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Top DUI News for the Week of June 10th - June 16th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, June 16th, 2013

OVI checkpoint on Pershing Road tonight
Zanesville Times Recorder Jun 15 02:15pm
An OVI checkpoint will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight tonight on Pershing Road.
OVI checkpoint happening in Clark Co.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton Jun 14 07:05pm
The Clark County OVI Task Force is actively looking to remove dangerous drivers from the roads.
OVI checkpoint on Pershing Road tonight
Zanesville Times Recorder Jun 15 11:55pm
An OVI checkpoint will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight tonight on Pershing Road.
3 arrested at Dayton OVI checkpoint
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton 1 hour, 39 minutes ago
The Dayton police department arrested three people and gave 22 citations at an OVI checkpoint on South Keowee Street and Bacon Street Saturday night. More than 230 vehicles passed through the checkpoint during the night. The Dayton checkpoint was conducted by the Combined Agency OVI Task Force of Montgomery County. Multiple checkpoint were held throughout the Miami Valley throughout the weekend.
OVI Checkpoint targets Keowee Street
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton Jun 14 11:50am
Drivers taking Keowee Street near Bacon Street tonight will most likely run into an OVI checkpoint.
Medina County OVI Task Force announces sobriety checkpoint tonight
The Medina Sun Jun 14 12:34pm
The Medina County OVI Task Force along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol, has announced an OVI checkpoint beginning at 7:00 p.m. today on SR 18 – in the 900 block of West Liberty Street - in the City of Medina.
OVI checks in multiple places tonight, Saturday
Today's Pulse Jun 14 01:03pm
Drunken-driving checkpoints are scheduled for tonight and Saturday in various cities in southwest Ohio. Tonight beginning at 7:30, the Clark County OVI Task Force will conduct a checkpoint beginning on West North Street in Springfield. Also tonight, the Ohio Highway Patrol will be running a checkpoint in Butler County. On Saturday night beginning at 11, the Combined Agency OVI Task Force of ...
Municipal Court
Springfield News-Sun Jun 12 04:01pm
CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Larry Hatter, 35, of 912 Alta Road, OVI, guilty, 365 days jail with 335 days suspended, 36 months license suspension, 12 months probation, restricted plates and interlock required for driving modification, fined $850; marked lanes, two counts OVI dismissed. Leo Holmes, 47, of 538 E. Rose St., flee/elude police officer, dismissed - indicted by the grand ...
Boardman supervisor of transportation ticketed for OVI
The Youngstown Vindicator Jun 05 09:40pm
Hugh Braham, Boardman schools transportation supervisor, ticketed for an alleged OVI and failure to signal.
OVI checkpoint
The Marietta Times May 18 12:44am
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.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, June 15th, 2013

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.
OWI Checkpoint Scheduled for Saturday - KLFY Lafayette
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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.
Criminal Dispositions: June 14, 2013
Muscatine Journal Jun 14 05:04pm
Editor’s note: Following are recent dispositions of Muscatine County criminal court cases other than simple misdemeanors (also includes operating while intoxicated, OWI).
OWI offers internship for NIE students
Deccan Herald Jun 06 10:38am
The Oel-Waerme-Institut GmbH (OWI), affiliated to Aachen University of Germany, has offered internship to five students of Mechanical Engineering Department of the National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysore, during June-August 2013. This offer has been made for the second year in succession. Five Mechanical Engineering students and one Industrial and Production Engineering student had ...
Weekend checkpoint nets 2 OWI arrests
KLFY Lafayette Jun 03 07:33am
Lafayette police conducted an OWI checkpoint Friday night in the 4400 block of Johnston Street.
Weekend Checkpoint Nets 2 OWI Arrest - KATC 3 Lafayette
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53-year-old Burlington man charged with fifth OWI
FOX 6 Milwaukee Jun 11 01:13pm
RACINE COUNTY (WITI) — 53-year-old Alan Martin of Burlington has been charged with his fifth OWI offense after he was...
Dells teacher gets jail after third OWI
Portage Daily Register Jun 14 08:32pm
A Wisconsin Dells high school choir teacher was ordered to serve 60 days in jail and two years of probation on a third drunken driving offense and three bail jumping charges.
Man on motorcycle suspected of 4th OWI
WISC-TV Madison Jun 08 08:24am
A Janesville man is suspected of a fourth OWI after police said he fled a disorderly conduct incident Friday. The Janesville Police Department said Jeffrey Becker, 39, left an alleged disorderly conduct scene at the 2500 block of West Burbank Avenue at about 7 p.m. Police said an officer spotted Becker speeding on his motorcycle on Kellogg Avenue and pulled Becker over. According to the report ...
Weekend checkpoint nets two OWI arrests
The Lafayette Daily Advertiser Jun 03 08:54am
Two men were arrested for OWI violations during a Lafayette Police checkpoint Friday night on Johnston Street.
Fifth OWI ends with year in jail
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen Jun 11 09:45pm
JUNEAU – A 48-year-old Cambria man was placed on probation for three years after being convicted of his fifth offense of drunken driving.
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Top DUI News, Friday, June 14th, 2013

DWI checkpoints in Deal, Shrewsbury this weekend
Asbury Park Press Jun 13 06:21am
The Monmouth County DWI Task Force will be setting up DWI checkpoints in Deal and Shrewsbury this weekend to detect if drivers are under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
DWI reports from Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office, June 5-12
New Orleans Times-Picayune Jun 13 05:44am
People arrested for DWI
DWI reports from Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office... - New Orleans Times-Picayune
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Driver Charged With DWI, Friend Gets Worse
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth Jun 13 06:15am
A man in Carrollton was arrested and charged with DWI early Thursday morning after allegedly crashing into several trees, but his friend received an even higher charge.
DWI crackdown produces results
Deer Park Broadcaster May 30 09:58pm
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
Motorcyclist charged with DWI in Washington Township
The Warren Reporter 45 minutes ago
Washington Township Police Department WASHINGTON TWP. — Washington resident Paul C. Werner was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to have reflective tape on his motorcycle helmet after a stop on Wednesday, June 5, at 12:11 a.m., township police...
150th DWI arrest in Erie County
WIVB Buffalo Jun 09 07:37am
Two overnight DWI arrests mark the 149th and 150th DWI arrests for the Erie County Sheriff's office this year. A deputy stopped the first vehicle after observing the vehicle speeding, unable to stay in its lane and failing to obey a no passing zone on East River Road in the Town of Grand Island.
Police: Sen. Landrieu's son arrested on DWI with BAC of .211
WDSU New Orleans Jun 13 05:00pm
Sen. Mary Landrieu’s son was arrested early Thursday morning on a DWI charge after, police said, he drove down the wrong way on Bourbon Street and struck a pedestrian.
Jason Kidd has DWI case
MSN Jun 13 10:20am
Jason Kidd , who was hired to coach the Brooklyn Nets just days after retiring as a player, has a court date next week in New York stemming from a drunken driving arrest last year.
Nets coach Jason Kidd has pending DWI case in NY - Asbury Park Press
Jason Kidd due in court June 20 for DWI last summer - Sports Illustrated
Kidd has court date next week for DWI case - ESPN
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Lowering the DWI threshold is a tougher measure that could work
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Jun 13 10:29pm
If the National Transportation Safety Board's recommendation to lower the legal limit for intoxication would make a significant difference in the number of alcohol-related deaths - and it appears it would - then we are all for it.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, June 13th, 2013

DUI driver crashes, keeps driving
Arizona Daily Sun Jun 12 05:00am
Police arrested a 28-year-old Flagstaff woman on DUI charges Monday night shortly after she sped through a red light in a banged-up SUV.
Man charged with DUI despite zero blood alcohol
UPI Jun 10 05:54am
KRISTEN BUTLER, UPI.com Retired firefighter charged with DUI despite zero blood alcohol, and sobriety confirmed by a drug expert.
Erin Brockovich DUI Arrest: See Her Mugshot
US Weekly Jun 10 09:56am
Erin Brockovich apologized after her June 7 DUI arrest while operating a boat. Credit: Nevada Department of Wildlife
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Sober man gets arrested for DUI in Surprise, Arizona
Deseret News Jun 10 11:19am
64-year-old man was arrested for DUI in Surprise, Ariz., even though he registered a 0.000 on a breathalyzer test.
DUI checkpoint nets 16 arrests - The Acorn
Sober Man DUI: Arrested For Being Black? - Vibe Magazine
Sober man charged with DUI - Adelaide Now
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DUI checkpoint planned for Friday
The Berlin Citizen Jun 11 12:10pm
The Berlin Police Department has scheduled a DUI sobriety checkpoint for the evening of Friday, June 14, on the Berlin Turnpike. Roadside sobriety checkpoints have been shown to be the most effective method to detect and apprehend under the influence drivers.
New Tenn. law designed to prevent repeat DUI offenders
FOX 13 Memphis Jun 11 03:02pm
As of July first, convicted DUI offenders will have breathalyzer devices in their cars. The device is also known as "ignition interlock systems."
Thousand Oaks doctor arrested twice for DUI; patient death probed
KABC-TV Los Angeles Jun 11 08:21pm
A Thousand Oaks doctor arrested twice for DUI is now under investigation in connection with the death of a patient.
Michael Turner receives 12 months probation, community service for DUI arrest
Philly.com Jun 12 01:05pm
Former Atlanta Falcons running back Michael Turner has finally received his punishment dating back to a DUI charge last September. On Wednesday, a judge handed Turner 12 months probation, a $1,000 fine and 30 days of community service, according to Fox Sports .
DUI crash starts grass fire and fight
CBS 47 Fresno Jun 12 09:24am
A bizarre series of events led to two men being arrested Tuesday evening in Fresno County. The California Highway Patrol tried to pull over a suspected drunk driver, who tried to run, turned down a private road and crashed into a utility pole. The downed power lines then started a grass fire. The incident happened near Herndon and Highland, east of Clovis Community Medical Center. A man then ...
Mark Grace completes 4-month jail term for DUI
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports Jun 10 03:02pm
PHOENIX (AP) -- Former Arizona Diamondbacks television analyst Mark Grace has been released from a Phoenix jail after completing a four-month DUI sentence under a work-release program.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Drunk man busted driving son to school
The New Zealand Herald Jun 11 08:57pm
A Wanganui man will appear in court next month after allegedly driving a child to school this morning while drunk.Police received a complaint about the manner of the 36-year-old man's driving and pulled him over on Totara Street...
Drunk Driving Charges Against Assemblyman Moriarty Dropped - CBS Philadelphia
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Drunk driving suspect is no-show for court
WLUC Marquette 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
A Gladstone man failed to show up to his sentencing for drunk driving and crashing into a bar
Woman charged in drunk driving collision dies
Okotoks Western Wheel Jun 12 01:07am
A woman charged with a serious drunk driving collision died in April. Stacina Hunter was found deceased at an Eden Valley home April 7. The cause of death has not yet been determined.
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Sober Man Gets DUI For ‘Looking Drunk’
The Inquisitr Jun 10 09:12am
A sober man got a DUI this week because he "looked drunk." According to the Daily Mail, Jessie Thornton, 64, was pulled over this weekend in Surprise, Arizona for drunk driving. But Thornton wasn't drunk. He took a breathalyzer test and registered a 0.000 blood alcohol level. Still, officers arrested the sober man for a [...] Sober Man Gets DUI For ‘Looking Drunk’ is a post from: The Inquisitr
Anger follows fatal drunk driving crash in Eden Valley
Okotoks Western Wheel Jun 11 01:07am
An Eden Valley man whose license was suspended following a conviction for drunk driving in Tsuu Tina last year has been charged in a fatal drunk driving crash.
Drunk Driving Enforcement To Begin This Month
KTTS 94.7 Jun 11 02:46pm
Greene County Sheriff's Office Taking Part
Drunk Driving: Man Hits Two Cars, Tries To Escape From Police!
KMPH - KFRE Central San Joaquin Valley Jun 11 09:10am
Fresno Police say a man with a blood-alcohol level of more triple the legal limit hit the streets of southeast Fresno Monday; hitting two cars and trying to make a run for it.
Anti-drunk driving campaign uses bloody prank as shock tactic
Daily Buzz via Yahoo! Canada News Jun 10 10:53am
Men stand in front of the mirror in a pub bathroom washing their hands or checking their reflections in a new public service announcement released last week. Suddenly, a piercing crash sends each prank victim leaping backward as a woman's Continue reading →
Man admits driving drunk after AA meeting
The New Zealand Herald Jun 11 01:11pm
A repeat drink-driver who blew more than twice the legal limit after being stopped on the way home from an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting has pleaded guilty today.Campbell Geoffrey Armstrong, 39, who has three drink-driving convictions,...
it's official: Drunk driving is against the law
Inquirer May 30 06:16am
MANILA, Philippines--Don't drink and drive. This time the authorities mean it. This admonition against drunk driving now comes with tough penalties: a fine of as much as P500,000, as well as a corresponding jail term. President Aquino signed on May 27 Republic Act No. 10586, otherwise known as the Act Penalizing Persons Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Dangerous Drugs and Other Similar ...
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Eau Claire man arrested after hit-and-run
WKBT La Crosse Jun 10 08:56am
Eau Claire police arrested a 52-year-old for several offenses, including hit-and-run and operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated on Business Highway 53 just north of State Highway 93.
Operating while intoxicated, vehicle fire among Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety's daily report
The Jackson Citizen Patriot Jun 06 02:10pm
Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety officers responded to 48 incidents from Wednesday, June 5 to early Thursday, June 6.
Two-vehicle crash with injuries, operating while intoxicated among Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety ...
The Jackson Citizen Patriot Jun 09 05:24pm
Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety officers responded to 90 incidents from Saturday, June 8 to early Sunday, June 9.
Operating while intoxicated, two-vehicle crash among Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety's daily report
The Jackson Citizen Patriot May 29 03:44pm
Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety officers responded to 71 incidents from Tuesday, May 28 to early Wednesday, May 29.
Two charged with operating same vehicle while intoxicated
The Medina County Gazette May 23 04:27am
BRUNSWICK — On Friday, Brunswick police arrested two city men, who were traveling in the same car, on OVI charges following a crash on Hickory Ridge Avenue. Police said Robby M. Smoot, 33, of 1290 Pearl Road, Apt. 70, was driving a red Pontiac when he struck another vehicle from behind at 10:46 p.m. Friday. Witnesses said ... Read More
Sycamore Township police reports
The Cincinnati Enquirer May 29 02:18am
Charles Swingle, 28, 2626 St. Albans, operating vehicle intoxicated at U.S. 22, May 12.
Sycamore Township police reports
Community Press & Recorder Jun 05 07:35pm
Natasha Mallery, 26, 8706 Harper's Point, operating vehicle intoxicated at Harper's Point, May 17.
On the Record: June 9
The Ames Tribune Jun 08 08:36pm
ARRESTS Ames Police June 8: Krystal Danielle Johnson, 26, of Ames, drunkenness/public intoxication; Daniel Robert Smith, 33, of Ames, public intoxication; Spencer George Peterson, 20, of Ames, possession/purchase of alcohol, public intoxicated; Elphas Kibet Sang, 27, of Ames, operating vehicle while intoxicated-first offense; Mohamed Imad Atroon, 18, of Ames, contempt of court; Dylan Marshall ...
Waupun man charged with hit and run while driving drunk
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen Jun 10 10:30pm
JUNEAU – A 44-year-old Waupun man made his initial appearance Monday on charges of crashing into another vehicle while drunk and fleeing from the scene.
Police & Courts: June 10, 2013
The Saratogian Jun 10 02:06am
Saratoga Springs Police Department
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Top DUI News, Monday, June 10th, 2013

Erin Brockovich accused of boating while intoxicated
MSNBC Jun 09 01:37pm
Erin Brockovich-Ellis, whose exploits as an environmental activist were portrayed in an Oscar award-winning film, is accused of operating a boat while intoxicated near Las Vegas, officials said.
Erin Brockovich Arrested for DUI While Operating a Boat
Us Weekly via omg! Jun 09 11:10am
Erin Brockovich was arrested on Friday, June 7 for DUI after operating her boat while reportedly intoxicated on Lake Mead near Las Vegas, Nev.
Operating while intoxicated, vehicle fire among Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety's daily report
The Jackson Citizen Patriot Jun 06 02:10pm
Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety officers responded to 48 incidents from Wednesday, June 5 to early Thursday, June 6.
Larceny, operating while intoxicated among Black... - The Jackson Citizen Patriot
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Two-vehicle crash with injuries, operating while intoxicated among Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety ...
The Jackson Citizen Patriot Jun 09 05:24pm
Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety officers responded to 90 incidents from Saturday, June 8 to early Sunday, June 9.
Erin Brockovich Arrested for Allegedly Operating Boat While Intoxicated
AceShowbiz Jun 09 09:42pm
The legal advocate, who was portrayed by Julia Roberts in a 2000 movie, is arrested at Las Vegas Boat Harbor at Lake Mead, after she allegedly operates a boat under influence of alcohol.
Erin Brockovich arrested for boating while intoxicated
UPI Jun 09 03:39pm
By KATE STANTON, UPI.com Authorities arrested the environmental activist for drunk-driving her boat.
Operating while intoxicated, two-vehicle crash among Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety's daily report
The Jackson Citizen Patriot May 29 03:44pm
Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety officers responded to 71 incidents from Tuesday, May 28 to early Wednesday, May 29.
Operating while intoxicated, malicious destruction of property among Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public ...
The Jackson Citizen Patriot May 16 02:29pm
Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety officers responded to 57 incidents from Wednesday, May 15 to early Thursday, May 16.
Court log
Mt. Pleasant News Jun 07 11:49am
Mitchel Genk, 25, New London, operating while intoxicated, first offense two days in jail less credit for time already served, shall complete a course for drinking drivers, shall complete a substance abuse evaluation an any recommended treatment programs, $1,250 fine plus court costs and surcharges. William Alan Snyder, 51, Mt. Pleasant, possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent it be used ...
Brockovich's blood-alcohol level double the legal .08 limit
News 3 Las Vegas Jun 09 03:36pm
News 3 has learned that environmental activist Erin Brockovich's blood-alcohol level was more than twice the .08 limit Friday when she was arrested for operating a watercraft while intoxicated at...

Stories of the Week

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 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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