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In the San Diego courts, if you plead guilty or you are convicted of a first drunk driving offense, the court will order you to enroll and complete a first conviction program. There is a 3-month program and a 9-month program. The 3-month Drunk Driving First Conviction Program is the standard program ordered by the […]

Under the California Vehicle Code, “It is unlawful for any person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug, or under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug, to drive a vehicle.” (See 23152 VC.) Simply stated, in order for the defendant to be found guilty, the prosecutor must prove […]

The San Diego Sheriff’s website, (see press release dated December 5th), announced the following drunk driving roadblocks and saturation patrols during this holiday season: December 14- Sobriety Checkpoint in Vista and Santee, 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. December 15 – Warrant Sweep, South Bay December 15- Sobriety Checkpoint in Lemon Grove and Encinitas, 8:00 p.m. […]

San Diego County Division of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported driving under the influence arrests were down from 33 to 23 during the Thanksgiving holiday, according to The reporting period was from the evening of Wednesday, November 21st, through 6:00 a.m. on Friday, November 23rd. In addition, one person was killed during this […]

San Diego Sheriff’s Department announced today 15 law enforcement agencies throughout the County of San Diego will conduct a drunk driving crackdown involving saturation patrols, (increased law enforcement specifically looking for impaired drivers), during Halloween week. They started yesterday and will continue through November 4th. San Diego State University’s (SDSU) surrounding area will be targeted […]

San Diego Sheriffs and San Diego Police have been busy arresting drivers for DUI within the past week. The San Diego Sheriff’s Department conducted drunk driving checkpoints this past weekend in Imperial Beach, Poway, San Marcos, Vista, and Santee, according to the

As part of San Diego County’s “Avoid the 14” Summer Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown, a driver’s safety checkpoint was conducted by the San Diego Sheriff’s Department in the Vista Courthouse parking lot on August 22nd, from 3:30 until 5:30pm. During this operation, 300 drivers were screened and 22 people were cited. The citations included driving without […]

Once a DUI defendant pleads guilty or is convicted of drunk driving after a jury trial, the judge will pronounce sentence. If there was a victim who suffered any loss or damages as a result of defendant’s driving under the influence, the sentence will include court ordered restitution. The victim’s right to collect restitution is […]

This past week, there were many driving under the influence stories in San Diego. Here are the ones that made our blog… First, San Diego Police conducted a drunk driving checkpoint in the East Village of downtown San Diego on June 9th, 2012. As a result, 16 people were arrested for driving under the influence. […]

Drunk driving investigations often include the officer asking the suspect if they will submit a breath test in the field. This test is called a PAS, or preliminary alcohol screening, test which measures your blood-alcohol content. It is another field sobriety test, or FST, that the officer uses as a tool to help determine if […]

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