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Top Stories for the Week of April 8th - April 14th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, April 14th, 2013

Top DUI News, Sunday, April 14th, 2013
#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 10 #08:55pm
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.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Apr 12 #12:46pm
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
Campbellton man faces #impaired driving charges
A man from #the Notre Dame Bay town is facing a charge of impaired driving after #landing his vehicle in a ditch in a nearby community.
CBC Newfoundland and Labrador - Apr 10 #07:45am
Man gets 16 years for OWI #fatality
LAPORTE '€” A Michigan City who was #driving impaired received a 16-year sentence Thursday afternoon for #killing a woman and seriously injuring two children in a motor vehicle #crash.
22 WSBT South Bend - Apr 12 #02:51pm
Police officer charged woman after #rejection
A Columbus police officer is on #desk duty while his conduct after a November traffic stop is #investigated. Officer Chris O'Neall had his badge and gun taken on April 5 #after the Division of Police received information that he might have had an #inappropriate relationship with Cecily Ferris, whom he stopped on Nov. 24 on #I-71 near E. Main Street, said Sgt. Rich Weiner, a division #spokesman.
The Columbus Dispatch - Apr 13 #12:14am
Driver in fatal crash admits #guilt
MICHIGAN CITY -- A Michigan City man #has agreed to a 14-year prison sentence for killing a woman and critically #injuring two sisters in a motor vehicle crash while driving #impaired last year.
South Bend Tribune - Mar #17 03:33am
Pilot accused of trying to fly while #drunk
A pilot has been charged with trying #to fly a commuter jet out of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport #while intoxicated.
New Haven Register - Apr 11 #12:18am
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Top DUI News, Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Top DUI News, Saturday, April 13th, 2013
#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 10 #08:55pm
Man faces impaired driving charges in #high-speed crash
A New Brunswick man faces #several charges, including impaired driving, in connection #with a high-speed collision Wednesday on a Nova Scotia highway.
CBC New Brunswick - Apr 11 04:09pm
Campbellton man faces #impaired driving charges
A #man from the Notre Dame Bay town is facing a charge of impaired #driving after landing his vehicle in a ditch in a nearby #community.
CBC Newfoundland and Labrador - Apr 10 #07:45am
Mom accused of DWI has first court appearance
BEAUFORT '€” Several restrictions have been placed on the #pre-trial release of an Eastern North Carolina mom who was charged last week #with driving while impaired and causing a wreck that #critically injured two of her four children.
Kinston #Free Press - Apr 09 09:21pm
THP focuses on texting while #driving, reckless driving and seat belt #usage
The Tennessee Highway Patrol's Fall #Branch District will conduct a special traffic safety enforcement effort on #April 16 and April 26. The enforcement will focus on texting while #driving, reckless driving and seat belt usage.
Kingsport Times-News - Apr 11 06:27am
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
Driving High: When are you #impaired?
Experts say this time the #driving while stoned bill will likely become law. Marijuana #proponents wanted it treated like alcohol, but it's not as comparable as #you might think. Driving drunk is illegal, but people might have one #or two drinks and still drive home. For marijuana, smoking once could, or #could not put you over the five nanograms of THC. Experts say people need to #know their limits ...
KRDO Colorado Springs - Apr 02 #03:18pm
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
Woman arrested after rolling car #carrying three children
Police believe the Belfair woman was under the influence of prescription drugs at the time of #the crash.
The Kitsap Sun - Apr 12 #03:32pm
#Man sentenced for driving while "intoxicated" on drum and bass #music
Drum and bass is a style of music, #not a mind-altering substance. But one unfortunate driver in the U.K. might #disagree after he was arrested and sentenced in court over what the judge #called driving under the "intoxicating" effects of drum and #bass, reports the Bristol Post. For the uninitiated, drum and bass is a #[...]
The Sideshow via Yahoo! News - Apr 04 #11:59am
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Top DUI News, Friday, April 12th, 2013

E. #Greenwich mayor pleads guilty to drunken #driving
East #Greenwich Mayor Fred Grant pleaded guilty #Thursday to driving while #intoxicated, a charge stemming from a #traffic stop in July.
The Philadelphia #Inquirer - Apr 12 01:02am
Woman #pleads guilty in DUI reservoir crash that #killed 5... - #Channel 8 San Diego
Woman pleads #guilty in fatal crash - KGTV San #Diego
Mom pleads guilty to #crash that killed girl, playmate - FOX 5 San #Diego
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Hit and run #results in DWI charge
HACKETTSTOWN '€” A Connecticut #resident was arrested and charged with #driving while intoxicated #after hitting a utility pole and leaving the #scene, police said.
New #Jersey Herald - Apr 11 #10:45pm
DWI charged #after stop in crosswalk
HACKETTSTOWN '€” Hackettstown #police arrested and charged an Independence #Township resident with driving #while intoxicated after they saw #the driver stop in a crosswalk, police #said.
New Jersey Herald #- Apr 11 10:45pm
Driving While Intoxicated - News Images
Pregnant woman #arrested for driving while intoxicated - #WXYZ-Detroit Videos via Yahoo! #News
Man sentenced for #driving while intoxicated on drum and bass #music
Drum #and bass is a style of music, not a #mind-altering substance. But one unfortunate #driver in the U.K. might disagree after he was #arrested and sentenced in court over what the #judge called driving under the #"intoxicating" effects of drum and #bass, reports the Bristol Post. For the #uninitiated, drum and bass is a #[...]
The Sideshow via #Yahoo! News - Apr 04 #11:59am
Crash leads to DWI charge #for Clinton man
A #Clinton man was charged with driving #while intoxicated Saturday after #his car struck a tree on Woods Highway in New #Hartford, police said.
The Observer-Dispatch #- Apr 08 06:09am
Two Injured in Crash in #Spring Valley Township - WIFR #Rockford
Culver DUII crash #has ties to past tragedy - KTVZ Bend
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Oakland: DA #declines to file DUI charge against Raiders #wide receiver Jacoby Ford
OAKLAND -- Prosecutors have #decided not to file any charges against #Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford after he was #arrested on suspicion of driving #while intoxicated last month, #officials said Wednesday.
The Piedmonter - Apr 12 #01:08am
Novi principal suspected #of driving drunk on school #property
A #Novi Public School principal is on paid #administrative leave, suspected of #driving onto school property #while intoxicated with an open #container of alcohol in her car, according to #the school district.
Detroit News - Apr 10 #11:09am
Corpus Christi police arrest man #for driving while #intoxicated, hitting two #homes
A man with no license and no #insurance was arrested on suspicion of #driving while intoxicated #after striking two homes with his pickup #Friday night, police said.
Corpus #Christi Caller-Times - Apr 08 #02:46pm
Allegany County lauds its Top #Cops
Having #made 19 arrests for driving #while intoxicated last year, #Wellsville/Independence/Willing Officer P.J. #Sherman is the Top Cop in Allegany #County.
Wellsville #Daily Reporter - Mar 31 #11:44am
Man #Arrested On Lawn Mower Pleads Guilty To Drunk #Driving
A 47-year-old U.S. Navy veteran #who was arrested for allegedly driving #a riding lawn mower while #intoxicated has issued a plea in the #case.
CBS Detroit - Apr #11 04:53am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Two hurt in Topanga crash, possible DUI #involved
Two people, including a man who #was being investigated for driving under the #influence of alcohol or drugs, were hospitalized Wednesday as a #result of injuries they suffered in a two-car collision in unincorporated #Topanga.
Los Angeles Daily News - Apr 10 #06:20pm
Wrestler Jack Swagger set for DUI trial in Gulfport
GULFPORT -- Wrestler Jack Swagger, who lost his shot at #the world heavyweight championship this week to Alberto Del Rio, is #set for trial in Gulfport. He was arrested Feb. 19 on a charge of #driving under the influence of marijuana after a #taping of the TV show "WWE SmackDown."
The Biloxi Sun Herald - Apr 10 #09:49am
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Driving across 2 lawns, man arrested #for DUI
ENID, Okla. An Enid man was arrested #Wednesday afternoon on a complaint of driving under the #influence, after driving across the lawns of two homes #and becoming stuck in the second.
The Enid News & Eagle - Apr 10 #08:52pm
Georgia Representative arrested for DUI - WFXL #Southwest Georgia
Too short arrested for DUI, narcotics #possession - OnTheRedCarpet.com
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Woman faces #charge of driving under the influence with kids #in car
A recent lawyer for the #Vermont Department of Public Safety is facing criminal charges of #driving under the influence and cruelty to #children, Vermont State Police said Sunday.
The #Burlington Free Press - Apr 09 04:35pm
Washington's Seferian-Jenkins charged with DUI
SEATTLE (AP) -- Star Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins has been charged with driving under #the influence of alcohol.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Apr 09 #01:08pm
CFT: #UW's Seferian-Jenkins charged with DUI - #MSNBC
Seferian-Jenkins Charged With DUI - KHQ Spokane
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Bristol Motorist Arrested for Driving Under #the Influence of Drum and Bass
If you listen to old Metalheadz DJ sets while you're #driving to work, just remember: When the MC shouts for a #rewind, that doesn't mean to attempt a spin-back on your steering wheel. #That seems to be the takeaway from a court case in Bristol, #U...
Spin - Apr 04 06:03am
'That #39;s So Raven's Orlando Brown arrested for alleged drink #driving
Actor is arrested again on #suspicion of driving under the influence #(DUI).
Digital Spy - Apr 10 #11:11pm
Wash. state lawmakers consider tougher DUI #laws
Lawmakers are considering tightening #up the state's laws against driving under #the influence after two recent cases that left three dead and #two '€” including an infant '€” critically injured.
KATU #Portland - Apr 10 12:22am
Evidence reason Bakari Sellers' DUI charge #dropped
Evidence in a state #representative's driving under the influence #case allowed him to plea to a lesser charge.
WIS News #10 Columbia - Apr 08 02:36pm
The Bristol Post commented Bristol #man banned for driving "under influence of drum #and...
A WHITE van man "high on drum #and bass" was driving so erratically that police pulled him over #thinking he must be under the influence.Police #didn't chase Aaron Cogley but followed on intrigued as he dawdled #through back streets, took a sharp turn and crawled through two sets of red #traffic lights.After hauling him out of his vehicle it transpired he was #neither drunk nor on drugs but ...
This is Bristol - #Apr 04 01:13am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

American Eagle pilot charged with #trying to fly while drunk
A pilot for American Eagle has been #charged with operating or attempting to operate #an aircraft while under the #influence of alcohol after being arrested at #Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport in #January.
KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. #Paul - 4 minutes ago
Arrest Log: 4/9/2013
Chelmsford -- Jinhyoun Park, 42, 433 #Massachusetts Ave., Acton; operating under #the influence of liquor, open container of #alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Lowell Sun - Apr 09 #04:00am
#NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: Police take four #motorists off the roads on suspicion of driving #under the #influence
The following information is #provided by the Newtown Township Police #Department:
The Advance - 1 hour, #11 minutes ago
Captain pleads #guilty to drunken sailing
The captain of a 602-foot ship has #pleaded guilty to operating a commercial vessel #under the influence of #alcohol.
KMTR Eugene - 8 minutes #ago
American Eagle pilot charged #with attempting to fly while #intoxicated
MINNEAPOLIS #(Reuters) - A pilot has been charged with being #under the influence of alcohol #while getting ready to fly an American Eagle plane from #Minneapolis to New York City in January, a spokesman for #the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport #said on Tuesday. Kolbjorn Kristiansen had been doing #pre-flight checks ahead of a morning flight to New York #when airport police took him into ...
Reuters via Yahoo! Canada Sports - Apr 09 #08:12pm
Captain of freighter #pleads guilty
Tuesday #afternoon, Valeriy Sharykin pleaded guilty to #operating a commercial vessel under #the influence of alcohol in the #Port of Portland.
FOX 12 Oregon - #Apr 09 10:41pm
Deputy pinches alleged drunk #driver following short chase Saturday
The Somerset County Sheriff's #Department arrested Shain Sargent, 41, of Bingham, on #charges of trying to elude an officer and #operating under the #influence Saturday afternoon.
Morning Sentinel - Apr 06 #03:59pm
New #Britain Blotter
Police #report the following: Colby Cordraro, 18, of 78 #Wainwright Drive, was charged April 5 with #operating under suspension and failure to #obey stop sign.
The New Britain #Herald - Apr 10 01:30am
Berlin #police blotter
Berlin #police report the following: John Walker, 54, of #72 State St., Guilford, was charged April 5 with #second-degree failure to appear.
The New Britain Herald - Apr 10 #01:32am
#District court published Tuesday, April 9, #2013.
Worth #County
The Globe Gazette - Apr 08 #10:00pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

OVI checkpoint planned for Stark #County this evening
The #Ohio State Highway Patrol's Canton Post announced #that an OVI checkpoint will be in Stark County #Friday evening.
The Canton #Repository - Apr 05 10:17am
Municipal #Court
CASES CALLED #FRIDAY INCLUDED: Karlos J. Ater, 39, of 390 Mount Joy #St., OVI, guilty, 33 days jail with 30 days #suspended, 12 months license suspension, 12 #months probation, credit for time served, three days for intervention program, fined $375. Philip A. #Crisp, 24, of 635 Victory Road, OVI, speed, #dismissed. Thomas Michael Grooms, 27, of 768 N. Burnett #Road, theft, guilty ...
Springfield News-Sun - Apr 08 #04:07pm
Police: Alphabet too difficult for #OVI suspect
KETTERING '€“ Asked to recite part of the #alphabet, a speeding 26-year-old driver along Far Hills #Avenue, near Lincoln Park, said, '€œI can't do that,'€ #indicating he was just on his way to the University of #Dayton.
Dayton Daily News - Apr #08 03:04pm
#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
Municipal #Court
CASES CALLED #WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: William Cosper, 50, of 1551 S. #Wittenberg, OVI, guilty, three days jail with #three days suspended, 12 months license #suspension, three days jail credit for time served for intervention program, fined $375. Domonique #Robert Fout, 33, of 1707 E. High St., Apt. 602, assault, #dismissed - prosecutor request. Walter R. Murray, 46, of #1245 Albemarle ...
Springfield #News-Sun - Apr 04 01:22pm
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
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
Troopers at #Cleveland Avenue NW/17th Street to conduct OVI #checkpoint tonight
Troopers with the Canton post of the Ohio #Highway Patrol will conduct a drunk- and/or #drugged-driver checkpoint Saturday night into #Sunday.
The Canton Repository - #Apr 06 11:46am
OVI: One #longneck too many
MIAMISBURG '€“ One longneck was all she had #to drink, the woman said just after she made a #prohibitive turn, failed to see the cruiser lights #flashing behind her and finally came to a stop when she #hit the curb - after she was serenaded by the officer's #siren. It was just after 1 a.m. on State Route 725 near #Byers Road. It must have been a longer longneck that #usual, because the woman smelled like ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Apr 01 #03:26pm
Butler #County OVI checkpoint coming #Friday
INSPIRED LOCALS: #After deciding to take his Walnut Hills veterinary #practice to the suburbs,... - 8:36 pm
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Mar 28 #07:10pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, April 8th, 2013

OWI Task Force officers make six #OWI arrests on Opening Day
SOUTHEASTERN #WISCONSIN (WITI) '€” OWI Task Force officials have released results #from its Opening Day increased OWI enforcements that #took...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Apr 02 #12:29pm
Task Force stops 220 #vehicles; makes one OWI... - The #Michigan City News-Dispatch
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Manitowoc man #receives probation, jail for third OWI
A 57-year-old Manitowoc man, who drove home from work drunk, #received probation and jail for his third-offense operating while #intoxicated.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - 2 #hours, 57 minutes ago
OWI Task Force #issues hundreds of citations on Opening Day
The OWI taskforce was out Monday during Opening Day in #Milwaukee, and made six arrests for OWIs.
TMJ4 #Milwaukee - Apr 02 12:07pm
Janesville Woman Arrested for Fifth #OWI
A Janesville woman has been #arrested for the fifth time for driving while intoxicated.
WIFR Rockford - 2 hours, 14 minutes #ago
SE Wisconsin OWI Task Force announces two #upcoming deployments
MILWAUKEE (WITI) '€” The #Southeastern Wisconsin OWI Task Force has announced two future #deployments: the first on Opening Day, and...
FOX 6 #Milwaukee - Mar 27 11:29am
SUV driver suspected of #causing injury by OWI in rollover
Authorities said a 26-year-old Footville man was suspected of #drunken driving Sunday after he and a passenger were injured in a crash. #Public safety personnel responded to a report of a single-vehicle rollover #accident at 1:53 a.m. on South Tollefson Road near West Lang Road in Spring #Valley Township. According to a report, units found a white Chevy Blazer #resting on its side in the ...
WISC-TV #Madison - Apr 07 12:11pm
Two Rivers man #sentenced to jail for third OWI
A #47-year-old Two Rivers man, who knocked over a traffic light and took off, #was sentenced to jail for his third-offense operating while #intoxicated.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - Apr 07 #02:21am
Woman arrested for 4th #OWI has a child in the car with her
Wednesday night, a 49-year-old woman was arrested for her #fourth OWI, and had a child in the car at the time.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Mar 28 04:07pm
OWI task force releases St. Patrick's weekend #numbers
Southeast Wisconsin's #celebration of St. Patrick's Day resulted in numerous arrests for #drunken driving.
WISN 12 Milwaukee - Mar 18 #02:13pm
Security guard #tracks down 6th offense OWI suspect, police say
A security officer made numerous attempts to get a drunken #driver out from behind the wheel, including standing in front of the #man's car, before the man was arrested Thursday morning, according to #Madison police. A Madison College security officer told police he approached #a car parked in an overflow parking lot off Straubel Street and asked the #driver what he was doing there. The officer said ...
WISC-TV Madison - Apr 05 #09:55am

Stories of the Week

April 1st - April 7thVehicle strikes Riverside City Hall

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

2011 Stories of the Year : DUI at the End of the World 2012

2011 Stories of the Year : Snared By Draconian Drunk Driving Laws

2010 Stories of the Year : Party On

2009 Stories of the Year : Over the Legal Limit 2009

2008 Stories of the Year : Drunk Driving Bonanza 2008

2007 Stories of the Year : The Best and Worst of 2007

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