You may wonder if you can be arrested for a DUI while sitting in your parked car. In South Dakota, it will depend on the facts of your case.
In South Dakota, a person can be arrested for DUI even if he is not driving his vehicle, but it will only be legal in certain situations. Two South Dakota Supreme Court cases show that different facts can reach opposite results:
These examples show that successfully beating a DUI arrest depends on the circumstances of each individual case. That is why it is critical to contact an experienced criminal defense attorney if you are arrested.
At Zimmer, Duncan & Cole, LLP, our experienced criminal defense attorneys can honestly explain what you can expect after your arrest and will help you fight to get the charges dismissed or to settle your case for a reduced sentence. Start an online chat or call us at 888-733-2992 to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.
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