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Monthly Archives: December, 2010

Police Patrol

Created: 12/31/2010 8:47:49 AM Rapid City police expect to be especially busy on New Year’s Eve, because it falls on a Friday.   Add to that blizzard conditions.  Police Chief Allender…. CLICK here to listen He said they don’t plan to be involved in any DUI checkpoints, and instead will be spread throughout the community…. CLICK…Read More

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Sacto 9-1-1: Local police to conduct holiday DUI crackdown

The California Highway Patrol will also conduct a saturation patrol in North Sacramento, as part of the 2010 Holiday DUI Enforcement Campaign, funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety. The CHP’s maximum DUI enforcement period begins at 6 p.m. tonight and ends midnight Sunday, with all available officers deployed on the freeways and county…Read More

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"No Refusal" DUI Checkpoints

SUMMARY: Tampa Bay, Florida could soon be the next community to have “no refusal” DUI checkpoints if Mothers Against Drunk Driving and its supporters are able to convince local leaders. A “no refusal” DUI checkpoint is the same as a normal checkpoint, except that a judge will be present on site in case any drivers…Read More

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Authorities warn partyers: Safety first!

Tips from AAA At social events, designate nondrinking drivers who can get everyone home safely. Call a friend or family member for a ride home if you have been drinking. Keep a cab company telephone number in your wallet so you can call for a ride home. As a party host, offer a variety of…Read More

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DUI patrols increasing for New Year's celebration

Law enforcement agencies are increasing DUI patrols through Monday. This is in an effort to deter people celebrating the new year from driving under the influence. Safety officials encourage holiday revelers to use a designated driver and to plan ahead. In December, 873 Colorado drivers have been arrested for driving under the influence, according to…Read More

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Fired prosecutor worked day of DUI arrest

She said Nevins did not sign any warrants on Dec. 23 — the day he was arrested, but she was unsure whether he appeared in court on any felony cases. No review of Nevins’ cases are scheduled right now, Smith said, but may occur if information warrants. Nevins, 53, of Litchfield, was stopped by Edwardsville…Read More

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Pleasanton police holding DUI checkpoint Thursday night

PLEASANTON — Police are holding a sobriety and drivers’ license checkpoint Thursday night. The location of the checkpoint was not disclosed, but police said it will take place from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. on a roadway with an established DUI problem. Drivers approaching the area will see signs letting them know a checkpoint is…Read More

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For holidays, more drinkers – and police – on the road

Drunk drivers in Roseville are more often from out of town than from the city, and are increasingly women, the latest police statistics show. As part of a statewide campaign, Roseville police are stepping up patrols from Dec. 17 through this holiday weekend, and their DUI arrests have matched overall trends in recent years. Of…Read More

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Prosecutor fired after arrest on DUI charge

Nevins, who could not be reached for comment, joined the Madison County prosecutor’s office in 1996. His annual salary was $79,995. Nevins was stopped on Conventry Place — a short distance from the Criminal Justice Center where felony cases are prosecuted — at 5 p.m., according to Edwardsville Police Chief James Bedell. Officer Brandon Whittaker…Read More

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CHP arrests five DUIs

MONTEREY COUNTY CHP arrests five DUIs for holidays The California Highway patrol arrested five people on suspicion of DUI in Monterey County during the holiday weekend, the CHP said Tuesday in a news release. The CHP will mount a similar increased enforcement effort during the New Year’s weekend 6 p.m. Friday through midnight Jan. 2…Read More

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