DUI

(The US Coast Guard and Philadelphia Police stage a mock "boating while intoxicated" arrest on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In and Around Philadelphia, Holiday Weekend Warnings About DUI

Officials are warning people not to drink and drive, on the roads or on the water.

07/01/2015

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Cops: Delaware Man Arrested For 7th DUI Offense

Police say they noticed Philippe Koehring had an odor of alcohol emanating from him and a DUI investigation ensued.

06/08/2015

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Teen On Bike Killed By Alleged Drunk Driver In Hunting Park

They say the incident happened shortly after 7 pm Sunday night when the teen was riding his bike and the car ran a red light and hit him.

06/07/2015

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Del. Woman Arrested For 5th DUI

A computer check revealed Evans had four previous DUI convictions dating back to 2000.

06/04/2015

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Police: DUI Suspect Showed Up Drunk To Be Fingerprinted

Uniontown police say Kroll walked in smelling of alcohol when he arrived to be fingerprinted for a Jan. 9 drunken driving incident.

06/04/2015

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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

Senator John Rafferty in file photo (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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