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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Author Archive: El Dorado County District Attorney's Office

Designate a driver St. Patrick’s Day

With St. Patrick’s Day on March 17, El Dorado County District Attorney Vern Pierson and the Avoid the 6 DUI Task Force are reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they’ve been drinking. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that more than 269 people were senselessly killed nationwide in crashes involving […]

DUI arrests and fatalities down thanks to crackdown

The winter holiday anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special “Avoid the 6″ DUI deployments overnight in El Dorado County. From 12:01 a.m. through midnight on Friday, Dec. 13, officers representing two county law enforcement agencies arrested one individual for driving under the influence […]

Narcotics officers: Alexander named Prosecutor of the Year

The El Dorado County District Attorney’s Office announced that deputy district attorney Joseph Alexander received the Prosecutor of the Year award. On Nov. 5 at an awards ceremony in Sacramento, the California Narcotics Officers Association Region II honored Joe Alexander as Prosecutor of the Year for our area. Deputy DA Alexander was nominated by several […]

Halloween partiers beware: ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

This Halloween, police, sheriff and CHP Officers will crack down on drunk and drugged drivers throughout the region with an aggressive “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement effort. The Avoid the 6 DUI Task Force has given a fair warning to all partygoers: Keep the party off the road. “The scariest part of Halloween […]

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