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DUII Related Charges And Statutes

On Behalf of | Mar 11, 2011 | Diversion, DUII

Quite often DUII Defendants are charged with crimes related to or arising out of the underlying DUII charge.  A District Attorney can prosecute a DUII Defendant with misdemeanor and felony crimes even if the police officer did not give a citation for that charge during the arrest.  In multiple DUII charge cases, it is necessary to defend the related charges, even if the client enters diversion on the DUII.  Paul F. Sherman, an experienced Portland DUII defense attorney is often able to get many, if not all the related charges dismissed upon successful completion of diversion.

The most common DUII related charges are summarized as follows:

Reckless Driving – ORS 811.140

Criminal Mischief in the Second Degree -ORS 164.354

Reckless Endangering Another Person – ORS 163.195

Failure to Perform Duties of a Driver When Property is Damaged (Hit and Run) –                                     ORS 811.700

Failure to Perform Duties of a Driver to Injured Person (Hit & Run) -ORS 811.705

Driving While Suspended (Misdemeanor) – ORS 811.182

Driving While Suspended (Felony) – ORS 811.182

Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer (Vehicle) – ORS 811.540

Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer (On Foot) – ORS 811.540

Failure to Take a Breath Test – ORS 813.095

Refusal to Submit to a Urine Test – ORS 813.095

Assault in the Fourth Degree – ORS 163.160

Assault in the Third Degree – ORS 163.165

Assault in the Second Degree – ORS 163.175

Assault in the First Degree – ORS 163.185

Aggravated Vehicular Homicide – ORS 163.149

Manslaughter in the First Degree – ORS 163.118

Manslaughter in the Second Degree – ORS 163.125

Each of the foregoing charges is a serious crime which can result in jail time or other serious criminal penalties and fines.


If you or someone you know has been arrested or charged with DUII Related Charges, call the Law Offices of Paul F. Sherman at (503) 223-8441 for more information or Contact Us for a free DUII Related Charges consultation.