DWI Criminal Defense Case Results

People v. J.E. (New York County)

Our client was a public official in New York charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving in Manhattan.  The prosecution alleged that out client refused to submit to a breathalyzer test and sped through a steady red light at a high rate of speed just missing a marked police vehicle entering the intersection.  Our client admitted to the police that he had been out to dinner, had several drinks and knew why he was being arrested.  After trial our client was acquitted of Driving While Intoxicated and Reckless Driving.  Since we also prevailed at the DMV Refusal Hearing, the client’s license was not suspended.

P. v. M.G. (Queens County)

Our client was arrested Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) after operating his motor vehicle the wrong way on a one-way street. Our client refused the breathalyzer test. We prevailed at the Department of Motor Vehicle (OMV) Refusal Hearing and our client’s driving privileges were restored pending the outcome of the case. The People made no offer on the case other than a pica to the charge. On the eve of jury selection, the People offered Driving While Ability Impaired, a violation and not a crime with a minimum fine.

P. v. M.F. (Queens County)

Our client was charged with Driving While Intoxicated and Speeding (48 MPH in a 25 MPH). We successfully negotiated a plea to Disorderly Conduct, a violation and not a crime with a fine of $250.00.