First conviction for DUII in Jackson County Oregon
Penalties generally imposed by the court for a first-time DUI conviction:
- Minimum sentence of 80 hours of community service or two days in jail (up to a maximum of one year). This is the sentence that will be imposed in Jackson County Circuit Court if you are not eligible for the DUII Diversion program because the driver has a CDL license.
- If the driver has participated in a DUII diversion program in the past, Jackson County Circuit Court will impose a 30 day jail sentence upon conviction.
- Minimum fine of $1,000, up to a maximum of $6,250
- One year driver's license suspension
- Ignition interlock device
- Drug or alcohol education or treatment
A DUI charge is a Class A misdemeanor, and carries a sentence of up to a year in jail and a fine of $6,250.
Penalties for a first conviction DUI increase considerably if there are aggravating factors.
If you are convicted of your first DUII with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .15 percent or more, the fine increases to $2000.