Asked in DUI / DWI for Oklahoma

Q: arrested for felony DUI and destruction of property six months ago. Still haven’t filed charges. Why is that?

Chantel on bond they scheduled my first court date. I still haven’t received a new one or I haven’t filed charges yet.

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Tracy Tiernan
Tracy Tiernan
  • DUI & DWI Lawyer
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Many times when someone is arrested for a DUI where there is a lengthy to delay before charges are approved and filed, it is usually the result of a blood test being sent off to the OSBI laboratory for testing. It is absolutely not uncommon for the lab to take six months, sometimes more, to return a report on a blood sample. I suspect that’s probably what’s going on here.

Best of luck!

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