Golden Gate Bridge DUI May Affect Suspect’s Career Dreams

Golden Gate Bridge DUI May Affect Suspect's Career Dreams. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported that an accident involving driving under the influence (DUI) occurred on the Golden Gate Bridge in the early morning of December 2, 2014. At approximately 5:10 a.m., 22 … [Read more...]

Mother Arrested for DUI After Child Dies in California Crash

A mother was arrested for DUI as a tragic scene unfolded on August 14, 2014 in Ventura County, California, when a Ford Mustang ran off the road and slammed into a tree. Three passengers were taken to the hospital with injuries, including fractures, broken arms, and facial … [Read more...]

Jury Acquits Woman of DUI Charges due to Violent Boyfriend

Jury acquits Marlise Paulo of DUI charges due to her escaping from extreme danger. Marlise Paulo and her boyfriend headed to San Francisco last September to celebrate the boyfriend’s birthday with drinks and a 49ers game. Unfortunately, that trip ended in an arrest for suspicion … [Read more...]

Another Sentencing in “Dirty DUI” Cases

"Dirty DUI" cases. Between November 2010 and January 2011, three men were arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol in Danville, CA after leaving local wineries or bars. On the surface, these arrests would seem like any other DUI arrests. However, with additional … [Read more...]

Forensic Lab Errors in Recent California DUI Cases

In DUI cases (driving under the influence), one of the main piece of evidence that a prosecutor may use against you can be a a blood test showing that your blood alcohol content (BAC) was over the legal limit.  In cases where a blood test is taken, Police employees take a blood … [Read more...]

Warrantless Blood Draws Can Be Unconstitutional

The Supreme Court of the United States heard a case earlier this year regarding the constitutionality of warrantless blood draws under the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution.  Blood tests generally serve as the most concrete evidence that a person was driving … [Read more...]

Recent Driving Under The Influence Headlines in California

Instances of driving under the influence (DUI) or suspected DUI commonly hit the news headlines throughout the state of California.  This should be no surprise due to the high number of DUI related accident, injuries, and arrests that occur on a daily basis.  The California … [Read more...]

Fight or Flight When Drinking and Driving? Neither, Don’t Drink and Drive!

Drinking and driving, a Santa Rosa woman, Whitney Beck, 25, (no relation) was arrested for drunk driving after speeding away from police officers at 112 miles per hour northbound on the 101 Highway on her motorcycle.  As a result of her failure to pull over when instructed to by … [Read more...]

Blood Alcohol Content Limit of .05 Recommended by NTSB

        Imagine a world where your blood alcohol content (BAC) after only one drink  can be cause for a  Driving Under the Influence (DUI) arrest.  We may be entering into that universe shortly, after the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended dropping the … [Read more...]

DUI Court Sting Operation Results Announced by Santa Rosa and Petaluma Police Departments

Some suspected DUI drivers who were either unlicensed drivers or had previously had their driver's license suspended or revoked were the focus of a sting today at the Sonoma County Courthouse. According to the Santa Rosa Police Department, officers from both the Santa Rosa and … [Read more...]

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