Missouri DWI Criminal Penalties

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Missouri DWI Criminal Penalty Chart
Offense Number Penalties
FIRST
  • Class B Misdemeanor - up to 6 mos. / $500 fine
  • 30 day Missouri license suspension followed by 60 days restricted license
  • Court may order ignition interlock
  • 8 points added to driving record
SECOND (within 5 years of 1st)
"Prior offender," § 577.023.1(6)
  • Class A Misdemeanor - up to 1 yr. / $1000 fine.
  • 1 year drivers' license revocation (5 year revocation if 2nd conviction within 5 years)
  • Court shall order ignition interlock for at least 6 mos.
  • 12 points add to driving record
THIRD
"Persistent offender," § 577.023.1(5)
  • Class D Felony - up to 4 yrs. / $5,000 fine
  • 10 year drivers' license revocation (privileges may be restored upon court order)
  • 12 points added to driving record
FOURTH
"Aggravated offender," § 577.023.1(1)
  • Class C Felony - up to 7 yrs. / $5,000 fine
"Chronic offender," § 577.023.1(2)
  • Class C Felony - 5 - 15 yrs.

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