Accusations of driving while intoxicated can come with serious repercussions in New York, if one is convicted that could affect the accused for months or years to come. That is why it is important to understand these types of charges, so one can wage a defense against them.
It should come as no surprise to New City residents that driving while intoxicated is a serious offense that will be aggressively prosecuted. Even simply being charged with drunk driving can have a detrimental effect on a person's life. And should the person be convicted, they may face a variety of penalties.
An upstate New York man has been charged with aggravated DWI and criminal contempt after he drove 30 miles to turn himself in to state troopers on other charges. After being charged, he was arraigned and released on bail.