Articles Tagged With ‘DUI’




Victim of Creston DUI crash identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified a 28-year-old Shandon man as the person killed when an intoxicated driver wrecked an SUV near Creston on Sunday. Artemio V. Pacheco died in the crash, while the driver, 31-year-old Eusebio Ruizluis of Shandon,... (Continue reading)

SLO driver racks up three DUI arrests in one week

San Luis Obispo police arrested one man for DUI three times in the span of a week, and they are now warning the driver may be back on the road. [Tribune] Police first arrested Iran Jimenez on June 30 near... (Continue reading)

SLO man arrested for DUI after hitting parked cars and overturning

Police arrested a San Luis Obispo man on July 4th after he allegedly drove under the influence and crashed his vehicle into three parked cars. The collision, which occurred before 5:30 a.m. by Buchon and High streets in SLO, resulted... (Continue reading)

Suspected DUI driver starts cross-county chase and standoff on highway

A driver suspected of DUI and hit-and-run led authorities on a chase in both southern San Luis Obispo County and northern Santa Barbara County, which culminated with a standoff on Highway 101. [KSBY] Around 8:15 p.m. Monday, a caller reported... (Continue reading)

Four teens injured in possibly alcohol-induced crash in SLO

An 18-year-old man was ejected from an SUV on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo Tuesday night after he drove the vehicle off the highway and then back on, causing it to roll over. CHP officials say alcohol is suspected... (Continue reading)

SLOPD catches one offender in DUI warrant sweep

San Luis Obispo police conducted a DUI warrant sweep on Saturday, which they say was a show of manpower that SLOPD can use to find people who drive under the influence and then skip court. Officers served warrants for suspects... (Continue reading)

One person dies, four injured in Santa Maria DUI crash

One person was killed and four others were injured in an allegedly alcohol-induced accident in Santa Maria early Sunday morning. Just after midnight, there was a crash at Railroad Avenue and Donovan Road. Officers arrived at the scene and found... (Continue reading)

Intoxicated SLO man steals vehicle and crashes it

An aspiring San Luis Obispo car thief succeeded in his attempt to break into a vehicle and get behind the wheel, but his car theft bid came to a quick end when he tried to drive the automobile. Officers then... (Continue reading)

DUI driver found in stolen van with machete and crack pipe

A man was driving a stolen van in San Miguel while under the influence of drugs and in possession of a machete and a crack pipe, according to the California Highway Patrol. Around noon Monday, the CHP received a call... (Continue reading)

California seeking to fine Uber $1.1 million over drunk drivers

California’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has filed an order seeking to fine Uber $1.13 million for failing to properly respond to suspected drunk drivers. [Market Watch] From Aug. 2014 to Aug. 2015, Uber reported receiving 2,047 complaints from California passengers... (Continue reading)