Posts Tagged ‘los angeles’

Los Angeles City Attorney Cracks Down on Party Houses

  • August 12, 2016
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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The Office of the Los Angeles City attorney has been cracking down on “party houses.” Under Los Angeles Municipal Code 115.02 the city can file a misdemeanor complaint in criminal court against a homeowner who is renting out his or her property as a party house.

Should I Consent to a DNA Swab in a Sex Crime Investigation?

  • January 4, 2016
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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In the vast majority of sexual assault cases, the allegations turn on the issue of consent. The issue is usually not whether or not the sexual contact occurred or whether the person targeted in a sexual assault investigation was present…

PCP Arrests In Los Angeles and Culver City

  • February 18, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that two individuals have been arrested in Los Angeles County in what law enforcement officials are describing as a huge PCP operation. PCP is the acronym for the drug  1-(1-phencyclohexyl) piperdine.  It’s chemical name…

Arrests in Mexico-Los Angeles-Denver Cocaine Ring

  • February 13, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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It does make for a nice headline: “Feds Make Largest Mass Drug Arrest in Colo. History.” On February 9, 2012 federal and state authorities announced that they had arrested more than 80 people in connection with a long investigation of…

Cocaine Related Arrests at LAX

  • February 13, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) was on February 2 the scene of  high-profile drug smuggling arrests. Two Spanish nationals, mother and daughter, were stopped allegedly carrying up to ten pounds of cocaine.  According to the local NBC affiliate, the pair…

New Law For Early Termination of Probation in California?

  • April 3, 2011
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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Under California Penal Code 1203.3, a judge has the discretion to order the early termination of probation “in the interests of justice.”  The court can do this, even over the objection of the prosecutor.   However, prosecutors in Los Angeles County are…

Los Angeles DUI Tip – Don’t Mess With the Drive Thru

  • August 29, 2010
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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The easiest way to avoid a DUI in Los Angeles is to not drink and drive, but one sure way to get caught driving drunk is going through a fast food drive-thru while intoxicated.  If the person taking you order,…

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