Legal Question in DUI Law in Illinois

Is it legal for a police officer to arrest you in a public shopping store and give you a dui? (note: not driving a car shopping!)

Asked on 7/23/13, 7:33 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Andrew Gable Law Office of Andrew Gable

Did the officer claim he saw you driving? Contact me and I met be able to help.

Andy Gable

312 502 7877

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Answered on 7/23/13, 7:37 pm
Michael Rosenblat Michael C. Rosenblat., P.C.

Yes, it is legal for the police to arrest outside of your vehicle for a DUI. The police officer would need to have probable cause to believe you committed DUI to arrest you and charge you with that offense.

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Answered on 7/24/13, 7:50 am


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