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Top DUI News for the Week of May 13th - May 19th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, May 19th, 2013

Palmer police arrest Springfield man for operating under #the influence while his children were in his #car
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The Republican - 1 hour, 7 minutes ago
Logan County Jail #Report
Anderson, Sydney H. - 05/11/2013- #speeding, 13 mph over limit bond: 0- operating motor vehicle #under the influence of alcohol/drugs/etc. .08 bond: 0 #Barnett, Lorenzo M. - 05/14/2013- failure t...
News-Democrat & Leader - May 18 #10:10pm
Dwyer will plead guilty to operating boat under the #influence
Anne Arundel delegate facing #charges this week State Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. of Pasadena, who was #involved in a powerboat crash last August that injured himself and several #others, will plead guilty Tuesday in Annapolis District Court to #operating a boat while drunk '€” part of plea deal that his attorney #said includes prosecutors not seeking a jail sentence. #
Baltimore Sun - May 13 #11:07am
Dwyer #says he'll plead guilty to operating boat under the #infl... - Baltimore #Sun
Maryland delegate gets 30 #days for drinking while boating... - Washington #Examiner
Delegate Charged #In Drunken Boat Crash To Plead Guilty - CBS #Baltimore
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New law means tougher penalties for drunk boating #offenders
A Senate Bill signed Friday by #Governor Jay Inslee aims to crack down on boaters operating #under the influence.
Tri-City #Herald - May 17 11:49am
Man believed driving under #influence of drugs struck several signs before hitting tree, Jackson #County Sheriff's ...
Jackson County #sheriff's deputies responded to a minor injury, single car accident. #Driver was cited for operating while under the #influence of drugs.
The Jackson Citizen #Patriot - May 16 07:25am
Governor signs new boating safety law
A Senate bill signed Friday by Gov. Jay Inslee aims to crack #down on boaters operating under the inf
Tri-City Herald - May 17 10:16pm
#Woman who hit JCPS bus indicted for driving under the #influence
A woman injured in a #collision with a Jefferson County Public School bus on Jan. 7 in Louisville #has been indicted on sixteen counts of wanton endangerment and one count of #operating a motor vehicle under the #influence.
Louisville Courier-Journal - May 07 #03:18pm
LeRoy man charged with operating under #influence
CADILLAC '€” A LeRoy man has #been charged with driving a vehicle in Cadillac under the #influence of drugs. Brian Allen Halladay, 31, has been arraigned on a #charge of operating while intoxicated, third offense, according to #records from 84th District Court in Wexford County.
Cadillac News - Apr 30 03:17am
LINCOLN PARK: Allegedly drugged-up driver arrested after crashing into #building
LINCOLN PARK '€” A 22-year-old woman #was arrested at about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday for operating under #the influence of drugs after she allegedly drove her 2004 #Pontiac into Allen Maintenance Corp., a trucking company at 4224 #Dix-Toledo.
The News-Herald - May 19 #01:17am
VAN BUREN TWP: Police blotter for the #week of May 5
The following #incidents were reported in Van Buren Township and Belleville for the #week of May 5:
The Belleville View - 1 hour, 33 #minutes ago
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Top DUI News, Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Man charged with third OWI while driving with teen
JUNEAU '€“ A 45-year-old man made his initial appearance #Thursday on charges of third offense drunken driving with a minor in the #vehicle.
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen - May 16 #08:49pm
Man accused of DUI with infant in #car
Wednesday May 15, 2013 KEITH WHITCOMB #JR. Staff Writer BENNINGTON -- A Bennington man is facing allegations that #he was intoxicated when he swerved his vehicle into the lane #of an oncoming police cruiser, and that his infant son was in the back seat #when it happened. Cory B. Racicot, 26, of Hawks Place, pleaded not guilty #Monday to a second offense of driving under the
Bennington Banner - May 15 02:28pm
Bennington Banner: Man accused of DUI with infant in #car - Bennington Banner
KEITH WHITCOMB JR. #BENNINGTON -- A Bennington man is facing allegations that he was #intoxicated when he swerved his vehicle into the lane of an #oncoming police cruiser, and that his infant son was in the back seat when #it happened.
Bennington Banner - May 15 #12:45pm
Lorain County: 40 #OVI arrests over past two weeks
The Ohio #State Highway Patrol says they've arrested 40 people over the past two #weeks on suspicion of operating a vehicle while #intoxicated.
WKYC Cleveland - May 08 #06:56am
Police: #Man smoked marijuana before crashing car into Kmart
An Iowa City man was charged with operating a #vehicle while intoxicated after his Ford Taurus struck the #building Thursday afternoon.
The Iowa City #Press-Citizen - May 03 09:36am
La Crosse County Circuit Court for Friday, May #17
ACCUSED
La Crosse #Tribune - May 16 10:00pm
Driver in National Road crash cited for #OVI
A driver who caused a #three-vehicle crash Thursday evening on West National Road at Upper #Valley Pike was cited for operating a vehicle #intoxicated, according to the Ohio Highway Patrol Springfield Post. #The driver was exiting Ohio 68 and trying to cross Upper Valley Pike and #West National from south to north. According to troopers, when she entered #the intersection she was observed to be ...
WHIO-TV 7 #Dayton - May 09 06:46pm
Driver in fatal U.S. 131 Business Loop #crash will face trial
Kari Braley, 24, was #bound over to Kalamazoo County Circuit Court for trial Wednesday on two #counts of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated #causing death and one count of operating a motor vehicle while #intoxicated causing serious injury.
The #Kalamazoo Gazette - May 15 01:04pm
Gun put to Delhi woman's head during robbery of her prescription #medication
Deputy Brandon Doerr of the #Delhi Division of the Ingham County Sheriff Department is investigating a #robbery that took place April 13 at 2174 Cedar St. (Happy's #Inn).
Lansing State Journal - May 18 #01:09am
#Felony report
The following people were #recently booked into the Allen County Lockup on felony charges - either on #preliminary charges after arrest or after being transported from another #facility - or were formally charged with a felony in Allen County. #Misdemeanor charges are also listed if the person is charged with a #felony.
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette - May 17 #12:14am
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Top DUI News, Friday, May 17th, 2013

Operating while #intoxicated, malicious destruction of property among Blackman-Leoni #Township Department of Public ...
Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety officers #responded to 57 incidents from Wednesday, May 15 to early Thursday, May #16.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - May 16 #02:29pm
Woman on moped arrested on 3rd OWI offense
A 24-year-old Traverse City woman involved in a moped accident #was arrested on her third offense for operating while #intoxicated.
Traverse City Record-Eagle - May #14 04:29am
La Crosse County Circuit Court for Friday, May #17
ACCUSED
La Crosse #Tribune - May 16 10:00pm
Man #arrested for 3rd OWI
A Lake Hallie man was #arrested Friday, May 10 for operating while #intoxicated-3rd offense.
The Chippewa Herald - #May 15 03:41pm
Sentencing today for Grand Rapids man #accused of drunken driving crash that killed 8-year-old
Byron Juarez, of Grand Rapids, pleaded guilty in March to #operating while intoxicated. Prosecutors at that time #dismissed an additional count of failing to stop at the accident #scene.
The Grand Rapids Press - May 16 #05:57am
Deputies: Genesee #Co. man was drunk while operating lawn #mower
Sheriff'€™s deputies say a 26-year-old #Genesee County man is facing charges for driving a law mower while #intoxicated in Oakfield...
News 10 NBC #Rochester - May 15 08:59am
#Teen charged with drunken driving
Police #arrested a 16-year-old Traverse City girl on an operating #while intoxicated charge after observing her drive erratically #on Garfield Avenue.
Traverse City Record-Eagle - May #14 03:27pm
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
Coon Valley man arrested for OWI fifth-offense
A Coon Valley man faces a charge of operating #while intoxicated, fifth-offense following his arrest on April #28.
Westby Times - May 10 #10:03am
POLICE
Compiled from Michigan City Police Department #reports.
The Michigan City #News-Dispatch - May 16 09:51am
Police Reports - The Marshall News #Messenger
Metro Halifax - May 14 #06:36am
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Top DUI News, Thursday, May 16th, 2013

OVI checkpoints mean safe roads
The Stark County OVI (Operating a Vehicle while #Impaired) Task Force recently released data 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 12 08:48pm
Driver jailed in Riverside pedestrian strike
The driver of a sedan was taken to jail on suspicion of #driving while impaired Wednesday night following an accident #where a pedestrian was struck. Lacey Lewis, 21, was booked into the #Montgomery County Jail on suspicion of operating a vehicle with #intoxicated, according to jail records. Lewis posted bond and was released #from jail around 4 a.m., records indicated. Police and a medic unit were #...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - May 15 #07:16pm
7 charged with drunken #or drugged driving
Seven motorists were #charged with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and #investigations, police said.
The Journal News - 36 #minutes ago
Man #arrested for DWI on lawn mower
Genesee #County Sheriff's arrested 26-year old Scott McKenzie for driving #while impaired by drugs, DWI, and unlawful possession of #marihuana.
WIVB Buffalo - May 15 #08:34am
Deputies: Genesee #Co. man was drunk while operating lawn #mower
Sheriff'€™s deputies say a 26-year-old #Genesee County man is facing charges for driving a law mower while #intoxicated in Oakfield...
News 10 NBC Rochester - #May 15 08:59am
23 charged with drunken #or drugged driving
Troopers charged 23 #motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and #investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
The Journal News - May 13 04:08am
Police say three drivers impaired at #wheel
Police say three drivers #impaired at wheel Agyemang H. Mcleod, 25, of Albany, was stopped #Saturday for allegedly not having his headlights on and was charged with #first-degree driving while ability impaired by drugs, #operating without a driver's license, second-degree aggravated #unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating without #headlights. [...] on Saturday Tricia Nixon, 40, of ...
Albany Times Union - Apr 29 10:18pm
Oakfield man accused of driving lawn #mower on public street at night while drunk
Scott Edwin Mckenzie, 26, of South Main Street, Oakfield, was #reportedly driving a 2011 Troy-Bilt Lawn Mower on North Main Street, #Oakfield, last night when he was stopped by a Sheriff's deputy and found #to allegedly be under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Mckenzie was #charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired #by drugs, DWI, unlawful possession of marijuana and failure to #...
The Batavian - May 15 #05:03am
Daybook: Recent drunken driving #sentences in Jackson County
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 or...
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - Apr 26 #10:00am
Daybook: Recent drunken driving #sentencings in Jackson County area
The #following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District #Court.
The Jackson Citizen Patriot - May 09 #10:44am
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

#Senate committee OKs tougher impaired driving #law
A Senate committee on Tuesday advanced #a bill to make changes to the state's impaired driving #laws, including making driving under the influence a felony on the #fourth conviction, rather than the current law that has it at five within 10 #years.
Seattle Times - May 14 #03:28pm
State Senate committee OKs tougher #impaired driving law
A Senate #committee on Tuesday advanced a bill to make changes to the state's #impaired driving laws, including making driving under #the influence a felony on the fourth conviction, rather than the current law #that has it at five within 10 years.
KOMO Seattle - #May 14 04:39pm
Helton pleads guilty to driving while #ability impaired
Rockies first #baseman Todd Helton pleaded guilty to a charge of driving #while ability impaired, and was sentenced to a year's #probation, a $400 fine and 24 hours of community service by an Adams County, #Colo., court on Tuesday.
Major League Baseball - May #07 10:46am
#Helton pleads guilty to driving while #impaired
Colorado Rockies first #baseman Todd Helton has been sentenced to a year of probation and 24 hours #of
The Uniontown Herald Standard - May 07 #09:02am
2 arrested at Findlay checkpoint
FINDLAY '€” Two drivers were arrested for driving #while impaired during a checkpoint Friday night on Tiffin #Avenue, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
The Toledo Blade - May 11 09:18pm
Over 50 people caught for impaired #driving in April: Halifax police
A #reading of four times the legal limit led to one of 53 charges for #impaired driving last month. Halifax police released its April #statistics on Tuesday and it shows 36 men and 17 women ranging in age from #19 '€¦ Continue Reading
Metro Halifax - May 14 #06:36am
Man #arrested for DWI on lawn mower
Genesee #County Sheriff's arrested 26-year old Scott Mckenzie for driving #while impaired by drugs, DWI, and unlawful possession of #marihuana.
WIVB Buffalo - 2 hours, 60 minutes #ago
Rockies #Helton pleads guilty to driving while #impaired
DENVER (AP) '€” Rockies first #baseman Todd Helton has been sentenced to a year of probation and 24 hours #of community service after pleading guilty to driving while #ability-impaired.
The Fort Collins Coloradoan #- May 07 09:26am
Craven County arrests and citations for #May 14
Published: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at #16:30 PM. Joseph E. Spruill Jr., 52, 1506 Fairfax Lane, May 6, impersonate a #law officer. Officer: L. Heckman. Michelle Scott, 29, 407 Stoney Hill Trail, #May 11, driving while impaired, driving #while license revoked. Officer: S. Williams.
New Bern Sun Journal - May 14 01:35pm
Rockies' Helton gets #probation for DUI
Colorado Rockies first #baseman Todd Helton pleaded guilty to driving while #impaired on Tuesday. He was sentenced to 24 hours community service #and one year probation, in addition to a fine of $400.
The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports - May 07 #11:10am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Texoma #High School Promotes Safe Driving
MADILL, OK-- Students at one Texoma high school got hands on #experience on what it would feel like driving while #intoxicated. Rylee Hendricks is a senior at Madill High School and #said driving with your vision
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma - May 13 04:35pm
Mansfield man #charged with driving while intoxicated in #Hackettstown
View full size HACKETTSTOWN '€” A #25-year-old Mansfield man was charged with driving while #intoxicated and failure to properly signal on May 12, police said. At #about 1:45 a.m., police saw a vehicle that was speeding east on Route #46...
The Warren Reporter - 1 hour, #16 minutes ago
Norwalk man charged with DWI, #other offenses - Darien #News-Review
Lackawanna man charged with DWI after #drifting between lane... - The Buffalo #News
Trial To Begin For Pair Charged #With Death OF Fairport Teacher - 1180 #WHAM
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AREA ARRESTS: May #6-12, 2013
MONDAY, MAY 6
The Pasadena Citizen - May 13 #10:11pm
Bexar County: 677 #people arrested on DWI charges in month... - #KENS 5 San Antonio
Jailer Arrested For Trading Drugs - KTEN North Texas & Southeastern #Oklahoma
all 3 news articles
Teens who text while driving likely to #engage in other risky behaviors
Teenagers #who text while driving are also more likely to engage in other #risky activities, such as riding with an intoxicated driver or not #wearing a seatbelt, a new study suggests.
New Haven #Register - May 13 05:53pm
California man arrested on suspicion of DUI following I-5 #rollover crash
A California man was #arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated #after rolling his vehicle on Interstate 5 Monday morning.
The Columbian - May 13 11:34am
Police #Beat
'€¢ Angel L. Guillory, 17, 1504 Hazel #St., Opelousas, simple battery. '€¢ Brandon C. Guidry, 28, 1295 E. Courtableau #Road, Port Barre, driving while intoxicated, improper #lane usage, open alcoholic beverage container and driving under #suspension.
Opelousas Daily World - May 14 #12:45am
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 - #May 10 05:21am
Police news: 7 charged #with DWI, Carmel drug bust
Michelange #Zamor, 29, of West Haverstraw was charged with misdemeanor driving #while intoxicated about 12:30 a.m. Monday on Route 202 in #Haverstraw, state police said.
The Journal News - May #07 06:08am
23 charged with drunken #or drugged driving
Troopers charged #23 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic #stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police #said.
The Journal News - May 13 #04:08am
Grand Island woman charged with felony DWI following traffic #stop
A Grand Island woman was charged with #felony driving while intoxicated after being pulled #over for driving infractions, Erie County sheriff's officials said #Saturday.
The Buffalo News - May 11 #02:04pm
Metro Halifax - May 14 #06:36am
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Top DUI News, Monday, May 13th, 2013

Limo driver gets DUI after taking 23 #teens to prom
parents say they are shaken #and outraged after a Chicago limo driver was arrested for driving #under the influence of alcohol while taking 23 #teenagers to their high school prom.
Fox News - 2 #hours, 59 minutes ago
Police: #Limo driver drunk while driving students to prom
Police arrested a limo driver Saturday night and charged him #with driving under the influence after he drove #23 Oswego East High School students to prom, according to authorities. #
Chicago Tribune - May 11 #10:16pm
Man charged with driving under the #influence after falling off scooter
VERNON '€” A local man who has been convicted on #drunken-driving charges several times was charged again with #driving under the influence Friday.
Journal Inquirer - May 10 09:43pm
Anaheim crash injures 8; driver arrested for driving #under influence
Eight people #were rushed to the hospital after an alleged drunk driver slammed #into several cars at an Anaheim intersection.
KABC-TV #Los Angeles - May 12 11:04am
Massillon man uses vehicle as a #weapon
A man who was driving under #the influence of alcohol Saturday attempted to run over two #people and punched a third.
The #Canton Repository - May 12 04:54pm
Ambler Borough police #briefs: Week of May 12 - The Ambler #Gazette
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DeKalb #County DA's investigator arrested this morning and charged with #driving under the influence
Gary Williams, an investigator for the District #Attorney's Office, was arrested at about 3 a.m. today for driving #under the influence, Fort Payne Police Chief Randy #Bynum said.
The Huntsville Times - May 11 #09:45am
Former Lions wide receiver arrested for #the third time this week
NFL free #agent Titus Young isn't having a good week. On May 5th, Young was #arrested twice in a 15-hour span for driving under #the influence and stealing his own car .
WTSP-TV Tampa - 1 hour, 27 minutes ago
Atlanta City Councilwoman charged with driving #under the influence
Atlanta City Councilwoman Cleta Winslow was in the #Atlanta Municipal Court building Wednesday afternoon, but she didn't appear #with her attorney nor enter a plea to charges that she was driving #drunk Tuesday night.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution - #May 08 05:24am
One Quarter Of Teens Drive #Under The Influence
Nearly one in every four American teenagers drives #under the influence, according to a study (survey) #published by Liberty Mutual and Students Against Destructive Decisions #(SADD). The authors added that many teens who were surveyed believe #driving under the influence does not affect #their safety. It won't be long before millions of American teens #celebrate prom and graduation to mark either the ...
Medical News Today - Apr 28 01:17am
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 12 05:22pm

Stories of the Week

May 6th - May 12th Rockies first baseman Todd Helton pleads guilty in DUI case

April 29th - May 5th Motorist found asleep in car at pub is charged with driving drunk

April 22nd - April 28th Driver, 88, charged in Midtown DWI mayhem

April 15th - April 21st Driver, 88, charged in Midtown DWI mayhem

April 8th - April 14th Driving High: When are you impaired?

April 1st - April 7thVehicle strikes Riverside City Hall

March 25th - March 31stDWI activist to DWI suspect

March 18th - March 24thCounty commissioner sentenced for drunken driving

March 11th - March 17thWoman accused of impersonating sister during OWI arrest

March 4th - March 10thColorado Explores the Cloudy Future of Driving While High

February 25th - March 3rdUtah trooper accused of making bogus DUI arrests

February 18th - February 24thOVI Driver, Beer Supplier Each Charged In Athens OVI Crash

February 11th - February 17thMerrimack police arrest man for allegedly being too impaired to navigate drive-thru

February 4th - February 10thDrunk man charged drunk driving inside FL Walmart

January 28ty - February 3rdColo. offense can't be used to enhance Neb. DUI sentence

January 21st - January 27thMan charged with 11th OWI uses insanity plea

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

January 7th - January 13thDepardieu Blows Off Prosecutor, Will Stand Trial for Drunk Driving

December 31st - January 6thOver 800 booked in Mumbai for drunk driving

2012 Stories of the Year : DUI at the End of the World 2012

2011 Stories of the Year : Snared By Draconian Drunk Driving Laws

2010 Stories of the Year : Party On

2009 Stories of the Year : Over the Legal Limit 2009

2008 Stories of the Year : Drunk Driving Bonanza 2008

2007 Stories of the Year : The Best and Worst of 2007

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