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Top DUI News for the Week of July 22nd - July 28th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Rapper DMX again arrested in South Carolina
Associated Press via Yahoo! News Jul 26 10:41am
GREER, S.C. (AP) — Rapper DMX has been arrested in South Carolina and charged with driving under the influence.
Rapper DMX arrested for drunken driving in South Carolina
Reuters via Yahoo! News Jul 26 06:09pm
By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, South Carolina (Reuters) - Rapper DMX was arrested on Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence and failing to have a valid license, Greenville County jail officials told Reuters. The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, paid $1,235 in bail and left Greenville County Detention Center after being booked on the charges, jail officials said. But a ...
Rapper DMX again arrested in South Carolina, charged with DUI, not having license
the Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News Jul 26 10:41am
GREER, S.C. - Rapper DMX has been arrested in South Carolina and charged with driving under the influence.
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DMX rapper arrested (again)
the Christian Science Monitor Jul 27 08:01am
DMX: The rapper was arrested in South Carolina and charged with driving under the influence, and for not having a license. DMX is the stage name for Earl Simmons.
One arrested at checkpoint
the Lompoc Record Jul 28 12:10am
One person was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at a sobriety and license checkpoint held Friday night in the 300 block of North Blosser Road. Santa Maria police said.
One arrested at overnight checkpoint
Santa Maria Times Jul 28 12:10am
One person was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence at a sobriety and license checkpoint held Friday night in the 300 block of North Blosser Road. Santa Maria police said.
DMX Arrested for DUI, Driving Without a License in South Carolina
E! Online Jul 26 01:00pm
The Grand Champ is back in the clink for the umpteenth time. DMX was arrested late Thursday night and charged with driving under the influence near Greenville, SC, E! News...
Pinellas Park motorcyclist charged with DUI after hitting deputy's cruiser
St. Petersburg Tribune Jul 21 04:52am
A Pinellas County motorcyclist has been charged with driving under the influence after he struck a deputy's cruiser in Seminole.
Driver from Union charged with driving under the influence
Independent Press Jul 16 05:11am
Driver from Union charged with driving under the influence
Driver robbed of $100 - the Youngstown Vindicator
Tractor driver injured in weekend crash - the Champaign News-Gazette
Driver hides after flipping car - the Sandusky Register
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SALINE POLICE: Man runs away from officers after being pulled over, arrested for drunken driving
the Saline Reporter 1 hour, 38 minutes ago
SALINE — A 36-year-old Adrian man arrested for drunken driving May 25 has been charged with operating under the influence and two misdemeanor counts of resisting a police officer.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, July 27th, 2013

New boating under the influence penalties start Sunday
KING5 Seattle Jul 26 12:21pm
Tough new penalties for people caught boating under the influence go into effect this Sunday. A BUI will now be classified as a gross misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail and $5,000 fine. Before the change, those convicted of BUI faced a maximum sentence of 90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine. Boaters suspected of operating their vessels under the influence will also be subject to ...
SALINE POLICE: Man runs away from officers after being pulled over, arrested for drunken driving
the Saline Reporter Jul 26 07:01am
SALINE — A 36-year-old Adrian man arrested for drunken driving May 25 has been charged with operating under the influence and two misdemeanor counts of resisting a police officer.
Wallingford Police Blotter July 15 to 21
the Record-Journal Jul 26 06:14am
Dennis Angelotti, 65, 100 Chatterton Way, Hamden, speeding, operating under the influence of drugs/alcohol, 8:08 a.m. Mark Jablonski, 40, 546 Woodhouse Ave., disorderly conduct, 8:43 p.m.
Man arrested for operating under influence of drugs with children in the vehicle
Jackson County Chronicle Jul 24 12:44pm
A Minnesota man who was driving with his children in the vehicle was arrested July 15 in Jackson County for operating under the influence of a controlled substance.
Police: Driver in fatal Thorndike crash was just under the legal alcohol level
Kennebec Journal Jul 25 06:28pm
The Waldo County Sheriff's Office is considering charges against a Unity driver who killed one passenger and seriously hurt another. The driver may have been operating under the influence at the time of the accident, say police.
Ex-Fairfield police chief OUI case postponed
Kennebec Journal Jul 24 11:28am
A dispositional court hearing to discuss the case of former chief John Emery, who Skowhegan police say was operating under the influence on December 24, scheduled for Wednesday, was postponed.
Uxbridge man faces drug, OUI charges
the Milford Daily News Jul 25 09:13pm
An Uxbridge man was arraigned in Milford District Court Thursday on drug and driving under the influence of alcohol charges after he was arrested early Thursday morning on Mendon Street.
Somerville police: Drunken man reportedly almost hits cop car
Somerville Journal Jul 24 02:12pm
Police arrested a Newton man July 19 after he reportedly almost struck a police car while driving drunkenly. Michale Skiba, 33, 309 Crafts St., Newton, was arrested on Willow Avenue on a charge of operating under the influence of liquor or 0.08 percent.
Man accused in fatal DUI wreck due in court
FOX 5 Las Vegas Jul 19 07:56am
The man accused of driving under the influence when the car he was operating struck and killed four people at a west Las Vegas bus stop was slated in court for a pre-trial status check Friday.
Fitchburg OUI suspect allegedly has trouble with ABCs ... and 123s
Sentinel & Enterprise Jul 24 05:06am
FITCHBURG -- A Fitchburg man was wearing his sunglasses at night when he was arrested and charged with drunken-driving for the fourth time Monday, according to court documents.
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Top DUI News, Friday, July 26th, 2013

Municipal Court
Springfield News-Sun Jul 25 11:42am
CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Jessica Lee Fenwick, 23, of 1018 Middle St., OVI, guilty, 15 days jail with 13 days suspended, 12 months license suspension, three days credit for time served, 12 days suspended and fine and costs to be suspended upon successful completion of community service by Sept. 13, fined $375. Ryan C. Deards, 27, of 230 N. Race St., OVI, driving under suspension ...
OVI Charge Dropped For Columbus Attorney Who Was Pulled Over
WBNS-10TV Columbus Jul 25 12:41pm
An attorney pleads guilty to a lesser charge after being pulled over for allegedly driving while drunk. Find out more.
OVI checkpoint tonight in Huron Co.
Norwalk Reflector Jul 23 06:53am
The Norwalk post of the state Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Norwalk Police Department, have announced an OVI checkpoint will be held from 8 to 10 p.m. tonight on U.S. 250 near Lais Road in Huron County.
Keeping the tongue free of twisters with preschool Sanskrit
Pune Mirror Jul 25 09:58pm
Life as a student is bit off the beaten path for four-year-old Ovi Kale. Till she leaves her parents at the school gates, she speaks Marathi. But once in class, it's Sanskrit — a language mostly associated with Hindu religious ceremonies, but rarely with preschool kids. ...
Municipal Court
Springfield News-Sun Jul 18 04:07pm
Cases called Wednesday included: Roy L. Anderson, 47, of 2734 Berger Ave., OVI, dismissed, driving under suspension, dismissed, failure to drive on right, dismissed. Wendy Ann Godsey, 35, of 1121 1/2 W. High St., theft, guilty, 60 days jail. William G. Hall, 37, of 1353 Willow Road, theft, dismissed . Jerimie T. Mueller, 37, of 1754 Broadway St., obstructing official business amended to ...
Tonight's drunk driving checkpoints
WCPO Cincinnati Jul 12 07:25am
Three OVI checkpoints will be placed throughout the Tri-State area tonight to deter impaired drivers.
year's 6th OVI checkpoint to be held Thursday in Medina Twp.
The Medina County Gazette Jul 25 08:16am
A drunken driving checkpoint announced earlier this week will be held 7 to 10 p.m. tonight in Medina Township, on Route 42 north of Fenn Road. The checkpoint is funded by federal grants and is the sixth one so far this year. It is put on by the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Medina Post and the ... Read More
Dave Ramsey on AM1240 - 3-6PM
WHIZ News Zanesville Jul 25 07:24am
The State Highway Patrol said they'll hold an OVI checkpoint in our area Friday. The checkpoint will take place in Perry County. The exact location of the checkpoint won't be released until Friday morning.
Police to hold OVI checkpoint Thursday evening
The Medina County Gazette Jul 24 11:04am
A drunken driving checkpoint announced earlier this week will take place Thursday evening. The checkpoint's location will be announced Thursday morning, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol’s Medina Post. The patrol will conduct the checkpoint with the Medina County OVI Task Force and will be funded by federal grants. "OVI checkpoints are designed to not only deter impaired" ... 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).
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Top DUI News, Thursday, July 25th, 2013

Brandon man charged in fatal OWI
Fond du Lac Reporter 1 hour, 49 minutes ago
A Brandon man has been charged in Barron County in connection with a July 22 fatal drunken driving crash.
Man Arrested For OWI After Flipping Pick-Up Truck (PHOTOS)
Indiana's NewsCenter Jul 24 07:29pm
A fire hydrant stops a pick-up truck from rolling on its top during a crash Wednesday night.
OWI checkpoint to be conducted Friday night
The Lafayette Daily Advertiser Jul 18 04:58pm
The Lafayette Police Department will hold an OWI checkpoint Friday night, between 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. within the incorporated limits of Lafayette.
Criminal Dispositions: July 22, 2013
Muscatine Journal Jul 22 03:00am
Editor’s note: Following are recent dispositions of Muscatine County criminal court cases other than simple misdemeanors (also includes operating while intoxicated, OWI).
5 Arrests Made in Lafayette OWI Checkpoint
KATC 3 Lafayette Jul 20 09:39am
During the course of the operation 847 vehicles passed through the checkpoint located in the 2300 block of Johnston Street. Of those vehicles, 11 drivers were stopped for secondary testing. A total of 5 drivers were arrested and charged with OWI. Below is a list of the individuals arrested. 1. Gregorie J. Mouton (46), OWI 2. Brekley Wiggins III (42), OWI 3. Jason A. Saucier (33) OWI 4. Charissa ...
Dells man faces 7th OWI charge
Portage Daily Register Jul 24 10:02pm
A Wisconsin Dells man out on bail in two felony cases and under an order to remain sober faces a seventh drunken driving charge after police said he was driving erratically.
Man arrested for OWI causing crash in Buffalo Co.
WEAU Eau Claire Jul 21 08:50pm
The Wisconsin State Patrol says a man has been arrested for 1st OWI and causing a crash.
Criminal Dispositions: July 20, 2013
Muscatine Journal Jul 20 04:49pm
Editor’s note: Following are recent dispositions of Muscatine County criminal court cases other than simple misdemeanors (also includes operating while intoxicated, OWI).
"Huffing" bill would define inhalants as intoxicants, change OWI laws
WQOW Eau Claire Jul 22 12:26am
Under current state law, inhalants like keyboard cleaner, aren't defined as intoxicants. That means when someone uses inhalants, and then gets behind the wheel, they can't be charged with OWI.
Rock County Woman Arrested for 6th OWI
WIFR Rockford Jul 24 11:33pm
ROCK COUNTY, WI (WIFR) -- An Edgerton woman has been arrested for her sixth operating while intoxicated offense.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Longmont man, 22, pleads guilty in DUI-crash that killed one friend, badly hurt another
Denver Post Jul 23 09:54am
BOULDER -- A 22-year-old Longmont man pleaded guilty on Tuesday morning to vehicular homicide and vehicular assault in a March DUI-related crash that left one of his friends dead and another badly injured.
DUI/Drivers License checkpoint Planned this Weekend
Highland Community News Jul 23 08:15am
San Bernardino, CA – San Bernardino Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint of Friday, July 26, 2013 in the Northwest District of San Bernardino within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 pm and 2:00 am.
DUI convictions at risk in California, Bay Area prosecutor warns
The Milpitas Post Jul 20 05:04pm
Jaskaran Gill was still on probation for a DUI when he was caught doing 100 mph on Interstate 880 in San Jose with his blood-alcohol concentration nearly twice the legal limit.
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Police News
Media Town Talk Jul 23 03:57pm
compiled by Christina ParkerEditor STATE POLICE DUI Crash A Clifton Heights man was arrested for DUI 6:45a.m., July 14 on Rte. 3 at Rock Hill Road in Edgmont. Police say his vehicle drifted off the roadway, crossed a traffic island and another lane, struck a stop sign and went into the brush along the roadway.
Two arrested for DUI during weekend sobriety checkpoint
Highland Community News Jul 23 07:35am
Two people were arrested for driving under the influence during a Redlands Police Department Traffic Unit DUI/drivers license checkpoint Friday, July 19 .
State lawmaker nabbed again for DUI
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Jul 19 11:27am
A South Georgia legislator is on his way to rehab after police arrested him for DUI for the second time in less than four months.
DUI Sentences
The Maui News Jul 22 12:06pm
The following sentences for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor occurred during the week/period of July 11-19. The listings include the offender's name, age, residence and charges.
Report: Broncos' Saulsberry had DUI arrest in May
CBS Sports Jul 15 12:45pm
Report: Broncos' Saulsberry had DUI arrest in May
DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint planned for this Friday
Pacifica Tribune Jul 23 05:16pm
The Pacifica Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on July 26 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7 p.
Broncos executives DUI arrests to bring 'severe' discipline
Philly.com Jul 10 07:23pm
The DUI arrests of Denver Broncos executives Matt Russell and Tom Heckert will likely be met with "severe" discipline, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post . Team president Joe Ellis said on Tuesday his "expectation is the discipline will be severe."
Ex-center Nalen: Broncos 'cowards' for DUI arrests - CBS Sports
Broncos DUI arrests: Two executives' busts embarrass t... - San Jose Mercury News
Second Denver Broncos executive charged on DUI in two days - Berkshire Eagle
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Racer arrested for drunk driving while racing
From the Marbles via Yahoo! Sports Jul 22 09:56am
Here's a story we hear all too often: a guy was arrested for driving drunk. But here's a twist: he was driving in a race at the time. Leslie Charles Hunter, 64, of San Jose, Calif. was arrested Friday night Continue reading →
WEST WINDSOR: Car goes in lake, man is charged with drunk driving
The Princeton Packet Jul 21 10:30pm
WEST WINDSOR — A Lawrenceville man was charged with drunk driving after driving his car into Mercer Lake around midnight on Tuesday, police said.
PLAINSBORO: Man charged with DWI with infant in car
The Princeton Packet Jul 21 10:42pm
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.
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Drunk driving: Kerala police to act tough
The Hindu Jul 17 02:37am
First-time offenders being caught for drunk driving in the State will have their driving licences suspended with the police deciding to take stern action against those caught driving under the inf...
Drunk drivers' antics clog up courts
Brandon Sun Jul 19 04:54am
Despite warnings from judges, high fines and driving bans, the antics of drunk drivers continue to tie up the courts. A sample of drunk driving tales from Brandon court on Thursday serve to highlight the problem ' including one case in which a driver was so drunk he had trouble speaking and
Bride killed on honeymoon in NH crash
Boston Globe Jul 22 07:56am
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — A man charged with drunk driving is being held on $250,000 bail after police said he crashed into a car driven by a Minnesota couple on their honeymoon in New England, killing the bride and seriously injuring the groom.
PLAINSBORO: Woman charged with 20 years of identity theft
The Princeton Packet Jul 21 11:11pm
PLAINSBORO — A Somerset woman is facing possible deportation after a drunk driving charge later revealed she has been using a stolen identity for the last 20 years, police said.
Teens Against Drunk Driving Creates New Victim Impact Fund to Provide Vehicles, Money and Support to Survivors of ...
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Jun 25 05:35am
OAK BROOK, Ill., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Teens Against Drunk Driving's national victim program is a relatively new addition to the charity's fight to make the streets safer for everyone. The program ...
‘Faces of Drunk Driving’ campaign launched
The Marshall News Messenger Jul 17 02:04am
Texas is the number one state in the nation for drunken driving fatalities.
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Top DUI News, Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Criminal Dispositions: July 22, 2013
Muscatine Journal 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
Editor’s note: Following are recent dispositions of Muscatine County criminal court cases other than simple misdemeanors (also includes operating while intoxicated, OWI).
Two arrested in Janesville on OWI charges
WISC-TV Madison Jul 19 05:49am
Two Janesville residents are facing charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated following a series of events early Friday morning, according to the Janesville Police Department. Police said one of the incidents happened after a man was bitten by a dog in the parking lot at Tremors Bar in Janesville. According to police, Brad Flodeen punched the dog's owner in the face following the incident ...
Two Janesville Men In Custody for OWI Offenses - WIFR Rockford
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Police Arrest Drunk Boater After Passengers Thrown Overboard
CBS Detroit Jul 19 05:47am
Police say a 66-year-old man was arrested for operating while intoxicated after he and five other passengers were thrown from his boat on Lake St. Clair.
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Illinois law cracks down on boating while intoxicated
WQAD Moline Jul 21 02:49pm
Governor Pat Quinn signed two bills into law on Sunday, July 21, 2013 to make Illinois waterways safer for boaters.
On the Record: July 14
The Ames Tribune Jul 13 09:43pm
Arrests Ames Police July 13: David Harlan Schmidt, 53, of Ames, operating vehicle while intoxicated first offense, excessive speed; Drake Randall Ferch, 21, of Ames, operating vehicle while intoxicated first offense, driving on wrong side of two-way highway. July 12: Damian James Gano, 21, of Boone, operating while intoxicated, interference with official acts, failure to obey stop or yield sign.
On the Record: July 20 - The Ames Tribune
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Court log
Mt. Pleasant News Jul 16 11:16am
Eric David Davis, 25, Crawfordsville, operating while intoxicated, first offense – 48 hours in jail less credit for time already earned, shall successfully complete a course for drinking drivers, shall successfully complete a substance abuse evaluation and any recommended treatment programs, $1,250 fine plus court costs and surcharges. Jessica Leigh Thompson, 32, Mt. Pleasant, possession of ...
Pike Co. man arrested for felony
Washington Times-Herald Jul 20 12:02am
A Pike County man was arrested for felony OWI. Indiana Conservation Officers have arrested Jacob M. Kaeck, 27, from Otwell, for felony, (prior conviction), operating while intoxicated. Thursday evening, around 5:30 p.m., Conservation Officer Blake
Intoxicated Findlay man runs bike into stopped car
The Findlay Courier Jul 20 09:05pm
A Findlay man who was biking while intoxicated suffered minor injuries when he rode into a stopped car Saturday night, according to Findlay police.
Car slams into home; suspect flees on foot - Ottumwa Courier
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Pontiac councilman arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, suspended license
The Oakland Press Jul 19 01:33pm
Pontiac City Councilman George Williams was arrested early Wednesday, and it's not the first time it's happened since he took the oath of office.
Pontiac councilman arrested for OWI, suspended license
The Oakland Press Jul 19 01:12pm
Pontiac City Councilman George Williams was arrested early Wednesday, and it's not the first time it's happened since he took the oath of office.
Sergeant arrested for OWI - The Mining Journal
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Stories of the Week

July 8th - July 14th Westerville: Backhoe, lawn tractor driver charged with OVI

July 8th - July 14th Repeat drink driver caught driving home after AA meeting

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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