What to do if I’m currently a college student and just got charged with public intoxication?

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What to do if I’m currently a college student and just got charged with public intoxication?

One night I was out with my boyfriend, clearly under the influence of alcohol. A cop came up to us and told my boyfriend to take me inside so I wouldnt get in trouble. However, my boyfriend of 3 years, was being slightly aggressive in an attempt to snap me out of it so I wouldnt get in trouble. Unfortunately, the cop then assumed that he was trying to take advantage of me. Even as my boyfriend told him that he was calling me a cab and that we truly were a couple, the cop still decided he needed to arrest me and take me to jail. I was charged with public intoxication and underage possession. when i was 16 I got a DUI. What can I do to fight this or what is going to happen since this is my 2nd offense?

Asked on September 30, 2013 under Criminal Law, Virginia

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Tricia Dwyer / Tricia Dwyer Esq & Associates PLLC

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

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