Wet Reckless Saves Client's Job

Posted by Phillip Crawford | Aug 27, 2021

Government employee charged with DUI.   The police obtained four breath test results from him, all showing a blood alcohol level of 0.12 or higher.

If convicted, he faced five years of informal probation, jail time, suspension of his driver license, fines and fees of over $2000, and the loss of his job, his benefits, and his pension.

After extensive negotiations with the prosecutor, he plead to a “wet reckless” misdemeanor, with one year of informal probation, $1000 in fines and fees, no jail time or Work Alternative Program, and no license suspension.  He kept his job.

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