Drunk Driving in the News

Drunk driving task force picking up patrols - ABC6OnYourSide.com

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 23:17

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Drunk driving task force picking up patrols
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COLUMBUS (WSYX/WTTE) — Anti-drunk driving is being preached ahead of a weekend with Halloween parties and Saturday's Ohio State and Penn State game. The Franklin County DUI Task Force announced saturation patrols would begin Friday and last ...

Mass. Senate passes new drunk driving measure - WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 20:18

WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Mass. Senate passes new drunk driving measure
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News
BOSTON (WPRI) — The Massachusetts Senate passed a new drunk driving measure during the Senate's debate on criminal justice reform legislation on Friday. On Tuesday, Mothers Against Drunk Driving testified before the Joint Committee of Judiciary in ...
Senate passes major criminal justice reformsThe Sun Chronicle

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'Booze It And Lose It' campaign aims to prevent drunk driving on ... - WCTI12.com

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 16:25

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'Booze It And Lose It' campaign aims to prevent drunk driving on ...
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The State Department of Transportation is beginning Halloween weekend with "Booze It And Lose It" -- a campaign where authorities are cracking down on ...
"Booze It and Lose It:' Officials warn ECU students of drunk driving ...WNCT

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More Fatal Drunk Driving Accidents Likely On Halloween Than New Year's - CBS DFW

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 14:40

CBS DFW

More Fatal Drunk Driving Accidents Likely On Halloween Than New Year's
CBS DFW
COM) – Did you know that fatal accidents involving drunk drivers occur three times more often on Halloween than on New Year's Eve? When you think of drunk driving crashes and the New Year's holiday most of the deaths are a result of vehicle accidents ...

'No refusal' aimed to curb drunk driving during World Series - KHOU

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:50

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'No refusal' aimed to curb drunk driving during World Series
KHOU
HOUSTON - In an attempt to curb drunk driving during the World Series games in Houston, the Harris County District Attorney's Office has implemented a 'no refusal weekend'. “We want to continue to celebrate this historic season,” said Sean Teare, chief ...

Maserati driver gets 25 years for fatal 134 mph drunk driving crash - Fox News

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 08:01

Fox News

Maserati driver gets 25 years for fatal 134 mph drunk driving crash
Fox News
She also said that she's never seen a drunk driving death that was this egregious. Police said their analysis determined the Maserati was going 100 mph when it collided with the Subaru. On Thursday, however, Judge Morris said Belkin was driving 134 ...
Drunk Maserati driver cries at sentencing in deadly metro Detroit crashWXYZ
Maserati driver sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for...WDIV Detroit
Gregory Belkin is sentenced to 25-50 years in prison | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail

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On Halloween, and Every Day, Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving - South Pasadena Review

US Drunk Driving News - Fri, 10/27/2017 - 05:45

South Pasadena Review

On Halloween, and Every Day, Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving
South Pasadena Review
Halloween is a time for making memories, not causing nightmares. This Halloween, South Pasadena Police Department is reminding Halloween partiers that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving. Stay safe – and help keep others safe – by refraining from impaired ...

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Framingham crash leads to drunk driving charge for Holliston woman - MetroWest Daily News

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 23:27

MetroWest Daily News

Framingham crash leads to drunk driving charge for Holliston woman
MetroWest Daily News
FRAMINGHAM – A Holliston woman arrested for drunk driving after a crash on Thursday told police she was on the way to pick up her boyfriend because he was too drunk to drive, authorities said. Police arrested Brittany L. Deplitch, 28, after the 12:11 a ...

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Elgin police getting $94000 grant to curtail drunk driving - Chicago Tribune

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:49

Chicago Tribune

Elgin police getting $94000 grant to curtail drunk driving
Chicago Tribune
The Elgin Police Department will be using money from a grant program to help fund efforts aimed at curtailing drunk driving and at getting people to wear seat belts. "Our goal with these efforts is to attempt to reduce crashes, particularly those ...

Judge rejects Altoid defense in drunk driving case | WUSA9.com - W*USA 9

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 19:13

W*USA 9

Judge rejects Altoid defense in drunk driving case | WUSA9.com
W*USA 9
The drunk driver who at first blamed Altoids for her repeated offenses is going back to prison for up to 16 years.

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Drunk Maserati driver cries at sentencing in deadly metro Detroit crash - WXYZ

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 17:35

WXYZ

Drunk Maserati driver cries at sentencing in deadly metro Detroit crash
WXYZ
BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) - The 43-year-old man who caused a deadly drunk driving crash while behind the wheel of his Maserati in January broke down in court today as the victim's sister read an impact statement. RELATED: Exclusive video: ...
Maserati driver sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for...WDIV Detroit
Maserati driver gets 25 years in prison for 134 MPH fatal crashFox 2 Detroit
Maserati driver sentenced 25-40 years for fatal crashThe Oakland Press
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Woman accused of drunk driving with young children in car - Rome Sentinel

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 16:05

Woman accused of drunk driving with young children in car
Rome Sentinel
TOWN OF VERONA — A Verona woman has been charged with driving drunk with two young children in her vehicle Tuesday night. State police said Jacqueline C. Gamel, 37, was pulled over at 9:30 p.m. while eastbound on East Main Street after she was ...

Busby woman sentenced for drunk-driving crash that killed 2 chil ... - KRTV Great Falls News

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 13:19

Busby woman sentenced for drunk-driving crash that killed 2 chil ...
KRTV Great Falls News
(BILLINGS) Thyanna LittleSun of Busby, who killed two young boys and injured a young girl in a drunk driving crash in 2016, was sentenced Thursday to less ...

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Off Duty SAPD Officer Arrested for Drunk Driving - 550 KTSA

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 10:28

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Off Duty SAPD Officer Arrested for Drunk Driving
550 KTSA
An off duty San Antonio police officer lands behind bars on a drunk driving charge. 34-year old Arthur Lopez was arrested after police were called to a major accident at around 4 AM Thursday in the area of Market and Navarro Streets. Investigators said ...

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Drunk driving deadly combo on Halloween - KCRG

US Drunk Driving News - Thu, 10/26/2017 - 00:33

Drunk driving deadly combo on Halloween
KCRG
Across the country, drunk driving killed 17 on the holiday in 2011– 55 in 2015. Plus, alcohol is estimated to be involved in 45% of all traffic deaths on Halloween. In Cedar Rapids, officers average about eight OWIs between October 30 and November 1 ...

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District attorney declines to charge Long Beach councilwoman with drunk driving, domestic violence - Los Angeles Times

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 23:25

Los Angeles Times

District attorney declines to charge Long Beach councilwoman with drunk driving, domestic violence
Los Angeles Times
In its initial statement, the Police Department said it received a call for assistance from the California Highway Patrol about a possible drunk driving incident on the shoulder of the 710 Freeway in Long Beach at 2:40 a.m.. The city's officers smelled ...
DA won't charge Long Beach councilwoman, citing self defense, faulty DUI deviceLong Beach Press Telegram

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Westport woman charged with drunk driving - Westport News

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 19:24

Westport woman charged with drunk driving
Westport News
WESTPORT — A town resident was charged with drunk driving and with an officer following a car accident early Saturday morning, police said. Around 2 a.m. on Oct. 21, Westport Police were dispatched to the area of Roseville Road and Pine Tree Drive ...

Mansfield firefighter charged with drunk driving, failure to stop for ... - Wicked Local Easton

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 13:15

Wicked Local Easton

Mansfield firefighter charged with drunk driving, failure to stop for ...
Wicked Local Easton
James Devine, a Mansfield firefighter, was arraigned in Attleboro District Court Tuesday, Oct. 24 where he faced a number of charges that began when he ...

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Victims of drunk-driving question lack of progress on ingnition ... - The Patriot Ledger

US Drunk Driving News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:02

The Patriot Ledger

Victims of drunk-driving question lack of progress on ingnition ...
The Patriot Ledger
BOSTON -- Last year in Massachusetts, 119 people were killed in crashes involving a drunk driver, according to AAA Northeast. Crash survivors, families of the ...

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