An employee of an Oklahoma City public school was arrested last month on a complaint of drunk driving while he was operating a school district vehicle, police said. Officers said that they stopped 36-year-old Michael Conrad Still in the parking lot of John Marshall High School as he arrived there on the evening of April …
An employee of an Oklahoma City public school was arrested last month on a complaint of drunk driving while he was operating a school district vehicle, police said. Officers said that they stopped 36-year-old Michael Conrad Still in the parking lot of John Marshall High School as he arrived there on the evening of April 17, reporting that he was wearing an employee badge and was driving erratically. If Still is convicted on the drunk driving charges, he could face significant penalties, including fines and jail time. If you have been charged with drunk driving in Oklahoma City, or elsewhere in Oklahoma, contact our reputable DUI defense attorneys at Oklahoma Legal Center for legal help. Our lawyers have extensive experience protecting the legal rights of individuals charged with drunk driving throughout Oklahoma, and will work diligently to help you build a strong defense in your DUI case.
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According to Oklahoma City police, Still smelled like alcohol, had slurred speech and seemed confused. He was fumbling to pick up a flashlight and told police he was “checking the school for hail damage.” Police reportedly did not perform a sobriety test and told Still that he could have his roommate pick him up but had to leave the vehicle at the school. At that point, the officers contacted Still’s supervisor and left. Upon returning to the school a short time later, the vehicle that Still had been driving was missing. According to the police report, Still drove the school vehicle back into the parking lot and his roommate showed up minutes later. It was then that Still was arrested on complaints of DUI, officers said.
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Throughout Oklahoma, officials are increasing efforts to crack down on drunk driving, and the penalties associated with a DUI charge are severe. Under Oklahoma law, a first-offense DUI conviction is punishable by up to one year in jail, up to $1,000 in fines, a 30-day driver’s license suspension, and more. For second and subsequent offenses, the penalties are considerably more harsh. If you are facing DUI charges in Oklahoma, your first course of action should be to consult our knowledgeable DUI defense lawyers at Oklahoma Legal Center. Being convicted on drunk driving charges in Oklahoma can significantly affect the rest of your life. With our knowledgeable attorneys on your side, you can ensure that your legal rights are protected and work to have your charges reduced to a lesser offense, or possibly even dismissed altogether.