California: Mirella Trevino charged with DUI murder in death of Margarita Rodriguez


San Diego County Sheriff / California Highway Patrol

From Fox 5

SAN DIEGO — An Oceanside woman suspected of causing a head-on collision in the Pala area while driving drunk, killing a passenger in her car and seriously injuring two other people, was recovering in a hospital and expected to face criminal charges upon her release.

Mirella Trevino, 41, was eastbound on State Route 76 when her 2005 Chrysler Sebring veered onto the wrong side of the road and collided with an oncoming 2001 Mazda Protege near Bodie Boulevard shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A backseat passenger in Trevino’s vehicle, 50-year-old Margarita Rodriguez of Vista, died at the scene of the accident. ….MORE

Booking Nbr: 14785182 Last Name: TREVINO First Name: MIRELLA
Middle Name: Sex: F Race/Ethnicity: H
Date of Birth: 2/9/1973 Age: 41 Hair: BLK
Eyes: BRO Height: 5′ 04″ Weight: 150 lbs.
Case # Arr Chg Code Section Code Description *CL Court Court Date Time *ROC Bail Amount
CN339902 1 1 187(A) PC MURDER:FIRST DEGREE F NC6 01/12/2015 08:30 FP $1,000,000
CN339902 1 2 23153(A) VC DUI:ALC/DRUG:RSLT:BOD INJ F NC6 01/12/2015 08:30 FP 0
CN339902 1 3 23153(B) VC DUI ALCOHOL/0.08 PERCENT F NC6 01/12/2015 08:30 FP

20-year-old COC student enters pleas in DUI with injury case

From Santa Clarita Valley Signal

A college student arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving while impaired, causing injury to two people, pleaded not guilty Tuesday, a District Attorney’s Office spokesman said.

Gloria Elizabeth Nunez, a 20-year-old College of the Canyons student, entered a plea of not guilty to four separate charges Tuesday in San Fernando Superior Court, spokesman Ricardo Santiago said.

She is charged with three misdemeanor counts, including one count of driving under the influence of an alcoholic beverage causing injury, two counts each of resisting a peace officer, and one infraction for driving with a blood alcohol of .05 percent by person under 21.

Nunez, who lives in Newhall, is scheduled to appear back in court Dec. 30.

Shortly after 4:45 a.m. Sunday, firefighters with both the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the U.S. Forest Service responded to reports of a traffic collision in the northbound…MORE

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