dui murder

On March 23,2018, a Ford Escape was driving eastbound on Highway 4 when it crashed into a barrier and then into another car. Police suspected that the driver, Jose Amaya-Rivera, had been drinking prior to getting onto the road. His two other passengers sustained considerable injuries and needed to be hospitalized. One of the passengers, […]

Houston police yesterday arrested Natalia Ortiz at El Muelle Seafood restaurant where she works as a bartender. Almost exactly two years ago, one of Ortiz’s customers left the restaurant under the influence of alcohol and crashed into another vehicle killing one of the occupants. You might be asking why Ortiz is being arrested and charged […]

A Los Angeles police officer was charged on April 20 with 3 counts of murder, driving under the influence of alcohol, and other charges related to a fiery accident on the 605 Freeway that occurred September 2017 near Whittier. The accident killed a family of 3 from Riverside. Mario Davila, Maribel Davila, and their son, […]

A Los Angeles Police Department officer was arrested last week on suspicion of three counts of murder as the result of a suspected DUI-related collision in Whittier last fall. On September 26, 2017, Edgar Verduzco, 27, was allegedly speeding in the carpool lane under the influence of alcohol on the 605 freeway in Whittier, California, […]

A few weeks ago, I posted on the different ways that a DUI can be charged as a felony. One of the ways is if a DUI-related collision causes death or injury to another person. Additionally, if the DUI leads to the death of someone, the driver could also be facing felony vehicular manslaughter charges, […]