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Can state police conduct a sobriety checkpoint on federal property that subsequently leads to a DUI under state law?
A local Sheriff's office conducted a checkpoint on the Natchez Trace Parkway, a federal parkway which spans Mississippi and parts of Alabama and Tennessee. There were no U.S. Park Service personnel present at the checkpoint, and a driver was subsequently arrested and charged with DUI under the state's DUI law. Does the county Sheriff have jurisdiction sufficient to enforce a sobriety checkpoint on a federal road? Why wouldn't the U.S. Park Service not hold the checkpoint? I am under the impression that a DUI on a federal parkway is a federal DUI, and not a state law DUI. If so, how does the County Justice Court have jurisdiction over traffic laws on a federal road that merely incidentally passes through the county?
A roadway designated as a federal parkway does not create federal jurisdiction along its length. It is not a federal...
Should I try and get a lawyer or take the easy way out for 1st offense non ajudication dui?
I was leaving a bar. I got pulled over for running a stop sign. I gave my license and insurance the officer asked me to step out to do test because he felt I was driving while impaired. We went back and fourth for about 15 mins because I felt it was a cheap shot pulling me over for a stop sign no one stops at or the cars in front of me didn't. I never refused to take the test but I guess I talked myself into getting arrested for the dui. Basically he said you know what your under arrest. I honestly didn't not resist arrest but as there were two cops there when my hands were being placed behind my back, one cop raised his voice yelling quit resisting arrest, he then grabbed my hair and tried shoving my head down and the other cop who was placing cuffs on me hit me twice in my ribs. At the station I drank water a few times waiting for the cop to get done writing his tickets on me or report while the booking guy asked me information then I took the test. I blew a .09. I was never observed for 15-20 mins. I drank water 2-3 times at the water fountain. This was all about an hour after I got stopped. Is this worth trying to fight and get a lawyer?
Obviously it is your decision whether or not you decide to hire an attorney. There were some changes to the non-...
Do I need a Dui Attorney?
I was parked with an open alcohol container by a lake. I have the music on when we walked from the pier. So when the police came to the car and shined the flashlight I had to to a field sobriety test, which I passed. So I blew in the breathalyzer and blew a .08. My fiancée blew a point .04.. He was going to be driving home anyway, which I'm sure will be irrelevant. We live less than a mile from where we were parked, btw. They did not take me to jail, however they gave me and open alcohol ticket and I have to appear on the 17th of July for a Dui? I could really use some advice. I met with a attorney the next day and we don't have much faith in the man. For the money that it will cost I want the best possible outcome, thanks for your time.
I am not licensed in Mississippi, so out of respect for any experienced attorney licensed in MS who answer your...
If you take a narcotic 19 hours before driving and get pulled over for dui is there away of getting out of this
I took 2 xanax at 3am and at 9pm I had been sick with stomach by and was on way home from work and I pulled over onside of road cause I was ab to be sick and they didn't do a field test they said I was gonna have to go to jail for one nigt on suspended lic
"If you take a narcotic 19 hours before driving and get pulled over for dui is there away of getting out of this?"...
I got a DUI they said first offense I had one before ab 2years ago and need some advice
I have had a DUI before and I also was pulled over for suspended lic!!
The information provided is slim and I would suggest consulting with an attorney near Ridgeland. If they wrote you a...
Should I plead guilty to public drunk and disorderly conduct then have my record expunged? This is my first offense.
I live in Mississippi and I am curious to see if it the fastest and easiest way to clean my record would be just to plead guilty and then hire a lawyer to expunge my record.
I would suggest meeting and speaking with an attorney in your immediate area to discuss yoru case, the questions you...
CONCURRENT SENTENCING DUI
MY HUSBAND HAD 2 3RD OFFENSE DUI'S AND SERVED 9 MONTHS OF A 5 YEAR SENTENCE. HE GOT OUT AND WAS ON PROBATION AND GOT ANOTHER DUI, HE WENT TO REHAB FOR 1YR AND 4 MONTHS, AND GOT A SENTENCE ON THE NEW DUI OF 1 YR AND 6 MONTHS AND THE JUDGE GAVE HIM THE REHAB TIME AS CREDIT. HE HAD ONE MONTH LEFT TO SERVE AND THE MDOC REVOKED HIS PROBATION FROM THE FIRST SENTENCE AND GAVE HIM 4 YEARS. THEY PUT THE TIME IN WITH THE 1YR AND 6 MONTHS AND SHOW A TOTAL OF 5 YRS AND 6 MONTHS. THE QUESTION IS DID THE JUDGE RUN HIS 4 YRS CONCURRENT WITH THE OLD SENTENCE, BECAUSE HIS PAROLL DATE CAME UP THAT HE HAD SERVED HIS TIME, IS THIS POSSIBLE, OR DID SOMEONE SCREW UP?
I don't practice in your state, but as a general rule, all sentences are concurrent unless the court specified the...