Hampstead, NC asked in DUI / DWI for North Carolina

Q: charged with dwi over an hour after wreck into woods, charged 1-1/2 hours later at bar over 1 mile away. blew 0.13

was at bar drank "a beer", i did not even finish it, left bar about 12:45am. I was kinda irritated, so i was driving a little on the fast side, coming around a corner i failed to maintain control as the rear end of the car i was driving started to slide in to the turn. the back wheels left road as i struggled to maintain control with the outside rear wheel in the ditch, amazingly i was able to get the car back on the road but at the velocity and and angle of the car to the road i caught traction and drove into the woods on the other side of the road causing the car to roll on its side. i left the scene having no operator license, but because i lost phone and caused no damage to property or anyone or thing i walked to the bar over a mile away and drank 4 little shooter bottles i had in a paperbag in the passenger seat, was at the bar until after last call trying to get a hold of a ride, but cops came and i was charged with dwi over an hour later

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Amanda Bowden Johnson
Amanda Bowden Johnson
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Basically, if you kept your mouth shut when you were arrested and made no statements - you'll likely get off. If you flapped your hole to law enforcement like most people do - you will likely be convicted. So go consult with a local DWI attorney in the county you were charged in.

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