City of Poulsbo v. John Doe

Ryan C Witt

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2010

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Dismissed / DOL action Dismissed

Description:Individual was pulled over on a city street ostensibly for a traffic infraction that occured in a public parking lot. individual was charged with DUI. After briefing, charges were dismissed because the Officer did not have probable cause to pull over the driver based on his "infraction" in a parking lot. Since the stop at its inception was tainted, the following DUI investigation was suppressed. The DOL suspension was also dismissed after hearing.