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April 2013 Archives

Police: Brewers pitcher blew 0.22 percent on breath test

Drunk driving charges can happen to just about anyone. For instance, consider Milwaukee Brewer Yovani Gallardo. The pitcher was pulled over earlier this month in Milwaukee, and a breath test indicated that his blood-alcohol level was 0.22 percent.

OWI blood-draw ruling means Wisconsin police will have to adjust

Prosecutors, judges and police in Wisconsin will have to make some adjustments after the recent Supreme Court ruling on warrantless blood draws in OWI cases. Wisconsin and 28 other states currently don't require a search warrant to draw blood from a person suspected of drunk driving. In effect, police have been able to forcibly administer a blood test without a driver's consent.

Janesville woman refuses sobriety tests in fifth DUI charge

In Wisconsin, you can refuse to submit to a chemical test after a drunk driving arrest, but you need to know the consequences. Drivers who refuse a breath test will be charged with unlawful refusal of chemical testing. An automatic license revocation could result, and to protect against that outcome, defendants have a 10-day window after the arrest to request a hearing. If you don't request that hearing, your driver's license will eventually be revoked, even if you are acquitted.

Sheboygan man accused of sixth DUI after witness calls police

We've blogged before about the serious penalties associated with repeat DUI convictions. The more convictions a person has, the greater the penalties become. Wisconsin residents facing subsequent OWI charges could lose their driver's licenses, pay steep fines, have to install an ignition interlock device and spend time in jail. Anyone who is up against these possible outcomes will need an aggressive DUI defense.

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