DUI & Criminal Division

The Defendant was seen speeding up well above the speed limit while exiting a bar. After the officer attempted to stop the vehicle with its lights and sirens, the vehicle continued to accelerate, took a corner by hitting and driving over the curb and fled the officer. The Defendant then pulled down an alley and turned off its lights in an attempt to hide from the officer. The officers were able to find the Defendant and he was ordered out of the car. The officers smelled alcohol on the defendant and he submitted to roadsides. The Defendant was charged with felony Fleeing and Eluding an Officer. He was facing five years in prison and a mandatory felony conviction and one year license suspension. The Firm had numerous discussions with the State Attorney and successfully convinced them to dismiss the felony charges.