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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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Sauk Rapids Mayor Pleads Guilty To DWI Incident, Sentenced

Sauk Rapids mayor Bradley Gunderson has pleaded guilty to driving drunk, crashing into garbage cans and getting stuck in a snow bank.

04/09/2013

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DPS: About 400 Arrested For DWI Over St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Officials say there was a slight rise in drunk driving arrests throughout Minnesota from last year over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday.

03/18/2013

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Charges: Sauk Rapids Mayor Drove Drunk, Crashed Into Snow Bank

A 48-year-old Sauk Rapids man is accused of driving drunk, crashing into garbage cans and getting stuck in a snow bank, according to charges filed Friday in Benton County Court.

03/15/2013

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Extra DWI Enforcement For St. Paddy’s Day Weekend

Extra law enforcement will be on patrol this weekend, as partygoers celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Twin Cities.

03/14/2013

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Sauk Rapids Mayor Arrested For DWI

The mayor of Sauk Rapids was arrested Sunday for driving under the influence of alcoholic beverages.

02/18/2013

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Wis. Man Arrested For DWI With 2 Kids In Car

A 36-year-old man was arrested Saturday, after police say he was driving drunk with children in the car.

02/10/2013

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Statewide: At Least 300 DWIs Over New Year’s

At least 300 people were arrested for DWI in Minnesota on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, according to preliminary DWI arrest information from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety.

01/02/2013

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State Patrol Reports 25 DWIs On New Year’s Eve Overnight

We all know the dangers of drinking and driving. And yet every year on the holidays, we’re reminded to find a safe ride home.

01/01/2013

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Wis. Lawmakers Try Again On Drunken Driving Law Overhaul

Two Republican legislators say they’ll try again this session to overhaul Wisconsin’s drunken driving laws.

12/31/2012

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Dakota County District Judge Arrested For DWI

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.

12/27/2012

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Winona Cop Charged With DWI

A Winona Police officer was charged Thursday with two counts of 3rd degree of driving while intoxicated (DWI).

12/24/2012

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Man In Santa Suit Hits Dane Co. Deputy, Arrested

A 69-year-old man in a Santa suit was arrested for drunken driving after authorities say he struck a Dane County Sheriff’s deputy who was directing traffic.

12/23/2012

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DPS: 1,300 DWI Arrests In December So Far

Officials said Tuesday about 1,300 people have been arrested for driving drunk so far this month across the state, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

12/18/2012

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DFL Executive Director Arrested On Suspicion Of DWI

The executive director of the Minnesota DFL is in jail Monday, accused of driving under the influence over the weekend.

12/17/2012

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Police: Drunken Driver Calls 911, Worries Cops Will Catch Him

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.

12/12/2012

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Thanksgiving Weekend: 500+ Crashes, 103 DWIs On MN Roads

It was an eventful holiday weekend on Minnesota’s roads with crashes, vehicles going of the roads and drinking and driving, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

11/26/2012

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Charges: Woman Drove Drunk, Crashed With Child In Car

A 41-year-old Andover woman is accused of drunk driving and crashing her car into a ditch with her 8-year-old daughter inside, according to charges filed Tuesday in Anoka County Court.

11/20/2012

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DPS Releases List Of Top Drunk Driving Counties

Leading up to the Thanksgiving travel period, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety has released a list of the top thirteen counties in the state with the highest combined totals of drunk driving related deaths and injuries.

11/19/2012

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Minn. Man With 27 DWIs Released From Prison

Last year, Minnesota police officers, county deputies and state patrol officers arrested nearly 30,000 drivers for driving while intoxicated. Worse yet, for over 40 percent of them it wasn’t their first time.

10/26/2012

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Minnesota’s Saul Smith Will Keep Job; Return Soon

Minnesota assistant Saul Smith will keep his job and return to the team next month after a drunken-driving arrest that put him on unpaid leave for the last five days.

10/26/2012

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DWI Patrols Aim To Keep Halloween Weekend Sober

Halloween parties will be in full-swing, and the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is hoping a new round of radio spots will help remind folks to stay off the roads if they’ve been drinking.

10/26/2012

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More Details Released On Tubby Smith Son’s DWI Arrest

University of Minnesota men’s basketball assistant coach Saul Smith was speeding on the shoulder of Interstate 394 early Saturday morning before being arrested for DWI, according to new details released by the Minnesota State Patrol.

10/22/2012

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Woman Sentenced In Fatal Maple Grove Drunk Driving Crash

A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to hitting and killing a woman last January in Maple Grove.

10/15/2012

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Mbakwe Suspended After Pleading Guilty To DWI

Trevor Mbakwe breathed a huge sigh of relief in April when the NCAA granted the star Minnesota forward a sixth season of eligibility, giving him one more chance in a college career full of them.

10/12/2012

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