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Drugged Driving DUI’s in Maryland

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs In Maryland

 

DUI Prescription and Illegal Drugs Lawyer Baltimore, MD

Americans today use more prescription drugs than ever before for things like insomnia, depression, anxiety and pain among others. But along with the increased use of these drugs has come an increasing number of DUIs involving prescription narcotics. Unfortunately, despite explicit prescription warnings not to do so, people sometimes drive or operate machinery while taking such medications. Others do so after having used recreational drugs. So you can find yourself charged with Driving Under the Influence even when you have consumed no alcohol. If that has happened to you, you’ll find help from attorney Frank Henninger and the Law Offices of Henninger & Henninger, LLC at (410) 836-5300. Or, email Henninger & Henninger.

 

Having practiced criminal & DUI law for years in Baltimore, Harford & Cecil Counties, DUI defense attorney Frank Henninger has successfully represented many people charged with non-alcohol DUIs. Because the law considers any drug a narcotic, it groups drug-induced DUIs with the most serious of DUI offenses. However, a qualified and experienced DUI attorney knows that not every DUI arrest results in a conviction. Effective plea deals can often be fashioned, and there are first-time offender programs for those that qualify.

 

Common Prescription Drugs Associated With Drug DUI

  • Percocet
  • Ambien
  • Vicodin
  • Lunesta
  • Xanax
  • Phenergan
  • Valium
  • Flexeril

Common Recreational Drugs Associated With Drug DUI

  • Stimulants
  • Ecstasy
  • Hypnotics
  • Heroin
  • Hallucinogenics
  • Crack Cocaine

Commonly Exhibited Behaviors of Prescription & Illegal Drug Ingestion

  • Slurred Speech
  • Altered Pupils
  • Decreased Motor Function
  • Changes in Breathing Rate

Helping You Navigate Through Maryland’s Judicial System

Being charged with a Drug DUI is often the beginning of a very stressful and complicated legal battle. Criminal defense attorney Frank Henninger of the Law Offices of Henninger & Henninger LLC, is well equipped to handle your case and knows that a good DUI drug lawyer completely examines all the evidence used against you for mistakes or technical flaws. If the medications have been legally prescribed, your defense team will reiterate that to the prosecution. He will work to establish that your medication was taken as prescribed.

 

Contact a Skilled Baltimore Metro Area Drug DUI Lawyer

Call The Law Office of Henninger & Henninger at 410-836-5300 regarding your drug related DUI case. Or, email the Law Office of Henninger & Henninger. Baltimore, Maryland DUI defense lawyer Frank Henninger will be happy to help you protect your driving privileges, your reputation and your future welfare.