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Top Stories for the Week of April 1st - April 7th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen


Top DUI News, Sunday, April 7th, 2013

DWI report: Driver had prior charges
A D.H. Conley High School student who flipped his vehicle in #an alcohol-related wreck during his senior year in 2009 was charged on March #29 with driving while impaired for the third time.
The Daily Reflector - Apr 07 12:55am
DWI charges for driver after one-car #accident in Winslow
WINSLOW'€”A one car #accident resulted in injuries for two people and DWI charges for the #driver, police said.
Record Breeze - Apr 05 #09:21pm
Longhorns receiver Sanders arrested for #DWI
Texas Longhorns wide receiver #Kendall Sanders was arrested for driving while intoxicated early Saturday #morning, according to Brazos County Sheriff's records
ESPN - Apr 06 09:33pm
DWI checkpoint in Wall yields six #arrests
WALL '€” A Monmouth County DWI Task #Force checkpoint at Route 34 near Lakewood Road Friday night resulted in six #arrests.
Asbury Park Press - Apr 06 #06:17am
Lawyer: Cook intends to plead not #guilty to DWI - Albuquerque #Journal
VIDEO: Ex-city councilor appears to fail sobriety test b... - Albuquerque Journal
Man #arrested on 3rd DWI - KTSM El #Paso
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Mother of victim #in fatal DWI crash talks to KOB
Mother of victim in fatal DWI crash talks to KOB. Read #more at
KOB 4 Albuquerque - Apr 06 #10:08pm
Depardieu misses court date for #DWI charge
PARIS, April 6 (UPI) -- A #drunken driving trial in Paris for French actor Gerard Depardieu was pushed #back for a third time while he works on a movie in New York, his lawyer #said.
UPI - Apr 06 02:33pm
DWI Awards have special meaning
They're #not the Oscars, but an argument can be made for the importance of the #DWI Awards to the residents of Montgomery County.
The Conroe Courier - Mar 27 #09:01pm
Police: Man held on 11th #DWI charge - Santa Fe New #Mexican
Former Chemung legislator charged with #DWI - Elmira #Star-Gazette
Jersey City man #charged with DWI after car hits 8 vehicles in Green... - El Nuevo
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DWI Awards have #special meaning
They're not the Oscars, but #an argument can be made for the importance of the DWI Awards to the #residents of Montgomery County.
The Woodlands #Villager - Mar 27 09:35pm
Law enforcement recognized during #STOP-DWI breakfast
The fifth annual #Herkimer County STOP-DWI Law Enforcement Recognition Breakfast took #place at Herkimer County Community College Tuesday. STOP-DWI #Coordinator Michael Edwards said the program is a way to recognize law #enforcement efforts to reduce and stop drinking and driving accidents. #'€œThrough the program STOP-DWI is promoted by a public information #campaign with efforts in the media and in ...
The #Evening Times - Apr 02 05:44pm
4 charged with DWI in Eastland #checkpoint
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police and #officers from two other area departments made four DWI arrests #overnight at a checkpoint in east Charlotte's Eastland area.
The Charlotte Observer - Apr 04 #05:01am

Top DUI News, Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Utah driver with three DUI arrests in less than 45 hours to be #sentenced
Utah driver with three DUI #arrests in less than 45 hours to be sentenced by Jessica Miller The Salt #Lake Tribune Published Apr 5, 2013 03:45PM MDT A St. George man who was #arrested for three DUIs in less than 45 hours last summer in Cache County #will be sentenced April 29. Daniel Kropf, 42, is facing up to 5 1/2 years of #incarceration for the crimes. As part of a plea deal, Kropf pleaded guilty #...
The Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 05 #02:50pm
DUI checkpoints in Jefferson County adapt to social #media
After word traveled about their locations #through Facebook and Twitter, arrests dropped significantly.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Apr 05 #10:15pm
DUI Suspect Dead After Reported Scuffle #With LAPD Officers
A suspected drunk driver #died after being involved in an alleged fight with police officers in #downtown Los Angeles, according to reports.
CBS 2 Los #Angeles - Apr 05 05:00pm
Attorney: Arizona marijuana DUI law is #'absurd'
Arizona's DUI #laws could be changing if the state Supreme Court agrees to hear a case #about marijuana.
CBS 5 Phoenix - Mar 31 #04:54pm
Drum And Bass DUI: #England's Aaron Cogley 'Intoxicated' By Electronic Music; #Bristol Police Thought He Was 'On ...
Can you get a DUI for being under the influence of #something other than alcohol and drugs? In Bristol, England, that's what #happened to Aaron Cogley, whom police said was so into the drum and bass #music blasting from his car that it caused him to drive erratically. Cogley, #a 25-year-old professional driver, was cutting off motorists and making #sharp turns with such zeal that officers thought he ...
International Business Times - Apr 05 #08:24am
Ex-Falcon Turner agrees to #plea deal in DUI case
Ex-Falcon #Turner agrees to plea deal in DUI case
CBS #Sports - Apr 05 05:38am
DUI suspect in custody after rollover crash in #National City
A DUI suspect is in #custody after a dramatic rollover crash on Interstate 805.
Channel 8 San Diego - Apr 05 06:41am
DUI watch kicked #up
Crime DUI watch kicked up Police #ready for prom with extra patrols. Register Perkins Twp. Apr 4, 2013 Erie County #deputies are using state funds to ramp up patrols in preparation for prom #season. They'll be focusing their efforts on Ohio 4, U.S. 250, Ohio 61 and #Ohio 60. '€œEnforcement emphasis, as always, will be ...
The Sandusky Register - Apr 04 12:56pm
Authorities: Woman injured in DUI crash #dies
A woman whose minivan was struck #Saturday night on Lake Shore Drive by a man now charged with DUI has #died of her injuries, authorities said tonight.
Chicago Tribune - Apr 03 07:33pm
Woman charged with DUI and more
A #26-year-old woman was charged with DUI in the presence of children, possession of oxycodone and tampering with evidence.
The Ocala Star-Banner - Apr 05 #11:51am
Mother charged with DUI with young children in #ca... - FOX30 / CBS47 #Jacksonville
DUI arrest 04.05.13 - Muskogee Phoenix
DUI sobriety checkpoint planned - The News-Press
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Top DUI News, Friday, April 5th, 2013

Depardieu a no-show in court #over drunk driving
PARIS (AP) '€” Gerard #Depardieu again couldn't make it to trial to face drunken driving #charges, but a lawyer for the combative French actor wrested yet another #court date Friday.
Associated #Press via Yahoo! News - 33 minutes ago
Drunk driving arrest made following Oakhurst #accident
Debra K. Wilcox, 50, was arrested #for driving under the influence of alcohol following a single vehicle #accident in Oakhurst. Click to Continue '»
Sierra Star #- Apr 03 04:19pm
Man arrested in hospital on drunk-driving #charges
WORCESTER - A city man injured when #the car he was driving flipped end-over-end and crashed on Providence #Street Tuesday morning was arrested on drunken driving charges for #the third time after police said they could smell alcohol on his breath even #after he was taken to the hospital.
Worcester #Telegram & Gazette - Apr 03 01:52am
Man arrested in Sonora on suspicion of drunk #driving
A man Sonora police say had #four prior driving under the influence convictions was arrested again #Monday on suspicion of the same crime.
Modesto Bee - #Apr 03 11:04am
Worcester man arrested in hospital on drunk driving #charges
WORCESTER - A city man injured in a #car crash on Providence Street Tuesday morning was arrested on drunken #driving charges for the third time after police said they could smell #alcohol on his breath even after he was taken to the hospital.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Apr 03 #01:34am
Drunk Driving Suspected In Fatal Hanford #Crash
A Bakersfield man was arrested for #allegedly driving drunk in a rollover crash in Hanford that #killed a passenger, the California Highway Patrol said.
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley - Apr 02 #04:36pm
Juhu #drunk-driving victim out of vegetative #state
Priyanka Rai, the girl who was #reduced to a vegetative state after being involved in a #drunk-driving mishap in Juhu last year, is learning to live #again.
The Times of India - Apr 04 #04:49pm
Worcester man arrested in hospital on #drunk driving charges
WORCESTER - A #city man injured in a car crash on Providence Street Tuesday morning was #arrested on drunken driving charges for the third time after police #said they could smell alcohol on his breath even after he was taken to the #hospital.
Worcester Telegram & #Gazette - Apr 02 01:05pm
Kokomo couple killed in suspected #drunk driving accident - FOX 59 #Indianapolis
Driving High: When are #you impaired? - KRDO Colorado #Springs
Drunk #P-plater caught at 185 km/h -
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Port Chester man arrested #for driving without interlock device, license
A 30-year-old Port Chester man was arrested in Eastchester for #driving without a license, which was revoked due to a drunk #driving conviction, town police said.
The #Journal News - Apr 04 06:53am
5 People Killed In Alleged Drunk Driving Crash Identified, #Driver Charged [UPDATED]
The five Southern #California residents killed in an alleged drunk driving crash #in Nevada Saturday morning have been identified by coroners in southern #Nevada. [ more 'ۼ ]
Last - Apr 01 #10:23am

Top DUI News, Thursday, April 4th, 2013

After OVI #spike, number of drunk driving arrests in Northeast Ohio stays #steady
A change in Ohio law 10 years ago #most likely caused a spike in OVI arrests, but since the change, the #number of citations has held fairly steady in the area.
The News-Herald - Mar 27 09:11pm
OVI checkpoint Friday in Mt. Auburn
Thirty seven OVI-related crashes, including one that #resulted in a death, have occurred in the area of the checkpoint since #January 1, 2012.
FOX 19 Cincinnati - Mar 22 #04:53am
Jackson man arrested on 9th OVI
Jackson man arrested for his ninth OVI had a blood #alcohol level of .223 percent.
The Canton Repository #- Mar 24 04:01pm
OVI checkpoint in Harrison tonight
The Ohio State Highway Patrol will be holding an OVI #checkpoint around Harrison Avenue near Kilby Road.
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Mar 23 #06:15am
Police plan OVI checkpoint on Harrison #Ave.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol #announced that an OVI checkpoint will be held Saturday evening at #10:00 p.m. on Harrison Avenue near Kilby Road.
FOX 19 #Cincinnati - Mar 23 12:12pm
OVI checkpoint set for Friday evening #in Stark County
The Ohio Highway Patrol's Canton Post has announced there will be an OVI checkpoint in Stark #County Friday evening, though it did not specify the location of the #checkpoint. That information will be released Friday.
The Canton Repository - Mar 14 08:01am
#Municipal Court
CASES CALLED TUESDAY #INCLUDED: Darryl Anthony Jackson Jr., 23, of 918 Clifton Ave., aggravated #burglary, felonious assault/weapon, abduction, disrupting public service, #dismissed. Christopher Lee Jones, 38, address unknown, robbery, dismissed. #Christopher D. McIntosh, 29, of Miami Twp., OVI amended to physical #control, guilty, three days jail with three days suspended, 12 months license ...
Springfield News-Sun - Mar 27 #12:17pm
OVI suspect injured, tried to flee crash
Police are investigating a single-vehicle crash in which the #driver was injured and possibly driving while intoxicated this afternoon on #Oakridge Drive near Circle Road. Emergency crews responded at approximately #6 p.m. The male driver was traveling east on Oakridge and struck a pole, #then attempted to drive away, according to Dayton police Sgt. Mark Spiers. #The Chevrolet mid-size sedan was ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton #- Mar 20 04:02pm
New Judge #Assigned to Reed OVI Case
CLEVELAND, #Ohio '€” Willoughby Judge Larry Allen has been appointed as visiting judge to #preside over the OVI case involving...
FOX 8 #Cleveland - Mar 25 01:32pm
#Municipal Court
CASES CALLED FRIDAY #INCLUDED: Hugh Richard Hupman Jr., 58, of 4736 Ashley Ct., OVI, #guilty, 90 days jail, credit for time served, 12 months license #suspension, suspend jail balance upon payment of fine and costs, fined $375; #open container/vehicle, guilty, fined $50; failure to control, open #container/vehicle, OVI, dismissed. Joshua W. Osborne, 23, of 5587 #Dayton Springfield Road ...
Springfield News-Sun - #Mar 25 11:52am

Top DUI News, Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Court log
Anthony S. Crump, #34, Fairfield, public intoxication - $65 fine plus court costs and #surcharges. Joshua Anthony VanCamp, 26, New London, operating #while intoxicated, second offense '€“ 30 days in jail, must #complete a course for drinking drivers, must complete a substance abuse #evaluation and any recommended treatment programs, $1,875 fine plus court #costs and surcharges. Heather Ann Freeman, 19 ...
Mt. Pleasant News - Apr 02 #12:39pm
Suspect in #court after pedestrians hit - South Bend #Tribune
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Felch driver arrested after chase
By NIKKI YOUNK #Staff Writer IRON MOUNTAIN - A Felch man was arrested for fleeing and #eluding and operating while intoxicated on Thursday #night following a vehicle chase in northern Dickinson County. Lt.
The Iron Mountain Daily News - Mar 30 #11:28am
Rockland police, fire #records
DWI arrest: Michael J. McDevitt, #28, of Stony Point was charged with misdemeanor counts of driving #while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a #blood-alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent, the Rockland County Sheriff's Office said.
The Journal News - Apr 01 #09:44pm
#Rochester Hills woman charged in DUI had license suspended 24 #times
A woman arrested Sunday for driving #while impaired could face multiple charges after it was discovered #she was driving on a license that had been suspended 24 separate #times.
Detroit News - Apr 03 #01:46am
Court log
Douglas Steen #McIntyre, 22, Wayland, no valid drivers license '€“ two days in jail less #credit for time already earned. Cindy Michele Rohde, 51, Olds, #operating while intoxicated, first offense '€“ two days #in jail with credit for time already served, shall complete course for #drinking drivers, $1,250 fine plus court costs and surcharges. Thomas Justin #Smock, 30, Fairfield, fifth degree theft '€“ two ...
Mt. Pleasant News - Apr 01 #11:18am
Calhoun County Circuit Court sentencings - Battle Creek #Enquirer
Court - The Fairfield #Ledger
McConnell headed to circuit court in traffic #death - The Hillsdale Daily News
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Vehicle strikes Riverside City Hall
RIVERSIDE (GTNS) '€” A Riverside resident was arrested for #operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, which #allegedly hit Riverside City Hall early Friday morning. Washington County #Sheriff Jerry Dunbar said the Washington County Communications Center had #received a call at about 1:45 a.m. today reporting a vehicle had hit the #city hall. The caller had turned in the license plate number. A #...
The Fairfield Ledger - Apr 01 #12:13pm
Rochester Hills woman with 24 license #suspensions accused of drunken driving
A Rochester Hills #woman with 24 past license suspensions is facing major court problems after #being arraigned for drunken driving Monday.
The Oakland Press - Apr 03 01:51am
Attorney challenges breath test #results
MICHIGAN CITY '€” Local attorney Scott Pejic has filed motions with the court challenging the results of #breath tests given to some of his clients accused of operating a #vehicle while intoxicated.
The Michigan #City News-Dispatch - Apr 02 04:19pm
Police #
Operating while #intoxicated: Deputies arrested a 25-year-old Stevens Point man on #charges of operating while intoxicated on Highway 54 in #Plover at 3:55 a.m. Saturday.
Stevens Point Journal - #Apr 02 01:52am
Woman with suspended license #gets DUI
A Rochester Hills woman was #arraigned Monday afternoon on charges alleging she crashed into a car #while she was high on a substance in Troy.
WXYZ-TV Detroit - Apr 02 #03:13pm

Top DUI News, Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Kent County deputy pleads guilty to OWI
A Kent County deputy who helped rescue a family from an #apartment fire has pleaded guilty to operating while #impaired.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Mar 20 #07:38pm
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 blood alcohol level was 0.08 percent...
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Mar 29 #11:16am
Mom #arraigned, accused of impaired driving with youngsters in #car
Chesterfield Township '€” A Lenox #Township woman was arraigned Monday, accused of possession of narcotics and #driving while impaired with her two young children in the back #seat, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.
Detroit News - Mar 18 06:11pm
Mom #arraigned, accused of impaired driving with youngsters in #car
Chesterfield Township '€” A Lenox #Township woman was arraigned Monday, accused of possession of narcotics and #driving while impaired with her two young children in the back #seat, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.
Detroit News - Mar 18 06:15pm
Newport News police to boost DUI patrols Friday #and Saturday nights
Police will enhance #patrols Friday and Saturday nights in areas where motorists are more likely #to be operating their vehicles while impaired by #alcohol or drugs, according to a news release.
Daily #Press - Mar 14 06:36pm
Driver crashes into garbage cans, arrested for drug use, #police say
A 29-year-old Madison man was #arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly crashing into garbage cans #on the East Side and fleeing the scene, telling police he had taken #methadone earlier in the night, police reported.
Wisconsin State Journal - Apr 01 #11:45am
Rockland police, fire #records
DWI arrest: Michael J. McDevitt, #28, of Stony Point was charged with misdemeanor counts of driving #while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a #blood-alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent, the Rockland County Sheriff's Office said.
The Journal News - Apr 01 #09:44pm
County commissioner sentenced for drunken #driving
CADILLAC '€” Alan Devereaux, 50, of #Cadillac pleaded guilty to operating while visibly #impaired, was fined $785, and was placed on probation for three #months, according to court records.
Cadillac News - #Mar 11 05:16am
18 charged with drunken #or drugged driving
Troopers charged 18 #motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and #investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
The Journal News - Apr 01 08:17am
#Arrest made in Sunday crash in Waterloo
WATERLOO, Iowa --- #A Waterloo woman has been arrested for alleged impaired driving #following a Sunday afternoon crash that sent one person to the #hospital.
Waterloo-Cedar Falls #Courier - 2 hours, 55 minutes ago

Top DUI News, Monday, April 1st, 2013

Mom #arraigned, accused of impaired driving with youngsters in #car
Chesterfield Township '€” A Lenox #Township woman was arraigned Monday, accused of possession of narcotics and #driving while impaired with her two young children in #the back seat, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.
Detroit News - Mar 18 06:15pm
Mom #arraigned, accused of impaired driving with youngsters in #car
Chesterfield Township '€” A Lenox #Township woman was arraigned Monday, accused of possession of narcotics and #driving while impaired with her two young children in #the back seat, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.
Detroit News - Mar 18 06:11pm
DWI report: Driver has pending charge
A driver stopped on March 22 and charged by police with #driving while impaired allegedly was behind the wheel #during an October alcohol-related hit-and-run, court records #indicate.
The Daily Reflector - Mar 31 #12:56am
Grandmaison found guilty of impaired #driving causing death, injury
A #judge has found Yvan Grandmaison guilty of driving while #impaired, causing death and injury, after he hit an elderly couple #out for an evening stroll in Dollard des Ormeaux last year.
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Mar 26 #05:37pm
#Bronx assistant district attorney acquitted of driving while #impaired
A former Bronx assistant #district attorney was quickly acquitted today of driving while #impaired. It took a Manhattan jury only 15 minutes to clear the name #of Rafael Urena, 27, said his lawyer, Steven Epstein. Urena had blown a .081 #in a breath test -- just over the limit for...
New #York Post - Mar 04 04:37pm
Forsyth County police issue 31 DWI citations in state #crackdown
FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. '€” Law #enforcement officers in Forsyth County issued 31 citations for #driving while impaired over the weekend...
FOX 8 WGHP - Mar 23 10:45am
DWI report: Driver has pending charges
A student charged on March 13 with driving while #impaired has several pending alcohol-related charges, court records #show. Hunter Randolf Dalton, 20, was stopped at 1:52 a.m. on Reade Street #near First Street by East Carolina University police.
The Daily Reflector - Mar 24 01:12am
Grandmaison #guilty of impaired driving causing death
A Dollard des Ormeaux man has been found guilty of #impaired driving causing death and injury when he drove his #car into an elderly couple last year.
Montreal #Gazette - Mar 26 02:55pm
Man jailed for driving #ride-on lawnmower while impaired
BRANDON -- A man with a history of drunk driving has #been jailed for driving a ride-on lawnmower along a city street #while impaired. The man mistakenly believed that #impaired- driving laws don't apply to riding lawnmowers, #court heard. Judge Shauna Hewitt-Michta, however, said the issue #wasn't
Brandon Sun - Mar 05 #06:40am
Sun Valley pursuit of female DUI suspect ends in #freeway crash
SUN VALLEY - The three-minute #pursuit of a woman suspected of driving while impaired #ended when the woman's car struck two concrete barriers in a #construction zone on the Hollywood (170) Freeway in Sun Valley, a Los #Angeles police official said today.
Los Angeles Daily #News - Mar 25 06:34am

Stories of the Week

March 25th - March 31stDWI activist to DWI suspect

March 18th - March 24thCounty commissioner sentenced for drunken driving

March 11th - March 17thWoman accused of impersonating sister during OWI arrest

March 4th - March 10thColorado Explores the Cloudy Future of Driving While High

February 25th - March 3rdUtah trooper accused of making bogus DUI arrests

February 18th - February 24thOVI Driver, Beer Supplier Each Charged In Athens OVI Crash

February 11th - February 17thMerrimack police arrest man for allegedly being too impaired to navigate drive-thru

February 4th - February 10thDrunk man charged drunk driving inside FL Walmart

January 28ty - February 3rdColo. offense can't be used to enhance Neb. DUI sentence

January 21st - January 27thMan charged with 11th OWI uses insanity plea

January 14th - January 20thDenver police officer charged with DUI hired despite prior conviction

January 7th - January 13thDepardieu Blows Off Prosecutor, Will Stand Trial for Drunk Driving

December 31st - January 6thOver 800 booked in Mumbai for drunk driving

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