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Double jeopardy does not bar driving prosecutions (access required)

Where the DMV declared appellee a habitual offender, charges for both driving while a habitual offender and driving with a revoked license are not the same offenses for double jeopardy purposes. Further, the legislature did not intend to prohibit separate punishment for both offenses. The circuit court incorrectly dismissed the revoked license charge. The charges “The indictments ...