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I got arrested for the first time in my life somewhere in CO (only have had a couple speeding tickets and nothing else prior) and I am twenty-five. I was spooked as I passed a Sheriff going the opposite way when I saw him turn around on the road a hundred yards behind me and I turned into a driveway which gave him suspicion to follow me. The Sheriff arrested me on DUID for being high on Meth and false plates on my car. I had insurance. I went to jail for the weekend until I could post bail. He said he could smell it and I agreed to take a UA at the station. He had me do a test where I stood with my feet together outside, head tilted way back and tell him when 30 seconds was up. They searched my car without consent, but I had nothing on me or in my car. This is first time arrested.
I'm not sure I see a question here. You might want to rephrase.
I am a middle aged woman, do not drink very much or very often and was pulled over. My husband was intoxicated, argued with the officer and I was deemed drunk. I felt antagonized by the officer and confused as to why he was arresting me as I was not intoxicated. I thought if I took the breath test I would only make things worse. When the office told me to sign the paper saying I was refusing the test, I did not read the paper as I did not have my glasses and thought the officer was telling me the complete content of what I was signing. Is there any way to keep my license. I have never been arrested, have no recent traffic violations and need to drive to make a living.
Probably not. Ignorance of the law is not a defense or excuse to prohibited conduct. The fact that you signed the...
The reasons for being pulled over each time were for minor traffic violations.
JAIL. Lots and lots of jail. 3 offenses within 3 years in El Paso County and you will be extremely lucky to only get 6...
I was charged with DUI/DUI per se for drinking a beer inside of my parked car. We had our doors open for airflow with our legs sticking out and my keys were in my pocket. The officer, who rode up to the side of my car on a bicycle, wrote in his police report that I had the keys in the ignition. He flat out LIED! This officer was a complete jerk from the beginning of the ordeal. They cuffed me, didn't read Miranda rights to me, and took back to the police station where I blew a 0.105 BAC. My friend (and witness) who was in the car with me when this happened wrote a statement re-emphasizing that the keys were NOT in the ignition. How can they convict me of a DUI if it's mine and my friend's word against a cop's word?
Simply put, because the jury gets to assess the credibility of any witness and they believed the officer over you and...
I have paperwork but nothing has implied revocation yet in the paperwork. From what I understood from the conversation before I decided on the method of testing, because I took a blood test I was able to hold on to my driver's license for now.I got my driver's license back before being dismissed from the hospital and have been checking the mail daily because of my friend's advice but have yet to receive any other news. It's only been roughly two weeks but I'm feeling increasingly nervous because I am told I have to request a DMV hearing using the notice within a week or face not having a chance to try and get it back. I am also concerned about what may happen if it gets lost in the mail or sent to the wrong address because I moved recently and gave them a different address from my license.
First and foremost, seek the advice and consultation of an experienced DUI attorney, not a friend. You need to make...
I recived a dui and pled it down to dwai and now 14 years later they are making me pled to my new dui as my second
unfortunately, Colorado allow a lifetime look back for prior DUI offenses. Nobody can force you to accept a plea...
I was stopped on jan. 20, 2014 for a dui. i was underage and drove with only a drivers permit. i was taken in to the hospital to do blood tests. It is now march 15 2014 and i still have not received any letter from the court, dmv, or lab test. I was assured by a lawyer that i would have that in about a month? i am wondering what i should do? will my case be dropped if they lose the blood tests? is there any way i can keep my license?
You simply have to wait. Because of numerous problems, the CO Dept of Health had to close their labs. So, law...