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Debate Sparked Over Legality of DUI Checkpoints

When a South Florida lawyer put officers to the test at a DUI checkpoint by keeping his windows rolled up and presenting a sign that said he wished to remain silent and declined any searches, they ...
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Mother Charged with DUI After Leaving Son in Car

A Florida mom has been charged with DUI and child neglect after police say she left her child in her car for four hours while she spent time at a bar. The woman allegedly left her 8-year old son in ...
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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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Defendant Learns the Hard Way: a Dying Cat Is Not a DUI Defense

A Tampa man was arrested for a DUI by a Hillsborough County sheriff's deputy after having been originally pulled over for driving 84 miles per hour and swerving through three lanes on the highway ...
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Hillsborough Judge Pleads Guilty to DUI

Just weeks ago, a Hillsborough Circuit judge pleaded guilty to a DUI. She had been driving after drinking in Ybor City, and she was arrested on July 5. She was quick to admit that she had acted on a ...
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Blowing Hot Air: Will Breathalyzers Become Inadmissible?

The Supreme Court of Florida heard oral arguments this week for a case that could affect the tens of thousands of Florida drivers who are subjected to breathalyzer exams every year. The defending in ...
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Tampa DUI Honey Trap: Judge Denies Mistrial

According to local news reports, two rival talk show hosts in Tampa are currently in the midst of a defamation trial because of words that were spoken about the other on their show. The tides turned, ...
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Driving Under the Influence on New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve celebration is here; which means the alcohol bottles are cracked open, and friends and family gather together and enjoy a night of drinks and fun. This holiday is one to remember, ...
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Bus Driver Charged with DUI After Collision

When you send your children off to school, you trust the bus driver to get them to their classes safely. Most people assume that bus drivers know not to drink and drive, but there are times that this ...
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Florida's DUI Blood Tests: Are they Ethical?

At the moment, an ongoing debate has headed to the Supreme Court regarding police officers who solicit blood tests from DUI suspects who refuse to offer a breath test. According to the University of ...
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DUI Hotel Provides New Option for DUI Victims

Here in Florida, if you are convicted of a DUI you may end up spending time in prison for your offense. Yet if you live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, you may be able to skip the jail cell in favor of a ...
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Rapper Dies Minutes After YOLO DUI Tweet

YOLO is a popular acronym that is often hash tagged on sites like Twitter and Instagram. The acronym stands for “You Only Live Once” and was originally coined in a song called The Anthem ...
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Florida State University Supports on-Campus Checkpoints

College students are often the heaviest of drinkers. With newfound freedom from parental authority and a fresh right to drink alcohol at 21-years-old, these young adults can end up in grave trouble. ...
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Session Beers Could Lower DUI Rates Across the Country

On average, each beer that you buy at your local liquor store has about 5 percent alcohol. Those who like IPAs and Belgian-style ales normally consume about 6 to 7 percent alcohol in each bottle. A ...
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Tampa Bay Resident gets 25 Years for a Fatal DUI Crash

In Tampa Bay, Florida, one 60-year-old man with the initials C.P. was caught driving while heavily intoxicated. According to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle, the drunk individual was operating ...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneer Eric Wright Arrested for a DUI

Earlier this month, the Tampa Bay Buccaneer cornerback Eric Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on the charges of drunk driving. The athlete was near Staples Center at about 2:20 a.m. on Monday the 2nd ...
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Bribing Isn't an Option in Recent Florida DUI Case

In Orlando, a woman with the initials A.A. was recently caught driving 12 miles per hour over the speed limit in a 30 miles per hour zone. She was consequentially pulled over by police officers who ...
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Matt Fox Settles DUI Case with a Plea Bargain

Matt Fox was arrested for a DUI last month when he was pulled over on his way to a fast food joint for some late night snacks. At 3:23 a.m., the Lost star was reprimanded by police for failing to ...
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Alcoholic Energy Drink Leads to Tragic Tampa Bay Crash

When you drive drunk, you put yourself in danger. As well, passengers in your car are at risk to an accident because of your actions. In addition, the people who share the road with you are also in ...
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Thomas & Paulk Wins Two "DUI Scooter" Cases

Recently the Tampa Police Department arrested two clients for driving with a suspended driver's license and violation of probation for riding electric bicycles. Both clients were riding what have ...
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Woman Charged with Drug-Related Crimes and DUI

A woman was driving her Dodge Van through Spring Hill, Florida in Hernando County when local deputies began to notice erratic driving. Certain behaviors that were noted included swerving across three ...
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Former Assistant Public Defender Faces Third DUI

On Saturday, November 12, a former assistant public defender was pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving. Police became suspicious when they saw her car driving through the 35 mph speed zone at a ...
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Man on Probation for DUI Manslaughter Arrested for Drunk Driving

In 2006, defendant (initials L.A.E.) was convicted of DUI manslaughter. During this case, he was driving his sedan down the road when he turned into the path of a man on a bicycle. The victim, ...
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WWE Fighter Arrested for DUI in Tampa

Jonathan Solofa Fatu, Jr. was arrested by Tampa police for driving under the influence (DUI) at 3:14am on September 29th, 2011. Fatu, 26, wrestles for World Wrestling Entertainment as Jimmy Uso, along ...
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Former Pro Bowl Player Arrested July 4th for DUI

A former Pro Bowl fullback was arrested July 4th after a minor accident in which his vehicle collided with a pole when he ran off the road. The player was arrested in Fresno when a police-administered ...
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