Sure they do! Not all of them but on occasion there is a real scandal when an officer makes a habit of doing so. A few years ago, Sacramento Police Officer Brandon Mullock, who was assigned to the DUI patrol, was convicted of criminal charges and fired, after it surfaced that his written reports differed […]
This category is for all DUI related matters. Denis H. White is a Sacramento DUI Attorney.
The California Vehicle Code was created in 1935 and DUI was included in section 502. The first commonly used legal limit for blood alcohol concentration (BAC) was .15. From 1959 to 1981 the DUI laws were found in section 23102. At this time they were moved to section 23152 and the legal limit was lowered […]
The money that the Sacramento Police Department Records Unit charges for records pursuant to a DMV Subpoena Duces Tecum (SDT) has increased and the service has dwindled. It’s taking longer and longer to get the records as well. Since DMV APS hearings are civil in nature, my clients don’t have a right to free discovery […]
Lawmakers aren’t immune from making the same error in judgement that so many other people do when they get behind the wheel after drinking. Still, I’m not so sure providing babysitters and free rides is the answer. Although there may be some security and safety concerns with moving our Senators around in public transportation, when […]
The media reports that Justin Bieber was traveling 55-60 mph in a 30 mph zone. There are no facts to suggest that any type of instrument was used to make that determination, so it may be helpful to know just what training the officer has in visual estimation of speed. Additionally, the reports show that Bieber was […]
The significance of the policy shift and choice by Sheriff Scott Jones to follow the January 1, California Trust Act is that undocumented, low risk offenders, will no longer be held for an extra two days for immigration officials. The Law Office of Denis White has dealt with the issue both pre and post sentencing […]