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Two Men Arrested in Connection with Fullerton Burglary

Police officers in Fullerton successfully apprehended a man suspected of burglarizing vehicles in an east Fullerton neighborhood. Officers were called to an apartment complex after receiving calls ...
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California DUI Statistics

The following statistics and information are based on the most recent data from the California Department of Motor Vehicles, which is based off the year 2007: General Overview Per 100,000 licensed ...
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O.C. Sentenced to 13 Yrs for Fraud Scheme

According to KABC-TV Los Angeles, a San Clemente man who pleaded guilty to several white collar crime charges was sentenced to more than 13 years in prison. John Anthony Miller, 52, was accused ...
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What To Do After a DUI Arrest

After a DUI arrest there are several things you can do to protect your rights and increase the strength of your defense case. Some of the steps you absolutely should take following an Orange County ...
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DUI Penalties, an Overview

When arrested for driving under the influence, the first thing that often pops into many people's minds is, What are the penalties that I'm facing? Will I go to jail? Will I lose my driver's license? ...
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License Suspension and Chemical Test Refusals

There is much confusion as to whether or not a driver should submit to a chemical test when suspected of DUI. On the one hand, if a driver submits to a chemical test a fails, those test results can be ...
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DUI Defense for Underage Drivers

Underage DUI is a term applied to when a minor (a person under the age of 21) is arrested and charged with driving under the influence. California has a strict zero tolerance policy that clearly ...
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Six Drivers Arrested at Newport Beach DUI Checkpoint

Six drivers were arrested over the weekend on suspicion of driving under the influence at a checkpoint in Newport Beach. Two additional arrests were made, but they were not related to DUI. The ...
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Former San Diego News Anchor Arrested for DUI

Allison Ross, a former radio and television news anchor, was arrested on suspicion of DUI last week. On January 10, Ross was arrested, taken into custody and booked into Las Colinas jail, where the ...
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O.C. Man Convicted of First Degree Murder in Son's Death

A Fullerton man was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for murdering his 4-year-old son in an effort to avoid paying child support. Gideon Walter Omondi, 38, was found guilty of first-degree ...
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Pleading Not Guilty v. Guilty v. No Contest

When charged with DUI or any other crime, it is important to understand the difference between pleading "not guilty," "guilty" and "no contest." Not Guilty : When a person pleads not guilty to the ...
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MTV Star Reaches Probation Deal in DUI Case

After accepting a probation deal, MTV's "The Hills" star Stephanie Pratt will avoid going to jail for her October DUI arrest. Pratt was arrested last October in Hollywood, California and charged with ...
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Bill Targets Repeat DUI Offenders

Last month, California Assemblymember Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) introduced a bill that would permit judges to permanently revoke the driver's licenses of people who have more than three DUI ...
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OC Man Faces DUI, Vehicular Manslaughter Charges

A Huntington Beach man faces multiple charges, including felony DUI, after crashing his car into a tree, killing his 22-year-old passenger. Around 1:45 a.m. Sunday morning, Vicente Ramirez-Garcia, 23, ...
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OC Man Loses Dog After DUI Arrest

When Don Ninow was arrested for DUI in Huntington Beach, he never thought his mistake would have an impact on his beloved dogs. After rear-ending the car in front of him at a red light, the ...
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New Motor Vehicles Laws for 2010

A set of new vehicle laws took effect this month, affecting motorists across the state. Some of the new laws include: The cost to renew or get a new driver's license increased from $28 to $31 Cities ...
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Twitter Being Used to Warn About DUI Checkpoints

Police have long used DUI checkpoints as a way to catch people driving under the influence. In the past, checkpoints were never announced, as the point was to catch unsuspecting drunk drivers. Because ...
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Woman Charged with DUI, Hit & Run, and Stealing an Ambulance

A woman initially pulled over for a hit & run faces additional charges for stealing an ambulance. The incident took place last month when the woman was arrested for a hit & run crash. She was ...
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Could California Legalize Marijuana?

A retired Orange County judge says California should legalize and regulate marijuana once and for all. Judge Jim Gray, a Libertarian, does not smoke, but has longed believed that the state should stop ...
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