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How hard is it to fight a OWI charge for prescription medication in you're system In the state of Wisconsin?
In april of 2012 I was prescribed ambien by my doctor. It caused me to get up and sleep drive with out even knowing it. I don't remember a thing but I crashed my car and refused to take a roadside test. The DA offered 10 days jail time, 2 years probation, $500 fine, and revoked DL for a year. I think thats way to harsh and want to fight this. I also read on the FDA website, as of May this year the FDA placed more on the warning label about sleep driving, and are telling doctors to cut doses in half. It also said from 2007 to 2012 the FDA has recived over 700 reports of sleep driving. What are the odds of fighting this. Since WI looks at all OWI's the same way.
You should contact an attorney to discuss further as you may have possible defenses. Good luck.
car was parked after a very miner car accident, was ticked for hit and run also stopped while walking and given a dui
Absolutely. You do not need to be "caught in the act" to be arrested for any offense, though probable cause to believe...
Refuseal of owi test because I was walking police took me for a blood test, what can I do? this was after I bumped a car
was intimidated by other party, left walking stopped at bar on way home, police stopped me while walking refused test I was then taken for a blood test and given ticket for owi I did try to change info with other party I have previous ow i's more than 10 years ago
You need to talk to a lawyer confidentially ASAP. If you were actually cited for refusal, there are very short time...
Arrested for OWI in Wisconsin while sitting in car in parking lot with engine running to keep from freezing in the cold weather
A friend of mine was sitting in his car in a hotel parking lot (in the Green Bay, WI area) around 2:30 AM last Friday morning trying to stay warm because of the freezing weather, when he was approached by a police officer and arrested for Operating While Under Influence. Need to know if there are any possible defenses to this charge based on the fact that he wasn't operating the vehicle or pulled over when he was arrested, but rather trying to keep from freezing to death by running his car and sitting in a parking lot. The exact charge is 346.63(1)(a) OWI 6th Offense. He goes before a judge this afternoon - I'm assuming that's when they will determine his bail amount, etc?
Turning the ignition on in a vehicle constitutes "operating" in Wisconsin.
charged with class H felony for 4th owi with in 5 yrs, disorderly conduct Mis B, 939.62 (1)(a) Repeater, and operating a vehicle while revoked. He was serving his probation for 18 months, just got off the bracelet, what are the probably sentences
Was he placed on probation for these offenses or did the offenses occur while he was on probation for a different case?...
4th offense and parole violation
It means the charge is an unclassified felony, so it must be a fourth offense within five years of the third, or...
Can police legally monitor IDs shown to enter a tavern, then wait near a person's home to try to catch for OWI/DUI?
A local tavern where I live (Wisconsin) takes & scans IDs from all customers on entrance. Can Police monitor this, a person's name & address, then wait & watch near their home, in hopes of an OWI / DUI arrest? Is this legal?
Is this a fact, or are you asking a hypothetical question? Police can monitor taverns (they do it all the time) and...
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