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.
Drunk driving can often come with harsh penalties for many Michigan residents. From lengthy jail sentences to hefty fines, a DUI conviction is no walk in the park. Many offenders will continue to find consequences even after a sentence has been served. Having a DUI on one's record doesn't look the best when an offender is attempting to get a job. One Michigan woman has recently received attention for drunk driving charges including a felony DUI.
Every day numerous Michigan residents are arrested and charge with some form of drunk driving. In fact, just recently 433 people were arrested in a span of just under a month for drunk driving charges statewide. While the state blood alcohol limit is 0.08, many wonder how long before boat and snowmobiles have the same standard.
One of the most damaging charges to have on one's record is a felony DUI. It can come with many negative consequences including prolonged jail time, massive fines, mandatory use of an ignition interlock device and others. In addition, employers will often lose interest in an applicant who has a felony DUI. Having a felony DUI on their record will affect Michigan residents for the rest of their lives.
When most people hear about someone getting charged with driving under the influence, they typically picture the incident occurring in a car or truck. However, it isn't uncommon for an individual to get a DUI while driving a boat, dirt bike or other recreational vehicle. Recently Michigan police arrested a man accused of driving his lawn mower drunk.
Having multiple DUI offenses in the state of Michigan can result in serious consequences. After a third offense, offenders may be left with a permanent felony DUI conviction on their record that can cause future hardship. It is important for citizens to know their rights when accused of a DUI. One Dearborn Heights man faces DUI suspicion after an alleged hit-and-fun last week.
People on highways and roads are vulnerable because of the risks posed by drivers who drive under the influence of alcohol. Drunken driving is a serious hazard as it is a cause of fatal accidents on highways. Serious injuries and death are all too often caused by reckless drunken drivers
Multiple drunk driving charges may amount to a felony. A felony DUI charge may also be brought if children were in the car, if drugs were used, or if the person caused a death. A Michigan man is accused of driving while intoxicated causing death and fleeing the scene of an accident. He faces two felony charges with sentences of 15 years each.
Residents here in Ann Arbor may have heard about the trouble a Battle Creek police officer found himself in last year after fellow deputies responded to the scene of a drunk driving accident the officer had allegedly caused.