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‘Full House’ actor John Stamos charged with DUI in Beverly Hills incident

On Behalf of | Oct 17, 2015 | Firm News |


I was reading the news today when I came across the article about John Stamos DUI arrest.  I wonder what will happen with his show.

Unintended consequences… it is one of the most appropriate terms for a San Diego DUI. Does someone’s decision making need to be scrutinized by their employer if someone gets a San Diego DUI?

A San Diego DUI comes with so many penalties. Some of which happen while the individual walks into court.

I have written in previous articles about DMV license suspensions, San Diego DUI fines, and DUI education courses.

However, today we focus on an individual’s job. There are some professions (Nurses, teachers, police) who have to go through a process when receiving a San Diego DUI. Some jobs take it on a case-by-case basis. Should they? I mean even here an NFL Running back lost his job.

On one hand people would say that individual’s decision making is in question and it needs to be determined they should continue with their job. On the other hand, who here has not gone out and had a fun time? Could it be a borderline blood alcohol level and just a drive into checkpoint a few miles from home? Were they even impaired? Has the individual shown any signs of alcohol abuse or bad decision making before? The facts should be taken into consideration and not act with a knee-jerk reaction.

It is a valid argument and a case can be made for both sides. I as an employer would ensure that any criminal charge would be brought to my attention. We then would look over the facts to see if there are any flags.

In any event, the unintended consequences of a San Diego DUI go far beyond the DMV and the courts. It can stretch all the way to your livelihood. Below is an article on the issue. Enjoy the day.

Actor John Stamos, known for his role in the sitcom “Full House,” was formally charged Thursday with driving under the influence in June in Beverly Hills, California.

The actor, 52, faces one misdemeanor count of driving while under the influence of drugs, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said.

Stamos was pulled over June 12 after police received calls about a motorist who was behaving strangely and driving erratically, prosecutors said. Stamos was the only occupant in his vehicle at the time.

Paramedics took him to a nearby hospital, where authorities came to the conclusion that he’d been driving under the influence and arrested him, police said in June.

It wasn’t immediately clear Thursday why prosecutors took four months to file charges against Stamos. He faces a maximum sentence of six months in jail if convicted.

Stamos is scheduled to be arraigned Friday, but since it’s a misdemeanor case, an attorney can appear on his behalf without him being present.

The case remains under investigation by the Beverly Hills Police Department.

Stamos currently stars in the new Fox series “Grandfathered.”

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