Monthly Archives: January 2011

The DMV Trap in DUI Cases

As discussed previously, the California DMV has invented a plethora of ways to suspend your driver’s license.  The newest trap is the distinction between the APS suspension in driving under the influence cases and the suspension that flows from a conviction … Continue reading

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Underage DUI, A Growing Problem in South Bay

According to recent statistics police have arrested a growing number of youths engaged in unlawful drinking and driving in Torrance and the beach cities.   The applicable laws relating to underage DUI in California is that no one under 21 is permitted … Continue reading

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Torrance Police Cite Over 60 In One Day For Driving While Using Cell Phones

On Thursday the 27th the Torrance Police Department issued traffic tickets to 63 motorists as part of a planned sting operation targeting motorists for using their cell phones while driving, according to law enforcement officials. TPD issued the tickets from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 on … Continue reading

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Should All Police Cars Have DashCams?

We see it on the news, a citizen captures a video of a police officer engaging in illegal conduct during an arrest or traffic stop.  Such evidence carries much more weight in Court and in the Court of public opinion … Continue reading

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Breath Test Manufacturer Unveils New Portable DUI Breath Tester

A new portable breath test machine has been introduced for use in DUI cases.  The Alcosensor5 or ASV is the latest in point of use breath testing devices utilized in DUI arrests by law enforcement.  According to one Torrance DUI Attorney … Continue reading

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How Do I Hire a Criminal Attorney to Appear for me in the Torrance Court?

Every year scores of people are arrested and given a Court date to appear in the South Bay Court in Torrance for a criminal charge.  Many of these folks are not residents of Los Angeles County or even the state … Continue reading

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Local South Bay Cop Charged with Hit and Run

A Manhattan Beach police officer is expected to appear next week at the Torrance courthouse for arraignment on the misdemeanor count of hit-and-run, according to news sources and the District Attorney’s Office.  Hit  and Run filed as a misdemeanor carries a … Continue reading

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