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Top DUI News for the Week of February 4th - February 10th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Needham police log: resident charged with #OUI
On Feb. 1 police pulled over a car #whose driver allegedly had a suspended license, said reports.
Needham Times - 1 hour, 57 minutes ago
Man in #jail after hitting police car
A Monroe man #is in jail tonight on a charge of operating a vehicle under #the influence after rear-ending a police cruiser in #Monroe.
The Toledo Blade - Feb 07 #08:34pm
Morning Sentinel area #police log, Feb. 8, 2013
CLARIFICATION: A #December arrest log item about Andrew P. Gurney, 21, Winslow, was incomplete #and should have showed that police did not charge him.
Morning Sentinel - Feb 08 03:03pm
Wallingford Police Blotter Jan. 23 to #31
Ryan M. Saucier, 34, 81 Ashwell Drive, #Plantsville, failure to have insurance, operating with suspended #registration, 2:31 p.m. Nicholas Hutton, 24, 200 East St., Southington, #operating under suspension, 10:15 p.m.
The Record-Journal - Feb 07 07:45am
#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
#News of public record
Michael L. Burdge, #64, Columbus, operating a vehicle under the #influence, fined $1,027, with $750 suspended, 180 days in jail with #177 suspended; driving under suspension, fined $1,000 with $750 #suspended, 180 days in jail with 177 suspended.
Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum - Feb 09 #04:45am
District court published Saturday, Feb. 9, #2013.
Cerro Gordo County
The Globe Gazette - Feb 08 10:00pm
#Kittery Police Logs Jan. 27-Feb. 2
Jan. #2712:07 a.m. '€” Phillip M. Smith, 31, 6 Cutts Road, Kittery, arrested on a #charge of operating under the influence of #alcohol.
Portsmouth Herald - Feb 07 #03:20pm
Wash. toxicologist: No spike yet in marijuana #DUIs
Washington'€™s new marijuana possession #law set a driving-under-the-influence limit designed to #be similar to the .08 blood-alcohol content for drunken driving -- 5 #nanograms of active THC per milliliter of blood.
KING5 Seattle - Feb 07 09:27am
Drunk driver hits street sign, tree in #Cambridge
Police arrested an Arlington man #on charges of operating a car under the #influence of alcohol after he struck a street sign and tree near #Harvard Square before trying to flee the scene.
Cambridge Chronicle & Cambridge Tab - Jan 31 #04:46pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, February 9th, 2013

#Suspected OVI driver strikes Dayton police truck
A police pickup truck stopped with other emergency vehicles at #a crash on U.S. 35 was struck Friday night by a suspected drunken driver. #The initial crash at approximately 8:30 p.m. involved at least two vehicles #and injuries on westbound 35 near Interstate 75. While medics helped the #injured and and police conducted interviews and investigated the scene, a #gray sedan struck the officer's white ...
WHIO-TV 7 #Dayton - Feb 08 06:33pm
#Municipal Court
CASES CALLED TUESDAY #INCLUDED: Troy Davis, 35, of Urbana, OVI, guilty, 33 days jail with #30 days suspended, 12 months driver's license suspension, six months #probation, three days credit for time served for driver's intervention #program, fined $375. Eric Fredrick Ellis, 40, of Enon, child endangering, #guilty, 90 days jail with 90 days suspended, payment of fines and costs, #fined $250. Ella ...
Springfield News-Sun - Feb 06 #01:27pm
#Municipal Court
CASES CALLED THURSDAY #INCLUDED: Richard Eugene Brewer, 25, of 1032 N. Belmont Ave., assault, #guilty, credit time served to complete case; domestic violence, dismissed. #Anthony C. Brunett, 50, of New Carlisle, OVI, guilty, 12 months #driver's license suspension, 60 days jail with 57 days suspended, three days #credit for time served, 10 days community service in lieu of fine and costs, #fined $375 ...
Springfield News-Sun - Feb 08 #04:12pm
OVI Driver, Beer Supplier Each Charged In #Athens OVI Crash
Athens highway #patrol troopers arrested the the 19-year-old they say was behind the wheel #in a Wednesday morning crash that resulted in injuries. They also charged a #person who was not involved in the crash itself for allegedly buying #beer the driver.
WCMH Columbus - Jan 31 #12:25pm
Car hit on #RR tracks; driver gets OVI charge
A #man suffered minor injuries Thursday night after trying to drive across the #tracks in Prospect before a train passed.
The Marion #Star - Feb 08 04:07pm
Sandusky woman charged with her 3rd #OVI since May
HURON TOWNSHIP '€” A #40-year-old Sandusky woman has been charged with operating a vehicle #intoxicated for the third time since last May, according to the Erie County #sheriff's Office.
The Morning Journal - Feb 08 #11:51pm
Car hit on RR tracks; driver gets OVI #charge
A man suffered minor injuries Thursday #night after trying to drive across the tracks in Prospect before a train #passed.
The Marion Star - Feb 08 #02:19pm
ODOT driver stops wrong way drunk driver - NBC #24 Toledo
all 2 news #articles
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 ...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - Jan 18 #01:34pm
Mason man to court for fifth OVI #arrest
A Mason man is scheduled to appear #in court Wednesday morning after he was charged with his fifth drunk driving #offense.
WCPO Cincinnati - Feb 06 #01:09am
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
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Top DUI News, Friday, February 8th, 2013

OWI Task Force Patrols Out This Weekend
OWI Task Force patrols will be out in several #communities this weekend.
WBAY Green Bay - Jan 25 #06:57am
Man #charged with OWI-sixth offense
A #Lake Hallie man has been charged with OWI sixth offense, along with #violating a domestic abuse injunction.
The Chippewa #Herald - Feb 06 06:15pm
Driver #claims double jeopardy when 'first' OWI conviction recharged #as second OWI
Some drunken drivers are so #prolific they manage to get cited for "first time" offenses more #than once. For example, within days of an OWI in County A, Mr. #Intoxicated gets a similar charge in County B.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Feb 07 #09:56am
Plainfield man pleads insanity to 11th-offense #OW... - The Appleton #Post-Crescent
27 arrests made in OWI crackdown - CBS 58 Milwaukee
Man pleads insanity to #11th-offense OWI - WISC-TV #Madison
all 4 news #articles
Court News
Fifth offense #OWI
The Shawano Leader - Feb 07 #10:25pm
Seventh OWI charge nets driver five years in #prison
A former Portage man was ordered to #serve five years in prison on a seventh drunken driving charge after an #incident in July 2010 where the owner of a truck said it was driven by the #man without
Portage Daily Register - Feb 06 #09:33pm
16 arrested on Super Bowl Sunday for OWI #offenses
MILWAUKEE (WITI) '€” 16 people were #arrested on Super Bowl Sunday for OWI, during OWI Task Force #patrols. These patrols...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Feb 04 #12:58pm
Ex-supt #gets health benefits despite OWI
Franklin Township taxpayers will continue to pay for Walter #Bourke's health insurance premiums until he reaches 65, despite the #former superintendent's conviction for driving drunk.
WRTV Indianapolis - Feb 07 12:44pm
#Trooper arrests man for OWI-fifth
A #51-year-old Boyceville man was arrested Wednesday for OWI fifth #offense on Highway 29 near Cadott.
The Chippewa #Herald - Feb 07 06:32am
Ask an #Officer: High visibility OWI patrols
Question: Are local police departments still doing high #visibility operating while intoxicated, or OWI, patrols?
Wausau Daily Herald - Feb 05 02:36am
Prison term for 3rd #OWI offense
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KIMT Mason City - Feb 07 12:46pm
8th OWI nets prison term - Door County Advocate
Third OWI nets man up to 5 years in #prison - The Globe Gazette
Sheboygan man sent to prison for 9th #OWI - Sheboygan Press
all 4 news #articles
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Top DUI News, Thursday, February 7th, 2013

DWI arrests increase in Montgomery #County
DWI arrests increase in #Montgomery County Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All #rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or #redistributed. Updated 10:45 pm, Monday, February 4, 2013 There was an #uptick in drunken driving arrests at the end of the last fiscal year in #Montgomery County after a rash of intoxication manslaughter cases in 2012, a #...
Houston Chronicle - Feb 04 #09:10pm
Westchester County police #arrest 11 on DWI-related charges
Westchester County police arrested 11 people on #DWI-related charges over the weekend, including seven at a sobriety #checkpoint in Port Chester early Saturday morning, county police spokesman #Kieran O'Leary said.
The Journal News - Feb 04 #11:33am
DWI court could soon mean longer wait times for #some
Starting soon, folks sitting in #DWI court could expect their wait times to increase.
WECT 6 Wilmington - Feb 05 01:01pm
Rising DWI arrests a disturbing #trend in Montgomery County
Rising #DWI arrests a disturbing trend in Montgomery County Houston Chronicle #Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not #be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 7:15 pm, #Monday, February 4, 2013 Law enforcement officials attributed both crashes #to drunken driving, with the drivers in both cases that caused the wrecks #over-served at area ...
Houston Chronicle - Feb 04 #05:02pm
#Gilford police report large jump in DWI arrests in #town
Police are reporting a huge jump in #DWI arrests in 2012, which they are attributing to better training of #police officers, but also to what appears to be a trend of more drunken #drivers on the road.
New Hampshire Union Leader - Feb #03 09:17pm
Clinton County STOP-DWI gears up for big #game
Law enforcement agencies gear up for #Super Bowl crackdown.
Plattsburgh Press-Republican - #Jan 31 11:57pm
Police: 3 DWI arrests made #in Super Bowl weekend crack down
With the #impending Super Bowl game on Sunday, the Utica Police Department is #increasing its DWI enforcement this weekend as part of a statewide #Stop DWI campaign, which will last until Monday. Already, three #DWI arrests have been made in the past two days, police #said.
The Observer-Dispatch - Feb #02 10:36am
Police plan 'Super' DWI enforcement on #Sunday - The Springfield #News-Leader
DWI Crackdown Causes DMV Backlog - WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Police Watching #For Super Bowl Drunk Drivers in Springfield - #KTTS 94.7
all 4 news #articles
Extra patrols on duty #for STOP DWI on Super Bowl Sunday
Extra Onondaga County Sheriff's deputies patrolled #Onondaga County this weekend as a part of the STOP DWI #program.
CNYCentral.com - Feb 03 #08:51pm
#2 Arrested for DWI in French Creek
FRENCH CREEK, N.Y. - A Pennsylvania woman was arrested for #DWI after police say she drove down into a ditch while texting and #driving early Sunday morning.
WGRZ-TV Buffalo - Feb #04 08:56am
DWI crackdown during Super Bowl #weekend
With all the partying on Super Bowl #Sunday, there's always some concern out on the roads. That had #authorities across the region on the lookout for drunk drivers overnight. As #YNN's Crystal Cranmore tells us, local law enforcement agencies just #want to make sure the roads are safe for everyone.
YNN Syracuse - Feb 04 05:12am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

DUI Taskforce will be conducting #roving patrols beginning Sunday
The #Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting roving #DUI patrols during
Main Line Suburban Life - #32 minutes ago
Longmont man guilty in #DUI-related homicide sentenced to community #corrections
LONGMONT -- A Longmont man who #pleaded guilty in December to one count of DUI-related vehicular #homicide was sentenced Monday morning to six years in community #corrections.
Denver Post - Feb 05 #12:27pm
DUI Suspect Inhaled Nitrous During Chase: #LAPD
After the 22-year-old driver finally #pulled over in a residential neighborhood, he could be seen inhaling even #more nitrous filled balloons while rocking back and forth in the vehicle, #police told Los Angeles' KCAL-TV.
FindLaw - Feb #05 06:37am
DUI nabs man on #the run for 12 years
A Virginia man who was on #the lam for more than a decade to avoid charges for running a marijuana #growing operation will spend the next three years in prison. #Sixty-one-year-old James Baynor Jr. was indicted in June 2000 after #investigators found marijuana plants, methamphetamine and harvested #marijuana at his Chesapeake car repair business. Baynor fled the state, #living under the name Jim ...
Local #6 Orlando - 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
DUI #Bills Proposed in Bismarck - WDAZ 8 Grand #Forks
DUI case against ex-RI #lawmaker dropped - NBC 10 #Providence
Some DUI offenders fail to understand reason #for panel - News 3 Las Vegas
all 29 news #articles
DUI arrest made on first day of #"Joining Forces" Impaired Driving event
SUN VALLEY -- The Washoe County Sheriff's Office has #joined forces with several local law enforcement agencies in an effort to #deter motorist from choosing to drive while impaired.
FOX 11 Reno - Feb 05 01:06pm
More details emerge in alleged DUI set #up
When MJ Schnitt's attorney Phil #Campbell was arrested in the middle of the high-profile defamation trial, #MJ's legal team claimed the arrest was a setup. Now, sources tell FOX 13 #it was the DUI sergeant himself who alerted them that he had been #"used" by a friend.
FOX 13 Tampa Bay - Feb #05 05:15pm
Hernando middle school teacher #charged with DUI for second time
Jesse Mockler's arrest in Weeki Wachee on Sunday isn't #his first brush with the law.
Tampa Bay Times - Feb #04 02:30pm
#Mark Grace sentenced to four months in jail for #DUI
Former major leaguer Mark Grace #is going to jail for DUI. Being sorry about his conduct did not get #Grace out of having to serve time entirely for what was a second DUI #arrest in a 15-month span. But his Continue reading →
Big League Stew via Yahoo! Sports - Jan 31 #11:24am
Police log
Charged with #DUI
Arizona Daily Sun - 1 hour, 42 minutes #ago
DUI alleged in Grayville
Josiah S. Stover, 31, Carmi, was arrested around 12:10 a.m. #Sunday in Grayville on a preliminary charge of DUI. A Grayville #Police Department incident report said an officer on patrol allegedly #observed a blue 2002 Jeep driven by Stover weaving on the roadway near Shell #Plaza. The officer alleged in his report he stopped the Jeep and noted #Stover displayed signs of intoxication. Stover allegedly ...
The Carmi Times - Feb 05 #12:08pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Drunk Driving Arrests Dropped This Super Bowl #Weekend
There were fewer drunk #drivers arrested in Oregon this weekend than on any Super Bowl weekend in #the last five years, according to police officials. The Oregon State Police #counted 31 arrests for driving under the influence, down from 38 a #year ago.
Oregon Public Broadcasting - Feb 04 #09:47pm
#Driving Drunk Inside Wal-Mart
Brooksville, Florida Police say they've arrested a man who #was driving drunk -- inside a Walmart.
KSEE 24 Fresno - Feb 04 02:48pm
Drunk man charged drunk driving inside FL #Walmart
According to sources, officers #said, Timothy Carr was drunk and driving around the store on a #motorized shopping cart.
WFLX FOX 29 - Feb 04 #01:39pm
Goodell will address NFL drunk driving problem
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Drinking and driving by NFL #players is a problem Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to #address.
The Associated Press via #Yahoo! Sports - Feb 01 05:36pm
Drinking and #driving a focus of Roger Goodell - North #Adams Transcript
all 5 news #articles
STATE: Michigan lawmakers to act to keep #drunk driving limit at 0.08 percent
A new law expanding Michigan's drunk driving #laws to include prescription and non-prescription substances also changes #the blood alcohol level for drinking and driving from 0.08 to a #higher level of 0.10.
Dearborn Press & Guide - Feb 04 #04:20am
Woman critically injured in alleged #drunk driving incident
The #passenger of a vehicle involved in an alleged drunk driving #incident that took place on Highway 20 in Quebec's Montaragie region is #fighting for her life.
CBC Montreal - Feb 03 #06:09am
Four #arrested for drunk driving on Super Bowl #Sunday
Four people were arrested for #drunk driving on Super Bowl Sunday, Springfield police said #today in a media release. One of the arrests also resulted in a misdemeanor #possession of marijuana charge.
The Springfield #News-Leader - Feb 04 09:39am
Randy Travis pleads #guilty to drunk driving, gets probation
Randy Travis pleaded guilty to drunk driving #Thursday and as a result will be avoiding jail time in a case that began #last summer when he crashed his car and was found naked at the #scene.
Los Angeles Times - Jan 31 #07:16pm
Impaired penalty #review prompts B.C. to grant penalty breaks 1,137 drivers
VICTORIA - More than 1,100 British Columbia motorists caught #up in tougher drunk driving rules before part of the law was #found unconstitutional will have some of their punishments overturned, but #their drunk driving penalty still sticks.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Feb 01 #04:37pm
Teen #driving drunk in fatal Ohio crash
Authorities say a northwest Ohio high school senior was #driving drunk when he was killed in a fiery one-car crash last #weekend.
WTRF Wheeling - 3 minutes #ago
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Top DUI News, Monday, February 4th, 2013

Sheriff: Man arrested on 8th OWI charge after crashing #stolen vehicle
The Rock County #Sheriff's Office said deputies arrested a Janesville man on an eighth #offense operating while intoxicated charge after he crashed a #stolen vehicle early Sunday morning. Deputies were dispatched at #about 12:30 a.m. to a report of an auto theft at 3145 W. Rockport Road. #Dispatch advised deputies that Richard Fox, 49, just stole a maroon 2002 #Grand Prix from this home, and that Fox ...
WISC-TV Madison - Feb 03 10:19am
Man found slumped over wheel arrested for 4th OWI, #sheriff s... - WISC-TV Madison
all 3 #news articles
Police blotter: For Ballston, Ballston Spa, Malta and MiltonPublished #Feb. 3, 2013
'€¢ Kyle J. Kilburn, 24, was #charged Jan. 27 by Ballston Spa police with driving while intoxicated #and operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol content of #.08 percent or higher, misdemeanors, as well as failure to use designated #lane and driving without headlights, violations.
The #Saratogian - Feb 03 02:06am
Lorain County: #OSHP arrests 18 in past week for OVI
OSHP #reports 18 people were arrested on suspicion of operating a #vehicle while intoxicated.
WKYC #Cleveland - Feb 03 02:08pm
Police reports for February 4, 2013
DWI: #Eric S. Brandt, 42, Middleport was charged Thursday with driving while #intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a blood #alcohol content of more than .08 of one percent.
The #Journal-Register - Feb 03 11:46pm
#Troy man charged with driving backhoe while #intoxicated
ALBANY -- Albany police #arrested a 44-year-old Troy man Friday night for operating a backhoe #on Central Avenue while he was intoxicated.
The Troy Record - Feb 02 03:53pm
Man faces charges in 6-vehicle pileup on Hamilton #Ave.
A 44-year-old Delhi Township man was #arrested on charges of operating a motor vehicle while #intoxicated and aggravated vehicular assault, accused of causing a #six-car pileup with multiple injuries on Hamilton Avenue Thursday #night.
The Cincinnati Enquirer - Jan 18 #03:35am
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 - Feb 02 02:16am
#Police & Courts: Feb. 1, 2013
Saratoga #Springs Police Department
The Saratogian - Feb 01 #02:05am
Galesburg driver faces up to 15 years #in prison for killing pedestrian
David #Michael Kellett, 36, was found guilty of operating a motor #vehicle while intoxicated causing the death of Steven Kuhse, #20, of Galesburg.
The Kalamazoo Gazette - Jan 28 #02:02pm
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 #08:10am

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

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