Case Conclusion Date: January 1, 2008
Practice Area: DUI / DWI
Outcome: Not Guilty
Description: Jury Verdict – Not Guilty on DUI; 6-6 Driving with a .08 or higher blood alcohol level. (2008) Hispanic trash truck driver – City of Escondido – no criminal record. .10/.10 PAS results, .09 blood test by police. State criminalist opines client is a .11 at the time of driving – Re-test by Defense Expert Toxicologist shows a blood alcohol level of .07, with an opinion of .03-.05 at the time of driving. No settlement offer. Team tried case. Prosecution used an altered “red tinted” photo that made my client’s eyes look red. Phlebotomist – photographer distanced self from the prosecutor. Judge Brown – Vista.