An individual was arrested for DWI and asked for the breathalyzer and the police officers said no. The police officer claims he refused to give a blood test but he has pictures where they clearly tried to draw blood. What legal rights does he have in this case?
This situation raises a host of issues. As regards to the allegation of DWI, it is critical you seek the representation of a criminal attorney who can guide you through the myriad of legal venues you will need to navigate to protect your driver’s license and to defend yourself against the allegation of DWI. You have only 10 days from the date of your citation to challenge the state’s intention to suspend your driver’s license by requesting a MVD hearing.
Additionally, New Mexico law allows for increased sanctions and penalties depending on whether a breath or blood test is refused. If this sort of situation has happened to YOU, contact me, Criminal Lawyer Anthony Spratley, 24/7 at 505-750-8442 to protect your rights!