Monthly Archives: May 2013

Drive Better High? Teens Think So


Many of California’s DUIs are the result of marijuana use. Additionally, many of California’s DUIs are being committed by teenagers. If teenagers are driving while under the influence of marijuana, which they are undoubtedly, it’s probably because they think that they drive better while high. Continue reading

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Costa Mesa Detective Texting While Driving Drunk Dies


I’m a little late on this story, but I thought it was worth writing about. Michael Delgadillo, a 32 year veteran of the Costa Mesa Police Department, was killed on March 5th after his Honda Accord crashed into the support pillar on Bristol Street under the 55 freeway in Costa Mesa, California. Continue reading

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Lower California DUI Limit?


The National Transportation Safety Board released a proposal to lower the blood alcohol content limit while driving from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent. Continue reading

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LAPD Cops Acquitted of Perjury in California DUI Case


About three years ago in Highland Park, the Los Angeles Police Department’s DUI task force was scouring the roads for drunk drivers. LAPD Officer Cecilio Flores observed a woman roll through two stop signs before pulling her over. Upon stopping the vehicle, Officer Flores observed the telltale signs of intoxication; bloodshot eyes and the smell of alcohol. Officer Flores radioed LAPD Officers Craig Allen and Phillip Walters to assist with the DUI arrest. Continue reading

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California DUI Involved Accident Can Lead to Emergency Response Bills


Many of my clients are shocked when they discover that they are billed for the emergency response units that are dispatched after their accident involved California DUI. The most common of responses includes, “I thought my tax dollars paid for that!” I hate to say it but, no they don’t. Continue reading

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