Arrested on Spring Break ?
Spring Break – Common Charges
During spring break many young people visit Florida beaches. With the density of people at a high it’s not uncommon for many people to find themselves facing serious charges. Below is a list of common charges that spring breakers can face. If you are facing any of these charges contact us to see what Dowgul and Hatcher can do for you.
Disorderly Conduct / Disorderly Intoxication
Disorderly Conduct or Disorderly Intoxication is the crime of being drunk public, disturbing the peace or loitering in areas where it is not allowed. Disorderly Conduct or Disorderly Intoxication is typically a misdemeanor but when you are far from home even a misdemeanor can be a formidable thing to face. If you are charged with Disorderly Conduct or Disorderly Intoxication contact us, we will fight for you.
Possession of Alcohol by a Minor
Possession of Alcohol by a Minor is precisely what the name says. It’s no secret that spring break often involves alcohol. When you are having a good time it’s easy to make a mistake. Possession of Alcohol by a Minor can result in the suspension of your driver’s license for up to 6 months and probation. If you are facing this charge contact us.
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Possession of a Controlled Substance may be a misdemeanor or a felony. It’s a common charge during spring break and when you are having fun it can be easy to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Possession of a Controlled Substance can result in a mandatory 2 year suspension of your license and a sentence up to 30 years. If you are facing a Possession of a Controlled Substance charge us for help.
Visit our drug offenses page for additional information on drug offenses.
Speeding is a common non-criminal infraction but being away from home can compound the difficulty of dealing with such a charge. If you have received a citation for speeding you can face between $80.00 and $300.00 in fines. If you need help fighting a speeding citation contact us today.
Driving Without a License / Driving With a Suspended License can be a more serious offense. The penalty for Driving Without a License or Driving With a Suspended License can involve imprisonment in some cases. If you have been charged with Driving Without a License or Driving With a Suspended License us today.
Reckless Driving is considered a serious moving violation. It is considered more serious than careless driving or improper driving and can result in imprisonment or the suspension or revocation of your driver’s license. If you have been charged with Reckless driving us for help.
Street Racing is the act of racing illegally on public roads. Street racing can result in vehicle impoundment or destruction and the revocation of the offender’s driver’s license. If you have been charged with Street Racing us today.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is a common charge while on spring break. DUI punishments in Florida are severe and often result in jail time, steep fines and license suspensions or revocations. If you have been charged with Driving Under the Influence.
Visit our DUI page for additional information on Driving Under the Influence.