Vermillion Parish Man Accused of Third DWI
Posted on Jun 28, 2013 in DUI/DWI
Curtis Stubblefield, of Erath, Louisiana, was recently convicted of his 3rd DWI charge earlier this week. In February 2012, Stubblefield’s vehicle collided with a concrete bridge on North Road just north of Erath, and upon the arrival of law enforcement officials it became clear that Stubblefield was intoxicated; the 49 year old Erath man was swaying and smelled strongly of alcohol as he exited the vehicle.
Anyone operating a vehicle with a BAC of .08 or higher can be issued a DWI, which is an enhanceable offense. The first offense carries a $300 to $1000 fine and up to six months in jail. Second offense brings a $750 to $1000 fine and between 30 days to six months in jail. A third offense carries a $5000 fine and between one and five years imprisonment.
After his third DWI, Stubblefield facing 5 years hard labor with a fine of $2000.
A DWI is a serious crime, and brings serious, life-altering consequences. Please stay safe, and drive responsibly. If you or anyone you know has been arrested on charges of DWI, or has questions about any legal matter, give Bloom Legal a call at (504) 599-9997.