STATE v. J.D.
Maximum Sentence: 364 days jail and a fine of $3,000.00.
Mandatory Minimum Sentence: $500 fine and a license suspension of 90 days.
Synopsis: Client was an out-of-state driver and a member of the military who was called in by an anonymous tipster. The client had struck a number of mail boxes with his vehicle as his car continually drifted off of the road. Client went off of the road where he was ultimately found by the arresting officer. Client performed extremely poorly on the field sobriety tests and admitted to "being drunk". Client submitted to a breath test and blew above the legal limit.
Result: Client was placed on deferred disposition for a period of one year. At the conclusion of one year the client's OUI and Leaving the Scene of an Accident charges were dismissed and he pled guilty to Driving to Endanger for a fine of $575 and a license suspension of 30 days to run concurrent with the previously imposed BMV suspension.