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Posted By Winchester Police on April 29th, 2019

Winchester Police and Winchester Coalition for a Safer Community Offer Safety Reminders Ahead of High School Prom and Town-Wide Events WINCHESTER — As residents of all ages look forward to Winchester’s spring traditions of the En Ka Fair, senior prom and Town Day, Chief Peter MacDonnell and Winchester Police wish to offer information and tips […]

 

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Change in OUI laws

Posted By Winchester Police on June 3rd, 2010

Melanie’s Law – Massachusetts OUI Law (2005)

FIRST OFFENSE
Jail: Not more than 2 1/2 years House of Correction
Fine: $500-$5,000
License suspended for 1 year.

SECOND OFFENSE
Jail: Not less than 60 days (30 day mandatory), not more then 2 1/2 years
Fine: $600-$10,000

License suspended for 2 years

THIRD OFFENSE (felony status)
Jail: Not less than 180 days (150 day mandatory), not more than 5 years State Prison
May be served in a prison treatment program
Fine $1,000-$15,000
License suspended for 8 years

FOURTH OFFENSE (felony status)
Jail: Not less than 2 years (1 year minimum mandatory), not more than 5 years State Prison
Fine $1,500-$25,000
License suspended for 10 years.

FIFTH OFFENSE (felony status)
Jail: Not less than 2 1/2 years (24 mos. minimum mandatory), not more than 5 years State Prison
Fine $2,000-$50,000
License revoked for life.