State v. J.F. (Resolution date November 11, 2015) 3rd Offense DWI (NJSA 39:4-50), Reckless driving, Speeding (NJSA 39:4-96), Driving with a Suspended Driver’s License (NJSA 39:3-40).
The defendant, J.F., was charged with a 3rd offense DWI after he was stopped traveling 79 mph in a 55 mph zone. The defendant submitted to breath testing that indicated a BAC level of .14%. After a trial in the Municipal Court of New Jersey, the Municipal Court Judge found the defendant NOT GUILTY of driving under the influence of alcohol (DWI), reckless driving and speeding. However, the defendant was found guilty of driving with a suspended driver’s license. As a result of the NOT GUILTY findings rendered by the Municipal Court Judge the Defendant eluded a mandatory 6 month jail term, substantial fines and 10 years loss of his driver’s privileges!!