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...]

HIT AND RUN – DUI ARREST IN SONOMA COUNTY

        Jared Gregor Tortz was arrested in Sonoma County on suspicion of hit and run and driving under the influence.  According to witnesses, Mr. Tortz was driving in Rohnert Park through Raley’s parking lot on State Farm Drive at about 3:44 p.m. on May 21, 2013 when he struck a … [Read more...]

Repeat Petaluma DUI Offender Arrested for Felony DUI

With a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit at .289 and with suspicions of being under the influence of illegal drugs, repeat Petaluma DUI offender Sean Boles, age 46, from Petaluma was arrested at the scene of an injury vehicle collision. Mr. Boles was … [Read more...]

Drivers License – DUI Checkpoint Planned This Weekend

A drivers license - dui checkpoint is planned for this weekend according to the Santa Rosa Police Department. The Santa Rosa Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting the drivers license/dui checkpoint on April 20, 2013 between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m. at an … [Read more...]

Report Shows Mendocino County Above Average in DUI-Related Crashes Causing Injury, Death

The Mendocino County Public Health Services’ Prevention and Planning Unit (MCPHS) revealed the result of a study it recently conducted regarding the high number of DUI-related vehicle crashes resulting in injury or death and the prevalence of availability of alcohol in the … [Read more...]

DUI Leads to Vehicular Manslaughter

A woman with a long DUI history and run-ins with the law now faces murder charges after she allegedly drove drunk and crashed into a pedestrian, then drove another two miles with the man stuck in the windshield of her SUV, the  reported. Phillip Moreno was crossing Torrance … [Read more...]

Northern California lawmaker proposes stricter DUI penalties for repeat DUI offenders

Current California law gives persons convicted of a DUI an option to install an instrument that prevents their vehicles from operating if the driver is drunk. If one state senator has his way, though, those devices will go from “optional,” to “mandatory,” the San Jose Mercury … [Read more...]

Santa Rosa DUI Checkpoints Saturday March 16th

There will be a Santa Rosa DUI Checkpoint this Saturday. St. Patrick's Day With St Patrick's day rapidly approaching, the Santa Rosa Police Department is gearing up to help insure for as safe a weekend as possible. According to this press release, the Santa Rosa Police … [Read more...]

Petaluma DUI Charges Pending For Petaluma Police Officer

According to this article in the Petaluma Patch, Petaluma DUI charges may be pending for Petaluma Police Officer Ryan McGreevy for a motorized scooter accident that occurred during last fall's annual Petaluma police golf tournament. Officer McGreevy is facing a single misdemeanor … [Read more...]

First Sonoma County DUI Fatality of 2013 Near Sebastopol

A Sonoma County DUI fatality has ended two years of extremely low Sonoma County DUI fatality statistics. It is the first such tragedy in Sonoma County and only six weeks into the new year. A Santa Rosa man crashed his fiancée’s SUV into an embankment north of Sebastopol. The … [Read more...]

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