STATE v. M.H.
Maximum Sentence: 364 days jail and a fine of $2,000.00.
Mandatory Minimum Sentence: $700 fine and a license suspension of one year.
Synopsis: Client was stopped for erratic operation. Client refused to submit to field sobriety tests and following a complaint of chest pains, was shipped to the hospital. Client refused to submit to a blood test.
Result: Client litigated the issue of both the refusal and the stop but was denied relief by the court. Client subsequently pled guilty to a no-jail OUI for a fine of $500 and a license suspension of 90 days.