Stories tagged: DUI
Mon., Sept. 15, 2014, 12:16 p.m.
Northport woman injured in suspected drunken driving crash
Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a crash that sent a Northport woman to the hospital Sunday evening, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Thu., Aug. 28, 2014, midnight
‘Drive High, Get a DUI’ campaign targets pot-impaired drivers
This year’s Labor Day campaign to catch impaired drivers in Washington has a new target. The slogan – Drive High, Get a DUI – is intended to call attention to …
Tue., July 1, 2014, 2:34 p.m.
Seventh DUI earns Post Falls man six years in prison
An Idaho judge sent a Post Falls man with seven drunk driving convictions to prison for six years.
Mon., June 23, 2014, 8:44 a.m.
Spokane Valley man arrested after hit-and-run crashes on I-90
Tyler K. Busby was arrested facing multiple charges after authorities say he caused multiple crashes on Interstate 90 west of Coeur d’Alene on Sunday afternoon.
Fri., May 16, 2014, 9:58 a.m.
Police: Intoxicated driver hits patrol car, flees
A Spokane man was arrested early this morning after allegedly hitting a police cruiser with his vehicle, then fleeing a short distance before being caught, according to a news release.
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014, midnight
City won’t settle suit with Spokane police officer fired after driving drunk
Two years after the Spokane City Council said “hell no” to a deal offering a job and back pay to fired police Sgt. Brad Thoma, the city is headed for …
Fri., Feb. 21, 2014, midnight
Attorney: Lynch to plead down DUI case
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch expects to see his driving under the influence trial in Oakland, Calif., come to an end today when he pleads guilty to a lesser charge …
Tue., Feb. 11, 2014, 7:49 a.m.
Suspected drunken driver strikes Spokane Valley police cruiser
30-year-old Justin Yochum was booked into Spokane County Jail early Tuesday after the Washington State Patrol says he was driving drunk and struck an unoccupied police cruiser in Spokane Valley.
Fri., Jan. 3, 2014, midnight
Man, pregnant woman injured in 2-car crash
Bail was set Thursday at $75,000 for an allegedly drunken motorist who smashed into a car in north Spokane early New Year’s Day, sending a man and a pregnant woman …
Thu., Oct. 3, 2013, midnight
Court overturns sentence against former U-Hi teacher
The state Court of Appeals has thrown out the sentence of a former University High School teacher on driving under the influence charges, ruling he was improperly sentenced. The Sept. …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2013, 7:25 p.m.
Skipper’s reopens after driver crashes into restaurant
A alleged drunken driver, identified by police as Sidney Orange, 51, crashed into the side of a Skipper’s restaurant early Monday morning.
Sat., Aug. 3, 2013, midnight
Email speeds up officers’ search process, cuts cost
Police and judges are starting to use email to fast-track search warrants, a speedy way to enforce driving-while-intoxicated laws and slash onerous wait times that can hinder investigations. Spokane County …
Thu., July 18, 2013, 11:24 a.m.
Inslee signs law to crack down on repeat DUI offenders
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed into law a measure to more closely monitor motorists who repeatedly drive under the influence.
Wed., July 17, 2013, 7:50 p.m.
Summer DUI emphasis patrol nets 154
Spokane County law enforcement agencies caught 154 DUI suspects in 17 days during an emphasis patrol this summer.
Fri., July 5, 2013, 8:02 a.m.
DUI crash injures two near Newport
The Washington State Patrol said two people were injured in a DUI crash in Pend Oreille County Thursday night.
Wed., June 5, 2013, 10:58 a.m.
Alcohol suspected in serious Moses Lake crash
A 67-year-old Moses Lake man is in critical condition after crashing his motorcycle in Grant County Tuesday evening.
Wed., May 29, 2013, midnight
Anti-DUI device use popular in Washington
SEATTLE – About 20,000 Washington residents use alcohol-sensing devices in their motor vehicles, putting the state among the top five for use of these DUI-prevention devices. Most of those users …
Wed., May 1, 2013, 8:48 a.m.
Idaho principal resigns after DUI arrest
A North Idaho high school principal has resigned following a drunk driving arrest.
Fri., April 19, 2013, midnight
Drunken driver bill facing challenges
OLYMPIA – Efforts to fast-track a crackdown on repeat drunken drivers, announced with bipartisan fanfare Tuesday, hit some go-slow warnings Thursday from prosecutors, judges and police. They’re raising so many …
Mon., April 1, 2013, midnight
In brief: High-speed chase leads to accident
A reckless driver who led Spokane County sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase ended up crashing down an embankment onto Interstate 90 around midnight Sunday. Deputies had been looking for …
Sat., March 9, 2013, midnight
Early morning drive ends in crash, arrest
A man drove erratically the wrong way on the 6800 block of North Division Street early Friday morning as they watched, Spokane County sheriff’s deputies say. Deputies said a dark-colored …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2013, 9:08 a.m.
Helicopter used to arrest fleeing DUI driver
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office used its Air 1 helicopter to catch a man who deputies said was intoxicated and fled after he fell asleep at an intersection with his …
Fri., Feb. 15, 2013, 8:14 a.m.
Spokane Valley DUI accident knocks out power
A hit-and-run DUI accident in Spokane Valley knocked out power and is congesting traffic.
Tue., Jan. 1, 2013, 3:51 p.m.
Five injured in DUI crash on Nine Mile Road
A New Year’s Eve accident sent five people to the hospital, including a driver facing charges of vehicular assault and driving under the influence.
Tue., Jan. 1, 2013, midnight
Crapo may have to get ignition lock
Though Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo likely will be required to have an ignition interlock device installed in his car after his Virginia DUI arrest, that wouldn’t have been the case …
Mon., Dec. 31, 2012, 2:04 p.m.
Tougher ignition interlock law touted for Idaho
Though Idaho’s senior senator likely will be required to have an ignition interlock device installed in his car after his Virginia DUI arrest, that wouldn’t have been the case in …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2012, 8:23 a.m.
Idaho Sen. Crapo charged with drunk driving
A conservative U.S. senator from Idaho who has said he doesn’t drink because of his Mormon faith has been charged with drunken driving.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2012, midnight
Crocker charged with DUI, fleeing scene
Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker has been charged with drunken driving and leaving the scene of a Spokane Valley accident. The 63-year-old retired diplomat is accused of colliding …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2012, 3:50 p.m.
Former Afghanistan ambassador charged with DUI
Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker has been charged with DUI and leaving the scene of an accident, The Spokesman-Review has learned.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2012, midnight
Ex-Idaho Sen. McGee jailed for harassing staffer
BOISE – A judge sent former Idaho Sen. John McGee straight to jail Tuesday, revoking his withheld judgment for a 2011 DUI conviction and imposing another six-month jail term for …