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People v. Arredondo, 040980

Convictions of felony driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, causing injury, felony driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent, causing injury, and misdemeanor driving without a license are affirmed where although the consent imputed to drivers under California's "implied consent" law cannot by itself justify a seizure without a duly issued warrant, the trial court's correctly ruled that the officer here reasonably relied on the statute in seizing defendant's blood without a warrant, bringing the case within the good faith exception to the exclusionary rule.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/02/26




  • California Court of Appeal


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