Underage Success Stories

Attorney Experience Matters

As a criminal defense attorney in Central Pennsylvania, Attorney Jason S. Dunkle has represented hundreds of people charged with Underage Drinking or Possession of Alcohol by a Minor charges at Penn State University Park, Penn State Altoona, Lock Haven, and Juniata College. Given Penn State’s “zero tolerance” policy with charges involving minors in possession of alcohol, many of these cases proceed to a trial. Having an experienced attorney that knows the law is critical to obtaining the most favorable resolution.

Over the years, Attorney Dunkle has won many Underage Drinking cases by presenting various legal arguments, including seeking suppression of evidence, challenging the admissibility of evidence such as breath tests, and arguing that the officer failed to present sufficient evidence to prove the charge beyond a reasonable doubt. You can review some of the factual scenarios and legal arguments that Attorney Dunkle made to obtain not guilty verdicts for clients charged with Underage Drinking.

Dismissal of Charges Based upon Good Samaritan Law

Suppression of Evidence in Underage Drinking Cases

Unconstitutional Detention in Penn State Dorm Room

Warrantless Entry into State College Apartment

Friends Running from Cops is not a Crime

Warrantless Entry in Penn State Dorm

Improper Questioning of Passenger During Traffic Stop

Illegal Detention in Beaver Stadium at Penn State Game

Unconstitutional Detention of Passenger in Parked Car

RA’s Demand to Enter Dorm Room was Illegal

Penn State RA Conducts Illegal Detention of Students

Sufficiency of Evidence Issues in Underage Drinking Cases

Hearsay Evidence Insufficient to Prove Under 21

Admission to Drinking “Beer” Not Sufficient

Need Evidence of Date of Birth to Prove Under 21

No Proof Beer Cans Contained Alcohol in Possession Case

Wrong Date on Citation

Failure to Identify Suspect in Court

Lack of Evidence that Vodka was “Liquor”

What should I do?

You should contact JD Law by email or by calling (814) 954-7622 and schedule a FREE CONSULTATION with an experienced State College criminal defense lawyer to review your Underage Drinking charge. Consultations can be handled over the phone, or Penn State students can easily walk to the JD Law Office as it is located in downtown State College and only blocks away from the University Park Campus of Penn State.

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