Blog Posts in July, 2011

  • 29-Jul-2011

    7-29 Weekend DUI Checkpoints in California

    Starting today and going through Sunday, there will be multiple DUI Sobriety checkpoints throughout California. These checkpoints are designed to ensure that motorists are not driving under the influence. If you find yourself at a checkpoint, the ...
  • 27-Jul-2011

    Man Hits Cop Car, Gets Arrested for a DUI

    A Los Angeles man has been arrested for driving under the influence after he slammed his pickup truck into a LAPD squad car at an intersection. According to the Daily Breeze, a man driving a Ford F150 drove through a red light at an intersection ...
  • 27-Jul-2011

    Visalia DUI Crackdown Pits Restaurant Owners Against Law Enforcement

    It is not unusual for drunk driving enforcement activities, particularly saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints, to negatively affect surrounding bars and restaurants. In Visalia, a battle is brewing between law enforcement and several downtown ...
  • 26-Jul-2011

    Davis Man Arrested for Subsequent DUI After Causing Accident

    A Davis man has been arrested for driving under the influence after he caused a DUI-related accident around 2:45pm Sunday afternoon. According to the Daily Democrat, Anthony Ene, a previous DUI offender, was driving a 2003 Mitsubishi Galant at speeds ...
  • 25-Jul-2011

    Female Driver Causes Power Outage, Arrested for DUI

    A Stanton female driver was arrested for driving under the influence causing an accident as she took out a power pole early Monday morning. According to the OC Register, 26-year-old Bianca Alvarado was driving north on Dale Street near Katella Ave. ...
  • 25-Jul-2011

    Former NFL Star Pleads No Contest in California DUI Case

    It appears that former NFL running back Corey Dillon has a good California DUI attorney. According to prosecutors, Dillon has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor reckless driving charge. He was initially charged with two misdemeanor drunk driving ...
  • 22-Jul-2011

    7/22-7/33 Weekend DUI Checkpoints in California

    Our California DUI Defense Lawyers have compiled a list of DUI sobriety checkpoints within California for this weekend. If you plan on going out, please be advised of the scheduled checkpoints and make sure to have a designated driver. During a ...
  • 21-Jul-2011

    Woman Charged with Felony DUI and Child Endangerment

    A 30 year old woman was arrested for felony driving under the influence and child endangerment after she crashed her car with her infant daughter inside. According to the Lake County News, Sacha Shea Cooper was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Impala on ...
  • 20-Jul-2011

    New Bill Makes Mothers Against Drunk Driving Mad

    Every year, Mothers Against Drunk Driving or MADD, rewards police officers for their efforts in minimizing drunk drivers on the road by arresting those who are driving under the influence. So when MADD heard of a new California bill that could pass ...
  • 20-Jul-2011

    CHP Report Concludes California DUI Caused Deadly Bus Crash

    According to a 627-page report by the California Highway Patrol, 18-year-old Sylvia Garay had a blood alcohol level between 0.11 and 0.14 at the time of a tragic California bus accident that killed Garay and five others approximately one year ago. ...
  • 19-Jul-2011

    Paris Hilton's Brother Ordered to Pay Millions For DUI

    Paris Hilton's brother is ordered to pay $4.9 million dollars to a man that he injured while he was driving under the influence in 2008. According to Third Age, the then 18-year-old Barron Hilton was driving a Mercedes-Benz when he pulled into a ...
  • 18-Jul-2011

    Fatal Accident Results in Felony DUI Arrest in Orange County

    fatal accident in Orange County resulted in a driving under the influence arrest of a 28-year-old female early Sunday morning. According to the OC Register, the accident occurred at around 12:45am, on the I-5 near Disneyland Drive in Anaheim when a ...
  • 18-Jul-2011

    Critics Question Validity of UCSD Study Regarding "Buzzed" Driving

    A few weeks ago, we told you about a new study by UC San Diego researchers that suggests that even one drink with dinner might impair drivers and lead to a California DUI-related accident. Following the post, many of our readers questioned whether ...
  • 15-Jul-2011

    July 15-17 DUI Checkpoints in California

    With summer already in full swing, there is nothing better than spending your weekend with friends and family, having a good time. If you plan on drinking this weekend, our California DUI Defense Attorneys advise you to have a designated driver. With ...
  • 14-Jul-2011

    California DUI Offender Sentenced in Hit and Run Accident

    A Santa Cruz County man has been sentenced to two years in prison for a hit-and-run crash that left an acclaimed professional cyclist permanently injured, the Contra Costa Times reports. Superior Court Judge Paul Marigonda stated that Thomas Legan's ...
  • 14-Jul-2011

    Palm Springs Receives Grant for DUI Arrest Efforts

    The Palm Springs Police Department has just been awarded a large sum of money for their efforts in arresting motorists who have been driving under the influence. According to My Desert, the California Alcoholic Beverage Control rewarded the Palm ...
  • 13-Jul-2011

    California DUI Offender Convicted of Second-Degree Murder

    A California woman has been convicted of second-degree murder and sentenced to fifteen years to life in prison after a fatal California drunk driving accident. As this case highlights, a DUI-related accident can have catastrophic consequences for ...
  • 13-Jul-2011

    Jury Trials - Why The Verdict May Not Be What The World Wants

    When the verdict was read on the Casey Anthony case, the world went into an uproar, deeming the justice system as corrupt. For anyone who had watched a glimpse of the trial or read up on it, they were certain that Casey Anthony was guilty. However, ...
  • 13-Jul-2011

    Rodney King Arrested for DUI

    Rodney King was arrested for driving under the influence in California Tuesday afternoon. According to the NY Daily News, the 46-year- old man was driving a 1994 Mitsubishi after officers watched King commit multiple traffic violations. Upon further ...
  • 12-Jul-2011

    Motor Home Crash Results in Felony DUI Arrest

    A 24-year-old Fresno man has been arrested for a felony driving under the influence charge after he crashed his motor home, injuring two of his passengers. According to the Times Standard, Eric Leslie Harry was driving a 1982 Ford motor home when he ...
  • 11-Jul-2011

    Super Bowl MVP Arrested for Driving Under the Influence

    A man known for being a Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver as well as a "Dancing With the Stars" champion has been arrested for driving under the influence early Saturday morning in Atlanta. According to the LA Times, 35-year-old Hines Ward was ...
  • 8-Jul-2011

    DUI Checkpoints in California 7-8 to 7-10

    DUI sobriety checkpoints are designed to ensure that the public as well as motorists are safe from potential drunk drivers. If you plan on going out this weekend, please take extra precaution in securing a designated driver or planning on getting a ...
  • 7-Jul-2011

    California DUI Trial Begins in Death of Orland Teen

    A Southern California woman is facing serious charges in a California DUI trial that began last week. Elva Diaz pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree murder, gross vehicular manslaughter, and driving under the influence with a suspended ...
  • 7-Jul-2011

    Overturned Vehicle Accident Results in DUI Arrest

    A single auto accident has resulted in a driving under the influence arrest of a 38-year-old McKinleyville woman. According to the Times Standard, Robin Lynn Anderson was driving her 1992 Isuzu Rodeo around 9:24 northbound on Highway 101, south of ...
  • 6-Jul-2011

    Coast Guard Cracking Down on California Boating Under the Influence

    As summer officially begins, California boaters should be aware that the Coast Guard is cracking down on boaters who may be under the influence. As part of their Operation Dry Water program, the Coast Guard will be increasing patrols from Dana Point ...