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What Not to Do After a DUI Arrest?

What Not to Do After a DUI Arrest?

November 14, 2019

Driving under the influence (DUI) carries serious penalties. You face jail time, fine, license suspension, mandatory installation of an ignition interlock device and more. The penalties are relatively light for the first offense but grow harsher with subsequence offenses. During a DUI arrest, people tend to make mistakes which are then used as evidence against…

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77-Year Old Boise Man Pleads Guilty to Meth Possession, Distribution

November 8, 2019

A 77-year old man from Boise, Clinton DeWitt Bays pleads guilty to meth possession, distribution. Bays was previously out on bond for the trafficking and possession of methamphetamine which he intended to sell. He was subsequently found trying to sell 4 ounces of meth to an undercover agent. The arrest of Bays came about as…

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How to Argue for Leniency in a DUI Case?

How to Argue for Leniency in a DUI Case?

November 2, 2019

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in the state of Idaho. The penalties are harsh and can often be a life-changing experience. For the 1st DUI offense, the penalties include jail time of up to 6 months, fine of up to $1,000 and a license suspension of up to 7 months. If…

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Driver Charged With Aggravated DUI for Hitting Kuna Teen

October 29, 2019

Deputies of the Ada County Sheriff’s office have arrested a driver for hitting a teen in a DUI accident. The driver has been charged with aggravated DUI for hitting Kuna teen. The accident took place back in early September but the arrest was made now. The driver responsible for the accident is Joseph Jefferies, 70.…

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Should You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test if Stopped for DUI?

Should You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test if Stopped for DUI?

October 24, 2019

When a police officer stops you on suspicions of DUI, you are typically required to undergo a couple of tests. These tests are used by the officer to ascertain whether or not you are under the influence. One of the most common and popularly used tests is the breathalyzer test. In this test, you are…

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Boise Woman Faces Felony DUI Charges for Fatal Crash

October 20, 2019

A Boise woman has been charged with felony DUI charges. The woman, Anna Mihelich, 53, was involved in a fatal crash that resulted in the death of a 3-year-old. Mihelich currently faces four charges of felony aggravated DUI. Boise woman faces felony DUI charges for fatal crash. The crash took place on July 2 near…

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Is DUI a Misdemeanor or a Felony in Idaho?

Is DUI a Misdemeanor or a Felony in Idaho?

October 14, 2019

Driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in Idaho. DUI offenses can be either a misdemeanor or a felony. You are prohibited from driving in the state if your blood alcohol level (BAC) is above a stipulated level. If you are aged below 21, the BAC threshold is 0.02%. If your BAC is…

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DUI Driver Crashes Into Tree on Boise Greenbelt

October 8, 2019

A DUI driver crashes into a tree on the Boise Greenbelt in the early evening hours this Friday. According to the eyewitnesses, the driver had been driving on the greenbelt for a quarter of a mile before the vehicle finally crashed into the tree. The accident took place at around 4 p.m. on Saturday. It…

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Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test?

Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test?

October 2, 2019

A field sobriety test is something routinely used by police officers to ascertain whether or not a person is driving under the influence. These tests are meant to measure your judgment, balance and reflexes in general. The philosophy behind field tests is that alcohol or intoxicating drugs impair your judgment. This is reflected in slow,…

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What happens when I have more than 3 DUIs in a short period?

September 30, 2019

A DUI citation is a serious offense which can leave a lasting impact on your life. DUI citations typically stay on your criminal record for many years. You may face higher insurance rates, difficulty in securing employment and many other problems due to a DUI citation.  However, the first DUI citation results in relatively minor…

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