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September 2017 Archives

New Yorker faces DWI and drug charges after traffic stop

It is important for accused individuals to be familiar with their criminal defense rights. A man from a nearby New York community is facing DWI charges following a traffic stop. The man is accused of drunk driving and possessing drugs. The 28-year old man was stopped for violation of vehicle and traffic laws. Following the routine traffic stop, authorities alleged they observed that the man's eyes were blood shot and watery and that his breath had a strong odor of alcohol.

The basics of traffic offenses in new York

Traffic offenses may seem insignificant but that is not necessarily the case. Because of the point system in New York concerning traffic offenses, paying a fine and accepting the charges may not be the only cost. In addition to paying the fine, a traffic citation can be costly down the road. Traffic violations can also lead to driver's license suspension or revocation so they should never be taken lightly.

Routine traffic stop leads to drug charges for woman

Drug charges should never be taken lightly and can result in serious consequences and penalties. A New York City woman was recently left facing drug charges following a traffic stop. According to authorities, the vehicle the woman was in was pulled over for several vehicle and traffic violations but the woman wound up facing drug charges. Police reported they detected evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle while conducting a roadside interview after stopping the vehicle. Subsequently, police allegedly discovered that one of the vehicle's occupants possessed crack cocaine.