A University of California at Santa Cruz freshman has been indicted on multiple counts of drug possession with the intent to distribute. Prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California say that the 18-year-old man created a smartphone application that his fellow students could use to order drugs including marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and ecstasy. The man was indicted on Feb. 14 and released from custody on Feb. 19. If he is found guilty on all charges, he could spend decades in prison and be fined millions of dollars.
An alleged drunk driver was arrested after being caught on video striking a series of vehicles at nearly 100 miles per hour. The driver reportedly fled the scene after his passenger was ejected from the car. The driver was arrested at his home several hours after the crash by law enforcement.
California residents may be interested in knowing that Tech billionaire and founder of Broadcom Corp, Henry Nicholas, was formally charged with drug trafficking after his arrest over the summer at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas. Nicholas was detained in a hotel room at the Encore with his girlfriend, who is the ex-wife of the heir to the Wells Fargo fortune.
People in California who find themselves accused of domestic violence may have several avenues of defense. In some cases, there simply may not be enough evidence available to successfully prosecute the person.
Two people in California's San Diego County were arrested after allegedly committing over 30 burglaries targeting stores, offices and other commercial venues in the area. The two 34-year-old men are being held on allegations that they were involved with burglaries and drug offenses. According to San Diego County Sheriff's Department spokespeople, over $130,000 was taken in the various burglaries.
Today, the legal blood alcohol concentration level in every state is 0.08. It is incredibly easy to go over the limit. It only takes a 25-year-old woman who weighs 130 pounds to consume three mixed drinks over a span of two hours to have a BAC over 0.08.