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Party Bus Driver Arrested for DUI Hit & Runs

About 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 13, a Georgia man driving a party bus was arrested on charges of driving under the influence. This was after the vehicle rammed into an electricity pole, and the pole ...
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Arrested for DUI in Florida?

Florida is notorious for its party scene, and it is not uncommon for many individuals to indulge in the lifestyle that the state has to offer. However, when people choose to drink or use drugs before ...
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Florida Politician Takes Plea Deal for Taco Bell DUI

A republican lawmaker in Florida was recently arrested for drunk driving and sentenced to six months of probation and 100 hours of community service as part of a plea deal. He plead no contested to a ...
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Driver Asks Court to Waive Interlock Device Penalty

A Kenneth City man pleaded no contest to a DUI charge in 2008, had his licensed suspended for one year, and was ready to comply with installing an ignition interlock device in his vehicle to reinstate ...
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Florida High School Coach Arrested for DUI

Friday, June 6, a baseball coach at Riverview High School was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. The arrest came shortly before midnight. He refused to perform field sobriety tests, ...
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DUI Hit & Run Charges Filed in Deadly Florida Wreck

According to Miami police, a 36-year-old man was caught fleeing the scene of a vehicle accident where someone had died. The police report indicates that before this, the man was seen driving through a ...
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Florida Bicyclist Arrested on DUI Charge

Tampa DUI Lawyer Bicyclists have equal rights to the road and must observe the same rules as other motorists because bicyclists are drivers under the eyes of the law. This also means that a charge of ...
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Middle School Counselor Arrested for DUI on Way to School

May 9, 2014, a guidance counselor was arrested for DUI on her way to the middle school where she worked. Officers said that the 46-year-old woman nearly veered into one another car and in multiple ...
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Florida Mom Arrested for DUI in Parking Lot of Her Apartment Complex

Saturday, May 3, an Ormond Beach mom was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a bad parking job. A passerby called the police when they said they saw the 36-year-old mother lap around the complex ...
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Two-Car Accident Yields Two DUI Arrests

Just a couple of weeks ago, on Friday, April 25, a rear-end accident in Naples got two drivers arrested on suspicion of DUI. When Florida Highway Patrol offers arrived at the alleged DUI accident, the ...
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Florida Judge, Known Alcoholic, Arrested for DUI

Her alcoholism was no secret, and for the 56-year-old Broward County judge, this was thought to actually be an asset, as she could empathize with the defendants in her drug court. But Friday, May 2 ...
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Ocala Mother Arrested for Suspected DUI with Toddler in Car

Monday, April 28, just after midnight, a 26-year-old woman was taken into custody and brought to Marion County Jail on DUI charges. The alleged drunk driver was said to have her 2-year-old child in ...
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Florida High School Teacher Arrested for DUI While Driving to School

Monday, April 14, a Florida teacher as booked for DUI while on her way to work. It was nearly 7:00 a.m. when reports started coming in of someone driving at unsafe speeds while veering in and out of ...
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Need to Beat a DUI Charge? Here Are 5 Things You Shouldn't Do

Your DUI case in Florida begins at the time you were pulled over by an officer, including the reasons they may (or may not) have had for stopping you. From that point on, everything you do could end ...
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Florida Man Arrested for DUI After Falling Asleep at Stoplight

On Monday, March 31, a 36-year-old man was arrested after being found asleep behind the wheel at a stoplight in Florida, reports the Daytona Beach News-Journal. He was holding a partially eaten ...
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Police: Woman Arrested at Scene of Car Crash After She Assaulted Firefighter-Paramedic and Said She Had Been Drinking

Monday, March 31, a young woman from Palm Harbor was charged with attacking a firefighter-paramedic, and she could also face a DUI charge after having submitted to a blood test after she was arrested ...
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Florida Woman Faces DUI Charge After Chain-Reaction Crash

Sunday, March 23, a Marion County woman had several charges leveled against her for a crash that had occurred more than a week before. According to law enforcement, the woman was speeding down the ...
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Increased DUI Patrols Scheduled in Hillsborough County for St. Patrick's Day

While DUI patrols are a regularly scheduled event by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, these patrols usually target only one district at a time. For St. Patricks' Day, however, these ...
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At DUI Arrest, Florida Man Tells Officer He Had to "Drive Off" a Couple of Drinks

Reported in an article Friday, March 7, it was discovered that a Florida man made remarkably unhelpful statements during a DUI arrest last month. According to the police report, a 61-year-old man was ...
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Florida Middle School Teacher Aide Arrested for DUI

Saturday, February 22, a teacher at Paul R. Smith Middle School aide was arrested for DUI after a deputy pulled her over. The reason for the stop was that the 49-year-old was said to be driving at 69 ...
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Tampa Man Gets 15-Year Prison Sentence for DUI Manslaughter Conviction

Monday, February 17, a man in Tampa was sentenced to 15 years in prison as well as a sentence of probation, as the defendant had entered a plea of guilty to three DUI manslaughter charges. Back in ...
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In Deadly Crash, Woman Arrested on Charge of Driving Under the Influence of Meth

Months after sustaining severe injuries in a single-car accident, a Southport woman was arrested on DUI and DUI manslaughter charges on Wednesday, February 12. Back in June of last year, the ...
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Florida Man Arrested for DUI in Wendy's Parking Lot

Last week, a man was arrested for DUI and child neglect when a Wendy's manager suspected that he was drunk. The 26-year-old man had approached the drive-thru and was ordering food when the manager ...
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MLB Pitching Prospect Arrested in Tampa for DUI

According to the Tampa Tribune, a 21-year-old pitching prospect for the New York Yankees was arrested on a DUI charge after Tampa officers spotted him driving in the wrong direction in a one-way lane ...
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Teen Faces Six DUI Charges for Four-Car Accident

On Monday, January 20, a four-car accident caused about $27,150 in property damage. Thankfully, no injuries appear to have been sustained in the crash. The driver blamed for starting the chain ...
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