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February 2018 Archives

A criminal defense may aid 3 facing misuse of funds charges

Funds collected by the government for the maintenance of the public water utility have allegedly been mishandled, says the state attorney general. Three employees of a rural water utility in California are facing charges that they used public funds for unauthorized purposes. Because strict penalties are often imposed on those who break the law, people facing such accusations will need to prepare a strong criminal defense

Defense options to a DUI charge that may apply to you

Whether you found yourself on the side of the road participating in field sobriety tests for the first time or the fourth time, it can be a disorienting and frightening experience. If a San Luis Obispo police officer believed you failed those tests and suspected you of impairment, you probably found yourself taking a ride in the back of a patrol car.

Sweep nets 31 on weapons, drug charges in California

An alleged gang, supposedly operating from inside the walls of a local prison, was the source of a number of arrests recently. Federal, state and local investigators worked together to arrest the individuals all over California state and beyond. The charges for each individual varied, but most were taken on weapons or drug charges.

Judges choose if juvenile crimes go to adult court in California

Recent reform of the state's policies regarding youthful offenders will hopefully allow more young people to seek rehabilitation for offenses instead of harsh punishments. A California court decided to expand the reach of limits for those charged with juvenile crimes. In 2016, a proposition was approved that prevented prosecutors from trying young people in adult court. Now, the reach of that proposition has been expanded. 

California man charged with drunk driving after pedestrian struck

A tragedy involving a beloved elderly man has led to charges for the driver of the car that allegedly struck him. The 91-year-old California mudslide evacuee was crossing the street near the hotel where he was staying, following the natural disaster. The driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving

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