State V. E.R.
County: Dakota (9/2011)
Charges: 3rd Degree DWI (.13 with a prior 4 years ago)
Outcome: The State charged E.R. with a 3rd Degree DWI because he had a prior DWI in 2006 and he tested at .13 on the new DWI. Because of the prior DWI, E.R. faced a mandatory minimum 30-day sentence. Ryan Pacyga resolved it by negotiating the new charge down to a 4th Degree DWI, having the State DISMISS the 3rd Degree DWI and E.R. did not have to do any jail.