DUI Checkpoint

26Jun 2013
Field Sobriety Tests in PA

When a person is pulled over under the suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) in Pennsylvania, there is a series of field sobriety tests conducted by a police officer to establish probable cause to issue a valid arrest. Generally, there is no requirement in Pennsylvania that requires the police to perform field […]

29Dec 2012
ARD Preliminary Hearing

The first time a defendant gets to test the evidence that the Commonwealth has against them in a criminal case in Pennsylvania is at what is called a “preliminary hearing”.  At this hearing, the Commonwealth must prove that the chances are more “probable that not” that the defendant has committed the crime he has been […]

23Jul 2012
DWI Checkpoint in Montgomery County PA

Lower Merion Township, in coordination with the Pennsylvania State Police, ran a DUI Sobriety Checkpoints on Friday, June 20, 2012, on Belmont Avenue in Montgomery County just off of the I-76 ramp.  This is a favorite location for the police to set up checkpoints and arrests for DUI were made. Some Quick facts about the […]