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Avoid DUI Chico Oroville Paradise with Cinco de Mayo AAA Tipsy Tow

According to the Oroville Mercury Register, drivers who drink too much on Cinco de Mayo are being offered a free ride home by AAA Northern California. From 6 pm Friday until 6 am Saturday, anyone can call 1-800-AAA-HELP (1-800-222-4357) and ask for a Tipsy Tow. Tipsy Tow does not take advance reservations.

Tipsy Tow Rides Again – St Patrick’s Day Celebrants in Chico, Oroville, Paradise Butte County

According to Oroville Mercury Register and Chico Enterprise Record, AAA is offering it’s free Tipsy Tow service to those who believe they are too intoxicated to drive as a result of celebrating on St. Patrick’s Day. Dial 1-800-AAA-HELP or 1-800-222-4357 between 6 pm Friday and 6 am Saturday and request a Tipsy Tow. AAA membership is not required. Advance reservations will not be taken.

Avoid DUI in Chico Oroville Paradise New Year’s With AAA Tipsy Tow

According to Chico Enterprise Record Staff Reports, dated December 30, 2016, AAA will provide a free tow and ride home, up to 10 miles, if a person calls 1-800-222-4357 between 6 pm Saturday, December 31, and 6 am Sunday, January 1. Tell the AAA operator, “I need a Tipsy Tow.” Advance reservations, however, will not be taken (according the the newspaper).

DUI Checkpoint Today in Oroville, Southern Butte County

The Oroville office of the California Highway Patrol said it will conduct a DUI and license checkpoint today from 6 pm to 11 pm somewhere in southern Butte County, according to the Oroville Mercury Register.

DUI Arrests Up in Butte County, Chico, Oroville and Paradise Memorial Day Weekend

According to Chico Enterprise Record, DUI arrests were up this Memorial Day weekend in Chico, Oroville, Paradise and surrounding areas of Butte County. The publication’s report suggests a nearly two-fold rise in DUI arrests during the 2016 holiday weekend versus 2015. It was part of the Avoid the Eight campaign.

Butte County DUI Crackdown Memorial Day Weekend

Chico, CA.  According to Chico Enterprise Records, the Avoid the 8 DUI enforcement program lead to 13 arrests over Memorial Day weekend in Butte County (the three largest cities being Chico, Oroville and Paradise).  The article noted the arrests were down from 20 last year.

Chico DUI Super Bowl Tipsy Tow

Chico, CA.  According to Chico Enterprise Record staff reports, AAA will be offering free tows home for people who’ve had too much to drink on Super Bowl Sunday. According to the Enterprise Record, the “Tipsy Tow” service will be available from 6 p.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday, during which drivers, potential passengers, party hosts, bartenders and restaurant managers can call 1-800-222-4357 (AAA-HELP) for a free tow home up to 10 miles by telling the AAA operator, “I need a Tipsy Tow.” Chico DUI attorney Daniel Ledford noted, “This is a wonderful service,” then cautioned, “if you are impaired and you do call for a Tipsy Tow, you sure as heck better not become impatient and drive anyhow.”

Daniel Ledford designated Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers

The National Trial Lawyers have designated Daniel Ledford to its Top 100 Trial Lawyers ranks.  Membership in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 is an invitation-only honor extended exclusively to those individuals who exemplify superior qualifications, case results, and leadership.  “I am honored.  It means a lot to me to be so recognized,” said DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyer Daniel Ledford in connection with the designation.

US Supreme Court On Side of Privacy – Cops Must Get a Warrant Before Searching Cell Phone After Arrest

On June 25, 2014, in the case of Riley v. California, the United States Supreme Court held that before searching a cell phone seized incident to an arrest, police must first get a warrant.  Acknowledging its decision will have an impact on the ability of law enforcement to combat crime, the Supreme Court nevertheless sided with we the people by noting, “privacy comes at a cost” [to government].  Commenting on the high court’s opinion, criminal defense lawyer Daniel Ledford, said, “It is a great moment for the people of our country when a unanimous Supreme Court votes 9-0 against government intrusion into our lives.  The Court recognized that modern era cell phones, smart phones in particular, can contain so much personal information about us that cops (the government) can’t just go fishing and snooping into our phones just because they’ve arrested us.”  To read the entire opinion, go here.

Chico DUI Checkpoint Yields 4 Arrests in Butte County Memorial Day Weekend Avoid the 8 Campaign

Chico, CA.  Four arrests were made on Saturday night in connection with an Avoid the 8 DUI checkpoint conducted on Saturday night in the area of Park Avenue near 17th Street in Chico, Butte County, California, according to Chico Enterprise Records Staff Reports.