Monthly Archives: July 2012

How can they prove burglary (instead of just theft)?

What’s the difference between simple theft and burglary? One word:  intent. Burglary (Penal Code 459) is entering a structure with the intent to steal or commit a felony inside. They must prove that you entered a structure (residence, building, business, etc) and at the time you entered, you had the intent to steal or commit […]

Fourth of July Orange County DUI checkpoints and patrols

The Orange County Sheriff’s Department has just announced the upcoming DUI checkpoints and “saturation patrols” for the upcoming July 4th holiday period.  Here is the information on what they’re planning: DUI Checkpoint – Placentia Wednesday, July 4, 2012, the Placentia Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s license checkpoint from 6:00 pm until 2:00 am. […]

Some standard questions about DUI cases…

Why did they arrest me for DUI? Often, people are arrested for DUI and are absolutely perplexed why.  They don’t know why they were pulled over, don’t know what their blood alcohol results were, think they did well in the field sobriety tests, were never read their Miranda rights and yet there they are – […]