Blog Posts in June, 2011

  • 30-Jun-2011

    Can You Erase a California DUI?

    A criminal record can have drastic consequences on many aspects of daily life, particularly now that employers routinely conduct background checks. Fortunately, for some California DUI offenders, it is possible to essentially "seal" a prior criminal ...
  • 30-Jun-2011

    Man Arrested for DUI After High Speed Chase

    A high speed chase ended in Desert Hot Springs with a man being arrested for driving under the influence shortly after 5:30pm. According to KPSP Local 2, officers attempted to pull over a Chevy Camaro in connection with a high and run accident in ...
  • 29-Jun-2011

    Tips On How To Avoid A DUI for the 4th of July Weekend

    Our California DUI Defense Law Firm has put out the following press release proving tips on how to have a safe and DUI-free Fourth of July Weekend. If you are arrested during this holiday weekend or at any point in time, contact our CA DUI Lawyers as ...
  • 29-Jun-2011

    22 Year Old Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Fatal DUI

    A young Fallon man is facing up to 12 years in prison for causing a fatal driving under the influence accident that took the life of a 19 year old woman. According to the Lahontan Valley News, on the night of November 8, 2010, two lives were forever ...
  • 29-Jun-2011

    Driver and Bicyclist Both Intoxicated in California DUI Accident

    In a rare California DUI accident, a drunken pickup truck driver collided with a drunken bicyclist near Redwood City. This odd story highlights the dangers of both driving and biking while under the influence. "In my five-and-a-half years on this ...
  • 28-Jun-2011

    Northern California Woman Arrested for Driving Under the Influence

    A 25-year-old Rodeo resident has been arrested for driving under the influence after she caused an accident on Highway 1 over the weekend. According to the Pacifica Patch, Claudia Interiano was her vehicle on Pacific Coast Highway around 1am when she ...
  • 24-Jun-2011

    6/24 DUI Sobriety Checkpoints in California

    Plan on going out this weekend and maybe drinking with friends? If so, we recommend that you have a designated person who will not be drinking so that everyone can get safely home. Multiple DUI checkpoints will be popping up starting today, Friday ...
  • 23-Jun-2011

    OC DUI Checkpoint Leads to Only 1 DUI Arrest

    A recent DUI Checkpoint in Orange County resulted in only one driving under the influence even after over 700 vehicles were screened. According to the OC Register, over 1000 vehicles passed through the Bristol St. and Randolph Ave. DUI sobriety ...
  • 23-Jun-2011

    Prosecutors Claim Man Covered for Friend in Deadly California DUI Accident

    Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against an Irvine man who they say covered up for a friend in the crucial moments after a deadly California DUI accident, the OC Register reports. Jaime Servin, 38, was charged this week with a felony count of ...
  • 22-Jun-2011

    15 Year Old Arrested for Felony DUI

    A San Jose teenager has been arrested for a felony DUI after causing a one-vehicle accident mid Friday afternoon. According to Mercury News, the 15-year-old was driving a 2004 Lexus RX330 on State Road 156 when he drove onto the shoulder and hit a ...
  • 21-Jun-2011

    California Woman Caused Fatal Crash, Arrested for DUI

    A 25-year-old East Palo Alto was arrested for driving under the influence that caused a fatal accident. According to Mercury News, Leylani Simmons was driving a Jeep Cherokee erratically when she crashed her vehicle, killing 22-year-old Lorina L. ...
  • 21-Jun-2011

    Three Teens Hurt in California DUI Accident

    Over the past several weeks, we have highlighted numerous efforts by California schools and law enforcement to educate teens about the dangers of driving under the influence. Unfortunately, teens continue to ignore the dangers. As detailed below, ...
  • 20-Jun-2011

    Idaho Senator Arrested for DUI

    An Idaho state senator has been arrested for driving under the influence and grand theft early Sunday morning. According to the Huffington Post, the four-term Republican John McGee was leaving a Boise golf course at around 3am when he climbed into a ...
  • 20-Jun-2011

    Fatal Accident Results in DUI Arrest of 21 Year Old

    A 21-year-old Chico will be facing felony DUI chargers after a serious accident near San Luis Obispo. According the KRCRTV, Evan A. Green was driving a 2004 Saturn when he lost control of his vehicle. When Green tried to over correct, the vehicle ...
  • 17-Jun-2011

    Weekend DUI Checkpoints 6-17 to 6/19

    If you plan on going out this weekend, please be aware of multiple DUI Checkpoints that will be held in several cities throughout California. If you find yourself arrested during a DUI checkpoint, contact our California DUI Defense Attorney as soon ...
  • 17-Jun-2011

    Firefighter Dies During Accident, Woman Arrested for DUI

    A 24-year-old woman caused a fatal DUI-related accident that took the life of an off duty Los Banos Firefighter. According to Firefighting News, Amie Chick was driving a 2012 Jeep when she made a left hand turn in front of Andrew Maloney, 29, who was ...
  • 16-Jun-2011

    Woman Arrested for DUI After Hitting 100 Bicyclists

    A Los Angeles woman has been arrested for driving under the influence after she caused a serious DUI-related accident that involved over 100 bicyclists. According to the Los Angeles CBS Local, the 27-year-old woman was driving a white Honda Civic on ...
  • 16-Jun-2011

    Local Mom Charged with California DUI After Crashing Four Times

    A California woman was driving under the influence with her children in the car when she proceeded to crash into a shed, a parked car, a street's lane divider and a couple of street signs, police allege. Whitney Cotta, 24, was arrested on June 2 ...
  • 15-Jun-2011

    DUI Arrest After High Speed Chase

    A high speed chase in Glen County has resulted in a Willows man being arrested for driving under the influence. According to Willows Journal, Scott E. Hanson was driving a white GMC Sierra when he himself called police and told them that he had taken ...
  • 14-Jun-2011

    Woman Causes DUI-Related Accident on I-5

    A 39-year-old Colusa woman causes a serious accident and was arrested for driving under the influence early Monday morning. According to the Orland Press Register, Jude Tenbear was driving north on the I-5 around 2:15am at around 100 mph when she ...
  • 14-Jun-2011

    Sacramento Correctional Officer Arrested for DUI

    A Sacramento correctional officer has been arrested for driving under the influence after he hit multiple parked cars at a local supermarket parking lot. According to News 10, David Perrault, 43, was driving a blue Mustang out of a parking lot when ...
  • 14-Jun-2011

    Graduation Season Means More California DUI Arrests

    Over the next few weeks, teens all over California will be graduating from high school. While this is clearly a reason to celebrate, teens are reminded to do so responsibly. California law enforcement officers know teens will be celebrating their new ...
  • 13-Jun-2011

    Car Gets Stuck, Driver Arrested for DUI

    A Lake Elsinore man has been arrested for driving under the influence after he caused a single vehicle collision early Sunday morning. According to My Valley News, 21-year-old Saul Pena Preciado was driving on Lakeshore Drive when he attempted to ...
  • 13-Jun-2011

    Man Saved From Jumping Off Bridge, Arrested for DUI

    A 40 year old man, who was previously driving under the influence, was successfully detained after he threatened to jump from the Bay Bridge in San Francisco Saturday afternoon. According to the California Beat, the man drove onto the bridge, got out ...
  • 10-Jun-2011

    6/10 Weekend DUI Checkpoints in California

    This weekend, arresting officers will be conducting multiple DUI checkpoints throughout California, some of which have been previously announced. During these DUI sobriety checkpoints, officers look for signs of intoxication such as blurred or watery ...