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Drunk Driving

Tucson man gets 7.5 years in fatal DUI crash

A man who pleaded guilty in a fatal DUI crash will spend the next 7ƒ years in prison.

December 16, 2013 5:00 pm
Pinal County: Suspected impaired driver crashes into DUI task force vehicle

Pinal County: Suspected impaired driver crashes into DUI task force vehicle

A Casa Grande woman suspected of driving while impaired by alcohol was arrested Sunday night after crashing into a Pinal County Sheriff's Office vehicle working as part of a DUI task force. 

November 04, 2013 10:57 am

DUI ruling gives defendants tool to rebut breath results

PHOENIX - The state's high court has given those charged with drunken driving a new tool to try to defeat charges against them.

August 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Justices reject 'implied consent'

Justices reject 'implied consent'

Tucson Police Department officer Chris Morin tries to get information from a drunken-driving suspect who later became combative. He refused to take both the field sobriety test and the breath test, and a blood draw was administered.

May 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Justices reject 'implied consent'

Justices reject 'implied consent'

PHOENIX - Police cannot use state traffic laws to draw blood from suspected drunken drivers without a warrant, absent their specific permission at the time of the test, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

May 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Requiring warrants for blood draws is valuable safeguard

The following editorial appeared Sunday in the Los Angeles Times:

April 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Legislative briefs

Brewer vetoes bill limiting state regs

April 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson tech-firm founder sentenced to prison

The founder and former CEO of a local high-tech company was sentenced today to 4½ years in state prison on felony drunk-driving charges.

March 08, 2013 2:18 pm

Tech firm CEO found guilty on felony drunken-driving charges

The CEO of a local high-tech company was convicted Wednesday on felony drunken-driving charges stemming from an arrest in 2009.

February 07, 2013 12:00 am

Tucson CEO convicted on felony drunk-driving charges

The CEO of a local high-tech company was convicted today of felony drunk-driving charges stemming from an arrest in 2009.

February 06, 2013 4:35 pm

Road runner: Plan ahead tonight; carry a number for a taxi

Sure, you want to ring in the new year with a bang, but you don't want to start it off with a crash.

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Tucson woman busted at DUI checkpoint had stabbing victim, daughters in vehicle

Tucson woman busted at DUI checkpoint had stabbing victim, daughters in vehicle

A 42-year-old woman arrested at a recent DUI checkpoint had a stabbing victim and her daughters as passengers, Pima County authorities say.

December 12, 2012 4:26 pm Related

Man gets 10+ years for DUI-related wreck that killed man waiting along Interstate 10

A Tucson man who killed a father of two in a drunken-driving crash last fall apologized Monday, saying he has a hard time waking up every morning knowing he's caused his victim's family so much pain.

November 20, 2012 12:00 am
Report: Sheriff Dever legally drunk at time of deadly crash

Report: Sheriff Dever legally drunk at time of deadly crash

FLAGSTAFF — The Cochise County sheriff who lost control of his vehicle in northern Arizona and died was legally drunk at the time, an autopsy report shows.

October 08, 2012 10:17 amLoading…

AAA to offer 'Tipsy Tow' rides in Tucson

AAA Arizona is once again offering free rides home this Labor Day weekend to help keep impaired celebrants off the roads.

August 29, 2012 1:23 pmLoading…
Arizona man arrested for ‘super’ DUI

Arizona man arrested for ‘super’ DUI

BULLHEAD CITY — Authorities have arrested a Topock man for allegedly driving with a blood-alcohol level nearly four times the legal limit.

June 19, 2012 12:02 pmLoading…
Tucson police officer accused of on-duty DUI

Tucson police officer accused of on-duty DUI

A Tucson police officer is facing termination after supervisors say she was driving drunk on her way to work Tuesday morning.

May 22, 2012 5:44 pm
Bourque Industries CEO may face prison

Bourque Industries CEO may face prison

John Bourque, founder and CEO of Bourque Industries, displays a body armor insert plate, right, and his company's Kryron aluminum alloy.

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Bourque Industries CEO may face prison

Bourque Industries CEO may face prison

The founder and CEO of a local high-tech company faces a potentially lengthy prison term as he heads to trial on felony drunk-driving charges.

May 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Capitol Briefs

Drunken driving measure advances

March 31, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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