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January 2016 Archives

Woman faces DUI charges following fatal crash

One woman in California was recently arrested on charges of drinking and driving. The woman's DUI arrest was made in connection with a vehicle accident in which police said she killed the driver of a big rig. The crash occurred while the truck driver was reportedly standing outside of his truck.

Weapons charge: Two National Guard soldiers awaiting sentencing

The U.S. attorney's office for the southern district of California reported that two National Guard soldiers will be sentenced in federal court on April 15. Each defendant entered a guilty plea to a weapons charge related to the sales of numerous weapons without a license. The two men worked in El Cajon in the Army National Guard Armory. Both men reportedly admitted to selling weapons to an undercover Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent.

VIDEO: We fight drug possession and possession for sale charges

If you have been charged with a drug crime, then you are right to be concerned. A drug conviction can put your entire future in jeopardy. You need a skilled and experienced defense attorney on your side, who will make sure that your rights are protected.

Probation officer identifies man on probation for weapons charge

On the morning of a recent Wednesday, a California probation officer visited an apartment building in Desert Hot Springs to check on the compliance of a resident when he recognized another man that was on probation. The man was reportedly on probation for a weapons charge. The Police Chief reported that the probation officer stopped the man, and upon searching him, a handgun was found in his possession.

VIDEO: The approach our firm takes to criminal defense

Unlike most criminal defense lawyers, our founding attorney Jess C. Bedore III formerly worked as a prosecutor, which means that he has an extensive understanding of how the District Attorney's office operates. This gives our clients a huge advantage.

Possible legal challenges if facing weapons charge in California

California laws regarding weapons are rather complex. Sometimes, gun owners do not realize that they are breaking a particular law. It is also possible that a weapons charge may not involve a gun at all; situations involving objects used in martial arts, knives and other items can lead to weapons charges, too.

Man arrested on burglary and weapons charge in California

Everybody should be allowed to tell his or her side of the story. This is particularly true when a person is being accused of a crime. Although the arresting authorities may have a reason to suspect an individual, he or she is legally considered innocent until proven guilty in the court of law. One man will be looking to tell his side of the story following his recent arrest and weapons charge in California.

Holiday DUI arrests showed increase from previous year

The holiday season is a time for making merry, and many people use alcohol as part of their festivities. However, these same people would be wise not to get behind the wheel of a vehicle after consuming too much alcohol as doing so could result in a DUI arrest. Unfortunately, the number of drunk driving arrests during the 2015 holiday season increased throughout the state of California from 2014.

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