Driving While Intoxicated

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Police: Drunken Driver Who Crashed Into Median Had 2 Minors In Car

A 20-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested in Wisconsin for allegedly driving while intoxicated with minors in his vehicle. The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle off the road along Interstate 94 near Woodville on Monday afternoon.

05/19/2015

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Minn. DPS: DWI Arrests On St. Patrick’s Day Lowest In 6 Years

More people chose to grab a sober ride this St. Patrick’s Day. Tuesday marked the lowest DWI arrests on the holiday in six years, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

03/18/2015

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DPS Warns: Get A Sober Ride For St. Patrick’s Day

Nearly 127 million people across the country plan to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Tuesday. Those who do celebrate usually wear lots of green and spend lots of green. Because many observe the holiday with adult beverages, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety wanted to remind everyone to make sure they line up a sober ride if they’re planning on being out and about.

03/16/2015

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Charges: Man Was Drinking Prior To Fatal Burnsville Crash

A 25-year-old man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the crash that killed a 34-year-old Richfield woman last weekend. According to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, Neftali Ramirez admitted to authorities that he had been drinking prior to the March 8 crash.

03/10/2015

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Increased DWI Patrols During Labor Day Weekend

While millions of us will be hitting the roads this holiday weekend, bear in mind that nearly 400 law enforcement agencies will be stepping up their patrols, looking for drunk drivers. A DWI offense can mean losing your driver’s license for up to a year, thousands of dollars in costs and possible jail time.

08/29/2014

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Bill Rescinding Legislators’ DWI Immunity In Doubt

Minnesota lawmakers’ immunity to drunken driving arrests would end under a bill that passed a House committee on Friday, a day after the Senate’s version was tabled by lawmakers who see it as unnecessary. The archaic provision in the state constitution dates to 1858, when the state’s founding fathers wanted to protect legislators from being arrested and detained from votes on important measures.

03/28/2014

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Justin Bieber Arrested For DUI, Drag Racing On Miami Beach

International pop star Justin Bieber has found himself on the wrong side of the law after he was was arrested on Miami Beach for DUI and drag-racing early Thursday morning, according to Miami Beach Police.

01/23/2014

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Hennepin Co. Issue 300 Warrants To DWI Offenders

A sweep is underway to get people wanted for driving while intoxicated off the roads. Seventy-five officers, some in uniform others in plain clothes served more than 300 warrants for people wanted for DWI.

12/17/2013

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MnDPS: 400+ Arrested For DWI This Weekend

After a weekend of increased DWI patrols and live-tweeted arrests, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (MnDPS) has announced hundreds of DWI arrests. The MnDPS tweeted Monday morning that approximately 425 DWI arrests were recorded this weekend.

08/19/2013

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Police: Woman Killed By Car After Wis. Bar Fight, 2 Arrested

Two men have been arrested following a bar fight in western Wisconsin last weekend that ended with the death of a woman who was struck by a car, police said. The incident happened at the Staples Lake Bar in Johnstown Township.

07/29/2013

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Man Charged With Driving Scooter Into Parked Car While Drunk

A man faces criminal charges after allegedly crashing a scooter into a parked car and leaving the scene.

04/11/2013

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MN State Patrol: 120 DWIs On Super Bowl Sunday

There were 120 DWI arrests on Super Bowl Sunday in Minnesota, according to the State Patrol.

02/05/2013

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Minn. Sees Continued Drop In DWI Arrests

Minnesota public safety officials are reporting encouraging numbers in their campaign against drunken driving.

08/29/2012

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Cops: Wis. Man Arrested For Driving Under Influence For 7th Time

A 54-year-old Eau Claire, Wis., man was arrested for operating while under the influence for the seventh time, police say.

08/18/2012

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New Details Released In Vikes’ Felton DWI Arrest

Minnesota Vikings fullback Jerome Felton was staggering and had trouble maintaining his balance when he was arrested for a DWI at a drive-thru, according to new details released by the Hennepin County Attorney’s office.

07/10/2012

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2 Wis. Drivers Face Tentative 6th-OWI Charges

Two Wisconsin drivers face tentative charges of sixth-offense drunken driving after separate incidents in Janesville and Milwaukee.

05/28/2012

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At Least 246 Cited For DWI Over St. Paddy’s Day

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said 246 people were busted for drunken driving as a result of stepped-up patrols during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

03/20/2012

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Mankato News Anchor Charged With DWI

A news anchor for KEYC-TV in Mankato has been charged with driving while intoxicated, not long after a video showing her slurring through a newscast went viral.

01/31/2012

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Mankato News Anchor Arrested For DWI

A news anchor for KEYC-TV in Mankato was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated, weeks after a video showing her slurring through a newscast went viral.

12/22/2011

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Police: Drunken Driver Arrested Twice In 2 Hours

A driver apparently didn’t learn his lesson the first time, because police say they pulled him over twice in two hours for driving while intoxicated.

12/05/2011

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Wis. Man Arrested For 5th DUI Offense

A 47-year-old Chili, Wis. man has been arrested for his fifth offense of operating a motor vehicle under the influence, according to police.

08/07/2011

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Minn. Driver Charged With Injuring 2-Year-Old Girl

A St. Paul driver accused of striking and injuring a 2-year-old girl has been charged with criminal vehicular operation and driving while intoxicated.

05/20/2011

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Woman Cited For DWI In Own Garage

Police cited a woman for driving while intoxicated in her own garage in Chaska.

05/19/2011

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Woman Could Go To Prison After Alleged 10th DWI

A Minnesota woman is could go to prison after allegedly getting her 10th DWI.

02/17/2011