A Kansas City police sergeant was arrested for DUI last week. Sgt. Jay Pruetting was pulled over by other officers while driving his car. Police report that Pruetting “staggered” while getting out of his car. Police then asked him to perform field sobriety exercises, such as walking the line, saying the alphabet, and the one leg stand. After allegedly failing the exercise, Pruetting refused to blow into the breathalyzer.
If you are arrested for DUI in Jacksonville and you refuse to blow, your driver’s license will be revoked for 1 year. After 90 days into the suspension, you will be eligible for a hardship license that will allow you to drive to work and other select locations for the remainder of the year suspension. On the other hand, if you do blow and blow over the legal limit of .08, your license will be suspended for 6 months and you are eligible for a hardship license after 30 days.
If you have been arrested for DUI in Jacksonville, arrested for DUI in Clay County, arrested for DUI in Nassau County, call our Duval County DUI Law Firm at (904) 634-0900.