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December 18th December 24th in the year Two Thousand and Seventeen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, December 24th, 2017

Michael Ray Arrested, Charged with DUI and Cannabis Oil Possession
People Magazine4 days ago
The country star, 29, has been charged with driving under the influence and possession of cannabis oil, the Eustis Police Department confirmed to PEOPLE. “ ...
Fairfield woman charged with DUI in Westport
The Fairfield Citizen3 days ago
Police said the vehicle was running and the break lights were activated. Officers detected an odor of alcoholic beverage on Sonick's breath, observed a travel mug containing what ...
Montgomery Co. police: Driver hits sign pole, which lodges in windshield
WTOP Washington2 days ago
A driver who police say was operating under the influence hit a sign, which lodged in his car's windshield, and continued driving.
Mugshots, Dec. 24, 2017
The Myrtle Beach Sun News3 hours ago
Reuben Long Detention Center and the North Myrtle Beach Jail. These mugshots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information. If charges are expunged or dismissed, ...
Derry man arrested after hitting police vehicle
The Eagle-Tribune3 days ago
After his arraignment Tuesday on charges of operating under the influence and negligent operation of a motor vehicle, he was ordered held without bail in the ...
Country star Michael Ray Roach arrested for DUI and possession of cannabis oil
FOX 26 Houston4 days ago
Bay Street in reference to a minor vehicle crash without injuries in the drive-thru line. Upon arrival, officers say they made contact with the at-fault driver, 29-year-old Michael ...
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope playing with Lakers despite 25-day jail sentence
Sporting News via Yahoo News3 days ago
Beach Police Department Detention Center for practices and games under a work-release program. While still a member of the Pistons, Caldwell-Pope was charged with operating ...
Cassopolis woman arrested after crashing while under the influence
22 WSBT South Bend1 day ago
A Cassopolis woman is now behind bars after being arrested for driving under the influence and crashing her car on U.S. 131 near Moorepark road. Police have arrested 33- ...
Hampshire County 'sobriety checkpoint' scheduled
The Republican2 days ago
County the weekend of Dec. 29, Superintendent Col. Kerry Gilpin said Friday. The checkpoint, a large roadblock on a major roadway somewhere in the county, is designed to ...
For Mideast, 2018 could be a pivotal year in war and peace
Rapid City Journal3 hours ago
Will 2018 dampen the fires that rage across the Middle East? The fight against the Islamic State group is mostly over, and the war in Syria may finally be ...
Country music star Michael Ray arrested for DUI, possession of cannabis oil at Florida McDonald's
ABC 15 Phoenix3 days ago
Country music star Michael Ray was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of cannabis oil containing THC, according to Eustis police. Ray, whose ...
Crash at roundabout near UMass leads to drunken driving charge for Groton man
The Republican6 days ago
Police charged Andrew J. Giarusso with operating under the influence of alcohol and negligent operation of a motor vehicle to endanger. Police received a call about ...
Michael Ray arrested for DUI and possession of cannabis oil
UPI3 days ago
Country star Michael Ray was arrested Wednesday in his hometown of Eustis, Fla., for driving under the influence and possession of cannabis oil. Ray, full name Michael Ray ...
Windsor man charged with manslaughter in 2016 crash on I-91 in Enfield that killed his passenger
Journal Inquirer5 days ago
A Windsor man is facing manslaughter and driving under the influence charges in connection with the death of his passenger in a rollover accident that occurred on ...
OVI charges filed after hit-skip crash downtown
The Daily Jeffersonian6 days ago
Hollins, 36, with single counts of operating a vehicle while under the influence, operating a vehicle while under the influence (high ...
New inmates at the Huron County Jail, Dec. 15
Norwalk Reflector5 days ago
Here are pictures and information from the Huron County Jail regarding new inmates for Dec. 15, 2017: Luis E. Alejandro, 40, of 643 S. Conwell Ave., Willard -— Operating a vehicle under
Police: three charged with DUIs in separate incidents
Chicago Tribune2 days ago
Lake Bluff DUI •Dan Zhang, 49, of the first block of Manchester Lane, Vernon Hills, was charged at 12:27 a.m. Dec. 17 with driving under the influence of alcohol, ...
2 charged with vehicular homicide after fatal OUI crash on Mass Pike
7 News Boston2 days ago
Pike in October that claimed the life of a Spencer woman. Andrew Ledoux, 21, and Gina Correiri, 20, were both indicted Friday on charges of motor vehicle homicide, three counts of operating ...
Batavia police reports
Kane County Chronicle4 days ago
Kraz, 39, of the 1500 block of Fairway Drive, Naperville, was charged Dec. 14 with driving under the influence, operating a vehicle without a valid driver's ...
TPS Deputy Superintendent arrested for DUI
The Toledo Blade2 days ago
BOWLING GREEN — The Toledo Public Schools deputy superintendent has been arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence in Wood County, according to ...
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Top DUI News, Saturday, December 23rd, 2017

Kingston driver rolls car, drives on anyway
MSN News2 hours ago
The car took a licking but kept on ticking. The driver, not so much.
Norwalk man killed in head-on crash
Norwalk Reflector5 days ago
Greenwald, 22, of 23 Cecile St., Wakeman, is charged with vehicular homicide, a second-degree felony, and operating a vehicle while impaired, a first-degree misdemeanor.
Ohio lawmaker faces challenge for seat after recent arrest
Miami Herald4 days ago
Wes Retherford was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while impaired after he was found passed out in an idling pickup truck parked in a drive-thru lane. Retherford ...
Vehicular homicide case goes to grand jury
Norwalk Reflector11 hours ago
Greenwald, 22, of 3879 DeRussey Road, Collins, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Norwalk Municipal Court on Wednesday morning. Both charges are in connection with the fatal crash ...
Longtime Butler County politician to challenge Wes Retherford
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton5 days ago
BUTLER COUNTY — Longtime Butler County politician Greg Jolivette has has announced he will run for the 51st Ohio House seat in the November 2018 general election. Jolivette — a former state ...
Eyes on the road: Police step up patrols to find impaired drivers
Albany Democrat-Herald6 hours ago
The patrol is a high-profile, concentrated effort to stop impaired drivers and make arrests for driving under the influence of intoxicants. Such patrols involve multiple agencies, and ...
Jones: The most common life-threatening injuries during the holidays
Austin American-Statesman5 days ago
Trauma centers are particularly busy this time of year due to an increase in alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes.
Dover Plains man was more than twice legal limit, had previous DWI: police
Poughkeepsie Journal5 days ago
Lopez with aggravated driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation, felonies, along with operating a motor vehicle without an ignition interlock device.
Mid-Hudson arrests report: Dec. 18, 2017
Kingston Daily Freeman6 days ago
Saturday on misdemeanor charges of drunken driving and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content exceeding 0.08 percent.
Mansfield Municipal Court sentences
Mansfield News Journal2 days ago
The Mansfield Municipal Court report includes only charges involving fines and court costs totaling $150 or more. Adam J. Baker, 1149 Nestor Drive, Mansfield; criminal mischief; $175; 60 days ...
Wright indicted with attempted murder for throat slashing
Coshocton Tribune19 hours ago
A Coshocton man has been indicted on charges relating to a throat slashing at the Coshocton McDonald’s. A Coshocton County grand jury has indicted Allen R. Wright, 32, of 604 ½ South Lawn Ave ...
Driver arrested in crash has 16 prior alcohol convictions, officials say
USA Today21 hours ago
CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man who had 16 previous alcohol-related driving convictions — and no driver's license — was arrested this week following a crash in Harrison Township, Mich., Macomb ...
Columbiana mom faces child endangering charges following OVI arrest
The Youngstown Vindicator4 days ago
A Columbiana woman faces child-endangering charges after an arrest on charges of operating a vehicle impaired late Saturday on Leffingwell Road in Canfield Township. A Mahoning ...
Janesville man crashes into pole, knocks out power to neighborhood
WAOW Wausau2 days ago
A Janesville man was arrested for impaired driving after he crashed into a pole, knocking the power out to a neighborhood for hours. The Janesville Police Department says the crash happened ...
Here are gifts for Mississippi drivers heading home for the holidays
The Biloxi Sun Herald2 days ago
The suspension of work and the ban on oversize vehicles is from Dec. 24-26, and again Dec. 31-Jan. 2. Mississippi Highway Patrol’s campaign “Making It Home for the Holidays” runs through ...
POLICE CALLS
The Youngstown Vindicator2 days ago
Assault: A Parkway Drive woman reported having been assaulted, though she was not seriously injured. Theft: Police arrested Bertan E. Altinordu, 29, of Akron, on a theft charge. Theft: Robert ...
UI study: 75 percent of drunk-driving car-tractor crashes end up in injury, death
The Des Moines Register2 days ago
“Impaired drivers may be slower to recognize and react to farm equipment, and more likely to misjudge the differences in speed of the equipment on the roadway,” said Karisa Harland, the ...
Poll: People get behind the wheel when impaired because they think they are OK to drive
PR Newswire4 days ago
According to Dr. Ward Vanlaar, Chief Operating Officer of TIRF in Canada and a co-author of the study, "When asking U.S. drivers...
Police also arrest, cite intoxicated motorists
San Jose Mercury News2 days ago
Following the deployment of a DUI checkpoint earlier this month in Milpitas, many motorists were caught for various offenses including driving under the influence, driving without licenses and ...
University of Iowa researcher finds alcohol involvement lead to more devastating farm-equipment crashes
The Gazette3 days ago
IOWA CITY — A relatively low portion of accidents between farm equipment and passenger vehicles involve alcohol. Karisa Harland, UI adjunct assistant professor of emergency medicine, ...
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Top DUI News, Friday, December 22nd, 2017

Vehicular homicide suspect set to appear in court
Norwalk Reflector17 hours ago
Greenwald, 22, of 23 Cecile St., is charged with vehicular homicide, a second-degree felony, and operating a vehicle while impaired, a first-degree misdemeanor. “Alcohol ...
Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett cited for OVI, suspended one game
USA Today7 days ago
Barrett was cited by Columbus police Saturday morning with a misdemeanor offense for operating a vehicle while impaired (OVI), the university announced. Barrett, 20, has ...
Vehicular homicide case goes to grand jury
Norwalk Reflector2 hours ago
Greenwald, 22, of 3879 DeRussey Road, Collins, waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Norwalk Municipal Court on Wednesday morning. Both charges are in connection with the fatal crash ...
Ohio lawmaker faces challenge for seat after recent arrest
Houston Chronicle4 days ago
Wes Retherford was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while impaired after he was found passed out in an idling pickup truck parked in a drive-thru lane. Retherford ...
Analysis | Blind travelers can get around an airport more easily with new app
Washington Post21 hours ago
While wayfinding apps have become more common, the Louisville-based nonprofit group says its app is the first of its kind for visually impaired travelers. Earlier this month, Amtrak ...
Longtime Butler County politician to challenge Wes Retherford
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton4 days ago
BUTLER COUNTY — Longtime Butler County politician Greg Jolivette has has announced he will run for the 51st Ohio House seat in the November 2018 general election. Jolivette — a former state ...
Here are gifts for Mississippi drivers heading home for the holidays
The Biloxi Sun Herald15 hours ago
Mississippi Department of Transportation and Mississippi Highway Patrol are working to make the roads safer for those traveling through the state this weekend and next. MDOT announced it has ...
Boardman police say intoxicated man hit bicyclist in mall parking lot
The Youngstown Vindicator7 days ago
Township police say a man suspected of driving while intoxicated hit a bicyclist in a parking lot. Stephen Rivers, 23, of Boardman Boulevard is charged with aggravated vehicular assault ...
Poll: People get behind the wheel when impaired because they think they are OK to drive
PR Newswire3 days ago
Safety Administration (NHTSA), alcohol-impaired driving fatalities involving a driver with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08...2016. According to Dr. Ward Vanlaar, Chief Operating ...
Janesville man crashes into pole, knocks out power to neighborhood
WAOW Wausau1 day ago
A Janesville man was arrested for impaired driving after he crashed into a pole, knocking the power out to a neighborhood for hours. The Janesville Police Department says the crash happened ...
Police arrest suspect in Bedford Jeep theft: Westlake police blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer6 days ago
Felony theft, I-90: Two Garfield Heights men, 18 and 19, ran out of gas Dec. 10 on I-90. The next day Westlake officers determined the Jeep they were driving had been stolen from a Bedford dealer ...
Vandal cuts holiday lights: North Ridgeville police blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer6 days ago
Criminal mischief, Dodge: On Dec. 6, residents reported their Christmas lights had been cut. Drug possession, Lorain Road: Officers initiated contact with suspects at a gas station in reference ...
District Court 12-16
Midland Daily News6 days ago
EDITOR'S NOTE -- OWI means operating while intoxicated. DWLS means driving while license suspended. (MC) is for Judge Michael D. Carpenter. (L) is for Magistrate Gerald ...
Police also arrest, cite intoxicated motorists
San Jose Mercury News18 hours ago
Following the deployment of a DUI checkpoint earlier this month in Milpitas, many motorists were caught for various offenses including driving under the influence, driving without licenses and ...
Jones: The most common life-threatening injuries during the holidays
Austin American-Statesman4 days ago
Karla Jones, M.S.N., R.N., is the trauma program director at St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center. The holidays are a time for families to come together and celebrate, but sometimes carelessness ...
Mansfield Municipal Court sentences
Mansfield News Journal19 hours ago
The Mansfield Municipal Court report includes only charges involving fines and court costs totaling $150 or more. Adam J. Baker, 1149 Nestor Drive, Mansfield; criminal mischief; $175; 60 days ...
Trump's sharing with Russia chills Israeli intelligence
USA Today2 days ago
Reports that Israel was the source of highly classified information that President Trump shared with Russian officials last week left a chill among current and former intelligence officials ...
With a Tax Deal in Place, Canada Is 1 Step Closer to Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
Motley Fool via Yahoo News5 days ago
Investors would be hard-pressed to find an industry that's delivered better returns in 2017 than legal marijuana. Of the marijuana stocks with a market cap of $200 million or higher, a majority ...
Dover Plains man was more than twice legal limit, had previous DWI: police
Poughkeepsie Journal4 days ago
Lopez with aggravated driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation, felonies, along with operating a motor vehicle without an ignition interlock device.
University of Iowa researcher finds alcohol involvement lead to more devastating farm-equipment crashes
The Gazette2 days ago
“From a motor vehicle and passenger vehicle standpoint — obviously there needs to be continued education on the risks of driving while impaired,” she said.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, December 21st, 2017

Porter County Crime Times
The Times of Northwest Indiana1 hour ago
Dec. 19 - Dec. 20
La Crosse County Circuit Court felony cases
La Crosse Tribune16 hours ago
Michael Thrower, 40, of Onalaska was charged Wednesday with fifth-offense operating while intoxicated and with a prohibited alcohol concentration, both with a minor child ...
Franklin man charged with fourth OWI
The Journal Times3 days ago
A Franklin man is facing his fourth operating while intoxicated charge after a traffic stop Saturday in Caledonia. Daryl W. Hudzinski, 52, of the 3800 block West Southland ...
Two starters will miss Hawkeyes' bowl game
The Herald-News13 hours ago
When the Iowa football team begins its regular game-week preparation routine for the Pinstripe Bowl today, the Hawkeyes will be working without two starters. The reasons differ, but offensive ...
Drunken man attempts to pick up DUI suspect from police station
Tucson News Now1 hour ago
BROWN DEER, WI (WISN/CNN) – A woman arrested in Wisconsin for first offense drunken driving called a friend to pick her up at the police station, but that friend showed up drunk. When the man ...
Felony report | Felony reports | Journal Gazette
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette7 hours ago
Morgan, 31, of the 3100 block of Smith Street, was charged Nov.27 with operating a vehicle after having been judged a habitual traffic violator.
Wrong-way Oxford driver released to wife due to overcrowded jail
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton5 days ago
Dec. 9 alerted an officer on patrol to a driver operating his Subaru in the wrong lane while driving east on High Street approaching Main Street. The honking was from a vehicle ...
Buffalo County Court actions
Winona Daily News6 days ago
Hadaway, 54, of Winona, Minn., court hearing adjourned to Dec. 20 on a traffic charge accusing him of second offense operating while intoxicated and county ordinance offense ...
Man charged with alleged 4th OWI
The Journal Times6 days ago
Pershing, 55, of the 1600 block of Carlton Drive, is charged with his fourth case of operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated offense — a felony. On Dec. 3, officers ...
Janesville man crashes into pole, knocks out power to neighborhood
WKOW 27 Madison2 hours ago
A Janesville man was arrested for impaired driving after he crashed into a pole, knocking the power out to a neighborhood for hours. The Janesville Police Department says the crash happened ...
Morning chase ends in crash in Waterloo; teens scatter
Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier2 days ago
The driver, a 16-year-old male, was charged with operating while intoxicated, eluding and interference. A 17-year-old male passenger was found with a gun and was charged ...
A 17-year-old YouTube star insulted a notorious drug lord. The teen was found with at least 15 bullet wounds.
Washington Post3 hours ago
And on Monday night, while he and his friends partied at a bar in Jalisco, a group of armed individuals burst in and fired at Lagunas, the attorney...’s Josh Partlow wrote in 2015. It ...
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to miss 3 road games as part of plea deal
ABC News5 days ago
-Pope says he will not be able to play in three Los Angeles Lakers' road games outside California in the next few weeks due to a modified 25-day restriction stemming from a plea agreement he ...
Arrest Log: Dec. 20
The Herald Bulletin24 hours ago
Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Monday and Tuesday, based on Madison County Jail records.
Belle Plaine Police Report
The Iowa City Press-Citizen18 hours ago
Belle Plaine Police Department Arrest Log for December 11-18, 2017
Iowa Man Pleads Guilty, Agrees to Prison in Fatal Crash
US News & World Report6 days ago
The Sioux City Journal reports that 23-year-old Casey Herron, of Quimby, Iowa, pleaded guilty Tuesday to vehicular homicide and operating while intoxicated shortly after ...
Man charged in fatal Antrim crash
Traverse City Record-Eagle6 days ago
Landon Waller, 27, appeared for arraignment Friday in 86th District Court on a charge of operating while intoxicated causing death, said Antrim County Sheriff Dan Bean.
Williamson man arrested for driving snowmobile while drunk
WROC Rochester4 days ago
Wayne County deputies arrested Williamson man for operating a snowmobile while intoxicated Wednesday evening.
Driver enters guilty plea in fatal van crash | Courts | Journal Gazette
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette20 hours ago
James, 52, was charged with two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death. James was driving a van with 13 passengers early Oct. 1 when he crossed the ...
Police Reports
Washington Times-Herald6 days ago
Jonathan Baker, 37, Washington, was arrested Thursday by Washington police on two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated involving endangerment and operating ...
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Simulator aims to help police test whether a person is too high to drive
CBS News1 hour ago
The new year will mark the official start of recreational marijuana sales in California, and there are fears it could lead to more impaired driving. Among U.S. drivers killed in ...
Impaired distracted driving
Dayton Daily News5 days ago
Some of the most festive times of the year are associated with an increased risk of automotive accidents due to impaired driving. Any time alcohol, drugs, exhaustion, distractions ...
Police: Saratoga Springs woman nearly hit trooper on roadway
WNYT Albany7 days ago
A 39-year-old Saratoga Springs woman is accused of almost hitting a trooper on the roadway. State police charged Tracey Truax with driving while ability impaired by drugs in the town of Saratoga.
Syracuse man charged after fleeing, attempting to hit trooper's car head-on, police say
The Post-Standard3 days ago
Sampson, 30, of 301 Tioga St., Syracuse fled from police after a state trooper spotted the stolen car he was driving on Oswego Road in Clay about 4 p.m. Saturday, and attempted to stop ...
Letter: Driver sober or get pulled over says Upper Saddle River Police Chief
The Record15 hours ago
The holidays are known for being merry and bright, but they're also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to drunk driving. Every holiday season, too many lives are lost ...
Harford County police blotter
Baltimore Sun7 days ago
...block of Coralberry Court, was charged Nov. 29 with failure to obey a lawful police order, failure to control speed to avoid a collision, failure to display her license on demand, driving under the influence of and while impaired by alcohol, driving while so far impaired by drugs and/or alcohol she can't drive safely and negligent and reckless driving.
Man with 3 prior drunk driving convictions charged with impaired driving
The Buffalo News5 days ago
Capitano was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, two counts of second-degree aggravated unlicensed ...
Extra DUI patrols out for holidays
The Daily News6 days ago
"Alarmingly, more than 100 people are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol each day in Washington between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day," according to ...
Christmas 2017 holiday travel guide
The Patriot-News2 hours ago
Since 2005, travel volume has grown by more than 25 percent, or 21.6 million people. Every holiday this year saw increased travel, said Bill Sutherland, AAA senior vice president. Will ...
Growing problem in EV: 'Drugged driving'
East Valley Tribune3 days ago
In a deadly trend in the East...more DUI cases are showing a combination of alcohol with potent drugs, including powerful painkillers and even heroin. Phoenix and East Valley officers ...
Health Canada releases first snapshot of cannabis use in Canada
WFMJ Youngstown1 day ago
Between March and May 2017, Health Canada asked 9,215 Canadians about their knowledge, behaviours and attitudes towards cannabis use, including driving behaviours after consuming cannabis ...
Glen Ridge: Package thefts occur on several streets
The Record16 hours ago
The borough's Detective Bureau determined that the thefts occurred around 6:40 p.m. on Dec. 12 by several suspects who were observed walking along the roadways, according to police. Anyone ...
Checkpoints don't violate amendment in most cases, officials say
The Edmond Sun6 days ago
The decision held that the interest in reducing alcohol-impaired driving was sufficient to justify the brief intrusion of a properly conducted sobriety checkpoint. "We understand ...
Police: Driver on drugs, stole car, lead officers on chase, tried to hit law enforcement vehicles
WSYR 9 Syracuse2 days ago
Officers say Darien Sampson, 30 of Syracuse was driving while impaired by drugs on Saturday. Police received a report of a stolen silver Volkswagen Passat ...
Colonie man admits charges in crash that burned student
Albany Times Union16 hours ago
ALBANY - Michael Carr admitted he caused the crash that made his car burst into flames, leaving a friend with burns that still require constant hospital care and causing a fire that destroyed ...
Donté Stallworth: Learn from what I did wrong
CNN.com6 days ago
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, and drunk driving remains one of the nation's most serious threats to public safety. After several years in decline ...
Syracuse man charged after stolen vehicle pursuit
CNYCentral.com3 days ago
After Syracuse Police issued a stolen vehicle report of a silver Volkswagen Passat to all Onondaga County police agencies, the vehicle was spotted by a State Trooper on Oswego Road in ...
Kingsport Police Department warns drivers: Booze it and lose it
The Rogersville Review5 days ago
Police Department will be partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for the annual Holiday “Booze It & Lose It” Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign. The THSO ...
Syracuse Man Facing Felony Charges Following Two-County Pursuit
Oswego County Today3 days ago
On Saturday, December 16, Syracuse Police received a report of a stolen silver Volkswagen Passat. The vehicle information was broadcast to all Onondaga County police agencies to be on the lookout ...
WSP partners with local cops to boost patrols for holiday safety
The Spokesman-Review5 days ago
In addition to the added eyes on the road, the WSP will pay overtime to make sure even more troopers are available in an effort to target impaired drivers, he said.
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Impaired distracted driving
Dayton Daily News4 days ago
Some of the most festive times of the year are associated with an increased risk of automotive accidents due to impaired driving. Any time alcohol, drugs, exhaustion, distractions ...
... rollover Police retrieve meth pot at scene of the crash - A Moab man is alleged to have been under the influence of drugs when he caused a Thursday Dec. 7 rollover crash which resulted in serious injuries to him and a p...
The Moab Times-Independent6 hours ago
A Moab man is alleged to have been under the influence of drugs when he caused a Thursday, Dec. 7 rollover crash, which resulted in serious injuries... I. Day, 56, rolled the 2003 Suzuki ...
Harford County police blotter
Baltimore Sun6 days ago
...block of Coralberry Court, was charged Nov. 29 with failure to obey a lawful police order, failure to control speed to avoid a collision, failure to display her license on demand, driving under the influence of and while impaired by alcohol, driving while so far impaired by drugs and/or alcohol she can't drive safely and negligent and reckless driving.
Syracuse man charged after fleeing, attempting to hit trooper's car head-on, police say
The Post-Standard2 days ago
Sampson, 30, of 301 Tioga St., Syracuse fled from police after a state trooper spotted the stolen car he was driving on Oswego Road in Clay about 4 p.m. Saturday, and attempted to stop ...
Carol Stream police to try new drug test for high drivers; roadside screens likely to come
Chicago Tribune7 days ago
Looking at fatal crashes in Illinois...appears more people are driving with drugs in their systems. While the percentage of crashes involving alcohol dropped 30 percent.
Police: Saratoga Springs woman nearly hit trooper on roadway
WNYT Albany6 days ago
A 39-year-old Saratoga Springs woman is accused of almost hitting a trooper on the roadway. State police charged Tracey Truax with driving while ability impaired by drugs in the town of Saratoga.
Man with 3 prior drunk driving convictions charged with impaired driving
The Buffalo News4 days ago
Capitano was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, two counts of second-degree aggravated unlicensed ...
Growing problem in EV: 'Drugged driving'
East Valley Tribune2 days ago
In a deadly trend in the East...more DUI cases are showing a combination of alcohol with potent drugs, including powerful painkillers and even heroin. Phoenix and East Valley officers ...
Extra DUI patrols out for holidays
The Daily News5 days ago
"Alarmingly, more than 100 people are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol each day in Washington between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day," according to ...
Police: Driver on drugs, stole car, lead officers on chase, tried to hit law enforcement vehicles
WSYR 9 Syracuse1 day ago
Officers say Darien Sampson, 30 of Syracuse was driving while impaired by drugs on Saturday. Police received a report of a stolen silver Volkswagen Passat ...
Checkpoints don't violate amendment in most cases, officials say
The Edmond Sun5 days ago
The decision held that the interest in reducing alcohol-impaired driving was sufficient to justify the brief intrusion of a properly conducted sobriety checkpoint. "We understand ...
Syracuse man charged after stolen vehicle pursuit
CNYCentral.com2 days ago
After Syracuse Police issued a stolen vehicle report of a silver Volkswagen Passat to all Onondaga County police agencies, the vehicle was spotted by a State Trooper on Oswego Road in ...
Law and Order: Rochester man accused of assault and possessing .357 with serial number removed
The Batavian20 hours ago
Goodman, 50, of East Main Road, Le Roy, is charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs. Goodman was stopped by Le Roy PD at 12:48 p.m. June ...
Syracuse Man Facing Felony Charges Following Two-County Pursuit
Oswego County Today2 days ago
On Saturday, December 16, Syracuse Police received a report of a stolen silver Volkswagen Passat. The vehicle information was broadcast to all Onondaga County police agencies to be on the lookout ...
Kingsport Police Department warns drivers: Booze it and lose it
The Rogersville Review4 days ago
Police Department will be partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for the annual Holiday “Booze It & Lose It” Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign. The THSO ...
Miss Winona changes Minn. with proclamation - Winona Post > Article
Winona Post1 day ago
Casey McCarraher was in eighth grade when impaired driving made its first impact on her life. After a night of drinking, her older teenage brother Adam was seriously injured in ...
WSP partners with local cops to boost patrols for holiday safety
The Spokesman-Review4 days ago
In addition to the added eyes on the road, the WSP will pay overtime to make sure even more troopers are available in an effort to target impaired drivers, he said.
Donté Stallworth: Learn from what I did wrong
CNN.com5 days ago
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, and drunk driving remains one of the nation's most serious threats to public safety. After several years in decline ...
District Court 12-16
Midland Daily News3 days ago
EDITOR'S NOTE -- OWI means operating while intoxicated. DWLS means driving while license suspended. (MC) is for Judge Michael D. Carpenter. (L) is for ... Judge Stephen ...
LAPD cop hit by DUI vehicle: Major injuries as 405 freeway shut - MyNewsLA.com
My News LA7 days ago
A Los Angeles police officer was seriously injured when a man allegedly driving while impaired crashed into his patrol SUV on the shoulder of the San Diego (405) Freeway ...
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Top DUI News, Monday, December 25th, 2017

Impaired distracted driving
Dayton Daily News3 days ago
Some of the most festive times of the year are associated with an increased risk of automotive accidents due to impaired driving. Any time alcohol, drugs, exhaustion, distractions ...
Harford County police blotter
Baltimore Sun5 days ago
..., 44, of the 4700 block of Coralberry Court, was charged Nov. 29 with failure to obey a lawful police order, failure to control speed to avoid a collision, failure to display her license on demand, driving under the influence of and while impaired by alcohol, driving while so far impaired by drugs and/or alcohol she can’t drive safely and negligent and reckless driving.
JCSO: Friday night checkpoint was 'very productive'
The Jacksonville Daily News2 days ago
An eastern North Carolina highway intersection was lit up Friday evening as a sobering reminder to holiday revelers of the potential perils of driving while impaired. A ...
Sober or Slammer! DUI enforcement begins ahead of holidays
WCBD-TV Charleston3 days ago
campaign to combat impaired driving and reduce highway fatalities and injuries. The enforcement period will continue through January 1, 2018, New Year’s Day. Troopers and local ...
Driving While Stoned: The Penalties and Gray Area in Marijuana Law
The Cheat Sheet4 hours ago
As of November 2017, some 29 states had legalized marijuana for medicinal use. A 2014 Colorado case showed how that could happen.
What are the deadliest times to drive? A look at road fatalities and sobriety checkpoints
San Jose Mercury News3 days ago
Safe cars, Uber and Lyft and more education on driver safety are here. But highway fatalities, including those that involve alcohol, are up, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Deadliest times to drive The
Growing problem in EV: ‘Drugged driving’
East Valley Tribune1 day ago
In a deadly trend in the East...and the nation – more DUI cases are showing a combination of alcohol with potent drugs, including powerful painkillers and even heroin. Phoenix... Valley ...
Man charged for second time in 14 months
The Daily Reflector1 day ago
Clifford Raasheem Shyreem Butler of 813 Douglas Ave., whose address also was listed as 1616 Caleb St., Lot 114, was stopped at 8:53 p.m. on Dec. 9 on U.S. 264 near Tupper Drive by the ...
Carol Stream police to try new drug test for high drivers; roadside screens likely to come
Chicago Tribune6 days ago
Looking at fatal crashes in Illinois...appears more people are driving with drugs in their systems. While the percentage of crashes involving alcohol dropped 30 percent.
Ohio Sheriff: Drinking-and-driving Facebook video leads to arrest
WBRZ 2 Baton Rouge6 hours ago
Authorities say an Ohio man took cellphone video of himself drinking while driving and posted it on Facebook, leading to his arrest hours later.
Checkpoints don't violate amendment in most cases, officials say
The Norman Transcript4 days ago
The decision held that the interest in reducing alcohol-impaired driving was sufficient to justify the brief intrusion of a properly conducted sobriety checkpoint. "We understand ...
Man with 3 prior drunk driving convictions charged with impaired driving
The Buffalo News3 days ago
A West Seneca man with three prior convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol was charged Thursday night after he crashed his pickup into a parked car on Seneca Street ...
Extra DUI patrols out for holidays
The Daily News4 days ago
"Alarmingly, more than 100 people are arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol each day in Washington between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day," according to ...
I went driving and motorbiking in my sleep
BBC News7 days ago
Consultant neurologist Guy Leschziner describes the case of one of his patients, Jackie, who has been driving in her sleep on both two wheels and four. Shortly after moving to the UK ...
How to prevent impaired driving this holiday season
WRTV Indianapolis3 days ago
In 2015, 10,265 people died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes, accounting for nearly one-third (29%) of all traffic-related deaths in the United States. Records show drunken ...
Kingsport Police Department warns drivers: Booze it and lose it
The Rogersville Review3 days ago
Police Department will be partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) for the annual Holiday “Booze It & Lose It” Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign. The THSO ...
Schaumburg police among those doing holiday DUI crackdown
Daily Herald1 day ago
Schaumburg police will be targeting alcohol- and drug-impaired drivers from Monday, Dec. 18, through the early morning hours of Jan... Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement action ...
89.3 KPCC | Enforcing stoned driving still poses challenges as recreational pot looms
KPCC Pasadena4 days ago
Law enforcement agencies are preparing for what they fear will be an increase in the number of people driving under the influence of recreational marijuana as California preps for the ...
Donté Stallworth: Learn from what I did wrong
CNN.com4 days ago
December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, and drunk driving remains one of the nation's most serious threats to public safety. After several years in decline ...
Norwalk man killed in head-on crash
Norwalk Reflector3 days ago
St., Wakeman, is charged with vehicular homicide, a second-degree felony, and operating a vehicle while impaired, a first-degree misdemeanor. Greenwald was driving a 2008 ...

Stories of the Week

  1. December 11 - December 17 Drunk driver tells cops his name is ‘Burger King’
  2. December 4 - December 10 Man wanted on warrants found hiding under insulation in attic at Round Lake Beach home
  3. November 27 - December 3 Chicago cop given community service in DUI crash that injured pedestrian
  4. November 20 - November 26 Many People Don't Seem To Know That Taking Prescription Drugs Could Impair Their Driving
  5. November 13 - November 19 Medical-marijuana doctor arrested
  6. November 6 - November 12 Trooper claims he was forced to change DUI arrest record for judge’s daughter
  7. October 30 - November 5 Safety-related impacts of recreational marijuana legalization
  8. October 23 - October 29 SAPD officer arrested on suspicion of DWI
  9. October 16 - October 22 Man arrested for OWI after crashing into squad car while son was in backseat
  10. October 9 - October 15 Sally Struthers Charged with DUI in Maine
  11. October 2 - October 8 County school superintendent retires after DUI arrest
  12. September 25 - October 1 ACLU sues police department over DUI marijuana arrests
  13. September 18 - September 24 Mass. high court says sobriety tests aren’t definitive evidence for pot use
  14. September 11 - September 17 Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in collision with farm vehicle full of manure
  15. September 4 - September 10 Virginia Beach police officer fatally shoots dog after traffic stop
  16. August 28 - September 3 Ryan Winkle unanimously voted off Mesa City Council after DUI arrest
  17. August 21 - August 27 Madison Police officer charged with OWI with child in car
  18. August 14 - August 20 Kirsty Gallacher Charged With Drink Driving, After Being Pulled Over By Police At 11.30am
  19. August 7 - August 13 Man Who Looks Like Jesus Arrested For 5th
  20. July 31 - August 6 Car with ax in roof, no doors or windshield leads to driving while on drugs arrest
  21. July 24 - July 30 Jefferson County DUI patrols bust 12 impaired drivers in one night
  22. July 17 - July 23 Fuel truck driver who OD'd at gas station had previous OVI conviction
  23. July 10 - July 16 Court appearance for Red Deer school bus driver charged with impaired driving
  24. July 3rd - July 9th Sheriff's captain retires weeks after arrest on DWI charge
  25. June 26 - July 2 Georgia State University police chief charged with DUI
  26. June 19 - June 25 'Bachelor' Alum Chris Soules Wants All Mention of Alcohol Banned From His Fatal Crash Case
  27. June 12 - June 18 Man suspected of DUI crashes into Unity Church
  28. June 5 - June 11 Former Razorback, NFL's Jonathan Williams Found Not Guilty in Drunk Driving Case
  29. May 29 - June 4 Town Worker Who Hit School Bus Charged with DWI
  30. May 22 - May 28 Driver in Times Square car rampage indicted
  31. May 15 - May 21 DWI charge dismissed against daughter of former Niagara assistant DA
  32. May 8 - May 14 Nearly nude Rocky River man crashes car into convenience store to get beer
  33. May 1 - May 7 Houston cop relieved of duty after alleged intoxication arrest
  34. April 24 - April 30 Nashua school bus driver arrested for driving under the influence of marijuana
  35. April 17 - April 23 'Work Out' Alum Jackie Warner Pleads Not Guilty in Assault, DUI Case
  36. April 10 - April 16 Man Facing Charges After Driving Lawn Tractor While Intoxicated With Small Boy As Passenger
  37. April 3 - April 9 Denmark: Men whose car smashed into WWII memorial charged with drug-driving
  38. March 22 - April 2 Driver accused of smoking pot before taking bus full of students on field trip
  39. March 20 - March 26 Grandmother, 85, gets 7-week jail sentence after drunken driving crash
  40. March 13 - March 19 55-year-old woman accused of driving drunk, striking man in wheelchair
  41. March 6 - March 12 Police violated suspected drunk driver’s rights by weighing her
  42. February 27 - March 5 Official arrested for drunk driving blames '(expletive) chicken nuggets'
  43. February 20 - February 26 Judge rules lawyer can use medical marijuana on probation
  44. February 13 - February 19 Rockland school board member charged with DUI, lewd behavior
  45. February 6 - February 12 Hearing for N.J. cop accused of DUI, resisting arrest in Pa. set for April
  46. January 30 - February 5 Associate municipal judge charged with driving while intoxicated
  47. January 23 - January 29 Mexican-American boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya charged with DUI in California
  48. January 16 - January 22 Ex-Pennsylvania State Police spokesman in court for DUI
  49. January 9 - January 15 Wayne County assistant prosecutor charged with DUI
  50. January 2 - January 8 Pinellas school bus driver charged with DUI after crash

2016 Stories of the Year : Arrests Down?

2015 Stories of the Year : Bottoms Up!

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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