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San Francisco, CA –  San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins announced today that her office secured a conviction of Andrew Enriquez (33), after a trial by jury for driving under the influence on the Bay Bridge.  Mr. Enriquez was convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol (VC 23152(a)) and driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater (VC 23152(b) and driving without a license (VC 12500(a)).

 “Driving under the influence is dangerous and will not be tolerated,” said District Attorney Brooke Jenkins.  “The jury’s verdict holds Mr. Enriquez accountable and sends one more message to the public that there will be consequences for this behavior.  I am grateful to the California Highway Patrol and all of our law enforcement partners working tirelessly to keep our roads safe.”  

According to testimony and other evidence presented at trial, on October 26, 2022, a motorist on the Bay Bridge contacted a California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer on I-80 Eastbound near Treasure Island Road to report an unsafe driver, believed to be following them.  The CHP Officer then conducted a welfare check on the reported vehicle.  When CHP officers contacted the vehicle, they immediately smelled a strong odor of alcohol emanating from the car.  Mr. Enriquez said he was lost and had gotten on the wrong on-ramp after leaving the Temple Club and denied having consumed any alcohol.  Noting the smell of alcohol, officers conducted field sobriety tests. A breath alcohol measuring device administered at the scene registered that Mr. Enriquez had a blood alcohol concentration over the legal limit of 0.08%.

The case against Mr. Enriquez was successfully prosecuted by Assistant District Attorney John Robles, with assistance from District Attorney Investigators, paralegals Joshua Nickchen and Andres Hernandez-Ruano, the subpoena unit, and the San Francisco Police Crime Lab.  Prosecutors were able to develop a strong case against Mr. Enriquez based on the California Highway Patrol’s assistance and investigation.

“I would like to thank the jury for their service,” said Assistant District Attorney John Robles.  “It is my privilege and duty to serve the people of San Francisco by holding accountable those who endanger the community by driving under the influence and safeguarding the innocent from harm on our roads.”

Mr. Enriquez is currently out of custody.  He faces up to six months in county jail for his crimes. Sentencing is scheduled for April 26, 2024. 

Court Number: 22014337