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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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Lee County DUI arrests

The sheriff’s office has released the latest list of those arrested for DUI in Lee County. Â On October 25, 2010, at approximately 10:53 am, Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Jacquelyn Francoeur, D.O.B. 05/11/59 of 3640 Rivera Cir, Bonita Springs, for DUI. The incident occurred in the area of S. Imperial River Rd/Bonita Beach Rd,…Read More

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DUI CHARGES

The following people have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs: Doylestown Maria Viola, 39, of Whittmore Street, Furlong, was charged with DUI at 1:11 a.m. Oct. 31 after police stopped her vehicle for not signaling a turn at Pine and Court streets. Police said Viola exhibited signs of intoxication and…Read More

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Court Actions: DUI’s

Reno Justice Court Kevin Matthew Keeley, 30 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $53; DUI school; victim impact panel. Martin Gabriola, 90 days jail, suspended; 48 hours community service; $443; DUI school; victim impact panel. Gail Ann Gamroth, 90 days jail, suspended; 74 hours community service; $543; DUI school; victim impact panel. Natalie Rose…Read More

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Man pleads guilty to DUI manslaughter

TAMPA, Fla. — A Hillsborough County man has pleaded guilty to two counts of DUI manslaughter for killing two women during a string of drunken driving crashes in Tampa. With Monday’s open plea, 40-year-old Randy Archiquette could face life in prison at his Feb. 11 sentencing. Authorities say Archiquette caused a total of five crashes…Read More

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Passenger in Leyritz SUV says he never saw light turn red before crash that …

  By Curt Anderson (CP) – 5 hours ago FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The passenger in a sport utility vehicle driven by former major league ballplayer Jim Leyritz testified Monday that he never saw a traffic light turn red seconds before their SUV crashed into a second vehicle and killed a woman. Testifying in Leyritz’s…Read More

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Englewood man charged in fatal DUI a mile from his home – Chicago Sun

        An Englewood man is charged in the death of a woman in a DUI-related crash early Saturday about a mile from the mans home. Jeremiah Thompson, 36, of the 6900 block of South Laflin Street, is charged with aggravated DUI involving a fatal accident, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving…Read More

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