Blog Posts in March, 2011

  • 31-Mar-2011

    Los Angeles Man Arrested for DUI, Officers Find Multiple Guns

    A Los Angles man has been arrested for driving under the influence Wednesday evening. According to Pasadena Star News, 42-year-old Aaron Pyke was pulled over for speeding on the 2 Freeway in Altadena. During the DUI investigation, the driver informed ...
  • 31-Mar-2011

    California Man Arrested for DUI After Multi-City Chase

    A California man has been arrested for driving under the influence, drug possession, drug use and assaulting a police dog after he led officers in a 3am high-speed chase. Scott Balbirnie of Long Beach was driving erratically in Orange County when ...
  • 31-Mar-2011

    Actress Jaime Pressly Concerned About Image After California DUI Arrest

    Like many people facing a DUI conviction, Hollywood actress Jaime Pressly is concerned about her image following her recent California DUI arrest. Her lawyer, Rich Hutton, has revealed to People.com that the actress feels that the DUI charge does ...
  • 30-Mar-2011

    48 Year Old Woman Arrested After High-Speed Chase

    Shelly Corinne Davis was arrested after leading officers on a high speed chase from Ripon to Stockton as she had a warrant out for a previous driving under the influence charge. The 48 year old Sacramento woman was driving a 1999 Toyota Tacoma pickup ...
  • 29-Mar-2011

    Cities Making Money Off of DUI Checkpoints

    In 2010, California traffic safety officials impounded 17,419 vehicles during DUI sobriety checkpoints. According to the Huffington Post, more than 1,050 state-funded DUI checkpoints were conducted throughout the state of California. Although these ...
  • 29-Mar-2011

    New DUI Checkpoint Phone Apps Waste of Money?

    With all the new technology that is available, smart phone users are able to have apps that are designed to make their lives easier. But are some of the apps more dangerous than others ? Consumers and politicians nationwide are looking to ban apps ...
  • 29-Mar-2011

    Rancho Cordova Man Flips Own Car, Arrested for DUI

    A 21-year-old man has been arrested for a California DUI after he caused a one car collision. According to the Daily Democrat, Nathan Gordon Johnson Meyer from Rancho Cordova was driving his 2003 Ford Ranger northbound on the I-5 freeway at around ...
  • 29-Mar-2011

    Cases Involving San Diego Police Officer Accused of Sexual Misconduct Could Be Dismissed

    A San Diego police officer who specialized in DUI patrols is charged with inappropriately touching female drivers he pulled over for traffic violations. At least four women have made complaints of sexual misconduct against Officer Anthony Arevalos, ...
  • 28-Mar-2011

    Head-On Collision Results in Drunk Driving Arrest

    A white Ford Explorer caused a head-on collision which resulted in four injuries and the driver being arrested for a felony DUI. The Ford Explorer was driving southbound on the northbound Arroyo Seco Parkway when they hit a blue Toyota Prius head on, ...
  • 25-Mar-2011

    San Diego Man Arrested for DUI After Hit-and-Run

    A hit-and-run San Diego man has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early Friday morning. According to Sign on San Diego, the Spring Valley man was driving a 2000 Chevrolet pickup eastbound on Jamacha Road when he ran a red ...
  • 24-Mar-2011

    California DUI Checkpoints - March 25-27

    Multiple cities within California will be conducting DUI/Driver's License checkpoints. If you are arrested for driving under the influence during a checkpoint, contact your local California DUI Defense Attorney immediately; we will look at the ...
  • 24-Mar-2011

    Norwalk Woman Killed, Suspected of Driving Drunk

    Alma Berenice Limon Arredondo of Norwalk is believed to be driving under the influence when she fatally crashed her vehicle in Lynwood. According to the Contra Costa Times, the 24 year old was driving her silver 2005 Ford Mustang when she crashed ...
  • 23-Mar-2011

    DUI Related Accident Results in DUI arrest

    A motorist driving a Lexus IS300 crashed their vehicle and has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. According to the Contra Costa Times, the Lexus driver was driving on the 5 freeway, just north of East Burbank Boulevard when ...
  • 23-Mar-2011

    “Dirty DUI Arrests” by California Deputy Sheriff

    According to the San Francisco Chronicle, court documents have revealed that a Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy told two colleagues he was making "dirty DUI" arrests on behalf of a private investigator who was setting up men for a California DUI ...
  • 21-Mar-2011

    LAPD Revises Impound Policy for DUI Checkpoints

    In response to growing criticism, the Los Angeles Police Department has announced that a new impound policy is now in effect for sobriety checkpoints. Under the new LAPD policy, drivers who do not have licenses or insurance will be allowed to call a ...
  • 17-Mar-2011

    Strange But True: Man Takes Swig of Beer During DUI Stop

    While the DUI arrest did not take place in California, this odd DUI story warrants sharing. According to Fox 8 News in Cleveland, police pulled over 25-year-old Stephen Supers because officers had observed him speeding. Upon being asked if he had ...
  • 16-Mar-2011

    St. Patrick's Day CA DUI Checkpoints

    Green beer, shamrocks and leprechauns - getting a DUI could definitely ruin your night. Our California DUI Attorneys want you to stay safe, drink responsibly and to know what cities will be performing DUI sobriety checkpoints. Throughout the entire ...
  • 16-Mar-2011

    Deputies Praised For Multiple DUI Arrests

    A California deputy is being recognized by the city council for her achievements, productivity and professionalism in making multiple arrests, including DUI. According to the OC Register, Deputy Christine Chang arrested three people after she found ...
  • 16-Mar-2011

    DUI Risk High on St. Patrick’s Day

    California drivers are cautioned about the risks of drinking and driving this St. Patrick’s Day. While drinking green beer is a tradition for many on this holiday, it could lead to a California DUI arrest. According to statistics by the National ...
  • 15-Mar-2011

    Fresno Woman Guilty in 2nd Degree Murder, Felony DUI

    A Fresno woman has been found guilty in the death of her boyfriend as well as two felonies for drunken driving and driving under the influence of drugs. Seneca Turner, 29, intentionally ran over her boyfriend, 48-year-old Sendy Thomas, in January ...
  • 15-Mar-2011

    Tulare Police Officer Charged With California DUI

    According to the Visalia Times-Delta, an off-duty Tulare police officer was driving under the influence when she crashed her cruiser. The officer, Shannon Oliver, 41, was found walking away from her police car when Visalia officers responded to ...
  • 14-Mar-2011

    Underage Woman Arrested for DUI in Napa

    A young Napa woman has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after she was stopped for speeding. Rachel Kathleen Zock, 20, was driving 76mph in a 60mph zone on Highway 29 when she was stopped around 9:55pm Saturday night. ...
  • 14-Mar-2011

    San Diego Man Causes Fatal Accident, Arrested for DUI

    A suspect has been arrested in San Diego for driving under the influence after a fatal rollover crash occurred around 2:10am. A white sedan was heading north on the 5 freeway when the driver lost control; the female passenger ended up getting trapped ...
  • 14-Mar-2011

    Proving Marijuana DUI in California

    California DUI law makes it illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana. However, a skilled lawyer often has an easier task defending marijuana-related DUI cases than cases where alcohol is involved. In drunk driving prosecution, the defendant ...
  • 11-Mar-2011

    Grass Valley Woman Crashes Car, Arrested for DUI

    Lori Ann Minick, 24, was arrested for driving under the influence after she crashed her vehicle in Grass Valley around 9:30pm Wednesday night. According to The Union, Minick was driving north on Ridge Road south of Via Colina when she ran off the ...