Myrtle Beach Open Container Defense Lawyer
Elements Of The Offense:
1. That the accused did have in his possession any beer or wine in an open container in a moving vehicle of any kind while located upon the public highways or highway rights of way of this state, except in the trunk or luggage compartment.
Fine of not more than $100 or imprisonment for not more than 30 days.
Open Container charges are often charged along with other traffic offenses or alcohol crimes. It is very common for someone to have an open beer or a solo cup with a mixed drink inside while driving on the beach. It is also possible you simply left some garbage in your vehicle that is being misconstrued as an open container at your traffic stop. Contact Us online for your free consultation to discuss your open container charge. Justin M. Lovely and Amy S. Lawrence are ready to answer your questions. Often these minor charges can be resolved with negotiation with the officer. It is possible that a diversion program may be available for you or that community service may be negotiated with the officer at your Open Container Court date. If you pay the fine and do not go to Court, this charge will go on your record. Give us a call today and let us help with your open container charge. 843-839-4111