Articles Tagged With ‘DUI’




California pilot arrested for flying under the influence

After the left wing of a plane he was flying clipped a stop sign Monday evening, deputies arrested a pilot for flying under the influence. The pilot failed a sobriety test after he landed his plane in a fashion designer’s... (Continue reading)

Jury rules Los Osos man did not drive high in fatal crash

A San Luis Obispo County jury found a Los Osos man not guilty of four felony counts this week related to allegations he was high on spice when he crashed his car, killing two passengers and injuring two others. The... (Continue reading)

Hit-and-run suspects beat up Santa Barbara sheriff’s deputy

Two men who were allegedly involved in a DUI hit-and-run beat up a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy who tried to arrest them early Wednesday morning. The suspects sent the deputy to the emergency room with head and back injuries,... (Continue reading)

Man charged with murder over crash that killed Nipomo native

A Santa Maria man who crashed in Orcutt after allegedly driving drunk at speeds above 125 mph is facing murder charges. The crash killed two women, one of whom was originally from Nipomo. [KSBY] Around 1:40 a.m. on Feb. 6,... (Continue reading)

Woman dies in DUI wreck in Orcutt

A man who was allegedly speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol on a wet road crashed his car early Monday morning in Orcutt. The crash killed a woman who was in the vehicle, and the driver was subsequently... (Continue reading)

Deputy’s DUI arrest leads to allegations of favoritism

UPDATE: Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Cipolla said deputy Jim Fellows is facing a temporary suspension from the department following his trial. The department also detailed its reasons for retaining an officer arrested while on probation. By KAREN VELIE A San Luis... (Continue reading)

Mother gets drunk, toddler wanders Morro Bay streets at night

During a night of heavy drinking in Morro Bay, a 21-year-old Templeton woman lost track of her two-year-old son. Morro Bay police found the boy wandering around a neighborhood at 3 a.m. Thursday. Five hours later, police found the woman... (Continue reading)

SLO County proposal on taxi DUIs becomes California law

A bill setting a new blood alcohol content (BAC) limit for taxi and Uber drivers was signed into law Wednesday by California Gov. Jerry Brown. San Luis Obispo County prosecutor Lee Cunningham authored the bill, and Central Coast Assemblyman Katcho... (Continue reading)

CHP conducts DUI checkpoint following Pozo Saloon concert

The California Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint Saturday night in Santa Margarita. Authorities stopped drivers as they were leaving a concert at the Pozo Saloon. CHP... (Continue reading)

Ortiz-Legg discusses DUI, struggles during debate

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Assembly candidate Dawn Ortiz-Legg didn’t charm North County voters Wednesday when she said she was happy to have experienced a DUI arrest or when she lashed out at her opponent Jordan Cunningham. The candidates debated on conservative... (Continue reading)