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Top DUI News for the Week of July 5th - July 14th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Bills crack down on operating recreational vehicles while drinking
The Holland Sentinel Jul 11 10:18am
The Criminal Justice Committee recently passed legislation that makes the legal blood alcohol content (BAC) for drivers operating recreational vehicles equal to the level for operating a motor vehicle.
Operation Dry Water nets 22 arrests in N.C.
The Virginian-Pilot Jul 04 06:34am
RALEIGH, N.C. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission says more than 20 people were arrested during the past weekend's campaign to alert boaters to the dangers of operating a boat while impaired. Maj. Chris Huebner is the commission's boat law administrator. He says the 22 arrests for operating while impaired were 10 less than those issued last year as part of Operation Dry Water.
Operation Dry Water nets 22 arrests in North Carolina
ABC11 Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville Jul 04 12:20pm
Over 20 people were arrested last weekend during the campaign to alert boaters to the dangers of operating a boat while impaired
Six arrests around Lake Gaston during 'On the Road, On the Water'
Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald Jul 08 12:14pm
A Raleigh man is facing charges after running from authorities during this past weekend's On the Road, On the Water anti-drinking and operating campaign.
9 drove drunk or drugged, troopers say
The Journal News Jun 25 05:58am
Troopers charged nine motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
14 charged with drunken or drugged driving
The Journal News Jun 24 04:25am
State troopers and Peekskill officers charged 14 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stop and investigations, police said.
Operation Dry Water nets 22 arrests in NC
WSOC-TV Charlotte Jul 04 06:25am
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission says more than 20 people were arrested during the past weekend's campaign to alert boaters to the dangers of operating a boat while impaired. Maj. Chris Huebner is the commission's boat law administrator. He says the 22 arrests for operating while impaired were 10 less than those issued last year as part of Operation Dry Water. Huebner says he ...
22 People Arrested As Part Of Operation Dry Water
WFMY News 2 Greensboro Jul 04 09:41am
The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission says more than 20 people were arrested as part of Operation Dry Water.
CCSO arrest 2 during 'Operation Dry Water'
WINK TV Southwest Florida Jul 01 12:08pm
Two men were arrested for Operating a Vessel While Impaired (BUI) in separate incidents during the Sheriff's Office's participation in Operation Dry Water this past weekend.
Sheriff's son pleads guilty to DWI charge
Traverse City Record-Eagle Jul 13 04:23am
The son of Kalkaska County's Sheriff pleaded guilty to a drunk driving misdemeanor charge.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, July 13th, 2013

Dunn man gets 30-45 months for DWI
Carteret County News-Times Jul 12 07:51am
BEAUFORT — A Dunn man who has multiple drunk driving convictions in this area was sentenced this week to time in prison.
Driver guilty of killing teens while impaired by drugs
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News Jul 10 06:36pm
An Antigonish, N.S., man has been found guilty of impaired driving by drugs and causing the death of two teens in what may be the first conviction of its kind in Canada.
Habitual DWI Sentence: 30-45 months in prison
News Channel 12 New Bern Jul 11 07:53am
A guilty plea to a habitual driving while impaired charge landed a man in prison with a sentence of at least 2 1/2 years.
Man's "shocking" 19 drunk driving convictions prove system fails to stop repeat DUI offenders, MADD says
National Post Jul 04 11:02pm
A Saskatchewan man has been convicted of driving while impaired for the 19th time, sparking calls for multiple offenders to be designated dangerous offenders
Cape Fear region leads state in impaired driving violations
The Wilmington Star-News Jul 10 01:21pm
There were 103 cases of DWI in Troop B, according to a highway patrol news release
Man charged with DWI after chase, crash in Caswell County
FOX 8 WGHP Jul 09 08:37am
YANCEYVILLE, N.C. — Deputies say a man was arrested for driving while impaired after he nearly caused a head-on collision...
Crimewatch: July 4-July 12
The Daily Advance Jul 12 02:19pm
Dani Lee Farmer, 44, of the 100 block of Wycombe Lane, Knotts Island, was arrested July 4 and charged with failure to appear in court as required. A $1,000 secured bond was set.
Black Mountain man facing DWI, child abuse charges
Asheville Citizen-Times Jul 10 06:27am
ASHEVILLE — A Black Mountain man is facing driving while impaired, hit and run and child abuse charges.
Justin Bieber's Buddy Lil Twist Busted for DUI
FindLaw Jul 11 03:16pm
Rapper and Justin Bieber cohort Lil Twist was arrested for DUI in Southern California on Thursday... while driving Bieber's car. Officers pulled over Lil Twist, whose legal name is Christopher Lynn Moore, for speeding in Bieber's Fisker Karma at 3:30 a.m. in Calabasas.
DENVILLE POLICE: Madison man charged with drunk driving
The Citizen of Morris County Jul 11 12:29am
DENVILLE TWP. – Louis Cecala, 55, of Madison, was charged with driving while impaired, reckless driving, careless driving and speeding at about 1:11 a.m., Saturday, June 29 after he was stopped for a
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Top DUI News, Friday, July 12th, 2013

Washington Township Police Report: Three face drunk driving charges
Observer-Tribune Jul 12 12:23am
WASHINGTON TWP.—Police charged three motorists with driving while intoxicated in separate incidents over a five-day period at the end of June.
PLAINSBORO: Man charged with DWI with infant in car
The Princeton Packet Jul 12 12:49am
PLAINSBORO — A Plainsboro man was charged with drunk driving around midnight on Wednesday after allegedly driving while intoxicated with his infant daughter in the car.
CEDAR GROVE: Driving while intoxicated arrests made
Cedar Grove/Verona Observers Jul 10 12:52pm
Editor's note: This report was prepared by the Cedar Grove Police Department.
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Repeat drink driver caught driving home after AA meeting
The New Zealand Herald Jul 11 09:50pm
Driving home drunk from an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting has cost a Canterbury man his liberty for four months.Repeat drink-driver Campbell Geoffrey Armstrong blew more than twice the legal limit when he was stopped while riding...
Carrollton police arrest 41 during 10-day period
The Carrollton Leader Jul 11 11:33pm
Specially-trained Carrollton law enforcement officers arrested a total of 41 people for either driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of drugs between 5 p.m. June 28 and 7 a.m. July 8.
Cops: 5 DWI arrests; Brewster man in Bedford drug bust
The Journal News Jul 09 04:58am
Five motorists were charged with drunken driving in Westchester and Putnam counties.
Sparta teen faces DWI charges
New Jersey Herald Jul 09 08:59pm
SPARTA — A Sparta teen was arrested for drunken driving after he crashed into a large stone pillar at the end of a house's driveway, police said. Kyle L. Rossler, 19, was charged with driving while intoxicated, careless driving and failure to maintain a single lane of travel.
Newton woman charged with DWI
New Jersey Herald Jul 09 08:59pm
ANDOVER TWP. — A Newton woman was arrested and charged with drunken driving on July 4, police said. Wanda Conklin was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusal to submit to Breathalyzer and careless driving.
Police report
Fort Worth Star-Telegram Jul 08 02:33pm
Keller and area weekly police report.
Medina Segway driver sues city over multiple DWIs
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune Jul 10 07:02pm
A Medina man who successfully warded off repeat drunken-driving charges for riding his Segway while intoxicated is now suing the city and its police department, saying that his repeat arrests were tantamount to harassment because they knew his actions were not illegal.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, July 11th, 2013

PFT: Broncos' personnel director charged with DUI
NBC NEWS Jul 10 02:12am
For the second time in as many days, news has broken that a member of the Broncos’ front office was arrested for drunk driving.
Second Broncos executive arrested on DUI charge
the SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports Jul 09 06:41pm
A second member of the Denver Broncos' personnel department has been arrested for driving under the influence.
Broncos DUI arrests: Two executives' busts embarrass t... - San Jose Mercury News
2nd Broncos executive facing DUI charges - ESPN
Tom Heckert is second Denve... - the Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News
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Teen accused in fatal DUI wreck slated in court
FOX 5 Las Vegas Jul 10 07:55am
An 18-year-old man accused of driving under the influence when his vehicle crashed into a van killing five people outside of the Las Vegas valley is set to appear in court Wednesday.
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District Justice records for Tuesday, July 2
the Evening Sun Jul 10 08:30am
District Justice records for Tuesday, July 2 District Justice Miner The following cases were administered by Magisterial District Judge James Miner: Kent Joseph Handy, 6351 Wolfgang School Road, Glen Rock, driving under the influence and related charges filed by Penn Township Police,
UK safety Lowery cited for DUI after May wreck
Lexington Herald-Leader Jul 10 03:56pm
University of Kentucky safety Ashely Lowery, who was involved in a horrific accident that threw him from his vehicle on May 4, was cited for driving under the influence after the wreck.
Homicide by vehicle while DUI charges filed in death of Lansdale man in Salford accident
Souderton Independent Jul 10 10:35pm
A Lansdale man was charged July 10 with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and related charges in connection with an April 23 accident in which a passenger in his vehicle was killed, Pennsylvania State Police at Skippack said.
Crackdown on weed smokers behind the wheel announced in new laws against drug driving
TNT Magazine Jul 10 03:40am
Yesterday ministers proposed a "zero tolerance" policy on motorists driving under the influence of drugs, aiming to reduce avoidable crashes on the roads.
Felonies Filed
Sapulpa Daily Herald Jul 10 10:35pm
District Court, Sapulpa Division State of Oklahoma vs. Christy L. Watashe, Ct.1-child endangerment by driving under the influence, Ct.2-driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, Ct.3-no valid drivers license.
Drug-driving proposals unveiled
BBC News Jul 09 06:03am
Plans to make it easier to prosecute people who drive under the influence of illegal drugs in England and Wales have been unveiled by the government.
DUI checkpoint planned for Friday
the Malibu Times Jul 10 02:39pm
A driving under the influence and license checkpoint is scheduled for July 12 from 7:30 p.m. until 3:30 a.m. at an undisclosed location in Malibu.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Low bail in fatal drugged driving case in Hanson called ridiculous
the Brockton Enterprise Jul 09 01:43pm
Langlais In the most recent case of alleged drugged driving in the Brockton area, a 21-year-old Hanson woman was released under house arrest hours after a fatal crash on Route 27. Police said Sara Sansone was high on heroin when she struck and killed Aron Langlais, 18, early on Tuesday as he walked along the shoulder of the road.
Lowell cop arrested on DWI charge
Lowell Sun Jul 09 12:46pm
LOWELL -- A well-known police officer was placed on paid administrative leave, with pay, late last week after he was arrested and charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol in the Back Central neighborhood.
Low bail set in fatal drugged driving case in Hanson called "ridiculous"
Hanson Town Crier Jul 09 02:11pm
Hours after the crash that killed 18-year-old pedestrian Aron Langlais, Sara Sansone’s $5,000 cash bail allowed her to go home, according to the clerk's office at Plymouth District Court.
Bridgeton Police
Daily Journal Jul 09 01:19am
• Asia Hoyle, 18, of the 100 block of East Myrtle Street was arrested following a traffic stop on East Avenue at 4:18 a.m. Saturday on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence and driving under the influence while under the legal age. Two passengers also were arrested.
New Britain woman charged with setting fire to back seat of car in Bristol
the New Britain Herald Jul 09 11:09pm
BRISTOL — A New Britain woman appeared in Bristol Superior Court Tuesday after allegedly setting fire to the back seat of a friend's car. Monica Pinette, 44, was charged on a warrant with failure to drive right, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, first-degree criminal mischief and third-degree arson.
Woman charged with setting fire to back of car
the Bristol Press Jul 09 10:17pm
BRISTOL — A New Britain woman appeared in Bristol Superior Court Tuesday after allegedly setting fire to the back seat of a friend's car. Monica Pinette, 44, was charged on a warrant with failure to drive right, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, first-degree criminal mischief and third-degree arson.
New Canaan Woman Charged After Driving Into Guardrail
the Daily New Canaan Jul 08 11:31am
NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A New Canaan woman was charged with operating under the influence and evading responsibility after police were tipped off to a damaged guardrail on Smith Ridge Road. A man called police saying that he just passed a land cruiser driving on a flat tire with ...
Washington WR Kasen Williams pays fine for citation
Philly.com Jul 09 04:23pm
It's the second arrest for a key member of Washington's receiving corps this offseason, as Austin Seferian-Jenkins was cited for DUI on March 9. Williams was pulled over by Washington State Patrol on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or marijuana.
DUI, other charges facing Bridgeporter
Darien News-Review Jul 09 12:55pm
Tony Blackman , 47, of 203 Parrot Ave., Bridgeport, was arrested on July 5 on charges of operating under the influence, improper turn, failure to drive right, use of drug paraphernalia, improper marker registration, failure to register a motor vehicle and failure to insure a motor vehicle.
Driver faces OUI charge
Weymouth News Jul 09 08:29am
Police allege a 31-year-old woman was driving under the influence of alcohol on July 2 when she struck a utility pole on Route 18 at 12:45 a.m.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Municipal Court
Springfield News-Sun Jul 08 04:00pm
CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED:Jennifer M. Atchison, 27, of 702 S. York St., OVI, guilty, 90 days jail with 80 days suspended, 24 months license suspension, 12 months probation, release immobilization, restricted plates required, fined $525; child endangering, guilty, 180 days jail with 180 days suspended, 12 months probation.
OVI checkpoint planned for Fourth of July weekend
The Medina County Gazette Jul 05 05:45am
MEDINA — A Fourth of July weekend drunken-driving checkpoint is scheduled for tonight, according to the Medina County OVI Task Force. The checkpoint, which is funded by federal grants, is planned to deter, identify and catch impaired drivers. “State troopers make on average 25,000 OVI arrests each year in an attempt to combat these dangerous drivers,” said ... Read More
Medina | Troopers make final preps for OVI checkpoint
WKYC Cleveland Jul 06 04:47pm
The Ohio State Highway Patrol, along with the Medina County OVI Task force are preparing for their 5th OVI checkpoint of the year.
Several drivers charged at holiday OVI checkpoint
The Medina County Gazette 52 minutes ago
MEDINA — The Ohio Highway Patrol cited three drivers for operating a vehicle while impaired Saturday night during the fifth sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrol this year, Lt. Bill Haymaker said Monday. Troopers checked 695 cars at the checkpoint between 8:19 and 11:30 p.m. on state Route 18, east of River Styx Road. Troopers diverted 17 cars ... Read More
OVI checkpoint issued on Harrison Avenue tonight
FOX 19 Cincinnati Jul 05 04:23am
An OVI checkpoint will be held at 10:00 p.m. on Friday, July 5 on Harrison Avenue neat Westwood Northern Boulevard, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP).
OVI checkpoint on west side Friday night
WCPO Cincinnati Jun 28 07:21am
The Hamilton County OVI Task Force announced that an OVI checkpoint will take place in the 2000 block of Queen City Bypass Friday night.
OVI Court Provides Pathway To Sobriety For Offenders
WBNS-10TV Columbus Jul 03 08:42pm
A judge, who says he was tired to seeing repeat drunken-driver offenders, has set up a program to try to change lives. Get the story.
Municipal Court
Springfield News-Sun Jun 21 04:11pm
CASES CALLED THURSDAY INCLUDED: Alicia E. Darding, 28, of Urbana, OVI amended to physical control, guilty, three days jail with three days suspended, credit for time served, fined $150. Robert C. Gueth III, 29, of 1626 Salem Ave., OVI, guilty, 24 months probation, 180 days jail with 174 days suspended, 18 months license suspension, fined $500; OVI, open container, dismissed. Kristi R ...
Municipal Court
Springfield News-Sun Jun 27 04:11pm
CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Nicole C. Aston, 41, of 180 Willis Ave., OVI amended to physical control, guilty, fined $250. Mary Ann Bitzel, 35, of Urbana, theft, guilty, 10 days jail with 10 days suspended, fined $100. Charles E. Debord Jr., 36, of 825 Shawnee Park Dr., OVI, guilty, 30 days jail with 27 days suspended, 12 months license suspension, three days credit for time served ...
OSHP to conduct OVI checkpoints this week
Toledo News Now Jul 08 03:48pm
The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced two OVI checkpoints for this week.
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Top DUI News, Monday, July 8th, 2013

Police Blotter
The Daily Iowan Jul 08 12:47am
Cameron Arneal, 22, Hiawatha, Iowa, was charged July 5 with OWI. Samuel Aschenbrenner, 20, 825 Walnut St., was charged Sunday with keeping a disorderly house.
Man arrested for OWI after truck vs. house crash
Fond du Lac Reporter 2 hours, 42 minutes ago
A 34-year-old man was allegedly intoxicated when the 1997 Jeep Cherokee he was driving struck a house on Saturday night.
Man ?popping wheelie? arrested on 3rd offense OWI charges, officials say
WISC-TV Madison Jul 07 08:34am
A Windsor man was arrested on third-offense operating while intoxicated charges Saturday night around 11:30 following a traffic stop, according to a release. A Dane County sheriff's deputy observed a motorcyclist on Lake Road at State Highway 19 operating recklessly by popping a wheelie, according to the release. The deputy initiated a traffic stop on the 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle, according to ...
OWI task force makes presence known
CBS 58 Milwaukee Jun 28 08:16pm
Police agencies from around Southeastern Wisconsin made their presence known Friday night as they joined forces for an OWI task force.
Janesville man arrested on 5th offense felony OWI charges, officials say
WISC-TV Madison Jul 07 08:04am
A Janseville man was arrested Saturday following a traffic stop on fifth offense felony operating while intoxicated charges, according to a release. A Rock County sheriff's deputy conducted a traffic stop Saturday night around 7 p.m. on a vehicle that was traveling southbound on North US Highway 51 near Manogue Road at a high rate of speed, according to the release. The deputy said he could ...
Man Arrested on Multiple Charges After Complaint - KATC 3 Lafayette
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OWI checkpoint scheduled for Lafayette Saturday
The Lafayette Daily Advertiser Jun 13 08:29am
Between 9 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday, the Lafayette Police Department will be conducting an OWI checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette.
Iowa City man charged with third OWI
The Daily Iowan Jul 02 12:16am
An Iowa City man has been charged after reportedly running from area law-enforcement officers.
Sergeant arrested for OWI
The Mining Journal Jul 05 09:58pm
MARQUETTE - A sergeant with the Marquette County Sheriff's Department is back to work after being disciplined by the department following a drunk driving arrest last month. Sgt.
Arrests
Jackson County Chronicle Jun 26 01:01pm
The following arrests were reported by the Jackson County Sheriff's Department:
Marinette Co. OWI task force to target Porterfield area
Green Bay Press-Gazette Jun 14 02:24am
The Marinette County OWI Task Force is targeting the Porterfield area Saturday as it continues its impaired driving enforcement.

Stories of the Week

July 1st - July 7th Westerville: Backhoe, lawn tractor driver charged with OVI

June 24th - June 30th 'OWI Hunter' tactics ruled legal

June 17th - June 23rd Man DUI on a lawn tractor in New Freedom, police say

June 10th - June 16th Sober Man Gets DUI For Looking Drunk

June 3rd - June 9th Actor Cody Longo busted for DUI

May 27th - June 2nd Two charged with operating same vehicle while intoxicated

May 20th - May 26th Detective arrested for OWI driving Waukesha County vehicle

May 13th - May 19th Deputies: Genesee Co. man was drunk while operating lawn mower

May 6th - May 12th Rockies first baseman Todd Helton pleads guilty in DUI case

April 29th - May 5th Motorist found asleep in car at pub is charged with driving drunk

April 22nd - April 28th Driver, 88, charged in Midtown DWI mayhem

April 15th - April 21st Driver, 88, charged in Midtown DWI mayhem

April 8th - April 14th Driving High: When are you impaired?

April 1st - April 7th Vehicle strikes Riverside City Hall

March 25th - March 31st DWI activist to DWI suspect

March 18th - March 24th County commissioner sentenced for drunken driving

March 11th - March 17th Woman accused of impersonating sister during OWI arrest

March 4th - March 10th Colorado Explores the Cloudy Future of Driving While High

February 25th - March 3rd Utah trooper accused of making bogus DUI arrests

February 18th - February 24th OVI Driver, Beer Supplier Each Charged In Athens OVI Crash

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2012 Stories of the Year : DUI at the End of the World 2012

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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