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marker-1San Diego Daily Transcript Top Attorneys 2015

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San Diego Daily Transcript

marker-1 Hatchet Attack- Judge reduces one of the assault charges to a misdemeanor count of brandishing a weapon

A man who took a hatchet to a stranger’s home and then tried to axe his neighbor and a vehicle must stand trial on assault and other charges, a judge ruled today.

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Ramona Sentinel

 

Preliminary hearing today for hatchet-wielding suspect

A young man accused of using a hatchet to damage a stranger’s home in Ramona before turning the weapon on a neighbor and his vehicle was expected at the El Cajon courthouse today for a preliminary hearing.

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Ramona Sentinel

Graveyard Damage Remains Unfixed

Almost four months after then-prosecutor Rebecca Ocain crashed into a retaining wall at the Alpine Cemetery while driving with a blood-alcohol content nearly four times the legal limit, the tiny nonprofit graveyard has yet to repair the damages.

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San Diego Union Tribune

 

Two men arrested at an Escondido checkpoint for failing to comply with police officers’ orders. Isaac Blumberg to handle the appeal.

Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Under Appeal
Description: Police officers broke the window of the car the men were in after officers told them to roll down their window at the checkpoint and the driver, Angel Navarrete, would only roll it down about 2 inches.

Lawyers for Navarrete and his passenger, Daniel Alfaro, argued that police violated their clients’ constitutional rights by detaining them without reason. But San Diego Superior Court Judge K. Michael Kirkman disagreed and found the two guilty of resisting a police officer. Read more

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North County Times
North County Times


Court ruling raises red flags over red-light cameras
criminal defenseCritics of red-light cameras got a legal boost late last month when a state appellate court sided with a Los Angeles motorist and against the company that operates the cameras in a case that some say could mark the end of the devices’ use in traffic enforcement.

Isaac Blumberg was interviewed by North County Times about his thoughts on the case.

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Cab driver crashes into 35 people at Stingaree Night Club
San Diego Cab driver crashes Criminal DefensePractice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: No charges filed By District Attorney
Description: Client, a cab driver, suffers a medical condition and crashes into more than 35 people at Stingaree night club. Several people are severely injured.

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San Diego Union Tribune
Channel 10 News

Raided Smoke Shop Back in Business
Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Description: dozens of police and deputies raided 11 North County head shops and smoke shops, seizing thousands of smoking devices and citing the clerks who sold them for allegedly furnishing drug paraphernalia.

At that time, law enforcement leaders and mayors from Vista, Escondido and San Marcos said the crackdown signaled the region’s refusal to continue pretending that pipes and bongs, which are commonly used for smoking pot, were for legal tobacco use. Read more

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North County Times


Second DUI dismissed
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Case Dismissed after supression hearing
Description: Client charged with Second DUI within 10 years. Two eye witnesses claimed to see client driving wrong way through Pala Casino Valet. CHP investigated and client blew a .26/.26.


DUI’s
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: NOT GUILTY-Jury Trials
Description: Isaac Blumberg has had too many DUI courtroom and DMV successes to list. In addition to excelling at negotiating with the prosecutor, he has a lot of trial experience. Mr. Blumberg has received NOT GUILTY verdicts on behalf of clients charged with .18% blood alcohol levels, driving defenses, and more.


Armed Robbery Jury Trial
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: NOT GUILTY
Description: Isaac Blumberg’s client was arrested and charged with using a semi automatic firearm to rob a store’s cashier. The DA offered client a sentence around 9 years In prison, which client declined. With his client facing a 19 year prison sentence, Attorney Blumberg, and his investigation team, were able to find and present at trial exonerating evidence and a passionate defense. The jury deliberated for 2 days before finding client NOT GUILTY of using a firearm. Client was ultimately sentenced to 2 years in prison for the robbery.