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 reckless driving, tailgating, unsafe lane change and failure to signal. Result: guilty plea to careless and unsafe operation.
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.
Defendants, driver and passenger accused of DWI, DWI school zone, driving while suspended, failure to maintain lane, illegal u-turn, failure to keep right and Allowing driver to operate vehicle while intoxicated; Result: Dismissal of all motor vehicle violations, plea of guilty to one violation of DWI with minimal fines and penalties; Dismissal of allowing, no costs.
Defendant accused of Driving While Suspended Second offense (N.J.S. 39:3-40) and driving unregistered vehicle; Result: Guilty plea to expired license with minimal fine only.
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 accused of driving while suspended second offense based on out of state motor vehicle violation; Result: guilty plea to parking adjudication act.
Defendant charged with Petit Larceny and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth degree in New York; Results: ACD with community service.
Defendant charged with DWI, improper safety glass, failure to wear a seat belt, unsafe vehicle, loud muffler, careless and failure to exhibit documents; Results: Pled guilty to DWI with minimum fines and penalties and unsafe operation. No period of incarceration.
Defendant accused of DWI with BAC .18; Result: guilty to 1St tier DWI only minimum fines.
Defendant charged with failure to yield to pedestrian in a crosswalk; Results: Pled guilty to a non-point violation, fines and penalties $136.00.