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Tampa Man Admits to Sexting Before DUI Crash

March 22, 2011
During his arrest for drunk driving, a Tampa man told Pasco County (Fla.) Sheriff's deputies that he had been "sexting" his girlfriend prior to the accident at 3 a.m. Sunday.

San Antonio Officer Killed In Wrong-Way Crash with DUI

March 15, 2011
Officer Stephanie Ann Brown, 27, was responding to call for service on Interstate 35 downtown, when she was hit. The driver, who was also killed, has been identified as Christopher David Baldaramos, 31. A receipt from a bar was found in Baldaramos' pocket.

Calif. 'Dirty DUI' Deputy Resigns

March 11, 2011
Contra Costa County Sheriff's Deputy Stephen Tanabe had talked about making drunk-driving arrests to ensure the subjects were "dirtied" before future court dates, according to a search affidavit and the report.

Arizona Agency Offers Alternative to Sheriff Joe's Tent City

March 2, 2011
For $200 per night, inmates can spend their time in Scottsdale, eating frozen meals indoors rather than spooning up a "horrific mixture of odds and ends" under the blazing sun in Tent City.

Okla. 911 Director Arrested After DUI Joyride

February 24, 2011
Lincoln County (Okla.) Sheriff's deputies arrested the county's emergency manager and 911 director, who was involved in a drunken joyride with his son and two other men.

S.C. Cop Crashed Cruiser Off-Duty While DUI

February 2, 2011
Former North Charleston (S.C.) Police Officer Nicholas Lomma violated several agency policies, including driving a city vehicle while intoxicated and driving a city vehicle outside a 10-mile radius of the city limits while off duty.

Two Texas Men Over the Limit While Riding Horse, Mule

January 13, 2011
Police stopped the men and impounded their mounts, after they began blocking traffic and cajoling customers of Sixth Street bars and nightclubs to pose for photos with them.

Texas University Trains Officers To Detect Drugged Driving

January 12, 2011
With grants from the Texas Department of Transportation, the educational institution operates two training programs to enhance officers' abilities to identify and evaluate impaired drivers. The programs are offered free of charge to municipal, county and state law enforcement personnel at locations throughout the state.

Montana Officer's Miraculous Traffic Stop

December 8, 2010

A Montana traffic stop ended in gunfire in January, after Raymond Thane Davis pulls out a .44 Magnum revolver and fires at Hamilton Police Officer Ross Jessop. The driver responds to Jessop's question of how much have you had to drink with, "Plenty," and then pulls out the gun. A jury ruled on April 13 that the shooting was justified. Listen for the "click" of the revolver's hammer dropping on an already fired round in the cylinder. The second round was live.

NFL Fan Charged In DUI Wreck That Injured Officer

December 7, 2010
The impact knocked the cruiser into the front yard of a home, and the injured passenger-side officer needed to be cut out of the vehicle.

Drunk Driving Suspect Hits St. Cloud City Hall with Cops in Pursuit

November 29, 2010
A drunk driving suspect being pursued by police rammed his car into St. Cloud City Hall early Monday and was nabbed after trying to flee on foot, according to authorities.

California City Considers 'Public Shaming' of DUIs on Facebook

November 20, 2010
The names would be posted to the Huntington Beach PD's Facebook page, under a plan now being considered by the City Council. The "public shaming" of DUIs, according to one councilman, could be an effective tool to lower the numbers of drunk drivers.

Wrong Way Driver Who Killed NY Cop Had 0.25 BAC

November 16, 2010
Officer Andre Menzies, who was driving home from a shift at 12:05 a.m., was killed instantly when he was hit by Michael Bowen's Ford van. Bowen's blood-alcohol content was more than three times the legal limit.

Halloween DUI Wore Breathalyzer Costume

November 3, 2010
A Lincoln (Neb.) PD officer pulled over the Ford F-150 truck driven erratically by Matthew Nieveen, 19. Nieveen's blood alcohol level was more than twice the state's .08 limit.

Video: Texas Officer Saves Woman From Oncoming Train

October 26, 2010
The agency provided the dramatic dash-cam footage to MyFoxHouston.com, and will use it as a public safety warning about drinking and driving.

Indiana Troopers Arrest 350 In DUI Sting

October 25, 2010
Troopers also issued 3,242 traffic citations and 6,018 written warnings during the DUI sweep.

DUI Red-Light Runner Kills El Paso Officer, Injures Second

October 13, 2010
The officers were struck by a Mercedes at about 1 a.m. Six fire trucks responded to the crash.

Portable Statswab Device Tests for Drugs in Under Ten Minutes

September 8, 2010
Statswab is a rapid, on-site drug test device that tests for up to 10 drugs using oral fluids. Officers can use Statswab, which is distributed by Micro-Distributing, when breath alcohol devices show a low or no reading, but impairment is apparent.

Prominent Seattle Attorney Called Deputy A 'Nazi' During DUI Arrest

September 4, 2010
Anne Bremner called the deputy a Nazi and the "creepiest officer" she'd ever met. She also threatened "I will sue your ass" and "it'll be bad for you guys," according to the report.

Louisiana Court Reverses Decision On DWI Stops

September 3, 2010
A Louisiana appellate court has reversed a trial court decision that ruled against law enforcement in two cases that involved an officer who pulled over a drunk-driving suspect outside of their jurisdiction.
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