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January 15th thru January 21st in the year Two Thousand and Eighteen

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Top DUI News, Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Police: Stamford woman drove wrong way on highway
Stamford Advocate1 hour ago
Troop A found the car driving westbound on I-84 eastbound near Exit 27 in Cheshire. Police charged Carla Arza, 19, with operating under the influence of ...
Elmhurst police blotter: Aluminum sheets and letters stolen from sign shop
Chicago Tribune2 days ago
Jan. 24 in the 600 block of North York Street. Joseph Senase, 40, of the 2400 block of Oak Park Avenue, Berwyn, was charged with driving under
Brush Truck Driver Charged With Meth Possession
The Greeneville Sun23 hours ago
A man charged Wednesday with driving under the influence and possession of methamphetamine by the Tennessee Highway Patrol after a traffic stop on Baileyton ...
DUI stop yields drug charges against Rome woman
Northwest GA News13 hours ago
Rome police stopped a motorist for suspicion of driving under the influence near the intersection of Myrtle Street and South Broad Street and reportedly found a pipe with suspected drugs.
91-year-old Montecito mudslide evacuee struck, severely injured by suspected drunken driver
The San Luis Obispo Tribune4 days ago
A 91-year-old man displaced after the Montecito mudslides was hit and critically injured by a Goleta driver accused of driving under the influence in ...
Woman sentenced to 6 years in fatal drugged-driving crash in Costa Mesa
Los Angeles Times6 days ago
the Travelodge, flying about 15 feet. He was pronounced dead at Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana. McPherson was arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving ...
Car wreck leads to drug, DUI arrest in Myrtle Beach
The Myrtle Beach Sun News5 days ago
Drugs were found on a Myrtle Beach man during his arrest after police say he rear-ended a vehicle and passed out behind the wheel Monday afternoon. Myrtle Beach police charged ...
NEW: Belle Glade driver charged in head-on crash that killed teen
The Palm Beach Post23 hours ago
A Belle Glade man was arrested on Friday in the death of an 18-year-old motorcyclist who died in a head-on collision. Eduardo Flores Zamora, 33, faces a charge of vehicle ...
Get a lift, or a Lyft: Law enforcement agencies look to cut down holiday DUIs
The Sacramento Bee6 days ago
Beginning Friday and continuing through New Year’s Day, officers will be conducting sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols as part of a crackdown on motorists driving under ...
Cops: Man drove over 120 mph on LIE
Newsday6 days ago
The driver of this car was arrested after going over 120 mph on the Long Island Expressway on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. A Medford man was under the influence ...
7 motorists arrested at overnight DUI checkpoint in Pomona - MyNewsLA.com
My News LA16 hours ago
Seven motorists were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs at an overnight sobriety/driver's license checkpoint in Pomona, police said Saturday
Man pleads not guilty to manslaughter
Texarkana Gazette1 day ago
A DeKalb, Texas, man accused of being under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he wrecked a car in January 2016 pleaded not guilty Friday to intoxication ...
Riverwoods police: Two charged with DUI in separate incidents
Chicago Tribune2 days ago
Foster, 30, of Palatine was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or a combination of drugs, unlawful possession of ...
Alcohol Abuse Is a Major Predictor for Gun Crime
The Trace5 days ago
Gun owners who have been convicted of an alcohol-related offense, such as driving under the influence or drunk and disorderly conduct, are up to five times ...
Man denied murder charge appeal in Kalamazoo bike crash case
Detroit Free Press3 days ago
Brower tells the Kalamazoo Gazette that following Wednesday's order by the state's highest court the case will move toward a possible trial. Charles Pickett Jr. is accused ...
Skokie police: Charges filed in six separate DUI incidents
Chicago Tribune6 days ago
DRUGS Saif S. Mahdi, 22, of the 8200 block of Keating Avenue, was charged with possession of marijuana stemming from an incident..., 39, of the ...
Lincolnwood police: Jacket containing wallet, cash reported stolen from parked vehicle
Chicago Tribune6 days ago
An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. DRUGS Marcos M. Lopez, 24, of the 1600 block of Devon Avenue, Chicago, was charged with possession of ...
Greater Manchester Police analyst 'at a loss' over road death
BBC News3 days ago
the speed limit could not say why he lost concentration and hit a woman with his car, a court has heard. Joan Pimblett, 91, died in hospital a few days after being struck on Heaton Moor ...
Police logs — January 22, 2018
The Day7 days ago
Flores, 34, of 60 Fitch Hill Road, Uncasville, was charged Sunday with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and failure to drive right ...
Driver who apparently overdosed crashes on West Side
The Buffalo News1 day ago
A 29-year-old Grand Island man who apparently was driving under the influence of drugs crashed his car into a parked car and a garage at Forest and ...
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Top DUI News, Saturday, January 27th, 2017

Elmhurst police blotter: Aluminum sheets and letters stolen from sign shop
Chicago Tribune22 hours ago
Jan. 24 in the 600 block of North York Street. Joseph Senase, 40, of the 2400 block of Oak Park Avenue, Berwyn, was charged with driving under
Recreational marijuana is legal in California, but stoned driving is still hard to detect
The Sacramento Bee6 days ago
CHP reported that Mohammed Abraar Ali had a blood-alcohol level of .11, above the state limit of .08 for motorists. Proving intoxication from weed is more difficult than ...
Testing For Marijuana High While Driving Is Extremely Complicated, Researchers Say
International Business Times7 hours ago
With the growing acceptability of marijuana, both for medicinal and recreational use, around the country, there are also increasing concerns about people getting ...
Public Record — Jan. 26
Scottsbluff Star-Herald21 hours ago
Deputies investigated an assault at the Scotts Bluff County Detention Center. Jeffrey Steyers was arrested on a charge of driving under suspension. 3:30 a.m. — On ...
Police: Vermont marijuana legalization will have impact in NY
Olean Times Herald18 hours ago
Vermont’s decision earlier this month to legalize recreational marijuana may make more work for police on the New York side of the state line. Local police believe ...
91-year-old Montecito mudslide evacuee struck, severely injured by suspected drunken driver
The San Luis Obispo Tribune3 days ago
A 91-year-old man displaced after the Montecito mudslides was hit and critically injured by a Goleta driver accused of driving under the influence in ...
Montgomery man facing heroin charge
Chicago Tribune21 hours ago
During the stop, it was learned that Dumas had a warrant out for his arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol, police said. Police took Dumas ...
Mugshots, Jan. 25
The Myrtle Beach Sun News2 days ago
Reuben Long Detention Center, the North Myrtle Beach Jail, and the Georgetown County Detention Center. These mug shots are provided by law enforcement agencies and are public information ...
Jury trial set for DUI case
The Record-Courier2 days ago
Gorman, 25, pleaded not guilty to a felony driving under the influence — third offense charge in September 2015. Gorman was originally arrested on charges of ...
Mundelein police: Man stopped for speeding found with marijuana, cocaine
Chicago Tribune5 days ago
Officers later found him to be in possession of approximately 3 grams of cocaine and 179 grams of marijuana. DUI Javier A. Campos, 25, of the 300 block ...
Skokie police: Charges filed in six separate DUI incidents
Chicago Tribune5 days ago
DUI Amy L. Gold, 39, of the 1400 block of West Granville, Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, leaving the ...
Fatal crash: Marijuana, high speed, inexperienced driver | HeraldNet.com
Everett Herald1 day ago
Four teenagers were in the Kia Sorento that crashed into a parked semi truck trailer in the 16900 block of the parkway. Killed were Mikayla Sorenson, 15, of
Police Beat Jan. 26
Observer-Reporter1 day ago
The charges were sent by summons from the office of District Judge Ethan Ward. Driver charged: Sean Allen Beichner, 23, of Greensburg, was charged this week by state ...
Oregon's top prison doctor arrested for DUII
KPIC CBS 46 days ago
Christopher Peter DiGiulio was arrested last month and arraigned Tuesday for investigation of driving under the influence of intoxicants and for refusing ...
Prosecutors say man used marijuana before crash killed 2
Tacoma News Tribune4 days ago
Colorado prosecutors have charged a man with vehicular homicide while under the influence of marijuana in a November crash that killed a woman and her three-year-old ...
NHTSA Draws Attention to Drugged Driving
EHS Today1 day ago
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is taking measures to combat driving under the influence. With the national opioid epidemic ...
Cops: Man drove over 120 mph on LIE
Newsday5 days ago
The driver of this car was arrested after going over 120 mph on the Long Island Expressway on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. A Medford man was under the influence ...
6 months in jail for St. Paul motorcyclist who left girlfriend dead on interstate
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune2 days ago
Paul man whose girlfriend fell off the back of his motorcycle has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of illicit drugs and alcohol ...
Driving While Stoned: The Penalties and Gray Area in Marijuana Law
The Cheat Sheet2 days ago
As of November 2017, some 29 states had legalized marijuana for medicinal use. A 2014 Colorado case showed how that could happen.
Police Report: Six auto burglaries reported in 33 minutes in Los Gatos
San Jose Mercury News2 days ago
Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police arrested a man for possession of burglary tools and a controlled substance, and unlawful paraphernalia. A man was arrested for being under the ...
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Top DUI News, Friday, January 26th, 2018

Decatur man facing four counts of DUI
Herald & Review17 hours ago
The case of a Decatur man accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and crashing his car into an occupied home appears ...
Alcohol Abuse Is a Major Predictor for Gun Crime
The Trace3 days ago
Gun owners who have been convicted of an alcohol-related offense, such as driving under the influence or drunk and disorderly conduct, are up to five ...
Driver Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Fatal Sumner Tunnel Crash
CBS Boston7 days ago
the Sumner Tunnel that killed his friend, 24-year-old Dillon Cohen, and seriously injured another passenger. A judge found Craig Lawlor, 25, guilty of manslaughter by motor vehicle ...
Recreational marijuana is legal in California, but stoned driving is still hard to detect
The Sacramento Bee5 days ago
CHP reported that Mohammed Abraar Ali had a blood-alcohol level of .11, above the state limit of .08 for motorists. Proving intoxication from weed is more difficult ...
Elmhurst police blotter: Four charged with underage drinking
Chicago Tribune7 days ago
Marvin Mendoza-Castill, 28, of the 500 block of North Highview Avenue, Addison, was charged with driving under the influence, illegal transport ...
The North Korean defector who escaped after being shot had reportedly been in a drunk driving accident
Business Insider2 days ago
South Korean intelligence sources reportedly said that he made his brazen escape immediately following the incident. The North Korean defector who brazenly made his way across ...
Trumbull woman charged with DUI in Westport
Westport News1 day ago
WESTPORT - Officers charged a Trumbull woman with operating under the influence of drugs/alcohol after pulling her over for reckless driving Saturday ...
Man, Passenger Charged After 2-vehicle Crash
The Greeneville Sun23 hours ago
of 1386 Baileyton Main St., was charged Wednesday by sheriff's deputies with driving under the influence following a two-vehicle crash at the intersection ...
The Latest: Details emerge about Iowa lawmaker's arrest
The Olympian7 days ago
The Latest on a state lawmaker in Iowa being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and possessing a firearm while under the influence. A law enforcement ...
Police: Resident loses $4,000 after caller makes fake arrest claim
Chicago Tribune19 hours ago
An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Lake Forest DUI •William N. Gregg, 55, of the 400 block of Washington Road, Lake Forest, was charged with driving ...
Police Beat Jan. 26
Observer-Reporter9 hours ago
Driver charged: Sean Allen Beichner, 23, of Greensburg, was charged this week by state police with driving under the influence of alcohol, not ...
O.C. Woman Arrested for Murder After 2nd DUI: Sheriff's
KTLA-TV Los Angeles7 days ago
Because Cornish had a prior DUI conviction in 2015 in Orange County, authorities said the 2016 case was eligible for a “Watson murder,” where a person previously “admonished about the ...
Glenview police: $10,000 in snow equipment stolen from contractor's trailer
Chicago Tribune7 days ago
Alcohol Police said Presley Racine, 21, of the 500 block of North 5th Avenue, Des Plaines, was charged on Jan. 12 with driving under the influence ...
6 months in jail for St. Paul motorcyclist who left girlfriend dead on interstate
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune23 hours ago
Paul man whose girlfriend fell off the back of his motorcycle has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of illicit drugs and alcohol ...
Science panel backs lowering drunken-driving threshold to reduce impaired-driving deaths
ABC13 Houston6 days ago
Driving under the influence is blamed for some 10,000 deaths a year. A panel says lowering the drunken-driving threshold can decrease that figure. The ...
Lake Zurich police: Man steals $4,890 in over-the-counter medication from store
Chicago Tribune7 days ago
Jean P. Galvez, 29, of the 9900 block of Williams Drive in Huntley, was charged Jan. 13 with driving under the influence of alcohol ...
Get a lift, or a Lyft: Law enforcement agencies look to cut down holiday DUIs
The Sacramento Bee4 days ago
the ride-share company Lyft to promote safe rides. Beginning Friday and continuing through New Year's Day, officers will be conducting sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols as part ...
Police logs - Jan. 26, 2018
The Day13 hours ago
Jeremie N.Martin, 32, of Coventry, R.I., was charged Wednesday with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and failure to drive in the ...
Skokie police: Charges filed in six separate DUI incidents
Chicago Tribune4 days ago
DUI Amy L. Gold, 39, of the 1400 block of West Granville, Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, leaving ...
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Top DUI News, Thursday, January 25th, 2018

The Latest: Details emerge about Iowa lawmaker's arrest
The Olympian6 days ago
The Latest on a state lawmaker in Iowa being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and possessing a firearm while under the influence. A law enforcement ...
Police: Mom arrested for DUI had 4 kids in car, crashed twice
FOX News Chicago2 days ago
A Florida woman has been arrested for driving under the influence, while traveling with four children inside her car, Orlando police officers say. Police say the ...
O.C. Woman Arrested for Murder After 2nd DUI: Sheriff’s
KTLA-TV Los Angeles6 days ago
A woman with a prior conviction for driving under the influence has been arrested for murder for a 2016 crash in Lake Forest that left a man dead, authorities announced ...
Over 400 arrests in drink-driving crackdown in Wales
BBC News7 days ago
More than 400 people were arrested in Wales in December as police forces cracked down on driving under the influence. The all-Wales Christmas drink and drug ...
Elmhurst police blotter: Four charged with underage drinking
Chicago Tribune6 days ago
Jan. 13 in the 900 block of Virginia Lane. DUI Jeanette Murphy, 51, of the 13100 block of Meadow Hill Lane, Lemont, was charged with driving under the influence ...
Jackass Star Bam Margera Charged With DUI
E! Online7 days ago
UPDATE: Following his arrest on Jan. 7, Bam Margera has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence, E! News can confirm. In addition to one count ...
Man Whose Wrong-Way Driving Created Chaos on Castro Street Arrested for Attempted Murder
CBS San Francisco4 days ago
The 70-year-old driver whose van jumped a curb, wreaking havoc in San Francisco’s Castro District Saturday, was arrested on suspicion of crimes including attempted murder, police said ...
The North Korean defector who escaped after being shot had reportedly been in a drunk-driving accident
Business Insider16 hours ago
The North Korean defector who brazenly made his way across the border to South Korea under a hail of gunfire in November is suspected of involvement in an accident while ...
Man tries to order Taco Bell at drive-thru bank teller, gets arrested for DUI
Fox News6 days ago
A Florida man was arrested for driving under the influence after pulling up to a drive-thru window at a bank and trying to order a burrito. Douglas Francisco, 28, ...
Police reports: Driver charged with DUI after sideswiping parked car in River Grove
Chicago Tribune7 days ago
River Grove DUI •Thomas Larocco, 46, of the 2800 block of North 77th Court, Elmwood Park, was charged Jan. 15 with driving under the influence of alcohol and ...
Science panel backs lowering drunken-driving threshold to reduce impaired-driving deaths
ABC13 Houston5 days ago
Driving under the influence is blamed for some 10,000 deaths a year. A panel says lowering the drunken-driving threshold can decrease that figure. The ...
US Senate seeks to end impasse on self-driving car bill
The Christian Science Monitor21 hours ago
Committee on Tuesday said he is pursuing different strategies to win approval this year of landmark self-driving car legislation that could make it easier for automakers to get thousands ...
Lake Zurich police: Man steals $4,890 in over-the-counter medication from store
Chicago Tribune6 days ago
The estimated loss is valued at $850, police said. DUI Justin R. Ramel, 25, of the first block of Oak Street in Port Barrington, was charged Jan. 9 with driving under ...
This week in odd news: Airborne car, the umbrella lockdown
Houston Chronicle6 days ago
(AP) — Authorities say a Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after mistaking a bank drive-thru for a Taco Bell. The Tampa Bay Times reports ...
Tad Dennis sentenced to 11 years for teens death in drunken driving crash
Macomb Daily1 day ago
The sentencing came after Dennis pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and driving under the influence of alcohol causing death in connection with the ...
Glenview police: $10,000 in snow equipment stolen from contractor's trailer
Chicago Tribune6 days ago
Alcohol Police said Presley Racine, 21, of the 500 block of North 5th Avenue, Des Plaines, was charged on Jan. 12 with driving under the influence of alcohol ...
Man charged with DUI after trying to order burrito at bank drive-through window
AOL3 days ago
A Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after he tried to order a burrito at a Bank of America drive-through window. According to the Tampa ...
Woman sentenced to 6 years in fatal drugged-driving crash in Costa Mesa
Los Angeles Times3 days ago
He was pronounced dead at Orange County Global Medical Center in Santa Ana. McPherson was arrested at the scene on suspicion of driving under the influence ...
Driving While Stoned: The Penalties and Gray Area in Marijuana Law
The Cheat Sheet1 hour ago
As of November 2017, some 29 states had legalized marijuana for medicinal use. A 2014 Colorado case showed how that could happen.
Niles police: Woman pays $500 in electric bill scam
Chicago Tribune3 days ago
DUI Matthew Moeller, 32, of the 6800 block of North Northwest Highway, Chicago, was charged with driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia ...
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Top DUI News, Wednesday, January 24th, 2017

Analysis | MADD's latest report on drunken driving shows we still have a long way to go
Washington Post60 minutes ago
Mothers Against Drunk Driving's latest ranking of state drunken-driving laws shows we still have a long way to go. Even as self-driving cars inch closer to becoming ...
A Glitch in the Law Is Trapping Drunk Drivers in Jail Without Treatment
Vice8 hours ago
Instead, the 38-year-old Hewett is serving a nine-year drunk driving sentence in a North Carolina county jail, a facility not designed or equipped for long-term stays.
Our Drunk-Driving Laws Aren't Strict Enough
Vice6 days ago
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says that if we want to further curb drunk driving, we should lower the blood alcohol limit from ...
Man charged with driving drunk on three wheels in Riverside
FOX News Chicago2 hours ago
A Wooddale man was charged with driving drunk on three wheels early Sunday in west suburban Riverside. At 1:49 a.m., an officer saw a 2008 Kia passenger van traveling on First ...
Colorado man charged after police say he drove drunk with loaded AR-15
Albany Times Union49 minutes ago
State Police arrested a Colorado man after they said they discovered he was driving drunk with a loaded AR-15 with several magazine and hundreds of rounds of ammunition.
Government-Commissioned Study Calls For Lowering Drunk Driving Threshold
CBS New York6 days ago
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The definition of drunk driving may be about to change. A new government study found the current cutoff is missing the mark, CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reported ...
MADD supports legislation calling for ignition interlocks for all drunk drivers: 'The only thing that stops them'
FOX 6 Milwaukee15 hours ago
MILWAUKEE — A proposal supporters hope to get to the Wisconsin Assembly floor this session is aimed at changing the culture as it relates to drunk driving here in the Badger State ...
Mothers Against Drunk Driving shows support for ignition interlock bill
CBS 58 Milwaukee17 hours ago
Drunk Drivers came to Madison on Tuesday with about MADD volunteers from all over the state to back Milwaukee Senator Chris Larson's bill. The bill would force anyone who has committed ...
Drunk With Three Small Kids in the Car, Woman Rolls Vehicle | News Radio 1200 WOAI
WOAI San Antonio2 hours ago
A 24 year old woman who police say was driving drunk with three young children in the car lost control of her vehicle on W.W. White Rd. on the east side overnight, News Radio 1200 ...
Man clinging to side of SUV killed in drunk driving crash, cops say
NJ.com1 day ago
Suraj Gagneja, 25, of the Somerset section of Franklin Township, was arrested and charged with second-degree death by auto, fourth-degree assault by auto and driving while intoxicated ...
NY Lawmaker: Lower Drunk Driving Limit From .08 To .05
CBS New York3 days ago
It typically takes about two drinks for most women and two or three for most men to get to a .05 blood-alcohol level.
Fire chief fired after allegedly driving drunk, urinating on self
NJ.com1 day ago
A fire chief whom police say drove 40 miles while so drunk that he urinated and vomited on himself has been fired. William R. Young Jr., Rahway's fire chief and director, was relieved ...
Alleged drunk driver to cops: Hey, my Tesla was on autopilot
New York Post2 days ago
An alleged drunk driver found passed out in a Tesla on a bridge in California told officers the car was on “autopilot” — an apparent bid to alleviate concerns about him being behind the ...
Drunk driving crash highlights dangerous Cape Coral intersection
ABC 7 Gulfshore News15 hours ago
A motorcyclist remained in the hospital on Tuesday after he hit a guardrail and was thrown from his bike on Vincennes Boulevard bear Coronado Parkway. “I'd say give or take one a month,” Vincennes ...
SUV impaled by guardrail in crash, but it's drunk driver survives
Fox News2 days ago
A suspected drunk driver is twice lucky to be alive after crashing his SUV and then having it impaled by guardrail that missed his head by inches. The single-car accident happened on ...
Man Sentenced 20 Years For Fatal Drunk Driving Crash
KTTS 94.77 hours ago
A man from Branson has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a deadly drunk driving crash.
Her drunk driving took a beloved principal's legs. Now she'll serve five years.
Bradenton Herald5 days ago
The woman who maimed a popular South Dade High principal in a drunken car crash at a little-league baseball field is finally going to prison. After months of self-inflicted delays that included ...
Florida mom arrested after crashes for driving drunk with 4 kids, including baby, in car
Fox News14 hours ago
A Florida woman has been arrested for driving under the influence, while traveling with four children inside her car, Orlando police officers say. Police say the trouble started on West ...
Reduce legal blood-alcohol limit to cut drunk driving deaths: report
WLBT 3 Jackson6 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Lower legal blood alcohol levels for drivers are needed to eliminate drunk driving deaths in the United States, according to a new report. All states should ...
Scientific panel supports significantly lower drunk-driving threshold
Chicago Tribune6 days ago
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is pushing hard for states in the U.S. to considerably lower their drunk driving thresholds. Currently all 50 states .
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Top DUI News, Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

The Latest: Details emerge about Iowa lawmaker's arrest
The Olympian4 days ago
The Latest on a state lawmaker in Iowa being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and possessing a firearm while under the influence. A law enforcement official ...
Police: Saratoga Springs woman was high on heroin when car crashed
Albany Times Union6 hours ago
A city woman who was allegedly under the influence of heroin when her car collided head-on with another vehicle is facing charges Monday under Leandra's Law. Wendy ...
Roy Halladay May Have Been Impaired At Time Of Icon A5 Accident
The Aero-News Network4 hours ago
Former major league baseball pitcher Roy Halladay may have been operating his Icon A5 under the influence of drugs, according to an autopsy report released by the ...
Lawmaker charged with OWI while possessing gun benefits from law he helped change
The Des Moines Register18 hours ago
The Boone Republican was arrested last week, charged with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated and possession of a firearm while under the influence ...
Glenview police: $10,000 in snow equipment stolen from contractor's trailer
Chicago Tribune4 days ago
Police said Zlatan Pasic, 38, of the 3200 block of Bellwood Lane, Glenview, was charged on Jan. 13 with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, driving ...
New law means drinking and droning don't mix in New Jersey
CNN.com6 days ago
A bill banning people from operating unmanned aircraft devices while under the influence of alcohol or drugs was signed by Gov. Chris Christie on Monday, his last ...
State legislator Chip Baltimore arrested on OWI and weapon charges
The Des Moines Register4 days ago
Francis "Chip" Baltimore, a Boone Republican who has pushed for legislation to keep drunken drivers off the roads, was arrested early Friday in Ames and charged with operating ...
Guilty plea in deadly St. Joseph County crash
South Bend Tribune17 hours ago
James Morrison, the 39-year-old Niles man accused of driving a stolen SUV that struck and killed another man while under the influence, entered into a plea agreement ...
The U.S. Navy Lowers Its Sights
The Wall Street Journal6 days ago
The Navy has managed this by increasing the time that ships and their crews spend at sea. “The net result has been a dramatic increase in the operating tempo ...
Belfast man punched himself in the face to try to dodge OUI charge, police say — Court News — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine
Bangor Daily News4 days ago
Brian Fogg, 27, was charged with operating under the influence anyway, in addition to criminal mischief and falsifying physical evidence. On Jan. 13, police were ...
The U.S. Navy Lowers Its Sights
The Wall Street Journal6 days ago
The Navy has managed this by increasing the time that ships and their crews spend at sea. “The net result has been a dramatic increase in the operating tempo ...
Belfast man punched himself in the face to try to dodge OUI charge, police say — Court News — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine
Bangor Daily News4 days ago
Brian Fogg, 27, was charged with operating under the influence anyway, in addition to criminal mischief and falsifying physical evidence. On Jan. 13, police were ...
This week in odd news: Airborne car, the umbrella lockdown
Houston Chronicle4 days ago
WGME-TV reports police said when they tried to test for his blood-alcohol level, Fogg punched himself in the face, causing himself to bleed. Police tended to his injuries instead of giving ...
Cops: Maine man punches self in face to avoid sobriety test
Washington Post4 days ago
WGME-TV reports police said when they tried to test for his blood-alcohol level, Fogg punched himself in the face, causing himself to bleed. Police tended to his injuries instead of giving ...
Leominster man charged with several traffic violations and OUI after leading police on high-speed chase
Sentinel & Enterprise7 days ago
Kevin Burke, 55, of 150 Willow St., was arrested on charges of operating under the influence of liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, marked lanes ...
APD seeks home invasion suspects
The Alaska Star5 days ago
Dunlap is also wanted on an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on an operating under the influence case. Police said armed robbers broke into a home on Breckenridge ...
If politicians cant pass a budget what makes them think they can do the hard stuff
Market Watch6 days ago
Opinion: If politicians can't pass a budget, what makes them think they can do the hard stuff? Unless Congress passes legislation to fund the federal government by midnight on ...
Hamilton man pleads not guilty in fatal pedestrian crash
The Hamilton Journal News5 days ago
Steven James Rogers, 59, who has been in the Butler County Jail since the fatal crash Nov. 9, is facing two counts of aggravated possession of drugs, aggravated vehicular assault ...
Police: Man put in handcuffs after drugs were found in his car gets tackled attempting to flee
Journal Inquirer7 days ago
The man, Tineus M. McCluster, 39, of Chicopee, was charged with illegally operating a motor vehicle while under the influence, possession with intent to sell ...
Batavia police reports
Kane County Chronicle24 hours ago
Durkin, 30, of the 1800 block of Belter Court, Geneva, was charged Jan. 4 with driving under the influence in the 1600 block of East Wilson Street, Batavia ...
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Top DUI News, Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Drugged driving on marijuana is dangerous. Let's treat it that way.
USA Today4 hours ago
Americans are alarmingly ignorant about the risks of driving while high. Unfortunately, during the holiday season we see an increase in lives devastated due to motor vehicle fatalities ...
Allentown woman arrested for driving drunk with 3 kids in the car
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey2 hours ago
An Allentown woman is facing charges after police say she was driving drunk with three young kids in the car. State police said the 47-year-old woman was stopped at Ward and South ...
New Year’s Eve safety event reminds everyone to have a designated driver
FOX 2 News St. Louis15 hours ago
The Missouri State office of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Waterway Gas and Wash teamed up for the annual ‘Tie One On For Safety’ Event to remind everyone in and around ...
Troopers warn of zero tolerance for driving drunk
WFMJ Youngstown19 hours ago
If you're New Years Eve festivities, include a cocktail or more, the State Highway Patrol warns there is zero tolerance for driving above the legal limit. Troopers say they will be stopping ...
City amps up DWI enforcement for holiday weekend
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque4 days ago
Police are cracking down on drunk driving for the New Year’s Eve weekend with two DWI checkpoints on both Saturday and Sunday, but between the big holidays, Albuquerque is seeing ...
Judge: Woman unfit to care for horse after DUI while riding
WJCL Savannah2 hours ago
A judge says Florida authorities must retain custody of a horse whose owner was charged with driving drunk while riding the animal. In a report by The Ledger, Polk County Judge ...
City leaders urge residents to use ride share companies for the New Year
WCBD-TV Charleston3 days ago
As 2017 closes, Mayor Tecklenburg, Charleston Police, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving are urging residents to become designated riders for New Year’s Eve. This new campaign encourages ...
Drunk driving victim still facing daily challenges 16 years later
WTSP-TV Tampa4 days ago
The Florida Highway Patrol will have extra patrol officers on the road, putting those drinking and driving behind bars. Billy Catherwood, 63, was arrested Thursday morning, suspected ...
Health, Anti-Drunk Driving Advocates Fear Alcohol Tax Cut Effect | WHP 580
WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg5 hours ago
The new federal tax bill cuts taxes on Alcohol by 16%. Health advocates worry this will lead to more consumption.
Woman charged with DUI after car slams into Plainville home
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford3 days ago
A Southington woman is accused of drunk driving after her car slammed into a home in Plainville early Friday morning. When police responded, they found 50-year-old Dineen Nimchek ...
Des Moines police officer charged with drunk driving, authorities say
The Des Moines Register7 days 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 ...
Woman Charged With Drunk Driving After Slamming Into State Police Cruiser
CBS Boston2 days ago
A woman was charged with drunk driving after Massachusetts State Police say she slammed into a cruiser that had its emergency lights activated.
State Launches Campaign To Prevent ‘Stoned’ Driving
CBS San Francisco5 days ago
With the legalization of recreational marijuana less than a week away, California traffic safety officials unveiled a multi-media campaign Wednesday aimed at preventing “stoned” driving ...
Weapons, ammo found in resident's room in Hyatt Regency Downtown
The News-Times22 hours ago
Houston police uncovered a small stash of weapons and ammunition Sunday morning after showing up to arrest a drunk man at a downtown hotel that hosts one of the city's largest New Year's ...
Uber, taxis try to combat drunk driving for New Years Eve
WHIO-TV 7 Dayton2 days ago
Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day in 2016, there were 891 drunk driving fatalities across the country, accounting for 26 percent of all traffic fatalities. Fatalities were ...
Riverside police patrol on Labor Day Weekend
The Temecula Valley News9 hours ago
The Riverside Police Department deployed patrols today, Sept. 3, to combat the rampant drunk driving of Labor Day weekend. Forty percent of the fatal traffic collisions that occurred ...
Video: Sisters arrested for DWI outside home admit they were drinking
KRQE & KASA FOX 2 Albuquerque4 days ago
Police video shows the moment two sisters get arrested within minutes of each other in front of their home for driving drunk.
CHP warns 'Drive high, get a DUI' in advance of weed legalization
FOX 11 News Los Angeles4 days ago
“Just like drunk driving, driving under the influence of any impairing substance is not only dangerous, it is a crime,” a CHP official said. On Christmas Eve, CHP Officer ...
Local mother trying to prevent drunk driving after son killed by drunk driver
FOX 11 Green Bay3 days ago
"Jordan would be a little bit younger than Jonathan," she said of her 2-year-old son Jordan, who was killed by a drunk driver. "Got in the car to head home like any other night," she ...
Police say slick roads and potential for drunk drivers is a "recipe for disaster"
22 WSBT South Bend2 days ago
The combination of dangerous weather and the potential for drunk driving as people ring in the new year could be a disaster waiting to happen according to local police. In St.

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  3. January 1 - January 7 Orlando VA doctor charged with DUI after crash near medical center

2017 Stories of the Year : Trump This!

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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