Case Results



Charge:  OUI Refusal; Possession of Marijuana: Posession of Drug Paraphernalia

Mandatory Minimum Penalty:  4 days jail; 1 year loss of license if convicted; $1,400.00 in fines

Maximum Penalty:  364 days jail; $3,000.00 in fines

Summary:  Client crashed his car into a telephone pole, taking it out and wrecking his car.  Client was found wandering around by a neighbor who also observed the client throw a marijuana bong into the woods.  Client was confronted by an overly aggressive local police officer who leaped to the conclusion that the client was driving drunk that night.  Emotions escalated and the client grew hostile due to the officer's aggressiveness and condescending tone.  Client was ultimately arrested for OUI and refused to take a breast test.

Result:  OUI Refusal, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia were dismissed in return for a plea of guilty to Driving to Endanger and a $1,000.00 fine.  Client was thrilled with the outcome.


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William T. Bly, Esq. is a graduate of Rutgers College where he majored in Political Science with a minor in U.S. History. Attorney Bly attended and graduated the University of Maine School of Law. During his time in law school, Attorney Bly focused on criminal defense.

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