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Trial starts over disciplining of Reno officer in alleged sexual DUI stop

The rule was put into place after a Reno officer was killed during a stop that other officers did not know about. Police departments also embraced the rule because they recognized that some officers use their positions of authority to gain sexual favors, so the call-out rule protects the public, he said. “The evidence will…Read More

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Ga. Tech baseball standout faces DUI charge – WRCB

Associated Press – February 28, 2011 8:14 PM ET ATLANTA (AP) – Authorities say a Georgia Tech baseball player has been charged with driving under the influence. A police report obtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution states that Matt Skole was arrested and charged in early February after a Georgia State Patrolman pulled him over on…Read More

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Man on golf cart charged with DUI

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. A central Florida man was charged with driving under the influence after authorities say he was caught driving a golf cart the wrong direction on a divided highway. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office reports that a deputy stopped 36-year-old Eric Perez shortly after midnight Saturday. The cart had no lights, and Perez reportedly…Read More

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Man accused of DUI after driving golf cart wrong way on Hernando highway

Times staff Posted: Feb 28, 2011 12:50 PM BROOKSVILLE — Eric Perez predicted to deputies that he would have a hard time passing a sobriety test early Saturday. Deputies say he was right. A deputy stopped Perez, 36, as he was driving a golf cart in the wrong direction along State Road 50 shortly after…Read More

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Cicero woman charged in DUI crash on CTA tracks – Chicago Sun

FROM SUN-TIMES MEDIA WIRE A west suburban woman had a blood alcohol level of .188 when she crashed a Jeep into a median early Friday, sending the vehicle flying over freight tracks and onto the CTA Blue Line tracks in west suburban Oak Park. Jessica Garcia, 21, of the 1300 block of South 59th Avenue…Read More

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Former MADD president arrested for DUI

  Debra Oberlin (Credit: Alachua County Sheriff’s Office) (CBS) – Here’s one MADD unfortunate case of do as I say, not as I do. PICTURES: Most Outrageous Mug Shots Debra Oberlin, a former president of a defunct chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving, was arrested recently by the Gainesville, Fla. police – for drunk driving,…Read More

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Dems: No funds for DUI blood tests

Gov. Susana Martinez witnessed another one of her legislative priorities fail Saturday in committee. House Bill 49, designed to prosecute individuals arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance such as cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin, would have allocated more funding for law enforcement officials to draw blood samples from those suspected of being…Read More

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DUI Leads to Chase Through Two Counties – WSAZ

HURRICANE, W.Va. (WSAZ) — It started out as a DUI and ended up leading police on a full blown chase. St. Albans Police say they tried to stop a driver they suspected was under the influence when he took off.     They say he fled west on U-S 50 through Hurricane into Cabell County,…Read More

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DUI Suspect Crashes Into Sober-Living Home

Los Angeles – A suspected drunken driver in a Ford Explorer crashed the sport utility vehicle into a sober-living house in South Los Angeles early today. The driver and a passenger were temporarily trapped in the wreckage at 8005 S. Figueroa St. after the roughly 12:55 a.m. accident, according to police and firefighters. The two…Read More

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Oxnard DUI checkpoints result in one arrest

Sobriety and driver’s license checkpoints around Oxnard netted one arrest Saturday night and 37 drivers were cited for different driver’s license violations. The Oxnard Police Department held checkpoints on the southbound lanes of Rose Avenue at Ives Avenue and on the southbound lanes of Victoria Avenue at Gonzales Road from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m….Read More

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