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Myles L. Berman DUI / Drunk Driving Case Of The Week

A tipster told police our client was intoxicated and was leaving a parking lot. Police stopped our client driving away, observed red/watery eyes, flushed face, slurred speech and strong odor of alcohol. Client admitted to three drinks . After being interrogated, client failed 5 field sobriety tests and then blew .140/.136 on portable breath test. Client was then arrested for DUI / Drunk Driving. After arrest, client blew .12/.12. After trial, client was found not guilty of driving with a .08 or greater in the blood. Driving under the influence of alcohol was dismissed. (The case results posted on this page do not guarantee the success or outcome of your case. Every DUI case is unique and the results may vary from case to case.)


Memorial Day Weekend DUI / Drunk Driving Checkpoints

May 24, 2013 — by Myles L. Berman | Comments (0)
Tags: Dui Checkpoints Holiday Dui Enforcement

This Memorial Day Weekend, there will be many DUI / Drunk Driving Checkpoints. Here's our list of known SoCal checkpoints. If arrested for DUI, call 888-4-TOPGUN (888-486-7486). Drive safe.


Myles L. Berman DUI / Drunk Driving Case Of The Week

May 17, 2013 — by Myles L. Berman | Comments (0)
Tags: Successful Case Of The Week Breathalyzer Test Refusal

Our client was seen driving across 4 lanes of traffic (all closed by CalTrans) and over double yellow lines at about 80 mph. Client was pulled over but in doing so failed to follow instructions. Officer observed strong odor of alcohol, incoherent, mumbled and slurred speech, red watery eyes and upon exit from car unsteady gait. Client admitted to 1 drink. Client failed 4 field sobriety tests and refused a portable breath test. Client then arrested for DUI / Drunk Driving. After arrest, client wanted to use bathroom before a breath test. Client was uncooperative, interruptive, protesting and talking loudly during much of the contact with police. Eventually, client refused a breath/blood test. After jury trial, client was found not guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol. (The case results posted on this page do not guarantee the success or outcome of your case. Every DUI case is unique and the results may vary from case to case.)


Myles L. Berman DUI / Drunk Driving Case Of The Week #2

May 10, 2013 — by Myles L. Berman | Comments (0)
Tags: Drugged Driving Drunk Driving Blood Draw Testing

Client was reported driving at slow speeds, weaving onto shoulder as a possible DUI driver. Officer observed client also weaving onto the shoulder and drifting from lane and again onto shoulder 2 more times. Client spoke slowly and appeared lethargic. Client fumbled through purse for 3 minutes to get license, fell against car door, was unsteady on feet, smelled of alcohol, had red/watery eyes and droopy eyelids. Client denied drinking but admitted to taking pain pills. Client failed 3 field sobriety tests and blew a .032/.031 on portable breath test. Client was then arrested for DUI driving under combined influence of alcohol and drugs. After arrest, client blew a .01/.01 and then had a blood draw. Blood tested positive for opiates and possibly oxycodone. In fighting the case, we wanted to test blood with our expert but there wasn't enough blood left to be tested. As a result, the prosecutor dismissed DUI driving under combined influence of alcohol and drugs.


Myles L. Berman DUI / Drunk Driving Case Of The Week #1

Our client was weaving between lanes and shoulder of freeway as well as within lanes. After stop, client admitted to drinking 1 vodka/soda. Officer noticed bloodshot/watery eyes, odor of alcohol unsteady gait and slurred speech. Client failed 4 field sobriety tests and blew a .085/.089 on portable breath test. Client was then arrested for DUI / Drunk Driving. After arrest, client took a blood test with the result of .099. On day of jury trial, client was offered and plead to a dry reckless. Both driving under influence of alcohol and driving with a .08 or greater in the blood were dismissed. (The case results posted on this page do not guarantee the success or outcome of your case. Every DUI case is unique and the results may vary from case to case.)


Cinco De Mayo DUI Checkpoints

May 4, 2013 — by Myles L. Berman | Comments (0)
Tags: Dui Checkpoints Holiday Dui Enforcement

For list of Cinco De Mayo DUI checkpoints for tonight in Los Angles, see my Southern California DUI Checkpoints page. If arrested for DUI in California, call 888 4-TOPGUN, (888-486-7486). Be safe, drive carefully.