What to do if I received a citation for a minor in consumption?

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What to do if I received a citation for a minor in consumption?

Cop did not breathalize or do any sobriety tests. Simply asked my friend and I if we had been drinking she immediately said yes.they stated they stopped us while walking because we did not appear to be over 18 (we are). Never asked for our identification/driver’s license. Could I fight this? At the clerk’s office she informed me I couldn’t not have the right to a public defender due to the fact it is my first MIC. Was convicted of an underage dui last summer, I am on unsupervised probation so if I get convicted this will be a probation violation? What are possible consequences?

Asked on October 18, 2012 under Criminal Law, Idaho

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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

I suggets that you immediately consult with a criminal defense attorney to assist you in the minor in consumption citation to assist you in the matter that you have written about. If you are deemed to have been in violation of the charge that you have written about where you are on probation, you could have your probationary terms ended and the initial sentence for the DUI matter imposed upon you.

The consequences are that your sentence for the DUI will then be imposed upon you.


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