Florida: Columbia County Public Works Director Kevin Kirby was chauffered by county employees after DUI wreck; pleaded guilty

COLUMBIA COUNTY, FL – Just days away from jury selection and a full blown trial and a week after County Court Judge William F. Williams, III denied Mr. Kirby’s motions to dismiss the charges against him and suppress the testimony of one of the State’s key witnesses, Columbia County’s number two, Kevin Kirby, had a change of heart.

Tuesday afternoon at about 2:30 pm, in a hastily arranged court appearance, Mr. Kirby agreed to take the standard first time offender DUI plea agreement and pled guilty to driving under the influence. Mr. Kirby’s license remains suspended. He is on supervised probation.

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Pleaded guilty in August 2013

Connecticut: Darien firefighter John Dowling ran his daily stop sign…that he says he runs every day…but this time he was DUI, say cops

DARIEN — John J. Dowling, 43, of 100 Hope St., Stamford, a volunteer Darien firefighter, was arrested Aug. 11 on charges of operating under the influence and failure to obey a stop sign.

An officer on patrol saw Dowling, who was driving a 2013 Jeep Wrangler, travel through a stop sign on Ledge Road at the entrance ramp to Interstate 95 south around 1 a.m., according to the report

Darien firefighter John Dowling, who normally risks his own life to save the lives of others, is now charged with being a rolling death machine when DUI.

Nationwide: More than 2,307,180 Visitors to the DWI Hit Parade!

Nationwide: More than 2,240,275 Visitors to the DWI Hit Parade! NOTICE: This data base is a great FREE resource for credit managers, law enforcement and background investigations for private sector as well as government screenings of prospective employees. Those who are impaired are advised not to drive after ingesting drugs or alcohol as doing so and being arrested can cause serious negative experiences for obtaining employment…and could kill someone. If your name appears on this site and you believe you have proper cause to have it removed, provide such information to staff@clean-search.com to determine eligibility for removal. If you have killed someone and been convicted of being responsible for that death while operating impaired, don’t bother. The engravings of victims of impaired drivers are forever on grave markers.

Alaska State Troopers

Delaware: Participates in National Crackdown on Drunk Driving

Dover- According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), if drunk driving was eliminated more than 10,000 lives would be spared nationally each year. That is why the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and law enforcement agencies are participating in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” high-visibility enforcement campaign that is running from August 15 through September 1. There will be increased public awareness and enforcement to send the strong message that drunk driving will not be tolerated. The goal of the campaign is to remind motorists that drinking and driving is dangerous and will not be tolerated.

Delaware State Police chopper

California: Coachella Police charged Elliott Chavez with DUI after he smashed into parked car and tree

Sooner or later, everyone near Hollywood is a star…

08/11/2014 — According to Sgt. Adam Elders on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 03:24 A.M. the Coachella Police Department responded to the 49000 block of Phoenix Ave. regarding a non-injury traffic collision. A black Nissan 240SX was traveling at a high rate of speed and collided with a parked car and a tree. The driver, Elliott Chavez, age 20 of Coachella, was contacted at the scene and arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol/and or drugs.

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California: Chula Vista Police nabbed five for DUI, one with firearm in DUI saturation patrol

Officers from the Chula Vista Police Department conducted a DUI Saturation Patrol on Saturday, July 26, 2014 within the City of Chula Vista.

The DUI Saturation Patrol was aimed at increasing public awareness, decreasing the number of drivers who drive while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs as well as insuring drivers have a valid driver’s license.

During this operation, traffic stops were conducted on 19 vehicles.

DUI checkpoint

Maryland: Queen Anne’s Sheriff and States Attorney lay down the law on adults providing teens booze parties

Queen Anne’s County State’s Attorney Lance Richardson and Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Gary Hofmann talk candidly about the Underage drinking problem in the County, the high cost of being caught providing alcohol to minors and how you can help reduce and prevent the problem.

Queen Anne Sheriff Gary Hoffman

New Mexico: Albuquerque Police made five DUI arrests on Fourth of July

From Albuquerque Police:
APD Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST) members Debra Andrews and Yvette Garcia assisted a homeless veteran that they met on a call this week.

The man and his dog were living on the street and had just moved to Albuquerque from Colorado. They assisted him in getting a hotel for two days and on the third day they were able to help him find an apartment.

APD Outreach finds home for homeless Veteran