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Can one be arrested for a DUI while in the passenger seat of a vehicle that is not running and on private property?
The officer states that he had passed the vehicle and after running the plates learned that the registered owner had a suspended license. The officer tried to pursue the vehicle with no success, and decided to go to the registered owners place of residence. Along the way he spots the vehicle in a driveway and pulls in behind it. The officer pulled into the driveway approached the vehicle and asked the person in the passenger seat to exit the vehicle on the drivers side "for the officers safety". The officer arrests the individual for aggravated DUI for driving under the influence with no valid license. The video of the arrest shows the officer driving with his lights on with no vehicle or taillights in sight for 2 miles before entering a driveway behind a vehicle that is not running.
The officer can make the arrest but whether the charges stick and the state can make its case will be up to the skill...
Question about insurance after DUI, not convicted.
Hello, I got arrested for a DUI months back and was put under court supervision (I was told that means I was not convicted), but I haven't seen my car insurance go up at all. Will they eventually? Am I supposed to notify my carrier? My license is still suspended do I need to do anything special insurance wise when getting it back at the DMV?
Your arrest would not have been visible to insurance but you got a Statutory Summary Suspension so they will know you...
Completing BAIID after an extension.
Hello, I have an mddp after my first DUI and had an 3 month extension added to my time (I sent a letter I worked on with my lawyer and did not admit to drinking to the SOS and the excuse ended up not being excepted). My question is, after I already have gotten an extension on the mddp and the interlock, what will happen after the extension is over and I completed the BAIID time? Is there another "trial/meeting" with the SOS to discuss getting my license back? I have a "no alcohol" stipulation with my court supervision, will this cause my supervision to be revoked or be unable to get my license back? Sorry for the many questions, any help would be greatly appreciated.
You have an attorney you mentioned in your question. Ask him or her these questions. SOS hearing are notoriously...
Received a 3 month extension on a BAIID device, now what?
I got a letter from the Secretary of State saying my statutory summary suspension has been extended for 3 months a few days after sending my letter of explanation in. This is my only violation, what steps do I take now? I have a supervision stipulation requiring no alcohol, will this automatically get a petition to revoke my supervision?
No. Not at all automatic. In fact, it would be a little surprising if the SAO even noted it. Make sure you extend...
Is it typical for a level 2 moderate risk DUI have no alcohol condition as part of their court supervision terms?
As part of my court supervision no alcohol can be consumed for the term. Is this normal for a first time DUI with no priors?
Every jurisdiction is different. Based on the town that you listed, I am guessing your DUI is out of Whiteside County....
Can I keep my work driving permit after BAIID violations? Sorry I asked a similar question before just looking for insight.
I'm from IL and I have a MDDP, BAIID device in my car and no alcohol supervision stipulation. Recently I got 3 readings over .05 to start my car (all of which I found are major violations) without blowing a .0 for hours. I know that I will eventually get a letter from the SOS asking for an explanation of these violations. I assume nothing I can say can really convince them that this is a mistake judging from the pattern. I plan to have my lawyer help write up a draft and try to convince them to count these 3 readings as one violation. Should I add anything to the letter to sway them into this outcome? Does the SOS not report the first 2 violations to the state regularly? Is 3-6 month extension of the BAIID likely or is it more likely my permit canceled? What's the likely final outcome?
You should consult with an experience traffic court attorney or contact the Il DMV for answers.
What are your thoughts on Barton Morris's Orajel defense for interlock violations?
This is regarding his April '14 DUI case which he won using the idea that orajel caused two false positive breathalyzer readings for his client. Would it be wise to use this if type of defense in a SOS violation explanation letter?
It would only be wise if it were the truth. Don't play around with this otherwise. Only use such a defense if it applies.