Hire a lawyer. Try to get this charge reduced. You could lose your license. Illinois is a zero tolerance state. You do not have to have a measurable blow and you do not have to be seen with alcohol to get charged. You do have defenses.
You should seriously consider hiring an experienced lawyer. If you are found guilty, you face a loss of your driving privileges.
A good attorney may be able to assist you in getting the charges reduced, amended, or dismissed. Trying to fight a case like this alone increases the chances of being found guilty and decreases the chances that the charges might be dropped.
Your question doesn't make sense... you left out details that would be necessary to answer it... Such as how why you charged? What evidence do they have against you? Did you take the breath test?
AND... IT IS BEST NOT TO POST THESE DETAILS IN A PUBLIC FORUM.
Contact an attorney.
No. Do only two things:
1. Stop discussing the case online,
2. Retain a criminal defense attorney.
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It depends on what the evidence is. For instance, if the cop smelled it on your breath and if the trier of fact believed him and if you were charged with illegal consumption then maybe. This is why you need an attorney. If you are convicted of this offense you will lose your license for 6 months. Yes, even though you were not driving.
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