Drunk driving is a serious issue. What many people do not realize is that drugged driving is a prevalent issue as well. Drugged driving may be discussed less, but it occurs often and is incredibly dangerous. As a result, a drug DWI charge can carry some serious consequences. Read on to learn more about the penalties of a drug DWI charge in New Jersey.
If you are facing charges for a first-offense Drug DWI, you may be subject to the following penalties:
It is important to note that if you are pulled over and charged with drugged driving for a second time, your penalties will further increase. Some of the penalties you may face for a second offense drug DWI include:
If you are charged with a third or subsequent drug DWI, you will face serious penalties. The penalties are as follows:
If you are facing a drugged driving charge, you will want to contact a skilled criminal defense attorney. These charges are serious, but an attorney will work to lower or remove your charges and associated penalties.
If you or a loved one has been pulled over for drugged driving, contact our firm today. We will explore all possible avenues and legal defenses. Do not hesitate to reach out and speak with an experienced and dedicated criminal defense attorney.
Kevin T. Conway is an experienced Bergen County criminal attorney handling DUI, DWI, traffic violations, violent crimes, sex crimes, illegal gun possession, shoplifting, and juvenile crimes. Attorney Conway is also experienced in commercial law matters, zoning law, and estate planning. If you need an aggressive criminal lawyer, contact The Law Office of Kevin T. Conway for a free consultation.