DUI

Holiday DUI violations down in Placer County

Seven law enforcement agencies in the region, working together in an anti-drunken-driving holiday campaign, arrested 57 people between Dec. 13 and Wednesday, including two in Aubur ...

Placer Probation gains funds to monitor high-risk DUI offenders

  With the knowledge that felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders are over-represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol or other drugs, the Placer County Probation Of ...

Placer County Avoid the 7 anti-DUI campaign arrests increase

Arrests were up in the 17-day Avoid the 7 campaign against drunken and drugged driving in Placer County. Part of a nationwide effort that ran from Aug. 16 through Labor Day, preli ...

No one wins when it comes to DUI

  Sunday’s Super Bowl is one of America’s most-anticipated and watched sporting events of the year, an opportunity for family, friends, and fans to gather togethe ...

Head-on collision results in fatality

Andrey Yushchuk was arrested Wednesday after a fatal head-on traffic collision on Sierra College Boulevard for driving under the influence of alcohol, according to California Hi ...

Man’s sixth DUI conviction results in six-year state prison sentence

An Oregon man has been sentenced to six years in a California prison, following a Placer County jury conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol – his sixth DUI-related ...

Never mind that drink ... Placer's DUI conviction rate at 99.2 percent

If you’ve been drinking, you don’t want to get behind the wheel in Placer County. A recent report from the California Department of Motor Vehicles indicates that the Placer Co ...