If you've been charged with a DUI, then you may face time in prison if you're convicted. Typically, your first offense will be seen as a misdemeanor, but if you've been charged before and convicted, then you could be facing more serious punishments. A July 7 report shows how serious punishments for DUIs can get, especially when they lead to crashes or fatalities.
In Woodstock, Illinois, a man has recently been found guilty of DUI charges for driving drunk. The charges reportedly described him as the driver in a crash that resulted in the death of four people in 1999 who had once again gotten behind the wheel when he was not sober.