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Top DUI News for the Week of May 12th - May 18th in the year Two Thousand and Fourteen

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Top DUI News, Saturday, May 17th, 2014

OWI checkpoints in Miami Co.
Kokomo Tribune May 15 12:06am
PERU - State police and Miami County sheriff deputies are targeting drunk drivers Friday by setting up enforcement checkpoints throughout the county. After the checkpoint, troopers will conduct roving saturation patrols aggressively seeking impaired
OWI Arrest Made for Marijuana, Xanax Intoxication
WBAY Green Bay May 12 12:39pm
A man who caused two accidents, both with injuries, while he had Xanax and marijuana in his system was arrested on OWI and Hit and Run Causing Injury charges yesterday in Green Bay.
Dearborn man arrested on OWI charges and other Dearborn police briefs
Dearborn Press&Guide 16 minutes ago
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[Wrong-Way Driver Faces OWI Charge After Crashing Into Semi - Patch (RSS) via Yahoo! News]
IPSO to conduct OWI checkpoint
KATC 3 Lafayette May 16 10:00am
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office will be conducting an O.W.I. checkpoint in Iberia Parish on Saturday, May 17, 2014, from around 9:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. The checkpoint will be marked and all vehicles coming through the checkpoint will be screened for impaired drivers. A valid driver's license, vehicle registration, and proof of liability insurance will also be required.
Arrests
Jackson County Chronicle Apr 30 09:55am
Clifton L. Akeen, 21, Sparta, was arrested for OWI (1st) and prohibited alcohol concentration.
Deputy allegedly arrests sober driver for OWI after he crashes into her car
UPI May 02 12:40pm
Evan Bleier MILWAUKEE, May 2 (UPI) -- Wisconsin woman Tanya Weyker is still fighting drunk driving charges after Deputy Sheriff Joseph Quiles arrested her for OWI when he hit her with his car.
Traffic stop yields 4th-offense OWI arrest
WISC-TV Madison May 16 06:25am
A Janesville man was arrested on suspicion of fourth-offense operating while intoxicated during a traffic stop early Friday morning, according to a release from Janesville police. Police said an officer pulled over a minivan in the 600 block of South Jackson Street at 12:47 a.m. when he discovered the registered owner had no valid driver’s license. The officer said the driver, Walter J. Pitcher ...
Janesville man arrested for 4th OWI
WREX-TV Rockford May 16 06:38am
A 34-year-old Janesville man faces charges after an early Friday morning traffic stop.
Janesville Man Arrested for 4th Offense OWI - WIFR Rockford
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OWI CHARGES: Iowa, ISU Players Make Pleas
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines May 02 08:22pm
Two college basketball players charged with OWI made their respective pleas Friday. Peter Jok is pleading guilty to drunk driving....
Iowa basketball player Peter Jok arrested for OW... - The Iowa City Press-Citizen
Iowa player arrested for OWI - KCCI 8 Des Moines
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Police Blotter
The Daily Iowan May 16 01:05am
Mondell Beach , 25, 817 S. Summit St., was charged April 2 with OWI and possession of marijuana. Eugene Beard , 33, 628 N. Linn St. Apt. 4, was charged Tuesday with public intoxication.
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Top DUI News, Friday, May 16th, 2014

Driver hits school bus, charged with third-offense DWI
KPLC Lake Charles May 14 11:37am
A Eunice man is being charged with third-offense DWI following a crash between a pickup truck and a school bus on La 383 near Kinder on Tuesday.
Eunice man arrested for alleged third DWI, crashes into sch... - KATC 3 Lafayette
Louisiana Man Crashes into School Bus, Arrested for Third... - ABC 26 New Orleans
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Fighting DWI: There’s an app for that
Albuquerque Journal May 11 12:29am
BERNALILLO - Two local high school students hope to combat drinking and driving with smartphones.
Man charged with DWI after almost running over officer
The Bryan-College Station Eagle May 15 10:29pm
A College Station man was charged with DWI after almost hitting a College Station police officer, who had to jump to avoid the driver's vehicle, according to an arrest report.
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[Teacher Arrested For Alleged DWI While Driving To School - Huffington Post via Yahoo! News]
Man charged with DWI after allegedly almost running over officer
The Bryan-College Station Eagle May 15 10:56pm
A College Station man was charged with DWI after almost hitting a College Station police officer, who had to jump to avoid the driver's vehicle, according to an arrest report.
NYPD cop acquitted for DWI sues arresting officer for $2M
New York Post May 06 10:06am
An NYPD detective who was busted for DWI after falling asleep at a red light has slapped the officers who arrested him with a $2 million lawsuit, claiming they lied...
Timberwood Middle School teacher arrested for DWI
Humble Observer May 13 02:08pm
The Timberwood Middle School theater teacher arrested by the Humble Police Department for suspicion of DWI advised officers on the scene that she was a teacher at the school.
Overland man arrested for 9th DWI
FOX 2 News St. Louis May 14 04:28pm
OVERLAND, MO (KTVI) – An Overland man who has pleaded guilty to drunk driving 8 times was arrested again for...
Pitt's Randall arrested, suspended indefinitely - WXII-TV Winston-Salem
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DWI Roundup: Latest arrests
Press&Sun-Bulletin May 15 09:09am
Local caregivers and the state's American Association of Retired Persons will discuss planned... - 12:03 pm
Clarence man charged with felony DWI
WIVB Buffalo May 14 05:47am
A Clarence man previously convicted of DWI in 2013 is facing felony charges after being stopped for driving erratically on Main Street.
DWI Roundup: Latest arrests - Press&Sun-Bulletin
Pulaski Mock DWI sends a very real message - Oswego County Today
Woman shares story before heading to prison for deadly DW... - KENS 5 San Antonio
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Greece man charged with vehicular assault, DWI due in court
News 10 NBC Rochester 52 minutes ago
He’s accused of hitting an elderly woman with a truck at the Lilac Festival and today 51-year-old David Dispirito of Greece is due in court. He’s charged with vehicular assault, DWI and resisting arrest...
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Top DUI News, Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Man accused of causing deadly Blount Co. accident recently charged with DUI
WATE 6 Knoxville May 13 02:45pm
Blount County deputies say Jason Dyer, 27, was arrested for DUI early Sunday morning and released just a few hours later, the day before allegedly causing a deadly accident on Highway 411.
DUI charge - The Press and Journal
Dad charged with DUI in son's death reflects national trend - Chicago Tribune
Charges In Florida High Bus Accident Upgraded To DUI Mansla... - WCTV Tallahassee
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Man charged with DUI after fatal motorcycle crash
News of Delaware County 1 hour, 50 minutes ago
UPPER DARBY - A man on his way to work and another man coming home from a night in the city collided on Marshall Road Friday night, resulting in the death of a Lansdowne man and charges of DUI and homicide by vehicle against the other.
Norwalk driver charged with DUI - Norwalk Reflector
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Police Beat
Lake County News-Sun May 12 04:34pm
Grayslake DUI: Magaly Estrada, 18, of 1146 Cambridge Drive, Grayslake was arrested at Routes 83 and 120 for DUI, disobeying a traffic control device and improper lane usage. Bond was $1,000. DUI: Justin Villarreal, 31, of 441 Briar Ave., Gurnee was arrested at Harvey Avenue and Lake Street and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, DUI alcohol, operating an uninsured vehicle, driving ...
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[Westland Michigan DUI Lawyer - Three Questions You Should be Prepared to Answer About Your Drunk Driving Case at the 18th District Court - Patch (RSS) via Yahoo! News]
Chesco politicians move to toughen laws, penalize repeat DUI offenders
Main Line Suburban Life May 14 06:20am
The recent death of a 24-year-old motorcyclist in a crash with an accused drunken driver with seven previous DUI convictions has renewed local conversation about the dangers of drunken driving and its legal punishment.
Eight-time DUI offender sentenced in death of Tredyf... - Main Line Suburban Life
Measure to create felony DUI in Colorado rejected by Senate Demo... - Denver Post
Supporters disappointed Colorado failed to pass felony DUI bill - Denver Post
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Eight-time DUI offender sentenced in death of Tredyffrin resident
Main Line Suburban Life 14 minutes ago
WEST CHESTER - The repeat driving-under-the-influence offender whose last drunken ride claimed the life of a 24-year-old motorcyclist had little to say before being taken by deputy sheriffs from a Common Pleas courtroom after his sentencing.
Woman on probation faces dozen charges
The Ocala Star-Banner May 14 07:45am
A woman placed on probation in February for reckless driving involving DUI was arrested Tuesday on half a dozen charges, including DUI.
Despite law, vehicles often not impounded in repeat DUI cases
KCRA 3 Sacramento May 12 10:10pm
The financial burden that comes with getting a vehicle out of impound is one of the ways the state of California hopes to deter drunken driving.
Milpitas police to target impaired drivers with DUI checkpoint... - The Milpitas Post
DUI patrols in effect for Cinco de Mayo - Eureka Times-Standard
DUI Sentences - The Maui News
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Eight-time DUI offender sentenced in death of Tredyffrin resident
Main Line Suburban Life May 13 10:31am
WEST CHESTER - The repeat driving-under-the-influence offender whose last drunken ride claimed the life of a 24-year-old motorcyclist had little to say before being taken by deputy sheriffs from a Common Pleas courtroom after his sentencing.
Fresno woman agrees to plea deal in fatal hit-and-run DUI crash... - KFSN-TV Fresno
Teen passenger dies in possible DUI crash - KTVU
Selma man pleads guilty in fatal DUI crash - WSFA 12 Montgomery
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NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: Three motorists face DUI charges, police respond to neighbor dispute
The Advance May 14 10:37pm
The following information is provided by the Newtown Township Police Department:
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: DUI charges pending against motor... - The Advance
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: DUI charges pending against three... - The Advance
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: Driver cited for possession, DUI... - The Advance
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NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: Three motorists face DUI charges, police respond to neighbor dispute
The Advance May 15 12:04am
The following information is provided by the Newtown Township Police Department:
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: DUI charges pending against motor... - The Advance
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: DUI charges pending against three... - The Advance
NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: Loud singer muted, wood chipper ... - The Advance
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Drugged driving bill receives preliminary approval in Vermont
Brattleboro Reformer May 06 07:13am
MONTPELIER -- The Senate on Monday gave preliminary approval to a controversial bill about driving under the influence of drugs.
How high is too high to drive? States find no easy answers
McClatchy Washington Bureau May 06 09:55am
Josephine Drum says her daughter was “cheated out of life” when she was killed while driving to work in downtown Seattle in 2012, hit by a man in a Jeep… Click to Continue »
Driver charged with OUI after crash
The Salem News May 06 02:37am
BEVERLY -- A Peabody man is facing charges of driving under the influence of drugs after state police say he crashed into a building at the rest area on Route 128 north in Beverly early yesterday morning. Matthew S. French, 27, of 1A Sutton St., was
Driver who hit St. Paul grocery suspected of drug use - Pioneer Press
Suspected drunken driver hits truck, rolls over Jeep in Wyan... - The News-Herald
Driver fights off three cops before collapsing along I-80 - WQAD Moline
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[Mother charged with DWI - WMUR - Manchester via Yahoo! News]
Alamo/Danville/San Ramon police logs: ID theft, burglary reported
Contra Costa Times May 06 12:44pm
The following excerpts were taken from area police logs:alamoApril 24-30No crimes were reported for Alamo.DANVILLETHURSDAY, APRIL 24 DUI -- 12:49 a.m. An arrest was made for driving under the influence of alcohol, Boulevard and Iron Horse Trail.
Police catch 86 people drug-driving at Mardi Grass
Northern Star May 04 04:30pm
POLICE have caught 86 people driving under the influence of drugs in Nimbin during this weekend's annual Mardi Grass festival, where police ran a number of concurrent operations.
Truck driver on drugs when he killed three people : co... - Sydney Morning Herald
Lower Moreland police brief: Wee... - Times Chronicle&Glenside News&The Globe
Naked pedestrian doing push-ups killed in North Portland - KTVB Boise
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Policewoman’s death sparks debate on stricter sanctions for repeat traffic offenders
Radio Prague May 06 07:13am
The recent tragic case of a Czech policewoman killed by a hit-and-run driver high on drugs has led to calls for stricter rules that would keep repeat offenders off the road. The man responsible for the officer’s death had been behind the wheel despite having received an incredible 11 driving bans. The authorities are now considering measures to prevent such cases from happening again – but also ...
Double-decker bus crash: Driver’s drug test negative
The Borneo Post Apr 21 03:27pm
KUANTAN: The driver of a double-decker bus that plunged into a ravine off Jalan Kuantan-Segamat on Sunday has […]
City man beats rap on repeat DUI charge
Gloucester Daily Times May 03 10:08am
A Gloucester man has been found not guilty by a jury in Peabody District Court after being charged with driving under the influence of drugs as a repeat offender. Andrew G. Connor Jr., 50, of 28 Stanwood Ave. was charged with operating under the influence
Driver with baby arrested, drugs in diaper bag - WWLP Springfield
Lightning’s Malone arrested for DUI, cocaine posse... - NBC Sports: ProHockeyTalk
Deputy makes 50 DUI arrests in 2013 - The Manteca Bulletin
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EU ruling hits UK over vehicle data
BBC News May 06 07:03am
A UK opt-out is affected as the EU's top court annuls a law aimed at prosecuting bad drivers.
QT's name and shame: This week's drink drivers
Queensland Times May 05 05:16pm
EVERY week The QT publishes the names of drink-drivers who have been in court in Ipswich over the past week.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Wrong-way driver faces 7th OUI charge
WCVB Boston May 12 11:12pm
A Revere woman has been charged with operating under the influence for the seventh time after she was spotted driving the wrong way, forcing vehicles off the road, according to police.
Revere Woman Arrested on Seventh Drunken Driving Charge
Boston.com May 12 09:10pm
Arlington’s police chief pulled the woman over after watching her drive the wrong way down a street.
Revere woman charged with 7th OUI
FOX 25 Boston May 12 06:49pm
Police arrested and charged a woman with her seventh offense of operating under the influence after she was seen driving down the wrong side of the street Monday evening.
Cops: Woman charged in OUI handed officer liquor receipt - Boston Herald
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[Middle River Woman Charged With DUI In Hit-And-Run That Killed Goucher Student - CBS-Baltimore via Yahoo! News]
Ex-Andover cop pleads not guilty to OUI charges
Lowell Sun 48 minutes ago
WOBURN -- A former Andover police officer whose alleged hit-and-run drunken-driving incident in Tewksbury last March triggered the reprimand of the president of the Lowell Patrolmen's Union pleaded not guilty Monday to charges including misleading a
Former Andover cop arraigned on DWI charge
Lowell Sun May 12 12:54pm
WOBURN -- A former Andover police officer whose alleged hit-and-run drunken driving incident in Tewksbury last March triggered the reprimand of the president of the Lowell Patrolmen's Union pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges including,
Augusta District Court
Morning Sentinel May 11 07:01pm
Marijuana possession, speeding and operating under the influence are among the closed cases.
Shawano Co. Woman Arrested for 2nd OWI With Children in the Vehicle
WSAW Wausau May 11 12:16pm
A Shawano County woman is in jail after she was arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol for operating a motor vehicle under the influence with two children in the vehicle.
Towns' Police/Fire:
Gloucester Daily Times May 10 10:53am
News taken from the logs of the Rockport, Manchester and Essesx Police and Fire departments.
Police/fire - The Salem News
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Police: Hatfield man charged with DUI, pill possession after traffic stop
North Penn Life May 13 12:57am
Towamencin police on April 30 said that a Hatfield man has been charged with driving under the influence, drug possession and other offenses stemming from an April arrest during which a bag of illicit painkillers was found in his vehicle.
Cape Elizabeth police log
Scarborough Current May 08 02:00pm
Adam Sirpis, 32, of 24 McAuley Road, Cape Elizabeth, was arrested April 29 on a charge of operating under the influence. Sirpis was summonsed the same day on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident.
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Top DUI News, Monday, May 12th, 2014

Police: Man drove drunk, crashed car
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton May 11 09:40am
Victor Alexander, 60, was arrested on charges of improperly handling a firearm and operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Woman charged with operating while intoxicated with child in vehicle
Cadillac News Apr 29 03:10am
CADILLAC - A Cadillac woman has been arraigned on a misdemeanor charge of operating while intoxicated with an occupant under the age of 16 in the vehicle.
Ohio State's Roby settles legal matter
The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports Apr 29 08:31am
Ohio State cornerback Bradley Roby accepted a guilty plea for having "physical control" of a vehicle while under the influence, settling a legal matter before the first-round prospect learns his fate in the May 8 NFL Draft. Roby was charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated last weekend when police found him asleep in his car in a parking lot. Roby and his attorney said otherwise ...
Iowa's Jok arrested for OWI
The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports Apr 27 09:04am
Iowa freshman guard Peter Jok was arrested Saturday morning in Iowa City on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
ISU F Nader suspended indefinitely
The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports Apr 13 09:35am
Iowa State forward Abdel Nader was suspended from the team indefinitely after being cited for operating a vehicle while intoxicated Saturday night, the Des Moines Register reported.
Felony report
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Apr 21 07:08pm
The following people were charged with felonies in Allen Circuit and Superior courts. Misdemeanor charges are also listed if the person is charged with a felony.
Arrest Log: 5/9/2014
Lowell Sun May 09 03:59am
Lowell -- Tammy Rogers, 49, 82 Pond St., Billerica; operating after suspension, unregistered motor vehicle.
Drunk driver crashes into police car, hands bottle of beer to officer who pulls him over
Daily Buzz via Yahoo! Canada News May 07 11:18am
If you’re too drunk to tell the difference between your driver's license and a beer, then you’re too intoxicated to be operating a motor vehicle. Damon Tobias Exum, of Atlanta, Georgia, crashed into a police car while driving through an … Continue reading →
Felony report
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Apr 27 12:58am
The following people were charged with felonies in Allen Circuit and Superior courts. Misdemeanor charges are also listed if the person is charged with a felony.
CB Roby tweets his defense on OVI charge
The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports Apr 25 12:58pm
Cornerback Bradley Roby of Ohio State, considered a possible top-10 pick in the NFL Draft, took to Twitter on Friday to defend himself against a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated last weekend. The Franklin County (Ohio) Municipal Court website said Roby was charged with OVI last weekend when police found him asleep in his car in a parking lot and that he failed a subsequent field ...

Stories of the Week

May 5th - May 11th Report: Wisconsin Heights baseball coach gets OWI on way to game

April 28th - May 4th CB Roby tweets his defense on OVI charge

April 21st - April 27th Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

April 14th - April 20th Lindsay Lohan's Mom Dina Pleads Guilty to Driving While Intoxicated

April 7th - April 13th Trooper admits he got his facts wrong in DWI trial

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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