A Former Prosecutor Defending Clients in Wyoming and South Dakota
In Wyoming, the criminal penalties connected to DUI charges depend on whether you have been convicted before. The first time you face a DUI conviction you could face:
Second and subsequent offenses mean mandatory minimum jail times, higher fines, longer license suspensions, and mandatory interlock devices. On your 4th offense, you could go to prison for up to 2 years.
South Dakota's DUI criminal penalties are more straight forward. On a first or second offense, you could face:
On a third offense you could face up to 2 years in prison and a $2,000 fine, as well as a 1 year license suspension. South Dakota does not require ignition interlock devices.