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November 20th-November 26th in the year Two Thousand and Seventeen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Man seriously hurt when car slams into tree
Sun-Sentinel1 hour ago
It also appears likely that [the driver] was operating a motor vehicle while impaired,” Sgt. Adam Feiner said in a statement.
Store owners, commissioners raise concerns about recent Broadway paving project in Gary
The Times of Northwest Indiana52 minutes ago
Mel Goldman has been operating the Ace Hardware along Broadway in downtown Gary through good times and bad.
Michigan Department of Natural Resources biweekly report for District 3, Area 2
Cheboygan Daily Tribune13 hours ago
•While checking hunting activity on the opener of firearm deer season in the Otsego County, CO conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for erratic driving. •After receiving a complaint ...
Teen killed by non-impaired driver taking breathalyzer test while driving
FOX 4 Kansas City7 days ago
A Texas teen was killed after she was struck by a non-impaired driver who was taking a court-ordered breathalyzer test moments before the collision, according to KXAS. On Nov. 10, 18- ...
Westlake police charge man with taking, crashing car: police blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer3 days ago
The Seven Hills woman did not give him permission to drive it, so police charged him with grand theft auto, operating a vehicle while impaired, refusing to take a breath ...
Records: Mom charged with driving high
Newsday3 days ago
A Shirley mother who police said crashed her car with her two young children inside faces a felony Leandra’s Law charge because she was allegedly
Police: Teen dies after being struck by driver blowing into breathalyzer
WBAL-TV Baltimore6 days ago
After a teen was killed in a car crash in Texas, police are investigating the other driver, who was using a court-ordered ignition interlock device. KXAS reports Alexis Butler, 18, died a week ...
Medway triathlete dies after being struck by alleged drunk driver
The Boston Globe3 days ago
Andrea Alves Bosworth, 38, of Medway, was critically injured Oct. 22 when she was hit by a vehicle while standing in the breakdown lane of Interstate 95 in Providence. On Thursday, Bosworth ...
Thanksgiving holiday checkpoint announced for Lehigh Valley
The Express-Times5 days ago
Pennsylvania State Police warn motorists to "think before you drink," and say they'll be looking for impaired drivers during the Thanksgiving travel period in Lehigh or Northampton counties ...
Shocking sexual abuse allegations at a kindergarten in Beijing has China on edge
Los Angeles Times3 days ago
Many internet users drew parallels to a South Korean film called “The Crucible” (2011), which depicted a real-life case of sexual abuse at a school for the hearing impaired. The film
Police called regarding theft of cash from parked car: Lakewood police blotter
The Cleveland Plain Dealer4 days ago
Police arrested the man for disorderly conduct while intoxicated.
Police: Man facing 2nd OWI charge after driving through a ditch and overturning
WISC-TV Madison2 days ago
Police arrested a man who they say is facing his second OWI charge after he overturned his car Thursday night in Decatur.
Man accused of falling asleep at wheel faces several charges
WRTV Indianapolis2 days ago
Gonzalez told Ridgway he had fallen asleep while driving and when he woke up, his car was leaving the roadway. Soon after Ridgway suspected Gonzalez had been driving while impaired ...
Former Texas Cheerleader Killed When Driver Crashed Into Her Car While Using Breathalyzer: Cops
People via Yahoo News7 days ago
Authorities say they are investigating after a man crashed into a Texas teenager’s car earlier this month — ultimately killing her — while he was using a court-ordered breathalyzing device ...
Texas woman, 18, killed by non-drunk man taking breathalyzer test while driving
Detroit Free Press7 days ago
A young Texas woman was killed by a man who told police he was taking a court-ordered breathalyzer test while he was driving. Alexis Butler, 18, of Arlington was exiting a driveway on ...
Impaired driver nearly hits semi, takes out stoplight, drives wrong way on Beltline
WISC-TV Madison5 days ago
Tuesday for operating while intoxicated, driving wrong way on a divided highway and hit-and-run property adjacent to highway, according to the report. The semi driver said he came ...
Arlington Teen Dead 1 Week After Crash
Cosmopolitan via Yahoo News7 days ago
The 31-year-old driving the truck told police he was looking down for several seconds while driving to take a breath test on his court-ordered ignition interlock device, causing him to ...
Southampton Blotter: Man caught with stolen bicycle
The Riverhead News-Review1 day ago
A Ronkonkoma man was caught taking a bicycle from a backyard in Riverside last Tuesday night, according to Southampton Town police. Shaun Loesch, 39, was spotted in the yard by the homeowner ...
Mansfield Municipal Court sentences
Mansfield News Journal4 days ago
Allred, 23 Bahl Ave., Mansfield; operating motor vehicle after underage consumption; $200; 30 days in jail, 30 suspended; license suspended 3 months. Carols R. Arthur, 1331 Spring Village ...
Drunken driver hits multiple cars, leads deputy on pursuit, sheriff says
WISC-TV Madison7 days ago
A Spring Green man led sheriff’s deputies on a short pursuit Saturday afternoon after being involved in a hit-and-run crash involving several vehicles, officials said.
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Top DUI News, Saturday, November 25th, 2017

St. John the Baptist Parish arrests report: 11/19 – 11/23
L'Observateur8 hours ago
11/19 Antonio Cruz-Maldonado, 51, 908 Aspen Court, LaPlace, domestic abuse battery (misdemeanor) Daniel Brown, 37, 1521 Lafrenier Dr., LaPlace, DWI – operating while intoxicated ...
Ex-cab driver pleads guilty in deadly accident
WOI-TV Des Moines14 hours ago
Mohamed Diriye, 30, was charged in January with Homicide by Vehicle, Reckless Driving Causing Serious Injury and Operating While Intoxicated Second Offense, among other ...
Police Log | News, Sports, Jobs - The Mining Journal
The Mining Journal7 hours ago
... ≤ 3:00 a.m., traffic stop resulting in subject being in possession of marijuana, report to be completed for destruction, North Seventh Street near Harden Circle Drive ≤ 3:13 a.m., one-car accident, operating while intoxicated arrest, U.S. 41 near Grove Street ≤ 8:57 a.m., blocked sidewalk, vehicle cited, 1200 block Division Street ≤ 10:33 a.m., parking problem, one vehicle cited, 1000 block...
Man arrested for drunk driving after fixing truck and crashing into his home
MLive.com5 days ago
Somehow, Wright drove the vehicle into his own home and when officers arrived at the scene they found him intoxicated and arrested him for operating a motor vehicle while
Teen to be sentenced for June 2016 fatal crash on Ohio 4
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton5 days ago
Brendan Bannan, of Dayton, is set to appear Wednesday for a final disposition hearing after he pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide, aggravated vehicular assault and operating ...
Crimestoppers for the week of Nov. 20
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel1 day ago
COOK AGE: 30 HEIGHT: 5’11 WEIGHT: 190 CHARGES: VIOLATION RULES OF CONDITIONAL RELEASE/2 COUNTS OPERATING A VEHICLE WHILE INTOXICATED JAMAR D. WOODS AGE: 44 HEIGHT: 5’11 ...
Fond du Lac man charged with OWI homicide for pedestrian's death
Fond du Lac Reporter3 days ago
A Fond du Lac man is accused of driving while intoxicated when he allegedly struck and killed pedestrian Jeffrey J. Koenigs Nov. 18 near downtown. Peter R. Anderson, 51, is charged ...
Greene County Sheriff's Department Jail Log
Greene County Daily World4 days ago
Roger Jarren Hammer, 22, Springville, was arrested on a warrant for operating while intoxicated. No bond set. Michael Ray Vaughn II, 42, Bloomington, was arrested on a warrant ...
Man accused of falling asleep at wheel faces several charges
WRTV Indianapolis7 hours ago
Gonzalez told Ridgway he had fallen asleep while driving and when he woke up, his car was leaving the roadway. Soon after Ridgway suspected Gonzalez had been driving while impaired ...
Wrong way driver on Beltline narrowly missed semi; arrested for alleged drunken driving
The Capital Times4 days ago
Thomas Zionkowski, 27, was ticketed for operating while intoxicated, driving the wrong way on a divided highway, and hit and run to property adjacent to a highway, Madison ...
Police reports 11/20/17: Salamanca accident leaves one dead
Olean Times Herald5 days ago
Friday driving while intoxicated, an unclassified misdemeanor, following a property damage accident.
New Holstein man, found asleep at intersection, charged with fifth OWI
Sheboygan Press4 days ago
Kevin Howard Lau is facing a count of operating while intoxicated-fifth or sixth offense, and a count of operating with prohibited alcohol concentration-fifth or ...
Police say intoxicated Muskegon man caused 3-car injury crash
MLive.com6 days ago
A 25-year-old Muskegon County man was arrested and charged with operating while intoxicated causing serious injury, possession of heroin, and possession of methamphetamine ...
Packers' Aaron Jones reportedly arrested in October on marijuana-related charges
CBS Sports5 days ago
According to a report from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jones was arrested on Oct. 1 and faces several charges after admitting during a traffic stop to smoking marijuana prior to operating ...
Drunken joyride leads to charges
WFRV 5 Green Bay4 days ago
The Oshkosh Police Department is reporting that someone has been arrested on suspicion of operating while intoxicated-controlled substance, reckless driving, felony fleeing ...
"Teachers have a responsibility:" Parents react after Cudahy teacher arrested for 3rd OWI
CBS 58 Milwaukee5 days ago
Chad Donahue is charged with operating while intoxicated. According to the criminal complaint, Donahue was going 66 mph in a 35 mph zone on the 6300 block of South Pennsylvania ...
Father and son arrested following car accident in Ludlow
CBS 3 Springfield17 hours ago
A father and son from Springfield were arrested following a two-car accident near the Putts Bridge in Ludlow Thanksgiving night. Ludlow Police Sgt. Daniel Valadas told Western Mass News that ...
Impaired driver nearly hits semi, takes out stoplight, drives wrong way on Beltline
WISC-TV Madison3 days ago
Tuesday for operating while intoxicated, driving wrong way on a divided highway and hit-and-run property adjacent to highway, according to the report. The semi driver said ...
Cheerleader killed by driver blowing into DWI device
New York Post6 days ago
A Texas cheerleader was killed when a driver smashed into her car while blowing into an anti-DWI gadget, according to a report. Alexis Butler, 18, of Arlington was backing her Toyota ...
Packers running back Aaron Jones faces marijuana-related charge
Packersnews.com5 days ago
Jones, 22, has pleaded not guilty to counts of speeding, driving without a valid license and operating a vehicle with a controlled substance in his system, according to Wisconsin court ...
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Top DUI News, Friday, November 24th, 2017

David Cassidy, Keith on 'Partridge Family,' dies at 67
USA Today2 days ago
David Cassidy, right, and his wife, Susan, arrive to celebrate the 1,000th cover of Rolling Stone magazine at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, in 2006. David Cassidy has two daughters from ...
Nov. 23 Police Reports
Sedalia Democrat24 hours ago
Roberts, 70, of the 25000 block of Liberty School Road, was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated. Officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of South Ingram ...
Man accused of driving while intoxicated, crashing into vehicles
FOX 23 Maine2 days ago
A New Gampshire man is accused of driving while intoxicated after police say he slammed into five vehicles and ran off. Portsmouth Police tracked down 45-year-old Wayne ...
Verona company gets honored for innovative 'drunk goggles'
The Capital Times19 minutes ago
“We see ourselves as a piece of the puzzle of stopping impaired driving,” said Aguilar. For the past 20 years, Innocorp has been making software, eyewear and other tools for teaching ...
Harford County police blotter
Carroll County Times3 hours ago
A vehicle in the 200 block of Perrywood Court was vandalized Monday. A license plate was stolen Tuesday from the 1100 block of South Philadelphia Boulevard. Thefts were reported Tuesday at Aberdeen ...
Stoughton man arrested on fifth offense driving while intoxicated
WISC-TV Madison1 day ago
The Stoughton Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the 1700 block of U.S. Highway 51 Tuesday at about 9:30 p.m, officials said.
Cops: Two men charged with DWI after crash
Newsday6 days ago
Two men were charged with driving while intoxicated after a single-vehicle crash Saturday morning in Bellmore that seriously injured a passenger, Nassau County police said ...
Police: Man driving drunk more than 3x the legal limit
FOX 23 News Albany7 days ago
Troopers say he appeared intoxicated and had a reported blood alcohol content of 0.25 percent. Advertisement He's charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated ...
Police In New York Step Up Road Patrols Over Thanksgiving Weekend
CBS New York19 hours ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Police in New York state say they're stepping up traffic enforcement through the holiday weekend. State troopers will supplement regular patrols statewide, looking ...
Fond du Lac man charged with OWI homicide for pedestrian's death
Fond du Lac Reporter2 days ago
A Fond du Lac man is accused of driving while intoxicated when he allegedly struck and killed pedestrian Jeffrey J. Koenigs Nov. 18 near downtown. Peter R. Anderson, 51, ...
Grandmother gets probation for drunken driving with baby
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque3 days ago
intoxicated with her 9-month-old granddaughter in a car seat dangling from an open car door. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports 65-year-old Bertha Boling was sentenced on Monday after pleading ...
Report: Fort Bend County Sheriff's Deputy arrested, fired for DWI
Fort Bend Herald1 day ago
A Fort Bend County sheriff's deputy was fired on Monday after her arrest on a driving while intoxicated charge, authorities reported.
Arkansas QB Cole Kelley returns from DUI-related suspension
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk3 days ago
Cole Kelley was arrested for driving while intoxicated and reckless driving earlier this month. A day after the arrest, Kelley was indefinitely suspended by the football ...
Vineland Police for Nov. 22
Daily Journal2 days ago
Thomas, 42, of Hammonton, was arrested Saturday and charged with driving while intoxicated after police tracked him down following a reported crash that damaged signs at ...
Drunk Driving Suspect Crashes Into Arlington Home
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth3 days ago
The driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated. There were no reports of injuries. Visit Full Site
Blotter: Driving while intoxicated arrests on Route 48
The Suffolk Times6 days ago
A Mastic Beach man was arrested Sunday for driving while intoxicated in Southold, according to a Southold Town police report. Charles Taylor, 27, was pulled over around ...
Police plan DWI crackdown for Thanksgiving
Newsday2 days ago
Police in Nassau and Suffolk counties are again cracking down on intoxicated drivers not just Wednesday night but also over the entirety of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield's punishment is unnecessary
Atlanta Journal-Constitution4 days ago
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will not start on Saturday after making an inappropriate gesture towards the Kansas sideline in a 41-3 win. In the grand scheme of college football, what ...
Pedestrian struck, killed on Atlantic Avenue identified
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle2 days ago
Michael Roderiques, 27, of Irondequoit was charged with first-degree vehicular manslaughter, a felony, and driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, in connection with the ...
Slingerlands man charged with driving while intoxicated
WNYT Albany7 days ago
A Slingerlands man has been charged with driving while intoxicated after State Police say he was caught with a blood alcohol level over three times the legal limit.
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Top DUI News, Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

Fisherman found not guilty in Waterford DUI case
theday.com-12 hours ago
Tefft said Pena admitted he had a marijuana joint in the cup-holder of his car and that he had smoked while driving to the area and drank two beers earlier. Tefft said that based on the empty beer cans and the marijuana, he decided to administer a field sobriety test to Pena. He said he noticed Pena had ...
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Driving while high; how APD detects marijuana-impaired driving
KTUU.com-Nov 2, 2017
“People think they drive better but it could be the fact that they try and over compensate to the fact that they have smoked marijuana and are driving,” Dunn said. Since 2014 through the end of September of this year, there have been 272 marijuana DUI cases in Anchorage, which account for about 5 percent ...
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Police: Shrewsbury man DUI during crash that killed teen
York Dispatch-22 hours ago
A Shrewsbury man faces charges after police say he was high when he crashed his car last year, killing a Seven Valleys-area teen. State police say Jesse Welk, 22, had smoked marijuana before crashing his car in the 33000 block of Seven Valleys Road (Route 616) on April 15, 2016. Passenger Elise ...
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East End DWI Task Force checkpoints net four arrests in Riverhead
RiverheadLOCAL-1 hour ago
Four people were arrested last night during an East End DWI Task Force enforcement effort in Riverhead Town. Charged with driving while ... Jessica M Coleman, 26, of Copiague, was charged with Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, police said. Riverhead Town ...
Story image for driving while impaired by marijuana from CBC.ca
Cannabis sales must avoid mistakes made by alcohol deregulation ...
CBC.ca-12 hours ago
Hyshka said that though there are documented benefits of cannabis, such as for those in chronic pain, that doesn't mean it isn't harmful — or, in the case of impaired driving, dangerous. But she said concerns raised recently by the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police about impaired driving, while valid, ...
Story image for driving while impaired by marijuana from The News Tribune
Unless you want a DUI, maybe that jazz cigarette should wait until ...
The News Tribune-Nov 11, 2017
It's also illegal to be high while driving, the same way — you guessed it — it's illegal to be drunk and drive. “When it comes to cannabis, they fall under the same classification: They are driving under the influence,” Boyd said. “You can be arrested for a DUI for drinking and for smoking marijuana. It's not safe.
Story image for driving while impaired by marijuana from Vail Daily News
CDOT survey: More than half of Colorado marijuana users think it's ...
Vail Daily News-Nov 13, 2017
“The reduction of impaired driving is a shared priority, and state government and Colorado's cannabis industry are united in their ongoing commitment to raising awareness of, and reducing the incidence of, any impairment while driving.” Starting next year, CDOT will de doubling the money it spends on ...
Story image for driving while impaired by marijuana from MLive.com
Roadside drug tests to check for marijuana, cocaine, opiates and more
MLive.com-Nov 6, 2017
In order to receive an oral fluid test, a driver must be suspected of impaired driving, Banner said, and drivers will not be subject to saliva tests at sobriety ... The pilot program will establish policies for the administration of roadside drug testing to determine whether an individual is operating a vehicle while ...
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Legal Weed in NJ: Are We Ready?
New Jersey Monthly-Nov 21, 2017
“We know there are negative factors that we will need to safeguard against, from children's access to marijuana-infused edibles, to motor vehicle accidents caused by impaired driving, to the effect of marijuana on babies and the impact of legalization on communities of color,” Rice said in a prepared ...
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Vermont medical marijuana patient wins back right to drive
BurlingtonFreePress.com-Nov 7, 2017
“There is no evidence that Ballard ever drove while impaired by marijuana or other prescription drugs, or that any of the therapy goals required Ballard to abstain from using marijuana or his other prescription drugs,” Judge Robert A. Mello wrote in his decision earlier this month. “The Court's decision in no ...
Fresno Police kicks off DUI patrol for Thanksgiving weekend
KFSN-TV-7 hours ago
Recreational marijuana and prescribed medicine can also impair your driving. "Anytime that your ability to drive a car is diminished we want to make sure that you understand that that is part of the impaired driving laws and we can take enforcement action on that," said Reid. DUI consequences can be ...
Students warned of impaired driving dangers
The North Bay Nugget-6 hours ago
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California's pot industry will be awash with cash. How dangerous is ...
Sacramento Bee (blog)-Nov 16, 2017
... the many ways that when California's brave new world of legal recreational marijuana starts Jan. 1, it will be cash only – no checks or credit cards please. And it's a good bet that the flood of millions and millions in cash will be one of the biggest problems, besides public health and driving while impaired.
When California Needs Cannabis Laws, it Calls This Highway ...
Leafly-Nov 16, 2017
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What you need to know about buying recreational marijuana in San ...
The San Diego Union-Tribune-Nov 10, 2017
The law also prohibits the smoking of marijuana in public, and it reaffirms that driving while impaired by cannabis is illegal. Recreational marijuana is now legal in seven states, and the District of Columbia. Medical marijuana has been approved in 29 states, and the District of Columbia. California approved ...
Kent County Courthouse Calendar
Citizentribune-Nov 22, 2017
The following charges are dismissed: driving while impaired by alcohol; driving on suspended license and privilege; driving on a license suspension; ... The following charges are dismissed: possession of a controlled dangerous substance that is not marijuana; and possession of drug paraphernalia (two ...
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Lyft, CDOT and Pot Industry Giving Ride Discounts to Decrease ...
Westword-Nov 7, 2017
The program called for discounted rides, promoting it with seventeen green cars branded with the message "Plan a ride before you're high." There were seventeen cars in the fleet because 17 percent of Colorado State Patrol DUI arrests in 2016 involved cannabis, according to CDOT spokesman Sam Cole.
Back by Popular Demand, Colorado Teams with Lyft Again to ...
Marijuana.com-Nov 7, 2017
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Medical-marijuana doctor arrested
Plattsburgh Press Republican-Nov 17, 2017
PLATTSBURGH — A Clinton County physician who is authorized to prescribe medical marijuana has been charged with driving while under the influence of drugs. Dr. Richard D'Amico, 48, of Plattsburgh was arrested Friday, Nov. 10, and charged with driving while his ability was impaired by drugs, ...
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Public safety advocates initiate campaign to stop marijuana ...
KUSI-Nov 7, 2017
One of the problems with enforcing the DUI law when it comes to marijuana is the lack of a standard to measure THC intoxication. Michael Cindrich, an attorney who represents many cannabis-related businesses said it comes down to observing the driver's behavior in judging whether a person is capable ...
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Nevermind State Law, Federal Employees Still Can't Use Medical ...
MERRY JANE-Nov 17, 2017
"While no individual should ever drive impaired under any circumstances, it ought to be stressed that neither the enactment of medical cannabis regulations nor the enactment of adult-use regulations is associated with an uptick in motor vehicle fatalities or overall crashes." Since THC stays in the body's ...
Story image for driving while impaired by marijuana from The Cheat Sheet
Driving While Stoned: The Penalties and Gray Area in Marijuana Law
The Cheat Sheet-Nov 2, 2017
Just as edible pot users may not appear to be high, regular marijuana users may exceed that limit even though they did not smoke any weed before driving. A 2014 Colorado case showed how that could happen. While on her way home one night, Abby McLean stopped at a DUI checkpoint and was ...
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Ready or Not, Recreational Marijuana Use Is Coming to Canada
New York Times-Nov 4, 2017
Governments do not want a repeat of their experience with cigarettes, in which high taxes intended to discourage smoking created a large black market. Many police forces are among the groups calling for a delay. While a new law will allow the police to use saliva tests to identify marijuana-impaired drivers ...
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Cops: Man drove while impaired by drugs
Newsday22 hours ago
A Seaford man was arrested and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs after officers on routine patrol Monday spotted his Jeep failing to maintain ...
Woman sentenced to 3½ years for Davidsonville accident that killed man
CapitalGazette.com17 hours ago
Michelle Lee Brookman, 44, was sentenced by Judge J. Michael Wachs after she had pleaded guilty in August to negligent homicide by motor vehicle while under the influence ...
Gap in Minnesota law allows drivers high on certain substances to avoid DWI conviction
Northland's News Center8 hours ago
Court records say a man driving down the wrong side of I-94 in Dunn County, Wisconsin hit the car Adam was driving head-on. All three men in Adam's vehicle were killed. Adam was ...
Many People Don't Seem To Know That Taking Prescription Drugs Could Impair Their Driving
Forbes22 hours ago
The study authors used data from the most recent National Roadside Survey (NRS), conducted in 2013-2014 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to determine what proportion ...
Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in the Jackson County area
MLive.com4 days ago
The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court. Defendants' home towns were at the time of sentencing. Jail Sentences may be suspended. Operating ...
SCHP conducts special texting and driving enforcement during Thanksgiving travel
WCBD-TV Charleston2 days ago
According the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), texting while driving multiplies the chances of an individual being involved in a collision by 23 times ...
Michigan State Police stepping up drunk-driving patrols starting Nov. 22
MLive.com1 day ago
In 2016, 32,610 drivers were arrested in Michigan for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Below is a map that shows the number of 2016 arrests per 1,000 residents ...
Cops: Driver on drugs collapses after crash
Newsday2 days ago
A Hampton Bays man was driving high on drugs when his Ford van rear-ended another vehicle on eastbound Sunrise Highway Sunday evening in Eastport —
Man charged with DWI, and more, after vehicle chase
Asheboro Courier-Tribune2 days ago
A man suspected of impaired driving stopped after a chase just before 1 a.m. Saturday, then took off again when the officer approached the vehicle, according to a report from the ...
Portland Metro Friday Traffic: Rain-soaked streets for morning commuters; NB ramp at Marquam Bridge closed
OregonLive.com5 days ago
Oregon Department of Transportation crews will close Interstate 5 northbound at the ramp to the Marquam Bridge from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 to 5 a.m. Saturday, the agency announced Thursday afternoon ...
Dodge County Sheriff to step up traffic enforcement after deadly year
Fond du Lac Reporter2 days ago
The Dodge County Sheriff's Office agrees. “In 2017, we've suffered a significant spike in traffic fatalities here in Dodge County, and we're currently up to 18 traffic fatalities, when our average ...
Fifty years of the breathalyser – the 'green crystals' that saved countless lives
The Telegraph via Yahoo News2 days ago
Drink driving legislation dated back to 1925, when the Criminal Justice Act stipulated that those found to be intoxicated while in charge of 'mechanically propelled vehicle' could ...
Driver falls asleep, rolls car after colliding with taxi in Moses Lake
iFiber One6 days ago
Police say a 26-year-old Walla Walla man was driving south on Pioneer Way when he fell asleep at the wheel.
Driving drugged? Beware! Cops to receive new training
Staten Island Advance4 days ago
Borough police officers, as well NYPD recruits citywide, will receive new training to help identify motorists who are driving under the influence of drugs. NYPD officers will take ...
Law and Order: Medina man accused of sex act with disabled person in Batavia and Perry
The Batavian2 days ago
Arsenio Youngs, 27, of Medina, is charged with criminal sex act, 2nd. Youngs is accused of a sex act with a disabled person in the City of Batavia. The complaint was made to State Police at ...
Roadside drug test rolls out in five counties. Cheek swab will detect drug use immediately
Tri-County Times5 days ago
Last week, Michigan State Police (MSP) in five Michigan counties began an experimental program aimed at curbing impaired driving, caused by drugs. Berrien, Delta, ...
PennDOT teams up to make holiday travel safer
The Mercury1 day ago
PennDOT, state and local police, Buckle Up PA, AAA Mid-Atlantic, and regional safety partners held an event Tuesday at Temple University's Ambler Campus in Montgomery County to outline regional ...
Chris Soules' Lawyers Claim He Attempted CPR on Crash Victim in New Dismissal Filing
People Magazine7 days ago
Chris Soules‘ legal team is asking the court to dismiss a charge against him — 'failure to remain' at the scene of a fatal accident. On Monday, attorneys for the former Bachelor star filed a ...
Congratulations Quebec, Your Proposed Weed Laws Are the Worst Yet
Vice2 days ago
Ontario, by comparison, is opening 40 stores by next summer, increasing to 80 by 2019, and 150 by 2020. The SAQ (provincial liquor corporation) has more than 400 ...
National Safety Council: More Than 400 People May be Killed on U.S. Roads this Thanksgiving Holiday
Market Watch5 days ago
"While many of us are putting together grocery lists and travel plans for Thanksgiving...you plan to celebrate, make smart decisions and commit to having a driver that is not impaired ...
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Teen killed by non-impaired driver taking court-ordered breathalyzer test while driving
ABC 26 New Orleans19 hours ago
A Texas teen was killed after she was struck by a non-impaired driver who was taking a court-ordered breathalyzer test moments before the collision, according to KXAS. On... Butler ...
Jurors to deliberate in trial of man accused of driving drunk, killing waitress
WSOC-TV Charlotte24 hours ago
Jurors will begin deliberating in the trial of a man accused of driving drunk while hitting and killing a Charlotte woman in January 2016. The defense called its last witness to ...
Michigan State Police stepping up drunk-driving patrols starting Nov. 22
MLive.com6 hours ago
In 2016, 32,610 drivers were arrested in Michigan for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Below is a map that shows the number of 2016 arrests per 1,000 residents ...
Daybook: Recent drunken driving sentencings in the Jackson County area
MLive.com3 days ago
The following are drinking and driving sentences from Jackson County District Court. Defendants' home towns were at the time of sentencing. Jail Sentences may be suspended. Operating ...
Scary dashcam video of suspected drunk driver who nearly kills five people
FOX30 / CBS47 Jacksonville10 hours ago
Five people, including three police officers, are lucky to be alive after a suspected drunk driver plowed into their stopped vehicles on the side of the road in Forest Hill, Texas. Police officers ...
Former Texas Cheerleader Killed When Driver Crashed Into Her Car While Using Breathalyzer: Cops
People via Yahoo News17 hours ago
“There have been no arrests at this time,” Lt. ...backing out of a friend's driveway in a Toyota Camry about 6:20 p.m. that Friday when a 31-year-old unidentified man driving a Chevrolet ...
Alcohol and marijuana have very different health effects — here's which is worse, according to science
MSN News7 days ago
There are dozens of factors to account for, including how the substances affect your heart, brain, and behavior, and how likely you are to get hooked. Still, there appears to be a clear winner.
The Drunkest City in Every State
247wallst.com19 hours ago
Virginia > Drunkest city: Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA > MSA adults binge or heavy drinking: 18.0% > State adults binge or heavy drinking: 17.4% (21st lowest) > Alcohol related ...
ICE arrests dozens during sweep on Long Island
ABC7 Eyewitness News7 days ago
More than two dozen people were arrested by immigration officials on Long Island last week as part of a crackdown on drivers convicted of driving under the influence. U.S. Immigration ...
Man charged with DWI, and more, after vehicle chase
Asheboro Courier-Tribune24 hours ago
A man suspected of impaired driving stopped after a chase just before 1 a.m. Saturday, then took off again when the officer approached the vehicle, according to a report from the ...
Arlington Teen Dead 1 Week After Crash
Cosmopolitan via Yahoo News22 hours ago
The 31-year-old driving the truck told police he was looking down for several seconds while driving to take a breath test on his court-ordered ignition interlock device, ...
Fifty years of the breathalyser – the 'green crystals' that saved countless lives
The Telegraph via Yahoo News1 day ago
Drink driving legislation dated back to 1925, when the Criminal Justice Act stipulated that those found to be intoxicated while in charge of ‘mechanically propelled vehicle' could ...
Authorities: Fake cocaine could mean real jail time for Treynor man in Iowa City
Southwest Iowa's daily newspaper 9 hours ago
A Treynor man was arrested Sunday after a traffic stop in Iowa City in which he was allegedly driving while intoxicated and planning to sell baking soda as cocaine to “dumb” college ...
Dodge County Sheriff to step up traffic enforcement after deadly year
Fond du Lac Reporter14 hours ago
The Dodge County Sheriff's Office agrees. “In 2017, we've suffered a significant spike in traffic fatalities here in Dodge County, and we're currently up to 18 traffic fatalities, when our average ...
DWI Report: Man charged with DWI after crash with 18-wheeler
The Daily Reflector4 days ago
A 38-year-old man was charged with driving while impaired after he crashed his car into an oncoming 18-wheeler tractor-trailer rig, according to a weekly review of Pitt ...
Detectives: Accused drunk driver speeding when he struck, killed woman
WBTV Charlotte6 days ago
Police say sometime later she was walking on South Boulevard when she was allegedly hit and killed by Gregory Wheeling. Investigators say Wheeling was drunk, speeding and driving ...
Portland Metro Friday Traffic: Rain-soaked streets for morning commuters; NB ramp at Marquam Bridge closed
OregonLive.com4 days ago
Oregon Department of Transportation crews will close Interstate 5 northbound at the ramp to the Marquam Bridge from 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17 to 5 a.m. Saturday, the agency announced Thursday afternoon ...
Mingo Central students take a spin on impaired driving simulators
Williamson Daily News5 days ago
Devon Watson, the tour's manager, said he has been visiting area schools this week in an attempt to wake young people up to the dangers of impaired driving. "My brother's life ...
Teen Dies In Crash Caused By Driver Using Breathalyzer (Photos)
Opposing Views1 day ago
In a tragic irony, a sober driver caused a fatal crash while blowing into a court-ordered device to prevent him from driving drunk. Alexis Butler, 18, died on Nov. 17, a week after ...
DWI Report: Police find two men passed out behind the wheel
The Daily Reflector2 days ago
The Greenville Police Department charged two men with driving while impaired after officers found them passed out in their vehicles in the middle of the road, according ...
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Celebrity mug shots
Fox News1 day ago
Former "Glee" actress Naya Rivera was charged with domestic battery in West Virginia. The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office said that Rivera was arrested for domestic battery on her husband in ...
Nov. 28 Police Reports
Sedalia Democrat1 hour ago
Information is taken from official police reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved in each case. 7:45 p.m.: Devin M. Nicholson, 17, of the 1300 block of ...
Felony report | Felony reports | Journal Gazette
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette2 days ago
Lonnie Yazel, 51, of the 1000 block of Coliseum Boulevard West, was charged Nov. 13 with two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction.
Ascension Arrests November 9 - November 16
Gonzales Weekly Citizen1 day ago
November 9 Coppenbarger, Dawn Renee, 36, 307 Nell St., Gonzales, Theft less than $1,000 (Misdemeanor), Simple Burglary (All Others), Principals Wallis, Deshondalisa, 29, 11645 Sherwood Vallery ...
New Holstein man, found asleep at intersection, charged with fifth OWI
Sheboygan Press7 days ago
intoxicated-fifth or sixth offense, and a count of operating with prohibited alcohol concentration-fifth or sixth offense — both felonies — for an incident that unfolded Sunday ...
Springfield father & son arrested following Ludlow accident
The Republican4 days ago
He was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol, second offense, driving to endanger, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, driving with a suspended license, malicious ...
Wrong way driver on Beltline narrowly missed semi; arrested for alleged drunken driving
The Capital Times7 days ago
A Verona man driving the wrong way on the Beltline early Tuesday narrowly missed hitting a semi and forced other vehicles off the road, but didn’t crash into any other vehicle ...
POLICE NEWS: Man locked up for smoking up at the jail
Goshen News8 hours ago
Thanksgiving at the Elkhart County Jail took an unusual turn. Elkhart County police said Brandon Freeland, 35, reportedly walked into the jail lobby, lit up marijuana in a pipe and began smoking ...
Plea hearing scheduled for Caledonia man charged in crash that killed father, daughter
The Capital Times5 days ago
A Caledonia man who is charged with allegedly killing a father and daughter while driving drunk last November is scheduled to see his day in court in early December. Levi G. Ruohonen, 26, of ...
Inkster man sentenced in crash outside Shinola in Midtown killing 1, injuring 2
ClickOnDetroit11 hours ago
Simmons was also charged with operating under a suspended license causing death, operating under a suspended license causing serious injury and reckless driving causing serious ...
Man awaiting trial on drunken driving charge accused of bringing weed into jail
The Canton Repository6 days ago
ALLIANCE An Alliance man who refused to tell police his identity because he believed they already were aware of him was jailed after he tried to sneak "less than 100 grams" of marijuana into ...
Police reports 11/27/17: Salamanca woman charged with felony DWI, criminal impersonation
Olean Times Herald1 day ago
SALAMANCA — A Salamanca woman was charged Sunday morning on multiple felony counts, among other charges.
Fond du Lac man charged in drunk driving crash that killed pedestrian
TMJ4 Milwaukee6 days ago
Peter Anderson, 51, was charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle while having prior intoxicant-related conviction and knowingly operating a motor vehicle ...
Fond du Lac man Peter Anderson charged in fatal OWI crash
FOX 11 Green Bay6 days ago
Peter Anderson was charged Wednesday with homicide by intoxicated use a motor vehicle for allegedly crashing into a pedestrian Saturday, killing Jeffrey Koenigs. Anderson, 51, ...
SW Iowa man, 21, arrested in connection with crash near Hamburg
Omaha World-Herald4 days ago
The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office said authorities responded to a one-vehicle crash about 4:15 a.m. The Sheriff’s Office said the vehicle was northbound on 240th Avenue when ...
Thanksgiving holiday checkpoint announced for Lehigh Valley
The Express-Times6 days ago
Pennsylvania State Police warn motorists to "think before you drink," and say they'll be looking for impaired drivers during the Thanksgiving travel period in Lehigh or Northampton counties.
POLICE NEWS: Suspected armed burglar arrested inside Middlebury garage
Goshen News2 days ago
According to Elkhart County police, officers responded to a residence at 14770 C.R. 8 at approximately 6:37 p.m. after homeowners told police a person armed with a shotgun and a revolver had ...
Rockland woman arrested for drunken driving after bar calls police on her
The Patriot Ledger6 hours ago
A Cellar Tavern employee called the police after they watched a woman drive away from the bar after they decided she was too intoxicated to be served. WEYMOUTH – A Rockland woman was ...
Police: Friend comes to pick up dogs, gets DUI arrest
Detroit News6 days ago
Police took the dogs in the patrol vehicle and agreed to wait until the woman's friend could arrive to pick them up.
CALL 6: Eight-time drunk driver graduates drug court; didn't serve prison time
WRTV Indianapolis6 days ago
Myers reached a 2015 plea agreement with the Hendricks County Prosecutor’s Office in which pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated: endangering a person ...

Stories of the Week

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