STATE v. P.W.
Maximum Sentence: 364 days jail and a fine of $2,000.00.
Mandatory Minimum Sentence: 96 hours jail, $700 fine and loss of license for one year (BMV and court suspensions).
Synopsis: Client was an out-of-state college student who was involved in a single car accident. Client suffered a concussion when his head hit the windshield. Client subsequently vomited in his car. Investigating police officer administered field sobriety tests in spite of the client's concussive state. Client subsequently refused to submit to a breath test.
Result: Client pled guilty to a Driving to Endanger for a fine of $750 and a license suspension of 30 days to run concurrently with the previously imposed BMV suspension.