If you find yourself driving into a DUI checkpoint, it’s important that you immediately get into the right frame of mind. Any mistake you make can increase the risk of an arrest and formal criminal charges.
Here are three DUI checkpoint tips to keep in mind:
These are the types of things you should try to do as you inch closer to a DUI checkpoint. There is no guarantee that you won’t find yourself in trouble with the law, but you should always do your best to avoid an arrest.
If you’re arrested for suspicion of DUI, don’t say anything that could cause you more trouble in the future. Instead, keep quiet, learn more about your charges and legal rights and implement a defense strategy you can rely on.
We offer a free initial consultation so you will get an opportunity to meet us, and we will have an opportunity to learn more about your legal issue.
Mr. Manzella represents businessman William Weber, who admitted to falsifying an invoice at ex-Macomb prosecutor Eric Smith’s request. He pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of conspiracy to commit a legal act in an illegal manner, with felony offenses dismissed during the sentencing.
L’Tonya Marie Payne, a 51-year-old black woman, is facing misdemeanor assault charges following an altercation. The complaining witness, who is white, stated the police would not believe Ms. Payne due to her skin color. Attorney Vince Manzella is working alongside Ms. Payne to fight these allegations, as she was arrested simply on the basis of the witness’s word.
Joseph Wolf, former director of the Detroit Stars, was sentenced to two years of supervised probation. Wolf pleaded guilty to embezzling funds from the nonprofit youth baseball league. Typically, the felony count can result in up to 10 years in prison, a fine of $15,000, and other charges, but Lucido & Manzella, P.C. was able to help the client receive a reduced sentence.
Charles Frontera, a former Roseville city councilman, was sentenced to a year of probation after a misdemeanor charge was dismissed at sentencing. During a pretrial conference, Mr. Frontera pleaded guilty to substance possession, and in doing so, Attorney Manzella was able to protect the client from severe charges.