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Recent DUI Sentences in Hancock and Bradford Counties

Pa DUI lawyers need to stay current with recent convictions and sentences. Pennsylvania DUI lawyers can often grasp the potential pitfalls of a DUI case better if they know a particular court's sentencing trends.

Here are some recent DUIs from Hancock County, Pa.:

A McDonald, Pa. man pleaded guilty to driving with a suspended license from driving under the influence. He received a sentence of 30 days in jail and had his driving privileges suspended. He will also serve a six months unsupervised probation period.

A man from Chester pleaded no contest to charges of driving under the influence. He will serve 30 days in jail, had his driving privileges suspended, and will serve six months unsupervised probation. In addition to the jail and probation, he will pay a $250 fine plus $184.50 court costs and a $30 probation fee.

A man from New Castle pleaded no contest to charges of driving under the influence. This was a second count of DUI for the man. He received a sentence of six months in jail suspended, one year unsupervised probation, and must pay $159.50 in court costs plus $120 probation fee.

Here are some recent sentences from Bradford County, Pa.:

A 44 year old woman from Towanda, Pa., was sentenced after charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and false report to a law enforcement officer; both misdemeanors under state law. She was sentenced to twenty four months of confinement to be carried out as follows: 155 days in jail, a maximum of six months of house arrest with electronic monitoring, and the remainder to be served on probation. In addition to the sentence, she was ordered to pay a $2,500 fine. 

A 32 year old man from Harvey's Lake, Pa. was sentenced to six months probation with a $300 fine. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, following a guilty plea earlier this year. 

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