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.
An alleged drunken driver has been arrested and identified in a St. Paul hit-and-run that injured a 7-year-old boy Tuesday evening.
A Minnesota State Patrol trooper accused of driving drunk on his way to a training session in Duluth has pleaded guilty to careless driving. The drunken driving charge has been dismissed by the city attorney.
A 35-year-old Hastings woman has been charged with allegedly driving with a blood alcohol content of over twice the driving limit with her 6-year-old child in the car, according to authorities.
Sauk Rapids mayor Bradley Gunderson has pleaded guilty to driving drunk, crashing into garbage cans and getting stuck in a snow bank.
A 27-year-old mother has been charged with four criminal counts of criminal vehicular operation after a crash investigators say happened while she was driving drunk.
A new phone app is designed to help keep drunken drivers off the road. The “Drive Sober” app launched by the state Department of Transportation allows motorists to estimate their blood alcohol content and select a designated driver.
Authorities are investigating the suicide of an inmate at the St. Louis County jail in Hibbing.
There were 120 DWI arrests on Super Bowl Sunday in Minnesota, according to the State Patrol.
The accident happened Saturday night on the I-494 on-ramp at Interstate 35W in Richfield.
A Medina man pulled over for driving a Segway under the influence has beat those charges – again. In fact, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Segways are exempt from DWI laws.
Two Republican legislators say they’ll try again this session to overhaul Wisconsin’s drunken driving laws.
St. Paul police have arrested Dakota County District Judge Michael Vann Sovis on suspicion of drunken driving after smashing into three parked cars on Christmas Eve.
A Janesville man has been arrested on suspicion of his seventh drunken-driving charge. The Rock County sheriff’s office says the 45-year-old man was speeding early Wednesday morning.
Police in Wisconsin arrested a man after he dialed 911, possibly by accident, and started talking about how he hoped the police didn’t catch him drinking and driving.