Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

This charge involved the operation of a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or other illegal substance. Normally the charges involves drivers who drink alcohol and have a blood alcohol level in excess of .08%. However, cases can also deal with marijuana or other illegal drugs. First offenses are usually misdemeanors, even though convictions will result in the loss of driving privileges. Multiple convictions will result in felony charges and mandatory jail time.