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Top DUI News for the Week of September 16th - September 22nd in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

How will 49ers' Harbaugh deal with Smith's DUI?
Sports Illustrated Sep 21 04:05pm
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has faced more heat than he would like about the way he's handled linebacker/end Aldon Smith’s most recent DUI offense . Smith was arrested on Friday morning for driving under the influence and marijuana possession, but Harbaugh intimated later that day that Smith would play against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
Jim Harbaugh: 2005 DUI "made me a better counselor", and ... - Sports Illustrated
NFL news roundup: Aldon Smith DUI, Russell Okung to IR and more - SB Nation
Aldon Smith could face suspension after arrest for suspect... - Concord Transcript
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DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyer Nicolas M. Geman Warns Colorado Drivers about DUI Crackdowns During the Upcoming ...
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance Sep 19 12:00am
More than 1,300 people were arrested over a 19 day period that included this year's Labor Day weekend. That’s according to the Colorado Department of Transportation . Criminal defense and DUI attorney Nicolas M.
Report: Niners' Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI
CBS Sports Sep 20 10:39am
Report: Niners' Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI
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Report: 49ers' Smith arrested for DUI suspicion
Sports Illustrated Sep 20 10:51am
Aldon Smith was arrested at 7 a.m. Friday morning on suspicion of DUI after crashing his car in a single-vehicle accident, CSN Bay Area’s Matt Maiocco reported . This is Smith’s second DUI arrest since the 49ers selected him in the 2011 draft, so he could be hearing from the NFL in the near future.
49ers' Aldon Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI
Sports Illustrated Sep 20 10:50am
Aldon Smith was arrested at 7 a.m. Friday morning on suspicion of DUI after crashing his car in a single-vehicle accident, CSN Bay Area’s Matt Maiocco reported . This is Smith’s second DUI arrest since the 49ers selected him in the 2011 draft, so he could be hearing from the NFL in the near future.
Aldon Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI F... - Shutdown Corner via Yahoo! Sports
Niners' Aldon Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI - NFL.com
DUI arrest latest legal problem for 49ers' Smith - Chicago Tribune
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Aldon Smith could face NFL punishment after second DUI arrest
Sports Illustrated Sep 20 10:58am
Aldon Smith was arrested at 7 a.m. Friday morning on suspicion of DUI after crashing his car in a single-vehicle accident, CSN Bay Area’s Matt Maiocco reported . This is Smith’s second DUI arrest since the 49ers selected him in the 2011 draft, so he could be hearing from the NFL in the near future.
Crash driver was late for DUI hearing
Denver Post Sep 20 06:43am
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.—A Palisade woman told police she was running late for a DUI court appearance in connection with a previous arrest when she struck and killed a bicyclist.
DUI statistics point to higher mix of women
Chicago Tribune Sep 12 05:53am
Report suggests social mores are factors, but one expert says women are just driving more As a watchdog of DUI court cases, Cathy Stanley has noticed the trend for over a decade — more female defendants standing in front of judges.
County Clerk's 2011 Hit-And-Run Victim Speaks Out
KWTV News9 Sep 20 07:12pm
The DUI arrest of Oklahoma County Clerk Carolynn Caudill is not her first run-in with the law. News 9 is learning more about the elected official's driving record.
DUI arrests on the Shore
Eastern Shore News 2 hours, 59 minutes ago
The following people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. All are innocent until proven guilty.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, September 21st, 2013

FLORENCE: Program nets drunk driving arrests
The Register-News Sep 20 11:38pm
Police arrested four alleged drunken drivers during the final days of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.
Aldon Smith of 49ers busted for drunk driving in San Jose
UPI Sep 20 07:23pm
SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and marijuana possession after a car crash Friday morning, police said.
Drunk driving in Plano: Awareness efforts accompany no-refusal policy
Plano Courier Sep 18 11:16pm
This is one of three stories chronicling the Plano Police Department's efforts to eliminate drunk driving.
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MADD Colorado Honors Law Enforcement for Efforts to Eliminate Drunk Driving and Prevent Underage Drinking
PR Newswire via Yahoo! News Sep 18 03:30pm
DENVER, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Colorado, along with its youth volunteers, presented 17 awards to outstanding individuals and teams of Colorado law enforcement officers and agencies who are making a difference in the community, during the 2013 MADD Colorado Law Enforcement Recognition Dinner and Awards Ceremony tonight."This is a ...
MADD Founder Candace Lightner Partners with Teens Against Drunk Driving (T.A.D.D.) to Promote We Save Lives ...
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Canada Finance Sep 18 05:30am
LA GRANGE, Ill., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Candace Lightner discovered an article in a Florida periodical in July 2013, covering Teens Against Drunk Driving's Victim Impact Fund, and decided to call ...
YouTube Drunken Driving Confessor Changes Plea to Guilty
ABC News Sep 18 09:25am
Matthew Cordle, the Ohio man who confessed to killing a man on a drunk driving accident earlier this Summer, has kept to his promise and pled guilty today.
British Columbia Drunk Driving Deaths Cut Nearly in Half
The Online NewsHour Sep 14 11:29am
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Five years ago, a terrible family tragedy occurred here in rural British Columbia. But over time, it became much more than that. This tragedy set in motion dramatic changes to the laws governing drinking and driving -- changes that supporters say have already saved dozens of lives. That tragedy involved a four year old girl. Her name was ...
Richmond man loses drunk-driving appeal
Business Examiner Sep 19 02:03pm
Jaspaul Singh Aulakh pulled over for police even though he wasn't signaled to do so back in 2010
Repeat drunk driving defies efforts to curb it
Stoughton Journal Sep 09 04:15am
Local legislator pushing for tougher repeat-offender laws to keep drunks off road
Repeat drunk driving remains a threat despite efforts to stop it
Easton Journal Sep 09 06:20am
Local legislator pushing for tougher repeat-offender laws to keep drunks off road
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Top DUI News, Friday, September 20th, 2013

Editorial: Carlson case is a cautionary tale for all marine enthusiasts on Treasure Coast
Indian River Press Journal Sep 20 01:00am
Drinking alcohol — or using drugs — and operating a boat is always a bad idea. Unfortunately, Boating Under the Influence doesn't seem to get the attention it deserves — at least not until a BUI-related fatality puts the issue on the front page.
SALINE CRIME: Clinton man faces felony charge for third drunken driving offense
the Saline Reporter 10 minutes ago
A 27-year-old Clinton man is being charged with a felony for his third offense of operating under the influence following his arrest on June 13.
SALINE CRIME: Clinton man faces felony charge for third drunken driving offense
the Saline Reporter Sep 19 03:50am
A 27-year-old Clinton man is being charged with a felony for his third offense of operating under the influence following his arrest on June 13.
Police news: Sept. 12-18
Westborough News Sep 19 09:55am
Friday, Sept. 13 9:53 p.m.: A Worcester woman was arrested on Turnpike Road and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, police said.
SALINE CRIME: Clinton man faces felony charge for third drunken driving offense
the Saline Reporter Sep 18 04:17am
A 27-year-old Clinton man is being charged with a felony for his third offense of operating under the influence following his arrest on June 13.
Police: Two arrested after fleeing crash scenes
the Salem News 2 hours, 56 minutes ago
SALEM -- Police say two motorists were arrested on drugged-driving charges after they fled the scenes of two nearly simultaneous crashes in two communities early yesterday morning. In Salem, Nicholas Paul Cantin, 33, of 190 Bridge St., Salem, was arr
Driver In New Haven Fatal Crash Was High On PCP, Going 98 MPH
Hartford Courant Sep 18 11:33am
NEW HAVEN — The man behind the wheel of a speeding Hyundai Sonata that slammed into a gas station June 20 on Whalley Avenue at Amity Road, killing two passengers, was under the influence of PCP and was driving about 98 mph before impact, police said Wednesday.
Former Fairfield police chief pleads guilty to operating under the influence
Morning Sentinel Sep 18 10:06am
Former Fairfield Police Chief John Emery was ordered to pay a $500 fine, $140 in court fees and to surrender his license for 90 days in court today after pleading guilty to operating under the influence.
Video confessor pleads guilty to fatal DUI in Ohio - Rome News-Tribune
Ohio man who confessed to DUI fatality in YouTube video pleads guilty... - NBC NEWS
Man in video confession pleads guilty to fatal DUI - Boston Herald
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Ohio man who posted video on drunk driving death pleads guilty
Reuters via Yahoo! News Sep 18 09:36am
By Kim Palmer AKRON, Ohio (Reuters) - An Ohio man who posted an online video confession to driving drunk and killing a 61-year-old father of two pleaded guilty at a court hearing on Wednesday, his attorney said. Matthew Cordle, 22, pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated vehicular homicide and one count of operating a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. He has been in ...
'I Killed A Man' Video Confessor Pleads Guilty
NPR Sep 18 08:16am
Matthew Cordle, the 22-year-old Ohio man whose online video confession to having killed a man while driving drunk went viral, formally pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated vehicular homicide. He could be sent to prison for as long as 8 1/2 years.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Blue Ash police reports
The Cincinnati Enquirer Sep 11 02:09am
Juvenile, 17, operating vehicle impaired (under the influence of alcohol/drugs), operating vehicle impaired (under 21 years breath .02 to .079), turn and stop signals, Sept. 1.
5 drove drunk or drugged, Clarkstown cops say
The Journal News Sep 02 11:19am
Police arrested five people over the Labor Day weekend on charges of driving while intoxicated or driving while impaired by drugs, police said.
Sharonville police reports
The Cincinnati Enquirer Sep 11 02:07am
Casey Shelton, 29, 7162 Algiers St., operating vehicle impaired, Aug. 17.
More impaired driving charges laid
The Telegram Sep 06 06:00am
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary charged more people with impaired driving in the St. John's-metro region overnight.In one case Thursday night, the RNC responded to a complaint from the public of a possible impaired driver in the Kenmount Road area of St. John’s. Officers located the vehicle ...
OVI suspect's escape leads to manhunt
WFMJ Youngstown Sep 12 05:06pm
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The arrest of a Springfield Township man for Operating a Vehicle while Impaired Thursday morning, quickly turned into a police manhunt.
Patrol: Impaired driver caught with stolen vehicle, missing 15-year-old girl
Norwalk Reflector Aug 29 07:38pm
Man charged with operating a vehicle while under the Influence, receiving stolen property, possession of criminal tools, child endangering, operating without a license, failure to drive in marked lanes and driving without a seatbelt.
Traffic stop in Walden yields drug charges
Middletown Times Herald-Record Sep 16 11:11pm
WALDEN — After village police stopped a 2013 Audi for operating without headlights Sunday morning, it led to a number of drug and other charges against the driver.
Impaired driving checkpoints scheduled in Lower Merion
Main Line Times Sep 17 11:49pm
Press release From Friday, September 20th through Sunday, September 22nd, 2013, Lower Merion Township Police will conduct Impaired Driving Checkpoints combined with Roving Patrols in the Township. This initiative is in partnership with a national impaired driving crackdown featuring intensified, highly visible enforcement activities using the tagline “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”
Man arrested for OWI with children in car
Portage Daily Register Sep 02 05:17pm
A Briggsville man was arrested Friday for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, first offense, with two children in the vehicle in Waupaca County.
Court Records: Coshocton Municipal Court news
Coshocton Tribune Sep 07 02:42pm
Larry G. Ward, 51, 16910 County Road 436, Dresden: Operating vehicle impaired high test: $650 plus court costs, 20 days in jail, one-year operator's license suspension, drug and alcohol evaluation, two years of probation.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

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Washington Times-Herald Sep 18 12:04am
COUNTY REPORT Monday 8:27 p.m. - A caller at 39S 150W reported a one vehicle accident. The vehicle had struck a utility pole. The driver of the vehicle, Teresa M. Cox, was not injured but was booked in the Daviess County Security Center for operating
On the Record: Sept. 15
The Ames Tribune Sep 14 10:28pm
Arrests Ames Police Sept. 14: Michael David Shea, 20, Eagle Grove, trespassing; Benjamin Ryan Wagner, 23, Ames, operating vehicle while intoxicated, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance; Bryan Christopher Martin, 19, Ames, public intoxication; Daniel Edward Jahren, 22, Ames, interference with official acts/aggravated assault; Joshua Dylan Reeves, 21, Ames ...
5 drove drunk or drugged, Clarkstown cops say
The Journal News Sep 02 11:19am
Police arrested five people over the Labor Day weekend on charges of driving while intoxicated or driving while impaired by drugs, police said.
Logansport firefighter charged with OWI
Pharos-Tribune Sep 13 12:03am
WALTON -- A Logansport firefighter was arrested Tuesday afternoon on three charges, including operating a vehicle while intoxicated, in an incident that involved a hit-and-run and eventually resulted in a rollover, according to records from the Cass
Michigan City man faces multiple charges after accidents
The Michigan City News-Dispatch Sep 17 02:07pm
MICHIGAN CITY — A Michigan City man was arrested on a class D felony operating while intoxicated refusal charge and three counts of leaving the scene of an accident after he was accused of hitting three vehicles and a mailbox at about 3 a.m. Monday.
Felony report
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Sep 17 12:05am
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.
Police & Courts: Sept. 16, 2013
The Saratogian Sep 16 02:06am
Saratoga Springs Police Department
Patrick Coffey charged, accused of driving wrong way on I-94/43
FOX 6 Milwaukee Aug 19 12:54pm
MILWAUKEE (WITI) — 69-year-old Patrick Coffey was criminally charged on Monday, August 19th with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated...
Michigan State Police busy first day of holiday weekend
The Holland Sentinel Aug 31 09:18am
The holiday weekend has already been busy for Michigan State Police troopers at the Wayland post. According to a Saturday morning statement, troopers have dealt with 40 investigations including nine traffic crashes, six warrant arrests, six operating while intoxicated arrests and various other criminal complaints.
I-80 accident near Marengo injures several people
Marengo Pioneer Republican Sep 04 10:13am
Several people were hurt following an early-morning two-vehicle Sunday, July 21, on Interstate 80, about 1 mile west of the Marengo-North English interchange. The Iowa County sheriff's Department said the accident was alcohol-related. Deputies said Dalton A. Rios, 18, Iowa City, was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated, improper use of lanes and possession []
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

Mother who left daughter home alone pleads not guilty
TV 7&4 Traverse City Sep 16 09:59am
UPDATED WITH MUG SHOT: Sarah Angel Ashley, 29, of Garfield Township, was in court Monday morning on charges of fourth degree child abuse and operating while intoxicated. She pled not guilty to both charges.
Colorado Man Arrested for Operating Horse While Intoxicated
WebProNews Sep 15 02:45pm
On a lighter note to the present flooding disaster taking place in Boulder, a Colorado man was arrested Monday downtown, for riding his horse while under the influence. University of Colorado police picked up Patrick Schumacher, after seeing him visibly
Criminal Dispositions: Sept. 16, 2013
Muscatine Journal Sep 16 03:45pm
Editor’s note: Following are recent dispositions of Muscatine County criminal court cases other than simple misdemeanors (also includes operating while intoxicated, OWI).
Michigan City man faces multiple charges after accidents
The Michigan City News-Dispatch Sep 16 07:11am
MICHIGAN CITY — A Michigan City man was arrested on a class D felony operating while intoxicated refusal charge and three counts of leaving the scene of an accident after he was accused of hitting three vehicles and a mailbox at about 3 a.m. Monday.
On the Record: Sept. 15
The Ames Tribune Sep 14 10:28pm
Arrests Ames Police Sept. 14: Michael David Shea, 20, Eagle Grove, trespassing; Benjamin Ryan Wagner, 23, Ames, operating vehicle while intoxicated, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance; Bryan Christopher Martin, 19, Ames, public intoxication; Daniel Edward Jahren, 22, Ames, interference with official acts/aggravated assault; Joshua Dylan Reeves, 21, Ames ...
4 boating DUI incidents in Van Buren Co.
WOOD TV 8 Grand Rapids Sep 02 11:51am
Nine total arrests this year in the county.
Police & Courts: Sept. 16, 2013
The Saratogian Sep 16 02:06am
Saratoga Springs Police Department
5 drove drunk or drugged, Clarkstown cops say
The Journal News Sep 02 11:19am
Police arrested five people over the Labor Day weekend on charges of driving while intoxicated or driving while impaired by drugs, police said.
Police release stats of OWI traffic campaign
WNEM TV 5 Mid-Michigan Sep 06 07:39am
The Midland Police department has released the results of an "operating while intoxicated" campaign that stretched through 10 days in August and September.
Man arrested for 7th-offense OWI asked officer for directions
WISC-TV Madison Sep 12 06:04pm
A Neenah man was arrested for seventh-offense operating while intoxicated after asking a police officer for directions to “go north,” officials said.
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Top DUI News, Monday, September 16th, 2013

5 drove drunk or drugged, Clarkstown cops say
The Journal News Sep 02 09:44pm
CLARKSTOWN — Police arrested five people over the Labor Day weekend on charges of driving while intoxicated or driving while impaired by drugs, police said.
OVI suspect's escape leads to manhunt
WFMJ Youngstown Sep 12 05:06pm
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The arrest of a Springfield Township man for Operating a Vehicle while Impaired Thursday morning, quickly turned into a police manhunt.
Cash stolen from man's pants while he slept
Middletown Journal Sep 10 04:00am
MIDDLETOWN DIVISION OF POLICEAug. 31A 51-year-old Cincinnati man was arrested around 1:06 a.m. in the 2800 block of Cincinnati-Dayton Road on suspicion of operating a vehicle while impaired, drug abuse (cocaine), tampering with evidence, and possession of paraphernalia.
14 motorists drove drunk or drugged, troopers say
The Journal News Aug 19 05:04am
Troopers charged 14 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
Man allegedly doing drugs arrested after brief chase
Middletown Journal Sep 11 04:00am
MIDDLETOWN DIVISION OF POLICEAug. 31A 27-year-old Maineville man was arrested at 11:19 p.m. in the intersection of Grand Avenue and South University Boulevard on suspicion of operating a vehicle while impaired, no operating license and reckless operations.
After escaping from police, the Springfield Township man was on the run for eight hours
The Youngstown Vindicator Sep 12 09:50pm
He faces several charges
Kings County court report: Sept. 5
The Kings County Register Sep 04 06:26pm
Breathalyser offence Reid Owen Harvey, 51, Kentville, has been fined for operating a motor vehicle while his blood alcohol level exceeded the legal limit. Harvey pleaded guilty to the charge Aug. 26 and Judge Claudine MacDonald fined him $1,725 and imposed a one-year driving prohibition ...
Police & Courts: Sept. 16, 2013
The Saratogian 2 hours, 7 minutes ago
Saratoga Springs Police Department
Niles Band Night rocks Bo Rein Stadium
WFMJ Youngstown Sep 05 06:06pm
CHAMPION TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A Champion Township firefighter is being recognized for his accomplishments. More >>
28 charged with drunken or drugged driving
The Journal News Sep 03 05:13am
A White Plains man who drove drunk with a child in his car was among 28 motorists state and local police charged with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley.

Stories of the Week

September 9th - September 15th Dina Lohan arrested for speeding, DUI on Long Island

September 2nd - September 8th Patrol: Impaired driver caught with stolen vehicle, missing 15-year-old girl

August 24th - September 1st Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer arrested, pleads not guilty to DUI charges

August 17th - August 25th David Cassidy charged with drunk driving in NY

August 10th - August 18th DA releases statement about prosecutor's DWI arrest

August 3rd - August 11th County court administrator pleads guilty to driving while impaired

July 29th - August 4th Waukesha detective suspended 30 days after OWI arrest

July 22nd - July 28th OVI Charge Dropped For Columbus Attorney Who Was Pulled Over

July 15th - July 21st Drunk Driver Calls 911 On Himself And Gets Arrested

July 8th - July 14th Repeat drink driver caught driving home after AA meeting

July 1st - July 7th Westerville: Backhoe, lawn tractor driver charged with OVI

June 24th - June 30th 'OWI Hunter' tactics ruled legal

June 17th - June 23rd Man DUI on a lawn tractor in New Freedom, police say

June 10th - June 16th Sober Man Gets DUI For Looking Drunk

June 3rd - June 9th Actor Cody Longo busted for DUI

May 27th - June 2nd Two charged with operating same vehicle while intoxicated

May 20th - May 26th Detective arrested for OWI driving Waukesha County vehicle

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 7th Vehicle strikes Riverside City Hall

March 25th - March 31st DWI activist to DWI suspect

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

December 31st - January 6th Over 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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