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I am a 33yr old stopped time ever and an injection of an

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I am a 33yr old stopped for 1st time ever for DWI and an injection of an illegal drug. Breatherizer test was ,18. Refused anymore test on the spot. Taken to jail so a warrant to be gotten and served for a urin and blood. It was about 3 hrs later. What am I looking at for charges and legal eve. And legal consequences. In South Dakota. I live in Minn.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Samuel II replied 4 months ago.

This is Samuel. I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard.
For a first offense, if convicted, the POSSIBLE penalty in SD carries a max 1 year in jail and up to $1,000 fine with a license suspension.

Expert:  Samuel II replied 4 months ago.

Many times, however, on a plea agreement the state will allow a probation instead of jail with community service and substance abuse classes. I suggest you can consult with the Public Defender in the county where this happened to see if you qualify to have representation. Otherwise, it would beneficial for you to consider a consultation with a local SD attorney who may be able to work out a plea arrangement in your best interest.

Expert:  Samuel II replied 4 months ago.

Please let me know here if you have other questions or need clarification. Otherwise a Positive rating ensures i get credit for my time.

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