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Allegheny County DUI Treatment Court Program

The Allegheny County DUI Treatment Court Program supervises DUI offenders with three DUI offenses within a 10-year period. The Program allows some of these third-time DUI offenders the opportunity to avoid mandatory state incarceration and instead serve a rigorous term of restrictive intermediate punishment and a consecutive term of probation. The goal of the program

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Courts Can Sentence DUI Offenders To A Term of Supervision Less Than The Mandatory Maximum

In Commonwealth v. Popielarcheck, the defendant pled guilty to her second DUI offense in ten years. Prior to sentencing, defendant was required, pursuant to 75 Pa.C.S. § 3814(2), to undergo a full assessment for alcohol and drug addiction, which indicated that she needed additional treatment. Subsequently, defendant was sentenced to two years of county intermediate

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