I do not think this fact situation will prove to be very helpful to you. As Ms. Jaggers stated, the officer has statewide jurisdiction when the stop is based on suspicion of DWI. It would also appear that the case could be filed in either county X or Y because the driving would have occurred in both counties. Your best chance for success is to hire an experienced DWI attorney to look at the entire case as soon as possible.
Your question was cut off from your information. You don't have to include the statute. We are familiar with it. Your defense attorney will have to look at the specific facts of your case. If the offense report says he stopped you for reasonable suspicion of DWI, the stop is good because they have statewide jurisdiction on DWI stops. Officers can also follow you outside of the jurisdiction to make the stop when the offense they witnessed was within their jurisdiction. The caselaw gives them wide latitude. You need an experienced DWI attorney handling this for you.
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I agree with the above attorneys' advice
the information provided above is for information purposes only and you should consult an attorney for specific answers to your case
DWI venue questions involving county boundaries can be tricky. Inexperienced lawyers get confused on these issues. You need an experienced DWI lawyer to assist in determining the proper venue of the charges.
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