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DUI repeat offenders a challenge for authorities

Jack Mizer’s 20-year prison sentence for drunken driving might seem harsh at first blush. There are, after all, plenty of cases in which such egregious conduct drew lighter sentences. In Gilbert, for example, a young man who was drunk when he killed a police officer in 2006 received less than half that time in prison….Read More

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MADD President arrested for DUI — oh, the irony!

That’s what I call DUIrony. A former Mothers Against Drunk Driving chapter president was recently arrested for drunk driving. Oops. For years, I thought MADD’s slogan was “Friends don’t let friends drive drunks,” which always confused me, because that seems to negate the concept of the designated driver. I’m glad no one was hurt when…Read More

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7 DUI Charges, Bond is Revoked – KPTM

Meghan McRoberts OMAHA (KPTM)- Former Omaha State Bank Vice President, Mark Dahir, had two court hearings Friday, relating to his most recent DUI charges. The first appearance addressed Dahir’s arrest February 15, 2011, for DUI at 132and and Leavenworth. Prosecutors also say he tested positive for meth. Dahir’s attorney, Steve Lefler, requested a bond of…Read More

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A look at Montana felony DUI laws

A look at Montana’s felony DUI law A Polson man is in prison after picking up his recent 12th DUI conviction, but the question remains as to how someone gets a dozen DUI’s before getting an extensive prison sentence. Gyme Kelly, who was convicted for his 12th DUI, received his first conviction in 1976, and…Read More

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A week after DUI arrest, Cabrera’s return to baseball seems hasty

LAKELAND, Fla. — On a perfect, warm weekday afternoon in Tigertown, the groundscrew sweeped the infield and stenciled the Old English “D” behind home plate, and Miguel Cabrera rejoined the Detroit Tigers as autograph seekers staked out the clubhouse door. All seemed well under the Florida sun. That summary skips over some of the day’s…Read More

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County Schools: Teacher faces DUI charge following arrest

MURFREESBORO One week after the Rutherford County Board of Education instituted a new policy regarding teacher arrests, a Blackman High math teacher was arrested for driving under the influence. Murfreesboro police Officer Kenneth White reported he was traveling south on North Thompson Lane around 10:30 Wednesday night when he witnessed a black GMC driven by…Read More

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Charges multiply in DUI wreck that killed Cheyenne Sauls, 16

Print E-mail By Larry Hartstein The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Douglas County authorities are charging several adults they believe could have prevented the DUI wreck that killed 16-year-old Cheyenne Sauls, bringing to seven the number of people facing charges in the wreck. The Sheriff’s Office has taken out warrants against homeowners who threw two Friday night parties…Read More

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HUGE California Traffic Tickets Fines Effective 01/06/2011

Please be extremely careful in your driving and car registration & insurance matters. State of California is broke and they are trying hard to squeeze all of us hard to collect money. Effective immediately, if you do not stop at the red light, be ready to pay $436 in fines or if you pass a…Read More

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New Court decision helps Clients with dmv suspensions based in part on PRIOR CONVICTION from outide California

On Nov. 23, 2010, the Court of Appeal held that a prior DUI conviction from another state (Nevada) could not be used as a basis for the DMV to suspend the license because the conduct, which if committed in California, would not be a DUI, and the DMV erred in suspending the license AND the…Read More

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Excluding PAS Results

The “preliminary alcohol screening” test is used by most law enforcement agencies and it produces breath test readings which are usually not helpful to the defense. It is the hand-held device used at the scene of the arrest, usually after the cop has finished the field sobriety tests. A citizen has the RIGHT TO REFUSE…Read More

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