Case Conclusion Date:July 31, 2009
Practice Area:Criminal Defense
Description:Client was pulled over for numerous traffic violations including weaving, not using a turn signal, and forcing other cars off the road. The police report noted that Client failed all field sobriety tests. Open containers of alcohol were found in the vehicle. The police noted that my Client had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, and a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. A portable breath tests was given at the scene. Client refused the in station breath machine. This was a four day jury trial with some interesting issues. I was able to suppress much of the State's evidence during trial leading to a favorable verdict. The jury deliberated 6 hours before acquitting my client.