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Q: arrested for a dui in idaho I was not driving the cops pulled me out of the passenger seat so can they convict me of dui

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Michael Swensen
Michael Swensen
  • Sandy, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: I'm not sure what the question is here. However, if you were in fact in the passenger seat that would mean at least one other person was in the vehicle. This other individual can testify that you were in fact a passenger in the vehicle. Nonetheless, if you were intoxicated and in the vehicle you may be charged with public intoxication or some other offense depending on the jurisdiction. I suppose more information is needed to give a more complete answer.

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