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

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Top DUI News, Sunday, March 24th, 2013

3 L.I. parents Busted For Driving #Drunk Or High With Kids In Cars
Police arrested three parents on Long Island in recent days #for driving while either high on drugs or drunk.
CBS New York - Mar 23 08:53am
Drunk and Distracted Driving Simulator at #School
Drivers under 20 years old have the #highest proportion of distraction-related fatal crashes.
WCTV Tallahassee - Mar 22 08:42am
#Saugerties man charged with felony drunk, drugged #driving
SAUGERTIES '€“ A Village of #Saugerties man was charged with felony drunk and drugged #driving following a traffic stop Saturday morning, Saugerties police #said.
Middletown Times Herald-Record - Mar 23 #11:31am
#Cairo mock crash displays drunk driving #dangers
About 3,000 American teenagers die #each year as a result of drunk driving. And with spring break, #prom, and graduation right around the corner, south Georgia students may be #tempted to make a mistake that could be life changing.
WALB Albany - Mar 21 03:05pm
Man gets jail time for 14th #drunk driving offence
A chronic #impaired driver has been sent back behind bars for his 14th impaired #driving related conviction â an offence he committed while on parole #for previous impaired driving offences. "He doesn't seem to #be willing to change, he doesn't seem to be getting the message," #Judge Donovan Dvorak
Brandon Sun - #Mar 22 11:03pm
Quincy man in jail after crashing SUV into house #while drunk - iFiber One
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#Police: Man drives drunk to meeting with deputies
GARDINER '€“ A Gardiner man who arranged to meet sheriff's #deputies to retrieve property was arrested for drunk driving #on Friday when he showed up smelling of alcohol, the Ulster County #Sheriff's Office said.
Middletown Times #Herald-Record - Mar 23 12:16pm
#Drunk driving charges keep Darien cops busy
Tickets for drunk driving have been flowing out #of the Darien Police Department over the last two weeks '€” 12 to be exact. #While some people were not actually driving, state law allows people #to be ticketed for drunk driving if their keys are still in #the ignition while stopped.
The Darien Times - Mar 13 #11:58am
State Police Target March Madness In Drunk #Driving Crackdown
LANSING, Mich. '€” #Crash data shows a spike in drunk driving and failure to use #seat belts in March and early April, right around the NCAA basketball #tournaments, a coincidence not lost on the Michigan State Police. MSP has a #'€¦
FOX 17 Grand Rapids - Mar 22 #05:35am
Special drunk-driving patrols in #Muskegon this weekend part of statewide crackdown
MUSKEGON, MI -- Muskegon police are warning of stepped-up #patrols for drunk driving this weekend.
The Muskegon Chronicle - Mar 22 #03:36pm
Board denies parole to unrepentant drunk #driver
Michael Gerard Cooper, the man #responsible for killing two young people in a drunk driving #crash almost nine years ago near River Bourgeois, will remain in prison #until his sentence ends next January.
The Chronicle #Herald - Mar 20 07:14pm
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Top DUI News, Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

#Public Record: Coshocton Municipal Court
Hope D. Munro, 43, 51068 Township Road 163: Operating #vehicle impaired high test: $500 plus court costs, one year #operator's license suspension, two years probation, 20 days in jail, #drug and alcohol evaluation.
Coshocton Tribune - Mar #02 03:13pm
Local news and sports reporting covering Niles, #Dowagiac, Cassopolis, Edwardsburg, Cass County, Berrien County in #...
CASSOPOLIS '€” A Dowagiac woman said she #panicked when she saw the face of the man she had just run over with her #sports utility vehicle while driving impaired on M-51 in #Dowagiac Aug. 1.
Niles Daily Star - Mar 22 #09:04am
Brunswick police log for March 21
Brunswick police Thursday, March 14 3:05 p.m. '€” Lori Hurt, #3930 Turnbridge Court, charged with petty theft in the 3600 block Center #Road. Friday, March 15 3:44 a.m. '€” Catherine M. Messer, 20, Cleveland, #charged with disorderly conduct, intoxication, underage possession of alcohol #and obstructing official business after officers were called to a #disturbance in the 600 block Judy Lane. 5:56 ...
The #Medina County Gazette - Mar 21 03:54am
Tonight's Law & Disorder: March 22, 2013
The following items are based on information provided by #officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.
Kingston Daily Freeman - Mar 22 #06:43pm
Police log for March 13, 2013
Lorain police Sunday, March 10 12:01 a.m. '€” 3000 block #Broadway, Cassandra Pollock, 20, arrested and charged with left of center, #operating a vehicle impaired and consumption of liquor #as a minor. Pollock was stopped for driving over the yellow lines, and she #registered a blood-alcohol content of 0.134, although she denied consuming #alcohol, according [...] Click here to read this story on The #...
The Chronicle-Telegram - Mar 13 #02:28am
Police log for March 20, 2013 - The Chronicle-Telegram
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Student arrested for driving under the #influence
A student with a 0.20 blood #alcohol content was arrested early Friday morning after crashing his car #into a parked vehicle outside of Hogate Hall at the intersection of #Locust and Howard Streets, according to DePauw Public Safety.
DePauw - Mar 22 07:34am
#Poughkeepsie man due in court March 1 for high-speed #chase
A Poughkeepsie man allegedly #operating a vehicle "impaired by drugs" led #Newburgh police on a 60 mph chase through several city streets early Monday #before leaping from his Jeep Liberty, which was still in motion, police #said.
Poughkeepsie Journal - Feb 26 #06:07am
Law & Disorder (March 23, 2013)
The #following items are based on information provided by officials in law #enforcement and the criminal justice system.
Kingston #Daily Freeman - Mar 23 12:05am
Brunswick police blotter for March 7
Brunswick police Tuesday, Feb. 26 8:48 a.m. '€” Gerald R. #Mansberry, 44, 3327 Marvin Ave., Cleveland, served with a warrant for #failure to comply at the Lorain County Sheriff'€™s Office in Elyria. 3:36 p.m. #'€” Brooke A. Medas, 33, North Royalton, served with a warrant for #operating a vehicle while impaired at the Cuyahoga #County jail in Cleveland. Thursday, ... Read More
The Medina County Gazette - Mar 07 #03:24am
Brunswick police blotter for Feb. 21 - The Medina County Gazette
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Lorain man faces drunken driving charge following #crash
ELYRIA '€” A Lorain man has been #charged with operating a vehicle while impaired in a #crash that sent two people to the hospital Feb. 24. George Seymore, 36, was #charged after he attempted to turn east onto Chestnut Ridge Road, and his #vehicle'€™s front end struck a 1994 Chevy pickup that was traveling #west [...] Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram . Content #copyright The ...
The Chronicle-Telegram - Mar 06 #04:34am
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Top DUI News, Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Milwaukee woman arrested for OWI with four children in #vehicle
MILWAUKEE (WITI) '€” 24-year-old #Keshia Spikes of Milwaukee was arrested Monday night, March 18th for #operating while intoxicated with four...
FOX 6 Milwaukee - Mar 19 11:08am
WYANDOTTE: Pregnant woman arrested for driving while #intoxicated
WYANDOTTE '€” A #31-year-old pregnant woman was arrested for driving while #intoxicated at about 8:50 p.m. March 7.
The #News-Herald - Mar 21 04:20am
WYANDOTTE: Pregnant woman arrested for driving while #intoxicated
WYANDOTTE '€” A #31-year-old pregnant woman was arrested for driving while #intoxicated at about 8:50 p.m. March 7.
The #News-Herald - Mar 20 04:21am
Man #arrested for 13th drunken driving
A Black #River Falls man was arrested for his 13th offense of operating #while intoxicated following an accident Monday #afternoon.
Jackson County Chronicle - Mar 21 #11:02am
Deputy Arrests Wis. Woman For OWI With Kids In #Car
Authorities say a Milwaukee woman #facing an operating while intoxicated charge had four #children in her car.
CBS Minnesota - Mar 19 #01:33pm
WYANDOTTE: Pregnant woman arrested for driving while #intoxicated
WYANDOTTE '€” A #31-year-old pregnant woman was arrested for driving while #intoxicated at about 8:50 p.m. March 7.
The #News-Herald - Mar 19 04:54am
Criminal dispositions: March 18, 2013
Editor'€™s note: Following are recent dispositions of Muscatine #County criminal court cases other than simple misdemeanors (also includes #operating while intoxicated, OWI).
Muscatine Journal - Mar 18 07:56pm
Deputy Arrests Milwaukee Woman for OWI with Kids #in Car
Authorities say a Milwaukee woman #facing an operating while intoxicated charge had four #children in her car.
WSAW Wausau - Mar 19 #01:38pm
Jackson Co. man arrested on 13th OWI #charge
A Jackson County Sheriff'€™s deputy #arrested a 59-year-old man for his 13th operating while #intoxicated (OWI) offense.
WKBT La Crosse - #Mar 19 09:05am
Police #Blotter 03/21/13
UNDERAGE DRIVING #WHILE INTOXICATED, 3:55 a.m., March 10. Stephen J. Taylor, 20, #of Trenton was arrested for driving while intoxicated and #hindering apprehension on Route 1 South, police said. Patrolman Joseph #DiGeronimo stopped Taylor'€™s 2001 MB S500 after he observed Taylor'€™s vehicle #commit several careless driving violations, police said. While #speaking with Taylor, DiGeronimo detected a strong ...
MyCentralJersey.com - Mar 21 #11:49am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Kent County deputy pleads guilty to OWI
A Kent County deputy who helped rescue a family from an #apartment fire has pleaded guilty to operating while #impaired.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - Mar 20 #07:38pm
Mom #arraigned, accused of impaired driving with youngsters in #car
Chesterfield Township '€” A Lenox #Township woman was arraigned Monday, accused of possession of narcotics and #driving while impaired with her two young children in the back #seat, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.
Detroit News - Mar 18 06:15pm
Daybook: Recent drunken driving #sentencings in Jackson County area
The #following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District #Court. Defendants'€™ home towns were at the time of sentencing. Jail sentences #may be suspended. Operating while impaired means the #driver's blood alcohol level was 0.08 percent...
The #Jackson Citizen Patriot - Mar 14 02:04pm
Newport News police to boost DUI patrols Friday #and Saturday nights
Police will enhance #patrols Friday and Saturday nights in areas where motorists are more likely #to be operating their vehicles while impaired by #alcohol or drugs, according to a news release.
Daily #Press - Mar 14 06:36pm
Brunswick police log for March 21
Brunswick police Thursday, March 14 3:05 p.m. '€” Lori Hurt, #3930 Turnbridge Court, charged with petty theft in the 3600 block Center #Road. Friday, March 15 3:44 a.m. '€” Catherine M. Messer, 20, Cleveland, #charged with disorderly conduct, intoxication, underage possession of alcohol #and obstructing official business after officers were called to a #disturbance in the 600 block Judy Lane. 5:56 ...
The #Medina County Gazette - 33 minutes ago
TyQuan Hammock arrested for DUI, weapons charge #around time he parted ways with Michigan State football
Hammock, 22, left the program not long after the Buffalo Wild #Wings Bowl in late December, according to coach Mark Dantonio. He was #arrested for operating while intoxicated and carrying a pistol #while intoxicated on Feb. 9, court records show.
MLive.com - Mar 19 03:42pm
County commissioner sentenced for drunken #driving
CADILLAC '€” Alan Devereaux, 50, of #Cadillac pleaded guilty to operating while visibly #impaired, was fined $785, and was placed on probation for three #months, according to court records.
Cadillac News - #Mar 11 05:16am
Driver in fatal crash admits #guilt
MICHIGAN CITY -- A Michigan City man #has agreed to a 14-year prison sentence for killing a woman and critically #injuring two sisters in a motor vehicle crash while driving #impaired last year.
South Bend Tribune - Mar #17 03:33am
Mahoning County task force has lighter night at OVI #checkpoint
The Mahoning County OVI Task #Force was in full swing for the festivities Saturday, but didn't see as #much action as they expected.
The Youngstown #Vindicator - Mar 18 09:45pm
28 charged with drunken #or drugged driving
Troopers charged 28 #motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and #investigations throughout the Lower Hudson Valley, state police #said.
The Journal News - Mar 18 #04:46am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Mom #arraigned, accused of impaired driving with youngsters in #car
Chesterfield Township '€” A Lenox #Township woman was arraigned Monday, accused of possession of narcotics and #driving while impaired with her two young children in #the back seat, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.
Detroit News - Mar 18 06:15pm
#House cracks down on repeated impaired #driving
The House overwhelmingly #approved Tuesday two measures to toughen penalties on people convicted of #impaired driving.
WRAL.com Raleigh - #Mar 19 01:45pm
Teen driving #commission recommends tougher penalties for #texting-while-driving
An #all-teen board appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal has recommended major changes #to teen driver education strategies and asked for harsher penalties for #teens who break Georgia'€™s law banning motorists from sending text messages #and using smartphones while on the road. Members of the Governor'€™s #Commission on Teen Driving have also asked lawmakers to ban handheld #phone use for all Georgia drivers ...
Pickens County #Progress - Mar 19 06:15am
13 charged with DWI after Charlotte #checkpoint
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say #13 people were charged with driving while impaired #during an overnight checkpoint in east Charlotte.
The #Charlotte Observer - Mar 16 07:02am
Man arrested for impaired driving in head-on #crash
A Nova Scotia man is facing several #charges including impaired driving after a head-on crash shut #down a major street in Dartmouth early Sunday morning.
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - Mar 17 #09:13am
NC House cracks down on repeated impaired #driving
RALEIGH, N.C. '€”The House #approved a measures on Tuesday to toughen penalties on people convicted of #impaired driving, WRAL reports....
FOX #8 WGHP - Mar 19 06:15pm
#Bronx assistant district attorney acquitted of driving while #impaired
A former Bronx assistant #district attorney was quickly acquitted today of driving while #impaired. It took a Manhattan jury only 15 minutes to clear the name #of Rafael Urena, 27, said his lawyer, Steven Epstein. Urena had blown a .081 #in a breath test -- just over the limit for...
New #York Post - Mar 04 04:37pm
N.C. House supports tougher DWI laws
Wed, 20 Mar 2013 02:21:04 GMT By Travis Fain #travis.fain@news-record.com The bill is meant to close a loophole exposed in #the Triad case of Lance A. Snyder, a serial offender who killed members of a #Walkertown family in a drunken-driving accident in the #1980s....
Greensboro News & Record - Mar 19 #07:28pm
Governor's Commission on Teen Driving recommends tougher #penalties for violators of state's texting-while-driving #ban
An all-teen board appointed by Gov. #Nathan Deal has recommended major changes to teen driver education #strategies and asked for harsher penalties for teens who break Georgia's #law banning motorists from sending text messages and using smartphones #while on the road.
WTVM 9 Columbus - Mar 19 #12:28pm
Governor's Commission on Teen Driving recommends tougher #penalties for violators of GA's texting-while-driving #ban
An all-teen board appointed by Gov. #Nathan Deal has recommended major changes to teen driver education #strategies and asked for harsher penalties for teens who break Georgia's #law banning motorists from sending text messages and using smartphones #while on the road.
WTVM 9 Columbus - Mar 19 #12:42pm
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

UPD: Drunken driver's BAC nearly four #times legal limit
A New Hartford woman was #charged with driving while intoxicated this morning #after she allegedly fled the scene of a car crash on Clinton Street in #Utica.
The Observer-Dispatch - Mar 18 #08:35am
DWI charges issued in Byram rollover
BYRAM '€” A Jefferson woman was charged with driving #while intoxicated and several other offenses after her vehicle #rolled over on West Shore Trail, police said.
New #Jersey Herald - Mar 18 08:14pm
Two officers among four hurt in collision
Four people, including two Carrollton police officers and two #men suspected of driving while intoxicated, were taken #to area hospitals for minor injuries after a police vehicle was rear ended #about 6 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Interstate 35 and the President #George Bush Turnpike.
The Carrollton Leader - Mar 18 #11:36pm
Irondequoit police reports: Driving while #intoxicated
Here are some recent #items from police reports in Irondequoit.
Rochester #Democrat and Chronicle - Mar 18 08:53pm
POLICE BLOTTER: March 12
Plainsboro Paul A. Rossmango, 62, of Princeton, was charged #with driving while intoxicated on Scudders Mill Road on #March 10 at 12:07 a.m. He also received summonses for reckless #driving and failure to maintain a lane.
The #Princeton Packet - Mar 18 12:45am
5 NYPD employees arrested in #separate incidents
NEW YORK (AP) '€” Five New #York Police Department employees, including three police officers, have been #arrested in separate incidents on charges including driving #while intoxicated and unlawful surveillance.
Associated Press via Yahoo! News - Mar 17 #01:39pm
Police #beat
'» James William Savant, 45, 817 S. #Railroad Ave., Opelousas, parole violation. '» Damien James Richard, 37, 210 #E. Leonard, Opelousas, bench warrant, driving while #intoxicated, improper lane usage, no driver's license.
Opelousas Daily World - Mar 19 12:44am
WYANDOTTE: Pregnant woman arrested for driving while #intoxicated
WYANDOTTE '€” A #31-year-old pregnant woman was arrested for driving while #intoxicated at about 8:50 p.m. March 7.
The #News-Herald - Mar 18 08:03am
Police Blotter 03/18/13
OPEN CONTAINER, CARELESS DRIVING AND DRIVING #WHILE INTOXICATED, 9:10 p.m., March 10. Officer Salvatore Fama #was investigating a suspicious vehicle on Jersey Avenue and questioned Jorge #Avilia, 26, of Bethlehem, Pa. who was driving a black Volkswagen. The #officer detected the odor of alcohol on Avilia'€™s breath and had him perform #field sobriety tests, police said. Avilia was charged with driving #...
MyCentralJersey.com - Mar 16 #10:02pm
Independence police arrest dozens in DWI #crackdown
Independence police conducted #driving-while-intoxicated saturation patrols over the #St. Patrick's Day holiday, from 10 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday and #then from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday.
The Examiner - #Mar 18 09:29pm
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Top DUI News, Monday, March 18th, 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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Monday March 18, 2013

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March 11th - March 17thCounty commissioner sentenced for drunken driving

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

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