Sunday, August 26, 2007

San Diego behind LA County for most Felony DUI's

California DUI criminal defense attorney news

California DUI law-enforcement agencies warned they will be out in large numbers to stop California motorists driving under the influence.

Avoid the 25, a group of law-enforcement agencies from around San Bernardino County, will be cracking down on California drunk driving motorists during Labor Day weekend.

California DUI arrests have increased 20 percent between 2005 and 2006.

California DUI cops plan to conduct 17 California DUI sobriety checkpoints, 55 California DUI patrols and at least three operations targeting underage drinking.

Their county ranked fourth in the state for California DUI arrests in 2006, with 12,343 arrests overall.

For California felony DUI arrests alone, the county came in third behind San Diego California and Los Angeles counties with 441 arrests.

California DUI drivers can be charged with a California felony DUI if they cause an injury in a crash or have been convicted of multiple California DUIs.