State Assemblyman Found Not Guilty of DUI Arrest

MARTINEZ – Jurors on Monday found Assemblyman Roger Hernandez, D-West Covina, not guilty of one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence in connection with his DUI arrest in the Bay Area city of Concord this year.

But the case isn’t over yet: The same jury was hung 6-6 on a second misdemeanor count of driving with a blood-alcohol level of 0.08 or higher. The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office said it will announce whether to retry Hernandez on the mistrial charge at a Sept. 17 hearing.

If you would like more information, please call the Pasadena DUI Lawyers at (626) 388-1521.