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Man Guilty of Homicide by Vehicle

Investigators said Vincent Sosnowski had a blood alcohol content of .135 when he crashed into a tree. A large tree limb went through the front windshield, hitting passenger Melissa Morrissey in the face.

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School Trustee Charged With DWI

A state trooper arrested Eleazar Velasquez Jr., 46, of Rio Grande City — a member of the Rio Grande City Grulla school board — on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

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Sheriff's Clerks Charged With DUI

Tearesa Wilson, who is employed as a Lyon County Sheriff's Officerecords clerk, was arrested by Nevada State Police, Highway Patrol in Yerington for driving under the influence.

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Drunk Driver Had Child in Vehicle

Carolyn Choquette, 37, of Lincoln, Rhode Island, faces charges of driving under the influence, cruelty/neglect of a child, and refusal to submit to a chemical test.

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Wrong-Way Crash Driver Was Drunk

A woman has been arrested and charged with operating under the influence after a wrong-way crash. Heather Maton, was charged with operating under the influence, traveling the wrong way on a divided highway.

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Patrick Mahomes Sr. Gets DWI

Patrick Mahomes Sr. has been arrested on suspicion of a DWI. The dad of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, and a former MLB pitcher, 53, was booked in the jail in Tyler, Texas.

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School Board Member Gets DUI

Police say Joseph Lewis, 47, of Secaucus, New Jersey was asleep behind the wheel of a running vehicle that was idling in the area of Sampson Place at 1:56 a.m. on Christmas Eve.

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Drunk Driver's Passenger Dies

Evelynn Imani Patton, 21, of Moss Point, MS, was arrested and charged with aggravated DUI/causing death after a two-vehicle wreck in Biloxi. Patton’s BAC was greater than the legal limit.

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Woman Gets 2 DUIs in 2 Weeks

A St. Petersburg woman has been arrested on drunken driving charges twice within a two-week period. Kimberly Ann Wells, 51, was arrested Jan. 6 and Jan. 16 for driving under the influence.

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Drunk Driver Crashes Into Police Car

A 60-year-old Florida man was arrested after driving drunk and smashing into a police car. James Anderson, 60, struck a police cruiser while its emergency lights were activated.

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Drunk Driver Indicted for Murder

A Floyd County, KY woman has been indicted for murder, nearly two years after a fatal crash. Cammie Little, 36, of Bevinsville, was driving when a crashed killed Casey Brown, 37.

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97 MPH Driver Had Infant in Car

A Greenfield mother is accused of driving at extremely reckless speeds while intoxicated with an infant in her car, crashing at speeds just shy of 100 miles per hour and causing injury.

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Man Gets DUI on a Golf Cart

David Clifford Roach, 71, was seen “staggering” to his golf cart and was unsteady on his feet and appeared to be confused. He was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence.

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Repeat DUI Offender Kills Mom, Son

An alleged drunk driver with three prior DUI convictions is accused of mowing down a mother and her teenage son — despite having had his driver’s license revoked. Jose Menjivar, 37, has been arrested again.

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Christian School Coach Gets DUI

The head baseball coach at Shiloh Christian School in Springdale, Arkansas was arrested on a DWI charge. Joshua Salsbury, 32, was taken into jail and later released on bond.

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Town Council Member Gets DWI

A Holly Springs, NC town council member is accused of crashing his car in the woods. Clarence Deshazor, 50, is charged with driving while impaired after crashing into a wooded area.

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Texas Coach Charged With DWI

A Coronado girls basketball coach is facing charges of driving while intoxicated in Lubbock County, TX. Ashley James has been arrested and charged with DWI.

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Fatal Hit-and-Run Results in DUI

A woman is behind bars on multiple charges including DUI after a deadly hit-and-run crash in Sparks, NV. Brenna Brewer was exiting off I-80 when she ran the red light and hit a man in a marked crosswalk.

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Drunk Driver Crashes Into Home

Alexander Gutierrez, 42, is facing driving under the influence charges after his van left the roadway, struck a curb, went through a fence, hit an unoccupied car, and crashed into the chimney of a home.

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County Coroner Is a Drunk Driver

County Coroner Lynn Swanson is facing drunk driving charges after a single SUV crash. Swanson, 67, is charged with two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated after a crash.

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Woman Gets DUI, Loses Children

A Providence, RI woman is under arrest after police said she was driving drunk and crashed with her children in the car. Police said Stefane Garcia, 36, was drunk when she caused a three-car crash.

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School Van Driver Charged With DUI

A Pennsylvania school van driver was arrested after she was found to be under the influence of drugs. Heather Shumberger, 40, of Harrisburg was driving four students when she was pulled over.

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Drunk Driver Charged in Death

A North Carolina driver was arrested following a fatal hit and run. Hailey Sigg, 22, is being charged with felony death by vehicle, felony hit and run and driving while intoxicated.

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Maryland Coach Kevin Sumlin Gets DUI

Kevin Sumlin, associate head coach and co-offensive coordinator for the Maryland football program, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in west-central Florida.

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Travel Nurse 'Only Had One Drink'

Kathy Roth of Mokena, Illinois, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after the 59-year-old woman was clocked going 51 mph in a 35 mph zone in The Villages.

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Third-Grade Teacher Arrested for DUI

A third-grade teacher from Pinellas County was arrested for driving under the influence in Lake Wales, Florida. Leslie Spence, 52, blew a 0.213 blood alcohol level.

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Driver Gets DUI on Consecutive Days

A Texas woman was arrested for two DUIs in two consecutive days during her drive to West Palm Beach. Mary Lefler was charged with DUI in Escambia County on Monday, and in Sumter County on Tuesday,

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Driver Sentenced in Deadly Crash

eticia Gonzales, 31, was on methadone, a narcotic pain reliever also used to treat opioid addiction, when she crashed her SUV into an ice-covered pond, killing her three sons.

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Drunk Driver Flips Car, Injures Two

A 20-year-old Georgia woman has been arrested on multiple charges after deputies said two people were injured in a violent crash with her vehicle while she was driving under the influence.

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School Trustee Arrested for DUI

Dr. Karla Duran, 44, a Texas school trustee, was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop. Duran’s vehicle was seen crossing the dotted line.

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Mom Gets DUI With 2-Year-Old in Car

Authorities have charged a 24-year-old Stafford, VA woman aftershe was driving under the influence with a two-year-old child in a car seat sitting in the back surrounded by beer cans.

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Repeat Drunk Driver Kills Pedestrian

A Texas woman accused of drunkenly striking a pedestrian is reportedly a repeat DWI offender. Kyli Phillips, 26, was charged with driving while intoxicated after she hit a 63-year-old man.

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Erratic Drunk Driver Was Underage

A woman under the age of 21 was arrested for drunk driving in Ledyard, CT. Police charged Janelly Cruz, 20, of Groton, with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.

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Drunk Driver Had 3 Kids in Car

A Maryville, TN mother was arrested after driving drunk with three children in the car. Police said Martin was unable to complete even the most basic tasks such as unlocking her vehicle.

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Road-Raging Driver Gets 12th DUI

A Delaware County, Pennsylvania man was arrested and charged with his 12th DUI. When Mark Perrotta was stopped he gave several names before admitting that he was driving on a suspended licence.

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Kentucky Drunk Driver Kills Pedestrian

Police say Micka Mckinney, 26, was traveling west on KY-30 when she hit pedestrian Ethan Bolin, 33, who was walking on the shoulder of the roadway. Police arrested Mckinney for murder.

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Driver in Crash Was Intoxicated

A driver was impaired when her car left the road and crashed. Charlotte Singer, 34, of Westport, CT was charged with driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and failure to drive in the proper lane.

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Drunk Driver Hits Three Pedestrians

An Arizona woman who allegedly struck three pedestrians, killing one, was driving under the influence, Phoenix police say. Miriam Badillo, 26, was charged with manslaughter and aggravated assault after the incident.

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Council Member Gets 2nd DUI Arrest

Weeks after promising a judge that it will never happen again, Riverside Councilmember Clarissa Cervantes was arrested again on suspicion of DUI. The judge had dismissed her earlier conviction.

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General Hospital Actress Gets DUI

General Hospital star Haley Pullos is facing serious charges after being involved in a near-fatal crash in April. The actress has been charged with DUI causing injury, driving with a .08 BAC or higher.

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