December

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LAPD TO USE PORTABLE DRUG TEST NEW YEAR’S EVE

Earlier this year we had reported the addition of a portable device that can detect marijuana and numerous other drugs. The Los Angeles Police Department will begin using a similar device at New Year's Checkpoints this year. The device works by having a swab taken of the inside of the mouth. The swab is then [...]

2019-05-03T20:39:27+00:00

HOLIDAYS BRING NUMEROUS CHECKPOINTS AND SATURATION PATROLS THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA

The annual crackdown on holiday drinking and driving has begun. This weekend kicks off a 3-week campaign to reduce the number of drunk driving incidents on the road. Arresting agencies throughout the state are teaming together to hold DUI Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols throughout this maximum enforcement period. Below are the checkpoints scheduled for this [...]

2019-05-03T20:39:51+00:00

HOW AN EXPUNGEMENT CAN SAVE YOUR PROFESSIONAL LICENSE

If you hold a professional license such as being a Registered Nurse and are arrested for a DUI, your career can be greatly affected. A conviction for a DUI is sent to the Board of Registered Nursing enforcement unit and sanctions can be issued against your license. You can, however, have the conviction expunged, which [...]

2019-05-03T03:51:19+00:00

WOMAN WHO CAUSED DOUBLE FATALITY IN ALPINE PLEADS GUILTY

Sunny Hall, 31, was arrested on June 11, 2012 for DUI and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Shortly before 3:00 am, 25 year-old Angela August lost control of her vehicle. She was pinned under the Toyota Yaris on Interstate 8 when Jimmy Arevalo pulled over to help. Mr. Arevalo was on his cell phone speaking [...]

2019-05-03T04:01:19+00:00

PASADENA POLICE DEPARTMENT AWARDED $130,000 FOR ANTI-DUI CAMPAIGN

Pasadena is the latest city to receive a safety grant for anti-DUI efforts. The Pasadena Police Department was awarded $136,370 to thwart drunk drivers. The city is already planning DUI Saturation Patrols on December 13, 2013, followed by a DUI Checkpoint on December 20, 2013 from 8:00 pm until 3:00 am at an undisclosed location. [...]

2019-05-03T20:43:12+00:00