California Highway Patrol officers were forced to think quickly in the early morning hours of March 27 when they came across a stationary car in the middle of a busy San Diego County freeway. The 25-year-old woman behind the wheel was subsequently taken into custody on suspicion of driving under the influence. She was later transferred to a detention facility in Santee.
More often than not, when someone is arrested and charged with a DUI, they are charged with violating two different sections of the Vehicle Code. Usually, the code sections they are charged with violating are Vehicle Code sections 23152(a) and 23152(b). Many of my clients initially wonder why this is. Often times, it is a strategic move for a more flexible prosecution theory.
A fatal car accident that occurred in Morgan Hill Aug. 30 may have been the result of drunk driving, according to the California Highway Patrol. The accident happened around 12:55 a.m. on northbound Santa Teresa Boulevard. According to reports, a 24-year-old San Martin man was driving along the boulevard when the car that he was driving crashed into a Jeep being driven by a 34-year-old Morgan Hill man.
San Luis Obispo drivers may be interested in the story of one state senator who is facing drunk driving charges after allegedly driving while under the influence. The man is set to attend an upcoming hearing on the charges.