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Governor Brown Signs Law Outlawing Synthetic Marijuana

On Sunday, October 2, 2011, Governor Brown signed SB 420, which outlaws sales and possession of five synthetic cannabinoids, JWH-018, JWH-073, CP-47,497, JWH-200, and cannabicyclohexanol, compounds ...
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Orange County Crime Lab Gears Up to Fight Inhalant Abuse

The Orange County Crime Lab has been awarded over $100,000 to purchase a Headspace Gas Chromatograph with Cold Trap and Mass Spectrometer to enable them to detect and identify the chemicals typically ...
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Woman Arrested for Fifth DUI

Multiple DUI charges can result in much more severe of a punishment from the law if convicted. What could have been months in jail can now turn to years, fines will increase, and so will the time ...
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Town Asks City Councilman to Step Down After Rumors of DUI and Prostitution Ring Involvement

The city of Maitland has asked one of their city councilman to step down from leadership after catching wind that he not only receive a DUI charge while in Tampa, FL, but also that he allegedly was ...
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Fatal DUI Results in a Woman Spending 50 Years Behind Bars

A Tennessee woman was involved in a fatal DUI accident last July, one that left a 4 year old child and his grandfather dead. Barbara Mayfield, 45, was allegedly driving twice the speed limit down a ...
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School Bus Driver Arrested for Driving Under the Influence

Last Friday in South Carolina, Margaret Means was driving an international school bus when she lost control and crashed. Though she was near a school at the time of the accident, there were no ...
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Young Woman Dies in Car Accident: Driver and Friend Possibly Under the Influence

In Los Angeles on the 10 Freeway, a twenty year old woman lost her life after being involved in a car accident. According to reports the victim, whose name was not released, was a passenger in a 2007 ...
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Man Arrested for a DUI After Receiving a Warning From an Officer

According to police reports, Michael S. Vamos was drinking alcohol while in the presence of a deputy sheriff at his home and continued to chug the beer. At this time the deputy warned Vamos that it ...
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Man Flees the Scene After Fatal DUI Crash

William Melendez was arrested in Florida for a tragic accident that caused another driver on the road to lose his life. According to the perspective of a witness to Monday’s crash, they told the ...
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Drunk Driver Calls the Police on Himself

Alcohol can be both a friend and an enemy to any user. It can be used as a means of relaxation at the end of a work day or for enjoying time with friends and family. However, there are many people ...
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Pennsylvania DUI Alternative Jail Program

No matter what state a driver is in, getting behind the wheel while under the influence is not encouraged, and it is highly punishable by law if a person is convicted. Driving under the influence of ...
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OC Man Jailed for DUI Fatal Crash Due to Laughing Gas

Jose Luis Gomez Nava, 22, was sentenced to a year in jail and five years of probation after killing a friend and injuring two others while driving under the influence of laughing gas in Santa Ana, CA ...
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Former Lawmaker Arrested for DUI Suspicion

Richard Robinson was arrested last week for suspicion of driving under the influence when he crashed his BMW. Robinson was a Democrat Assemblyman for the Garden Grove area between the years of ...
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Fatal DUI Crash Leaves Accused Man in Tears During Court Appearance

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, last week a DUI crash resulted in the death of four people and injured another eight. Gary Lee Hosey Jr. was accused of drunk driving in the accident that ...
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Amanda Bynes Car Impounded After Driving With a Suspended License After DUI

Amanda Bynes, well-loved child actor, has had a few interactions with the law recently, including a DUI arrest in April along with two separate hit and run incidents that month as well. The legal ...
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Driver Crashes Into Deputy After Trying to Avoid DUI Checkpoint

Donald Geraghty, 51, was driving this weekend when he came across a DUI checkpoint. Attempting to escape the area, he crashed in to a deputy working at the checkpoint and then fled the scene. The ...
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DUI Checkpoint Funding Not Approved For City of Fullerton

The Fullerton City Police Department has been attempting to crack down on drunk drivers, and one of their methods for do so was to implement more DUI checkpoints throughout their town. Their grant ...
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Marine Receives Sentencing for Murder That Killed Another Serviceman

In 2009, a U.S. marine was killed after a tragic accident with another member of the service. It is said that Andrew Stuber was driving his fast sports car with his friend, Edmund Vandecasteele. The ...
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Elderly Man Facing 5th DUI Charge

An elderly man in the state of Vermont has recently been arrested for his 5 th time for driving under the influence of alcohol. Eugene Dion is a 79 year old man, who allegedly has done more against ...
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Labor Day Weekend Resulted in Over 500 DUI Arrests

The U.S. has been actively creating ways for law enforcement to crack down on those who are accused of driving under the influence. With a nationwide anti-DUI campaign, each state and their individual ...
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911 Caller Reports Costa Mesa Councilman of a DUI

The Orange County police department is currently investigating a 911 call that was made, accusing a city Councilman of driving under the influence. With an anonymous caller to report the DUI, the ...
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Alcohol-Induced Blackouts: Getting the Facts Straight

Recently, a 27 year old woman woke up in her home after a night social drinking; an expensive ring was missing from her finger and she was partially undressed. The night before, she and a friend were ...
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No Action Taken in San Onofre DUI Case

When a nuclear security worker was arrested by the California Highway Patrol, the officer forgot to report the arrest to management. The issue created a large conflict when federal regulators ...
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27 Arrested this Weekend at DUI Checkpoints

Police believe DUI checkpoints are effective, and the numbers are proving that they may be right. San Diego police arrested more than two dozen men and women this weekend when they set up checkpoints ...
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Yankees Pitcher Arrested for DUI

The New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was recently charged with driving under the influence after he was pulled over and subsequently arrested by the police. According to USA Today, Pineda was ...
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