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I am familiar with DUI related laws regarding cars but what

I am familiar with DUI related laws regarding cars but what about on boats?What rights do the MD State police, MD Dept of Natural Resources Police or Coast Guard have to stop you? Do they have to have probable cause to pull you over? I understand that the coast guard does not have to have probable cause as they can stop anyone to do a safety check (is that correct?) but what about the other agencies?If I were pulled over can I respectfully ***** ***** officer about his/her probable cause and if none ask if I am free to go?Can I respectfully ***** ***** answer any questions?Is there an open container law for boating in MD? Am I allowed to have an open container or even drink while operating my boat (I don't drink to the point I am impaired but might have a beer or glass of wine while on a relaxing cruise).If I were pulled over on my boat and suspected of being impaired, do I have to consent to a field sobriety test? Do I have to consent to a breathalyzer or blood or urine test? What are the implications of refusing?

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Hey just got a citation container in monroe nc ..had

Hey just got a citation for open container in monroe nc ..had taken one swallow..passed sobriety test and breathalyzer..they let me go but citation read open conRainer while drinking ..it was in back ..

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I was parked in a shopping center last night talking to a homeless

I was parked in a shopping center last night talking to a homeless person. It was before midnight and the CVS Pharmacy and Von's stores were still open. I was parked behind the store buildings where it is well lit and has the homeless person sitting in my car. We were just talking, smoking cigarettes when a sheriff's deputy came up shining his spot light in our faces and was totally rude to us. He asked if we had "open containers" to which I replied "Officer, I respect that you have a job to do but I do not answer questions". He got pissed off and grabbed his flashlight got out of his car and proceeded to look inside my vehicle. I told him I don't consent to any searches to make sure he didn't go further than just look form the outside.Are there any grounds for a police officer to tell us we can't be there? He told us the shopping center was closed and we couldn't be there which was a lie.What to do please?

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I am a minor, 19, in texas. I got stopped for "rolling

I am a minor, 19, in texas. I got stopped for "rolling through a stop sign ". I had worked a 13hr shift, and i had a beer. Had open containers in the car. My friend is 23 and he bought it, and went to jail for it. My other friend got an MIC. I got a DUI. I am wondering if my clean driving and criminal record could help me keep my license. I am a pilot, a full time college student, and i work full time. I really cannot afford to lose my license as it would seriously hinder the many things i am involved in, as i am trying to better my future.

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I was sited container in a parked motor vehicle, and

I was sited for open container in a parked motor vehicle, and was told it is a criminal offense. Is it possible for me to go to jail in Akron OH summit county?

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I received a non traffic citation summary open container

I received a non traffic citation summary for an open container while walking on the street in lewisburg Pa, the bottle of alcohol was closed but the seal was broken. it was covered up not in view until an officer approached us and asked for ID. I am 21 years oldWill this citation show up as a criminal offense for employment purposes. I was not aware of the town ordinance nor did I see any posted signs.

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In Texas can you get a open container ticket in the mail. If

In Texas can you get a open container ticket in the mail. If the police saw a open container in your vehicle but you were not there. Nobody was there except the police who put his card on the windshield and wrote a note that your keys are at the property at the station. The vehicle was in a parking.JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: Car with open container left in parking lot over night. Does police send a ticket to the regestered owner? He left the bottle of beer.....JA: OK got it. Last thing — Criminal Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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Open container, 6 years ago in california (paid off right away

open container, 6 years ago in california (paid off right away about 200 dollars). Should be disclosed for NY application? HAVE YOU EVER BEEN CONVICTED OF, PLEAD GUILTY, NO CONTEST OR NOLO CONTENDERE, TO A MISDEMEANOR OR FELONY (OR INDICTABLE OFFENSE IN NEW JERSEY)?**Do not report any conviction that has been sealed, expunged, statutorily eradicated, annulled, impounded, erased, dismissed under a first offender's law, pardoned by the Governor or which state law allows you to lawfully deny as set forth below. You are also not required to disclose violations, infractions, petty misdemeanors or summary offenses.JA: My brothers got into lots of trouble with the law when they were young. The Criminal Lawyer will know how to get you the best outcome. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Criminal Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else the Criminal Lawyer should be aware of?Customer: need just to know if I have to disclose itJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Criminal Lawyer about your situation and connect you two.

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I was sentence in January of this year to comply to serve a

I was sentence in January of this year to comply to serve a 3 year probation sentence. I was convicted with two class six felonies for poss. of marijuana. I feel I was wrongfully represented by my court appointed lawyer and feel the pre-sentence report by deputy probation officer(baliff) lead to this.

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