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Top Stories for the Week of August 5th - August 11th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, August 11th, 2013

RCMP in Rocky Harbour warn against drunk boating
The Western Star Aug 10 03:48am
NORRIS POINT A Norris Point resident was detained yesterday for operating a boat while impaired in Bonne Bay. The charges came following a boat patrol by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Parks Canada. The RCMP said the boat operator was charged according to the Liquor Control Act and ...
Norris Point man nabbed for drunk boating
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News Aug 09 03:02am
Police have charged a man for being impaired while operating a boat in Gros Morne National Park.
Man charged with impaired operation of boat in Bonne Bay
The Georgian Aug 09 09:58am
NORRIS POINT A Norris Point resident was detained Thursday for operating a boat while impaired in Bonne Bay following a boat patrol by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Parks Canada.The RCMP said the boat operator was charged according to the Liquor Control Act and a 90-day suspension ...
Court report for Aug. 8, 2013 paper
The Hants Journal Aug 08 03:15pm
Curative discharge, probation David John Sanford, 35, of Upper Rawdon, has been sentenced to a curative discharge and probation for operating a motor vehicle while his blood alcohol level exceeded the legal limit; operating a motor vehicle while his ability to do so was impaired by alcohol; ...
5 drove drunk or drugged, troopers say
The Journal News Aug 08 04:44am
Troopers charged five motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
Operation Dry Water
CNW Group via Yahoo! Canada Finance Aug 01 10:00am
ORILLIA, ON, Aug. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Drinking and boating are never a good mix. Now a national campaign is taking aim to increase awareness of the dangers of operating a boat while impaired by drugs or alcohol. ...
Man charged with impaired operation of boat
The Telegram Aug 09 04:45am
A man from Norris Point has been charged with alcohol-related offences while operating a boat.On Thursday, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and Parks Canada officials conducted boat patrols of Bonne Bay after consulting with the RCMP Detachment at Rocky Harbour. As a result, officers from ...
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 ...
13 charged with drunken or drugged driving
The Journal News Aug 05 03:58am
Troopers charged 13 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
Tonight's drunk driving checkpoints
WCPO Cincinnati Aug 09 09:59am
Police are cracking down on impaired driving as police are slated to operate checkpoints in two Tri-State counties Friday night.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, August 10th, 2013

Specially-trained officers catching drug-impaired drivers in Nova Scotia
GLOBAL NEWS Aug 08 02:12pm
Police increasingly warn that driving while impaired continues to be a leading cause in deadly crashes, and that includes driving while under the influence of drugs.
Video aims to stem DUI crashes
WSMV Nashville Aug 07 08:37pm
The Dickson County Sheriff's office released a video showing the consequences of driving while impaired. It's a true story about two teenagers, who died after their car was hit head-on by a drunk driver.
5 drove drunk or drugged, troopers say
The Journal News Aug 08 04:44am
Troopers charged five motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
Two crashes, two DWI charges, same man, same day
New Hampshire Union Leader Aug 09 05:10am
A New Boston man is facing several charges after police arrested him twice in the same day for driving under the influence of drugs after he was involved in two separate crashes.
Court report Aug. 8
The Kings County Register Aug 08 10:59am
Impaired driving Troy D. Bezanson, 37, of New Minas was sentenced in Windsor court July 31 on four charges. In April, Bezanson plead guilty to driving while impaired, driving while disqualified, failing to comply with a probation order and evading police by failing to stop. The charges stem ...
Police seize sailboat, charge man with impaired driving
CBC Toronto Aug 08 10:05am
A Toronto man crashed his sailboat in a city harbour on the long weekend and ended up having it taken away by police, who allege that he was driving while impaired.
Wicomico County court administrator pleads guilty to driving while impaired
Delaware Coast Press Aug 08 04:11am
SALISBURY — Wicomico County’s Circuit Court administrator pleaded guilty to driving while impaired by alcohol.
Craven arrests and citations for Aug. 3
New Bern Sun Journal Aug 03 10:29am
Published: Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 13:19 PM. Amy Marie Everson, 24, 212 Middle St., Aug. 1, driving while impaired. Officer: K. Lee. Mark Daniel Stansell, 29, 156 Harriett Lane, Pollocksville, Aug. 1, driving while license revoked, cancelled, revoked or suspended tag. Officer: D. Welch.
Drunk driver pleads guilty to killing friend in wreck
WWAY 3 Wilmington Aug 07 02:59pm
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -- Angela Jenae Richards plead guilty today to Felony Death by Motor Vehicle, Driving While Impaired, and Reckless Driving in Brunswick County Superior Court. Richards was sentenced to 36-53 months active, which was suspended for a split sentence. Richards will serve a 9 month active sentence, which will be followed by 5 years of supervised probation. During ...
Carrollton police arrest 41 during 10-day period
The Carrollton Leader Aug 09 10:19pm
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.
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Top DUI News, Friday, August 9th, 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
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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.
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POLICE BLOTTER: Week of Aug. 1, 2013 - The Beacon
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Top DUI News, Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Springfield, Whitemarsh police briefs: Week of August 4
Springfield Sun Aug 07 11:53pm
Springfield DUI An Oreland man was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol twice within the span of 24 hours, according to Springfield police.
Lower Moreland police briefs: Week of August 4
Times Chronicle & Glenside News & the Globe Aug 07 11:10pm
Lower Moreland Charges pending Charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and related charges are pending against Shane Kee, 20, of the 4700 block of Melrose Street, Philadelphia, after police observed a maroon Saturn speeding in the 400 block of Welsh Road July 24 at 1:10 a.m., police said. The vehicle was stopped, and authorities made contact with Kee, the driver of the vehicle, and ...
Carrollton police arrest 41 during 10-day period
the Carrollton Leader Aug 07 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.
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You Can't Drive 55: NY Suspends Licenses For Tax Delinquents
Forbes Aug 05 10:13am
It's not speeding. It's not driving while under the influence. It's not talking on your cell phone.
Montco man gets prison stint for 2nd DUI
the Intelligencer Aug 07 02:30pm
An Upper Moreland man was sentenced to 90 days to 23 months in the county jail for driving under the influence of both alcohol and drugs.
Two drivers go DUI twice in one night - Northern Star
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Abington police briefs: Week of August 4
Times Chronicle & Glenside News & the Globe Aug 07 11:10pm
Abington DUI Anthony R. Newett, 45, of Shoemaker Road, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances and careless driving June 6 after police observed a silver Toyota Corolla switch lanes without signaling and swerve on the roadway at 1:59 a.m., police said. The vehicle was stopped at Roy Ave and Edge Hill Road, and police saw he had glassy eyes and had ...
Another Wild, Wonderful White arrested
Charleston Daily Mail Aug 07 03:37pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- One of the Wild and Wonderful Whites was arrested in Mingo County this week for allegedly driving under the influence of several different intoxicants. Sue Ann ...
Jenkintown police briefs: Week of August 4
Times Chronicle & Glenside News & the Globe Aug 07 11:10pm
Jenkintown DUI Timothy L. Jenkins, 36, of Cliffside Park, N.J., was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs July 28 after police observed a white Ford pickup traveling on the wrong side of the roadway make an turn without signaling at 1:03 a.m., police said. The vehicle pulled into the Fil-A-Bagel parking lot in the 400 block of Old York Road, police said. Police approached the ...
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Westport News Aug 07 09:45am
Daniel Riley , 30, of Bridgeport was charged with driving under the influence and several traffic violations after police said he left the scene of an accident on Hales Road last Friday night.
Concord/Clayton police report: Drug arrests, residential burglaries
Concord Transcript Aug 07 09:49am
DUI -- Police arrested two motorists on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, including a Martinez woman, 26, at 2 a.m. in the 1400 block of Delaware Drive; and a Pleasant Hill man, 22, at 3:28 a.m. at Leland Way and Meadow Lane.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Suspected Drunken Driver Hits Police Officer
NBC Connecticut Aug 05 06:41am
Officer Mark Garofalo was out of his marked cruiser on Salmon Brook Street, Route 10, just north of Route 20 at 6:06 p.m. on Aug. 4, helping a disabled tractor-trailer when he was struck by a vehicle. Photo Credit: Granby Police
Somerville police: Woman drunkenly rides motorcycle
Somerville Journal Aug 06 09:43am
A woman was arrested August 2 after reportedly operating her motorcycle drunkenly. Moira Harding, 31, 18 Montrose St., was arrested on Central Street on a charge of operating under the influence of liquor.
Pittsfield man charged with OUI after April rollover in Windsor
North Adams Transcript Aug 06 09:20pm
Wednesday August 7, 2013 NORTH ADAMS -- A Pittsfield man is facing a charge of operating under the influence of alcohol following a rollover accident in April. James G. Thorpe, 45, of Kenwood Street, was arraigned Monday in Northern Berkshire District Court on charges of operating under the influence of liquor (OUI), speeding, and a marked-lanes violation.
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Sally Struthers Gets Trial Date in Maine DUI
US Weekly Aug 04 02:17pm
The All in the Family actress, 66, was arrested for drunk driving , specifically on an "OUI" (operating under the influence) charge in Oguinquit, Maine, shortly after midnight on Sept. 12, 2012, and maintained her innocence. She was released after posting $160 bail.
Sally Struthers set to fight OUI charges
Portsmouth Herald Aug 04 06:55am
ALFRED, Maine — At her request, actress Sally Struthers is scheduled for trial on a charge of operating under the influence, starting with jury selection on Sept. 23 in York County Superior Court, according to court documents.
Sally Struthers Trial Date Set For DUI
WebProNews Aug 04 02:32pm
Shortly after midnight on September 12, 2012, Sally Struthers was charged with operating a vehicle under the influence. The actress was stopped in the downtown square of Ogunquit, Main, where she was performing in “9 to 5”. Sally Struthers, a
New law raises penalties for boating drunk
the Olympian Aug 03 11:47pm
New boating safety laws that get tougher on boaters operating under the influence went into effect July 28.
UGA kicker Morgan gets probation, community service for boating under influence arrest
Athens Banner-Herald Aug 06 07:42pm
Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan plead guilty last week to two misdemeanor charges stemming from his arrest on Lake Sinclair earlier this summer for boating under the influence.
UGA NOTEBOOK: Bulldogs' Morgan gets probation in boating incident
Savannah Morning News Aug 06 06:06pm
ATHENS - Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan pleaded guilty last week to two misdemeanor charges stemming from his arrest on Lake Sinclair earlier this summer for boating under the influence.
Great Lakes Coast Guard saves 2, assists 95 over the weekend
Toledo News Now Aug 05 01:24pm
Coast Guard 9th District crews across the Great Lakes had a busy weekend, responding to 84 cases of mariners in distress, saving two people and assisting 95 others. This Sunday was the service's 223rd birthday.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

OWI suspect flees cops, caught by dog
La Crosse Tribune Aug 05 10:00pm
Authorities charged an 18-year-old Onalaska woman with attempting to flee after she led officers on a chase Sunday, crashed her car and ran before being caught by a police dog.
Tougher OWI laws have merit
The Oshkosh Northwestern 2 hours, 10 minutes ago
The time has come to admit we are too lax on drunken driving in Wisconsin. That admission alone, however, will do little to alleviate the problem. Action is required.
State Legislature debates tougher OWI laws for Wisconsin
FOX 6 Milwaukee Aug 01 01:10pm
MADISON (WITI) — The state Legislature is debating tougher OWI laws for Wisconsin. Three bills had a hearing Thursday, August 1st...
Law Enforcers Say OWI Felony Would Send a Message
WBAY Green Bay Jul 31 04:49pm
Lawmakers are considering a bill to make drunk driving a felony on the third offense -- one conviction sooner.
OWI suspect flees police, crashes car, caught by dog
La Crosse Tribune Aug 05 12:00pm
Police arrested an 18-year-old Onalaska woman early Sunday on suspicion of operating while intoxicated and fleeing police after she led police on a chase, crashed her car and ran.
Departing Hawkeye Cameron Wilson charged with OWI
The Des Moines Register Aug 03 10:14am
Cameron Wilson, a former Iowa football receiver, has been charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Senator: 90 day sentence for OWI fatality too light
Green Bay Press-Gazette 2 hours, 20 minutes ago
A Wisconsin state senator has renewed her call for a 10-year minimum sentence in fatal drunken driving cases after one motorist received only 90 days in jail.
UPDATE: Veteran Green Bay Officer, Driver Hurt in Crash
WBAY Green Bay Aug 05 08:08am
Police say they will be requesting several charges, including OWI Causing Great Bodily Harm and 4th offense OWI, against a driver accused of causing a crash with a Green Bay police officer.
Fond du Lac case prompts renewed call for harsher OWI penalties
Fond du Lac Reporter 1 hour, 60 minutes ago
MILWAUKEE (AP) - A Wisconsin state senator has renewed her call for a 10-year minimum sentence in fatal drunken driving cases after one motorist received only 90 days in jail.
Bicyclist's death puts OWI law in spotlight
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Aug 04 09:50pm
After killing a bicyclist while driving drunk, Christopher Schneider receives a sentence that has raised more than a few eyebrows.
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Top DUI News, Monday, August 5th, 2013

Officials: NM DWI attorney came to court drunk
Denver Post Aug 01 08:50am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. A New Mexico DWI attorney is facing charges after authorities said he walked into an Albuquerque courtroom drunk and into the wrong scheduled hearing.
Durham driver charged with DWI twice in five days
Portsmouth Herald Aug 01 11:11pm
PORTSMOUTH — A Durham woman facing a driving while intoxicated charge in Laconia was arrested on a charge of DWI last Thursday, after a resident said she drove over his lawn, then was arrested Tuesday on another DWI charge, after she crashed her...
DidYouBlow.com Heads To DWI Conference At Tan-Tar-A Missouri Lake of Ozarks
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Jul 17 03:31am
ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend Attorney Mike Carter ( http://www.DidYouBlow.com founder) will join some of Missouri's elite DWI attorneys at the Tan-Tar-A Resort in Lake of the Ozarks ...
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DWI reports from Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, July 23-30
New Orleans Times-Picayune Aug 01 03:45pm
DWI reports for the week
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Driver arrested twice on DWI charges in 5 days
Portsmouth Herald Aug 01 09:23am
PORTSMOUTH — A Durham woman facing a driving while intoxicated charge in Laconia, was arrested for DWI on Thursday after a resident said she drove over his lawn, then arrested on a DWI charge again on Tuesday after crashing her SUV, say police.
J. Gary Trichter Honored With Erwin-Taylor Award From National College for DUI Defense, Inc.
Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance Aug 01 06:00am
Trichter & Murphy, PC, a leading Houston criminal defense firm, announced today that J. Gary Trichter, founder and Cowboy Lawyer and prominent Houston DWI Attorney, has been honored with the Erwin-Taylor ...
DWI report: Woman charged again
The Daily Reflector Aug 04 10:40am
A woman charged in March with driving while impaired now has a second pending charge, records show. East Carolina University police charged Karie Samantha Pittman, 26, with DWI at 1:04 a.m. on July 28 on Reade Street near Fourth Street. Records indicate she had a blood alcohol content of .15.
Youth charged with underage DWI and careless driving after hitting sign on Rt. 182
The Warren Reporter 39 minutes ago
Youth charged with underage DWI and careless driving after hitting sign on Rt. 182
Community and Discussion
Wrestling News Aug 02 08:07pm
UPDATE x 4: TNA president Dixie Carter recently took to Twitter to post her reaction to the news that ! Wrestling star Kurt Angle was arrested for DWI in Texas on Friday morning following the TNA ! Wrestling television tapings in Texas on Thursday evening.
Fairport woman charged with DWI in Macedon
Fairport - East Rochester Post Jul 31 07:30am
Macedon, N.Y. — A Fairport woman has been charged with DWI after being caught driving with an open container in the village of Macedon.

Stories of the Week

July 29th - August 4th Waukesha detective suspended 30 days after OWI arrest

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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