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Point Arena Man Accused of DUI Found Not Guilty

The following is a press release issued by the Mendocino County District Attorney

A Mendocino County Superior Court jury in Fort Bragg returned from its deliberations Thursday afternoon to announce its verdicts of not guilty in the case of the People of the State of California vs. Erin Charles O’Doyle (age 34, of Point Arena).

O’Doyle had been charged with driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and driving a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol .08 or greater, both counts charged as misdemeanors.

The law enforcement agencies that investigated and/or worked on this case were the California Highway Patrol and the Department of Justice crime laboratory.

The prosecutor who presented the People’s evidence to the jury was Deputy District Attorney Josh Rosenfeld.

Mendocino County Superior Court Judge Clayton Brennan presided over the three-day trial.

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