driving without license

Amy Cole was arrested after causing a DUI crash that claimed the life of a young man in Stanislaus County, California. The deadly crash took place on August 12th in the area of South Walnut Road and West Harding Road at approximately 1:30 a.m.  According to the California Highway Patrol, a 2002 Ford driven by […]

On Saturday June 27th, a 25-year-old man died after he was ejected from his car following an alleged DUI hit-and-run. The driver, identified as Jesus Gonzalez, had four other passengers in his vehicle—three minors and one young adult.  According to the authorities’ investigation, Gonzalez was speeding down a curve before he lost control of his […]

Back in February of last year, a serial drunk driver crashed his pickup truck into another vehicle, killing 45-year-old Deana Eckman. The driver entered an open guilty plea on August 15th, 2019 for homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and related offenses. It took six drunken convictions—the final one that killed Eckman—to get […]

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration kicked off their enforcement mobilization campaign last Friday and plan to continue through Labor Day Weekend. The national initiative, cleverly named “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”, has drawn attention and interest from law enforcement agencies around the country. From the beginning, Newport Beach Police Department joined in and […]

I warned you. Law enforcement official throughout California stepped up efforts to curb end-of-summer drunk driving, particularly with checkpoints. But were they really aimed at catching drunk drivers or was there an ulterior motive behind their efforts? Some are criticizing the checkpoints for unfairly targeting low income immigrants who do not hold drivers licenses.