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Top Stories for the Week of August 19th - August 25th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, August 25th, 2013

DUI arrests
The Intelligencer Aug 24 09:06pm
DUI arrests reported by police departments in Central and Upper Bucks County and Eastern Montgomery County and state police.
DUI tests thrown out in Scottsdale
ABC 15 Phoenix Aug 23 04:49pm
Hundreds of DUI cases could be affected after a judge ruled the instrument the Scottsdale Crime Lab uses to test blood alcohol levels is faulty.
DUI checkpoint in Goleta Friday night - KSBY San Luis Obispo
ECUA property buyer faces DUI charge - Pensacola News Journal
Saturation patrols will fight DUI during rally - KSFY Sioux Falls
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Man pleads guilty in DUI fatality
Richmond Times-Dispatch Aug 22 09:35pm
An intoxicated, wrong-way driver who pleaded guilty to the killing in April of a Richmond Times-Dispatch newspaper carrier in South Hill had been convicted of DUI a year earlier and had never been licensed
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DUI/Drivers License checkpoint Planned this Weekend
Highland Community News Aug 21 07:35am
The Southwest District of San Bernardino within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 pm and 2:00 am. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.
DUI checkpoints: Are we safer?
Philly.com Aug 09 12:26am
Cops say DUI checkpoints save lives, but civil libertarians question their constitutionality.
DUI checkpoints in Newtown Twp. this weekend
Main Line Suburban Life Aug 22 04:47am
press release The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint during the
DUI checkpoints crackdown - Patterson Irrigator
Fairfield to hold DUI checkpoint on Friday night - The Vacaville Reporter
DUI check planned for tonight in Berlin - The New Britain Herald
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Dozens Arrested in First Weekend of DUI Crackdown
KSEE 24 Fresno Aug 22 09:25am
The Summer/Labor Day National Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special AVOID the 21 DUI deployments overnight in Fresno and Madera Counties.
Lawsuit: Puyallup jail recorded nude women after DUI a... - KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Man accused of DUI with 3-year-old in the vehicle - Sun-Sentinel
Lawsuit: Wash. jail filmed nude DUI suspects - KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland
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Former police officer charged with faking DUI reports, collecting overtime pay
Deseret News Aug 21 03:31pm
A former Unified police officer has been charged after allegedly faking DUI reports and illegally collecting thousands of...
Court tosses out evidence in Scottsdale DUI cases
CBS 5 Phoenix Aug 22 05:45pm
It's a major court ruling that could impact hundreds of DUI cases in the Valley. A Superior Court judge has tossed out key evidence in 11 drunk driving cases.
Repeat South Elgin DUI offender sentenced to prison
Daily Herald Aug 23 07:42am
Eric Barth was spared prison after a DUI crash in Hampshire injured an elderly couple. This time around, the 24-year-old from South Elgin got 2.5 years in prison for a Dec. 25, 2012, aggravated DUI arrest just months after he was released from boot camp. Barth pleaded guilty Friday; he faced three years behind bars.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Americans Think Driving Is Safer When It's Actually More Dangerous
Forbes Aug 22 11:54am
The American Automobile Association came out with a puzzling survey on Thursday. Americans believe drunk driving, aggressive driving and road rage are less of a threat than they used to be, even though traffic fatalities are up.
Local law enforcement cracks down on Labor Day drunk driving
KING5 Seattle Aug 22 10:02am
Law enforcement agencies from across the country, including Washington State Patrol, are adding more officers to look for impaired drivers.
Motorised cooler rider caught driving to McDonald's while very drunk on pineapple vodka
Yahoo! News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News Aug 23 02:44am
An Australian has escaped a prison sentence after he was caught drunk driving at a McDonald’s drive-through on a motorised cooler.
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Drunk driving arrests plague Easton
Easton Journal Aug 21 06:38pm
The spate of drunk driving arrests continued this week in Easton as three more motorists face charges after crashing their vehicles.
The Carthage Missouri Police Department Joins National Crackdown to Reduce Drunk Driving Fatalities
KFJX Pittsburg Aug 23 08:48am
Carthage Missouri - From mid-August through Labor Day, local police will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown on drunk driving. The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout Carthage will run from August 16 through September 2, 2013.
Las Vegas Drunk Driving Accident Attorney Matthew E. Aaron Discusses Las Vegas DUI Accident
PRWeb Aug 21 12:33am
Drunk driving can have fatal consequences and cannot be tolerated in Las Vegas, according to Las Vegas car accident lawyer Matthew E. Aaron of Aaron & Paternoster, Ltd. (PRWeb August 21, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/drunk-driving-accident/lawyer-nv/prweb11040494.htm
Your local Lake County law enforcement joins national crackdown to reduce drunk driving fatalities
Char-Koosta News Aug 22 11:52am
POLSON — From mid-August through Labor Day, local police will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown on drunk driving.
Local law enforcement to participate in nationwide drunk driving crackdown
The Michigan City News-Dispatch Aug 23 07:53am
MICHIGAN CITY - From mid-August through Labor Day, law enforcement officers from the Michigan City Police Department, La Porte County sheriff's Office, La Porte Police Department and Trail Creek Police will participate in the nationwide enforcement effort known as “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”
Drunk driving crackdown begins Friday
Sapulpa Daily Herald Aug 21 04:44am
From Aug. 16 through Sept. 2. Sapulpa police and Creek County deputies will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crack down on drunk driving.
David Cassidy charged with drunk driving in NY
UPI Aug 21 02:41pm
KRISTEN BUTLER, UPI.com "The Partridge Family" star David Cassidy faces felony DWI thanks to previous conviction in Florida.
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Top DUI News, Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Barrie cops trained in U.S. about drug impairment
Barrie Examiner Aug 22 05:32pm
There's nothing safe about driving a vehicle while under the influence of prescription medication.
Grandview: Men charged after passing out in car
This Week Grandview Aug 21 06:31am
A Grandview Heights police officer arrested a Columbus man for operating a vehicle while under the influence Aug. 18, after finding him and a passenger unconscious in his car, reports said.
Man turns himself in to police after boat crash
KIVI Boise Aug 22 02:08pm
The Bonneville County sheriff's Office has completed the investigation into a boat crash that killed one passenger, and seriously injured another on August 3rd, 2013.
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New Canton police hires make arrests in drunk-driving cases
Boston.com Aug 21 12:07pm
New hires in the Canton Police Department have been increasing vehicle stops leading to arrests, according to Deputy Chief Helena Findlen.
Del. Don Dwyer Arrested For DUI; Pleaded Guilty To Drunken Boating Earlier This Month
CBS Baltimore Aug 20 03:32pm
Busted again. Anne Arundel County police arrest an outspoken conservative lawmaker who just weeks ago pleaded guilty to operating a boat under the influence -- this time for driving a car while intoxicated.
Del. Dwyer charged with driving under the influence
Baltimore Sun Aug 20 07:18am
Dwyer was charged early Tuesday with driving while impaired by alcohol
Law director pleads guilty to reckless operation
This Week Hilliard Aug 21 06:20am
Hilliard Law Director Tracy Bradford pleaded guilty Aug. 14 in Franklin County Municipal Court to reckless operation of a motor vehicle, resolving a case that began almost four months ago with an arrest for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.
Franklin criminal court cases, July 10-18
Morning Sentinel Aug 22 06:03pm
The following cases were closed July 10-18, 2013, in Franklin Superior Court and Farmington District Court.
Del. Don Dwyer charged with driving under the influence | VIDEO
Baltimore Sun Aug 20 07:19am
State lawmakers on both sides of the aisle called for Del. Don Dwyer Jr. to reassess his personal and political lives after the three-term Republican was charged with drunken driving Tuesday undefined months after pleading guilty to operating a boat while drunk last summer.
Eau Claire man arrested on suspicion of 7th offense OWI
WQOW Eau Claire Aug 22 01:25pm
Randy G. Meistad, 44, of Eau Claire has been arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol Eau Claire Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, 7th offense.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

GIBRALTAR: Uncooperative woman arrested for operating while intoxicated
The News-Herald 43 minutes ago
GIBRALTAR — A 38-year-old resident was arrested for operating while intoxicated and open intoxicants in a motor vehicle at about 11 p.m. Aug. 7.
Drunk Driver Thought Pedestrians She Hit Were Trash Cans
CBS Detroit Aug 21 08:01am
A 21-year-old drunk driver who was arrested after hitting three people with her Jeep told police she thought they were trash cans.
Menasha man charged with 8th drunk driving
The Iron Mountain Daily News Aug 21 09:30am
By NIKKI YOUNK Staff Writer FLORENCE, Wis. - A Menasha, Wis. man has been charged with felony drunk driving following a rollover accident in Tipler, Wis. on Aug. 10. Daniel J.
Police & Courts: Aug. 20, 2013
The Saratogian Aug 20 02:05am
Five DWI arrests made in 16 hours
Circuit Courts
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen Aug 20 04:53pm
Brandon L. Goldman, 41, N950 Fox Run Lane, unit 3, Oconomowoc, was found guilty of his third offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. He must serve 115 days in jail with HUber
Del. Don Dwyer Arrested For DUI; Pleaded Guilty To Drunken Boating Earlier This Month
CBS Baltimore Aug 20 03:32pm
Busted again. Anne Arundel County police arrest an outspoken conservative lawmaker who just weeks ago pleaded guilty to operating a boat under the influence -- this time for driving a car while intoxicated.
Pontiac housing worker set to be sentenced in operating while intoxicated case
The Oakland Press Aug 19 06:12pm
A security monitor for the Pontiac Housing Commission has a history of run-ins with the law because of drug and alcohol related charges.
Police & Courts: Aug. 21, 2013
The Saratogian Aug 21 10:59am
Man charged after Northway crash
Sparta man arrested for 3rd offense OWI
WKBT La Crosse Aug 21 01:21pm
Sparta police arrested a 25-year-old man for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated-3rd offense on early Wednesday morning.
Patrick Coffey charged, accused of driving wrong way on I-94/43
FOX 6 Milwaukee Aug 19 12:54pm
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — 69-year-old Patrick Coffey was criminally charged on Monday, August 19th with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated...
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

14 motorists drove drunk or drugged, troopers say
The Journal News Aug 19 05:04am
Troopers charged 14 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
18 drove drunk or drugged, troopers say - The Journal News
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Westwood Police launch intensive crackdown on impaired driving
Westwood Press Aug 20 08:41am
The Westwood Police Department will join nearly 126 other law enforcement agencies statewide and thousands nationwide participating in an intensive crackdown on impaired driving through Labor Day. The federally-funded mobilization through the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Highway Safety Division, known as Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs through Sept. 2.
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.
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; ...
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 ...
Del. Dwyer charged with driving under the influence
Baltimore Sun Aug 20 07:18am
Dwyer was charged early Tuesday with driving while impaired by alcohol
Westborough police warn of crackdown on impaired driving
Westborough News Aug 16 11:31am
From now until Labor Day the Westborough Police Department will join nearly 126 other law enforcement agencies statewide and thousands nationwide that are participating in an intensive crackdown on impaired driving.
Man charged with impaired operation of boat in Bonne Bay
The Charter Aug 09 09:13am
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 ...
GreenHunter Resources Reports Second Quarter 2013 Financial and Operating Results
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance Aug 19 05:13am
GreenHunter Resources, Inc. , a diversified water resource, waste management and environmental services company specializing in the unconventional
Chelmsford PD announce crackdown on OUIs
Chelmsford Independent Aug 19 12:38pm
The Chelmsford Police Department will be joining numerous other law enforcement agencies statewide in support of an intensive crackdown on impaired driving, through Sept. 2, as part of the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization. The mobilization is funded by a federal grant administered through the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

14 motorists drove drunk or drugged, troopers say
The Journal News Aug 19 05:04am
Troopers charged 14 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
Distracted drivers deserve harsher punishments than drunk ones, say C... - CBC.ca
18 drove drunk or drugged, troopers say - The Journal News
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Great Meadows, Flanders men face DWI charges
New Jersey Herald Aug 19 10:14pm
MOUNT OLIVE — A Great Meadows man was arrested for driving while intoxicated on Friday, according to police. Martin Secula, 31, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, obstructed view and unclear plates.
Citizen tip leads to impaired driving arrest
The Telegram Aug 18 09:45am
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary was aided by citizen's tip in the arrest of a 19-year-old for allegedly driving while impaired.According to the RNC's overnight report, the tip came in Saturday evening concerning a vehicle spotted on Bay Bulls Road in St. John’s. Patrol division officers ...
Flanders woman arrested on DWI charges
New Jersey Herald Aug 19 10:14pm
MOUNT OLIVE — A Flanders woman, who allegedly struck an electrical box and continued driving partially into a ditch, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, police said.
RCMP lay impaired driving charges after vehicles travel wrong way down highway
660 News Aug 19 06:01am
Mounties say they are very disappointed after more impaired driving charges were laid over the weekend west of Calgary.
Budd Lake man charged with DWI
New Jersey Herald Aug 19 10:14pm
MOUNT OLIVE — A 28-year-old Budd Lake man was arrested shortly after midnight Saturday and charged with driving while intoxicated.
Driver in crash charged with DWI
The Charlotte Observer Aug 18 08:41am
A 23-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries and another man was charged with driving while impaired after a head-on collision Saturday in northeast Charlotte.
Distracted driving poses unique challenges for police
Daily Herald Aug 19 05:57pm
Distracted driving has overtaken impaired driving as the leading cause of vehicle fatalities in Saskatchewan -- but the former can be trickier to detect, according to a local police representative.
Close to 100 people pulled over for impaired driving in July, including man on scooter
Metro Halifax Aug 14 07:29am
Police in Halifax say they pulled over almost 100 people for impaired driving in July, ranging in ages from 16 to 76. In total, 80 drivers were charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle, and another 19 drivers were Continue Reading
Calhoun man stopped for driving while impaired, texting
The News-Star Aug 10 09:01pm
Louisiana State troopers arrested a man Thursday night accused of driving while impaired and texting while driving.
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Top DUI News, Monday, August 19th, 2013

ETX man arrested for evading arrest, racing on a highway, driving while intoxicated
KETK 56 Tyler Aug 18 09:08am
One man is arrested for driving while intoxicated in Nacogdoches early Sunday morning. It happened around 1:25 a.m. in the 300 block of Warren Drive. Officers found a white car and a brown truck racing down the street. Promote to Mobile read more
New Providence woman charged with driving while intoxicated
Independent Press Aug 16 05:10pm
New Providence woman charged with driving while intoxicated
Carrollton police arrest 41 during 10-day period
The Carrollton Leader Aug 18 11:20pm
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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DWI: Rockland sheriff's weekend roundup; 3 charged
The Journal News Aug 18 02:49pm
The Rockland County Sheriff's office made three weekend arrests for driving while intoxicated.
Police make five DWI arrests in 3-1/2 hours
The Saratogian Aug 16 05:32pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Police made five driving while intoxicated arrests in less than 3-1/2 hours early Friday morning.
Cops: 7 charged with DWI; Troopers ticket 67
The Journal News Aug 15 05:19am
Maria C. Aragao, 51, of Nyack was charged with felony driving while intoxicated about 12:55 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 87 in Ardsley, state police said.
POLICE BLOTTER: August 1
The Messenger-Press Aug 18 10:30pm
Allentown Police charged Brian Cramer, 34, of Hainesport, with driving while suspended July 25.
Corpus Christi man arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated early Friday
Corpus Christi Caller-Times Aug 16 02:18pm
Corpus Christi police say they've seen an increase in DWI cases compared to same time last year
DWI arrests reported in Alden, Newstead
The Buffalo News Aug 18 10:40am
A 68-year-old Spencerport woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated by Erie County sheriff's deputies who investigated a minor accident on Cummings Road in Newstead.
PEARLAND POLICE ACTIVITY: August 4 to August 10, 2013
Pearland Journal Aug 16 11:43am
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Stories of the Week

August 10th - August 18th DA releases statement about prosecutor's DWI arrest

August 3rd - August 11th County court administrator pleads guilty to driving while impaired

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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