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I recently received an open container violation in New York

I recently received an open container violation in New York City, New York, and I am wondering if I mail in the $25 dollar fine and plead guilty that this will be on my criminal record and show up on future background checks?

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Zoey_ JD

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I got tickets for leaving the scene of an accident and open

I got tickets for leaving the scene of an accident and open container in NYS, both mail in tickets, the only ones involved were me and a tree stump, I got a DWI back in 2004. I have a clean driving record for over 5years now until this, can I still go to jail?

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Zoey_ JD

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My son is charged with Evading Detention with a vehicle,

My son is charged with Evading Detention with a vehicle, first time. Also a DWI, first time, as well as Driving while license invalid and no financial responsibility with previous convictions.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Oh sorry it's the state of TexasJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: He has a public defender and is currently in jail.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Not really that I can think of I haven't spoken with the lawyer yet. I'm trying to do a little research before I do so.

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Colleen Grady

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I recently received an open container and unlawful

I recently received an open container and unlawful consumption ticket. What am looking at? Will lose my license?

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Roger

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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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Colleen Grady

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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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RobertJDFL

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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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Lucy, Esq.

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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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