My fiance drove into a dui checkpoint. He passed the breathalyzer, field sobriety test and had no illegal things in his car or on his person. The officer said they still suspected he was under the influence so they told him if he didn't take a urine test then he would automatically lose his license for 3 years so he took it. This was on June 16th. They've held him in jail this entire time on a $100,000 bond and have continuously pushed back his pretrial saying they're waiting on his urine analysis to come back. I don't understand how it could possibly take this long to get lab results back. And I don't understand how they can hold him that long on a misdemeanor he hasn't even been convicted of. After we asked his lawyer if they even had the urine sample they sent off she quit answering his calls or any of his family members.
How many prior OVIs does your fiance have on his driving record? That's a pretty steep bail for a typical first offense OVI. Was he charged with any additional crimes? Refusal and "automatic"/administrative loss of license for three years is, I believe, upon a 3rd offense in the last 10 years, so I would say the officer provided him with false information if it is anything besides a 3rd offense. If he was convicted of OVI, then the suspension could be longer because the court suspension and administrative suspension have different timeframes.
Urine results can unfortunately take a while to come back. His bond could perhaps be modified but it varies case by case.
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