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Top DUI News for the Week of August 26th - September 1st in the year Two Thousand and Thirteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Black Mountain Vice Mayor Charged With DWI
WFMY News 2 Greensboro Aug 31 06:29pm
Authorities say the vice mayor of Black Mountain has been charged with driving while impaired after a motorist noticed him driving erratically.
DWI report: Woman causes crash
The Daily Reflector Aug 31 07:56pm
A woman who has a driving while impaired charge pending in another county was cited last month with drunken driving and causing a wreck at East 14th Street and Charles Boulevard, records show.
La Junta woman gets four years for 2012 fatal crash - The Pueblo Chieftain
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Enka fire chief charged with DWI
Asheville Citizen-Times Aug 30 03:13am
ASHEVILLE — The N.C. Highway Patrol has charged Enka-Candler Fire and Rescue chief Tim Rayburn with driving while impaired in a marked fire department SUV, saying his blood-alcohol level was nearly four times the legal limit.
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As Labor Day Holiday Approaches, TxDOT’s ‘Drink. Drive. Go to Jail.’ Campaign Pairs with Law Enforcement DWI Crackdown
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance Aug 30 09:34am
As the Labor Day holiday weekend approaches, the Texas Department of Transportation and statewide law enforcement officials remind motorists to drive sober while behind the wheel o
Distracted driving deadlier than impaired driving, police say ahead of holiday crackdown
CTV Calgary News Aug 30 06:30pm
Fiddling with a cellphone while behind the wheel is proving to be deadlier than drunk driving -- at least according to statistics emerging from one province ahead of a campaign to crack down on distracted drivers.
Safe driving program continues through Labor Day
The Herald Democrat Aug 31 11:13pm
AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Transportation and statewide law enforcement officials is reminding motorists over the busy Labor Day weekend to drive sober while behind the wheel or else face the harsh consequences of driving while impaired.
Impaired charges down in region, unchanged in city
The Western Star Aug 31 04:18am
CORNER BROOK While it seems like impaired drivers continue to make the court docket almost daily, the trends in western Newfoundland indicate the number of incidents may be on the decline.Figures for within the city of Corner Brook, although, seem to show that the number of people caught ...
Black Mountain vice mayor charged with DWI
FOX Carolina Aug 29 11:05am
Authorities say the vice mayor of Black Mountain has been charged with driving while impaired after a motorist noticed him driving erratically.
NC vice mayor charged with DWI - WXII-TV Winston-Salem
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Man pleads guilty to Habitual Impaired Driving
WNCT Greenville Aug 29 04:45am
JOHN DANCY, 43, of Morehead City, was convicted on his guilty plea to one count of Habitual Impaired Driving. On June 26, 2013, an Officer with the Atlantic Beach Police Department stopped Dancy's moped
Guest column: Drive sober or get pulled over
Memphis Commercial Appeal Aug 29 10:00pm
Driving under the influence continues to exact an epidemic toll on our nation and state. Every year, nearly one-third of all motor vehicle traffic deaths involve impaired drivers or motorcycle operators.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, August 31st, 2013

NBA's Lamar Odom arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated
Reuters via Yahoo! News Aug 30 10:25am
LOS ANGELES, Aug 30 (Reuters) - NBA basketball player Lamar Odom was arrested early on Friday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after police noticed his Mercedes SUV steering erratically on a Los Angeles highway, authorities said. Odom, 33, the husband of reality television star Khloe Kardashian and currently not under contract with any team, was pulled over by California Highway Patrol ...
Odom arrested for driving under the influence - Stuff
NBA: Odom arrested for suspected drunk driving - GMA News Online
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Police charge three for driving while intoxicated in August
Independent Press Aug 30 06:25am
Police charge three for driving while intoxicated in August
NBA's Lamar Odom arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated
Reuters Aug 30 10:38am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - NBA basketball player Lamar Odom was arrested early on Friday on suspicion of driving while intoxicated after police noticed his Mercedes SUV steering erratically on a Los Angeles highway, authorities said.
Driving While Intoxicate - News Images
Corpus Christi police make four DWI arrests overnight
Corpus Christi Caller-Times Aug 29 08:19am
Corpus Christi police made four arrests for suspicion of driving while intoxicated overnight.
Defense challenges huffing charges in fatal crash
WGN TV Chicago Aug 30 06:09am
A teenager from Highland Park says she can't be charged with driving while intoxicated. Carly Rousso, 19, is charged with reckless homicide, for running down 5-year-old Jaclyn Santos-Sacramento, in a crosswalk in Highland Park. She was also charged with driving
Cops: 4 charged with DWI; weapons charge after crash; more
The Journal News Aug 29 05:49am
Octavio Galli, 35, of Fairfield, Conn., was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated about 7 a.m. Sunday on South Bedford Road in Bedford Hills, Bedford police said.
Local law enforcement agencies participating in drunk-driving campaign
The Record Aug 28 11:33pm
Effort designed to improve awareness
Milford woman rescued after driving off road, charged with DUI
The Nashua Telegraph Aug 30 08:06pm
AMHERST – An off-duty police officer and firefighter rescued a Milford woman on Thursday after she drove her vehicle off Route 101 and into a swamp, emergency officials said. Amherst emergency personnel were called to the scene of a single-vehicle accident near the intersection of Walnut Hill Road at around 2 p.m. Thursday. The vehicle, driven by Debbra Hebert, 44, veered off the road and ...
Drunken driving fatalities drop
The Shreveport Times Aug 29 12:02am
Media campaigns aimed at raising public awareness of the dangers of driving while intoxicated and stricter enforcement of DWI laws appear to be working.
Vineland Police
Daily Journal Aug 31 01:17am
• Jose Pinon-Carrillo, 43, of Vineland Avenue, Rosenhayn, was charged with driving while intoxicated after a minor crash at 10:06 p.m. Wednesday on the 2200 block of Industrial Way. His blood alcohol content was .09 percent.
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Top DUI News, Friday, August 30th, 2013

Hawks coach Budenholzer in drunk driving charge
AFP via Yahoo! Sports Aug 29 06:40pm
Atlanta Hawks new head coach Mike Budenholzer vowed to fight drink-driving charges on Thursday after being arrested for driving under the influence.
Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer arrested, pleads not guilty to DUI charges
Ball Don't Lie via Yahoo! Sports Aug 29 06:30am
Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with driving under the influence, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Budenholzer has pleaded not guilty to all charges, according to his attorney. From the AJC's report: A Continue reading →
Atlanta Hawks coach arrested on DUI charge
CNN Aug 29 01:09pm
The new head coach of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of driving under the influence, the Georgia State Patrol said.
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Atlanta Hawks coach will contest DUI charge
CNN Aug 29 01:09pm
The new head coach of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of driving under the influence, the Georgia State Patrol said.
DUI crackdowns to target drugs
Philly.com Aug 29 10:16am
An image from "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" video emphasizing the cost of driving under the influence. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)
Two arrested for DUI during weekend enforcement operate... - Highland Community News
Man charged with theft of potted plant, DUI in Fair... - the York Dispatch
Anti-DUI effort spawns multiple arrests - the Hanford Sentinel
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New Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer arrested for DUI in Atlanta
Sports Illustrated Aug 29 10:01am
New Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was arrested Wednesday night in Atlanta for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Hawks coach Budenholzer arrested on DUI charge
Associated Press via Yahoo! News Aug 29 01:11pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has apologized for his arrest on a driving under the influence of alcohol charge.
Guest column: Drive sober or get pulled over
Memphis Commercial Appeal Aug 29 10:00pm
Driving under the influence continues to exact an epidemic toll on our nation and state. Every year, nearly one-third of all motor vehicle traffic deaths involve impaired drivers or motorcycle operators.
Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer charged Thursday with DUI
Sports Illustrated Aug 29 07:26am
The new Atlanta Hawks coach, Mike Budenholzer, was arrested late Wednesday evening by Georgia State Patrol and charged early Thursday morning with Driving Under the Influence, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
Hawks new coach Budenholzer arrested for DUI
Sports Illustrated Aug 29 07:34am
The new Atlanta Hawks coach, Mike Budenholzer, was arrested late Wednesday evening by Georgia State Patrol and charged early Thursday morning with Driving Under the Influence, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, August 29th, 2013

OUI stop leads to drug arrest
Lowell Sun Aug 26 03:40am
and Samantha Allen sallen@lowellsun.com LOWELL -- State police arrested an erratic driver on Stevens Street on Saturday and reported that the Boston man had a large amount of drugs in his vehicle.
HINGHAM POLICE: Rockland man faces fourth offense OUI charge
The Hingham Journal 20 minutes ago
A Rockland man was arrested Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 27) for felony, fourth offense Operating under the Influence of Alcohol after a motorist called to report his erratic driving, police said. The man's license had been revoked due to prior OUI convictions. The incident began at 4:41pm when a motorist called to report a dark colored Chevrolet pick-up was "all over the road" and had ...
Martha's Vineyard district court report
The Martha's Vineyard Times Aug 28 05:48am
Chrystal L. Angelini-Thomas , Edgartown; DOB 10/23/73, OUI-liquor or .08%: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth. Patreese L. Hubbard , Portland, OR; DOB 10/17/65, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth and the failure of the victim to cooperate.
Rockland man charged with fourth OUI offense
FOX 25 Boston Aug 28 08:22pm
A Rockland man was arrested Tuesday afternoon and charged with his fourth offense of driving a car while under the influence of alcohol.
Crash in Waterville yields OUI arrest for Oakland woman
Kennebec Journal Aug 17 03:36pm
Theresa Hebert, 46, of Oakland, was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol after her vehicle hit the rear of a passing car on Elm Street in Waterville Saturday afternoon.
Billerica suspect held without bail on OUI charges
Lowell Sun Aug 14 05:15am
WOBURN -- A 62-year-old repeat drunk driver was ordered held without bail Tuesday as a Superior Court judge considers whether to further hold Guy Patierno without bail as a danger to society.
Accident leads to OUI arrest
The Times Record Aug 01 09:59am
BY LARRY GRARD Times Record Staff FREEPORT Police early this morning arrested a Freeport woman on a charge of operating under the influence after she allegedly fell asleep, and the vehicle she was driving crashed into a utility pole on Bow Street. Chelsea O’Brien, 23, was not injured in the accident, Police Chief Gerald Schofield said. read more
Man remains jailed after manslaughter, OUI charges
Sun Chronicle Aug 14 08:19pm
David P. Labonte, 56, remains at the York County Jail in Alfred this week following his arrest for manslaughter and aggravated driving under the influence last Friday after an accident in Biddeford on Aug. 2 that took the life of Jamerico Elliott, 52, of Saco, and seriously injured Elliott’s 15-month-old son.
Fitchburg stop brings man's second OUI arrest in two days
Sentinel & Enterprise Aug 16 05:04am
FITCHBURG -- A New Hampshire man was charged with drunk driving Tuesday evening -- the second time he'd been arrested for the same charge in two days, according to court documents.
MARSHFIELD POLICE/Crash leads to OUI arrest
Marshfield Mariner Aug 21 05:55am
On Saturday Aug. 17 at approximately 2:15 a.m. police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident at Ocean and Webster streets. According to Police Lt. Paul Taber, additional units arrived finding a black Honda Accord on the grass at Dandelion Park. Police noticed heavy front-end passenger side damage to the vehicle. Pieces of the car were strewn all over the road next to a telephone pole ...
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Reed attacked by opponent over OVI
News Channel 5 Cleveland 2 hours, 34 minutes ago
Candidates for Cleveland's Ward 2 debated for the first time Tuesday night at the Earl B. Turner Recreation Center on Miles.
OVI checkpoint to be held in Sharonville
FOX 19 Cincinnati Aug 24 06:50am
The Hamilton County OVI Task Force will operate a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night in Sharonville.
Clark County man sentenced for 14th OVI
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton Aug 27 08:03am
Admitting to the judge that he has a drinking problem, a Clark County man was sentenced Tuesday for his 14th OVI.
Man imprisoned on 14th OVI case - Springfield News-Sun
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OVI checkpoints scheduled in 3 counties
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton Aug 23 12:18pm
Officers across the nation are stepping up patrols and local agencies are setting up several OVI checkpoints here in the Miami Valley.
Driver faces OVI charge after crashing
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton Aug 24 07:48am
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Raymond Shade was driving north on Spangler Road when he lost control and veered off the side of the road in between two trees.
Man imprisoned on 14th OVI case
Dayton Daily News Aug 27 05:55pm
A Clark County man convicted for the 14th time for drinking and driving will spend the next six years in prison.
OVI checkpoint set for tonight
The Medina County Gazette Aug 16 10:46pm
WADSWORTH — A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted tonight. The checkpoint, funded by a federal grant, will be operated by the Medina County OVI Task Force, members of the Medina post of the Ohio Highway Patrol as well as local police. This is the second OVI checkpoint in Wadsworth in 2013. The first one, conducted on Main ... Read More
Medina Co police set up checkpoint
News Channel 5 Cleveland Aug 27 10:26am
The Medina County OVI Task Force was out in force. On Saturday, the task force conducted a sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrol in the City of Brunswick.
Man charged with OVI after pile-up to face judge
WCPO Cincinnati Aug 28 01:44am
A man police say is to blame for a six-vehicle pile-up on Hamilton Avenue is scheduled for sentencing Wednesday morning.
City man charged in theft of OVI sign
The Youngstown Vindicator Aug 24 09:36pm
City man charged in theft of OVI sign YOUNGSTOWN William Toth, 42, of 1694 Mahoning Ave., was
Data Center: Ohio OVI conviction statistics - The Marion Star
2 OVI checkpoints held Saturday night in Findlay - The Findlay Courier
Many reasons given for dismissed OVI charges - Mansfield News Journal
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Offenders with Multiple OWI's Still Behind the Wheel
KATC 3 Lafayette Aug 26 08:54pm
It can take just one drink to be considered drunk. And if you're caught driving, you're looking at a misdemeanor for the first and second offenses. Those carry fines and possible jail time. But third, fourth and even fifth offenses are felonies that carry fines, possible rehab and 10 to 30 years in jail. "When you start seeing the second and third time, you have some serious substance abuse ...
OWI Deployments in Full Force this Weekend
NBC26 Green Bay Aug 23 05:59pm
OWI Deployments are out in full force this weekend in Brown and Manitowoc Counties.
OWI Checkpoint Results for the City of Lafayette
KATC 3 Lafayette Aug 26 01:28pm
Lafayette - An OWI checkpoint was conducted in Lafayette on Saturday, August 24, between the hours of 9:00 pm and 3:00 am. During the course of the operation, 670 vehicles passed through the checkpoint located in the 3900 block of W. Congress Street. Of those vehicles, 1 driver was stopped for secondary testing. There were no arrests made. Officers issued 1 traffic citation for a traffic ...
OWI check point scheduled for Saturday
The Lafayette Daily Advertiser Aug 23 09:43am
On Saturday, August 24, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m., the Lafayette Police Department will be conducting an OWI checkpoint within the incorporated limits of Lafayette.
Man arrested for 5th OWI near UW campus, officials say
WISC-TV Madison Aug 26 01:35pm
University of Wisconsin – Madison police arrested a Madison man Sunday night for his fifth offense operating while intoxicated charge, officials said. Kevin G. Ball, 45, of Madison, was stopped on Campus Drive at University Bay Drive for speeding around 9:50 p.m., according to a release. The officer noticed the smell of alcohol on the breath, officials said. Due to his previous OWI ...
Foot on brake pedal doesn't stop OWI charge
KCCI 8 Des Moines Aug 26 06:23pm
A Coralville man has been accused of being drunk and falling asleep in his car while his foot was on the brake pedal.
OWI arrest made with 9yo grandson in car
WRTV Indianapolis Aug 24 07:12am
A Vincennes man was arrested Friday night after a traffic stop revealed he was driving while intoxicated with his 9-year-old grandson in the vehicle, police said.
Man Arrested For Stolen Car - Indiana's NewsCenter
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State Legislature debates tougher OWI laws for Wisconsin
FOX 6 Milwaukee Aug 01 01:10pm
MADISON (WITI) — The state Legislature is debating tougher OWI laws for Wisconsin. Three bills had a hearing Thursday, August 1st...
Push for stronger OWI laws
FOX 11 Green Bay Aug 14 02:55pm
FOX 11 On Special Assignment uncovers new details about the man accused of driving drunk and crashing into a Green Bay police officer.
Man hits parked truck, arrested for 5th OWI, police say
WISC-TV Madison Aug 26 01:22pm
A Madison man was arrested for his fifth offense of operating while intoxicated Friday after a rear-end collision on Madison’s north side, officials said. Jaime Andaverde, 44, of Madison was involved in a rear-end collision in the 3900 block of North Sherman Avenue around 10:15 p.m., according to a release. Andaverde’s car was extensively damaged after it collided with a parked pickup truck ...
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Top DUI News, Monday, August 26th, 2013

DWI case collapses after officer fired
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque Aug 23 10:22pm
Charges of aggravated DWI and drug possession against an Albuquerque man are now gone after the arresting officer was fired for alleged ties to criticism of the mayor and police chief.
David Cassidy arrested for felony DWI in Schodack
Community News 1 hour, 58 minutes ago
SCHODACK - David Cassidy, 63, was arrested Tuesday for felony DWI in the outskirts of the Capital District after taking the wrong exit off I-90, officials said.
Ninth DWI gets Montgomery County man 30 years in prison
Houston Chronicle Aug 22 01:33pm
A Montgomery County man with a lengthy arrest record has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, after pleading guilty to his ninth charge of driving while intoxicated. Kevin Michael Koch, 53, entered the plea Monday, as his jury trial was about to begin in the 221st State District Court in Conroe. Koch, who sometimes used the alias Carl Wendell Hall, requested probation but wasn't eligible due to ...
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Prescription drug related DWI's are on the rise
FOX 8 New Orleans Aug 22 10:27pm
Half the DWI's are prescription or illicit drug-related in Jefferson Parish. Prosecutors know it is not a single parish's issue.
Bryan man facing fifth DWI charge
The Bryan-College Station Eagle Aug 25 10:55pm
A Bryan man with four DWI convictions was arrested over the weekend on the same charge after police found him passed out in his car with the engine running.
Findley Lake speeder charge with DWI, multiple felonies
The Buffalo News Aug 25 10:55am
BEMUS POINT — A Findley Lake man was arrested Saturday and charged with driving while intoxicated and several felonies after he was stopped by state police in southwestern Chautauqua County for driving 94 miles per hour in 65 mph zone.
DWI Charge for NY Man Asleep in Car at Drive-Thru
ABC News Aug 14 03:05am
Western NY man found asleep at wheel of car at fast-food drive-thru charged with DWI
DWI charge for man asleep at drive-thru - The Times Record
Western NY man found asleep at wheel of ca... - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
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David Cassidy Charged with Felony DWI
People Magazine Aug 21 11:30am
The former star of The Patridge Family was arrested just after midnight Wednesday in New York
Video: David Cassidy free on bail following DWI arrest
CBS News Aug 22 05:00am
Former teen heartthrob David Cassidy charged with DWI, plus "Rambo" could get a reboot and today's other top entertainment headlines
DWI Report: Man gets fourth charge
The Daily Reflector Aug 24 08:55pm
A man with a pending driving while impaired charge from earlier this year and two pending cases from 2009 has been charged again, records show.
R&B Singer Anthony Hamilton -- Arrested for DWI - TMZ
Man charged with DWI after allegedly found passed out in drive-... - KTXS Abilene
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Stories of the Week

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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