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December 25th December 31st in the year Two Thousand and Seventeen


Top DUI News, Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Boy loses arm after dad crashes car while allegedly under the influence
WLWT-TV Cincinnati3 hours ago
An 11-year-old Wisconsin boy has lost an arm after his father, who is accused of driving under the influence, crashed into trees early Christmas morning. Jeremy Froemming ...
Man offered police food, not driver's license, in DUI stop
USA Today7 hours ago
Rondo John Begay, 38, was sentenced Thursday, July 27, 2017, to seven months in jail and three years of probation for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. During traffic stop in May 2017, Begay offered officer food instead of his license.
Troopers: Route 8 driver was DUI in wrong-way crash
Darien News-Review2 days ago
State Police say a West Haven man has been arrested for driving the wrong way on Route 8 when he was DUI. Timothy Michael Ryan, 38, of North Street in West Haven, was arrested on charges ...
ANALYSIS: Losing troops and territory, will a new US strategy change the Afghan war?
ABC News38 minutes ago
A deadly suicide attack that claimed the lives of 41 people in Kabul on Thursday was another stark reminder that the U.S. war against terrorism in Afghanistan — now in its sixteenth ...
Taunton man arrested after Rehoboth crash
The Sun Chronicle15 hours ago
A Taunton man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol following an early morning crash that sent two people to the hospital with minor ...
Drunk woman crashes car outside Giant Eagle; drunk man can't get his lanes straight: Berea police blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer3 days ago
Operating a vehicle under the influence, West Bridge Street: A Columbia Station woman, 52, was arrested at about 4 p.m. Dec. 23 after she crashed her car into a parked ...
Police Arrest Log
Lowell Sun3 hours ago
Lowell -- Mickael Torres, 35, 22 Maple St.; warrant (failure to pay fine for unlicensed operation of motor vehicle), operating after suspension.
Democrats running for Massachusetts governor in 2018 hope to repeal mandatory minimum sentences
The Republican2 hours ago
All three of the Democrats running for governor in 2018 support repealing some mandatory minimum sentences, but they differ on exactly which ones to repeal. Criminal justice reform is ...
Lynn man arraigned in fatal drunken driving crash in Jamaica Plain
The Boston Globe2 days ago
Joseph Kayode, 32, was arraigned in Roxbury District Court on charges of causing death while operating under the influence of alcohol and causing serious injury while ...
15th House District candidate vows to stay in the race despite DUI charge
Journal Inquirer2 days ago
Gibson was arrested on that charge on Nov. 16, according to the Bloomfield Police Department’s arrest log. In a special election set for Jan. 9 for the 15th House...
Mugshots, Dec. 31
The Myrtle Beach Sun News1 hour 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, ...
Troopers: 75-Year-Old Under the Influence in Deadly Tractor Collision
WLTX-TV Columbia22 hours ago
The suspect reportedly rear-ended the tractor, causing it to overturn.
Taunton man charged with OUI after Rehoboth accident
NBC 10 Providence1 day ago
Pina was charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Attaching Registration Plates, Operating ...
Assistant school principal sentenced - Lewiston Sun Journal
The Lewiston Sun Journal4 days ago
Kevin Shaw, the assistant principal at Auburn Middle School, looks toward the ceiling of the Androscoggin County Superior Court and breathes out in anticipation of his sentencing ...
Alleged drunken driver with kids in car facing child endangerment charges
Lowell Sun3 days ago
Eric Pitocchelli was released on personal recognizance following his arraignment Thursday on charges of operating under the influence of liquor (second offense), ...
MN man charged with felony DUI in Richland County
The Wahpeton Daily News2 days ago
Olson is charged with one count of actual physical control of a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor in Richland County. Because this is Olson’s fourth ...
Boy, 11, loses arm when dad, accused of 4th OWI, crashed early Christmas morning
WISN 12 Milwaukee3 days ago
An 11-year-old boy lost an arm when his father, who is accused of driving under the influence, crashed into trees early Monday morning.
New inmates at the Huron County Jail, Dec. 28
Norwalk Reflector11 hours ago
Here are pictures and information from the Huron County Jail regarding new inmates for Dec. 28, 2017: Dale A. Downing, 25, of 105 Gallup Ave. — Violation of probation Laura D.
Torrington arrests for Dec. 26, 2017
Stamford Advocate3 days ago
Department reported the following arrests: DUI: Anthony A. Carey, 61, of 260 Hayden Hill Road, Torrington, was arrested Dec. 14 and charged with illegally operating a motor vehicle ...
5 Things That Are Better Now Because of Trump
Politico2 hours ago
Hence, the repeated references...authority to federal bureaucrats. But that’s not actually how the Constitution works. While presidents can influence legislation, and while ...
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Top DUI News, Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Pursuit leads to felony OVI arrest of Eaton man in Preble County
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton3 days ago
PREBLE COUNTY — A pursuit in Preble County has led to a felony OVI arrest of an Eaton man in Preble County, according to officials. Darrell T. Lamb, 43, was arrested on December 16 by Eaton police officers following a pursuit.
New inmates at the Huron County Jail, Dec. 23 to 25
Norwalk Reflector4 hours ago
Here are pictures and information from the Huron County Jail regarding new inmates for Dec. 23 to 25, 2017: Nettisha K. Arden, 34, of 171 Walnut St., Bellevue — Violation of
Man arrested for OVI, resisting and obstructing justice after traffic stop: Highland Heights Police Blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer3 days ago
A Mayfield Heights man, 25, was arrested for OVI after he was stopped for speeding around 2:45 a.m. Dec. 24. A resident reported Dec. 20 there was $1,300 worth of jewelry and headphones ...
Man arrested for OVI after crashing into tree: Gates Mills Police Blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer3 days ago
A Garfield Heights man, 43, was arrested for OVI, reasonable control, no seatbelt and having a weapon while intoxicated around 1 a.m. Dec. 16. Officers checked on a woman, 57, walking ...
Guns used to rob two women of cars: Cleveland Heights police blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer1 day ago
Aggravated robbery, Norfolk Road: At 9:05 p.m. Dec. 22, a woman reported that she walked to her rental car, which was parked in the street and noticed that the only other car parked in the street ...
Boardman crime activity: Worker accused of stealing from elderly client
WKBN 27 Youngstown2 days ago
A man told police that Herliska, who worked at Comfort Keepers, was hired to take care of his elderly family member who has Alzheimer’s disease. 3:38 a.m. – Southern Boulevard and Indianola ...
Police: drunk driver causes chain reaction crash in Dayton
WDTN-TV 2 Dayton2 days ago
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Police say a drunk driver caused a chain reaction crash that forced a vehicle into a building in Dayton. The crash happened between 12:30-1 a.m. Thursday at a building
POLICE REPORTS | News, Sports, Jobs - Salem News
Salem News1 day ago
— Scott White, Warren, was cited for driving under OVI suspension following a traffic stop on state Route 14 at 3:29 p.m. Wednesday. A passenger, Stephen Hromyak, Warren, was also issued ...
Valley drivers to see increased patrols this New Year's Eve weekend
WFMJ Youngstown21 hours ago
Troopers and police across the Valley say drivers should expect to see a high presence of law enforcement on the streets this weekend. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is hoping to stop impaired ...
Man found to be 'huffing" in vehicle: Mayfield Village Police Blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer3 days ago
The Fairview Park man, 62, was subsequently charged with OVI, abusing harmful intoxicants and blocking traffic flow. A resident suspected Dec. 25 a city plow struck her mailbox, but officers ...
In Washington Capitals locker room, DJ Tom Wilson plays to please
Sporting News5 days ago
After a long hour of skating at the Washington Capitals’ practice in Arlington, Virginia, the players gradually make their way to the locker room. If you listen closely, beyond the chatter between ...
To drive or not to drive? Troopers urge safety on New Year's Eve
WBNS-10TV Columbus3 days ago
In 2016 between Christmas and New Years, 13 people lost their lives in OVI related traffic crashes on Ohio's roads. The highway patrol will saturate Ohio roads on New Year's Eve and New ...
Car found wedged between two houses in Parma after drunk driver crashes
News Channel 5 Cleveland6 days ago
A Jeep was found wedged between two houses in Parma Friday night. Police say the 21-year-old driver was found stuck inside the car in the 6000 block of W. 54th Street. The driver was found to ...
Ride share apps create more options for safe New Years celebrations
The Toledo Blade1 day ago
There are so many more drug-related OVI arrests.” On New Year’s Eve and Day three years ago, troopers statewide arrested 154 drivers for operating a vehicle while impaired. That increased ...
Cincinnati crime stories: The Tri-State's 9 craziest crimes of 2017
WCPO Cincinnati23 hours ago
It’s not easy to make our 'top 9 crazy crimes of the year' list. It wasn't enough to just tell your arresting officer, 'I hope you die tomorrow,' while repeatedly cursing him and calling him ...
SE-L Schools bus inexplicably found in Hambden: Lyndhurst police blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer3 days ago
Grand theft, Mayfield Road: At 11:15 a.m. Dec. 23, the Geauga County Sheriff's Department notified Lyndhurst police that a South Euclid-Lyndhurst School District bus was found in Hambden Township ...
Thirteen arrested in various mall theft incidents: Beachwood police blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer4 days ago
Theft, Cedar Road: At 1:20 p.m. Dec. 21, a Garfield Heights woman, 18, was arrested for stealing eight bracelets at Dillard's at Beachwood Place. Marijuana possession, Cedar Road: At 6:20 p.m ...
State Highway Patrol end year stats | WHIZ News
WHIZ News Zanesville4 days ago
ZANESVILLE, Ohio- As the year draws to a close, the local State Highway Patrol post is reviewing crash statistics from the past year. Lieutenant Matt Boyd with the Zanesville post said the number ...
Columbiana County Municipal
The East Liverpool Review1 day ago
Megan C. Martin, 28, and Matthew A. Martin Jr., 30, Sharp Avenue, Salem, were each fined $150 and credited with a day served in jail for persistent disorderly conduct amended from domestic violence ...
Salem News1 day ago
Huntington National Bank vs. Jasin B. Gamble, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Freeman Road, Lisbon. U.S. Bank Trust vs. Edward and Melinda Holbrook, et al., foreclosure sought for property on Jennings Avenue, Salem. Mark Austin, Salem, vs.

Top DUI News, Friday, December 29th, 2017

Son loses arm in Oconomowoc father's OWI crash
TMJ4 Milwaukee5 hours ago
Froemming has been charged with his fourth OWI.
Traffic stop leads to OWI, gun charges
WKOW 27 Madison19 hours ago
A Baraboo woman was arrested Wednesday night and faces charges of OWI and carrying a handgun while Intoxicated. Reedsburg officers stopped a vehicle about 11:30 p.m. Dec. 28 that made ...
See who was arrested in Lafayette
The Lafayette Daily Advertiser53 minutes ago
These people were arrested in Lafayette Parish Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017.
Man accused of OWI in fatal crash with train
FOX 11 Green Bay1 day ago
An Oshkosh man has been charged with two counts of homicide by intoxicated use of a motor vehicle for the car-vs.-train crash Friday which killed two people. Emily Mueller, 37, and Jessica Roby ...
Dousman woman arrested for 4th OWI offense after calling police to her home amid fight with boyfriend
FOX 6 Milwaukee2 days ago
A Dousman woman has been charged with her fourth OWI offense, after prosecutors say she returned home after a night of drinking, and called police to report that her boyfriend had choked ...
Village of Brooklyn woman arrested for 5th OWI after crashing into ditch
WAOW Wausau4 days ago
A Village of Brooklyn woman was arrested Christmas day for felony OWI after crashing into a ditch. It happened around 1:45 p.m. Monday on Highway A at Oak Ridge Road in the town of Rutland ...
Bill would revoke drivers license after fourth Wisconsin OWI
CBS 58 Milwaukee12 hours ago
Peterson has since worked to increase OWI penalties with state Sen Van Wanggaard, R-Racine, who has a bill that would revoke your license after a fourth offense. "You get to that magic ...
Boy, 11, loses arm when dad, accused of 4th OWI, crashed early Christmas morning
WISN 12 Milwaukee15 hours ago
Court documents show Froemming has three prior OWI offense.
Muskegon vs East Kentwood
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids10 hours ago
Muskegon vs East Kentwood
10 miles-per-hour: Man accused of committing 4th OWI offense on Christmas Eve in Menomonee Falls
FOX 6 Milwaukee2 days ago
A Milwaukee man is accused of committing his fourth OWI offense after an observant driver saw him swerving and driving very slowly early on Christmas Eve in Menomonee Falls. 59-year-old ...
Sheboygan police: Gas station armed robbery suspect in custody
Sheboygan Press16 hours ago
Sheboygan police said a suspect was in custody Thursday following an armed robbery earlier that day at a city gas station.
Woman arrested for alleged drunken driving with 8-year-old daughter in car, Reedsburg police say
The Capital Times22 hours ago
"She was required to have an ignition interlock device due to previous OWI convictions, and the device was not installed," said Police Chief Timothy Becker.
Baraboo woman arrested Wednesday on 3rd OWI offense
WISC-TV Madison17 hours ago
Brittany Lee Robertson was arrested Wednesday night after officers pulled the 27- year- old Baraboo woman pulled over for making an improper left turn and noticed while speaking with her that she had been drinking, police said in a release.
Macomb County Man With 16 Alcohol Convictions Charged With OWI In Crash
CBS Detroit7 days ago
(WWJ) – A Macomb County man with an extensive history of drunken driving has been charged in connection with a crash in Harrison Township. Investigators found that a red Toyota Tacoma, heading ...
Prosecutors: Beer cans found in vehicle driven by man now accused of his 5th OWI after Christmas arrest
FOX 6 Milwaukee1 day ago
According to a criminal complaint, on Christmas, Monday, December 25th around 9:00 p.m., a traffic stop was initiated in the area near S. Charles and...
“Took the pills a long time ago:” Father charged in Christmas crash that cost his young son his arm
FOX 6 Milwaukee2 days ago
An Oconomowoc father has been criminally charged after a Christmas Day crash that resulted in his 11-year-old son losing his arm. It happened around 1:30 a.m. December 25th on Highway 67, south ...
Caught on camera: 2 charged in connection with theft of scrap metal from business; 1 fled the scene
FOX 6 Milwaukee13 hours ago
Two men have been criminally charged after prosecutors say they were caught on camera stealing scrap metal from a business in Racine County. 38-year-old Jeremy Debartelo of Kenosha and 23-year-old ...
Two women arrested for OWI in West Bend over holiday weekend
CBS 58 Milwaukee3 days ago
The West Bend Police Department made two arrests for OWI over the holiday weekend. On Saturday shortly after 3 a.m., a West Bend Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the ...
Man accused of OWI in Waukesha, daughter in passenger seat
CBS 58 Milwaukee1 day ago
WAUKESHA, Wis (CBS 58) -- A Waukesha man is accused of driving with a child in the vehicle under the influence.According to police, Shawn Dalton faces multiple charges after authorities stopped his vehicle
Man hospitalized after Eau Claire fire
Leader-Telegram1 day ago
Eau Claire Fire Department crews responded Wednesday morning to a house fire that resulted in one person being hospitalized. According to a news release from the department, crews were dispatched ...

Top DUI News, Thursday, December 28th, 2017

POLICE: Doing donuts in parking lot leads to DWI arrest
WKBW-TV Buffalo24 minutes ago
A Tonawanda man crashed his car into a brick wall and was charged with DWI after police say he was doing donuts in a parking lot. Police say 22-year-old Michael Day told them he was " ...
Video: Sisters arrested for DWI outside home admit they were drinking
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque9 hours ago
Police video shows the moment two sisters get arrested within minutes of each other in front of their home for driving drunk.
Inmates booked at the Manatee County jail on Dec. 28, 2017
Bradenton Herald57 minutes ago
Some of the latest arrivals at the Manatee County jail.
Two sisters arrested for DWI, one works for District Attorney
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque6 days ago
Thursday night, one of the DA’s own employees was arrested for an aggravated DWI.
2 possible crashes and an awful parking job later, N.J. woman charged: police
NJ.com7 hours ago
A Bergen County woman who struck a curb and parked on the sidewalk when she was pulled over by police has been charged with DWI and a prescription drugs offense, authorities said. Natasha ...
Historic decision made in DWI case
FOX 23 News Albany6 days ago
A judge made an historic ruling for a man who has committed several DWI felonies over five decades. After a short recess, the judge sentenced John Gardy to 15 years to life in prison.
Black ice in August? Man's excuse for wreck, sixth DWI arrest not convincing enough
Fort Worth Star-Telegram7 days ago
A man who was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Thursday after a DWI conviction told authorities that black ice caused him to skid and strike a utility pole. Authorities may not have ...
Safe Ride Stop DWI program enters 33rd year on New Year’s Eve
FOX 23 News Albany2 days ago
It’s the 33rd year of Albany County’s Safe Ride Stop DWI program which will help get people in the Capital Region home safe this New Year’s Eve. Sheriff Craig Apple said since the program ...
DWI intervention program offers participants a second chance
El Paso Times7 days ago
Montoya started drinking at 12 years old in Mexico, then began abusing cocaine when he was 15. The final straw was an arrest for driving while intoxicated with a minor under 15 years old, which ...
Man with revoked license runs from officers, arrested for DWI
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque6 days ago
He ran from police, but not for long. Once Joe Montano was caught, Albuquerque police arrested and charged him with his seventh DWI.
Woman Charged With DWI After Crashing Into Dallas Squad Car
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth24 hours ago
A 19-year-old woman was arrested and charged with DWI after she struck a Dallas police car Wednesday morning.
December 28th Morning Rush: State representative to propose bill to give repeat drunk drivers more prison time
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque1 hour ago
1. A state representative wants repeat drunk drivers to have longer sentences and he’s expected to introduce a bill soon to help make that happen. Republican Tim Lewis, thinks increasing sentences ...
DWI WATCH: Homer man drove while intoxicated with revoked license, police say
Press & Sun-Bulletin2 days ago
Police say an intoxicated Homer man who drove with a revoked license early Saturday on Homer Avenue in the Village of Homer was found to be violation of conditions from a previous DWI ...
Motorists help stop DWI suspect after hit-and-run crash in Flower Mound
Dallas Morning News10 hours ago
Drivers who witnessed a hit-and-run accident Wednesday evening in Flower Mound managed to box in the driver of the fleeing vehicle until officers arrived, police said. Tammy Sisson said her ...
Ask Amy: If he drives home from the bar, what should we do?
San Jose Mercury News3 days ago
DEAR AMY: “Calvin,” a 64-year-old co-worker of my husband’s, was on the verge of being homeless, so we invited him to live in our home. Calvin has four grown children who live about an hour ...
Bill proposes more prison time for repeat drunk drivers
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque16 hours ago
Nearly half of DWI arrests statewide in 2016 — approximately 4,200 — were repeat drunk drivers. “Repeat offenders are the worst type because they just do not care,” Albuquerque Police ...
NT woman with BAC over three times legal limit charged with DWI
The Buffalo News7 hours ago
When City of Tonawanda police pulled a North Tonawanda woman over at 1:30 a.m. Thursday when she passed a red light and then stopped in the middle of Main and Niagara streets, she initially ...
Woman arrested on DWI charge after waiting for food at closed Taco Bell, police say
NBC 17 Raleigh13 hours ago
She said she was waiting for her order, but as she was saying it, “the automated voice at the drive through was saying Taco Bell was closed,” police said.
Acevedo after California officer death: 'Too many' dead from DWI
Houston Chronicle3 days ago
"Too many lives are cut short by DWI." The San Francisco Chronicle writes: An impaired driver swerved off the road and slammed into (Camilleri's) patrol vehicle, which was parked near ...
Cracking down on holiday motorists
KIII Corpus Christi14 hours ago
Police have already announced 22 DWI arrests over Christmas weekend, but that has not slowed down their special efforts to crack down on violators.

Top DUI News, Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Tiger Woods had to be woken up by police before DUI arrest
USA Today10 minutes ago
Tiger Woods needed to be woken up by an officer as his Mercedes was found stopped on a Florida roadway early Monday morning, before he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence ...
Man accused in fatal crash had 3 previous DUI charges
Atlanta Journal-Constitution2 hours ago
A suspected drunk driver with prior DUI arrests is accused of hitting and killing a Gwinnett County...
Woman Arrested For DUI After Child Ejected In Route 28 Crash
CBS Pittsburgh10 hours ago
A woman was arrested for DUI after a Christmas-eve day crash on route 28 resulted in one of her children being ejected from her car. Lashelle Gibson, 41, was arrested for DUI.
Police: Riverside DUI Suspect’s BAC Was More Than 4 Times Legal Limit
CBS Chicago1 day ago
A man arrested for DUI on Christmas Eve in west suburban Riverside had a blood alcohol level of more than four times the legal limit, police said. Authorities were called about an intoxicated ...
Man Charged With DUI In Double-Fatal Lyons Crash
CBS Chicago6 days ago
A man has been charged with DUI in a crash that left two people dead in west suburban Lyons in October.
Man charged in DUI crash that killed two had phone open to social media, was wearing headphones: Prosecutors
Chicago Tribune5 days ago
Michalak’s criminal record includes a 2016 conviction for negligent driving that was originally charged as a DUI and a pending charge of battery to a police officer, prosecutors said.
State police release 2017 Christmas enforcement stats
The News-Times12 hours ago
There were far fewer moving violations and DUI arrests this Christmas weekend than last year, according to State Police statistics released Tuesday morning. State Police, which bumps ...
2 Portland Timbers players arrested on DUI charges
USA Today19 hours ago
AP 1 year ago LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — Portland Timbers goalkeeper Jake Gleeson and defender Liam Ridgewell face charges of driving under the influence after an accident in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
West Mifflin School District Superintendent To Stand Trial On DUI Charges
CBS Pittsburgh5 days ago
The superintendent for the West Mifflin School District will stand trial on DUI charges. West Mifflin School superintendent Daniel Castagna showed up in Beaver County Court on Friday ...
Bay Area Mourns Loss of CHP Officer Killed on Christmas Eve
NBC Bay Area1 day ago
The Christmas Eve death of a California Highway Patrol officer in a suspected DUI rear-end crash sent shock waves throughout the Bay Area. Outside the department's Hayward office, where ...
CHP Officer Dies After Suspected DUI Driver Slams Into Back of Patrol SUV on Bay Area Highway, Officials Say
KTLA-TV Los Angeles2 days ago
A California Highway Patrol officer was killed and a second injured late Sunday night when a suspected DUI driver slammed into their patrol SUV as it was parked on the side of Highway ...
Country Singer Charged With DUI After Florida McDonald's Crash
NBC Philadelphia7 days ago
Rising country music star Michael Ray has been arrested on DUI and drug charges after he crashed into a car in front of him at a McDonald's drive-thru in Florida. Police said in a news ...
'RuPaul's Drag Race' Contestant Avoids Jail in DUI Case, But ...
TMZ3 days ago
"RuPaul's Drag Race" contestant Andrew Bryson won't spend time behind bars in his DUI case, however...
Volusia County deputy arrested on DUI charges after crash, officials say
WFTV 9 Orlando3 days ago
Luke Deegan, 36, is facing charges of DUI, DUI with property damage and DUI with injuries after being involved in the crash around 7:10 p.m. at Williamson Boulevard and ...
Danny Duffy enters not guilty plea for DUI
Major League Baseball9 hours ago
The attorney for Royals left-hander Danny Duffy entered a plea of not guilty on his behalf Friday morning to a charge of driving under the influence. In a municipal court in the suburb of Overland ...
Christmas weekend DUI arrests up from last year
FOX 5 San Diego7 hours ago
A triple-fatality Christmas Day crash accounted for all the roadway deaths that occurred in the San Diego area over the just-ended holiday weekend, authorities reported Tuesday.
EDITORIAL: Fairness demands that errors in disbursement of DUI fine revenue be corrected
The York Dispatch23 hours ago
According to York County Clerk of Courts Don O’Shell. a snafu in how DUI fine revenue was disbursed to some local municipalities has led to $1.5 million mistakenly going to boroughs and ...
The 10 states with the best and worst drivers in America
Business Insider1 day ago
Factors that were considered include speeding tickets, accidents, DUI's, and fatalities. When people think of California, they might think of Los Angeles traffic.
Troopers work one fatal accident, several other calls over the weekend
The Picayune Item2 hours ago
Troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol worked one fatality and several DUI’s over the Christmas weekend statewide. All available troopers were on duty conducting patrols and safety ...
Arizona Authorities Log More Than 2,000 DUI Arrests
US News & World Report1 day ago
Arizona authorities have made more than 2,000 arrests for driving while under the influence as part of a statewide crackdown over the holiday season.

Top DUI News, Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

Abominable Snowman arrested in Oregon for drunk driving
Fox News6 days ago
Snowman Monday as part of an effort to crack down on drunk driving during the holiday season. Snowman's arrest was made by honorary Officer Claus. “Impaired driving has ...
Drunk in stolen truck sparks building fire with Christmas crash, cops say
NJ.com1 hour ago
A 20-year-old man was drunk when he caused a fire by crashing a stolen pick-up truck into a building in Atlantic City, authorities said.
Video: Drunk driving suspect refuses to cooperate with officers
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque5 days ago
New video shows Albuquerque police pulling over a suspected drunk driver, but she refused to get out of her car.
KC drunk driving enforcement will continue despite loss of funding from state legislature, officials say
FOX 4 Kansas City5 days ago
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City officials say drunk driving enforcement will go on -- even though the city is struggling with the funding for it. The city planned seven drunk ...
Reader wonders how to stop friend from driving drunk
Chicago Tribune1 day ago
As I write this, it's too early in the day to know if he stopped at the bar before driving himself home. What should I do, if anything? -- Worried Dear Worried: It is possible that "Calvin's ...
CHP officer killed by alleged drunk driver in Hayward
KABC-TV Los Angeles16 hours ago
Police say the 22-year-old Hayward man driving the red Cadillac that struck the officers was drunk, and may have also been under the influence of marijuana. "This is not the way ...
Families Of Drunk Driving Victims Warn Of DUI Dangers
CBS Miami7 days ago
Nearly everyday Jihan Haidar says she still dreams about what could have been.
CHP officer killed in the line of duty by alleged drunk driver on Christmas Eve
ABC 10 Sacramento16 hours ago
Camilleri was killed after he and a fellow officer were struck from behind by an alleged drunk driver. The CHP officers were sitting in their SUV patrol vehicle on the shoulder of southbound ...
15 States Where a DUI Offense Might Ruin You
The Cheat Sheet4 hours ago
Every year in America, there are 10,000 deaths from drunk driving that prove people keep don't understand the consequences. In addition to the physical danger, you could damage ...
Abominable Snowman 'arrested' for drunk driving by Oregon
Atlanta Journal-Constitution5 days ago
Abominable Snowman ‘arrested' for drunk driving by Oregon police in campaign against drunk drivers
New Mexico police arrest same man for DWI twice in 6 days
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque4 days ago
New Mexico State Police say their officers have arrested the same man on suspicion of driving drunk twice in six days.
Drunk school bus driver was nearly 3 times over legal limit when picking up kids in Summit: prosecutors
Chicago Tribune5 days ago
A 52-year-old bus driver is accused of driving drunk when she tried to pick up special needs students from a Summit school, prosecutors said. Karen Kawa, of Chicago Ridge, is charged ...
Des Moines police officer charged with drunk driving, authorities say
The Des Moines Register21 hours ago
Brett Vanderpool, a probationary officer with the force, was arrested early Friday morning in Ankeny after he was pulled over on suspicion of driving while drunk, Sgt. Paul Parizek ...
West Point Let Football Star Break Rules Before Drunk Driving Death, Investigation Found
The Daily Beast4 days ago
Brandon Jackson grew up watching Army football in Queens, New York. As a freshman at the United States Military Academy at West Point, he played in every game. By his sophomore year, the 20- ...
Man accused of driving drunk, crashing into Blessings Tavern takes plea deal
FOX 23 News Albany7 days ago
The man accused of driving drunk and then crashing into Blessings Tavern took a plea deal on Tuesday.
Cops: Drunken driver, 17, had 15-year-old in car
Newsday3 hours ago
Ryan Powers was charged under Leandra's Law with aggravated driving while intoxicated and endangering the welfare of a child, police said.
Expert weighs in on why drivers use their phones
Detroit News10 hours ago
Research has shown that taking eyes off the road for a few seconds or multitasking are as dangerous as driving drunk. Dr. David Strayer, a cognitive psychologist at the University ...
Man charged in fatal Thanksgiving weekend hit-and-run in Antioch Township
Chicago Tribune4 days ago
He has been charged with leaving the scene of a crash that involved a death and aggravated driving under the influence, both felonies, according to the release. He also was charged with ...
Letters to Liam: MMA Fighter's Mission to End Drunk Driving
NBC San Diego2 days ago
"Our fight is not with the alcohol industry, it is just about not getting behind the wheel when you've been drinking," Kowal said. On Sept. 3, 2016, Liam's 15-year-old aunt was pushing him in ...
CHP expresses shock and anger following officer's death on I-880
ABC7 News15 hours ago
According to the CHP, a 22-year-old Hayward man was driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol Sunday night, when he drifted off Interstate 880 and slammed into the back of a parked ...

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

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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