Scare Cab

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Safe driving can be fun this Halloween season, thanks to “Scare Cab”, 5 Yellow Cabs of the Desert decorated in true Halloween spirit.  The Scare Cabs are decorated inside and out in fun and haunting fashion.  And the drivers even dress in costumes on the weekends!  According to Yellow Cab’s press release, fun music is […]

4th of July DUI arrests

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The 4th of July DUI arrests report in Riverside County is in: 159 arrests were made by various city and county law enforcement agencies.  And not all cities have submitted their numbers, meaning the count could go higher. The 4th of July DUI arrests covered a period from Thursday, July 3 to Sunday, July 6.  […]

“Oh Crap App”

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There is a new app for smartphones which is designed to help you protect your rights if you are pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI).  This new app is called the “Oh Crap App” and was designed by a law firm in Iowa with an aim to help protect the rights […]

DMV hearing WIN!

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Last week, Stephanie M. Arrache successfully defended a client in a DMV Administrative Per Se (APS) hearing relating to an alleged DUI for a 20 year old driver.  Stephanie M. Arrache was able to prove that there was no probable cause for the arrest and her client was able to keep his license. A loss […]

Portable Drug Test

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LAPD Portable Drug Test Use The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is launching a new program to crack down on driving under the influence of drugs through a portable drug test.  With this new portable drug test, drivers who are stopped at DUI checkpoints will be asked to voluntarily consent to a swab of their […]

Christmas party DUI arrest

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    Christmas party DUI arrest We all know the situation: your work is sponsoring a Christmas party with free drinks or you’re attending a party (ugly sweater party anyone?) thrown by family or friends and have a few beers. Your intention is correct in that you want to celebrate the holiday spirit with your […]

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  Christmas party DUI arrest We all know the situation: your work is sponsoring a Christmas party with free drinks or you’re attending a party (ugly sweater party anyone?) thrown by family or friends and have a few beers.  Your intention is correct in that you want to celebrate the holiday spirit with your friends, […]

“Holiday Boozers Beware”

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Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has started a program called “Holiday Boozers Beware” which targets drunk drivers.  Between Friday, December 13, 2013 (Friday the 13th!!) and January 1, 2014, the Sheriff’s Department will be increasing their saturation patrols and DUI checkpoints.  They vow to make lots of stops during this time.  What this means is that […]

American Heat Biker Weekend

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American Heat Biker Weekend October 25-27, 2013 Every year, thousands of bikers ride into Palm Springs for American Heat biker weekend.  It’s actually the American Heat Palm Springs Motorcycle Weekend and a place where people can not only show off their own bikes, but learn about new trends, products and merchandise.  Downtown Palm Canyon, from […]

Palm Springs Splash house

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Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley are quickly becoming a haven for music festivals and music lovers alike.  The newest festival to land in our valley is Palm Springs Splash House: a two day festival taking place in three different hotels (The Saguaro, Caliente Tropics, and The Curve) in Palm Springs featuring thirty different DJs […]

4th of July 2013 DUI safety information

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California law enforcement is ramping up it’s drunk driving enforcement over the 4th of July weekend.  Starting today and going through Sunday, police will be out in large numbers looking to make arrests.  Police officers are trained to look for relatively minor vehicle code violations (such as texting, not wearing a seat belt, etc.) to […]

Click It or Ticket

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There is a national campaign put forth by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) called “Click It or Ticket”.  Between May 20 and June 2, local law enforcement will be on the look out for drivers not wearing their seat belts.  They are trained to look for what they commonly refer to as the […]

DUI checkpoints 5/25/13

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for Saturday 5/25/13 in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County and San Diego Counties:   Blythe undisclosed location 7pm to 2am Chula Vista undisclosed location 6pm to 3am Hermosa Beach eastbound lanes of Artesia at Prospect 9pm to 3am Pomona undisclosed location 9pm to […]

DUI checkpoints 5/24/13

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints for Friday 5/24/13 in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County and San Diego Counties:   Lake Elsinore undisclosed location 8pm to 3am Los Angeles (Downtown) Figueroa and 9th undisclosed time Malibu undisclosed location 7:30pm to 3:30am Moreno Valley undisclosed location, 8:30pm to 2:30am Ontario undisclosed location and […]

New mobile site launched

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The Law Office of Stephanie M. Arrache is proud to announce that a new mobile site has been launched. You can access the easy to use site from your smartphone at m.stephaniearrache.com The site contains a blood alcohol chart which will allow you to get a rough estimate of your blood alcohol level based on […]

Have a Safe and Happy Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is a holiday that you either love or hate.  Many women are emotionally addicted to Valentine’s Day and require flowers, chocolates, jewelry, or something equally thoughtful from their significant other.  Many also require a nice dinner.  What often happens at a nice dinner?  A bottle of wine is ordered.  Drinks are had.  Diners […]

Super Bowl Sunday DUI Saturation Patrols

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This weekend is the Super Bowl XLVII, taking place in New Orleans at the Superdome.  Baltimore Ravens versus San Francisco 49ers.  Over 100 million people will be tuning in.  The Super Bowl is arguably the most heavily watched sporting event of the American year.  People gather together at bars and parties to watch the big […]

Southern California Cab Numbers

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The Law Office of Stephanie M. Arrache wants everyone to have a safe and happy holiday season.  As always, we would rather people be safe than get new clients.  The following are some helpful numbers and links to ensure that people do not drink and drive:   Riverside County All Riverside County- Yellow Cab Co.- […]

Arrested while on vacation

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Some people have the unfortunate experience of being arrested while on vacation.  Southern California is a vacation destination for people from all over the world.  It’s a new and unfamiliar place.  Some people drink a bit too much and find themselves lost.  Before they know it, they’re arrested for being drunk in public.  To some […]

DUI Checkpoints 8/25/12

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A California joint task force “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign started August 17, and is ending Labor Day on Sept. 3. This will create more DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols. Remember that it is always safer, wiser and cheaper to have a designated driver, or call a cab. We at the Law Office […]

DUI Checkpoints 8/17/12

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A California joint task force “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign is starting  today, August 17, and ending Labor Day on Sept. 3.  This will create more DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols.  Remember that it is always safer, wiser and cheaper to have a designated driver, or call a cab.  We at the Law […]

DUI Checkpoint 6/8/12

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for Friday 6/8/12 in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County, San Diego and Long Beach Counties: Altadena at an undisclosed time and location Hollywood at Highland Ave between Sunset and DeLongpre from 7pm to 3am Moreno Valley at an undisclosed location from 8:30pm to […]

Criminal defense: Stagecoach Festival 2012 legal survival guide

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LEGAL GUIDE TO SURVIVING STAGECOACH 2012 Stagecoach Festival is country music’s answer to Coachella Fest.  Stagecoach follows Coachella Fest every year, and brings in just as many fun-loving, music-appreciating, rowdy fans as its rival Coachella Fest.  The cowboys and cowgirls who attend prove that they are just as rowdy and thrill-seeking as their rock music […]

Criminal Defense: DUI Checkpoints 4/13/12

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for Friday 4/13/12 (Friday the 13th!!)  in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County, San Diego and Long Beach Counties: *Costa Mesa- at an undisclosed location, from 8:00pm to 2:00am *Fontana- at an undisclosed location, from 6:00pm to 2:00am *Glendale- at an undisclosed location, from […]

Criminal defense: DUI checkpoint sample results

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DUI Checkpoint sample results People know that checkpoints are something to be avoided.  Even if you’re sober, it’s intimidating to drive through one.  Nerves can make you act strangely.  But, does anyone ever really pay attention to what kinds of arrests, detentions, investigations, etc. occur at checkpoints?  Riverside county releases statistics from every checkpoint after […]

Criminal Defense: Coachella Fest 2012 road closures, delays and recommended routes

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COACHELLA FEST 2012 DRIVING ROUTES AND ROAD CLOSURES The following are road closures, expected delays and recommended routes for the two weekends during Coachella fest 2012 (April 13-15 and April 20-22).  There are 200,000 people expected both weekends, which means driving in the area will be treacherous at best.  Be careful and aware while driving.  […]

Criminal Defense: DUI Checkpoints 4/7/12

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for Friday 4/7/12  in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County, San Diego and Long Beach Counties: Anaheim- Ball Rd, 8pm to 3am Escondido- undisclosed location, 6pm to midnight North Hollywood- Victory Blvd at Bellingham, 6pm to 2am Vista- undisclosed location, 7:30pm to 3:00am Contact […]

Criminal Defense: DUI Checkpoints Cesar Chavez Day 3/30/12

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for Friday 3/30/12 (Cesar Chavez Day) in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County, San Diego and Long Beach Counties: Carson- 7pm to 3am undisclosed location Glendale- undisclosed location, 8pm to 2am Redondo Beach- undisclosed location, 8pm to 2am Palmdale- undisclosed location, 6pm to 2am […]

Criminal Defense: DUI Charges

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Criminal Defense: DUI Charges  1st DUI A standard 1st DUI is what most people charged with DUI receive.  It means that the person was found driving with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher.  The person must request a DMV hearing within 10 days of the arrest, or else they will lose their license.  […]

DUI Checkpoints 3/16/12

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for Saturday 3/16/12 in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County and Long Beach Counties: Mission Viejo- undisclosed location, 6pm to 2am Roving patrols at “hot spots” in Orange County Los Angeles- Figueroa St. between 8th and 9th Streets, 8pm to 2am Pasadena- undisclosed location, […]

Criminal Defense: DUI Checkpoints for Friday 3/2/12

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for Friday 3/2/12 in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County and Long Beach Counties: Coachella– undisclosed location, between 6pm and 2am Marina del Rey– Lincoln at Maxella, between 8pm and 2am Moreno Valley–  undisclosed location, between 9pm and 3am Pasadena– undisclosed location, between 7pm […]

Criminal Defense: DUI checkpoints Sunday 2/26/12

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for Sunday 2/26/12 in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County and Long Beach Counties: Los Angeles– The DUI Saturation Patrol will be throughout LAPD’s Hollenbeck Area, 12pm-8pm Contact the Law Office of Stephanie M. Arrache, a criminal defense firm, if you have any questions […]

Criminal Defense: DUI checkpoints for Saturday 2/25/12

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for Saturday 2/25/12 in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County and Long Beach Counties: Los Angeles– Florence Avenue between Main St and Broadway St, 8pm-2am Chula Vista– undisclosed location, 6pm-2am Contact the Law Office of Stephanie M. Arrache, a criminal defense firm, if you […]

Criminal Defense: DUI Checkpoints Friday 2/24/12

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The following are the published DUI checkpoints and saturation patrols for Friday 2/24/12 in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange County and Long Beach Counties: Laguna Woods– undisclosed location, 6:30pm- 2:30am Santa Ana– 3000 W. Edinger Ave, 7:30pm-1:30am Studio City– Cahuenga Boulevard between Broadlawn Dr and Fredonia Dr, 8pm-2am Pasadena– South Fair Oaks Ave, near […]