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Brookings mailman arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

February 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Police did not release the name of the 33-year-old postal carrier.
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Crash wreckage adds visuals to DUI dilemma

January 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK As North Dakota lawmakers walked in and out of the Capitol on Wednesday, they were reminded of what drinking and driving can do. Continue Reading

ND DUI bill puts 1st offenders in jail

December 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WEST FARGO, N.D. Standing next to an enlarged image of an 18-month-old girl who was killed by a drunken driver, supporters of a proposal to toughen North Dakota’s DUI laws said Tuesday the time has come to pass a bill. Continue Reading

Sioux Falls man gets jail for driving drunk, hitting 3 kids

November 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A Sioux Falls man who drove drunk and struck three boys riding bicycles has been sentenced to 180 days in jail.
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Study: SD’s 24/7 Sobriety Project cuts crime

November 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

In 6 years, program helps reduce repeat arrests for DUI and domestic violence. Continue Reading

Yankton school superintendent arrested for DUI

October 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

YANKTON (AP) The school superintendent in Yankton has publically apologized for a weekend drunken driving arrest. Continue Reading

Mitchell man pleads guilty to third drunken driving offense

September 12, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Dennis Bollack, 47, pleaded guilty Tuesday to third-offense drunken driving.

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Russell L. Odegard, Minot, letter: Keep drunks from driving, having cars

August 11, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The only way to prevent fatal drunken-driving accidents from happening is to restrict the availability of a drunken person from getting a car. My proposal was to confiscate and sell the car involved at the time of the third DUI offense. Continue Reading

Mitchell man arrested at gunpoint for DUI after chase

August 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Micah Darnell Barber, of Mitchell, is charged with first-offense drunken driving, eluding law enforcement, driving with a suspended license and having an open alcohol container in his vehicle.
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West Fargo family dies in crash caused by impaired driver, who also dies

July 9, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

JAMESTOWN, N.D. As Shar Berns’ husband looked her in the eyes and told her that her best friend, a woman she had come to love in the past eight years, was dead, Berns could hardly muster a response. Continue Reading