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Top DUI News for the Week of January 14th - January 20th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, January 20th, 2013

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 19 #10:41pm
POLICE BLOTTER: Week of Jan. #10
East Windsor Cameron Harper, 19, of #Madison Drive was charged with driving while #intoxicated, careless driving, reckless driving, #failure to maintain lane and under the influence of narcotics, according to #police..
Windsor-Hights Herald - Jan 19 #10:20pm
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.
The #Carrollton Leader - Jan 19 11:19pm
5 arrested at Valley DUI checkpoints
Police arrested five people on suspicion of driving #while intoxicated at sobriety checkpoints in Fre
The Fresno Bee - Jan 19 01:21pm
LI bus driver charged with driving while #drunk
FARMINGDALE (AP) - A school bus #driver has been charged with driving while intoxicated #after he hit a parked car on Long Island.
Middletown #Times Herald-Record - Jan 19 11:35am
Our View: Mobile device ban #while driving should be considered #statewide
The dangers of texting #while driving, which involve a driver taking eyes off the #road, are so obvious a law shouldn't have to be required to prohibit it. #Any sensible person should know not to do it.
Lubbock #Avalanche-Journal - Jan 17 10:33pm
PEARLAND POLICE #ACTIVITY: Jan. 5 to Jan. 13, 2013
Jan. 6 #Driving While Intoxicated Enhanced At 2800 Southfork #Dr. a known offender was taken into custody for evading and driving #while intoxicated
Pearland Journal - #Jan 15 02:16am
Bastrop County Commissioner arrested for #DWI
A Bastrop County Commissioner was #arrested for driving while intoxicated Tuesday #night.
FOX 7 Austin - Jan 16 #12:58pm
King George County grand jury indictments
The following people were indicted recently by a King George #County grand jury: Samuel Edward Adams, possession of illegal #drugs....
The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jan 19 #09:21pm
CEDAR GROVE: Police make driving #while intoxicated and marijuana possession #arrests
Editor'€™s note: This report was #prepared by the Cedar Grove Police Department.
Cedar #Grove/Verona Observers - Jan 15 04:58am
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Top DUI News, Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Indian Valley police reports: Week of #Jan. 11
DUI Rafael Cruz Rodriguez, of #Telford, faces charges of driving under the #influence after being stopped on Route 309 at Route 663 in Quakertown #about 3:06 a.m. Jan. 6, Pennsylvania State Police at Dublin said.
Souderton Independent - Jan 19 12:04am
Women #Charged Driving Under Influence
RNC nabbed a couple of impaired drivers under #the influence of something other than alcohol. The #first was just after 7:00 yesterday evening on Topsail Road after police got #a tip from the public.
Voice of the Common Man #- Jan 18 02:41am
LAWRENCE: Police blotter
Hilbert L. Espina-Martinez, 26, of Princeton was charged with #driving under the influence, speeding, failure #to maintain lane, failure to exhibit motor vehicle registration and reckless #driving after he was observed speeding in his 2003 Infiniti G35 sedan #on Princeton Avenue at 3:56 a.m. Jan. 7.
The Lawrence #Ledger - Jan 18 10:35pm
Valley man faces 2-15 years after admitting felony DUI
A Carson Valley man faces up to 15 years in prison after he #admitted to a single count of felony driving under the #influence in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday. Richard James #Sargent, 49, was arrested Sept. 11, 2012, after w Copyright 2013 #Record-Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, #broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Record-Courier Valley man faces 2 #...
The Record-Courier - 1 hour, 42 minutes #ago
Almost 3 per cent of motorists drove 'under #the influence' over festive season
NEW figures show that 2.8 per cent of motorists on #Cumbria's roads drove while under the influence of #alcohol or drugs.
West Moreland Gazette - Jan 17 #01:56am
CHP: Morgan Hill teen #under the influence, texting while driving in #fiery Santa Cruz crash
Brianna Delaney, 19, #was under the influence, texting and driving #more than 45 mph when she lost control and struck a tree, according to #the CHP. The car caught on fire; a CHP officer pulled her #out.
Contra Costa Times - Jan 16 #05:32pm
Friend charged in crash #death
SHAMOKIN - A city teen was charged #with homicide by vehicle while driving under the #influence and other felony counts Thursday related to the #death of his friend nine days after they graduated from Shamokin Area High #School in June. Kyle L. Koontz, 18, o
The Shamokin #News-Item - Jan 17 09:00pm
Loveland #driver involved in New Year's crash faces DUI charges
LOVELAND -- Driving under the #influence of alcohol charges were filed Tuesday against the #Loveland driver who struck the Village Inn sign early on New #Year's Day.
Loveland Reporter-Herald - Jan 17 #03:50pm
Loveland driver involved in New Year's crash faces DUI charges
LOVELAND -- Driving under the #influence of alcohol charges were filed Tuesday against the #Loveland driver who struck the Village Inn sign early on New #Year's Day.
Loveland #Reporter-Herald - Jan 17 04:01pm
Daily Record: Loveland police calls January #17-18 - Loveland Reporter-Herald
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Whitpain Township police briefs: Week of #Jan. 10
Charges pending '€¦ Charges of #driving under the influence are pending against #Dennis McNamara, 43, of the 700 block of Corner Ketch Road, #Downingtown, following a traffic stop at 2:30 a.m. Jan. 6 for speeding on #DeKalb Pike, police said. McNamara was found in possession of a small amount #of marijuana and paraphernalia and he was taken to Mercy Suburban Hospital #for a blood test, police said ...
The Ambler Gazette #- Jan 18 10:17pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, January 18th, 2013

LATEST NEWS
A combative prisoner had to be shot twice with a stun gun #after he tussled with police trying to place him into a detention cell at #Greenwich Police headquarters following a Friday evening arrest for #operating while under the influence Jan. 11, #police said.
Greenwich Time - Jan 17 #06:41pm
VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP: Police blotter for #the week of Jan. 6
The #following incidents were reported in Van Buren Township and Belleville for #the week of Jan. 6:
The Belleville View - 1 #hour, 21 minutes ago
Police: Intoxicated man urinates in street #after being pulled over
A man faces #multiple charges after police say he was driving under the #influence of alcohol and then urinated in the middle of #the street.
WLKY Louisville - Jan 16 #11:25am
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 14 #08:27pm
Wallingford Police Blotter Dec. 14 to #28
Patricia Tully, 39, 50 Washington St., #operating under suspension, 9:37 a.m. Robert Dempster, 59. 110 #Bull Ave., drinking while operating, 12:30 a.m.
The Record-Journal - Jan 07 06:44am
SALINE: Crime briefs: Ann Arbor man arrested #for drunken driving
Ann Arbor man arrested #for drunken driving
The Saline Reporter - Jan 11 #04:12am
Lafayette Police to Hold Checkpoint Saturday, January 19, #2013
Lafayette police will conduct an OWI #checkpoint Saturday night, January 19, 2013 from 9:00 P. M. until 3:00 A. M. #Officers will be looking for drivers operating under #the influence of alcohol and other dangerous substances. #Drivers found under the influence of drugs and/or #alcohol will be arrested.
KATC 3 Lafayette - Jan 18 #01:15am
Topsham candidate faced OUI #charge
BY DARCIE MOORE Times Record Staff #Topsham police on Friday charged a selectman's candidate with #operating under the influence. Topsham police #Sgt. Mark Gilliam issued a summons Friday to Jean A. Wolkens, 43, of 515 #Meadow Road, Topsham, alleging she was operating under #the influence prior to a traffic accident Dec. 16. read #more
The Times Record - Jan 16 #11:23am
Topsham #candidate faced OUI charge
BY DARCIE MOORE Times #Record Staff Topsham police on Friday charged a selectman's candidate with #operating under the influence. Topsham police #Sgt. Mark Gilliam issued a summons Friday to Jean A. Wolkens, 43, of 515 #Meadow Road, Topsham, alleging she was operating under #the influence prior to a traffic accident Dec. 16. read #more
The Times Record - Jan 16 #10:56am
Topsham candidate in OUI case loses selectman's #race - The Times Record
Topsham selectman's candidate faced OUI charge - The Times Record
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Lafayette Police to Hold Checkpoint Friday
Lafayette police will conduct an OWI checkpoint Friday night #from 9:00 P. M. until 3:00 A. M. Officers will be looking for drivers #operating under the influence of alcohol and #other dangerous substances. Drivers found under the #influence of drugs and/or alcohol will be arrested.
KATC 3 Lafayette - Jan 17 #12:25pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Woman who hit cop #charged with 3rd OVI
A 52-year-old #Alliance woman is in trouble with the law again, charged with her third #alleged OVI in as many years.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Jan 15 #06:27am
Police: Woman Who Hit Cop Gets 3rd OVI - FOX 8 Cleveland
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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
Weekend OVI blitz scheduled in Butler #County
In an effort to keep motorists from #drinking and driving, an OVI blitz will take place this #weekend.
FOX 19 Cincinnati - Jan 11 #03:21am
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
OVI death nets four years in prison
An abundance of tears flowed Monday afternoon on both sides of #the Coshocton County Common Pleas courtroom as a Walhonding woman expressed #her remorse for the part she played in the death of a Warsaw #woman.
Coshocton Tribune - Jan 08 #01:39am
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
Scioto County judge arrested on OVI #charge
Scioto County Common Pleas Judge, #William T. Marshall, is going to appear in court this week after being #arrested for OVI in Jackson County.
WOWK-TV #West Virginia - Jan 14 01:40pm
OVI death nets four years in prison
An abundance of tears flowed Monday afternoon on both sides of #the Coshocton County Common Pleas courtroom as a Walhonding woman expressed #her remorse for the part she played in the death of a Warsaw #woman.
Coshocton Tribune - Jan 07 #02:38pm
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
Municipal Court
CASES CALLED #FRIDAY INCLUDED: Tiffany Nicole Ault, 19, of 744 N. Belmont Ave., theft, #guilty, 10 days community service and costs or 10 days jail. William Cosper, #50, of 1551 S. Wittenberg, OVI, driving under suspension, turn and #stop signal, dismissed. Bessie Naomi Daugherty, 32, of 935 N. Limestone St., #Apt. 2, two counts theft, guilty, 30 days jail, costs by Feb. 25. Jeremy Lee #Day, 41, of ...
Springfield News-Sun - Jan 14 #04:05pm
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

OWI Enforcement Targets #Snowmobilers
The Brown County Sheriff's #Department will be patrolling by snowmobile this weekend. They say #OWI enforcement, will be a priority, as the New Years holiday #approaches.
WBAY Green Bay - Dec 28 #06:13pm
Sheriff Clarke says stepped up OWI patrols #to occur every weekend
MILWAUKEE (WITI) '€“ #Milwaukee County Sheriff'€™s officials say 27 people were arrested during #heightened OWI patrols over the weekend. The Milwaukee #County...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jan 14 #02:29pm
27 arrests made in OWI crackdown
The 27 arrests was an increase from last weekend when 20 #OWI arrests were made.
CBS 58 Milwaukee - Jan #13 03:58pm
OWI charge in year-old fatal #crash
A Howard City woman now faces two #felonies and a misdemeanor in a multi-vehicle crash that left one man dead #in February 2012.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Jan 09 #02:47pm
Janesville Man Arrested For 4th #OWI
A Janesville man was arrested on #Friday for his 4th OWI.
WIFR #Rockford - Jan 14 06:47am
Janesville Man Arrested for Drunken Driving for 4th Tim... - WTVO - WQRF Rockford
New Berlin man arrested for fourth OWI #following crash - FOX 6 #Milwaukee
New Berlin man arrested for 4th #OWI - CBS 58 Milwaukee
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54-year-old Burlington man charged with fifth #OWI
BURLINGTON '€” 54-year-old Joseph #Diem of Burlington has been charged with OWI (fifth offense) and #resisting an officer for an...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jan #08 12:52pm
Janesville man arrested on #suspicion of 4th OWI
A Janesville #man was arrested on suspicion of fourth offense operating while intoxicated #after a traffic stop early Monday morning, according to Janesville police. A #Janesville police officer said he stopped the vehicle driven by Timothy R. #Willger, 40, after running the vehicle's plates and discovering the #registered owner had a revoked driving status. The traffic stop occurred at #Milton Avenue ...
WISC-TV Madison - Jan 14 #07:10am
Sheriff'€™s Office: 27 arrested during #heightened weekend OWI patrols
MILWAUKEE (WITI) '€” Milwaukee County Sheriff'€™s officials say 27 #people were arrested during heightened OWI patrols over the weekend. #The...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jan 13 #11:51am
BD man gets 27 months for sixth #OWI
JUNEAU '€“ A 54-year-old Beaver #Dam man was sentenced to 27 months of incarceration after pleading no #contest to his sixth offense of drunken driving.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Jan 14 #10:13pm
Man charged with 4th OWI #after wrong-way driving incident
RACINE '€” #41-year-old Clever Escobar of Waukesha has been charged with OWI (4th #offense) with a minor child in the...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Jan 07 01:52pm
Monroe Man Charged with 3rd OWI - WIFR Rockford
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

Police: Beach man charged with #DWI hit police car
VIRGINIA BEACH A #Virginia Beach man faces DWI charges after police say he struck the #bumper of a police car.
The Virginian-Pilot - Jan 14 #04:45pm
Former Missouri DWI #Judge and ACLU Lawyer Talk Warrant Requirement For Breathalyzer; Scalia #Balks
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ #-- DWI arrests make up an average of nearly ten percent of all #arrests in Missouri each year. Today the United States Supreme Court heard #oral arguments on whether ...
PR Newswire via Yahoo! #Finance - Jan 10 01:01pm
Teen charged in fatal DWI #crash in Pearland
Teen charged in fatal #DWI crash in Pearland Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston #Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, #broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 4:38 pm, Monday, January #14, 2013 A teenager who appeared to be intoxicated was responsible for a #crash that killed another teen, Pearland police said. Someone called police #early Saturday to ...
Houston Chronicle - Jan 14 #03:05pm
Arrest of Fort Worth DWI officer may nullify his #caseload
FORT WORTH '€” Tarrant County #prosecutors are concerned that the drunken driving arrest of a DWI #officer this month may cause more than 100 cases to sputter in court. Many #suspected drunken drivers '€” including some who caused wrecks '€” could go #unpunished and untreated because prosecutors say they can no longer use #Officer Nicolas Ramirez as a witness. The four-year veteran was arrested on #...
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth - Jan 14 #04:28pm
Utica man faces sixth DWI charge, police #say
A Utica man is facing his sixth #DWI charge since 1992 after he recently was pulled over and found to #be intoxicated, New Hartford police said Sunday.
The #Observer-Dispatch - Jan 13 01:02pm
DWI Charge For #Man Who Drove To Police Station
Clarence, #N.Y. (AP) '€” Authorities say a 50-year-old man who showed up at a #Buffalo-area state police station to report an incident ended up arrested on #a drunken driving charge.
13WHAM Rochester - Jan 14 #05:48am
Deputies: Alcohol level, prior convictions #lead to felony DWI arrest
Deputies: #Alcohol level, prior convictions lead to felony DWI arrest QUEENSBURY #- A 29-year-old Croghan man faces a felony drunken driving charge after a #traffic stop on Route 9, according to the Warren County Sheriff's #Office. Travis M. Queary was also charged with felony aggravated unlicensed #operation of a motor vehicle after the Sunday stop, deputies #said.
Albany Times Union - Jan 14 #05:52am
Driver cited for DWI in crash with #taxicab near airport
Troopers say a man who #was intoxicated crashed through a median, slamming into an oncoming #taxicab.
KSDK St. Louis - 52 minutes #ago
DWI crashes and fatalities down by half in the #parish
Posted: Friday, January 4, 2013 1:00 #am | Updated: 5:24 pm, Thu Jan 3, 2013.
St. Tammany #News - Jan 03 11:08pm
Alleged DWI driver refuses breath test
State Police say a Clarence man refused to take a breath test, #after being arrested for DWI.
WIVB Buffalo - #Jan 14 07:01am
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Top DUI News, Monday, January 14th, 2013

DUI charge costs = $$$$$
Bond, fines, #court costs, lawyer fees, DUI school all add up to about #$6,500
The Enid News & Eagle - Jan #12 09:19pm
#DUI Arrests - Jan 14 - Bucks County #Courier Times
Kan. Parole Revoked For Oklahoma Woman Who Killed 3 In #DUI C... - News On 6 #Tulsa
Pa. law #rewards DUI drivers who flee, critics say - Reading Eagle
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Downtown DUI Checkpoint Nets 12 #Arrests
A DUI checkpoint conducted #the San Diego Police Department in downtown San Diego resulted in 12 #DUI-related arrests. Photo Credit: Getty Images
NBC San Diego - Jan 13 11:31am
Denver police officer charged with #DUI hired despite prior conviction
A #Denver police officer charged last week with drunken driving was hired #despite a prior DUI conviction because there was no rule against his #employment at that time.
Denver Post - Jan 12 #11:16pm
Basin DUI arrests #decline during holidays
MOSES LAKE - The #DUI enforcement campaign,"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" #led to a 20 percent decline in DUI arrests in Grant and Adams #Counties during the holiday season as compared to 2011's #efforts.
Columbia Basin Herald - #Jan 10 09:10am
DUI arrests (Nov. 21 - #Jan. 1) - Columbia Basin #Herald
Woman Questions DUI Arrest - KMIR 6 #Palm Springs
Byrne: Single DUI #arrest is sign education, prevention... - The #Enid News & Eagle
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DUI Charges Filed Against Randy Travis
GRAYSON CO, TX - DUI charges have been filed against #country music star Randy Travis in connection with his arrest in Grayson #County last summer.
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern #Oklahoma - Jan 10 09:10pm
Felony and #DUI arrests: Monday, Jan. 14, 2013
Felony and DUI arrests in Escambia and Santa Rosa #counties.
Pensacola News Journal - Jan 13 #11:08pm
State plans new #DUI court to treat repeat offenders
Robert Sand speaks at a news conference Monday in Montpelier. #Gov. Peter Shumlin has proposed changing the way courts deal with drunken #drivers to reduce the rate of repeat offenders.
The #Burlington Free Press - Jan 09 02:35am
County data show #DUI arrests level, though incidents may be #dropping
The Kitsap County Traffic Safety #Task Force released the results of holiday DUI enforcement patrols #this week.
Bremerton Patriot - Jan 11 #10:10pm
Vt. plans DUI #courts
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) '€” Vermont plans #to set up DUI courts to reduce the number of repeat drunken drivers #by treating their addictions to alcohol, a move that is expected to save #lives and money, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Monday.
Boston Globe - Jan 07 01:09pm
DUI patrols in Monroe planned for the #weekend
The Pennsylvania State Police in #Swiftwater said it will be conducting DUI sobriety checkpoints and #roving patrols from Wednesday through Monday, Jan. 21 on roads throughout #Monroe County.
Pocono Record - Jan 11 #10:12pm

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