Michigan’s Zero Tolerance Law Could Help Land Innocent People in Jail – DUI Attorney in Grand Rapids MI | 616-541-6134 | Free Consultation

A Michigan driver will spend 6 months in jail for the accidental death of a bicyclist how rode into her path, despite the fact that the death was not her fault. Ralph Martin, 64, was killed in Muskegon on November 26th, 2015 after Kali’s car hit him. Many argue that Michigan’s “zero tolerance” is unjust and is unscientific in its application to drugged driving.


Law Enforcement Officers Get DUIs Too – DUI Attorney in Grand Rapids MI | 616-541-6134 | Free Consultation

One would think that if anyone would know the dangers of drinking and driving it would be a law enforcement officer. Yet we see policeman – and even lieutenant’s in law enforcement – get busted for DUI over and over.

That’s exactly what happened to a Washtenaw County Sheriff’s lieutenant last December. A Montmorency County Sheriff’s Department report shows Lt. Brian Filipiak, 47, have a blood alcohol content of more than 3X the legal limit. This level of intoxication is considered to be in violation of Michigan’s “Super Drunk Law” and carries with it serious penalties – especially for multiple offenders.