STATE V. A.M.

County: Washington (8/2011)
Charges: 2nd Degree DWI
Outcome: A.M. drove drunk with her 4 year-old son in the vehicle and crashed. Her blood alcohol level was .43 and she had a prior DWI from 2003. The State asked for a 60-day jail sentence. Ryan Pacyga argued against anything over the mandatory minimum 48 hours. The Judge granted Ryan Pacyga's request, and sentenced A.M. to 48 hours of jail and the remainder on home monitoring.