STATE v. A.G.
Summary: Client, who had recently graduated from college, was drunk and out and about with a friend. Client and friend stole a local golf cart and proceeded to drive up and down Main Street in a small northern Maine ski town. Client was observed driving and subsequently stopped by local law enforcement. Client admitted to consuming alcohol and was visibly impaired. Client was arrested for OUI and ultimately, refused to submit to a breath test. Client was from Massachusetts where everyone refuses to take a breath test.
Mandatory Minimum Penalty: 4 days jail, 14 month total loss of license, $600.00 fine plus surcharges
Maximum Penalty: 364 days jail; 16 month total loss of license, $2,000.00 fine plus surcharges
Result: By agreement and following a spirited negotiation with the local DA, the case was fully dismissed.