Underage drinking and driving is a serious offense which carries with it mandatory periods of suspension of driving privileges. Depending on the level of the breathalyzer reading, an underage drinker/driver may be sentenced as an adult.
Defendant charged with careless driving and driving while suspended; Result: Unsafe operation and guilty expired driver’s license.
Defendant accuses of 3rd Degree Theft of Services (N.J.S. : 2C:20-3A ) (second offense) indited; Result: Plea of guilty, extended probation, non-custodial.
Defendant accused of speeding in a school zone (65 mph in a 25 mph); Result: plea to unsafe operation, no points.
Defendant accused of CDS and possession of drugs; Result: Conditional discharge, minimal fines and penalties.
Defendant accused of DWI, DWI school zone, tailgating, careless driving and driving with high beams; Result: Guilty plea only to first tier DWI on motion to dismiss.
Defendant charged with leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident and careless driving; Results: Pled guilty to failure to report, minimal fines.
Defendant charged with failure to possess driver’s license, possession of CDS and careless driving; Result: Pled guilty to wondering and unsafe operation. No license suspension.
Defendant accused of failure to obey traffic signal; Result: guilty to obstruction, no points.
Defendant accused of criminal violation of creating false public 911 alarm under 2C:33-3B (fourth degree), leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident, reckless driving, careless driving, leaving vehicle in unsafe condition, unsafe lane change, improper parking on highway, driving while suspended. Result: guilty to plea to noise ordinance violation only with a dismissal of all remaining summonses, no driving privilege suspension.
Defendant charged with failure to report accident, leaving the scene, no insurance and careless driving; Result: Guilty to failure to report accident. All other charges were dismissed.