Articles Tagged With ‘DUI’




Former Capps aide facing 20 years to life

A former Lois Capps aide who is accused of causing a deadly collision in Santa Barbara is facing 20 years to life in prison after agreeing to a plea deal with prosecutors. [KSBY] Raymond Morua, a former district staffer for... (Continue reading)

Lompoc cop charged with DUI

A Lompoc policeman put the cuffs on a fellow officer Friday after a veteran of the department allegedly crashed his vehicle while driving under the influence. [KSBY] Officer David Garcia crashed his personal car into a tree on a median... (Continue reading)

Central Coast DUI attorney accused of wrongdoing

  Genis has successfully defended several high-profile DUI cases on the Central Coast including reporter Peter Lance whose case was tossed out because of civil rights violations. The state bar judge noted that Genis zealously defends his clients often for... (Continue reading)

Dies plan to file claim against House of Representatives

The parents of the woman fatally injured when a legislative aide for Rep. Lois Capps, D-Santa Barbara struck her and then drove away are planning to file a claim against the House of Representatives. [Noozhawk] Attorney Robert Stoll, who represents... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman faces two DUIs after manslaughter conviction

A Paso Robles woman who served a prison sentence for hitting and killing a tow truck driver while driving high on prescription drugs has had two DUI arrests since her release from lockup. [Tribune] Denise Gafner Mendoza, 55, is currently... (Continue reading)

Capps to require background checks for employees

Following the death of a 27-year-old woman in an accident caused by a then aide to Rep. Lois Capps, the congresswoman announced that she plans to make all current and future employees undergo criminal background checks. [KSBY] Ex-Capps district representative... (Continue reading)

Capps fires aide arrested for hit and run

Congresswoman Lois Capps fired a Santa Barbara district staff aide who is accused of critically injuring a woman in a felony DUI and hit and run Friday. [KCOY] Santa Barbara police arrested Raymond Morua, 32, after he allegedly struck a... (Continue reading)

Capps’ aide arrested for hit and run

An aide to Congresswoman Lois Capps allegedly critically injured a women in a hit and run incident Friday. Shortly after midnight, Raymond Morua, 32, struck the 27-year-old woman in Santa Barbara, police said. After glancing at the woman, he drove... (Continue reading)

Grandchildren of CCN publisher spend holidays in county hands

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and DANIEL BLACKBURN In the midst of a CalCoastNews investigation into alleged abuses of power by a county agency, three grandchildren of the news agency’s co-founder and publisher have been removed from their family and forced to... (Continue reading)

SLOPD adds DUI cop

The San Luis Obispo Police Department added a position dedicated solely to catching and arresting drivers under the influence of alcohol. New DUI enforcement officer Tim Koznek made six DUI arrest in his first two nights of work earlier this... (Continue reading)