OWPD 2nd Offense
OWPD Lawyers Defending Clients in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Throughout Michigan Charged with Second Offense of Operating with the Presence of Drugs
Operating with the presence of drugs (OWPD) is an offense that is on the rise in the state of Michigan. Prosecutors vigorously prosecute those charged with this offense, and only have to prove that a driver was operating a motor vehicle with any amount of cocaine or a Schedule 1 controlled substance in his/her system. Individuals who have previously been charged with OWPD know how serious the penalties are; a conviction for a second offense will leave you facing consequences that are even more severe. We urge you to contact the OWPD attorneys at Grabel & Associates if you have been charged with a second offense. Our highly regarded team has successfully represented thousands of clients in your situation. We will work vigorously to achieve positive results in your case as well.
We defend clients accused of drugged driving across the state of Michigan, whether you have been arrested for driving with Valium, marijuana, Heroin, Ecstasy, Cocaine, or any illegal narcotic or prescription drug in your system. Regardless of whether you are under investigation, have been arrested or charged, or even convicted of a second offense OWPD, we can help.
Michigan Operating While Intoxicated Drug Charge
OWPD 2nd offense is a serious charge in Michigan; essentially, a person can be arrested with any amount of illegal drug in his or her system due to the fact that unlike DUI, there is no legal limit. Therefore, even a trace of Cocaine or a Schedule 1 substance in your system could lead to criminal charges. It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle on roadways or in any public area while under the influence of drugs. We will fight vigorously to protect you from the harsh penalties a conviction would incur.
OWPD Second Offense Criminal Penalties in Michigan
The penalties for a second Operating With the Presence of Drugs offense are serious, and include between 5 days and one year in jail. In addition, you will be subject to fines of as much as $1,000, driver responsibility fees, up to 90 days of community service, vehicle immobilization, and more. Your driver's license will also be revoked for a minimum of one year. This is a serious criminal offense, punished harshly in the state of Michigan. However, securing the legal skills and ability of a competent Michigan defense lawyer can make all the difference, keeping you out of jail or even having the charge dismissed altogether. At Grabel & Associates, our goal is to minimize the damage as much as possible, whether that means dismissal or reduction of the charges. We know that the consequences to an individual's life are much more serious than criminal penalties, and that a conviction can scar your reputation, possibly ruining your career as well.
Contact our Michigan OWPD Repeat Offender Defense Attorneys Now
How can our highly regarded team fight the charges against you? There are many effective defense strategies that may be effective in obtaining positive results. Our experience with these types of cases and intense knowledge of Michigan's DUI laws make us an outstanding choice in legal representation. We will thoroughly investigate and review your case in an effort to detect any errors or missteps, which may have been made by police. Challenging results of breath, blood, and chemical tests is often effective; police may not have had reasonable suspicion to stop you. We will explore any and all potential weaknesses in the prosecutor's case that may be beneficial to the outcome of your case.
Don't leave your freedom, reputation, and future to chance. For the best possible outcome in your DUI case, contact Grabel & Associates immediately. We are available 24/7, so contact us now by calling our toll-free number at 1-800-342-7896. Contact us online.