Monthly Archives: August 2012

LAPD Officers Lied to Convict a DUI Suspect


On July 25, 2012, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office issued a press release stating that two LAPD officers were charged with perjury and filing a false police report after they allegedly falsely claimed to have stopped a suspected drunk driver in 2010 Continue reading

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Instagram Photo Prompts Investigation Following DUI Death


Villains Tavern, a hipster bar located in downtown Los Angeles, is under investigation after patrons were killed in an accident after leaving the bar. Continue reading

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Rafting Under the Influence (RUI)


I’ve talked about BUI for operating a boating under the influence. I’ve talked about CUI for cycling under the influence. Apparently in Alaska you can be charged with RUI for rafting under the influence. Continue reading

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DUI License Plate


A couple of posts ago I wrote an article on the judge who imposed a probation condition that required a DUI defendant to wear a sign that indicated that he killed someone while driving drunk. Not surprisingly, the sign put the defendant’s safety in jeopardy. The judge was eventually forced to reconsider his probation condition. Continue reading

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Former Police Captain Blames DUI on Ambien


Tony Pearsall, former Vallejo Police Captain and city councilman was arrested on July 22 on suspicion of misdemeanor driving under the influence and hit and run charges. Witnesses flagged down a police car when they saw a vehicle clip a parked car in the parking lot of a grocery store. Continue reading

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