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Top DUI News for the Week of May 20th - May 26th in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, May 26th, 2013

Pennridge area police reports #for week of May 26
DUI The following #cases involving driving under the influence #charges were reported by Hilltown Township Police Department:
Perkasie News-Herald - May 26 02:14am
Indian Valley area police #reports: Week of May 26
DUI Thomas Ferrier, #18, of the 800 block of Wynnefield Drive, Souderton, was charged with #driving under the influence of a controlled #substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug #paraphernalia and underage possession of alcoholic beverage after being #stopped in the 3500 block of Bethlehem Pike about 11:05 p.m. March #31, Hilltown Township Police Department said.
Souderton Independent - May 26 02:15am
Barbara #Walters' Daughter Arrested on Suspicion of DUI
Barbara Walters' Daughter Arrested on Suspicion of DUI #Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2013 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All #rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or #redistributed. Published 4:18 pm, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Local police found #Danforth, 44, and a male passenger "extremely intoxicated" in #their car, which was parked on a highway with its ...
seattlepi.com - May 26 02:41am
Frankenmuth 19-year-old charged with #driving under influence of marijuana, injuring #passengers
Ryan E. Dunton is charged with #two counts of operating a motor vehicle under the #influence causing serious injury and a single count of operating a #motor vehicle with an occupant under the age of 16 in #connection with an Oct. 18 crash at Tuscola and Dehmel in Frankenmuth #Township.
The Saginaw News - May 24 #07:21am
District woman pleads guilty to manslaughter and #driving under influence in pedestrian #death
Maria N. Werts, 49, was #driving under the influence when her car left #the road and killed a woman.
Washington Post - #May 21 05:11pm
Chronicle/News police reports May 19
Abington DUI '€¦ Christopher Spadaccini, 22, of Huntingdon Road, #was charged with driving under the influence of #alcohol or a controlled substance and careless driving March 8 after #police observed a grey Toyota Camry weaving in its lane, touching the #white fog line numerous times and almost striking trash cans that lined #the roadway in the area of Easton Road and Charles Street at #1:21 a.m ...
Times Chronicle & Glenside News & The #Globe - May 25 10:15pm
Former #Boulder DUI Officer Pleads Guilty to Driving Under the #Influence
A former Boulder police #officer who was assigned to enforce drunken-driving laws has pleaded #guilty to driving under the influence, with a #blood-alcohol level of more than 0.2.
KREX-TV Grand #Junction - May 22 10:11pm
Public Spirit police #reports May 19
Abington DUI '€¦ Christopher #Spadaccini, 22, of Huntingdon Road, was charged with driving #under the influence of alcohol or a controlled #substance and careless driving March 8 after police observed a grey #Toyota Camry weaving in its lane, touching the white fog line #numerous times and almost striking trash cans that lined the roadway #in the area of Easton Road and Charles Street at 1:21 a.m #...
Public Spirit & The Willow Grove Guide - May 25 #10:13pm
Seattle waives #backup QB Josh Portis
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The #Seattle Seahawks have waived backup quarterback Josh Portis a day after news #surfaced of his arrest for driving under the #influence earlier this month.
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports - May 21 #01:11pm
OUI alcohol and drugs in West #Plymouth
Police charged a Middleborough #woman Thursday with driving under the influence #of alcohol and drugs
Old Colony Memorial & Plymouth #Bulletin - May 24 09:30am
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Top DUI News, Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Frankenmuth 19-year-old charged with #driving under influence of marijuana, injuring #passengers
Ryan E. Dunton is charged with #two counts of operating a motor vehicle under the #influence causing serious injury and a single count of #operating a motor vehicle with an occupant under the #age of 16 in connection with an Oct. 18 crash at Tuscola and Dehmel in #Frankenmuth Township.
The Saginaw News - May 24 #07:21am
OHP: person #operating boat was under influence in Grand Lake #crash
OHP: person operating boat was #under influence in Grand Lake crash
FOX 11 Reno - May 23 03:03pm
GRDA: Driver #In Deadly Grand Lake Boat Crash Was Under the #Influe... - KWTV News9
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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 influence... - #Baltimore Sun
Delegate Charged In Drunken Boat Crash To Plead #Guilty - CBS Baltimore
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Operating Under The Infl'€¦ - News Images
Boating season kicks off this weekend; how to #be safe on the water - KTVK 3TV Phoenix Videos via Yahoo! #News
Police news: May 18-22
Saturday, May 18 1:50 a.m.: A Hopkinton man was arrested at #the intersection of Milk Street and Turnpike Road, police said. Evan #Boyd Davis, 32, of 4 Rice St., Apt. 12, was charged with operating #under the influence of liquor (second offense), #according to police.
Westborough News - May 23 #08:07am
Shopping Under #the Influence: A Guide
Uh oh. #It seems like only yesterday we were fretting about the proclivity #among a certain few of us to drink a few drinks and go home and get online #and, well, yes, isn't it the perfect time to finally stock up on #new summer clothes, or to buy all the books we've been meaning to #read, or to purchase some really bargain-priced tickets to Tibet? Then in #the morn we wake and realize we accidentally ...
The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News - May 21 #12:39pm
Palmer police arrest Springfield man for #operating under the influence while his children #were in his car
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The Republican - May 19 04:48am
MARSHFIELD #POLICE/Woman charged with second OUI
Marshfield police arrested a woman operating a vehicle #under the influence of alcohol after receiving a call #from a driver following behind the car. According to Lt. Paul Taber, #police responded to Furnace Street on May 16 around 6 p.m. The caller #alleged the car was '€œdriving all over the road,'€ Taber said. A #police officer located the vehicle on South River Street described as #a blue Subaru and ...
Marshfield Mariner - May 22 #02:50pm
Law #gets tough on boating under the #influence
Governor Jay Inslee signed #the boating safety bill (Senate Bill 5437) on May 16, a three-part #bill that changes Washington'€™s boating safety laws and gets tough on boaters #operating under the influence. The law #changes go into effect on July 28.
Port Orchard #Independent - May 19 04:13pm
McBain man arrested for driving on #drugs
CADILLAC '€” A McBain man has been #arrested for operating under the influence of #drugs and other violations after being stopped for improper lane #use.
Cadillac News - May 11 #03:16am
Alleged drunken #driver charged in fatal crash in Peabody
A #Peabody man is facing a motor vehicle homicide charge for an early-morning #crash on Friday that killed his passenger when their car slammed into a #parked truck, officials said. Michael J. Fowler, 37, faces charges that #include motor vehicle homicide while drunk; operating under #the influence, second offense; and leaving the scene of #personal injury with death resulting, Essex District Attorney ...
Boston Globe - May 24 03:09pm
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Top DUI News, Friday, May 24th, 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
Cuyahoga Falls man, 70, sentenced to 8 years for OVI #crash
Defendant had been convicted of #OVI 12 times over the past 25 years
WKYC #Cleveland - May 23 04:16pm
OVI checkpoint
Drivers traveling north on Pike Street in Marietta Friday #night were greeted by bright flashing lights, a long line of orange cones #and more than a dozen uniformed officers from various law enforcement #agencies. "OVI Checkpoint Ahead.
The #Marietta Times - May 18 12:44am
OVI patrol targets impaired #drivers
MARIETTA - Drivers traveling north #on Pike Street in Marietta Friday night were greeted by bright flashing #lights, a long line of orange cones and more than a dozen uniformed officers #from various law enforcement agencies. "OVI Checkpoint #Ahea.
Parkersburg News and Sentinel - May 19 #09:51pm
OVI checkpoint tonight on Richmond Street in #Painesville
Federal grants will fund an #OVI checkpoint in Lake County this evening.
The News-Herald - May 18 02:27pm
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
Municipal Court
CASES #CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Cynthia L. Boggs, 51, of 240 California Ave., #OVI, guilty, 33 days jail with 33 days suspended, three days credit #for time served, 12 months driver's license suspension, six months #probation, fined $375. Brian Eugene Brown, 24, of 421 W. Mulberry St., #disorderly conduct, guilty, 30 days jail plus 15 days jail assessed for #contempt charge. Nikkia R. Cosby, 25, of ...
Springfield News-Sun - May 23 12:24pm
OVI checkpoints tonight in Sharonville #and near UC
One of the six teenage suspects #charged with severely beating a man simply because they were bored... - 2:05 #pm
The Cincinnati Enquirer - May 17 #06:00am
OVI checkpoints this weekend; safety #belt checks increase
The Ohio State Highway #Patrol will conduct drunken driving checkpoints this weekend throughout #Ohio. Officials announced the checkpoint efforts Thursday morning on its #facebook web page. The checkpoints will be in the counties of Allen, Butler, #Clark, Hamilton, Henry, Lake, Meigs, Portage, Summit, Washington and Wayne. #Specific locations and times have not been announced, but will be announced #...
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton - May 16 #07:07am
Troopers seize loaded #handgun, drugs during OVI checkpoint
An Akron man is facing felony drug charges after Ohio State #Highway Patrol troopers seized a loaded 9 mm handgun, 8 grams of heroin, 1 #gram of marijuana and 18 Ecstasy pills during an OVI checkpoint in #Summit County Friday.
Toledo News Now - May 21 #03:10pm
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Top DUI News, Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

State Looks to Deal With Repeat #OWI Offenders
The number of repeat #OWI offenders has been on the rise in Wisconsin, leading many to feel #that current laws are not strict enough to stop people from driving #drunk.
WSAW Wausau - May 22 #03:39pm
Smaller police departments wary of longer OWI #arrests
With the U.S. Supreme Court'€™s ruling to #require a search warrant for a refused OWI arrest blood draw, smaller #police departments may have a hard time adjusting.
The Chippewa Herald - May 22 #09:00am
Weston Man Charged with 8th OWI will head to #Trial
A 29-year-old Weston man charged with #his 8th OWI is scheduled to learn if his case will head to trial #Wednesday during an preliminary hearing.
WSAW Wausau #- May 21 12:24pm
Man Arrested for Fifth OWI After #Hit-and-Run
JANESVILLE, WI (WIFR) - A #Janesville man has been arrested for his fifth OWI offense after a #hit-and-run.
WIFR Rockford - May 21 #11:21pm
Waukesha #Co. detective arrested for OWI in county car
A Waukesha County Sheriff's detective was arrested by #Sparta Police for an OWI early in the morning on May 5.
TMJ4 Milwaukee - May 21 04:05pm
Detective arrested for OWI #driving Waukesha County vehicle
WISN 12 #News has learned a Waukesha County sheriff's detective, arrested for #drunken driving was driving, a county vehicle at the time.
WISN 12 Milwaukee - May 21 04:35pm
Hit and run leads to OWI charges
JUNEAU '€“ A 31-year-old Milwaukee man was charged with rear #ending a vehicle and continuing down the road after the vehicle went into #the ditch.
Wisconsin State Journal - May 21 #12:45pm
Crash leads to sixth OWI charge
JUNEAU '€“ A 27-year-old Independence man has been charged with #his sixth offense of driving while under the influence after an April 22 car #crash in the town of Emmet.
Wisconsin State Journal - #May 21 11:00am
Man sentenced for #OWI fatal
A Wausaukee man has been #sentenced to more than two decades behind bars in connection with a fatal #drunken driving crash last October.
FOX 11 Green Bay #- May 20 02:15pm
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
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Repeat #DWI offender now faces felony charges
A #Sauquoit man is now facing felony DWI charges based on prior drunken #driving convictions that happened in the years after he killed a woman in a #2000 hit-and-run car accident.
The #Observer-Dispatch - May 21 02:18pm
Parolee charged with DWI in #Kingston - Middletown Times #Herald-Record
New proposal #could mean DWI arrest after one drink - #KVUE-TV Austin
Man charged #with felony DWI has criminal past - #Albany Times Union
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Two face DWI #charges in Summit
View full sizeSummit #Police Department SUMMIT '€” Two men were charged with driving while #intoxicated recently. Lorenzo Garcia-Vielman, 44, of Bernardsville was taken #into custody at 12:13 a.m. on May 8 at Morris Avenue for driving while #intoxicated, police...
Independent Press - 1 hour, 12 #minutes ago
Letter: Lower DWI limit won't prevent #drunken driving
It has been proposed that #we lower the DWI limit to a blood alcohol content of 0.05 percent. #But in the next breath, let's legalize marijuana. Does it make any sense to #you? Not me.
The Buffalo News - May 19 #09:10pm
Buffalo man charged with felony #DWI
Erie County Sheriff's #deputies arrested 23-year old Justin Knight of Buffalo and charged him with #felony DWI.
WIVB Buffalo - 1 hour, 48 minutes #ago
DWI charges follow two-car collision in Union #Twp.
A third car swerved to avoid the accident #and hit a tree.
Hunterdon County #Democrat - May 21 01:47pm
Whitehall man accused of DWI with 4 kids in #car - FOX 23 News Albany
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DWI check #point: 93 citations are issued
A multiagency #DWI checking station Friday resulted in 93 citations, including 12 #people accused of driving while intoxicated and one charged with carrying a #concealed weapon, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg #police.
The Charlotte Observer - #May 18 07:45pm
Story rejected in alleged DWI #crash - KRQE & KASA FOX 2 #Albuquerque
Driver hit with fourth #DWI charge - The Bryan-College Station #Eagle
Convicted stalker sentenced for #DWI - Plattsburgh #Press-Republican
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Motorcyclist arrested for DWI
James Perry of Angola was arrested for DWI during a #motorcycle safety and education checkpoint in Orchard Park #Sunday.
WIVB Buffalo - May 20 #03:18am
License revocations for DWI #announced
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 - May 21 09:08pm
Harlandale trustee charged with DWI finally #speaks - San Antonio #Express-News
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DWI charges dismissed against #former state Rep. Nick Mackey
Drunken #driving charges against former North Carolina state Rep. Nick Mackey have #been dismissed. Mackey exclusively told Channel 9 he is planning to ask #federal agents to investigate the Concord Police Department. Concord police #Officer Jason Eschert pulled Mackey over for an expired tag in December #2011. The officer also ran Mackey's license and told him it had been #revoked. In the dashcam ...
WSOC-TV Charlotte - May #20 03:09pm
Man faces prison time from third DWI #charge
A man with two driving while #intoxicated convictions is going to trial after facing another DWI #charge.
Laredo Morning Times - May 22 #12:43am
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, May 21st, 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
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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
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Top DUI News, Monday, May 20th, 2013

#Lower drunk-driving limit reaction mixed
SPRINGFIELD '€” A proposal to toughen #drunk-driving laws is getting mixed reviews among Illinois #legislators, top state officials and local police.
The Southern Illinoisan - May 19 #02:00am
Restaurants fear tough #drunk-driving law will be buzzkill for light #drinkers
Imagine having a drink with dinner #at a restaurant only to be pulled over on the way home and slapped with a #DUI. That could happen under a proposed plan to toughen the drunk #driving laws across the country, and it has restaurateurs alarmed.The #National Transportation Safety Board wants states to make it illegal to #drive with a blood-alcohol content level above 0.05. Currently all U.S. #states ...
MSNBC - May 18 #10:31am
Drunk Driving, Talking On #Phone Alleged Factors In Crash
A trio of #bad driving decisions--drunk driving, speeding and #talking on a phone--are allegedly behind a rollover on the northeast side of #the Springs.
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs - May 18 #06:58am
Restaurants Fear Tough #Drunk-Driving Law
The National #Transportation Safety Board wants states to make it illegal to drive with a #blood-alcohol content level above 0.05. Currently all U.S. states set the #limit at 0.08. For some people, the lower ...
CNBC via Yahoo! Finance - May 17 09:34pm
Drunk-Driving Limit Should Be Lowered to #.05, NTSB Says
States should lower the #definition of drunk driving to a blood-alcohol reading of no #more than .05 percent, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended, #saying the U.S. is too tolerant of impairment behind the wheel.
Bloomberg - May 14 07:20am
Restaurants Fear Sales Hit From #Proposed Stricter Drunk Driving Laws: CNBC
Imagine having a drink with dinner at a restaurant only #to be pulled over on the way home and slapped with a DUI. That could happen #under a proposed plan to toughen the drunk driving laws across #the country, and it has restaurateurs alarmed.
The Huffington Post - May 18 #05:58pm
Woman, 9-year-old chilled injured in #suspected drunk driving crash... - #KTSM El Paso
Catching Fire's #Jeffrey Wright Arrested For Drunk Driving In... - Yahoo! Malaysia
Police: Bisard #admits driving drunk - WRTV #Indianapolis
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Tractor driver arrested; drunk #driving
The Van Buren County #Sheriff's Department arrested a man driving a full size John #Deere tractor for drunk driving after a traffic stop #Friday.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids - May 18 #08:14am
Tougher drunk-driving #threshold proposed to reduce traffic deaths
A #common benchmark in the United States for determining when a driver is #legally drunk is not doing enough to prevent alcohol-related crashes #that kill about 10,000 people each year and should be made more restrictive, #transportation safety investigators say.
CNN - May 15 03:36am
U.S. Federal Traffic Board Wants to Make Drunk #Driving Threshold F... - #AnandTech
Feds want to lower threshold for #drunk driving to .05 - Fox #News
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Survivors of the Worst Drunk Driving Crash in History Look #Back
A quarter-century after the worst-ever #drunk driving crash, survivors share with a new film why #people should remember
People Magazine - May 14 #11:56am
APD: Woman Arrested For #Drunk Driving With Child In Car
An Abilene woman was arrested for drunk driving #while she had her four year old daughter in the car with her.
KTAB Abilene - May 19 08:50pm
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Stories of the Week

May 13th - May 19th Deputies: Genesee Co. man was drunk while operating lawn mower

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

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

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

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

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

April 1st - April 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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