A Plymouth man was arrested last week on Massachusetts Drunk Driving Charges, his 8th. He was charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, 8th Subsequent Offense.
According to the Massachusetts State Police, the Plymouth man was stopped in Route 3 for allegedly failing to stay in his lane. When the car was stopped, the state trooper reportedly noticed the operator to have bloodshot eyes, slurred speech, and could allegedly smell alcohol on his breath.
The Massachusetts State Police additional reported that this operator’s driver’s license had been revoked for 10 years for a prior OUI / DUI offense.
OUI / DUI 5th or Subsequent Offense in Massachusetts is punishable by imprisonment for not less than 2.5 years and up to 5 years in state prison. Additionally, a conviction for a 5th or subsequent drunk driving charge will result in a lifetime revocation of your driver’s license without the possibility of obtaining a hardship or ‘cinderella’ license.