A man in Chicago was convicted of his 10th DUI charge and was sentenced to 24 years in prison. Gordon Vanderark entered a plea of guilty to aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and aggravated driving with a revoked license. The most time Vanderark could receive was 30 years.
If you are arrested for DUI in Jacksonville, the range of punishment depends on how many times you have been arrested for this driving charge before. If you are convicted of a fourth or subsequent DUI in Florida, you could be charged with a third degree felony. The maximum amount of time you could receive is 5 years in prison and your license will be revoked permanently.
Vanderark’s license was most certainly permanently revoked. If you drive on a permanently revoked license in Florida, that is also a third degree felony punishable for up to 5 years in prison.
If you are arrested for DUI in Jacksonville, Clay County, or Nassau County, contact an experienced Northeast Florida DUI Attorneytar to discuss your case.