Expect a Large Police Presence for DUI Enforcement This Super Bowl Weekend

February 4, 2017

The player runs through, it’s a touchdown and shouts erupt across living rooms around the country. Football fans are ready to tune in on Sunday, February 5th, at Super Bowl parties and bars. Many of these celebrations will include alcohol consumption. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) and California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are encouraging fans to band together with the slogan of their new anti-DUI campaign, “Fans don’t let fans drive drunk”. Expect a heightened alert from the local police department when driving this weekend. Police, sheriff, and the CHP will be ready to stop and arrest anyone driving under the influence at DUI checkpoints. A blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or higher is considered enough […]

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California DMV hearing: 10 Day Rule

February 3, 2017

In this article, DUI Defense Lawyer discusses California DMV hearing: 10 Day Rule. Click on the links below to go directly to your topic of interest. Introduction to the California Law What is “10 Day Rule” after DUI Arrest? What to ask the DMV after DUI Arrest? What would happen if I ignore “10 Day rule”? Introduction to the California Law In California, if you are arrested for a DUI, the arresting officer may confiscate your driver’s license and start the suspension process. If you are holding a driver’s license from another state and are a non-resident of California, a police officer does not have “jurisdiction” over your driver’s license and can not confiscate it. Yet, even if you are a non-resident, the police officer can […]

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Oscar De La Hoya, former boxer, was arrested for DUI in Pasadena, CA

February 1, 2017

Drunk driving got a famous Mexican-American boxing champion Oscar De La Hoya into trouble. The 43-year-old former boxer was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. California Highway Patrol stopped Mr. De La Hoya, nicknamed “the Golden Boy” by the press, around 2 a.m. for speeding while he was driving along Del Mar Blvd. in Pasadena, California. When the California Highway Patrol officer approached his car, an officer smelled alcohol vapors and observed other symptoms of intoxication. Subsequent to this observation, the officer started a DUI investigation and proceeded to administer field sobriety tests on Mr. De La Hoya. The former boxer complied with the officer’s request to submit to a series of field sobriety […]

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Drunk Driver was sentenced to 60 years to life in prison for second-degree murder

January 20, 2017

Rien Ban, a 45-year old resident of Fresno California, got a sentenced last Thursday to 60 years to life in prison for a drunk-driving accident in 2014. The crash took place between the city of Kerman and the city of Mendota, on Highway 180 near Fresno, California in June 2014. At the time of the accident, Ban Rien was trying to overrun a slow-moving vehicle while driving east in his Mercedes SUV. According to the CHP report, Rien Ban was intoxicated when he caused a head-on collision that took a life of 4 people. His vehicle ran into a KIA Sedan and instantly killed 3 passengers. Belkys Quezada, 25, died right away together with her nephews: Lisandro Rodriguez, 10, and Danny Rodriguez, […]

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T.J. McDonald pleads no contest to wet reckless. DUI dismissed

January 16, 2017

To follow up on our previous news reporting, recently, NFL Safety T.J. McDonald pleaded guilty to one count of reckless driving involving alcohol, commonly known as a wet reckless. The 25 years old Ram’s player was accused of a DUI on May 10, 2016. Mr. McDonald plowed into a parked vehicle in Woodland Hills, Ca, while being intoxicated. Following the car crash, he was arrested for the suspicion of driving while being under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The criminal court case, which lasted for eight months, has been finally resolved with a plea to a reduced charges of a wet reckless. Mr. McDonald resolved his case for a plea bargain offer of agreeing to be placed on 3 years […]

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New California Traffic Safety Rules in 2017

January 9, 2017

The New Year always comes and brings new hopes and dreams and a sense of rebirth. This year, the New Year holiday brought to the motorists of the Golden State several new laws and some amendments to the existing laws. Most of the laws have already become operative starting January 1st, 2017. The California Department of Motor Vehicles reminds the vehicle operators about the new traffic safety rules in 2017. Remember that it will take a certain period of time for the DMV to update their manuals and to incorporate new laws. The motorists are expected to know the new laws and ignorance of the law is not an excuse. The police will expect you to know the law and […]

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CVC 40300.5 – Arrest without a warrant In DUI Cases

January 2, 2017

In this article DUI Defense Lawyer discusses CVC 40300.5 – Arrest without a warrant In DUI Cases. Click on the links below to go directly to your topic of interest. What is CVC 40300.5? How Does It Work?   CVC 40300.5 In addition to the authority to make an arrest without a warrant pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 836 of the Penal Code, a peace officer may, without a warrant, arrest a person when the officer has reasonable cause to believe that the person had been driving while under the influence of an alcoholic beverage or any drug, or under the combined influence of an alcoholic beverage and any drug when any of the following exists: (a) The person […]

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Arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Caffeine?

December 30, 2016

This incredible news has already shocked many motorists. Can drinking coffee can get you arrested? It looks like it can, as Joseph Schwab, a California resident, fights DUI charges for driving under the influence with only caffeine in his system. Joseph Schwab was arrested for driving while impaired, allegedly while under the influence of drugs in August 2015. Now, 18 months later, his case is filed in court. So far the prosecutor’s office is only able to prove Schwab’s intoxication based on presence of caffeine in his blood. On August 5, 2015 Joseph was going home in his car when a representative from the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control department stopped his vehicle. The representative of ABC was in an unmarked […]

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Michael Floyd Placed Under Arrest for a “Super Extreme DUI”

December 28, 2016

American football wide receiver Michael Floyd could face jail time and pay an up to $2,500.00 fine for driving under the influence. On December 12, Arizona traffic cops found Mr. Floyd unconscious behind the wheel in his Cadillac Escalade with the engine of hi car still running. His blood alcohol concentration level was tested by police to be 0.217 which is considered extremely high and over 2 times beyond the legal limit. Police officers first noticed Floyd’s car at a traffic light. Seems like Mr. Floyd stopped at a green light and didn’t move for two cycles of the light. The police approached Floyd’s car and saw him asleep with his foot on the break. The police banging on the […]

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Thousand Oaks DUI Attorney

December 26, 2016

If you are arrested for a DUI Thousand Oaks attorney can help you! We aggressively litigate DUI cases and are able to find defenses in even the most difficult DUI cases.  Our practice is exclusive to DUI defense and we are able to provide quality representation at affordable price.  Please call (818) 921 7744 for a free consultation anytime.

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