LA Laker arrested for DUI
According to media reports, Lakers reserve forward Devin Ebanks was arrested for DUI in Hollywood in the early hours of friday november 9th. Details remain elusive but it appears from the booking records that Mr. Ebanks has been charged with misdemeanor DUI and has been given a court date on December 7th. He was released from custody having posted $5000 bail.
A first time misdemeanor DUI in Los Angleles typically carries with it penalties of three years informal probation, a fine of approximately $1900 inclusive of court fees and penalty assessments, a three to nine month alcohol education program, a victim impact panel meeting with MADD and a six month license suspension. The license suspension may be converted to a restriction with the installation of an ignition interlock device in any vehicle owned or operated by the defendant.
If you have been arrested for a DUI in Los Angeles, please call the Law Offices of Gold & Witham at 562 938 7771 for a free case evaluation. Hiring an experienced DUI defense lawyer in Los Angeles may often result in charges or penalties being reduced or dismissed. At Gold & Witham it is our goal to secure you your best possible defense, bring you peace of mind and to limit the impact on your life as much as possible. Our proven approach to defending DUI cases has been tested over many years of experience in Los Angeles and Orange County Courts.