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Top DUI News for the Week of April 7th - April 13th in the year Two Thousand and Fourteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Run 4 Change event raises awareness, acts as memorial
The Fargo Forum 2 hours, 14 minutes ago
FARGO - Run 4 Change held its second annual event Saturday to raise awareness of the dangers of drunk driving, a crime Gov. Jack Dalrymple described as a "cultural problem" in North Dakota.
Drunk driving 'deaths' hit Benicia parents, students hard
Vallejo Times-Herald Apr 10 02:40am
BENICIA -- Slumped over the hood of a heavily damaged maroon car was Michelle Minahen, in her long prom gown.
Saskatchewan MP wants tougher drunk driving penalties - Global Regina
Darien teen arrested for drunk driving, leaving accident - The Darien Times
Racine County D.A. takes plea deal for drunk driving, hit... - 620 WTMJ Milwaukee
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Early numbers show DWI fatalities are up in Texas
KVUE-TV Austin Apr 11 09:03pm
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 AUSTIN -- Texas led the nation in drunk driving deaths with 1,213 fatalities in 2011. New preliminary numbers from the Texas Department of Transportation show drunk driving fatalities have increased yet again from 2012 to 2013. The numbers were released by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) in Austin this week ...
parents of Texas teen in 'affluenza' drunk driving case to pay fracture... - Fox News
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Drunk Driving -madd - News Images
[Early numbers show DWI fatalities are up in Texas - KVUE-TV Austin Videos via Yahoo! News]
Two men convicted of DUI back in front of a judge
WAVE 3 Louisville Apr 10 09:01pm
Two men convicted in two separate deadly DUI crashes are again answering to a judge. Both victims' families are angry as they lost a daughter and a sister to drunk driving. They had hoped the act of causing someone's death would be enough for the men to change their ways, but according to police it wasn't.
Sheffield students see results of drunk driving up-close
WAFF 48 News Huntsville Apr 10 01:50pm
A dramatized drunk-driving crash was set up for students to see first-hand the consequences of bad choices.
UC Irvine students excited about Obama commencement speech - Los Angeles Times
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Columbus students "shocked" by DUI simulation exercise days before prom
WTVM 9 Columbus Apr 10 04:06pm
With prom season in full swing here in the Chattahoochee Valley, area students are taking part in a simulated DUI crash to teach an important lesson on drinking and driving.
Raptors' Valanciunas charged with drunk driving
Sports Illustrated Apr 07 04:45pm
Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas has reportedly been charged with drunk driving in Wasaga Beach, Canada. Toronto’s NewsTalk1010 and TSN 1050 Radio both report that the incident occurred early Monday morning, citing an Ontario Provincial Police statement.
Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas to play two days after drunk driving c... - Fox Sports
Toronto Raptors won't 'brush aside’ Jonas Valanciunas’s drunk ... - National Post
Raptors' Valanciunas to play Wednesday despite drunk- driving ch... - CTV Toronto
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Drunk driving penalties should be more stringent
Opelousas Daily World Apr 05 08:24pm
The recent rewrite of OWI legislation being considered during this legislative session is a good step toward streamlining and making the laws easier for prosecutors and judges to read and understand. The current way the law is written makes it hard to follow.
Green Country Teens Gather To Fight Drunk Driving
News On 6 Tulsa Apr 07 08:13pm
A town hall meeting was held on Monday, with the focus of curbing underage drinking. But it wasn't all police officers and parents doing the talking, it also involved teenagers themselves.
St. Louis man who kills man in drunk driving accident; hits girl with car months later gets nine years
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Apr 07 06:12pm
Vincent Thompson had been on probation for drunk driving crash when he struck the girl
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Top DUI News, Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Man jailed for 4th OUI conviction
The Salem News Apr 10 01:48am
SALEM -- At 63, Steven Hyland has a bad heart and his kidneys are shot, requiring dialysis three times a week. In spite of all that, Hyland, of Beverly, was still drinking daily, he admitted on the witness stand yesterday in his trial in Salem Distr
Arrest Log: 4/5/2014
Lowell Sun Apr 05 03:47am
Arrests are provided by local police departments. The Sun does not remove arrests from this log or www.
Man busted for using brother's name in arrest
The Daily News of Newburyport Apr 05 12:40am
NEWBURYPORT -- What seemed three years ago to be a routine arrest for drunk driving took an odd turn this week when police discovered that the drunk driver had lied about his name, causing serious legal woes for his innocent brother. Upon his arrest
Man charged with OUI after woman struck in Shrewsbury
FOX 25 Boston Mar 24 07:06pm
A Worcester man was arraigned Monday on drunk driving charges for a crash that has left a Lunenburg woman in critical condition.
Keegan&Novick Secures Not Guilty Verdict in Challenging DUI Case
PRWeb Mar 13 01:16pm
Boston criminal defense attorneys from Keegan&Novick recently secured a not guilty verdict on behalf of a client who was charged with a fourth DUI / OUI offense. (PRWeb March 13, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11668016.htm
POLICE BLOTTER
Leominster Champion Mar 19 10:51am
Saturday, March 1 Arrest: WANKYO, YAKOBO IHBRAHAM Address: 29 STATE ST Apt. #L LEOMINSTER DOB: 10/28/1992 Charges: OUI LIQUOR read more
Brewer woman charged with OUI after crashing car into fuel truck
Bangor Daily News Apr 03 09:30am
Posted April 02, 2014, at 7:31 p.m. Last modified April 02, 2014, at 7:47 p.m. Maranda McCafferty, the driver of a sedan that collided with a fuel delivery truck, is checked by Maine State Police Trooper Desiree Wuthenow (left) and Trooper Jeremiah Wesbrock in Winterport on Wednesday.
Brewer woman charged with OUI after crashing car into fuel truck
Bangor Daily News Apr 02 04:45pm
Posted April 02, 2014, at 7:31 p.m. Last modified April 02, 2014, at 7:47 p.m. Maranda McCafferty, the driver of a sedan that collided with a fuel delivery truck, is checked by Maine State Police Trooper Desiree Wuthenow (left) and Trooper Jeremiah Wesbrock in Winterport on Wednesday.
Dayton man arrested in police station parking lot
WMTW Portland Mar 29 09:21am
South Portland police did not have to go very far to arrest a Dayton man on OUI charges Friday night. Officials say Matthew Marchand, 34, of Dayton drove into the parking lot of the South Portland Police Station while intoxicated. Police say Marchand's truck almost hit an officer that was parked at the end of nearby Hanson Street as he was turning off Broadway around 10:15 p.m. Friday. The ...
Woman jailed after crashing through construction barricade
The Daily News of Newburyport Apr 09 12:15am
NEWBURYPORT -- A Seabrook woman accused of driving drunk through a roadblock on Route 110 in Amesbury late last month pleaded guilty to several OUI-related charges Friday and will spend almost five months in jail and will lose her license for eight y
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Top DUI News, Friday, April 11th, 2014

Municipal Court
Springfield News-Sun Apr 09 01:35pm
CASES CALLED TUESDAY INCLUDED: Christopher Adam Breese, 21, of 3070 Selma Pike, use and possession of drug paraphernalia, drug abuse, OVI, head lights, innocent, continued. Dakota Henrie Brown, 19, of New Carlisle, three counts breaking and entering, innocent, continued, public defender appointed, bond $7,500; criminal damaging, innocent, continued, public defender appointed, bond $750. Larney W ...
Attorneys from The Law Offices of Saia&Piatt, Inc. Receive BAC DataMaster Training
PRWeb Apr 08 08:28pm
In a recent training session, the Columbus OVI defense attorneys at The Law Offices of Saia&Piatt, Inc. learned about the science and technology behind the BAC DataMaster, a breath testing device that is used in Ohio. (PRWeb April 08, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11748108.htm
Municipal Court
Springfield News-Sun Apr 07 12:44pm
CASES CALLED FRIDAY INCLUDED: Nicole L. Castagno, 28, of Ann Arbor, Mich., OVI, guilty, 33 days jail with 30 days suspended, 12 months driver’s license suspension, three days suspended, credit for time served for driver’s intervention program, fined $375; OVI, dismissed. Stephen Lochetto, 38, of Fairborn, marked lanes, guilty, fined $50; OVI, slow speed, dismissed. Denver Allen Carson, 21, of ...
Ovi - News Images
[Ovi's go-ahead goal puts Capitals past Ducks 3-2 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports]
OVI checkpoint planned Friday night in West Chester
FOX 19 Cincinnati Apr 04 01:49pm
The checkpoint will be held from 9:00 p.m. through midnight on Muhlhauser Road at Inter-Ocean Drive, in West Chester Township, Butler County.
Municipal Court
Springfield News-Sun Mar 27 12:28pm
CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Jacqueline C. Ritchie, 31, of New Carlisle, two counts OVI, failure to control, no seat belt, innocent, continued. Charles Michael Robinson, 26, of 832 S. Fountain Ave., violation of temporary protection order, innocent, continued, public defender appointed, bond $1,000. Hanna Sherman, 20, of 909 Woodlawn Ave., No. 603, OVI, innocent, continued, public defender ...
City Prosecutor's Office Warns Of 'High 5' OVI Suspects
WCMH Columbus Mar 13 02:54pm
The Columbus attorney's office is bringing focus to its St. Patrick's Day OVI enforcement efforts by highlighting five people who they are calling the "High Five" suspected drunken drivers.
Hit-and-run crash leads to OVI arrest
WCPO Cincinnati Apr 06 11:14am
A man faces an OVI charge after fleeing from the scene of an accident early Sunday morning.
Attorney Jon Saia Gets Client Dismissed and Acquitted of OVI and Weapons Charges
PRWeb Mar 21 06:18am
Attorney Jon Saia of The Law Offices of Saia&Piatt, Inc. was able to get his client completely cleared of two OVI charges and two weapons charges. The lawyer skillfully advocated for his client through pre-trial motions and representation in trial. (PRWeb March 21, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/03/prweb11691233.htm
Fremont man charged with OVI had loaded handgun
Fremont News-Messenger Apr 07 04:28pm
A local man who was charged with OVI also had a loaded handgun, resulting in a fifth-degree felony charge during a Saturday morning traffic stop.
OVI Task Force announces two Saturday checkpoints
The Canton Repository Mar 15 07:23am
The county's OVI Task Force has announced the two checkpoints it will operate Saturday as the law enforcement community addresses drunk and drugged drivers.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Criminal Dispositions: April 7, 2014
Muscatine Journal Apr 07 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).
Review of OWI incident involving Racine Co. D.A. complete
FOX 6 Milwaukee Apr 08 03:29pm
RACINE (WITI) - Racine County Sheriff’s officials say an external administrative review has been completed in the weekend incident involving...
911 calls from crash involving Racine County District Attor... - CBS 58 Milwaukee
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Racine County DA Rich Chiapete talks about his OWI citation
FOX 6 Milwaukee Apr 07 02:15pm
RACINE CO. (WITI) - He was cited for OWI and hit-and-run on Friday night, and on Monday, Racine County District...
Racine Co. D.A. makes public apology after drunk driving ... - 620 WTMJ Milwaukee
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Owi - News Images
[Off-duty ofc. faces OWI charges in fatal crash that killed young man, injured pregnant woman - WRTV - Indianapolis Scripps via Yahoo! News]
Officer released on bond after being charged in fatal crash
WTHR Indianapolis Apr 06 07:29pm
An off-duty police officer arrested for OWI after a fatal accident on Sunday was released after posting bond Monday morning.
Officer charged with OWI after fatal crash - WANE-TV Fort Wayne
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OWI Task Force out in full force Saturday as Badgers play in Final Four
FOX 6 Milwaukee Apr 04 06:42pm
MILWAUKEE (WITI) - The Southeast Wisconsin Multi-Jurisdictional OWI Task Force will be out in full force on Saturday night, April...
Crash in driveway leads to 6th OWI charge
WISC-TV Madison 3 minutes ago
The Dane County Sheriff has arrested a Town of Dunkirk man on his sixth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and disorderly conduct following a crash in his own driveway Wednesday night. The incident happened just after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at a home in the 900 block of U.S. Highway 51 in the Town of Dunkirk. According to the sheriff's department, Robert Schmidt, 45, came to this home ...
Advocates against drunk driving want tougher laws
WEAU Eau Claire Mar 24 04:33pm
Following an OWI crash in Chippewa Falls that sent three children to the hospital and lead to the arrest of a River Falls man, local advocates say lawmakers need to toughen the rules against drunk driving.
Racine County district attorney cited for OWI, won't resign
WISN 12 Milwaukee Apr 07 02:54pm
The Racine County district attorney is apologizing after being cited for OWI and fleeing the scene of an accident.
Man on probation after OWI crash
Wisconsin State Journal Apr 08 05:00pm
JUNEAU | A 55-year-old Madison man was placed on probation for 28 months Tuesday after an August 2013 drunken driving crash.
Racine Co. Sheriff’s officials say driver cited for second OWI after crash
FOX 6 Milwaukee Apr 06 12:27pm
TOWN OF DOVER (WITI) - Racine County Sheriff’s officials say a driver was cited for OWI (second offense) following a...
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Officials Shoot For a DWI Free Fiesta
WOAI San Antonio 1 hour, 32 minutes ago
big time law enforcement will watch out for drunk, distracted drivers
Photos: The other victims of DWI
Albany Times Union Apr 08 10:48pm
The names of DWI victims Darlene Hartigan Walter and Matthew Ratelle were added to the Rensselaer County DWI victims memorial in a ceremony Tuesday in Troy. Walter died in an April 2012 crash in Castleton for which her former sister-in-law Lisa Hartigan was imprisoned. Ratelle was hit and killed while riding his bicycle on Route 22 in Hoosick in Sept. 2012. Becky Goodermote was convicted in that ...
Trooper admits he got his facts wrong in DWI trial
KVUE-TV Austin Apr 08 11:04am
WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas -- The trial continues for a Williamson County sheriff’s deputy accused of drunk driving. Lt. John Foster was the department’s spokesperson. DPS troopers arrested and charged him with DWI in June 2013. In court Tuesday, the arresting officer admitted he got his facts wrong under oath in a pre-trial hearing on Jan. 17. Trooper Joseph Stuart previously testified he ...
No refusal results in 43 DWI arrests - The Conroe Courier
Driver faces DWI charge - News Transcript
Wayne County man arraigned on felony DWI indictment - The Buffalo News
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Dwi - News Images
[Police: Lindenhurst Man Faces DWI Charge in Overnight Crash - Patch (RSS) via Yahoo! News]
Driver faces charges, including vehicular homicide&DWI, after deadly motorcycle crash
WAFB Baton Rouge Apr 08 09:25am
A man was arrested on vehicular homicide, DWI and other charges after a deadly motorcycle crash Monday evening.
No refusal weekend results in 43 DWI arrests in Montgomery County
Spring Observer Apr 02 07:34am
Montgomery County law enforcement conducted a No Refusal weekend March 28-29 that resulted in 43 Driving While Intoxicated arrests.
No refusal results in 43 DWI arrests - The Woodlands Villager
Officials make 15 DWI arrests during crackdown - WIVB Buffalo
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Troopers in Monroe charge Altamont woman with DWI
Middletown Times Herald-Record Apr 07 03:35pm
MONROE - An upstate woman has been charged with felony DWI and a raft of misdemeanor charges by state police in Monroe.
Four people, including two under 21, arrested for DWI over weekend
WIVB Buffalo Apr 07 01:03pm
Four people, including two who are under the age of 21, were arrested by Erie County Sheriff’s deputies through the weekend for allegedly driving while intoxicated.
April 8 Bless Your Heart
The Daily Reflector Apr 07 07:49pm
I thought DWI tickets were bumped ahead of the lesser tickets. Some of those DWI wanna-be drivers have had multiple DWI tickets and then finally killed someone or themselves on the road trying to drive. Thank you police officers for doing your best to catch these drivers.
Pender sheriff candidate charged with DWI for prescription drug use
WECT 6 Wilmington Apr 07 11:47am
A candidate running for sheriff in Pender County was charged with DWI and reckless driving over the weekend, according to Highway Patrol.
Pender Co. sheriff candidate charged with DWI - WWAY 3 Wilmington
Scott Co. Sheriff's Dept. announces DWI checkpoint - KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Orleans Parish sheriff's deputy arrested for DWI, reckless... - FOX 8 New Orleans
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DWI trial begins against former Williamson County Sheriff’s Office spokesman
Austin American-Statesman Apr 07 02:50pm
Williamson County Deputy Grayson Kennedy was off-duty but began following a car after it nearly ran into him June 29, 2013.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

DUI cases heard in Tamaqua
Times News Apr 06 02:14pm
A number of defendants were scheduled for preliminary hearings on DUI related cases before District Judge Steven Bayer, Tamaqua, on March 25. One case was dismissed, one was withdrawn and the defendants in all of the other cases opted to waive their charges, setting up for trials in the next criminal session in Schuylkill County Court.
Albrightsville teen charged with DUI following crash - Pocono Record
Polk crash leads to DUI charges against teen - Pocono Record
Victim in Eastern Shore DUI crash dies from injuries - WTKR Norfolk
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DUI checkpoint planned for York County this weekend
The Evening Sun Apr 07 02:28pm
Sobriety checkpoints are planned for York and Lancaster counties during the upcoming weekend, according to a news release from the Center for Traffic Safety.
STOP DUI honors top officers for their efforts - KTNV Las Vegas
Tennessee Man With 13 DUIs: Bobby Ray Towry Fac... - International Business Times
DUI suspect arrested after hit-and-run - Channel 8 San Diego
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Justin Bieber close to plea deal in Miami DUI case
UPI Apr 02 06:53am
Veronica Linares April 2 (UPI) -- Justin Bieber might not be going to trial for his Miami DUI after all.
Justin Bieber DUI Case: Plea Deal Reportedly Close - The Inquisitr
Justin Bieber getting off easy in DUI case? - San Jose Mercury News
Justin Bieber close to reaching plea deal in DUI case... - London Evening Standard
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Dui - News Images
[David Cassidy -- Ordered Into Rehab After DUI Arrest - Wochit via Yahoo! Sports]
Expand: Police need resources so they can conduct more DUI checkpoints
Pacific Daily News Apr 04 08:56pm
Our community needs to enhance local efforts to both reduce the incidents of drunken driving and increase seat-belt use.
Yes, You Can Get a DUI in a Wheelchair - FindLaw
Handler: DUI led me to comedy - CNN
Poway deputy honored with DUI arrest award from MAD... - Pomerado Newspaper Group
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Raymond W. Ejarque Awarded the Rating of 10.0 by Avvo as DUI Defense Lawyer in Attorney
PRWeb Apr 08 01:08am
Raymond W Ejarque is now one of the few chosen lawyers in Seattle who enjoy the optimum rating of 10.0 by Avvo, an established online directory of lawyers. The rating has boosted his reputation as a top DUI lawyer. (PRWeb April 08, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/dui-defense-lawyer/seattle-duidefense/prweb11735582.htm
Woman arrested on suspicion of DUI after South Seattle collision
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma Apr 06 08:16pm
A woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a collision in South Seattle, according to Seattle police. The collision happened early Saturday morning. A gray Toyota Prius was heading northbound on Martin Luther King Junior Way South toward South Othello Street. Meanwhile, a green Ford Focus was traveling southbound on the same street. The driver of the Ford Focus turned left in front of ...
Lower Moreland police briefs: Week of April 6
Times Chronicle&Glenside News&The Globe Apr 07 10:44pm
Lower Moreland DUI … Oleg Antonov, 50, of the 2300 block of Race Street, Philadelphia, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and controlled substances March 25 after police responded to a three-vehicle accident in the 100 block of County Line Road at 3:21 p.m., police said. Antonov’s BMW struck a vehicle, which caused a three-car crash, police said. Police made contact with ...
Abington police briefs: Week of ... - Times Chronicle&Glenside News&The Globe
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Stockton DUI Checkpoint Nets 2 Arrests
FOX40 Sacramento Apr 06 04:11pm
STOCKTON- Stockton police set up a DUI checkpoint on Saturday at Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd near the French Camp Turnpike. The checkpoint ran from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. During the checkpoint, police screened 341 vehicles, arrested two …
Three arrested at DUI checkpoint - The Stockton Record
Drinking and driving is never good, but this ape... - Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4
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DUI Law: How To Choose the Right DUI Lawyer
LawFuel Mar 26 02:30pm
So you need a good DUI lawyer but aren't sure what you should be doing to get the best deal for the drink driving offense you’re facing? What are some of the things you need to do – and who are some of the lawyers you can check out to see who might be best for you?
DUI patrols on the highway, back roads-and the tracks - Laurel Outlook
Los Angeles DUI Lawyer - LawFuel
Phoenix DUI Attorneys - LawFuel
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DUI charges filed in crash that injured woman, 2 kids
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey Apr 07 03:36pm
A woman has been charged with DUI and related offenses following a crash in which she and two children in her car were seriously hurt. State police said Nicole Moore was under the influence when her car collided with other vehicle. It happened on Route 901 in North Manheim Twp., Schuylkill Co., in September. Moore was seriously hurt. A 5-month-old girl and a 6-year-old girl were flown to the ...
Suspected DUI driver hits woman's car in Orlando, drives away... - Local 6 Orlando
Palm Coast woman, 23, dies in car accident - Daytona Beach News-Journal
State police: Woman was traveling at 73 mph at time ... - News of Delaware County
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Top DUI News, Monday, April 7th, 2014

Drunk driving penalties should be more stringent
Opelousas Daily World Apr 05 08:24pm
The recent rewrite of OWI legislation being considered during this legislative session is a good step toward streamlining and making the laws easier for prosecutors and judges to read and understand. The current way the law is written makes it hard to follow.
'Teetotaller’ director caught driving drunk - Deccan Chronicle
Mothers Against Drunk Driving honors RBPD corporal - Red Bluff Daily News
Man jailed after driving drunk and on drugs with ch... - KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley
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Actual drunk driving wreck delays mock drunk driving presentation at Slidell High
New Orleans Times-Picayune Apr 04 03:27pm
A mock drunk driving presentation Friday (April 4) at Slidell High School was delayed after police said a drunk driver crashed into a light pole on Gause Boulevard and needed emergency assistance. Minutes before the "Booze 'N Cruise, You Lose!"...
Man busted for drunk driving while wearing ' drunk’ T-shirt - New York Post
High School Drunk Driving Presentation Delayed Because of... - ABC 26 New Orleans
Family continues fight against drunk driving following tragedy - KWWL Iowa
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Drunk-driving charge in fatal Winnipeg school bus crash
CNews Apr 05 06:21pm
A Waywayseecappo First Nation woman has been charged with drunk driving after a fatal school bus crash.
Drunk- driving charge in fatal Manitoba school bus crash - Calgary Sun
Drunk-driving charge in fatal school bus crash - Winnipeg Sun
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Drunk Driving - News Images
[Drunk-driving presentation at Slidell High postponed due to drunk-driving accident - WWL-TV - Channel 4 New Orleans Videos via Yahoo! News]
Hit-and-run driver arrested after woman killed, good Samaritan injured on I-17
FOX 10 Phoenix Apr 05 09:15am
Authorities suspect a woman was driving drunk when she slammed her car into a highway median early Saturday morning, starting a chain reaction of crashes that left her passenger dead and a man injured.
New app for drivers having an 'Oh Crap' moment behind the wheel
FOX 10 Phoenix Apr 06 10:00pm
Lawyers in Iowa have created a smart phone app for drivers pulled over, suspected of drunk driving. They want to see the app go national, but police want to see the app go away. FOX's Lauren Blanchard reports.
Man charged with impaired driving with 7-year-old in vehicle
CBC via Yahoo! Canada News Apr 03 12:35pm
A 43-year-old faces drunk driving charges after allegedly driving with a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit while a young boy was in the car.
Man busted for using brother's name in arrest
The Daily News of Newburyport Apr 05 12:40am
NEWBURYPORT -- What seemed three years ago to be a routine arrest for drunk driving took an odd turn this week when police discovered that the drunk driver had lied about his name, causing serious legal woes for his innocent brother. Upon his arrest
Cops not happy about app
Fox News Apr 05 07:08am
West Des Moines, IA – There's a new smartphone app for drivers having an 'oh crap!' moment behind the wheel. The 'Oh Crap' app is designed to help drivers being pulled over for suspected drunk driving.
Police to come down heavily on traffic rules violators
The Hindu Apr 04 11:40am
In a bid to minimise road accidents, the Bangalore City Traffic police has decided to come down heavily on motorists using mobile phones or driving drunk. One of the actions being taken is to recognise...
Texting behind the wheel: More dangerous than drunk driving
The Globe and Mail Apr 04 06:29pm
Distracted driving is now killing more people than drunk driving in British Columbia, but there is not the same level of awareness about the dangers

Stories of the Week

March 31st - April 6th Woman who crashed into deputy fire chief's porch admits to driving drunk

March 24th - March 30 Former Seabee convicted of DUI causing serious injuries

March 17th - March 23rd OVI trial date set for former boxer Kelly Pavlik

March 10th - March 16th CDOT launches new campaign to target marijuana-impaired driving

March 3rd - March 9th DUI level for marijuana stirs pot of controversy

February 24th - March 2nd Airport Officer in jail for allegedly driving while impaired and striking a man

February 17th - February 23rd Attorney: Lynch to plead down DUI case

February 10th - February 16th Mass. plow driver charged with OUI

February 3rd - February 9th Woman charged with OVI after dropping off child at school

January 27th - February 2nd County correctional officer charged for operating while intoxicated

January 20th - January 26th Bieber busted in Miami for DUI in drag racing incident

January 13th - January 19th David Cassidy arrested for drunk driving again

January 6th - January 12th Police: NH driver hurt after colliding with moose

December 30th - January 5th Driver faces OWI after allegedly hitting snow plow

2013 Stories of the Year : DUI-ETOH or THC or Rx

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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