San Luis Obispo driver charged with felony DUI

November 28, 2022


An allegedly intoxicated 22-year-old driver crashed into a traffic light pole in San Luis Obispo early Sunday morning, injuring a passenger in the car.

Shortly before 2 a.m., a caller reported a crash at the intersection of Johnson Avenue and San Luis Drive, according to police. Patrol officers arrived at the scene and arrested the driver, Marina Pearce, for DUI.

Responders transported the passenger to a local hospital for treatment for minor injuries. Officers booked Pearce in the San Luis Obispo County Jail on two felony DUI charges.

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Law enforcement and the courts need to crack down on the dangerous drivers who maim and kiil while DUI and the dangerous drivers who text while driving.