Santa Rosa DUI Enforcement and Warrantless Blood Draws

Santa Rosa dui enforcement officers have a variety of evidence-gathering techniques they may employ in order to determine whether a driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol. These include simple observations of a person's appearance and behavior, administering a field … [Read more...]

DUI and Evading an Officer

DUI and evading an office. In March of 2014, police in Fremont, CA received a tip from Taco Bell employees about an intoxicated young man who acted belligerent in the drive-thru after 1:00 a.m. Police pursued Alexander Yohn, though instead of stopping, Yohn continued to drive at … [Read more...]

Repeat DUI Offender Hit by Drunk Driver

Did a drunk driver hit Haitham Gamal, a 38-year-old California resident and father of young children who was riding his bicycle when a 2001 Acura slammed into him, causing the car to flip over? Tragically, authorities pronounced Gamal dead at the scene of the accident. The … [Read more...]

Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana in California

  Driving under the influence of marijuana is not what most people think of when they think of driving under the influence (DUI) and drinking and driving. However, DUI also applies to driving while under the influence of marijuana under Vehicle Code 23152(e) VC. DUI … [Read more...]

California DUI School

Going to a California DUI school may be in your future if you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in California. Actually you may be facing a wide array of potential consequences. Depending on the particular circumstances of your individual case and the … [Read more...]

Santa Rosa Uses Undercover Police Sting to Pursue Arrests

In March 2014, the Petaluma and Santa Rosa police enacted an undercover police sting operation centered in the Sonoma County Courthouse that was sponsored by the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Officers … [Read more...]

Multiple DUI Convictions Carry Serious Consequences for Californians

Multiple DUI convictions? Any person charged with driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs in the state of California may face serious consequences. A DUI conviction may mean costly fines, probation, court-ordered substance abuse treatment, suspension or revocation … [Read more...]

Amanda Bynes Reaches Plea Deal, Avoids DUI Charges

If you are facing DUI charges for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, you have several options, which an experienced DUI attorney can explain to you. First, you can fight the charges and go to trial. If you win at trial, your charges are dismissed and you walk … [Read more...]

DUI Arrest Blood Draw Ruling by Supreme Court

On April 17, 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled on the issue of DUI arrest blood draw. They ruled that the loss of evidence accompanying the natural metabolization of alcohol in the bloodstream does not automatically create an emergency which justifies an exception to … [Read more...]


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