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Top DUI News, Sunday, April 5th, 2015

Indy officer gets 60 days for drunken driving
WRTV Indianapolis Mar 10 01:18pm
An Indianapolis police officer has pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he showed up to work drunk.
IMPD officer gets 60 days for drunken driving
WTHR Indianapolis Mar 10 04:40am
An Indianapolis police officer has pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he showed up to work drunk.
Madison man facing 5th OWI charge following crash
WISC-TV Madison Mar 31 05:05am
Madison police said a 42-year-old Madison man faces his fifth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he was involved in a two-car crash late Monday night on the city's southwest side. Police said the crash happened just before 10:30 p.m. at the corner of Verona Road and Raymond Road. According to police, officers noticed one of the drivers involved appeared intoxicated following ...
Two drivers charged for operating while intoxicated causing death in Lincoln Park crash
The News-Herald 1 hour, 10 minutes ago
The drivers of two vehicles have been charged in the death in November of Michelle Smith, 30, of Allen Park in a drunken-driving crash.
Man found not guilty of La Crosse homicide arrested for OWI
WKBT La Crosse Mar 16 01:34pm
The 27-year-old man found not guilty of first-degree intentional homicide in December was arrested for operating while intoxicated (OWI) in La Crosse on Monday.
Suspected drunk driver hits officer, 4 others during traffic stop in Falls Twp. crash
WPVI 6abc Philadelphia Mar 30 08:55am
A police officer was among several people injured in a chain reaction crash in Falls Twp., Bucks County. Police believe the driver in the striking vehicle was intoxicated.
Police arrest woman in domestic dispute for OWI
WISH-TV Indianapolis Mar 30 09:46am
MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) - Police report a woman involved in a domestic dispute in her car ended up being arrested for Operating While Intoxicated.
Bolivar man treated after crashing motorcycle
The Times-Reporter Apr 02 06:06pm
A Bolivar man was treated at Aultman Hospital on Wednesday afternoon after two single-vehicle motorcycle crashes he was involved in earlier in the day.
John A. Bittner, Dallas Township, facing boating, DUI charges
Times Leader Apr 02 03:02pm
FORTY FORT — A Dallas Township man was arraigned Thursday on charges of drunken driving, his second alcohol-related offense for operating a motor vehicle within a year.
Speeding leads to DWI charges for Sparta man
New Jersey Herald Mar 31 07:53pm
SPARTA — Speeding led to the arrest of a Sparta man on charges of drunken driving, police said.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Captain America's Anthony Mackie Convicted of Driving While Impaired, Ordered to Participate in Drunk Driving Program
E! Online Mar 09 12:04pm
Anthony Mackie was convicted of operating a motor vehicle while impaired in a Manhattan Criminal Court today, E! News confirms, following his 2013 DUI bust in...
Woman accuses officers of being KKK members after OVI arrest: Mayfield Heights Police Blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer Apr 01 01:29pm
A Euclid woman, 52, was arrested for operating a vehicle while impaired around 1:15 a.m. March 22 after she was stopped for weaving. She said she was on her way home from a family reunion and she drank some wine earlier. While she was being booked into jail, she also made several statements to officers that they were KKK members dressed in blue instead of white sheets.
Man and woman relieve themselves in officer's cruiser after arrest: Highland Heights Police Blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer Mar 25 02:29pm
A South Euclid man, 30, was arrested for operating a vehicle while impaired around 3 a.m. March 21 after he was pulled over for weaving. The vehicle's owner was a passenger in the vehicle. She was also drunk and returned to the station to arrange for a ride home. Both the man and the woman urinated in the officer's cruiser when being taken to the station. An open container of alcohol was also ...
Arrested driver admits to smoking crack: Mayfield Village Police Blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer Mar 09 02:44am
A Cleveland man, 41, was arrested for operating a vehicle while impaired after he was pulled over for weaving around 1:30 a.m. Feb. 14. There were also bags of marijuana found in his possession and he submitted to a blood test after he admitted to smoking crack earlier in the day. Additionally he was cited for drug possession and failure to wear a seat-belt.
Penn Yan driver charged after crash in Geneva
Henrietta Post Mar 08 12:41pm
Lindsay Carman Long, 26, of 558 Preemption Road, was charged Feb. 21 with driving while ability impaired by drugs, operating a vehicle without insurance and driving at an unreasonable speed for conditions, Ontario County sheriff's deputies said.
SUV found on ice in Great Miami River
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton Mar 06 02:24am
UPDATE @ 11 a.m. Friday: Troy police cited David Cohen, 34, with Operating a Vehicle while impaired, according to our Northern Bureau Chief Steve Baker who spoke with police. The man reportedly told police the car had been stolen, then later admitted he was in the car when it went backwards down the embankment and stopped on the ice. FIRST REPORT @ 5 a.m. Friday: An SUV crashed down a steep ...
Kings County court report March 17
The Kings County Register Mar 16 05:47am
Impaired driving nets two-year prohibition Travis Latham Metlin, 22, was sentenced for driving while under the influence of alcohol and driving while driving while disqualified. Metlin was charged with operating a motor vehicle in Waterville while his blood-alcohol level exceeded 80 mg of ...
Uber services arrive in Bluffton
Bluffton Today Apr 03 01:19pm
Residents and tourists now have a new mode of transportation in southern Beaufort County. International rideshare company Uber is now offering its low-cost UberX services in the Bluffton and Hilton Head Island areas. Michael Black, general manager for Uber in South Carolina, said the company's rideshare system, which connects customers to drivers, is not the same as a taxi. Summary: Residents ...
Driver of beer truck found to be impaired
Kelowna Capital News Mar 25 07:06pm
The driver of a semi truck hauling a trailer of beer along the freeway was found to be impaired, said police.
Area man involved in two drunken driving crashes in two days
Norwalk Reflector Mar 24 02:20pm
Shortly before second crash, man was spotted driving in an erratic manner, swerving left of center and nearly striking several vehicles head-on.
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Top DUI News, Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Police arrest woman in domestic dispute for OWI
WISH-TV Indianapolis Mar 30 09:46am
MUNCIE, Ind. (WISH) - Police report a woman involved in a domestic dispute in her car ended up being arrested for Operating While Intoxicated.
Speeding leads to DWI charges for Sparta man
New Jersey Herald Mar 31 07:53pm
SPARTA — Speeding led to the arrest of a Sparta man on charges of drunken driving, police said.
Madison man facing 5th OWI charge following crash
WISC-TV Madison Mar 31 05:05am
Madison police said a 42-year-old Madison man faces his fifth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he was involved in a two-car crash late Monday night on the city's southwest side. Police said the crash happened just before 10:30 p.m. at the corner of Verona Road and Raymond Road. According to police, officers noticed one of the drivers involved appeared intoxicated following ...
Court records: Wisconsin Supreme Court justice candidate's daughter is a fugitive
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune Apr 02 02:08pm
MADISON, Wis. — Online court records show Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate James Daley's daughter has been a fugitive since 2008. The state filed a warrant for Maureen Daley's arrest in June 2008 after she failed to appear on charges of operating while intoxicated. The warrant is still outstanding.
Man found not guilty of La Crosse homicide arrested for OWI
WKBT La Crosse Mar 16 01:34pm
The 27-year-old man found not guilty of first-degree intentional homicide in December was arrested for operating while intoxicated (OWI) in La Crosse on Monday.
Supreme Court candidate's daughter wanted by state
WISC-TV Madison Apr 02 02:51pm
Online court records show Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate James Daley's daughter has been a fugitive since 2008. The state filed a warrant for Maureen Daley's arrest in June 2008 after she failed to appear on charges of operating while intoxicated. The warrant is still outstanding. The Wisconsin Supreme Court's rules on judicial duty say judges have a responsibility to notify authorities about ...
Cedar Rapids man convicted of OWI for 15th time
The Gazette Mar 19 10:19am
CEDAR RAPIDS — A jury found a Cedar Rapids man guilty of operating while intoxicated Tuesday, marking his 15th OWI conviction in Linn County. The jury only deliberated about an hour before...
La Crosse County Circuit Court felonies
La Crosse Tribune Mar 23 02:00pm
Alex Mroch, 27, of 1414 Bainbridge St., was charged Monday as a fugitive. Mroch is wanted in Wabasha County (Minn.) for a probation violation, according to the complaint.David Dicus, 57, of West Salem was charged Monday with fourth-offense operating while intoxicated and with a prohibited alcohol concentration, operating while revoked and failing to install an ignition interlock device. Dicus ...
Woman faces second OWI in less than 24 hours
WISH-TV Indianapolis Mar 08 11:57am
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - A Lafayette woman has been booked into jail for operating while intoxicated and police said it's the second time in less than 24 hours.
Four people apprehended as troopers conduct saturation patrol
14 WFIE Evansville Mar 21 11:28am
Indiana State Police conducted a sobriety checkpoint and saturation patrol in Knox County on Saturday morning. Troopers arrested four people for driving while intoxicated.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Latest Local News
Orangeville Banner Apr 01 07:51am
Police accused two men of driving while impaired by alcohol in Dufferin... Death threat against Commonwealth Games champion Moses Kipsiro being...
Ex-Titans LB Gerald McRath resigns at UNC after DWI arrest
The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports Mar 30 03:34pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- A former Tennessee Titans linebacker recently hired as a graduate assistant at North Carolina has resigned after his arrest on a charge of driving while impaired.
Woman with 19 prior drunk driving prohibitions receives no jail time at latest sentencing
Global News Mar 31 08:35pm
A Victoria woman was in court today to be sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of impaired driving and one count of driving while prohibited following an incident last April.
Driving While Impaired - News Images
FILE - In this D'Iberville Police Department file photo released on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, 3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell poses for a photograph. Former 3 Doors Down bassist Harrell has ... - Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsFILE - In this D'Iberville, Miss., Police Department file photo released on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, 3 Doors Down bassist Todd Harrell poses for a photograph. Former 3 Doors Down bassist Harrell ... - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Cops: Woman arrested for DWI, driving with suspended license
The Suffolk Times Mar 31 08:30pm
A 23-year-old Nesconset woman was arrested Tuesday for driving while impaired by drugs in Greenport, Southold Town police said. Liliy Kalata was pulled over on Main Street at around 9:40 p.m. for a traffic violation, officials said. Police determined she was driving under the influence of drugs and with a suspended license, officials said. Ms. [ ]
Football assistant coach charged with driving while impaired resigns
The Daily Tar Heel Mar 30 11:54pm
Gerald McRath, a coach for the North Carolina football team, resigned his post Monday after being charged with driving while impaired.
Crash leads to charges, including impaired driving
Chatham This Week Apr 01 09:10am
A 51-year-old Chatham Township man faces several charges, including impaired driving, in connection with a two vehicle collision in Chatham on Tuesday afternoon.
‘Epidemic' Of Texting Drivers Fueling Call For Handheld Device Ban
WBUR Boston 2 minutes ago
The problem with the state's texting while driving ban, according to police and lawmakers, is that the law is extremely difficult to enforce since it permits drivers to handle their phones.
More B.C. residents driving while high: Study
Global News Apr 01 03:17pm
More B.C. residents are driving while high, according to a study published in the BC Medical Journal.
Surrey prosecutor seeks six to eight years in fatal drunk driving crash
Vancouver Sun Mar 31 01:42pm
The Crown is seeking six to eight years in prison for a Surrey drunk driver who blew through a red light in a busy intersection, crashed his car and abandoned his best friend to die in the passenger seat.
Gerald McRath Resigns At UNC After DWI Arrest
WITN 7 North Carolina Mar 30 03:59pm
A former Tennessee Titans linebacker recently hired as a graduate assistant at North Carolina has resigned after his arrest on a charge of driving while impaired.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

El Paso boxer Escalante sentenced to eight years probation weeks before next bout
El Paso Times Mar 31 06:36pm
Prominent El Paso boxer Antonio Escalante, who was arrested four times last year on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, has been sentenced to eight years of probation, according to court records.
David Cassidy's upstate NY DWI sentencing postponed again
The Washington Times Apr 01 12:42am
SCHODACK, N.Y. (AP) - Sentencing has been postponed again for seventies heartthrob David Cassidy, who pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in upstate New York in September. Cassidy was charged in August 2013 in the town of Schodack, near Albany, while he was visiting upstate New York for the Saratoga ...
Police: Man crashed truck, stole forklift while intoxicated
FOX Business Mar 31 02:17pm
Police in Fairbanks, Alaska, say a 21-year-old man drove a stolen forklift more than 3 miles while intoxicated to retrieve a truck he crashed.
Driving While Intoxicate - News Images
This Saturday, March 7, 2015 handout photo released by the Fairfax County Police Department, shows a burning car in the parking lot of the American Legion post in McLean, Va. A Maryland man has been ... - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Mishawaka man arrested after driving while intoxicated with two children
FOX 28 South Bend Mar 29 08:20am
A Mishawaka man was arrested for driving while intoxicated with his two children in the vehicle.
Checkpoint in Bridgeton nabs 40
New Bern Sun Journal Mar 31 02:34pm
BRIDGETON | A DWI checkpoint over the weekend nabbed 40 violators from child restraint offenders to drug possession, driving while intoxicated and carrying concealed weapons.
Sparta man charged with drunken driving
New Jersey Herald Mar 31 07:53pm
SPARTA — A late night ringing doorbell led to the arrest of a Sparta man on charges of drunk driving, police said.Martyn J. Sutton, 50, was charged with driving while intoxicated, careless driving, unregistered vehicle, and maintenance of lamps.
Driver was drunk and texting before crash, say police
Exeter News-Letter Mar 30 09:42am
PORTSMOUTH — A city woman crashed off the side of Lafayette Road early Sunday morning due to her driving while intoxicated and texting, police allege.
Mt. Arlington man facing DWI charges
New Jersey Herald Mar 31 07:52pm
SPARTA — Speeding led to the arrest of a Mt. Arlington man on charges of drunken driving, police said.Terence J. Pine, 54, was charged with driving while intoxicated, careless driving and speeding.
N. Carolina man arrested in Waterford, not allowed to drive in NY
Albany Times Union Mar 30 10:26am
WATERFORD — A North Carolina man with a California driver's license was arrested Saturday on Saratoga Avenue after allegedly driving while intoxicated with a revoked New York state license, Waterford police said.
Boonton Township: Police Blotter, April 1, 2015
The Record Mar 31 09:44pm
A compilation of police activity in Boonton Township.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP POLICE REPORT: Handguns stolen from Knollbrook Drive and Red Ridge Road computer and cash taken ...
The Advance Mar 30 07:02am
The following information is provided by the Middletown Township Police Department:
New 'drug-driving' rules take effect in England, Wales
AFP via Yahoo! News Mar 02 07:59am
Motorists in England and Wales will face tougher penalties for driving under the influence of drugs as new laws take effect on Monday. Drivers will be prosecuted if they are caught exceeding new legal limits for eight illegal drugs and eight prescription drugs. The Department of Transport (DoT) hopes to roll out more comprehensive roadside drugalysers at a later date. People using prescription ...
UK & World
The Evening Telegraph Mar 02 12:22am
New drug-driving regulations that take effect today have been welcomed by the AA. PA New regulations to crack down on motorists driving under the influence of drugs in England and Wales take effect from today.
Drug-driving crackdown rules start
Press Association via Yahoo UK & Ireland News Mar 01 04:01pm
New regulations to crack down on motorists driving under the influence of drugs take effect from today.
Narconon Arrowhead Issues Drunk Driving Prevention Warning
PRWeb Mar 02 08:21am
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports increased incidents of drivers on the road who are under the influence of prescription drugs or marijuana. Narconon Arrowhead issues a drunk and drugged driving prevention warning. (PRWeb March 02, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/narconon-arrowhead/drunk-driving-warning/prweb12552700.htm
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The Borneo Post Mar 02 09:12am
LONDON: Motorists in England and Wales will face tougher penalties for driving under the influence of drugs as new laws take effect on Monday. Drivers will be prosecuted if they are caught exceeding new legal limits for eight illegal drugs and eight prescription drugs.
Drivers warned as new law on drug-driving comes into force
The Bournemouth Daily Echo Mar 01 11:37pm
A new law to crack down on motorists driving under the influence of drugs comes into force in Dorset today.
Drivers face roadside drug tests as officers are trained to use new kit
Reading Evening Post Mar 02 01:13pm
Saliva or sweat tests at the roadside will detect both illegal and legal drugs
Ulster looks on as GB ushers in tough drug driving laws
Belfast Newsletter Mar 01 05:14pm
Forensic experts have asked why the biggest shake-up of drug driving laws set to be enforced in England from today has not been applied to Northern Ireland.
Alleged DUI driver faces lawsuits: Hillsdale High School teacher, disabled student seek compensation for injuries
San Mateo Daily Journal Mar 05 04:12am
A man charged with driving under the influence when his car reportedly struck a Hillsdale High School teacher and three special needs students in September is now facing two civil lawsuits on top of criminal charges.
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Top DUI News, Monday, March 30th, 2015

Northeast Fresno DUI checkpoint nets six arrests
The Fresno Bee Mar 29 02:08pm
The Fresno Police Department arrested six people for allegedly driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol at a Saturday night DUI checkpoint staged near the intersection of Cedar and Click to Continue
Drunk driver arrested in Providence, resulting in 2 injuries and 1 death
ABC 6 Providence Mar 29 08:21am
By Stephanie Vargas news@abc6.com PROVIDENCE, RI_ Police arrest a man for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs that resulted in a death. The Rhode Island State Police Lincoln Woods Barracks responded to a call, on March 28 at 2:46 am, which reported a rollover accident on Route 95 North. Hector Diaz, 20 of Providence, was driving a 2006 Mazda minivan when he lost control ...
Two arrested at DUI checkpoint Saturday night in Santa Maria
Santa Maria Times Mar 29 03:24pm
Two people were arrested, 12 citations were issued and one vehicle was impounded at a DUI and driver's license checkpoint Saturday night in Santa Maria, a Police Department spokesman said.
Driving Under The Influe - News Images
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KY man facing several charges after traffic stop
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau Mar 29 05:37am
A Mayfield man is facing several charges, including driving under the influence, after being arrested early Sunday morning.
One arrested during overnight Visalia operation to curb DUI driving
The Fresno Bee Mar 28 11:48am
Visalia police arrested one person for alleged DUI driving and issued 20 traffic citations between Friday night and early Saturday. Click to Continue
Chattanoogan.com - Chattanooga's source for breaking local news
The Chattanoogan Mar 28 12:29pm
The Tennessee Supreme Court has reinstated charges of driving under the influence and violating the open container law against Williamson County resident Mechelle Montgomery in an opinion that restores evidence gained during a search.
LAWRENCE: Passengers hurt as car strikes light pole
The Lawrence Ledger Mar 29 08:27am
A 21-year-old Trenton woman was charged with driving under the influence and seven counts of assault by auto after the car she was driving struck a traffic light pole on Brunswick Pike at Texas Avenue at 1 a.m. March 14, according to police Lt. Joseph Amodio.
Number of DUI arrests down from last year
Hawaii Tribune-Herald Mar 28 04:09am
The number of Hawaii Island residents caught driving under the influence is down from last year, but police say that doesn't mean people are drinking and driving any less.
Driver arrested for DUI, eluding after rolling car on I-82 in Sunnyside
Tri-City Herald Mar 28 08:17am
A 33-year-old Union Gap man driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol was trying to escape police on Interstate 82 when he lost control of his car and rolled Click to Continue
Tulsa Man Arrested After Crash Involving Infant
KWTV News9 Mar 29 05:46am
A man was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after a crash on 31st near Interstate 44 Sunday just before 1 a.m.

Stories of the Week

March 23rd - March 29th Officer in wrong-way NY crash had 2 drunken-driving arrests

March 16th - March 22nd DUI suspect claims boyfriend took $16,700 while fleeing the wreck

March 9th - March 15th Officer pulls man from burning car, charges him with DWI

March 1st - March 8th Police: Woman tried to hit nurse after OWI arrest

February 23rd - March 1st Man charged with OWI after getting car stuck on Lake Mendota

February 16th - February 22nd Lance Armstrong pleads guilty to careless driving in Aspen, avoiding court appearance

February 9th - February 15th DUI law requiring video documentation leads to dismissed cases

February 2nd - February 8th Sunday alcohol sales campaign manager had BAC of .168 in crash

January 27th - February 1st Uber says ride services reduce drunk driving

January 19th - January 26th Judge tosses ex-trooper's DWI unconscious behind the wheel insufficient probable cause

January 12th - January 18th Lieutenant charged with 3rd DWI after reportedly urinating in a store has resigned

January 5th - January 11th Former BU prof gets conditional discharge for impaired driving

December 22nd - December 28th Police: Drunken Wife Drives Car Through Estranged Husband's Front Door

2014 Stories of the Year : Have One On Me

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 END

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