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Top DUI News for the Week of February 11th - February 17th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Drunk driving "Cinderella license" #law sparks debate
The state Legislature is #debating a law that would allow someone with a first drunk #driving conviction to drive to and from work, substance abuse #treatment sessions or medical appointments. The law would create a "Cinderella license" provision that allows the first-time offender to drive #during restricted hours and for restricted purposes. Under current law, a #first conviction results in a ...
The Nashua #Telegraph - Feb 09 06:24pm
Drunk driving suspect makes court #apperance
The man accused in the drunken #driving crash that killed a Los Banos fifth-grader appeared in court #Wednesday. Click to Continue '»
Los Banos Enterprise - #Feb 15 09:30am
Man drives #drunk to police station to pick up friend
Police in Labrador said Friday they had arrested a 32-year-old #man for drunk driving just outside a detachment.
CBC Newfoundland and Labrador - Feb 15 #08:25am
Political volunteer arrested for allegedly driving #drunk
WAUKESHA CO. (WITI) '€” A woman #is arrested for driving drunk. It's a case that's making news #because of who...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Feb 15 #04:16pm
Cops: Abington man drove drunk during #storm driving ban
Police say an #Abington man nearly ran over a police officer while driving #drunk at the height of the recent blizzard.
The MetroWest Daily News - Feb 14 #06:31am
Woman Caught #Driving Drunk with Teenager as Passenger
A Mt. Vernon woman is caught driving drunk with #her 15-year-old daughter as a passenger.
FOX 7 WTVW #Evansville - Feb 16 01:09pm
Man sentenced to nearly 9 years for drunk #driving collision
A 65-year-old man was #sentenced Wednesday to nearly nine years in prison for a #drunken-driving accident involving a Coos County Road Department #vehicle.
The World - Feb 13 #05:32pm
Ka`u man #sentenced in drunk driving fatality - KPUA AM 670 Hilo
Ex-supt. sentenced for #driving drunk - WRTV #Indianapolis
Ex-'Melrose' actress sentenced to 3 years in NJ - Philly.com
all 8 news #articles
Ore. drunk driving suspect accused of #robbery
PORTLAND -- Oregon State Police say #a man arrested on a drunken driving charge near Eugene, Ore., turned #out to be a suspect in a bank robbery about 11 hours earlier and nearly 500 #miles to the south. The police said Friday that troopers found a large #amount of marked cash when they stopped a 1993 pickup about 9 p.m. Wednesday #and confirmed the next day it had been taken from a robbery at a #...
KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland - Feb 15 #12:33pm
#Mom accused of driving drunk with children
A Clarksville woman is accused of driving drunk #with her children at a drive-thru restaurant.
WSMV #Nashville - Feb 15 04:07am
Drunk Driving #Suspect Hits Florida Trooper
The Florida #Highway Patrol is investigating an accident that injured one of their own #and another Friday night.
NBC 15 Mobile - Feb 16 #04:04pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Leduc man charged with impaired driving causing death #0
The site of the accident that claimed the #life of Krystal Dawn back in September on Black Gold Drive. The driver, Jean #Paul Benoit, is facing four criminal charges, including impaired #operating causing death.
Leduc Representative #- Feb 13 08:28am
Impaired #driving charges rise in Labrador West
The #number of people charged with driving while impaired took a big jump #in Labrador West in 2012, according to the Royal Newfoundland #Constabulary.
CBC Newfoundland and Labrador - Feb 13 #08:24am
Impaired driving charges rise in Labrador #West
The number of people charged with #driving while impaired took a big jump in Labrador West in 2012, #according to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.
CBC #via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 13 07:11am
Man sentenced to prison for 9th OWI
JUNEAU '€“ A 52-year-old Kewaunee man was sentenced to three #years in prison after being convicted of his ninth offense of driving while #impaired after a hit and run in the Hardee'€™s drive-through
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Feb 14 #07:22pm
Man #arraigned on OVI charge
A Niles man pleaded #innocent Tuesday to operating a motor vehicle impaired #and child endangering
The Youngstown Vindicator - Jan #22 09:31pm
Driver arrested for 2nd offense #OWI after rollover crash
The Wisconsin #State Patrol arrested a 31-year-old man from Ellsworth on Sunday for #operating a vehicle while intoxicated, 2nd offense.
WKBT La Crosse - Feb 04 08:57am
Merrimack police arrest man for allegedly being too #impaired to navigate drive-thru
MERRIMACK '€“ The drive-thru at a Merrimack restaurant proved to #be too much for an Auburn man to navigate this week. Merrimack police #received a call about an impaired driver at a local drive-thru #restaurant Saturday morning and located the vehicle on Continental #Boulevard. Police pulled over the vehicle for a yellow line violation #and identified the driver as Arvid Dahlbloom, 24, of 19 Sun ...
The Nashua Telegraph - Feb 05 09:47am
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
New law closes loophole #for impaired driving
State Sen. Dave #Robertson joined Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday for a ceremonial signing of #Senate Bill 353 sponsored by Robertson. SB 353, now Public Act 543 of 2012, #changes the definition of a controlled substance when driving, effective #March 31.
Tri-County Times - Feb 15 #02:14pm
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 Feb. 14 - The Medina County Gazette
all 2 news #articles
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Top DUI News, Friday, February 15th, 2013

Expired registration leads to Madison woman facing 4th #OWI, police say
A Madison woman stopped by #a deputy for expired registration on her car ended up being arrested on an #alleged fourth operating while intoxicated offense, #authorities reported.
Wisconsin State Journal - Feb #12 08:30am
Felony DWI charges for Newark woman
Wayne County sheriff's deputies charged Danielle M. #Clark, 30, of Washington Street, Newark, with driving while #intoxicated following a traffic stop in the village on Sunday, Feb. #10.
Wayne Post - Feb 14 #07:31am
Area woman shows MPD, ER staff how 'out of #con... - Marshalltown #Times-Republican
all 2 news #articles
On the Record: Feb. 14
ARRESTS Ames #Police Feb. 12: John Joseph Audet, 39, of Woonsocket, R.I., public #intoxication. Feb. 13: Mark Roger Smith, 44, of Kamrar, driving while #barred; Matthew Lloyd Bryant, 23, of Ames, operating while #intoxicated (first offense); Juan Francisco Segovia, 22, of Ames, #possession/delivery of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia; Cutis #Wilson Clark, 61, homeless, public intoxication ...
The Ames Tribune - Feb 14 06:21am
Man charged with OVI, passenger #killed
An Aurora man was charged with #operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing the death #of his passenger, according to police.
WCPO #Cincinnati - Feb 11 10:09am
A Troy man is arrested for #allegedly operating a backhoe on Central Avenue in Albany #while intoxicated.
Police say #an officer saw a large yellow backhoe violating several traffic laws around #8:30 Friday night.
FOX 23 News Albany - Feb 02 #04:55pm
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
#Prominent Floyd County attorney arrested
Rick Fox is charged with Operating While #Intoxicated after an Indiana State Police trooper pulled him over on #Green Tree Boulevard around 10 p.m. Thursday.
WAVE 3 #Louisville - Feb 09 08:27am
Police #
Operating while #intoxicated: A 27-year-old Wittenberg man was cited with #operating while intoxicated at 12:36 a.m. Tuesday at #the intersection of Clark Street and Minnesota Avenue.
Stevens Point Journal - Feb 13 01:58am
#Feedback: Tiffany's Law Would Close Drunk Driving #Loophole
"Tiffany's Law" is #one step closer to becoming law in New York. The measure would close a #loophole in which drunk driving convictions don't add up.
WWNY - WNYF Watertown - Feb 12 01:31pm
Heintschel offered to resign in #Nov.
St. John'€™s Jesuit basketball coach Ed #Heintschel offered to resign in November after he was charged with #operating a vehicle while intoxicated, but the school #requested that he not.
The Toledo Blade - Feb 12 #09:07pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Impaired driving charges rise in Labrador #West
The number of people charged with #driving while impaired took a big jump in Labrador West in #2012, according to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary.
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Feb 13 #07:11am
Impaired #driving charges rise in Labrador West
The #number of people charged with driving while impaired took a #big jump in Labrador West in 2012, according to the Royal Newfoundland #Constabulary.
CBC Newfoundland and Labrador - Feb 13 #08:24am
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 08 07:31am
Leduc man charged with impaired driving causing death #0
The site of the accident that claimed the #life of Krystal Dawn back in September on Black Gold Drive. The driver, Jean #Paul Benoit, is facing four criminal charges, including impaired #operating causing death.
Leduc Representative #- Feb 13 08:28am
5 charged with drunken #or drugged driving
Five motorists were #charged with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and #investigations in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties, according to #state and local police.
The Journal News - Feb 13 #05:58am
Niko Reports Results for the #Quarter Ended December 31, 2012
Niko #Resources Ltd. is pleased to report its financial and operating #results, including consolidated financial statements and notes thereto, as #well as its managements' discussion and analysis, for the ...
Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance - 1 hour, 33 minutes #ago
Newport News police to have enhanced DUI #patrols
NEWPORT NEWS Police will conduct a #series of enhanced DUI patrols beginning Friday. Newport News will have #additional officers focusing their patrol activities in areas where #motorists are more likely to be operating their vehicles while #impaired by alcohol or drugs, a police news release said. The #operations will last from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and #Sunday.
The Virginian-Pilot - Feb 13 #10:36am
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
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
5 charged with drunken #or drugged driving
Five motorists were #charged with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and #investigations in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties, according to #state and local police.
The Journal News - Feb 13 #09:44pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Craven County #arrests and citations for Feb. 12
Published: #Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 16:25 PM. Delores Mertine Anthony, 39, 614 #Glen Drive, Feb. 8, driving while impaired, failure to #reduce speed, misdemeanor child abuse, no operator's license. Officer: W.C. #Zerby Jr.
New Bern Sun Journal - #Feb 12 01:35pm
Craven County #arrests and citations for Feb. 5-6 - New Bern #Sun Journal
Craven County #arrests and citations for Jan. 15 - New Bern #Sun Journal
all 6 news #articles
Giants lineman David Diehl pleads guilty to DWI
Giants lineman David Diehl pleaded guilty this morning to #aggravated driving while intoxicated and impaired #driving.
WABC-TV New York - Feb 11 #08:43am
Giants' Diehl pleads guilty to drunken driving #in Queens
New York Giants offensive lineman #David Diehl has admitted to driving while under the influence #of alcohol in connection with crashing his car in Astoria, Queens, back in #June 2012.
FOX 5 New York - Feb 11 #12:41pm
New law aims to crack down on driving while #intoxicated
A new law will make it illegal #to drive under the influence of anything, even over the counter and #prescription drugs most of us assume are "safe".
ABC12 Mid-Michigan - Feb 11 03:34pm
Studies shed more light on debate #around marijuana-impaired driving
When a long-running legislative serial opens its third season #at the state Capitol on Tuesday, it will start with a twist.
Denver Post - Feb 09 11:12pm
Four #arrested for driving impaired
Indiana State Police arrested four people in various counties #early Saturday morning for driving while impaired. Read #more at www.WISHTV.com
WISH-TV Indianapolis - Feb 02 #01:36pm
Students speak out about texting, #driving
A project to raise student #awareness regarding the dangers of texting while driving has #become a mission for Cleburne High School juniors Brandy Villasana, Carmen #Lopez and Elijah Upchurch.
Cleburne Times-Review - #Feb 12 09:33pm
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
OPP Bust Wrong Way, #Impaired Driver on 401
A Norfolk #County teen will make a court appearance in London next month after he was #caught driving the wrong way while impaired on the 401. #Middlesex County OPP received a call from another driver around 6:20 a.m. #Sunday morning that a pick-up truck was travelling westbound in the #eastbound lanes of the highway at Elgin Road. Before Police could arrive at #the scene - the vehicle was involved in ...
AM980 - #Feb 11 04:06am
Pacelli #students learn dangers of impaired driving
Students at Pacelli High School learned Monday about the #dangers of impaired driving, and they were urged during an #assembly at the school to sign a pledge to never text while #driving.
Stevens Point Journal - Feb 06 #03:17pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, February 12th, 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 - Feb 11 #10:33pm
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 - Feb 11 #10:44pm
New law aims to crack down on driving while #intoxicated
A new law will make it #illegal to drive under the influence of anything, even over the counter and #prescription drugs most of us assume are "safe".
ABC12 Mid-Michigan - Feb 11 03:34pm
Keller, Roanoke, Trophy Club and Westlake police #reports
Weekly police reports
Fort Worth Star-Telegram - Feb 11 #10:04am
Giants lineman David Diehl pleads guilty to DWI
Giants lineman David Diehl pleaded guilty this morning to #aggravated driving while intoxicated and impaired #driving.
WABC-TV New York - Feb 11 #08:43am
License revocations for driving while #intoxicated
The Director of Motor #Vehicles, Richard C. Bailey Jr., released the following list of #Driving While Intoxicated revocations noting that the #actual date of revocation may have preceded this #announcement.
New Hampshire Union #Leader - Feb 10 09:02pm
Preventing tragedy on NYE: Groups work to discourage #drunk drive... - Plano #Courier
all 2 news #articles
Cedar Hill woman accused of #driving while five times over legal alcohol #limit
A woman with two prior alcohol #related offenses was charged earlier this month with driving #while intoxicated.
KSDK St. Louis - Feb #11 02:32pm
Cedar Hill woman accused of third drunk driving #charge
A woman with two prior alcohol #related offenses was charged earlier this month with driving #while intoxicated.
KSDK St. Louis - Feb #11 03:32pm
Randy Travis admits #driving drunk, gets probation
SHERMAN, Texas (AP) #'€” Randy Travis pleaded guilty to driving while #intoxicated Thursday in a case that began last summer when the #country music star was found naked after crashing his Pontiac Trans #Am.
Associated Press via Yahoo! #News - Jan 31 06:50pm
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 - Feb 10 #11:18pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, February 11th, 2013

Woman whose vehicle plunged down ravine #near Corbett cited with driving under the #influence
Lt. Steve Alexander, #spokesman for the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office, said Kim #McCauley, 57, was cited on charges of driving under the #influence of intoxicants and of reckless driving.
The Oregonian - Feb 09 05:29pm
20-year-old Annandale #woman charged with underage driving under the #influence
View full size Washington #Township Police Department WASHINGTON '€” A 20-year-old Annandale woman was #charged with underage driving under the #influence, driving under the influence #and careless driving following a motor vehicle stop on Feb. 1, police #said....
The Warren Reporter - Feb #08 12:42pm
East Vincent woman #charged in deadly Delc... - Spring-Ford #Reporter & Valley Item
all 2 news #articles
State auditor general accused of driving #under the influence
William G. Holland, the state's auditor general, was #arrested in Springfield late Wednesday for allegedly driving #under the influence of alcohol.
The State Journal-Register - Feb 07 #07:26pm
Witness: Helton hit #median before his arrest
THORNTON, Colo. #(AP) -- A police report says Rockies first baseman Todd Helton told an #officer he had red wine hours before he was arrested on suspicion of #driving under the influence.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Feb 07 #03:41pm
Vandalism suspect #charged with driving under the influence en #route to police station
ELMHURST '€” A woman #driving to the Elmhurst police station to answer to #allegations that she broke her ex-boyfriend's window was stopped on #suspicion of driving under the influence of #alcohol by another officer unaware of the vandalism #charge.
Huntley Farmside - Feb 07 #03:12pm
State police suspension of DUI analyzer has #no impact for Upper Dublin police
Suspension by the state police of the use of a #machine to perform chemical breath tests on those suspected of #driving under the influence is having no effect #on use of breath analyzers locally, according to several law enforcement #authorities.
The Ambler Gazette - Feb 11 #01:15am
Man charged with DUI in Route 58 accident that killed Stuart man
Alfonzo Hughes, 64, has been charged with driving #under the influence. Joshua Young of Stuart died in #the crash. A Stuart man has been charged with driving #under the influence in a two-car crash that killed #another Stuart man Thursday evening in Henry County.
WDBJ 7 Roanoke - Feb 08 07:45am
No seat belt leads to #DUI, gun arrest - Sapulpa Daily #Herald
Illinois auditor general accused of DUI - #Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Dog #fatally shot during DUI arrest - WCIA 3 #Champaign-Urbana
all 5 news #articles
DA'€™s Report
'€¢ Herbert Anderson was charged on January 30 with #driving under the influence of alcohol, stop #required on signal of peace officer and basic speed. '€¢ Brian Bell was #charged on January 31 with basic speed and driving under #the influence of alcohol. '€¢ Linda Faye Booth was charged on #January 29 with theft. '€¢[...]
Pahrump Valley Times - #Feb 08 09:53am
Clarksville mom charged for driving #under influence with child in car
Amanda Smith is charged with reckless endangerment and DUI, #among other charges.
WKRN Nashville - Feb 05 #07:07pm
Todd Helton Arrested for Driving Under #the Influence [With Mugshot]
Todd Helton is not off to a good start to his last #year.
The Big Lead - Feb 06 #12:30pm

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