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Vernon Hill gets third strike in DUI offense

images/stories/gavel.jpg A Vernon Hill man was sentenced to serve at least 90 days in jail after pleading guilty Thursday to a third felony DUI offense. James Berkley Priest, 34, pleaded guilty Thursday in Halifax County Circuit Court to two charges, one for a third or subsequent offense of DWI within five to 10 years. Priest…Read More

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Suspected DUI driver crashes, jumps into Pajaro River

A 43-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early Sunday after losing control of his car on southbound Highway 1 near Riverside Drive, the California Highway Patrol reported. Michael Whallen of Pacific Grove rolled his 2001 Toyota Echo, which came to rest on the highway on a bridge over a small…Read More

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Alexandria officer charged with DUI

Eric Ratliff, who has been with the department for 31 years, lost control of his unmarked vehicle and struck a concrete pole at Gibbon and South Patrick streets about 6:30 p.m., police said. He was off duty at the time. Ratliff was charged with driving under the influence and unreasonable refusal, a common charge when…Read More

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Holiday DUI patrols nail thousands

It’s been a tough few weeks for drunks on the road. Statewide, more than 3,577 suspected drunken drivers were busted between Nov. 25 and Jan. 2, when police did a special emphasis looking for people who had too much at holiday Christmas parties, family functions, their work holiday party or on a regular night out….Read More

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Woman charged with DUI

Sunday January 9, 2011 DORSET — A 70-year-old Dorset woman was cited Thursday for a second driving under the influence of alcohol offense (DUI) after her car slid off Route 30. According to Vermont State Police, Harriette S. Luxner is scheduled to appear in Bennington Superior Court Criminal Division on Jan. 24 to answer the…Read More

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474 DUI arrests during holiday season

“We worked U.S. 41 and State Road 70, areas that are known for having DUI crashes,” Miller said. FHP did respond to 17 car accidents, issued 48 speeding tickets, 92 warnings, 34 seat-belt violations and helped 39 disabled motorists, Miller said. The Palmetto Police Department also didn’t make any DUI arrests from Dec. 31 to…Read More

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THURSTON COUNTY: 155 busted during extra holiday DUI patrols

During a Drive Hammered, Get Nailed enforcement campaign conducted Nov. 25-Jan. 2., 155 drivers were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a news release from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission. Also according to the commission: Statewide, law enforcement officers arrested 3,577 drivers on suspicion of DUI. In Thurston County,…Read More

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Charleston officer faces DUI charge, police say

A Charleston police officer was arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Saturday. The officer has been identified as Lt. Charles Mitchell, according to a press release from police. The press release states that Mount Pleasant police arrested Mitchell then advised Charleston police of the arrest. Based on the charge, Mitchell has been…Read More

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"My Name is Earl" star Jaime Pressly arrested for suspicion of DUI

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Teen Pleads Guilty to DUI Crash That Killed Sleeping Woman

A southwest suburban teen pleaded guilty Friday to DUI for a crash last November that killed his sleeping neighbor when he slammed an SUV into an apartment building. Luis V. Benito, 17, of 307 Woodcreek Dr. in Bolingbrook pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated DUI, a release from the Will County State’s Attorney’s office…Read More

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