Long Beach Courthouse DUI Results

The Long Beach Courthouse handles DUI matters arising in downtown Long Beach, San Pedro, sections of Wilmington, north Long Beach, along the 710 freeway and 405 freeways, Signal Hill and Belmont Shore.

Most misdemeanor DUI’s begin (and usually end) in Department 5 (Nicole Heeseman), 6 (John D. Lord), 7 (Lori R. Behar) or 8 (Halim Dhanidina). Most felony DUI’s begin in Department 1 with Judge Tomson T. Ong and then move to Department 17 with Judge Judith L. Meyer and then are assigned to a variety of courtrooms.

Most misdemeanor DUI’s in the Long Beach Courthouse are prosecuted by the Long Beach City Prosecutor’s office, although some are handled by the District Attorney’s office and some are handled by the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office.

Consequently, in presenting the case summaries below, we ask that the reader appreciate that past results can mislead someone into expecting an identical or even better result in the future.

For a sample of some of our better results from the Long Beach Courthouse, click on the following case summaries for a detailed description of the cases.

  1. Long Beach, Client Speeding and Running Red Light with 0.10% BAC, Negotiated To Wet Reckless

  2. Long Beach, Our Client Blows a 0.23% BAC, Case Dismissed by Judge on Our Motion to Suppress

  3. Long Beach, Non-Alcohol DUI, Resolved for Reckless Driving

  4. Near Head-On Collision with Police Car, DUI Refusal to Submit, Minimum Plea, Bargain from 60 Days in Jail to First Time Offender Plea

  5. Client Has a 0.12% BAC, Charged in Long Beach, Case Plea Bargained to a Wet Reckless Based on Client’s Being a Long Distance Runner

  6. San Pedro, Second Time DUI, Client BAC 0.24% and Found with “Wax,” Concentrated Cannabis in Violation of Health & Safety Code § 11357(a), Case Resolved for Second Time DUI Minimums in Long Beach Superior Court

  7. Long Beach DUI, 0.17% BAC, Driving Cargo Van and Swerving on Freeway, Case Resolved for DUI and 3 Month Alcohol Class, Minimum Fine, No Jail

  8. Felony DUI, Long Beach, Under 21 Driver, Misdemeanor Plea

  9. Long Beach, 0.19% BAC, AB-541 Program, Not AB-1353 Program

  10. Second DUI, with Hit and Run & Child Endangerment, San Pedro
  11. San Pedro, 2nd Time DUI, Crash with Motorcyclist, 0.19% BAC
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