I was convicted of a Class B DWI in 2015 and completed probation in early 2017. On January 22nd 2018 I was questioned by roadside assistance why my car was parked on the shoulder. I had been drinking that night. I had exited the vehicle and started walking on the side of the road as soon as I saw RA coming. I don't recall what happened but RA ended up calling a sate trooper. The state trooper gave me 3 citations. Public intoxication class c, open container class c and a Class B FAIL TO ID-FLS/FICT INFO. Unfortunately when drunk I am confrontational with police officers. I assume I refused to give the officer my name. I am not sure what false information I could've given him as I do not remember. I was taken to the jail. I had my ID on me when I was arrested and it was in my wallet. I was there from 2:45AM until 10:30PM. I was released without seeing a judge or without anyone posting bail. I was informed second shift forgot about me and I was only supposed to be held for 6 hours. I overheard the correctional officers saying I only had a PI because of no probable cause for the FTI. What does that mean? Would I be released without seeing a judge and having him set bond?
You need to hire a lawyer to sort this out. The PI and open container are ticket level offenses. The failure to id (which could include refusing or lying), is a class b for which you could get up to 6 months in jail and up to a $2,000 file. You are either charged with it or not. And what the jailers say among themselves is not reliable.
Ms. Henley gives you the possible sentencing breakdowns. Now what you need to do is hire lawyer to help deal with all this. Use AVVO's "Find a lawyer" to help you.
Ms. Henley and Mr. Andreadis are correct. Plus, you might consider not drinking anymore and attending AA classes when the you feel the need to drink is overwhelming you. It doesn't seem to be helpful. Best of Luck!
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