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Top DUI News, Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Bus Driver With Criminal Record Arrested For DUI On The Way To Pick Up Students For A Field Trip
The Daily Caller via Yahoo! News Feb 28 08:46am
A Baltimore bus driver with a criminal record that includes charges for assault, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of an accident was arrested for a DUI on Friday as she was headed to pick up a group of students for a field trip. Pamela L. Willie, 52, was pulled over after several motorists notified Maryland State Police that an orange school bus was driving erratically on Interstate 695 ...
Police: School bus driver charged with DUI
WBAL-TV Baltimore Feb 27 03:28pm
Concerned drivers on Interstate 695 in Baltimore County may have helped avert a tragedy when they alerted Maryland State Police to a commercial bus operating erratically, which led to the arrest of the driver for DUI, the Maryland State Police said.
D.C.-area news briefs
Washington Post Feb 27 08:00pm
A roundup of D.C.-area news briefs.
Operating Under The Influence - News Images
Arrow "Uprising" Review: Crossing the Lines - TV.com via Yahoo! News
Cheshire Police Blotter
The Record-Journal Feb 24 07:57am
Sean Devine, 41, 61 Landsdowne Lane, possession of narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia, operating under the influence of drugs/alcohol, evading responsibility, 4:41 p.m.
Meriden Superior Court
The Record-Journal Feb 27 09:14am
Alicea Caz, 26, 77 N. Third St., third floor, operating under suspension, 90 days, suspended, 1 years conditional discharge; possession of less than one-half ounce of marijuana, $150 fine.
VIDEO: Mass. driver admits drinking before truck crash
CBS News Feb 24 08:37am
A Boston driver's pickup truck launched off the upper deck of Interstate 93, crashing into the lower deck on Sunday morning
Alleged Drunk Driver Launches Off I-93's Upper Deck, Lands on Lower Deck
Boston.com Feb 23 06:31pm
The driver was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle
Anonymous complaint leads police to driver allegedly on hero... - WISC-TV Madison
Driver who crashes into Loveland home charged with OVI - FOX 19 Cincinnati
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Public safety roundup
Pacific Daily News Feb 27 05:09pm
The following information was compiled from magistrate's complaints filed in the Superior Court of Guam.
Driver sentenced to prison for charges related to deadly crash
TV 7&4 Traverse City Feb 24 03:12am
Joshua Fournier was sentenced to prison Monday for operating under the influence causing death and leaving the scene of an accident.
Brewster man sentenced to prison in ATV crash - The Canton Repository
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Police: Drunken driver falls asleep at wheel
Dearborn Press & Guide Feb 05 12:54pm
A man was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol after police found him sleeping in a running vehicle that was blocking traffic on Cherry Hill west of Drexel at about 3:15 a.m. Jan. 6.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Anthony Mackie guilty only of violation in drunk-driving case
New York Post Feb 20 08:25pm
Anthony Mackie was found guilty Friday of operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol — a violation not a crime.
Penn Yan driver charged after crash in Geneva
Greece Post Feb 24 05:53am
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.
Jury Deciding Fate of Forklift Driver Charged With Killing 2 - Noozhawk
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Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving
The Voice Feb 27 04:15am
Cottrellville Township Supervisor Kelly Fiscelli was arrested by Clay Township police for drunken driving Feb. 12 at about 12:40 a.m., several hours after the regular board meeting she chaired.
Operating Vehicle Impair - News Images
Captain America's Anthony Mackie Convicted of Driving While Impaired, Ordered to Participate in Drunk Driving Program - Wochit via Yahoo! News
Feb. 21, 2015 front page
The Post-Star Feb 21 12:16pm
WILTON -- A Gansevoort man is accused of operating a vehicle while impaired by drugs Friday night on Jones Road in the town of Wilton, according to State Police.
Greenfield man attempting to battle impaired charges through Charter argument
The Truro Daily News Feb 23 06:26pm
TRURO - A Greenfield man will learn on April 9 whether he is successful in his attempt to have charges of operating a snowmobile while impaired dismissed by the court on the basis of a Charter of Rights and Freedom argument.
18 year-old charged with DWI following crash that shut down 81
CNYCentral.com Feb 25 08:35am
18 year-old Nathan Bush of Constantia was arrested yesterday, February 24.
Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving
The Voice Feb 25 04:39am
Cottrellville Township Supervisor Kelly Fiscelli was arrested by Clay Township police for drunken driving Feb. 12 at about 12:40 a.m., several hours after the regular board meeting she chaired.
Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving
The Voice Feb 23 07:10am
Cottrellville Township Supervisor Kelly Fiscelli was arrested by Clay Township police for drunken driving Feb. 12 at about 12:40 a.m., several hours after the regular board meeting she chaired.
RCMP make two impaired driving stops - The Journal Pioneer
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Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving
The Voice Feb 22 04:25am
Cottrellville Township Supervisor Kelly Fiscelli was arrested by Clay Township police for drunken driving Feb. 12 at about 12:40 a.m., several hours after the regular board meeting she chaired.
On the Beat: Three arrested for alleged drunken driving, license ... - Ile Camera
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Trucker found guilty for I-88 crash that killed worker, hurt trooper
FOX News Chicago Feb 26 02:58pm
A west suburban trucker has been has been found guilty of several felonies, including driving while fatigued or impaired, for causing a fatal Regan Memorial Tollway crash in January 2014 that killed an Illinois Tollway employee and seriously injured a state trooper.
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Top DUI News, Friday, February 27th, 2015

Anonymous complaint leads police to driver allegedly on heroin
WISC-TV Madison Feb 23 12:38pm
An Oregon man faces his second offense for operating while intoxicated after police received an anonymous complaint of a vehicle all over the road Sunday morning. An Oregon police officer was notified of a vehicle all over the road on Highway 14 near Byrne Road around 10:45 a.m., according to a release. The officer stopped the vehicle on Highway 14 south of Highway MM. During the traffic stop ...
Driver facing OWI charges in crash that leaves one injured - WISC-TV Madison
Intoxicated dad lets 14-year-old get in the driver... - 19 Action News Cleveland
Drunk driver crashed into house, police say - WCPO Cincinnati
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Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving
The Voice 32 minutes ago
Cottrellville Township Supervisor Kelly Fiscelli was arrested by Clay Township police for drunken driving Feb. 12 at about 12:40 a.m., several hours after the regular board meeting she chaired.
RI man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide in November crash
Quad-City Times Feb 26 03:30pm
A Rock Island man faces 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in Scott County Court to charges related to a fatal accident in Davenport in November.
Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving
The Voice Feb 25 04:39am
Cottrellville Township Supervisor Kelly Fiscelli was arrested by Clay Township police for drunken driving Feb. 12 at about 12:40 a.m., several hours after the regular board meeting she chaired.
Two charged with OWI on Valentines Day
Mt. Pleasant News Feb 24 08:52am
Two men were arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated during the romantic holiday. Brian Francis, 39, of New London, was arrested on Feb. 14, 2015, at approximately 12:25 a.m. by the Henry County Sheriff's Office. According to police documents, deputies were on a routine patrol when they observed Francis' vehicle swerving on the roadway. Deputies made a traffic stop near Penn Avenue ...
One man charged with criminal trespass, threats and ... - Alice Echo-News Journal
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Four hurt, driver charged in weekend accident
Bedford Times-Mail Feb 17 10:03am
BEDFORD — Four people were hurt in an accident that also resulted in a driver being jailed for operating a vehicle while intoxicated and other charges.
Madison man faces 6th OWI charge
WISC-TV Madison Feb 16 06:38am
Madison police said a 54-year-old Madison man faces his sixth charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after being arrested late Sunday night. Police were sent to the High Noon Saloon just before midnight Sunday for a report of a driver passed out in a car in the parking lot. Police said John Miller was found driving through the parking lot when they arrived. Police said officers made ...
Madison man arrested after sixth intoxicated driving often... - The Badger Herald
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Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving
The Voice Feb 23 07:10am
Cottrellville Township Supervisor Kelly Fiscelli was arrested by Clay Township police for drunken driving Feb. 12 at about 12:40 a.m., several hours after the regular board meeting she chaired.
Cops: Unlicensed Peconic man was driving drunk in Cutchogu... - The Suffolk Times
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Janesville man charged with 7th OWI
WISC-TV Madison Feb 06 05:23am
Janesville Police said a 58-year-old man faces his seventh charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after he was stopped for a traffic violation late Thursday night. Officers stopped the vehicle driven by Timothy Markling,of Janesville, on the corner of Center Avenue and Nicolet Street around 11:35 p.m. Thursday. According to police, Markling was initially issued a citation for operating ...
Man charged with OWI after getting car stuck on Lake Mendota
WISC-TV Madison Feb 25 04:38am
Madison police said a Madison man got his car stuck out on the ice on Lake Mendota Tuesday afternoon, and he now faces his third charge of operating a vehicle while Intoxicated. The incident happened about 300 feet offshore from the Warner Park boat launch around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. According to police, officers contacted Jay Mottier, 50, after they found the car stuck in the ice when arrived ...
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Top DUI News, Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Greenfield man attempting to battle impaired charges through Charter argument
The Truro Daily News Feb 23 06:26pm
TRURO - A Greenfield man will learn on April 9 whether he is successful in his attempt to have charges of operating a snowmobile while impaired dismissed by the court on the basis of a Charter of Rights and Freedom argument.
Anthony Mackie guilty only of violation in drunk-driving case
New York Post Feb 20 08:25pm
Anthony Mackie was found guilty Friday of operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol — a violation not a crime.
Penn Yan driver charged after crash in Geneva
Greece Post Feb 24 05:53am
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.
Jury Deciding Fate of Forklift Driver Charged With Killing 2 - Noozhawk
all 7 news articles
Operating While Impaired - News Images
Captain America's Anthony Mackie Convicted of Driving While Impaired, Ordered to Participate in Drunk Driving Program - Wochit via Yahoo! News
Feb. 21, 2015 front page
The Post-Star Feb 21 12:16pm
WILTON -- A Gansevoort man is accused of operating a vehicle while impaired by drugs Friday night on Jones Road in the town of Wilton, according to State Police.
Stanley Furniture Announces 2014 Operating Results
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance Feb 25 01:44pm
Stanley Furniture Company, Inc. today reported sales and operating results for the fourth quarter and total year ending December 31, 2014.
Bill Barrett Corporation Reports 2014 Financial and Operating Results and Announces 2015 Operating Plan
PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance Feb 25 05:00am
DENVER, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Barrett Corporation (the "Company") (NYSE: BBG) reported 2014 results and announced the 2015 Operating Plan and Strategy. Highlights include: Total ...
18 year-old charged with DWI following crash that shut down 81
CNYCentral.com Feb 25 08:35am
18 year-old Nathan Bush of Constantia was arrested yesterday, February 24.
Firm donating services to install new batting cage at Lake George school
The Post-Star Feb 21 12:17pm
LAKE GEORGE -- Lake George Central School will have a new batting cage this spring with the help of a donation of services by Ruben Ellsworth of Ellsworth & Son Excavating Inc.
Supervisors have more to say about firearms policy
The Post-Star Feb 21 12:16pm
FORT EDWARD -- The weapons have been purchased and the insurance payments approved, but some Washington County supervisors would like a second look at the firearms policy that requires county
Chimney fire extends into house in Moreau
The Post-Star Feb 21 12:16pm
MOREAU -- No one was injured in a house fire that broke out late Friday morning.
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Two charged with OWI on Valentines Day
Mt. Pleasant News Feb 24 08:52am
Two men were arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated during the romantic holiday. Brian Francis, 39, of New London, was arrested on Feb. 14, 2015, at approximately 12:25 a.m. by the Henry County Sheriff's Office. According to police documents, deputies were on a routine patrol when they observed Francis' vehicle swerving on the roadway. Deputies made a traffic stop near Penn Avenue ...
One man charged with criminal trespass, threats and ... - Alice Echo-News Journal
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Anonymous complaint leads police to driver allegedly on heroin
WISC-TV Madison Feb 23 12:38pm
An Oregon man faces his second offense for operating while intoxicated after police received an anonymous complaint of a vehicle all over the road Sunday morning. An Oregon police officer was notified of a vehicle all over the road on Highway 14 near Byrne Road around 10:45 a.m., according to a release. The officer stopped the vehicle on Highway 14 south of Highway MM. During the traffic stop ...
Driver facing OWI charges in crash that leaves one injured - WISC-TV Madison
Deputy arrests potential drunken driver while pumping gas - WISC-TV Madison
Drunk driver crashed into house, police say - WCPO Cincinnati
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Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving
The Voice 10 minutes ago
Cottrellville Township Supervisor Kelly Fiscelli was arrested by Clay Township police for drunken driving Feb. 12 at about 12:40 a.m., several hours after the regular board meeting she chaired.
McFarland man suspected of 4th OWI
WISC-TV Madison Feb 23 09:08am
A McFarland Man was arrested on suspicion of fourth-offense operating while intoxicated during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon. The Dane County Sheriff's Office said Michael J. Edwards, 62, was driving his 2002 Chevrolet Blazer west on County Road B in the town of Dunn when a deputy spotted the vehicle cross the center line twice at about 1 p.m. Edwards was arrested after field sobriety tests ...
Deputy wakes suspected drunken driver at traffic light
WISC-TV Madison Feb 12 09:08am
A deputy made a fourth-offense operating while intoxicated arrest after the van in front of him at a traffic light didn't move when the light turned green, according to a release from the Dane County Sheriff's Office. The deputy was stopped at a traffic light at U.S. Highway 51 and East Washington Avenue just before 4 p.m. Wednesday. The release states that the deputy honked at the van when it ...
Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving
The Voice Feb 23 07:10am
Cottrellville Township Supervisor Kelly Fiscelli was arrested by Clay Township police for drunken driving Feb. 12 at about 12:40 a.m., several hours after the regular board meeting she chaired.
Jackson Police Department: Officers make warrant, operating while intoxicated arrests
The Jackson Citizen Patriot Feb 19 05:08am
Jackson Police Department Officers made seven arrests, 29 traffic stops and responded to 59 dispatches Wednesday, Feb. 18 through early Thursday.
On the Record: Feb. 24
The Ames Tribune Feb 24 01:34am
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On the Record: Feb. 17 - The Ames Tribune
On the Record: Jan. 28, 2015 - The Ames Tribune
On the Record, Feb. 18 - The Ames Tribune
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Meriden Superior Court
The Record-Journal Feb 13 10:12am
Andrew J. Ferro, 29, 115 Hendley St., Middletown, driving while intoxicated, six months, suspended after 60 days (two days mandatory), two years probation; third-degree assault, one year, suspended after 60 days, two years probation, consecutive.
Municipal Court - Springfield News-Sun
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Mt. Pleasant man arrested for OWI
Mt. Pleasant News Feb 10 09:07am
A rural Mt. Pleasant man was arrested Sunday, Feb. 8 for a series of offenses, including operating while intoxicated. At approximately 2:08 a.m., a Henry County Sheriff's Deputy observed a vehicle traveling west in the 1400 block of West Washington Street in Mt. Pleasant. According to police reports, the vehicle was observed crossing the oncoming lanes of traffic, sticking the curb and almost ...
Australian Pilot Arrested After Performing Touch-And-G... - The Aero-News Network
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Muskrat Falls workforce linked to spike in drunk driving
CBC via Yahoo Canada News 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
So that stigma of drunk driving is one thing, but the social and economic impact of losing your job is another ... and your driver's licence," Rogers said. So far this year there have already been eight arrests for drunk driving in the Happy Valley-Goose Bay area.
DWI
Burlington Times-News Feb 23 08:12am
Published: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 11:02 AM. Ronald Dean Wade, 43, 306 Owen St., Gibsonville, was charged with driving while impaired Sunday. According to Burlington warrants, Wade was reportedly driving on Garden Road at 3:35 p.m.
Raleigh police: Impaired driver slams into trees, seriously injured
NBC 17 Raleigh Feb 21 07:57am
A man suffered serious injuries after losing control of his car and slamming into a row of trees while driving while impaired Saturday morning in Raleigh, police said.
Driving While Impaired - News Images
Captain America's Anthony Mackie Convicted of Driving While Impaired, Ordered to Participate in Drunk Driving Program - Wochit via Yahoo! News
Depew man arrested for driving while impaired by alcohol
The Buffalo News Feb 23 02:41pm
A 31-year-old Depew man was arrested by State Police for driving while impaired by alcohol after his car speed was called into question on the Amherst section of the Youngmann Highway early Sunday. Kevin C. Fortier also was charged with speeding.
Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving - The Voice
Woman with 19 prohibitions for drunk driving pleads guilty to two... - Global News
RCMP make two impaired driving stops - The Journal Pioneer
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Sheriff to boost traffic enforcement in March
The Canton Repository Feb 23 10:58am
The Stark County Sheriff's Office will step up enforcement of speeding, impaired driving and restraint use beginning Sunday until March 31.
9 Investigates: Not all parts of Charlotte see DWI checkpoints
WSOC-TV Charlotte Feb 23 04:43pm
Drivers have likely come across the flashing lights of a driving while intoxicated checkpoint where police team up to catch impaired drivers. Channel 9 took a deeper look at where police have focused efforts to stop those drivers. Eyewitness News requested every Charlotte-Mecklenburg police checkpoint location from 2013 to November 2014 and plotted all 42 spots on a map. Channel 9's research ...
Anthony Mackie Convicted Of Driving While Impaired
Contactmusic Feb 20 03:47pm
Actor Anthony Mackie has been ordered to complete an alcohol awareness programme after he was convicted of driving while impaired (Dwi). The charge dates back to 2013, when the Captain America: The Winter Soldier star was pulled over by police in Harlem, New York.
Taking Back Sunday Frontman Adam Lazzara Arrested for Driving While Impaired
Spin Feb 19 07:38am
Taking Back Sunday's lead singer Adam Lazzara was
Driving Soon After Stroke May Be Risky, Studies Suggest - MedicineNet.com
On the Beat: Three arrested for alleged drunken driving, license ... - Ile Camera
Stop downplaying impaired driving - Red Deer Advocate
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Durham man to use sleepwalking defense in murder trial
NBC 17 Raleigh Feb 21 08:42am
A defense attorney for a Durham man on trial for killing his 4-year-old son says the defendant doesn't remember attacking the boy or his two other children.
On the Beat: Three arrested for alleged drunken driving, license suspensions
Ile Camera Feb 23 04:36am
•A 48-year-old woman was arrested for driving while her license was suspended after she was stopped at about 12:40 a.m. Feb. 7 for a defective taillight.
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Top DUI News, Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Buffalo man charged with DWI by drugs after West Seneca crash
The Buffalo News Feb 22 08:01pm
Two motorists, one of them allegedly driving while intoxicated by drugs, were seriously injured Sunday morning when their vehicles collided in West Seneca, town police said.
Driver charged with DWI in rollover accident
The Buffalo News Feb 22 07:37pm
WHEATFIELD - A Niagara Falls woman was charged with driving while intoxicated Friday morning after her car rolled over and struck a utility pole on Shawnee Road, sheriff's deputies reported.
Man gets 72 hours in jail for 10th DUI
KCTV 5 Kansas City Feb 21 04:14am
A Wyandotte County man will serve just 72 hours in jail after being busted for his 10th driving-while-intoxicated charge.
Lewiston woman on DWI probation indicted again
The Buffalo News Feb 20 06:56pm
LOCKPORT - A Lewiston woman on probation for a 2012 felony driving while intoxicated conviction was arraigned Friday on a new DWI indictment and a probation violation charge.
On the Beat: Three arrested for alleged drunken driving, license suspensions
Ile Camera Feb 22 04:37am
•A 48-year-old woman was arrested for driving while her license was suspended after she was stopped at about 12:40 a.m. Feb. 7 for a defective taillight.
Cottrellville supervisor arrested for drunken driving - The Voice
Two North Webster men arrested for driving ATVs while int... - WNDU 16 South Bend
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On the Beat: Three arrested for alleged drunken driving, license suspensions
Ile Camera 25 minutes ago
•A 48-year-old woman was arrested for driving while her license was suspended after she was stopped at about 12:40 a.m. Feb. 7 for a defective taillight.
There Are No Easy Answers on Driving as You Age
The Lakeland Ledger Feb 19 08:06pm
Should a person give up driving when they hit a certain stage of life? There is no single answer to that, although some view elder drivers as trouble on wheels.
Sheriff's deputies and troopers make DWI arrests over weekend
The Buffalo News Feb 02 06:55pm
Several people were arrested by Erie County sheriff's deputies and state police for allegedly driving while intoxicated in Erie County over the weekend.
Emerson man held on drunken-driving charge
The Record Feb 18 10:31pm
Paramus police arrested an Emerson man on charges of driving while intoxicated after he crashed his car into the divider on Route 17 and tried to fight several officers.
On the Beat: Three arrested for alleged drunken driving, license ... - Ile Camera
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On the Beat: Three arrested for alleged drunken driving, license suspensions
Ile Camera Feb 21 05:52am
•A 48-year-old woman was arrested for driving while her license was suspended after she was stopped at about 12:40 a.m. Feb. 7 for a defective taillight.

Stories of the Week

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

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