Public Intoxication

After being charged with public intoxication, you’re likely feeling embarrassed, upset, and frustrated. Finding someone who’s on your side may be challenge, or at least seems that way. You need someone who understands your situation and has the experience and skill necessary to defend you, all while respecting your desire for privacy in the case.

That’s where the criminal defense attorneys at The Stroud Law Firm come in. Located in Southaven, Mississippi, since 2003, we have the experience and track record necessary to defend your public intoxication case. We understand your situation and want to help you to secure the best possible outcome so that you can move on with your life.

Below are some notes from Mississippi law, demonstrating the need for timely action in your public intoxication case:

Mississippi Code Annotated § 97-29-47 deals with public drunkenness.

  • If a person is drunk in public in the presence of two or more other persons, that person can be convicted of public drunkenness. A conviction for public drunkenness may result in a person being fined up to $100 or imprisoned in the county jail, or both.

If you have been charged with public drunkenness, it is important that you hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent you and look out for your rights. It is possible that you have defenses available to you that could help you out of the situation. Contact the criminal defense attorneys at The Stroud Law Firm today to begin the process of moving forward with your life.