Drinking and driving is a dangerous combination, but not all cases are as clear-cut as the media often suggests. There is a large amount of speculation related to many DUI cases, and careful examination of the evidence may reveal a completely different story than the one issued by law enforcement.
As New York residents know, DWI cases can have long-term consequences for defendants who are convicted. However, not everyone who is accused of driving while intoxicated is guilty, and every person facing such charges deserves a strong criminal defense.
If one isn't careful, a DWI arrest can happen to just about anyone. Recently, a Pawling Village Court justice was arrested and now faces the possibility of a second DWI conviction.
Our readers may have heard the recent news about New York Knick Jason Kidd being arrested for DWI after crashing his 2010 Cadillac Escalade into a utility pole in Water Mill, a small community in the Hamptons. Kidd received treatment for minor crash-related injuries, and the police released him without bail. He is due to appear in court at an unknown date.