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State v. Michaux- Not Guilty

Case Conclusion Date: 09.17.2013

Practice Area: DUI & DWI


Description: Client was stopped at a roadblock with an open container of alcohol in visible sight. Field sobriety tests were performed and after being arrested for DUI, Defendant attempted to give a breath sample but instead, blew an insufficient sample into the Intoxilizer 5000. During a two day jury trial, Ashley emphasized the lack of "bad driving evidence" in cases that arise out of a roadblock/checkpoint. Ashley also effectively cross examined the arresting officer and got him to admit that poor performance on field sobriety does not always indicate intoxication. Jury ultimately returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.

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