Lake Forest DUI Information
Lake Forest is a city with a population of 77,264, in Orange County, CA, that was incorporated in 1991.
Lake Forest Police Information
Lake Forest does not have its own police force, using the Orange County Sheriff’s Department instead to provide police services by contract. As they state on the Lake Forest website:
“The Sheriff’s Department is responsible for providing the protection of citizens, the enforcement of laws, and crime prevention. Law enforcement services include patrol, traffic enforcement, accident analysis and investigation, parking enforcement, general and special investigations, and the Community Support Unit.”
Although the OC Sheriff’s Department patrols Lake Forest, the CHP office in San Juan Capistrano often handles DUI arrests in Lake Forest.
If you are interested in getting the police report in your DUI case, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department can handle requests for that information.
Lake Forest DUI Arrests and Statistics
The City of Lake Forest has the following data available for DUI arrests in their city:
- Lake Forest DUI arrests: 134 total
- DUI arrest rate in Lake Forest: .28%
- Ranking of DUI arrests in Lake Forest compared to similarly sized cities in California for DUI: 28 out of 105
Lake Forest DUI Court Information
For persons arrested in Lake Forest for DUI, whether arrested by the OC Sheriff’s Department, or the CHP, all cases go to the same courthouse – the Harbor Justice Center, Newport Beach Courthouse.
The law enforcement agency in a DUI arrest forwards a police report to the DMV and the prosecuting agency. The prosecutor for Lake Forest DUI cases is the District Attorney’s Office of Orange County.
Driver’s License Hearings for Lake Forest DUI cases
For Lake Forest DUI cases, or for any DUI arrests in Orange County, all driver’s license suspensions, and DMV hearings in a DUI case are handled by the DMV Office of Driver Safety, located at 790 The City Drive, Suite 420, in Orange, California. You can call to request a hearing by calling (714) 703-2511.
Lake Forest DUI Checkpoints
Lake Forest is a popular city for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department to have DUI checkpoints in Orange County. We usually post current OC DUI checkpoint information on our blog as they are announced.
Lake Forest DUI Attorney Information
If you need an Orange County DUI attorney who knows Lake Forest DUI cases, including how to professionally handle DUI cases in court, and at the DMV, contact our firm today. We can help and advise you regarding your case.