Last week, 42-year-old Michael J. Picon, a former West Chicago resident, was sentenced with 10 years in prison after being charged with his 11th DUI. He was charged with the offense last April when a police officer, who had stopped to check on the driver after he pulled onto the shoulder, smelled alcohol on his breath and found an open can of beer in the vehicle.In January he pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated DUI and one count of aggravated driving with a revoked license.
Don’t let this happen to you. DUI charges remain on your record and can haunt you in the future if you find yourself facing subsequent charges. If you are charged with your first DUI, it is important to protect your clean record. If you find yourself facing your second, third, or even fourth DUI charge, an experienced DUI attorney is necessary to keep you from facing a serious sentence like Picon.
With harsh penalties that range from fines, to supervision, to imprisonment, it is imperative that anyone facing DUI charges seeks quality legal defense from an experienced criminal and DUI attorney. If you find yourself charged with a DUI call Goldman & Associates at 773.484.3131 or 847.215.2600 so we can begin preparing your custom DUI defense today.
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