The New Yr’s Day arrest got here after a solo car accident. The choose was booked into San Joaquin County Jail.
STOCKTON, Calif. — A San Joaquin County choose was arrested New Yr’s Day on DUI charges, the Stockton Police Division stated.
Officers responded to a report of a crash on Pacific Avenue on the Calaveras River, steps away from the College of the Pacific campus. The crash occurred shortly earlier than 6 p.m. Jan. 1.
On scene, officers arrested Decide Michael Mulvihill who was then booked into San Joaquin County Jail on misdemeanor DUI prices, the Stockton Police Division confirms.
Mulvihill was elected to the bench on the San Joaquin County Superior Court docket by 98.5% of voters in the course of the 2014 major election. He ran unopposed. He was sworn in throughout a public ceremony in January 2015.
Since his swearing in, Mulvihill has served because the choose on a number of legal circumstances and is one in every of 19 judges assigned to the courtroom’s legal division.
Earlier than beginning as a choose in San Joaquin County, Mulvihill served as a deputy district lawyer with the San Joaquin County District Legal professional’s Workplace specializing in home violence.
His tenure with the District Legal professional’s Workplace noticed him turning into the workplace’s lead felony prosecutor within the home violence unit. Whereas on the Workplace, Mulvihill performed a task in coaching native legislation enforcement.
The San Joaquin County District Legal professional’s Workplace has referred the case to the Legal professional Normal’s workplace for assessment, in accordance with spokesperson Elisa Bubak.
Mulvihill is now not being held in San Joaquin County Jail, in accordance with jail information.
ABC10 reached out to the San Joaquin Superior Court docket for remark, however courtroom spokesperson Stephanie Bohrer stated the courtroom is ethically precluded from commenting on impending and pending circumstances.
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