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Top DUI News for the Week of March 11th - March 17th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen


Top DUI News, Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Holyoke woman charged with operating #under the influence after rollover
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The Republican - Mar 14 11:48pm
Raynham woman charged #with OUI after crash - Raynham #Call
Leominster police: Woman #abandoned sons - Sentinel & #Enterprise
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N.H. woman held in wrong way #driving
A New Hampshire woman is being held #without bail after being charged for the third time with #operating under the influence, this time #allegedly driving drunk and in the wrong direction on Route 128 in #Beverly Sunday morning, officials said. Trena Baron, 27, was arrested by #State Police after troopers received multiple calls about a car driving #the wrong way on Route 128 north between Exits 17 ...
Boston Globe - Mar 16 04:31am
N.H. woman held without bail after #allegedly driving drunk and wrong way on Route 128 in #Beverly
A 27-year-old New Hampshire woman #is being held without bail after being charged for the third time #with operating under the influence '€” this time #for allegedly driving drunk and in the wrong direction on Route 128 #in Beverly early Sunday morning, officials said. Trena Baron was arrested by #State Police after troopers received multiple 911 calls of a car driving #the wrong way on Route 128 North ...
Boston #Globe - Mar 15 01:39pm
Meriden Police Blotter Feb. 22 to 26
MERIDEN - The following people have been charged by #police Feb. 22: Miguel Serrano, no age given, 624 Broad St., evading #responsibility, operating under suspension, 10:45 #p.m.
The Record-Journal - Mar 15 #06:29am
Malibu checkpoint yields two arrests on #suspicion of DUI
Deputies operating #an overnight checkpoint on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu arrested two #people on suspicion of driving under the influence of #alcohol or drugs, a sheriff's sergeant said today.
Los Angeles Daily News - Mar 16 #10:33am
#Police log
* Richard Hinkley, 46, of 857 #Upper St. No. 1, Turner, operating under the #influence, 9:45 p.m. Saturday on Upper Street, Turner, by #Androscoggin County Sheriff's Department.
The #Lewiston Sun Journal - Mar 10 07:25pm
'€¢ Mary Burns, #49, 6 Andrews St.., North Easton, motion to dismiss denied. Charged with #operating under the influence of alcohol, two #counts of OUI child endangerment, negligent operation of a vehicle and #marked lanes violation. Jury trial is scheduled to start May 21.
The Taunton Gazette - Mar 13 09:43pm
Inebriated Motorists Face Penalty
MANILA, Philippines --- The City government #has announced that any person in the city caught operating a #motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol will be #penalized.
Manila Bulletin via Yahoo! Philippines #News - Mar 04 05:08am
#Wilton Man Charged With Driving Under The #Influence
DANBURY, Conn. '€“ A #three-car accident on White Street resulted in several injuries and one #driver was charged with driving under the influence by #the Danbury police. Officers who arrived on the scene at about #8:40 p.m. reported that one driver, a 32-year-old Wilton man, had #...
The Daily Wilton - Mar 11 #09:43am
Waterville District Court cases, Jan. 21-15, 2013
The following cases were closed from Jan. 21 to #Jan. 25, 2013, in Waterville District Court.
Morning Sentinel - Mar 15 #06:57pm
Waterville District Court, Jan. 7-11, 2013 - #Morning Sentinel
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Top DUI News, Saturday, March 16th, 2013

OVI checkpoint set for Friday evening #in Stark County
The Ohio Highway Patrol'€™s #Canton Post has announced there will be an OVI checkpoint in Stark #County Friday evening, though it did not specify the location of the #checkpoint. That information will be released Friday.
The Canton Repository - Mar 14 08:01am
22 #OVI arrests in Lorain over past 2 wks.
Troopers have made 109 OVI arrests in Lorain County #thus far, part of an increased focus on impaired driving.
News Channel 5 Cleveland - Mar 06 #09:14am
Patrols out in force looking for drunks
Several OVI checkpoints are planned throughout the #weekend, including one in Greene County that will be announced Saturday #morning. There is also one planned in Clay Township.
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton - Mar 15 07:31pm
#Municipal Court
CASES CALLED TUESDAY #INCLUDED: Rodney K. Paxson, 56, of Minster, two counts OVI, display #of license plates, no seat belt, innocent, continued. Stephen E. Pennington, #58, of 3144 Vester Ave., OVI, guilty, continued. Billy Joe Reffett, #31, of 509 E. Euclid Ave., OVI, open container/vehicle, speed, #innocent, continued. Samuel L. Shulze, 23, of Fairborn, criminal trespass, #innocent, continued ...
Springfield News-Sun - Mar 13 #12:08pm
Drunk-driving checkpoint #announced
Police will set up a #drunk-driving checkpoint in Mariemont on Saturday, the Hamilton County #OVI Task Force announced.
WCPO Cincinnati - #Mar 15 07:12am
Zack Reed'€™s #OVI History Revealed
CLEVELAND'€“ The #OVI arrest of Cleveland City Councilman Zack Reed early Tuesday #morning was Reed'€™s third arrest for drinking and...
FOX 8 Cleveland - Mar 05 05:44pm
OSHP targeting OVI drivers over St. Patrick's Day #weekend
The Ohio State Highway Patrol will #beef up patrols on the road this weekend for St. Patrick's Day #celebrations, and troopers are focused on drunken driving arrests this year #to protect drivers. Troopers will be paid federal overtime money to man the #streets and look out for impaired drivers. So far, there is no targeted area #for drunken driving in Jefferson County, said Sgt. Shawn Yoho, of OSHP #...
WTOV 9 Steubenville - Mar 15 #02:51pm
Highway Patrol: Ohio #drunken driving arrests up, crashes down in 2012; Lorain County No. 2 for #arrests
The State Highway Patrol is happy #to announce that a slight increase in drunken driving arrests may have #significantly reduced the number of OVI-related crashes in 2012. #According to numbers released yesterday, OVI arrests were up 3 #percent in 2012, and OVI-related crashes decreased by 14 percent. #Throughout 2012 troopers made 24,520 OVI arrests statewide. [...] #Click here to read this story on ...
The #Chronicle-Telegram - Mar 13 04:57am
OVI arrests increased in 2012, troopers report
Ohio Highway Patrol troopers made more arrests for impaired #driving in 2012 while at the same time reporting fewer impaired-driving #related crashes.
Zanesville Times Recorder - Mar 06 #07:27am
OVI arrests up, OVI #crashes down in 2012
OHIO VALLEY '€” As part #of the Ohio State Highway Patrol'€™s mantra '€” Trooper Shield '€” and their #ongoing effort to contribute to a safer Ohio, troopers have had an increased #focus on impaired driving ...
Gallipolis Daily #Tribune - Mar 04 10:15pm

Top DUI News, Friday, March 15th, 2013

#OWI Hunter is Stepping Aside
A week #after we introduced you to an Appleton man who hunts for drunk drivers on #Fox Valley roads, he posted on his OWI Hunter Facebook that he's #stepping aside. "This announcement may seem abrupt...".
WBAY Green Bay - Mar 08 01:48pm
Crime #Report -- Ankeny
South Ankeny Boulevard and #Southeast Oralabor Road, Feb. 28 - A 25-year-old Des Moines woman was #arrested for OWI.
The Des Moines Register - 2 #hours, 16 minutes ago
With co-sponsors, OWI bills press #on
A push for tougher drunken driving laws #is receiving more support. Some local lawmakers say Wisconsin has some of #the most lenient OWI laws in the country. While others say changing #the laws can only do so much.
FOX 11 Green Bay - Mar #11 04:53pm
Owi - News #Images
New bills would toughen OWI penalties - WISN #- Milwaukee Videos via Yahoo! #News
OWI Task Force Stop Leads to Drug Arrest in Brown #County
Officers report a stop in Brown #County led to the discovery of more than 30 grams of marijuana.
WBAY Green Bay - Mar 08 07:43am
Woman accused of impersonating sister during OWI #arrest
KENOSHA (WITI) '€” 27-year-old Brianne #Ziemba of Kenosha has been charged in connection with an incident in which #she impersonated...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Mar 12 #03:43pm
Lomira man headed to prison for 8th OWI
JUNEAU '€“ A 42-year-old Lomira man was sentenced by Judge #Steven Bauer to 40 months incarceration after being found guilty of his #eighth offense of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - Mar 14 #11:14pm
2 Counties to Deploy OWI Task Forces #Tonight
The Brown County and Manitowoc #County OWI Task Forces will deploy Thursday evening.
WBAY Green Bay - Mar 07 07:59am
Officer #arrested on OWI charge
A Shelbyville #police officer has been suspended without pay after his arrest on a drunken #driving charge.
WRTV Indianapolis - Mar 12 #08:55am
OWI #Checkpoint Scheduled
On Saturday, March 16, #2013, between the hours of 9:00 pm and 3:00 am, the Lafayette Police #Department will be conducting an OWI Checkpoint within the #incorporated limits of Lafayette.
KLFY Lafayette - #Mar 14 03:16pm
OWI Task Force Backs Off on #Compliance Checks
After lots of upsetting #feedback, the OWI Task Force is sticking to the streets.
NBC26 Green Bay - Feb 21 #04:43pm

Top DUI News, Thursday, March 14th, 2013

DWI bills get new life with bipartisan #support
A measure that would increase #penalties for habitual DWI offenders has been resuscitated as part of #a bipartisan bill.
Rio Rancho Observer - Mar 09 #11:19pm
Oswego County to Participate in #Statewide STOP-DWI St. Patrick'€™s Day
Oswego County STOP-DWI Coordinator Robert Lighthall #announced today that Oswego County police agencies will participate in a #special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving. The statewide #STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on March 15 and will end on March #18. Continue reading '†’ The post Oswego County to Participate in Statewide #STOP-DWI St. Patrick'€™s Day appeared first on Oswego ...
Oswego County Today - Mar 13 10:34am
LSU-Alabama DWI checkpoint begins legal #battle
Baton Rouge attorney Franz Borghardt #represents two of 30 people who were arrested for DWI after the #LSU/ALABAMA football game last November. A police DWI check point was #set up on Ben Hur Avenue near the campus that day.
WAFB Baton Rouge - Mar 13 03:57pm
DWI Task Force busy this month around Montgomery #County
The Montgomery County DWI Task #Force is conducting its No Refusal program starting tonight and continuing #through Saturday night. The program resumes Thursday, March 14 and continues #through St. Patrick'€™s Day on Sunday, March 17.
The Cypress Creek Mirror - Mar 08 #07:12am
DWI Task Force busy this month around #county - The Conroe Courier
Regional DWI Task Force continues - Sugar Land Sun
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Mass #. man facing charges of DWI, driving wrong way, carrying stolen #guns
NASHUA - A Massachusetts man, arrested #last month for DWI after he was stopped for driving the wrong way on #Medical Center Drive, is now facing stolen weapons charges.
New Hampshire Union Leader - Mar 13 #06:58am
Newark man charged #with aggravated DWI
A Newark man is #charged with aggravated DWI after sheriff's deputies say he was found #asleep in his truck and then tried to drive off...
News 10 NBC Rochester - Mar 13 06:22am
H-GAC Continuing #Regional DWI Task Force
The #Houston-Galveston Area Council announced the March dates for the Regional #DWI Task Force. The Regional DWI Task Force will operate on #the nights of March 15-16 to cut down on driving while intoxicated
The Pasadena Citizen - Mar 11 10:15am
DWI patrols out for St. Patrick's Day #weekend
(WBNG Binghamton) With people #expected to be out enjoying the St. Patrick's Day weekend, law #enforcement throughout Broome County will be taking extra steps to keep the #roadways safe.
WBNG Binghamton - Mar 13 #09:07pm
DWI #hunter coming to Portsmouth police, thanks to grant money
PORTSMOUTH '€” The city's police force is using $43,000 in #grant money to crack down on speeders, drunken drivers and red light-running #motorists.
Portsmouth Herald - Mar 07 #10:59am
Ontario County to participate in #STOP-DWI crackdown
Ontario County #STOP-DWI Coordinator Dru Malavase announced Monday that all Ontario #County police agencies will participate in a special statewide enforcement #effort to crack down on impaired driving.
Victor Post #- Mar 11 04:19pm

Top DUI News, Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

#Driver charged with DUI in crash that injured two children, Fairfax #County police officer
This post has been #updated. A driver has been charged with DUI after rear-ending a #police cruiser Monday night, a crash that injured an officer and two young #children, Fairfax County police said. Authorities said 26-year-old Dianna #Holloway was driving on eastbound I-66 near Monument Drive shortly after 10 #p.m. when she struck the police cruiser from behind. Read full article #>>
Washington Post - Mar 12 #04:51am
DUI suspect hits car, blames #bystander
A DUI suspect who allegedly hit #a parked car Thursday initially told officers that he didn't know how #his car ended up where it did.
Arizona Daily Sun - Mar 11 #05:42pm
Woman Suspected of DUI Rear-Ends Patrol #Car - FOX40 Sacramento
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DUI checkpoints planned in Adams, York #this week
St. Patrick's Day has become #a popular "night out" to celebrate with friends and #family.
The Evening Sun - Mar 12 #12:01pm
Austin Seferian-Jenkins on DUI: I will take full responsibility
Washington Huskies tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins released #a statement through the university following his arrest for DUI: #Coach Sarkisian holds our team to high standards on and off the field, and I #fell short of those standards this weekend. I apologize for letting down my #family, my team and the entire University of Washington community. I will #take full responsibility for my actions and ...
SB #Nation - Mar 12 06:00am
Cop #charged with DUI made threats, authorities say
A PHILADELPHIA police officer drove drunk Monday night, #crashed into two cars in Southwest Philadelphia, then threatened the #occupants of the other cars, authorities said Tuesday. - Mar 13 12:41am
DUI, drug possession among charges in crash
A man was arrested in connection with a Saturday crash on #Interstate 10 near Kino Parkway.
Arizona Daily Star - #Mar 13 12:00am
Man charged with DUI in car ramming at #strip club
LOS ANGELES'€”Los Angeles County #prosecutors have charged a man with drunken driving after he allegedly #smashed his BMW into two men standing outside a strip club, leading to leg #amputations for both victims.
Denver Post - Mar 12 #06:00pm
Philadelphia cop charged with DUI after #crash
Philadelphia police Officer Joseph #Kelly is facing DUI charges after he was involved in a traffic #crash. - Mar 12 #08:57am
Washington star tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins #arrested for DUI
Washington tight #end Austin Seferian-Jenkins, one of the best tight ends in the country and a #potential 2014 first-round draft pick, was arrested for DUI in #Seattle on Saturday after a police officer came upon his crashed vehicle in #an '€¦ Continue reading '†’
Dr. Saturday via Yahoo! #Sports - Mar 11 11:33am
Cop arrested for DUI threatened other drivers, authorities #say
A Philadelphia police officer drove #drunk Monday night, crashed into two cars in Southwest Philadelphia, and #then threatened the occupants of the other cars, authorities said #Tuesday. - Mar 12 #03:00pm
Boston Red Sox pitcher Drake Britton #was arrested Saturday morning and charged with reckless driving, #driving under the influence and property damage, #according to the Lee County Sheriff's office, as reported by #several media outlets.
The SportsXchange via Yahoo! #Sports - Mar 05 10:11am

Top DUI News, Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Drunk Driving Stop Leads To Drug Bust In #Hingham
An arrest for drunk #driving turned into a much bigger bust on Saturday night.
CBS Boston - Mar 10 04:20pm
Grieving step father, #senator hoping to stop more drunk driving deaths with sobriety #checkpoints
MILWAUKEE - It'€™s a proposal #that could cut drunk driving by as much as 30 percent in its #first year.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - Mar 11 #04:26pm
Buzzed Driving Is Drunk #Driving
Targeting Impaired Drivers #March 14-17
KTTS 94.7 - Mar 11 #10:46pm
Drunk driving suspected as ATV smashes into #house
A young man in western Newfoundland #is facing charges of impaired driving after he drove his all-terrain #vehicle into a house.
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - #Mar 11 03:38am
CFT: Seferian-Jenkins cited for #drunk driving
CFT: Citing #school and law enforcement sources, the Seattle Times reports that #Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins was cited for drunk #driving late Saturday night.
MSNBC - Mar 10 #09:46pm
Drunk #Driving Accident Survivors Speak to Students
As friends and family mourn the loss of Victor Regalado #Junior, the 18-year-old killed in a suspected drunk driving #accident Sunday, a group of former Palm Desert High School students are #warning freshmen about the incredible dangers of drinking and #driving.
KMIR 6 Palm Springs - Mar 08 #05:42pm
Copenhagen shop sells Nicklas Bendtner #drunk-driving toy set
Earlier #this week, Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner, currently on loan at Juventus, #was caught driving on the wrong side of the road in Copenhagen with a #blood alcohol level 3.5 times the legal limit (Bendtner said it was only a '€¦ #Continue reading '†’
Dirty Tackle via Yahoo! Sports - #Mar 08 11:32am
Drunk driving suspected #in Quincy official's crash
Weymouth #Police cited Helen Murphy of Quincy, Mayor Thomas Koch'€™s director of #operations, for drunk driving after her car struck a guardrail #on the Fore River Bridge.
Weymouth News - Mar 10 #09:59am
Drunk driving jumps in #March, and HPD is ready
Drunk #driving jumps in March, and HPD is ready Houston Chronicle Copyright #2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be #published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 2:03 pm, #Thursday, February 28, 2013 Heading into one of the most festive months of #the year in the Houston area, law enforcement agencies are teaming up to #fight drunk driving. Patrols will ...
Houston Chronicle - Feb 28 12:26pm
Drunk Driver Sues #Friend, Restaurants for '€˜Emotional Distress'€™
Drunk driver sues friend: A New Mexico man serving 40 #years in prison for drunk driving sued his friend and two #restaurants for serving him drinks and allowing him to drive #drunk.
The Epoch Times - Mar 10 #08:58am

Top DUI News, Monday, March 11th, 2013

#Chronicle/News police reports March 17
Abington DUI '€¦ Jeffrey S. Biel, 54, of Union Meeting Road, #Blue Bell, was charged with driving under the #influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and related charges #Feb. 1 after police observed a red Jeep Grand Cherokee make an illegal right #turn onto Mount Carmel Avenue at 9:20 p.m., police said. Police stopped #the vehicle at Mount Carmel and Chelsea avenues and detected #the odor of ...
Times Chronicle & Glenside #News & The Globe - Mar 17 10:16pm
Public Spirit police reports March #17
Abington DUI '€¦ Jeffrey S. Biel, 54, of #Union Meeting Road, Blue Bell, was charged with driving under #the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance and related #charges Feb. 1 after police observed a red Jeep Grand Cherokee make an #illegal right turn onto Mount Carmel Avenue at 9:20 p.m., police said. #Police stopped the vehicle at Mount Carmel and Chelsea avenues and #detected the odor of ...
Public Spirit & The #Willow Grove Guide - Mar 17 10:09pm
SALINE CRIME BRIEFS: Man arrested for #driving under influence of drugs, FedEx driver bitten #by pit bull while ...
Man arrested for #driving under influence of drugs
The Saline Reporter - 27 minutes ago
Washington's #Seferian-Jenkins arrested for DUI
SEATTLE (AP) -- #Seattle police say University of Washington standout tight end Austin #Seferian-Jenkins was arrested for suspicion of driving under #the influence Saturday night.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Mar 11 #06:21am
Washington #suspends Seferian-Jenkins indefinitely
SEATTLE (AP) -- #Washington has suspended star tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins indefinitely #following his weekend arrest for suspicion of driving under #the influence.
The #Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - Mar 13 06:27am
Tulsa man facing charges after allegedly #driving under the influence with children in his #vehicle
Charges were filed against a Tulsa man #after he reportedly drove under the influence while #four small children were in his vehicle.
Tulsa World - Mar 16 03:57pm
Police: #Woman leaves scene after hit and run
Sarah #A. Smith, 26, of Burlington is facing charge of leaving the scene of #an accident and driving while under the #influence following a hit-and-run accident early Sunday, Burlington #police said.
The Burlington Free Press - 2 hours, 24 #minutes ago
WWE Wrestler Arrested and Charged With Driving #Under The Influence For A Second #Time
SmackDown wrestler Jimmy Uso was #arrested Wednesday at 12:47 p.m. in Hillsborough County, Florida, and #charged with driving under the influence, #according to the official website of the Hillsborough County #Sheriff's Office.
Lords of Pain - Mar 14 #10:04am
Monday March 18, 2013
BENNINGTON -- Authorities netted multiple driving #under the influence arrests over the St. #Patrick'€™s Day weekend. In separate written releases, Vermont State Police #reported at least four motorists in the area charged with #driving under the influence as of early Sunday #evening.
Bennington Banner - Mar 18 #01:00am
Temecula checkpoint nabs two
Temecula #police arrested one person for driving under the #influence and sent 15 unlicensed drivers to court this weekend during #a DUI checkpoint that took place from 9:00 p.m. Saturday until 3:00 a.m. #Sunday, officials said.
Southwest #Riverside News Network - Mar 17 04:44pm
Fifteen drivers sent to #court, two arrested... - Southwest Riverside #News Network
Fifteen drivers sent to #court, one arrested... - Southwest Riverside #News Network
Man arrest after police chase at DUI #checkpoint - KCRA 3 Sacramento
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January 21st - January 27thMan charged with 11th OWI uses insanity plea

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

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