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Man Causes 8-Vehicle Crash a Day After DUI Conviction

Man Causes 8-Vehicle Crash a Day After DUI Conviction

February 8, 2020

A Nampa man caused an 8-vehicle crash on the Interstate 84, only a day after being convicted of DUI and released on bond. Christian N. Salgado had been charged with excessive DUI and posted a bond of $500. Salgado had been previously arrested for DUI back in October last year. At the time of his…

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Felony DUI

What Happens at A Felony DUI Trial?

February 2, 2020

In order to be charged with a felony DUI in Idaho, it has to be your third DUI charge in 10 years or your second offense in 5 years with an elevated blood alcohol content of .20% or higher. What Happens Once You Are Charged with Felony DUI? Felony and misdemeanor trials both start the…

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Police Arrests DUI Driver for Repeatedly Hitting Another Vehicle

Police Arrests DUI Driver for Repeatedly Hitting Another Vehicle

January 29, 2020

The Meridian Police arrested a woman on Sunday after she repeatedly rammed another vehicle while driving under the influence. The accident took place near Fairland Avenue and Eagle Room on Sunday afternoon. Amanda Howard, 31, was driving her car when she repeatedly rammed it into the car of a family that lives in her neighborhood.…

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Misdemeanor DUI

What Is the Court Procedure for a Misdemeanor DUI?

January 24, 2020

A misdemeanor DUI is when you commit a first or second DUI offense. In Idaho, the first two DUI offenses are considered a misdemeanor if no injury, accident or fatality is involved. Misdemeanor DUI typically carries lighter penalties compared to a felony DUI which carries harsher penalties. If you have been charged with misdemeanor DUI,…

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Man Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter Gets 15 Years

Man Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter Gets 15 Years

January 21, 2020

An Idaho man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for causing a fatal DUI crash. The court decision came this Thursday as a result of a plea agreement between the prosecution and the defendant. The crash took place in May, 2019 resulting in the death of one person and serious injuries to another.…

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Hand cuffs, keys and alcohol on a table.

What Are Idaho DUI Laws for Commercial Drivers?

January 14, 2020

Driving under the influence (DUI) is an offense that carries serious penalties in Idaho. Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is an important factor that is considered when calculating these penalties. On average, the legal limit for BAC is 0.08% across the United States. In some states, the legal limit may be even lower although Idaho conforms…

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Lawyers in pre-trail negotiations

What Is a DUI Pre-Trial Conference and Why Is It important?

January 2, 2020

If you have been charged with driving under influence (DUI), you have the option of pleading guilty or accepting a plea bargain. If you plead guilty, the original sentence of the offense may be reduced in return for your plea. In a plea bargain, your attorney may be able to negotiate a reduced charge. However,…

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cop pulling over vehicle

Idaho State Police Launches DUI Patrols

December 29, 2019

The Idaho State Police (ISP) has launched special emphasis patrols in a bid to reduce the number of DUI drivers on the roads across Idaho. The patrols were launched this Monday as the busiest week of the holiday season comes up. Every year, traffic on the road reaches peak during the last week of December.…

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A drunk driver driving.

Suspected Drunk Driver Kills Woman in Umatilla County Accident

December 28, 2019

An elderly woman is dead following a car accident in Umatilla County on December 8. Oregon State Police said the crash took place at the intersection of Hwy 395 and East Punkin Center Road just after 10 p.m. They said forty-five-year-old Michelle Dawn Fry was going northbound on the highway when she ignored a red…

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dui attorney in boise idaho

How Much Does a DUI Attorney Charge in Idaho?

December 24, 2019

If you have been charged with DUI in Idaho, you are in for a whole lot of expenses. You may think that the fees of your attorney are the main financial concern after a DUI arrest. However, attorney fees are only one of the many costs you incur following a DUI. Other costs in a…

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