My boyfriend is serving 10 days in jail for driving under dui suspended license (he’s not currently on probation), which he took weekends for. He decided this weekend he just didn’t feel like going. What are the possible repercussions for this or do they have so many weekends they can do to make up the 10 days??
He is in a lot of trouble. Not showing up means he can pitwntially charged with a felony 3 escape. You donr get to "make up" weekends. At the very least they will revoke his weekends and make him serve the 10 days. They also will most likely not parole him at his minimum. Alternative sentences are a gift, they are meant to help people maintain jobs and family life. Its a shame he abused the privilege.
Please excuse my brevity and any typos as answers are often given using a cellular phone.
I agree with attorney Hyde. I would add the further comment that, if his 10 day jail sentence arose in relation to a DUI related suspension, your boyfriend might not have been sentenced correctly (10 days is less than the mandatory 60-90 days under 75 Pa.C.S. 1543(b)). Depending on the circumstances, the Commonwealth could try to make him serve 90 days straight, tag him with a probation violation, and/or charge him anew with escape. Your boyfriend should immediately contact his attorney
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