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Top DUI News for the Week of May 6th - May 12th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen


Top DUI News, Sunday, May 12th, 2013

OVI Task Force releases an update on #stops, arrests
The Stark County OVI #Task Force recently released that out of 478 total stops in Stark County so #far this year, 140 violations have been found and 28 arrests have been #made.
The Massillon Independent - May 09 #10:48am
OVI checkpoint tonight in #Waynesburg
The Stark County OVI Task #Force will conduct two checkpoints tonight in the 8500 block of state Route #43 in Waynesburg.
The Canton Repository - May 03 #04:02pm
Two arrested in Findlay OVI checkpoint
Several drivers in Findlay were cited for OVI and drug #possession at a checkpoint conducted on Friday.
Toledo News Now - May 11 10:27am
Felony OVI charge filed #after van hits house
A Reynoldsburg man #with five prior OVI convictions was charged with felony OVI #April 29 after the vehicle he was driving went off the road and crashed into #a house on Rosehill Road.
This Week Reynoldsburg - #May 08 02:47pm
OVI checkpoint planned tonight
More than 3,200 potential graduates will be recognized at #Miami University's commencement exercises... - 8:40 am
The Cincinnati Enquirer - May 10 #06:28am
OVI checkpoint scheduled for tomorrow #night
For his mosaic showcasing the #broadcasting industry, Winold Reiss created a composite of two photos... - #8:55 am
The Cincinnati Enquirer - May 09 #06:42am
#Municipal Court
CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY #INCLUDED: Michael Anthony Maddalelna, 27, of Xenia, two counts OVI, #failure to control, innocent, continued. Demetrius Antonio Payne, 38, of 440 #W. High St., criminal damaging, innocent, continued, public defender #appointed, released on own recognizance bond. James Grant Stevens, 38, of #2524 Hillside Ave., receiving stolen property, innocent, continued, public #defender ...
Springfield News-Sun - May 09 #12:29pm
OVI checkpoint in Higginsport
Patrols will also be heightened in the area to crack down on #drunk driving.
The Cincinnati Enquirer - May 04 #06:14am
OVI checkpoint will be located in Lorain County #tonight
LORAIN COUNTY '€” The Highway Patrol #announced today that an OVI checkpoint will take place in somewhere #in Lorain County tonight.
The Morning Journal - May #03 11:23pm
OVI checkpoint will be located in #Lorain County tonight
LORAIN COUNTY '€” The #Highway Patrol announced today that an OVI checkpoint will take place #in somewhere in Lorain County tonight.
The Morning #Journal - May 04 12:07am

Top DUI News, Saturday, May 11th, 2013

#Marinette Co. OWI Task Force to target High Falls #area
The Marinette County OWI Task #Force will be targeting the High Falls area May 18 as part of its impaired #driving enforcement efforts.
Green Bay Press-Gazette #- May 08 09:24pm
New OWI Law Proposed in Wisconsin
If you're heading up north this weekend, you'll want to be #extra cautious while on the road. Wisconsin has some of the most lax drunk #driving laws in the nation, but maybe not for long.
WIFR Rockford - May 10 03:37pm
Manitowoc woman convicted of fourth OWI
A #29-year-old Manitowoc woman, who knocked over Two Rivers street signs with #her car, received probation and jail for her fourth-offense driving while #intoxicated.
Manitowoc Herald Times #Reporter - May 11 02:17am
Manitowoc woman guilty of fifth OWI - #Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter
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Other #view: Tougher OWI laws won't come cheap
One of the reasons this country is a financial wreck is #because Congresses and presidents of both parties have failed to weigh the #cost of the laws they pass against the cost.
Marshfield News Herald - May 11 #01:51am
Manitowoc man gets #probation, jail in sixth OWI
Manitowoc County Circuit Judge Jerome Fox on Tuesday stayed a #35-year-old Manitowoc man's prison sentence for his sixth-offense #operating while intoxicated.
Manitowoc Herald Times #Reporter - May 11 02:16am
Guest #editorial: Tougher OWI laws won't come cheap
One of the reasons this country is a financial wreck is #because Congresses and presidents of both parties have failed to weigh the #cost of the laws they pass against the cost.
The #Oshkosh Northwestern - May 10 02:24am
Another #view: Tougher OWI laws won't come cheap
One of the reasons this country is a financial wreck is #because Congresses and presidents of both parties have failed to weigh the #cost of the laws they pass against the cost.
Green #Bay Press-Gazette - May 10 02:15am
Marion County #deputy arrested on OWI
A Marion #County sheriff's deputy was arrested overnight in Hendricks County on #suspicion of driving drunk.
WRTV Indianapolis - May #10 06:37am
Marion #Co. deputy fired following OWI arrest
A deputy with the Marion County Sheriff'€™s Office was fired #Friday morning after being arrested overnight on a drunk driving charge. #Matthew Milharcic, 58 of Avon, was preliminarily charged with operating a #vehicle while intoxicated. Authorities said Milharcic was driving #'€¦
FOX 59 Indianapolis - May 10 #06:00am
Deputy arrested, terminated for #OWI
A Marion County deputy was arrested #overnight for driving while intoxicated in a construction zone. Read more at
WISH-TV Indianapolis #- May 10 08:12am
Police: Deputy arrested on #OWI charge - WLFI #Lafayette
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Top DUI News, Friday, May 10th, 2013

Two men sentenced on #DWI convictions
Two men were have #been sentenced for DWI charges in the 71st District Court.
The Marshall News Messenger - May 10 #02:06am
Manalapan DWI checkpoint set for weekend
MANALAPAN '€” The Monmouth County DWI Task force #will conduct a DWI checkpoint to from 11 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. #Saturday on Route 9 south, officials said.
Asbury Park Press - May 09 #07:49pm
Benton County DWI stats - KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - #Fayetteville
Repeat DWI #arrests frustrating for families, prosecutor...#- The Observer-Dispatch
Man Charged with DWI #After Crashing in Work Zone - YNN #Rochester
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DWI charge follows attempt to elude #police
MOUNT OLIVE '€” A Hackettstown woman, #who police say was driving drunk, was arrested and charged after she #attempted to elude police.
New Jersey Herald - May 09 #10:14pm
DWI arrests conducted in El Paso County
The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said its deputies #arrested two people on suspicion of drunken driving. On Tuesday, Vivian #Padilla was pulled over at the intersection of FM1110 and Alameda Avenue #after deputies said she failed to signal a left turn. She was arrested on #charges of driving while intoxicated. Padilla's bond was set at $600. On #Wednesday, a sheriff's deputy noticed a white ...
KFOX 14 El Paso - May 09 03:33pm
DWI law named for Onondaga County crash victim passes state #Senate
The bill has been sent to the #Assembly, and Paul Russo said his family plans to continue to lobby #lawmakers for its passage.
The Post-Standard - May 08 #11:43am
Sugar Land man gets 18 years for #DWI deaths of engaged couple
Sugar #Land man gets 18 years for DWI deaths of engaged couple Houston #Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This #material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. #Published 10:51 am, Wednesday, May 8, 2013 Tests revealed he was #intoxicated, prosecutors said. Because the court ruled that Armstrong's #car was a deadly weapon, he must serve at least a ...
Houston Chronicle - May 08 09:09am
Sugar Land man gets prison for fatal #DWI wreck that left no skid marks
Sugar Land man gets prison for fatal DWI wreck that #left no skid marks Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All #rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or #redistributed. Updated 1:23 pm, Wednesday, May 8, 2013 Tests revealed he was #intoxicated, prosecutors said. Because the court ruled that Armstrong's #car was a deadly weapon, he must serve at ...
Houston #Chronicle - May 08 11:59am
Minnesota State Patrol to post DWI arrests on #Twitter
The Minnesota State Patrol is #hoping a social media shaming of drivers arrested for DWI during the #fishing opener weekend will help prevent drunk driving.
FOX 9 News Twin Cities - May 09 #11:41am
New Jersey DWI #Lawyer Evan Levow Says Four Things Can Make a Huge Difference in a New #Jersey DWI Case
New Jersey #DWI Lawyer Evan Levow of Levow & Associates, P.A., highlights four #issues to remember throughout the summer holidays that may make a big #difference in a New Jersey DWI case (PRWeb May 07, 2013) Read the #full story at #
PRWeb - May 07 11:38am
Crash leads to DWI charge for Oneida #woman
An Oneida woman was charged with #driving while intoxicated Thursday after an early morning car crash on #Peterboro Street in Vernon, the Oneida County Sheriff's Office #said.
The Observer-Dispatch - 2 minutes #ago

Top DUI News, Thursday, May 9th, 2013

DUI homicide charges filed in #crash that killed Tredyffrin man
WEST #GOSHEN '€” Homicide charges were filed Tuesday morning against a 49-year-old #man accused of fatally striking a motorcyclist while driving under the #influence late last month.
Main Line Suburban Life - #38 minutes ago
Driver #with history of DUI now charged with homicide
Robert Landis had wracked up seven DUI arrests before #he stepped behind the wheel of his Dodge Ram Pickup truck on the moonlit #night of April 26.
The Philadelphia Inquirer - May 08 #12:16am
Helton pleads guilty to DUI, given fine, #probation
Todd Helton, the Colorado #Rockies'€™ 17-year veteran, pleaded guilty to DUI charges on Tuesday #morning, reports ABC'€™s Denver affiliate . Helton was sentenced to one year #probation, a $400 fine, more than $1,200 in other fees and 24 hours of #community service.
Sports Illustrated - May 07 #11:33am
Suspected DUI driver crashes car into #TJ Max building
SEATTLE '€” A suspected DUI #driver was arrested after he lost control of his car and crashed into the TJ #Max building in north Seattle Wednesday afternoon, the police department #said. At about 1:06 p.m., officers responded to 911 reports #'€¦
Q13 FOX Seattle - May 08 #06:46pm
Convicted drunk #driver gets 15 years for killing... - Southwest #Riverside News Network
Police: Enosburg teen tried to avoid deadly crash #... - The Burlington Free #Press
Driver #charged with DUI - Norwalk #Reflector
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Rockies first baseman Todd Helton #pleads guilty in DUI case
Todd Helton, the #Colorado Rockies'€™ 17-year veteran, pleaded guilty to DUI charges on #Tuesday morning, reports ABC'€™s Denver affiliate. Helton was sentenced to one #year probation, a $400 fine, more than $1,200 in other fees and 24 hours of #community service.
Sports #Illustrated - May 07 09:46am
Rockies' Helton gets probation for DUI - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
Rockies Helton pleads guilty to drunk #driving; gets fine, prob... - FOX 31 #Denver
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DUI homicide #charges filed in crash that killed Tredyffrin man
WEST GOSHEN '€” Homicide charges were filed Tuesday morning #against a 49-year-old man accused of fatally striking a motorcyclist while #driving under the influence late last month.
Main Line Suburban Life - May 07 #04:50am
Son of #couple killed in DUI crash speaks out - #Seattle Times
Woman Who Hit Richmond Walgreens Faces #DUI Charges - WRIC 8 News #Richmond
DUI convictions for April - The St. #Helena Star
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Todd Helton pleads guilty in DUI #case
Rockies star Todd Helton pleaded #guilty Tuesday morning in connection with his arrest on DUI charges #in February.
KMGH 7 Denver - May 07 #08:04am
Attorneys argue #Scottsdale's DUI blood testing equipment was #faulty
Thousands of DUI cases since #2009 could be called into question, due to possible problems with the blood #testing equipment at one valley police department.
FOX 10 Phoenix - May 06 08:45pm
Atlanta city councilwoman arrested on DUI #charges
Cleta Winslow was arrested on #DUI charges around 11:14 p.m. Tuesday. She represents the city's #fourth district. This photo shows Atlanta city councilwoman Cleta Winslow at #Atlanta City Hall Monday, Dec. 3, 2012.
WSB-TV 2 #Atlanta - May 08 05:02am
Police: DUI suspect injures Denver #officer in overnight crash
A Denver police #officer was injured overnight when a pickup truck turned in front of a #patrol car and the vehicles collided, police said.
Denver Post - May 08 05:56am

Top DUI News, Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

VIDEO: Plymouth Whitemarsh students learn #about driving hazards
As prom season #nears, students at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School were told about the #hazards of drunk driving and inattentiveness behind the wheel #through a variety of presentations throughout the day April 25.
The Colonial - May 07 10:12pm
'€˜Drunk driving is no joke,' #Pierce County Sheriff's deputy says
Busted: Tri-county Target Zero program arrests dozens during #DUI emphasis patrols | Pierce College Puyallup students tried out "drunk goggles" last week to give them a sense of what it's like to #be under the influence of alcohol.
The Puyallup #Herald - May 08 12:17am
Worcester Bishop Arrested For Drunk #Driving
Worcester Roman Catholic Bishop #Robert McManus was arrested for drunken driving after a hit and run #accident in Narragansett, R.I. Saturday night.
CBS Boston - May 06 01:00pm
Worcester bishop McManus arraigned on #drunken driving, leaving ... - Boston #Globe
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Heard on Radyo Inquirer 990am: LTO chief #on drunk driving
We are seeking #higher penalties and the revocation of the driver's license for drunk #driving. [A fine of] P10,000 for the first offense is not a #joke.'€”Land Transportation Office chief Virginia Torres on the agency's #campaign against drunk driving
Philippine Daily Inquirer - May 06 #11:25am
NEW INFO: New Bern Mayor Says He Wasn't #Driving Drunk - WITN 7 North #Carolina
Evesham police to #crack down on drunk driving this summer... - Medford Central Record
Bisard: "My life is over" following #second drunk driving... - FOX 59 #Indianapolis
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Mock accident portrays real consequences of drunk #driving
Results from a 2010 National #Survey on Drug Use and Health show that driving under the influence #of alcohol is often directly associated with age, and most of the time, #involves young adults and teenagers
Dayton News - May 02 #06:28pm
Accused drunk driver denied bail in fatal Moncton #crash
A Lakeville man facing eight #drunk driving-related charges in connection with the death of #a Moncton-area mother of two has been denied bail.
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News - May 03 #07:46am
Crash survivors to attend 25th anniversary events
Some survivors of the nation's worst #drunk-driving crash are planning to attend events next week in #the central Kentucky area that suffered the heartbreak from the tragedy 25 #years ago.
WLKY Louisville - May 07 #11:58am
Drunk Driver Going Wrong Way On I-15 Hits #UHP Car
(KUTV) A man suspected of #drunk driving, was going the wrong way on I-15 and smashed #into a Utah Highway Patrol vehicle at 9200 South Sunday morning. UHP Captain #Mark Zesiger was attempting stop Axel Garcia, 22, who drove through a UHP #spike line at 7200 South. ...
KUTV Salt Lake City - #May 05 03:20pm
NYS Senate passed #get-tougher bill on serial drunk drivers
There are some people in New York State that have been #convicted of drunk driving five to 10 times. ..
News 10 NBC Rochester - May 07 11:15am
#Mothers Against Drunk Driving Soldiers On
On a late Monday evening, a group of roughly 30 people #congregated in the poolside room at the Winter Haven Chain of Lakes #Complex.
The Lakeland Ledger - Apr 27 #05:48pm

Top DUI News, Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Police blotter: For Ballston, Ballston Spa, Malta and MiltonPublished #May 5, 2013
'€¢ Maria A. Vitallo, 41, of #Ballston Spa, was charged April 27 by state police with driving while #intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol #content exceeding .08 percent, misdemeanors.
The #Saratogian - May 05 01:03am
Woman injured in crash suspected of #4th OWI
A woman injured in a crash in rural #Rock County Sunday afternoon is suspected of fourth-offense operating #while intoxicated, according to the Rock County Sheriff's #Office. Deputies were called to West County Road BW and Mineral Point Road #in Center Township at 6:46 p.m. on Sunday for a report of a traffic accident #with injuries. They said they found that a car traveling east on West County #Road ...
WISC-TV Madison - May 06 #06:39am
Onalaska woman arrested for 3rd offense #OWI
An Onalaska woman, who police say was #driving without a valid license, faces a 3rd offense operating #while intoxicated (OWI) charge.
WKBT La #Crosse - May 03 02:19pm
NH #man charged in July boating death
NORTHWOOD, N.H. (AP) '€” A New Hampshire man is facing a #negligent homicide charge for allegedly operating a boat while #intoxicated during an accident last July that led to another #man's death.
Boston Globe - May 04 #08:55am
Police #
Operating while #intoxicated: A 25-year-old Madison man was cited with #operating while intoxicated at 2:54 a.m. Saturday on #Clark Street.
Stevens Point Journal - May 06 #09:22pm
Man injured in #rollover cited for OWI
The Reedsville man #who was injured in a one-vehicle rollover on Thursday was cited for #operating while intoxicated, according to the Manitowoc #County Sheriff's Office accident report.
Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter - 2 hours, 15 minutes #ago
Ex-IMPD #cop charged with OWI gets home detention in plea deal
A former Indianapolis police officer accused of #operating while intoxicated was sentenced to home #detention after agreeing to a plea deal.
The #Indianapolis Star - Apr 23 01:42pm
#Clarification: Flying While Intoxicated #story
In a story April 30 about a Federal #Way pilot who was convicted in federal court of flying while #intoxicated, The Associated Press reported the legal blood-alcohol #limit is .08 percent. That is the legal limit for operating a motor #vehicle. Federal aviation regulations state no person may operate an #aircraft with a blood alcohol content of .04 percent or greater
Seattle Times - May 01 11:26am
Long Island Man Arrested For Boating While #Intoxicated
William Tabert, 52, was #operating a 21-foot Malibu motorboat when it struck a 50-foot #sailboat that was moored and carrying a family of four.
CBS New York - May 05 05:51am
Man #with 9 drunken-driving convictions charged with DUI in Chesterfield #Twp.
A man with nine prior drinking and #driving convictions dating back nearly 40 years was arraigned Wednesday in #42-2 District Court in New Baltimore on a charge of operating #while intoxicated.
Detroit News - Apr #24 04:55pm

Top DUI News, Monday, May 6th, 2013

DWI Checkpoints Appear Near Yankee #Stadium
Some Yankees fans were surprised to find #four police DWI checkpoints set up in the vicinity of Yankee Stadium #in the Bronx Friday night, snarling traffic as fans tried to make their way #home.
CBS New York - Apr 28 #01:41pm
DWI report: Driver charged again - The Daily Reflector
Two Men #Injured, One Charged with DWI in Steuben Co... - Indiana's NewsCenter
DWI license revocations announced - New Hampshire Union Leader
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Cops set up DWI checkpoints near Yankee #Stadium
Take me out to the precinct! Boozy #Bomber fans might want to pass the car keys to sober friends '€” as #crackerjack cops set up DWI checkpoints near Yankee Stadium to catch #drivers running afoul of the law, The Post has learned. A Post reporter was #stopped while driving home Friday...
New York Post - #Apr 27 09:28pm
Meetings watch April 25 #DWI Task Force
The Curry County #DWI Task Force met Thursday at the Curry County Courthouse for a #quarterly meeting. The task force is comprised of local and state law #enforcement, Cannon Air Force Base personnel...
Clovis #News Journal - Apr 25 09:26pm
Advocates of DWI bills dismayed by #inaction
AUSTIN - There have been three #high-profile cases of driving while intoxicated in Austin while the Texas #Legislature has been in session this year - including one in which a #lawmaker was arrested.
Amarillo Globe-News - Apr 26 #09:14pm
Jeffrey Wright Busted for #DWI
It's safe to say Jeffrey #Wright's weekend didn't get off to the best start. The 47-year-old #Hunger Games: Catching Fire actor was busted for DWAI (driving while #ability...
E! Online - Apr 28 #08:52am
Thousands Of DWI Cases Could Be Thrown Out After #Ruling
Thousands of DWI cases could #be tossed out because of a Supreme Court ruling.
CBS #Minnesota - Apr 18 04:55pm
STOP DWI baseball classic begins #Friday in Rome
Oneida County Youth #Bureau's second annual STOP DWI High School Baseball Classic is #Friday and Saturday at DeLutis Field in Rome.
The #Observer-Dispatch - Apr 22 04:42pm
Jeffrey Wright Arrested For DWI In New York
Jeffrey Wright was arrested for DWI in New York #City on Saturday. Authorities explained that the actor was pulled over in #the early hours of the morning. He was behind the wheel of a Toyota Tacoma #at around 3 am when police stopped him for a traffic violation. Officers #detected alcohol on Jeffrey Wright'€™s breath [...] Jeffrey Wright Arrested #For DWI In New York is a post from: The Inquisitr
The Inquisitr - Apr 28 07:16am
Teen arrested for DWI after man is injured in #head-on crash - KTSM El Paso
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#License revocations for DWI announced
The Director of Motor Vehicles, Richard C. Bailey Jr., #released the following list of Driving While Intoxicated revocations noting #that the actual date of revocation may have preceded this #announcement.
New Hampshire Union Leader - Apr 28 #09:11pm
Charlotte defense lawyer charged with #DWI
A high-profile Charlotte defense attorney #was arrested Monday on a DWI charge after N.C. Highway Patrol #troopers stopped him for speeding on Interstate 85. Norman Butler, 61, was #pulled over on I-85 at the Mallard Creek exit at 10:54 p.m., according to #Mecklenburg County arrest records.
The Charlotte Observer - Apr 25 01:18pm

Stories of the Week

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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