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Top DUI News for the Week of January 27th - February 2nd in the year Two Thousand and Fourteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

Drunk driving targeted during Super Bowl weekend
The Kentucky Post Feb 01 07:50pm
A “blitz” has been launched by state law enforcement agencies in Ohio and Kentucky in an effort to cut down on drunk drivers this Super Bowl weekend.
Police Plan Drunk Driving Crackdown - KEYE TV Austin
Troopers crack down on DWI and distracted driving this "Super... - WWTI Watertown
State Patrol warns against drunken driving during Super B... - 620 WTMJ Milwaukee
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Drunk-driving victim's fiancee lashes out
Edmonton Sun Jan 31 10:02pm
Tyler Isbister, his fiancee Katerina Masson and their friend Nathan Arsenault did the right thing by taking a taxi home after going for drinks following an Oilers game.
Drunk Driving Means Costly Penalties
Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance Jan 31 07:28am
Super Bowl Sunday -- It may be one of America's most anticipated and exciting sporting events, but if alcohol and driving mix, it can also be a costly and dangerous one. That's why law enforcement agencies ...
Drunk Driving - News Images
[Drunk Driving Means Costly Penalties - Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance]
Victim in deadly drunk driving crash laid to rest
KOB 4 Albuquerque Feb 01 08:24pm
The victim in a deadly drunk driving crash was laid to rest on Saturday. Read more at KOB.com
HAMILTON: Judge reduces bail for driver in fatal auto crash... - The Messenger-Press
Driver won't stand trial in fatal bicycle crash - The Daily Sentinel
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SOUTH BRUNSWICK: Police adding officers for drunk driving crackdown
South Brunswick Post 1 hour, 30 minutes ago
Police Chief Raymond Hayducka has announced that South Brunswick police will add officers on the streets this Super Bowl week to crack down on drunk driving.
NJ Plans Drunk Driving Crackdown During Super Bowl Week
CBS New York Jan 27 10:45am
Acting state Attorney General John Hoffman said Monday that "The Sobriety Blitz'' combines the efforts of state police and the divisions of Highway Traffic Safety and Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Drunk driving charges for Saskatoon man after fatal pedestrian crash
GLOBAL NEWS Jan 31 10:02am
Saskatoon police have charged a man following a fatal pedestrian crash in July, 2013.
Walk/Run Like MADD Feb. 9 at Tropical Park
Miami Gardens News Jan 30 10:04am
Last year 10,839 people in the United States died as a result of a drunk driving crash. One in three teen car crashes are alcohol related and 6,000 teens die every year due to drunk driving.
Tipsy Tow Program on Super Bowl Sunday
CBS 47 Fresno Jan 30 02:27pm
Super Bowl Sunday is one of the deadliest drunk driving days of the year. This weekend is a maximum enforcement period, with police out in force looking to curb drunk driving. But, AAA's Tipsy Tow program can help. On Super Bowl Sunday you can call for a free tow from 6 p.m until 6 a.m. the following morning. Just call the number on your screen 1-800 ...
Law enforcement blitzing drunk driving for Super Bowl - FOX 5 Las Vegas
Staying Safe During the Super Bowl - WTAP Parkersburg
APD Enforcing 'No-Refusal' This Super Bowl Sunday - KEYE TV Austin
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Man charged with DUI after driving wrong way on Kennedy
Chicago Tribune Jan 26 05:01pm
A Chicago man has been charged with drunk driving after he was stopped driving the wrong way on I-90 by a snow plow clearing the road early Saturday.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, February 1st, 2014

From Our Homepage
Westport News Jan 31 01:18pm
A 54-year-old woman was charged with operating under the influence after police said she was found intoxicated and asleep at the wheel of her car in the middle of an intersection Tuesday night.
Police cite three for driving under the influence Monday
The Badger Herald Jan 28 02:47pm
Amid sobering temperatures, police arrested two and cited another driver for operating while intoxicated after three separate incidents Monday afternoon. 500 block of University ... The post Police cite three for driving under the influence Monday appeared first on The Badger Herald .
New Britain blotter
The New Britain Herald Jan 29 11:29pm
New Britain police report the following: Michael King, 44, of 228 Grove St., East Berlin, was charged Jan. 24 with two counts of failure to signal, emission noncompliance, no insurance, operating under the influence and possession of narcotics.
Berlin blotter - The New Britain Herald
Police Blotter for Jan. 23, 2013 - MyCentralJersey.com
Berlin police blotter - The New Britain Herald
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Snow plow operator charged with DUI
Bluefield Daily Telegraph Jan 31 02:03am
WELCH - A West Virginia Division of Highways snow plow operator has been arrested in McDowell County for driving under the influence of alcohol, officials said Thursday.
Two snowmobilers survive close call in Maine water
Portland Press Herald Jan 27 11:26am
The two Brewer-area men are charged with operating under the influence after driving their machines onto open water in Sinclair.
2 snowmobilers survive close call in Maine water - Boston Herald
Two snowmobilers drive into open water in Sullivan - WLBZ Bangor
Snowmobilers go into water, charged with OUI - WMTW Portland
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Cary police reports for Jan. 28, 2014
Northwest Herald Jan 28 09:01am
• Nathan Joseph Winoker, 18, 306 Greenview Drive, Crystal Lake, was charged Tuesday, Dec. 17, with driving under the influence of drugs, operating an uninsured motor vehicle and cancelled, suspended or revoked registration.
Cops: Intoxicated driver passes out behind the wheel
The Fairfield Citizen Jan 29 08:11am
A 37-year-old Bridgeport man was charged with driving under the influence after he was found sleeping behind the wheel of his pickup truck in the middle of an intersection Sunday night.
The Dossier: Liverpool's Gerrard conundrum
Goal.com via Yahoo! Sports Jan 27 06:57am
The England captain's deep-lying role has restricted his influence in attack, and the 33-year-old has showed little sign of operating with a heightened defensive mindset.
Woman hit, driver charged in Concord
New Hampshire Union Leader Jan 29 09:17pm
A man who collided with a pedestrian is accused of being under the influence of prescription drugs Wednesday in Concord.
Meriter Hospital delivery van hit by alleged intoxicated driver
Wisconsin State Journal Jan 28 09:45am
A delivery van for Meriter Hospital was struck by a pickup truck Monday afternoon, with the pickup driver arrested for allegedly operating under the influence.
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Top DUI News, Friday, January 31st, 2014

5 Repeat OVI Offenders Indicted For Suspected Drunk Driving
WCMH Columbus Jan 10 11:35am
The Franklin County Grand Jury has returned five separate indictments against individuals accused of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Trucker charged in crash that killed tollway worker, injured state trooper
Chicago Sun-Times Jan 28 06:25am
A Hanover Park man has been criminally charged in connection with a fatal crash on Interstate 88 Monday that killed an Illinois Tollway employee and seriously injured a state trooper. Renato V. Velasquez, 46, was charged with operating a commercial motor vehicle while impaired or fatigued, making a false report of record and duty status, and driving beyond the 14- and 11-hour rules, all felonies ...
Friends, family mourn tollway worker killed in Aurora crash
The Beacon News Jan 28 06:58am
A Hanover Park man has been charged in connection with a fatal crash Monday on Interstate 88 in Aurora that killed an Illinois Tollway employee and seriously injured a state trooper. Renato V. Velasquez, 46, was charged with operating a commercial motor vehicle while impaired or fatigued, making a false report of a record and duty status, driving beyond the 14-hour rule and driving beyond the 11 ...
Coshocton Municipal Court
Coshocton Tribune Jan 25 07:24pm
Robert J. Hilton, 49, 525 Lock Seventeen Road, Gnadenhutten: Operating vehicle impaired low test: $700 plus court costs, three days in jail, 180-day operator's license suspension, two years probation, drug and alcohol evaluation.
Police Reports
The Journal-Register Jan 02 11:44pm
VIOLATION: Tom I. Jackson, 47, was charged with three counts of violating the sex offender registry requirement on Dec. 27.
Driver charged in fatal I-88 crash posts bond
Daily Herald Jan 29 05:00am
Renato V. Velasquez had slept for only 3½½ hours during a 37½½-hour shift when his truck rammed into a stopped squad car Monday night, triggering a chain-reaction accident that killed a tollway worker and seriously injured a state trooper, authorities said Wednesday. He was released late Wednesday from DuPage County jail on $150,000 bond.
Springhill police report
The Amherst Daily News Jan 22 10:21am
SPRINGHILL – Police here chauffeured a suspected impaired driver home earlier this month after learning the man was operating a motor vehicle without a valid license.
Police Arrest Man Who They Say They Fired Shots in Bronx
NY1 News Jan 30 08:35am
Police arrested a man Tuesday who they say they shot at during a car chase in the Bronx.
Police Arrest Man Who They Say They Fired Shots At in Bronx - NY1 News
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Number of Kings County residents plead guilty to breathalyser offences
The Kings County Register Jan 10 05:35am
Josh Allen Balsor, 28, of Kentville, has been fined for operating a motor vehicle while his blood alcohol level exceeded the legal limit. Balsor pleaded guilty to the charge on Dec. 23. Judge Alan Tufts fined Balsor a total of $1,000 and imposed a one-year driving prohibition against ...
End of 2013 busy for Police Services
Port Elgin Shoreline Beacon Jan 11 10:59pm
As 2013 drew to a close, Saugeen Shores Police were busy responding to motor vehicle collisions, impaired driving and public intoxication. The following is a police blotter from Dec. 23, 2013 to Jan. 5, 2014:
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Top DUI News, Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Springboro bus driver ordered into alcohol program
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton Jan 29 02:13pm
A former Springboro bus driver who resigned after a December arrest for operating a vehicle intoxicated pleaded guilty Wednesday to several charges. Sherry Callahan, 52, pleaded guilty to one count of endangering children and one commercial driving alcohol offense. She originally faced multiple counts of each charge in addition to operating a vehicle intoxicated, but those counts were merged ...
School bus driver arrested for drunk driving in Winona Co. - WKBT La Crosse
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Westerville: Resident charged with OVI after she crashes her SUV
This Week Westerville Jan 29 07:20am
A Westerville woman was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated after she crashed her Honda Pilot into a stopped vehicle at 2:47 p.m. Jan. 20.
Deputies: Intoxicated Evansville driver had two young children in vehicle with her
Evansville Courier&Press Jan 28 05:05am
An Evansville woman accused of drunken driving had two young children in her vehicle with her when authorities stopped it Monday afternoon, according to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office.
CN Blotter 1/30/14
MyCentralJersey.com Jan 29 11:48am
DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, 12:30 a.m., Jan. 19. Police charged Alexis N. Riley, 18, of Whitehouse Station with driving under the influence of alcohol following a motor vehicle stop on Route 202 near River Road for failing to maintain her lane of travel.
Police blotter: Jan. 9, 2014 - Pharos-Tribune
Highlights from Harrison Police blotter - Observer
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Felony report
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Jan 25 11:02am
The following people have been charged with felonies in Allen County Circuit and Superior courts. Misdemeanor charges are listed if the person is also charged with a felony. Timothy Raske, 17, of Pleasant Lake, was charged Jan. 3 with theft. He was released on his own recognizance.
Felony report
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Jan 23 08:17pm
The following people have been charged with felonies in Allen County Circuit and Superior courts. Misdemeanor charges are listed if the person is also charged with a felony. Timothy Raske, 17, of Pleasant Lake, was charged Jan. 3 with theft. He was released on his own recognizance.
Shullsburg man sentenced to 10 years in prison for drunken driving homicide
Wisconsin State Journal Jan 24 09:30am
A Shullsburg man convicted in October of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Madison man charged with 4th OWI
WISC-TV Madison Jan 17 04:58am
A man found stumbling along the side of a town of Middleton road Thursday evening is facing his fourth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Department. The incident happened just after 8:30 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. Highway 14 and Wayside Road in the town of Middleton. According to sheriff's officials, a Dane County deputy made contact ...
Merrimack Police Log for Dec. 15-Dec. 31
The Nashua Telegraph Jan 19 08:24pm
Merrimack Police Department Dec. 15 Accidents Peaslee Road and Dena Avenue: 1:26 p.m. One-vehicle accident involving utility pole. Driver: Lisa Manning, Merrimack. Amherst Road: 2:34 p.m.
Troop C announces results of operation
Park Hills Daily Journal Jan 28 02:15am
Captain Ronald S. Johnson, commanding officer Troop C, Weldon Spring, has announced the results of a recent enforcement detail Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. (Alcohol Related Response Enforcement Strike Team). The purpose of Operation A.R.R.E.S.T. is to increase the motoring public's awareness of the hazards of operating a motor vehicle while in an intoxicated condition.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Troy police officer arrested on suspicion of drunken driving
ClickOnDetroit Jan 28 12:32pm
A Troy police officer could face an operating while intoxicated charge after her fellow ...
Knoxville man arrested for child endangerment in Monroe
Newton Daily News Jan 26 04:57pm
Twenty-six-year-old Jesse Lucas Abner of Knoxville was charged with child endangerment and operating while intoxicated after police found his son walking along Highway 14 on Tuesday night.
Police cite three for driving under the influence Monday
The Badger Herald Jan 28 02:47pm
Amid sobering temperatures, police arrested two and cited another driver for operating while intoxicated after three separate incidents Monday afternoon. 500 block of University ... The post Police cite three for driving under the influence Monday appeared first on The Badger Herald .
In separate crashes, Macomb Co. motorists face driving while intoxicated charges
Detroit News Jan 13 02:06pm
Two motorists are facing charges of operating vehicles while intoxicated after crashing their cars last week, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.
In separate crashes, Macomb Co. motorists face driving while intoxicated charges
Detroit News Jan 13 04:35pm
Two motorists are facing charges of operating vehicles while intoxicated after crashing their cars last week, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.
Beltline crash results in 6th offense OWI arrest, police say
WISC-TV Madison Jan 28 09:43am
A Madison man whose car got stuck in a snowy median on the Beltline was arrested on suspicion of sixth-offense operating while intoxicated, according to Madison police. A caller reported a car driving erratically on the West Beltline Monday afternoon after 5 p.m. before the car got stuck in the median between Gammon Road and Whitney Way. Officers said the driver was pushing on the gas and ...
Woodbury County correctional officer charged for operating while intoxicated
KTIV Sioux City Jan 24 06:07pm
A Woodbury County correctional officer will be back in court next month after he's charged with a Operating While Intoxicated.On December 15, court documents show Josh Hedum crashed into a cable amplifier box, slide sideways, hit a boat, rolled and then collided with a tree... in Woodbury County.Authorities say at the time Hedum had a very strong odor alcohol on his breath.He wasn't charged ...
Father of boy killed in snowmobile crash faces felony charges
FOX News Chicago Jan 28 03:46pm
A 7-year-old Downstate boy was killed in a snowmobiling accident in December, and on Tuesday, his father was charged with several felonies, including driving while intoxicated, in connection with the crash.
Deputies: Intoxicated Evansville driver had two young children in vehicle with her
Evansville Courier&Press Jan 28 05:05am
An Evansville woman accused of drunken driving had two young children in her vehicle with her when authorities stopped it Monday afternoon, according to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office.
Felony report
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Jan 25 11:02am
The following people have been charged with felonies in Allen County Circuit and Superior courts. Misdemeanor charges are listed if the person is also charged with a felony. Timothy Raske, 17, of Pleasant Lake, was charged Jan. 3 with theft. He was released on his own recognizance.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

5 Repeat OVI Offenders Indicted For Suspected Drunk Driving
WCMH Columbus Jan 10 11:35am
The Franklin County Grand Jury has returned five separate indictments against individuals accused of operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Claverack woman arrested for driving while ability impaired by drugs
FOX 23 News Albany Dec 31 08:43am
Victoria E. Revene was arrested on December 27, 2013 for operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs by the state police Livingston barracks.
Regis Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
Wallstreet:online AG Jan 27 03:18am
Can you help find these wanted individuals?
Winnipeg Sun Jan 26 04:23pm
The 10 most wanted men in Winnipeg are being sought for everything from running over a police officer's foot to sexual interference with a teen girl. If you have information on the whereabouts of these suspects, call Crime Stoppers -- they'll pay cash for tips leading to an arrest.
Regis Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance India Jan 27 03:00am
Regis Corporation , a leader in the hair care industry, whose primary business is owning, operating and franchising hair salons, today reported results for its fiscal second
In separate crashes, Macomb Co. motorists face driving while intoxicated charges
Detroit News Jan 13 02:06pm
Two motorists are facing charges of operating vehicles while intoxicated after crashing their cars last week, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.
In separate crashes, Macomb Co. motorists face driving while intoxicated charges
Detroit News Jan 13 04:35pm
Two motorists are facing charges of operating vehicles while intoxicated after crashing their cars last week, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.
24 drove drunk or drugged, troopers say
The Journal News Jan 20 04:51am
Troopers charged 24 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley, state police said.
4 drove impaired, troopers say - The Journal News
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Happy Valley-Goose Bay man arrested for impaired driving
The Labradorian Jan 15 12:41pm
A 22 –year-old man from Happy Valley-Goose Bay was arrested today for driving a snowmobile while impaired. According to an RCMP press release, the man was found to be more than three times the legal blood-alcohol limit when given a Breathalyzer test. “The male was arrested in the area of Mesher ...
Cops: 32 drove drunk or drugged
The Journal News Dec 30 04:26am
State and local police charged 32 motorists with drunken or drugged driving after recent traffic stops and investigations in the Lower Hudson Valley.
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Top DUI News, Monday, January 27th, 2014

DWI report: Man with child in car pulled
The Daily Reflector Jan 25 07:41pm
A Farmville man was charged on Jan. 15 with impaired driving while his 2-month-old baby was in the vehicle, court records show. Jeremy Michael Edmundson, 34, was stopped at 10:40 p.m. on Kittrell Hill Road near Stantonsburg Road in Farmville by the State Highway Patrol.
Craven County arrests and citations for Jan. 24
New Bern Sun Journal Jan 23 01:25pm
Published: Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 16:16 PM. James Preston Morris, 49, 1503 N. Hills Court, Jan. 16, driving while license revoked, expired or no inspection. Officer: E.D. Santiago.
Motorist reports truck "all over the road"
The Guardian Jan 09 02:21pm
Queens, Kings district RCMP both issue news releases warning about the dangers of driving while impaired, even if medication is prescribed by doctor
Driving While Impaired - News Images
[Alleged texting driver plows into power pole on Bethany Home Road - KTVK 3TV Phoenix Videos via Yahoo! News]
Four charged with driving while impaired
The Salisbury Post Jan 19 10:20pm
Four men were charged with driving while impaired Saturday and Sunday in Rowan County.
DWI report: Man with child pulled
The Daily Reflector Jan 26 06:25pm
A Farmville man was charged on Jan. 15 with impaired driving while his 2-month-old baby was in the vehicle, court records show.
Kennedy's drugged-driving trial date set
Pacific Daily News Jan 23 08:41pm
Kerry Kennedy is accused of driving while impaired with drugs. / Frank Becerra Jr., The (Westchester County, N.Y.) Journal News WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Kerry Kennedy's drugged-driving trial has been set for Feb. 24, even as her attorney sought to have the charge dismissed.
More than 10,000 cars pulled over during holidays
Portage Daily Graphic Jan 07 10:57am
The results of this year’s RCMP check stop program for Manitoba show police checked 10,094 vehicles between Dec. 2, 2013 and Jan.1.
Man suspected of killing two in forklift crash to stand trial
The Lompoc Record Jan 24 12:35am
The Santa Maria man suspected of driving a forklift backward for more than four miles while impaired and killing two field workers last year will stand trial on charges of vehicular manslaughter.
Current law would cover driving while impaired by pot
New Hampshire Union Leader Jan 18 10:08pm
Legalizing marijuana would not change how DUI laws are enforced here, according to a state police expert.
December DUIsDWAIs
The Durango Herald Jan 26 11:08pm
DUI ConvictionsThe following are convictions made in December 2013 for driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol content of 0.08 percent or higher or by prescription or illegal drugs. Unless otherwise indicated, all convicts were ordered to obtain and follow drug alcohol evaluations, attend a victim-impact panel and to perform...

Stories of the Week

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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