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Top DUI News for the Week of June 17th - June 23rd in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, June 23rd, 2013

Depardieu fined for drunk driving
BBC News Jun 21 01:56am
A Paris court fines French film star Gerard Depardieu 4,000 euros and suspends his driving licence for riding his scooter while drunk.
Fort Worth, Texas Car Accident Lawyer Jason Stephens Comments on Recent Drunk Driving Arrests
PRWeb Jun 23 12:12am
Drunk driving accidents can have a devastating financial and emotional impact on the lives of Texans, says car accident attorney Jason Stephens of Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, LLP. (PRWeb June 23, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/drunk-driving-accident/lawyers-tx/prweb10855815.htm
LI Woman Accused of Driving Drunk With Granddaughter
NBC New York Jun 22 01:13pm
A Long Island woman was arrested Saturday for driving drunk while her granddaughter was in the car, police said.
Towamencin woman accused of hit-and-run killing waives hearing... - North Penn Life
Man posing as officer pulls woman over - KTVL Medford
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French actor Depardieu banned for drunk driving
Reuters via Yahoo! News Jun 21 03:20am
PARIS (Reuters) - French actor Gerard Depardieu was banned from driving for six months on Friday, after he was found to be three times over the alcohol limit when he fell from his scooter last year. The 64-year-old star of films such as Green Card and Cyrano de Bergerac was not in the Paris court to hear its decision to suspend his driving license and fine him 4,000 euros ($5,300). Drink-driving ...
Missoula deputies arrest woman for driving drunk, high with 4 kids on board
Missoulian Jun 22 04:45am
A woman arrested for driving drunk and high with four children in her Explorer appeared Friday in Missoula County Justice Court on felony charges: one count of driving under the influence and four counts of criminal child endangerment.
Taiwan's public servants could face dismissal for drunk-driving
AsiaOne Jun 20 10:56pm
Deputy Justice Minister Chen Ming-tang said yesterday that the arrest process in these situations follows a rigorous procedure, and are not made recklessly. -China Post/ANN
Depardieu banned from roads for drunk-driving
Daily Telegraph Jun 21 03:43am
A Paris court has fined Gerard Depardieu £3,400 and suspended his licence for six months for drunk-driving, after the actor fell off his scooter in Paris in November.
Ga. to target drunk driving over Fourth of July
WDEF Chattanooga Jun 21 06:44am
ATLANTA (AP) — Law enforcement agencies in Georgia are joining a nationwide crackdown on drunk driving over the Fourth of July holiday. The Governor's Office of Highway Safety says the national celebration is one of the most dangerous holidays on Georgia roads. In the past two years, the state has averaged 88 alcohol-impaired crashes during the period from July 3-5. Law enforcement agencies ...
Bill closes drunk driving loophole
WPRI Providence Jun 21 01:51pm
The Rhode Island General Assembly passed a bill Thursday closing a drunk driving loophole.
Boy, 7, 'Caught Driving Drunk Man Home'
Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News Jun 21 03:13am
Police have charged a drunk man after pulling over a car on Australia's Gold Coast and allegedly finding a seven-year-old boy driving him home.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Criminal Dispositions: June 21, 2013
Muscatine Journal Jun 21 02:00am
Editor’s note: Following are recent dispositions of Muscatine County criminal court cases other than simple misdemeanors (also includes operating while intoxicated, OWI).
Erin Brockovich accused of boating while intoxicated
NBC NEWS 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-Ellis Arrested for Alleged Boating DUI - E! Online
DA: Brockovich to face misdemeanor boat DUI charge - Greene County Messenger
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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.
Operating While Intoxica - News Images
OWI crash injures five people in Lake Hallie
The Chippewa Herald Jun 18 12:39pm
A Sunday crash in Lake Hallie resulted in five people being sent to the hospital and one man arrested for operating while intoxicated.
Larceny, operating while intoxicated among Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety's daily report
The Jackson Citizen Patriot May 23 07:28pm
Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety officers responded to 68 incidents from Wednesday, May 22 to early Thursday, May 23.
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.
OWI driver nets prison after injury
WLFI Lafayette Jun 19 09:02pm
Laura Fogleman, 55, of Lafayette was sentenced to prison time and probation after pleading guilty to operating while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury.
Man with teen in car charged with 4th OWI
WISC-TV Madison Jun 21 10:02am
The Grant County Sheriff's Department has charged a Fennimore man with operating a vehicle while intoxicated for the 4th time while a teen was riding in his truck. The incident happened just after 8:00 p.m. Wednesday on Golf Drive just sound of County Highway T in Hickory Grove Township. According to the sheriff's department, Michael Birchman, 37, was driving down the wrong side of Golf Drive ...
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.
Police & Courts: June 20, 2013
The Saratogian Jun 20 06:27pm
Saratoga Springs Police Department
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Top DUI News, Friday, June 21st, 2013

Public record
Cadillac News Jun 04 03:17am
Dennis John Walle, 44, of Clawson, was ordered to pay $1,050 and was placed on probation for four months after pleading guilty to operating while visibly impaired.
Police: 4 drove impaired; 2 damaged mailboxes; more
The Journal News May 30 04:57am
Peyton T. Watson, 21, of Pound Ridge was charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanors, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on Tomahawk Street in Somers, state police said.
Former Battle Creek Police Officer Pleads Guilty to DWI
FOX 17 Grand Rapids Jun 19 03:41pm
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Former Battle Creek police officer Jennifer Appl pleaded guilty to driving while impaired Wednesday, and was sentenced to fines, court costs and one year of probation under a plea deal. Appl pleaded guilty to DWI after
Brunswick police log for June 6
The Medina County Gazette Jun 06 03:34am
Brunswick resident charged with OVI BRUNSWICK — A city woman was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired and leaving the scene of an accident after police said she crashed into a construction site and left the scene around 10:25 a.m. Sunday, according to a Brunswick police report. Jill Stazzone, 33, of 4175 Rolling Hills Drive, was ... Read More
Police: 4 drove impaired; 2 damaged mailboxes; more
The Journal News May 30 06:43am
Peyton T. Watson, 21, of Pound Ridge was charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanors, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation, about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on Tomahawk Street in Somers, state police said.
SOUTHGATE: Driver in Thursday night rollover accident arrested
The News-Herald Jun 06 04:22am
SOUTHGATE — A 33-year-old woman was arrested for operating while impaired at about 10:15 p.m. Thursday after the vehicle she was driving rolled over on Prechter Boulevard just south of North Line Road.
SOUTHGATE: Driver in Thursday night rollover accident arrested
The News-Herald Jun 04 05:07am
SOUTHGATE — A 33-year-old woman was arrested for operating while impaired at about 10:15 p.m. Thursday after the vehicle she was driving rolled over on Prechter Boulevard just south of North Line Road.
SOUTHGATE: Driver in Thursday night rollover accident arrested
The News-Herald Jun 02 04:31am
SOUTHGATE — A 33-year-old woman was arrested for operating while impaired at about 10:15 p.m. Thursday after the vehicle she was driving rolled over on Prechter Boulevard just south of North Line Road.
SOUTHGATE: Driver in Thursday night rollover accident arrested
The News-Herald Jun 03 04:29am
SOUTHGATE — A 33-year-old woman was arrested for operating while impaired at about 10:15 p.m. Thursday after the vehicle she was driving rolled over on Prechter Boulevard just south of North Line Road.
SOUTHGATE: Driver in Thursday night rollover accident arrested
The News-Herald Jun 05 04:33am
SOUTHGATE — A 33-year-old woman was arrested for operating while impaired at about 10:15 p.m. Thursday after the vehicle she was driving rolled over on Prechter Boulevard just south of North Line Road.
Impaired driver arrested after foot chase - Niagara This Week
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Top DUI News, Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Man gets 3 years in prison for killing woman while driving impaired
Metro Halifax Jun 18 05:59pm
A 37-year-old Sydney man was sentenced Tuesday to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to two impaired driving-related offences. Leo Stewart O’Donnell of Lorne Street will also be prohibited from driving for three years after his release from Continue Reading
Police: Deputy lied about stolen car; assault
WYFF 4 Greenville Jun 18 04:15pm
A deputy recently charged with driving while impaired is now accused of filing a false police report.
Police deal with impaired drivers over the weekend
The Journal Pioneer Jun 17 05:54am
SUMMERSIDE —Summerside police charged two drivers with driving while impaired over the weekend.
Goodman sentenced on 10th DWI-related conviction
Kinston Free Press Jun 12 09:21pm
Eleven years, eight driving-while-impaired convictions and two habitual impaired driving convictions later, Jammie Lynn Goodman returns to state prison with more than four years left to serve.
Waxhaw mayor faces talk of censure, August court date on DWI charge
The Charlotte Observer Jun 19 12:30pm
Waxhaw town commissioners may censure Mayor Daune Gardner following her arrest this month on a driving while impaired charge, where Union County court records show her blood-alcohol content level was 0.18., more than twice the legal limit.
Cops: Man impaired in downtown Asheville crash
Asheville Citizen-Times Jun 09 11:12am
ASHEVILLE — A city man is behind bars after police say he was driving while impaired when he ran his car onto a curb in the downtown and struck another vehicle and a bicycle.
More impaired driving charges laid by RNC
The Telegram Jun 17 06:21am
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary charged two drivers with impaired driving Sunday night. Around 8:30 p.m., police responded to a complaint from a concerned citizen of an impaired driver in the area of the Trans-Canada Highway near Paddy’s Pond. As a result, a 40-year-old man was charged with ...
DWI, Fleeing Police Charges for South St. Paul Officer
5 Eyewitness News St. Paul Jun 14 03:27pm
A South St. Paul police officer has been charged for driving while impaired and fleeing police...
Former Battle Creek Police Officer Pleads Guilty to DWI
FOX 17 Grand Rapids Jun 19 03:41pm
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Former Battle Creek police officer Jennifer Appl pleaded guilty to driving while impaired Wednesday, and was sentenced to fines, court costs and one year of probation under a plea deal. Appl pleaded guilty to DWI after
Prevention Council Executive Director Heather Kisselback ticketed for driving while ability impaired
The Saratogian Jun 14 06:37am
SARATOGA SPRINGS — One of Saratoga County’s leading educators against alcohol and drug abuse was ticketed for driving while intoxicated earlier this year but remains in her job at The Prevention Council.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

DWI Suspect Slams Into Kids' Bedroom
NBC Dallas Fort Worth 16 minutes ago
Carrollton police arrest DWI suspect after he crashes truck into girls' bedroom. Photo Credit: Kendra Lyn, NBC 5
Erie County DWI Arrests Now Up to 156 Following Two Overnight Incidents
WKBW-TV Buffalo Jun 16 06:12am
Two area drivers for Driving While Intoxicated on Saturday night in separate incidents by sheriff's Road Patrols.
DWI License Revocations - New Hampshire Union Leader
Local man charged with DWI in Summit - Independent Press
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CEDAR GROVE: Marijuana, driving while intoxicated arrests made; Theft at middle school investigated
Cedar Grove/Verona Observers Jun 17 07:21am
Editor's note: This report was prepared by the Cedar Grove Police Department.
Driving While Intoxicate - News Images
Police: Intoxicated man hits pedestrian with vehicle
WBNG Binghamton Jun 18 08:04am
Owego, NY (WBNG Binghamton) An Owego man is charged with vehicular assault and driving while intoxicated after police said he hit a pedestrian.
Chester DWI checkpoint set for Route 206
Observer-Tribune Jun 17 07:15am
CHESTER—Borough police will operate a DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) checkpoint on Saturday, June 22, from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. on Route 206, within the borough limits.
Woman 'Intoxicated by Fear' Fakes Her Own Kidnapping
ABC News via Yahoo! News Jun 18 06:16pm
A woman faked her own kidnapping because she was "intoxicated by fear" of getting caught driving under the influence, police told ABC News. The Beverly Police Department in Massachusetts charged Maria Brayfield, 24, with filling a false police report on Monday. “She maintained that she...
Man DUI on a lawn tractor in New Freedom, police say
York Daily Record Jun 18 10:43am
York, PA - A New Freedom man was arrested Monday for driving a lawn tractor while intoxicated and other charges brought after a drunken domestic dispute, Southern Regional Police reported.
Township of Washington Police host drunk driving awareness program
The Record Jun 12 11:17pm
Township of Washington – Students at Westwood Regional High School were able to witness firsthand the legal implications of driving while intoxicated during a program held on Friday morning.
Woman 'Intoxicated by Fear' Fakes Her Own Kidnapping
ABC News Jun 18 09:28am
A woman faked her own kidnapping because she was "intoxicated by fear" of getting caught driving under the influence, police told ABC News. The Beverly Police Department in Massachusetts charged Maria Brayfield, 24, with filling a false police report on Monday. “She maintained that she...
Friday night checkpoint nets four arrests for allegedly driving while intoxicated
The Springfield News-Leader Jun 10 10:40am
Four people were arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated as the result of a sobriety checkpoint conducted by Springfield police on Friday night.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Bookings: June 3 - June 9, 2013
Anderson Valley Post Jun 18 12:14am
6/03/13 Matthew Scott Murphy, 30, of Anderson was booked by Anderson Police Department for driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs and driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent.
Pirtleville man arrested following DUI accident
Douglas Dispatch Jun 17 10:24pm
Bruce WhettenDouglas Dispatch An 85-year old Pirtleville man was arrested for driving under the influence following a two-vehicle accident Tuesday, May 28.
Police log: Week of June 16
Times Chronicle & Glenside News & the Globe Jun 17 11:16pm
Abington DUI Michael L. Vaughn, 35, of Washington Avenue, Willow Grove, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances, careless driving and related charges April 29 after police observed a blue Chrysler cross over the double yellow lines and travel at a high speed on Rockwell Road at 11:57 p.m., police said. The vehicle was stopped at Rockwell Road and ...
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Woman charged with driving on Seward Highway under influence of prescription drugs
Anchorage Daily News Jun 16 10:22pm
A Wasilla woman was arrested for allegedly driving on the Seward Highway while under the influence of prescription drugs, according to the Alaska State Troopers.
Police nab 10,000 drivers on drugs
Adelaide Now Jun 17 11:14pm
POLICE have nabbed 10,000 people driving under the influence of illicit drugs since the launch of its drug testing operation seven years ago.
Circuit clerk's computer glitch causes headaches
Kane County Chronicle 1 hour, 24 minutes ago
ST. CHARLES – For at least four years when Deborah Seyller was Kane County circuit clerk, more than 1,000 people charged with driving under the influence and other serious traffic violations did not have the dispositions of their cases forwarded to the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office as required, officials said.
Erin Brockovich arrested for driving a boat under the influence of alcohol
TNT Magazine Jun 10 06:52am
The environmental activist Erin Brockovich was arrested on Friday night for driving a boat under the influence of alcohol at Lake Mead in Nevada.
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.
Whitpain Township police briefs: Week of June 16
the Ambler Gazette Jun 17 10:22pm
Charges pending Charges of driving under the influence are pending against Daniel Yoo, 26, of the 1000 block of Snyder Road, Lansdale, following a one-vehicle accident at 2:33 a.m. June 8 on Morris Road near Pinecroft, police said. Yoo said he was westbound on Morris when his vehicle slipped on the wet roadway, police said. Yoo showed signs of intoxication and was taken to Mercy Suburban ...
Seahawks QB Portis arrested on suspicion of DUI
Everett Herald May 21 12:35am
Seahawks quarterback Josh Portis was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on May 5, and will be arraigned in King County District Court in Redmond on May 28.
Everett Herald May 21 12:35am
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Top DUI News, Monday, June 17th, 2013

Police log
the Lewiston Sun Journal Jun 16 07:55pm
* Garnet O'Marrow, 48, of 108 Birch Drive, Poland, operating under the influence, 8:34 p.m. Saturday on Colbath Road, Poland, by Androscoggin County Sheriff's Department.
Man pleads guilty to flying aircraft under the influence
WINK TV Southwest Florida Jun 14 07:42am
Philip Lavoie, 28, pleaded guilty yesterday to operating an aircraft while under the influence of alcohol. Lavoie faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in federal prison.
Life Bancassurance in the Asia-Pacific Region: Investment-Related Life Insurance and Retirement Savings
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance 27 minutes ago
NEW YORK, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Life Bancassurance in the Asia-Pacific Region: Investment-Related Life ...
COURT DISPOSITIONS: 6-16-13
Fall River Herald News Jun 15 09:52pm
The following dispositions were recorded at district court:
VAN BUREN TWP: Police blotter for the week of June 2
the Belleville View 35 minutes ago
The following incidents were reported in Van Buren Township and Belleville for the week of June 2:
Erin Brockovich Apologizes for Boating Under the Influence
Gossip on This! Jun 11 12:45pm
We've heard of people driving under the influence, but boating under the influence? Environmental activist Erin Brockovich-Ellis was arrested on Friday night after she reportedly operating a boat while intoxicated. More »
Erin Brockovich arrested for boating under the influence
TVNZ Jun 09 06:08pm
The legal advocate has been arrested for allegedly operating her boat under the influence.
POLICE REPORTS: 6-17-13
Fall River Herald News Jun 16 09:38pm
Police have reported the following charges:
Drunk boating could mean restrictions on the road
WAND TV 17 Decatur Jun 16 04:26pm
If someone is in a boat accident and caught drinking and operating that boat, it could be an incident that takes him off the road. Lawmakers proposed a plan that could mean suspension of a boat operator's
Palmer police arrest Springfield man for operating under the influence while his children were in his car
the Republican May 19 04:48am
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Stories of the Week

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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