You should call a criminal attorney in Leesburg - there are attorneys listed on this site - and not post any additional information here.
Merry Fountain is licensed to practice law in Indiana. She can be contacted at 1-888-242-HURT. This is not legal advice and it does not create an attorney/client relationship. It is legal education intended to provide general information about the matter within the question. If the question does not include important timeframes and facts the answer could change. Merry Fountain strongly advises the questioner to confer with an attorney in your state.
This is a DUI/criminal defense question, I've changed the practice area for you. Look under the Find A Lawyer tab here at Avvo for a criminal defense attorney in your area
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Immediately consult a local criminal law attorney - many offer free initial consultations. You can locate a local attorney right here on AVVO by using the tool "Find A Lawyer" Good Luck
This is not intended to be legal advise or as legal representation. I am a California personal injury attorney . Be aware that every state has its own statute of limitations; and statutes & case laws that govern the handling of these matters.
You need to talk to a defense lawyer. You're not out of the woods yet. Just because the police don't charge you with DUI, doesn't mean the prosecutor won't. I handle these matters and offer a free consultation.
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The officer just needs probable cause to arrest for DUI. That your normal faculties were impaired by drugs or alcohol. The reason you were not read your Miranda warnings was because the officer was initially conducting a traffic investigation. Miranda rights are triggered by custodial interrogation. If you were questioned after you were placed in custody there is a potential Miranda violation to discuss with your attorney.
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