Expect to see sobriety checkpoints and more patrols on the road who will be targeting drunk driving. Last year, officers arrested more than 680 people for drunk driving.
Moriarty accused the officer of falsifying police reports. A municipal judge will now have to evaluate the complaint and decide whether to issue charges or not.
John Edward Smith was convicted of murdering a man in a 1993 drive-by shooting in a gang-laden area of Los Angeles after a single eyewitness identified Smith as the gunman. Prosecutors now believe that eyewitness was lying, prompting a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to overturn Smith’s conviction.
The State of California was forced to do something. To address to the state’s inhumane and dangerous prison overcrowding population, Governor Jerry Brown passed a new law to transfer many non-violent offenders from the prison system to county jails to serve out their time.