Hit and run cases are serious. They are misdemeanors if there is property damage only and a felony if there is any injury to another person. Police officers often suspect hit and run drivers were DUI drivers that fled the scene to avoid being arrested for DUI and they try to locate them as soon as possible while alcohol or drugs may still be in their system.
DUI sentences in Vista Courts may have jail time depending on the facts of the case and the individuals prior record. Most individuals arrested for drunk driving are initially taken to jail, make bail and have a first appearance or arraignment at a later date. Misdemeanor DUI cases are usually set a month or so out an felony DUI cases are ususally set in about a week out if you make bail and are out of custody.