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Top DUI News for the Week of June 3rd - June 9th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen


Top DUI News, Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Impaired driving charges for injured ATV rider
Brandon Sun Jun 07 10:19am
A Regina man who was found pinned under his ATV — and who then tried to flee after being rescued — has been charged with impaired driving. Police and emergency workers were called to the ATV rollover shortly after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, on Highway 459 northwest of Russell. They say that
DWI report: Driver in near-wreck charged
The Daily Reflector Jun 09 12:55am
A Greenville man awaiting resolution in a 2011 driving while impaired incident where troopers allege he nearly hit another car head-on, has been charged again.
Police: Clarkstown teacher drove while impaired by drugs
The Journal News Jun 05 06:49pm
A Clarkstown elementary school teacher has been arrested after she was found driving in New City while impaired by drugs, police said.
Crimewatch: May 24-29
The Daily Advance Jun 05 01:44pm
Meredith Linden Craig, 21, of the 2300 block of Old Mill Place, Goldsboro, was arrested on May 24 and charged with driving while impaired. A $1,000 unsecured bond was set.
Crimewatch - Sampson Independent
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Sampson Independent Jun 08 01:33pm
Arrests/Citations 6/6 - Darrell Emmanuel Gainey, 28, 8391 Harnett-Dunn Hwy, Dunn, failure to appear on charges of driving while impaired (Level 5) and violation of court order. Bond $1,000; co...
Driver with 2 children in car charged with DWI after vehicle overturns off MLK Freeway
The Fayetteville Observer May 31 05:15am
A Fayetteville man was charged with driving while impaired Thursday afternoon after his car overturned on an exit ramp with two children inside, police said.
Saskatchewan ATV operator faces impaired charge
Brandon Sun Jun 07 11:13pm
A Regina man who was found pinned under his ATV ' then tried to flee after being rescued ' has been charged with impaired driving. Police and emergency workers were called to the rollover shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday on Highway 549 northwest of Russell. They say the driver had been pinned
Impaired driving charge after Oshawa three-car collision
Oshawa This Week Jun 05 12:53pm
OSHAWA -- A Clarington man is charged with impaired driving after a car crossed into oncoming traffic, resulting in a three-car crash in Oshawa. Police say a man driving a Toyota Matrix north on Wilson Road...
Kerry Kennedy Heading To Trial Over Charges Of Driving While Impaired
Contactmusic May 22 11:17am
Robert F. Kennedy's daughter is set to stand trial on charges of driving while impaired after a U.S. judge threw out her request to dismiss the...
DWI suspected in wreck that injured five
New Bern Sun Journal May 30 02:14pm
A Havelock woman has been charged with driving while impaired in connection with a Wednesday evening wreck that sent five people to the hospital.

Top DUI News, Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Pearland Police Activity May 31, 2013
Pearland Journal Jun 07 05:01pm
Driving While Intoxicated At 2800 Smith Ranch Rd. a suspect was taken into custody for Driving While Intoxicated
Drink-driver is nabbed again later
Queensland Times Jun 04 01:40pm
A MAN was caught driving while intoxicated only half an hour after leaving the watch house on a high range drink-driving charge.
CEDAR GROVE: Driving while intoxicated, marijuana arrests made
Cedar Grove/Verona Observers Jun 04 04:40pm
At 9:26 p.m., Officer Raymond Cassella initiated a motor vehicle stop for an observed violation. A subsequent check of the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) computer revealed the operator's
Driving While Intoxicate - News Images
Roselle woman charged with driving while intoxicated following crash
Independent Press Jun 04 05:47pm
Roselle woman charged with driving while intoxicated following crash
Westport Woman Charged With Driving Drunk With Children - Hartford Courant
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Saints' Morgan 'learned the hard way' from DWI
Sports Illustrated Jun 07 11:16am
Joe Morgan is thankful no one was injured when he was arrested late last month and charged with driving while intoxicated. The New Orleans Saints wide receiver reportedly had a blood-alcohol level of .218, more than 2 ½ times the legal limit.
Ballston Spa school district transportation employee charged with drunk driving
Community News 2 hours, 29 minutes ago
BALLSTON SPA — The operations supervisor of the Ballston Spa Central School District transportation department was charged with driving while intoxicated last month, but she still has her job and the authority to drive schoolchildren if the need arises.
Florida man charged with driving while intoxicated in Hackettstown
The Warren Reporter Jun 03 03:42am
View full size HACKETTSTOWN — A 23-year-old man from Florida was charged with driving while intoxicated and careless driving on May 31, police said. At about 12:30 a.m., police saw a vehicle stopped in the right turn lane on Route...
Detective charged with drunk driving down Sussex County ski slope
The Star-Ledger Jun 05 05:37am
Police issued a driving while intoxicated summons to 39-year-old Michael Fertitta weeks after he was charged with child endangerment and assault with a vehicle.
Jobe pleads guilty, sentenced to prison (statement included)
Standard Democrat Jun 07 08:04am
BENTON -- A Sikeston man entered a guilty plea on Thursday to second-degree murder and repeat driving while intoxicated charges for his role in the 2012 death of a Sikeston woman.
Cops say woman ran stop sign while driving drunk
Middletown Times Herald-Record Jun 07 11:09pm
NEW PALTZ — A Cottekill woman was charged with DWI, a felony, after she ran a stop sign early Wednesday morning in New Paltz and was found to be intoxicated, deputies said.

Top DUI News, Friday, June 7th, 2013

Cody Longo arrested on suspicion of DUI world
entertainment news via Yahoo! OMG South Africa 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
Hollywood Heights star Cody Longo has been arrested on suspicion of driving
under the influence (DUI). Actor Cody Longo arrested for alleged DUI UPI 5
minutes ago LOS ANGELES, June 7 (UPI) -- Actor and singer Cody Longo was
arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol in Los Angeles,
police said. Man jailed for driving under influence of drugs Khaleej Times
Jun 03 09:24pm The Traffic Court has sentenced a 21-year-old man to one year
in prison and suspended his driving licence for one year, to start from the
day he completed his jail time, for driving under the influence of narcotics.
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Next Page School teacher from Mahwah arrested for driving under influence of
drugs the Star-Ledger Jun 06 06:52am Police found drugs in the vehicle the
40-year-old didn't have a prescription for in the vehicle and gave her a
field sobriety test that she failed Sanchez: Pinoy DUI Sun Star Jun 06
10:29am it's about time drunk drivers should be slapped with violation of
the Republic Act No. 10586, AKA Act Penalizing Persons Driving Under the
Influence of Alcohol, Dangerous Drugs and Other Similar Substances. Man
Charged With DUI Despite BAC Of 0.000 - the Inquisitr Ambler Borough police
briefs: Week of May 12 - the Ambler Gazette Man Sentenced For Eighth DUI -
WOWT Omaha all 4 news articles Main Line police calling for awareness of
drugs, alcohol dangers during graduation season Main Line Suburban Life 1
hour, 27 minutes ago As the weather continues to get warmer and summer starts
to shift into full swing, families and friends come together to celebrate
this year's high school graduating classes. Eastday-Police revoke licenses of
3,700 drugged drivers Jun 03 08:39pm NEARLY 3,700 motorists
caught driving under the influence of drugs have had their licenses revoked
for five years in Shanghai since a new rule came into effect last September,
police said yesterday. P-Noy signs law vs. driving under influence of
alcohol, drugs May 30 08:40pm Dexter San Pedro of
reports that President Benigno Aquino III has signed a new law "criminalizing
driving under the influence of alcohol or dangerous drugs." The report
explained that under Republic Act No. 10586 or the Anti-drunk and Drugged
Driving Act of 2013, "a law enforcement officer who has probable cause to
believe a person is driving under the influence of alcohol or ... Police Logs
Elk Grove Citizen Jun 06 12:10pm 1:50 a.m., Elk Grove Boulevard and Emerald
Vista Drive (central Elk Grove): Elk Grove police arrested Victoria Rose, 24,
of Elk Grove on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Officers contacted her during a traffic stop and determined she was
intoxicated. 21 citations issued in Loves Park roadside check Rockford
Register Star Jun 05 10:37pm PECATONICA — Two people were arrested for
driving under the influence and two other motorists were arrested for other
alcohol and drug offenses during last weekend's roadside safety check.

Top DUI News, Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Gas prices show significant spike over #night
BOARDMAN, Ohio - A pretrial hearing #is scheduled next month for the Director of Transportation at #Boardman Schools. Hugh Braham Jr., 67, is accused of operating a #vehicle while under the influence.
WFMJ Youngstown - 5 minutes ago
Oregon checkpoint yields 3 #arrests
Three drivers were arrested for #operating under the influence of alcohol or #drugs and seven were cited for license violations during a sobriety #checkpoint late Saturday and early Sunday on Navarre Avenue, Oregon police #reported.
The Toledo Blade - Jun 02 #04:20pm
Director of Transportation charged with OVI, to appear in #court
BOARDMAN, Ohio - A pretrial hearing #is scheduled next month for the Director of Transportation at #Boardman Schools. Hugh Braham Jr., 67, is accused of operating a #vehicle while under the influence.
WFMJ Youngstown - 4 minutes ago
Manchester man pulled from burning car faces #charges
Police said a man pulled from a #burning car Sunday in Manchester was later charged with operating #under the influence.
WMUR New #Hampshire - Jun 04 01:33am
Frankenmuth 19-year-old charged with #driving under influence of marijuana, injuring #passengers
Ryan E. Dunton is charged with #two counts of operating a motor vehicle under the #influence causing serious injury and a single count of #operating a motor vehicle with an occupant under the #age of 16 in connection with an Oct. 18 crash at Tuscola and Dehmel in #Frankenmuth Township.
The Saginaw News - May 24 #07:21am
VAN BUREN TWP: Police blotter #for the week of May 26
The #following incidents were reported in Van Buren Township and Belleville for #the week of May 26:
The Belleville View - 29 #minutes ago
Police log
* Melissa Noel, #34, of 60 Elm St., Mechanic Falls, operating under the #influence, operating after suspension, failure to give correct #name and date of birth, 6:05 p.m. Saturday at Spring Street, Mechanic Falls, #by Mechanic Falls Police Department.
The Lewiston Sun #Journal - Jun 03 07:40pm
Palmer police arrest Springfield man for #operating under the influence while his children #were in his car
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The Republican - May 19 04:48am
New Canaan Man Charged With Drunken Driving On #ATV
NEW CANAAN, Conn. '€” A New Canaan man #was charged with operating under the influence #while riding his all-terrain vehicle around town recently, police said. #While on patrol, an officer hear a high-pitched engine and saw an #all-terrain vehicle come out of the alley near ...
The Daily New Canaan - Jun 03 11:46am
Kennebec County Superior Court #cases
A number of people were sentenced in #separate hearings Wednesday and Thursday in Kennebec County Superior #Court:
Kennebec Journal - Jun 05 #05:39pm
Police log

Top DUI News, Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

OVI checkpoint planned in Blue #Ash
The Hamilton County OVI Task #Force has announced an OVI checkpoint in Blue Ash on Saturday #night.
FOX 19 Cincinnati - Jun 01 #11:08am
OVI checkpoints mean safe #roads
The Stark County OVI #(Operating a Vehicle while Impaired) Task Force recently released data that #out of 478 total stops in Stark County so far this year, 140 violations have #been found, and 28 arrests have been made.
The #Massillon Independent - May 12 08:48pm
Twelve-Time OVI Offender Sentenced
CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio '€” A twelve-time OVI offender has #been sentenced to eight years in prison for his latest #offense....
FOX 8 Cleveland - May 24 #10:59am
Woman charged with OVI had her 7-year-old daughter #as passenger
A Boardman woman was arrested #for OVI and child endangerment
The Youngstown #Vindicator - Jun 03 09:42pm
OVI checkpoint
Drivers traveling north on Pike Street in Marietta Friday #night were greeted by bright flashing lights, a long line of orange cones #and more than a dozen uniformed officers from various law enforcement #agencies. "OVI Checkpoint Ahead.
The #Marietta Times - May 18 12:44am
OVI patrol targets impaired #drivers
MARIETTA - Drivers traveling north #on Pike Street in Marietta Friday night were greeted by bright flashing #lights, a long line of orange cones and more than a dozen uniformed officers #from various law enforcement agencies. "OVI Checkpoint #Ahea.
Parkersburg News and Sentinel - May 19 #09:51pm
OVI spotlight Friday: Warren #County
EXCLUSIVE: Cincinnati officials say #no taxpayer money would be used to operate the... - 10:11 am
The Cincinnati Enquirer - May 30 #04:46pm
Weekend sobriety patrols rake in two #OVI arrests
BRUNSWICK '€” The Medina #County OVI Task Force arrested two people Saturday afternoon during a #sobriety checkpoint '€” but neither was arrested at the checkpoint. Brunswick #police Lt. Brian Ohlin said both people were arrested by officers in the #area surrounding the 1200 block of Pearl Road, where the checkpoint was #conducted. One driver, Jack ... Read More
The Medina #County Gazette - May 29 10:53am
Two top Ohio list with 20 OVI #convictions
Nearly 1 million Ohio drivers #have had their licenses suspended for drunken driving and 107 drivers have #racked up 20 or more suspensions, a Dayton Daily News analysis of state data #shows.
Dayton Daily News - Jun 01 #09:05pm
Man charged with OVI, child #endangerment
Charges were filed against a Taylor, #Mich., man after state troopers found him driving under the influence of #alcohol early Sunday morning with a child in the car.
Fremont News-Messenger - Jun 03 #10:13am
Michigan man charged with OVI, #child endangerment - Fremont #News-Messenger
Police log

Top DUI News, Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

Weekend checkpoint nets 2 OWI #arrests
Lafayette police conducted an OWI #checkpoint Friday night in the 4400 block of Johnston #Street.
KLFY Lafayette - Jun 03 #07:33am
Man Crashes Into RV Trailers, Gets 5th DUI - WTVO - WQRF Rockford
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Weekend Checkpoint Nets 2 OWI Arrest
LAFAYETTE, La. - On Friday May 31, 2013, between the #hours of 9:00 pm and 3:00 am, the Lafayette Police Department conducted an #OWI Checkpoint. The purpose of the checkpoint was to target impaired #drivers under the influence of alcohol or any other dangerous substances. #During the course of the operation 976 vehicles passed through the #checkpoint located in the 4400 block of Johnston Street. Of #...
KATC 3 Lafayette - Jun 03 #07:34am
No further charges immediately filed in weekend #park... - The Des Moines #Register
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Oshkosh Police stop seven for OWI over the #weekend
Oshkosh Police arrested seven #people for drunken driving in a five-hour period over the #weekend.
The Oshkosh Northwestern - 2 hours, 29 #minutes ago
No contest plea in #OWI crash death
A West Michigan man #accused of fleeing the scene of a crash that left his 22-year-old passenger #dead entered a plea the day he was supposed to go on trial.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Jun 03 #05:17pm
Former Iowa police #officer charged with OWI
A former #northern Iowa police officer has been accused of drunken driving.
WKBT La Crosse - Jun 03 06:30am
Weekend checkpoint nets two OWI #arrests
Two men were arrested for #OWI violations during a Lafayette Police checkpoint Friday night on #Johnston Street.
The Lafayette Daily Advertiser - Jun #03 08:54am
5th #OWI Arrest
DANE- A Lake Mills man #has been arrested for his 5Th OWI by Wisconsin State #Patrol.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Jun 01 #03:35pm
State Looks to Deal With Repeat #OWI Offenders
The number of repeat #OWI offenders has been on the rise in Wisconsin, leading many to feel #that current laws are not strict enough to stop people from driving #drunk.
WSAW Wausau - May 22 #03:39pm
Man charged with OWI after weekend #crash
JUNEAU '€“ A 51-year-old Oakfield man #made his initial appearance Monday on charges with drunken driving causing #injury after allegedly running a stop sign while following a couple of women
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - 23 minutes #ago
Lower OWI limit recommendation meets #opposition
The National Transportation #Safety Board recommended earlier this month that states reduce blood-alcohol #content limits for driving from 0.08 to 0.05, but divergent opinions #regarding lowering the standard indicate a change in Wisconsin law is a long #way off.
Marshfield News Herald - May 26 #01:46am

Top DUI News, Monday, June 3rd, 2013

DWI crackdown produces results
DWI charges against 22 people are among the results of #a Harris County Sheriff'€™s Office anti-DWI initiative during the #three-day Memorial Day weekend a few days after a drunk driver caused the #death o
The Pasadena Citizen - May 30 #03:57pm
Dakota #County police blotter
DWI. A #24-year-old man was arrested for DWI, driving without a valid #driver's license and driving a vehicle without an ignition interlock on the #13000 block of Aldrich Avenue S.
Minneapolis-St. Paul #Star Tribune - Jun 01 03:58pm
DWI: Man faces more charges
A man arrested last year for a drunken drive-through at a #Greenville Burger King was charged again with impaired driving last week, #court records show.
The Daily Reflector - Jun 02 #12:55am
Repeat #DWI offender now faces felony charges
A #Sauquoit man is now facing felony DWI charges based on prior drunken #driving convictions that happened in the years after he killed a woman in a #2000 hit-and-run car accident.
The #Observer-Dispatch - May 21 02:18pm
Post- DWI, ignition locks #are a smart alternative to a suspension: Ed...#-
#DWI charges follow two-car collision in Union Twp... - Hunterdon County Democrat
L.I. Police: DWI Suspect #Had Three Kids In Car - CBS New #York
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DWI #suspected in wreck that injured five
A Havelock #woman has been charged with driving while impaired in connection with a #Wednesday evening wreck that sent five people to the #hospital.
New Bern Sun Journal - #May 30 02:14pm
Depew Man Blows .22% #BAC, Charged With Felony DWI - WKBW-TV #Buffalo
Woodbury Heights DWI upheld; Man claimed breath test #was... - Today's Sunbeam
Drug experts planned at Ocean County #DWI checkpoints - Asbury Park #Press
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Neptune City plans DWI checkpoint this #weekend
NEPTUNE CITY '€” The Monmouth County #DWI Task force will conduct a DWI checkpoint to detect drivers #under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Asbury Park #Press - May 31 04:51am
First-time DWI arrests increase #Memorial Day weekend
Arrests for first-time #DWI offenders were up more than 41 percent during this year's #Memorial Day weekend, according to Midland County Sheriff'€™s Office arrest #records.
Midland Reporter-Telegram - May 28 #09:41pm
DWI charge lodged in pair of LaSalle #hit-and-run crashes
Josh Thole is on the #road with the Bisons getting ready for tonight's game in Norfolk. A year ago #today, he was in the middle of one of the mos... More and more, responsible #Republican voices are sounding off on the state of a historic American #political party. The latest is that of Bob Dole, for...
The Buffalo News - Jun 01 04:32pm
License revocations for DWI #announced
The Director of Motor Vehicles, #Richard C. Bailey Jr., released the following list of license revocations #for driving while intoxicated, noting that the actual date of revocation may #have preceded this announcement.
New Hampshire Union #Leader - Jun 02 09:14pm
Driver with prior DWI blows a 0.22 #reading
A Depew driver with a prior #DWI conviction was charged Wednesday night with driving with a blood #alcohol level more than twice the legal limit after State Police said he #pulled out of gas station and failed to yield the right of way to another #vehicle.
The Buffalo News - May 30 #09:10am

Stories of the Week

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 7thVehicle strikes Riverside City Hall

March 25th - March 31stDWI activist to DWI suspect

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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