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Top DUI News for the Week of January 28th - February 4th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

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 #driver's blood alcohol level was 0.08 percent...
The #Jackson Citizen Patriot - Feb 01 02:12pm
Brunswick police blotter for Jan. 31
Brunswick police Wednesday, Jan. 23 7:26 p.m. '€” April A. #Arena, 30, of 4149 Abbeyville Road, York Township, was charged with #operating a vehicle while impaired, OVI breath test #refusal with a prior conviction and obstructing official business. Thursday, #Jan. 24 2:10 p.m. '€” Lawrence M. Corbin, 45, of Dennison, Ohio, was served #with a warrant charging him ... Read More
The Medina County Gazette - Jan 31 #04:54am
Brunswick police blotter for Jan. 10 - The Medina County Gazette
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Hanover woman #charged with impaired driving in crash that injured Concord #man
Terri L. Slattery, 51, was arraigned on a #charge of operating while impaired causing serious #injury in an accident that left a Concord passenger in serious #condition.
The Jackson Citizen #Patriot - Jan 18 11:57am
Jackson County Woman #Charged in Drunk Driving Accident - WILX 10 #Lansing
all 2 news #articles
Kalamazoo County sheriff's #deputy pleads guilty in drunken driving case, ordered to pay fine and court #costs
April B. Barfoot, 35, pleaded guilty #to misdemeanor operating a motor vehicle while impaired #during a hearing in front in front of Kalamazoo County District Judge Robert #C. Kropf, a court official said.
The Kalamazoo #Gazette - Jan 23 07:47am
Break-and-enters get time in #jail
Kevin J. Beattie was found guilty of #failing to comply with a probation order and sentenced to 42 days in #jail.
Business Examiner - Feb 01 #09:37am
Man charged in brother's traffic #death
ROMEO '€” Michael Hoffman, 23, of #Columbus Township, has been charged in the traffic crash that killed his #brother.
Times Herald - Jan 31 #01:34pm
Traffic death leads to charges
ROMEO '€” Michael Hoffman, 23, of Columbus Township, has been #charged in the traffic crash that killed his brother.
Times Herald - Jan 31 07:04pm
Brunswick police blotter for Jan. 17
Brunswick police Friday, Jan. 11 2:39 p.m. '€” Robert W. #Pickering, 37, Cleveland, was served with a felony warrant from Cuyahoga #County charging him with receiving stolen property. Saturday, Jan. 12 2:46 #a.m. '€” Andrew M. Gerding, 23, North Olmsted, charged with operating a #vehicle while impaired. His blood-alcohol content was 0.219, #nearly three times the legal limit, reports ... Read More
The Medina County Gazette - Jan 17 #03:31am
Judge expected to plead guilty in court #Friday
Cuyahoga County Judge Peter Corrigan #is expected in Rocky River Municipal Court Friday at 11:30 a.m. to face a #charge of operating his car while impaired.
19 Action News Cleveland - Jan 04 #07:29am
Concord man in critical condition, #driver arrested after car hits tree in Jackson County
Jackson County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a #single-car accident that seriously injured one. The driver was arrested for #Operating While Intoxicated causing serious injury.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Jan 17 #06:32am
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Top DUI News, Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

Man arrested #after morning crash
A 20-year-old man was #arrested on operating while intoxicated charges after a #morning crash
WLUC Marquette - Jan 28 #01:50pm
City offers parking ticket #amnesty
People with outstanding parking #tickets or billings for costs associated with operating while #intoxicated charges in Port Huron will have a shot to pay off those #costs at a reduced rate.
Times Herald - Jan 30 #02:04pm
Chief assistant #prosecutor faces drunk driving charges
Duane Beach, the chief assistant prosecutor with the Emmet #County Prosecutor's Office, has been charged with two misdemeanor counts #following an operating while intoxicated arrest on Jan. #19.
Gaylord Herald Times - Jan 30 #10:51am
Accident #reports: Snowy roads lead to crashes
An #Ellison Bay-area man was cited with allegedly operating a motor #vehicle while intoxicated, second offense, after losing #control of the pickup truck he was driving in Liberty Grove.
Door County Advocate - 2 hours, 11 minutes #ago
#Police & Courts: Feb. 1, 2013
Saratoga #Springs Police Department
The Saratogian - Feb 01 #02:05am
Man arrested after crash in Lexington #Township
LEXINGTON TWP. '€” A Croswell man #was arrested for operating a motor vehicle while #intoxicated after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday at Black River and #Harrington roads in Lexington Township, according to information from the #Sanilac County Sheriff Department.
Times Herald - Jan #29 07:49pm
Germantown man arrested for operating an ATV while #intoxicated
WASHINGTON CO. '€“ A #26-year-old Germantown man was arrested on January 7th for operating #an ATV while intoxicated. A Washington...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jan 08 09:21am
Lawmakers to try again on drunken #driving bills
Two bills meant to crack down #on drunken driving went nowhere in last year's legislative session. Now, #state lawmakers are reintroducing them, and four other bills, to try to #deter drunken driving in Wisconsin. In November, WISC-TV analyzed Wisconsin #Department of Transportation statistics and found some 300,000 Wisconsin #drivers have at least one operating while intoxicated #offense. In fact ...
WISC-TV Madison - Jan 31 #07:49pm
Public Record
Shawano Police #Department
The Shawano Leader - Jan 29 #10:23pm
Racine man charged for 8th OWI, #hit-and-run
RACINE '€” 58-year-old Cruz Castro of #Racine is facing one count of operating while #intoxicated, his eight offense, and one...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jan 04 12:21pm
Man charged in #early morning Campustown hit and run - The Ames #Tribune
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Top DUI News, Friday, February 1st, 2013

Raleigh woman charged in crash that killed Nash #County woman
Authorities charged a Raleigh #woman with driving while impaired in an early Wednesday #morning crash that killed a Nash County woman.
Rocky #Mount Telegram - Jan 30 01:31pm
Crimewatch
Arrests 1/29 - Darius B. Faison, 55, 185 Summerhill Road, #Clinton, habitual impaired driving, failure to appear #driving while license revoked and driving while #license revoked. Bond $5,000; co...
Sampson #Independent - Jan 31 01:04pm
Raleigh driver charged with DWI in fatal #crash
Lydia Marie Mills, 29, the driver in a #single-vehicle fatal crash early Wednesday, has been charged with #driving while impaired after her passenger, Amanda #Blake Massengill, of Bailey, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to #First Sgt. Jeff Gordon of the State Highway Patrol.
The News & Observer - Jan 30 #04:48am
Keys #to curbing impaired driving goes beyond awareness to taking #action: experts
TORONTO - With cases #involving impaired motorists recently making headlines, experts say #it will take comprehensive action â not simply heightened awareness â to #address the persistent problem of drinking and driving. Toronto city #councillor Ana Bailao broke into tears during a news conference
Brandon Sun - Jan 31 12:08pm
St. Pauls #man charged with DWI after crash smashes pair of utility #poles
ST. PAULS - A St. Pauls man was #charged with driving while impaired Saturday after his #car hit two utility poles, authorities said.
The #Fayetteville Observer - Jan 30 05:30am
Woman charged with #impaired driving in death of nine-year-old #girl
BRIDGEWATER, N.S. - Police have #charged a 30-year-old Nova Scotia woman with impaired driving #causing death but would not confirm media reports that the woman is the #mother of the nine-year-old girl who died in the accident earlier this #month.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Jan 28 #02:38pm
Cowboys NT Ratliff arrested for #DWI after crash
Dallas Cowboys nose tackle #Jay Ratliff was charged with driving while impaired #early Tuesday after his pickup truck crashed into a 18-wheeler.
The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports - Jan 22 #08:30pm
Colo. offense can't be used to #enhance Neb. DUI sentence
OMAHA, Neb. -- A #Lincoln man's Colorado conviction for driving while #impaired can't be used to enhance his Nebraska sentence for #drunken driving, the Nebraska Supreme Court said Friday.
Boulder Daily Camera - Jan 25 10:10pm
Mother faces impaired driving charges in #girl's death
A Mount Pleasant, N.S. #woman is facing impaired driving charges in the death of her #9-year-old daughter who died after being struck by a minivan.
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Jan 28 #12:37pm
Winona County District Court convictions for Jan. #18, 2013
Scott A. Braum, 45, Onalaska, #Wis., 3rd degree driving while impaired, jail, 180 #days, stay, probation, two years, $210
Winona Daily #News - Jan 26 11:28am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Two officers among four hurt in collision
Four people, including two Carrollton police officers and two #men suspected of driving while intoxicated, were taken #to area hospitals for minor injuries after a police vehicle was rear ended #about 6 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Interstate 35 and the President #George Bush Turnpike.
The Carrollton Leader - Jan 30 #11:18pm
Randy Travis to enter drunken #driving plea
SHERMAN, Texas (AP) '€” Country #music star Randy Travis is scheduled to appear in a North Texas court, where #prosecutors say he is expected to plead guilty to driving #while intoxicated.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Jan 31 #12:08am
Coppell, Carrollton police, troopers arrest 100 for DWI
More than 100 people have been arrested for driving #while intoxicated in the Coppell-Carrollton area since a joint #campaign between police and Texas Department of Public Safety troopers was #initiated last November.
Coppell Gazette - Jan 30 #11:30pm
PEARLAND POLICE #ACTIVITY: Jan. 22 to Jan. 27, 2012
Jan. 22 #Driving While Intoxicated In the 2900 block of Hamm #Rd., a known male was arrested for Driving While #Intoxicated.
Pearland Journal - Jan 29 #11:31am
Pawling judge pleads #guilty in Carmel DWI
A Pawling village #justice who was arrested for a second time on a driving while #intoxicated charge has entered a guilty plea.
The Journal News - Jan 29 11:35pm
SOUTH BRUNSWICK: Police Blotter Jan. 18, #2013
Driving while #intoxicated Alex Santiago, 37, of South Brunswick, was arrested and #charged with driving while intoxicated at 12:35 a.m. #Jan. 12.
South Brunswick Post - Jan 28 #05:09am
PRINCETON AREA: Police #blotter
Princeton Christopher Murcray, 26, #of Norfolk, N.Y., was charged with driving while #intoxicated on Washington Road on Jan. 27 at 12:10 a.m.
The Princeton Packet - Jan 30 10:31pm
Two officers among four hurt in collision
Four people, including two Carrollton police officers and two #men suspected of driving while intoxicated, were taken #to area hospitals for minor injuries after a police vehicle was rear ended #about 6 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Interstate 35 and the President #George Bush Turnpike.
The Carrollton Leader - Jan 29 #10:19pm
Brooklyn judge who #lives in Yorktown Heights pleads guilty to DWI
A justice in state Supreme Court in the Brooklyn who lives in #Yorktown Heights pleaded guilty Tuesday to driving while #intoxicated.
The Journal News - Jan 29 #11:35pm
#State judge from Westchester pleads guilty to DWI
ALBANY'€” Prosecutors say a state Supreme Court justice has #admitted driving while intoxicated in suburban #Albany.
Middletown Times Herald-Record - Jan 30 #07:34pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

More Northland drivers fail drug test
Five Northland men have been convicted for driving #under the influence of drugs, with sentences ranging #from fines to community work, and all were banned from #driving.Figures released by police late last year show that more #than...
The New Zealand Herald - Jan 29 #10:26pm
Man faces prison for driving under the #influence of drugs
Todd Foster was #arrested on impaired driving charges on back-to-back days in #August.
The Post-Standard - Jan 29 #08:19am
Driving under the influence: Why #car safety tech might actually be making us more dangerous behind the #wheel
Advancements in automotive safety #have made cars safer now than ever before, but the same technology #might actually be making us more reckless behind the #wheel.
Digital Trends - Jan 23 #02:56pm
Former Redskin Fred Smoot charged with driving under #the influence
Former #Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot was charged with #driving under the influence of alcohol or a drug #in the District in early January, according to online court records #and his attorney. Read full article >>
Washington Post - Jan 24 03:22pm
#Third DUI lands Bucks man behind bars
A #Sellersville man this week received a jail sentence for his third #driving-under-the-influence offense.
The Intelligencer - Jan 29 04:11pm
It's prison next time, judge #warns driver
A driver previously convicted of #driving drunk and driving under the #influence of drugs has been warned she will be sent to prison if she #drink-drives again.
Marlborough #Express - Jan 28 07:38pm
5-year prison sentence handed Samantha A. #... - The West Frankfort Daily #American
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Man charged with #driving under influence of drugs - in police station #parking lot
NORTH ANDOVER - A man was #charged with driving under the influence of #drugs Friday morning - in the parking lot of the police #station. Officer Katherine Gehrke had returned to the station after #completing her midnight-to-8-a.m. shift when she saw a m
The Eagle-Tribune - Jan 22 09:18pm
PRIB: Senate #approves bill on drunk and drugged driving
January 28, 2013. The Senate today approved on third #and final reading a bill imposing heavy penalties on drivers driving #under the influence of alcohol or drugs to lessen drug #or alcohol-related vehicular accidents in the country. Senate Bill #No. 3365, otherwise known as the Anti-drunk and Drugged #Driving Act of...
Senate of the Philippines - #Jan 28 05:00pm
Head-on crash result of DUI, troopers say - Sat, 26 Jan 2013 #PST
A woman suspected of driving #under the influence caused a head-on crash that sent #the other car's occupants to the hospital, the #Washington State Patrol says.
The Spokesman-Review - #Jan 26 03:32pm
#Hulk Hogan's ex-wife has been charged for Driving Under #the Influence (DUI).
Linda #Hogan - who split from the former professional wrestler in 2007 after #24 years of marriage with whom she shares children Brooke, 24, and Nick, 22 #- has been charged with two misdemeanour counts of DUI and one count of #driving on a suspended licence stemming from her arrest in Malibu, #California late last year.
NZCity - Jan 23 #12:17am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

SALINE: Crime briefs: Driver admits to #smoking marijuana before being stopped by police
Driver admits to smoking marijuana before being stopped by #police
The Saline Reporter - 6 minutes #ago
#Police log
* Ryan Longley, 27, of 397 #Cotton Road, Lewiston, operating under the #influence, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, #9:51 p.m. Saturday on Sabattus Street by Sabattus Police #Department.
The Lewiston Sun Journal - Jan 27 #08:55pm
Eleven arrested for drunk #driving during past week
Troopers at one #area post nab six men and five women for allegedly operating a #vehicle under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or a #combination of both.
Norwalk Reflector - Jan 28 #08:23am
Southington Police Blotter Jan. 15 to #23
Joel Torres, 24 , 95 Pomeroy Ave., #Meriden, evading responsibility, operating motor vehicle under #suspension, 5:09 p.m. Laron Majette, 28, 99 Lantern Park Drive, Naugatuck, #operating motor vehicle under suspension, 8:07 a.m.
The Record-Journal - Jan 28 06:30am
POLICE BLOTTER
New Britain police report the following: Aalim Mohamed, #27, of 143 Carroll St., second floor, was charged Thursday with #operating under the influence and traveling too #fast.
The New Britain Herald - Jan 15 #02:57am
POLICE #REPORTS: 1-28-13
Police have made #the following arrests:
Fall River Herald News #- Jan 27 09:54pm
Norwalk Police Detective'€™s Car Struck in #Hit-And-Run
NORWALK, Conn. '€“ A 30-year-old #Seattle man was charged with operating under the #influence after he allegedly rear-ended a Norwalk police #detective's car Sunday, police said. Detective Ryan Evarts was driving #north on Fairfield Avenue a little before 9 p.m. when his ...
The Daily Norwalk - Jan 28 11:21am
Authorities arrest man for 2nd offense #OWI
Authorities arrested a 22-year-old man #from St. Croix Falls on Thursday for operating a motor vehicle #under the influence, 2nd offense, with child in #the vehicle.
WKBT La Crosse - Jan 25 #09:12am
Police: Man was driving under the #influence of drugs
Officers received #a report of an overdose, saying there was a man in a purple Sebring with a #needle in his arm.
WLKY Louisville - Jan 23 #11:41am
Milwaukee deputies bust 26 #for OWI over weekend
A police officer was #among the 26 who were busted for operating under #the influence.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Jan 28 #05:35am
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Top DUI News, Monday, January 28th, 2013

OVI checkpoint tonight in western Clark #County
The Clark County OVI Task #Force will be operating an OVI checkpoint beginning at 8 tonight #along State Route 235 in Park Layne. The goal of the enforcement effort is #to intercept impaired drivers. OVI checkpoints are designed to deter #impaired driving as well as proactively remove dangerous drivers from the #road, the task force says. If you plan to consume alcohol, designate a #driver or make ...
Springfield News-Sun - Jan 18 #01:43pm
11 OVI arrests in Lorain #County
The Elyria Post of the State Highway #Patrol has arrested 11 people in the past week on OVI #charges.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Jan 27 #10:50am
OVI Task Force sets "enforcement blitz"
OVI Task Force sets "enforcement blitz" #YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County Operating a Vehicle
The Youngstown Vindicator - Jan 18 #09:45pm
Man #"not concerned" about 5th OVI
Alliance Police busted a man for his 5th OVI. The #arrest happened Sunday around 9:30 p.m. in the 2500 block of W. State #Street.
19 Action News Cleveland - Jan 25 #11:25am
#Municipal Court
CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY #INCLUDED: Olies Nathaniel Belle, 50, of 2132 Morgan St., aggravated robbery, #robbery, dismissed - indicted by the grand jury. Bradley K. Crowley, 24, of #Medway, OVI, guilty, 33 days jail with 30 days suspended, three days #credit for time served for driver's intervention program, 12 months driver's #license suspension, consecutive time, 12 months probation, fined $375 #...
Springfield News-Sun - Jan 24 #11:39am
OVI Task Force Targeting #Butler County This Weekend
Task force #agencies along with Ohio State Highway Patrol will saturate State Route #129.
Local 12 Cincinnati - Jan 11 #06:31am
OVI #Sentence: "I see dead people"
Another unique sentence from a tough judge. Jonathan Taras was #the subject in Judge Michael Cicconetti his latest "creative #justice" sentence.
14 WFIE Evansville - Jan 09 #07:29am
Man, #87, faces OVI charge after collision
An 87-year-old local man was charged with operating a vehicle #while intoxicated after a collision Tuesday at South Fifth Street and #Thompson Road.
Fremont News-Messenger - Jan 23 #09:29am
Ohio 129 saturated with patrols for OVI #blitz
An upcoming OVI blitz by the #Butler County OVI Task Force is designed to deter impaired drivers. #Task force agents and the Ohio State Highway Patrol will saturate Ohio 129 #in Butler County on Friday and Saturday. Additional officers will scour #their jurisdictions for impaired drivers, according to a release. '€œThis is #our continued effort to make sure the roads are safe and there are no #...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Jan 10 #04:37am
OVI Sentence: "I see dead people"
Another unique sentence from a tough judge. Jonathan Taras was #the subject in Judge Michael Cicconetti his latest "creative #justice" sentence.
19 Action News Cleveland - #Jan 08 07:13pm

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