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Top DUI News, Sunday, August 4th, 2013

DUI charges filed in I-57 crash that injured 9 children
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 02 12:42am
A 30-year-old Chicago woman was charged with DUI after she lost control of the SUV she was driving on Interstate 57, causing a rollover crash that injured nine children early Friday on the South Side. Witnesses told state police a 1997 Chevrolet Suburban was speeding in the southbound lanes of I-57 near 99th Street when the driver apparently lost control about 12:20 a.m. and the SUV rolled over ...
Tampa DUI unit reorganized after arrest scandal
The Tampa Tribune Aug 01 05:37pm
TAMPA - Responding to a scandal that started as a battle between two shock jocks and has now grown into allegations of official corruption, Police Chief Jane Castor on Thursday announced the department's DUI unit will be reorganized to allow more scrutiny.
DUI checkpoint next weekend
The Intelligencer Aug 03 09:44am
TREVOSE – You've been warned.
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DUI suspect causes Carlsbad power outage
U-T San Diego Aug 03 11:25pm
A motorist crashed into an electric power box on Alga Road.
DUI checkpoint in Oakland tonight
Contra Costa Times Aug 02 05:29pm
Police have not said where the checkpoint will be, but warned drivers that should they be driving under the influence, they could face jail time and thousands of dollars in fines.
Lake in Hills woman accused of 5th DUI, 3rd in a month
Daily Herald Jul 31 09:06am
A 30-year-old Lake in the Hills woman was charged with her fifth DUI, with three of those arrests coming last month. The latest charge this week against Tiara M. Norris, of the 800 block of Peachtree Court, is a felony that could land her in prison for four to 15 years.
Attorney calls for investigation into Tampa Police Department DUI unit
FOX 13 Tampa Bay Aug 01 02:55pm
An attorney is calling for a special investigation of the Tampa Police Department DUI squad after a high-profile arrest in January that a special investigation concluded was a set up.
Mom charged with DUI after kids hurt in SUV rollover
Chicago Tribune Aug 02 03:37am
A woman was charged with DUI after her SUV rolled over on Interstate 57 on the South Side early this morning, injuring nine children, authorities said.
Grant for SMPD to help fight DUI-related accidents
Santa Maria Times Aug 03 12:55am
Faced with high rates of DUI-related traffic incidents, Santa Maria police are fighting back with the help of a $140,000 state grant.
Craig Rosenstein Earns Certification as a DUI Defense Law Specialist
PRWeb Aug 01 08:11am
Rosenstein Becomes Maricopa County’s Only Board Certified DUI Defense Specialist (PRWeb August 01, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb10987184.htm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

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WFRV 5 Green Bay Aug 01 01:24pm
BROWN COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) Wisconsin has some of the most lenient drunk driving penalties in the country. But that could soon change. Some lawmakers in Madison are hoping to crack down on the often deadly offense.
PLAINSBORO: Woman charged with 20 years of identity theft
The Princeton Packet Aug 02 10:47pm
PLAINSBORO — A Somerset woman is facing possible deportation after a drunk driving charge later revealed she has been using a stolen identity for the last 20 years, police said.
TCU QB Casey Pachall says he 'matured a lot' in time away
CBS Sports Jul 31 12:20pm
TCU quarterback Casey Pachall spoke to the media for the first time since a drunk driving arrest in October.
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Evidence in alleged DUI setup released
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay Aug 02 02:52pm
There are new developments in an alleged drunk driving set up. A Tampa lawyer says a rival firm arr
Car crash in Garberville area leads to drunk driving arrest
Eureka Times-Standard Jul 28 12:17am
A car crash in the Garberville area led to a drunken driving arrest, according to a California Highway Patrol press release on Friday. Justin Gay, 25, was reportedly intoxicated Thursday while driving a black Dodge Dakota south on SR-254 with
FOP spent $250,000 defending David Bisard
WTHR Indianapolis Jul 29 09:13am
A motion hearing for suspended Indianapolis Metro Police Officer David Bisard revealed that the Fraternal Order of Police spent $250,000 defending him.
Jason Kidd pleads guilty to drunken driving
CNN Jul 17 10:14am
Brooklyn Nets coach and former 10-time NBA All-Star Jason Kidd pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor drunk-driving charge stemming from a 2012 arrest, according to authorities.
Patriots' Dennard accused of DUI in Nebraska
NBC NEWS Jul 24 07:25am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was arrested and accused of drunk driving Thursday in Nebraska while on probation for assaulting a police officer, the second New England player to get in serious legal trouble this summer....
Former Dallas Cowboy arrested for DUI
KENS 5 San Antonio Aug 01 06:36am
Police in Nashville, Tenn. said Cory Fleming, 42, was driving without headlights when an officer pulled him over around 1 a.m. on Thursday.
Rhode Island Man Charged In Drunken Driving Crash That Killed Three
Hartford Courant Aug 01 08:22am
OLD LYME — A Rhode Island man who allegedly was drunk and driving the wrong way on I-95 when he crashed into another car in December, killing three women, turned himself in Thursday to face three counts of manslaughter.
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Top DUI News, Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Former Newport Fire Chief due in court
WCPO Cincinnati 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
A former Newport Fire Chief accused of driving while intoxicated after he hit a parked car is scheduled to appear in a Campbell County courtroom Friday morning for a pre-trial hearing.
PLAINSBORO: Man charged with DWI with infant in car
The Princeton Packet Aug 08 10:46pm
PLAINSBORO — A Plainsboro man was charged with drunk driving around midnight on Wednesday after allegedly driving while intoxicated with his infant daughter in the car.
Evansville woman arrested for DUI with young granddaughter in vehicle
WTHR Indianapolis Aug 08 09:08am
An Evansville woman was arrested Wednesday night for driving while intoxicated with her young granddaughter in the car.
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Woman, 23, facing felony DWI charges
The Colony Courier-Leader Aug 08 11:15pm
A 23-year-old Carrollton woman is facing felony driving while intoxicated charges after the vehicle she was driving struck a Carrollton police car from behind shortly before 5 a.m. Friday, July 12.
Chatham resident charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving
Independent Press Aug 06 04:10am
Chatham resident charged with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving
Three charged in attack on Shelbyville man - Shelbyville Times-Gazette
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Cops: 4 DWIs driver with 13 suspensions more
The Journal News Aug 06 05:13am
Steve Kalloo, 44, of Jersey City, N.J., was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated about 11:15 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 87 in Ardsley, state police said.
Carrollton police arrest 41 during 10-day period
The Carrollton Leader Aug 08 11:19pm
Specially-trained Carrollton law enforcement officers arrested a total of 41 people for either driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of drugs between 5 p.m. June 28 and 7 a.m. July 8.
POLICE BLOTTER: August 1
The Messenger-Press Aug 09 12:52am
Allentown Police charged Brian Cramer, 34, of Hainesport, with driving while suspended July 25.
Public safety roundup
Pacific Daily News Aug 07 10:15am
The following information was compiled from the magistrate's complaints filed in the Superior Court of Guam.
PRINCETON AREA: Police blotter
The Princeton Packet Aug 09 12:20am
Princeton Nathaniel Greene, 35, of Warwick, R.I., was arrested Thursday at 12:42 a.m. and charged with driving while intoxicated on Washington Road near William Street.
POLICE BLOTTER - Windsor-Hights Herald
POLICE BLOTTER: Week of Aug. 1, 2013 - The Beacon
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Top DUI News, Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Motorcyclist suspected of 7th OWI
WISC-TV Madison Jul 31 11:20am
A motorcyclist was arrested on suspicion of seventh-offense operating while intoxicated after being pulled over, according town of Madison police. Police said an officer was following Sloan W. Brown, 50, of Madison, at 1:30 a.m. Tuesday on the West Beltline Highway frontage road and learned the registered driver had a revoked drivers license. The officer also said Brown briefly lost control of ...
Waukesha detective suspended 30 days after OWI arrest
FOX 6 Milwaukee Jul 30 05:09pm
WAUKESHA COUNTY (WITI) — After he was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated, Detective Bradley Anderson of the...
Racine man accused of striking police squad while driving drunk
FOX 6 Milwaukee Jul 30 12:55pm
RACINE (WITI) — 49-year-old Michael Brown of Racine faces a charge of operating while intoxicated causing injury. This, for striking...
Keokuk driver gets probation in fatal accident
Omaha World-Herald Jul 31 11:04pm
Devin Lewis, 20, pleaded guilty to operating while intoxicated and leaving the scene of a fatality accident. He was given five years of probation, drug court and community service.
On the Record: July 14
The Ames Tribune Jul 13 09:43pm
Arrests Ames Police July 13: David Harlan Schmidt, 53, of Ames, operating vehicle while intoxicated first offense, excessive speed; Drake Randall Ferch, 21, of Ames, operating vehicle while intoxicated first offense, driving on wrong side of two-way highway. July 12: Damian James Gano, 21, of Boone, operating while intoxicated, interference with official acts, failure to obey stop or yield sign.
Man accused of OWI at McDonald’s drive-thru to be sentenced
FOX 6 Milwaukee Jul 31 04:54am
MILWAUKEE (WITI) – 24-year-old Christopher Wolf, the man charged for fleeing an officer and operating while intoxicated, will be sentenced Wednesday,...
Man arrested after driving 50 feet into cornfield
The Des Moines Register Jul 27 08:01pm
Eric S. Jochum, 38, was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated and failure to maintain control at about 2 a.m. Saturday in the 1000 block of west Mount Vernon Road in Lisbon County.
On the Record: Aug. 1
The Ames Tribune Jul 31 09:05pm
Arrests Ames Police July 30: Teresa Ann O’Brien, 53, Ames, operating while intoxicated; Anna Helena Gilbertson, 38, third-degree theft; LaDawn Elaine Colvin, 44, Ames, driving while revoked. Story County July 30: Deshaun M. Williams, 36, probation violation; Chase Edward Oswalt, 20, probation violation.
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The Michigan City News-Dispatch Jul 31 03:43pm
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Port Huron Twp. woman charged with operating while intoxicated causing death
Times Herald Jul 27 08:34am
A 30-year-old Port Huron Township charged in the fatal crash that killed two young men was out on bond on a separate operating while intoxicated charge at the time of the crash.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Case Against School Bus Driver Charged With Impaired in Cardston Court
94.1 CJOC Lethbridge Jul 29 03:03pm
A Blood Reserve man charged with impaired driving while operating a school bus is expected to enter a plea next month. A Blood Reserve man charged with impaired driving while operating a school bus is expected to enter a plea next month. The case against Larry Cross Child was in Cardston Provincial Court for the first time Monday (July 29). Cross Child was charged with drunk driving and refusing ...
12 charged with drunken or drugged driving
The Journal News Jul 30 05:54am
State and local police charged 12 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
Six arrests around Lake Gaston during 'On the Road, On the Water'
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald Jul 08 12:14pm
A Raleigh man is facing charges after running from authorities during this past weekend's On the Road, On the Water anti-drinking and operating campaign.
Police Blotter for July 30
The Oneida Daily Dispatch Jul 29 10:34am
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Operation Dry Water nets 22 arrests in N.C.
The Virginian-Pilot Jul 04 06:34am
RALEIGH, N.C. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission says more than 20 people were arrested during the past weekend's campaign to alert boaters to the dangers of operating a boat while impaired. Maj. Chris Huebner is the commission's boat law administrator. He says the 22 arrests for operating while impaired were 10 less than those issued last year as part of Operation Dry Water.
CCSO arrest 2 during 'Operation Dry Water'
WINK TV Southwest Florida Jul 01 12:08pm
Two men were arrested for Operating a Vessel While Impaired (BUI) in separate incidents during the Sheriff's Office's participation in Operation Dry Water this past weekend.
Operation Dry Water nets 22 arrests in North Carolina
ABC11 Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville Jul 04 12:20pm
Over 20 people were arrested last weekend during the campaign to alert boaters to the dangers of operating a boat while impaired
Operation Dry Water nets 22 arrests in NC
Rocky Mount Telegram Jul 04 07:46pm
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission says more than 20 people were arrested during the past weekend's campaign to alert boaters to the dangers of operating a boat while impaired.
Charges reduced against trooper
Tribune Chronicle Jul 18 10:33pm
AUSTINTOWN - An Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper originally charged with driving while impaired has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Trooper Jason R.
22 People Arrested As Part Of Operation Dry Water
WFMY News 2 Greensboro Jul 04 09:41am
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission says more than 20 people were arrested as part of Operation Dry Water.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Jul. 29, 2013
Asheville Citizen-Times Jul 29 09:27pm
ETOWAH — A Hendersonville woman is facing multiple charges, including driving while impaired and child abuse, after a wreck that injured her three children.
Man gets three-year prison term for repeated driving violations
The News Jul 29 06:11pm
PICTOU – A 53-year-old Moose River man has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to three driving violations. Gregory Allan Aird was sentenced in provincial court Monday on charges of driving a vehicle while disqualified on Jan. 14 and driving while disqualified and ...
Mom charged after Etowah wreck hurts kids
Asheville Citizen-Times Jul 29 12:08pm
ETOWAH — A Hendersonville woman is facing multiple charges including driving while impaired and child abuse after a wreck that injured her three children.
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Case Against School Bus Driver Charged With Impaired in Cardston Court
94.1 CJOC Lethbridge Jul 29 03:03pm
A Blood Reserve man charged with impaired driving while operating a school bus is expected to enter a plea next month. A Blood Reserve man charged with impaired driving while operating a school bus is expected to enter a plea next month. The case against Larry Cross Child was in Cardston Provincial Court for the first time Monday (July 29). Cross Child was charged with drunk driving and refusing ...
Barrie group says motorists not getting anti-drunk driving message
Barrie Examiner Jul 29 05:31pm
When it comes to impaired driving, some motorists just aren't getting the message.
Tractor trailer driver from N.S. arrested for impaired driving
The Telegram Jul 28 06:45am
A tractor trailer driver from Nova Scotia was arrested in western Newfoundland Saturday afternoon for allegedly driving while impaired.According to Port aux Basques RCMP, the 64-year-old man was arrested after police received a complaint about a possible impaired driver.The accused is facing ...
Man accused in fatal crash had previous driving convictions
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News Jul 27 11:35am
The man charged in the crash that killed B.C. teenager Travis Hurlbert (above) on Wednesday was charged with driving while disqualified when the collision occurred
MADD Canada to Justice Minister MacKay: If You Want to Address the Problem of Impaired Driving, Implement Random ...
Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance Jul 29 08:00am
With Canada's new Justice Minister, the Honourable Peter MacKay, recently talking about potential changes to the Criminal Code to better deal with the crime of impaired driving, MADD Canada encourages ...
Carrollton police arrest 41 during 10-day period
The Carrollton Leader Jul 29 11:19pm
Specially-trained Carrollton law enforcement officers arrested a total of 41 people for either driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of drugs between 5 p.m. June 28 and 7 a.m. July 8.
Wicomico County court briefs
Delaware Coast Press Jul 18 01:57am
Robert Allan Dize, 51, of the 7000 block of Archie Dennis Road, Parsonsburg, was charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol, driving under the influence of alcohol per se, driving while impaired by alcohol, negligent driving in careless and imprudent manner endangering property, life and person and driving without adequate rear plate illumination.
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Top DUI News, Monday, July 29th, 2013

PLAINSBORO: Man charged with DWI with infant in car
The Princeton Packet Jul 28 10:21pm
PLAINSBORO — A Plainsboro man was charged with drunk driving around midnight on Wednesday after allegedly driving while intoxicated with his infant daughter in the car.
KY GOP Spokeswoman charged with DUI
WKYT Lexington 35 minutes ago
A woman who identified herself to police as the spokeswoman for the Kentucky Republican Party was arrested on Sunday morning and charged with driving while intoxicated, according to officials.
Swerving car leads to driving while intoxicated
Hunterdon Review Jul 28 01:12pm
LEBANON TWP. – Police charged a Glen Gardner man with driving while intoxicated after he was stopped for swerving on the evening of Wednesday, July 17, police said.
Erratic driving leads to DWI arrest
New Jersey Herald Jul 27 07:59pm
BYRAM — A Morris Plains man was charged with driving while intoxicated, police said. Jonathon W. Toth, 22, was charged with driving while intoxicated, and was released pending a court appearance.
Ilion woman drives into Barge Canal, charged with DWI - The Observer-Dispatch
DWI Task Force nets four arrests Saturday - The Suffolk Times
Former Arkansas Linebacker Faces DWI Charge - KFSM Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
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Carrollton police arrest 41 during 10-day period
The Carrollton Leader Jul 28 11:19pm
Specially-trained Carrollton law enforcement officers arrested a total of 41 people for either driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of drugs between 5 p.m. June 28 and 7 a.m. July 8.
Woman, 23, facing felony DWI charges
The Colony Courier-Leader Jul 28 11:15pm
A 23-year-old Carrollton woman is facing felony driving while intoxicated charges after the vehicle she was driving struck a Carrollton police car from behind shortly before 5 a.m. Friday, July 12.
Think before you drink: Drunken boating no safer than drunken driving
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Jul 26 06:25pm
Boating while intoxicated carries same dangers, penalties as driving while intoxicated.
N.Y. man loses license for DWI, other charges
New Jersey Herald Jul 27 06:59pm
SUPERIOR COURT — A New York state man will lose his license for at least the next 11 years for driving while intoxicated on a suspended license and without car insurance, the prosecutor's office said.
PRINCETON AREA: Police blotter
The Princeton Packet Jul 29 12:09am
Princeton Nathaniel Greene, 35, of Warwick, R.I., was arrested Thursday at 12:42 a.m. and charged with driving while intoxicated on Washington Road near William Street.
Palmyra man faces several charges after two hit and runs
News 10 NBC Rochester Jul 28 07:11pm
A Palmyra man is facing multiple charges after police say he was drinking while driving Saturday night...

Stories of the Week

July 22nd - July 28th OVI Charge Dropped For Columbus Attorney Who Was Pulled Over

July 15th - July 21st Drunk Driver Calls 911 On Himself And Gets Arrested

July 8th - July 14th Repeat drink driver caught driving home after AA meeting

July 1st - July 7th Westerville: Backhoe, lawn tractor driver charged with OVI

June 24th - June 30th 'OWI Hunter' tactics ruled legal

June 17th - June 23rd Man DUI on a lawn tractor in New Freedom, police say

June 10th - June 16th Sober Man Gets DUI For Looking Drunk

June 3rd - June 9th Actor Cody Longo busted for DUI

May 27th - June 2nd Two charged with operating same vehicle while intoxicated

May 20th - May 26th Detective arrested for OWI driving Waukesha County vehicle

May 13th - May 19th Deputies: Genesee Co. man was drunk while operating lawn mower

May 6th - May 12th Rockies first baseman Todd Helton pleads guilty in DUI case

April 29th - May 5th Motorist found asleep in car at pub is charged with driving drunk

April 22nd - April 28th Driver, 88, charged in Midtown DWI mayhem

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

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

April 1st - April 7th Vehicle strikes Riverside City Hall

March 25th - March 31st DWI activist to DWI suspect

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2012 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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