Charles Moore is being charged with murder after police caused his car to flip over in order to stop a high speed pursuit, but are the officers just as responsible for the 12 year old passenger’s death as the driver?
There are many different charges that may be filed in road rage cases that take place in San Diego County. Here are some of the most common offenses.
It seems like something out of a bad detective story, but as more and more people have begun taking prescription drugs with sleepwalking as a side effect, the number of crimes committed by sleepwalkers have dramatically increased over the last few decades and most commonly include offenses such as murder, sex crimes (a specific condition […]
Police can stop motorists for a variety of reasons, including minor issues such as not using a turn signal, having a broken tail light, having window tinting on your windows or similar issues. These stops for minor crimes are considered “pretext” stops because police usually use these issues as a pretext to hopefully find evidence […]
Teens and young adults have always participated in street racing to some extent, but when The Fast & The Furious films were released, these illegal sporting events saw a major rise in popularity. To help combat the dangers of such activities, police stepped up in their enforcement of these crimes while prosecutors sought increasingly strict […]
Whenever a car accident occurs, insurance companies will always look to find who is at fault when someone files a claim. While police may sometimes compile a report that can be beneficial to the insurance companies, they aren’t necessarily required to be involved at all. But when a car accident involves serious injury or death, […]
In California, it is illegal to tamper with another person’s vehicle, whether you mess with the car as a whole or just a part of the vehicle or the contents. The good news is that in many cases, this is a reduced charge used in some vehicle burglary cases and carries a much lighter sentence. […]
When it comes to traffic stops, police are legally required to have a justifiable reason, known as a reasonable suspicion, to pull over the car. They can’t stop you just because they don’t like your hair or a bumper sticker on your car. In fact, even flipping the police off is considered protected free speech […]
In our continuing coverage of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve talked about a number of crimes related to the coronavirus, including intentionally infecting others with a disease, breaking quarantine, looting and fraud. But as people have become increasingly worried about the risk of infection, we’re seeing new and sometimes unexpected crimes being committed as a result […]
Getting a driver’s license is considered a rite of passage for many teenagers, but there are many crimes that leave teens unable to drive. If you are a teen charged with such a crime or your son or daughter has been accused of one of these offenses, a San Diego license suspension attorney may be […]