Notwithstanding how small Princeton Borough is, Princeton Police make an impressive amount of arrests for DWI, DUI, Drunk Drunk Driving. Most of these DWI charges take place on Nassau Street (Route 27) and Route 526, also called Washington Road. If you were arrested for a traffic ticket or DUI in Princeton, call now to consult with a Princeton DWI lawyer before you go to court.
If you are charged with a DWI in Princeton Borough, you will be scheduled for a first appearance (“arraignment”) before Judge Bonnie Goldman, J.M.C. in the Princeton DWI Court. The prosecutor in Princeton Borough is Lee Hutchinson, Esq. Your appearance at this hearing may be waived if you have already retained an attorney.
Princeton Borough is located completely encircled by Princeton Township. The Borough lies in eastern Mercer County New Jersey. The Borough has its own local government, and is home to renowned Princeton University.
The consequences of being found guilty of a DUI in the State of New Jersey are quite serious. For a first offense, you must lose your drivers license for 90 days if your Blood Alcohol Content is between .08 and .1. Your license will be suspended from 7 months to 1-year if your BAC is .1 or above. Severe financial penalties will also be imposed. You must attend the intoxicated driver’s resource center. You must pay the DMV $1,000 surcharge every year for three years. You can also go to jail (usually unlikely). The penalties only get worse for second, third and subsequent offenses.