State of Georgia v. L.S.

Mark C. Burton

Case Conclusion Date:April 11, 2012

Practice Area:DUI / DWI

Outcome:Reduced to reckless driving

Description:Driver was stopped for having an expired tag. On video, the driver showed no signs of impaired driving. During the investigation, the driver performed the walk and turn evaluation with no clues indicated. The horizontal gaze nystagmus evaluation was not administered in the way the test was designed. Before arraignment, the solicitor agreed to reduce the charge to reckless driving and took a City Ordinance plea to the charge of open container.