Discrete. Effective. Aggressive.
Trial Attorneys
Free Case Evaluation

Woman faces DUI, other charges in Missouri

A 50-year-old Missouri woman is facing multiple charges related to DUI after what police claim was a late-night pursuit shortly before 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 6. According to authorities, multiple agencies were involved in taking the woman into custody.

A deputy for Scott County claims that he saw the woman commit several traffic violations. He pursued her, but, according to him, the woman accelerated and began weaving in and out of traffic.

He says that he followed her through the town of Sikeston and was finally able to stop her in New Madrid County. Allegedly, the woman initially put up a struggle. The Missouri State Highway Patrol, the New Madrid County Sheriff's Office and the New Madrid Police Department all assisted in taking the woman into custody. She has been charged with resisting arrest, driving on a revoked license and DUI.

The woman may wish to work with an attorney to deal with the drunk driving charges. How an attorney approaches such a situation depends upon the specifics of the case and how the individual was determined to be under the influence. For example, if an individual takes a breath or blood test, an attorney might dispute the results or argue that the individual was not allowed the opportunity to give proper consent to the testing.

If no tests were done and the charge is based on an individual's behavior, an attorney might argue that the individual was not drunk. For example, some medical conditions might mimic drunkenness.

An attorney's approach might also depend upon whether it is the individual's first offense. Penalties grow increasingly severe after the first offense and may include jail time, fines, license suspension or installation of an ignition interlock device.

Source: KFVS, "Silkeston woman accused of DUI, resisting arrest", James Long, December 06, 2014

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Real Results

Winning Cases They Say Can't Be Won

Travis Noble is a graduate of the National College for DUI Defense at Harvard University, and he lectures at seminars nationwide on DWI/DUI topics. He is the lawyer whom other lawyers consult to defend their DWI clients. Most importantly, he has a track record of successfully defending some of the toughest DWI cases in Missouri and beyond.

Contact Travis Noble | Free Consultations

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Travis L. Noble, Jr.
Rated by Super Lawyers


loading ...

Past results afford no guarantee of future results and every case is different and must be judged on its own merits. The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements. This disclosure is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Missouri.

At Travis Noble, P.C. we value your feedback. Click here to write us a review:

Write Us a Review
TN - Travis Noble - Attorneys at Law

8000 Maryland Avenue, Suite 910
St. Louis, MO 63105
St. Louis Law Office Map

Free Consultations
Phone: 314-450-7849
Toll Free: 866-794-0947
Click Here to Pay Your Invoice
Credit Cards Accepted