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As habitual drunk driver goes to prison, DWI court goes away

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video A Brunswick County man may spend more than a decade behind bars for driving drunk again and again. District Attorney Jon David says the county's DWI court is to thank for Wilbur Brown's sentence, but the program faces the chopping block. Full story...
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8th DWI conviction lands Leland man 11.5 years behind bars

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A Leland man will spend about a decade behind bars after being convicted for DWI for the eighth time. Full story...
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Wrightsville Beach cop quits after DWI arrest

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video A Wrightsville Beach Police officer is off the job. He quit this morning four days after being arrested for allegedly drinking and driving. Full story...
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DA's interns drink to learn

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video A group of interns from our district attorney's office took part in what's called a wet lab. It's an opportunity to learn about the process of administering sobriety tests as well as what it's like to blow a .08 and actually perform the tests. Full story...
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Booze It & Lose It fires up for the Fourth

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video State and local law enforcement are out in full force this summer hoping to keep impaired drivers from getting behind the wheel. Today kicked off "Booze It & Lose It: Operation Firecracker" campaign. Law enforcement has set up multiple check points across the state to keep impaired drivers off the road. Full story...
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Teen charged in alleged DWI crash that killed father

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A teenager is in jail charged with a drunk driving crash that killed her father early this morning in Brunswick County. Highway Patrol says Brianna Galloway, 18, of Lumberton, is charged with DWI and felony death by motor vehicle. Full story...
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Oak Island Water Rescue asst. chief arrested for DWI

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Oak Island Police say they arrested assistant Water Rescue chief Robert Reece Simmons for DWI yesterday after responding to the crash of a helicopter. Full story...
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UPDATED: Sheriff's son pleads guilty to DWI

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Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram's son pleaded guilty earlier this month to drunken driving following an April arrest in Brunswick County, the StarNews reports. Full story...
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Operation Spring Brake racks up charges

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The Brunswick County Sheriff's Office teamed up with other law enforcement for Operation Spring Brake on Friday and Saturday. Full story...
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Sheriff's son arrested for DWI, will plead guilty

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Highway Patrol arrested the son of Brunswick County's Sheriff Saturday for drunk driving. John W. Ingram VI is charged with DWI. Full story...
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