A woman in California recently received a prison sentence for causing a fatal crash due to driving under the influence. The woman, who was just 17 at the time of the DUI collision, was both cocaine and alcohol impaired when the crash happened. She will spend four years behind bars.
A professional skateboarder in California, Bam Margera, was recently arrested for drunk driving. His DUI arrest took place at about 8 a.m. on a Sunday. The skateboarder, age 38, has apparently been upfront in the media regarding his fight with alcoholism.
A man has been taken into custody in California after reportedly causing a drunk driving accident. The accident occurred early in the morning on a recent Monday. Another man passed away in the alleged DUI accident.
A man in California currently faces a charge of drunk driving following a fatal bicycle accident that police said he caused. The incident occurred on a recent Tuesday in a rural hillside. The man facing a DUI charge is 27 years old.
A patrol officer in California recently pleaded no contest on a Tuesday to driving while he was drunk. As a result, the officer will spend time behind bars for DUI. However, he will stay on duty pending an administrative review.
A man in California was recently arrested and taken into custody after being accused of causing a fatal car accident due to drinking and driving. The collision took place on a Friday afternoon. The man facing a DUI charge is 31 years old.
The son of movie star Nicolas Cage recently pleaded no contest to driving under the influence in California. His 26-year-old son, Weston Cage, reportedly drove with a blood alcohol level of at least .08. The DUI incident took place in February of this year.
Research shows that the state of California ranks number 21 in strictness with intoxicated drivers when compared with the other 49 states in the United States. Thus, California is considered one of the more easygoing states with regard to drunk drivers. However, the state has received high marks for the preventative efforts it takes to curb drunk driving.
A man in California recently pleaded not guilty to charges related to drunk driving and hit and run. The charges stem from an alleged DUI car accident that took place in January and resulted in a bicyclist's death. His not-guilty plea was entered on a Monday.
A man in California was recently arrested for driving while under the influence. The DUI arrest took place on a Thursday morning. The man charged with drunk driving is 21 years old.