Search Results for: DUI
Arlington, Virginia: Eluding Police (Va Code 46.2-817) while driving drunk at a BAC level of .18 (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in the minimum penalties for each offense, with just 5 days to serve.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: After being convicted of a DUI/DWI offense, client violated his probation with a new alcohol offense conviction for the second time in one year. He received two weeks in a rehabilitation facility, but no jail time and no other amendments to his probation.
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: DWI, DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with a BAC of .20 and a car accident with property damage resulted in 5 days to serve on weekends.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA IN ALEXANDRIA: Client was charged with 1) DWI .18, 2) DUI, 3) Reckless Driving, and 4) expired registration. The first count was REDUCED to a DUI of .14 with a penalty of 12 months of probation, a $300 fine, alcohol classes, and a restricted license. All other charges were DISMISSED.
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with a BAC of .16 was reduced to DUI with BAC of .14 or less, with just 2 and 1/2 days to serve and the standard first offender treatment.
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Client had prior DUI in another state, along with 7 other criminal convictions, received 4 new charges in Alexandria. DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with a BAC of .22 resulted in conviction for a regular first offense DWI charge with no penalty enhancement, nor language as to the BAC in the conviction – with just 15 days to serve and the standard first offender treatment. Reckless driving by Speed (VA Code 46.2-862) was reduced to Speeding 19 PMH over with a $75 fine. Obstruction of Justice by Threatening Law Enforcement Officer (Va Code 18.2-460) was DROPPED even though Client repeatedly threatened to kill the police officer who arrested him. Refusal to submit to breath / blood test (Va Code 18.2-268.3) charge was also DROPPED.
Prince William / Manassas, Virginia: Refusal to submit to breath / blood test (Va Code 18.2-268.3) charge was DROPPED and DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266) resulted in no active jail time. Arrest for DWI from a DUI checkpoint. Failed field sobriety tests and a PBT of .17.
FAIRFAX VIRGINIA: Second offense in less than 5 years, class 1 misdemeanor DWI / DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266), with an elevated BAC of .16, which carried a mandatory minimum jail sentence of 30 days and a maximum of one year, was REDUCED to a first offense with only 5 days to serve.
Alexandria, Virginia: After a trial, the judge DISMISSED the Refusal to submit to breath / blood test (Va Code 18.2-268.3), and didn’t order any active jail time for the DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266).
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: A probation violation for a DUI 2nd Offense in the Federal United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, for a client with 3 prior alcohol-related convictions on his record, resulted in only 5 and a half hours of incarceration and a modification of the terms of probation to include abstinence from use of alcohol.