Monthly Archives: October 2013

Man Pleads Guilty in California DUI Death of Elderly Couple

Navy sailor, Earl Decarlos Smith Jr., 20, of Oceanside, California pleaded guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter on Wednesday. Continue reading

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DMV Hearing for California Marijuana DUI?

When a person is arrested for a California DUI and it is suspected that alcohol is the cause of the intoxication, the arresting officer usually holds onto the person’s license and gives them an Administrative Per Se (APS) order of suspension slip. The driver has 10 days to contact the California DMV Driver Safety Office to schedule an APS hearing to try and save their license. Continue reading

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Too Drunk to Exit Car Leads to DUI Bust

A Montana woman was arrested for driving under the influence after she called 911 to say that she was so intoxicated that she could not exit her vehicle.

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Prosecutor of DUIs is Fired After Own DUI Arrest

The city prosecutor of Eugene, Oregon was fired last week after a recent DUI arrest. Dan Barkovic was fired by the City Manager even though it has yet to be decided whether DUI charges will be filed against him. Continue reading

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Medications Can Affect a Breathalyzer

While some medications can cause a person to be “under the influence,” there are some medications that can actually cause a breathalyzer to give a high BAC reading either because they contain alcohol or because they contain components that can cause a false positive. Continue reading

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