An police chief in Alexandria, Virginia has been arrested for DUI with an accident. David Baker was in a city car at the time and his blood alcohol level was .19, over 2 times the legal limit of .08.
Baker hit a woman’s car and she was transported to the hospital. Because Baker’s blood alcohol level was over .15, he could face a mandatory 5 days in jail according to Virginia law.
If you are arrested for DUI in Jacksonville or anywhere in Florida and blow over a .15, there is no mandatory jail time, but there is a drastic increase in the fines and you may be required to put an interlock device on your car. The interlock device is a portable breath test machine attached to your car and the car won’t start if the alcohol level is over .08.
If you have questions about a DUI arrest in Jacksonville, contact our DUI Attorneys in Jacksonville at (904) 634-0900.