Third Offense Dismissed
Police claim that client was operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor. Police claim that the client had failed field sobriety tests.
MAXIMUM PENALTY: Incarceration for not less than one hundred and eighty (180) days not more than 2 ½ years a fine of not less than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) and not more than fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000.00) possible loss of license of eight (8) years.
OUTCOME: We were able to successfully defend a third offense drunk driving case after convincing the prosecuting attorney on the day of trial that they were not going to be able to prove that a moped was a motor vehicle under the statute. Case was dismissed, no jail time imposed!