Earlier this month, six people were arrested after Riverside County Sheriff's Deputies set up a DUI checkpoint near Perris. The checkpoint was established at Ramona Expressway at Brennan Drive and ran from 8 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday.
One person was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired by drugs, one on a domestic violence arrested warrant and one on a felony arrest warrant. Three more were arrested on suspicion of DUI. Thirteen people were cited for driving with a revoked or suspended license and 18 were arrested for driving without a license.
Some 1,244 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, according to the Press Enterprise.
This story caught our eye because we defend people who are accused of committing crimes, including DUI. It should go without saying that very few people go out on a weekend night and intend to drive drunk or get caught with an expired/suspended license. Sometimes people make poor decisions by not calling a cab or a friend to drive them home. Everyone makes mistakes.
From our office near the Southwest Detention Center, we work with clients who have been accused of crimes and help them navigate the complicated justice system. We specialize in thoroughly investigating the facts and circumstances of every case and then zealously arguing for our client's rights. We strive to be strong advocates for the people who need our help.
At the Law Office of Nicolai Cocis, we help clients from Temecula, Lake Elsinore, Hemet, Murrieta, Corona and other Riverside County communities. Please feel free to contact us if you think you need to speak with a criminal law attorney. We would be glad to schedule a free consultation.