The San Rafael police department arrested a 29 year old man after receiving a 911 call of reckless driving in the Canal area. Officers from the central Marin County city arrested the driver for felony driving under the influence causing injury, and driving with a blood alcohol content greater than .08%, felony hit and run with an injury, and driving without a license.
A San Rafael citizen, who called 911 followed the suspected drunk driver and tackled and detained him before the police officers arrived. After retracing the drive’s route San Rafael Police Officers determined that he was involved in seven hit and run collisions in the Canal Neighborhood.
A drunk driving conviction for a first offense in San Rafael or elsewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area can result in punishment including probation, fines, a DUI school and up to 6 months in jail under the California Vehicle Code. Drivers with multiple DUI offenses for driving under the influence face even greater punishment. Whether arrested for DUI in Dixon, Vacaville, Fairfield, Vallejo, or Benicia, you need to call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.