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Top DUI News for the Week of February 18th - February 24th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, February 24th, 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 23 #11:20pm
LI Woman Arrested for DWI After Hitting #Cop Car
A 45-year-old Long Island woman was #arrested Friday night for driving while intoxicated #after hitting two cars, including a police cruiser, authorities said. Photo #Credit: SCPD
NBC New York - Feb 23 #02:30pm
Monroe Village Police
Feb. 11 Marshall #Lederman, 60, of Monroe, was charged with driving while #intoxicated and with a blood-alcohol level of .08 percent or more, #misdemeanors. He was released pending a future court appearance.
The Photo News - Feb 24 01:07am
Mansfield man charged near hospital #with driving while intoxicated
View full size HACKETTSTOWN '€” A 60-year-old Mansfield man #was charged with driving while intoxicated and #driving while intoxicated in a school zone after #dropping someone off at the hospital on Feb. 20, police said. According to #police:...
The Warren Reporter - Feb 22 #09:10am
Great Meadows man charged with #driving while intoxicated after using McDonald's #drive-through
View full size HACKETTSTOWN #'€” A 21-year-old Great Meadows man was charged with driving #while intoxicated following a trip through the McDonald'€™s #drive-through yesterday, police said. According to police: At about 12:30 #a.m., police responded to the McDonald'€™s...
The #Warren Reporter - Feb 22 12:41pm
Update: Ambulance driver charged with #driving while intoxicated in #Hackettstown
The Hackettstown First Aid & #Rescue Squad ambulance driver who was charged with driving #while intoxicated had a blood alcohol content of .08%, said #Sgt. Darren Tynan of the Hackettstown Police Department.
The Warren Reporter - Feb 21 09:54am
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 22 #10:20pm
Rome man charged with DWI after taking out power lines with his #vehicle
ROME -- According to Sheriff Robert #Maciol, A Rome man was arrested for driving while #intoxicated after a motor vehicle accident on Feb. 17.
Rome Observer - Feb 22 08:37am
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 21 11:20pm
Officers handle a number of cases - The Picayune Item
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CN Blotter 02/14/13
DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, 11:36 p.m., #Jan. 26. Brandon J. Bardzilowski, 20, of Piscataway was charged with #driving while intoxicated following a motor vehicle #stop on Bound Brook Road by Officer Thomas Carroll, police said.
MyCentralJersey.com - Feb 13 #10:17am
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Top DUI News, Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Yankees pitcher Pineda #pleads no contest to DUI
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) #-- New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has pleaded no contest to #driving under the influence.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Feb 20 #01:32pm
Police suspect one-time Clipper LeRon Ellis of driving under #the influence of drugs
LeRon #Ellis was arrested on suspicion of driving under the #influence of drugs in Glendale. ( Courtesy of the Glendale #Police Department / February 21 , 2013 )
The Glendale #News-Press - Feb 21 10:12pm
33-year-old Easton, Pa. #man charged with driving under the #influence
View full size PHILLIPSBURG '€” #A 33-year-old Easton, Pa. man was charged with driving under #the influence and several other motor vehicle offenses #following a traffic stop on Feb. 1, police said. According to police: Police #stopped a...
The Warren Reporter - #Feb 15 04:44am
Colombian fined $5,000 #for driving drunk - The Trinidad #Guardian
Ka`u man #sentenced in drunk driving fatality - #KPUA AM 670 Hilo
Cara Kilbey gets a two-year #driving ban after pleading guilty ... - #Heat Magazine
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Springfield Township police briefs: Week of #Feb. 15
DUI '€¦ Erick C. Dixon, 47, of #the 500 block of Woodland Avenue, Horsham, is being charged with #speeding and driving under the influence of #alcohol following a one-vehicle accident Feb. 9 on Station Avenue near Woods #Road, Springfield police reported.
Springfield Sun - #Feb 22 10:18pm
#One hurt, one arrested in three-car crash near Newman
A three-car accident Thursday afternoon left a Gustine woman #with serious injuries and a Newman man jailed on charges of driving #under the influence and hit and run. According to #officer Mike Pinheiro of the Los Banos California Highway Patrol, #the accident occurred at 4:05 p.m. on Highway 33 near Sanches Road #between Newman and Gustine.
Modesto Bee - Feb 22 #01:38pm
Supreme Court overturns drugged #driving case
The Iowa Supreme #Court has reversed the conviction of a man charged in 2010 in Des #Moines with driving under the influence of a #drug saying there was not sufficient evidence for a jury to convict #him.
WKBT La Crosse - Feb 22 #02:13pm
Son of Boston police commissioner arrested in New Hampshire for #driving under the influence
Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis said Monday that #his son, who had been driven home earlier this month by a Boston police #officer amid suspicion he was impaired, was arrested in New Hampshire over #the weekend in New Hampshire on charges of operating under #the influence. In a statement, Edward Davis said his #22-year-old son, Philip, had decided to seek treatment for substance abuse #...
Boston Globe - Feb 18 #12:18pm
Iowa #court: Estranged husband can disregard dead wife's burial #plan
A deceased former Iowan whose body has #been stored at an Anamosa funeral home since June must now be buried in this #state against her will, the Iowa Supreme Court has ruled, because a #2008 law intended to resolve post-death disputes created no #requirement
The Des Moines Register - 2 hours, 39 #minutes ago
Springfield Township police briefs: Week of #Feb. 15
DUI '€¦ Erick C. Dixon, 47, of #the 500 block of Woodland Avenue, Horsham, is being charged with #speeding and driving under the influence of #alcohol following a one-vehicle accident Feb. 9 on Station Avenue near Woods #Road, Springfield police reported.
Springfield Sun - #Feb 21 10:17pm
Mansfield woman arrives at police #station, charged with driving under the #influence
View full size Washington #Township Police Department WASHINGTON TWP. '€” Patricia Dodd, 42, of #Mansfield was charged with driving under the #influence after she arrived at the police station to pick up #Richard Dodd following his arrest on...
The Warren #Reporter - Feb 11 06:57am
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Top DUI News, Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Off-Duty Torrington Cop Charged #With Operating Under the #Influence
Police said Matthew #Gonska, 32, of Torrington, was operating under the #influence when he went off the road on Tuesday morning and #into a snow bank.
NBC Connecticut - Feb 14 #09:21am
Son of Boston police commissioner arrested in New #Hampshire for driving under the #influence
Boston Police Commissioner #Edward F. Davis said Monday that his son, who had been driven home earlier #this month by a Boston police officer amid suspicion he was impaired, was #arrested in New Hampshire over the weekend in New Hampshire on #charges of operating under the influence. In a #statement, Edward Davis said his 22-year-old son, Philip, had decided to #seek treatment for substance abuse ...
Boston Globe - #Feb 18 06:17pm
Boston police commissioner's son charged with DUI #in N.H.
Boston'€™s police commissioner says #his son was arrested on a charge of operating under the #influence in New Hampshire and will seek professional #help.
The Patriot Ledger - Feb 19 #06:14am
Boston police commissioner son charged with #DUI
BOSTON (AP) '€” Boston's police #commissioner says his son was arrested on a charge of operating #under the influence in New Hampshire and will seek #professional help.
Boston Globe - Feb 18 #02:55pm
Boston police commish's son charged in NH with #DUI
Boston's police commissioner says #his son was arrested on a charge of operating under the #influence in New Hampshire and will seek professional #help.
ABC 6 Providence - Feb 19 #04:17am
Woman arrested #after driving under the influence with children in #vehicle
The Wisconsin State Patrol #arrested a 33-year-old woman Sunday on a felony charge of operating a #motor vehicle under the influence since two children #were in the vehicle.
The Appleton #Post-Crescent - Feb 11 08:40pm
Boston police commissioner's son #charged in NH with DUI
BOSTON (AP) '€” #Boston'€™s police commissioner says his son was arrested on a charge of #operating under the influence in New Hampshire #and will seek professional help. Commissioner Ed Davis wrote on the #Police Department'€™s website Monday that his son Phillip informed him he was #arrested Friday in Plymouth, N.H., for allegedly operating #under the influence. New Hampshire state police said #five ...
The Nashua Telegraph - Feb 19 #10:04am
Winthrop man gets maximum penalty for eighth drunk driving #offense
A Winthrop man received the #maximum penalty for his eighth drunk driving conviction and for attempting #to swing a bench at the state trooper who arrested him, Suffolk #District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said. Joseph F. Limone, 61, was convicted #Feb. 15 in Suffolk Superior Court of operating under #the influence as a fifth or subsequent offense, assault with a #dangerous weapon, and malicious ...
Boston Globe - #Feb 21 03:41pm
#Torrington cop arrested for DUI
A #Torrington cop was arrested for operating under the #influence on early Tuesday morning.
WTNH-TV #New Haven - Feb 14 10:12am
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BOSTON (AP) '€” Boston's police commissioner says his son #was arrested on a charge of operating under the #influence in New Hampshire and will seek professional #help.
Greenwich Time - Feb 19 #04:21am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, February 21st, 2013

#Municipal Court
CASES CALLED TUESDAY #INCLUDED: Lindsay Nicole Baker, 24, of 1231 N. Lowry Ave., theft, guilty, #five days jail. Mark T. Buck, 50, of Port Charlotte, Fla., OVI, #guilty, 33 days jail with 30 days suspended, three days credit for time #served, 12 months driver's license suspension, six months probation, fine #and costs to be paid by May 21, fined $375. Dominique L. Dearmond, 28, of #1121 Linden Ave ...
Springfield News-Sun - Feb 20 #12:19pm
Woman crashes into bus, charged #with OVI
A Cincinnati woman was #arrested Wednesday after she crashed her Ford truck into a school bus while #allegedly driving intoxicated.
WCPO Cincinnati - Feb #20 09:34am
#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
Suspected OVI driver smashes 2 parked #cars
A woman suspected of driving under the #influence of alcohol was transported to the hospital as a precaution after #she struck two parked vehicles on Styer Drive early Sunday morning, #according to deputies. Deputies said the woman was driving eastbound in the #1300 block of Styer around 3 a.m. when she lost control, striking a white #pickup and dark colored SUV on the right side of the road. The #...
Springfield News-Sun - Feb 17 #02:08am
#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
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
Woman pleads #guilty in fatal OVI crash
A #Tallmadge woman pleaded guilty after the drunken-driving, wrong-way crash on #Interstate 76 that killed an Akron mother of three.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Feb 15 #01:08pm
Salem cop enters not guilty plea #to OVI charge
CANFIELD - The Salem #police officer charged with operating a vehicle under the influence and #marked lanes entered a plea of not guilty during arraignment Wednesday night #in Mahoning County Court #5 in Canfield.
Salem News - #Feb 13 09:37pm
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
Mahoning Valley Task Force completes first year with numerous checkpoints, #arrests
The Mahoning Valley OVI Task #Force completed its first year in operation lowering the number of #OVI arrests compared to the year before in the area.]
The Youngstown Vindicator - Feb 03 #11:04pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

OWI Task Force Takes Mission Off Road, Into #Bars
The Brown County OWI Task Force #is trying a new, preventive measure to look for drunk drivers before they #even leave the bars.
WBAY Green Bay - Feb 19 #08:20pm
Police: #Teacher gets second OWI
Greenwood #Police say they arrested a Beech Grove teacher and wrestling coach on #OWI charges early Saturday morning. Read more at #www.WISHTV.com
WISH-TV Indianapolis - Feb 19 #01:32pm
Police: Brown County OWI Task Force is Saving #Lives
In two years, the task force has #taken 348 suspected drunken drivers off the streets. Police say they're #seeing a difference -- and the OWI Task Force is changing its #strategies.
WBAY Green Bay - Feb 18 #02:55pm
Man #Arrested for 6th OWI Offense
Police say he #was driving vehicle of man convicted of 8 OWI's.
WTVO - WQRF Rockford - Feb 18 #07:33am
Janesville man arrested for 6th #OWI - WREX-TV Rockford
Portage man #arrested on suspicion of 5th OWI - #WISC-TV Madison
all 4 news #articles
OWI Task Force credited for safer roads
Since its inception two years ago, the Brown County #OWI Task Force has led to a decrease in alcohol-related deaths and #injuries, officials said Monday.
Green Bay Press-Gazette - Feb 19 #02:32am
Video: Brown County OWI Task Force - Green Bay Press-Gazette
all 2 news #articles
OWI laws could change with new #proposal
Two state legislators are trying #to find co-sponsors for bills that would impose stricter punishments for #those convicted of driving drunk. But some say more time should be spent on #prevention.
FOX 11 Green Bay - Feb 16 #07:51am
Man arrested for OWI, child in #vehicle
A Green Bay man was arrested on #suspicion of his second operating while intoxicated offense, and officers #say he had a child in his vehicle.
FOX 11 Green Bay - #Feb 19 10:06am
Brown Co. OWI Task Force results
Some leaders in Brown County say proof is in the numbers when #talking about the success of a drunken driving task force.
FOX 11 Green Bay - Feb 18 02:51pm
OWI #stop leads to cocaine bust
A man is facing #an OWI and cocaine charges after a routine traffic stop. Read more at #www.WISHTV.com
WISH-TV Indianapolis - Feb 08 #08:08am
Iowan gets 11 years for vehicular #homicide, OWI
A Sioux City man has #been given 11 years in prison for vehicular homicide and driving while #intoxicated.
WKBT La Crosse - Feb 19 #07:06am
OWI #stop leads to cocaine bust
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Albany police officer charged with #DWI
Albany police officer charged #with DWI Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. #This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. #Updated 11:47 am, Sunday, February 17, 2013 ALBANY '€” A city police officer #has been charged with driving while intoxicated after allegedly crashing #into a row of parked cars. Police said they received a call at 5:03 a.m #...
Albany Times Union - Feb 17 #09:08am
Teen charged with DWI after NC wreck #kills 1, injures 2
A 17-year-old faces #charges including DWI following a Saturday crash that killed a #teenage passenger and injured two others.
WXII-TV #Winston-Salem - Feb 18 08:00am
DWI bill would remove N.C. loophole
Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:02:41 GMT By Travis Fain #travis.fain@news-record.com The catalyst? New charges filed against Lance #Snyder, previously convicted in 3 deaths....
Greensboro News & Record - Feb 13 08:22pm
DWI # cases dropped over lack of video
Albuquerque lawyers representing accused drunk have a new #tactic that seems to be working. It all has to do with those lapel cameras #police officers are supposed to be using.
KRQE & KASA #FOX 2 Albuquerque - Feb 12 07:26am
Texas Digest: Fort Worth officer fired #after 2nd DWI arrest
FORT #WORTHOfficer arrested twice for DWI is firedA Fort Worth police #officer who already had a driving while intoxicated charge pending when he #was arrested in the fall on suspicion of drunken driving has been #fired.
Austin American-Statesman - Feb 15 #07:40pm
DWI charge in fatal crash
DWI charge in fatal crash Times Union Copyright #2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, #broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 7:34 pm, Saturday, February #16, 2013 NASSAU '€” A young woman is dead and another is in serious condition #after their vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic, hit a guard rail, went #down an embankment and flipped over on Route 20 ...
Albany Times Union - Feb 16 #04:53pm
Man charged with DWI in fatal crash #on icy road - The Charlotte #Observer
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Hit-and-run crash reveals driver's three DWI #convictions
An El Paso man with three #DWI convictions crashed into a parked vehicle and tried leaving the #accident, police said. The accident happened in the 2300 block of Copper #Street in central El Paso around 12:30 a.m. Several witnesses told police #that 30-year-old Oscar De La Cruz, who was driving a Lincoln Continental, #crashed into a parked Ford F150. When police went to the scene, they saw De #La ...
KFOX 14 El Paso - Feb 18 #08:57am
STOP-DWI Gains from Grant
(WBNG Binghamton) In 2012, police agencies in Broome County #made more than 600 drunk driving arrests.
WBNG #Binghamton - Feb 12 04:32pm
Giants' Diehl pleads guilty to aggravated #DWI
New York Giants tackle David #Diehl pleaded guilty to aggravated DWI and impaired driving in a #Queens District court stemming from his arrest last summer for driving his #BMW into two parked cars in Queens.
ESPN - Feb 11 #11:40am
DWI # arrest leads cops to bank robber
A New #Mexico man accused of robbing a bank in one state gets arrested for driving #drunk in another.
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque - Feb #17 02:28pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, February 18th, 2013

Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree charged with #DUI just days before the scouting combine
There's never a good time to get a DUI, of course, #but just a few days before the scouting combine, when you're a draft #prospect? Yeah, that's especially bad. Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree, #who found himself 28th on Shutdown Corner's '€¦ Continue reading #'†’
Shutdown Corner via Yahoo! Sports - Feb 17 #05:24am
Report: LB Ogletree arrested for #DUI
ProFootballTalk reports that #Alec Ogletree (9) was recently arrested for DUI. According to #ProFootballTalk.com, former Georgia linebacker and potential first-round NFL #Draft pick Alec Ogletree recently was arrested for DUI.
Fox Sports - Feb 17 11:39am
Georgia LB Ogletree #arrested for DUI
Georgia linebacker #Alec Ogletree, a projected first round pick in the coming NFL draft, was #recently arrested for a DUI.
The SportsXchange #via Yahoo! Sports - Feb 17 10:31am
Police: Man cited with DUI in crash that injured two #officers
A Chicago man has received several #citations, including misdemeanor DUI, in connection with a Saturday #night accident on the South Side in which two police officers were injured #after a car crashed into the back of their squad car, authorities #said.
Chicago Tribune - Feb 16 #08:33pm
DUI warning issued after woman is #trapped for hours in crash
State troopers #are warning drivers to beware because officers are making an alarming number #of DUI arrests this holiday weekend. One woman who went airborne on a #rural road was trapped for several hours before anyone noticed her car in #the trees.
KOMO Seattle - Feb 17 #05:33pm
DUI's keep WSP busy over holiday weekend
Crashes and wrong-way drivers suspected of driving under the #influence kept Washington State Patrol troopers busy over President's #Day weekend.
The Olympian - Feb 17 #03:15pm
PFT: Alec Ogletree charged with DUI
PFT: Former Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree, a likely #first-round pick in the 2013 draft and one of the top prospects at inside #linebacker, was arrested recently for DUI.
MSNBC - Feb 17 12:01am
Report: Ex-Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree #arrested for DUI
Former Georgia #linebacker Alec Ogletree, a likely first-round pick in the 2013 NFL draft #was arrested for DUI, reports Pro Football Talk. Ogletree accounted #for 111 total tackles, 11.5 going for a loss with three sacks last season, #and also had five pass breakup and one interception.
Sports Illustrated - Feb 16 08:08pm
Todd Helton calls DUI #arrest 'monumental' mistake
Todd #Helton said his DUI arrest was a "monumental" mistake. / #Darron Cummings AP SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Calling his recent drunk driving #arrest a "monumental mistake," Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd #Helton fought tears as he apologized Sunday and asked for forgiveness at the #start of spring training.
Reno Gazette-Journal - Feb #17 02:54pm
Report: Ogletree charged with #DUI
Former Georgia linebacker and #potential first-round NFL Draft pick Alec Ogletree was arrested and charged #with DUI last week, according to ProFootballTalk.com.
Fox Sports - Feb 17 12:05pm

Stories of the Week

February 11th - February 17thMerrimack police arrest man for allegedly being too impaired to navigate drive-thru

February 4th - February 10thDrunk man charged drunk driving inside FL Walmart

January 28ty - February 3rdColo. offense can't be used to enhance Neb. DUI sentence

January 21st - January 27thMan charged with 11th OWI uses insanity plea

January 14th - January 20thDenver police officer charged with DUI hired despite prior conviction

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

December 31st - January 6thOver 800 booked in Mumbai for drunk driving

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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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