JM: Tell us about the pre-sentencing process: Austin: I was arrested and sent to jail then released on
bail. Spent about 45 days waiting for my bail
JM: Did you have police stop by your house for questioning? If not please give us details on how you came to be arrested. Austin: I was arrested for DUI and possession of a
controlled substance. Bascially I got pulled over
and I guess that had suspicions about my illegal
use. So I was given a field sobriety test and a
breathalzyer which I passed. But they still
arrested me, took me right to a hospital where
thy gave me a blood test and sent me to jail.
JM: What was court like? Please give as many details as you recall. Austin: I was pretty scared. You're not given a public
defender for a bail hearing so it's up to you to
say what you need to say to get a lower bail.
JM: What were your original charges? What did you end up being convicted of? Austin: 4th degree DUI and 5th degree possession of