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More often than not, people who get arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs give up immediately and admit their fault. But this is the worst thing you can do, as, even if you were operating a vehicle intoxicated, the allegations against you may be false or exaggerated. That is where […]

Each year, more than 150,000 DUI arrests in California result in misdemeanor charges, while nearly 5,000 others result in felony charges. That is a whole lot of arrests for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs for one state! But let’s face it: drunk driving has always been a thing, and will always be […]

19 Apr, 2018
OKABE & HAUSHALTER

California, like every other state in the U.S., has specific restrictions on driving while intoxicated. Driving while under the influence of alcohol is illegal. While the general rule may seem straightforward, determining whether you are intoxicated is actually trickier than you might think. In most circumstances, drivers who are suspected of drinking and driving will […]

27 Mar, 2012
OKABE & HAUSHALTER

A stop by the California Highway Patrol for talking on his cell phone turned much more serious for Bobby Brown, the ex-husband of the late superstar Whitney Houston. Brown was pulled over in Reseda when an officer noticed him using his phone without a hands-free device. Suspecting intoxication, the officer gave him a field sobriety […]

Former Riverside Police Chief Russ Leach was allegedly drinking at a strip club before he crashed a city-owned vehicle. According to Jon Diamond, the attorney representing the club, Leach drank about four glasses of Scotch whiskey while at the topless club, but appeared to be fine when he left. Diamond said he wasn’t acting drunk […]