Valencia Crime

Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Valencia, CA or anywhere in the US.

Recent Crime News

Valencia Law

I have an awesome PD and trust my attorney implicitly. S/he knows what s/he's doing, and my question is not asked in some effort to undermine her/him in the planning or execution of my defense. I'm not a JD, don't wanna be. I am curious, wholly naive, and would value any insight any of you JDs might offer. In my case there exists no forensic evidence, no physical evidence (no crash, no dash cam), and no witness statements save those by the officer(s). Also, the officer narrative & report were written well after arrest (7+ days) & contain a number of errors (both inclusive & omissive) directly contradicted by other officers' testimony, dispatch logs, laws of physics etc. Under what circumstances might a 1118.1 in DUI be granted? Can you use a hypothetical DUI case w/more common flaws?
It can only be granted where there is a lack of "substantial evidence" as to one or more elements of the offense. Put...
i need to get an extension to finish my classes for my dui, but i have a warrant out in a different court house, if i ask for an extension can they see that i have a warrant? or does it only show at the court house i was suppose to show up on
Hire an attorney. The attorney can get the extension for you without you appearing. Then there wouldn't be a concern....
I was down the street from my house driving home, dropped my phone, reached down ,turned and hit the stop sign. A policeman was nearby and pulled up to check on me. I realized I had weed in the car so I put it in my pocket and he asked me what was in my pocket, I told him and told him why and he wrote me up for dui marijuana. Called the ambulance and then left me at the hospital. I am fine. They took blood and I was released. ??? What do I do now?
Hire a local criminal attorney in your hometown.
The original sentence is 34 days and 16 additonal because we can't afford the fines/penalties. He will turn himself in on Oct. 5th, 2011. His first dui was 3 years ago, and he was under 21.
34 and 16 is 50 not 46. In county jail you get two days credit for every four days served or about 1/3 in most cases....
I was arrested for DUI up in Valencia. I am 27 years old. They said my alcohol level was .16 and the DA says that this is my 3rd time DUI but I am confused. I thought that the time limit for my prior is 7 years and I was convicted of my first one 9 years ago. My PD says it goes from time I was arrested. Very confused. Also if I go to jail on this can I do rehab or something else instead of jail?
Too much involved to answer online in a summary. An experienced DUI attorney in your jurisdiction can answer all of...
I was arrested for dui in Nov. 2007. I appeared at the court as ordered, but they didn't have my name or the record. So, as the "guy" has told me, I called back in 30 days, and still no data of me. And yet, now in jan 2010, no action has taken. I try to search my ticket on lasuperiorcourt.org, no record. What is my next step? What is going on? Thank you for your help, -s
It is difficult to say what has happened. There can be many reasons that your case is not on file. As long as you can...
I just got out of jail and ordered to complete MADD, SCRAM and DUI classes. I did 5 months (half time) for my third DUI. What if I currently dont have all that money for all those programs? Do I put myself back in Calendar? Will the judge lock me up if I tell him I'm not well financially @ the moment ? Thank you
You should contact the attorney that represented you in court, he or she should be able to advise you about what to do....