driving under the influence

Despite arrest, Kirby likely to be mayor

Dr. Bill Kirby's city council colleagues appear ready to vote for him to be Auburn's mayor Monday night despite his recent arrest on a charge of drugged driving. A simple ...

Auburn city councilmember fights drugged-driving allegation

UPDATE 10:30 A.M. DEC. 3: Auburn City Councilman Bill Kirby is facing a driving-under-the-influence of drugs charge in Monterey County. But Kirby, 67, said Wednesday that the alle ...

Correa pleads no contest

David Lee Correa, the man accused in the 2014 death of bicyclist Barbara Lane Crowell, pleaded no contest to felony gross vehicular manslaughter charges in a Roseville courtroom Tu ...

Correa case: expert reports under review

ROSEVILLE — David Lee Correa, the man charged in the July 2014 death of bicyclist Barbara Lane Crowell, appeared briefly in a Roseville courtroom Tuesday morning. According ...

MADD honors Auburn’s Forman for DUI enforcement

Officer Chris Forman of the Auburn Police Department received the Mothers Against Drunk Driving California Hero Award for his contribution to MADD’s mission of stopping impai ...

Police arrest 36 for DUI in Placer County around New Year’s holiday

  Placer County law enforcement agencies arrested at least 36 people for driving under the influence between New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, according to the m ...

More than 1,300 arrested for DUIs statewide

While local numbers are trickling in, statewide more than 1,300 motorists were arrested for drinking and driving over the New Year’s Eve weekend. Jaime Coffee, spokeswoman for ...

Placer holiday DUI enforcement in full force

Extra law enforcement patrols will be watching for over-spirited holiday partygoers over the next few weeks. Starting Friday, the Placer County Avoid the 7 launched its local “ ...

County sheriff deputy arrested for DUI

Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy John Caliguire of Rocklin was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence, according to authorities. About 9 a.m. on Nov. 7, Rocklin ...

Police officer’s killer to remain in prison

A California appeals court upheld the conviction of Eric Dungan, who is serving a 15-years-to-life state prison term for the death of a Rocklin police officer. The court returned ...

Placer ranks top in DUI convictions

Drunk drivers beware: A recent report reveals that the Placer County District Attorney’s Office has the highest conviction rate of drunken or impaired drivers in the state. A Ca ...

Roseville man’s sudden u-turn sends Auburn couple to hospital

A Roseville man is out of custody after he made a U-turn into oncoming traffic that injured an Auburn couple. Matthew David Doane, 25, was arrested March 13 on a charge of drivin ...

Arrest made in fatal collision investigation

A Grass Valley man arrested on alleged driving under the influence charges reportedly caused a head-on collision that resulted in the death of a 59-year-old Grass Valley man Thursd ...

Foresthill woman, boyfriend have upcoming court dates

A Foresthill woman accused of setting her boyfriend on fire will be making a pre-Valentine’s Day trip to court Friday. Her boyfriend will also appear in court early next month ...

CHP to ‘score’ funding in battle against DUI drivers

The California Highway Patrol will receive some extra assistance in the form of a $5.9 million grant to help stop motorists who are driving while under the influence. The grant, ...