Appanoose County, Iowa- A GRL Law client was charged with Boating While Intoxicated (BWI), Second Offense. A conviction for BWI 2nd offense results in a minimum fine of $1,000, seven days in county jail, completing a substance abuse evaluation and completing all recommended treatment, and a loss of the person’s boating privileges for two years. […]
Johnson County, Iowa- After successful pretrial motions were filed on behalf of a GRL client, the prosecutor and court agreed that the client should receive a deferred judgment and not suffer a revocation of his boating privileges. The client avoided jail time and did not suffer a minimum one year boating revocation.
Iowa Supreme Court finds breath test in a BWI case was coerced, leading to suppression of blood alcohol evidence and requiring reversal of conviction.