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What Happens if a Non-U.S. Citizen Gets a DUI Charge?


In the United States, driving while under the influence is an offense that comes with serious consequences. It can potentially lead to bodily harm, jail time, monetary fees, and a variety of issues. The situation therefore becomes more overwhelming when … Continue reading

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Necessary Things to Know About a First-Time DUI in California


A person who has been arrested for a first-time DUI in California must face two government agencies: the DMV and the criminal court. When arrested, the driver can be charged according to Vehicle Code 23152(a) and Vehicle Code 23152(b). The … Continue reading

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Police Sergeant Arrested for DUI in Unmarked Police Car


Last week, an off-duty sergeant was arrested on multiple charges including DUI, after allegedly driving an unmarked police car through the scene of a fatal crash on Interstate 25. Fortunately, no one was harmed as a result of the sergeant’s … Continue reading

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The Dangers and Consequences of Getting Repeat DUIs


It is important that people understand the dangers of repeat DUIs. In California particularly, legislators have made an effort to curb repeat offenses by discussing ways to prevent them and drafting policy restrictions. One representative said, “If someone gets a … Continue reading

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Two Pedestrians Struck by Repeat DUI Driver


Last week Tuesday, two men walking near Del Amo and Long Beach Blvd were struck by a minivan at around 12:40 pm. The driver was identified as Charlette Anne Colton, a 50-year-old woman from Lakewood. Records indicate that Colton had … Continue reading

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