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CHP To Conduct DUI Checkpoint In SCV

The California Highway Patrol, (CHP) Newhall Area Office is set to conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday night in the unincorporated parts of the Santa Clarita Valley. The DUI checkpoint is set to begin around 8 p.m. and conclude at 2 a.m. Saturday, said Officer Josh Greengard, spokesperson for the CHP Newhall Area Office. “The location will be announced just prior ...

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Deputy Arrested On Suspicion Of Drunk Driving, Crashing Patrol Vehicle In Stevenson Ranch

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A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Deputy was arrested this weekend under suspicion of drunkenly crashing his patrol vehicle in Stevenson Ranch and then leaving the scene, leading to a near hour-long search. LASD Deputy Carlos Lopez, 43, of Stevenson Ranch was arrested early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving drunk and crashing his patrol vehicle Friday night. The Stevenson ...

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Deputy Arrested For DUI, Relieved From Duty After Stevenson Ranch Crash

The deputy that went missing after a Stevenson Ranch crash Friday night in a marked LASD car has been arrested for DUI, and relieved from duty. The Stevenson Ranch crash was first reported around 9:30 p.m. Friday, on Pico Canyon Road and Southern Oaks Drive, according to SGT. Mangos, with the Sheriff’s Information Bureau. “The deputy was located and was ...

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CHP To Conduct DUI Checkpoint This Weekend For St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations

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This upcoming weekend, Friday through Saturday, California Highway Patrol (CHP) is scheduled to be conducting a sobriety checkpoint to reduce the number of impaired drivers on the road due to St. Patrick’s Day. The CHP Newhall Office is set to be running the DUI checkpoint somewhere in an unincorporated area of Los Angeles County, beginning at 7 P.M. Friday, March ...

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California Highway Patrol Warns Drivers About ‘Maximum Enforcement Period’ During Holidays

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has warned drivers, including those in Santa Clarita, not to drive under-the-influence during the holiday season.  Santa Clarita drivers have been warned by CHP not to engage in driving-under-the-influence of drugs or alcohol during the holidays, and that the CHP’s Maximum Enforcement Period is set to be in place. “The CHP will be out on ...

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Important Things You Need To Know About Driving Under The Influence

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One of the most important things every driver should be aware of is the damaging and long-lasting consequences of driving under the influence (DUI). A DUI conviction often results in the loss of your license, fines, a jail sentence, community service orders, and of course significant attorney and court fees. Furthermore, a DUI can have a big impact on your ...

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Beating A DWI: Your Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Card

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Usually when drivers are arrested for a DWI, they have two basic questions. Am I going to lose my license? And how much money is this going to cost me? However, the real issue in fighting a DWI case is not the situation with the person drinking alcohol, but whether the prosecution can prove that the arrest truly was valid. ...

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Submissions Open For Memorial Youth Grove In Santa Clarita

The City of Santa Clarita is accepting name submissions for the Youth Grove in Central Park, which commemorates youth who have lost their lives in traffic incidents. The submissions for names to be added to the grove, which are due July 30, must be for youth ages 24 and younger who lived or attended school in the Santa Clarita Valley ...

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DUI Suspect Faces Child Endangerment Charges After Santa Clarita Crash With Child Passenger

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A man was arrested on a slew of felonies, including child endangerment after he allegedly caused a Santa Clarita crash while under the influence and having a child passenger Saturday. Around 11 p.m. Saturday, deputies responded to San Francisquito Canyon Road and Copper Hill Drive in Saugus regarding a traffic collision, said Deputy Natalie Arriaga, spokesperson for the Santa Clarita ...

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How Distracted Driving Can Put You In A World Of Stress

Did you know that distracted driving is one of the leading causes of traffic accidents in the United States? It is shocking how much drivers attempt to do while they are driving. Common types of distractions while driving include wearing makeup, taking on the phone, texting, checking for directions, watching videos, and eating. A moment of distraction may be enough ...

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