around 5:30 p.m. Patrolman David Formalarie #was dispatched to the intersection of...
Hunterdon #County Democrat - Sep 15 02:03pm
Barnett man injured in #crash, charged with DWI
A Barnett man was #charged with driving while intoxicated after he was #seriously injured in an accident at 11:25 p.m. Thursday in Morgan #County.
Sedalia Democrat - Sep 16 #07:51am
Huntsville Drunken #Driver Gets Prison Sentence After 4 Probations
A man who received probation four times for driving #while intoxicated while living in the state of #Washington has received a four-year prison term after he was pulled over and #his blood-alcohol level was found more than three times over the Texas legal #limit.
KBTX 3 Bryan - College Station - Sep 16 #09:31pm
Amanda #Bynes Involved in Fender Bender While Driving on Suspended #License
Troubled actress Amanda Bynes, who #was arrested last week for DUI, is seen driving on the curb by the #Chateau Marmont while also texting on her phone as she drove to #Greystone Manor in Los Angeles. It is illegal to use your mobile phone for #texting while driving in California. (Source: more pics '» Amanda Bynes covers up. (TMZ) Amanda Bynes #doesn't seem to be paying much ...
Zimbio - Sep #14 04:31pm
Drunken driver gets prison after 4 probations
A #man who received probation four times for driving while #intoxicated while living in the state of Washington has #received a four-year prison term after he was pulled over and his #blood-alcohol level was found more than three times over the Texas legal #limit.
Seattle Times - Sep 15 #03:58pm
Conroe drunken driver gets prison after 4 probations - KHOU 11 Houston
all 5 news #articles'€¦
Plain Township trustee denies #driving drunk
Plain Township Trustee #Scott M. Haws is denying that he was driving while #intoxicated when stopped by North Canton police early Saturday #morning.
The Canton Repository - Sep 11 #10:41am
Man sent to prison for drunken #driving
A man was sentenced to #prison and permanently lost his driver's license for repeatedly #driving while intoxicated.
The #Findlay Courier - Sep 12 09:17pm
ETX man #arrested after fleeing police and driving while #intoxicated
An East Texas man was #arrested early Sunday morning after police say he hit a utility pole and #attempted to flee police.
KLTV 7 Tyler - Sep 16 #10:07am
8 arrested at east-central Fresno DUI #checkpoint
Police arrested eight people on #suspicion of driving while intoxicated at a sobriety #checkpoint in e
The Fresno Bee - Sep 15 #12:38pm

Stories of the Week

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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