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Felony DUI Archives

Will My Drunk Driving Conviction Affect My Employment Opportunities?

Employment-Application-1710078.jpgIf you are looking for new employment opportunities, you may be wondering whether or not your drunk driving conviction will show during your employment background check. Depending on the nature of the work you will perform, your drunk driving conviction may have little to no impact on your career prospects. Read on to learn more.

Drunk Driving Vehicular Manslaughter in Michigan

Crashed-Car-1977068.jpgRebecca Maez recently pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and vehicular assault after driving in the wrong direction of a HOV lane when she hit and killed Jenny Kush. Maez's blood alcohol content (BAC) level registered at .251%.

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Prevention for Washtenaw County Residents

Memorial Day Weekend DUI Prevention for Washtenaw County ResidentsAs we honor the men and women who have given their lives for our freedom this coming Memorial Day weekend, let us also ensure that we safely participate in leisurely holiday activities.

Michigan man may face felony DUI charge after another arrest

Washtenaw and Ann Arbor residents understand how strict drunk driving laws are in Michigan. A single lapse in judgment can have a resident fighting drunk driving charges and facing other serious consequences. However, for people who have been previously convicted, the stakes may be even higher.

Woman who struck pedestrians faces possible felony DUI

Here in Ann Arbor, Michigan, police strictly enforce drunk driving laws. Penalties for offenses carry the same stringent severity. For this reason, it can become quite problematic for Ann Arbor residents if they are charged with a driving under the influence offense. Things can become even more complicated when the charge is elevated to a felony DUI, which has even harsher consequences.

Serious penalties could await man charged with several felonies

Multiple offenses of drunk driving violations and previous Driving Under the Influence convictions may result in felony charges here in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Such charges may also lead to other serious charges if there are extenuating circumstances such as firearm possession and child support warrants, as was the case with a recent arrest made by state troopers.

Driver with prior DUI offense is subject to felony DUI

Near Ann Arbor, Michigan a 27-year-old man was stopped by police for driving under the influence. According to sources, authorities alleged that they spotted the man's vehicle drifting from one lane to another while driving east on Ford Road on July 15, 2013. Allegedly, the Westland man had slurred speech, blood shot eyes and smelled of alcohol when the police pulled him over in the parking lot. As a result, the driver was taken into custody and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

DUI arrests increase in Michigan

Last year in Michigan alone there were over 37,000 drunk driving arrests. With the average DUI cost in the thousands, conviction is one expensive and detrimental hangover. Many DUI offenders face a myriad of problems initially, and usually more down the road. Residents convicted of three or more DUIs could potentially be felons for the rest of their lives. As the state cracks down on DUIs, more residents have been charged, leaving some prone to facing a felony DUI conviction.

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