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El Mirage Man Arrested with Blood Alcohol Level 4 Times the Legal Limit

El Mirage police say they found Justin Matthew Holze, 36, on June 24 near the U.S. 60 and Greenway Road coasting about 5 mph without his hands on the wheel and unresponsive. Officers followed him down the highway during which time they observed Holze swerving between lanes and bumping into a guard rail. In order…

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DUI’s and the July 4th Holiday

Last year in Arizona a statewide task force targeting drunk drivers over the July 4th holiday led to more than 100 arrests.  The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety says 33 of the 108 arrests were for extreme DUI. That’s when a driver’s blood-alcohol level is a .15 percent or higher, or nearly double the…

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Driving Under the Influence Charge with Blood Alcohol Level Of 0.000

64-year-old Jessie Thornton who lives in Surprise, Arizona said cops told him that they could tell he was drunk simply by looking at him. Thornton explained a late-night swim might have led to the DUI accusation due to his swim giving him bloodshot and watery eyes, which are common signs of potential impairment. Thornton was…

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Bus Driver Arrested on DUI and Reckless Endangerment

The driver of a bus transferring cruise ship passengers in Alaska was arrested after numerous passengers called state troopers to report he was highly intoxicated and driving erratically. Steven McKinley, was arrested on one count of driving under the influence and 46 counts of reckless endangerment, one for each passenger whose age ranged from 2…