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2nd DUI in five years - not guilty jury verdict

Case Conclusion Date: 11.29.2011

Practice Area: DUI & DWI

Outcome: Not Guilty jury verdict

Description: Client was stopped at a roadblock. Officer smelled alcohol and made client blow on portable breath machine, which gave a positive reading for alcohol, and had her submit to field tests. After arresting for DUI, he read her the Miranda rights, and made her admit to some prescription med use, so they charged her with a DUI of alcohol and drugs. At trial the judge allowed the police to testify to the jury that same client had a DUI less than three years ago. We were able to catch the officer in several contradictions. Jury was back with not guilty verdict in less than an hour.

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