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Concept photo: Following arrest on DUI charges Lipps skips team event

Former Steelers WR Lipps Skips Event Following Arrest on DUI Charges

November 29, 2021

Following his arrest on DUI charges, former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Louis Lipps was not able to attend the team’s Hall of Honor ceremony on the November 13-14 weekend. Lipps, who was set to be inducted during the November 14 game at Heinz Field versus Detroit, said he didn’t want to be a “distraction.” After…

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Should I Plead Guilty to a First DUI Charge in Boise?

November 24, 2021

Under Idaho law, it is an offense to drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol. You’ll catch a DUI charge for doing so. Whether the defendant is a first-time offender or a repeat offender, they will face punishment. This is why it is essential to work with a Boise DUI lawyer. A lawyer knows…

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Man On Probation After Blowing Four Times The Legal Blood Alcohol Limit

November 20, 2021

A judge has sentenced Christopher Scott Lusk, 40, to probation after he drove with four times the legal blood alcohol limit. On July 9, Bonneville County Sheriff’s deputies and Idaho Falls Police officers were dispatched to a scene near South Holmes Avenue and Sunnyside Road where a drunk driver had been reported. Lusk was driving…

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Explaining Boise DUI Diversion Programs

November 14, 2021

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a severe offense in Idaho, but diversion programs offer some respite for those held. If you’re convicted, you could go to jail. If you’re lucky, you’ll pay only fines. However, there are also more minor punishments; these include suspended driving privileges. Therefore, it’s crucial to hire…

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Mark Few Was Arrested for DUI, Released Three Hours Later

November 8, 2021

Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few was arrested for DUI and released three hours later on October 26 in Coeur d’Alene, as shown by police video footage. At the request of KREM, the police released 3-hour video footage that shows the entire process from being detained to being in custody to being released.  As Mark Few…

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Is It DUI if I Was Cycling in Boise, Idaho?

November 2, 2021

If you live in Boise, Idaho, you already know how serious the city takes DUI offenses. Idaho’s DUI laws criminalize driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher (0.02% for under 21s). So, if you’re driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol in Boise, you’re at risk of steep penalties. Fortunately,…

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40-Year Old Man Causes DUI Accident on I-84, Gets 15 Years in Jail

October 29, 2021

A man who caused a DUI accident on I-84 in Boise, Idaho, in 2020, was sentenced to 15 years in jail.  The man was identified as Eathon Wesen, a 40-year-old man who first drove off the interstate and then, when trying to go back to the interstate, he overcorrected and as a result, the car…

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Can I Get a Reduced Sentence for a DUI Charge in Idaho?

October 24, 2021

As Boise DUI lawyers we understand driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a crime most people commit. When a person has more than the legal blood alcohol concentration in their system, they are legally intoxicated. The BAC level in Idaho, like in most parts of the United States, is 0.08%. When the…

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I-95 DUI Crash Suspect Who Killed Idaho Family Recaptured

October 20, 2021

According to reports from the Nye County Sheriff’s office, the suspect in the case of a fatal I-95 DUI crash earlier this year was taken back in custody after he tried to escape from a Clark County rehabilitation center.  The manhunt lasted for around 36 hours.   The accused was identified as Tyler Kennedy.  He tried…

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What Happens if You Get an Interlock Device Violation in Idaho?

October 14, 2021

Having an Ignition Interlock Device installed (IID) in your vehicle is one of the many punishments for DUI in Idaho. Asides from that, many DUI offenders also risk jail time, license suspension, fines, etc. So whether you get a mandatory interlock device installation as a penalty for your DUI or not depends on numerous factors.…

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