Drunk Driving in the News

Drunk driving: police to confiscate vehicles - The Hindu

US Drunk Driving News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 13:17

The Hindu

Drunk driving: police to confiscate vehicles
The Hindu
The motor vehicles of those found indulging in drunk driving in the capital will be confiscated and will be handed over only after the erring motorist attends the special awareness class being organised by the city police. The measure is part of the ...

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South Milwaukee man arrested twice for drunk driving within 4 hours ... - fox6now.com

US Drunk Driving News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 11:59

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South Milwaukee man arrested twice for drunk driving within 4 hours ...
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WEST BEND -- A 26-year-old South Milwaukee man was arrested twice in four hours for drunk driving Thursday night, January 4th. At around 5:45 p.m., West Bend police said an officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation near the area of Barton ...

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Sentencing in February for Alma drunk driving crash - The Morning Sun

US Drunk Driving News - Sat, 01/06/2018 - 05:03

The Morning Sun

Sentencing in February for Alma drunk driving crash
The Morning Sun
A St. Louis man will be sentenced Feb. 20 in relation to a drunk driving crash in Alma that critically injured a woman. David Francis Cronkite, 57, avoided going to trial by accepting a plea agreement where he pleaded no contest during a final status ...

Artesia man accused in drunk driving crash agrees to plea deal - KRQE News 13 (blog)

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 17:59

Artesia man accused in drunk driving crash agrees to plea deal
KRQE News 13 (blog)
ARTESIA, N.M. (KRQE) – The Artesia man who drove drunk and crashed, seriously injuring a family of six has agreed to a plea deal that drastically cuts his sentence. Blake Bollema caused the crash in July 2016 when he ran a stop sign on Highway 285 in ...

Man arrested for drunk driving twice in four hours - TMJ4 Milwaukee ... - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 17:55

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Man arrested for drunk driving twice in four hours - TMJ4 Milwaukee ...
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
A man was arrested twice on Thursday evening for two separate OWI's according to the West Bend Police Department.

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Florida man calls 911 on himself while drunk driving - NBC2 News

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 17:31

NBC2 News

Florida man calls 911 on himself while drunk driving
NBC2 News
The Polk County Sheriff's Office released audio of a man calling 911 on himself while drunk driving. Listen to the audio above. According to their Facebook page, Michael Lester, of Winter Haven, made the call on New Year's Eve and told the dispatcher ...
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Florida man calls 911 to report drunk driver — himselfOrlando Sentinel
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Cleveland police officer arrested for drunk driving by state trooper - News 5 Cleveland

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 16:53

News 5 Cleveland

Cleveland police officer arrested for drunk driving by state trooper
News 5 Cleveland
CLEVELAND - A Cleveland police officer is accused of drunk driving for the 2nd time after he was arrested by a state trooper. According to court records, 49-year-old Robert Sweany — an officer from Cleveland's 1st district — was charged with OVI and ...

Excerpts from the drunk-driving sentencing of former New Rochelle officer Harry Kyreakedes - The Journal News | LoHud.com

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 13:53

The Journal News | LoHud.com

Excerpts from the drunk-driving sentencing of former New Rochelle officer Harry Kyreakedes
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Former New Rochelle Police officer Harry Kyreakedes was sentenced Friday to 2 1/2 to 7 years in state prison for voluntary manslaughter in the drunk-driving crash that killed his best friend, Isaac Ward, a year ago in White Plains. Here are some ...

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Bond Raised in Case of DeKalb Man Charged for Drunk Driving in Fatal 2017 Crash - WspyNews (press release)

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 13:31

WspyNews (press release)

Bond Raised in Case of DeKalb Man Charged for Drunk Driving in Fatal 2017 Crash
WspyNews (press release)
Our sister station WLBK reports that bond is raised to $500,000 for a DeKalb man charged with drunk driving in a fatal crash after prosecutors say he went out to a bar. Prosecutors say 26-year-old Daniel Chavez violated the rules for his electronic ...

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After drunk driving arrest, TPS deputy superintendent demoted - The ... - Toledo Blade

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 20:34

Toledo Blade

After drunk driving arrest, TPS deputy superintendent demoted - The ...
Toledo Blade
The Toledo Board of Education on Thursday demoted Toledo Public Schools Deputy Superintendent Brian Murphy, two weeks after he was arrested for drunk driving. The board authorized the superintendent and treasurer to reassign Mr. Murphy to a different ...

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State Representative proposing bill to help prevent drunk driving - WJHL

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 18:39

WJHL

State Representative proposing bill to help prevent drunk driving
WJHL
KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) – A local lawmaker is taking action to put a stop to drunk driving. When State Representative Bud Hulsey heads to Nashville next week for the upcoming legislative session, he'll take with him a new idea – proposing a bill that will ...

Good Samaritan, Driver, Arrested for Drunk Driving on New Years Eve - MI News 26

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 13:21

MI News 26

Good Samaritan, Driver, Arrested for Drunk Driving on New Years Eve
MI News 26
A good samaritan who stopped to help a woman after a rollover crash was arrested for drunk driving along with the woman. It happened New Year's Eve around 8:30 at night. Troopers were called to a rollover accident at Larks Lake Road and Robinson Rd in ...

Woman Arrested for Driving Drunk, Had Five Prior Offenses – MI ... - MI News 26

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 13:21

MI News 26

Woman Arrested for Driving Drunk, Had Five Prior Offenses – MI ...
MI News 26
A traffic complaint led to the arrest of a woman in Leelanau County who police believe was driving drunk for at least the sixth time. Around 11 o'clock Wednesday night, deputies responded to a vehicle in the ditch on South Maple City Road north of ...

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Drunk Driver Arrested in Leelanau County after getting Stuck in Snowbank - MI News 26

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 13:21

MI News 26

Drunk Driver Arrested in Leelanau County after getting Stuck in Snowbank
MI News 26
On Monday deputies responded to West MacFarlane Road, east of South Plowman Road around 7:30 in the morning. They were told there was a bluish/grey Honda stuck in the snowbank. On scene witnesses told deputies that the Honda was stuck in the snowbank ...

Woman with five prior drunk driving convictions arrested after car ... - UpNorthLive.com

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:01

UpNorthLive.com

Woman with five prior drunk driving convictions arrested after car ...
UpNorthLive.com
LEELANAU COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A Lake Ann woman is arrested after police say she was driving drunk in Kasson Township.Just before 9 p.m. Wednesday Leelanau County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a vehicle in the ditch on South Maple City Road ...

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Edmonds charged for dealing marijuana - Coldwater Daily Reporter

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 01/04/2018 - 09:39

Coldwater Daily Reporter

Edmonds charged for dealing marijuana
Coldwater Daily Reporter
Officers seized $1,100 from Edmonds, who gave several explanations about where the money came from. Further investigation found evidence and posts on social media where Edmonds bragged about making money selling drugs. The Branch County Prosecutor's ...

Union Grove man charged with homicide after drunk driving crash ... - WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 19:13

WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)

Union Grove man charged with homicide after drunk driving crash ...
WTMJ-TV (press release) (blog)
A Union Grove man has been charged in the wrong way-head on crash that killed a 53-year-old woman on New Year's Day. Christopher Thayer, 38, has been charged with homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, according to the criminal complaint. The crash ...

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La Crosse woman arrested twice in three days for drunk driving sentenced - WXOW.com

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 18:20

WXOW.com

La Crosse woman arrested twice in three days for drunk driving sentenced
WXOW.com
A La Crosse woman arrested twice in three days for drunk driving in 2017 pleaded guilty and was sentenced Wednesday in La Crosse County Circuit Court. 39-year-old Heidi Alberts was arrested on August 3 for her second OWI then again on August 5 for a ...

Man wanted in Weber County drunk driving crash that killed woman ... - fox13now.com

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 15:20

fox13now.com

Man wanted in Weber County drunk driving crash that killed woman ...
fox13now.com
WEBER COUNTY, Utah - The Weber County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help finding a man wanted in a fatal drunk driving crash. Deputies said a warrant has been issued for Derek Lyle Hendricks for the Nov. 21 crash near 1900 W. 1200 S.

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Drunk driving cases clog courts - The Nation - The Nation

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 13:06

The Nation

Drunk driving cases clog courts - The Nation
The Nation
New Year holiday period marred by high fatality rate on nation's roads.

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