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Top Stories for the Week of April 22nd - April 28th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, April 28th, 2013

Man speeding at 126 mph #was under the influence, police say
Wisconsin State Patrol arrested a Prairie du Sac man Friday #evening on charges of operating a vehicle under the #influence and traveling 126 mph in a 65-mph zone. Mitchell L. #Stafford, 29, was stopped on Highway 151 and County Highway YD, in Iowa #County at about 5 p.m. Friday, patrol said. According to the report, #the OWI charge is listed as his first offense.
WISC-TV Madison - Apr 20 07:54am
Woman charged with drunk #driving after pedestrian struck
A Milford #woman was charged with operating under the #influence of alcohol after hitting a pedestrian on Main Street at #1:52 a.m. Sunday, police said. Jill Martellotta, 48, of 17 South Main St., #told police she didn't see the pedestrian who was in the #crosswalk in front of Turtle Tavern, police said. The pedestrian, a #26-year-old Milford woman, suffered leg injuries and was treated by Milford #...
The Milford Daily News - Apr 20 #09:00am
#Man arrested for driving 126 mph under the #influence
The State Patrol #stopped a Prairie du Sac man for driving under the #influence at 126 mph on Highway 151 in Iowa County.
Wisconsin State Journal - Apr 20 #02:30pm
#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
Berlin police blotter
Berlin police report the following: Stanislaw Rozhek, #47, of 11 Sassacus Road, Avon, was charged April 11 with failure to drive in #proper lane and operating under the influence of #drugs or alcohol.
The New Britain Herald - Apr 17 #02:22pm
DUI Conviction List
Editor'€™s note: This #log of driving under the influence convictions is a #regular feature of West Hawaii Today and is compiled using Hawaii District #Court and Hawaii Police Department records.
West #Hawaii Today - Apr 14 12:40am
Police news for Saturday, April #20
Police news for Saturday, April #20.
The MetroWest Daily News - Apr 19 #09:40pm
Southington Police Blotter April 10 to #15
SOUTHINGTON - The following #people were charged by police April 10: Brian A. Gardner, 47, 43 Academy #St., operating motor vehicle under suspension, 3:55 p.m. #Robert Anselmo, 28, 585 State Road, North Adams, Mass., fifth-degree #larceny, 4:30 p.m.
The Record-Journal - Apr 18 #05:59am
Montgomery police reports
Zachary J. Shelton, 28, 708 Doepke Lane, operating #under influence alcohol/drugs of choice at 9275 Montgomery #Road, April 6.
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Apr 17 #03:13am
District Court published Saturday, April 20, #2013.
Winnebago County
The Globe Gazette - Apr 19 #10:00pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Alcohoot combats drunk driving #with enforcement grade smartphone breathalyzer
Drunk driving is bad. It just is. On a mission #to fight this problem, Alcohoot has created "the world's first enforcement #grade smartphone breathalyzer". Alcohoot is a device that plugs in your #smartphone and measures your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). It uses #platinum grade fuel cell sensors, the same technology used by police, along #with a pressure sensor, mouthpiece, and mobile ...
MedCity News - Apr 26 02:36pm
Supreme #Court rules against police in drunk driving #case
A man charged with drunk #driving won his case at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, after #the justices concluded police should have first obtained a warrant before #conducting a blood test against his will, shortly after arrest.
CNN - Apr 17 09:24am
39 charged with drunk driving by York Co. sheriff's new #DUI team
Two York County sheriff's Office #deputies have charged 39 people with drunk driving over the #past four months.
The Rock Hill Herald - Apr 26 #10:29am
Crackdown on drunk driving nets 433 people #in Michigan
A statewide sweep on #drunk driving in Michigan resulted in the arrests of 433 #people during a recent three-week crackdown.
FOX 2 #News Detroit - Apr 23 01:27pm
Memo warns Seattle cops about driving #drunk
Memo warns Seattle cops about #driving drunk Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2013 #Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be #published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 12:51 am, Tuesday, #April 23, 2013 Seattle Police Chief John Diaz is warning officers not to #drink and drive after at least 11 department employees were investigated #last year for ...
seattlepi.com - Apr 25 #06:49pm
Fire lieutenant's 2009 #drunk-driving conviction in NH went #unreported
METHUEN -- City firefighter #James Garrity was convicted in 2009 on a drunk driving charge #out of New Hampshire, but the incident apparently went unreported at both #City Hall and the Methuen Fire Department. Mayor Stephen Zanni said #yesterday that no
The Eagle-Tribune - Apr 25 #09:22pm
Macomb man faces 10th drunk driving charge in #Chesterfield
A Macomb Township man with a #lengthy record of drinking and driving soon may face a 10th #conviction.
The Voice - Apr 25 #04:20am
Son of Boston police commissioner #pleads guilty to drunk driving in N.H.
The son of Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis pleaded #guilty to a drunk driving charge Thursday in district court in #Plymouth, N.H. Phillip Davis, 22, agreed to a nine-month loss of #driving privileges, with the possibility of having six months #suspended provided he clears an alcohol screening. He also must pay a fine #of $620.
Boston Globe - Apr 26 #02:25am
Brewers' Yovani Gallardo is arrested on #drunk-driving charges
Authorities say the pitcher had a blood-alcohol level nearly #three times the legal limit. Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Yovani Gallardo was #arrested on a drunk-driving charge Tuesday after authorities #say he was driving on a highway with a blood-alcohol content nearly #three times the legal limit.
Los Angeles Times - Apr #16 06:50pm
Drunk driving victim: "I will #never see her"
Yeshihareg Abebe was in the #last car hit by an accused drunk driver on a hit-and-run spree. She #spoke about the events for the first time on Thursday.
CBS 46 News Atlanta - Apr 25 #08:03pm
Sharing #drunk driving tragedies - The #Russellville Courier
DUI Conviction List
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Top DUI News, Friday, April 26th, 2013

Ex-IMPD #cop charged with OWI gets home detention in plea deal
A former Indianapolis police officer accused of #operating while intoxicated was sentenced to home #detention after agreeing to a plea deal.
The #Indianapolis Star - Apr 23 01:42pm
Man #with 9 drunken-driving convictions charged with DUI in Chesterfield #Twp.
A man with nine prior drinking and #driving convictions dating back nearly 40 years was arraigned Wednesday in #42-2 District Court in New Baltimore on a charge of operating #while intoxicated.
Detroit News - Apr #24 08:08pm
Woman #faces OWI while driving five kids
A #Fort Wayne woman is facing operating while intoxicated #charges: she's accused of driving drunk with five kids in the #car.
WANE-TV Fort Wayne - Apr 24 #03:50pm
Man #with 9 drunken-driving convictions charged with DUI in Chesterfield #Twp.
A man with nine prior drinking and #driving convictions dating back nearly 40 years was arraigned Wednesday in #42-2 District Court in New Baltimore on a charge of operating #while intoxicated.
Detroit News - Apr #24 04:55pm
Briefs: #Nine-time drunken driver faces yet another charge
A man with nine prior drinking and driving convictions dating #back nearly 40 years was arraigned Wednesday in 42-2 District Court in New #Baltimore on a charge of operating while #intoxicated.
Detroit News - Apr 24 #10:38pm
Court Report for week of April 8 - April #15
O.W.I. '€¢ Against Megan Rose Cassidy, #2214 15th Street S.E., Austin, Minn., operating while #intoxicated first offense '€“ 180 days jail, 173 days suspended jail, #one year probation Kossuth County sheriff's Office, $1,932.50 fine, #surcharge and court costs.
The Algona Upper Des #Moines - Apr 25 09:12am
Former Indiana House speaker #Phillips arrested, accused of drunken driving
Former Indiana House Speaker Michael K. Phillips faces charges #of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after crashing #his SUV into a pay booth in a Circle Center Mall parking garage in #Indianapolis.
Evansville Courier & Press - Apr 24 #01:23pm
Former House #Speaker charged with OWI
Former Indiana House #Speaker Michael K. Phillips faces charges of operating a vehicle #while intoxicated after crashing his SUV into a pay booth in a #Circle Center Mall parking garage in Indianapolis.
WRTV Indianapolis - Apr 24 #01:02pm
Former Speaker of the House arrested - WISH-TV Indianapolis
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#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! News - Apr 09 #08:12pm
Reedsburg man arrested in #Madison for suspected 6th OWI
A Reedsburg #man was arrested in Madison on suspicion of sixth-offense operating #while intoxicated after police said he was spotted driving #erratically Wednesday. Police said Kevin J. Delvalle, 40, was stopped on #Verona Road at about 8:30 p.m. by an officer who said he was driving in a #reckless and dangerous manner. The officer said there were numerous empty #beer cans in Delvalle's car and one ...
WISC-TV #Madison - Apr 25 11:24am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Roseboro man charged with DWI in child's hit-and-run #death
A Sampson County truck driver was #charged with driving while impaired, involuntary manslaughter #and several other charges Wednesday in the hit-and-run death of a 7-year-old #girl at a bus stop Tuesday afternoon.
WRAL.com #Raleigh - Apr 24 08:53am
Police: Wrong-way driver forced other drivers off #the road
Police said a Union Mills man #driving in the opposite lane for a mile ran several motorists off the road #Sunday -- allegedly while impaired.
The #Times of Northwest Indiana - Apr 22 02:37pm
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
#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
#DWI report: Man's case reinstated
Driving while impaired and reckless driving #charges from 2003 were reinstated against an Ayden man after he was charged #on April 12 again with DWI.
The Daily Reflector - Apr #21 12:56am
Police: 4 drove #impaired; boyfriends charged; drug arrests; more
Four motorists were charged with drunken or drugged driving #after recent traffic stops and investigations in Westchester, Rockland and #Putnam counties, state police said.
The Journal News #- Apr 24 04:46am
Supervisor: Ambulance squad needs controls in place
The Newtown Ambulance Squad should put controls in place to #make sure their drivers aren't operating vehicles under the influence #of drugs or alcohol, Newtown Township supervisor Matthew Benchener #sai
Bucks County Courier Times - Apr 24 #08:36pm
14 charged with drunken #or drugged driving
Fourteen motorists were #charged with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and #investigations in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties. State police #made 13 of the arrests.
The Journal News - Apr 22 #04:35am
West Lafayette woman #charged after allegedly striking UI student with car
A Purdue University graduate student was formally charged #Monday after reportedly hitting two people with her vehicle on April 20, #including University of Iowa senior Nicole Ruffolo.
The Daily Iowan - Apr 24 02:01am
Man #who had smoked pot has DUI conviction tossed by court
The court rules last week in the case of Geirrod Stark, who #was found guilty in 2010 of driving while impaired.
KBOI-TV Boise - Apr 08 #11:09am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Colorado #driving-while-stoned bill goes up in smoke once #again
Colorado'€™s third attempt to define #when someone is too stoned to drive through the adoption of a blood-THC #limit went the way of its predecessors Monday when it was killed in the #state Senate'€™s judiciary committee, much to the surprise of those who have #tirelessly campaigned against it and expected it to pass.
The Daily Caller via Yahoo! News - Apr 23 #11:20pm
Sheriff's Impaired Driving #Experience program shows students effects of impaired #driving
In 2011, there were 211 #drunk driving fatalities in Georgia, down 41.8 percent since 2001. #While down, the number is still very high and in almost all cases, #preventable. '€œWe want to educate student...
Rome #News-Tribune - Apr 23 07:16am
#New ideas aimed at toughening DUI laws raised
OLYMPIA '€“ The Legislature'€™s Impaired Driving #Group heard new suggestions Tuesday for trying to curb drunken #driving, while state Rep. Roger Goodman, D-Kirkland, said he #hoped to move a bill toughening the DUI laws onto the House and Senate #floors '€¦
Q13 FOX Seattle - Apr 23 #06:18pm
Police: Wrong-way driver forced other drivers off #the road
Police said a Union Mills man #driving in the opposite lane for a mile ran several motorists off the #road Sunday -- allegedly while impaired.
The Times of Northwest Indiana - Apr 22 #02:37pm
Conservative candidate steps down over #impaired driving incident
B.C. Conservative #Leader John Cummins has confirmed the party's North Vancouver-Lonsdale #candidate Jeff Sprague has stepped down after allegedly driving #while impaired.
CBC #via Yahoo! Canada News - Apr 22 10:39am
#DWI report: Man's case reinstated
Driving while impaired and reckless #driving charges from 2003 were reinstated against an Ayden man after #he was charged on April 12 again with DWI.
The Daily #Reflector - Apr 21 12:56am
#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
Dictating while driving just as #dangerous as typing
Study shows that #drivers who use voice-to-text services to dictate messages are just as #impaired as those that type them.
UPI - Apr 23 #09:17am
#Mother, girl injured in rollover: DUI arrest made
A women arrested on suspicion of driving while #impaired rolled her vehicle on Gyle Road on Thursday morning, sending #herself and her 4-year-old daughter to the hospital. It was the first of two #rollover accidents the California Highway Patrol...
Corning Observer - Apr 23 12:55am
Impaired #driving allegations derail political hopes
The leader of the BC Conservative party is confirming a #possible drunk driving incident led to the party swapping out #candidates in the riding of North Vancouver-Lonsdale. John Cummins says Jeff #Sprague stepped down as the party's candidate over the weekend. #"Apparently there was an incident last Friday with this candidate, was #involved in an incident with police over driving. My understanding #...
CKNW News Talk 980 - Apr 22 #02:31pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

VERONA: Driving while intoxicated #arrest made; criminal mischief reported
Editor'€™s note: This report was prepared by the Verona Police #Department.
Cedar Grove/Verona Observers - Apr 22 #07:02am
Warrensburg man arrested after crash
A Warrensburg man was arrested for driving while #intoxicated after a motorcycle accident at 6:05 p.m. Sunday in #Johnson County.
Sedalia Democrat - Apr 22 #10:53pm
Area arrests: April #15-21, 2013
MONDAY, APRIl 15
Deer Park Broadcaster - 2 hours, 8 minutes #ago
Jim Toth, Reese Witherspoon Arrested, Jailed for DUI and Disorderly #Conduct
Toth was pulled over for suspicion #of driving while intoxicated while the actress #was arrested for disorderly conduct
People Magazine - #Apr 21 03:06pm
Police #Blotter 4/15/13
DRIVING WHILE #INTOXICATED, 11:25 p.m., April 8. David Mackenzie, 53, of Dunellen #was charged with driving while intoxicated following a #motor vehicle stop on North Avenue, police said. Sgt. John Doherty observed #the vehicle traveling east bound with the passenger side door wide open, #police said.
MyCentralJersey.com - Apr 14 #03:48am
Dash cam video shows DA #Lehmberg fail sobriety test
The Travis County #Attorney's Office released video Monday afternoon of Travis County #District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg the night she was arrested for #driving while intoxicated. Her conduct that night was #anything but professional and it now has a growing number of organizations #calling for her resignation.
YNN #Austin - Apr 22 06:48pm
Lehmberg on video: 'My career's #over' - KXAN 36 Austin
all 2 news #articles
San Benito man racks #up extra charge for overflowing jail cell toilet
A San Benito man was charged with driving while #intoxicated, failure to identify, and criminal mischief.
KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley - Apr 20 #12:42pm
Driver drove drunk with #child
DECATUR - A Decatur woman police say was #driving while intoxicated with a 14-year-old girl #passenger now faces a charge of endangering the child.
Herald & Review - Apr 22 03:00am
Merrimack police looking for man in #gray Toyota Tundra ... - The Nashua #Telegraph
all 2 news #articles
Erie County Sheriffs Record 105th #DWI Arrest of 2013
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. #Howard reports the arrest of four drivers for Driving While #Intoxicated by sheriff's Road Patrols on Saturday night and early #Sunday morning.
WKBW-TV Buffalo - #Apr 21 08:31am
DWI license revocations announced - New Hampshire Union Leader
License revocations for DWI announced - New Hampshire Union Leader
Austin District Attorney #apologizes after DWI arrest - CBS #News
all 5 news #articles
14 #charged with drunken or drugged driving
Fourteen motorists were charged with drunken or drugged #driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in Westchester, #Rockland and Putnam counties. State police made 13 of the #arrests.
The Journal News - Apr 22 #04:35am
22 charged with drunken or drugged #driving - The Journal #News
all 4 news #articles
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Top DUI News, Monday, April 22nd, 2013

NBC sportscaster Al #Michaels arrested on DUI
(Reuters) - Television sports #announcer Al Michaels was arrested over the weekend in Santa Monica, #California, and charged with a misdemeanor offense of driving while #under the influence, police officials said on Sunday. #The 68-year-old sportscaster was pulled over on Michigan Avenue in #Santa Monica after two officers saw him make an illegal U-turn, Santa Monica #Police Sergeant Rich Lewis told ...
Reuters via Yahoo! News - Apr 21 03:44pm
Witherspoon 'deeply #embarrassed' about behavior
ATLANTA (AP) '€” #Reese Witherspoon is "deeply embarrassed" about what she said to #police officers during her husband's arrest in Atlanta.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Apr 21 #10:22pm
Providence mayor involved in chase of DUI suspect
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) '€” Providence Mayor Angel Taveras was #involved in a 10-minute car chase that ended with a man being charged with #driving under the influence.
Boston Globe - 17 minutes ago
Witherspoon 'deeply embarrassed' #about arrest
ATLANTA (AP) '€” Reese Witherspoon is #"deeply embarrassed" about what she said to police officers during #her husband's arrest in Atlanta.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Apr 21 #09:40pm
Witherspoon 'deeply embarrassed' #after arrest
ATLANTA (AP) '€” Reese Witherspoon is #"deeply embarrassed" about what she said to police officers after #she and her husband were arrested during a traffic stop in #Atlanta.
Associated Press via #Yahoo! News - Apr 21 11:07pm
#Man arrested for driving 126 mph under the #influence
The State Patrol #stopped a Prairie du Sac man for driving under the #influence at 126 mph on Highway 151 in Iowa County.
Wisconsin State Journal - Apr 20 #02:30pm
#Motorcyclist under the influence critical after #rear-ending SUV
A motorcyclist is in #critical condition after rear-ending a SUV at Decatur and Tropicana just #before 9 a.m. Sunday. Police say the motorcyclist was driving #under the influence.
News 3 Las #Vegas - Apr 21 05:51pm
Two charged with #driving under the influence in #Phillipsburg
View full size PHILLIPSBURG '€” Two #Pennsylvania residents face separate charges of driving under #the influence in Phillipsburg. '€¢ A 56-year-old New Hope, Pa., #woman was charged with driving under the #influence on March 29, police said. While...
The Warren Reporter - Apr 18 #09:42am
Hatfield, Pa., #man charged with driving under the #influe... - The Warren #Reporter
all 2 news #articles
Ambulance driver charged with driving #under the influence
The driver of an ambulance was arrested and #charged with driving under the influence in Pike #County
Lexington Herald-Leader - #Apr 20 05:18pm
CHP: Driver under influence in fatal #crash - KCRA 3 Sacramento
CHP: Driver under #influence during deadly crash near Empir... - KCRA 3 Sacramento
Death crash driver jailed- Isle of Wight County Press
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3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell arrested for #vehicular homicide
3 Doors Down bassist #Todd Harrell has been arrested and accused of vehicular homicide after #allegedly driving under the influence of #prescription narcotics and alcohol. read more
TheCelebrityCafe.com - Apr 21 #06:26pm

Stories of the Week

April 15th - April 21st Driver, 88, charged in Midtown DWI mayhem

April 8th - April 14th Driving High: When are you impaired?

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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