Tag Archive for dui

Quach Pleads Guilty to All Counts

Westminster city council member Andy Quach has pleaded guilty to all counts associated with his drunk driving arrest. HT to Bolsavik for the news. Councilman “Smiley”was sentenced to 10 days Caltrans work, three years of informal probation, fines and fees of about $2,000, and a 9-month alcohol awareness program Quatch did not appear in court…

Citizens React to Quach’s Apology, Accident

Westminster, CA — “Andy uses a phrase every politician who gets caught red-handed uses, ‘I take full responsibility.’” commented Westminster resident Mike Hicks about councilman Andy Quach’s recent accident during the public commenting period at Wednesday’s Westminster City Council meeting. Hicks opened his remarks with a tough judgement of Quach, “It’s the profile of a driver…

QuachGate: Andy Quach’s Apology to the City

Last night Councilman Andy Quach, who was arrested on August 2 after driving his Mercedes S550 into a power pole and block wall with a .26% blood alcohol level, apologized for his actions. Comparing himself to Former President George W. Bush and Senator Ted Kennedy, he vowed to recover from this storm. Below is the report from…

QuachGate: Van Tran Disrupted Police Investigation

A few minutes ago the OC Register put up a story describing some of how Assemblyman Van Tran, despite repeated and specific warnings, disrupted the DUI investigation of Andy Quach. According to the Register and the Westminster Police, Mr. Tran presented himself as Mr. Quach’s attorney. It was only after the sergeant at the scene…

QuachGate: The Misdemeanor Complaint

TheLiberalOC requested the police report for Andy Quach’s accident and arrest from the District Attorney. Apparently, police reports are not public record, and can only be given to those involved. However, they were kind enough to send us over the actual criminal (misdemeanor) complaint that was filed by the D.A.

QuachGate: I’ve still got some questions

On Sunday when I initially wrote about Andy Quach being arrested for allegedly driving under the influence I raised a couple questions… I have heard that at some point Quach was paid by Assemblyman Tran to do fundraising for him.  I haven’t been able to find any more details on this in the most recent filings,…

QuachGate: Breaking Quach Charged with DUI

Just got word that the District Attorney Tony Rackauckas has charged Westminster City Councilman Andy Quach with Driving Under the Influence. His blood alcohol level was 0.26%, well over the 0.08% legal limit. I will post more info as soon as I get it. Here is the link to the District Attorney’s press statement.