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Top DUI News, Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Man high on drugs arrested after pointing gun at several people
The Fresno BeeApr 18 21:02 PM
With the help of several civilian calls, Fresno police arrested a man who allegedly pointed a loaded gun at people as he was driving a vehicle in southeast Fresno while Click to Continue
Former Corbin Funeral Home CEO enters plea in DUI hearse case
Corbin News JournalApr 16 17:51 PM
The Corbin Funeral Home employee whom police said was drunk while driving a hearse on I-75 in December, entered an “Alford Plea" to the charges in Whitley District Court.
Lawmakers consider new technology for roadside drug testing
WPTZ BurlingtonApr 13 16:38 PM
A House committee is considering whether to establish saliva testing as a new tool for law enforcement when determining when motorists are driving under the influence of a range of different drugs. Watch the WPTZ report here The technology, pioneered in Europe, is already allowed as evidence in 14 U.S. states, said Lt. John Flannigan, of the Vermont State Police. Like the Breathalyzer, used to ...
POLL: 20% admit to driving under the influence of drugs
Northern StarApr 09 14:01 PM
UPDATE 1.07pm: ONE-FIFTH of voters on The Northern Star's poll have admitted to having driven while under the influence of illegal drugs, following a report that a major roadside drug testing operation in Casino and Lismore over the weekend saw one in four drivers test positive to either cannabis, methamphetamines, ecstasy or a combination.
Sheriff: Grand Junction woman tried to hide pills in patrol car during DUI arrest
Denver PostApr 14 13:03 PM
A 21-year-old Grand Junction woman arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs faces further charges after she allegedly tried to hide prescription pills in the backseat of a
Treatment ordered for man for drug, DUI convictions
Journal Gazette & Times-CourierApr 09 13:54 PM
CHARLESTON -- A southern Illinois man was ordered into treatment as part of his sentence for illegally having a prescription medicine and driving after using drugs in Coles County.
RIVERSIDE: Former district attorney's wife faces DUI charge
The Press-EnterpriseApr 02 16:29 PM
Paige Zellerbach, wife of former District Attorney Paul Zellerbach, faces an April 10 trial readiness conference in a misdemeanor case where she is charged with driving under the influence of prescription drugs, according to court records. Because...
DUI Driver In Stolen SUV Arrested At OKC Checkpoint
KWTV News9Mar 31 9:00 AM
Oklahoma County deputies arrested a man for driving a stolen SUV and driving under the influence of drugs during a DUI checkpoint Saturday night.
SAN JACINTO: Suspected DUI hit-and-run driver arrested
The Press-EnterpriseApr 12 18:15 PM
Sheriff's deputies arrested a suspected hit-and-run driver who was under the influence of prescription drugs when he crashed into a bus in San Jacinto Sunday, April 12, officials said. Shortly before noon, deputies got a call of a collision in...
Smoky cars part of Colo. effort to stop stoned drivers
Pacific Daily NewsApr 16 23:01 PM
Simulated marijuana smoke billows from a specially equipped car being used by Colorado traffic-safety officials to draw attention to state laws prohibiting marijuana users from getting behind the wheel while stoned.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Gate City students experience first-hand what it's like to drive impaired
Kingsport Times-NewsApr 16 4:22 AM
GATE CITY — With the help of some drunk driving simulators, students at Gate City High School got to experience first hand how difficult — and dangerous — it is to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.Officials with Operation UNITE (Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education) were at Gate City High School on Wednesday letting sophomores get behind the wheel of a Go...
Peabody Man Charged With Driving Propane Tanker On Drugs
CBS BostonApr 17 10:35 AM
State Police say a Peabody man has been charged with driving a propane tanker while under the influence of drugs Thursday morning in Lexington.
Lockport man pleads guilty to felony DWI
The Buffalo NewsApr 16 14:59 PM
LOCKPORT - A Lockport man who was arrested Sept. 27 while allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs entered a guilty plea Thursday before State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr.
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Vermont House to consider saliva testing for determining DUI
Police arrest 22 for DUI
Hawaii Tribune-HeraldApr 17 17:39 PM
During the week of April 6-12, Hawaii Island police arrested 22 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Seven of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. One was under the age of 21.
37-Year-Old Woman Indicted On Vehicular Assault
WCMH ColumbusApr 17 9:09 AM
A 37-year-old woman suspected of driving under the influence has been indicted by a Delaware Grand Jury.
Drug driver was high on painkillers
The PressApr 15 7:00 AM
A WOMAN has been jailed for 16 weeks after admitting driving under the influence of drugs.
Man gets 13-month term for 5th DUI
Billings GazetteApr 16 7:33 AM
A man with four prior drunken-driving convictions will serve a 13-month term with the Montana Department of Corrections for his fifth DUI.
Police disappointed after spike in drink-drivers
Marlborough ExpressApr 12 13:04 PM
The number of people caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs on Marlborough roads during the festive season was more than double that of the previous year.
Sheriff: Grand Junction woman tried to hide pills in patrol car during DUI arrest
Denver PostApr 14 13:03 PM
A 21-year-old Grand Junction woman arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs faces further charges after she allegedly tried to hide prescription pills in the backseat of a
Campaign aims to curb teen car crashes
Albany Times UnionApr 17 7:10 AM
The State Police on Friday announced a weeklong, multi-agency, statewide traffic safety campaign aimed at minimizing crashes involving teen drivers. Nearly every year, communities experience the tragic deaths of high school students in traffic crashes just before graduation, State Police said.
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Top DUI News, Friday, April 17th, 2015

Criminal court, April 17, 2015
The Pottsville Republican & HeraldApr 17 1:15 AM
A Virginia man faces a possible prison term after being found guilty April 10 in Schuylkill County Court of driving under the influence in April 2014 in Shenandoah. Rudy A. Perez-Lopez, 26, of Chesterfield, Virginia, is guilty of DUI, the jury ruled at the end of a two-day trial. Judge Charles M. Miller, who presided over the trial, found Perez-Lopez guilty of driving the wrong way, ordered ...
Gate City students experience first-hand what it's like to drive impaired
Kingsport Times-NewsApr 16 4:22 AM
GATE CITY — With the help of some drunk driving simulators, students at Gate City High School got to experience first hand how difficult — and dangerous — it is to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.Officials with Operation UNITE (Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education) were at Gate City High School on Wednesday letting sophomores get behind the wheel of a Go...
Lockport man pleads guilty to felony DWI
The Buffalo NewsApr 16 14:59 PM
LOCKPORT - A Lockport man who was arrested Sept. 27 while allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs entered a guilty plea Thursday before State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr.
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Is Marijuana as Safe as -- or Safer Than -- Alcohol?
CHP Shows Teens Dangers Of Distracted, Drunk Driving
Woman driving drunk with kids in van hits pedestrian, police say
Hit-and-run: Salman Khan says evidence was fabricated
DNA IndiaApr 15 19:00 PM
Advocate Srikant Shivde sought to debunk the prosecution's theory that the actor was driving under the influence of alcohol at the time of the 2002 mishap, which killed one and injured four.
Motorcycle driver remains in critical condition after Paramus crash
The RecordApr 16 9:37 AM
James O'Connor, 30, of Paramus was driving a 2013 Suzuki GSX motorcycle south on Farview Avenue just before 7 p.m., Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg said in a statement. When the motorcycle reached a slight hill and bend in the road, it crossed the double yellow line in the center of the roadway and hit a 2001 Toyota Camry head-on.
Man gets 13-month term for 5th DUI
Billings GazetteApr 16 7:33 AM
A man with four prior drunken-driving convictions will serve a 13-month term with the Montana Department of Corrections for his fifth DUI.
LAWRENCE: Passengers hurt as car strikes light pole
The Lawrence LedgerApr 16 8:03 AM
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.
Judge doesn't accept Barton guilty plea
The Pottsville Republican & HeraldApr 17 1:13 AM
Former legislative candidate James A. “Jamie" Barton could be headed to trial for driving under the influence, as a Schuylkill County judge on Thursday rejected his proposed guilty plea to the charge that derailed the defendant's campaign. “ The statute calls for imprisonment," President Judge William E. Baldwin said in deciding not to accept Barton's plea to DUI with a proposed sentence that did...
BeMyDD Publishes “No Excuses" Infographic to Discourage Drunk Driving
PRWebApr 16 9:25 AM
BeMyDD (Be My Designated Driver), the nation's largest designated driver service, today announced that it has published a new infographic. Titled “No Excuses," the infographic highlights some common excuses made to justify driving under the influence, while also highlighting the risks of this action. (PRWeb April 16, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/04 ...
Former Corbin Funeral Home CEO enters plea in DUI hearse case
Corbin News JournalApr 16 17:51 PM
The Corbin Funeral Home employee whom police said was drunk while driving a hearse on I-75 in December, entered an “Alford Plea" to the charges in Whitley District Court.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, April 16th, 2015

LAWRENCE POLICE BLOTTER: April 16
The Lawrence LedgerApr 15 13:03 PM
Anthony Coleman, 51, of Trenton, was charged with driving under the influence and refusal to take a Breathalyzer test at 11:58 p.m. April 7. Police said he had pulled out onto Brunswick Pike and nearly cut off another vehicle. A police officer observed the incident and followed him to Spruce Street. He was also charged with failure to keep right, failure to use a turn signal, improper display...
Woodstock police reports for April 14, 2015
Northwest HeraldApr 14 12:59 PM
• Erika A. Brenner, 29, 740 Cunat Blvd., Richmond, was charged Tuesday, Jan. 6, with driving under the influence of drugs, driving with an expired license, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and improper lane use.
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New Jersey Man Claims DMX Robbed Him at a Gas Station
Driver of overturned 18-wheeler arrested for driving under the influence
WLBT 3 JacksonApr 14 9:02 AM
The Highway patrol said the driver, 36-year-old Laterria Holloway, was headed northbound when a tire blew out, causing him to lose control.
Dad accused of driving under the influence with 4-year-old son in car
WMUR New HampshireApr 14 9:50 AM
A Merrimack man faces charges after he allegedly drove under the influence with his 4-year-old son in the car.
Lawmakers consider new technology for roadside drug testing
WPTZ BurlingtonApr 13 20:08 PM
A House committee is considering whether to establish saliva testing as a new tool for law enforcement when determining when motorists are driving under the influence of a range of different drugs. Watch the WPTZ report here The technology, pioneered in Europe, is already allowed as evidence in 14 U.S. states, said Lt. John Flannigan, of the Vermont State Police. Like the Breathalyzer, used to ...
People who use marijuana and alcohol together "more likely to drive inebriated"
Daily MailApr 14 13:21 PM
People who smoke marijuana while drinking also double their risk of suffering social consequences and harming themselves, said researchers from the Alcohol Research Group.
Riverdale: Police Blotter, April 5, 2015
The RecordApr 05 21:36 PM
When a red Honda goes off the road into the woods and hits a tree, the result is several summonses for a Butler man charged with driving while intoxicated. During the month of March, police dealt with this, as well as unrelated alcohol and marijuana charges and a reported suspended driver.
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The Chattanoogan Apr 13 21:14 PM
Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ALABID, AHMED A 8770 LU LANE OOLTEWAH, 37363 Age at Arrest: 22 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE --- ANDERSON, SHEA AMBER 105 DELAWANNA TERRACE RED BANK, 37405 Age at Arrest: 23 years old Arresting Agency: Red Bank POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA ...
Lake in the Hills police reports for April 14, 2015
Northwest HeraldApr 14 12:06 PM
• Tyra A. Tenuta, 48, 520 Vintage Drive, Lake in the Hills, was charged Thursday, Jan. 8, with two counts of domestic battery.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Woodstock police reports for April 14, 2015
Northwest HeraldApr 14 12:59 PM
• Erika A. Brenner, 29, 740 Cunat Blvd., Richmond, was charged Tuesday, Jan. 6, with driving under the influence of drugs, driving with an expired license, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and improper lane use.
Sheriff: Grand Junction woman tried to hide pills in patrol car during DUI arrest
Denver PostApr 14 13:03 PM
A 21-year-old Grand Junction woman arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs faces further charges after she allegedly tried to hide prescription pills in the backseat of a
Gary woman charged in fatal crash sparked by domestic fight
Chicago TribuneApr 14 4:49 AM
Murder charges have been filed against a Gary woman who crashed her car into a car carrying her husband, causing it to strike and kill a man on the sidewalk, police said.
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This undated booking photo provided by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows Leonardo Ruesga, who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence involving death and failure to ...
CHP Shows Teens Dangers Of Distracted, Drunk Driving
New Jersey Man Claims DMX Robbed Him at a Gas Station
Police arrest woman after I-89 chase
Vermont House to consider saliva testing for determining DUI
Officer In Deadly Crash Said To Have History Of Driving Under The Influence
OUI charge follows OOB train-SUV crash
San Juan Capistrano man sought in DUI crash that killed daughter
Video shows DUI of Linden cop who was involved in Staten Island crash; Wake, funeral held for victims
Officer Behind the Wheel in Fatal Crash Had History of DUI
Suspected Drunk Driver Passes Out on Busy Freeway
Woman driving drunk with kids in van hits pedestrian, police say
Family Mourns For 12-Year-Old Girl Killed In Stockton Car Crash
Man charged with DUI in crash that killed Brookfield woman, 94
Chicago TribuneApr 13 16:26 PM
A south suburban Justice man was charged with aggravated driving under the influence in a crash that left a 94-year-old woman dead Friday, officials said Monday.
Drug driver was high on painkillers
The PressApr 15 1:23 AM
A WOMAN has been jailed for 16 weeks after admitting driving under the influence of drugs.
Sean Smith gets two years probation after DUI plea
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalkApr 15 4:04 AM
Chiefs quarterback Sean Smith was arrested last June for driving under the influence and other charges after he crashed his car in Kansas City and he went to court recently to resolve the matter. The Kansas City Star reports that Smith pleaded guilty to DUI last month and received two years probation as part of a
UPDATE: Man charged over deaths of teenage girls killed in Lyndhurst crash
The Bournemouth Daily EchoApr 14 9:10 AM
A MAN has been charged in connection with the deaths of two young women killed in a New Forest crash last year.
Court Log - April 13
The IntelligencerApr 13 6:53 AM
Sentencings in Bucks County Court of Common Pleas
Police disappointed after spike in drink-drivers
Marlborough ExpressApr 12 13:04 PM
The number of people caught driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs on Marlborough roads during the festive season was more than double that of the previous year.
Lake in the Hills police reports for April 14, 2015
Northwest HeraldApr 14 12:06 PM
• Tyra A. Tenuta, 48, 520 Vintage Drive, Lake in the Hills, was charged Thursday, Jan. 8, with two counts of domestic battery.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Halifax police charge 63 with impaired driving in March
CBC via Yahoo Canada News Apr 13 07:22am
Nearly a third of drivers arrested by police in the Halifax area last month for drunk driving were two and three times over the legal limit. Halifax police and RCMP reported Monday that 63 drivers were charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle in March. Seventeen were more than two times the legal limit of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood and four drivers were more than three times ...
Sweet Avenue man arrested for drugs, DWI and infractions
The Buffalo News Apr 13 09:04pm
A 23-year-old Sweet Avenue man was arrested Sunday for drugs, drunk driving and traffic infractions when he was pulled over after driving the wrong way along Swinburne Street.
MTA bus driver busted for drunk driving
New York Post Apr 12 07:06am
A MTA bus driver was arrested for drunken driving in Brooklyn, cops said. Dwayne Chambliss, 47, was off-duty and driving a personal vehicle when he was pulled over in Coney...
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Woman with criminal, drunk driving record now charged in fatal Rowan crash
WBTV Charlotte Apr 12 06:14pm
A man was killed in a car crash early Sunday morning in Rowan County, and now a woman with an extensive criminal and drunk driving record is in jail, charged with felony death by vehicle.Erica Kristen McCarter, 23, of Statesville, is charged with aggravated felony death by vehicle and driving while impaired.
Ashley Easterbook's family renews drunk driving awareness crusade
FOX 2 News Detroit Apr 06 08:24pm
It's been 17 years since Ashley was killed by a drunk driver at the intersection of Crooks and Long Lake roads.
Mother held on suspicion of drunk driving after child killed in car crash
Los Angeles Times Apr 05 12:51pm
A 31-year-old San Diego woman was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving and drug possession after a car crash in which one of her children was killed and two others seriously injured, according to El Cajon police.
Consumers don't know what to make of self-driving cars
AFP Relax News via Yahoo! News Mar 24 10:27am
Although many can accept that autonomous vehicles could cut accidents caused by drunk driving or distractions and even increase productivity and leisure time, one third of US adults say that they would never consider buying or leasing one. Truly autonomous vehicles may well be some 20 years away from becoming an everyday reality, but the buzz around the technology has already reached deafening ...
Inside look at DUI Task force patrolling after big events
KIVI Boise Apr 12 09:21pm
Idaho State Police and officers from Boise, Caldwell, Meridian and Nampa police departments are joining together to enforce drunk driving laws. The DUI Task Force is trying to make Idaho roads safer.
Man facing charges of driving drunk
New Jersey Herald Apr 13 09:15pm
WEST MILFORD — Driving the wrong way on Route 23 led to the arrest of a Paterson man on charges driving while intoxicated, police said.
Wexford County Man Arrested For Drunk Driving
9&10 News Cadillac Apr 13 03:23am
A man driving through Wexford County has been arrested for drunk driving.
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Top DUI News, Monday, April 13th, 2015

'I'm sorry,' says York principal charged with OUI
Exeter News-Letter Apr 07 11:36am
YORK — York Middle School Principal Dave Williams said he is sorry he let the community down as a result of his recent arrest on a charge of drunken driving, and he has been meeting with all students in small groups this week to acknowledge his situation.
Middle school principal arrested on OUI charge
WCVB Boston Apr 02 01:43pm
The principal of York Middle School is still on the job after his arrest Saturday evening on a charge of operating under the influence.
Gray driver arrested for OUI, carrying concealed weapon
WMTW Portland Apr 04 11:26am
A Gray driver is facing multiple charges after police say he refused to stop for an officer on Route 100 in Gray on Friday night. The Cumberland County Sheriff's Department arrested 26-year-old Zachary Griffin on charges of driving under the influence, refusing to stop for a police officer, driving to endanger, refusing to submit to an arrest, reckless conduct and carrying a concealed weapon ...
York Middle School principal arrested on OUI charge
WMTW Portland Apr 02 12:26pm
The principal of York Middle School remains on the job after his arrest Saturday evening on a charge of operating under the influence. York police arrested David Williams shortly after 8 p.m. after a caller reported that Williams was having difficulty walking after he got out of his car at a local gas station. Police later pulled Williams over and gave him a field sobriety test, which police ...
Barnstable police officer arraigned on OUI charges
The Barnstable Patriot Apr 10 08:23am
An off-duty Barnstable police officer was arraigned on drunken-driving charges Monday and will be placed on desk duty until criminal and internal investigations are completed.
Police: OUI suspect unsure of what school he went to
Sentinel & Enterprise Mar 25 03:33am
LEOMINSTER -- A city man suspected of driving under the influence reportedly attempted to invoke the Fifth Amendment when being questioned by a police officer during a traffic stop Saturday.
Hyannis teen arrested on OUI charges, 3 others taken into protective custody
FOX 25 Boston Mar 25 02:41pm
A teen was arrested on drunk driving charges and three others were taken into protective custody early Wednesday morning. Police say an officer stopped the car just past 2 a.m. on a speeding violation.

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April 6th - April 12th DWI Suspect Acquitted After Appealing Fayetteville District Court Ruling

March 30th - April 5th David Cassidy's upstate NY DWI sentencing postponed again

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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