DUI / Drunk Driving Case of the Week

Oct 3, 2013 @ 09:29 AM — by Myles L. Berman

Our client was stopped for riding on the lane line divider of the #2 lane of traffic.  Upon contact, officer observed odor of alcohol, slow and slurred speech and horizontal gaze nystagmus (eye test for impairment/presence of alcohol).   Client admitted to drinking 2 ½ beers.  After further interrogation, client failed 5 field sobriety tests and was arrested for DUI / Drunk Driving.  After arrest, client blew a .09/.08.  Prior to trial, we moved to suppress all the evidence based on the stop being illegal.  Our motion was granted and both driving under the 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.)

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