Blog Posts in 2010

  • 27-Dec-2010

    Unlicensed Driver Hits Officer at San Rafael DUI Checkpoint

    Guillermo Garcia Rodriguez, 48, was arrested and booked into Marin County Jail on a possible felony Marin DUI causing injury on Wednesday night. Mr. Rodriguez put his car in reverse trying to avoid a routine sobriety checkpoint. Rodriguez backed the ...
  • 17-Nov-2010

    Laguna Beach DUI suspect crashes car twice

    42-year-old Christian Aparicio was arrested for driving under the influence in Laguna Beach on Saturday night. He was pulled over by the Laguna Beach police Department after being suspected of drunk driving. When he pulled into a nearby gas station ...
  • 30-Sep-2010

    Santa Paula employee arrested on drunk driving charges

    An employee of the city of Santa Paula was arrested for driving under the influence after being involved in a small accident. According to the Ventura County Sheriff's Department the employee was driving a city-owned vehicle when the incident ...
  • 8-Sep-2010

    Fatal DUI accident near Apple Valley

    Hunter Kilmer, 23, was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence and on manslaughter charges when his Suzuki Samurai plowed into deep water flowing into a reservoir near the Saddle Dike Embankment. Kilmer's 16-month-old son was in his car ...
  • 27-Aug-2010

    Northern California man arrested for DUI in CHP parking lot

    26-year-old Jason Andrew Sabedra was arrested for drunk driving in the California Highway Patrol parking lot. Apparently, Sabedra thought he was at the McKinleyville store when he drove his 2002 Pontiac Grand Am into the CHP lot. CHP officers came ...
  • 5-Aug-2010

    Fresno Fatal DUI crash

    A four-year-old boy was fatally injured on Friday night when Rodolfo Rangle allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign and was hit by a vehicle. The passengers of the other vehicle were taken to Kaweah Delta Medical Center and it is not known whether ...
  • 8-Jul-2010

    San Diego Charger suspended for three games

    Vincent Jackson, wide-receiver for the San Diego Charges has been suspended for the first three games of the 2010 season due to his guilty plea to a 2 nd offense DUI in February of this year. While Jackson can appeal the suspension but with his ...
  • 6-Jul-2010

    New study shows weaving caused by cell phone use not drunk driving

    One of the most common reasons for being pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence is because of weaving. The California Highway Patrol has reported that some 244,000 people were cited for distracted driving leading to around 16 deaths. ...
  • 4-Jul-2010

    July 4th Weekend DUI Sobriety Checkpoints

    Los Angeles drivers need to be cautious this July 4 th weekend as law enforcement has planned a number of DUI checkpoints and saturation patrol units. The Los Angeles Police Department has announced plans for a checkpoint to be located at Broadlawn ...
  • 22-Jun-2010

    Memorial Weekend brings large arrest numbers for those suspected of Los Angeles DUI

    Memorial Weekend typically brings in a large amount of drunk driving arrests, this year around 80 more people were arrested in the same 60 hour period as last year. The California Highway Patrol reports that 302 people were arrested in Los Angeles ...
  • 21-May-2010

    Contra Costa DUI trial brought to the classroom

    In an unusual twist a Brentwood High School was turned into a DUI court as students watched the wheels of justice turn. On December 20, Tyson Ranalli was pulled over and subsequently arrested for a Contra Costa DUI. After being charged with violation ...
  • 19-May-2010

    Santa Rosa woman pleads guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter

    Last September Kathy O'Daniel a mother of five was killed in a car accident allegedly caused by Judy Shafer. O'Daniel's was driving her 15-year-old daughter home from volleyball practice when they were struck by Shafer's Jeep. Shafer was found to be ...
  • 17-May-2010

    Woman arrested for driving drunk and topless

    Brandi Smith, 41, was arrested after driving drunk and topless. According to police she stole a bottle of wine and then plowed through the landscaping at a Burger King. Smith's blood alcohol level came back at a.144%. She has been arrested for two ...
  • 7-May-2010

    Man arrested for 4th offense Sacramento DUI with BAC of .30

    Stephen Paladino was arrested for a fourth offense drunk driving charge when he tried to deliver groceries to the wrong house. According to Folsom Police Department, Paladino intended on delivering groceries to his ex-wife when he accidentally went ...
  • 5-May-2010

    Driver and passenger injured in alleged Merced County DUI accident

    21 year-old Edgar G. Haro was arrested for suspicion of a Merced County DUI after he collided with a truck on Highway 165. Haro's passenger suffered major injuries and was taken to the nearby Modesto's Doctors Medical Center early on Friday April 30. ...