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2nd OVI in 6 years and DUS Case

June 2013

Beer and WineViolation and Citation:

Client was stopped for driving the wrong way on the highway. The stop turned into an OVI with a .17 breath test. Client cited for OVI and Super OVI, both 2nd offenses within 6 years. Client had a prior OVI conviction 3 years earlier. 2 weeks later, client was stopped again and charged with OVI with a .13 breath test. Client cited for 2nd OVI in 6 years and DUS (Driving Under Suspension).

Result:

Client engaged in significant counseling to deal with alcohol abuse issues. Negotiations with the prosecutor resulted in conviction of both OVIs as 2nd in 6 years, with the remainder of the charges dismissed. Client received a total of 30 days in jail, with work release after serving 10 days. Fines totaling $1,000 and 5 year license suspension. Client did not lose employment due to the deal on how jail would be served.

 

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