People v. G.G. - Ventura DUI Case Dismissed
Client at a work party on private remote property in coastal Ventura County. Client's boss, after a night of heavy drinking, drove away from party on a dirt road, and client watched as headlights disappeared as boss drove off dirt road into a ravine. Client got in his truck and drove to accident site, hiked down to boss, called 911, and awaited arrival of Sheriff's rescue team to airlift his boss. Client then hiked out of the ravine where he encountered Ventura law enforcement. Client admitted to driving and smelled of alcohol, and was arrested for DUI. His breath test results were above the legal limit on a breath machine that was in full compliance with required testing procedures. DMV moved to suspend his license and DUI charges were filed by the Ventura District Attorney.