First, even if cops are lying, you should be as cooperative as possible when they order you to do something, but if they "ask" or there statement sounds like a question, then you should always says I do not consent to a search. But if they try to search you notwithstanding your refusal, you should not resist as they will only make up further charges. As for whether cops lie, as you will see from previous answers, some former prosecutors are still under the effects of the government Kool-Aid, as...
If you were cited for Driving with Knowledge that your license was suspended, then yes, you have violated your probation. If you were cited for Driving without Knowledge that your license was suspended, then that is a civil infraction and not a violation of your probation.
Actually, a Defendant can take a plea deal after a jury returns a verdict. And your "idea" is already practiced in some form by most judges. The problem is that jurors are not called for one case, they are called for the possibility to sit on any 1,000 possible cases that could go to trial. Plus, there are only so many days available for trial a year. So your showing up and making a defendant see that "sh!t just got real" does a lot more to make trials resolve than some arbitrary deadline that...
90 days for a misdemeanor, 175 days for a felony. If after 33 days a person has not been formally charged with a crime, they can seek release on their own recognizance. As for your theory that the State Attorney is trying to trap the arrestee into a plea deal, that is simply crazy talk. Reality is your friend is sitting in jail because his friends or family have neither hired him an attorney or posted the bond that is set.
Well, you are looking at a minimum 10 days in jail because it is your second DUI within 6 years. Since there was an accident and you were on drugs, you could be looking at more. I would hire a good DUI attorney.
Any lawyer, much less a good lawyer, should be able to get you into a Pretrial Diversion/Teen Court program that would result in dismissal of the case; which is the best way for you to resolve a case with this fact pattern.
Agreed, your question is too involved for an attorney to give you a competent answer on the internet. You need to sit down with your new attorney and have him explain the logic. Every case is different and has unique facts.