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2013-06-29 23:02:20

Locate Experienced Fort Lauderdale DUI Law Firms and Get the Facts about Consequences of Drinking and Driving in Ft. Lauderdale, FL Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 DUI Lawyer Fort Lauderdale.net announced the launch of their new legal resource website offering information about DUI laws and the consequences associated with driving under the influence in the Sunshine State. DUI Lawyer Fort Lauderdale provides important information and helps defendants locate quality legal...

2009-08-19 15:37:54

British police said a couple were arrested on their wedding night for drunkenly arguing with a security guard who asked them not to smoke at a bus stop. Harry and Claire Arnold were married, had their twin sons christened and celebrated the groom's birthday all in the same day, but the night found them at a Durham, England, police station on charges of drunk and disorderly behavior, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday. The couple had been celebrating, having got married in the morning and...

2009-07-13 17:11:33

Officials in Laguna Niguel, Calif., said increased law enforcement did not stop about 1,000 people from participating in the city's annual Mooning of Amtrak. Police Chief Lt. Andy Ferguson said Saturday's event was far calmer than last year, when police witnessed public intoxication, urination and defecation among the crowd of 8,000 to 10,000 people showing their rear ends to passing trains, the Orange County (Calif.) Register reported Monday. Jim Amormino, a spokesman for the Orange County...

2009-06-22 10:21:17

Authorities in Florida said a man suspected of bank robbery was arrested after witnesses reported a drunken man covered in red dye. Pinellas County sheriff's detectives said homeless local Michael Prance, 53, was first reported at 6 p.m. Thursday by someone who called police to say an intoxicated person covered in red dye had been seen at a pool in the Caribbean Mobile Home Park, the St. Petersburg Times reported Monday. Detectives said Prance allegedly became covered in dye when he robbed...

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2009-05-24 15:15:00

One well-known and often deadly consequence of alcohol intoxication is impaired driving. Yet still today, it is difficult for even trained observers to fully identify "intoxication," given that so many factors contribute to it. This review examines the very definition of intoxication, as well as methods designed to prevent impaired driving. The review will be published in the September issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research and is currently available at Early View. "It is...

2009-02-05 17:24:05

An Iowa man arriving at a jail to serve his sentence in a public intoxication case was hit with a new, similar charge because he showed up drunk, police said. The Johnson County Sheriff's Office said jail officials smelled alcohol on Johnathan David Gunn, 19, when he arrived at the facility Tuesday to begin his 3-day jail sentence for a Dec. 3 second-offense public intoxication conviction, the Iowa City (Iowa) Press-Citizen reported Thursday. The criminal complaint filed against Gunn said the...

2008-11-18 15:14:54

Mary Delgado, the Season 6 winner of the reality show The Bachelor, has been arrested for public intoxication in Texas. TMZ said Delgado was also charged with allegedly resisting arrest and disorderly conduct after she allegedly refused to leave a Del Rio, Texas, tavern Saturday night, then became "loud and belligerent' during a ride to the police station in which she also kicked the squad-car radio. Delgado was also arrested last year for allegedly punching her fiance, The Bachelor star...

2006-03-22 18:05:00

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - Texas has begun sending undercover agents into bars to arrest drinkers for being drunk, a spokeswoman for the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission said on Wednesday. The first sting operation was conducted recently in a Dallas suburb where agents infiltrated 36 bars and arrested 30 people for public intoxication, said the commission's Carolyn Beck. Being in a bar does not exempt one from the state laws against public drunkenness, Beck said. The goal, she said,...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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