Will i get arrested at a California DMV if i had a DUI 6 years ago?
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You should probably deal with the DUI before you go to get a real ID. You should find out if you have a warrant and if you do, get it cleared. If you have a warrant you can be picked up at anytime. While you probably won't be arrested at the DMV, you definitely can, further, your license will likely show up as suspended (the ID and DL in CA share the same number) which may prevent them from issuing the ID and may also cause future problems at airports where you probably want to use it.
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With an active warrant, you can be arrested at anytime, anywhere, without cause.
6 years - Why not clean up your warrant.
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