Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test?

Can You Refuse a Breathalyzer Test?

You were stopped because the officer who pulled you over believes you were driving erratically. He or she asks if you had any alcoholic drinks. You know you’re probably over the legal limit, so you decide to ignore the officer’s request for a breath test...
Man Arrested For 5th DWI

Man Arrested For 5th DWI

According to local news reports, at approximately 3 a.m. on December 23, 2017, officers were dispatched to a citizen complaint of a man passed out in a vehicle in the roadway at a red light in the 200 block of Lake Street. Officers arrived on scene and subsequently...
Impaired Driver Kills Teen In Red River Parish

Impaired Driver Kills Teen In Red River Parish

According to local news reports, a Coushatta teenager died recently following a crash in Red River Parish that involved a vehicle and two people just east of US Highway 71. According to Louisiana State Police Troop G, two teenage Coushatta girls, age 19 and 17, were...
What’s The Difference Between DWI & DUI?

What’s The Difference Between DWI & DUI?

DWI stands for driving while intoxicated, or in some cases, driving while impaired. DUI is an acronym for driving under the influence. These terms can have different meanings, but both of these terms are applied to a driver who is being charged with a serious offense...
How Can I Get My DUI Expunged From My Criminal Record?

How Can I Get My DUI Expunged From My Criminal Record?

If you’ve ever been convicted of a DWI or DUI in Louisiana, or anywhere else for that matter, then you will probably be glad to learn that you are able to have these records removed under certain conditions! Louisiana State law R.S. 44:9(A)(2) states that a DUI can be...
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