Manchester Township, NJ asked in DUI / DWI for New Jersey

Q: Can you get a DUI for inhaling dust off inhalant in a parked car not running but while sitting in the driver's seat?

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H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
H. Scott Aalsberg Esq.
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: You can get a DWI but the question is can they prove intent to operate the vehicle.

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Leon Matchin
Leon Matchin
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  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Milltown, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Your defense is operation and the police would have to prove that you had intent to operate but you have a good defense here but they have probable cause to arrest still they have a much higher hill to climb proving beyond reasonable doubt that you intended to operate the vehicle. You can still get convicted but you have a defense.

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