Can You Get Arrested for Making a Phone Call?

Can you get arrested for making a phone call?

Can you get arrested for making a phone call?

C
ell phones have made communication very easy since their creation. Before, the only times when people could use phones were when they found one mounted to a wall. Nowadays, everyone walks around with a phone in their pockets. Staying in touch with loved ones has never been easier.

Unfortunately, there is a drawback to this. Not only is it easier for a person to contact whoever they want, it is easier for others to reach that particular person. This is both a blessing and a curse. Just ask anyone who has ever found themselves in the unfortunate position of having their phone number on a telemarketer’s list.

What some Californians are not aware of, is the fact that making annoying phone calls can be considered a crime in the state...

Do Not Be Afraid of a Checkpoint

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There is a good chance you, or someone you know, will come across a DUI checkpoint sometime in your life, and that time may be during 4th of July Weekend. Unless you are driving while under the influence, have a gun, or are running away from just committing a crime, you have nothing to worry about. DUI checkpoints are standard procedure, and if you have nothing to hide, you will be fine.

If you have never been through a checkpoint before, here is what you can expect:

    • The police will signal you to slow down and pull over to the side of the road where they have sectioned off their checkpoint area.
    • You will be asked some questions, including where you are going, where you are coming from, and if you have been drinking.
    • You may be asked to take a sobriety test.
  • If everyth...