Los Angeles police arrested “Point Break” actress Lori Petty for drunk driving after she struck and injured a skateboarder, according to a Fox News report. The 45-year-old actress was arrested in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles. Police say the skateboarder, who was not identified, was treated for injuries at the scene.
It is illegal for drivers 21 years of age or older to drive a motor vehicle or operate any recreational vessel, aquaplane or boat, under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Consequences of a Los Angeles DUI arrest include jail time, formal/informal probation, alcohol or drug rehab, loss or suspension of your driver’s license, significant fines, vehicle impoundment and significant auto insurance rate hikes or even insurance policy cancelation. Whether a DUI involves a celebrity or an average person, the consequences are devastating.
It takes a knowledgeable and experienced Southern California DUI defense attorney to fight for your legal rights and make sure you get a fair hearing and a fair trial in your DUI case. There are many aspects of a DUI case that warrant investigation and research.
A skilled Los Angeles DUI defense lawyer can delve into these areas and craft compelling defense strategies to fight your DUI charges and to defend you in a DMV driver license suspension hearing. If you or a loved one has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs in Orange, Los Angeles or Ventura counties, please call our skilled criminal defense team at Sitkoff & Hanrahan, for a free consultation and case evaluation at 866-299-4111.