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August 23, 2017
Todd Murphy   Submitted photo
Minnesota man facing 11th DWI charge
August 23, 2017 - 8:50pm
July 28, 2017
A 32-year-old Brainerd man was arrested for driving while intoxicated after crashing a vehicle on Johnson Road and Gould Gray Road in Brainerd.
Deputies arrest driver for DWI following crash
July 28, 2017 - 4:00am
July 5, 2017
 Lawrence M. LaPole   Photo courtesy Dunn County Jail
Minnesota man charged with 10th DWI
July 5, 2017 - 2:47pm
December 20, 2016
30-year-old Billy Jefferey Bigler had his first appearance Tuesday in Crow Wing County District Court in front of Judge Erik Askegaard and was charged with felony criminal vehicular operation and gross misdemeanor of driving while intoxicated. Bigler was previously convicted for a DWI charge in August of 2009.
Brainerd man faces drinking and driving charges following Friday crash
December 20, 2016 - 10:23pm
The Brainerd Police Department reported the Brainerd man was traveling west on Highway 210 when he lost control of his vehicle, went through the median ditch and struck Jill L. Davis' eastbound vehicle. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Crash injures woman; other driver facing possible criminal charges
December 20, 2016 - 12:23am
November 30, 2016
Juno Nominees Nickelback arrive on the red carpet for the 2016 Juno Awards in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, April 3, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Bolin/File Photo
Canadian police threaten to play 'Nickelback' music on way to jail for drunk drivers
November 30, 2016 - 3:37pm
November 17, 2016
Bena man faces charges in fatal crash
November 17, 2016 - 5:28pm
July 27, 2016
Deputies arrested 38-year-old Lonnie James at the bottom of a river embankment, a short distance from where his vehicle crashed into a tree. Forum News Service
Police: Drunk man mows down tents, hits parked cars in St. Croix State Park incident
July 27, 2016 - 9:37am
June 24, 2016
A Jefferson County Sheriff Deputy asks a driver if he has been drinking while smelling for alcohol at a mobile Driving Under the Influence (DUI) checkpoint in Golden, Colorado late April 12, 2008. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Supreme Court partly strikes down state drunken driving test refusal laws
June 24, 2016 - 10:08am
June 23, 2016
Man charged and woman injured in motorcycle crash
June 23, 2016 - 8:45pm
June 6, 2016
Off-duty state trooper charged with DWI after hitting signs, getting stuck
June 6, 2016 - 12:07pm
April 27, 2016
Mark Adams
Former Detroit Lakes superintendent charged with second DWI
April 27, 2016 - 2:37pm
April 14, 2016
Driver accused of DWI after nearly rear-ending school bus
April 14, 2016 - 5:06pm
March 28, 2016
First-time offenders would need to keep the devices installed for at least a year and wouldn’t be able to remove them before going at least 180 days without setting off the device with an impaired result. Repeat offenders would need to keep the devices longer. Brainerddispatch.com Graphic
Ignition interlock device proposed for all Minnesota DWIs
March 28, 2016 - 7:46pm
November 18, 2015
The Minnesota Legislature criminalized DWI in 1911, making "driving while in an intoxicated manner" a misdemeanor. Evidence of influence was set at 0.15 Blood Alcohol Concentration in 1917. The legal limit for driving impaired in Minnesota is now 0.08—but motorists can be arrested for DWI at lower levels.
Ask a Trooper: How long has there been a drunk driving law in Minnesota?
November 18, 2015 - 10:47am