Pro Football Player Arrested for DUI

Posted by Richard Lawson | May 04, 2012 | 0 Comments

A DUI can happen to anyone whether you're in Hall County, GA or Arlington County, VA. On Thursday April 26th, two time Pro Bowler and safety on the Washington Redskins Brandon Meriweather was arrested for DUI in Arlington, Virginia. A police officer spotted his car going almost 20 miles over the legal limit. He was pulled over for speeding, but when the officer approached the vehicle he smelled alcohol on the the football stars' breath.

The officer questioned him and Meriweather told him he was headed home from a nightclub. This prompted the officer to check for alcohol impairment. After refusing to take a breathalyzer, he then performed poorly on theĀ field sobriety test . The DUI officer placed him under arrest for DUI

Meriweather is a talented 28 year old who just recently signed a $6 million contract with the Redskins. He may be facing heavy fines, license suspension, and even jail time. Getting a DUI can be embarrassing but it is important to remember you are not alone. At the Law Offices of Richard S. Lawson in Hall County, GA we know the ins and outs of all types of DUI law and will do our very best to reduce your charges and penalties.

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Richard Lawson

Richard S. Lawson is passionate about intoxicated driving defense. Unlike some attorneys, Mr. Lawson devotes 100% of his legal practice to helping people stand up for their rights against DUI charges. For more than 20 years, Mr. Lawson has dutifully fought for his clients' freedom, resolving more 4,900 impaired driving cases during the course of his career. Today, Mr. Lawson has developed a reputation as a skilled negotiator and continues to help clients by fighting to keep them out of jail.


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