Friday, May 18, 2012

Commonwealth v. W.E. DUI/DWI/DAI


3/16/12
DUI/DWI/DAI
Commonwealth v. W.E. (Preliminary Hearing)

Charge/Violation:

75 §3731 §§A1 - DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL - Misdemeanor 2
75 §3731 §§A4I - ADULT DR W/BL ALCH. LEVEL .10%+ 1st Offense -                                                                                                                                        Misdemeanor
75 §1786 §§F -   OPER VEH W/O REQ'D FINANC. RESPONS. - Summary
75 §1501 §§A -  DRIVING W/O A LICENSE - Summary
75 §3308 §§B - DRIVE WRONG WAY - Summary



Case Summary:       

A Criminal Complaint was filed against Defendant in 2000.  On the day of the initial Preliminary Hearing, Defendant was told by the court that the Preliminary Hearing would be rescheduled and that they would send out a Notice of new Preliminary Hearing date.

Charges were filed against Defendant on an unrelated matter in 2012.  At the Arraignment of the 2012 charges, (approximately twelve years after the Criminal Complaint was filed in 2000) Defendant was notified that a Bench Warrant existed for failing to appear on an active/pending 2000 case.  Defendant presented himself in front of the issuing authority for the 2000 charges and a Preliminary Hearing date was scheduled.  . 



Disposition:              

                        ALL CHARGES AGAINST DEFENDANT WERE DISMISSED