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I got a citation for underage drinking & the cops didn't see me with any alcohol or conduct a field sobriety test. Am I guilty?
I'm 19 and was at a party and the Sheriffs showed up and busted it. I was outside in my friends car, who was sober, and we were about to drive home when they arrived. The cops went through and talked to everyone in there, and conducted some breathalyzers. When they got to me, they cop asked how much I drank and I said something along the lines of 'I don't know, I didn't bring any alcohol but I might have had a few shots of vodka' and she wrote down 3 shots of vodka and took my information. No cop conducted a sobriety test or a breathalyzer on me, and when I asked if I could take a breathalyzer they said no, even though I was certain I would have passed because those 2-3 shots were taken about 4 hours before. What are my options?
It is illegal to drink if underage. It is irrelevant if you are legally intoxicated.
Can i be charged with an ovi if i wasn't pulled over in the car?
I was stopped by an officer walking down the road. My car was up the street but I was not pulled over. Another officer came to the scene and took me to my car and charged me with OVI. I was never pulled over or seen behind the wheel of the vehicle. They charged the owner of the car with wrongful entrustment and towed the vehicle, because the owner has a previous wrongful entrustment. are they able to charge me with OVI?
The answer depends on what observations the officer may have made. Your question "can" you be charged has already been...
Is jail time guaranteed with a second dui?
First dui was in Jacksonville FL. Second one in Wooster OH. First one plead guilty. Hiring a lawyer for the second one.
If you are convicted of a second OVI offense within six years of the first, there is some mandatory jail time. If you...
Can i avoid jail time on a 2nd dui and plea bargain for house arrest
One dui in 2014 and second 2017 Bac 1.8% I am an active father and work full time and really can't afford jail time.
You are currently facing a mandatory 20 days in jail if convicted. Your charge is a high tier second in six years DUI/...
Should I expect to be contacted by the authorities for DUI suspicion?
I was driving home from a wedding and road conditions were bad. My vehicle slid off the road after hitting a patch of ice. There was no major property damage (nothing was hit in the accident and the only "damage" was the tire tracks and ruts left in the ditch). The tire tracks were as deep as 6 inches in spots where I had tried to get the vehicle out and they ran about 20-30ft. There was standing water due to there being so much drainage. I stayed with the vehicle for up to an hour and called in to AAA who told me the tow truck would not be able to make it until the next morning. Due to temperatures being below freezing, I left the scene and taxi'd home. A witness did stop and ask if I needed assistance but I don't know if they called the accident in. At this point I was frantic and seemed panicked. I did not call the accident in to police. At the wedding I had done some drinking (3 drinks over the course of 2 hours). I retrieved the car the next day with the help of AAA and have not heard from police. There was no damage to the car, myself, anyone else, or any signage. Would they be able to contact me for suspicion of DUI? There were no tickets on the vehicle the next day.
Either way, best not to make any statements without representation
Can I get any jail time for disorderly conduct while drunk
Drunk in public
Not if you are convicted with the minor misdemeanor version of the offense. If you are convicted of the misdemeanor of...
I am facing a dui charge for being over the limit 0.0820. I failed the test due to high blood sugar (I am a type one diabetic.)
I am facing a dui charge for being over the limit- 0.0820. I failed the test due to high blood sugar (I am a type one diabetic.) My first hearing was rescheduled a week later because i was hospitalized for DKA diabetic ketoacidosis, resulting from my sugar running so high due to my insulin pump malfunctioning. I have an attorney but I'm wanting more opinions regarding my chances of success in this case. First time offender! Never had a Dui or any criminal charges before. Yes high blood sugar can make you fail a breathalyzer.
It depends on how you define success. It sounds like there are some big issues with the case, but no one here can tell...