Q: Is a warn on an ignition interlock a probation violation?
I havent drank in 16 months. the warn occured because i used air sanitizer. i then realized it contains sd alcohol 40-b . i didnt start the car instead i opened it up let it air out till i couldnt smell it anymore then it passed. i havent been able to sleep at night im so worried. ive never had a warn or fail before. what should i do?
A: Your probation officer will receive a copy of your interlock report. They generally understand these machines needs to be calibrated and can have interference. However, you will want to meet with a local criminal defense attorney to determine if a Motion to Revoke your probation has been filed and if there is a warrant for your arrest. From there, an experienced attorney can help explain the situation to the probation officer and negotiate an appropriate outcome.
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