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Monthly Archives: November, 2010

Gold medal Utah Olympian facing DUI charge

The Park Record reported Friday that Olympic gold medal winning bobsledder Steven Holcomb faces a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol. The 30-year-old Summit County resident was booked into the Summit County Jail on suspicion of driving under the influence on Oct. 25, 2009, according to the Park City newspaper. He was stopped…Read More

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DJ Williams Reported DUI Arrest Puts Status In Question For Chiefs-Broncos …

Read More: Kansas City Chiefs Broncos LB D.J. Williams was arrested for DUI on Friday morning according to 7 News in Denver. He was pulled over about 2:50 a.m. Friday morning and is believed to be in a detox facility as of 10:16 a.m. (central). The Broncos have declined comment on the situation. Williams is…Read More

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Man gets DUI after deputy puts him in cab

NAPLES, Fla. — An intoxicated St. Petersburg man blew his chance to avoid a DUI after a Collier County deputy called a cab and encouraged him not to drive. The sheriff’s office reports that 40-year-old Mark Roy Marshall walked out of a bar Monday night, and a deputy, responding to an employee’s call, encouraged Marshall…Read More

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Prosecution rests in Leyritz DUI death trial

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The prosecution has rested in the Florida DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz. The final state witness Wednesday was a crash reconstruction expert who said Leyritz was not speeding before the December 2007 crash that killed a 30-year-old woman. The defense is expected to begin its…Read More

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Wrongful death suit filed against local dentist in DUI case

Tampa, Florida — The mother of a young woman killed in a crash as she walked over the Harbour Island bridge toward her car is filing a civil wrongful death lawsuit against the man who police say was behind the wheel. 24-year-old Kate Kohlier and her co-worker at the Marriott Waterside, 23-year-old Douglas Kozar were…Read More

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Chronic DUI offender’s $2M bail lifted

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A 72-year-old Missoula man whose bail was set at $2 million out of a concern he would drink himself to death if he were released from jail has been sentenced to the state Department of Corrections and must complete an alcohol treatment program.     The Missoulian reports that Carl Midland…Read More

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Crash expert to testify in Leyritz DUI death trial – WZVN

  Associated Press – November 10, 2010 3:04 AM ET FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – A crash reconstruction expert is the next key witness for Florida prosecutors in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz. The crash expert is expected to describe exactly what happened when Leyritz’s vehicle collided in…Read More

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Repeat DUI offender sentenced

A man who was arrested for his sixth drunken-driving offense the day after his daughter killed a woman in a drunken-driving crash was sentenced Tuesday in District Court. Burton Fisher Jr., 55, was sentenced to 13 months with the state Department of Corrections for felony DUI. Judge Russell Fagg also recommended Fisher participate in a state alcohol treatment program, imposed a $1,000…Read More

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Woman sentenced for fatal DUI crash

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A north Florida woman convicted of driving under the influence in a crash that left another woman dead has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Sasha Pringle was sentenced Tuesday. A Duval County jury had previously found the 32-year-old guilty of DUI manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter and leaving the scene of a…Read More

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Judge won’t allow 2nd Leyritz blood test evidence

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) Prosecutors were barred Tuesday from using an illegal blood test in the DUI manslaughter trial of former major league ballplayer Jim Leyritz to calculate how drunk he was at the time of a fatal December 2007 crash. Broward County Circuit Judge Marc Gold had previously ruled that a second blood test…Read More

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