DUI

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Young Female Drivers At Increased Risk Of Fatal Alcohol-Related Car Accident

In a recent study, young females drivers increased their proportion of alcohol-related crashes by three percent.

04/30/2015

(The parents of Kenton Iwaniec present breathalyzers to Montco sheriff Russell Bono.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Breathalyzers Donated to Montco Sheriff To Check Defendants Arriving For Court

“Some individuals actually come to court under the influence of alcohol, and some of them drive to court that way,” Montgomery County sheriff Russell Bono tells KYW Newsradio.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/24/2015

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Guilty Plea in DUI Crash That Killed Elderly Bucks County Woman Last November

Kelly Sanfratello, of Quakertown, Pa., was behind the wheel of a Jeep Wrangler when she ran a red light at Easton Road and County Line Road in Horsham on November 21st of last year.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

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Volunteers Needed To Get Drunk On Police Department’s Dime

Who wants to get drunk and have the cops pay for it?

04/07/2015

54-year-old Ann Baker (credit: Delaware State Police)

Wilmington Woman Charged With 5th DUI Offense

54-year-old Ann Baker was arrested on DUI charges Friday after she allegedly failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of Harmony and Green Ridge Roads.

04/04/2015

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Taxi Driver Leads Police On Chase In South Philadelphia; Charged With DUI

Philadelphia police say a drunken taxi driver led them on a chase and crashed through a fence after cursing at an officer who found him asleep at the wheel.

03/30/2015

Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Conditionally Vetoes Interlock Devices Bill

Gov. Chris Christie has conditionally vetoed a measure that would have overhauled drunken driving penalties and required the use of interlock ignition devices.

03/23/2015

(Montco sheriff Russell Bono, left, announces the results of a sweep for defendants charged with DUI.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Montco Deputies Arrest 11 For Outstanding DUI Warrants

Two o’clock in the morning, the defendants are sound asleep, and then comes the knock in the door.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

The chairman of the state Senate Transportation Committee, John Rafferty, has been pushing for the legislation for four years, and is optimistic it will get done in the new session. (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Seek Ignition Interlocks For First Time DUI Offenders

State lawmakers believe they are close to enacting legislation that would require ignition interlock systems for some first-time offenders convicted of driving under the influence.

02/15/2015

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Philadelphia Police Officer Injured In DUI Accident

A Philadelphia police officer was injured overnight after his patrol car was struck by an alleged drunk driver.

01/24/2015

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Off-Duty Police Officer Whose Gun Accidentally Discharged Charged With DUI; Friend Wounded

Authorities have charged an off-duty police officer in southern New Jersey with driving under the influence after his weapon accidentally discharged and wounded a friend.

01/16/2015

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Police: Delaware Man Charged With 3rd DUI After Crashing Into Police Cruiser

Delaware Police say a 44-year-old man from Rehoboth Beach has been arrested for his third DUI offense after he struck a state police cruiser early Wednesday morning.

01/07/2015

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Montco Woman Charged With DUI Homicide in Crash That Killed Her Husband

Prosecutors say Alexandria Cogan had a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit when she got behind the wheel on August 19th. In the passenger seat was her husband, Stuart.

12/29/2014

The aftermath of a police car struck by an alleged DUI driver in Upper Darby on December 16, 2014. (credit: Upper Darby Police Department/Michael Chitwood)

Upper Darby Police Car Struck By Alleged DUI Driver

A police officer was injured after his police cruiser was struck by a suspected drunk driver in Delaware County early Tuesday morning.

12/16/2014

DUI Cases

DUI Conviction Doesn’t Require Breath Test

Many people who are pulled over for suspicion of DWI mistakenly believe that if they don’t take a breathalyzer test they can’t be convicted.

12/03/2014

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