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College Student Sees Multiple Charges Dismissed After Completion of a Diversion Program

01 August 2018 | Case Results,  OWI,  

Attorney Sean Hessler

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Sean Hessler

01 August 2018

Case Results,  OWI,  

A 20-year-old college student recently found himself facing multiple criminal charges after being found at a concert with a beer. The charges include:

  • A class A misdemeanor for possession of alcohol by a minor
  • A class A misdemeanor for possession of a false government ID

At the show, police noticed the young man with a beer, so they approached him. The man handed over the fake ID, the police caught onto the situation, and an investigation ensued. After admitting to the possession of alcohol and government ID, and he was charged with two misdemeanors. Knowing the statutory and collateral consequences he was facing, the man enlisted the help of Indianapolis DUI lawyer Sean Hessler.

Attorney Hessler negotiated a diversion program for his client, which included an alcohol education class and 40 hours of community service. After he successfully completed those terms, the case was dismissed.

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