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Top DUI News, Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Woman charged with murder now that child she allegedly struck while under influence dies
The News-HeraldJul 05 04:31 AM
Four days after he was struck by a driver accused of being under the influence of narcotics, an 8-year-old Westland boy has died.
Authorities Warn About Boating Under The Influence
KWTV News9Jul 03 03:55 PM
Officer Sean Bryant is on a mission to keep the lake safe this holiday weekend. But he says alcohol can often sneak up on lake lovers and spoil the fun.
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Raw Video: Pickup Truck Plows Over Rowley Gas Pump
This photo provided by the Maui (Hawaii) Police Department shows Maui Police Dept. Officer John Salomon. Officer John Salomon was arrested and charged Thursday, June 11, 2015 for operating a vehicle ...
Sandwich man faces aggravated DUI, other charges after collision injures motorcyclist
Daily ChronicleJul 04 10:29 AM
SANDWICH - A Sandwich man faces aggravated driving under the influence and other criminal charges in connection with a crash early Saturday near Sandwich that sent a Naperville man to the hospital with critical injuries.
Dearborn Heights Police report 30 crimes between June 17-30
Dearborn Press & GuideJul 05 04:18 AM
Dearborn Heights police reported 30 crimes in the area from June 17-30, according to Crimemapping.com. The crimes are:
OOB Police Log
Sun ChronicleJul 02 10:55 PM
• Sergey W. Filiok, 26, of South Portland, was arrested at 12:53 a.m. on Saco Avenue on charges of operating under the influence and refusing to submit to arrest or detention.
Holiday Patrols on SML
ABC 13 LynchburgJul 03 02:05 PM
Smith Mountain Lake, VA - Law enforcement officers hit the water around noon Friday and will be on Smith Mountain Lake all weekend.
Ignition interlock rules toughened even as liquor hours extended
Journal InquirerJul 02 08:52 AM
Motorists who have their licenses suspended as the result of being charged with operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol will now need to install an interlock ignition device before getting their driving privileges restored.
SH teacher, coach arrested for being under the influence
The Daily Freeman-JournalJun 23 10:25 PM
WEBSTER CITY - Daniel Todd Brodie, a secondary social studies teacher and the head wrestling and girls' track coach at South Hamilton High School, was arrested for operating while under the influence, first offense, Saturday night in Hamilton County.
OHP: Dover man arrested in boat accident
KJRH-TV TulsaJul 04 01:59 PM
Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports a Dover man was arrested Saturday afternoon after a boat collision on Lake Eufaula in McIntosh County.
New state laws take effect July 1
FOX CT HartfordJul 01 04:30 AM
HARTFORD — The start of July means a bevy of new laws will go into effect. We're breaking down some of the changes you can expect to see. DMV Announces Change in OUI Law The DMV has a major changes in store for drivers operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both. [ ]
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Top DUI News, Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Tuscola County Court News for 4/25/2015
Tuscola County AdvertiserJun 29 10:45 AM
DISTRICT COURT Donnell Matrice Dudley, 22, San Jose, California, is charged with two counts of controlled substance - possession of methamphetamine/ecstasy; controlled substance - possession of analogues; operating while intoxicated;... Read more
U-M football aide pleads guilty to OWI, receives 8 months probation
FOX 2 News DetroitJun 24 02:02 PM
Michigan's associate athletic director for football pleaded guilty Wednesday to operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
On the Record: July 3
The Ames TribuneJul 03 07:29 PM
Arrests
Police: 'Intoxicated' Canterbury Man Arrested After Accident
Hartford CourantJul 03 10:11 AM
PLAINFIELD - A Canterbury man was arrested after police said he was driving while intoxicated early Friday morning.
UM's Minick placed on probation
The Toledo BladeJun 25 08:50 PM
ANN ARBOR — Jim Minick, Michigan's associate athletic director for football, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and will be placed on probation.
Court orders competency exam for man accused of killing pedestrian
WISC-TV MadisonJul 02 04:58 PM
A Dane County judge has ordered a competency exam for the Sauk City man accused of striking and killing a woman on East Washington Avenue last month. Adam M. Sutter, 25, was driving on East Washington Avenue at North Stoughton Road at 7:15 p.m. June 18 when he struck 36-year-old Sara Wolf as she was crossing the street. Wolf died. Sutter was initially charged with operating a motor vehicle while...
Drunk drivers sentenced in circuit court
The Hillsdale Daily NewsJun 30 09:16 AM
HILLS DALE — Hillsdale County Circuit Court Judge Mike Smith sentenced two men on Monday morning in separate drunk driving cases.
Clay Township Police Beat
The VoiceJul 04 04:03 AM
Intoxicated Clay Township man tries to run from police
Authorities Warn About Boating Under The Influence
KWTV News9Jul 03 03:55 PM
Officer Sean Bryant is on a mission to keep the lake safe this holiday weekend. But he says alcohol can often sneak up on lake lovers and spoil the fun.
Boaters warned about drinking crackdown heading into holiday weekend
Leesville Daily LeaderJul 01 11:02 AM
Ahead of a long holiday weekend, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning boaters about operating vessels while intoxicated.
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Top DUI News, Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Assistant hitting coach Tinsley arrested
Major League BaseballJul 02 07:45 PM
Reds assistant hitting coach Lee Tinsley was arrested and charged for operating a vehicle while impaired, the club confirmed on Thursday.
Law & Disorder: June 28, 2015
Kingston Daily FreemanJun 27 02:47 PM
The following items are based on information provided by officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system. Cairo • DWI: Laurence M. Ridings, 55, of Greenville, was arrested by state police at Catskill at 11:10 p.m. Saturday on state Route 32 and was charged with drunken driving and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content greater than 0.
Man arrested 5th time this year for driving drugged
Albany Times UnionJun 18 05:53 AM
Christopher L. Miller, 51, of Stockport, was arrested Monday at 3:47 p.m. while driving on Route 9 and charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, deputies said. Miller was arrested after Route 9 stops for the same crime twice in May and once in April on Atlantic Avenue, according to police reports.
Reds hitting coach accused of impaired driving
WHIO-TV 7 DaytonJul 02 06:43 PM
A Cincinnati Reds assistant hitting coach was arrested today on suspicion of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Lee Tinsley, 46, was booked at 11:15 a.m. into the Carroll County Jail in Carrollton, Kentucky, our media partner, WCPO-TV in Cincinnati reported. Rob Butcher, Reds director of media relations, said the team was aware of the situation. Tinsley joined the...
Checkstop nets man skirting warrant for four years
Kelowna Capital NewsJun 30 04:27 PM
A man taken into custody on a Canada-wide warrant in Ontario is now serving 2.5 years in jail after facing charges in B.C. dating back to 2011.
Woman charged in West Chester crash that killed utility worker
WHIO-TV 7 DaytonJun 30 02:28 PM
West Chester police today filed charges against a 23-year-old Cincinnati woman in connection with the April 22 accident on Cox Road in which five utility workers were struck, one later dying from her injuries. Michele Schuster is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, a second-degree felony; three counts of aggravated vehicular assault, a third-degree felony; operating a vehicle while ...
Boardman teacher pleads guilty to OVI; school district supports him
The Youngstown VindicatorJun 16 09:31 PM
Boardman Superintendent: "He will continue with the district for the 2015 to 2016 school year"
Three face impaired driving charges
The North Bay NuggetJun 24 08:37 AM
Three people have been charged with impaired driving in less than a week in the North Bay area, according to the Ontario Provincial Police.
Law & Disorder: June 27, 2015
Kingston Daily FreemanJun 26 02:16 PM
The following items are based on information provided by officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system. Cairo • DWAI-drugs: Jeremiah L. Weisinger, 35, Cairo, was arrested by state police at Catskill at 9:18 p.m. Thursday on state Route 23 and was charged with driving while ability impaired by combined drugs and operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs, both misdemeanors.
Halifax police charged 97 people for impaired driving in May
Metro HalifaxJun 19 07:02 AM
Nearly 100 drivers are facing impaired driving-related charges after last month, Halifax police say. Of the 97 drivers charged—82 male and 15 female—police say three were impaired by drugs and 22 others now face driving suspensions for operating a Continue Reading
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Top DUI News, Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Sentencings
The Morning SunJun 18 01:19 PM
Sentencings in Isabella County Trial Court: Qasim A. Alqatifi, 21, Mt. Pleasant, expired operator's license, $250 fine and costs. Chad M. Barnard, 47, Harrison, operating while intoxicated, $875 fine and costs, six months' probation, 30 days in jail. Steve Barrientes, 23, Mt. Pleasant, invalid operator's license, $250 fine and costs.
Checkstop nets man skirting warrant for four years
Kelowna Capital NewsJun 30 04:27 PM
A man taken into custody on a Canada-wide warrant in Ontario is now serving 2.5 years in jail after facing charges in B.C. dating back to 2011.
Man arrested 5th time this year for driving drugged
Albany Times UnionJun 18 05:53 AM
Christopher L. Miller, 51, of Stockport, was arrested Monday at 3:47 p.m. while driving on Route 9 and charged with operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, deputies said. Miller was arrested after Route 9 stops for the same crime twice in May and once in April on Atlantic Avenue, according to police reports.
Woman charged in West Chester crash that killed utility worker
WHIO-TV 7 DaytonJun 30 02:28 PM
West Chester police today filed charges against a 23-year-old Cincinnati woman in connection with the April 22 accident on Cox Road in which five utility workers were struck, one later dying from her injuries. Michele Schuster is charged with aggravated vehicular homicide, a second-degree felony; three counts of aggravated vehicular assault, a third-degree felony; operating a vehicle while ...
Province looking at stiffer distracted driving penalties
Kelowna Capital NewsJun 17 08:57 AM
Distracted driving has risen to become just as dangerous as driving while impaired, and now the province is looking at increasing driving penalties for the offence.
PD: Driver who killed utility worker was high
The Kentucky PostJun 30 02:01 PM
Police have charged the woman who struck and killed one utility worker, injuring three others, in West Chester back in April.
Government of Canada Announces Plan to Crack Down on Impaired Driving
Marketwired via Yahoo! FinanceJun 16 09:30 AM
Department of Justice Canada
Operation Dry Water: Patrols target drinking & boating this weekend
WGEM QuincyJun 26 02:16 AM
Law enforcement agencies across the country are giving boaters a heads up going into the weekend as they coordinate special patrols targeting boaters operating under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Water safety a focus over long holiday weekend
New Bern Sun JournalJul 01 01:39 PM
A lot of boating and partying happen over Fourth of July weekend, and sometimes the two mix dangerously.
Halifax police charged 97 people for impaired driving in May
Metro HalifaxJun 19 07:02 AM
Nearly 100 drivers are facing impaired driving-related charges after last month, Halifax police say. Of the 97 drivers charged—82 male and 15 female police say three were impaired by drugs and 22 others now face driving suspensions for operating a Continue Reading
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Tuscola County Court News for 4/25/2015
Tuscola County AdvertiserJun 29 10:45 AM
DISTRICT COURT Donnell Matrice Dudley, 22, San Jose, California, is charged with two counts of controlled substance - possession of methamphetamine/ecstasy; controlled substance - possession of analogues; operating while intoxicated;... Read more
Jackson Police Department: Officers make operating while intoxicated, warrant arrests
The Jackson Citizen PatriotJun 29 05:48 AM
Jackson Police Department Officers made 22 arrests, 81 traffic stops and responded to 265 dispatches Friday, June 26 through Sunday.
Tuscola County Court News for 5/2/2015
Tuscola County AdvertiserJun 29 11:00 AM
DISTRICT COURT Stephen Michael Webster, 22, Caro, is charged with controlled substance - possession of marijuana - 2nd or subsequent offense notice. A preliminary examination has been set for May... Read more
A crackdown on drinking boaters heading into holiday
KPLC Lake CharlesJul 01 01:27 AM
Ahead of a long holiday weekend, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is warning boaters about operating vessels while intoxicated.
Sentencings
The Morning SunJun 18 01:19 PM
Sentencings in Isabella County Trial Court: Qasim A. Alqatifi, 21, Mt. Pleasant, expired operator's license, $250 fine and costs. Chad M. Barnard, 47, Harrison, operating while intoxicated, $875 fine and costs, six months' probation, 30 days in jail. Steve Barrientes, 23, Mt. Pleasant, invalid operator's license, $250 fine and costs.
Tuscola County Court News for 5/23/2015
Tuscola County AdvertiserJun 29 11:15 AM
DISTRICT COURT Jered Keith Jevicks, 28, Frankenmuth, is charged with police officer - assaulting/resisting/obstructing - 2nd or subsequent offense; motorcycles/mopeds - operating without endorsement. A preliminary hearing is set for... Read more
U-M football aide pleads guilty to OWI, receives 8 months probation
FOX 2 News DetroitJun 24 02:02 PM
Michigan's associate athletic director for football pleaded guilty Wednesday to operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Motorcyclist injured after crash in West Allis, alcohol and speed appear to be factors
FOX 6 MilwaukeeJun 10 08:01 AM
WEST ALLIS — A 39-year-old Milwaukee man was cited for operating while intoxicated after he crashed his motorcycle in West Allis Tuesday night, June 9th. It happened at approximately 11:21 p.m. in the 900 block of S. 60th Street. Officials say the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on S. 60th Street in the 900 block when he lost control [ ]
Romulus woman accused of hit-and-run in Westland, leaving 8-year-old in critical condition
The News-HeraldJun 29 04:36 AM
A Romulus woman has been charged in connection with a hit-and-run in Westland that left an 8-year-old boy hospitalized in critical condition, according to a WDIV report.
Suspected drunken driver nearly hit pedestrian, police say
WISC-TV MadisonJun 09 12:28 PM
A Darlington man suspected of fifth-offense operating while intoxicated nearly struck a pedestrian, according to a release from Madison police. Witnesses told police the close call occurred in an Atticus Way parking lot Monday afternoon. Witness information helped police find and pull over Steven J. Lauritz, Jr.,46, in the 4600 block of Verona Road. He was arrested on suspicion of fifth-offense...
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Rochester school board official charged with DWI
WMUR New HampshireJun 30 12:15 AM
A state and local school official from Rochester has been charged with driving while intoxicated.
Sinclairville man charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated
The Buffalo NewsJun 28 09:28 AM
SUNRISE, Fla. - Nearly everyone working with Tim Murray feels like it's Christmas morning. During a fascinating weekend filled with big ... Something old. Something new. Something borrowed. Something blue. The bride's checklist doesn't just account for her attire on her specify...
June 30 Crash Reports
Sedalia DemocratJun 29 01:10 PM
A La Monte man was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated after a single-vehicle accident at 11 p.m. Sunday in Pettis County.
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FILE - In this on Feb. 18, 2013, file photo, Nevada Assemblyman Richard Carrillo, D-Las Vegas, listens to testimony in committee at the Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev. A Carson City judge ...
Man Discovers Drunk Driver Passed Out at Traffic Light
Rick Perry Still Fighting Indictment
This undated booking photo provided by the Carson City Sheriff shows Nevada Assemblyman Richard Carrillo. Deputies say the Las Vegas lawmaker was found asleep in the driver's seat of his idling car ...
Bridge And Tunnel
Country Singer Randy Howard Killed in Shootout With Bounty Hunter
Austin judge found with empty alcohol bottle in car won't face DWI charge
San Antonio Express-NewsJun 16 10:11 AM
A Travis County judge had an empty bottle of Mike's Hard Lemonade sitting in the center console of her Chevrolet Suburban when police pulled her over in March.
Hackettstown man charged after crash
New Jersey HeraldJun 29 09:30 PM
MOUNT OLIVE — A Hackettstown man was arrested on charges of drunk driving after a single-car motor vehicle accident, police said. Fabricio Gomeztrochez, 25, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, failure to keep right, failure to exhibit documents and no insurance.
Mount Olive man charged with DWI
New Jersey HeraldJun 29 09:30 PM
MOUNT OLIVE — An Ozone Park, N.Y., man was arrested on charges of drunk driving after an officer observed him speeding, police said. Cornelius Ramadhar, 38, was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless driving, speeding and failure to exhibit documents.
Rockville woman killed in crash with possibly drunk driver
Washington PostJun 29 03:35 PM
A Germantown man was arrested at the time of the crash on the suspicion that he was driving while intoxicated.
Woman killed after being struck by intoxicated motorcycle driver
Houston ChronicleJun 28 09:11 AM
A woman was killed after being struck by a motorcycle while crossing Irvington Boulevard. in north Houston, police said. The accident happened at 5100 Irvington Boulevard.
2 charged with driving while intoxicated in Clinton Twp.
Hunterdon County DemocratJun 09 12:56 PM
Police arrested two people on driving while intoxicated and other charges. The first arrest was Friday, June 5 around 5:50 p.m., when an off-duty police officer stopped a 2001 Dodge 1500 operated by Brendon Hydock, 28, of Nazareth, Pa. on Route 31 north near Payne Road after witnessing the vehicle repeatedly fail to stay in its lane.
Morristown man facing DWI charges
The Randolph ReporterJun 26 08:44 AM
RANDOLPH TWP. — A 31-year-old Morristown man is facing driving while intoxicated charges after being stopped for a motor vehicle violation.
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Top DUI News, Monday, June 29th, 2015

Craven County arrests and citations for June 24
New Bern Sun JournalJun 23 05:14 PM
Isiah Keith Green Jr., 27, 1611 Concord St., June 22, driving while license revoked. Officer: W.C. Zerby Jr. Leo Codedrick Ham, 37, 3202 Elizabeth Ave., June 21, misdemeanor larceny. Officer: M.A. Felicies.
Teen sentenced for killing construction workers
KJRH-TV TulsaJun 25 09:14 AM
In May, 19-year-old Harley Stone pleaded guilty to two counts of manslaughter, driving while impaired and unsafe lane use. On Thursday, Stone was sentenced to two 15-year terms to be served concurrently.
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Mom charged with driving drunk in crash that killed son
Teen sentenced to 12 years for 2014 wreck that killed two construction workers
Tulsa WorldJun 25 02:25 PM
Harley Earl Stone, 19, was sentenced to two concurrent sentences of 15 years for two counts of first-degree manslaughter. His first 12 years will be served in prison and the last three years will be suspended.
DWI Report: Third arrest in 8 months
The Daily ReflectorJun 27 10:01 PM
An Ayden man was charged with driving while impaired for the third time in eight months after he backed into a parked vehicle in the parking lot of Lowe's Home Improvement on Thomas Langston Road, according to court records.
Fender-bender brings DWI charge
The Daily ReflectorJun 27 08:17 PM
An Ayden man was charged with driving while impaired for the third time in eight months after he backed into a parked vehicle in the parking lot of Lowe's Home Improvement on Thomas Langston Road, according to court records.
Teen arrested for driving through cemetery
The Wilmington Star-NewsJun 25 08:04 AM
A teen was arrested early Thursday after allegedly driving intoxicated through a cemetery
DWI
Burlington Times-NewsJun 16 08:43 AM
Bernadette Marie Jennings, 43, of 1350 Long St., Burlington, was arrested Saturday by State Highway Patrol and charged with driving while impaired. According to an arrest warrant, Jennings was stopped at 11:55 a.m. on Fisher Street. She refused a breath test. Bond was set at $800.
Three face impaired driving charges
The North Bay NuggetJun 24 08:37 AM
Three people have been charged with impaired driving in less than a week in the North Bay area, according to the Ontario Provincial Police.
Government of Canada Announces Plan to Crack Down on Impaired Driving
Marketwired via Yahoo! FinanceJun 16 09:30 AM
Department of Justice Canada
Craven County arrests and citations for June 2
New Bern Sun JournalJun 01 04:15 PM
John Edward Crawford III, 37, 2008 Opal St., May 29, driving while impaired. Officer: A. Williams. Markee Rashawn Berry, 23, 3112 Elizabeth Ave., May 24, driving while license revoked, operating vehicle with no insurance. Officer: L.N. Kensington.

Stories of the Week

June 22nd - June 28th Woman charged in West Chester crash that killed utility worker

June 15th - June 21st Police: Woman allegedly arrived drunk to pick up her drunk friend

June 8th - June 14th Suspected drunken driver nearly hit pedestrian, police say

June 1st - June 7th Former Noblesville pain doctor arrested for second OWI in one week

May 25th - May 31st County Veterans Affairs Director arrested for second OWI

May 18th - May 24th Man gets 6 months in jail for DUI-marijuana crash that killed pedestrian

May 11th - May 17th Drunk School Bus Driver Crashes Into Pole With Kids Onboard

May 4th - May 10th RCMP charge man for driving drunk, shooting gun in rural Manitoba

April 27th - May 3rd York Middle School principal arrested on OUI charge

April 20th - April 26th Law and Order: Motorcyclist charged with three felonies after traffic stop in Village

April 13th - April 19th Lawmakers consider new technology for roadside drug testing

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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